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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:
CHESTER
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
County of Itself (1121 - 1239)
City
Date created:
1121
Date abolished:
1239
Unit ID:
10094690
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CHESTER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CAER Alternate Welsh     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 41.
CAERLLEON Alternate Welsh     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 41.

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
CHESHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.

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
CHESTER ABBEY PRECINCTS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CHESTER CASTLE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CHESTER HOLY TRINITY AP/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CHESTER ST BRIDGET AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST JOHN THE BAPTIST AP/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST MARTIN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST MARY ON THE HILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST MICHAEL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST OLAVE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST OSWALD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST PETER AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
SPITAL BOUGHTON ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1121 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10094690

Date accessed: 15th September 2019