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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:
LONDON
Unit Type:
Poor Law/Registration County
Date created:
1851
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10166512
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 297.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by LONDON Administrative County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.
was preceded by LONDON Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1851 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 297.
LONDON Poor Law/Registration Division     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Registration divisions and Counties - Area, and population at each successive Census'.

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
BATTERSEA PLPar Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.
BERMONDSEY PLPar Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1904   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.
BERMONDSEY PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1870 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BETHNAL GREEN PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
CAMBERWELL PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
CHELSEA PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
CITY OF LONDON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.
CITY OF WESTMINSTER PLU/PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1889   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
CLERKENWELL PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
EAST LONDON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.
FULHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
FULHAM PLPar Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
GREENWICH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
HACKNEY PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
HAMMERSMITH PLPar Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.
HAMPSTEAD PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
HOLBORN PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
ISLINGTON PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
KENSINGTON RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
KENSINGTON PLPar/PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1889   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
LAMBETH PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
LEWISHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
LIMEHOUSE PLPar Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1921 1927 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 306.
MILE END OLD TOWN PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
NEWINGTON ST MARY PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1869 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PADDINGTON PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1889   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
POPLAR PLPar/PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
ROTHERHITHE PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1869 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SHOREDITCH PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
SOUTHWARK PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
SOUTHWARK ST GEORGE THE MARTYR PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1869 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
STEPNEY PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
STEPNEY PLPar/PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
ST GEORGE IN THE EAST PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
ST GEORGES PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST GILES IN THE FIELDS AND ST GEORGE BLOOMSBURY PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
ST JAMES PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1868 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST LUKE PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1869 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST MARGARET AND ST JOHN PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1870 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1868 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST MARYLEBONE PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
ST OLAVE PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
ST PANCRAS PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
STRAND PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
WANDSWORTH PLPar/PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
WANDSWORTH RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
WEST LONDON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 643.
WESTMINSTER PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
WHITECHAPEL PLPar/PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
WOOLWICH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
FULHAM Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1855 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 650.
GREENWICH Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
HACKNEY Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
HOLBORN Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
LEE Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
LEWISHAM Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
LIMEHOUSE Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
PLUMSTEAD Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
POPLAR Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
ST GILES Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
ST OLAVE Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
STRAND Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
ST SAVIOURS Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
WANDSWORTH Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
WESTMINSTER Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
WHITECHAPEL Lon_SDist Sanitary District 1889 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 645.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, London RegC through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law/Registration County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10166512

Date accessed: 17th January 2018