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Council Electoral Wards - 1934-2012 (2)
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The following list contains the polling Wards and their respective polling Districts covering Basildon and the surrounding area between 1959 - 1979.

Page 1 of 3 1934-1959

Page 2 of 3 1959-1979

Page 3 of 3 1979-2012

Please note: These are work in progress.

In 1959 the County of Essex (Basildon Urban District Wards and Councillors) Order, 1959, dated 4th November, 1958, divided the urban district of Basildon into nine Wards and increased the number of elected councillors from 26 to 28. The number of Polling Districts created was increased from 35 to 38 by an Order of the Essex County Council dated 20th January, 1959, known as the Parliamentary Polling Districts Order No.2, 1959.
Year Ward Polling Districts Elected
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Barstable Fairhouse (A), Luncies (B), Timberlog (C). 2 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Billericay Billericay North (D), Billericay South (E),
Gooseberry Green (F), Great Burstead (G),
Perry Street (H), South Green (J), Sunnymede (K).
5 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Central Ghyllgrove (L), Kingswood (M). 1 Councillor
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Fryerns Cranes (N), Moat House (O), Whitmore (P). 4 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Laindon Dunton (Q), Laindon Central (R), Laindon North (S),
Laindon South (T), Little Burstead (U),
Markhams (V).
4 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Langdon Hills Berry (W), Dry Street (X), Langdon Hills Central (Y),
Lee Chapel South (Z).
2 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Pitsea Bowers Gifford (AA), Burnt Mills (AB),
Pitsea East (AC), Pitsea West (AD),
Pound Lane North (AE).
3 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Vange All Saint's, Vange (AF), Swan Mead (AG). 2 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Wickford Ramsden Bellhouse (AH), Ramsden Crays (AJ), Shotgate (AK), Wickford North-East (AL),
Wickford South-East (AM), Wickford West (AN).
5 Councillors
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In 1963 the County of Essex (Basildon Urban District - Number of Councillors) Order, 1963, increased the number of councillors elected from 28 to 29. As a result Central Ward now returned two councillors. The decision to increase Central Ward, which labour councillors felt was under represented, was initially defeated at a council meeting held on 7th December, 1961. It was later approved following another vote held on 2nd August, 1962.
Year Ward Polling Districts Elected
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Barstable Fairhouse (A), Luncies (B), Timberlog (C). 2 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Billericay Billericay North (D), Billericay South (E),
Gooseberry Green (F), Great Burstead (G),
Perry Street (H), South Green (J), Sunnymede (K).
5 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Central Ghyllgrove (L), Kingswood (M). 2 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Fryerns Cranes (N), Moat House (O), Whitmore (P). 4 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Laindon Dunton (Q), Laindon Central (R), Laindon North (S),
Laindon South (T), Little Burstead (U),
Markhams (V).
4 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Langdon Hills Berry (W), Dry Street (X), Langdon Hills Central (Y),
Lee Chapel South (Z).
2 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Pitsea Bowers Gifford (AA), Burnt Mills (AB),
Pitsea East (AC), Pitsea West (AD),
Pound Lane North (AE).
3 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Vange All Saint's, Vange (AF), Swan Mead (AG). 2 Councillors
16/02/1959 - 15/02/1967 Wickford Ramsden Bellhouse (AH), Ramsden Crays (AJ), Shotgate (AK), Wickford North-East (AL),
Wickford South-East (AM), Wickford West (AN).
5 Councillors
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In 1967 the County of Essex (Basildon Urban District - Wards and Councillors) Order, 1966, dated 16th November, 1966, divided the urban district of Basildon into fourteen Wards and increased the number of elected councillors from 29 to 46. An increase from 38 Polling Districts to 40 was created by an Order of the Essex County Council dated 25th October, 1966, known as the Parliamentary Polling Districts Order, 1966. The first elections were held on 20th May, 1967.
Year Ward Polling Districts Elected
