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Queensbury and Shelf

Coordinates: 53°45′50″N 1°49′41″W / 53.764°N 1.828°W / 53.764; -1.828

Queensbury and Shelf
Area
 - 1951 2,795 acres (11.3 km2)
 - 1961 2,795 acres (11.3 km2)
Population
 - 1931 4,415
 - 1971 10,634
History
 - Created 1937
 - Abolished 1974
 - Succeeded by Calderdale, City of Bradford
Status Urban district
 - HQ Albert Road, Queensbury

Queensbury and Shelf was an urban district in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1937 to 1974. The district was formed by a County Review Order by the amalgamation of Queensbury and Shelf urban districts.

Queensbury and Shelf were included in the metropolitan county of West Yorkshire in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972. The former urban district was divided between two metropolitan boroughs: the wards of Shelf East and Shelf West were included in Calderdale, and the remaining wards in the Metropolitan Borough of Bradford.

External links

  • Vision of Britain: Queensbury and Shelf


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