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WATFORD REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Watford Registration District

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Abbots Langley

Hertfordshire

1837

2008

See Table 2, notes (f), (g), (h), (j) and (n).

Aldenham

Hertfordshire

1837

2008

See Table 2, notes (e), (h), (i) and (n).

Bushey

Hertfordshire

1837

1894

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

Bushey

Hertfordshire

1906

1974

Created 1.4.1906 by renaming the parish of Bushey Rural. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the Hertsmere unparished area.

Bushey Rural

Hertfordshire

1894

1906

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Bushey. Renamed 1.4.1906 to become the parish of Bushey.

Bushey Urban

Hertfordshire

1894

1906

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Bushey in Watford Urban District. Renamed 1.4.1906 to become the parish of Oxhey.

Chalfont St. Peter

Buckinghamshire

1907

1908

That part which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Rickmansworth Rural. See also Table 2, note (a).

Chorleywood

Hertfordshire

1898

2008

Created 15.4.1898 out of the parish of Rickmansworth. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (n).

Croxley Green

Hertfordshire

1986

2008

Created 1.4.1986 out of the Three Rivers unparished area and part of the parish of Sarratt. See also Table 2, note (n).

Denham

Buckinghamshire

1907

1908

That part which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Rickmansworth Rural. See also Table 2, note (c).

Elstree

Hertfordshire

1935

1939

That part which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Aldenham. See also Table 2, note (e).

Elstree & Borehamwood

Hertfordshire

1996

2008

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

Gerrards Cross

Buckinghamshire

1907

1908

That part which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Rickmansworth Rural. See also Table 2, note (c).

Hemel Hempstead

Hertfordshire

1935

1939

That part which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Abbots Langley. See also Table 2, note (e).

Hertsmere*

Hertfordshire

1974

2008

That part of the unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Bushey. See also Table 2, notes (l), (k) and (n).

Kings Langley

Hertfordshire

1935

1939

That part which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Abbots Langley. See also Table 2, note (e).

Oxhey

Hertfordshire

1906

1935

Created 1.4.1906 by renaming the parish of Bushey Urban. Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Watford.

Potters Bar

Hertfordshire

1996

2008

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the urban district of Potters Bar and the parish of South Mimms. See also Table 2, notes (m) and (n).

Rickmansworth

Hertfordshire

1837

1898

Abolished 15.4.1898 to become parts of the parishes of Rickmansworth Urban, Rickmansworth Rural, and Chorleywood.

Rickmansworth Rural

Hertfordshire

1898

1935

Created 15.4.1898 out of the parish of Rickmansworth. Abolished 1.4.1935 to become parts of the parishes of Rickmansworth Urban and Sarratt. See also Table 2, notes (a), (c) and (d).

Rickmansworth Urban

Hertfordshire

1898

1974

Created 15.4.1898 from the part of the parish of Rickmansworth in Rickmansworth Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the Three Rivers unparished area.

Ridge

Hertfordshire

1996

2008

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

Sarratt

Hertfordshire

1837

2008

See Table 2, note (n).

Shenley

Hertfordshire

1996

2008

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

Three Rivers*

Hertfordshire

1974

2008

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Rickmansworth. See also Table 2, note (n).

Watford

Hertfordshire

1837

1894

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

Watford

Hertfordshire

1935

1974

Created 1.4.1935 out of the parishes of Watford Urban, Oxhey, Watford Rural, and Abbots Langley. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Watford*

Hertfordshire

1974

2008

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Watford. See also Table 2, note (n).

Watford Rural

Hertfordshire

1894

2008

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Watford. See also Table 2, note (n).

Watford Urban

Hertfordshire

1894

1935

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Watford in Watford Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Watford.


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Watford Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.2.1908

(a)

Lost the part in the parish of Chalfont St. Peter (which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Rickmansworth Rural) to Amersham registration district.

0 in 1901

(b)

Gained parts of the parish of Chorleywood (which until 1.4.1907 formed parts of the parishes of Chalfont St. Peter and Chenies) from Amersham registration district.

0 in 1901

(c)

Lost the parts in the parishes of Denham and Gerrards Cross (which until 1.4.1907 formed parts of the parishes of Rickmansworth Rural) to Eton registration district.

0 in 1901

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Rickmansworth Rural (which until 1.4.1907 formed part of the parish of Denham) from Eton registration district.

0 in 1901

1.10.1939

(e)

Lost the part in the parish of Elstree (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Aldenham) to Barnet registration district.

400 in 1931

(f)

Lost the parts in the parishes of Hemel Hempstead and Kings Langley (which until 1.4.1935 formed parts of the parish of Abbots Langley) to Hemel Hempstead registration district.

209 in 1931

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Abbots Langley (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Kings Langley) from Hemel Hempstead registration district.

12 in 1931

(h)

Gained parts of the parishes of Abbots Langley and Aldenham (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of St. Stephen) from St. Albans registration district.

298 in 1931

1.4.1968

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Aldenham (which became part of the parish of Elstree on 1.4.1968) to Elstree & Potters Bar registration district.

1.4.1974

(j)

Lost part of the parish of Abbots Langley (which became the parish of Nash Mills on 1.4.1974) to Dacorum registration district.

2512 in 1971

1.4.1993

(k)

Lost part of the Hertsmere unparished area (which became part of the London borough of Harrow on 1.4.1993) to Harrow registration district.

 

(l)

Gained part of the Hertsmere unparished area (which until 1.4.1993 formed part of the London borough of Harrow) from Harrow registration district.

 

1.3.1996

(m)

Gained the remaining part of the Hertsmere unparished area, and the parishes of Elstree & Borehamwood, Ridge, and Shenley, from Elstree & Potters Bar registration district.

 

1.4.2008 (abolished)

(n)

Lost the Hertsmere, Three Rivers, and Watford unparished areas, and the parishes of Abbots Langley, Aldenham, Chorleywood, Croxley Green, Elstree & Borehamwood, Ridge, Sarratt, Shenley, and Watford Rural, to Hertfordshire registration district.

 



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