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:
LEICESTER
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Borough
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10024626
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 692.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by LEICESTER MB/CB Local Government District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 692.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LEICESTERSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 692.

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
LEICESTER ALL SAINTS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER AUGUSTINE FRIARS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER BLACKFRIARS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER ST LEONARD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER ST MARGARET Tn/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER ST MARTIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER ST MARY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER ST NICHOLAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER THE CASTLE VIEW ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER THE NEWARKE ParLib/CP Parish-level Unit 01 Jan 0001   1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Leicester Borough through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024626

Date accessed: 21st September 2019