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Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
THURROCK
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1936
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10074186
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 604.

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
ESSEX Administrative County 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 604.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was created through the abolition of GRAYS THURROCK UD Area: 1360 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. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1936 was created through the abolition of ORSETT RD the whole except parts of the CPs of Corringham, Fobbing, Laindon Hills, and North Ockendon Area: 26205 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. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1936 was created through the abolition of PURFLEET UD Area: 8900 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. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1936 was created through the abolition of TILBURY UD Area: 1859 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. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1938 was enlarged by gaining part of BILLERICAY UD Area: 2228 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Order No. 88877. The County of Essex (Billericay and Thurrock U.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1938

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
THURROCK CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 152.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Thurrock 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/10074186

Date accessed: 25th April 2014