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Preferred Name:
ROTHERHAM
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10002369
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 793.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ROTHERHAM Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 793.
E461290 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
WEST RIDING Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 793.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1924 was reduced to create MALTBY UD Maltby CP Area: 4100 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 68890-The Huddersfield (Union of Townships) Confirmation Order, 1924
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge SHEFFIELD MB/CB part of Orgreave CP Area: 2 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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'.; The Sheffield Extension Act, 1933; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 90885. The County of York, West Riding & CB of Sheffield (Alteration of Boundaries) Order, 1938
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by the abolition of GREASBOROUGH UD Area: 673 acres. Population in 1931: 144.   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. 84517. The Doncaster, Rotherham & Wakefield Ext. Order, 1936; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937. More Authorities on P/C
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of HOYLAND NETHER UD Area: 215 acres. Population in 1931: 34.   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. 84517. The Doncaster, Rotherham & Wakefield Ext. Order, 1936; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937. More Authorities on P/C
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of MALTBY UD Area: 4 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 84517. The Doncaster, Rotherham & Wakefield Ext. Order, 1936; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937. More Authorities on P/C
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of RAWMARSH UD Area: 198 acres. Population in 1931: 7.   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. 84517. The Doncaster, Rotherham & Wakefield Ext. Order, 1936; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937. More Authorities on P/C
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge ROTHERHAM CB/MB parts of the CPs of Brinsworth, Dalton, Wentworth, & Whiston Area: 1936 acres. Population in 1931: 2455.   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. 84517. The Doncaster, Rotherham & Wakefield Extension Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of ROTHERHAM CB/MB Area: 66 acres. Population in 1931: 4.   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. 84517. The Doncaster, Rotherham & Wakefield Ext. Order, 1936; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937. More Authorities on P/C
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of SHEFFIELD MB/CB Area: 1 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 84517. The Doncaster, Rotherham & Wakefield Ext. Order, 1936; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937. More Authorities on P/C
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of WORTLEY RD part of Tankersley CP Area: 28 acres. Population in 1931: 9.   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. 84517. The Doncaster, Rotherham & Wakefield Ext. Order, 1936; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937. More Authorities on P/C
01 Apr 1938 was reduced to enlarge HOYLAND NETHER UD part of Brampton Bierlow CP Area: 126 acres. Population in 1931: 116.   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. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938; 1.4.1939 M. of H. Order No. 100248. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1939
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge SHEFFIELD MB/CB part of Aston cum Aughton 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 Sheffield Order, 1967
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of SHEFFIELD MB/CB Area: 12 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 Sheffield Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASTON CUM AUGHTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 507.
BRAMLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 519.
BRAMPTON BIERLOW CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 519.
BRAMPTON EN LE MORTHEN Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1923 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 519.
BRINSWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 521.
CATCLIFFE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 526.
DALTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 533.
HOOTON LEVITT Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 561.
HOOTON ROBERTS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 561.
LAUGHTON EN LE MORTHEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1923 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 572.
MALTBY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1924 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 578.
ORGREAVE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 590.
RAVENFIELD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 595.
THRYBERGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 619.
THURCROFT CP Parish-level Unit 1923 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 619.
TINSLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 620.
TREETON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 621.
ULLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 621.
WENTWORTH CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 624.
WHISTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 625.
WICKERSLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 626.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Rotherham RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10002369

Date accessed: 17th November 2018