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Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
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Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

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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:
BERKHAMPSTEAD
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1898)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10059290
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BERKHAMPSTEAD Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BERKHAMPSTEAD GREAT Alternate English     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GREAT BERKHAMPSTEAD Alternate English     1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by GREAT BERKHAMPSTEAD EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HERTFORDSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BERKHAMPSTEAD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BERKHAMPSTEAD Registration sub-District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'.
BERKHAMPSTEAD Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BERKHAMPSTEAD RSD Sanitary District   1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BERKHAMSTED RD Local Government District 1894 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BERKHAMSTED UD Local Government District 1894 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
DACORUM Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
GREAT BERKHAMPSTEAD USD Sanitary District   1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
15 Apr 1898 was reduced to create BERKHAMPSTEAD URBAN CP Houses in 1901: 1053.   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 37522
15 Apr 1898 was reduced to create GREAT BERKHAMPSTEAD RURAL CP Houses in 1901: 100.   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 37522

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
POTTEN END Hmlt Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 240.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Berkhampstead AP/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/10059290

Date accessed: 19th November 2019