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COLCHESTER REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Colchester Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Abberton

Essex

1939

2010

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

Aldham

Essex

1939

2010

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

All Saints

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

Alresford

Essex

1939

2010

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

Ardleigh

Essex

1939

2010

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

Beaumont with Moze

Essex

1939

2010

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

Berechurch

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

Birch

Essex

1939

2010

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

Boxted

Essex

1939

2010

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

Bradfield

Essex

1957

2010

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

Brightlingsea

Essex

1939

2010

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

Chapel

Essex

1939

2010

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

Clacton

Essex

1974

2010

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Great Clacton and urban district of Clacton. See also Table 2, note (i).

Colchester

Essex

1897

1974

Created 26.3.1897 from the parishes of St. Botolph, St. Giles, Lexden, St. Mary At The Walls, St. James, St. Leonard, St. Peter, Holy Trinity, Mile End St. Michael, Greenstead, St. Martin, All Saints, St. Mary Magdalen, St. Nicholas, St. Runwald, and Berechurch. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (f).

Colchester

Essex

1974

2010

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and municipal borough of Colchester. See also Table 2, note (i).

Copford

Essex

1939

2010

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

Dedham

Essex

1939

2010

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

East Donyland

Essex

1939

2010

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

East Mersea

Essex

1939

2010

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

Easthorpe

Essex

1939

1949

Abolished 1.4.1949 to become parts of the parishes of Copford, Messing cum Inworth, and Marks Tey. See also Table 2, note (b).

Eight Ash Green

Essex

1949

2010

Created 1.4.1949 out of the parishes of Copford, Fordham, Stanway, and Aldham. See also Table 2, note (i).

Elmstead

Essex

1939

2010

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

Fingringhoe

Essex

1939

2010

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

Fordham

Essex

1939

2010

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

Frating

Essex

1939

2010

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

Frinton & Walton

Essex

1939

2010

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

Great & Little Wigborough

Essex

1953

2010

Created 3.4.1953 from the parishes of Great Wigborough, Little Wigborough, and Layer de la Haye. See also Table 2, note (i).

Great Bentley

Essex

1939

2010

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

Great Bromley

Essex

1939

2010

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

Great Clacton

Essex

1939

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the unparished area of Clacton. See also Table 2, note (e).

Great Horkesley

Essex

1939

2010

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

Great Oakley

Essex

1957

2010

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

Great Tey

Essex

1939

2010

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

Great Wigborough

Essex

1939

1953

Abolished 3.4.1953 to become part of the parish of Great & Little Wigborough. See also Table 2, note (b).

Greenstead

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

Harwich

Essex

1957

2010

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

Holy Trinity

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

Langenhoe

Essex

1939

2010

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

Langham

Essex

1939

2010

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

Lawford

Essex

1957

2010

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

Layer Breton

Essex

1939

2010

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

Layer de la Haye

Essex

1939

2010

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

Layer Marney

Essex

1939

2010

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

Lexden

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester. See also Table 2, note (a).

Little Bentley

Essex

1939

2010

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

Little Bromley

Essex

1939

2010

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

Little Clacton

Essex

1939

2010

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

Little Horkesley

Essex

1939

2010

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

Little Oakley

Essex

1957

2010

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

Little Tey

Essex

1939

1949

Abolished 1.4.1949 to become part of the parish of Marks Tey. See also Table 2, note (b).

Little Wigborough

Essex

1939

1953

Abolished 3.4.1953 to become part of the parish of Great & Little Wigborough. See also Table 2, note (b).

Manningtree

Essex

1957

2010

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

Marks Tey

Essex

1939

2010

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

Messing

Essex

1939

1949

Abolished 1.4.1949 to become part of the parish of Birch. See also Table 2, note (b).

Messing cum Inworth

Essex

1939

2010

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

Mile End St. Michael

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

Mistley

Essex

1957

2010

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

Mount Bures

Essex

1939

2010

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

Peldon

Essex

1939

2010

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

Ramsey

Essex

1957

1979

Abolished 12.1.1979 to become the parish of Ramsey & Parkeston. See also Table 2, note (h).

Ramsey & Parkeston

Essex

1979

2010

Created 12.1.1979 by renaming the parish of Ramsey. See also Table 2, note (i).

