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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:
WITTON
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Township
Civil Parish (1866 - 1934)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10385490
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.

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 WITTON EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LANCASHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.
BLACKBURN PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1837 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.
BLACKBURN USD Sanitary District 1875 1893 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.
BLACKBURN RSD Sanitary District 1875 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.
BLACKBURN CB/MB Local Government District 1877 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.
BLACKBURN Hundred/Wap Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.
BLACKBURN RD Local Government District   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.
MELLOR 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'.
WITTON Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
BLACKBURN CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
25 Mar 1893 was reduced to enlarge BLACKBURN CP/AP Houses in 1901: 66.   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'.; Blackburn Corporation Act, 1892
25 Mar 1893 was reduced to enlarge BLACKBURN CP/AP Houses in 1901: 1164.   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'.; Blackburn Corporation Act, 1892
09 Nov 1901 was reduced to enlarge BLACKBURN CP/AP Population in 1911: 334.   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; The Blackburn Corporation Act, 1901
01 Apr 1907 was reduced to enlarge BLACKBURN CP/AP   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; LGBO 49299
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to enlarge BLACKBURN CP/AP Area: 328 acres. Population in 1931: 70.   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. 78129. The Lancashire (Central and Western Areas) Review Order, 1934

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, Witton Tn/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/10385490

Date accessed: 07th December 2019