Available Themes

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

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

Preferred Name:
WEYMOUTH AND MELCOMBE REGIS
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Borough (until 1835)
Date created:
1571
Date abolished:
1835
Unit ID:
10106930
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 WEYMOUTH AND MELCOMBE REGIS 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 1571 1835 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
MELCOMBE REGIS CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
RADIPOLE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1571 1606 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 117.
WEYMOUTH CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1571   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 121.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10106930

Date accessed: 24th May 2019