Place:Great Ouseburn Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameGreat Ouseburn Rural
TypeRural district
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1894 - 1938)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoNidderdale Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district which replaced most of Great Ouseburn Rural in 1938
Tadcaster Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district to which some parishes were transferred in 1938
York, Yorkshire, Englandcity which absorbed some of Great Ouseburn Rural in 1938
Harrogate District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district covering the area since 1974

Great Ouseburn Rural District existed from 1894 until 1938. It covered the area around the town of Great Ouseburn and in 1938 was replaced, for the most part, by Nidderdale Rural District which also took in a number of other rural districts such as Knaresborough. Nidderdale Rural was absorbed into Harrogate District in 1974.

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Knaresborough Rural DistrictKnaresborough Rural District (cont'd)
1 Bilton12 Killinghall
2 Brearton13 Knaresborough Outer
3 Burton Leonard14 Nidd
4 Farnham15 Pannal
5 Felliscliffe16 Plumpton
6 Ferrensby17 Ripley
7 Flaxby18 Scotton
8 Follifoot19 Scriven
9 Goldsborough20 South Stainley with Cayton
10 Hampsthwaite21 Starbeck
11 Haverah Park22 Walkingham Hill with Ockany
Great Ouseburn Rural DistrictGreat Ouseburn Rural District (cont'd)
1 Acomb17 Lower Dunsforth
2 Aldborough18 Marton-cum-Grafton
3 Allerton Mauleverer with Hopperton19 Minskip
4 Arkendale20 Moor Monkton
5 Boroughbridge21 Nether Poppleton
6 Cattal22 Nun Monkton
7 Coneythorpe and Clareton23 Roecliffe
8 Copgrove24 Rufforth
9 Great Ouseburn25 Staveley
10 Great Ribston with Walshford26 Thornville
11 Green Hammerton27 Thorpe Underwoods
12 Hessay28 Upper Dunsforth-cum-Branton Green
13 Hunsingore29 Upper Poppleton
14 Kirk Hammerton30 Westwick
15 Knapton (in Acomb)31 Whixley
16 Little Ouseburn and Kirby Hall32 Widdington

Research Tips

  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Great Ouseburn Rural District. This section provides statistics on population and industry, as well as a listing of the civil parishes and the alterations to the municipal organization.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to maps of the West Riding, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. Those listed here provide data for the part of the West Riding that transferred to North Yorkshire in 1974 plus the northern parts of Leeds and Bradford. 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 Northern part of the West Riding 1900 The rural and urban districts, not long after their introduction. (rural districts of Sedbergh, Settle, Skipton, Pateley Bridge, Ripon, Knaresborough, Great Ouseburn, Clitheroe, Wharfedale, Wetherby, York, Bishopthorpe, Keighley, the northern part of Bradford, the northern part of Leeds, the northern part of Hunslet Urban District, the northern part of Tadcaster Rural District, the northern part of Selby Rural District)
  • Ordnance Survey Northern part of the West Riding 1944. The urban and rural districts of the northern part of the West Riding (mostly Settle, Skipton, Ripon and Pateley Bridge, and Nidderdale, with sections of Wharfedale and Wetherby) after the revisions of 1935.
  • Ordnance Survey Southern part of the West Riding 1944 shows the southern part of the West Riding (including the southern part of Wetherby Rural District).