Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.


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   1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
04 Jun 1861 was reduced to create WHARFEDALE RegD/PLU Wharfedale split from Otley   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
28 May 1861 was reduced to enlarge WETHERBY RegD/PLU Rigton and Weardley transferred to newly formed RD of Wetherby   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
13 Aug 1869 was reduced to enlarge WHARFEDALE RegD/PLU 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)
21 Aug 1869 was abolished to enlarge WETHERBY RegD/PLU Dunkeswick, Weeton, Harewood, Wigton, and Wilke   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BAILDON Registration sub-District   11 Jul 1861 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
FEWSTON Registration sub-District   04 Jun 1861 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
HAREWOOD Registration sub-District   13 Aug 1869 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
OTLEY Registration sub-District   13 Aug 1869 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
YEADON Registration sub-District   11 Jul 1861 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
ADEL CUM ECCUP CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
ARTHINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
ASKWITH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
BAILDON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
BURLEY IN WHARFEDALE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
CARLTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
DENTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
DUNKESWICK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
HAREWOOD Tn/AP/CP Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
HAWKSWORTH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
ILKLEY AP/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
MENSTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
MIDDLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
OTLEY AP/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
RAWDON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
WEETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
WIGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
WYKE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   13 Aug 1869 1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Otley RegD 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/10484431

Date accessed: 28th May 2024