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ELY REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Ely Registration District (1837-1974)

All the areas in Ely registration district became part of the county of Isle of Ely on 1.4.1889. All the areas in Ely registration district became part of the county of Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely on 1.4.1965.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Coveney

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Downham

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (b).

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Ely College

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the parish of Ely.

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Grunty Fen

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Wilburton.

Isle of Ely

1889

1933

Haddenham

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Holy Trinity

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Holy Trinity with St. Mary.

Isle of Ely

1889

1933

Holy Trinity with St. Mary

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Created 1.4.1933 out of the parishes of Holy Trinity, St. Mary, and Witchford. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the parish of Ely.

Isle of Ely

1889

1933

Littleport

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (f).

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Mepal

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Redmere

Norfolk

1865

1895

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Littleport. See also Table 2, note (a).

Isle of Ely

1895

1933

St. Mary

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Holy Trinity with St. Mary, Thetford, and Littleport.

Isle of Ely

1889

1933

Stretham

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Sutton

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Thetford

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Wentworth

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Wilburton

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Witcham

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (d).

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Witcham Gravel

Isle of Ely

1894

1933

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Witcham in Ely Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Witcham.

Witchford

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (e).

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Table 1B: List of Places in Ely Registration District (1974-2007)

All the areas in Ely registration district became part of the county of Cambridgeshire on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Coveney

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Downham

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Ely

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

Created 1.4.1974 from the parishes of Ely College and Holy Trinity with St. Mary. See also Table 2, note (g).

Haddenham

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Littleport

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Mepal

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Stretham

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Sutton

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Thetford

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Wentworth

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Wilburton

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Witcham

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Witchford

Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

See Table 2, note (g).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Ely Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

26.7.1865

(a)

Gained the parish of Redmere from Thetford registration district.

18 in 1861

24.3.1884

(b)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Downham (which became part of the parish of Manea on 24.3.1884) to North Witchford registration district.

36 in 1891

(c)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Wentworth (which became part of the parish of Manea on 24.3.1884) to North Witchford registration district.

0 in 1891

(d)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Witcham (which became part of the parish of Manea on 24.3.1884) to North Witchford registration district.

20 in 1891

(e)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Witchford (which became part of the parish of Manea on 24.3.1884) to North Witchford registration district.

24 in 1891

24.3.1885

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Littleport (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Hilgay) from Downham registration district.

142 in 1891

1.10.2007 (abolished)

(g)

Lost the constituent parishes of Coveney, Downham, Ely, Haddenham, Littleport, Mepal, Stretham, Sutton, Thetford, Wentworth, Wilburton, Witcham, and Witchford, to Cambridgeshire registration district.

 


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