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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:
LONDON
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10041790
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by LONDON Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.
was preceded by LONDON Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1957 was reduced to enlarge SURREY part of Wandsworth MetB Area: 3 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; London County Council (General Powers) Act, 1956
01 Apr 1957 was enlarged by gaining part of SURREY part of Barnes MB Area: 5 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; London County Council (General Powers Act) 1956
01 Apr 1957 was reduced to enlarge SURREY part of Wandsworth Met. B. Area: 3 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; London County Council (General Powers) Act, 1956
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create GREATER LONDON Area: 30312 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
BATTERSEA MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
BERMONDSEY MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
BETHNAL GREEN MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
CAMBERWELL MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
CHELSEA MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
CITY OF LONDON LCC Local Government District   1965 1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Population, Acreage, Private Families and Dwellings'.
DEPTFORD MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
FINSBURY MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
FULHAM MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
GREENWICH MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
HACKNEY MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
HAMMERSMITH MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
HAMPSTEAD MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
HOLBORN MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
INNER AND MIDDLE TEMPLES MetB Local Government District     Registrar General, Statistical Review (HM Stationery Office)
ISLINGTON MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
KENSINGTON MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
LAMBETH MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
LEWISHAM MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
PADDINGTON MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
POPLAR MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
SHOREDITCH MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
SOUTHWARK MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
STEPNEY MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
ST MARYLEBONE MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
STOKE NEWINGTON MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
ST PANCRAS MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
WANDSWORTH MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
WESTMINSTER MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
WOOLWICH MetB Local Government District 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
BATTERSEA Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BERMONDSEY Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BETHNAL GREEN Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
CAMBERWELL Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
CHELSEA Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
CLERKENWELL Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
HAMMERSMITH Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
HAMPSTEAD Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ISLINGTON Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
KENSINGTON Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
LAMBETH Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
LONDON CITY Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
MILE END OLD TOWN Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
NEWINGTON Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
PADDINGTON Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ROTHERHITHE Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
SHOREDITCH Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ST GEORGE HANOVER SQUARE Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ST GEORGE IN THE EAST Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ST GEORGE THE MARTYR SOUTHWARK Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ST JAMES WESTMINSTER Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ST LUKE Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ST MARYLEBONE Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ST PANCRAS Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ST SAVIOUR Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
WOOLWICH Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BATTERSEA Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BERMONDSEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BETHNAL GREEN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BOROUGH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BRIXTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CAMBERWELL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CAMDEN TOWN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CHELSEA Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CITY OF LONDON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CLAPHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DEPTFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
EDGWARE ROAD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
FINSBURY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
FULHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GREATER LONDON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GREENWICH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HACKNEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HAMMERSMITH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HAMPSTEAD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HOLBORN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HOLLOWAY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ISLINGTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
KENSINGTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
KINGS CROSS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LAMBETH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LEWISHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MARYLEBONE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PADDINGTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
POPLAR Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SHEPHERDS BUSH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SHOREDITCH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SOUTHWARK Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STEPNEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STOKE NEWINGTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ST PANCRAS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
TAVISTOCK STREET Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
TOOTING Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WALHAM GREEN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WANDSWORTH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WESTMINSTER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WOOLWICH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, London AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10041790

Date accessed: 25th September 2017