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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:
NORTHAMPTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (1888 - 1974)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10109279
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 711.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
NORTHAMPTON Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 711.
E260787 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by NORTHAMPTON Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 711.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 711.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by gaining part of BRIXWORTH RD parts of the CPs of Boughton & Moulton Park Area: 606 acres. Population in 1931: 220.   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'.; The Northampton Extension Act, 1931
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of HARDINGSTONE RD part of Hardingstone CP Area: 202 acres. Population in 1931: 3.   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'.; The Northampton Extension Act, 1931
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by gaining part of NORTHAMPTON RD parts of the CPs of Dallington, Duston, & Weston Favell Area: 1924 acres. Population in 1931: 3982.   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'.; The Northampton Extension Act, 1931
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of BRIXWORTH RD parts of Boughton, Moulton CPs Area: 341 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Northampton Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge NORTHAMPTON RD Area: 1 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Northampton Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by the abolition of NORTHAMPTON RD parts of Billing, Duston, Great Houghton, Hardingstone, Upton, Weston Favell CPs Area: 1313 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Northampton Order, 1965
01 Apr 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of BRIXWORTH RD parts of Boughton, Moulton, Overstone CPs Area: 278 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Northamptonshire and Northampton (Boundaries) Order, 1969
01 Apr 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of NORTHAMPTON RD part of Billing CP Area: 249 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Northamptonshire and Northampton (Boundaries) Order, 1969
01 Apr 1971 was enlarged by gaining part of BRIXWORTH RD part of Overstone CP Area: 1 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Northamptonshire and Northampton (Boundaries) Order, 1971
01 Apr 1971 was enlarged by gaining part of NORTHAMPTON RD parts of Billing, Brafield-on-the-Green, Cogenhoe, Hardingstone, Harpole, Little Houghton, Upton, Wootton CPs Area: 772 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Northamptonshire and Northampton (Boundaries) Order, 1971
01 Apr 1971 was enlarged by gaining part of WELLINGBOROUGH RD part of Ecton CP Area: 50 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Northamptonshire and Northampton (Boundaries) Order, 1971

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ABINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1900 1913 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 293.
CASTLE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
DALLINGTON ST JAMES CP Parish-level Unit 1900 1913 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 298.
DELAPRE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
DUSTON ST JAMES CP Parish-level Unit 1900 1913 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 299.
FAR COTTON PA/CP Parish-level Unit 1900 1931 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 299.
KINGSLEY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
KINGSTHORPE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
KINGSTHORPE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 303.
NORTHAMPTON CP Parish-level Unit 1909   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 305.
NORTHAMPTON ALL SAINTS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1909 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 305.
NORTHAMPTON PRIORY OF ST ANDREW ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1909 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 305.
NORTHAMPTON ST GILES AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1909 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 305.
NORTHAMPTON ST PETER AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1909 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 306.
NORTHAMPTON ST SEPULCHRE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1909 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 306.
SOUTH LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SPENCER LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST CRISPIN LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST EDMUND LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST GEORGE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST JAMES LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST MICHAEL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WESTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10109279

Date accessed: 21st November 2019