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Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
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:
GOREWOOD
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Extra-Parochial Area (until 1858)
Civil Parish (1858 - 1933)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1933
Unit ID:
10452508
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
GOREWOOD Preferred English   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
GORE WOOD Alternate English     1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by GOREWOOD EExP Ecclesiastical Parish 1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Ecclesiastical parishes or districts - Families or separate occupiers, and population, 1911'.

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.
CERNE PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1858   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
DORCHESTER RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1858   1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
CERNE RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
CERNE RD Local Government District   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
CERNE 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'.
PIDDLETRENTHIDE 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
01 Apr 1933 was abolished to enlarge MINTERNE MAGNA CP/AP Area: 51 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, Gorewood ExP/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/10452508

Date accessed: 19th May 2019