Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
WESTMINSTER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Metropolitan Borough
Date created:
1900
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10135576
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WESTMINSTER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
CITY OF WESTMINSTER Alternate English     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'.

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
LONDON Administrative County 1900 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
GREATER LONDON Conurbation     1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, '[Table giving details of make-up of Conurbations; details need to be added]'.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CITY OF WESTMINSTER CP Parish-level Unit 1922 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 309.
CLOSE OF THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF ST PETER CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 320.
LIBERTY OF THE ROLLS ParLib/CP Parish-level Unit   1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 333.
PRECINCT OF THE SAVOY ParLib/CP Parish-level Unit 1900 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 342.
ST ANNE WITHIN THE LIBERTY OF WESTMINSTER CP Parish-level Unit 1900 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
ST CLEMENT DANES CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 339.
ST GEORGE HANOVER SQUARE CP/Vest Parish-level Unit 1900 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 340.
ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS AP/Vest/CP Parish-level Unit 1889 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 341.
ST MARY LE STRAND ExP/CP/AP/AP Parish-level Unit 1900 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 341.
ST PAUL COVENT GARDEN CP Parish-level Unit 1900 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 342.
WESTMINSTER ST JAMES CP/Vest Parish-level Unit   1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 309.
WESTMINSTER ST MARGARET CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1900 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 309.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Westminster 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/10135576

Date accessed: 23rd December 2014