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WALSALL REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Walsall Registration District (1837-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Aldridge

Staffordshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (d).

Bentley

Staffordshire

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become parts of the parishes of Darlaston and Short Heath. See also Table 2, note (e).

Darlaston

Staffordshire

1837

1935

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

Great Barr

Staffordshire

1837

1935

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

Pelsall

Staffordshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (d).

Rushall

Staffordshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (d).

Walsall

Staffordshire

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the parishes of Walsall Foreign, Walsall Borough, and Rushall. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (c), and (f) to (n).

Walsall Borough

Staffordshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become part of the parish of Walsall.

Walsall Foreign

Staffordshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Walsall and Walsall Wood.

Walsall Wood

Staffordshire

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Walsall Foreign in Brownhills Urban District. See also Table 2, note (d).

Table 1B: List of Places in Walsall Registration District (from 1974)

All areas in Walsall registration district became part of the county of West Midlands on 1.4.1974.

Unparished Area

County

From

To

Comments

Aldridge Brownhills

West Midlands

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Aldridge Brownhills. See also Table 2, note (n).

Walsall

West Midlands

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and county borough of Walsall.

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Walsall Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1883

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Darlaston (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Sedgeley, including Barns Meadow at Willingsworth) from Dudley registration district.

0 in 1891

1.4.1932

(b)

Lost part of the parish of Great Barr (which became part of the parish of Sutton Coldfield on 1.4.1931) to Sutton Coldfield registration district.

34 in 1921

1.10.1932

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Walsall (which until 1.4.1931 formed parts of the parishes of Wednesbury and West Bromwich) from West Bromwich registration district.

150 in 1931

1.4.1935

(d)

Lost the parishes of Aldridge, Darlaston, Great Barr, Pelsall, Rushall, and Walsall Wood, to Wednesbury registration district.

42096 in 1931

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Bentley (which became part of the parish of Short Heath on 1.4.1934) to Wednesbury registration district.

190 in 1931

1.4.1966

(f)

Lost part of the parish of Walsall (which became part of the parish of Aldridge Brownhills on 1.4.1966) to Aldridge & Brownhills registration district.

(g)

Gained parts of the parish of Walsall (which until 1.4.1966 fomed parts of the parishes of Bilston, Short Heath, Wednesfield, and Willenhall) from Bilston registration district.

(h)

Lost part of the parish of Walsall (which became part of the parish of Essington on 1.4.1966) to Cannock registration district.

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Walsall (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Essington) from Cannock registration district.

(j)

Gained part of the parish of Walsall (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Coseley) from Rowley Regis registration district.

(k)

Gained parts of the parish of Walsall (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Aldridge, Darlaston, and Wednesbury) from Wednesbury registration district.

(l)

Lost part of the parish of Walsall (which became part of the parish of West Bromwich on 1.4.1966) to West Bromwich registration district.

(m)

Gained part of the parish of Walsall (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of West Bromwich) from West Bromwich registration district.

(n)

Gained part of the parish of Walsall (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Wolverhampton) from Wolverhampton registration district.

1.4.1974

(n)

Gained the unparished area of Aldridge Brownhills (which was transferred from Staffordshire to the county of West Midlands on 1.4.1974) from Aldridge & Brownhills registration district.

88306 in 1971


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