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HALIFAX REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Halifax Registration District (18371974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Barkisland

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Ripponden.

Brighouse

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1938

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Hipperholme with Brighouse in Brighouse Municipal Borough. See also Table 2, notes (f) and (i).

Clifton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Brighouse, Cleckheaton, and Liversedge. See also Table 2, note (g).

Elland

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1938

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Elland with Greetland in Elland Urban DIstrict. See also Table 2, note (f).

Elland with Greetland

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Elland, Greetland, and Upper Greetland.

Fixby

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Huddesfield, Elland, and Brighouse. See also Table 2, note (j).

Greetland

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1937

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Elland with Greetland in Greetland Urban DIstrict. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Elland.

Halifax

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Hartshead

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Liversedge and Brighouse. See also Table 2, note (h).

Hipperholme

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1937

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Hipperholme with Brighouse in Hipperholme Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Brighouse. See also Table 2, note (d).

Hipperholme with Brighouse

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Brighouse, Hipperholme, and Norwood Green & Coley.

Luddenden Foot

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1937

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of Warley, Sowerby, and Midgley, in Luddenden Foot Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Sowerby Bridge.

Midgley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (b) and (f).

Norland

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Sowerby Bridge.

Northowram

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1900

Abolished 9.11.1900 to become part of the parish of Halifax.

Norwood Green & Coley

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1937

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Hipperholme with Brighouse. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Brighouse.

Northowram

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1900

Abolished 9.11.1900 to become part of the parish of Halifax.

Queensbury

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1937

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of Northowram and Clayton in Queensbury Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Queensbury & Shelf. See also Table 2, note (a).

Queensbury & Shelf

Yorkshire West Riding

1937

1938

Created 1.4.1937 from the parishes of Queesnbury and Shelf. See also Table 2, note (f).

Rastrick

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1915

Abolished 1.4.1915 to become part of the parish of Brighouse.

Ripponden

Yorkshire West Riding

1937

1938

Created 1.4.1937 from the parishes of Soyland, Barkisland, Rishworth, and Sowerby. See also Table 2, note (f).

Rishworth

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Ripponden.

Shelf

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Queensbury & Shelf.

Skircoat

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1899

Abolished 9.11.1899 to become parts of the parishes of Halifax and Sowerby Bridge.

Southowram

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Brighouse and Elland.

Sowerby

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Created 1.4.1926 by renaming the parish of Sowerby. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Sowerby Bridge and Ripponden. See also Table 2, note (c).

Sowerby Bridge

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1926

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of Warley, Skircoat, Soweby, and Norland, in Sowerby Bridge Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1926 to become the parish of Sowerby.

Sowerby Bridge

Yorkshire West Riding

1937

1938

Created 1.4.1937 out of the parishes of Sowerby, Luddenden Foot, and Norland. See also Table 2, note (f).

Soyland

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Ripponden.

Stainland and Old Lindley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Elland and Huddersfield. See also Table 2, notes (e) and (k).

Upper Greetland

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1937

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Elland with Greetland. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Elland.

Warley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1900

Abolished 9.11.1900 to become part of the parish of Halifax.

Table 1B: List of Places in Halifax Registration District (19742002)

All the areas in Halifax registration district became part of the county of West Yorkshire on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Brighouse

West Yorkshire

1974

2002

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and municipal borough of Brighouse. See also Table 2, notes (l) and (m).

Elland

West Yorkshire

1974

2002

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Elland. See also Table 2, notes (l) and (m).

Halifax

West Yorkshire

1974

2002

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and county borough of Halifax. See also Table 2, note (m).

Ripponden

West Yorkshire

1974

2002

See Table 2, notes (l) and (m).

Shelf

West Yorkshire

1974

2002

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed part of the parish and urban district of Queensbury & Shelf. See also Table 2, notes (l) and (m).

Sowerby Bridge

West Yorkshire

1974

2002

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Sowerby Bridge. See also Table 2, notes (l) and (m).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Halifax Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.6.1895

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Queensbury (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Clayton) from North Bierley registration district.

2777 in 1891

(b)

Lost part of the parish of Midgley (which became part of the parish of Mytholmroyd in 1894) to Todmorden registration district.

598 in 1891

(c)

Lost part of the parish of Sowerby (which became part of the parish of Mytholmroyd in 1894) to Todmorden registration district.

1658 in 1891

9.11.1899

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Hipperholme (which until 9.11.1899 formed part of the parish of Wyke) from North Bierley registration district.

446 in 1891

1.1.1914

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Stainland with Old Lindley (which became part of the parish of Longwood on 9.11.1913) to Huddersfield registration district.

0 in 1911

1.4.1938

(f)

Lost the parishes of Brighouse, Elland, Midgley, Queensbury & Shelf, Ripponden, and Sowerby Bridge, to Calder registration district.

86100 in 1931

(g)

Lost parts of the parish of Clifton (which became parts of the parishes of Cleckheaton and Liversedge on 1.4.1937) to Calder registration district.

308 in 1931

(h)

Lost part of the parish of Hartshead (which became part of the parish of Liversedge on 1.4.1937) to Calder registration district.

833 in 1931

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Brighouse (which became part of the parish of Huddersfield on 1.4.1937) to Huddersfield registration district.

0 in 1931

(j)

Lost part of the parish of Fixby (which became part of the parish of Huddersfield on 1.4.1937) to Huddersfield registration district.

329 in 1931

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Stainland with Old Lindley (which became part of the parish of Huddersfield on 1.4.1937) to Huddersfield registration district.

146 in 1931

1.4.1974

(l)

Gained the parish of Ripponden, and the unparished areas of Brighouse, Elland, Shelf, and Sowerby Bridge, from Calder registration district.

1.1.2003 (abolished)

(m)

Lost the constituent parish of Ripponden, and the unparished areas of Brighouse, Elland, Halifax,Shelf, and Sowerby Bridge, to Calderdale registration district.

 


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