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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:
SWINDON
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10412675
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 550.

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 SWINDON EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 550.

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. 550.
SWINDON AND HIGHWORTH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 550.
KINGSBRIDGE Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 550.
OLD SWINDON USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 550.
SWINDON MB Local Government District 1900 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 550.
SWINDON 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'.
SWINDON NEW TOWN USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 550.
SWINDON NEW TOWN UD Local Government District 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 550.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
24 Mar 1884 was enlarged by gaining part of LIDDINGTON AP/CP Tything of Coate Houses in 1891: 11.   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 16483
30 Sep 1890 was enlarged by gaining part of RODBOURNE CHENEY AP/CP Houses in 1901: 424.   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 25937
30 Sep 1890 was enlarged by gaining part of STRATTON ST MARGARET AP/CP Houses in 1901: 912.   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 25937
01 Oct 1928 was enlarged by gaining part of CHISELDON CP/AP Area: 56 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Swindon Extension) Act, 1928
01 Oct 1928 was enlarged by gaining part of LYDIARD MILLICENT CP/AP Area: 22 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Swindon Extension) Act, 1928
01 Oct 1928 was enlarged by gaining part of LYDIARD TREGOZE AP/CP Area: 95 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Swindon Extension) Act, 1928
01 Oct 1928 was enlarged by the abolition of RODBOURNE CHENEY AP/CP Area: 1141 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Swindon Extension) Act, 1928
01 Oct 1928 was enlarged by gaining part of STRATTON ST MARGARET AP/CP Area: 293 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Swindon Extension) Act, 1928
01 Oct 1928 was enlarged by gaining part of WROUGHTON CP/AP Area: 148 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Swindon Extension) Act, 1928
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of CHISELDON CP/AP Area: 6019 acres. Population in 1931: 62401.   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
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of WROUGHTON CP/AP Area: 36 acres. Population in 1931: 13.   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, Swindon 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/10412675

Date accessed: 19th November 2019