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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Allesley

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (d), (g), (p), (q), (t) and (z).

Arley

Warwickshire

1932

1974

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

Astley

Warwickshire

1932

1974

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

Balsall

Warwickshire

1932

1974

See Table 2, notes (j), (r) and (s).

Barston

Warwickshire

1932

1974

See Table 2, note (j).

Berkswell

Warwickshire

1837

1974

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

Bickenhill

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (a), (k), (r), (s), (v) and (w).

Castle Bromwich

Warwickshire

1912

1974

See Table 2, notes (c), (e), (f), (v), (x) and (y).

Chelmsley Wood

Warwickshire

1970

1974

Created 1.4.1970 out of the parishes of Coleshill and Kingshurst.

Coleshill

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (aa).

Corley

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (aa).

Coundon

Warwickshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become parts of the parishes of Coventry and Keresley. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (g).

Curdworth

Warwickshire

1912

1974

See Table 2, notes (c) and (aa).

Fillongley

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (aa).

Fordbridge

Warwickshire

1970

1974

Created 1.4.1970 out of the parishes of Coleshill and Kingshurst.

Great Packington

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (aa).

Hampton in Arden

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (l), (m), (r) and (s).

Keresley

Warwickshire

1932

1974

See Table 2, notes (h), (t) and (z).

Kingshurst

Warwickshire

1956

1974

Created 1.4.1956 out of the parish of Coleshill. See also Table 2, note (v).

Kinwasley

Warwickshire

1837

1895

Abolished 30.9.1895 to become part of the parish of Fillongley.

Lea Marston

Warwickshire

1837

1974

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

Little Packington

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (aa).

Maxstoke

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (aa).

Meriden

Warwickshire

1837

1974

 

Middleton

Warwickshire

1965

1974

See Table 2, notes (u) and (aa).

Minworth

Warwickshire

1912

1931

Abolished 1.4.1931 to become parts of the parishes of Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, and Castle Bromwich. See also Table 2, notes (c), (e) and (o).

Nether Whitacre

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (aa).

Over Whitacre

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (aa).

Sheldon

Warwickshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become parts of the parishes of Coleshill and Solihull Urban. See also Table 2, notes (f) and (n).

Shustoke

Warwickshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (aa).

Water Orton

Warwickshire

1912

1974

See Table 2, notes (c) and (aa).

Wishaw

Warwickshire

1912

1974

See Table 2, notes (c) and (aa).

Table 1B: List of Places in Meriden Registration District (1974-77)

All areas in Meriden registration district became part of the county of West Midlands on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Balsall

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, note (cc).

Barston

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, note (cc).

Berkswell

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, note (cc).

Bickenhill

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, note (cc).

Castle Bromwich

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, note (cc).

Chelmsley Wood

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, note (cc).

Fordbridge

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, note (cc).

Hampton in Arden

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, note (cc).

Hockley Heath

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, notes (bb) and (cc).

Kingshurst

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, note (cc).

Meriden

West Midlands

1974

1977

See Table 2, note (cc).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Meriden Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

17.8.1877

(a)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Bickenhill, including the Lyndon Quarter (which became part of the parish of Solihull on 17.8.1877) to Solihull registration district.

770 in 1881

11.12.1880

(b)

Gained a part of the parish of Lea Marston (which until 11.12.1880 formed a detached part of the parish of Merevale) from Atherstone registration district.

10 in 1881

1.10.1912

(c)

Gained the parishes of Castle Bromwich, Curdworth, Minworth, Water Orton, and Wishaw, from Aston registration district.

2725 in 1911

1.4.1928

(d)

Lost parts of the parish of Coventry (which until 1.4.1928 formed parts of the parishes of Allesley, Berkswell, and Coundon) to Coventry registration district.

641 in 1921

1.4.1932

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Birmingham (which until 1.4.1931 formed parts of the parishes of Castle Bromwich and Minworth) to Birmingham North registration district.

