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CHATHAM REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Chatham Registration District

Civil Parish
(* or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Allhallows

Kent

1941

1998

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

Chatham

Kent

1941

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to the Medway unparished area. See also Table 2, note (c).

Cliffe

Kent

1941

1997

Abolished 1.4.1997 and divided between the parishes of Cliffe & Cliiffe Woods and Frindsbury Extra. See also Table 2, note (d).

Cliffe & Cliffe Woods

Kent

1997

1998

Created 1.4.1997 out of the parishes of Cliffe and Frindsbury Extra. See also Table 2, note (i).

Cobham

Kent

1941

1974

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

Cooling

Kent

1941

1998

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

Cuxton

Kent

1941

1998

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

Frindsbury Extra

Kent

1941

1998

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

Gillingham

Kent

1941

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the Gillingham unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (c).

Gillingham*

Kent

1974

1998

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Gillingham. See also Table 2, notes (h) and (i).

Gravesend

Kent

1941

1952

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

Halling

Kent

1941

1998

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

High Halstow

Kent

1941

1998

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

Higham

Kent

1941

1974

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

Hoo

Kent

1941

1968

Abolished 1.4.1968 and divided between the parishes of Hoo St. Werburgh and Frindsbury Extra. See also Table 2, note (d).

Hoo St. Werburgh

Kent

1968

1998

Created 1.4.1968 out of the parishes of Hoo, Cooling and Frindsbury Extra. See also Table 2, note (i).

Isle of Grain

Kent

1941

1998

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

Luddesdown

Kent

1941

1974

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

Medway*

Kent

1974

1979

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Medway and Rochester. Renamed 3.12.1979 to become the Rochester & Medway unparished area.

Meopham

Kent

1941

1974

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

Northfleet

Kent

1941

1952

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

Rochester

Kent

1941

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to the Medway unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (d).

Rochester & Medway*

Kent

1979

1998

Created 3.12.1979 by renaming the Medway unparished area. See also Table 2, note (i).

Shorne

Kent

1941

1974

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

St. Mary Hoo

Kent

1941

1998

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

Stoke

Kent

1941

1998

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


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Chatham Registration District

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Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.4.1941 (created)

(a)

Gained the parish of Gravesend from Gravesend registration district.

35495 in 1931

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Gillingham (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Bredhurst) from Hollingbourne registration district.

142 in 1931

(c)

Gained the parishes of Chatham, Gillingham and Rochester, from Medway registration district.

123106 in 1931

(d)

Gained parts of the parishes of Gravesend and Rochester (which until 1.4.1934 and 1.4.1935 formed the parishes of Chalk, Denton, