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Preferred Name:
LESSNESS
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Hundred
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10140638
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
LESSNESS Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.
LITTLE AND LESSNESS Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by VA LESNES Ancient District Great Britain Historical GIS Project

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KENT Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.
SUTTON AT HONE Lathe Division of Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
  was created through the abolition of LITTLELE Hundred   Great Britain Historical GIS Project

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CRAYFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 267.
EAST WICKHAM Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 294.
ERITH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 270.
PLUMSTEAD CP/AP/Vest Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 284.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lessness Hundred through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10140638

Date accessed: 19th November 2018