444 in 1931

(f)

Lost part of the parish of Birmingham (which until 1.4.1931 formed parts of the parishes of Castle Bromwich and Sheldon) to Birmingham South registration district.

808 in 1931

(g)

Lost parts of the parish of Coventry (which until 1.4.1932 formed parts of the parishes of Allesley and Coundon) to Coventry registration district.

633 in 1931

(h)

Gained the parish of Keresley from Foleshill registration district.

1498 in 1931

(i)

Gained the parishes of Arley and Astley from Nuneaton registration district.

4055 in 1931

(j)

Gained the parishes of Balsall and Barston from Solihull registration district.

2440 in 1931

(k)

Gained part of the parish of Bickenhill (which until 1.4.1932 formed part of the parish of Elmdon) from Solihull registration district.

65 in 1931

(l)

Lost part of the parish of Hampton in Arden (which became part of the parish of Solihull Urban on 1.4.1932) to Solihull registration district.

183 in 1931

(m)

Gained part of the parish of Hampton in Arden (which until 1.4.1932 formed part of the parish of Solihull) from Solihull registration district.

0 in 1931

(n)

Lost part of the parish of Sheldon (which became part of the parish of Solihull Urban on 1.4.1932) to Solihull registration district.

59 in 1931

(o)

Lost part of the parish of Sutton Coldfield (which until 1.4.1931 formed part of the parish of Minworth) to Sutton Coldfield registration district.

633 in 1921

1.4.1956

(p)

Lost part of the parish of Allesley (which became part of the parish of Coventry on 1.4.1956) to Coventry registration district.

(q)

Gained part of the parish of Allesley (which until 1.4.1956 formed part of the parish of Coventry) from Coventry registration district.

1.4.1964

(r)

Lost parts of the parishes of Balsall, Bickenhill, and Hampton in Arden (which on 1.4.1964 became parts of the parish of Solihull Urban) from Solihull registration district.

(s)

Gained parts of the parishes of Balsall, Bickenhill, and Hampton in Arden (which until 1.4.1964 formed parts of the parish of Solihull Urban) from Solihull registration district.

1.4.1965

(t)

Lost parts of the parishes of Allesley, Berkswell, and Keresley (which became parts of the parish of Coventry on 1.4.1965) to Coventry registration district.

(u)

Gained the parish of Middleton from Sutton Coldfield registration district.

1.4.1966

(v)

Lost parts of the parishes of Bickenhill, Castle Bromwich, and Kingshurst (which became parts of the parish of Birmingham on 1.4.1966) to to Birmingham registration district.

(w)

Gained part of the parish of Bickenhill (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Birmingham) from Birmingham registration district.

(x)

Lost part of the parish of Castle Bromwich (which became part of the parish of Sutton Coldfield on 1.4.1966) to Sutton Coldfield registration district.

(y)

Gained part of the parish of Castle Bromwich (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Sutton Coldfield) from Sutton Coldfield registration district.

1.4.1974

(z)

Lost the parishes of Allesley and Keresley (which were transferred from Warwickshire to the county of West Midlands on 1.4.1974) to Coventry registration district.

1508 in 1971

(aa)

Lost the parishes of Arley, Astley, Coleshill, Corley, Curdworth, Fillongley, Great Packington, Lea Marston, Little Packington, Maxstoke, Middleton, Nether Whitacre, Over Whitacre, Shustoke, Water Orton, and Wishaw, to North Warwickshire registration district.

19569 in 1971

(bb)

Gained the parish of Hockley Heath (which was transferred from Warwickshire to the county of West Midlands on 1.4.1974) from Stratford on Avon registration district.

3507 in 1971

1.1.1978 (abolished)

(cc)

Lost the constituent parishes of Balsall, Barston, Berkswell, Bickenhill, Castle Bromwich, Chelmsley Wood, Fordbridge, Hampton in Arden, Hockley Heath, Kingshurst, and Meriden, to Solihull North registration district.

84977 in 1971


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