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BURY REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Ainsworth

Lancashire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 to become part of the parish of Radcliffe.

Ashworth

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become part of the parish of Birtle cum Bamford.

Birtle cum Bamford

Lancashire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Rochdale, Heywood, and Bury. See also Table 2, note (i).

Bury

Lancashire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area in Greater Manchester. See also Table 2, note (k).

Elton

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Ramsbottom, Bury, Tottington, Ainsworth, and, Radcliffe.

Heap

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Heywood, Bury, Birtle cum Bamford, and Unsworth.

Heywood

Lancashire

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of Heap, Hopwood, Castleton, Pilsworth, and Birtle cum Bamford, in Heywood Municipal Borough. See also Table 2, notes (d), (f) and (h).

Hopwood

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Heywood, Middleton, and Castleton by Rochdale. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (e).

Outwood

Lancashire

1894

1933

Created 1894 out of the parish of Pilkington. Abolished 1.10.1933 to become part of the parish of Radcliffe. See also Table 2, note (j).

Pilkington

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Whitefield, Unsworth, Outwood, Bury, and Radcliffe.

Pilsworth

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Heywood, Unsworth, and Bury.

Radcliffe

Lancashire

1837

1934

See Table 2, note (h).

Ramsbottom

Lancashire

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of Tottington Lower End, Walmersley & Shuttleworth, Tottington Higher End, and Elton, in Ramsbottom Urban District. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (h).

Tottington

Lancashire

1894

1934

Created 1894 out of the parishes of Tottington Lower End and Elton. See also Table 2, note (h).

Tottington Lower End

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Tottington, Bury, and Haslingden. See also Table 2, note (b).

Unsworth

Lancashire

1894

1933

Created 1894 out of the parishes of Pilkington, Pilsworth, and Heap. Abolished 1.10.1933 to become part of the parish of Bury. See also Table 2, note (g).

Walmersley with Shuttleworth

Lancashire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 to become part of the parish of Ramsbottom.

Whitefield

Lancashire

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Pilkington in Whitefield Urban District. See also Table 2, note (h).

Table 1B: List of Places in Bury Registration District (from 1974)

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

Unparished Area

County

From

To

Comments

Bury Greater Manchester

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and county borough of Bury.

Prestwich Greater Manchester

1974

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

Radcliffe Greater Manchester

1974

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

Ramsbottom Greater Manchester

1974

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

Tottington Greater Manchester

1974

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

Whitefield Greater Manchester

1974

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Bury Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.7.1895

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Ramsbottom (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Tottington Higher End) from Haslingden registration district.

3003 in 1891

(b)

Lost part of the parish of Tottington Lower End (which became part of the parish of Haslingden in 1894) to Haslingden registration district.

0 in 1891

(c)

Lost part of the parish of Hopwood (which became part of the parish of Middleton in 1894) to Oldham registration district.

684 in 1891

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Heywood (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Castleton by Rochdale) from Rochdale registration district.

2350 in 1891

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Hopwood (which became part of the parish of Castleton by Rochdale in 1894) to Rochdale registration district.

99 in 1891

1.12.1900

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Heywood (which until 9.11.1900 formed part of the parish of Castleton Lancashire) from Rochdale registration distric

97 in 1891

98 in 1901

1.10.1933

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Unsworth (which became part of the parish of Middleton on 1.4.1933) to Middleton registration district.

44 in 1931

1.4.1934

(h)

Lost the parishes of Heywood, Radcliffe, Ramsbottom, Tottington, and Whitefield, to Heywood registration district.

86874 in 1931

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Birtle cum Bamford (which became part of the parish of Rochdale on 1.10.1933) to Rochdale registration district.

975 in 1931

1.10.1934

(j)

Lost part of the parish of Outwood (which became part of the parish of Kearsley on 1.4.1933) to Barton registration district.

1331 in 1931

1.4.1937

(k)

Gained part of the parish of Bury (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Whitefield) from Heywood registration district.

1.4.1974

(l)

Gained the unparished areas of Prestwich, Radcliffe, Ramsbottom, Tottington, and Whitefield (which were transferred from Lancashire to Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974) from Heywood registration district.

107257 in 1971


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