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WELLS REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Wells Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Ashwick

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Baltonsborough

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (j) and (v).

Batcombe

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Binegar

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s), (u) and (v).

Butleigh

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (v).

Chewton Mendip

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (b), (c), (d), (f), (g), (h), (i), (r) and (v).

Cranmore

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Croscombe

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Dinder

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (v).

Ditcheat

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Doulting

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Downhead

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

East Pennard

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Emborough

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Evercreech

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Glastonbury

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (v).

Godney

Somerset

1904

1974

Created 1.4.1904 out of the parish of Meare. See also Table 2, note (v).

Green Oare

Somerset

1837

1885

Abolished 25.3.1885 to become part of the parish of Chewton Mendip.

Holcombe

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Lamyat

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Lydford

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Meare

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (v).

Milton Clevedon

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

North Wootton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (e), (k), (l), (m) and (v).

Pilton

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Priddy

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (v).

Pylle

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Rodney Stoke

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (p), (q) and (v).

St. Andrew

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Wells.

St. Cuthbert In

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Wells.

St. Cuthbert Out

Somerset

1837

1974

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

Sharpham

Somerset

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Glastonbury. See Table 2, note (v).

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Stoke Lane

Somerset

1936

1955

Abolished 2.2.1955 to become the parish of Stoke St. Michael. See also Table 2, notes (s) and (v).

Stoke St. Michael

Somerset

1955

1974

Created 2.2.1955 by renaming the parish of Stoke Lane. See Table 2, note (v).

Stratton on the Fosse

Somerset

1936

1974

See Table 2, notes (s), (t), (u) and (v).

Street

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (v).

Walton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (v).

Wells

Somerset

1933

1974

Created 1.4.1933 out of the parishes of St. Cuthbert Inn, St. Cuthbert Out, and St. Andrew. See also Table 2, note (v).

West Bradley

Somerset

1837

1879

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

Somerset

1936

1974

West Pennard

Somerset

1837

1974

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

Westbury

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (v).

Wookey

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (v).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Wells Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.1.1880

(a)

Lost the parish of West Bradley to Shepton Mallet registration district.

176 in 1871

24.3.1883

(b)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Chewton Mendip (which became part of the parish of Ston Easton on 24.3.1883) to Clutton registration district.

0 in 1891

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Chewton Mendip (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Litton) from Clutton registration district.

0 in 1891

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Chewton Mendip (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Emborough) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

(e)

Gained part of the parish of North Wootton (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Pilton) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

24.3.1884

(f)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Chewton Mendip, including Hazel Farm (which became part of the parish of Compton Martin on 24.3.1884) to Clutton registration district.

19 in 1891

(g)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Chewton Mendip (which became part of the parish of Ston Easton on 24.3.1884) to Clutton registration district.

0 in 1891

(h)

Gained parts of the parish of Chewton Mendip (which until 24.3.1884 formed detached parts of the parishes of Litton, Paulton, and Ston Easton) from Clutton registration district.

12 in 1891

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Chewton Mendip (which until 24.3.1884 formed a detached part of the parish of Emborough) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

(j)

Gained part of the parish of Baltonsborough (which until 24.3.1884 formed a detached part of the parish of West Bradley) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

(k)

Lost a detached part of the parish of North Wootton (which became part of the parish of Pilton on 24.3.1884) to Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

(l)

Gained parts of the parish of North Wootton (which until 24.3.1884 formed detached parts of the parishes of Croscombe and Pilton) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

(m)

Gained part of the parish of North Wootton (which until 24.3.1884 formed a detached part of the parish of Pilton, including Queens Sedgmoor) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

14 in 1891

(n)

Gained part of the parish of St. Cuthbert Out (which until 24.3.1884 formed a detached part of the parish of Binegar, including Broomclose Farm) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

7 in 1891

(o)

Gained parts of the parish of West Pennard (which until 24.3.1884 formed detached parts of the parishes of Croscombe, Pilton, and West Bradley) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

0 in 1891

25.3.1885

(p)

Gained part of the parish of Rodney Stoke (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Cheddar, including the hamlet of Draycot) from Axbridge registration district.

307 in 1891

(q)

Gained part of the parish of Rodney Stoke (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Nyland with Batcombe) from Axbridge registration district.

0 in 1891

(r)

Gained part of the parish of Chewton Mendip (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Emborough) from Shepton Mallet registration district.

18 in 1891

1.4.1936

(s)

Gained the parishes of Ashwick, Batcombe, Binegar, Cranmore, Croscombe, Ditcheat, Doulting, Downhead, East Pennard, Emborough, Evercreech, Holcombe, Lamyatt, Lydford, Milton Clevedon, Pilton, Pylle, Shepton Mallet, Stoke Lane, Stratton on the Fosse, and West Bradley, from Shepton Mallet registration district.

13191 in 1931

(t)

Gained parts of the parish of Stratton on the Fosse (which until 1.4.1936 formed parts of the parishes of Chilcompton and Midsomer Norton) from Clutton registration district.

1078 in 1931

1.4.1958

(u)

Lost parts of the parishes of Binegar and Stratton on the Fosse (which became parts of the parish of Chilcompton on 1.4.1958) to Norton Radstock registration district.

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(v)

Lost the constituent parishes of Ashwick, Baltonsborough, Batcombe, Binegar, Butleigh, Chewton Mendip, Cranmore, Croscombe, Dinder, Ditcheat, Doulting, Downhead, East Pennard, Emborough, Evercreech, Glastonbury, Godney, Holcombe, Lamyat, Lydford on Fosse, Meare, Milton Clevedon, North Wootton, Pilton, Priddy, Pylie, Rodney Stoke, Sharpham, Shepton Mallet, St. Cuthbert Out, Stoke St. Michael, Stratton on the Fosse, Street, Walton, Wells, West Bradley, West Pennard, Westbury, and Wookey, to Mendip registration district.

50409 in 1971


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