Place:Wetherby Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameWetherby Rural
TypeRural district
Coordinates53.93°N 1.38°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1894 - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoLeeds (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough into which part of Wetherby Rural District was transferred in 1974
Harrogate District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict borough into which part of Wetherby Rural District was transferred in 1974
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Wetherby Rural District was located in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1894 to 1974. It was named after the town of Wetherby.

It was abolished in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, and split between Leeds Metropolitan Borough and the Harrogate District or the Borough of Harrogate.

Civil Parishes

The Districts of Leeds Metropolitan Borough established 1974

  1. Morley Municipal Borough
  2. Pudsey Municipal Borough
  3. Aireborough Urban District
  4. Horsforth Urban District
  5. Otley Urban District
  6. Garforth Urban District
  7. Rothwell Urban District
  8. Tadcaster Rural District (parts)
  9. Wetherby Rural District (part)
  10. Wharfedale Rural District (part)

Research Tips

  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Wetherby 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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