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SWANSEA REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Swansea Registration District (18371974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Bishopston

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Cheriton

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Clase

Glamorganshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Clase Urban and Clase Rural.

Clase Rural

Glamorganshire

1894

1918

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Clase. Abolished 9.11.1918 to become parts of the parishes of Swansea and Llangyfelach.

Clase Urban

Glamorganshire

1894

1900

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Clase in Swansea County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Cockett

Glamorganshire

1894

1918

Created 1894 from the rural parts of the parish of Swansea Higher & Lower. Abolished 9.11.1918 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Ilston

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Knelston

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llandeilo Talybont

Glamorganshire

1837

1934

See Table 2, note (e).

Llanddewi

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llangennith

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llangyfelach

Glamorganshire

1918

1934

Created 9.11.1918 from the parishes of Penderry and Clase Rural. See also Table 2, note (e).

Llanmadoc

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llanrhidian Higher

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llanrhidian Lower

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llansamlet

Glamorganshire

1905

1918

Created 1.4.1905 from the parishes of Llansamlet Higher and Llansamlet Lower. Abolished 9.11.1918 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Llansamlet Higher

Glamorganshire

1876

1905

Abolished 1.4.1905 to become part of the parish of Llansamlet. See also Table 2, note (c).

Llansamlet Higher Urban

Glamorganshire

1894

1900

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Llansamlet Higher in Swansea County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Llansamlet Lower

Glamorganshire

1876

1905

Abolished 1.4.1905 to become part of the parish of Llansamlet. See also Table 2, note (c).

Llansamlet Lower Urban

Glamorganshire

1894

1900

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Llansamlet Lower in Swansea County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Mawr

Glamorganshire

1837

1875

See Table 2, note (b).

Nicholaston

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Oxwich

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Oystermouth

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Oystermouth

Glamorganshire

1935

1974

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

Penderry

Glamorganshire

1837

1918

Abolished 9.11.1918 to become parts of the parishes of Swansea and Llangyfelach.

Penderry Urban

Glamorganshire

1894

1900

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Penderry in Swansea County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Penmaen

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Pennard

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Penrice

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Port Eynon

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Reynoldston

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Rhossili

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Rhyndwclydach

Glamorganshire

1837

1875

See Table 2, note (b).

St. John

Glamorganshire

1837

1900

Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

St. Thomas

Glamorganshire

1837

1900

Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Swansea

Glamorganshire

1900

1974

Created 26.3.1900 from the parishes of Swansea Town & Franchise, Clase Urban, St. John, St. Thomas, Llansamlet Lower Urban, Swansea Higher, Penderry Urban, and Llansamlet Higher Urban. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Swansea Higher

Glamorganshire

1894

1900

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Swansea Higher & Lower in Swansea County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Swansea Higher & Lower

Glamorganshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Swansea Higher and Cockett.

Swansea Town & Franchise

Glamorganshire

1837

1900

Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

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

Community

County

From

To

Comments

Bishopston

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Cheriton

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Cilybebyll

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Ilston

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Knelston

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Llanddewi

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Llangennith

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Llanguicke

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming the parish of Llangwig.

Llanmadoc

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Llanrhidian Higher

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Llanrhidian Lower

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Llwchwr

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

Created 1.4.1974 from the parishes of Gowerton, Llandeilo Talybont, Llangyfelach, and Loughor Borough. See also Table 2, note (f).

Mawr

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Nicholaston

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Oxwich

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Penmaen

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Pennard

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming the parish of Penard. See also Table 2, note (f).

Penrice

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Porteynon

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming the parish of Port Eynon. See also Table 2, note (f).

Reynoldston

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Rhossili

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Rhyndwclydach

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (f).

Swansea

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

Ynysymond

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming the parish of Ynys y Mond. See also Table 2, note (f).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Swansea Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

19.7.1858

(a)

Lost the parishes of Bishopston, Cheriton, Ilston, Knelston, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian Higher, Llanrhidian Lower, Nicholaston, Oxwich, Oystermouth, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, and Rhossili, to create Gower registration district.

59608 in 1851

1.7.1875

(b)

Lost the parishes of Mawr and Rhyndwclydach to help create Pontardawe registration district.

3060 in 1871

1.7.1876

(c)

Gained the parishes of Llansamlet Higher and Llansamlet Lower from Neath registration district.

6128 in 1871

1.1.1935

(d)

Gained the parish of Oystermouth from Gower registration district.

9646 in 1931

(e)

Lost the parishes of Llandeilo Talybont and Llangyfelach to West Glamorgan registration district.

16399 in 1931

1.4.1974

(f)

Gained the communities of Bishopston, Cheriton, Cilybebyll, Ilston, Knelston, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanguicke, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian Higher, Llanrhidian Lower, Llwchwr, Mawr, Nicholaston, Oxwich, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Porteynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, Rhyndwclydach, and Ynysymond, from West Glamorgan registration district.

72752 in 1971


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