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CHESTER REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Chester Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Abbey Precincts

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

Aldersey

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Aldford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Ashton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Bache

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Backford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Barrow

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Barton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Beeston

Cheshire

1892

1937

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

Blacon cum Crabwall

Cheshire

1870

1936

Abolished 1.4.1936 to become parts of the parishes of Chester and Mollington. See also Table 2, note (a).

Bridge Trafford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Broxton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Bruen Stapleford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Buckley (Hawarden)

Flintshire

1897

1902

Created 1.10.1897 out of the parish of Hawarden. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (i)

Buckley (Mold)

Flintshire

1901

1902

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

Buerton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Bunbury (part)

Cheshire

1936

1937

Only that part which until 1.4.1936 formed part of the parish of Tilstone Fearnall.

Burton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Burwardsley

Cheshire

1892

1937

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

Caldecott

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Capenhurst

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Carden

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Caughall

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Chester

Cheshire

1884

1974

Created 1884 out of the parishes of St. John the Baptist, St. Oswald, St. Mary on the Hill, Holy Trinity, St. Bridget, St. Michael, St. Martin, St. Olave, St. Peter, Abbey Precincts, and Spital Boughton, and part of the parish of Great Boughton. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (m) and (n).

Chester Castle

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Chorlton by Backford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Chowley

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Christleton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Church Shocklach

Cheshire

1895

1937

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

Churton by Aldford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Churton by Farndon

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Churton Heath

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Claverton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Clotton Hoofield

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Clutton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Coddington

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Cotton Abbotts

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Cotton Edmunds

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Crewe

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Croughton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Delamere (part)

Cheshire

1936

1937

Only that part which until 1.4.1936 formed part of the parish of Utkinton. See also Table 2, note (l).

Dodleston

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Duddon

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Dunham on the Hill

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Eaton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Eaton by Tarporley

Cheshire

1892

1936

Abolished 1.4.1936 to become parts of the parishes of Rushton, Utkinton, and Tarporley. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (f).

Eccleston

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Edgerley

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Elton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Farndon

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Foulk Stapleford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Golborne Bellow

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Golborne David

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Grafton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Great Boughton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Great Mollington

Cheshire

1870

1901

Abolished 25.3.1901 to become part of the parish of Mollington. See also Table 2, note (a).

Great Saughall

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Great Stanney

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Guilden Sutton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Handley

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Hapsford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Harthill

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Hatton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Hawarden

Flintshire

1870

1902

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Higher Kinnerton

Flintshire

1870

1902

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Hockenhull

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Holy Trinity

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

Hoole

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Hoole Village

Cheshire

1894

1937

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Hoole. See also Table 2, note (j).

Hope

Flintshire

1871

1902

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

Horton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Horton cum Peel

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Huntington

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Huxley

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Iddinshall

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Ince

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Kelsall

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Kings Marsh

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Lea by Backford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Lea Newbold

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Little Mollington

Cheshire

1870

1901

Abolished 25.3.1901 to become part of the parish of Mollington. See also Table 2, note (a).

Little Saughall

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Little Stanney

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Littleton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Lower Kinnerton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Marford & Hoseley

Flintshire

1871

1902

See Table 2, notes (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) and (i).

Marlston cum Lache

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Mickle Trafford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Mollington

Cheshire

1901

1937

Created 25.3.1901 from the parishes of Great Mollington and Little Mollington. See also Table 2, note (j).

Moston

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Mouldsworth

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Newton by Chester

Cheshire

1870

1936

Abolished 1.4.1936 to become parts of the parishes of Chester and Hoole. See also Table 2, note (a).

Newton by Tattenhall

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Picton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Poulton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Priors Heys

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Pulford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Rowton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Rushton (1936-37 part only)

Cheshire

1892

1937

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

Saighton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

St. Bridget

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

St. John the Baptist

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

St. Martin

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

St. Mary on the Hill

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

St. Michael

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

St. Olave

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

St. Oswald

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

St. Peter

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

Saltney

Flintshire

1870

1902

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Sealand

Flintshire

1894

1902

Created 1894 out of the parish of Hawarden. See also Table 2, note (i).

Shocklach Oviatt

Cheshire

1895

1937

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

Shotwick

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Shotwick Park

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Spital Boughton

Cheshire

1870

1884

Abolished 1884 to become part of the parish of Chester. See also Table 2, note (a).

Stanlow

Cheshire

1870

1911

Abolished 1.4.1911 to become part of the parish of Great Stanney. See also Table 2, note (a).

Stoke

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Stretton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Tarporley

Cheshire

1892

1937

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

Tarvin

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Tattenhall

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Thornton le Moors

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Tilston

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Tilstone Fearnall

Cheshire

1892

1937

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

Tiverton

Cheshire

1892

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Tryddyn

Flintshire

1871

1902

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

Upton by Chester

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Utkinton

Cheshire

1892

1937

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

Waverton

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Wervin

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Willington

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Wimbolds Trafford

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Woodbank

Cheshire

1870

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (j).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Chester Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.1.1870 (created)

(a)

