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WEM REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Wem Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Broughton

Shropshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (c).

Clive

Shropshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (c).

Grinshill

Shropshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (c).

Ightfield

Shropshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (b).

Lee Brockhurst

Shropshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (c).

Loppington

Shropshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (c).

Moreton Corbet

Shropshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (c).

Prees

Shropshire

1837

1935

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

Shawbury

Shropshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (c).

Stanton upon Hine Heath

Shropshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (c).

Wem

Shropshire

1837

1900

Abolished 1900 to become the separate parishes of Wem Urban and Wem Rural.

Wem Rural

Shropshire

1900

1935

Created 1.4.1900 out of the rural part of the parish of Wem. See also Table 2, note (c).

Wem Urban

Shropshire

1900

1935

Created 1.4.1900 out of the part of the parish of Wem in Wem Urban District. See also Table 2, note (c).

Weston & Wixhill under Redcastle

Shropshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (c).

Whitchurch

Shropshire

1838

1853

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

Whixall

Shropshire

1894

1935

Created 1894 out of the parish of Prees. See also Table 2, note (c).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Wem Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

15.1.1838

(a)

Gained the parish of Whitchurch from Whitchurch registration district.

6282 in 1841

4.4.1853

(b)

Lost the parishes of Ightfield and Whitchurch to Whitchurch registration district.

6323 in 1851

1.10.1935 (abolished)

(c)

Lost the parishes of Broughton, Clive, Grinshill, Lee Brockhurst, Loppington, Moreton Corbet, Prees, Shawbury, Stanton upon Hine Heath, Wem Rural, Wem Urban, Weston & Wixhill under Redcastle, and Whixall, to Whitchurch registration district.

10359 in 1931

(d)

Lost part of the parish of Prees (which became part of the parish of Ightfield on 1.4.1934) to Whitchurch registration district.

234 in 1931


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