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PETWORTH REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Petworth Registration District

All the areas in Petworth registration district became part of the county of West Sussex on 1.4.1889.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Barlavington

Sussex

1870

1889

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

West Sussex

1889

1935

Bignor

Sussex

1870

1889

See Table 2, notes (a), (i) and (j).

West Sussex

1889

1935

Billingshurst

Sussex

1837

1869

See Table 2, note (e).

Burton

Sussex

1870

1889

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Duncton, Sutton, and East Lavington. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (k).

West Sussex

1889

1933

Bury

Sussex

1870

1889

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

West Sussex

1889

1935

Clapham

Sussex

1837

1869

Coates

Sussex

1870

1889

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Fittleworth. See also Table 2, note (a).

West Sussex

1889

1933

Duncton

Sussex

1870

1889

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

West Sussex

1889

1935

Egdean

Sussex

1870

1889

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Petworth. See also Table 2, note (a).

West Sussex

1889

1933

Fittleworth

Sussex

1870

1889

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

West Sussex

1889

1935

Kirdford

Sussex

1870

1889

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

West Sussex

1889

1935

North Chapel

Sussex

1870

1889

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

West Sussex

1889

1935

Petworth

Sussex

1870

1889

See Table 2, note (j).

West Sussex

1889

1935

Rudgwick

Sussex

1837

1869

See Table 2, note (b).

Stopham

Sussex

1870

1889

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

West Sussex

1889

1935

Sutton

Sussex

1870

1889

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

West Sussex

1889

1935

Wisborough Green

Sussex

1870

1889

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

West Sussex

1889

1935

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Petworth Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.1.1870

(a)

Gained the parishes of Barlavington, Bignor, Burton, Bury, Coates, Duncton, Egdean, Fittleworth, and Sutton, from Chichester registration district.

2316 in 1861

(b)

Lost the parish of Rudgwick to Horsham registration district.

1068 in 1861

(c)

Gained the parish of North Chapel from Midhurst registration district.

785 in 1861

(d)

Gained the parish of Stopham from Thakeham registration district.

130 in 1861

1.4.1870

(e)

Lost the parish of Billingshurst to Horsham registration district.

1495 in 1861

19.12.1879

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Kirdford (which until 19.12.1879 formed a detached part of the parish of Lurgashall) to Petworth registration district from Midhurst registration district.

7 in 1881

24.3.1883

(g)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Bury (which became part of the parish of Houghton on 24.3.1883) to East Preston registration district.

0 in 1891

24.3.1884

(h)

Gained part of the parish of Wisborough Green (which until 24.3.1884 had comprised the Sussex part of the parish of Alfold) from Hambledon registration district.

30 in 1891

24.3.1889

(i)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Bignor, including the tything of Buddington (which became part of the parish of Easebourne on 24.3.1889) to Midhurst registration district.

32 in 1891

1.4.1935 (abolished)

(j)

Lost the parishes of Barlavington, Bignor, Bury, Duncton, Fittleworth, Kirdford, North Chapel, Petworth, Stopham, Sutton, and Wisborough Green, to Midhurst & Petworth

8416 in 1931

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Burton (which became part of the parish of East Lavington on 1.4.1934) to Midhurst & Petworth

0 in 1931


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