Place:Penistone Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NamePenistone Rural
TypeRural district
Coordinates53.526°N 1.631°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1894 - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoBarnsley (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough in which the rural district has been located since 1974
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Penistone Rural District was a rural district in the West Riding of Yorkshire. It was named after but did not contain Penistone. The town itself was contained within the Penistone Urban District.

The district was abolished in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972 and went on to be part of the newly formed Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in the, also newly formed, metropolitan county of South Yorkshire.

Penistone included the civil parishes of

Research Tips

  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Penistone 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.
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