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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:
WANSTEAD AND WOODFORD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District (until 1937)
Municipal Borough (after 1937)
Date created:
1934
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10207605
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 604.

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ESSEX Administrative County 1934 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 604.
GREATER LONDON Conurbation    

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1934 was created through the abolition of WANSTEAD UD Area: 1679 acres. Population in 1931: 19183.   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
01 Oct 1934 was created through the abolition of WOODFORD UD Area: 2163 acres. Population in 1931: 23946.   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
27 Nov 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of ILFORD MB/UD Area: 23 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
27 Nov 1956 was reduced to enlarge ILFORD MB/UD Area: 2 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1956 (Alteration of watercourses)
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create REDBRIDGE LB Area: 1565 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
BRIDGE 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'.
CHURCH END 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'.
HERMON HILL 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'.
MANOR 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'.
MONKHAMS 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'.
PARK 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'.
RODING 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'.
SNARESBROOK 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'.
WANSTEAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 155.
WOODFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 157.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wanstead and Woodford MB/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/10207605

Date accessed: 17th November 2018