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WORCESTER REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Abberley

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Alfrick

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

All Saints

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

Areley Kings

Worcestershire

1913

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Stourport and Astley. See also Table 2, notes (d), (f) and (i).

Astley

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Blockhouse

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

Bransford

Worcestershire

1913

1934

See Table 2, notes (d), (k) and (o).

Broadwas

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Clifton upon Teme

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

College Precincts

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

Cotheridge

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Doddenham

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Great Witley

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Grimley

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Hillhampton

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Holt

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Kenswick

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Knightwick

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Leigh

Worcestershire

1913

1934

See Table 2, notes (d), (k) and (p).

Little Witley

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Lower Sapey

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Lulsley

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Martley

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

North Hallow

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Pensax

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

St. Alban

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

St. Andrew

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

St. Clement

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

St. Helen

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

St. John Bedwardine

Worcestershire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of St. John Bedwardine City and St. John Bedwardine County.

St. John Bedwardine City

Worcestershire

1894

1898

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of St. John Bedwardine in Worcester County Borough. Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

St. John Bedwardine County

Worcestershire

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of St. John Bedwardine. See also Table 2, note (k).

St. Martin

Worcestershire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of St. Martin City and St. Martin County.

St. Martin City

Worcestershire

1894

1898

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of St. Martin in Worcester County Borough. Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

St. Martin County

Worcestershire

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of St. Martin. See also Table 2, note (g).

St. Michael Bedwardine

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

St. Nicholas

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

St. Peter the Great

Worcestershire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of St. Peter the Great City and St. Peter the Great County. See also Table 2, note (a).

St. Peter the Great City

Worcestershire

1894

1898

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of St. Peter the Great in Worcester County Borough. Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

St. Peter the Great County

Worcestershire

1894

1898

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of St. Peter the Great. See also Table 2, note (l).

St. Swithin

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

Shelsley Beauchamp

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Shelsley Kings

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Shelsley Walsh

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Shrawley

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

South Claines

Worcestershire

1885

1898

Created 30.9.1885 from the part of the parish of Claines in Worcester Municipal Borough. Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester. See also Table 2, note (d).

South Hallow

Worcestershire

1885

1898

Created 30.9.1885 from the part of the parish of Hallow in Worcester Municipal Borough. Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester. See also Table 2, note (c).

Stanford on Teme

Worcestershire

1913

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Stanford with Orleton.

Stanford with Orleton

Worcestershire

1933

1974

Created 1.4.1933 out of the parishes of Stanford on Teme and Orleton.

Stockton on Teme

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Suckley

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Whitstones

Worcestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Worcester.

Wichenford

Worcestershire

1913

1934

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

Worcester

Worcestershire

1898

1974

Created 1.4.1898 from the parishes of South Claines, St. Peter The Great City, St. Martin City, St. John Bedwardine City, Whitstones, St. Clement, Blockhouse, All Saints, St. Nicholas, St. Andrew, St. Helen, South Hallow, St. Swithin, St. Michael Bedwardine, St. Alban, and College Precincts. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (e), (h), (m), (q) and (r).

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

All the areas in Worcester registration district became part of the county of Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

St. Peter the Great County

Hereford & Worcester

1974

See Table 2, note (t).

Warndon

Hereford & Worcester

1974

See Table 2, note (s).

Worcester

Hereford & Worcester

1974

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Worcester Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1884

(a)

Lost a detached part of the parish of St. Peter the Great (which became part of the parish of Whittington on 24.3.1884) to Pershore registration district.

0 in 1891

1.10.1885

(b)

Gained the parish of South Claines (which until 30.9.1885 formed part of the parish of Claines) from Droitwich registration district.

8582 in 1881

(c)

Gained the parish of South Hallow (which until 30.9.1885 formed part of the parish of Hallow) from Martley registration district.

500 in 1881

1.3.1913

(d)

Gained the parishes of Abberley, Alfrick, Areley Kings, Astley, Bransford, Broadwas, Clifton upon Teme, Cotheridge, Doddenham, Great Witley, Grimley, Hillhampton, Holt, Kenswick, Knightwick, Leigh, Little Witley, Lower Sapey, Lulsley, Martley, North Hallow, Pensax, Shelsley Beauchamp, Shelsley Kings, Shelsley Walsh, Shrawley, Stanford on Teme, Stockton on Teme, Suckley, and Wichenford, from Martley registration district.

11856 in 1911

1.1.1915

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Worcester (which until 9.11.1914 formed part of the parish of North Claines) from Droitwich registration district.

719 in 1911

1.3.1921

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Areley Kings (which until 1.10.1920 formed part of the parish of Hartlebury) from Droitwich registration district.

20 in 1911

1.7.1934

(g)

Lost the parish of St. Martin County to Droitwich registration district.

196 in 1931

(h)

Gained part of the parish of Worcester (which unil 1.10.1931 formed part of the parish of North Claines) from Droitwich registration district.

574 in 1931

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Areley Kings (which became part of the parish of Stourport on 1.4.1933) to Kidderminster registration district.

712 in 1931

(j)

Lost part of the parish of Astley (which became part of the parish of Stourport on 1.4.1933) to Kidderminster registration district.

123 in 1931

(k)

Lost the parishes of Abberley, Alfrick, Astley, Bransford, Broadwas, Clifton upon Teme, Cotheridge, Doddenham, Great Witley, Grimley, Hillhampton, Holt, Kenswick, Knightwick, Leigh, Little Witley, Lower Sapey, Lulsley, Martley, North Hallow, St. John Bedwardine County, Shelsley Beauchamp, Shelsley Kings, Shelsley Walsh, Shrawley, Suckley, and Wichenford, to Martley registration district.

10664 in 1931

(l)

Lost the parish of St. Peter the Great County to Pershore registration district.

75 in 1931

(m)

Gained part of the parish of Worcester (which unil 1.10.1931 formed part of the parish of Whittington) from Pershore registration district.

98 in 1931

(n)

Lost the parishes of Pensax and Stockton on Teme, to Tenbury registration district.

628 in 1931

(o)

Lost part of the parish of Bransford (which became part of the parish of Malvern Link on 1.4.1933) to Upton on Severn registration district.

0 in 1931

(p)

Lost part of the parish of Leigh (which became part of the parish of Malvern Link on 1.4.1933) to Upton on Severn registration district.

258 in 1931

1.4.1952

(q)

Gained parts of the parish of Worcester (which until 1.4.1952 formed parts of the parishes of Hindlip, North Claines, St. Martin County, and Warndon) from Droitwich registration district.

(r)

Gained part of the parish of Worcester (which until 1.4.1952 formed part of the parish of Whittington) from Pershore registration district.

1.4.1974

(s)

Gained the parish of Warndon (which was transferred from Worcestershire to the county of Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974) from Droitwich registration district.

66 in 1971

(t)

Gained the parish of St. Peter the Great County (which was transferred from Worcestershire to the county of Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974) from Pershore registration district.

66 in 1971


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