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CHESTER LE STREET REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Chester le Street Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Barmston

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Washington.

Birtley

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (n).

Bournmoor

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (n).

Chester le Street

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (a), (b) and (n).

Cocken

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of West Rainton and Framwellgate Moor. See also Table 2, note (k).

Edmondsley

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (e), (g), (h), (j) and (n).

Great Lumley

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (n).

Harraton

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (n).

Lambton

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (n).

Lamesley

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (c), (n) and (p).

Little Lumley

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (n).

Ouston

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (n).

Pelton

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (n).

Plawsworth

Durham

1837

1938

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

Sacriston

Durham

1937

1938

Created 1.4.1937 out of the parish of Witton Gilbert. See also Table 2, note (n).

South Biddick

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (n) and (o).

Urpeth

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (f), (n) and (q).

Usworth

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Washington.

Waldridge

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (n).

Washington

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (n).

Witton Gilbert

Durham

1837

1938

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Chester le Street Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

21.12.1881

(a)

Gained a part of the parish of Chester le Street (which until 21.12.1881 formed a detached part of the parish of Kimblesworth) from Durham registration district.

0 in 1881

24.3.1883

(b)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Chester le Street, including Black Dean Farm House and Cottages (which became part of the parish of Framwellgate on 24.3.1883) to Durham registration district.

4 in 1891

(c)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Lamesley, including Sunniside (which became part of the parish of Whickham on 24.3.1883) to Gateshead registration district.

7 in 1891

25.3.1885

(d)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Plawsworth (which became part of the parish of Kimblesworth on 25.3.1885) to Durham registration district.

0 in 1891

25.3.1886

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Edmondsley (which until 25.3.1886 formed a detached part of the parish of Lanchester, including the village of Craghead) from Lanchester registration district.

1013 in 1891

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Urpeth (which until 25.3.1886 formed a detached part of the parish of Tanfield, including Edenhill Farm and Cottages) from Lanchester registration district.

24 in 1891

24.3.1887

(g)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Edmondsley, including parts of Morrow Edge and Wheatley Hill (which became part of the parish of Lanchester on 24.3.1887) to Lanchester registration district.

14 in 1891

(h)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Edmondsley, including Wheatley Grange (which became part of the parish of Satley on 24.3.1887) to Lanchester registration district.

5 in 1891

(i)

Lost two detached parts of the parish of Witton Gilbert (which became parts of the parishes of Lanchester and Satley on 24.3.1887) to Lanchester registration district.

0 in 1891

1.4.1897

(j)

Lost part of the parish of Edmondsley (which became part of the parish of Craghead on 30.9.1896) to Lanchester registration district.

1037 in 1891

1.7.1938 (abolished)

(k)

Lost the parish of Witton Gilbert to Durham Central registration district.

1752 in 1931

(l)

Lost the parish of Cocken (which became parts of the parishes of Framwellgate Moor and West Rainton on 1.4.1937) to Durham Central registration district.

239 in 1931

(m)

Lost part of the parish of Plawsworth (which became part of the parish of Kimblesworth on 1.4.1937) to Durham Central registration district.

6 in 1931

(n)

Lost the parishes of Birtley, Bournmoor, Chester le Street, Edmondsley, Great Lumley, Harraton, Lambton, Lamesley, Little Lumley, Ouston, Pelton, Plawsworth, Sacriston, South Biddick, Urpeth, Waldridge, and Washington, to Durham Northern registration district.

80847 in 1931

(o)

Lost part of the parish of South Biddick (which became part of the parish of Houghton le Spring on 1.4.1937) to Durham Northern registration district.

63 in 1931

(p)

Lost parts of the parish of Lamesley (which became parts of the parishes of Stanley and Whickham on 1.4.1937) to Durham North Western registration district.

1290 in 1931

(q)

Lost part of the parish of Urpeth (which became part of the parish of Stanley on 1.4.1937) to Durham North Western registration district.

749 in 1931


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