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WATFORD REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Watford Registration District

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Abbots Langley

Hertfordshire

1837

2008

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

Aldenham

Hertfordshire

1837

2008

See Table 2, notes (f), (j), (k) and (p).

Bushey

Hertfordshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Bushey Urban and Bushey Rural.

Bushey

Hertfordshire

1906

1974

Created 1.4.1906 by renaming the parish of Bushey Rural. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Bushey

Hertfordshire

1974

2008

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Bushey. See also Table 2, notes (m), (n) and (p).

Bushey Rural

Hertfordshire

1894

1906

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Bushey. Abolished 1.4.1906 to become the parish of Bushey.

Bushey Urban

Hertfordshire

1894

1906

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Bushey in Watford Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1906 to become the parish of Oxhey.

Chorleywood

Hertfordshire

1898

2008

Created 15.4.1898 out of the parish of Rickmansworth. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (p).

Elstree & Borehamwood

Hertfordshire

1996

2008

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Oxhey

Hertfordshire

1906

1935

Created 1.4.1906 by renaming the parish of Bushey Urban. Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Watford.

Potters Bar

Hertfordshire

1996

2008

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the urban district of Potters Bar and the parish of South Mimms. See also Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Rickmansworth

Hertfordshire

1837

1898

Abolished 15.4.1898 to become parts of the parishes of Rickmansworth Urban, Rickmansworth Rural, and Chorleywood.

Rickmansworth

Hertfordshire

1974

2008

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

Rickmansworth Rural

Hertfordshire

1898

1935

Created 15.4.1898 out of the parish of Rickmansworth. Abolished 1.4.1935 to become parts of the parishes of Rickmansworth Urban and Sarratt. See also Table 2, notes (a), (c), (d) and (e).

Rickmansworth Urban

Hertfordshire

1898

1974

Created 15.4.1898 from the part of the parish of Rickmansworth in Rickmansworth Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the unparished area of Rickmansworth.

Ridge

Hertfordshire

1996

2008

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Sarratt

Hertfordshire

1837

2008

See Table 2, note (p).

Shenley

Hertfordshire

1996

2008

See Table 2, notes (o) and (p).

Watford

Hertfordshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Watford Urban and Watford Rural.

Watford

Hertfordshire

1935

1974

Created 1.4.1935 out of the parishes of Watford Urban, Oxhey, Watford Rural, and Abbots Langley. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Watford

Hertfordshire

1974

2008

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and municipal borough of Watford. See also Table 2, note (p).

Watford Rural

Hertfordshire

1894

2008

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Watford. See also Table 2, note (p).

Watford Urban

Hertfordshire

1894

1935

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Watford in Watford Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Watford.

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Watford Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.2.1908

(a)

Lost part of the parish of Rickmansworth Rural (which became part of the parish of Chalfont St. Peter on 1.4.1907) to Amersham registration district.

0 in 1901

(b)

Gained parts of the parish of Chorleywood (which until 1.4.1907 formed parts of the parishes of Chalfont St. Peter and Chenies) from Amersham registration district.

0 in 1901

(c)

Lost part of the parish of Rickmansworth Rural (which became part of the parish of Denham on 1.4.1907) to Eton registration district.

0 in 1901

(d)

Lost part of the parish of Rickmansworth Rural (which became part of the parish of Gerrards Cross on 1.4.1907) to Eton registration district.

0 in 1901

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Rickmansworth Rural (which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Denham) from Eton registration district.

0 in 1901

1.10.1939

(f)

Lost part of the parish of Aldenham (which became part of the parish of Elstree on 1.4.1935) to Barnet registration district.

400 in 1931

(g)

Lost parts of the parish of Abbots Langley (which became parts of the parishes of Hemel Hempstead and Kings Langley on 1.4.1935) to Hemel Hempstead registration district.

209 in 1931

(h)

Gained part of the parish of Abbots Langley (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Kings Langley) from Hemel Hempstead registration district.

12 in 1931

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Abbots Langley (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of St. Stephen) from St. Albans registration district.

22 in 1931

(j)

Gained part of the parish of Aldenham (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of St. Stephen) from St. Albans registration district.

276 in 1931

1.4.1968

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Aldenham (which became part of the parish of Elstree on 1.4.1968) to Elstree & Potters Bar registration district.

1.4.1974

(l)

Lost part of the parish of Abbots Langley (which became the parish of Nash Mills on 1.4.1974) to Dacorum registration district.

2512 in 1971

1.4.1993

(m)

Gained part of the unparished area of Bushey (which until 1.4.1993 formed part of the London borough of Harrow) from Harrow registration district.

 

(n)

Lost part of the unparished area of Bushey (which became part of the London borough of Harrow on 1.4.1993) to Harrow registration district.

 

1.3.1996

(o)

Gained the parishes of Elstree & Borehamwood, Ridge, and Shenley, and the unparished area of Potters Bar, from Elstree & Potters Bar registration district.

 

1.4.2008 (abolished)

(p)

Lost the constituent parishes of Abbots Langley, Aldenham, Chorleywood, Elstree & Borehamwood, Ridge, Sarratt, Shenley, and Watford Rural, and the unparished areas of Bushey, Potters Bar, Rickmansworth, and Watford, to Hertfordshire registration district.

 


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