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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:
CAMBERWELL
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Vestry
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10128742
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 475.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CAMBERWELL ST GILES Official English   1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 475.
CAMBERWELL Preferred English 1889   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 304.
CAMBERWELL Alternate English     1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
ST GILES CAMBERWELL Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by CAMBERWELL EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 475.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
SURREY Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 475.
CAMBERWELL PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 475.
BRIXTON Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 475.
CAMBERWELL Lon_SDist Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
CAMBERWELL MetB Local Government District 1889 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 304.
CAMBERWELL Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
CAMBERWELL NORTH 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'.
CAMBERWELL SOUTH 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'.
DULWICH 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'.
PECKHAM Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
PECKHAM NORTH 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'.
PECKHAM SOUTH 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'.
SOUTHWARK LB Local Government District 1965   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 304.
ST GEORGE 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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
  was reduced to enlarge BERMONDSEY AP/Vest/CP Population in 1901: 718.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of BERMONDSEY AP/Vest/CP Population in 1901: 835.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge DEPTFORD ST PAUL CP/ParPart Population in 1901: 241.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge DEPTFORD ST PAUL CP/ParPart Population in 1901: 297.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge DEPTFORD ST PAUL CP/ParPart Population in 1901: 629.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of DEPTFORD ST PAUL CP/ParPart Population in 1901: 909.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge LAMBETH ST MARY CP/AP/Vest Population in 1901: 799.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of LAMBETH ST MARY CP/AP/Vest Population in 1901: 1732.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of LAMBETH ST MARY CP/AP/Vest Population in 1901: 1133.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of LAMBETH ST MARY CP/AP/Vest Population in 1901: 3028.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge LAMBETH ST MARY CP/AP/Vest Population in 1901: 5207.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of LAMBETH ST MARY CP/AP/Vest Population in 1901: 446.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge LAMBETH ST MARY CP/AP/Vest Population in 1901: 0.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge LEWISHAM AP/CP Population in 1901: 0.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of LEWISHAM AP/CP Population in 1901: 36.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge LEWISHAM AP/CP Population in 1901: 784.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of LEWISHAM AP/CP Population in 1901: 1607.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge LEWISHAM AP/CP Population in 1901: 90.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge NEWINGTON CP/AP/Vest Population in 1901: 1026.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of NEWINGTON CP/AP/Vest Population in 1901: 329.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge ROTHERHITHE AP/CP/Vest Population in 1901: 322.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of ROTHERHITHE AP/CP/Vest Population in 1901: 150.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was reduced to enlarge SOUTHWARK ST GEORGE THE MARTYR AP/CP/Vest Population in 1901: 363.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)
  was enlarged by gaining part of STREATHAM AP/CP Population in 1901: 175.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; London Government Act (1899)

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10128742

Date accessed: 21st September 2017