Place:Conisbrough Parks, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameConisbrough Parks
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.479°N 1.227°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
West Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoDoncaster Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which Conisbrough Parks was situated 1921-1974
Doncaster (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been located since 1974

When Conisbrough was created an urban district in 1921, its boundaries only included the most urban parts of Conisbrough Civil Parish. Conisbrough Parks was formed out of the remaining parts of the parish. Since 1974 both Conisbrough and Conisbrough Parks have been located in Doncaster Metropolitan Borough.

For more information, see Conisbrough.

Research Tips

  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps for what is now South Yorkshire, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.
  • Ordnance Survey West Riding 1888. The "Sanitary Districts (which preceded the rural districts) for the whole of the West Riding.
  • Ordnance Survey West Riding South 1900. The rural and urban districts, not long after their introduction. (the southern part of Bradford, the southern part of Leeds, the southern part of Tadcaster Rural District, the southern part of Selby, Goole Rural District, and all the divisions of Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Doncaster, Barnsley, Rotherham and Sheffield)
  • Ordnance Survey West Riding 1944. The urban and rural districts of the whole of the West Riding after the revisions of 1935.