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Preferred Name:
BARNSLEY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1938
Unit ID:
10172688
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 790.

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 Administrative County 1894 1938 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 1937 was abolished to enlarge WAKEFIELD RD parts of the CPs of Norton & Woolley Area: 4827 acres. Population in 1931: 1469.   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. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1938 was abolished to enlarge BARNSLEY CB/MB part of Carlton CP Area: 1576 acres. Population in 1931: 2317.   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 abolished to enlarge DARTON UD parts of the CPs of Notton & Woolley Area: 365 acres. Population in 1931: 104.   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 abolished to enlarge HEMSWORTH RD Billingley CP Area: 863 acres. Population in 1931: 151.   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 abolished to enlarge PENISTONE RD Stainbrough CP Area: 1720 acres. Population in 1931: 394.   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 abolished to enlarge ROYSTON UD part of Carlton CP Area: 401 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BILLINGLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 514.
CARLTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 525.
CUDWORTH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 532.
DARFIELD Tn/CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 534.
NOTTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 589.
ROYSTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 599.
STAINBROUGH Tn/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 611.
WOOLLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1894 1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 629.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Barnsley 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/10172688

Date accessed: 22nd May 2024