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Population

Population

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Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
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.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

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Preferred Name:
SHEFFIELD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1889)
County Borough (1889 - 1974)
Date created:
1843
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10152513
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 774.

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 1843 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
09 Nov 1921 was enlarged by the abolition of HANDSWORTH UD Area: 3566 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Sheffield Extension) Act, 1921
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of NORTON RD Beauchief & Dore CPs & parts of the CPs of Norton & Totley Area: 5432 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'.; The Sheffield Extension Act, 1933; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 90885. The County of York, West Riding & CB of Sheffield (Alteration of Boundaries) Order, 1938
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of ROTHERHAM RD part of Orgreave CP Area: 2 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'.; The Sheffield Extension Act, 1933; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 90885. The County of York, West Riding & CB of Sheffield (Alteration of Boundaries) Order, 1938
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of WORTLEY RD part of Bradfield CP 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'.; The Sheffield Extension Act, 1933; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 90885. The County of York, West Riding & CB of Sheffield (Alteration of Boundaries) Order, 1938
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge ROTHERHAM RD 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. 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 enlarged by the abolition of CHESTERFIELD RD parts of Beighton, Eckington, Holmesfield, Killamarsh CPs Area: 2079 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
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge CHESTERFIELD RD Area: 1 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
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge DRONFIELD UD Area: 2 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
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of DRONFIELD UD Area: 1 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
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of KIVETON PARK RD part of Wales CP Area: 2 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
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of ROTHERHAM CB/MB 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
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge ROTHERHAM RD Area: 12 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
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of ROTHERHAM RD part of Aston cum Aughton CP Area: 1 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
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge WORTLEY RD Area: 1 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
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of WORTLEY RD part of Ecclesfield CP Area: 232 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
ATTERCLIFFE CUM DARNALL Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1843 1902 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 508.
BRADFIELD URBAN CP Parish-level Unit 1914 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 518.
BRIGHTSIDE BIERLOW CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1843 1902 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 521.
ECCLESALL CP Parish-level Unit 1904 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 538.
ECCLESALL BIERLOW CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1843 1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 538.
ECCLESFIELD URBAN CP Parish-level Unit 1921 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 539.
HANDSWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1921 1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.
HEELEY CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1880 1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 556.
NETHER HALLAM CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1843 1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 552.
NORTON WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1901 1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 589.
SHEFFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 604.
TINSLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1912 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 620.
UPPER HALLAM CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1843 1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 552.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10152513

Date accessed: 22nd October 2014