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Preferred Name:
LETCHWORTH
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10191932
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 239.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by LETCHWORTH EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 239.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HERTFORDSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 239.
HITCHIN RegD/PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 239.
BALDOCK Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
BROADWATER Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 239.
HITCHIN RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 239.
HITCHIN RD Local Government District 1894 1919 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 239.
LETCHWORTH UD Local Government District 1919 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 239.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1908 was reduced to enlarge KNEBWORTH CP/AP   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; LGBO 51691
01 Apr 1908 was enlarged by the abolition of NORTON CP/AP   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; LGBO 51691
01 Apr 1908 was enlarged by gaining part of WILLIAN CP/AP   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; LGBO 51691
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of GRAVELEY AP/CP Area: 50 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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of GREAT WYMONDLEY CP/AP/Ch Area: 327 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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of HITCHIN URBAN CP Area: 7 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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of LITTLE WYMONDLEY CP/AP Area: 14 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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of WESTON AP/CP Area: 72 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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of WILLIAN CP/AP Area: 776 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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Letchworth CP/AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10191932

Date accessed: 23rd November 2014