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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:
NEWHAM
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
London Borough
Date created:
01 Apr 1965
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10061908
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 310.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
NEWHAM Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 310.
E140399 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by NEWHAM District/Unitary Authority F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 310.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
GREATER LONDON Administrative County 01 Apr 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 310.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1965 was created through the abolition of BARKING MB/UD Area: 209 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 created through the abolition of EAST HAM CB/UD/MB 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
01 Apr 1965 was created through the abolition of WEST HAM MB/CB Area: 1910 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 created through the abolition of WOOLWICH MetB Area: 171 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
BOROUGH OF WOOLWICH CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 309.
EAST HAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1965   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 139.
WEST HAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1965   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 139.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Newham LB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061908

Date accessed: 23rd October 2017