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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:
ESSEX
Unit Type:
Poor Law/Registration County
Date created:
1851
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10214725
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 125.

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 preceded by ESSEX Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 599.
was succeeded by ESSEX Administrative County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.
was succeeded by ESSEX Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1851 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 125.
EASTERN Poor Law/Registration Division     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Registration divisions and Counties - Area, and population at each successive Census'.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BILLERICAY PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 599.
BRAINTREE PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 599.
CHELMSFORD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 599.
COLCHESTER PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
DUNMOW PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
EPPING PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
HALSTEAD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
LEXDEN AND WINSTREE PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
MALDON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
ONGAR PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
ORSETT PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
ROCHFORD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
ROMFORD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
SAFFRON WALDEN PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
TENDRING PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
WEST HAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
WITHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.
BARKING TOWN USD Sanitary District 1882 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
BILLERICAY RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
BRAINTREE RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
BRAINTREE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
CHELMSFORD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
CHELMSFORD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
COLCHESTER USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
DUNMOW RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
EAST HAM USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
EDMONTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
EPPING RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
GRAYS THURROCK USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
GREAT CLACTON USD Sanitary District 1891 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
HALSTEAD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
HALSTEAD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
HARWICH USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
ILFORD USD Sanitary District 1890 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
LEXDEN AND WINSTREE RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
LEYTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
MALDON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
MALDON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
ONGAR RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
ORSETT RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
ROCHFORD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
ROMFORD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
ROMFORD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
SAFFRON WALDEN USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
SAFFRON WALDEN RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
SOUTHEND ON SEA USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
TENDRING RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
WALTHAM HOLY CROSS USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
WALTHAMSTOW USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
WALTON ON THE NAZE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
WANSTEAD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
WEST HAM USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
WEST HAM RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
WITHAM RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
WITHAM USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
WOODFORD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 601.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Essex RegC through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law/Registration County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10214725

Date accessed: 14th December 2019