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FARNWORTH REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Farnworth Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Blackrod

Lancashire

1968

1974

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

Farnworth

Lancashire

1935

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (f).

Horwich

Lancashire

1968

1974

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

Kearsley

Lancashire

1935

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (a), (b) and (f).

Little Hulton

Lancashire

1935

1937

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

Little Lever

Lancashire

1935

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (f).

Turton

Lancashire

1968

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and divided between the unparished area of Turton, and the parish of Turton North. See also Table 2, notes (d), (e) and (f).

Westhoughton

Lancashire

1968

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (f).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Farnworth Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.10.1935 (created)

(a)

Gained the part of the parish of Kearsley (which until 1.4.1933 formed parts of the parishes of Clifton and Outwood) from Barton registration district.

1475 in 1931

(b)

Gained the parishes of Farnworth, Kearsley, Little Hulton, and Little Lever, from Bolton registration district.

51272 in 1931

1.4.1937

(c)

Lost the parish of Little Hulton to Barton registration district.

7874 in 1931

1.1.1968

(d)

Gained the parishes of Blackrod, Horwich, Turton, and Westhoughton, from Horwich registration district

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Turton (which became the parish of Turton North on 1.4.1974) to Blackburn registration district.

2987 in 1971

(f)

Lost the parishes of Blackrod, Farnworth, Horwich, Kearsley, Little Lever, Turton, and Westhoughton (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974) to Bolton registration district.

99978 in 1971


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