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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:
STEPNEY
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1921
Unit ID:
10043748
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 649.

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
LONDON Poor Law/Registration County 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
MIDDLESEX Poor Law/Registration County   1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 649.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1857 was reduced to create MILE END OLD TOWN PLPar/RegD Mile End Old Town (Upper and Lower) split from Stepney to form a new RD consisting of Mile End Old Town Western and Mile End Old Town Eastern   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LIMEHOUSE Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
MILE END OLD TOWN EASTERN Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1857 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
MILE END OLD TOWN WESTERN Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1857 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
RATCLIFF Registration sub-District   01 Aug 1902 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
SHADWELL Registration sub-District   01 Aug 1902 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
SHADWELL AND RATCLIFF Registration sub-District 02 Aug 1902   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
LIMEHOUSE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 333.
MILE END OLD TOWN Hmlt/Vest/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1857 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 334.
RATCLIFFE Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit   1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 338.
SHADWELL CP/ParLib Parish-level Unit   1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 342.
STEPNEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WAPPING AP/CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit   1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 347.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Stepney PLU/RegD through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10043748

Date accessed: 12th November 2019