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BEAMINSTER REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Beaminster Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Beaminster

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Bettiscombe

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, notes (a), (b) and (g).

Broadwinsor

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Burstock

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Cheddington

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Corscombe

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

East Chelborough

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Evershot

Dorset

1837

1937

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

Halstock

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Hooke

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Mapperton

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Marshwood

Dorset

1837

1937

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

Melbury Osmond

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Melbury Sampford

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Misterton

Somerset

1837

1895

See Table 2, note (a).

Mosterton

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Netherbury

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

North Poorton

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Pilsdon

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Powerstock

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Rampisham

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Seaborough

Somerset

1837

1895

On 30.9.1895 the whole of the parish of Seaborough was transferred from Somerset to Dorset. See also Table 2, note (g).

Dorset

1895

1937

South Perrott

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Stoke Abbott

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Thorncombe

Dorset

1896

1937

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

West Chelborough

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Wraxall

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (g).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Beaminster Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1883

(a)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Bettiscombe, including Spence Farm (which became part of the parish of Wootton Fitzpane on 24.3.1883) to Bridport registration district.

2 in 1891

25.3.1884

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Bettiscombe (which until 25.3.1884 formed a detached part of the parish of Whitchurch Canonicorum, including Rivelsea Farm) from Bridport registration district.

2 in 1891

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Marshwood (which until 25.3.1884 formed a detached part of the parish of Whitchurch Canonicorum, comprising Gerrards Farm) from Bridport registration district.

18 in 1891

25.3.1885

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Evershot (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Frome Vauchurch) from Dorchester registration district.

0 in 1891

1.6.1895

(e)

Lost the parish of Misterton to Chard registration district.

677 in 1891

1.5.1896

(f)

Gained the parish of Thorncombe from Axminster registration district.

941 in 1891

1.4.1937 (abolished)

(g)

Lost the constituent parishes of Beaminster, Bettiscombe, Broadwinsor, Burstock, Cheddington, Corscombe, East Chelborough, Evershot, Halstock, Hooke, Mapperton, Marshwood, Melbury Osmond, Melbury Sampford, Mosterton, Netherbury, North Poorton, Pilsdon, Powerstock, Rampisham, Seaborough, South Perrott, Stoke Abbott, Thorncombe, West Chelborough, and Wraxall, to Bridport registration district.

8018 in 1931


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