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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:
MORESBY
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10119170
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.

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 MORESBY EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CUMBERLAND Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.
WHITEHAVEN PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.
ALLERDALE ABOVE DERWENT Wd Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.
ENNERDALE RD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.
HARRINGTON Registration sub-District     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'.
WHITEHAVEN RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.
WHITEHAVEN RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
31 Mar 1900 was reduced to enlarge WHITEHAVEN CP/Ch Houses in 1901: 24.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; Whitehaven Corporation Act, 1899
01 Apr 1924 was reduced to enlarge PARTON Tn/CP Area: 81 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 68893-The Cumberland (Moresby to Parton) Confirmation Order, 1924
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge WHITEHAVEN CP/Ch Area: 326 acres. Population in 1931: 124.   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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
PARTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Moresby CP/AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10119170

Date accessed: 18th October 2019