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Barstable Fairhouse (A), Luncies (B), Timberlog (C). 3 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Billericay Chantry (D), St. Mary's (E), Sunnymede (F). 3 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Burstead Great Burstead (G), Little Burstead (H), South Green (J),
Tye Common (K).
3 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Buttsbury Gooseberry Green (L), Mill Hill (M), Norsey (N). 3 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Castledon Bromfords (O), Cranfield (P), Ramsden Bellhouse (Q),
Ramsden Crays (R), St. Peter's (S).
4 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Central Ghyllgrove (T), Kingswood (U). 3 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Fryerns East Fryerns East (V) 3 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Fryerns West Cranes (W), Moat House (X). 3 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Laindon Aston (Y), Bluehouse (Z), Dunton (AA),
Kind Edward (AB).
4 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Langdon Hills Berry (AC), Dry Street (AD), Lee Chapel South (AE). 3 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Lee Chapel North Lee Chapel North (AF). 3 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Pitsea Bowers Gifford (AG), Burnt Mills (AH), Chalvedon (AJ),
Northlands (AK).
3 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Vange Bardfield (AL), Swan Mead (AM). 4 Councillors
16/02/1967 - 15/02/1970 Wickford Highcliffe (AN), Shotgate (AO), St. Andrew's (AP). 4 Councillors
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The division of the District continued to comprise 14 Wards returning 46 Councillors. A new Polling District Barn Hall was added to Wickford Ward.
Year Ward Polling Districts Elected
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Barstable Fairhouse (A), Luncies (B), Timberlog (C). 3 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Billericay Chantry (D), St. Mary's (E), Sunnymede (F). 3 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Burstead Great Burstead (G), Little Burstead (H), South Green (J),
Tye Common (K).
3 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Buttsbury Gooseberry Green (L), Mill Hill (M), Norsey (N). 3 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Castledon Bromfords (O), Cranfield (P), Ramsden Bellhouse (Q),
Ramsden Crays (R), St. Peter's (S).
4 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Central Ghyllgrove (T), Kingswood (U). 3 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Fryerns East Fryerns East (V) 3 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Fryerns West Cranes (W), Moat House (X). 3 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Laindon Aston (Y), Bluehouse (Z), Dunton (AA),
Kind Edward (AB).
4 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Langdon Hills Berry (AC), Dry Street (AD), Lee Chapel South (AE). 3 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Lee Chapel North Lee Chapel North (AF). 3 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Pitsea Bowers Gifford (AG), Burnt Mills (AH), Chalvedon (AJ),
Northlands (AK).
3 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Vange Bardfield (AL), Swan Mead (AM). 4 Councillors
16/02/1970 - 15/02/1972 Wickford Barn Hall (AN), Highcliffe (AO), Shotgate (AP), St. Andrew's (AQ). 4 Councillors
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The division of the District continued to comprise 14 Wards returning 46 Councillors. The Polling District Aston in the Laindon Ward was replaced and new Wards Millhouse and Somercotes created. In the Fryerns West Ward the Polling Districts Cranes and Moat House were replaced with Fryerns West.
Year Ward Polling Districts Elected
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Barstable Fairhouse (A), Luncies (B), Timberlog (C). 3 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Billericay Chantry (D), St. Mary's (E), Sunnymede (F). 3 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Burstead Great Burstead (G), Little Burstead (H), South Green (J),
Tye Common (K).
3 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Buttsbury Gooseberry Green (L), Mill Hill (M), Norsey (N). 3 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Castledon Bromfords (O), Cranfield (P), Ramsden Bellhouse (Q),
Ramsden Crays (R), St. Peter's (S).
4 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Central Ghyllgrove (T), Kingswood (U). 3 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Fryerns East Fryerns East (V). 3 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Fryerns West Fryerns West (W). 3 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Laindon Bluehouse (X), Dunton (Y), Kind Edward (Z),
