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WOLVERHAMPTON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Bilston

Staffordshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (c).

Bobbington

Shropshire and Staffordshire

1839

1895

On 30.9.1895 the Shropshire part of the parish of Bobbington became part of Staffordshire, so that thereafter Bobbington was wholly in Staffordshire. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (c).

Staffordshire

1895

1935

Codsall

Staffordshire

1839

1935

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

Enville

Staffordshire

1839

1935

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

Heathtown

Staffordshire

1894

1927

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Wednesfield in Heath Town Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1927 to become part of the parish of Wolverhampton.

Himley

Staffordshire

1839

1935

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

Kinver

Staffordshire

1839

1935

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

Lower Penn

Staffordshire

1839

1935

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

Pattingham

Staffordshire

1839

1935

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

Rudge

Shropshire

1839

1935

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

Short Heath

Staffordshire

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Willenhall in Short Heath Urban District. See also Table 2, note (c).

Swindon

Staffordshire

1896

1935

Created 1.4.1896 out of the parish of Wombourne. See also Table 2, note (c).

Tettenhall

Staffordshire

1839

1935

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

Trysull & Seisdon

Staffordshire

1839

1935

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

Upper Penn

Staffordshire

1839

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Wombourn. See also Table 2, note (a).

Wednesfield

Staffordshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (c).

Willenhall

Staffordshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (c).

Wolverhampton

Staffordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (e) to (l).

Wombourn

Staffordshire

1839

1935

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

Woodford Grange

Staffordshire

1839

1900

Abolished 1.4.1900 to become part of the parish of Trysull & Seisdon. See also Table 2, note (a).

Wrottesley

Staffordshire

1894

1935

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Tettenhall. See also Table 2, note (e).

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

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

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Wolverhampton

West Midlands

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and county borough of Wolverhampton.

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Wolverhampton Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

31.3.1839

(a)

Gained the parishes of Bobbington, Codsall, Envile, Himley, Kinver, Lower Penn, Pattingham, Rudge, Tettenhall, Trysull & Seisdon, Upper Penn, Wombourn, and Woodford Grange, from Seisdon registration district.

1.4.1927

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Wolverhampton (which until 1.4.1927 formed part of the parish of Bushbury) from Cannock registration district.

3071 in 1921

1.4.1935

(c)

Lost the parishes of Bilston, Bobbington, Codsall, Enville, Himley, Kinver, Lower Penn, Pattingham, Short Heath, Swindon, Tettenhall, Trysull & Seisdon, Wednesfield, Willenhall, Wombourn, and Wrottesley, to Bilston registration district.

85591 in 1931

(d)

Lost the parish of Rudge to Bridgnorth registration district.

120 in 1931

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Wolverhampton (which until 1.4.1933 formed part of the parish of Bushbury) from Cannock registration district.

818 in 1931

1.4.1966

(f)

Lost parts of the parish of Wolverhampton (which became parts of the parishes of Brewood and Featherstone on 1.4.1966) to Cannock registration district.

(g)

Gained parts of the parish of Wolverhampton (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Brewood and Essington) from Cannock registration district.

(h)

Gained parts of the parish of Wolverhampton (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Coseley and Sedgeley) from Rowley Regis registration district.

(i)

Lost parts of the parish of Wolverhampton (which became parts of the parishes of Lower Penn, Wombourne, and Wrottesley on 1.4.1966) to Seisdon registration district.

(j)

Gained parts of the parish of Wolverhampton (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Bilston, Lower Penn, Short Heath, Tettenhall, Wednesfield, Willenhall, Wombourn, and Wrottesley) from Bilston registration district.

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Wolverhampton (which became part of the parish of Walsall on 1.4.1966) to Walsall registration district.

(l)

Gained part of the parish of Wolverhampton (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Darlaston) from Wednesbury registration district.


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