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AXMINSTER REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Axminster Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Axminster

Devon and Dorset

1837

1844

On 20.10.1844 the Dorset part of the parish of Axminster became part of Devon, so that thereafter Axminster was wholly in Devon. Abolished 1.4.1915 to become the separate parishes of Axminster Town and Axminster Hamlets.

Devon

1844

1915

Axminster Hamlets

Devon

1915

1936

Created 1.4.1915 from the rural part of the parish of Axminster. See also Table 2, note (e).

Axminster Town

Devon

1915

1936

Created 1.4.1915 from the part of the parish of Axminster in Axminster Urban District. See also Table 2, note (e).

Axmouth

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (e).

Beer

Devon

1894

1936

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

Chardstock

Dorset

1837

1896

Transferred from Dorset to Devon on 2.7.1896. See also Table 2, note (e).

Devon

1896

1936

Charmouth

Dorset

1837

1896

See Table 2, note (c).

Colyton

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, notes (a), (e) and (f).

Combpyne

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (e).

Dalwood

Dorset

1837

1844

Transferred from Dorset to Devon on 20.10.1844. See also Table 2, note (e).

Devon

1844

1936

Hawkchurch

Dorset

1837

1896

Transferred from Dorset to Devon on 30.9.1896. See also Table 2, note (e).

Devon

1896

1936

Kilmington

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (e).

Lyme Regis

Dorset

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (d).

Membury

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (e).

Musbury

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (e).

Rousdon

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (e).

Seaton

Devon

1894

1936

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Seaton & Beer in Seaton Urban District. See also Table 2, note (e).

Seaton & Beer

Devon

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Seaton and Beer.

Shute

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (e).

Stockland

Dorset

1837

1844

Transferred from Dorset to Devon on 20.10.1844. See also Table 2, note (e).

Devon

1844

1936

Thorncombe

Devon

1837

1844

Transferred from Devon to Dorset on 20.10.1844. See also Table 2, note (b).

Dorset

1844

1896

Uplyme

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (e).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Axminster Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

25.3.1885

(a)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Colyton (which became part of the parish of Southleigh on 25.3.1885) to Honiton registration district.

36 in 1891

1.5.1896

(b)

Lost the parish of Thorncombe to Beaminster registration district.

941 in 1891

(c)

Lost the parish of Charmouth to Bridport registration district.

535 in 1891

1.7.1936 (abolished)

(d)

Lost the parish of Lyme Regis to Bridport registration district.

2620 in 1931

(e)

Lost the parishes of Axminster Hamlets, Axminster Town, Axmouth, Beer, Chardstock, Colyton, Combpyne, Dalwood, Hawkchurch, Kilmington, Membury, Musbury, Rousdon, Seaton, Shute, Stockland, and Uplyme, to Honiton registration district.

15085 in 1931

(f)

Lost part of the parish of Colyton (which became part of the parish of Farway on 1.4.1935) to Honiton registration district.

0 in 1931


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