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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:
TOPSHAM
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1966)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10207381
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 99.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by TOPSHAM EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 99.

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. 99.
ST THOMAS PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 99.
ST THOMAS RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 99.
ST THOMAS RD Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 99.
TOPSHAM Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 99.
TOPSHAM Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
WONFORD Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 99.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
09 Nov 1913 was reduced to enlarge EXETER CP Area: 44 acres. Population in 1921: 95.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; LGB Provisional Order Confirmation (No. 11) Act, 1913
09 Nov 1913 was enlarged by the abolition of HEAVITREE AP/CP Area: 740 acres. Population in 1921: 434.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; LGB Provisional Order Confirmation (No. 11) Act, 1913
01 Apr 1940 was reduced to enlarge EXETER CP Area: 1150 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; Exeter Extension Act, 1939
01 Apr 1966 was abolished to enlarge CLYST ST GEORGE CP/AP Area: 185 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Exeter Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was abolished to enlarge WOODBURY AP/CP Area: 1 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Exeter Order, 1966

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, Topsham AP/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/10207381

Date accessed: 21st September 2019