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Population

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Preferred Name:
TORQUAY
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Civil Parish (1924 - 1967)
Date created:
1924
Date abolished:
1967
Unit ID:
10145909
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 100.

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. 100.
NEWTON ABBOT PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 100.
TORQUAY MB Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 100.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1924 was created through the abolition of TORMOHAM CP/AP Area: 1856 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; Torquay Corporation Act, 1923
01 Oct 1928 was enlarged by the abolition of COCKINGTON CP/AP Area: 1471 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Torquay Extension) Act, 1928
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of STOKEINTEIGNHEAD AP/CP Area: 867 acres. Population in 1931: 187.   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. 78580. The Devon Review Order, 1935

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10145909

Date accessed: 17th October 2019