Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
BLETCHLEY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District (until 1974)
Date created:
1911
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10135849
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 570.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BLETCHLEY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 570.
BLETSOE Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 31.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Administrative County 1911 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 570.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of NEWPORT PAGNELL RD the CP of Water Eaton Area: 1016 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77936. The Bucks Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge WINSLOW RD part of Bletchley CP Area: 264 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77936. The Bucks Review Order, 1934
01 Oct 1953 was enlarged by gaining part of WINSLOW RD part of Newton Longville CP Area: 13 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 3741. The County of Buckingham (Bletchley U.D. and Winslow R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1953
01 Oct 1953 was reduced to enlarge WINSLOW RD Area: 21 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 3741. The County of Buckingham (Bletchley U.D. and Winslow R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1953
01 Oct 1953 was reduced to enlarge WINSLOW RD Area: 21 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 3741. The County of Buckingham (Bletchley U.D. and Winslow R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1953

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BLETCHLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1911 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 31.
FENNY STRATFORD CP/Tn/Ch Parish-level Unit 1911 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 40.
SIMPSON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1911 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 40.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bletchley UD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10135849

Date accessed: 20th April 2014