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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:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10102560
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 776.

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. 776.
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
01 Jun 1895 was enlarged by gaining part of NORTH BIERLEY RegD/PLU Clayton (part of)   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jun 1895 was reduced to enlarge TODMORDEN RegD/PLU Midgley (part of) and Sowerby (part of)   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
09 Nov 1899 was enlarged by gaining part of NORTH BIERLEY RegD/PLU Wike (part of)   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1914 was reduced to enlarge HUDDERSFIELD RegD/PLU Area: 16 acres. Population in 1921: 13.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; Registrar General's Order

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BRIGHOUSE 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'.
ELLAND 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 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   01 Oct 1908 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
OVENDEN Registration sub-District   01 Jun 1900 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
RASTRICK Registration sub-District   01 Jan 1896 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
RIPPONDEN 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'.
SOUTHOWRAM Registration sub-District   01 May 1904 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
SOWERBY 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'.
BARKISLAND CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 510.
BRIGHOUSE CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 521.
CLIFTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 528.
ELLAND CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 540.
ELLAND WITH GREETLAND CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 540.
FIXBY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 544.
GREETLAND CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 550.
HALIFAX AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 551.
HARTSHEAD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 554.
HIPPERHOLME CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 559.
HIPPERHOLME WITH BRIGHOUSE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 559.
LUDDENDEN FOOT CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 578.
MIDGLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 583.
NORLAND CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 588.
NORTHOWRAM CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 589.
NORWOOD GREEN AND COLEY CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 589.
OVENDEN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 591.
QUEENSBURY CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 595.
RASTRICK CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1837 1915 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 595.
RISHWORTH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 597.
SHELF CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 605.
SKIRCOAT CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 608.
SOUTHOWRAM CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 609.
SOWERBY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 609.
SOWERBY BRIDGE CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1926 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 610.
SOYLAND CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 610.
STAINLAND WITH OLD LINDLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 611.
UPPER GREETLAND CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 550.
WARLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 623.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Halifax 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/10102560

Date accessed: 23rd May 2024