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ATHERSTONE REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Atherstone Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Ansley

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Atherstone

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Atterton

Leicestershire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (c).

Austrey

Warwickshire

1965

1974

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

Baddesley Ensor

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Baxterley

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Bentley

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Caldecote

Warwickshire

1932

1974

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

Dordon

Warwickshire

1948

1974

Created 1.4.1948 out of the parish of Polesworth. See also Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Fenny Drayton

Leicestershire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (c).

Grendon

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Hartshill

Warwickshire

1837

1974

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

Kingsbury

Warwickshire

1965

1974

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

Mancetter

Warwickshire

1837

1974

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

Merevale

Leicestershire and Warwickshire

1837

1885

On 25.3.1885 the Leicestershire part of the parish of Merevale became part of the parish of Orton on the Hill, so that thereafter Merevale was wholly in Warwickshire. See also Table 2, notes (a), (b) and (m).

Warwickshire

1885

1974

Newton Regis

Warwickshire

1965

1974

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

Oldbury

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Polesworth

Warwickshire

1837

1974

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

Ratcliffe Culey

Leicestershire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (c).

Seckington

Warwickshire

1965

1974

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

Sheepy Magna

Leicestershire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (c).

Sheepy Parva

Leicestershire

1837

1932

See Table 2, note (c).

Shuttington

Warwickshire

1965

1974

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

Witherley

Leicestershire

1837

1932

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Atherstone Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

11.12.1880

(a)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Merevale (which became part of the parish of Norton juxta Twycross on 11.12.1880) to Market Bosworth registration district.

2 in 1881

25.3.1885

(b)

Lost the Leicestershire part of the parish of Merevale (which became part of the parish of Orton on the Hill on 25.3.1885) to Market Bosworth registration district.

28 in 1891

1.4.1932

(c)

Lost the parishes of Atterton, Fenny Drayton, Ratcliffe Culey, Sheepy Magna, Sheepey Parva, and Witherley, to Market Bosworth registration district.

1338 in 1931

(d)

Gained the parish of Caldecote from Nuneaton registration district.

133 in 1931

1.4.1935

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Caldecote (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Fenny Drayton) from Market Bosworth registration district.

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Hartshill (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Fenny Drayton) from Market Bosworth registration district.

(g)

Gained parts of the parish of Mancetter (which until 1.4.1935 formed parts of the parishes of Fenny Drayton and Witherley) from Market Bosworth registration district.

(h)

Lost part of the parish of Witherley (which became part of the parish of Mancetter on 1.4.1935) to Market Bosworth registration district.

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Polesworth (which became part of the parish of Wilnecote & Castle Liberty on 1.4.1935) to Sutton Coldfield registration district.

297 in 1931

1.4.1965

(j)

Gained parts of the parish of Newton Regis (which until 1.4.1965 formed parts of the parishes of Appleby Magna, Chilcote, and Stretton en le Field) from Coalville registration district.

(k)

Lost parts of the parishes of Dordon and Polesworth (which became parts of the parish of Tamworth on 1.4.1965) to Lichfield registration district.

(l)

Gained the parishes of Austrey, Kingsbury, Newton Regis, Seckington, and Shuttington, from Sutton Coldfield registration district.

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(m)

Lost the constituent parishes of Ansley, Atherstone, Austrey, Baddesley Ensor, Baxterley, Bentley, Caldecote, Dordon, Grendon, Hartshill, Kingsbury, Mancetter, Merevale, Newton Regis, Oldbury, Polesworth, Seckington, and Shuttington, to North Warwickshire registration district.

38603 in 1971


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