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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:
BENFLEET
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1929
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10135620
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BENFLEET Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.
E120310 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
ESSEX Administrative County 1929 1974 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 Oct 1929 was created from part of ROCHFORD RD Hadleigh CP Area: 1821 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 73676-The Essex (Benfleet and Rayleigh UDs) Confirmation Order, 1929
01 Oct 1929 was created from part of ROCHFORD RD Thundersley CP (as altered Area: 2585 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 73676-The Essex (Benfleet and Rayleigh UDs) Confirmation Order, 1929
01 Oct 1929 was created from part of ROCHFORD RD South Benfleet CP Area: 1950 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 73676-The Essex (Benfleet and Rayleigh UDs) Confirmation Order, 1929
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of ROCHFORD RD part of Eastwood CP Area: 5 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
FIVE 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'.
FOUR 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'.
HADLEIGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1929 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 138.
ONE 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'.
SIX 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'.
SOUTH BENFLEET AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1929 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 130.
THREE 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'.
THUNDERSLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1929 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 152.
TWO 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, Benfleet 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/10135620

Date accessed: 19th November 2018