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Preferred Name:
LAUNCESTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10061799
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 580.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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 reduced to enlarge ST GERMANS RD part of Stoke Climsland CP Area: 136 acres.   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 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of BROADWOODWIDGER 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
ALTARNUN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 58.
BOYTON Ch/CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 59.
EGLOSKERRY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 60.
LANEAST CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 62.
LAWHITTON RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 63.
LEWANNICK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 63.
LEZANT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 63.
NORTHCOTT CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1966   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 91.
NORTH HILL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 61.
NORTH PETHERWIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1966   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 66.
SOUTH PETHERWIN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 66.
STOKE CLIMSLAND AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 71.
ST STEPHENS BY LAUNCESTON RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 70.
ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 70.
TREMAINE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 71.
TRENEGLOS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 71.
TRESMEER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 71.
TREWEN Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 72.
WARBSTOW CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 72.
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, Launceston 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/10061799

Date accessed: 24th October 2014