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PETERBOROUGH REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Peterborough Registration District (1837-1974)

The Northamptonshire areas in Peterborough registration district became part of the county of Soke of Peterborugh on 1.4.1889. All the areas in Peterborough registration district became part of the county of Huntingdon & Peterborough on 1.4.1965.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Ailsworth

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Alwalton

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

See Table 2, note (b).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Bainton

Soke of Peterborough

1934

1965

See Table 2, note (d).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Barnack

Soke of Peterborough

1934

1965

See Table 2, note (d).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Borough Fen

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Caldecote

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

See Table 2, note (b).

Castor

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

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

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Chesterton

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Crowland

Lincolnshire

1837

1889

Transferred from Lincolnshire to the county of Parts of Holland on 1.4.1889. See also Table 2, note (c).

Parts of Holland

1889

1933

Deeping Gate

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Denton

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

See Table 2, note (b).

Denton & Caldecote

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Elton

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Etton

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Eye

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Farcet

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Fletton

Huntingdonshire

1837

1889

In 1889 the part of the parish of Fletton within the borough of Peterborough became part of the Soke of Peterborough. The parish was abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Fletton Urban and Fletton Rural.

Huntingdonshire and Soke of Peterborough

1889

1894

Fletton

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Old Fletton. See also Table 2, note (m).

Fletton Rural

Huntingdonshire

1894

1933

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

Fletton Urban

Soke of Peterborough

1894

1929

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Fletton in Peterborough Municipal Borough. Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Peterborough.

Folksworth

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

See Table 2, note (b).

Folksworth & Washingley

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Glatton

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Glinton

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Gunthorpe

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Peterborough.

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1929

Haddon

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Helpstone

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Holme

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Longthorpe

Northamptonshire

1908

1929

Created 1.11.1908 out of the parish of Peterborough Without. Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Peterborough.

Marholm

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Maxey

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Minster Close Precincts

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Peterborough.

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1929

Morborne

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Newborough

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Northborough

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Orton Longueville

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Orton Waterville

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Paston

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Peterborough.

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1929

Peakirk

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Peterborough

Soke of Peterborough

1929

1965

Created 1.4.1929 from the parishes of Peterborough Within, Fletton Urban, Peterborough Without, Woodstone Urban, Walton, Werrington, Longthorpe, Paston, Minster Close Precincts, and Gunthorpe. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (h) and (i).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Peterborough Within

Soke of Peterborough

1894

1929

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of St. John the Baptist in Peterborough Municipal Borough. Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Peterborough.

Peterborough Without

Soke of Peterborough

1894

1929

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of St. John the Baptist. Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Peterborough.

St. John the Baptist

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Peterborough Within and Peterborough Without.

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1894

Stamford Baron St. Martins Without

Soke of Peterborough

1934

1965

See Table 2, note (d).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Sibson cum Stibbington

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Southorpe

Soke of Peterborough

1934

1965

See Table 2, note (d).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Stanground

Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1.10.1905 to become the separate parishes of Stanground North and Stanground South. See also Table 2, note (a).

Isle of Ely and Huntingdonshire

1889

1905

Stanground North

Isle of Ely

1905

1933

Created 1.10.1905 from the Isle of Ely part of the parish of Stanground. See also Table 2, notes (e) and (l).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Stanground South

Huntingdonshire

1905

1933

Created 1.10.1905 from the Huntingdonshire part of the parish of Stanground. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Old Fletton. See Table 2, notes (b) and (m).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Stilton

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

1968

1974

Sutton

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Thorney

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

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

Isle of Ely

1889

1933

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Thornhaugh

Soke of Peterborough

1934

1965

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Ufford

Soke of Peterborough

1934

1965

See Table 2, note (d).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Upton

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1965

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Walton

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Peterborough.

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1929

Wansford

Soke of Peterborough

1934

1965

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Washingley

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

See Table 2, note (b).

Water Newton

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

Werrington

Northamptonshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Peterborough.

Soke of Peterborough

1889

1929

Wittering

Soke of Peterborough

1934

1965

See Table 2, note (d).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Woodston

Huntingdonshire

1968

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Old Fletton. See Table 2, note (m).

Woodstone

Huntingdonshire

1837

1889

In 1889 the part of the parish of Woodstone within the borough of Peterborough became part of the Soke of Peterborough. The parish was abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Woodstone Urban and Woodstone Rural.

Huntingdonshire and Northamptonshire

1889

1894

Woodstone Rural

Huntingdonshire

1894

1933

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

Woodstone Urban

Soke of Peterborough

1894

1929

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Woodstone in Peterborough Municipal Borough. Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Peterborough.

Wothorpe

Soke of Peterborough

1934

1965

See Table 2, note (d).

