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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:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10459722
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.

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 PONTEFRACT EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.

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. 593.
PONTEFRACT PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.
WEST RIDING Riding Division of Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.
OSGOLDCROSS Wap Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.
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'.
PONTEFRACT Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.
PONTEFRACT USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.
PONTEFRACT MB Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 593.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
24 Mar 1889 was reduced to enlarge PONTEFRACT PARK ExP/CP   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 22801
24 Mar 1889 was reduced to enlarge TANSHELF Tn/CP Houses in 1891: 20.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 22801
26 Mar 1892 was enlarged by the abolition of MONKHILL Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 117.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 27584
01 Apr 1920 was enlarged by the abolition of PONTEFRACT PARK ExP/CP Area: 1394 acres. Population in 1921: 478.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; Leeds Corporation Act, 1919
01 Apr 1920 was enlarged by the abolition of TANSHELF Tn/CP Area: 790 acres. Population in 1921: 7428.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; Leeds Corporation Act, 1919
01 Apr 1938 was enlarged by the abolition of CARLETON Tn/CP Area: 589 acres. Population in 1931: 834.   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 enlarged by the abolition of FERRY FRYSTON Tn/CP Area: 319 acres. Population in 1931: 20.   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 reduced to enlarge KNOTTINGLEY Ch/CP Area: 121 acres. Population in 1931: 43.   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
CARLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 525.
EAST HARDWICK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.
FERRY FRYSTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 546.
KNOTTINGLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 571.
MONKHILL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 584.
TANSHELF Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 615.
KNOTTINGLEY Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
MONKHILL Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
PONTEFRACT HONOUR Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
TANSHELF WITH CARLETON Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Pontefract 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/10459722

Date accessed: 15th September 2019