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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:
BRADFORD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1889)
County Borough (1889 - 1974)
Date created:
1847
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10220440
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 773.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BRADFORD Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 773.
E461200 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 1847 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 773.
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 1930 was enlarged by the abolition of CLAYTON UD Area: 1462 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Bradford Extension) Act, 1930
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of RAWDON UD Area: 2 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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 gaining part of SHIPLEY UD Area: 7 acres. Population in 1931: 18.   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 reduced to enlarge SHIPLEY UD Area: 8 acres. Population in 1931: 14.   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 gaining part of WHARFEDALE RD part of Esholt CP Area: 574 acres. Population in 1931: 471.   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 YEADON UD Area: 608 acres. Population in 1931: 176.   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 1955 was reduced to enlarge SHIPLEY UD Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The West Riding of Yorkshire and Bradford (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1955

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALLERTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1882 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 504.
ALLERTON 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'.
BOLTON 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'.
BOLTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1882 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 516.
BOWLING Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1847 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 517.
BRADFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 518.
BRADFORD MOOR 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'.
CALVERLEY WITH FARSLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1882 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 525.
CLAYTON 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'.
CLAYTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1930 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 528.
EAST BOWLING 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'.
ECCLESHILL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1899 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 539.
ECCLESHILL 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'.
EXCHANGE 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'.
GREAT HORTON 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'.
HEATON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1882 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 556.
HEATON 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'.
HORTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1847 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 561.
IDLE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1899 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 565.
IDLE 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'.
LISTERHILLS 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'.
LITTLE HORTON 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'.
MANNINGHAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1847 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 579.
MANNINGHAM 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'.
NORTH BIERLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1899 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 514.
NORTH BIERLEY 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'.
NORTH BIERLEY 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'.
NORTH 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'.
PUDSEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1882 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 594.
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'.
THORNBURY CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 617.
THORNTON 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'.
THORNTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1899 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 617.
TONG Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1899 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 620.
TONG 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'.
TYERSALL CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 621.
WEST BOWLING 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'.
WYKE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1899 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 630.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bradford 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/10220440

Date accessed: 13th November 2018