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Preferred Name:
HOLYWELL
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10157936
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 93.

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
FLINTSHIRE Administrative County     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 93.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge BUCKLEY UD part of Mold Rural CP Area: 592 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. 77897. The Flint Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge FLINT MB parts of the CPs of Holywell Rural and Northop Area: 3367 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. 77897. The Flint Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge HOLYWELL UD parts of the CPs of Brynford and Holywell Rural Area: 1511 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. 77897. The Flint Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge MOLD URBAN UD part of Mold Rural CP Area: 321 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. 77897. The Flint Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge PRESTATYN UD part of Llanasa CP Area: 399 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. 77897. The Flint Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BRYNFORD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 22.
CAERWYS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 27.
CILCAIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 42.
GWAUNYSGOR CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 81.
HALKYN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 87.
HOLYWELL RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
LEESWOOD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 01 Apr 1958   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.
LLANASA CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 102.
MOLD RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 159.
NANNERCH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 163.
NERCWYS CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 165.
NEWMARKET CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 166.
NORTHOP AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 167.
WHITFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 223.
YSGEIFIOG CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 226.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Holywell 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/10157936

Date accessed: 29th July 2014