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Preferred Name:
LEEDS
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (after 1888)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10108809
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 773.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
LEEDS Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 773.
E461205 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 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 773.
WEST YORKSHIRE Conurbation    

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of HORSFORTH UD Area: 98 acres. Population in 1931: 3.   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 PUDSEY MB/UD Area: 3 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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge TADCASTER RD Area: 34 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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 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 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of TADCASTER RD parts of the CPs of Austhorpe, Barwick in Elmet, & Swillington Area: 53 acres. Population in 1931: 15.   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 WETHERBY RD part of Wigton CP Area: 24 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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of WHARFEDALE RD part of Arthington CP Area: 45 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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge WHARFEDALE RD 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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1957 was enlarged by gaining part of TADCASTER RD parts of Austhorpe, Barwick in Elmet CPs Area: 2322 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Leeds Corporation Act, 1956

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALLERTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ARMLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 507.
ARMLEY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ARMLEY AND BRAMLEY CP Parish-level Unit 1904 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 507.
BEESTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 512.
BEESTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BLENHEIM LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BRAMLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 519.
BRAMLEY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BURMANTOFTS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
CHAPEL ALLERTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 504.
CITY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
CROSS GATES LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
EAST HUNSLET LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
FAR HEADINGLEY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
FARNLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 542.
HALTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HAREHILLS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HEADINGLEY CUM BURLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 555.
HOLBECK LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HOLBECK Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 559.
HUNSLET Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 564.
HUNSLET CARR LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HYDE PARK LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
KIRKSTALL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
LEEDS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 574.
MEANWOOD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
MIDDLETON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
MOORTOWN LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
OSMONDTHORPE CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 590.
OSMONDTHORPE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
POTTERNEWTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
POTTER NEWTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 594.
RICHMOND HILL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ROUNDHAY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SEACROFT Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1889 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 603.
STANNINGLEY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
TEMPLENEWSHAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 616.
WELLINGTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WESTFIELD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WOODHOUSE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WORTLEY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WORTLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 629.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10108809

Date accessed: 15th November 2018