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Preferred Name:
DRIFFIELD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10026660
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 786.

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
EAST RIDING Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 786.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to create DRIFFIELD UD parts of the CPs of Emswell with Little Driffield, & Skerne Area: 238 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. 80872. The County of York, East Riding Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of GREAT DRIFFIELD UD Area: 2774 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. 80872. The County of York, East Riding Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge NORTON RD the CPs of Butterwick, Foxholes with Boythorpe, Helperthorpe, Luttons Ambo, & Weaverthorpe Area: 12498 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. 80872. The County of York, East Riding Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of POCKLINGTON RD Fridaythrope CP Area: 1920 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. 80872. The County of York, East Riding Review Order, 1935

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BAINTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 509.
BEEFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 512.
BRACKEN Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 518.
BRIGHAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 521.
BUTTERWICK Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 524.
COTTAM Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 530.
COWLAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 531.
EASTBURN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 538.
EMSWELL WITH LITTLE DRIFFIELD CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 541.
FIMBER Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 544.
FOSTON CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 545.
FOSTON ON THE WOLDS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 545.
FOXHOLES WITH BOYTHORPE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 545.
FRIDAYTHORPE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 545.
GARTON CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 547.
GARTON ON THE WOLDS CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 547.
GEMBLING CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 547.
GREAT KELK Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 566.
HARPHAM Tn/CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 554.
HELPERTHORPE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 557.
HUTTON CRANSWICK CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 565.
KELK CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 566.
KILHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 567.
KIRKBURN CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 569.
KIRKBURN AND BATTLEBURN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 569.
LANGTOFT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 572.
LITTLE KELK CP/ExP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 566.
LOWTHORPE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 577.
LUTTONS AMBO CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 578.
MIDDLETON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 583.
NAFFERTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 586.
NESWICK Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 586.
NORTH DALTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 533.
NORTH FRODINGHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 546.
ROTSEA CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 598.
RUSTON PARVA AP/CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 599.
SKERNE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 607.
SLEDMERE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 608.
SOUTHBURN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 609.
SUNDERLANDWICK Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 614.
TIBTHORPE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 619.
TOWTHORPE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 620.
WANSFORD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 623.
WATTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 623.
WEAVERTHORPE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 624.
WETWANG AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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, Driffield RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10026660

Date accessed: 29th August 2014