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GATESHEAD REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Blaydon

Durham

1936

1938

Created 1.4.1936 out of the parish of Winlaton. See also Table 2, notes (f) and (g).

Chopwell

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Blaydon. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (d).

Crawbrook

Durham

1837

1914

Abolished 1.4.1914 to become part of the parish of Ryton.

Gateshead

Durham

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (i).

Heworth

Durham

1889

1938

See Table 2, note (e).

Heworth Within

Durham

1894

1907

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Heworth in Gateshead County Borough. Abolished 1.4.1907 to become part of the parish of Gateshead.

Ryton

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (f).

Ryton Woodside

Durham

1837

1914

Abolished 1.4.1914 to become part of the parish of Ryton.

Stella

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Blaydon.

Whickham

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (a), (b), (f) and (h).

Winlaton

Durham

1837

1936

Abolished 1.4.1936 to become parts of the parishes of Blaydon, Whickham, and Stanley.

Table 1B: List of Places in Gateshead Registration District (from 1974)

All the areas in Gateshead registration district became part of the county of Tyne & Wear on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Birtley

Tyne & Wear

1974

See Table 2, note (k).

Blaydon

Tyne & Wear

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 fomed the parish and urban district of Blaydon. See also Table 2, note (l).

Felling

Tyne & Wear

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the urban district of Felling and the parish of Heworth. See also Table 2, note (j).

Gateshead

Tyne & Wear

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 fomed the parish and county borough of Gateshead.

Lamesley

Tyne & Wear

1974

See Table 2, note (k).

Ryton

Tyne & Wear

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 fomed the parish and urban district of Ryton. See also Table 2, note (l).

Whickham

Tyne & Wear

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 fomed the parish and urban district of Whickham. See also Table 2, note (l).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Gateshead Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1883

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Whickham (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Lamesley, including Sunniside) from Chester le Street registration district.

7 in 1891

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Whickham (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Tanfield, including Tanfield Moor) from Lanchester registration district.

31 in 1891

1.3.1902

(c)

Lost part of the parish of Chopwell (which became part of the parish of Medomsley on 1.10.1901) to Lanchester registration district.

0 in 1901

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Chopwell (which until 1.10.1901 formed part of the parish of Medomsley) from Lanchester registration district.

171 in 1901

1.7.1938

(e)

Lost the parish of Heworth to Durham North Eastern registration district.

27040 in 1931

(f)

Lost the parishes of Blaydon, Ryton, and Whickham, to Durham North Western registration district.

66691 in 1931

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Blaydon (which became part of the parish of Stanley on 1.4.1937) to Durham North Western registration district.

0 in 1931

(h)

Lost part of the parish of Whickham (which became part of the parish of Stanley on 1.4.1937) to Durham North Western registration district.

108 in 1931

1.4.1954

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Gateshead (which until 1.4.1954 formed part of the parish of Heworth) from Durham North Eastern registration district.

1.4.1974

(j)

Gained the unparished area of Felling (which was transferred from Durham to the county of Tyne & Wear on 1.4.1974) from Durham North Eastern registration district.

38458 in 1971

(k)

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

16532 in 1971

(l)

Gained the unparished areas of Blaydon, Ryton, and Whickham (which were transferred from Durham to the county of Tyne & Wear on 1.4.1974) from Durham North Western registration district.

75017 in 1971


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