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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:
SHERBORNE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10042197
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 596.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SHERBORNE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 596.
E100256 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
DORSET Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 596.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of CERNE RD the CPs of Batcombe, Hermitage, Hillfield, and Melbury Bubb Area: 4718 acres. Population in 1931: 322.   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. 77049. The Dorsetshire Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of WINCANTON RD part of Corton Denham CP Area: 128 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 South Western Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BATCOMBE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 106.
BEER HACKETT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 106.
BISHOPS CAUNDLE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 108.
BRADFORD ABBAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 107.
CASTLETON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 108.
CAUNDLE MARSH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 108.
CHETNOLE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 109.
CLIFTON MAYBANK CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 109.
FOLKE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
GOATHILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
HAYDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
HERMITAGE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'AC, MB, UD, RD; Wards of CB, MB; CP, NT'.
HILFIELD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
HOLNEST Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
HOLWELL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
LEIGH Ch/Tg/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 113.
LEWESTON ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 113.
LILLINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 113.
LONGBURTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 113.
MELBURY BUBB CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
NETHER COMPTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 109.
NORTH WOOTTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 123.
OBORNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 115.
OVER COMPTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 109.
POYNTINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1895 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 434.
PURSE CAUNDLE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 108.
RYME INSTRINSECA AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 117.
SANDFORD ORCAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
STOCKWOOD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 119.
THORNFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 120.
TRENT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 440.
YETMINSTER CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 124.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10042197

Date accessed: 27th May 2024