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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:
HALIFAX
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1937
Unit ID:
10136027
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 791.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WEST RIDING Administrative County 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 791.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1937 was abolished to enlarge BRIGHOUSE MB Norwood Green & Coley CP & parts of the CPs of Clifton Fixby & Hartshead. Area: 2811 acres. Population in 1931: 2774.   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 abolished to enlarge ELLAND UD Upper Greetland CP & part of Fixby CP Area: 995 acres. Population in 1931: 629.   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 abolished to enlarge HUDDERSFIELD MB/CB part of Fixby CP Area: 660 acres. Population in 1931: 329.   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
01 Apr 1937 was abolished to create SOWERBY BRIDGE UD Norland CP Area: 1103 acres. Population in 1931: 1128.   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; 1.4.1939 M. of H. Order No. 100248. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1939
01 Apr 1937 was abolished to enlarge SPENBOROUGH MB/UD parts of the CPs of Clifton & Hartshead Area: 954 acres. Population in 1931: 1141.   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.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CLIFTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 528.
FIXBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 544.
HARTSHEAD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 554.
HIPPERHOLME WITH BRIGHOUSE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 559.
NORLAND Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 588.
NORWOOD GREEN AND COLEY CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 589.
SKIRCOAT Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 608.
UPPER GREETLAND CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 550.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Halifax 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/10136027

Date accessed: 13th November 2018