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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:
CERNE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District (until 1933)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1933
Unit ID:
10061696
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 595.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DORSET Administrative County 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 595.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was abolished to enlarge DORCHESTER RD the whole, except the parts added to Sherborne RD and Sturminster RD, Q.V. Area: 36001 acres. Population in 1931: 3406.   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. 77049. The Dorsetshire Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was abolished to enlarge SHERBORNE RD the CPs of Batcombe, Hermitage, Hillfield, and Melbury Bubb Area: 4718 acres. Population in 1931: 322.   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. 77049. The Dorsetshire Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was abolished to enlarge STURMINSTER RD the CPs of Mappowder, Pulham, and Wootton Glanville Area: 6022 acres. Population in 1931: 562.   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. 77049. The Dorsetshire Review Order, 1933

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALTON PANCRAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 106.
BATCOMBE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 595.
BUCKLAND NEWTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 108.
CATTISTOCK CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 595.
CERNE ABBAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 595.
CHESELBOURNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 109.
FROME ST QUINTIN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
GLANVILLES WOOTTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 595.
GODMANSTONE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 595.
GOREWOOD ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
HERMITAGE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
HILFIELD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
MAPPOWDER AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 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'.
MELBURY BUBB AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 595.
MELCOMBE HORSEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
MINTERNE MAGNA CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 115.
NETHER CERNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 595.
PIDDLETRENTHIDE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 116.
PULHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 117.
SYDLING ST NICHOLAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 119.
UP CERNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 108.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cerne RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061696

Date accessed: 27th June 2019