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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.
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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:
CHARD BOROUGH
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Civil Parish (after 1866)
Date created:
1866
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10423545
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CHARD BOROUGH Preferred English 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
CHARD MUNICIPAL BOROUGH Alternate English     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'.

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
SOMERSET Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
CHARD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
CHARD USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
CHARD MB Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
CHARD 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'.
EAST KINGSBURY Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
30 Sep 1893 was enlarged by gaining part of CHARD CP/AP Houses in 1901: 378.   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 29765
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of CHARD CP/AP Area: 588 acres. Population in 1931: 380.   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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933

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, Chard Borough 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/10423545

Date accessed: 25th January 2020