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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:
DEVONPORT
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1889)
County Borough (1889 - 1914)
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1914
Unit ID:
10026258
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 584.

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
DEVON Administrative County 1837 1914 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 584.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
09 Nov 1914 was abolished to enlarge PLYMOUTH 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

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DEVONPORT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1837 1914 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 97.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Devonport 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/10026258

Date accessed: 19th October 2019