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Life & Death

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Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
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Preferred Name:
KENSINGTON
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union (1837 - 1845)
Poor Law Parish (after 1845)
Registration District (after 01-JAN-1885)
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10111729
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.

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
LONDON Poor Law/Registration County 01 Apr 1857   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
LONDON Administrative County     Ministry of Health, Persons in Receipt of Poor-Law Relief (England and Wales) (H.M.S.O.)
MIDDLESEX Poor Law/Registration County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jan 1895 was reduced to create PADDINGTON RegD/PLPar St. John Paddington and St, Mary Paddington separated to form new RD of Paddington   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Apr 1901 was enlarged by gaining part of CHELSEA RegD/PLPar Chelsea Kensal Town abolished - parts to Kensington Town and new SD of North West Paddington. Parts of Kensington Town also went to from North West Paddington. See also note for Paddington   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Apr 1901 was reduced to enlarge PADDINGTON RegD/PLPar Kensington Town and Chelsea Kensal Town went to form the new SD of North West Paddington   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KENSINGTON CENTRAL Registration sub-District 01 May 1910   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'.
KENSINGTON NORTH Registration sub-District 01 May 1910   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'.
KENSINGTON SOUTH Registration sub-District 01 Jan 1885   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'.
KENSINGTON TOWN Registration sub-District 01 Jan 1885   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
FULHAM Vest/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1837 1845 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 649.
HAMMERSMITH Vest/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1837 1845 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 325.
KENSINGTON Vest/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1837 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 331.
PADDINGTON Vest/CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1837 1845 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 649.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kensington RegD/PLU/PLPar through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10111729

Date accessed: 01st March 2024