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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
HANDSWORTH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1921
Unit ID:
10108548
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 791.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WEST RIDING Administrative County 1894 1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 791.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
09 Nov 1921 was abolished to enlarge SHEFFIELD MB/CB Area: 3566 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Sheffield Extension) Act, 1921

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HANDSWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1921 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 553.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Handsworth UD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10108548

Date accessed: 07th December 2019