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Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

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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:
DEVIZES ST JAMES
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Chapelry (until 1866)
Civil Parish (1866 - 1934)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1934
Unit ID:
10413412
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
DEVIZES ST JAMES Preferred English   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
ST JAMES Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST JAMES OR SOUTHBROOM Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by SOUTHBROOM EP/EExP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WILTSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
DEVIZES PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
DEVIZES USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
DEVIZES MB Local Government District 1835 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
DEVIZES Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
DEVIZES 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'.
DEVIZES RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
POTTERNE AND CANNINGS Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
BISHOPS CANNINGS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
24 Mar 1884 was reduced to enlarge POTTERNE AP/CP   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 16454
31 Dec 1894 was reduced to create ROUNDWAY CP Houses in 1901: 192.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 31904 (Appointed day, 1894)
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to create DEVIZES CP Area: 165 acres. Population in 1931: 2585.   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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934

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, Devizes St James Ch/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/10413412

Date accessed: 15th November 2019