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LUTON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Luton Registration District

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Barton in the Clay

Bedfordshire

1837

1956

Renamed 25.5.1956 to become the parish of Barton le Clay.

Barton le Clay

Bedfordshire

1956

1964

Created 25.5.1956 by renaming the parish of Barton in the Clay. See also Table 2, note (m).

Barton le Clay

Bedfordshire

1974

1997

See Table 2, notes (n), (o) and (r).

Caddington

Bedfordshire

1837

1897

On 30.9.1897 the part in Hertfordshire was transferred to Bedfordshire, so that thereafter Caddington was entirely in Bedfordshire. See also Table 2, notes (b), (e), (f) and (m).

Hertfordshire

1837

1964

Dunstable

Bedfordshire

1837

1964

See Table 2, note (m).

Eaton Bray

Bedfordshire

1837

1846

See Table 2, notes (a), (j) and (m).

1935

1964

Flamstead

Hertfordshire

1897

1897

That part which until 30.9.1897 formed parts of the parishes of Hyde and Whipsnade. See also Table 2, note (b).

Flamstead

Hertfordshire

1907

1908

That part which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Hyde. See also Table 2, note (e).

Harpenden Rural

Hertfordshire

1907

1908

That part which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Hyde. See also Table 2, note (e).

Houghton Regis

Bedfordshire

1837

1964

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

Humbershoe

Bedfordshire

1837

1897

Abolished 30.9.1897 to become part of the parish of Markyate. See also Table 2, note (b).

Hyde

Bedfordshire

1896

1964

Created 1.4.1896 out of the parish of Luton Rural. See also Table 2, notes (e), (f), (g), (h) and (m).

Hyde

Bedfordshire

1974

1997

See Table 2, notes (n) and (r).

Kensworth

Hertfordshire

1837

1897

Transferred from Hertfordshire to the county of Bedfordshire on 30.9.1897. See also Table 2, note (m).

Bedfordshire

1897

1964

Leagrave

Bedfordshire

1896

1928

Created 1.4.1896 out of the parish of Luton Rural. Abolished 1.10.1928 to become parts of the parishes of Luton, Houghton Regis, and Sundon.

Limbury

Bedfordshire

1896

1928

Created 1.4.1896 out of the parish of Luton Rural. Abolished 1.10.1928 to become parts of the parishes of Luton, Streatley with Sharpenhoe, Stopsley, and Sundon.

Luton

Bedfordshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Luton Urban and Luton Rural.

Luton

Bedfordshire

1896

1974

Created 1.4.1896 by renaming the parish of Luton Urban. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, note (i).

Luton*

Bedfordshire

1974

 

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Luton.

Luton Rural

Bedfordshire

1894

1896

Created 1894 out of the rural part of the parish of Luton. Abolished 1.4.1896 to become parts of the parishes of Leagrave, Stopsley, Hyde, and Limbury.

Luton Urban

Bedfordshire

1894

1896

Created 1894 out of the part of the parish of Luton in the municipal borough of Luton. Renamed 1.4.1896 to become the parish of Luton.

Markyate

Hertfordshire

1897

1897

Created 30.9.1897 out of the parishes of Caddington, Flamstead, Houghton Regis, and Humbershoe. See also Table 2, note (b).

Markyate

Hertfordshire

1907

1908

That part which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Caddington. See also Table 2, note (e).

Stopsley

Bedfordshire

1896

1933

Created 1.4.1896 out of the parish of Luton Rural. Abolished 1.4.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Luton, Hyde, and Streatley with Sharpenhoe.

Streatley

Bedfordshire

1974

1997

See Table 2, notes (n) and (r).

Streatley with Sharpenhoe

Bedfordshire

1837

1964

See Table 2, note (m).

Studham

Bedfordshire

1837

1964

On 30.9.1897 the part in Hertfordshire was transferred to Bedfordshire, so that thereafter Studham was entirely in Bedfordshire. See also Table 2, notes (c), (d) and (m).

Hertfordshire

1837

1897

Sundon

Bedfordshire

1837

1964

See Table 2, note (m).

Sundon

Bedfordshire

1974

1997

See Table 2, notes (n), (q), (p) and (r).

Toddington

Bedfordshire

1935

1964

See Table 2, notes (i), (k), (l) and (m).

Whipsnade

Bedfordshire

1837

1964

On 30.9.1897 the part in Hertfordshire became part of the parish of Markyate, so that thereafter Whipsnade was entirely in Bedfordshire. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (m).

Hertfordshire

1837

1897


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Luton Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

17.3.1846

(a)

Lost the parish of Eaton Bray to Leighton Buzzard registration district.

1097 in 1841

1.10.1897

(b)

Lost the part in the parish of Flamstead (which until 30.9.1897 formed parts of the parishes of Hyde and Whipsnade), and the parish of Markyate, to Hemel Hempstead registration district.

689 in 1891

1.2.1908

(c)

Lost part of the parish of Studham (which became part of the parish of Little Gaddesden on 1.4.1907) to Berkhampstead registration district.

0 in 1901

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Studham (which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Little Gaddesden) from Berkhampstead registration district.

0 in 1901

(e)

Lost the parts in the parishes of Flamstead and Markyate (which until 1.4.1907 formed parts of the parishes of Caddington and Hyde) to Hemel Hempstead registration district.

0 in 1901

(f)

Gained parts of the parishes of Caddington and Hyde (which until 1.4.1907 formed parts of the parishes of Flamstead and Markyate) from Hemel Hempstead registration district.

0 in 1901

(g)

Lost the part in the parish of Harpenden Rural (which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Hyde) to St. Albans registration district.

0 in 1901

(h)

Gained part of the parish of Hyde (which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Harpenden Rural) from St. Albans registration district.

0 in 1901

1.4.1935

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Luton (which until 1.4.1933 formed part of the parish of Toddington), and the parish of Toddington, from Ampthill registration district.

2500 in 1931

(j)

Gained the parish of Eaton Bray from Leighton Buzzard registration district.

1042 in 1931

28.12.1956

(k)

Lost parts of the parish of Toddington (which became parts of the parishes of Battlesden and Milton Bryan on 28.12.1956) to Ampthill registration district.

(l)

Gained parts of the parish of Toddington (which until 28.12.1956 formed parts of the parishes of Battlesden and Milton Bryan) from Ampthill registration district.

1.4.1964

(m)

Lost the parishes of Barton le Clay, Caddington, Dunstable, Eaton Bray, Houghton Regis, Hyde, Kensworth, Streatley with Sharpenhoe, Studham, Sundon, Toddington, Totternhoe, and Whipsnade, to Dunstable registration district.

1.4.1974

(n)

Gained the parishes of Barton le Clay, Hyde, Streatley, and Sundon, from Dunstable registration district.

5486 in 1971

1.4.1985

(o)

Gained part of the parish of Barton le Clay (which until 1.4.1985 formed part of the parish of Pulloxhill ) from Ampthill registration district.

 

(p)

Lost parts of the parishes of Sundon and Totternhoe (which became parts of the parishes of Stanbridge, Tilsworth, and Toddington on 1.4.1985) to Dunstable registration district.

 

(q)

Gained part of the parish of Sundon (which until 1.4.1985 formed part of the parish of Toddington) to Dunstable registration district.

 

1.4.1997

(r)

Lost the parishes of Barton le Clay, Hyde, Streatley, and Sundon, to Dunstable registration district.

 



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