Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
TAUNTON
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Borough
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10023919
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.

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 succeeded by TAUNTON MB Local Government District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
SOMERSET Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.
TAUNTON AND TAUNTON DEAN Hundred Ancient District     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

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
TAUNTON ST JAMES CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 439.
TAUNTON ST MARY MAGDALENE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 439.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Taunton Borough through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10023919

Date accessed: 13th December 2019