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DURHAM NORTHERN REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Durham Northern Registration District

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Birtley

Durham

1938

1974

See Table 2, notes (a), (m) and (o).

Bournmoor

Durham

1938

2004

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

Chester le Street

Durham

1938

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, note (a).

Chester le Street

Durham

1974

2004

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Chester le Street. See also Table 2, note (p).

Consett

Durham

1974

2004

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Consett. See also Table 2, notes (l) and (p).

Cornsay

Durham

1974

2004

See Table 2, notes (k) and (p).

Edmondsley

Durham

1938

2004

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

Esh

Durham

1974

2004

See Table 2, notes (k) and (p).

Great Lumley

Durham

1938

2004

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

Greencroft

Durham

1974

2004

See Table 2, notes (k) and (p).

Harraton

Durham

1938

2004

See Table 2, notes (a), (o) and (p).

Healeyfield

Durham

1974

2004

See Table 2, notes (k) and (p).

Hedleyhope

Durham

1974

2004

See Table 2, notes (k) and (p).

Hetton

Durham

1938

1974

See Table 2, notes (c), (e) and (n).

Houghton le Spring

Durham

1938

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (b), (e), (h), (j) and (n).

Lambton

Durham

1938

2004

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

Lamesley

Durham

1938

1974

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

Lanchester

Durham

1974

2004

See Table 2, notes (k) and (p).

Langley

Durham

1974

2004

See Table 2, notes (k) and (p).

Little Lumley

Durham

1938

2004

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

Muggleswick

Durham

1974

2004

See Table 2, notes (k) and (p).

North Lodge

Durham

1974

2004

Created 1.4.1974 out of the pairsh of Harraton. See also Table 2, note (p).

Ouston

Durham

1938

2004

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

Pelton

Durham

1938

2004

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

Plawsworth

Durham

1938

2004

See Table 2, notes (a), (d) and (p).

Satley

Durham

1974

2004

See Table 2, notes (k) and (p).

Sacriston

Durham

1938

2004

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

South Biddick

Durham

1938

2004

See Table 2, notes (a), (o) and (p).

Stanley

Durham

1974

2004

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Stanley. See also Table 2, notes (l) and (p).

Urpeth

Durham

1938

2004

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

Waldridge

Durham

1938

2004

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

Washington

Durham

1938

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (a), (g), (i) and (n).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Durham Northern Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.7.1938 (created)

(a)

Gained the parishes of Birtley, Bournmoor, Chester le Street, Edmondsley, Great Lumley, Harraton, Lambton, Lamesley, Little Lumley, Ouston, Pelton, Plawsworth, Sacriston, South Biddick, Urpeth, Waldridge, and Washington, from Chester le Street registration district.

80847 in 1931

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Houghton le Spring (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of South Biddick) from Chester le Street registration district.

63 in 1931

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Hetton (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Pittington) from Durham registration district.

235 in 1931

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Plawsworth (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Kimblesworth) from Durham registration district.

0 in 1931

(e)

Gained the parishes of Hetton and Houghton le Spring from Houghton le Spring registration district.

50503 in 1931

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Lamesley (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Tanfield) from Lanchester registration district.

0 in 1931

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Washington (whch until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Hylton) from Sunderland registration district.

17 in 1931

1.4.1967

(h)

Gained parts of the parish of Houghton le Spring (which until 1.4.1967 formed parts of the parishes of Ford, Herrington, Offerton, and Silksworth) from Durham Eastern registration district.

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Washington (which until 1.4.1967 formed part of the parish of Hylton) from Durham Eastern registration district.

(j)

Gained part of the parish of Houghton le Spring (which until 1.4.1967 formed part of the parish of Sunderland) from Sunderland registration district.

1.4.1974

(k)

Gained the parishes of Cornsay, Esh, Greencroft, Healeyfield, Hedleyhope, Lanchester, Langley, Muggleswick, and Satley, from Durham Central & South Eastern registration district.

14146 in 1971

(l)

Gained the unparished areas of Consett and Stanley from Durham North Western registration district.

77469 in 1971

(m)

Lost the parishes of Birtley and Lamesley (which were transferred from Durham to the county of Tyne & Wear on 1.4.1974) to Gateshead registration district.

16532 in 1971

(n)

Lost the parishes of Hetton, Houghton le Spring, and Washington (which were transferred from Durham to the county of Tyne & Wear on 1.4.1974) to Sunderland registration district.

73335 in 1971

(o)

Lost parts of the parishes of Birtley, Harraton, and South Biddick (which became parts of the unparished area of Washington in the county of Tyne & Wear on 1.4.1974) to Sunderland registration district.

1.4.2004 (abolished)

(p)

Lost the constituent parishes of Bournmoor, Cornsay, Edmondsley, Esh, Great Lumley, Greencroft, Healeyfield, Hedleyhope, Lambton, Lanchester, Langley, Little Lumley, Muggleswick, North Lodge, Ouston, Pelton, Plawsworth, Sacriston, Satley, South Biddick, Urpeth, and Waldridge, and the unparished areas of Chester le Street, Consett, and Stanley, to Central Durham registration district.

 


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