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WAKEFIELD REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Altofts

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become part of the parish of Normanton.

Alverthorpe

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1916

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Alverthorpe with Thornes in Wakefield Rural District. Abolished 1.4.1916 to become the parish of Kirkhamgate. See also Table 2, note (f).

Alverthorpe with Thornes

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 and divided between the parishes of Alverthorpe and Wakefield.

Ardsley East

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Morley and Stanley. See also Table 2, note (k).

Ardsley West

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

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

Chevet

Yorkshire West Riding

1850

1938

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Crigglestone

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (j).

Crofton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (j).

Emley

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (j).

Flockton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (j).

Horbury

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (j).

Kirkhamgate

Yorkshire West Riding

1916

1937

Created 1.4.1916 by renaming the parish of Alverthorpe. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Stanley.

Lofthouse

Yorkshire West Riding

1937

1938

Created 1.4.1937 from the parishes of Lofthouse with Carlton and Thorpe. See also Table 2, note (j).

Lofthouse with Carlton

Yorkshire West Riding

1861

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Lofthouse. See also Table 2, note (b).

Lupset

Yorkshire West Riding

1902

1925

Created 1.4.1902 out of the parish of Lupset. Abolished 1.4.1925 to become part of the parish of Wakefield. See also Table 2, note (h).

Newland with Woodhouse Moor

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (j).

Normanton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

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

Oulton with Woodlesford

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1869

See also Table 2, note (d).

Oulton with Woodlesford

Yorkshire West Riding

1925

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Rothwell. See also Table 2, note (i).

Outwood

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1936

Created 1894 out of the parish of Stanley cum Wrenthorpe. Abolished 1.4.1936 to become parts of the parishes of Stanley and Wakefield.

Rothwell

Yorkshire West Riding

1925

1938

See Table 2, notes (i) and (j).

Sandal Magna

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1925

Abolished 1.4.1925 to become part of the parish of Wakefield.

Sharlston

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (j).

Shitlington

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become the parish of Sitlington.

Sitlington

Yorkshire West Riding

1937

1938

Created 1.4.1937 by renaming the parish of Shitlington. See also Table 2, note (j).

Snydale

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1869

See Table 2, note (c).

Stanley

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1938

Created 1894 out of the parish of Stanley cum Wrenthorpe. See also Table 2, note (j).

Stanley cum Wrenthorpe

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Outwood, Stanley, and Wakefield.

Thorpe

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Lofthouse.

Wakefield

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1974

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

Walton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (j).

Warmfield cum Heath

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (j).

West Bretton

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (j).

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

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

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Ackworth

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Badsworth

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Castleford

West Yorkshire

2008

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

Chevet

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Crigglestone

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Crofton

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Darrington

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

East Hardwick

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Featherstone

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Havercroft with Cold Hiendley

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Hemsworth

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Hessle & Hill Top

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Horbury

West Yorkshire

1974

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

Huntwick with Foulby & Nostell

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Knottingley

West Yorkshire

2008

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

Newland with Woodhouse Moor

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Normanton

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

North Elmsall

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Notton

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Ossett

West Yorkshire

1974

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

Pontefract

West Yorkshire

2008

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

Ryhill

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Sharlston

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

South Elmsall

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

South Hiendley

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

South Kirkby

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Sitlington

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Stanley

West Yorkshire

1974

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

Thorpe Audlin

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Upton

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Wakefield

West Yorkshire

1974

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

Walton

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Warmfield cum Heath

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

West Bretton

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

West Hardwick

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Wintersett

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Woolley

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Wakefield Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

28.3.1850

(a)

Gained the parish of Chevet from Ecclesfield registration district.

52 in 1841

22.7.1861

(b)

Gained the parish of Lofthouse with Carlton from Hunslet registration district.

2028 in 1861

8.4.1862

(c)

Lost the parish of Snydale to Pontefract registration district.

160 in 1861

10.8.1869

(d)

Lost the parish of Oulton with Woodlesford to Hunslet registration district.

1851 in 1861

1.7.1895

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Ardsley West (which became part of the parish of Morley in 1894) to Dewsbury registration district.

363 in 1891

1.12.1900

(f)

Lost part of the parish of Alverthorpe (which became part of the parish of Ossett on 9.11.1900) to Dewsbury registration district.

139 in 1891

219 in 1901

1.6.1906

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Normanton (which until 1.4.1906 formed part of the parish of Snydale) from Pontefract registration district.

0 in 1901

1.5.1922

(h)

Lost part of the parish of Lupset (which became part of the parish of Ossett on 9.11.1921) to Dewsbury registration district.

0 in 1921

1.4.1925

(i)

Gained the parishes of Oulton with Woodlesford and Rothwell from Hunslet registration district.

12914 in 1921

1.1.1939

(j)

Lost the parishes of Chevet, Crigglestone, Crofton, Emley, Flockton, Horbury, Lofthouse, Newland with Woodhouse Moor, Normanton, Rothwell, Sharlston, Sitlington, Stanley, Walton, Warmfield cum Heath, and West Bretton, to Lower Agbrigg registration district.

83194 in 1931

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Morley (which until 1.4.1937 formed the parish of Ardsley East and part of the parish of Ardsley West) to Lower Agbrigg registration district.

9119 in 1931

1.4.1951

(l)

Gained part of the parish of Wakefield (which until 1.4.1951 formed part of the parish of Crigglestone) from Lower Agbrigg registration district.

1.4.1974

(m)

Gained the parishes of Chevet, Crigglestone, Crofton, Newland with Woodhouse Moor, Normanton, Notton, Sharlston, Sitlington, Walton, Warmfield cum Heath, West Bretton, Wintersett, and Woolley, and the unparished areas of Horbury, Ossett, and Stanley (which were transferred from Yorkshire West Riding to the county of West Yorkshire on 1.4.1974) from Lower Agbrigg registration district.

88321 in 1971

1.4.2008

(n)

Gained the 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, from Pontefract registration district.

 


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