Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
EAST HAM
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District (until 1904)
Municipal Borough (1904 - 1915)
County Borough (after 1915)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10034449
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 603.

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
ESSEX Administrative County 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 603.
GREATER LONDON Conurbation     1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, '[Table giving details of make-up of Conurbations; details need to be added]'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create NEWHAM LB Area: 1347 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
EAST HAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 139.
LITTLE ILFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 143.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, East Ham CB/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/10034449

Date accessed: 29th November 2014