Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
PLYMOUTH
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Borough
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1835
Unit ID:
10024810
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
SUTTON PRIOR Official English   1439 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.
PLYMOUTH Preferred English 1439   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.
BOROUGH OF PLYMOUTH AND SUBURBS 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 PLYMOUTH MB/CB Local Government 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 Ancient County   1835 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DEVONPORT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DEVONPORT ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 93.
EAST STONEHOUSE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PLYMOUTH CHARLES AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 93.
PLYMOUTH ST ANDREW AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 93.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Plymouth Borough through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024810

Date accessed: 15th October 2019