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HUDDERSFIELD REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Huddersfield Registration District (1837-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Almondbury

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1924

Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Huddersfield.

Austonley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1921

Abolished 1.4.1921 to become part of the parish of Holmfirth.

Cartworth

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1921

Abolished 1.4.1921 to become part of the parish of Holmfirth.

Colne Valley

Yorkshire West Riding

1937

1939

Created 1.4.1937 out of the parishes of Golcar, Marston, Linthwaite, Slaithwaite, and Scammonden. See also Table 2, note (f).

Cumberworth

Yorkshire West Riding

1843

1939

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

Cumberworth Half

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1876

Abolished 23.2.1876 and divided between Skelmanthorpe and Cumberworth

Dalton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1924

Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Huddersfield.

Dunford

Yorkshire West Riding

1938

1939

Created 1.4.1938 out of the parishes of Thurlstone, Hepworth, Scholes, Fulstone, and Holme.

Farnley Tyas

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1925

Abolished 1.4.1925 to become part of the parish of Thurstonland & Farnley Tyas.

Fulstone

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Holmfirth and Dunford.

Golcar

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Huddersfield.

Hepworth

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Holmfirth and Dunford.

Holme

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Holmfirth and Dunford.

Holmfirth

Yorkshire West Riding

1921

1939

Created 1.4.1921 from the parishes of Wooldale, Upperthong, Cartworth, Netherthong, and Austonley. See also Table 2, note (f).

Honley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become part of the parish of Holmfirth.

Huddersfield

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, note (e).

Kirkburton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (f).

Kirkheaton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Kirkburton and Huddersfield.

Lepton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Kirkburton and Huddersfield.

Lindley cum Quarmby

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1924

Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Huddersfield.

Lingards

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1896

Abolished 30.9.1896 to become part of the parish of Slaithwaite.

Linthwaite

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Colne Valley and Huddersfield.

Lockwood

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1924

Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Huddersfield.

Longwood

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1924

Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Huddersfield. See also Table 2, note (d).

Marsden

Yorkshire West Riding

1898

1937

Created 26.3.1898 from the parishes of Marsden in Almondbury and Marsden in Huddersfield. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Colne Valley.

Marsden in Almondbury

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1898

Abolished 26.3.1898 to become part of the parish of Marsden.

Marsden in Huddersfield

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1898

Abolished 26.3.1898 to become part of the parish of Marsden.

Meltham

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (f).

Netherthong

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1921

Abolished 1.4.1921 to become part of the parish of Holmfirth.

Scammonden

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Colne Valley.

Scholes

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1938

Created 1894 from the parishes of Wooldale, Fulstone, and Hepworth. Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Holmfirth and Dunford.

Shelley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become part of the parish of Kirkburton.

Shepley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become part of the parish of Kirkburton.

Skelmanthorpe

Yorkshire West Riding

1876

1939

Created 23.2.1876 from parts of Cumberworth Half and Skelmanthorpe. See also Table 2, note (f).

Slaithwaite

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Colne Valley.

South Crosland

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Huddersfield, Meltham, and Holmfirth.

South Holme

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1895

Created 1894 out of the parish of Holme. Abolished 1.10.1895 to become part of the parish of Holme.

Thurstonland

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1925

Abolished 1.4.1925 to become part of the parish of Thurstonland & Farnley Tyas.

Thurstonland & Farnley Tyas

Yorkshire West Riding

1925

1938

Created 1.4.1925 from the separate parishes of Thurstonland and Farnley Tayas. Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Kirkburton and Holmfirth.

Upperthong

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1921

Abolished 1.4.1921 to become part of the parish of Holmfirth.

Whitley Upper

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become part of the parish of Kirkburton.

Wooldale

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1921

Abolished 1.4.1921 to become part of the parish of Holmfirth.

Table 1B: List of Places in Huddersfield Registration District (from 1974)

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

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Colne Valley

West Yorkshire

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Colne Valley. See also Table 2, note (g).

Denby Dale

West Yorkshire

1974

Created 1.4.1974 from the parishes of Clayton West, Denby, Emley, and Skelmanthorpe. See also Table 2, note (g).

Holmfirth

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (g).

Huddersfield

West Yorkshire

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and county borough of Huddersfield.

Kirkburton

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (g).

Meltham

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (g).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Huddersfield Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

15.7.1843

(a)

Gained the parish of Cumberworth from Ecclesfield registration district.

1867 in 1841

25.3.1885

(b)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Cumberworth, including Denby Dale (which became part of the parish of Denby on 25.3.1885) to Wortley registration district.

98 in 1891

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Cumberworth (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Denby, including Polygon Terrace) from Wortley registration district.

12 in 1891

1.1.1914

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Longwood (which until 9.11.1913 formed part of the parish of Stainland with Old Lindley) from Halifax registration district.

0 in 1911

1.4.1938

(e)

Gained parts of the parish of Huddersfield (which until 1.4.1937 formed parts of the parishes of Brighouse, Fixby, and Stainland with Old Lindley) from Halifax registration district.

475 in 1931

1.7.1939

(f)

Lost the parishes of Colne Valley, Cumberworth, Dunford, Holmfirth, Kirkburton, Kirkheaton, Meltham, and Skelmanthorpe, to Upper Agbrigg registration district.

72448 in 1931

1.4.1974

(g)

Gained the parishes of Denby Dale, Holmfirth, Kirkburton, and Meltham, and the unparished area of Colne Valley (which were transferred from Yorkshire West Riding to the county of West Yorkshire on 1.4.1974) from Upper Agbrigg registration district.

77834 in 1971


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