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Preferred Name:
ST COLUMB MAJOR
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District (until 1934)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1934
Unit ID:
10197545
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 580.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CORNWALL Administrative County 1894 1934 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 abolished to enlarge NEWQUAY UD parts of the CPs of Crantock Rural, Mawgan in Pyder, and St. Columb Minor Rural Area: 3734 acres. Population in 1931: 1692.   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 abolished to enlarge PADSTOW UD Padstow Rural CP Area: 3152 acres. Population in 1931: 546.   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 abolished to enlarge ST AUSTELL RD the CPs of Colan, St. Columb Major, and St. Wenn, and parts of the CPs of Mawgan in Pyder, St. Enoder, and St. Columb Minor Rural Area: 34789 acres. Population in 1931: 6193.   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 abolished to enlarge TRURO RD the CPs of Cubert and Newlyn, and parts of the CPs of Crantock Rural and St. Enoder Area: 12145 acres. Population in 1931: 1596.   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 abolished to create WADEBRIDGE RD the CPs of Little Petherick, St. Breock, St. Ervan, St. Eval, St. Issey, and St. Merryn Area: 23208 acres. Population in 1931: 2414.   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
COLAN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 60.
CRANTOCK RURAL CP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 60.
CUBERT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 60.
LITTLE PETHERICK CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 66.
MAWGAN IN PYDER CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 64.
NEWLYN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 65.
PADSTOW RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 65.
ST BREOCK CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 67.
ST COLUMB MAJOR AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 67.
ST COLUMB MINOR RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 68.
ST ENODER AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 68.
ST ERVAN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 68.
ST EVAL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 68.
ST ISSEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 68.
ST MERRYN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 69.
ST WENN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 70.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10197545

Date accessed: 21st June 2024