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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:
ROTHERHAM
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1902)
County Borough (after 1902)
Date created:
1871
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10136301
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 774.

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. 774.
E461206 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 1871 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 774.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by the abolition of GREASBOROUGH UD Area: 1415 acres. Population in 1931: 3057.   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 RAWMARSH UD Area: 75 acres. Population in 1931: 24.   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 RD 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 reduced to enlarge ROTHERHAM RD 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 1967 was reduced to enlarge SHEFFIELD MB/CB Area: 34 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
CLIFTON 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 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'.
GREASBROUGH Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1871 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 549.
GREASBROUGH 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'.
HERRINGTHORPE 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'.
KIMBERWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1871 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 567.
KIMBERWORTH 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'.
MASBROUGH 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'.
ROTHERHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1871 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 598.
SOUTH 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'.
ST ANNS 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'.
THORNHILL 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'.
THORPE HESLEY 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'.
WENTWORTH CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1883 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 624.
WEST 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'.
WHISTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1871 1894 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, Rotherham 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/10136301

Date accessed: 15th November 2018