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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:
ST DECUMANS
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1902)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10439942
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ST DECUMANS Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
DECUMANS ST Alternate English     1801 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DEUCUMAN ST Alternate English     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by ST DECUMANS EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
SOMERSET Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
WILLITON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
WATCHET Borough Ancient District   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.
WILLITON RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
WILLITON RD Local Government District   1902 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
WILLITON Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
WILLITON AND FREEMANORS Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
18 Aug 1882 was enlarged by gaining part of NETTLECOMBE CP/AP Warmoor   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; D.P. ACT, 1882
18 Aug 1882 was reduced to enlarge OLD CLEEVE CP/AP Washford Houses in 1891: 7.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; D.P. ACT, 1882
25 Mar 1883 was reduced to enlarge NETTLECOMBE CP/AP Hayne and Kingsdown Houses in 1891: 4.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 14609
25 Mar 1886 was reduced to enlarge OLD CLEEVE CP/AP Timwood Houses in 1891: 1.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 19060
01 Apr 1902 was reduced to create WATCHET CP Population in 1911: 1846.   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; LGBO 43667
01 Apr 1902 was reduced to create WILLITON Ch/CP Population in 1911: 1269.   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; LGBO 43667

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WILLITON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 442.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, St Decumans CP/AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10439942

Date accessed: 20th September 2021