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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:
KENT
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10073870
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 631.

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 KENT Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 638.
was succeeded by KENT Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by KENT Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 638.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 631.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create GREATER LONDON Beckenham, Bexley, Bromley, Erith MBs and Chislehurst and Sidcup, Crayford, Orpington, Penge UDs Area: 21966 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 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of GREATER LONDON part of Bromley LB Area: 722 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 Greater London, Kent and Surrey Order, 1968
01 Apr 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of GREATER LONDON part of Bromley LB Area: 722 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 Greater London, Kent and Surrey Order, 1968

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASHFORD UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 638.
BECKENHAM MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 638.
BEXLEY MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 638.
BLEAN RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 638.
BRIDGE RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 638.
BRIDGE BLEAN RD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
BROADSTAIRS AND ST PETERS UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
BROMLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
BROMLEY MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
CANTERBURY MB/CB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.
CHATHAM MB Local Government District 1890 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
CHERITON UD Local Government District 1898 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
CHISLEHURST UD Local Government District 1900 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
CHISLEHURST AND SIDCUP UD Local Government District 1934 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
CRANBROOK RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
CRAYFORD UD Local Government District 1920 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
DARTFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
DARTFORD UD/MB Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 635.
DEAL MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
DOVER RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
DOVER MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
EAST ASHFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 638.
EASTRY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
ELHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
ERITH MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
FAVERSHAM RD Local Government District 1894 01 Apr 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
FAVERSHAM MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
FOLKESTONE MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
FOOTS CRAY UD Local Government District 1902 1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
GILLINGHAM MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
GRAVESEND MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
HERNE BAY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
HOLLINGBOURNE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
HOO RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
HYTHE MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
ISLE OF THANET RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
LYDD MB Local Government District 1885 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
MAIDSTONE MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
MAIDSTONE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
MALLING RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
MARGATE MB Local Government District 1857 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
MEDWAY RD Local Government District 1894 1905 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 639.
MILTON RD Local Government District 1894 01 Apr 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
MILTON REGIS UD Local Government District 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
NEW ROMNEY MB Local Government District 1885 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
NORTHFLEET UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
ORPINGTON UD Local Government District 1934 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
PENGE UD Local Government District 1899 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
QUEENBOROUGH MB Local Government District 1885 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
QUEENBOROUGH IN SHEPPEY MB Local Government District 1968 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
RAMSGATE MB Local Government District 1884 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
ROCHESTER MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
ROMNEY MARSH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SANDGATE UD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SANDWICH MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
SEVENOAKS RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SEVENOAKS UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SHEERNESS UD Local Government District 1894 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SHEPPEY RD Local Government District 1894 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SIDCUP UD Local Government District 1921 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SITTINGBOURNE UD Local Government District 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SITTINGBOURNE AND MILTON UD Local Government District 1930 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SOUTHBOROUGH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
STROOD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SWALE RD Local Government District 01 Apr 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
SWANSCOMBE UD Local Government District 1926 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
TENTERDEN RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
TENTERDEN MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
TONBRIDGE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
TONBRIDGE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
TUNBRIDGE WELLS MB Local Government District 1888 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 634.
WALMER UD Local Government District 1894 01 Apr 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
WEST ASHFORD RD Local Government District 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 638.
WHITSTABLE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
WROTHAM UD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.
ASHFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
AYLESFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BECKENHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BEXLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BROMLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CANTERBURY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CHATHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CRANBROOK Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DARTFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DEAL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DOVER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ERITH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
FAVERSHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
FOLKESTONE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GRAVESEND Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HERNE BAY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MAIDSTONE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MARGATE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ORPINGTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PENGE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
RAMSGATE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ROCHESTER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SEVENOAKS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SHEERNESS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SIDCUP Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SITTINGBOURNE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SNODLAND Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
TONBRIDGE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
TUNBRIDGE WELLS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WESTERHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WEST MALLING Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WHITSTABLE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10073870

Date accessed: 14th November 2018