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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:
DONCASTER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10108500
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 790.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
DONCASTER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 790.
E461279 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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 Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 790.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge DONCASTER MB/CB parts of the CPs of Armthorpe, Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall, Cantley, Loversall, & Warmsworth Area: 2798 acres. Population in 1931: 1385.   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. 84517. The Doncaster, Rotherham & Wakefield Extension Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of HEMSWORTH RD the CPs of Hamphall Stubbs, & Skelbrooke Area: 1388 acres. Population in 1931: 129.   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. 84517. The Doncaster, Rotherham & Wakefield Ext. Order, 1936; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 87427. The Cnty. of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 93469. The Cnty. of York, W. Riding Review Order, 1939
01 Apr 1938 was reduced to create DEARNE UD part of Barnbrough CP Area: 309 acres. Population in 1931: 188.   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. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1938 was reduced to enlarge MEXBOROUGH UD part of Adwick upon Dearne CP Area: 148 acres. Population in 1931: 450.   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. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1938 was reduced to enlarge WATH UPON DEARNE UD part of Adwick upon Dearne CP Area: 342 acres. Population in 1931: 63.   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. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1951 was reduced to enlarge DONCASTER MB/CB part of Cantley CP Area: 570 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; Doncaster Corporation Act, 1950
01 Apr 1954 was reduced to enlarge BENTLEY WITH ARKSEY UD part of Sprotbrough CP Area: 2 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 4152. The County of York, West Riding (Bentley with Arksey U.D. and Doncaster R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1954
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of BENTLEY WITH ARKSEY UD Area: 8 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 4152. The County of York, West Riding (Bentley with Arksey U.D. and Doncaster R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1954

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ADWICK LE STREET AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1915 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 503.
ADWICK UPON DEARNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 503.
ARMTHORPE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 507.
ASKERN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 507.
AUCKLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 355.
AUSTERFIELD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 508.
BALBY WITH HEXTHORPE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 509.
BARNBURGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 510.
BARNBY DUN WITH KIRK SANDALL CP Parish-level Unit 1921 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 510.
BARNBY UPON DON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 510.
BAWTRY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 512.
BENTLEY WITH ARKSEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1911 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 513.
BILHAM CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 514.
BLAXTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 516.
BOLTON UPON DEARNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 517.
BRAITHWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 519.
BRODSWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 521.
BURGHWALLIS Tn/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 522.
CADEBY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 524.
CAMPSALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 525.
CANTLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 525.
CARR HOUSE AND ELM FIELD CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1894 1914 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 526.
CLAYTON WITH FRICKLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 528.
CONISBROUGH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 530.
CONISBROUGH PARKS CP Parish-level Unit 1921 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 530.
DENABY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 534.
EDENTHORPE CP Parish-level Unit 1956   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 539.
EDLINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 539.
FENWICK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 543.
HAMPOLE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.
HICKLETON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 559.
HIGH MELTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 581.
HOOTON PAGNELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 561.
KIRK BRAMWITH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 569.
KIRK SANDALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 600.
LOVERSALL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 577.
MARR CP/Ch/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 580.
MOSS Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 585.
NORTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 589.
OWSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 592.
ROSSINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 598.
SKELLOW CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1915 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 607.
SPOTBROUGH AP/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 611.
STAINTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 611.
STOTFOLD CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1894 1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 613.
SUTTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 614.
THORPE IN BALNE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 618.
THURNSCOE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1908 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 619.
TICKHILL OUTER CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 619.
WADWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 622.
WARMSWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 623.
WHEATLEY CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 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, Doncaster RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10108500

Date accessed: 23rd May 2024