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Table 1A: List of Places in Wigan Registration District (1837-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Abram

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Ashton in Makerfield

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Aspull

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Billinge & Winstanley

Lancashire

1924

1936

Created 1.4.1924 from the parishes of Billinge Higher End, Billinge Chapel End, and Winstanley. See also Table 2, note (b).

Billinge Chapel End

Lancashire

1837

1924

Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Billinge & Winstanley.

Billinge Higher End

Lancashire

1837

1924

Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Billinge & Winstanley.

Blackrod

Lancashire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (a).

Dalton

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Haigh

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Hindley

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Ince in Makerfield

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Orrell

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Parbold

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Pemberton

Lancashire

1837

1920

Abolished 1.4.1920 to become part of the parish of Wigan.

Shevington

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Standish with Langtree

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Upholland

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Wigan

Lancashire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Winstanley

Lancashire

1837

1924

Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Billinge & Winstanley.

Worthington

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Wrightington

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (b).

Table 1B: List of Places in Wigan Registration District (1974-95)

All the areas in Wigan registration district became part of the county of Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Abram

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Abram. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (e).

Ashton in Makerfield

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed part of the parish and urban district of Ashton in Makerfield. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (e).

Aspull

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Aspull. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (e).

Billnge Higher End

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed part of the parish and urban district of Billinge & Winstanley. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (e).

Haigh

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

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

Hindley

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Hindley. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (e).

Ince in Makerfield

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Ince in Makerfield. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (e).

Orrell

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Orrell. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (e).

Shevington

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

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

Standish with Langtree

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and urban district of Standish with Langtree. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (e).

Wigan

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish and county borough of Wigan. See also Table 2, note (d0.

Worthington

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Wigan Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.10.1935

(a)

Lost the parish of Blackrod to Horwich registration district.

3599 in 1931

1.7.1936

(b)

Lost the parishes of Abram, Ashton in Makerfield, Aspull, Billinge & Winstanley, Dalton, Haigh, Hindley, Ince in Makerfield, Orrell, Parbold, Shevington, Standish with Langtree, Upholland, Worthington, and Wrightington, to Ince registration district.

108844 in 1931

1.4.1974

(c)

Gained the parishes of Haigh, Shevington, and Worthington, and the unparished areas of Abram, Ashton in Makerfield, Aspull, Billinge Higher End, Hindley, Ince in Makerfield, Orrell, and Standish with Langtree (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974) from Ince registration district.

1.4.1982

(d)

Lost part of the parish of Shevington (which became part of the parish of Wrightington on 1.4.1982) to West Lancashire registration district.

 

1.8.1995 (abolished)

(e)

Lost the constituent parishes of Haigh, Shevington, and Worthington, and the unparished areas of Abram, Ashton in Makerfield, Aspull, Billinge Higher End, Hindley, Ince in Makerfield, Orrell, Standish with Langtree, and Wigan, to Wigan & Leigh registration district.


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