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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:
SEAHAM
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1937
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10492269
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SEAHAM Preferred English 1937   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
E110281 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
COUNTY DURHAM Administrative County 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1937 was created from part of EASINGTON RD part of Seaham CP Area: 1356 acres. Population in 1931: 7926.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was created through the abolition of SEAHAM HARBOUR UD Area: 1113 acres. Population in 1931: 19399.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge SUNDERLAND CB/MB Area: 1 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 Sunderland Order, 1967
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by the abolition of SUNDERLAND RD part of Ryhope CP Area: 2 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 Sunderland Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CENTRAL 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'.
COLLIERY 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'.
DAWDON 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'.
DENESIDE 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'.
NORTH 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'.
PRINCESS 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'.
ROPERY 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'.
SEAHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 113.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Seaham 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/10492269

Date accessed: 15th November 2018