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Table 1: List of Places in Frome Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Babington

Somerset

1845

1949

Abolished 1.4.1949 to become parts of the parishes of Kilmersdon and Coleford. See also Table 2, note (a).

Beckington

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Berkley

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Buckland Dinham

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Cloford

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Wanstrow.

Coleford

Somerset

1949

1974

Created 1.4.1949 out of the parishes of Kilmersdon and Babington. See also Table 2, note (n).

Elm

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Farleigh Hungerford

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Norton St. Philip. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (g).

Foxcote

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Hemington.

Frome

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Hardington

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Hemington.

Hemington

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Kilmersdon

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (c), (d), (e), (f), (h), (i) and (n).

Laverton

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Lullington.

Leigh on Mendip

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Lullington

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Marston Bigot

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Nunney.

Mells

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Norton St. Philip

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (m) and (n).

Nunney

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Orchardleigh

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Lullington.

Rodden

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Selwood.

Rode

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (l) and (n).

Selwood

Somerset

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Frome. See also Table 2, note (n).

Standerwick

Somerset

1837

1885

Abolished 25.3.1885 to become parts of the parishes of Berkeley, Beckington, and Frome.

Tellisford

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Trudoxhill

Somerset

1951

1974

Abolished 1.4.1951 to become part of the parish of Nunney. See also Table 2, note (n).

Upton Noble

Somerset

1936

1974

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

Wanstrow

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Whatley

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Witham Friary

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Woolverton

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Tellisford.

Writhlington

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Norton Radstock and Kilmersdon. See also Table 2, note (j).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Frome Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

21.10.1845

(a)

Gained the parish of Babington from Shepton Mallet registration district.

163 in 1841

24.3.1883

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Farleigh Hungerford (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Wingfield) from Bradford on Avon registration district.

0 in 1891

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Kilmersdon (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Holcombe) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

14 in 1891

24.3.1884

(d)

Gained two parts of the parish of Kilmersdon (which until 24.3.1884 formed detached parts of the parishes of Holcombe and Stratton on the Fosse) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

(e)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Kilmersdon (which became part of the parish of Holcombe on 24.3.1884) to Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

(f)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Kilmersdon (which became part of the parish of Stratton on the Fosse on 24.3.1884) to Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

24.3.1885

(g)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Farleigh Hungerford (which became part of the parish of Wingfield on 24.3.1885) to Bradford on Avon registration district.

0 in 1891

(h)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Kilmersdon (which became part of the parish of Stratton on the Fosse on 25.3.1885) to Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

1.4.1936

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Kilmersdon (which became part of the parish of Norton Radstock on 1.4.1936) to Norton Radstock registration district.

326 in 1931

(j)

Lost part of the parish of Writhlington (which became part of the parish of Norton Radstock on 1.4.1936) to Norton Radstock registration district.

478 in 1931

(k)

Gained the parish of Upton Noble from Shepton Mallet registration district.

145 in 1931

1.4.1937

(l)

Gained part of the parish of Rode (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Southwick) from Warminster registration district.

1.4.1966

(m)

Lost part of the parish of Norton St. Philip (which became part of the parish of Wingfield on 1.4.1966) to Trowbridge registration district.

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(n)

Lost the constituent parishes of Beckington, Berkley, Buckland Dinham, Coleford, Elm, Frome, Hemington, Kilmersdon, Leigh on Mendip, Lullington, Mells, Norton St. Philip, Nunney, Rode, Selwood, Tellisford, Trudoxhill, Upton Noble, Wanstrow, Whatley, and Witham Friary, to Mendip registration district.

25916 in 1971


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