Gained the parishes of Abbey Precincts, Aldersey, Aldford, Ashton, Bache, Backford, Barrow, Barton, Blacon cum Crabwall, Bridge Trafford, Broxton, Bruen Stapleford, Buerton, Burton, Caldecott, Capenhurst, Carden, Caughall, Chester Castle, Chorlton by Backford, Chowley, Christleton, Churton by Aldford, Churton by Farndon, Churton Heath, Claverton, Clotton Hoofield, Clutton, Coddington, Cotton Abbotts, Cotton Edmunds, Crewe, Croughton, Dodleston, Duddon, Dunham on the Hill, Eaton, Eccleston, Edgerley, Elton, Farndon, Foulk Stapleford, Golborne Bellow, Golborne David, Grafton, Great Boughton, Great Mollington, Great Saughall, Great Stanney, Guilden Sutton, Handley, Hapsford, Harthill, Hatton, Hawarden, Higher Kinnerton, Hockenhull, Holy Trinity, Hoole, Horton, Horton cum Peel, Huntington, Huxley, Iddinshall, Ince, Kelsall, Kings Marsh, Lea by Backford, Lea Newbold, Little Mollington, Little Saughall, Little Stanney, Littleton, Lower Kinnerton, Marlston cum Lache, Mickle Trafford, Moston, Mouldsworth, Newton by Chester, Newton by Tattenhall, Picton, Poulton, Priors Heys, Pulford, Rowton, Saighton, Saltney, Shotwick, Shotwick Park, Spital Boughton, St. Bridget, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, St. Mary on the Hill, St. Michael, St. Olave, St. Oswald, St. Peter, Stanlow, Stoke, Stretton, Tarvin, Tattenhall, Thornton le Moors, Tilston, Upton by Chester, Waverton, Wervin, Willington, Wimbolds Trafford, and Woodbank, from Great Boughton registration district.

58501 in 1861

1.8.1871

(b)

Gained the parishes of Hope, Marford & Hoseley, and Tryddyn, from Wrexham registration district.

5772 in 1871

25.3.1885

(c)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Marford & Hoseley, including the Alyn Hotel, Post Office, part of Gun Street, etc. (which became part of the parish of Allington on 25.3.1885) to Wrexham registration district.

81 in 1891

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Marford & Hoseley (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Allington, including Pant) from Wrexham registration district.

4 in 1891

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Marford & Hoseley (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Gresford, including The Elms Hall and Lodge) from Wrexham registration district.

13 in 1891

1.7.1892

(f)

Gained the parishes of Beeston, Burwardsley, Eaton by Tarporley, Rushton, Tarporley, Tilstone Fearnall, Tiverton, and Utkinton, from Nantwich registration district.

4103 in 1891

1.11.1895

(g)

Gained the parishes of Church Shocklach and Shocklach Oviatt from Wrexham registration district.

316 in 1891

1.7.1901

(h)

Gained the parish of Buckley (Mold) from Holywell registration district.

3326 in 1901

1.1.1903

(i)

Lost the parishes of Buckley (Hawarden), Buckley (Mold), Hawarden, Higher Kinnerton, Hope, Marford & Hoseley, Saltney, Sealand, and Tryddyn, to Hawarden registration district.

21601 in 1901

1.4.1937

(j)

Lost the parts in the parishes of Aldersey, Aldford, Ashton, Bache, Backford, Barrow, Barton, Beeston, Bridge Trafford, Broxton, Bruen Stapleford, Buerton, Burton by Tarvin, Burwardsley, Caldecott, Capenhurst, Carden, Caughall, Chester Castle, Chorlton by Backford, Chowley, Christleton, Church Shocklach, Churton by Aldford, Churton by Farndon, Churton Heath, Claverton, Clotton Hoofield, Clutton, Coddington, Cotton Abbotts, Cotton Edmunds, Crewe, Croughton, Dodleston, Duddon, Dunham on the Hill, Eaton, Eccleston, Edgerley, Elton, Farndon, Foulk Stapleford, Golborne Bellow, Golborne David, Grafton, Great Boughton, Great Saughall, Great Stanney, Guilden Sutton, Handley, Hapsford, Harthill, Hatton, Hockenhull, Hoole, Hoole Village, Horton, Horton cum Peel, Huntington, Huxley, Iddinshall, Ince, Kelsall, Kings Marsh, Lea by Backford, Lea Newbold, Little Saughall, Little Stanney, Littleton, Lower Kinnerton, Marlston cum Lache, Mickle Trafford, Mollington, Moston, Mouldsworth, Newton by Tattenhall, Picton, Poulton, Priors Heys, Pulford, Rowton, Saighton, Shocklach Oviatt, Shotwick, Shotwick Park, Stoke, Stretton, Tarvin, Tattenhall, Thornton le Moors, Tilston, Tilstone Fearnall, Tiverton, Upton by Chester, Waverton, Wervin, Willington, Wimbolds Trafford, and Woodbank, to West Cheshire registration district.

31642 in 1931

(k)

Lost the part in the parish of Bunbury (which until 1.4.1936 formed part of the parish of Tilstone Feanall) to Crewe registration district.

28 in 1931

(l)

Lost the parts in the parishes of Delamere, Rushton, Tarporley, and Utkinton, to Northwich registration district.

2452 in 1931

1.4.1954

(m)

Gained parts of the parish of Chester (which until 1.4.1954 formed parts of the parishes of Hoole and Upton by Chester) from West Cheshire registration district.

8715 in 1951

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(n)

Lost the constituent parish of Chester to Chester & Ellesmere Port registration district.

64212 in 1971


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