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PONTEFRACT REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Ackton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become part of the parish of Ackton & Snydale. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (e).

1868

1938

Ackton & Snydale

Yorkshire West Riding

1938

1974

Created 1.4.1938 out of the parishes of Snydale and Ackton.

Ackworth

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Allerton Bywater

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (f).

1868

1869

Badsworth

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Balne

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (g) and (r).

Beal

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (r).

1868

1974

Birkin

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Brotherton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (r).

1868

1974

Burton Salmon

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (r).

1868

1974

Byram cum Poole

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1891

Abolished 26.3.1891 to become part of the parish of Byram cum Sutton.

Byram cum Sutton

Yorkshire West Riding

1891

1974

Created 26.3.1891 from the separate parishes of Byram cum Poole and Sutton. See also Table 2, note (r).

Carleton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Pontefract. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (e).

1868

1937

Castleford

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (o).

1868

1974

Cridling Stubbs

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Darrington

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d) and (e).

1868

1974

East Hardwick

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

Eggborough

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Fairburn

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (r).

1868

1974

Featherstone

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (k).

1868

1974

Ferry Fryston

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Castleford and Fairburn. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (e).

1868

1938

Garforth

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (f).

1868

1869

Glass Houghton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become part of the parish of Castleford. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (e).

1868

1938

Great & Little Preston

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (f).

1868

1869

Hamphall Stubbs

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Heck

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Hemsworth

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Hensall

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Hessle

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Hill Top

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Hillam

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Huddleston cum Lunby

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, note (b).

Huntwick with Foulby & Nostell

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Kellington

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Kippax

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (f).

1868

1869

Kirk Smeaton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Knottingley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Ledsham

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (f).

1868

1869

Ledston

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (f).

1868

1869

Little Smeaton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Methley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Rothwell and Castleford. See also Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (m).

1868

1937

Micklefield

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (f).

1868

1869

Monk Fryston

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (h), (j), (p) and (r).

Monkhill

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1892

Abolished 26.3.1892 to become part of the parish of Pontefract.

Newthorpe

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, note (b).

North Elmsall

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Pontefract

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Pontefract Park

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

Abolished 1.4.1920 to become part of the parish of Pontefract. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (e).

1868

1920

Purston Jaglin

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become part of the parish of Featherstone. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (e).

1868

1938

Skelbrooke

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Snydale

Yorkshire West Riding

1869

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Ackton & Snydale, and Huntwick with Foulby & Nostell. See also Table 2, notes (c), (i) and (l).

South Elmsall

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

South Kirkby

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

South Milford

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

See Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (f).

1868

1869

Stapleton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Sutton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

Abolished 26.3.1891 to become part of the parish of Byram cum Sutton. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (e).

1868

1891

Tanshelf

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1920

Abolished 1.4.1920 to become part of the parish of Pontefract.

Thorpe Audlin

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Upton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Walden Stubbs

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

West Hardwick

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1850

See Table 2, note (a).

Whitley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Whitwood

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1862

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Castleford and Rothwell. See also Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (n).

1868

1937

Womersley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Table 1B: List of Places in Pontefract Registration District (1974-2008)

All areas in Pontefract registration dstrict became part of the county of West Yorkshire on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Ackworth

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

Badsworth

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

Castleford

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and municipal borough of Castleford. See also Table 2, note (s).

Darrington

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, note (s).

East Hardwick

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, note (s).

Featherstone

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, note (s).

Havercroft with Cold Hiendley

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

Hemsworth

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

Hessle & Hill Top

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

Huntwick with Foulby & Nostell

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

Knottingley

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

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

North Elmsall

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

Pontefract

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and municipal borough of Pontefract. See also Table 2, note (s).

Ryhill

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

South Elmsall

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

South Hiendley

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

South Kirkby

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

Thorpe Audlin

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

Upton

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

West Hardwick

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

See Table 2, notes (q) and (s)

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Pontefract Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

11.11.1850

(a)

Lost the parishes of Ackworth, Badsworth, Hamphall Stubbs, Hemsworth, Hessle & Hill Top, Huntwick with Foulby & Nostell, Kirk Smeaton, Little Smeaton, North Elmsall, Skelbrooke, South Elmsall, South Kirkby, Thorpe Audlin, Upton, Walden Stubbs, and West Hardwick, to help create Hemsworth registration district.

