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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:
WENLOCK
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1966)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1966
Unit ID:
10173589
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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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 1835 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1966 was abolished to enlarge BRIDGNORTH RD Area: 6823 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 Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was abolished to enlarge DAWLEY UD Area: 1227 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 Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was abolished to enlarge WELLINGTON RD Area: 1110 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 Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BARROW 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'.
BARROW AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
BENTHALL CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1835 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
BROSELEY 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'.
BROSELEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 382.
DITTON PRIORS CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 384.
HUGHLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 387.
LINLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 388.
LITTLE WENLOCK CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
MADELEY 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'.
MADELEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 389.
MONKHOPTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
MUCH WENLOCK CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 397.
POSENHALL ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
SHIPTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 393.
WENLOCK 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'.
WILLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 397.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10173589

Date accessed: 22nd October 2019