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Preferred Name:
LANCASTER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10153761
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 688.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 688.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge LANCASTER MB Aldcliffe CP and parts of the CPs of Ashton with Stodday, Scotforth, and Slyne with Hest Area: 1391 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. 80451. The County of Lancaster Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge MORECAMBE AND HEYSHAM MB part of Heaton with Oxcliffe CP Area: 25 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. 80451. The County of Lancaster Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1962 was reduced to enlarge LANCASTER MB parts of Ellel, Scotforth CPs Area: 92 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 9406. The County of Lancaster (City of Lancaster) Confirmation Order, 1962
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge MORECAMBE AND HEYSHAM MB part of Slyne-with-Hest CP Area: 1 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 18596. The County of Lancaster (Borough of Morecambe and Heysham) Confirmation Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALDCLIFFE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 142.
ASHTON WITH STODDAY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 144.
BOLTON LE SANDS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 151.
BULK Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 153.
COCKERHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 158.
COCKERSAND ABBEY CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 158.
ELLEL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 164.
HEATON WITH OXCLIFFE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 172.
HEYSHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 173.
MIDDLETON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 187.
OVERTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 192.
OVER WYRESDALE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 215.
PRIEST HUTTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 195.
SCOTFORTH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 200.
SILVERDALE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 201.
SKERTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 201.
SLYNE WITH HEST Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 201.
THURNHAM CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 204.
WARTON CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 209.
WARTON WITH LINDETH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 209.
YEALAND CONYERS Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 215.
YEALAND REDMAYNE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 215.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10153761

Date accessed: 30th July 2014