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.
Agriculture & Land Use

Agriculture & Land Use

How we use the land; crops and farm animals.
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:
SOKE OF PETERBOROUGH
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10152914
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 731.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SOKE OF PETERBOROUGH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 731.
PETERBOROUGH SOKE OF Alternate English     1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 20, 'Selected Occupations with Status Aggregates', for 'EW, Regions of E, W, Con, AC, CB, MetB, Urban Areas with Population of 50,000 or more'.

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
ENGLAND Nation 1889 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 731.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
28 Sep 1956 was reduced to enlarge HUNTINGDONSHIRE parts of Peterborough MB, Peterborough RD Area: 7 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 Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
28 Sep 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of HUNTINGDONSHIRE part of Norman Cross RD Area: 8 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 Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create HUNTINGDONSHIRE AND PETERBOROUGH the whole except part of Barnack RD Area: 21627 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964, and The Huntingdon and Peterborough order, 1964.
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to enlarge NORTHAMPTONSHIRE part of Barnack RD Area: 8 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964; The Northampton Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to enlarge NORTHAMPTONSHIRE part of Barnack RD Area: 8 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BARNACK RD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
PETERBOROUGH MB Local Government District 1889 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 712.
PETERBOROUGH RD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
PETERBOROUGH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, the Soke of Peterborough AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10152914

Date accessed: 29th July 2014