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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:
DOVER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10074101
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
DOVER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
E190519 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by DOVER Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KENT Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of DOVER RD parts of Guston, Hougham Without, Poulton, River, and St. Margaret's at Cliffe CPs Area: 1415 acres. Population in 1931: 184.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of DOVER RD Parts of the CPs of Guston and River. Area: 318 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)'.; Dover Corporation Act, 1950

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BARTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BUCKLAND CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CASTLE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
CHARLTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 265.
DOVER CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 269.
DOVER CASTLE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 269.
DOVER ST JAMES THE APOSTLE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 269.
DOVER ST MARY THE VIRGIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 269.
EAST CLIFFE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 266.
GUSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 273.
HOUGHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 276.
HOUGHAM LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
POULTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 284.
POULTON WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 284.
RIVER LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST BARTHOLOMEWS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
TOWN AND PIER LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10074101

Date accessed: 24th June 2024