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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:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Incorporation (until 1898)
Poor Law Parish (after 1898)
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10220890
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 586.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
STOKE DAMEREL Official English   09 Nov 1898 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
DEVONPORT Preferred English 09 Nov 1898   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 586.

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 Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 586.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
09 Nov 1898 was enlarged by gaining part of PLYMPTON ST MARY PLU/RegD Parts of St Budeaux and Pennycross lost to Devonport   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CLOWANCE Registration sub-District   01 Jul 1875 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
MORICE Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1900 1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
ST AUBYN 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'.
STOKE 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'.
TAMAR 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'.
DEVONPORT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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 Inc/PLPar/RegD through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10220890

Date accessed: 16th October 2019