St. Botolph

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

St. Giles

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

St. James

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

St. Leonard

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

St. Martin

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

St. Mary at the Walls

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

St. Mary Magdalen

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

St. Nicholas

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

St. Osyth

Essex

1939

2010

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

St. Peter

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

St. Runwald

Essex

1837

1897

Abolished 26.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Colchester.

Salcott

Essex

1939

2010

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

Stanway

Essex

1939

2010

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

Tendring

Essex

1939

2010

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

Thorpe le Soken

Essex

1939

2010

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

Thorrington

Essex

1939

2010

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

Tiptree

Essex

1939

2010

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

Virley

Essex

1939

2010

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

Wakes Colne

Essex

1939

2010

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

Weeley

Essex

1939

2010

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

West Bergholt

Essex

1939

2010

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

West Mersea

Essex

1939

2010

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

Wivenhoe

Essex

1939

2010

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

Wix

Essex

1957

2010

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

Wormingford

Essex

1939

2010

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

Wrabness

Essex

1957

2010

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Colchester Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1883

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Lexden (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of West Bergholt) from Lexden registration district.

0 in 1891

1.7.1939

(b)

Gained the parishes of Abberton, Aldham, Birch, Boxted, Chapel, Copford, Dedham, East Donyland, East Mersea, Easthorpe, Fingringhoe, Fordham, Great Horkesley, Great Tey, Great Wigborough, Langenhoe, Langham, Layer Breton, Layer de la Haye, Layer Marney, Little Horkesley, Little Tey, Little Wigborough, Marks Tey, Messing, Messing cum Inworth, Mount Bures, Peldon, Salcott, Stanway, Tiptree, Virley, Wakes Colne, West Bergholt, West Mersea, Wivenhoe, and Wormingford, from Lexden registration district.

22723 in 1931

(c)

Gained parts of the parish of Colchester (which until 1.4.1934 formed parts of the parishes of East Donyland, Langenhoe, Stanway, West Bergholt, and Wivenhoe) from Lexden registration district.

418 in 1931

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Tiptree (which until 1.4.1934 formed parts of the parishes of Tolleshunt D'Arcy tolleshunt Knights) from Maldon registration district.

955 in 1931

(e)

Gained the parishes of Alresford, Ardleigh, Beaumont with Moze, Brightlingsea, Elmstead, Frating, Frinton & Walton, Great Bentley, Great Bromley, Great Clacton, Little Bentley, Little Bromley, Little Clacton, St. Osyth, Tendring, Thorpe le Soken, Thorrington, and Weeley, from Tendring registration district.

40009 in 1931

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Colchester (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Ardleigh) from Tendring registration district.

16 in 1931

1.4.1956

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Messing cum Inworth (which became part of the parish of Kelvedon on 1.4.1956) to Braintree registration district.

1.10.1957

(h)

Gained the parishes of Bradfield, Great Oakley, Harwich, Lawford, Little Oakley, Manningtree, Mistley, Ramsey, Wix, and Wrabness, from Harwich registration district.

1.2.2010 (abolished)

(i)

Lost the constituent parishes of Abberton, Aldham, Alresford, Ardleigh, Beaumont cum Moze, Birch, Boxted, Bradfield, Brightlingsea, Chappel, Copford, Dedham, East Donyland, East Mersea, Eight Ash Green, Elmstead, Fingringhoe, Fordham, Frating, Frinton & Walton, Great & Little Wigborough, Great Bentley, Great Bromley, Great Horkesley, Great Oakley, Great Tey, Harwich, Langenhoe, Langham, Lawford, Layer Breton, Layer de la Haye, Layer Marney, Little Bentley, Little Bromley, Little Clacton, Little Horkesley, Little Oakley, Manningtree, Marks Tey, Messing cum Inworth, Mistley, Mount Bures, Peldon, Ramsey & Parkeston, Salcot, St. Osyth, Stanway, Tendring, Thorpe le Soken, Thorrington, Tiptree, Virley, Wakes Colne, Weeley, West Bergholt, West Mersea, Wivenhoe, Wix, Wormingford, and Wrabness, and the unparished areas of Clacton and Colchester, to Essex registration district.

 


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