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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:
SOUTH MOLTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1967)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1967
Unit ID:
10000520
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.

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 SOUTH MOLTON Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DEVON Administrative County 1835 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1967 was abolished to enlarge SOUTH MOLTON RD Area: 2392 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 Local Government Order No. 27912. The County of Devon (South Molton R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
SOUTH MOLTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 90.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, South Molton MB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10000520

Date accessed: 22nd November 2018