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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:
HALIFAX
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10430290
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
HALIFAX Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.
HALIFAX ST JOHN THE BAPTIST Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by HALIFAX EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
YORKSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.
HALIFAX PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.
WEST RIDING Riding Division of Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.
BRIGHOUSE Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
HALIFAX Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.
HALIFAX USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.
HALIFAX CB/MB Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.
HALIFAX NORTH Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
HALIFAX SOUTH Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
LUDDENDEN Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
MORLEY Wap Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.
SOWERBY Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by the abolition of NORTHOWRAM Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 3529.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by the abolition of NORTHOWRAM Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 3529.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by the abolition of NORTHOWRAM Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 3529.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of OVENDEN Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 3.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of OVENDEN Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 3509.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of OVENDEN Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 3.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of OVENDEN Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 3509.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of OVENDEN Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 3.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of OVENDEN Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 3509.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of SKIRCOAT Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 2280.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of SKIRCOAT Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 2280.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of SKIRCOAT Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 2280.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by the abolition of SOUTHOWRAM Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 1793.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by the abolition of SOUTHOWRAM Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 1793.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by the abolition of SOUTHOWRAM Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 1793.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 32142 (Appointed day, 1894)
09 Nov 1899 was enlarged by the abolition of SKIRCOAT Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 697.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO P1498
09 Nov 1900 was enlarged by the abolition of NORTHOWRAM Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 806.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; Halifax Corporation Act, 1900
09 Nov 1900 was enlarged by gaining part of WARLEY Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 252.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; Halifax Corporation Act, 1900
09 Nov 1900 was enlarged by gaining part of WARLEY Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 424.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; Halifax Corporation Act, 1900
09 Nov 1902 was enlarged by gaining part of GREETLAND CP Population in 1911: 7.   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; The Halifax Corporation Act, 1902
09 Nov 1912 was enlarged by gaining part of SOUTHOWRAM Tn/CP Area: 1 acres.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; LGB Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1912
01 Oct 1928 was enlarged by gaining part of SOUTHOWRAM Tn/CP Area: 107 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. (Halifax and West Riding Provisional Orders) Confirmation Act, 1928
01 Oct 1928 was reduced to enlarge SOWERBY Tn/CP Area: 11 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. (Halifax and West Riding Provisional Orders) Confirmation Act, 1928

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BARKISLAND Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 510.
ELLAND WITH GREETLAND Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 540.
ERRINGDEN Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 541.
FIXBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 544.
HEPTONSTALL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 557.
HIPPERHOLME WITH BRIGHOUSE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 559.
LANGFIELD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 572.
MIDGLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 583.
NORLAND Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 588.
NORTHOWRAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 589.
OVENDEN Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 591.
RASTRICK Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 595.
RISHWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 597.
SHELF Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 605.
SKIRCOAT Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 608.
SOUTHOWRAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 609.
SOWERBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 609.
SOYLAND Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 610.
STAINLAND WITH OLD LINDLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 611.
STANSFIELD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 612.
WADSWORTH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 622.
WARLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 623.
BARKISLAND Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
BRIGHOUSE Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
COPLEY Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
CROMWELL BOTTOM Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
ELLAND Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
EXLEY Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
FIXBY Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
HALIFAX Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
HEPTONSTALL Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
HIPPERHOLME Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
LANGFIELD Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
MIDGLEY Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
NORLAND Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
OVENDON Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
RISHWORTH Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
SHELF Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
SHEPLEY Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
SKIRCOTE Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
SOUTHOWRAM Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
SOWERBYSHIRE Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
STAINLAND Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
WADSWORTH Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Halifax CP/AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10430290

Date accessed: 20th September 2018