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STOURBRIDGE REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Amblecote

Staffordshire

1837

1934

See Table 2, note (j).

Brierley Hill

Staffordshire

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Kingswinford in Brierley Hill Urban District. See also Table 2, note (j).

Cakemore

Shropshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844. Abolished 1.4.1919 to become part of the parish of Hill & Cakemore. See also Table 2, note (a).

Worcestershire

1844

1919

Cradley

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Halesowen

Shropshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (a), (i), (m), (n), (o), (p), (r) and (s).

Worcestershire

1844

1974

Hasbury

Shropshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844.

Worcestershire

1844

1974

Hawne

Shropshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Halesowen.

Worcestershire

1844

1974

Hill

Shropshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844. Abolished 1.4.1919 to become part of the parish of Hill & Cakemore.

Worcestershire

1844

1919

Hill & Cakemore

Worcestershire

1919

1974

Created 1.4.1919 from the separate parishes of Hill and Cakemore. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Halesowen.

Illey

Shropshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Halesowen. See also Table 2, note (e).

Worcestershire

1844

1974

Kingswinford

Staffordshire

1837

1934

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

Lapal

Shropshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Halesowen.

Worcestershire

1844

1974

Lutley

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Halesowen.

Lye

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Stourbridge.

Oldbury

Worcestershire

1932

1934

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

Pedmore

Worcestershire

1934

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Stourbridge. See also Table 2, note (h).

Quarry Bank

Staffordshire

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Kingswinford in Quarry Bank Urban District. See also Table 2, note (j).

Quinton

Worcestershire

1894

1909

Created 1894 by renaming the parish of Ridgacre. See also Table 2, note (d).

Ridgacre

Shropshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844. Abolished 1894 to become the parish of Quinton. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (c).

Worcestershire

1844

1894

Stourbridge

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (o), (p), (q) and (t).

Upper Swinford

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Stourbridge.

Wollaston

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Stourbridge.

Wollescote

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of Stourbridge.

Table 1B: List of Places in Stourbridge Registration District (1974-2002)

All areas in Stourbridge registration district became part of the county of West Midlands on 1.4.1974.

Unparished Area

County

From

To

Comments

Halesowen

West Midlands

1974

2002

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the municipal borough of Halesowen, and the parishes of Cradley, Halesowen, Hasbury, Hawne, Hill & Cakemore, Illey, Lapal, and Lutley. See also Table 2, note (u).

Stourbridge

West Midlands

1974

2002

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the municipal borough of Stourbridge, and the parishes of Lye, Pedmore, Stourbridge, Upper Swinford, Wollaston, and Wollescote. See also Table 2, note (u).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Stourbridge Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1884

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Cakemore (which until 24.3.1884 formed part of the parish of Warley Wigorn) from West Bromwich registration district.

166 in 1891

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Ridgacre (which until 24.3.1884 formed part of the parish of Warley Wigorn) from West Bromwich registration district.

68 in 1891

(c)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Ridgacre, including Hagley Road and Tinkers Lane (which became part of the parish of Warley on 24.3.1884) to West Bromwich registration district.

52 in 1891

1.12.1909

(d)

Lost the parish of Quinton to Kings Norton registration district.

975 in 1901

1.10.1912

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Illey (which until 9.11.1911 formed part of the parish of Northfield) from Kings Norton registration district.

44 in 1911

1.4.1923

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Halesowen (which until 1.10.1922 formed part of the parish of Hunnington) from Bromsgrove registration district.

183 in 1911

1.10.1932

(g)

Gained the parish of Oldbury from West Bromwich registration district.

35926 in 1931

1.7.1934

(h)

Gained the parish of Pedmore from Bromsgrove registration district.

999 in 1931

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Halesowen (which until 1.4.1933 formed part of the parish of Hunnington) from Bromsgrove registration district.

7 in 1931

(j)

Lost the parishes of Amblecote, Brierley Hill, Kingswinford, and Quarry Bank, to Kingswinford registration district.

47770 in 1931

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Kingswinford (which became part of the parish of Kinver on 1.4.1934) to Kingswinford registration district.

580 in 1931

(l)

Lost the parish of Oldbury to Oldbury registration district.

36642 in 1931

1.4.1966

(m)

Lost part of the parish of Halesowen (which became part of the parish of Birmingham on 1.4.1966) to Birmingham registration district.

(n)

Gained part of the parish of Halesowen (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Birmingham) from Birmingham registration district.

(o)

Lost parts of the parishes of Halesowen and Stourbridge (which became parts of the parish of Hagley on 1.4.1966) to Bromsgrove registration district.

(p)

Gained parts of the parishes of Halesowen and Stourbridge (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parish of Hagley) from Bromsgrove registration district.

(q)

Lost part of the parish of Stourbridge (which became part of the parish of Dudley on 1.4.1966) to Dudley registration district.

(r)

Gained part of the parish of Halesowen (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Oldbury) from Oldbury registration district.

(s)

Gained part of the parish of Halesowen (which until 1.4.1966 formed pars of the parish of Rowley Regis) from Rowley Regis registration district.

(t)

Gained parts of the parish of Stourbridge (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Amblecote, Brierley Hill, and Kingswinford) from Rowley Regis registration district.

1.6.2002 (abolished)

(u)

Lost the constituent unparished areas of Halesowen and Stourbridge to Dudley registration district.

 


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