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TONBRIDGE REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Tonbridge Registration District

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Ashurst

Kent

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Speldhurst.

Benerden

Kent

1974

1979

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

Bidborough

Kent

1837

1979

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

Brasted

Kent

1941

1979

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

Brenchley

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (m).

Capel

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (m).

Chevening

Kent

1941

1979

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

Chiddingstone

Kent

1941

1979

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

Cowden

Kent

1941

1979

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

Cranbrook

Kent

1974

1979

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

Dunton Green

Kent

1941

1979

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

Edenbridge

Kent

1941

1979

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

Frittenden

Kent

1974

1979

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

Gouldhurst

Kent

1974

1979

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

Hadlow

Kent

1837

1979

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

Halstead

Kent

1941

1979

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

Hawkhurst

Kent

1974

1979

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

Hever

Kent

1941

1979

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

Hildenborough

Kent

1894

1979

Created 1894 out of the parishes of Tonbridge and Leigh. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (m).

Horsmonden

Kent and Sussex

1837

1889

On 30.9.1895 the East Sussex part of the parish of Horsmonden became part of Kent, so that thereafter Horsmondon was wholly in Kent. See also Table 2, note (m).

Kent and East Sussex

1889

1895

Kent

1895

1979

Kemsing

Kent

1941

1979

See Table 2, notes (g), (h) and (m).

Knockholt

Kent

1969

1979

Created 1.4.1969 out of the London borough of Bromley. See also Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Lamberhurst

Kent

1935

1979

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

Leigh

Kent

1941

1979

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

Otford

Kent

1941

1979

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

Paddock Wood

Kent

1955

1979

Created 1.4.1955 out of the parish of Brenchley. See also Table 2, note (m).

Pembury

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (m).

Penshurst

Kent

1941

1979

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

Riverhead

Kent

1941

1979

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

Sandhurst

Kent

1974

1979

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

Seal

Kent

1941

1979

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

Sevenoaks

Kent

1941

1979

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

Sevenoaks Weald

Kent

1941

1979

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

Shoreham

Kent

1941

1979

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

Southborough

Kent

1894

1979

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Tonbridge in Southborough Urban District. See also Table 2, note (m).

Speldhurst

Kent

1837

1979

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

Sundridge

Kent

1941

1979

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

Tonbridge

Kent

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge Urban, Southborough, Tonbridge Rural, and Hildenborough.

Tonbridge

Kent

1934

1974

Created 1.4.1934 out of the parishes of Tonbridge Urban, Hadlow, Tonbridge Rural, and Hildenborough. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Tonbridge

Kent

1974

1979

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Tonbridge. See also Table 2, note (m).

Tonbridge Rural

Kent

1894

1934

Created 1894 out of the parishes of Tonbridge and Frant. Abolished 1.4.1934 to become parts of the parishes of Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Capel, Tonbridge, and Southborough. See also Table 2, note (a).

Tonbridge Urban

Kent

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Tonbridge in Tonbridge Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Tonbridge.

Tudeley

Kent

1837

1885

Abolished 25.3.1885 to become part of the parish of Capel.

Tunbridge Wells

Kent

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the pars of the parishes of Tonbridge and Speldhurst in Tunbridge Wells Municipal Borough. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, note (f).

Tunbridge Wells

Kent

1974

1979

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the municipal borough of Royal Tunbridge Wells, and the parish of Tunbridge Wells. See also Table 2, note (m).

Westerham

Kent

1941

1979

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Tonbridge Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1883

(a)

Lost two detached parts of the parish of Hadlow (which became part of the parish of East Peckham on 24.3.1883) to Malling registration district.

0 in 1891

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Hadlow (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Mereworth) from Malling registration district.

0 in 1891

1.7.1895

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Hildenborough (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Leigh) from Sevenoaks registration district.

223 in 1891

(d)

Gained the parish of Tonbridge Rural (which until 1894 formed the Kent part of the parish of Frant) from Ticehurst registration district.

211 in 1891

1.4.1935

(e)

Gained the parish of Lamberhurst from Tonbridge registration district.

1521 in 1931

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Tunbridge Wells (which until 1.4.1935 formed the parish of Broadwater Down) from Tonbridge registration district.

1919 in 1931

1.4.1941

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Kemsing (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Ightham) from Malling registration district.

48 in 1931

(h)

Gained the parishes of Brasted, Chevening, Chiddingstone, Cowden, Dunton Green, Edenbridge, Halstead, Hever, Kemsing, Leigh, Otford, Penshurst, Riverhead, Seal, Sevenoaks, Sevenoaks Weald, Shoreham, Sundridge, and Westerham, from Sevenoaks registration district.

37199 in 1931

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Bidborough (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Leigh) from Sevenoaks registration district.

25 in 1931

(j)

Gained part of the parish of Speldhurst (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Penshurst) from Sevenoaks registration district.

33 in 1931

1.4.1969

(k)

Gained the parish of Knockholt (which until 1.4.1969 formed part of the London borough of Bromley) from Bromley registration district.

1.4.1974

(l)

Gained the parishes of Benenden, Cranbrook, Frittenden, Goudhurst, Hawkhurst, and Sandhurst, from Maidstone registration district.

14840 in 1971

1.1.1980 (abolished)

(m)

Lost the constituent parishes of Benenden, Bidborough, Brasted, Brenchley, Capel, Chevening, Chiddingstone, Cowden, Cranbrook, Dunton Green, Edenbridge, Frittenden, Goudhurst, Hadlow, Halstead, Hawkhurst, Hever, Hildenborough, Horsmonden, Kemsing, Knockholt, Lamberhurst, Leigh, Otford, Paddock Wood, Pembury, Penshurst, Riverhead, Sandhurst, Seal, Sevenoaks, Sevenoaks Weald, Shoreham, Southborough, Speldhurst, Sundridge, and Westerham, and the unparished areas of Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, to Tunbridge Wells registration district.

 


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