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Preferred Name:
SPENBOROUGH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District (until 1955)
Municipal Borough (after 1955)
Date created:
1915
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10196966
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 793.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SPENBOROUGH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 793.
E461269 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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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 1915 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 793.
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 1915 was created through the abolition of CLECKHEATON UD Area: 1756 acres. Population in 1921: 12537.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The County of the West Riding of Yorkshire (Spenborough UD) Confirmation Order, 1915 (No. 62769)
01 Apr 1915 was created through the abolition of GOMERSAL UD Area: 1100 acres. Population in 1921: 3828.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The County of the West Riding of Yorkshire (Spenborough UD) Confirmation Order, 1915 (No. 62769)
01 Apr 1915 was created through the abolition of LIVERSEDGE UD Area: 2136 acres. Population in 1921: 14752.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The County of the West Riding of Yorkshire (Spenborough UD) Confirmation Order, 1915 (No. 62769)
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of BIRKENSHAW UD Area: 924 acres. Population in 1931: 2816.   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 the abolition of HALIFAX RD 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.
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of HUNSWORTH UD Area: 1381 acres. Population in 1931: 1319.   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
BIRKENSHAW 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'.
CLECKHEATON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1915 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 528.
CLECKHEATON 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'.
CLECKHEATON 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'.
GOMERSAL 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'.
GOMERSAL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1915 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 549.
HIGHTOWN AND HARTSHEAD 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'.
LIVERSEDGE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1915 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 576.
MILLBRIDGE 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'.
OAKENSHAW AND HUNSWORTH 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'.
ROBERT TOWN AND NORRISTHORPE 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'.
SCHOLES 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'.
SPEN AND LITTLETOWN 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'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Spenborough MB/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/10196966

Date accessed: 20th November 2018