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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:
PLYMOUTH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (1888 - 1974)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10173395
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
PLYMOUTH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.
E090197 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by PLYMOUTH Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DEVON Administrative County 1835 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
09 Nov 1914 was enlarged by the abolition of DEVONPORT MB/CB Area: 3152 acres. Population in 1921: 80993.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; LGB Provisonal Order Confirmation (No. 18) Act, 1914
09 Nov 1914 was enlarged by the abolition of EAST STONEHOUSE UD Area: 193 acres. Population in 1921: 13857.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; LGB Provisonal Order Confirmation (No. 18) Act, 1914
01 Apr 1939 was enlarged by gaining part of PLYMPTON ST MARY RD Compton Gifford CP and parts of Egg Buckland, Plymstock, St. Budeaux, Tamerton Foliot CPs Area: 3814 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; Plymouth Extension Act, 1938
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of PLYMPTON ST MARY RD Parts of Bickleigh, Tamerton Foliot CPs. Area: 3611 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; Plymouth Extension Act, 1950
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by the abolition of PLYMPTON ST MARY RD parts of Brixton, Plympton St.Mary, Plympton St. Maurice, Plymstock CPs Area: 2604 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 Plymouth Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CHARLES LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
COMPTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
CROWNHILL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
DEVONPORT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1914 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 83.
DRAKE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
EAST STONEHOUSE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1914 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 97.
EFFORD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ERNESETTLE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
FORD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
FRIARY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
MOLESWORTH LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
MOUNT GOLD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
NELSON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
PEVERELL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
PLYMOUTH CP Parish-level Unit 1898   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 93.
PLYMOUTH CHARLES AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 93.
PLYMOUTH ST ANDREW AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 93.
ST ANDREW LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST AUBYN LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST BUDEAUX LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
STOKE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST PETER LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SUTTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
TAMERTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
TRELAWNY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Plymouth MB/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/10173395

Date accessed: 18th November 2018