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SHAFTESBURY REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Shaftesbury Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Alcester

Dorset

1894

1921

Created 1894 out of the parish of St. James. Abolished 9.11.1921 to become part of the parish of Shaftesbury.

Ashmore

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

Bourton

Dorset

1896

1937

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

Buckhorn Weston

Dorset

1895

1937

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

Cann

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

Compton Abbas

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

East Orchard

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

East Stour

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

Fontmell Magna

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

Gillingham

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

Holy Trinity

Dorset

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Shaftesbury and Cann.

Iwerne Minster

Dorset

1837

1937

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

Kington Magna

Dorset

1895

1937

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

Margaret Marsh

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

Melbury Abbas

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

Motcombe

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

St. James

Dorset

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Shaftesbury, Alcester, and Cann.

St. Peter

Dorset

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 andi ncorporated into the parishes of Shaftesbury and Cann.

Shaftesbury

Dorset

1894

1937

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of St. Peter, Holy Trinity, and St. James, in Shaftesbury Municipal Borough. See also Table 2, note (d).

Silton

Dorset

1896

1937

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

Stour Provost

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

Sutton Waldron

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

Todber

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

West Orchard

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

West Stour

Dorset

1837

1937

See Table 2, note (d).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Shaftesbury Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.6.1895

(a)

Gained the parishes of Buckhorne Weston and Kington Magna from Wincanton registration district.

918 in 1891

1.11.1896

(b)

Gained the parishes of Bourton and Silton from Mere registration district.

994 in 1891

1.8.1915

(c)

Lost part of the parish of Iwerne Minster (which became part of the parish of Iwerne Courtney on 1.4.1915) to Blandford registration district.

0 in 1911

1.4.1937 (abolished)

(d)

Lost the constituent parishes of Ashmore, Bourton, Buckhorn Weston, Cann, Compton Abbas, East Orchard, East Stour, Fontmell Magna, Gillingham, Iwerne Minster, Kington Magna, Margaret Marsh, Melbury Abbas, Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Silton, Stour Provost, Sutton Waldron, Todber, West Orchard, and West Stour, to Sturminster registration district.

11458 in 1931


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