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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:
WEST PENWITH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District (until 1974)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10135941
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 580.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WEST PENWITH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 580.
E060147 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
CORNWALL Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 580.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of HAYLE UD Area: 247 acres. Population in 1931: 916.   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 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of LUDGVAN UD Area: 4543 acres. Population in 1931: 1897.   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 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of MADRON UD part of Madron CP Area: 4413 acres. Population in 1931: 947.   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 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of PAUL UD Area: 2153 acres. Population in 1931: 275.   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 1934 was reduced to enlarge PENZANCE MB part of Gulval CP Area: 342 acres. Population in 1931: 631.   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 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of PHILLACK UD Area: 2909 acres. Population in 1931: 3233.   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 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of REDRUTH RD the CPs of Gwinear and Gwithian Area: 7065 acres. Population in 1931: 1868.   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 1934 was reduced to enlarge ST IVES MB parts of the CPs of Towednack and Uny Lelant Area: 2398 acres. Population in 1931: 1472.   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

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
GULVAL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 61.
GWINEAR GWITHIAN CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 61.
HAYLE CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 61.
LUDGVAN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 64.
MADRON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 64.
MARAZION CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 64.
MORVAH CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 64.
PAUL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 65.
PERRANUTHNOE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 66.
SANCREED AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 70.
SENNEN Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 70.
ST BURYAN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 67.
ST ERTH CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 68.
ST HILARY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 68.
ST JUST IN PENWITH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 69.
ST LEVAN ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 69.
ST MICHAELS MOUNT CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 69.
TOWEDNACK CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 71.
UNY LELANT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 72.
WEST PHILLACK CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 66.
WOLFE ROCK LIGHTHOUSE ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 72.
ZENNOR CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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, West Penwith 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/10135941

Date accessed: 17th November 2018