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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:
FOWEY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1968)
Date created:
1913
Date abolished:
1968
Unit ID:
10026179
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 577.

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 FOWEY Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 577.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CORNWALL Administrative County 1913 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 577.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
10 Nov 1913 was created from part of ST AUSTELL RD Fowey CP Area: 1954 acres. Population in 1921: 2170.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; Charter of Incorporation
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of ST AUSTELL RD part of Tywardreath CP Area: 1025 acres. Population in 1931: 193.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77816. The Cornwall Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1968 was abolished to create ST AUSTELL WITH FOWEY MB Area: 1206 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'.; The Cornwall (St. Austell with Fowey) Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
FOWEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1913 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 577.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Fowey 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/10026179

Date accessed: 13th November 2018