Administrative unit

Pontefract Borough

Ancient District

Preferred Name:
PONTEFRACT
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Borough
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10087181
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 774.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
PONTEFRACT Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 774.
WESTCHEAP Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 774.

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
YORKSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 774.
WEST RIDING Riding Division of Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 774.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
PONTEFRACT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Pontefract Borough through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10087181

Date accessed: 22nd September 2019