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ROYSTON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Royston Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Abington Pigotts

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Anstey

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Ardeley

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Ashwell

Hertfordshire

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (e).

Aspeden

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Barkway

Hertfordshire

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (e).

Barley

Hertfordshire

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (e).

Barrington

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Bassingbourn

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Broadfield

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Buckland

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Buntingford

Hertfordshire

1937

1939

Created 1.4.1937 out of the parishes of Layston, Aspenden, Wyddial, and Throcking.

Cottered

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Fowlmere

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Foxton

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Great Chishall

Essex

1837

1895

Transferred from Essex to Cambridgeshire on 30.9.1895. Abolished 26.1.1929 to become the parish of Great Chishill.

Cambridgeshire

1895

1929

Great Chishill

Cambridgeshire

1929

1935

Created 26.1.1929 by renaming the parish of Great Chishall. See also Table 2, note (b).

Great Hormead

Hertfordshire

1838

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Hormead. See also Table 2, note (a).

Guilden Morden

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Heydon

Essex

1837

1895

Transferred from Essex to Cambridgeshire on 30.9.1895. See also Table 2, note (b).

Cambridgeshire

1895

1935

Hinxworth

Hertfordshire

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (e).

Hormead

Hertfordshire

1937

1939

Created 1.4.1937 out of the parishes of Great Hormead, Little Hormead, Layston, and Braughing. See also Table 2, note (c).

Kelshall

Hertfordshire

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (e).

Kneesworth

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Layston

Hertfordshire

1838

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Buntingford, Hormead, and Wyddial. See also Table 2, note (a).

Litlington

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Little Chishill

Essex

1837

1895

Transferred from Essex to Cambridgeshire on 30.9.1895. See also Table 2, note (b).

Cambridgeshire

1895

1935

Little Hormead

Hertfordshire

1838

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Hormead. See also Table 2, note (a).

Meesden

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Melbourn

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Meldreth

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

North Royston

Hertfordshire

1896

1897

Created 30.9.1896 from the Cambridgeshire part of the parish of Royston. Abolished 1.10.1897 to become part of the parish of Royston.

Nuthampstead

Hertfordshire

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (e).

Reed

Hertfordshire

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (e).

Royston

Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire

1837

1896

On 30.9.1896 the Cambridgeshire part of the parish of Royston became the separate parish of North Royston, so that thereafter Royston was wholly in Hertfordshire. See also Table 2, note (e).

Hertfordshire

1896

1939

Rushden

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Sandon

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Shepreth

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Shingay

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

South Bassingbourn

Hertfordshire

1896

1897

Created 30.9.1896 out of the parish of Bassingbourn. Abolished 1.10.1897 to become part of the parish of Royston.

South Kneesworth

Hertfordshire

1896

1897

Created 30.9.1896 out of the parish of Kneesworth. Abolished 1.10.1897 to become part of the parish of Royston.

South Melbourn

Hertfordshire

1896

1897

Created 30.9.1896 out of the parish of Melbourn. Abolished 1.10.1897 to become part of the parish of Royston.

Steeple Morden

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Therfield

Hertfordshire

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (e).

Thriplow

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Throcking

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Wakeley

Hertfordshire

1837

1883

Abolished 25.3.1883 to become part of the parish of Westmill.

Wallington

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Wendy

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Westmill

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

See Table 2, notes (a), (c) and (d).

Whaddon

Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Wyddial

Hertfordshire

1838

1939

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Royston Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

15.1.1838

(a)

Gained the parishes of Anstey, Ardeley, Aspeden, Broadfield, Buckland, Cottered, Great Hormead, Layston, Little Hormead, Meesden, Rushden, Sandon, Throcking, Wallington, Westmill, and Wyddial, from Buntingford registration district.

1.4.1935

(b)

Lost the parishes of Abington Pigotts, Barrington, Bassingbourn, Fowlmere, Foxton, Great Chishill, Guilden Morden, Heydon, Kneesworth, Litlington, Little Chishill, Melbourn, Meldreth, Shepreth, Shingay, Steeple Morden, Thriplow, Wendy, and Whaddon, to Cambridgeshire registration district.

7782 in 1931

1.10.1939 (abolished)

(c)

Lost the parishes of Anstey, Ardeley, Aspenden, Broadfield, Buckland, Cottered, Hormead, Meesden, Throcking, Westmill, and Wyddial, to Bishops Stortford registration district.

3835 in 1931

(d)

Lost part of the parish of Westmill (which became part of the parish of Braughing on 1.4.1935) to Bishops Stortford registration district.

20 in 1931

(e)

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

8099 in 1931


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