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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:
COWLEY
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1929)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10324816
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.

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 COWLEY EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
OXFORDSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.
HEADINGTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.
BULLINGDON Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.
HEADINGTON RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.
HEADINGTON RD Local Government District   1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.
OXFORD MB/CB Local Government District 1835 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.
OXFORD USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.
ST CLEMENT 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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
18 Aug 1882 was enlarged by gaining part of IFFLEY AP/CP Houses in 1891: 3.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; D.P. ACT, 1882
25 Mar 1885 was reduced to enlarge FOREST HILL WITH SHOTOVER CP Houses in 1891: 1.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 18179
25 Mar 1885 was enlarged by gaining part of IFFLEY AP/CP Hamlet of Hockmore Houses in 1891: 61.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 18179
25 Mar 1885 was enlarged by gaining part of OXFORD ST CLEMENT AP/CP (2 parts) Houses in 1891: 413.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 18179
25 Mar 1885 was reduced to enlarge OXFORD ST CLEMENT AP/CP Houses in 1891: 5.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 18179
25 Mar 1886 was enlarged by gaining part of IFFLEY AP/CP Hockmore Farm and cottages Houses in 1891: 3.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 19430
31 Dec 1894 was reduced to create COWLEY ST JOHN CP Houses in 1901: 2358.   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'.; LGBO 31868 (Appointed day, 1894)
01 Apr 1929 was abolished to enlarge ST GILES AND ST JOHN CP Area: 909 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; Oxford Extension Act, 1928

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10324816

Date accessed: 25th August 2019