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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:
COUNTY DURHAM
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10001171
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 661.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
COUNTY DURHAM Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 661.
DURHAM Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 661.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by DURHAM Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by COUNTY DURHAM Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
was preceded by COUNTY DURHAM Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 661.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge NORTH RIDING part of Darlington RD Area: 1 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 Darlington Order, 1967
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge NORTH RIDING part of Darlington RD Area: 1 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 Darlington Order, 1967
01 Apr 1968 was reduced to enlarge NORTH RIDING Stockton-on-Tees MB and part of Billingham UD and part of Stockton RD Area: 6252 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 Teesside Order, 1967; The York Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ANNFIELD PLAIN UD Local Government District 1896 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
AUCKLAND RD Local Government District 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
BARNARD CASTLE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
BARNARD CASTLE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
BENFIELDSIDE UD Local Government District 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
BILLINGHAM UD Local Government District 1923 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
BISHOP AUCKLAND UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
BLAYDON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
BOLDON UD Local Government District 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
BRANDON AND BYSHOTTLES UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
CHESTER LE STREET RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
CHESTER LE STREET UD Local Government District 1909 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
CONSETT UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
CROOK UD Local Government District 1898 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
CROOK AND WILLINGTON UD Local Government District 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
DARLINGTON CB/MB Local Government District 1867 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
DARLINGTON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
DURHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
DURHAM MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
EASINGTON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
FELLING UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
GATESHEAD MB/CB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
HARTLEPOOL RD Local Government District 1894 01 Apr 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
HARTLEPOOL CB/MB Local Government District 1850 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
HEBBURN UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
HETTON UD Local Government District 1895 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING RD Local Government District 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
JARROW MB Local Government District 1875 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
LANCHESTER RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
LEADGATE UD Local Government District 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
RYTON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
SEAHAM UD Local Government District 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
SEAHAM HARBOUR UD Local Government District 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
SEDGEFIELD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
SHILDON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
SOUTH SHIELDS CB/MB Local Government District 1850 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
SOUTH SHIELDS RD Local Government District 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
SOUTHWICK ON WEAR UD Local Government District 1894 1928 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
SPENNYMOOR UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
STANHOPE UD Local Government District 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
STANLEY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
STOCKTON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
STOCKTON ON TEES MB Local Government District 1835 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
SUNDERLAND RD Local Government District 1894 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
SUNDERLAND CB/MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
TANFIELD UD Local Government District 1895 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
TOW LAW UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
WASHINGTON UD Local Government District 1922 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
WEARDALE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
WEST HARTLEPOOL MB/CB Local Government District 1887 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
WHICKHAM UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
WILLINGTON UD Local Government District 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
AYCLIFFE New Town     London Gazette, No. 37940, p. 1858, 25 April 1947; Aycliffe New Town (Designation) Order, 1947.
PETERLEE New Town     London Gazette, No. 38235, p. 1819, 12 March 1948; Easington New Town (Designation) Order, 1948.
WASHINGTON New Town     London Gazette, No. 43394, p. 6416, 28 July 1964; Washington New Town (Designation) Order, 1964.
BIRTLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BISHOP AUCKLAND Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BLAYDON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BOLDON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CHESTER LE STREET Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CHOPWELL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
COCKFIELD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CONSETT Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CROOK Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DARLINGTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DUNSTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DURHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
FELLING Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GATESHEAD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HARTLEPOOL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HASWELL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HEBBURN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HORDEN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HOUGHTON LE SPRING Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
JARROW Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LANCHESTER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PETERLEE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SEAHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SEDGEFIELD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SHILDON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SOUTH SHIELDS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SPENNYMOOR Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STANLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STOCKTON ON TEES Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SUNDERLAND Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WASHINGTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WINGATE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, County Durham AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001171

Date accessed: 19th July 2019