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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:
PONTEFRACT
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union (after 1862)
Registration District
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10220889
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 778.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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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. 778.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
20 May 1862 was reduced to create CASTLEFORD RegD Kippax SD, and parishes of Ferry-Frystone and Pontefract Park, townships of Beaghall, Brotherton, Burton Salmon, South Milford, Sutton, Ackton, Carlton, Caslteford, Darrington, Featherstone, Glass Houghton, Purston Jaglin, and Whitwood   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
26 Mar 1862 was reduced to enlarge TADCASTER PLU/RegD Townships of Newthorpe, Huddleston and Lumby   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1868 was enlarged by gaining part of CASTLEFORD RegD SDs of Caslteford and Kippax   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
23 Aug 1869 was enlarged by the abolition of CASTLEFORD RegD Parish of Ferry-Frystone, townships of Beaghall, Brotherton, Burton, Salmon, Sutton, Cartleton, Darrington, Featherstone, and Preston Jaglin reunited to Pontefract   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
23 Aug 1869 was reduced to enlarge TADCASTER PLU/RegD The parish of Garforth and the townships of South Milford, Allerton Bywater, Great and Little Preston, Kippax, Ledsham, Ledstone, and Micklefield transferred. Many of these   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CASTLEFORD 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'.
KIPPAX Registration sub-District   23 Aug 1869 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
KNOTTINGLEY 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'.
PONTEFRACT 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'.
WHITLEY 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'.
ACKTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 502.
BALNE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 509.
BEAL OR BEAGHALL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 512.
BIRKIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 515.
BROTHERTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 522.
BURTON SALMON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 524.
BYRAM CUM POOLE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 524.
BYRAM CUM SUTTON CP Parish-level Unit 1891 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 524.
CARLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 525.
CASTLEFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 526.
CRIDING STUBBS Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 532.
DARRINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 534.
EAST HARDWICK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.
EGGBOROUGH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 539.
FAIRBURN Tn/CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 542.
FEATHERSTONE CP/AP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 543.
FERRY FRYSTON AP Parish-level Unit 1869   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 546.
FERRY FRYSTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1930 1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
GLASS HOUGHTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 548.
HECK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 556.
HENSALL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 557.
HILLAM CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 559.
KELLINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 566.
KNOTTINGLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 571.
LEDSTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 soon after 1869 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 574.
METHLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 582.
MONK FRYSTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 546.
MONKHILL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1892 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 584.
PONTEFRACT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.
PONTEFRACT PARK ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.
PURSTON JAGLIN Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 594.
SNYDALE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 609.
STAPLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 612.
SUTTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 614.
TANSHELF Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 615.
WATER FRYSTONE Tn Parish-level Unit     1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
WHITLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 626.
WHITWOOD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1869 01 Apr 1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 626.
WOMERSLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 628.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Pontefract PLU/RegD through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10220889

Date accessed: 19th October 2019