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STEPNEY REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Stepney Registration District (1837-1921)

All the areas in Stepney registration district became part of the county of London on 1.4.1889.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Limehouse

Middlesex

1837

1889

See also Table 2, notes (b), (c) and (d).

London

1889

1921

Mile End Old Town

Middlesex

1837

1857

See also Table 2, note (a).

Ratcliff

Middlesex

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1921 to become part of the parish of Limehouse.

London

1889

1921

Shadwell

Middlesex

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1921 to become part of the parish of Limehouse.

London

1889

1921

Wapping

Middlesex

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1921 to become part of the parish of Limehouse.

London

1889

1921

Table 1B: List of Places in Stepney Registration District (1926-65)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Limehouse

London

1926

1927

Abolished 1.4.1927 to become part of the parish of Stepney. See also Table 2, note (f).

Mile End Old Town

London

1926

1927

Abolished 1.4.1927 to become part of the parish of Stepney. See also Table 2, note (g).

St. George in the East

London

1926

1927

Abolished 1.4.1927 to become part of the parish of Stepney. See also Table 2, note (h).

Stepney

London

1927

1965

Created 1.4.1927 from the parishes of Mile End Old Town, Whitechapel, St. George in the East, and Limehouse. Abolished 1.4.1965 to become part of the London borough of Tower Hamlets.

Whitechapel

London

1926

1927

Abolished 1.4.1927 to become part of the parish of Stepney. See also Table 2, note (i).

Table 1C: List of Places in Stepney Registration District (1965-82)

All the areas in Stepney registration district became part of the county of Greater London on 1.4.1965.

London borough

County

From

To

Comments

Tower Hamlets

Greater London

1965

1982

Only that part of the London borough of Tower Hamlets not included in Poplar or Bethnal Green registration districts (which until 1.4.1965 comprised the parish of Stepney). See also Table 2, note (j).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Stepney Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.10.1857

(a)

Lost the parish of Mile End Old Town to Mile End Old Town registration district.

56602 in 1851

1.4.1901

(b)

Lost part of the parish of Limehouse (which became part of the parish of Poplar on 1.4.1901) to Poplar registration district.

343 in 1901

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Limehouse (which until 1.4.1901 formed part of the parish of Bromley) from Poplar registration district.

11 in 1901

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Limehouse (which until 1.4.1901 formed part of the parish of Poplar) from Poplar registration district.

163 in 1901

1.7.1921 (abolished)

(e)

Lost the constituent parish of Limehouse to Limehouse registration district.

52240 in 1921

1.1.1926 (re-created)

(f)

Gained the parish of Limehouse from Limehouse registration district.

52240 in 1921

(g)

Gained the parish of Mile End Old Town from Mile End Old Town registration district.

103121 in 1921

(h)

Gained the parish of St. George in the East to Stepney registration district.

40441 in 1921

(i)

Gained the parish of Whitechapel from Whitechapel registration district.

53855 in 1921

1.1.1983 (abolished)

(j)

Lost the constituent part of the London borough of Tower Hamlets to Tower Hamlets registration district.

 


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