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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:
WEST HARNHAM
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Chapelry (until 1881)
Civil Parish (Early - 1934)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1934
Unit ID:
10404253
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WEST HARNHAM Preferred English   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
HARNHAM WEST Alternate English     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

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
WILTSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
SALISBURY PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
ALDERBURY 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'.
ALDERBURY RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
BRITFORD Registration sub-District     1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
CAWDEN AND CADWORTH Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
SALISBURY RD Local Government District   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
SALISBURY Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
COOMBE BISSETT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
09 Nov 1904 was created from part of EAST HARNHAM Ch/CP   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; The New Sarum (Extension) Order, 1904
09 Nov 1904 was enlarged by gaining part of EAST HARNHAM Ch/CP   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; The New Sarum (Extension) Order, 1904
01 Oct 1927 was reduced to enlarge NEW SARUM CP Area: 236 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (New Sarum Extension) Act, 1927
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to enlarge NETHERHAMPTON Ch/CP Area: 968 acres. Population in 1931: 61.   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, West Harnham 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/10404253

Date accessed: 17th November 2019