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The Local Government Act of 1858: The Named Suburbs

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Local Government Act of 1858 by suburbs of Huddersfield. Moldgreen was the first locality in the Huddersfield area to adopt the Local Government Act. It was ... More


Private Bill Legislation: Huddersfield

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of private Bill legislation in Huddersfield. In the first half of the 19th century there was only one locality in the Huddersfield district which made use of the ... More


Introduction: Clothiers and Mills

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on technological changes in the woollen industry in Huddersfield. Between 1780 and 1850, while the population of Huddersfield grew, the familiar world of the Yorkshire clothier ... More


Huddersfield Town

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The town of Huddersfield lies on a southward-facing slope above the river Colne. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the entire town and a great deal of land belonged to the Ramsden family, who were the ... More


Huddersfield, the Improvement Commissioners, the General Board of Health, and the Local Government Act

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses some of the activities of the Improvement Commissioners in Huddersfield between 1848 and 1854. The Commissioners possessed powers to control common lodging-houses, but the ... More


The Public Health Act of 1848 and the Local Government Act of 1858: The Importance of Being Moldgreen

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Public Health Act of 1848 and the Local Government Act of 1858 in Moldgreen. Moldgreen is a suburb of Huddersfield and lay mainly in the township of Dalton. ... More


The Local Government Act of 1858: The Remaining Suburbs

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Local Government Act of 1858 by the remaining suburbs in Huddersfield. A second group of localities which had not been named in the 1848 Improvement Act ... More


The Local Government Act of 1858: the Towns and Villages of the District Round Huddersfield

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Local Government Act of 1858 by towns and villages connected to Huddersfield by trade and business. The annual reports submitted to parliament by the Local ... More


‘This Complete and Excellent Act’, The Isle of Wight, The Huddersfield District, and The Local Government Act

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Local Government Act of 1858. It was a versatile piece of legislation, which could be adopted by any representative council, or body of commissioners, and places which ... More


The press

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on the role of the press in the political career of Richard Wainwright. Editorial support for the Liberal Party amongst major news titles went into decline after 1945, and was ... More


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