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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:
WHITECHAPEL
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Civil Parish (until 1927)
Date created:
early 17th century
Date abolished:
1927
Unit ID:
10071306
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 349.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WHITECHAPEL Preferred English early 17th century 1927 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 349.
ST MARY WHITECHAPEL Alternate English early 17th century   1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WHITECHAPEL ST MARY Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 349.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by WHITECHAPEL EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 349.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
MIDDLESEX Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 349.
STEPNEY PLPar/PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1925 1927 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 309.
WHITECHAPEL PLPar/PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 349.
ALDGATE Registration sub-District     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'.
GOODMANS FIELDS Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
MILE END NEW TOWN Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
OSSULSTONE Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 349.
STEPNEY MetB Local Government District 1900 1927 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 309.
WHITECHAPEL 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'.
WHITECHAPEL Lon_SDist Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 349.
WHITECHAPEL CHURCH Registration sub-District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'.
WHITECHAPEL NORTH Registration sub-District     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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1921 was enlarged by the abolition of MILE END NEW TOWN Hmlt/CP Area: 44 acres. Population in 1921: 9037.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The London (Stepney) Confirmation Order, 1921 (No. 66936)
01 Apr 1921 was enlarged by the abolition of NORTON FOLGATE ParLib/ExP/CP Area: 8 acres. Population in 1921: 1269.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The London (Stepney) Confirmation Order, 1921 (No. 66936)
01 Apr 1921 was enlarged by the abolition of OLD ARTILLERY GROUND ParLib/CP Area: 5 acres. Population in 1921: 1131.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The London (Stepney) Confirmation Order, 1921 (No. 66936)
01 Apr 1921 was enlarged by the abolition of SPITALFIELDS AP/CP Area: 74 acres. Population in 1921: 14954.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The London (Stepney) Confirmation Order, 1921 (No. 66936)
01 Apr 1921 was enlarged by the abolition of ST BOTOLPH WITHOUT ALDGATE CP/ParPart Area: 75 acres. Population in 1921: 2925.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The London (Stepney) Confirmation Order, 1921 (No. 66936)
  was reduced to enlarge BETHNAL GREEN CP/ExP/Vest Population in 1901: 25.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of BETHNAL GREEN CP/ExP/Vest Population in 1901: 0.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge ST BOTOLPH WITHOUT ALDGATE ParPart/CP Population in 1901: 22.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Whitechapel CP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10071306

Date accessed: 23rd October 2017