The largest part of this website is our collection of historical statistics, but these are always for precisely defined areas, usually administrative units, not "places". We know about the following units named after Ossett. Each has its own "home page" with much more information. Click on a tick to go directly to a particular statistical theme.

Be careful! A unit may cover just the town or village, but it may include a big surrounding area. For example, in England and Wales rural districts — units with RD or RSD suffixes — may even exclude the places they are named after. The "Units covering this place" tab lists units whose boundaries contained Ossett.

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Ossett Cum Gawthorpe USD                  
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Election Results

We know of no constituencies that were named after Ossett; where constituencies had more than one name, we base this on their "preferred" name. Constituencies that covered the point location we hold for Ossett will be listed on the "Units covering this place" tab. You can search for constituencies or other units that covered a particular location you are interested in by typing a postcode into our home page, or by using our Historic maps section, zooming in, selecting the Information option, and then clicking on your location.

This website includes information on many different historical units, including census data and other statistics. The boundaries of these units covered Ossett:

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Ossett CP/Tntick tick  tick   
Dewsbury CP/AP/Tntick tick ticktick   
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West Riding Riding        tick
Wakefield Districttickticktickticktickticktickticktick
Dewsbury RegD/PLUtickticktick  tick   
York County West Riding O41area  tick tick    
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Yorkshire AncCtick tick ticktick  tick
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the United Kingdom          

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Election Results

Election results are available for these constituencies which covered Ossett.

Constituencies Start Date End Date
Yorkshire West Riding PDivCon18321860
West Riding of Yorkshire Southern PDivCon18621884
West Riding of Yorkshire Eastern Part Morley PDivCon18851917
Batley and Morley PBCon/BCon19181948
Dewsbury BCon/CCon/PBCon19491982
Normanton CCon1983 

Please note that these units are listed here because their boundaries covered the point location we hold for Ossett. You can search for units that covered the particular location you are interested in by typing a postcode into our home page, or by using our Historic maps section, zooming in, selecting the Information option, and then clicking on your location. Units will also not be listed here if we hold no computerised boundaries for them, such as Registration sub-Districts and Sanitary Districts.