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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:
WOOLWICH
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1868
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10187590
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 637.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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
KENT Poor Law/Registration County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 637.
LONDON Poor Law/Registration County 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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jul 1868 was created from part of GREENWICH PLU/RegD Woolwich Arsenal and Woolwich Dockyard transferred to create Woolwich RD   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1868 was enlarged by gaining part of LEWISHAM PLU/RegD Transferred to the new RD of Woolwich; Lee lost the liberty of Kidbrooke to form part of Charlton, Plumstead went to form Plumsted East and West and Charlton   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CHARLTON Registration sub-District     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'.
PLUMSTEAD EAST Registration sub-District     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'.
PLUMSTEAD WEST Registration sub-District     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'.
WOOLWICH Registration sub-District 01 Apr 1900   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'.
WOOLWICH ARSENAL Registration sub-District 01 Jul 1868 01 Apr 1900 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
WOOLWICH DOCKYARD Registration sub-District 01 Jul 1868 01 Apr 1900 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
CHARLTON AND KIDBROOKE CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 304.
CHARLTON NEXT WOOLWICH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1868 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 265.
KIDBROOKE ParLib/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1868 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.
PLUMSTEAD CP/AP/Vest Parish-level Unit 1868 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 284.
WOOLWICH AP/CP/Vest Parish-level Unit 1868 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 295.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Woolwich PLU/RegD through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10187590

Date accessed: 21st September 2019