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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:
SOUTHWARK
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Metropolitan Borough
Date created:
1900
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10133610
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.

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
GREATER LONDON Conurbation    
LONDON Administrative County 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.

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 SOUTHWARK LB Area: 458 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
CHRISTCHURCH LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
NEWINGTON CP/AP/Vest Parish-level Unit 1900 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 306.
SOUTHWARK CP Parish-level Unit 1930   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 308.
SOUTHWARK CHRISTCHURCH CP/ParLib Parish-level Unit   1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 308.
SOUTHWARK ST GEORGE THE MARTYR AP/CP/Vest Parish-level Unit 1889 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 491.
SOUTHWARK ST SAVIOUR CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 308.
ST GEORGES LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST JOHN LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST JUDE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST MARY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST MICHAEL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST PAUL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST PETER LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST SAVIOUR LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
TRINITY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10133610

Date accessed: 27th June 2017