Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

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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:
WHADDON
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1894)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10413620
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 552.

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 WHADDON EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 552.

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. 552.
TROWBRIDGE AND MELKSHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 552.
MELKSHAM Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 552.
MELKSHAM RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 552.
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

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
24 Mar 1884 was reduced to enlarge HILPERTON CP/AP 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 16493

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, Whaddon 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/10413620

Date accessed: 19th November 2019