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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:
LEIGH
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1913)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10242873
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.

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 Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
ROCHFORD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
LEIGH ON SEA UD Local Government District 1897 1913 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
PRITTLEWELL 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'.
ROCHFORD RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
ROCHFORD Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
ROCHFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
09 Nov 1913 was abolished to create SOUTHEND ON SEA CP Area: 1527 acres. Population in 1921: 12314.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; Southend-on-Sea Corporation Act, 1913

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, Leigh AP/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/10242873

Date accessed: 17th September 2019