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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:
BEDFORD
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Borough
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10086670
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.

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 BEDFORD MB Local Government District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BEDFORDSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BEDFORD ALL SAINTS AP Parish-level Unit   Early 17th Century F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 4.
BEDFORD ST CUTHBERT CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1835 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 4.
BEDFORD ST JOHN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1835 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 4.
BEDFORD ST MARY AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1835 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 5.
BEDFORD ST PAUL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 5.
BEDFORD ST PETER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 5.
BEDFORD ST PETER DUNSTABLE AP Parish-level Unit   1545 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 5.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bedford Borough through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10086670

Date accessed: 12th July 2020