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Wortley Rural District

Coordinates: 53°26′56″N 1°34′12″W / 53.449°N 1.570°W / 53.449; -1.570

Wortley was a rural district in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1894 to 1974, situated to the north-west of the county borough of Sheffield.

 • Created 1894
 • Abolished 1974
 • Succeeded by City of Sheffield
Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley
Status Rural district

It was abolished in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, with the parishes of Bradfield and Ecclesfield going to the metropolitan borough of Sheffield and the parishes of Tankersley and Wortley going to the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley.