Administrative unit

Holford Hundred

Ancient District

Preferred Name:
HOLFORD
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Hundred
Date created:
By 1086
Date abolished:
Before sixteenth century
Unit ID:
12874467
Authorities:
Olof Anderson, The English Hundred Names: The South-Western Counties (Lund: Lund University, 1939), p. 16-18.

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     Olof Anderson, The English Hundred Names: The South-Western Counties (Lund: Lund University, 1939), p. 16-18.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
By sixteenth century was abolished to create HOLFORD AND GRESTON 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 Hundred through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12874467

Date accessed: 21st July 2019