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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:
MORPETH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10153670
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 724.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
MORPETH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 724.
E270840 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
NORTHUMBERLAND Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 724.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of ALNWICK RD parts of the CPs of Elyhaugh & Felton Area: 71 acres. Population in 1931: 9.   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. 81246. The Northumberland Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge ASHINGTON UD Bothal Demesne & Sheepwash CPs & part of Woodhorn CP Area: 3018 acres. Population in 1931: 429.   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. 81246. The Northumberland Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge MORPETH MB parts of the CPs of High & Low Highlaws, Morpeth Castle, Newminster, & Tranwell Area: 1889 acres. Population in 1931: 1416.   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. 81246. The Northumberland Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge NEWBIGGIN BY THE SEA UD North Seaton CP & part of Woodhorn CP Area: 812 acres. Population in 1931: 1739.   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. 81246. The Northumberland Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge MORPETH MB part of Hepscott CP Area: 2 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 19566. The County of Northumberland (Borough of Morpeth) Confirmation Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASHINGTON AND SHEEPWASH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 317.
BENRIDGE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 319.
BIGGES QUARTER CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 319.
BOCKENFIELD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 320.
BOTHAL DEMESNE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 320.
BULLOCKS HALL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 321.
CAMBO CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 323.
CAUSEY PARK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 323.
COCKLE PARK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 324.
CORRIDGE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 324.
CRESSWELL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 325.
DEANHAM CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 325.
EARSDON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 326.
EARSDON FOREST CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 326.
EAST AND WEST THIRSTON WITH SHOTHAUGH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 346.
EAST CHEVINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 323.
EAST THORNTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 346.
EDINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 326.
ELLINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 327.
ESHOTT CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 327.
FENROTHER CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 328.
FREEHOLDERS QUARTER CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 329.
HADSTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 330.
HARTBURN AP/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 330.
HARTBURN GRANGE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 330.
HEBRON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 331.
HEPSCOTT CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 332.
HIGH AND LOW HIGHLAWS CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 332.
HIGH ANGERTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 317.
HIGHLAWS CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 332.
HIRST CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 332.
HORSLEY MOOR ExP Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 333.
LONGHIRST CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 336.
LONGHORSLEY CP Parish-level Unit 1955   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 336.
LONG HORSLEY COMMON PA/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 333.
LONGSHAWS CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 336.
LONGWITTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 336.
LOW ANGERTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 317.
LYNEMOUTH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 336.
MELDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 337.
MITFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 337.
MOLESDON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 337.
MORPETH CASTLE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 338.
NETHERWITTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 338.
NEWMINSTER CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 340.
NEWTON PARK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 340.
NEWTON UNDERWOOD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 340.
NORTH MIDDLETON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 337.
NORTH SEATON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 343.
NUNRIDING CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 341.
OLD MOOR CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 341.
PEGSWOOD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 341.
PIGDON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 341.
RIDDELLS QUARTER CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 342.
RIVERGREEN CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 342.
SHEEPWASH CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1896 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 344.
SOUTH MIDDLETON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 337.
SPITAL HILL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 345.
STANTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 345.
THIRSTON CP Parish-level Unit 1955   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 346.
THIRSTON WITH SHOTHAUGH CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 346.
THROPHILL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 347.
TODRIDGE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 347.
TRANWELL CP Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 347.
TRITLINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 347.
ULGHAM CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 348.
WALLINGTON DEMESNE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 348.
WEST CHEVINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 323.
WEST THORNTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 347.
WHITRIDGE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 350.
WIDDRINGTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 350.
WITTON SHIELDS Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 350.
WOODHORN CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 350.
WOODHORN DEMESNE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1913 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 351.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Morpeth RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10153670

Date accessed: 20th June 2024