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OSWESTRY REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Oswestry Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Baschurch

Shropshire

1935

2005

See Table 2, notes (e) and (h).

Chirk

Denbighshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (f).

Cockshutt

Shropshire

1935

2005

See Table 2, notes (e) and (h).

Ellesmere Rural

Shropshire

1935

2005

See Table 2, notes (e) and (h).

Ellesmere Urban

Shropshire

1935

2005

See Table 2, notes (e) and (h).

Great Ness

Shropshire

1935

1967

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Hordley

Shropshire

1935

2005

See Table 2, notes (e) and (h).

Kinnerley

Shropshire

1837

2005

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

Knockin

Shropshire

1837

2005

See Table 2, note (h).

Little Ness

Shropshire

1935

1967

See Table 2, notes (e) and (g).

Llansilin

Denbighshire

1837

1935

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

Llanyblodwel

Shropshire

1837

2005

See Table 2, note (h).

Llanymynech

Shropshire

1837

1967

Abolished 1.4.1967 to become part of the parish of Llanynynech & Pant.

Llanymynech & Pant

Shropshire

1967

2005

Created 1.4.1967 out of the parishes of Llanymynech and Oswestry Rural. See also Table 2, note (h).

Melverley

Shropshire

1935

2005

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

Myddle

Shropshire

1935

2005

See Table 2, notes (e) and (h).

Oswestry

Shropshire

1967

2005

Created 1.4.1967 by renaming the parish of Oswestry Urban. See also Table 2, note (h).

Oswestry Rural

Shropshire

1837

2005

See Table 2, note (h).

Oswestry Town

Shropshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the parish of Oswestry Urban.

Oswestry Urban

Shropshire

1894

1967

Created 1894 by renaming the parish of Oswestry Town. Abolished 1.4.1967 to become the parish of Oswestry.

Petton

Shropshire

1935

2005

See Table 2, notes (e) and (h).

Ruyton XI Towns

Shropshire

1837

2005

See Table 2, note (h).

St. Martins

Shropshire

1837

2005

See Table 2, note (h).

Selattyn

Shropshire

1837

1967

Abolished 1.4.1967 to become part of the parisehs of Selattyn & Gobowen and Whittington.

Selattyn & Gobowen

Shropshire

1967

2005

Created 1.4.1967 out of the parishes of Selattyn, Whittington, and Ellesmere Rural. See also Table 2, note (h).

Sychtyn

Shropshire

1837

1967

Abolished 1.4.1967 to become part of the parish of Oswestry Rural.

Welshampton

Shropshire

1935

2005

See Table 2, notes (e) and (h).

West Felton

Shropshire

1837

2005

See Table 2, note (h).

Weston Rhyn

Shropshire

1897

2005

Created 1.10.1897 out of the parish of St. Martins. See also Table 2, note (h).

Whittington

Shropshire

1837

2005

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Oswestry Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1883

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Llansilin (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Llangadwaladr. comprising Tygwyn and Lawnt) from Llanfyllin registration district.

60 in 1891

25.3.1883

(b)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Whittington, including Old Marton (which became part of the parish of Ellesmere on 25.3.1883) to Ellesmere registration district.

25 in 1891

1.4.1926

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Kinnerley (which until 1.4.1926 formed part of the parish of Melverley) from Atcham registration district.

0 in 1921

1.10.1935

(d)

Gained the parish of Melverley from Atcham registration district.

173 in 1931

(e)

Gained the parishes of Baschurch, Cockshutt, Ellesmere Rural, Ellesmere Urban, Great Ness, Hordley, Little Ness, Myddle, Petton, and Welshampton, from Ellesmere registration district.

8556 in 1931

(f)

Lost the parishes of Chirk and Llansilin to Wrexham registration district.

4036 in 1931

1.4.1967

(g)

Lost the parishes of Great Ness and Little Ness to Shrewsbury registration district.

1.9.2005 (abolished)

(h)

Lost the constituent parishes of Baschurch, Cockshutt, Ellesmere Rural, Ellesmere Urban, Hordley, Kinnerley, Knockin, Llanyblodwel, Llanymynech & Pant, Melverley, Myddle, Oswestry, Oswestry Rural, Petton, Ruyton XI Towns, Selattyn & Gobowen, St. Martins, Welshampton, West Felton, Weston Rhyn, and Whittington, to Shropshire registration district.

 


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