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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:
SOUTHWARK
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Registration District
Poor Law Union
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10005220
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ST SAVIOURS Official English   01 Apr 1901 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.
SOUTHWARK Preferred English 01 Apr 1901   Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
ST SAVIOUR SOUTHWARK Alternate English     1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.

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 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'.
SURREY Poor Law/Registration County   1889 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 1870 was enlarged by the abolition of NEWINGTON ST MARY PLPar/RegD Newington merged into St. Saviour Southwark   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1870 was enlarged by the abolition of SOUTHWARK ST GEORGE THE MARTYR PLPar/RegD St. George Southwark merged into St. Saviour Southwark   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BOROUGH ROAD Registration sub-District 01 Jan 1870 01 Jul 1903 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
CHRISTCHURCH AND ST SAVIOUR SOUTHWARK Registration sub-District 01 Aug 1906   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'.
CHRISTCHURCH SOUTHWARK Registration sub-District   01 Aug 1906 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
KENT ROAD Registration sub-District 01 Jan 1870   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'.
LONDON ROAD Registration sub-District 01 Jan 1870 01 Jul 1903 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
NEWINGTON NORTH Registration sub-District 01 May 1904   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'.
NEWINGTON SOUTH Registration sub-District 01 May 1904   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'.
ST GEORGE THE MARTYR WEST Registration sub-District 01 Jul 1903   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'.
ST MARY NEWINGTON Registration sub-District 01 Jan 1870 01 Mar 1904 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
ST PETER WALWORTH Registration sub-District 01 Jan 1870 01 Mar 1904 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
ST SAVIOUR SOUTHWARK Registration sub-District   01 Aug 1906 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
TRINITY NEWINGTON Registration sub-District 01 Jan 1870 01 Mar 1904 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
NEWINGTON CP/AP/Vest Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 486.
SOUTHWARK CHRISTCHURCH CP/ParLib Parish-level Unit   1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 490.
SOUTHWARK ST GEORGE THE MARTYR AP/CP/Vest Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 491.
SOUTHWARK ST SAVIOUR CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 491.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Southwark 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/10005220

Date accessed: 26th February 2020