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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:
THORNBURY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10108226
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
THORNBURY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
E130367 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
GLOUCESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge BRISTOL CB/MB part of Henbury CP Area: 1714 acres. Population in 1931: 1606.   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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of CHIPPING SODBURY RD part of Wickwar CP Area: 28 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of DURSLEY RD part of Wotton Under Edge CP Area: 267 acres. Population in 1931: 27.   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. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to create SODBURY RD part of Charfield CP Area: 29 acres. Population in 1931: 11.   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. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1966 was abolished to enlarge BRISTOL CB/MB parts of Almondsbury, Redwick and Northwick CPs Area: 250 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 Bristol Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALKINGTON Tg/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 162.
ALMONDSBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 162.
ALVESTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 162.
AUST Tg/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 163.
BERKELEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 164.
BREADSTONE CP/Tg/Ch Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 165.
CHARFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 168.
CROMHALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 170.
ELBERTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 172.
FALFIELD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 173.
HAM AND STONE CP/Ch/Tg Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 175.
HAMFALLOW CP/Tg Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 175.
HENBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1904 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 176.
HILL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 177.
HINTON Tg/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 177.
LITTLETON UPON SEVERN CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 179.
OLDBURY UPON SEVERN Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 182.
OLVESTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 182.
PATCHWAY CP Parish-level Unit 1953   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 182.
PILNING AND SEVERN BEACH CP/Tg Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 183.
RANGEWORTHY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 183.
ROCKHAMPTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 184.
THORNBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 188.
TORTWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 188.
TYTHERINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 189.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Thornbury 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/10108226

Date accessed: 14th April 2024