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ST. HELENS REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in St. Helens Registration District (1837-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

St. Helens

Lancashire

1935

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the unparished area of St. Helens. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (b).

Table 1B: List of Places in St. Helens Registration District (from 1974)

All the areas in St. Helens registration district became part of the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Billinge Chapel End

Merseyside

1974

Created 1.4.1974 out of the parish of Billinge & Winstanley. See also Table 2, note (c).

Bold

Merseyside

1974

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

Eccleston

Merseyside

1974

See Table 2, note (e).

Rainford

Merseyside

1974

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

Rainhill

Merseyside

1974

See Table 2, note (e).

St. Helens

Merseyside

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Haydock, Newton le Willows and St. Helens. See also Table 2, notes (d), (i), (j) and (k).

Seneley Green

Merseyside

1974

Created 1.4.1974 out of the parish of Ashton in Makerfield. See also Table 2, note (c).

Windle

Merseyside

1974

See Table 2, note (e).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting St. Helens Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.7.1935 (created)

(a)

Gained the parish of St. Helens from Prescot registration district.

107452 in 1931

1.4.1954

(b)

Gained part of the parish of St. Helens (which until 1.4.1954 formed part of the parish of Windle) from Prescot registration district.

1.4.1974

(c)

Gained the parishes of Billinge Chapel End and Seneley Green (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974) from Ince registration district.

11528 in 1971

(d)

Gained part of the unparished area of St. Helens (which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Haydock and Newton le Willows) from Newton registration district.

36347 in 1971

(e)

Gained the parishes of Eccleston, Rainhill, and Windle (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974) from Prescot registration district.

26419 in 1971

(f)

Gained the parishes of Bold and Rainford (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974) from Widnes registration district.

8404 in 1971

1.4.1994

(g)

Lost parts of the parish of Bold (which became parts of the unparished area of Widnes on 1.4.1994) to Halton registration district

120 in 1993

(h)

Gained part ot the parish of Bold (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the parish of Burtonwood) from Warrington registration district.

0 in 1993

(i)

Lost parts of the parish of Bold (which became parts of the parishes of Burtonwood and Cuerdley on 1.4.1994) to Warrington registration district.

10 in 1993

(j)

Lost part of the unparished area of St. Helens (which became parts of the parishes of Burtonwood, Croft and Winwick on 1.4.1994) to Warrington registration district.

(k)

Gained parts of the unparished area of St. Helens (which until 1.4.1994 formed parts of the parishes of Burtonwood and Winwick) from Warrington registration district.

0 in 1993

(l)

Gained part of the parish of Rainford (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the parish of Bickerstaffe) from West Lancashire registration district.

0 in 1993

(m) Gained part of the unparished area of Haydock (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the unparished area of Golborne) from Leigh registration district  
(n) Gained part of the unparished area of Newton le Willows (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the unparished area of Golborne) from Leigh registration district  

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