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BRIDGWATER REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Bridgwater Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Aisholt

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Spaxton.

Aller

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Ashcott

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Babcary

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Barrington

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Barton St. David

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Bawdrip

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Beercrocombe

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Bridgwater

Somerset

1837

1974

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

Bridgwater Without

Somerset

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Bridgwater. See also Table 2, note (f).

Broomfield

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Cannington

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Catcott

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Charlton Mackrell

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Charlinch

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Chedzoy

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Chilton Common

Somerset

1837

1907

Abolished 1.4.1907 to become part of the parish of Chilton Trinity.

Chilton Polden

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Chilton Trinity

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Compton Dundon

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Cossington

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Curry Mallet

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Curry Rivel

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Drayton

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Durleigh

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

East Huntspill

Somerset

1949

1974

Created 1.4.1949 out of the parish of Huntspill. See also Table 2, note (f).

Edington

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Edstock & Beer

Somerset

1837

1886

Abolished 25.3.1886 to become parts of the parishes of Cannington and Otterhampton.

Enmore

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Fiddington

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Fivehead

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Goathurst

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Greinton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Highbridge South

Somerset

1896

1897

Created 1.10.1896 out of the parish of Huntspill. See also Table 2, note (d).

High Ham

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Huish Episcopi

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Huntspill

Somerset

1837

1949

Abolished 1.4.1949 to become the parishes of East Huntspill and West Huntspill. See also Table 2, note (b).

Isle Abbotts

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Isle Brewers

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Keinton Mandeville

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Kingsbury Episcopi

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Kingsdon

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Kingweston

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Langport

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Long Sutton

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Lyng

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (a), (c) and (f).

Middlezoy

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Moorlinch

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Muchelney

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Nether Stowey

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

North Petherton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Othery

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Otterhampton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Over Stowey

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Pawlett

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Pitney

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Puckington

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Puriton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Shapwick

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Somerton

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Spaxton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

St. Michael Church

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of North Petherton.

Stawell

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Stockland Bristol

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Sutton Mallet

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Stawell.

Thurloxton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Wembdon

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

West Huntspill

Somerset

1949

1974

Created 1.4.1949 out of the parish of Huntspill. See also Table 2, note (f)

Westonzoyland

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Woolavington

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (f).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Bridgwater Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

25.3.1885

(a)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Lyng, including part of Saltmoor (which became part of the parish of Stoke St. Gregory on 25.3.1885) to Taunton registration district.

8 in 1891

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Huntspill (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Stogursey, including Steart Island, etc.) from Williton registration district.

0 in 1891

24.3.1888

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Lyng (which until 24.3.1888 formed a detached part of the parish of Durston) from Taunton registration district.

0 in 1891

1.3.1897

(d)

Lost the parish of Highbridge South to Axbridge registration district.

515 in 1891

1.4.1936

(e)

Gained the parishes of Aller, Babcary, Barrington, Barton St. David, Beercrocombe, Charlton Mackrell, Compton Dundon, Curry Mallet, Curry Rivel, Drayton, Fivehead, High Ham, Huish Episcopi, Isle Abbots, Isle Brewers, Keinton Mandeville, Kingsbury Episcopi, Kingsdon, Kingweston, Langport, Long Sutton, Muchelney, Pitney, Puckington, and Somerton, from Langport registration district.

12527 in 1931

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(f)

Lost the parishes of Ashcott, Bawdrip, Bridgwater, Bridgwater Without, Broomfield, Cannington, Catcott, Charlinch, Chedzoy, Chilton Polden, Chilton Trinity, Cossington, Durleigh, East Huntspill, Edington, Enmore, Fiddington, Goathurst, Greinton, Lyng, Middlezoy, Moorlinch, Nether Stowey, North Petherton, Othery, Otterhampton, Over Stowey, Pawlett, Puriton, Shapwick, Spaxton, Stawell, Stockland Bristol, Thurloxton, Wembdon, West Huntspill, Westonzoyland, and Woolavington, to Sedgemoor registration district.

53876 in 1971

(g)

Lost the parishes of Aller, Babcary, Barrington, Barton St. David, Beercrocombe, Charlton Mackrell, Compton Dundon, Curry Mallet, Curry Rivel, Drayton, Fivehead, High Ham, Huish Episcopi, Isle Abbotts, Isle Brewers, Keinton Mandeville, Kingsbury Episcopi, Kingsdon, Kingweston, Langport, Long Sutton, Muchelney, Pitney, Puckington, and Somerton, to Yeovil registration district.

14949 in 1971


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