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Population

Population

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

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
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.
Agriculture & Land Use

Agriculture & Land Use

How we use the land; crops and farm animals.
Life & Death

Life & Death

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

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

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

Preferred Name:
SURREY
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10152902
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 685.

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 preceded by SURREY Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
was succeeded by SURREY Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by SURREY Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Nation 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 685.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1957 was enlarged by gaining part of LONDON part of Wandsworth MetB Area: 3 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; London County Council (General Powers) Act, 1956
01 Apr 1957 was enlarged by gaining part of LONDON part of Wandsworth Met. B. Area: 3 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; London County Council (General Powers) Act, 1956
01 Apr 1957 was reduced to enlarge LONDON part of Barnes MB Area: 5 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; London County Council (General Powers Act) 1956
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create GREATER LONDON the whole except Croydon CB and Barnes, Beddington and Wallington, Kingston-upon-Thames, Malden and Coombe, Mitcham, Richmond, Surbiton, Sutton and Cheam, Wimbledon MBs and Carshalton, Coulsdon and Purley, Merton and Morden UDs Area: 24214 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 London Government Act, 1963
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by the abolition of MIDDLESEX Staines, Sunbury-on-Thames UDs Area: 5617 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 London Government Act, 1963
01 Apr 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of GREATER LONDON part of Croydon LB Area: 979 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 Greater London, Kent and Surrey Order, 1968
01 Apr 1970 was reduced to create GREATER LONDON part of Esher UD Area: 7 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'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 47801. The Greater London and Surrey Order, 1970
01 Apr 1970 was enlarged by gaining part of GREATER LONDON part of Richmond-upon-Thames LB Area: 4 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'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 47801. The Greater London and Surrey Order, 1970

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BAGSHOT RD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
BANSTEAD UD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
BARNES UD/MB Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
BEDDINGTON AND WALLINGTON UD/MB Local Government District 1915 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
CARSHALTON UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
CATERHAM UD Local Government District 1899 1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
CATERHAM AND WARLINGHAM UD Local Government District 1929 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
CHERTSEY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
CHERTSEY RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
COULSDON AND PURLEY UD Local Government District 1915 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
CROYDON MB/CB Local Government District 1883 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 686.
CROYDON RD Local Government District 1894 1915 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
DOCKENFIELD RD Local Government District 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 478.
DORKING RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
DORKING UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
DORKING AND HORLEY RD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
EAST AND WEST MOLESEY UD Local Government District 1895 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
EAST MOLESEY UD Local Government District 1894 1985 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
EGHAM UD Local Government District 1906 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
EGHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1906 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
EPSOM RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
EPSOM AND EWELL UD/MB Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
ESHER UD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
ESHER AND THE DITTONS UD Local Government District 1895 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
FARNHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
FARNHAM UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
FRIMLEY AND CAMBERLEY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
GODALMING MB Local Government District 1875 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 686.
GODSTONE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
GUILDFORD MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 686.
GUILDFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
HAM UD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
HAMBLEDON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
HASLEMERE UD Local Government District 1913 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
KINGSTON RD Local Government District 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
KINGSTON UPON THAMES MB Local Government District 1835 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 686.
LEATHERHEAD UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
MALDEN AND COOMBE UD/MB Local Government District 1895 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
MERTON AND MORDEN UD Local Government District 1907 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
MITCHAM UD/MB Local Government District 1915 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
NEW MALDEN UD Local Government District 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
REIGATE RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
REIGATE MB Local Government District 1863 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 686.
RICHMOND MB Local Government District 1890 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 686.
STAINES UD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
SUNBURY ON THAMES UD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
SURBITON MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
SUTTON AND CHEAM UD/MB Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
WALTON AND WEYBRIDGE UD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
WALTON UPON THAMES UD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
WEYBRIDGE UD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
WIMBLEDON UD/MB Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
WINDLESHAM UD Local Government District 1909 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
WOKING UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 689.
HAMPTON WICK USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
CAMBERLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CATERHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CROYDON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DORKING Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
EPSOM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GODALMING Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GUILDFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HASLEMERE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
KINGSTON ON THAMES Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LEATHERHEAD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MERTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MITCHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
REDHILL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
RICHMOND Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SUTTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
THAMES DITTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WEYBRIDGE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WIMBLEDON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WOKING Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CRAWLEY New Town     1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 25, 'Enumerated Households by tenure and household amenities', for 'AC, CB, Urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more, Aggregates of MB and UD and aggregates of RD, NT and Con Centres. Urban Areas with populations of less than 50,000 and RD'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Surrey AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10152902

Date accessed: 03rd September 2014