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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:
BENSON
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10318439
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BENSON Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.
BENSINGTON Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BENSINGTON BENSON Alternate English     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by BENSON EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
OXFORDSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.
WALLINGFORD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.
BULLINGDON RD Local Government District 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.
CROWMARSH RD Local Government District 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.
DORCHESTER Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.
EWELME Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.
WALLINGFORD Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
WALLINGFORD RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
18 Aug 1882 was enlarged by gaining part of BERRICK SALOME Ch/CP   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; D.P. ACT, 1882
18 Aug 1882 was reduced to enlarge BERRICK SALOME Ch/CP Houses in 1891: 4.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; D.P. ACT, 1882
18 Aug 1882 was reduced to enlarge EWELME AP/CP   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; D.P. ACT, 1882
18 Aug 1882 was enlarged by gaining part of EWELME AP/CP Houses in 1891: 6.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; D.P. ACT, 1882
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by gaining part of BERRICK SALOME Ch/CP Area: 1 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 76241. The Oxfordshire Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge BERRICK SALOME Ch/CP Area: 2 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 76241. The Oxfordshire Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge EWELME AP/CP Area: 152 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 76241. The Oxfordshire Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by gaining part of EWELME AP/CP Area: 13 acres. Population in 1931: 5.   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. 76241. The Oxfordshire Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge NUFFIELD CP/AP Area: 34 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 76241. The Oxfordshire Review Order, 1932

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10318439

Date accessed: 07th December 2019