Available Themes

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

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
CANTERBURY HOLY CROSS WESTGATE
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10284897
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.

Notes:

In Census reports as single ancient parish straddling boundary between Westgate hundred and city of Canterbury. Youngs' records the halves as being abolished to create 2 new separate units in 1894, and gazetteer amended accordingly. This unit added as original AP.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CANTERBURY HOLY CROSS WESTGATE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
HOLY CROSS WESTGATE Alternate English     1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by CANTERBURY HOLY CROSS WESTGATE EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KENT Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
BRIDGE RegD/PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY RegD/Inc Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY AD_City/CntyOfIt Ancient District 1471 1889 1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WESTGATE Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.

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
HOLY CROSS WESTGATE WITHIN ParPart/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HOLY CROSS WESTGATE WITHOUT ParPart/CP Parish-level Unit     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Canterbury Holy Cross Westgate AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10284897

Date accessed: 25th June 2024