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DURHAM REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Durham Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Bearpark

Durham

1894

1938

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

Belmont

Durham

1894

1938

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of St. Giles. See also Table 2, note (i).

Benfieldside

Durham

1838

1875

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

Billingside

Durham

1838

1875

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

Brancepeth

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Brandon & Byshottles

Durham

1837

1938

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

Broom

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Brandon & Byshottles and Bearpark.

Cassop

Durham

1837

1887

Abolished 24.3.1887 to become part of the parish of Cassop cum Quarrington.

Cassop cum Quarrington

Durham

1887

1938

Created 24.3.1887 out of the parishes of Quarrington and Cassop. See also Table 2, note (i).

Collierley & Pontop

Durham

1838

1875

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

Conside & Knitsley

Durham

1838

1875

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

Cornsay

Durham

1838

1875

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

Coxhoe

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Crossgate

Durham

1837

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Durham.

Durham

Durham

1916

1938

Created 1.4.1916 from the parishes of Crossgate, Elvet, St. Giles, Framwellgate, St. Nicholas, North Bailey, Durham College, South Bailey, Durham Castle and Precincts, and Magdalen Place. See also Table 2, note (i).

Durham Castle and Precincts

Durham

1837

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Durham.

Durham College

Durham

1837

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Durham.

Ebchester

Durham

1838

1875

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

Elvet

Durham

1837

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Durham.

Esh

Durham

1838

1875

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

Framwellgate

Durham

1837

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Durham. See also Table 2, note (f).

Framwellgate Moor

Durham

1894

1938

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

Greencroft

Durham

1838

1875

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

Healeyfield

Durham

1838

1875

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

Hedleyhope

Durham

1838

1875

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

Hett

Durham

1837

1938

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

Iveston

Durham

1838

1875

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

Kimblesworth

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (d), (g), (i) and (j).

Kyo

Durham

1838

1875

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

Lanchester

Durham

1838

1875

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

Langley

Durham

1838

1875

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

Magdalen Place

Durham

1837

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Durham.

Medomsley

Durham

1838

1875

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

Muggleswick

Durham

1838

1875

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

Nevilles Cross

Durham

1894

1935

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Crossgate. Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Durham.

North Bailey

Durham

1837

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Durham.

Pittington

Durham

1837

1938

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

Quarrington

Durham

1837

1887

Abolished 24.3.1887 to become part of the parish of Cassop cum Quarrington.

St. Giles

Durham

1837

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Durham.

St. Nicholas

Durham

1837

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Durham.

St. Oswalds

Durham

1895

1935

Created 5.10.1895 out of the parish of Bearpark. Abolished 1.4.1935 to become parts of the parishes of Durham, Shincliffe, and Sunderland Bridge.

Satley

Durham

1838

1875

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

Shadforth

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Sherburn

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Sherburn House

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Shincliffe

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

South Bailey

Durham

1837

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Durham.

Stockley

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Crook & Willington. See also Table 2, note (n).

Sunderland Bridge

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Tanfield

Durham

1838

1875

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

Tudhoe

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Spennymoor. See also Table 2, notes (h) and (o).

Whitwell House

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Willington

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Crook & Willington and Bishop Auckland. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (p).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Durham Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

15.1.1838

(a)

Gained the parishes of Benfieldside, Billingside, Collierley & Pontop, Conside & Knitsley, Cornsay, Ebchester, Esh, Greencroft, Healeyfield, Hedleyhope, Iveston, Kyo, Lanchester, Langley, Medomsley, Muggleswick, Satley, and Tanfield, from Lanchester registration district.

1.4.1875

(b)

Lost the parishes of Benfieldside, Billingside, Collierley & Pontop, Conside & Knitsley, Cornsay, Ebchester, Esh, Greencroft, Healeyfield, Hedleyhope, Iveston, Kyo, Lanchester, Langley, Medomsley, Muggleswick, Satley, and Tanfield, to re create Lanchester registration district.

40521 in 1871

21.12.1881

(c)

Lost detached parts of the parish of Willington (which became part of the parish of Helmington Row on 21.12.1881) to Auckland registration district.

0 in 1881

(d)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Kimblesworth (which became part of the parish of Chester le Street on 21.12.1881) to Chester le Street registration district.

0 in 1881

(e)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Pittington (which became part of the parish of West Rainton on 21.12.1881) to Houghton le Spring registration district.

218 in 1881

24.3.1883

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Framwellgate (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Chester le Street, including Black Dean Farm House and Cottages) from Chester le Street registration district.

4 in 1891

25.3.1885

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Kimblesworth (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Plawsworth) from Chester le Street registration district.

0 in 1891

25.3.1886

(h)

Gained part of the parish of Tudhoe (which until 25.3.1886 formed a detached part of the parish of Ferryhill, including Monks House) from Stockton registration district.

5 in 1891

1.7.1938 (abolished)

(i)

Lost the parishes of Bearpark, Belmont, Brancepeth, Brandon & Byshottles, Cassop cum Quarrington, Coxhoe, Durham, Framwellgate Moor, Hett, Kimblesworth, Pittington, Shadforth, Sherburn, Sherburn House, Shincliffe, Sunderland Bridge, and Whitwell House, to Durham Central registration district.

64264 in 1931

(j)

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

0 in 1931

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Pittington (which became part of the parish of Hetton on 1.4.1937) to Durham Northern registration district.

235 in 1931

(l)

Lost part of the parish of Brandon & Byshottles (which became part of the parish of Spennymoor on 1.4.1937) to Durham Western registration district.

0 in 1931

(m)

Lost part of the parish of Hett (which became part of the parish of Spennymoor on 1.4.1937) to Durham Western registration district.

73 in 1931

(n)

Lost the parish of Stockley (which became part of the parish of Crook & Willington on 1.4.1937) to Durham Western registration district.

2320 in 1931

(o)

Lost the parish of Tudhoe (which became part of the parish of Spennymoor on 1.4.1937) to Durham Western registration district.

6865 in 1931

(p)

Lost parts of the parish of Willington (which became parts of the parishes of Bishop Auckland and Crook & Willington on 1.4.1937) to Durham Western registration district.

6644 in 1931


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