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Preferred Name:
DAGENHAM
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District (until 1938)
Municipal Borough (after 1938)
Date created:
1926
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10025928
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ESSEX Administrative County 1926 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.
GREATER LONDON Conurbation    

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1926 was created from part of ROMFORD RD Dagenham CP Area: 6554 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 70562-The Essex (Dagenham UD) Confirmation Order, 1926
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge BARKING MB/UD Area: 1 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'.; The Barking Corporation Act, 1933
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of BARKING MB/UD Area: 1 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'.; The Barking Corporation Act, 1933
18 Oct 1946 was enlarged by gaining part of HORNCHURCH UD Area: 1 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)'.; M. of H. Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
18 Oct 1946 was reduced to enlarge HORNCHURCH UD Area: 1 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)'.; M. of H. Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create BARKING LB Area: 2058 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
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create REDBRIDGE LB Area: 599 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
CHADWELL HEATH 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'.
DAGENHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1926 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 136.
EASTBROOK 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'.
FANSHAWE 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'.
HEATH 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'.
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'.
VALENCE 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'.
VILLAGE 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, Dagenham UD/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/10025928

Date accessed: 18th November 2018