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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:
BROADWOODWIDGER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District (until 1966)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1966
Unit ID:
10061817
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 589.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BROADWOODWIDGER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 589.
BROADWOOD WIDGER Alternate English     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DEVON Administrative County 1894 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 589.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1966 was abolished to enlarge HOLSWORTHY RD Broadwoodwidger, Virginstow, Cps. and parts of Northcott, St. Giles on The Heath, Werrington CPs Area: 6965 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 and Devon (Broadwoodwidger) Order, 1965; The South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was abolished to enlarge LAUNCESTON RD North Petherwin CP and parts of Northcott, St. Giles on The Heath, Werrington CPs Area: 4889 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 and Devon (Broadwoodwidger) Order, 1965; The South Western Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BROADWOODWIDGER CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 79.
NORTHCOTT Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 91.
NORTH PETHERWIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 92.
ST GILES ON THE HEATH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 95.
VIRGINSTOW CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 100.
WERRINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 72.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061817

Date accessed: 15th November 2018