Huyton with Roby Urban District

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Coordinates: 53°24′43″N 2°50′35″W / 53.412°N 2.843°W / 53.412; -2.843

Huyton with Roby
Area
 - 1894 3,053
 - 1974 3,054
Population
 - 1901 4,661
 - 1971 66,796
History
 - Created 1894
 - Abolished 1974
 - Succeeded by Knowsley
Status Urban district

Huyton with Roby Urban District was a local government district in Lancashire, England from 1894 to 1974.[1] It consisted of the civil parish of Huyton with Roby which comprised the settlements of Huyton and Roby.[2] It replaced the Huyton with Roby urban sanitary district.

In 1974 it was abolished and its former area was transferred to Merseyside [3] to be combined with that of Kirkby Urban District, Prescot Urban District, parts of Whiston Rural District and parts of West Lancashire Rural District to form the present-day Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vision of Britain - Huyton with Roby UD unit history
  2. ^ Vision of Britain - Huyton with Roby parish boundaries
  3. ^ Arnold-Baker, C., Local Government Act 1972, (1973)