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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:
HIGHAM
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10081294
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by HIGHAM EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KENT Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.
STROOD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1835 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.
SHAMWELL Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.
STROOD RSD Sanitary District 1875 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.
STROOD RD Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.
STROOD 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
24 Mar 1887 was enlarged by gaining part of CHALK AP/CP   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 20632
01 Apr 1963 was enlarged by gaining part of COBHAM CP/AP Area: 4 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 10334. The Kent (Parishes in the R.D. of Strood) Confirmation Order, 1963
01 Apr 1963 was enlarged by gaining part of CUXTON AP/CP Area: 3 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 10334. The Kent (Parishes in the R.D. of Strood) Confirmation Order, 1963
01 Apr 1963 was reduced to enlarge FRINDSBURY EXTRA CP Area: 11 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 10334. The Kent (Parishes in the R.D. of Strood) Confirmation Order, 1963
01 Apr 1963 was enlarged by gaining part of FRINDSBURY EXTRA CP Area: 143 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 10334. The Kent (Parishes in the R.D. of Strood) Confirmation Order, 1963
01 Apr 1963 was enlarged by gaining part of SHORNE CP/AP Area: 18 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 10334. The Kent (Parishes in the R.D. of Strood) Confirmation Order, 1963
01 Apr 1963 was reduced to enlarge SHORNE CP/AP Area: 35 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; M. of H. and LGBO No. 10334. The Kent (Parishes in the R.D. of Strood) Confirmation Order, 1963

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10081294

Date accessed: 28th October 2021