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SOUTH MOLTON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in South Molton Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Bishops Nympton

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Burrington

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Charles

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Cheldon

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Chittlehamholt

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Chittlehampton

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Chulmleigh

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Creacombe

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

East Anstey

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

East Buckland

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

East Worlington

Devon

1837

1936

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

Exmoor

Devon and Somerset

1862

1884

On 25.3.1884 the Somerset part of the parish of Exmoor became part of the parish of North Molton, so that thereafter Exmoor was wholly in Somerset. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (g).

Somerset

1884

1896

Filleigh

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

George Nympton

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Kings Nympton

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Knowstone

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Mariansleigh

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Meshaw

Devon

1837

1936

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

Molland

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

North Molton

Devon

1837

1936

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

Queens Nympton

Devon

1894

1936

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of South Molton. See also Table 2, note (h).

Rackenford

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Romansleigh

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Rose Ash

Devon

1837

1936

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

Satterleigh

Devon

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become part of the parish of Satterleigh & Warkleigh.

Satterleigh & Warkleigh

Devon

1894

1936

Created 1894 from the separate parishes of Warkleigh and Satterleigh. See also Table 2, note (h).

South Molton

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Twitchen

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

Warkleigh

Devon

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become part of the parish of Satterleigh & Warkleigh.

West Anstey

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

West Buckland

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (h).

West Worlington

Devon

1837

1885

Abolished 25.3.1885 to become part of the parish of West Worlington.

Witheridge

Devon

1837

1936

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting South Molton Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

26.2.1862

(a)

Gained the Devonshire part of the parish of Exmoor from Barnstaple registration district.

0 in 1861

Gained the Somerset part of the parish of Exmoor from Dulverton registration district.

323 in 1861

24.3.1883

(b)

Gained part of the parish of North Molton (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of High Bray, including East Yard and West Yard) from Barnstaple registration district.

10 in 1891

24.3.1884

(c)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Rose Ash, comprising Frankhill (which became part of the parish of Creacombe on 24.3.1884) to Okehampton registration district.

5 in 1891

25.3.1885

(d)

Lost a detached part of the parish of East Worlington (which became part of the parish of Woolfardisworthy on 25.3.1885) to Crediton registration district.

8 in 1891

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Meshaw (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Lapford, including Irishcombe) from Crediton registration district.

11 in 1891

(f)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Witheridge (which became part of the parish of Thelbridge on 25.3.1885) to Crediton registration district.

141 in 1891

1.8.1896

(g)

Lost the parish of Exmoor to Dulverton registration district.

269 in 1891

1.7.1936 (abolished)

(h)

Lost the constituent parishes of Bishops Nympton, Burrington, Charles, Cheldon, Chittlehamholt, Chittlehampton, Chulmleigh, Creamcombe, East Anstey, East Buckland, East Worlington, Filleigh, George Nympton, Kings Nympton, Knowstone, Mariansleigh, Meshaw, Molland, North Molton, Queens Nympton, Rackenford, Romansleigh, Rose Ash, Satterleigh & Warkleigh, South Molton, Twitchen, West Anstey, West Buckland, and Witheridge, to Barnstaple registration district.

12435 in 1931


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