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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:
BILLERICAY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1934
Date abolished:
1955
Unit ID:
10108135
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ESSEX Administrative County 1934 1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was created through the abolition of BILLERICAY RD the whole except the parts added to Brentwood UD and Chelmsford RD Q.V. Area: 26458 acres. Population in 1931: 24142.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was created from part of CHELMSFORD RD Part viz., part of Buttsbury CP Area: 1282 acres. Population in 1931: 1446.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was created through the abolition of ORSETT RD Parts of the CP's of Corringham, Fobbing, and Laindon Hills. Area: 1627 acres. Population in 1931: 2120.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1938 was reduced to enlarge THURROCK UD Area: 2228 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Order No. 88877. The County of Essex (Billericay and Thurrock U.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1938

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BASILDON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 130.
BILLERICAY CP Parish-level Unit 1937 1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 131.
BOWERS GIFFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 131.
GREAT BURSTEAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 132.
LAINDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 143.
LEE CHAPEL ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
LITTLE BURSTEAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 132.
NEVENDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 146.
NORTH BENFLEET AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 130.
PITSEA CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 147.
VANGE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 153.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10108135

Date accessed: 23rd January 2020