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ABINGDON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Abingdon

Berkshire

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the parts in Abingdon Municipal Borough of the parishes of St. Helen, St. Nicholas, Sutton Wick, and Culham.

Appleford

Berkshire

1837

1974

Appleton with Eaton

Berkshire

1837

1974

Bagley Wood

Berkshire

1837

1900

Abolished 1.4.1900 to become part of the parish of Radley.

Besselsleigh

Berkshire

1837

1974

Binsey

Oxfordshire

1837

1926

Abolished 1.4.1926 to become part of the parish of St. Giles & St. John. See also Table 2, notes (g) and (h).

Burcot

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become part of the parish of Clifton Hampden.

Chandlings Farm

Berkshire

1837

1900

Abolished 1.4.1900 to become part of the parish of Radley.

Chislehampton

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become part of the parish of Stadhampton.

Clifton Hampden

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (i).

Culham

Berkshire and Oxfordshire

1837

1894

In 1894 the Berkshire part of the parish of Culham became part of the parish of Abingdon, so that thereafter Culham was wholly in Oxfordshire. See also Table 2, note (i).

Oxfordshire

1894

1932

Cumnor

Berkshire

1837

1974

Draycott Moor

Berkshire

1837

1971

Abolished 1.4.1971 to become part of the parish of Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor.

Drayton

Berkshire

1837

1974

Drayton St. Leonard

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (i).

Frilford

Berkshire

1837

1974

Fyfield

Berkshire

1837

1952

Abolished 1.4.1952 to become part of the parish of Fyfield & Tubney.

Fyfield & Tubney

Berkshire

1952

1974

Created 1.4.1952 from the parishes of Fyfield and Tubney.

Garford

Berkshire

1837

1974

Kennington

Berkshire

1936

1974

Created 1.4.1936 out of the parishes of Radley and South Hinksey.

Kingston Bagpuize

Berkshire

1837

1971

Abolished 1.4.1971 to become part of the parish of Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor.

Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor

Berkshire

1971

1974

Created 1.4.1971 from the parishes of Kingston Bagpuize and Draycot Moor.

Littlemore

Oxfordshire

1837

1879

See Table 2, note (a).

Lyford

Berkshire

1837

1974

Marcham

Berkshire

1837

1974

Marsh Baldon

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (i).

Milton

Berkshire

1837

1974

North Hinksey

Berkshire

1837

1889

In 1889 the part of the parish of South Hinksey in Oxford County Borough became part of Oxfordshire. In 1894 this area became part of the parish of St. Thomas, so that thereafter North Hinksey was again wholly in Berkshire. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (e).

Berkshire and Oxfordshire

1889

1894

Berkshire

1894

1974

Nuneham Courtenay

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (i).

Radley

Berkshire

1837

1974

St. Helen

Berkshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Abingdon and St. Helen Without.

St. Helen Without

Berkshire

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the rural parts of the parishes of St. Helen, and St. Nicholas.

St. Nicholas

Berkshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Abingdon and St. Helen Without.

Sandford on Thames

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (i).

Seacourt

Berkshire

1837

1889

In 1889 the part of the parish of Seacourt in Oxford County Borough became part of Oxfordshire. In 1894 this area became a separate parish under the provisions of the Local Government Act, 1894, and thereafter Seacourt was again wholly in Berkshire. Abolished 1.4.1900 to become part of the parish of Wytham.

Berkshire and Oxfordshire

1889

1894

Berkshire

1894

1900

South Hinksey

Berkshire

1837

1889

In 1889 the part of the parish of South Hinksey in Oxford County Borough became part of Oxfordshire. In 1894 this area became part of the parish of St. Aldate, so that thereafter South Hinksey was again wholly in Berkshire. See also Table 2, notes (b), (c) and (f).

Berkshire and Oxfordshire

1889

1894

Berkshire

1894

1974

Stadhampton

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (i).

Steventon

Berkshire

1837

1974

Sunningwell

Berkshire

1837

1974

Sutton Courtenay

Berkshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (d).

Sutton Wick

Berkshire

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become parts of the parishes of Drayton, Abingdon, and Sutton Courtenay.

Toot Baldon

Berkshire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (i).

Tubney

Berkshire

1837

1952

Abolished 1.4.1952 to become part of the parish of Fyfield & Tubney.

Unnamed

Oxfordshire

1894

1929

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Seacourt in Oxford County Borough, which became a separate parish under the provisions of the Local Government Act, 1894. Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of St. Giles & St. John.

Wootton

Berkshire

1837

1974

Wytham

Berkshire

1837

1974

Table 1B: List of Places in Abingdon Registration District (1974-2001)

All the areas in Abingdon registration district became part of the county of Oxforshire on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Abingdon

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Appleford

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Appleton with Eaton

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Besselsleigh

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Cumnor

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Drayton

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Frilford

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Fyfield & Tubney

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Garford

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Kennington

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Lyford

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Marcham

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Milton

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

North Hinksey

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Radley

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

St. Helen Without

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

South Hinksey

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Steventon

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Sunningwell

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Sutton Courtenay

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Wootton

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Wytham

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

See Table 2, note (j).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Abingdon Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.10.1879

(a)

Lost the parish of Littlemore to Headington registration district.

1068 in 1871

25.3.1885

(b)

Gained part of the parish of South Hinksey (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Iffley, including Iffley Lock House) from Headington registration district.

2 in 1891

(c)

Lost detached parts of the parishes of North Hinksey and South Hinksey (which became part of the parish of St. Aldate on 25.3.1885) to Oxford registration district.

287 in 1891

24.3.1887

(d)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Sutton Courtney, including Rowstock Farm (which became part of the parish of East Hendred on 24.3.1887) to Wantage registration district.

14 in 1891

1.6.1895

(e)

Lost the part of the parish of North Hinksey in Oxford County Borough (which became part of the parish of St. Thomas in 1894) to Oxford registration district.

0 in 1891

(f)

Lost the part of the parish of South Hinksey in Oxford County Borough (which became part of the parish of St. Aldate in 1894) to Oxford registration district.

1011 in 1891

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Binsey (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Wolvercot) from Woodstock registration district.

5 in 1891

1.4.1926

(h)

Lost the parish of Binsey (which became part of the parish of St. Giles & St. John on 1.4.1926) to Headington registration district.

63 in 1921

1.10.1932

(i)

Lost the parishes of Clifton Hampden, Culham, Drayton St. Leonard, Marsh Baldon, Nuneham Courtenay, Sandford on Thames, Stadhampton, toot Baldon, to Ploughley & Bullingdon registration district.

2758 in 1931

1.10.2001 (abolished)

(j)

Lost the constituent parishes of Abingdon, Appleford, Appleton with Eaton, Besselsleigh, Cumnor, Drayton, Frilford, Fyfield & Tubney, Garford, Kennington, Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor, Lyford, Marcham, Milton, North Hinksey, Radley, St. Helen Without, South Hinksey, Steventon, Sunningwell, Sutton Courtenay, Wootton, and Wytham, to Oxfordshire registration district.

 


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