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Population

Population

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

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

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Preferred Name:
DORCHESTER
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Borough
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10061271
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 593.

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 DORCHESTER MB Local Government District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 593.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DORSET Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 593.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DORCHESTER ALL SAINTS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
DORCHESTER HOLY TRINITY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
DORCHESTER ST PETER CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Dorchester Borough through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061271

Date accessed: 16th October 2019