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HITCHIN REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Hitchin Registration District

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Ashwell

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Baldock

Hertfordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Baldock

Hertfordshire

1974

1996

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the urban district of Baldock. See also Table 2, note (t).

Barkway

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Barley

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Bygrave

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Caldecote

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Clothall

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Codicote

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Graveley

Hertfordshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (s).

Great Wymondley

Hertfordshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Wymondley.

Hexton

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Hinxworth

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Hitchin

Hertfordshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the parishes of Hitchin Urban, Walsworth, Preston, and Langley.

Hitchin

Hertfordshire

1974

1996

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the urban district of Hitchin, and the parish of Hitchin Urban. See also Table 2, note (t).

Hitchin Urban

Hertfordshire

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Hitchin in Hitchin Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the unparished area of Hitchin.

Holwell

Bedfordshire

1837

1897

Transferred from Bedfordshire to Hertfordshire on 30.9.1897. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (t).

Hertfordshire

1897

1996

Ickleford

Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire

1837

1844

On 20.10.1844 the Bedfordshire part of the parish of Ickleford was transferred to Hertfordshire, so that thereafter Ickleford was wholly in Hertfordshire. See also Table 2, notes (c), (k), (l), (o), (p) and (t).

Hertfordshire

1844

1996

Ippollitts

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Kelshall

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Kimpton

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

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

Kings Walden

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Knebworth

Hertfordshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (a), (g), (h), (s) and (t).

Langley

Hertfordshire

1894

1996

Created 1894 out of the parish of Hitchin. See also Table 2, note (t).

Letchworth

Hertfordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, note (q).

Letchworth

Hertfordshire

1974

1996

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the urban district of Letchworth. See also Table 2, note (t).

Lilley

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Little Wymondley

Hertfordshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Wymondley.

Newnham

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Norton

Hertfordshire

1837

1908

Abolished 1.4.1908 to become part of the parish of Letchworth.

Nuthampstead

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Offley

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, notes (e), (f) and (t).

Pirton

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

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

Preston

Hertfordshire

1894

1996

Created 1894 out of the parish of Hitchin. See also Table 2, note (t).

Radwell

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Reed

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Royston

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Rushden

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

St. Pauls Walden

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Sandon

Hertfordshire

1939

1974

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Shephall

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Stevenage

Hertfordshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (m), (n), (s) and (t). Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Stevenage

Hertfordshire

1974

1975

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the urban district of Stevenage, and the parts in Stevenage New Town of the parishes of Aston and Datchworth. See Table 2, notes (r) and (s).

Therfield

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Wallington

Hertfordshire

1939

1996

See Table 2, notes (i) and (t).

Walsworth

Hertfordshire

1894

1921

Created 1894 out of the parish of Hitchin. Abolished 1.4.1921 to become part of the parish of Hitchin Urban.

Weston

Hertfordshire

1837

1996

See Table 2, note (t).

Willian

Hertfordshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Letchworth.

Wymondley

Hertfordshire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of the parishes of Great Wymondley, Little Wymondley, and Ippollits. See also Table 2, note (s).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Hitchin Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1883

(a)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Knebworth, including Swangleys Farm and Cottages (which became part of the parish of Datchworth on 24.3.1883) to Hertford registration district.

17 in 1891

1.10.1897

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Holwell (which until 30.9.1897 formed part of the parish of Shillington and the county of Bedfordshire) from Ampthill registration district.

24 in 1891

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Ickleford (which until 30.9.1897 formed part of the parish of Shillington and the county of Bedfordshire) from Ampthill registration district.

0 in 1891

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Pirton (which until 30.9.1897 formed part of the parish of Shillington and the county of Bedfordshire) from Ampthill registration district.

7 in 1891

1.2.1908

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Offley (which became part of the parish of Shillington and the county of Bedfordshire on 1.4.1907) to Ampthill registration district.

0 in 1901

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Offley (which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Shillington and the county of Bedfordshire) from Ampthill registration district.

0 in 1901

1.4.1911

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Knebworth (which until 1.4.1911 formed part of the parish of Datchworth) from Hertford registration district.

134 in 1901

(h)

Gained part of the parish of Knebworth (which until 1.4.1911 formed part of the parish of Welwyn) from Hatfield registration district.

31 in 1901

1.10.1939

(i)

Gained the parishes of Ashwell, Barkway, Barley, Hinxworth, Kelshall, Nuthampstead, Reed, Royston, Rushden, Sandon, Therfield, and Wallington, from Royston registration district.

8099 in 1931

(j)

Lost part of the parish of Kimpton (which became part of the parish of Wheathampstead on 1.4.1935) to St. Albans registration district.

7 in 1931

13.8.1947

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Ickleford (which became part of the parish of Arlesey and the county of Bedfordshire on 13.8.1947) to Biggleswade registration district.

(l)

Gained part of the parish of Ickleford (which until 13.8.1947 formed part of the parish of Arlesey and the county of Bedfordshire) from Hitchin registration district.

1.4.1953

(m)

Lost parts of the parish of Stevenage (which became parts of the parishes of Aston and Datchworth on 1.4.1953) to Hertford registration district.

(n)

Gained parts of the parish of Stevenage (which until 1.4.1953 formed parts of the parishes of Aston and Datchworth) from Hertford registration district.

28.9.1956

(o)

Lost part of the parish of Ickleford (which became part of the parish of Arlesey and the county of Bedfordshire on 28.9.1956) to Biggleswade registration district.

(p)

Gained part of the parish of Ickleford (which until 28.9.1956 formed part of the parish of Arlesey and the county of Bedfordshire) from Biggleswade registration district.

1.4.1965

(q)

Gained part of the parish of Letchworth (which until 1.4.1965 formed part of the parish of Stotfold and the county of Bedfordshire) from Biggleswade registration district.

1.4.1974

(r)

Gained the parts in Stevenage New Town of the parishes of Aston and Datchworth (which became part of the unparished area of Stevenage on 1.4.1974) from Hertford registration district.

260 in 1971

1.4.1975

(s)

Lost the parishes of Graveley, Knebworth, and Wymondley, and the unparished area of Stevenage, to Stevenage registration district.

71697 in 1971

1.3.1996 (abolished)

(t)

Lost the constituent parishes of Ashwell, Barkway, Barley, Bygrave, Caldecote, Clothall, Codicote, Hexton, Hinxworth, Holwell, Ickleford, Ippollitts, Kelshall, Kimpton, Kings Walden, Langley, Lilley, Newnham, Nuthampstead, Offley, Pirton, Preston, Radwell, Reed, Royston, Rushden, Shephall, St. Pauls Walden, Therfield, Wallington, and Weston, and the unparished areas of Baldock, Hitchin and Letchworth, to Hitchin & Stevenage registration district.

 


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