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LEICESTER REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

All Saints

Leicestershire

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester.

Augustine Friars

Leicestershire

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester.

Aylestone

Leicestershire

1892

1896

The rural part of the parish of Aylestone remained in Blaby registration district until 26.3.1892, when it became part of the parish of Lubbesthorpe, so that thereafter Aylestone was wholly in Leicester registration district. Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester. See also Table 2, note (g).

Belgrave

Leicestershire

1892

1896

The rural part of the parish of Belgrave remained in Barrow upon Soar registration district until 26.3.1892, when it became part of the parish of Beaumont Leys, so that thereafter Belgrave was wholly in Leicester registration district. Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester. See also Table 2, note (b).

Blackfriars

Leicestershire

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester.

Freakes Ground

Leicestershire

1837

1862

Abolished 26.3.1892 to become part of the parish of St. Mary. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (f).

1892

1892

Knighton

Leicestershire

1892

1896

The rural part of the parish of Knighton remained in Blaby registration district until 26.3.1892, when it became parts of the parishes of Oadby and Lubbesthorpe, so that thereafter Knighton was wholly in Leicester registration district. Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester. See also Table 2, note (h).

Leicester

Leicestershire

1896

1974

Created 26.3.1896 from the parishes of St. Margaret, St. Mary, Belgrave, Knighton, North Evington, Aylestone, All Saints, West Humberstone, New Found Pool, St. Leonard, Leicester Abbey, The Newarke, St. Martin, Blackfriars, St. Nicholas, The Castle View, and Augustine Friars. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (j) to (o).

Leicester Abbey

Leicestershire

1892

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester. See also Table 2, note (c).

New Found Pool

Leicestershire

1837

1862

Abolished 26.3.1892 to become part of the parish of St. Mary. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (f).

1892

1892

New Parks

Leicestershire

1837

1862

See Table 2, note (a).

North Evington

Leicestershire

1892

1896

Created 26.3.1892 from the part of the parish of Evington in Leicester County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester. See also Table 2, note (d).

St. Leonard

Leicestershire

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester.

St. Margaret

Leicestershire

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester.

St. Martin

Leicestershire

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester.

St. Mary

Leicestershire

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester. See also Table 2, note (j).

St. Nicholas

Leicestershire

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester.

The Castle View

Leicestershire

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester.

The Newarke

Leicestershire

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester.

West Humberstone

Leicestershire

1892

1896

Created 26.3.1892 from the part of the parish of Humberstone in Leicester County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Leicester. See also Table 2, note (e).

Table 1B: List of Places in Leicester Registration District (from 1997)

Unparished Area

County

From

To

Comments

Leicester

Leicestershire

1997

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and county borough of Leicester. See also Table 2, note (p).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Leicester Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

30.1.1862

(a)

Lost the parishes of Freakes Ground, New Found Pool, and New Parks, to Blaby registration district.

134 in 1861

1.1.1892

(b)

Gained the part of the parish of Belgrave in Leicester County Borough from Barrow upon Soar registration district.

13639 in 1901

(c)

Gained the parish of Leicester Abbey from Barrow upon Soar registration district.

2676 in 1901

(d)

Gained the parish of North Evington (which untul 26.3.1829 formed the part of the parish of Evington in Leicester County Borough) from Billesdon registration district).

10462 in 1901

(e)

Gained the parish of West Humberstone (which until 26.3.1892 formed the part of the parish of Humberstone in Leicester County Borough) from Billesdon registration district).

5690 in 1901

(f)

Gained the parishes of Freakes Ground and New Found Pool from Blaby registration district.

4380 in 1901

(g)

Gained the part of the parish of Aylestone in Leicester County Borough from Blaby registration district.

7357 in 1901

(h)

Gained the part of the parish of Knighton in Leicester County Borough from Blaby registration district.

11430 in 1901

(i)

Gained part of the parish of St. Mary (which until 26.3.1892 formed the part of the parish of Braunstone in Leicester County Borough), from Blaby registration district.

16 in 1901

1.4.1939

(j)

Lost part of the parish of Leicester (which became part of the parish of Oadby on 1.4.1936) to Blaby registration district.

16 in 1931

1.4.1966

(k)

Lost parts of the parish of Leicester (which became parts of the parishes of Anstey, Birstall, Braunstone, Glenfields, Glen Parva, Oadby, Thurcaston, Thurmaston, and Wigston, on 1.4.1966) to Leicestershire Central registration district.

(l)

Gained parts of the parish of Leicester (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Anstey, Birstall, Braunstone, Glenfields, Glen Parva, Kirby Muxloe, Oadby, Scaptoft, Stoughton, Thurcaston, Thurmaston, Thurnby, and Wigston) from Leicestershire Central registration district.

1.4.1969

(m)

Lost part of the parish of Leicester (which became part of the parish of Wigston Magna on 1.4.1969) to Leicestershire Central registration district.

(n)

Gained part of the parish of Leicester (which until 1.4.1969 formed part of the parish of Wigston Magna) from Leicestershire Central registration district.

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(o)

Lost the constituent parish of Leicester to Leicestershire Central registration district.

281605 in 1971

1.4.1997 (re-created)

(p)

Gained the unparished area of Leicester from Leicestershire Central registration district.

 


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