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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:
RICHMOND
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1965)
Date created:
1890
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10025618
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 686.

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
GREATER LONDON Conurbation    
SURREY Administrative County 1890 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 686.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of HAM UD Area: 1618 acres. Population in 1931: 1479.   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. 76974. The Surrey (Riverside Areas) Order, 1933
01 Apr 1958 was enlarged by gaining part of KINGSTON UPON THAMES MB Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Kingston-upon-Thames and Richmond (Boundaries) Order, 1958
01 Apr 1958 was reduced to enlarge KINGSTON UPON THAMES MB Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Kingston-upon-Thames and Richmond (Boundaries) Order, 1958
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create RICHMOND UPON THAMES LB Area: 1663 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'.; The London Government Act, 1963

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CENTRAL 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'.
EAST 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'.
HAM ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1933 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 481.
KEW 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'.
KEW CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1892 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 483.
KINGS 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'.
MORTLAKE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1892 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 486.
NORTH SHEEN 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'.
NORTH SHEEN CP Parish-level Unit   1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 490.
PARK 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'.
PETERSHAM CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1892 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 488.
RICHMOND CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1890 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 489.
SELWYN 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 LUKES 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'.
SUDBROOK 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 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, Richmond MB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10025618

Date accessed: 13th November 2018