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Preferred Name:
DORCHESTER
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Civil Parish (after 1927)
Date created:
1927
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10451930
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.

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 DORCHESTER EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DORSET Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
DORCHESTER PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1927   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
DORCHESTER MB Local Government District 1927   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1927 was created through the abolition of DORCHESTER ALL SAINTS CP/AP Area: 790 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 71944-The Dorchester (Union of Parishes and Burial Areas) Confirmation Order, 1927
01 Oct 1927 was created through the abolition of DORCHESTER ST PETER CP/AP Area: 856 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 71944-The Dorchester (Union of Parishes and Burial Areas) Confirmation Order, 1927
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of STINSFORD CP/AP Area: 2 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77049. The Dorsetshire Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of WEST STAFFORD CP/AP Area: 27 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77049. The Dorsetshire 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, Dorchester 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/10451930

Date accessed: 15th October 2019