Huyton with Roby Urban District

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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

  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)