Administrative unit

Holford and Greston Hundred

Ancient District

Preferred Name:
HOLFORD AND GRESTON
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Hundred
Date created:
By sixteenth century
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
12874455
Authorities:
Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)

Notes:

Holford hundred and Greston hundred existed at Domesday and survived into the sixteenth century, although they were listed as a single unit in some earlier sources.

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
GLOUCESTERSHIRE Ancient County     Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
By sixteenth century was created through the abolition of GRESTON Hundred   Olof Anderson, The English Hundred Names: The South-Western Counties (Lund: Lund University, 1939), p. 16-18.
By sixteenth century was created through the abolition of HOLFORD Hundred   Olof Anderson, The English Hundred Names: The South-Western Counties (Lund: Lund University, 1939), p. 16-18.
  was abolished to enlarge KIFTSGATE Hundred   Olof Anderson, The English Hundred Names: The South-Western Counties (Lund: Lund University, 1939), p. 16-18.

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, Holford and Greston Hundred through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12874455

Date accessed: 22nd July 2019