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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
SOUTH SHIELDS
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1936
Unit ID:
10003131
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.

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
COUNTY DURHAM Administrative County 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was abolished to create BOLDON UD parts of Boldon, Boldon Colliery, Monkton and Whitburn CPs Area: 8400 acres. Population in 1931: 16900.   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. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was abolished to enlarge FELLING UD parts of Boldon Colliery and Monkton CPs Area: 659 acres. Population in 1931: 138.   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. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was abolished to enlarge HEBBURN UD part of Monkton CP Area: 339 acres. Population in 1931: 85.   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. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was abolished to enlarge JARROW MB parts of Boldon Colliery and Monkton CPs Area: 822 acres. Population in 1931: 3080.   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. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was abolished to enlarge SOUTH SHIELDS CB/MB parts of Boldon, Monkton and Whitburn CPs Area: 1012 acres. Population in 1931: 379.   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. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BOLDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 94.
BOLDON COLLIERY CP Parish-level Unit 1895 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 94.
HARTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 103.
MONKTON CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 109.
WHITBURN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 118.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, South Shields 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/10003131

Date accessed: 30th September 2020