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WITNEY REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Witney Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Alvescot

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Asthall

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

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

Aston & Cote

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become part of the parish of Aston Bampton.

Aston Bampton

Oxfordshire

1932

1954

Created 1.4.1932 from the parishes of Aston & Cole and Chimney. Abolished 1.4.1954 to become part of the parish of Aston Bampton & Shifford

Aston Bampton & Shifford

Oxfordshire

1954

1982

Created 1.4.1954 from the separate parishes of Aston Bampton and Shifford.

Bampton

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Black Bourton

Oxfordshire

1837

1971

Abolished 1.4.1971 to become part of the parish of Carterton & Black Bourton.

Bladon

Oxfordshire

1932

1982

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

Brighthampton

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become part of the parish of Standlake.

Brize Norton

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Broadwell

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Broughton Poggs

Oxfordshire

1837

1844

On 20.10.1844 a detached part of the parish of Oxfordshire became part of Gloucestershire, and on 25.3.1886 this same area became part of the parish of Lechlade, so that thereafter Broughton Poggs was again wholly in Oxfordshire. Abolished 1.4.1954 to become part of the parish of Filkins & Broughton Poggs. See also Table 2, note (a).

Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire

1844

1886

Oxfordshire

1886

1954

Burford

Oxfordshire

1837

1954

Abolished 1.4.1954 to become part of the parish of Burford & Upton & Signet.

Burford

Oxfordshire

1979

1982

Created 1979 by renaming the parish of Burford & Upton & Signett. See also Table 2, note (f).

Burford & Upton & Signett

Oxfordshire

1954

1979

Created 1.4.1954 from the parishes of Upton & SIgnet and Burford. Abolished 1979 to become the parish of Burford.

Carterton & Black Bourton

Oxfordshire

1971

1982

Created 1.4.1971 out of the parishes of Black Bourton and Brize Norton. See also Table 2, note (f).

Cassington

Oxfordshire

1932

1982

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

Chimney

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become part of the parish of Aston Bampton.

Clanfield

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Cogges

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become parts of the parishes of Witney, Ducklington, and South Leigh.

Crawley

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Curbridge

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Ducklington

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Eynsham

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Filkins

Oxfordshire

1837

1886

Abolished 25.3.1886 to become part of the parish of Broadwell.

Filkins

Oxfordshire

1894

1954

Created 26.3.1894 out of the parish of Broadwell. Abolished 1.4.1954 to become part of the parish of Filkins & Broughton Poggs.

Filkins & Broughton Poggs

Oxfordshire

1954

1982

Created 1.4.1954 from the separate parishes of Filkins and Broughton Poggs. See also Table 2, note (f).

Freeland

Oxfordshire

1948

1982

Created 1.4.1948 out of the parish of Handborough. See also Table 2, note (f).

Fulbrook

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Grafton & Radcot

Oxfordshire

1932

1982

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

Hailey

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Hanborough

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Hardwick

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become parts of the parishes of Hardwick with Yelford and Standlake.

Hardwick with Yelford

Oxfordshire

1932

1982

Created 1.4.1932 out of the parishes of Hardwick, Standlake, Telford, and Ducklington. See also Table 2, note (f).

Holwell

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Kelmscot

Oxfordshire

1932

1982

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

Kencot

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Langford

Oxfordshire

1932

1982

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

Lew

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Little Faringdon

Oxfordshire

1932

1982

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

Minster Lovell

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

North Leigh

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Northmoor

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Osney Hill

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become part of the parish of North Leigh.

Ramsden

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Shifford

Oxfordshire

1837

1954

Abolished 1.4.1954 to become part of the parish of Aston Bampton & Shifford

Shilton

Oxfordshire and Berkshire

1837

1844

On 20.10.1844 the Berkshire part of the parish of Shilton was transferred to Oxfordshire, so that thereafter Shilton was wholly in Oxfordshire. See also Table 2, note (f).

Oxfordshire

1844

1982

South Leigh

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Standlake

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Stanton Harcourt

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Swinbrook

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become parts of the parishes of Swinbrook & Widford, Shilton, and Asthall.

Swinbrook & Widford

Oxfordshire

1932

1982

Created 1.4.1932 from the parishes of Swinbrook, Widford, Fulbrook, and Shilton. See also Table 2, note (f).

Taynton

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Unnamed

Oxfordshire

1894

1898

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Witney. Abolished 1.4.1898 to become part of the parish of Witney.

Upton & Signet

Oxfordshire

1837

1954

Abolished 1.4.1954 to become part of the parish of Burford & Upton & Signet.

Westwell

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Widford

Gloucestershire

1837

1844

Transferred from Gloucstershire to Oxfordshire on 20.10.1844. Abolished 1.4.1932 to become parts of the parishes of Swinbrook & Widford and Shilton.

Oxfordshire

1844

1932

Wilcote

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become part of the parish of North Leigh.

Witney

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

See Table 2, note (f).

Yelford

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.4.1932 to become part of the parish of Hardwick with Yelford.

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Witney Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

25.3.1886

(a)

Lost the Gloucestershire part of the parish of Broughton Poggs (which became part of the parish of Lechlade on 25.3.1886) to Faringdon registration district.

26 in 1891

1.10.1932

(b)

Lost part of the parish of Asthall (which became part of the parish of Leafield on 1.4.1932) to Chipping Norton registration district.

19 in 1931

(c)

Gained the parishes of Grafton & Radcot, Kelmscot, Langford, and Little Faringdon, from Faringdon registration district.

574 in 1931

(d)

Gained the parishes of Bladon and Cassington from Woodstock registration district.

788 in 1931

1.4.1954

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Bladon (which until 1.4.1954 formed part of the parish of Hensington Without) from Chipping Norton registration district.

1.4.1982 (abolished)

(f)

Lost the constituent parishes of Alvescot, Asthall, Aston Bampton & Shifford, Bampton, Bladon, Brize Norton, Broadwell, Burford, Carterton & Black Bourton, Cassington, Clanfield, Crawley, Curbridge, Ducklington, Eynsham, Filkins & Broughton Poggs, Freeland, Fulbrook, Grafton & Radcot, Hailey, Hanborough, Hardwick with Yelford, Holwell, Kelmscot, Kencot, Langford, Lew, Little Faringdon, Minster Lovell, North Leigh, Northmoor, Ramsden, Shilton, South Leigh, Standlake, Stanton Harcourt, Swinbrook & Widford, Taynton, Westwell, and Witney, to West Oxfordshire registration district.

 


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