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TAUNTON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Angersleigh

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Pitminster.

Ash Priors

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Ashbrittle

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Bathealton

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Bickenhall

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Bishops Hull

Somerset

1837

1885

Abolished 25.3.1885 to become parts of the parishes of Bishops Hull Within, Bishops Hull Without, and Oake. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (d).

Bishops Hull Within

Somerset

1885

1921

Created 24.3.1885 from the part of the parish of Bishops Hull in Taunton Municipal Borough. Abolished 9.11.1921 to become part of the parish of Taunton.

Bishops Hull Without

Somerset

1885

1974

Created 24.3.1885 out of the parishes of Bishops Hull and Wilton. See also Table 2, note (n).

Bishops Lydeard

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Bradford

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Cheddon Fitzpaine

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Chipstable

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Churchstanton

Devon

1837

1896

Transferred from Devon to Somerset on 30.9.1896. See also Table 2, note (n).

Somerset

1896

1974

Combe Florey

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Corfe

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Cothelstone

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Creech St. Michael

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Curland

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Durston

Somerset

1837

1974

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

Fitzhead

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Halse

Somerset

1837

1974

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

Hatch Beauchamp

Somerset

1837

1974

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

Heathfield

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Norton Fitzwarren.

Kingston

Somerset

1837

1952

Abolished 1952 to become the parish of Kingston St. Mary.

Kingston St. Mary

Somerset

1952

1974

Created 1952 by renaming the parish of Kingston. See also Table 2, note (n).

Langford Budville

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Lydeard St. Lawrence

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Milverton

Somerset

1936

1974

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

North Curry

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Norton Fitzwarren

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Nynehead

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Oake

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Orchard Portman

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Otterford

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Pitminster

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Ruishton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

St. James

Somerset

1837

1885

Abolished 25.3.1885 to become parts of the parishes of St. James Within, St. James Without, Staplegrove, and Kingston.

St. James Within

Somerset

1885

1921

Created 25.3.1885 from the part of the parish of St. James in Taunton Municipal Borough. Abolished 9.11.1921 to become part of the parish of Taunton.

St. James Without

Somerset

1885

1932

Created 25.3.1885 from the rural part of the parish of St. James. Abolished 1.4.1932 to become parts of the parishes of Cheddon Fitzpaine and Taunton.

St. Mary Magdalen

Somerset

1837

1885

Abolished 25.3.1885 to become parts of the parishes of Taunton St. Mary Magdalen Within, Taunton St. Mary Magdalen Without, and Stoke St. Mary.

St. Mary Magdalen Within

Somerset

1885

1921

Created 25.3.1885 out of the parishes of Taunton St. Mary Magdalen, and West Monkton. Abolished 9.11.1921 to become part of the parish of Taunton.

St. Mary Magdalen Without

Somerset

1885

1933

Created 25.3.1885 out of the parish of Taunton St. Mary Magdalen. Abolished 1.4.1932 to become parts of the parishes of Stoke St. Mary and Taunton.

Sampford Arundel

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Staple Fitzpaine

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Staplegrove

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Stawley

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Stoke St. Gregory

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (e), (g) and (n).

Stoke St. Mary

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Taunton

Somerset

1921

1974

Created 9.11.1921 out of the parishes of St. James Within, St. Mary Magdalen Within, Wilton, Bishops Hull Within, Trull, St. James Without, West Mokton, Bishops Hull Without, and St. Mary Magdalen Without. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, note (n).

Thornfalcon

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Thorne St. Margaret

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Thurlbear

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Orchard Portman.

Tolland

Somerset

1837

1974

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

Trull

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Wellington

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Wellington Without

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (j), (l) and (n).

West Bagborough

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

West Buckland

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (j), (m) and (n).

West Hatch

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

West Monkton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Wilton

Somerset

1837

1921

Abolished 9.11.1921 to become part of the parish of Taunton.

Wiveliscombe

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Wiveliscombe Without

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Table 1B: List of Places in Taunton Registration District (1996-2007)

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Bickenhall

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Bishops Hull

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Bishops Lydeard

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Bradford on Tone

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Cheddon Fitzpaine

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Chipstable

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Churchstanton

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Combe Florey

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Corfe

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Cothelstone

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Creech St. Michael

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Curland

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Durston

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Fitzhead

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Halse

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Hatch Beauchamp

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Kingston St. Mary

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Langford Budville

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Lydeard St. Lawrence

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Milverton

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

North Curry

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Norton Fitzwarren

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Nynehead

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Oake

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Orchard Portman

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Otterford

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Pitminster

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Ruishton

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Sampford Arundel

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Staple Fitzpaine

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Staplegrove

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Stawley

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Stoke St. Gregory

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Stoke St. Mary

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Taunton

Somerset

1996

2007

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and municipal borough of Taunton. See also Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Thorne St. Margaret

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Thornfalcon

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Tolland

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Trull

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Wellington

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Wellington Without

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

West Bagborough

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

West Buckland

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

West Hatch

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

West Monkton

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Wiveliscombe

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Wiveliscombe Without

Somerset

1996

2007

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Taunton Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1883

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Halse (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Hillfarrance) from Wellington registration district.

