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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:
ELLESMERE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1967
Unit ID:
10136519
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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
SHROPSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge ATCHAM RD part of Baschurch CP Area: 595 acres. Population in 1931: 132.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of ELLESMERE UD Area: 2 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge ELLESMERE UD part of Ellesmere Rural CP Area: 16 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge WEM RD part of Hadnall CP Area: 2253 acres. Population in 1931: 508.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1967 was abolished to enlarge ATCHAM RD Little Ness CP and part of Great Ness CP Area: 2147 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was abolished to create NORTH SHROPSHIRE RD the whole except Great Ness, Little Ness CPs and part of Ellesmere Rural CP Area: 17306 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was abolished to enlarge OSWESTRY RD parts of Ellesmere Rural, Great Ness CPs Area: 74 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BASCHURCH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
COCKSHUTT Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 384.
ELLESMERE RURAL CP Parish-level Unit   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 385.
GREAT NESS CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
HADNALL CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
HORDLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 387.
LITTLE NESS Ch/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
MYDDLE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
PETTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
WELSHAMPTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ellesmere 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/10136519

Date accessed: 25th May 2019