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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:
MELKSHAM
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1894)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10408805
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.

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 MELKSHAM EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.

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. 544.
TROWBRIDGE AND MELKSHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
MELKSHAM Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
MELKSHAM USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
MELKSHAM RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
MELKSHAM Registration sub-District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ERLESTOKE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 538.
SEEND Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 548.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10408805

Date accessed: 19th November 2019