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Social Structure

Social Structure

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Learning & Language

Learning & Language

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Life & Death

Life & Death

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Work & Poverty

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Preferred Name:
WHARFEDALE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10034462
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 794.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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. 794.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to create AIREBOROUGH UD parts of the CPs of Esholt, Hawksworth & Menston Area: 2640 acres.   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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge BAILDON UD parts of the CPs of Esholt & Hawksworth Area: 225 acres.   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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge BRADFORD MB/CB part of Esholt CP Area: 574 acres.   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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of LEEDS CB/MB Area: 1 acres.   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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge LEEDS CB/MB part of Arthington CP Area: 45 acres.   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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1938 was reduced to enlarge ILKLEY UD parts of the CPs of Askwith, Denton, Hawksworth & Menston Area: 859 acres.   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
01 Apr 1938 was reduced to enlarge OTLEY UD part of Menston CP Area: 11 acres.   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

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ADEL CUM ECCUP Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1928 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 503.
ALWOODLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1928 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 505.
ARTHINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 507.
ASKWITH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 507.
BLUBBERHOUSES Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 516.
BRAMHOPE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 519.
CARLTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 525.
CASTLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 526.
DENTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 535.
ESHOLT Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 541.
FARNLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 542.
FEWSTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 544.
GREAT TIMBLE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 620.
HAWKSWORTH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 555.
LEATHLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 573.
LINDLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 576.
LITTLE TIMBLE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 620.
MENSTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 581.
MIDDLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 583.
NESFIELD WITH LANGBAR CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 586.
NEWELL WITH CLIFTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 587.
NORWOOD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 529.
POOL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 594.
STAINBURN Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 611.
WESTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 625.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wharfedale 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/10034462

Date accessed: 23rd October 2014