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Political Life

Election results, plus information on turn-out.

Preferred Name:
PONTEFRACT AND CASTLEFORD
Unit Type:
Constituency
Status:
Borough Constituency (1949 - 1982)
County Constituency (after 1983)
Date created:
1949
Date abolished:
2009
Unit ID:
12735613
Authorities:
Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
PONTEFRACT Official English   1973 Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)
PONTEFRACT AND CASTLEFORD Preferred English 1974   Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)
CASTLEFORD Alternate English     Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)
YORKSHIRE WEST RIDING PONTEFRACT Alternate English     Boundary Commission for England, First Periodical Report (London: H.M.S.O., 1954)

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by WEST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE PONTEFRACT PDivCon Constituency Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1949   Richard H.A. Cheffins, Parliamentary Constituencies and their registers since 1832 (London: The British Library, 1998)

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Pontefract and Castleford BCon/CCon through time | Census tables with data for the Constituency, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12735613

Date accessed: 20th November 2019