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Preferred Name:
ORPINGTON
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10223568
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 283.

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 ORPINGTON EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 283.

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. 283.
BROMLEY PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 283.
BROMLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 283.
BROMLEY RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 283.
BROMLEY LB Local Government District 1965   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 283.
CHISLEHURST Registration sub-District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'.
ORPINGTON UD Local Government District 1935 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 283.
ORPINGTON 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'.
RUXLEY Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 283.

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 the abolition of CHELSFIELD CP/AP Area: 3378 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of CHISLEHURST AP/CP Area: 325 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to create CHISLEHURST AND SIDCUP CP Area: 14 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of CUDHAM CP/AP Area: 5925 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of DOWNE CP/Ch Area: 1652 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of FARNBOROUGH CP/Ch Area: 1426 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of KESTON AP/CP Area: 752 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of KNOCKHOLT CP/CP/Ch Area: 1701 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of ST MARY CRAY CP/Ch Area: 1414 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of ST PAULS CRAY CP/AP Area: 35 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of WEST WICKHAM CP/AP Area: 731 acres.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DOWNE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 269.
KNOCKHOLT CP/CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.
ST MARY CRAY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 267.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Orpington CP/AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10223568

Date accessed: 24th July 2014