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LEIGH REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Leigh Registration District (18371974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Astley

Lancashire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 to become part of the parish of Tyldesley with Shakerley.

Atherton

Lancashire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Bedford

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 29.9.1894 to become part of the parish of Leigh.

Culcheth

Lancashire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Golborne, Croft, and Woolston. See also Table 2, note (b).

Golborne

Lancashire

1845

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (c) to (g).

Kenyon

Lancashire

1845

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 to become part of the parish of Golborne. See also Table 2, note (b).

Leigh

Lancashire

1894

1974

Created 29.9.1894 out of the parishes of West Leigh, Bedford, Pennington, and Atherton. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Lowton

Lancashire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 to become part of the parish of Golborne.

Pennington

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 29.9.1894 to become part of the parish of Leigh.

Tyldesley with Shakerley

Lancashire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the unparished area of Tyldesley.

West Leigh

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 29.9.1894 to become part of the parish of Leigh.

Table 1B: List of Places in Leigh Registration District (197495)

All the areas in Leigh registration district became part of the county of Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974

Unparished Area

County

From

To

Comments

Atherton

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Atherton. See also Table 2, note (k).

Golborne

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed part of the parish and urban district of Golborne. See also Table 2, notes (i), (j) and (k).

Leigh

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Leigh. See also Table 2, notes (h) and (k).

Tyldesley

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the urban district of Tyldesley and the parish of Tyldesley with Shakerley. See also Table 2, note (k).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Leigh Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

22.11.1845

(a)

Gained the parishes of Golborne and Kenyon from Warrington registration district.

1980 in 1841

1.4.1937

(b)

Lost part of the parish of Culcheth (which became part of the parish of Croft on 1.10.1933) to Newton registration district.

401 in 1931

27.8.1957

(c)

Lost part of the parish of Golborne (which became part of the parish of Abram on 27.8.1957) to Ince registration district.

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Golborne (which until 27.8.1957 formed part of the parish of Abram) from Ince registration district.

1.4.1969

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Golborne (which became part of the parish of Irlam on 1.4.1969) to Barton registration district.

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Golborne (which until 1.4.1969 formed part of the parish of Irlam) from Barton registration district.

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Golborne (which became part of the parish of Rixton with Glazebrook on 1.4.1969) to Newton registration district.

1.4.1974

(h)

Lost part of the parish of Golborne (which was transferred from Lancashire to become the parish of Culcheth & Glazebury in the county of Cheshire on 1.4.1974) to Warrington registration district.

9001 in 1971

1.4.1994

(i)

Gained part of the unparished area of Golborne (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the parish of Culcheth & Glazebury) from Warrington registration district.

0 in 1993

(j)

Lost parts of the unparished area of Golborne (which became parts of the parishes of Culcheth & Glazebury and Croft on 1.4.1994) to Warrington registration district.

370 in 1993

1.8.1995 (abolished)

(k)

Lost the constituent unparished areas of Atherton, Golborne, Leigh, and Tyldesley, to Wigan & Leigh registration district.


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