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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:
FORDINGTON
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1900)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10452351
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.

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 FORDINGTON EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.

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. 111.
DORCHESTER PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
DORCHESTER RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1900 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DORCHESTER MB Local Government District 1835 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
DORCHESTER RD Local Government District 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
DORCHESTER Registration sub-District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'.
DORCHESTER RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
DORCHESTER USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
FORDINGTON Liberty Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
18 Aug 1882 was reduced to enlarge CHARMINSTER AP/CP   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'.; D.P. ACT, 1882
25 Mar 1885 was enlarged by gaining part of DORCHESTER HOLY TRINITY CP/AP Whitewell Farm House and cottages Houses in 1891: 2.   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 17602
31 Dec 1894 was reduced to enlarge DORCHESTER ALL SAINTS CP/AP Houses in 1901: 710.   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 31962 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was reduced to enlarge DORCHESTER ST PETER CP/AP Houses in 1901: 421.   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 31962 (Appointed day, 1894)
09 Nov 1900 was reduced to enlarge DORCHESTER ALL SAINTS CP/AP Houses in 1901: 1.   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 P1546
09 Nov 1900 was reduced to enlarge DORCHESTER ST PETER CP/AP Houses in 1901: 60.   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 P1546

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, Fordington 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/10452351

Date accessed: 26th May 2019