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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:
LEWISHAM
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1836
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10139375
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 636.

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
KENT Poor Law/Registration County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 636.
LONDON Poor Law/Registration County 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jul 1868 was reduced to enlarge WOOLWICH PLU/RegD Transferred to the new RD of Woolwich; Lee lost the liberty of Kidbrooke to form part of Charlton, Plumstead went to form Plumsted East and West and Charlton   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Apr 1887 was reduced to enlarge BROMLEY PLU/RegD Mottingley   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ELTHAM 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'.
LEE 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'.
LEWISHAM 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'.
PLUMSTEAD Registration sub-District   01 Jul 1868 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
SYDENHAM 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'.
CHARLTON NEXT WOOLWICH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1868 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 265.
ELTHAM ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 270.
KIDBROOKE ParLib/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1868 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.
LEE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 278.
LEWISHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 278.
MOTTINGHAM Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1887 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 281.
PLUMSTEAD CP/AP/Vest Parish-level Unit 1836 1868 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 284.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10139375

Date accessed: 22nd November 2019