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Preferred Name:
STROOD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10074137
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.

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
KENT Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 640.

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 the abolition of HOO RD Area: 19727 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1935. M. of H. Order No. 79448. The County of Kent Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of NORTHFLEET UD Area: 26 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1935. M. of H. Order No. 79448. The County of Kent Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge ROCHESTER MB parts of Frindsbury Extra and Strood Extra CPs Area: 823 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge GRAVESEND MB Chalk and Denton CPs and parts of Cobham and Ifield CPs Area: 2618 acres.   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. 79448. The County of Kent Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1953 was reduced to enlarge ROCHESTER MB parts of Cobham, Cuxton CPs Area: 239 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Rochester Corporation Act, 1952
01 Apr 1962 was reduced to enlarge ROCHESTER MB parts of Cobham, Cuxton CPs Area: 48 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'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 9415. The Kent (City of Rochester and R.D. of Strood) Confirmation Order, 1962
01 Apr 1962 was enlarged by gaining part of ROCHESTER MB Area: 1 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'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 9415. The Kent (City of Rochester and R.D. of Strood) Confirmation Order, 1962
01 Apr 1968 was enlarged by gaining part of MALLING RD part of Trottiscliffe CP Area: 10 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'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 34123. The County of Kent (Malling and Strood R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1968

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALLHALLOWS AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 258.
CHALK CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CLIFFE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 266.
COBHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 267.
COOLING AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 267.
CUXTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 268.
DENTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 268.
FRINDSBURY EXTRA CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
HALLING CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 274.
HIGHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.
HIGH HALSTOW AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 274.
HOO AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1968 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'.
HOO ST WERBURGH CP Parish-level Unit 1968   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.
IFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 276.
ISLE OF GRAIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 273.
LUDDESDOWN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 279.
MEOPHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 280.
NURSTED AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 282.
SHORNE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 289.
ST MARY HOO CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.
STOKE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 290.
STROOD EXTRA CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 291.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10074137

Date accessed: 20th December 2014