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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:
ROCHFORD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10001936
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 603.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ROCHFORD Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 603.
E120342 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
ESSEX Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 603.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1926 was reduced to create CANVEY ISLAND UD Canvey Island CP Area: 4351 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 70563-The Essex (Canvey Island UD) Confirmation Order, 1926
01 Oct 1929 was reduced to create BENFLEET UD South Benfleet CP Area: 1950 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 73676-The Essex (Benfleet and Rayleigh UDs) Confirmation Order, 1929
01 Oct 1929 was reduced to create BENFLEET UD Hadleigh CP Area: 1821 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 73676-The Essex (Benfleet and Rayleigh UDs) Confirmation Order, 1929
01 Oct 1929 was reduced to create BENFLEET UD Thundersley CP (as altered Area: 2585 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 73676-The Essex (Benfleet and Rayleigh UDs) Confirmation Order, 1929
01 Oct 1929 was reduced to create RAYLEIGH UD Rawreth CP (as altered Area: 2746 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 73676-The Essex (Benfleet and Rayleigh UDs) Confirmation Order, 1929
01 Oct 1929 was reduced to create RAYLEIGH UD Rayleigh CP (as altered Area: 2898 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 73676-The Essex (Benfleet and Rayleigh UDs) Confirmation Order, 1929
01 Oct 1933 was reduced to enlarge SOUTHEND ON SEA MB/CB parts of the CPs of Eastwood, Great Wakering, North Shoebury, and Shopland Area: 2198 acres. Population in 1931: 2948.   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. 77524. The Southend on Sea Extension Order, 1933
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge BENFLEET UD part of Eastwood CP Area: 5 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934
01 Oct 1934 was reduced to enlarge CHELMSFORD RD part of Hockley CP Area: 274 acres. Population in 1931: 1.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Oct 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of MALDON RD parts of the CPs of Althorne and Creeksea Area: 175 acres. Population in 1931: 4.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934; 1.10.1933 M. of H. Order No. 77524. The Southend on Sea Extension Order, 1933
01 Oct 1934 was reduced to enlarge RAYLEIGH UD parts of the CPs of Eastwood and Rochford Area: 83 acres. Population in 1931: 151.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1960 was enlarged by gaining part of RAYLEIGH UD Area: 21 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 8410. The County of Essex (Rochford R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1960

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASHINGDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 129.
BARLING AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 130.
BARLING MAGNA CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 130.
CANEWDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 133.
CANVEY ISLAND CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1926 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 133.
EASTWOOD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 136.
FOULNESS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 138.
GREAT STAMBRIDGE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 151.
GREAT WAKERING CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 154.
HADLEIGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 138.
HAVENGORE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1946 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 140.
HAWKWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 140.
HOCKLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 140.
HULLBRIDGE CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 144.
LEIGH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
LITTLE STAMBRIDGE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 151.
LITTLE WAKERING AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 154.
NORTH SHOEBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 150.
PAGLESHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 147.
RAWRETH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 148.
RAYLEIGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 148.
ROCHFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 148.
SHOPLAND CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 150.
SOUTH BENFLEET AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 130.
SOUTH FAMBRIDGE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 137.
STAMBRIDGE CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 151.
SUTTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 152.
THUNDERSLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 152.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001936

Date accessed: 17th November 2018