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1965

1974

Yaxley

Huntingdonshire

1837

1933

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

Huntingdon & Peterborough

1968

1974

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

All the areas in Peterborough registration district became part of the county of Cambridgeshire on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Ailsworth

Cambridgeshire

1974

Alwalton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Bainton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Barnack

Cambridgeshire

1974

Borough Fen

Cambridgeshire

1974

Castor

Cambridgeshire

1974

Chesterton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Deeping Gate

Cambridgeshire

1974

Denton & Caldecote

Cambridgeshire

1974

Elton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Etton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Eye

Cambridgeshire

1974

Farcet

Cambridgeshire

1974

Folksworth & Washingley

Cambridgeshire

1974

Glatton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Glinton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Haddon

Cambridgeshire

1974

Helpstone

Cambridgeshire

1974

Holme

Cambridgeshire

1974

Marholm

Cambridgeshire

1974

Maxey

Cambridgeshire

1974

Morborne

Cambridgeshire

1974

Newborough

Cambridgeshire

1974

Northborough

Cambridgeshire

1974

Old Fletton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the urban district of Old Fletton, and the parishes of Fletton, Stanground South, and Woodston.

Orton Longueville

Cambridgeshire

1974

Orton Waterville

Cambridgeshire

1974

Peakirk

Cambridgeshire

1974

Peterborough

Cambridgeshire

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and municipal borough of Peterborough.

Sibson cum Stibbington

Cambridgeshire

1974

Southorpe

Cambridgeshire

1974

St. Martins Without

Cambridgeshire

1974

Stanground North

Cambridgeshire

1974

Stilton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Sutton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Thorney

Cambridgeshire

1974

Thornhaugh

Cambridgeshire

1974

Ufford

Cambridgeshire

1974

Upton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Wansford

Cambridgeshire

1974

Water Newton

Cambridgeshire

1974

Whittlesey

Cambridgeshire

1974

1981

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Whittlesey. Abolished 1.11.1981 to become the parish of Whittlesey. See also Table 2, note (n).

Whittlesey

Cambridgeshire

1981

Created 1.11.1981 from the unparished area of Whittlesey.

Wittering

Cambridgeshire

1974

Wothorpe

Cambridgeshire

1974

Yaxley

Cambridgeshire

1974

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Peterborough Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

25.3.1883

(a)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Stanground (which became part of the parish of St. Mary & St. Andrew on 25.3.1883) to Whittlesey registration district.

11 in 1891

1.1.1934

(b)

Lost the parishes of Alwalton, Caldecote, Chesterton, Denton, Farcet, Fletton Rural, Folksworth, Glatton, Haddon, Holme, Morborne, Orton Longueville, Orton Waterville, Stanground South, Stilton, Washingley, Water Newton, Woodstone Rural, and Yaxley, to Huntingdonshire North registration district.

13336 in 1931

(c)

Lost the parish of Crowland to Spalding registration district.

2809 in 1931

(d)

Gained the parishes of Bainton, Barnack, Southorpe, Stamford Baron St. Martins Without, Thornhaugh, Ufford, Wansford, Wittering, and Wothorpe, from Stamford registration district.

2331 in 1931

(e)

Lost the parishes of Stanground North and Thorney to Whittlesey registration distirct.

2151 in 1931

29.9.1956

(f)

Lost parts of the parish of Castor (which became parts of the parishes of Alwalton and Chesterton on 29.9.1956) to Huntingdonshire North registration district.

(g)

Gained parts of the parish of Castor (which until 29.9.1956 formed parts of the parishes of Alwalton and Chesterton) from Huntingdonshire North registration district.

(h)

Lost part of the parish of Peterborough (which became part of the parish of Orton Longueville on 29.9.1956) to Huntingdonshire North registration district.

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Peterborough (which until 29.9.1956 formed part of the parish of Orton Longueville) from Huntingdonshire North registration district.

1.4.1965

(j)

Lost parts of the parish of Thornhaugh (which became parts of the parishes of Kings Cliffe, Nassington, and Yarwell, on 1.4.1965) to Oundle registration district.

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Wansford (which became part of the parish of Yarwell on 1.4.1965) to Oundle registration district.

(l)

Gained the parishes of Stanground North and Thorney from Whittlesey registration distirct.

2159 in 1961

1.1.1968

(m)

Gained the parishes of Alwalton, Chesterton, Denton & Caldecote, Elton, Farcet, Fletton, Folksworth & Washingley, Glatton, Haddon, Holme, Morborne, Orton Longueville, Orton Waterville, Sibson cum Stibbington, Stanground South, Stilton, Water Newton, Woodston, and Yaxley, from Huntingdonshire North registration district.

1.4.1974

(n)

Gained the unparished area of Whittlesey (which was transferred from Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely to the county of Cambridgeshire on 1.4.1974) from Whittlesey registration district.

10394 in 1971


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