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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:
WAKEFIELD
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10029570
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 780.

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
WEST RIDING Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 780.
WEST RIDING Administrative County     Ministry of Health, Persons in Receipt of Poor-Law Relief (England and Wales) (H.M.S.O.)

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
22 Jul 1861 was enlarged by gaining part of HUNSLET RegD/PLPar/PLU Lofthouse with Carlton   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
10 Jul 1869 was reduced to enlarge HUNSLET RegD/PLPar/PLU Oulton with Woodlesford   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1895 was reduced to enlarge DEWSBURY RegD/PLU Part of Ardsley West   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Dec 1900 was reduced to enlarge DEWSBURY RegD/PLU Alverthorpe (part of)   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALVERTHORPE Registration sub-District   01 May 1907 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
ARDSLEY 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'.
BRETTON 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'.
HORBURY 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'.
NORMANTON Registration sub-District 01 Dec 1896   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'.
OULTON Registration sub-District   10 Aug 1869 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
SANDAL 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'.
STANLEY 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'.
WAKEFIELD 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'.
ALTOFTS CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 505.
ALVERTHORPE WITH THORNES CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 505.
ARDSLEY EAST AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 506.
ARDSLEY WEST AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 506.
CHEVET CP/Tn Parish-level Unit soon after 1837   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 527.
CRIGGLESTONE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 532.
CROFTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 532.
EMLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 541.
FLOCKTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 544.
HORBURY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 561.
KIRKHAMGATE CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 505.
LOFTHOUSE WITH CARLTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit soon after 1837 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 577.
LUPSET CP Parish-level Unit 1902 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 578.
NEWLAND WITH WOODHOUSE MOOR ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 587.
NORMANTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 588.
NORTON WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1901 1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 589.
OULTON WITH WOODLESFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   10 Aug 1869 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 591.
OUTWOOD CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 591.
SANDAL MAGNA CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1837 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 600.
SHARLSTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 604.
SITLINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 607.
STANLEY CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 612.
STANLEY CUM WRENTHORPE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 612.
THORPE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 618.
WAKEFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 622.
WALTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 623.
WARMFIELD CUM HEATH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 623.
WEST BRETTON CP/Tn/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 520.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wakefield RegD/PLU through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10029570

Date accessed: 27th May 2024