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WELLINGTON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Wellington Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Albrighton

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Badger

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Beckbury

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Bolas Magna

Shropshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Boningale

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Boscobel

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Cherrington

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Chetwynd

Shropshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (b), (j) and (n).

Chetwynd Aston

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Church Aston

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Dawley

Shropshire

1935

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the unparished area of Dawley. See also Table 2, notes (a, (m)) and (n).

Donington

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Edgmond

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Ercall Magna

Shropshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Eyton upon the Weald Moors

Shropshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Hadley

Shropshire

1898

1974

Created 1.10.1898 out of the parish of Wellington Rural. See also Table 2, note (n).

Kemberton

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Kynnersley

Shropshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Lilleshall

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Little Wenlock

Shropshire

1966

1974

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

Longdon upon Tern

Shropshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Longford

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Newport

Shropshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (b), (k) and (n).

Oakengates

Shropshire

1934

1974

Created 1.4.1934 out of the parish of Wrockwardine Wood, Wombridge, Priorslee, St. Georges, Hadley, Shifnal, and Wellington Rural. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (c), (f) and (n).

Preston upon the Weald Moors

Shropshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Rodington

Shropshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Ryton

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Sheriff Hales

Shropshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (d), (i) and (n).

Shifnal

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Stirchley

Shropshire

1935

1966

Abolished 1.4.1966 to become part of the parish of Dawley. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (n).

Stockton

Shropshire

1935

1967

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

Sutton Maddock

Shropshire

1935

1967

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

Tibberton

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Tong

Shropshire

1935

1974

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

Waters Upton

Shropshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Wellington

Shropshire

1837

1894

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

Wellington Rural

Shropshire

1894

1974

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

Wellington Urban

Shropshire

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Wellington in Wellington Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the unparished area of Wellington. See also Table 2, note (n).

Wombridge

Shropshire

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Oakengates.

Woodcote

Shropshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (b), (g), (h) and (n).

Wrockwardine

Shropshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (n).

Wrockwardine Wood

Shropshire

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Oakengates.

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Wellington Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.10.1935

(a)

Gained the parishes of Dawley and Stirchley from Madeley registration district.

7525 in 1931

(b)

Gained the parishes of Cherrington, Chetwynd, Chetwynd Aston, Church Aston, Edgmond, Lilleshall, Longford, Newport, Tibberton, and Woodcote, from Newport registration district.

8935 in 1931

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Oakengates (which until 1.4.1934 formed the parish of St. Georges) from Newport registration district.

163 in 1931

(d)

Gained the parishes of Albrighton, Badger, Beckbury, Boningale, Boscobel, Donington, Kemberton, Ryton, Sheriff Hales, Shifnal, Stockton, Sutton Maddock, tong, from Shifnal registration district.

7503 in 1931

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Dawley (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Priorslee) from Shifnal registration district.

52 in 1931

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Oakengates (which until 1.4.1934 formed parts of the parishes of Priorslee and Shifnal) from Shifnal registration district.

2630 in 1931

12.10.1936

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Woodcote (which became part of the parish of Gnosall on 21.8.1936) to Stafford registration district.

(h)

Gained part of the parish of Woodcote (which uintil 21.8.1936 formed part of the parish of Gnosall)) from Stafford registration district.

1.4.1965

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Sheriff Hales (which became part of the parish of Blymhill on 1.4.1965) to Cannock registration district.

(j)

Lost part of the parish of Chetwynd (which became part of the parish of Forton on 1.4.1965) to Stafford registration district.

(k)

Gained part of the parish of Newport (which until 1.4.1965 formed part of the parish of Forton) from Stafford registration district.

1.4.1966

(l)

Gained the parish of Little Wenlock from Bridgnorth registration district.

(m)

Gained parts of the parish of Dawley (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Benthall, Linley, Madeley, Posenhall, and Willey) from Bridgnorth registration district.

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(n)

Lost the constituent parishes of Albrighton, Badger, Beckbury, Bolas Magna, Boningale, Boscobel, Cherrington, Chetwynd, Chetwynd Aston, Church Aston, Dawley, Donington, Edgmond, Ercall Magna, Eyton upon the Weald Moors, Hadley, Kemberton, Kynnersley, Lilleshall, Little Wenlock, Longdon upon Tern, Longford, Newport, Oakengates, Preston upon the Weald Moors, Rodington, Ryton, Sheriffhales, Shifnal, Shifnal, Stockton, Sutton Maddock, Tibberton, Tong, Waters Upton, Wellington Rural, Wellington Urban, Woodcote, and Wrockwardine, to Wrekin registration district

118371 in 1971


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