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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. Renamed 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 (j).

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 (j).

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).

Morley

Yorkshire West Riding

1894

1895

That part which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Ardsley West. See also Table 2, note (e).

Morley

Yorkshire West Riding

1937

1938

That part which until 1.4.1937 formed the parish of Ardsley East and part of the parish of Ardsley West. See also Table 2, note (j).

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).

Ossett

Yorkshire West Riding

1900

1900

That part which until 9.11.1900 formed part of the parish of Alverthorpe. See also Table 2, note (f).

Ossett

Yorkshire West Riding

1921

1922

That part which until 9.11.1921 formed part of the parish of Lupset. See also Table 2, note (h).

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

Renamed 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

1862

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 part of the Wakefield unparished area. See also Table 2, note (k).

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 (v).

Badsworth

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

Chevet

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (l).

Crigglestone

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (l).

Crofton

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (l).

Darrington

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, notes (t) and (v).

East Hardwick

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

Featherstone

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

Havercroft with Cold Hiendley

West Yorkshire

2008

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

Hemsworth

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

Hessle & Hill Top

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

Huntwick with Foulby & Nostell

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

Newland with Woodhouse Moor

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (l).

Normanton

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (l).

North Elmsall

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, notes (r), (u) and (v).

Notton

West Yorkshire

1974

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

Ryhill

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

Sharlston

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (l).

Sitlington

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (l).

South Elmsall

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

South Hiendley

West Yorkshire

2008

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

South Kirkby & Moorthorpe

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, notes (m), (q) and (v).

Thorpe Audlin

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

Upton

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

Wakefield*

West Yorkshire

1974

Until 1.4.2008 comprising only that part of the unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Horbury, Ossett, Stanley, and Wakefield. See also Table 2, notes (l), (o), (s), (t), (p), (u) and (v).

Walton

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (l).

Warmfield cum Heath

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (l).

West Bretton

West Yorkshire

1974

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

West Hardwick

West Yorkshire

2008

See Table 2, note (v).

Wintersett

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, note (l).

Woolley

West Yorkshire

1974

See Table 2, notes (l) and (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 the part in the parish of Morley (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Ardsley West) to Dewsbury registration district.

363 in 1891

1.12.1900

(f)

Lost the part in the parish of Ossett (which until 9.11.1900 formed part of the parish of Alverthorpe) to Dewsbury registration district.

358 in 1891

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 the part in the parish of Ossett (which until 9.11.1921 formed part of the parish of Lupset) 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 parish of Morley (which until 1.4.1937 formed the parish of Ardsley East and part of the parish of Ardsley West), and 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.

92312 in 1931

1.4.1951

(k)

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

(l)

Gained part of the Wakefield unparished area (which until 1.4.1974 fomed the parishes of Horbury, Ossett, and Stanley), and the parishes of Chevet, Crigglestone, Crofton, Newland with Woodhouse Moor, Normanton, Notton, Sharlston, Sitlington, Walton, Warmfield cum Heath, West Bretton, Wintersett, and Woolley, from Lower Agbrigg registration district.

88321 in 1971

1.4.1993

(m)

Lost parts of the parishes of Havercroft with Cold Hiendley, Notton, South Hiendley, South Kirkby & Moorthorpe, West Bretton, and Woolley (which became part of the Barnsley unparished area and the parishes of Great Houghton and Shafton on 1.4.1993) to Barnsley registration district.

 
(n)

Gained part of the parish of Notton (which until 1.4.1993 formed part of the Barnsley unparished area) from Barnsley registration district.

 
(o)

Lost part of the Wakefield unparished area (which became part of the Kirklees unparished area on 1.4.1993) to Dewsbury registration district.

 
(p)

Gained part of the Wakefield unparished area (which until 1.4.1993 formed part of the Kirklees unparished area) from Dewsbury registration district.

 
(q)

Lost part of the parish of South Kirby & Moorthorpe (which became part of the parish of Clayton with Frickley) to Doncaster registration district.

 
(r)

Gained parts of the parish of North Elmsall (which until 1.4.1993 formed parts of the parishes of Hampole and Norton) from Doncaster registration district.

 
(s)

Lost parts of the Wakefield unparished area (which became parts of the Leeds unparished area on 1.4.1993) to Leeds registration district.

 
(t)

Lost parts of the Wakefield unparished area, and of the parish of Darrington (which became part of the parish of Cridling Stubbs on 1.4.1993) to Selby registration district.

 
(u)

Gained part of the Wakefield unparished area, and part of the parish of North Elmsall (which until 1.4.1993 formed parts of the parishes of Cridling Stubbs and Kirk Smeaton) from Selby registration district.

 

1.4.2008

(v)

Gained the remaining part of the Wakefield unparished area, and 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 & Moorthorpe, Thorpe Audlin, Upton, West Hardwick,  from Pontefract registration district.

 



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