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FOREST OF DEAN REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Forest of Dean Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Alvington

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Awre

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Aylburton

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Blaisdon

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Churcham

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Cinderford

Gloucestershire

1953

2006

Created 1.4.1953 out of the parish of East Dean. See also Table 2, note (k).

Coleford

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Drybrook

Gloucestershire

1953

2006

Created 1.4.1953 out of the parish of East Dean. See also Table 2, notes (i) and (k).

East Dean

Gloucestershire

1937

1953

Abolished 1.4.1953 to become parts of the parishes of Cinderford, Ruspidge, Drybrook, Mitcheldean, Awre, and Littledean. See also Table 2, note (e).

English Bicknor

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Hewelsfield

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Huntley

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Little Dean

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Longhope

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Lydbrook

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Lydney

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Mitcheldean

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

See Table 2, notes (e), (h) and (k).

Newland

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Newnham

Gloucestershire

1974

2006

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

Ruardean

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Ruspidge

Gloucestershire

1953

2006

Created 1.4.1953 out of the parish of East Dean. See also Table 2, note (k).

St. Briavels

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Staunton

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Tidenham

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

West Dean

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Woolaston

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Forest of Dean Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.4.1937 (created)

(a)

Gained the parishes of Alvington, Aylburton, Hewelsfield, Lydney, St. Briavels, Tidenham, and Woolaston, from Chepstow registration district.

10820 in 1931

(b)

Gained the parishes of Coleford, English Bicknor, Newland, Staunton, and West Dean, from Monmouth registration district.

16749 in 1931

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Lydbrook (which until 1.4.1935 formed parts of the parishes of English Bicknor and West Dean) from Monmouth registration district.

250 in 1931

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Lydney (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of West Dean) from Monmouth registration district.

38 in 1931

(e)

Gained the parishes of Awre, Blaisdon, Churcham, East Dean, Huntley, Little Dean, Longhope, Lydbrook, Mitcheldean, and Ruardean, from Westbury on Severn registration district.

20594 in 1931

(f)

Gained part of the parish of West Dean (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Awre) from Westbury on Severn registration district.

14 in 1931

1.4.1965

(g)

Lost part of the parish of English Bicknor (which became part of the parish of Goodrich on 1.4.1965) to Ross registration district.

(h)

Lost parts of the parish of Mitcheldean (which became parts of the parishes of Hope Mansell, Lea, and Weston under Penyard on 1.4.1965) to Ross registration district.

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Drybrook (which until 1.4.1965 formed part of the parish of Hope Mansell) from Ross registration district.

1.4.1974

(j)

Gained the parish of Newnham from Gloucester Rural registration district.

1201 in 1971

1.4.2006 (abolished)

(k)

Lost the constituent parishes of Alvington, Awre, Aylburton, Blaisdon, Churcham, Cinderford, Coleford, Drybrook, English Bicknor, Hewelsfield, Huntley, Littledean, Longhope, Lydbrook, Lydney, Mitcheldean, Newland, Newnham, Ruardean, Ruspidge, St. Briavels, Staunton, Tidenham, West Dean, and Woolaston, to Gloucestershire registration district.

 


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