9 in 1891

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Bishops Hull (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Bradford on Tone) from Wellington registration district.

0 in 1891

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Tolland (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Brompton Ralph, including Brompton Cottage) from Williton registration district.

5 in 1891

24.3.1884

(d)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Bishops Hull, including Priestwood (which became part of the parish of Oake on 24.3.1884) to Wellington registration district.

0 in 1891

25.3.1885

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Stoke St. Gregory (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Lyng, including part of Saltmoor) from Bridgwater registration district.

8 in 1891

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Hatch Beauchamp (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Broadway, including Capland) from Chard registration district.

66 in 1891

(g)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Hatch Beauchamp (which became part of the parish of Swell on 25.3.1885) to Langport registration district.

0 in 1891

(h)

Gained part of the parish of Stoke St. Gregory (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Swell) from Langport registration district.

0 in 1891

24.3.1888

(i)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Durston (which became part of the parish of Lyng on 24.3.1888) to Bridgwater registration district.

0 in 1891

1.4.1936

(j)

Gained the parishes of Ashbrittle, Bathealton, Bradford, Chipstable, Fitzhead, Langford Budville, Milverton, Nynehead, Oake, Sampford Arundel, Stawley, Thorne St. Margaret, Wellington, Wellington Without, West Buckland, Wiveliscombe, and Wiveliscombe Without, from Wellington registration district.

14158 in 1931

1.4.1966

(k)

Gained part of the parish of Thorne St. Margaret (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Holcombe Rogus) from Tiverton registration district.

(l)

Gained part of the parish of Wellington Without (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Hemyock) from Tiverton registration district.

(m)

Gained part of the parish of West Buckland (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Clayhidon) from Tiverton registration district.

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(n)

Lost the constituent parishes of Bickenhall, Bishops Hull Without, Bishops Lydeard, Bradford on Tone, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Chipstable, Churchstanton, Combe Florey, Corfe, Cothelstone, Creech St. Michael, Curland, Durston, Fitzhead, Halse, Hatch Beauchamp, Kingston St. Mary, Langford Budville, Lydeard St. Lawrence, Milverton, North Curry, Norton Fitzwarren, Nynehead, Oake, Orchard Portman, Otterford, Pitminster, Ruishton, Sampford Arundel, Staple Fitzpaine, Staplegrove, Stawley, Stoke St. Gregory, Stoke St. Mary, Taunton, Thorne St. Margaret, Thornfalcon, Tolland, Trull, Wellington, Wellington Without, West Bagborough, West Buckland, West Hatch, West Monkton, Wiveliscombe, and Wiveliscombe Without, to Taunton Deane registration district.

82007 in 1971

1.4.1996 (re-created)

(o)

Gained the parishes of Bickenhall, Bishops Hull, Bishops Lydeard, Bradford on Tone, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Chipstable, Churchstanton, Combe Florey, Corfe, Cothelstone, Creech St. Michael, Curland, Durston, Fitzhead, Halse, Hatch Beauchamp, Kingston St. Mary, Langford Budville, Lydeard St. Lawrence, Milverton, North Curry, Norton Fitzwarren, Nynehead, Oake, Orchard Portman, Otterford, Pitminster, Ruishton, Sampford Arundel, Staple Fitzpaine, Staplegrove, Stawley, Stoke St. Gregory, Stoke St. Mary, Taunton, Thorne St. Margaret, Thornfalcon, Tolland, Trull, Wellington, Wellington Without, West Bagborough, West Buckland, West Hatch, West Monkton, Wiveliscombe, and Wiveliscombe Without, from Taunton Deane registration district.  

1.1.2008 (abolished)

(p)

Lost the constituent parishes of Bickenhall, Bishops Hull, Bishops Lydeard, Bradford on Tone, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Chipstable, Churchstanton, Combe Florey, Corfe, Cothelstone, Creech St. Michael, Curland, Durston, Fitzhead, Halse, Hatch Beauchamp, Kingston St. Mary, Langford Budville, Lydeard St. Lawrence, Milverton, North Curry, Norton Fitzwarren, Nynehead, Oake, Orchard Portman, Otterford, Pitminster, Ruishton, Sampford Arundel, Staple Fitzpaine, Staplegrove, Stawley, Stoke St. Gregory, Stoke St. Mary, Taunton, Thorne St. Margaret, Thornfalcon, Tolland, Trull, Wellington, Wellington Without, West Bagborough, West Buckland, West Hatch, West Monkton, Wiveliscombe, and Wiveliscombe Without, to Somerset registration district.  

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