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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:
SUNBURY ON THAMES
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10216394
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SUNBURY ON THAMES Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
SUNBURY Alternate English     1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 14A, 'Ages (quinquennial groups) and Marital Conditions in combination'.
E361019 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
GREATER LONDON Conurbation    
MIDDLESEX Administrative County 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
SURREY Administrative County 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of FELTHAM UD Area: 98 acres. Population in 1931: 110.   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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934. & 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 84990. The Middlesex (Feltham & Sunbury on Thames UDs) Confirmation Order, 1936. & 1.4.1937. M. O. H. No. 83995. The County of Middx. (Twickenham) Review Ord. 1937
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of HAMPTON UD Area: 2 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934. & 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 84990. The Middlesex (Feltham & Sunbury on Thames UDs) Confirmation Order, 1936. & 1.4.1937. M. O. H. No. 83995. The County of Middx. (Twickenham) Review Ord. 1937
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of STAINES UD Area: 48 acres. Population in 1931: 4.   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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934. & 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 84990. The Middlesex (Feltham & Sunbury on Thames UDs) Confirmation Order, 1936. & 1.4.1937. M. O. H. No. 83995. The County of Middx. (Twickenham) Review Ord. 1937
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge STAINES UD Area: 3 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934.
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge TWICKENHAM MB/UD Area: 1 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 78096. The Middlesex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1937. M. of H. Order No. 83995. The County of Middlesex (Twickenham) Review Order, 1937

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASHFORD AND HALLIFORD 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'.
LITTLETON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1930   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 334.
SHEPPERTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1930 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 343.
SHEPPERTON 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'.
SUNBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 346.
SUNBURY 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'.
SUNBURY COMMON 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'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Sunbury on Thames 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/10216394

Date accessed: 20th November 2018