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Population

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

Housing

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

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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:
WATFORD URBAN
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Civil Parish
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1935
Unit ID:
10218755
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 244.

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
HERTFORDSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 244.
WATFORD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 244.
RICKMANSWORTH 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'.
WATFORD MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 244.
WATFORD 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
31 Dec 1894 was created from part of WATFORD AP/CP Houses in 1901: 5668.   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'.; L.G. Act, 1894 (Appointed day), and County Council Naming Order
01 Apr 1901 was enlarged by gaining part of WATFORD RURAL CP Houses in 1901: 61.   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'.; LGBO 41644
01 Apr 1901 was enlarged by gaining part of WATFORD RURAL CP Houses in 1901: 61.   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'.; LGBO 41644
01 Apr 1904 was enlarged by gaining part of WATFORD RURAL CP Population in 1911: 1028.   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; LGBO 45486
01 Apr 1909 was enlarged by gaining part of WATFORD RURAL CP Population in 1911: 43.   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; LGBO 53410
01 Apr 1921 was enlarged by gaining part of WATFORD RURAL CP Area: 177 acres. Population in 1921: 193.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The County of Hertford (Watford UD) Confirmation Order, 1921 (No. 66995)
01 Oct 1924 was enlarged by gaining part of WATFORD RURAL CP Area: 412 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Watford Extension) Act, 1924
01 Oct 1926 was enlarged by gaining part of WATFORD RURAL CP Area: 602 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (No. 10) Act, 1926
01 Apr 1935 was abolished to create WATFORD CP Area: 3113 acres. Population in 1931: 54169.   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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935

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, Watford Urban CP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10218755

Date accessed: 25th January 2020