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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.
Housing

Housing

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Preferred Name:
FISHERGATE
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Half-Hundred (until early)
Hundred (after early)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10005942
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 692.

Notes:

Fishergate Hundred was originally in two halves, partly in Bramber Rape and partly in Lewes Rape (O. Anderson, The English Hundred Names: The South-Eastern Counties, p86)

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
FISHERGATE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 692.
FISHERGATE IN LEWES RAPE Alternate English     1821 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

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
SUSSEX Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 692.
LEWES Rape Division of Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 692.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALDRINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 501.
HANGLETON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 511.
HORSHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PORTSLADE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 519.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Fishergate HalfHundred/Hundred through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10005942

Date accessed: 21st June 2024