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BATTLE REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Battle Registration District

All the areas in Battle registration district became part of the county of East Sussex on 1.4.1889.

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Ashburnham

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, notes (b) and (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Battle

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Beckley

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Bexhill

Sussex

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, note (e).

East Sussex

1889

1974

Bexhill

East Sussex

1974

1977

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and municipal borough of Bexhill. See also Table 2, note (m).

Bodiam

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Brede

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Brightling

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Broomhill

East Sussex

1935

1956

Abolished 1.4.1956 to become part of the parish of Camber. See also Table 2, note (j).

Burwash

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Camber

East Sussex

1956

1977

Created 1.4.1956 from the parishes of Broomhill and Winchelsea St. Thomas the Apostle. See also Table 2, note (m).

Catsfield

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, notes (c) and (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Crowhurst

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Dallington

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, notes (d) and (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

East Guldeford

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Etchingham

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Ewhurst

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Fairlight

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (i), (l) and (m).

Guestling

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (i), (l) and (m).

Hollington

Sussex

1837

1889

Abolished 9.11.1897 to become parts of the parishes of Hollington St. John, and Hollington Rural.

East Sussex

1889

1897

Hollington St. John

East Sussex

1897

1925

Created 9.11.1897 out of the parishes of Hollington and St. Matthew. Abolished 1.4.1925 to become part of the parish of Hastings. See also Table 2, notes (g) and (h).

Hollington Rural

East Sussex

1897

1937

Created 9.11.1897 out of the rural parts of the parishes of Hollington and St. Matthew. Abolished 1.4.1938 to become parts of the parishes of Hastings, Crowhurst, and Westfield. See also Table 2, notes (f) and (l).

Hurst Green

East Sussex

1952

1977

Created 1.4.1952 out of the parishes of Salehurst, Etchingham, and Ticehurst. See also Table 2, note (m).

Icklesham

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Iden

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Mountfield

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, notes (a) and (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Northiam

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Ore

East Sussex

1935

1958

Abolished 1.4.1958 to become parts of the parishes of Wivelsfield and Guestling. See also Table 2, notes (i) and (l).

Peasmarsh

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Penhurst

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Pett

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (i) and (m).

Playden

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Rye

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Rye Foreign

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Salehurst

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Sedlescombe

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Ticehurst

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Udimore

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Westfield

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Whatlington

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (m).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Winchelsea St. Thomas the Apostle

East Sussex

1935

1956

Abolished 1.4.1956 to become part of the parish of Camber. See also Table 2, note (j).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Battle Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

25.3.1886

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Mountfield (which until 25.3.1888 formed a detached part of the parish of Etchingham) from Ticehurst registration district.

0 in 1881

24.3.1887

(b)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Ashburnham (which became part of the parish of Ninfield on 24.3.1887) to Hailsham registration district.

152 in 1881

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Catsfield (which until 24.3.1887 formed a detached part of the parish of Ninfield) from Hailsham registration district.

0 in 1881

(d)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Dallington, including Hodgkins (which became part of the parish of Warbleton on 24.3.1887) to Hailsham registration district.

2 in 1881

1.6.1895

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Bexhill (which became part of the parish of St. Mary Bulverhythe in 1894) to Hastings registration district.

0 in 1891

1.12.1897

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Hollington Rural (which untul 9.11.1897 formed part of the parish of St. Matthew) from Hastings registration district.

42 in 1891

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Hollington St. John (which untul 9.11.1897 formed part of the parish of St. Matthew) from Hastings registration district.

21 in 1891

1.4.1925

(h)

Lost the parish of Hollington St. John (which became part of the parish of Hastings on 1.4.1925) to Hastings registration district.

1782 in 1921

1.4.1935

(i)

Gained the parishes of Fairlight, Guestling, Ore, and Pett, from Hastings registration district.

2488 in 1931

(j)

Gained the parishes of Beckley, Brede, Broomhill, East Guldeford, Icklesham, Iden, Northiam, Peasmarsh, Playden, Rye, Rye Foreign, Udimore, and Winchelsea St. Thomas the Apostle, from Rye registration district.

11231 in 1931

(k)

Gained the parishes of Bodiam, Burwash, Etchingham, Salehurst, and Ticehurst, from Ticehurst registration district.

7864 in 1931

1.4.1938

(l)

Lost parts of the parishes of Fairlight, Guestling, Hollington Rural, and Ore (which became parts of the parish of Hastings on 1.4.1938) to Hastings registration district.

1.4.1977 (abolished)

(m)

Lost the constituent parishes of Ashburnham, Battle, Beckley, Bodiam, Brede, Brightling, Burwash, Camber, Catsfield, Crowhurst, Dallington, East Guldeford, Etchingham, Ewhurst, Fairlight, Guestling, Hurst Green, Icklesham, Iden, Mountfield, Northiam, Peasmarsh, Penhurst, Pett, Playden, Rye, Rye Foreign, Salehurst, Sedlescombe, Ticehurst, Udimore, Westfield, and Whatlington, and the unparished area of Bexhill, to Hastings & Rother registration district.

69855 in 1971


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