Administrative unit

Little Totnes Borough

Ancient District

Preferred Name:
LITTLE TOTNES
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Borough
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10095803
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 585.

Notes:

According to the Centre for Metropolitan History's Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516, 'A separate borough was recorded at Little Totnes in 1326. By 1189, Totnes was divided into Little Totnes and Great Totnes. Although both areas remained in the borough of Totnes, manorial dues were paid separately.' (http://www.history.ac.uk/cmh/gaz/devon.html#T, accessed on 17th August 2010).

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 Ancient County     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
TOTNES AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 100.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10095803

Date accessed: 20th October 2019