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WIGTON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Aikton

Cumberland

1837

1974

Allhallows

Cumberland

1837

1974

Allonby

Cumberland

1894

1974

Created 1894 out of the parish of West Newton & Allonby.

Aspatria

Cumberland

1934

1974

Created 1.4.1934 out of the parishes of Aspatria & Braxton and Oughterside & Allerby.

Aspatria & Brayton

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become parts of the parishes of Aspatria, Oughterside & Allerby, and Hayton & Mealo.

Blencogo

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Bromfield.

Blennerhasset & Kirkland

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Blennerhasset & Torpenhow.

Blennerhasset & Torpenhow

Cumberland

1934

1974

Created 1.4.1934 out of the parishes of Blennerhasset & Kirkland torpenhow & Whitrigg.

Bolton High

Cumberland

1837

1887

Abolished 24.3.1887 to become part of the parish of Boltons.

Bolton Low

Cumberland

1837

1887

Abolished 24.3.1887 to become part of the parish of Boltons.

Boltons

Cumberland

1887

1974

Created 24.3.1887 out of the parishes of Bolton Low, and Bolton High.

Bothel & Threapland

Cumberland

1939

1974

See Table 2, note (a).

Bowness

Cumberland

1837

1974

Bromfield

Cumberland

1837

1974

Caldbeck

Cumberland

1837

1974

Dundraw

Cumberland

1837

1974

Gilcrux

Cumberland

1939

1974

See Table 2, note (a).

Hayton & Mealo

Cumberland

1837

1974

High Ireby

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Ireby.

Holme Abbey

Cumberland

1837

1974

Holme East Waver

Cumberland

1837

1974

Holme Low

Cumberland

1837

1974

Holme St. Cuthbert

Cumberland

1837

1974

Ireby

Cumberland

1934

1974

Created 1.4.1934 out of the parishes of Low Ireby, Uldale, and High Ireby.

Kirkbampton

Cumberland

1837

1974

Kirkbride

Cumberland

1837

1974

Langrigg & Mealrigg

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Bromfield.

Low Ireby

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Ireby.

Oughterside & Allerby

Cumberland

1939

1974

See Table 2, note (a).

Oulton

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Woodside.

Plumbland

Cumberland

1939

1974

See Table 2, note (a).

Sebergham

Cumberland

1837

1974

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

Silloth

Cumberland

1934

1974

Created 1.4.1934 out of the parishes of Holme Low and Skinburness Marsh.

Thursby

Cumberland

1837

1974

Torpenhow & Whitrigg

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Blennerhasset & Torpenhow and Bewaldeth & Snittlegarth. See also Table 2, note (b).

Uldale

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Ireby.

Waverton

Cumberland

1837

1974

West Newton & Allonby

Cumberland

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of West Newton and Allonby.

Westnewton

Cumberland

1894

1974

Created 1894 out of the parish of West Newton & Allonby.

Westward

Cumberland

1837

1974

Wigton

Cumberland

1837

1887

Abolished 24.3.1887 to become part of the parish of Wigton cum Woodside.

Wigton

Cumberland

1894

1974

Created 1894 out of the parish of Wigton cum Woodside.

Wigton cum Woodside

Cumberland

1887

1894

Created 24.3.1887 out of the parishes of Wigton, Woodside Quarter, and Waverton. Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Wigton and Woodside.

Woodside

Cumberland

1894

1974

Created 1894 out of the parish of Wigton cum Woodside.

Woodside Quarter

Cumberland

1837

1887

Abolished 24.3.1887 to become part of the parish of Wigton cum Woodside.

Table 1B: List of Places in Wigton Registration District (1974-2011)

All the areas in Wigton registration district became part of the county of Cumbria on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Aikton

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Allhallows

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Allonby

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Aspatria

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Blennerhasset & Torpenhow

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Boltons

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Bothel & Threapland

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Bowness

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Bromfield

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Caldbeck

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Dundraw

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Hayton & Mealo

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Holme Abbey

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Holme East Waver

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Holme Low

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Holme St. Cuthbert

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Ireby

Cumbria

1974

1982

Abolished 7.5.1982 to become the parish of Ireby & Uldale.

Ireby & Uldale

Cumbria

1982

2011

Created 7.5.1982 by renaming the parish of Ireby. See also Table 2, note (e).

Kirkbampton

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Kirkbride

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Oughterside & Allerby

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Plumbland

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Sebergham

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Silloth

Cumbria

1974

1980

Abolished 28.7.1980 to become the parish of Silloth on Solway.

Silloth on Solway

Cumbria

1980

2011

Created 28.7.1980 by renaming the parish of Silloth. See also Table 2, note (e).

Thursby

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Waverton

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Westnewton

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Westward

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Wigton

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Woodside

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (e).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Wigton Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.4.1939

(a)

Gained the parishes of Bothel & Threapland, Glicrux, Oughterside & Allerby, Plumbland, from Cockermouth registration district.

1916 in 1931

(b)

Lost part of the parish of Torpenhow & Whitrigg (which became part of the parish of Bewaldeth & Snittlegarth on 1.4.1934) to Cockermouth registration district.

0 in 1931

(c)

Lost part of the parish of Sebergham (which became part of the parish of Castle Sowerby on 1.4.1934) to Penrith registration district.

9 in 1931

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Sebergham (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Castle Sowerby) from Penrith registration district.

60 in 1931

1.12.2011 (abolished)

(e)

Lost the constituent parishes of Aikton, Allhallows, Allonby, Aspatria, Blennerhasset & Torpenhow, Boltons, Bothel & Threapland, Bowness, Bromfield, Caldbeck, Dundraw, Hayton & Mealo, Holme Abbey, Holme East Waver, Holme Low, Holme St. Cuthbert, Ireby & Uldale, Kirkbampton, Kirkbride, Oughterside & Allerby, Plumbland, Sebergham, Silloth on Solway, Thursby, Waverton, Westnewton, Westward, Wigton, and Woodside, to Cumbria registration district.

 


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