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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:
LEICESTER ABBEY
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Extra-Parochial Area
Civil Parish (1858 - 1896)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1896
Unit ID:
10383183
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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
LEICESTERSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
BARROW UPON SOAR PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1858 1892 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER PLPar/PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1892 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
BARROW UPON SOAR RSD Sanitary District 1875 1892 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER USD Sanitary District 1892 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER MB/CB Local Government District 1892 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
ROTHLEY Registration sub-District     1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
WEST GOSCOTE Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
WEST LEICESTER Registration sub-District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
26 Mar 1892 was reduced to enlarge BEAUMONT LEYS ExP/CP Houses in 1901: 4.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; Leicester Extension Act, 1891
26 Mar 1896 was reduced to create LEICESTER CP Houses in 1901: 244.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32954
26 Mar 1896 was reduced to create LEICESTER CP Houses in 1901: 303.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32954

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, Leicester Abbey ExP/CP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10383183

Date accessed: 19th August 2019