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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:
TORBAY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
County Borough (until 1974)
Date created:
1967
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10153426
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
TORBAY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.
E090198 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
DEVON Administrative County 1967 1974 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 1968 was created from part of NEWTON ABBOT RD parts of Coffinswell, Kerswells CPs Area: 144 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 Torbay Order, 1966
01 Apr 1968 was created through the abolition of TOTNES RD parts of Churston Ferrers, Marldon CPs Area: 874 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 Torbay Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
TORBAY CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 99.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10153426

Date accessed: 21st November 2018