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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:
WHARFEDALE
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1861
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10029636
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
04 Jun 1861 was created from part of OTLEY RegD Wharfedale split from Otley   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
13 Aug 1869 was enlarged by gaining part of OTLEY RegD SD of Otley transferred to Wharfedale. This seems to have consisted of Rawden, Baildon, Carlton and Hawkswork and possibly some others. Atherington also   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
FEWSTON Registration sub-District 04 Jun 1861   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'.
HORSFORTH 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'.
ILKLEY Registration sub-District 01 Sep 1893   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'.
OTLEY Registration sub-District 13 Aug 1869   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'.
YEADON 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'.
ADEL CUM ECCUP CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1869 1928 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 503.
ALWOODLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1861 1928 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 505.
ARTHINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 507.
ASKWITH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 507.
BAILDON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 509.
BLUBBERHOUSES Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 516.
BRAMHOPE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 519.
BURLEY IN WHARFEDALE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 522.
CARLTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 525.
CASTLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1861   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 526.
DENTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 535.
ESHOLT CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 541.
FARNLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 542.
FEWSTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 544.
GREAT TIMBLE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 620.
GUISELEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.
HAWKSWORTH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 555.
HORSFORTH Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 561.
ILKLEY AP/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 565.
LEATHLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 573.
LINDLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 576.
LITTLE TIMBLE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 620.
MENSTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 581.
MIDDLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 583.
NESFIELD WITH LANGBAR Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 586.
NEWELL WITH CLIFTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 587.
NORWOOD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 529.
OTLEY AP/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 590.
POOL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 594.
RAWDON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 596.
STAINBURN CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 611.
WESTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 625.
YEADON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1861 1930 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, Wharfedale 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/10029636

Date accessed: 23rd May 2024