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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:
MERTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
London Borough
Date created:
01 Apr 1965
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10136192
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 310.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
MERTON Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 310.
E140398 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by MERTON District/Unitary Authority F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 310.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
GREATER LONDON Administrative County 01 Apr 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 310.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1965 was created through the abolition of MERTON AND MORDEN UD Area: 1309 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
01 Apr 1965 was created through the abolition of MITCHAM MB/UD Area: 1187 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
01 Apr 1965 was created through the abolition of WIMBLEDON MB/UD Area: 1300 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
MERTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1965   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 485.
MITCHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1965   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 485.
MORDEN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1965   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 486.
WIMBLEDON ST MARY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1965   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 495.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10136192

Date accessed: 15th December 2017