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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:
OFFERTON
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Civil Parish (1866 - 1967)
Township (until 1967)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1967
Unit ID:
10034863
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1866 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
EASINGTON Wd Ancient District   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING RD Local Government District 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING RSD Sanitary District 1866 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
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'.
SUNDERLAND RD Local Government District 01 Apr 1936   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'.; The Sunderland Corporation Act, 1935; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
PENSHAW Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.

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 EAST AND MIDDLE HERRINGTON Tn/CP High and Low Marley   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 enlarged by gaining part of WEST HERRINGTON 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
25 Mar 1886 was reduced to enlarge WEST HERRINGTON 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
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of PENSHAW Ch/CP Area: 27 acres. Population in 1931: 120.   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 enlarged by the abolition of EAST AND MIDDLE HERRINGTON Tn/CP Area: 67 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
01 Apr 1946 was enlarged by the abolition of WEST HERRINGTON 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, Offerton 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/10034863

Date accessed: 23rd May 2022