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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:
WEST HERRINGTON
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Civil Parish (1866 - 1946)
Township (until 1946)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1946
Unit ID:
10023476
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WEST HERRINGTON Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
HERRINGTON WEST 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
COUNTY DURHAM Ancient County   1946 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1866 1946 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
EASINGTON Wd Ancient District   1946 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING 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'.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING RSD Sanitary District 1866 1946 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING RD Local Government District 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
SUNDERLAND RD Local Government District 1937 1946 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
25 Mar 1886 was enlarged by gaining part of OFFERTON Tn/CP Painshaw Hill House 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 18972
25 Mar 1886 was reduced to enlarge OFFERTON Tn/CP Houses in 1891: 43.   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 18972
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge HOUGHTON LE SPRING AP/CP Area: 580 acres. Population in 1931: 3914.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1946 was abolished to create HERRINGTON CP Area: 249 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Order No. 104864. County of Durham (Sunderland Rural Parishes) Confirmation Order, 1946; 1.4.1951 Sunderland Extension Act, 1950
01 Apr 1946 was abolished to enlarge OFFERTON Tn/CP Area: 150 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Order No. 104864. County of Durham (Sunderland Rural Parishes) Confirmation Order, 1946

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, West Herrington Tn/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/10023476

Date accessed: 22nd May 2022