Holderness shown within Humberside
|• 1974||133,593 acres (540.63 km2)|
|• Succeeded by||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Status|| Non-metropolitan district,|
|• Motto||Think Right : Do Right|
Holderness was a local government district and borough in northern England, named for the Holderness peninsula.
It was formed on 1 April 1974 along with the non-metropolitan county of Humberside in which it was situated. It was formed from part of the administrative county of Yorkshire, East Riding, namely:
On 1 April 1996, Humberside and the borough were abolished, and it became part of the new unitary East Riding of Yorkshire.
The East Riding of Yorkshire, or simply East Riding or East Yorkshire, is a county in Northern England. At the 2011 United Kingdom census, its population was 334,179.
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Humberside was a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in Northern England from 1 April 1974 until 1 April 1996. It was composed of land from either side of the Humber Estuary, created from portions of the East Riding of Yorkshire, West Riding of Yorkshire, and the northern part of Lindsey, Lincolnshire. The county council's headquarters was County Hall at Beverley, inherited from East Riding County Council. Its largest settlement and only city was Kingston upon Hull. The county stretched from Wold Newton in its northern tip to a different Wold Newton at its most southern point.
Haltemprice is an area in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, directly to the west of Hull. Originally an extra-parochial area, it became a civil parish in 1858, in 1935 it was expanded by the combination of the urban districts of Cottingham, Anlaby, and Sculcoates to form a new urban district; the district included the villages of Anlaby, Cottingham, Hessle, Kirk Ella, Skidby, West Ella and Willerby. Urban districts were abolished 1974.
The Borough of East Yorkshire was one of nine local government districts of the county of Humberside, England from 1 April 1974 to 1 April 1996.
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Glanford was, from 1974 to 1996, a local government district with borough status in the non-metropolitan county of Humberside, England.
The East Yorkshire Borough of Beverley was a local government district and borough of Humberside, England, from 1974 to 1996.
Cleethorpes was a local government district in Humberside, England from 1974 to 1996. It was granted borough status in 1975. It was formed on 1 April 1974 and covered Cleethorpes itself along with a wider area including Humberston, Laceby, Stallingborough, New Waltham, and Immingham. Based at Cleethorpes Town Hall, it was abolished on 1 April 1996 when it was merged with the borough of Great Grimsby as the new unitary North East Lincolnshire.
The Borough of Boothferry was, from 1 April 1974 to 1 April 1996, a local government district with borough status within the non-metropolitan county of Humberside. The district is now split between the East Riding of Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.
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Holderness was a rural district in the East Riding of Yorkshire from 1935 to 1974. It covered the southern part of the East Riding's North Sea coast.
Boothferry was a constituency in Humberside which returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the 1983 general election, and abolished for the 1997 general election.
Goole was a rural district in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England from 1894 to 1974.
The history of local government in Yorkshire is unique and complex. Yorkshire is the largest historic English county and consists of a diverse mix of urban and rural development with a heritage in agriculture, manufacturing, and mining. After a long period of very little change, it has been subject to a number of significant reforms of local government structures in modern times, some of which were controversial. The most significant of these was the Local Government Act 1972 and the 1990s UK local government reform. It currently corresponds to several counties and districts and is mostly contained within the Yorkshire and the Humber region.
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Beverley was a rural district in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England from 1894 to 1974.
Patrington was a rural district in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, from 1894 to 1935.
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The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district with unitary authority status, and is a ceremonial county of England. It is named after the historic East Riding of Yorkshire which was one of three ridings alongside the North Riding and West Riding, which were constituent parts a Yorkshire ceremonial and administrative county until 1974. From 1974 to 1996 the area of the modern East Riding of Yorkshire constituted the northern part of Humberside.