Place:Hepton Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameHepton Rural
TypeRural district
Coordinates53.747°N 2.017°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1934 - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoTodmorden Rural, Lancashire, Englandrural district preceding Hepton Rural (1894-1934)
Calderdale, West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough which absorbed Hepton RD in 1974

Hepton was a rural district in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England, from 1934 to 1974.

The district included the four civil parishes of Heptonstall, Blackshaw, Erringden and Wadsworth.

It was created in 1894 as the Todmorden rural district. It was renamed in the 1930s and survived until 1974, when, under the Local Government Act 1972 it was abolished and became part of the Calderdale metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire.

Research Tips

  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Hepton 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.