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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:
ALTON PRIORS
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Chapelry (until 1934)
Civil Parish (1866 - 1934)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1934
Unit ID:
10396130
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.

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 ALTON PRIORS EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WILTSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
PEWSEY PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
ELSTUB AND EVERLEIGH Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
NETHERAVON 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'.
PEWSEY RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
PEWSEY RD Local Government District   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
WEST OVERTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
25 Mar 1885 was enlarged by gaining part of ALTON BARNES AP/CP Pit House 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 16453
25 Mar 1885 was reduced to enlarge WILCOT CP/AP Black Horse 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 17960
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to create ALTON CP Area: 1909 acres. Population in 1931: 172.   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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934

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, Alton Priors Ch/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/10396130

Date accessed: 17th November 2019