Millhouse (AA), Somercotes (AB).
4 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Langdon Hills Berry (AC), Dry Street (AD), Lee Chapel South (AE). 3 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Lee Chapel North Lee Chapel North (AF). 3 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Pitsea Bowers Gifford (AG), Burnt Mills (AH), Chalvedon (AJ). 3 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Vange Bardfield (AK), Swan Mead (AL). 4 Councillors
16/02/1972 - 15/02/1975 Wickford Barn Hall (AM), Highcliffe (AN), Shotgate (AO),
St. Andrew's (AP).
4 Councillors
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The division of the District continued to comprise 14 Wards returning 46 Councillors. The Polling District Fryerns East in the Fryerns East Ward was replaced and new Wards Craylands and Whitmore created.
Year Ward Polling Districts Elected
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Barstable Fairhouse (A), Luncies (B), Timberlog (C). 3 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Billericay Chantry (D), St. Mary's (E), Sunnymede (F). 3 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Burstead Great Burstead (G), Little Burstead (H), South Green (J),
Tye Common (K).
3 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Buttsbury Gooseberry Green (L), Mill Hill (M), Norsey (N). 3 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Castledon Bromfords (O), Cranfield (P), Ramsden Bellhouse (Q),
Ramsden Crays (R), St. Peter's (S).
4 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Central Ghyllgrove (T), Kingswood (U). 3 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Fryerns East Craylands (V), Whitmore (V/A). 3 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Fryerns West Fryerns West (W). 3 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Laindon Bluehouse (X), Dunton (Y), Kind Edward (Z),
Millhouse (AA), Somercotes (AB).
4 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Langdon Hills Berry (AC), Dry Street (AD), Lee Chapel South (AE). 3 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Lee Chapel North Lee Chapel North (AF). 3 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Pitsea Bowers Gifford (AG), Burnt Mills (AH), Chalvedon (AJ). 3 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Vange Bardfield (AK), Swan Mead (AL). 4 Councillors
16/02/1975 - 15/02/1977 Wickford Barn Hall (AM), Highcliffe (AN), Shotgate (AO),
St. Andrew's (AP).
4 Councillors
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The division of the District continued to comprise 14 Wards returning 46 Councillors. The Polling Districts Eversley in the Pitsea Ward and Glenmere in the Vange Ward were created.
Year Ward Polling Districts Elected
16/02/1977 - 03/05/1979 Barstable Fairhouse (A), Luncies (B), Timberlog (C). 3 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Billericay Chantry (D), St. Mary's (E), Sunnymede (F). 3 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Burstead Great Burstead (G), Little Burstead (H), South Green (J),
Tye Common (K).
3 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Buttsbury Gooseberry Green (L), Mill Hill (M), Norsey (N). 3 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Castledon Bromfords (O), Cranfield (P), Ramsden Bellhouse (Q),
Ramsden Crays (R), St. Peter's (S).
4 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Central Ghyllgrove (T), Kingswood (U). 3 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Fryerns East Craylands (V), Whitmore (V/A). 3 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Fryerns West Fryerns West (W). 3 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Laindon Bluehouse (X), Dunton (Y), Kind Edward (Z),
Millhouse (AA), Somercotes (AB).
4 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Langdon Hills Berry (AC), Dry Street (AD), Lee Chapel South (AE). 3 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Lee Chapel North Lee Chapel North (AF). 3 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Pitsea Bowers Gifford (AG), Burnt Mills (AH), Chalvedon (AJ), Eversley (A/J). 3 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Vange Bardfield (AK), Glenmere (A/K), Swan Mead (AL). 4 Councillors
16/02/1977 - 15/02/1979 Wickford Barn Hall (AM), Highcliffe (AN), Shotgate (AO),
St. Andrew's (AP).
4 Councillors
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Page added: 04/09/2012

Text researched and compiled September 2012 by William Cox.
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