26.3.1862

(b)

Lost the parishes of Huddleston cum Lumby and Newthorpe, to Tadcaster registration district.

355 in 1861

8.4.1862

(c)

Gained the parish of Snydale from Wakefield registration district.

160 in 1861

30.5.1862

(d)

Lost the parishes of Ackton, Allerton Bywater, Beal, Brotherton, Burton Salmon, Carleton, Castleford, Darrington, Fairburn, Featherstone, Ferry Fryston, Garforth, Glass Houghton, Great & Little Preston, Kippax, Ledsham, Ledston, Methley, Micklefield, Pontefract Park, Purston Jaglin, South Milford, Sutton, and Whitwood, to create Castleford registration district

19954 in 1861

1.1.1868

(e)

Regained the parishes of Ackton, Allerton Bywater, Beal, Brotherton, Burton Salmon, Carleton, Castleford, Darrington, Fairburn, Featherstone, Ferry Fryston, Garforth, Glass Houghton, Great & Little Preston, Kippax, Ledsham, Ledston, Methley, Micklefield, Pontefract Park, Purston Jaglin, South Milford, Sutton, and Whitwood, from Castleford registration district

19954 in 1861

16.8.1869

(f)

Lost the parishes of Allerton Bywater, Garforth, Great & Little Preston, Kippax, Ledsham, Ledston, Micklefield, and South Milford to Tadcaster registration district.

6351 in 1861

24.3.1883

(g)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Balne, including the Vicarage (which became part of the parish of Pollington on 24.3.1883) to Goole registration district.

11 in 1891

(h)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Monk Fryston (which became part of the parish of Huddleston cum Lumby on 24.3.1883) to Tadcaster registration district.

0 in 1891

1.6.1906

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Snydale (which became part of the parish of Normanton on 1.4.1906) to Wakefield registration district.

0 in 1901

1.1.1947

(j)

Lost part of the parish of Monk Fryston (which became part of the parish of South Milford on 1.4.1937) to Barkston Ash registration district.

73 in 1931

(k)

Gained part of the parish of Featherstone (which until 1.4.1938 formed parts of the parishes of Huntwick with Foulby & Nostell and West Hardwick) from Hemsworth registration district.

2 in 1931

(l)

Lost part of the parish of Syndale (which became part of the parish of Huntwick with Foulby & Nostell on 1.4.1938) to Hemsworth registration district.

0 in 1931

(m)

Lost part of the parish of Methley (which became part of the parish of Rothwell on 1.4.1937) to Lower Agbrigg registration district.

4607 in 1931

(n)

Lost part of the parish of Whitwood (which became part of the parish of Rothwell on 1.4.1937) to Lower Agbrigg registration district.

0 in 1931

(o)

Gained part of the parish of Castleford (which until 1.4.1938 formed part of the parish of Allerton Bywater) from Tadcaster registration district.

1864 in 1931

(p)

Gained part of the parish of Monk Fryston (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Huddleston cum Lumby) from Tadcaster registration district.

29 in 1931

1.4.1974

(q)

Gained the parishes of Ackworth, Badsworth, Havercroft with Cold Hiendley, Hemsworth, Hessle & Hill Top, Huntwick with Foulby & Nostell, North Elmsall, Ryhill, South Elmsall, South Hiendley, South Kirkby, Thorpe Audlin, Upton, and West Hardwick (which were transferred from Yorkshire West Riding to the county of West Yorkshire on 1.4.1974) from Hemsworth registration district.

52070 in 1971

(r)

Lost the parishes of Balne, Beal, Birkin, Brotherton, Burton Salmon, Byram cum Sutton, Cridling Stubbs, Eggborough, Fairburn, Heck, Hensall, Hillam, Kellington, Monk Fryston, Stapleton, Whitley, and Womersley (which were transferred from Yorkshire West Riding to the county of North Yorkshire on 1.4.1974) to Selby registration district.

7823 in 1971

1.4.2008 (abolished)

(s)

Lost the constituent parishes of Ackworth, Badsworth, Darrington, East Hardwick, Featherstone, Havercroft with Cold Hiendley, Hemsworth, Hessle & Hill Top, Huntwick with Foulby & Nostell, North Elmsall, Ryhill, South Elmsall, South Hiendley, South Kirkby, Thorpe Audlin, Upton, West Hardwick, and the unparished areas of Castleford, Knottingley, and Pontefract, to Wakefield registration district.

 


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