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STEPNEY REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Stepney Registration District (18371921)

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 (c).

London

1889

1921

Mile End Old Town

Middlesex

1837

1857

See also Table 2, note (a).

Ratcliff

Middlesex

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1921 and added to the parish of Limehouse.

London

1889

1921

Shadwell

Middlesex

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1921 and added to the parish of Limehouse.

London

1889

1921

Wapping

Middlesex

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1921 and added to the parish of Limehouse.

London

1889

1921


Table 1B: List of Places in Stepney Registration District (192665)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Limehouse

London

1926

1927

Abolished 1.4.1927 and added to the parish of Stepney. See also Table 2, note (e).

Mile End Old Town

London

1926

1927

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

St. George in the East

London

1926

1927

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

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 and added to the London borough of Tower Hamlets.

Whitechapel

London

1926

1927

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


Table 1C: List of Places in Stepney Registration District (196582)

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

Civil Parish
(* or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Tower Hamlets*

Greater London

1965

1982

That part of the London borough and unparished area which until 1.4.1965 comprised the parish of Stepney. See also Table 2, note (i).


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 was added to the parish of Poplar on 1.4.1901) to Poplar registration district.

343 in 1901

(c)

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

337 in 1901

1.7.1921
(abolished)

(d)

Lost the parish of Limehouse to Limehouse registration district.

52240 in 1921

1.1.1926
(re-created)

(e)

Gained the parish of Limehouse from Limehouse registration district.

52240 in 1921

(f)

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

103121 in 1921

(g)

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

40441 in 1921

(h)

Gained the parish of Whitechapel from Whitechapel registration district.

53855 in 1921

1.1.1983
(abolished)

(i)

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

n/a



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