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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:
TWICKENHAM
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District (until 1926)
Municipal Borough (after 1926)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10041958
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 651.

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    
MIDDLESEX Administrative County 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 651.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of FELTHAM UD Area: 8 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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1937. M. of H. Order No. 83995. The County of Middlesex (Twickenham) Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of HAMPTON UD Area: 2043 acres. Population in 1931: 13061.   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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1937. M. of H. Order No. 83995. The County of Middlesex (Twickenham) Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of HAMPTON WICK UD Area: 1306 acres. Population in 1931: 2960.   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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1937. M. of H. Order No. 83995. The County of Middlesex (Twickenham) Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of HESTON AND ISLEWORTH MB/UD Area: 23 acres. Population in 1931: 3.   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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1937. M. of H. Order No. 83995. The County of Middlesex (Twickenham) Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge HESTON AND ISLEWORTH MB/UD Area: 2 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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of SUNBURY ON THAMES 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'.; M. of H. Order No. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1937. M. of H. Order No. 83995. The County of Middlesex (Twickenham) Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of TEDDINGTON UD Area: 1214 acres. Population in 1931: 23369.   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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1937. M. of H. Order No. 83995. The County of Middlesex (Twickenham) Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create RICHMOND UPON THAMES LB Area: 2838 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 TWICKENHAM 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 TWICKENHAM 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'.
HAMPTON 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'.
HAMPTON HILL 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'.
HAMPTON WICK 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'.
HEATHFIELD 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'.
LOWER TEDDINGTON 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'.
SOUTH TWICKENHAM 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'.
TWICKENHAM ST MARY THE VIRGIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1926 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 347.
TWICKENHAM ST MARY THE VIRGIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1926 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 347.
UPPER TEDDINGTON 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'.
WEST TWICKENHAM 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'.
WHITTON 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, Twickenham MB/UD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10041958

Date accessed: 14th November 2018