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Preferred Name:
BILLERICAY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1934
Unit ID:
10186389
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.

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 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to create BILLERICAY UD the whole except the parts added to Brentwood UD and Chelmsford RD Q.V. Area: 26458 acres. Population in 1931: 24142.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to enlarge BRENTWOOD UD the CPs of Hutton, Ingrave and South Weald, and parts of the CPs of Childerditch, Dunton, East Horndon, Great Burstead, Little Burstead, Little Warley, Mountnessing, Shenfield, and West Horndon Area: 16807 acres. Population in 1931: 14003.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934
01 Oct 1934 was abolished to enlarge CHELMSFORD RD parts of the CPs of Downham, Mountnessing, Ramsden Bellhouse, Ramsden Crays and Shenfield Area: 6128 acres. Population in 1931: 1555.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BASILDON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 130.
BOWERS GIFFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 131.
BRENTWOOD Tn/CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1894 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 132.
CHILDERDITCH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 134.
DOWNHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 136.
DUNTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 136.
EAST HORNDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 144.
GREAT BURSTEAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 132.
HUTTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 144.
INGRAVE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 143.
LAINDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 143.
LEE CHAPEL ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
LITTLE BURSTEAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 132.
LITTLE WARLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 155.
MOUNTNESSING AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 146.
NEVENDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 146.
NORTH BENFLEET AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 130.
PITSEA CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 147.
RAMSDEN BELLHOUSE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 148.
RAMSDEN CRAYS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 148.
SHENFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 150.
SOUTH WEALD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 155.
VANGE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 153.
WEST HORNDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 144.
WICKFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 156.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Billericay RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10186389

Date accessed: 30th April 2017