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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:
WELWYN
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10107933
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WELWYN Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
E170494 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
HERTFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1927 was reduced to create WELWYN GARDEN CITY UD Welyn Garden City CP Area: 2460 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 71611-The Hertfordshire (Welwyn Garden City UD) Confirmation Order, 1927
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge WELWYN GARDEN CITY UD part of Welyn CP Area: 1 acres. Population in 1931: 4.   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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Oct 1951 was reduced to enlarge WELWYN GARDEN CITY UD part of Welwyn CP Area: 122 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of Local Government and Planning Order No. 1149. The County of Hertford (Welwyn Garden City U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1951
01 Apr 1964 was enlarged by gaining part of HERTFORD RD part of Tewin CP 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 14582. The Hertfordshire (Hertford and Welwyn R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1964

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AYOT ST LAWRENCE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 233.
AYOT ST PETER CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 233.
DIGSWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 235.
WELWYN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 245.
WELWYN GARDEN CITY CP Parish-level Unit 1921 1927 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 245.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Welwyn RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107933

Date accessed: 10th December 2019