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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:
WILTSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10107386
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 700.

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 preceded by WILTSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
was preceded by WILTSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
was succeeded by WILTSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)

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: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 700.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge SOMERSET part of Warminster and Westbury RD Area: 218 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Somerset and Wilts.) Act, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge SOMERSET part of Warminster and Westbury RD Area: 218 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Somerset and Wilts.) Act, 1937
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of GLOUCESTERSHIRE part of Tetbury RD Area: 48 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 South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge GLOUCESTERSHIRE part of Malmesbury RD Area: 200 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; The South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge GLOUCESTERSHIRE part of Malmesbury RD Area: 200 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; The South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge SOMERSET part of Mere and Tisbury RD Area: 69 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; The South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of SOMERSET part of Frome RD Area: 16 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 South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge SOMERSET part of Mere and Tisbury RD Area: 69 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; The South Western Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AMESBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
BRADFORD AND MELKSHAM RD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
BRADFORD ON AVON RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
BRADFORD ON AVON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
BRAMSHAW RD Local Government District 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 532.
CALNE RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
CALNE MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 701.
CALNE AND CHIPPENHAM RD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
CHIPPENHAM MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 701.
CHIPPENHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
CRICKLADE AND WOOTTON BASSETT RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
DEVIZES RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
DEVIZES MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 702.
HIGHWORTH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
MALMESBURY MB Local Government District 1886 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 702.
MALMESBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
MARLBOROUGH RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
MARLBOROUGH MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 702.
MARLBOROUGH AND RAMSBURY RD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
MELKSHAM UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
MELKSHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
MERE RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
MERE AND TISBURY RD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
OLD SWINDON UD Local Government District 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
PEWSEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
RAMSBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
SALISBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
SALISBURY MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 702.
SALISBURY AND WILTON RD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
SWINDON MB Local Government District 1900 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 702.
SWINDON NEW TOWN UD Local Government District 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
TETBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
TISBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
TROWBRIDGE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
WARMINSTER RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
WARMINSTER UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
WARMINSTER AND WESTBURY RD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
WESTBURY UD Local Government District 1899 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
WESTBURY AND WHORWELLSDOWN RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
WILTON MB Local Government District 1885 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 702.
WILTON RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.
AMESBURY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CALNE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CHIPPENHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DEVIZES Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MELKSHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SALISBURY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SWINDON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
TROWBRIDGE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107386

Date accessed: 13th October 2019