Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
RIPPONDEN
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1937
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10136118
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 793.

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 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 793.
WEST YORKSHIRE Conurbation     1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, '[Table giving details of make-up of Conurbations; details need to be added]'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1937 was created through the abolition of BARKISLAND UD Area: 2424 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 created through the abolition of RISHWORTH UD Area: 6551 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 created through the abolition of SOWERBY UD Area: 49 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 created through the abolition of SOYLAND UD Area: 4265 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.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
RIPPONDEN PA/CP Parish-level Unit 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 597.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10136118

Date accessed: 01st October 2014