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WIDNES REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Widnes Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Bold

Lancashire

1964

1974

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

Cronton

Lancashire

1964

1974

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

Hale

Lancashire

1964

1974

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

Halewood

Lancashire

1964

1974

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

Rainford

Lancashire

1964

1974

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

Widnes

Lancashire

1964

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (b).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Widnes Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.10.1964 (created)

(a)

Gained the parishes of Bold, Cronton, Hale, Halewood, Rainford, and Widnes, from Prescot registration district.

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(b)

Lost the parishes of Hale and Widnes (which were transferred from Lancashire to Cheshire on 1.4.1974), to Halton registration district

58579 in 1971

(c)

Lost the parishes of Cronton and Halewood (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974) to Knowsley registration district.

23560 in 1971

(d)

Lost the parishes of Bold and Rainford (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974) to St. Helens registration district.

8404 in 1971

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Bold (which became part of the parish of Great Sankey on 1.4.1974) to Warrington registration district.

6 in 1971


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