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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:
HANDSWORTH
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1938)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10430963
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by HANDSWORTH EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.

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. 553.
SHEFFIELD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District soon after 1837 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.
WEST RIDING Riding Division of Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.
HANDSWORTH 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'.
HANDSWORTH USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.
HANDSWORTH UD Local Government District 1894 1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.
SHEFFIELD MB/CB Local Government District 1921 1938 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.
STRAFFORTH AND TICKHILL Wap Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
31 Oct 1901 was reduced to enlarge SHEFFIELD AP/CP Population in 1911: 1188.   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; The Sheffield Corporation Act, 1900
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to enlarge SHEFFIELD AP/CP Area: 3566 acres. Population in 1931: 17472.   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'.; The Sheffield Extension Act, 1933; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 90885. The County of York, West Riding & CB of Sheffield (Alteration of Boundaries) Order, 1938; 1.4.1933 The Sheffield Corporation Act, 1932
01 Apr 1938 was abolished to enlarge ORGREAVE CP/Tn Area: 1 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. 90885. The County of York, West Riding & CB of Sheffield (Alteration of Boundaries) Order, 1938

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HANDSWORTH Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Handsworth CP/AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10430963

Date accessed: 20th September 2019