Administrative unit

Alcester Liberty

Ancient District

Preferred Name:
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Date created:
Date abolished:
Unit ID:
1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Statistical only

This unit has been constructed for statistical reporting purposes only. It has no legal existence.


Added from Census reports. It seems to have been the part of the parish of Shaftesbury St James outside the borough of Shaftesbury.

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
DORSET Ancient County     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SHAFTESBURY ST JAMES AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

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, Alcester Liberty through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th April 2024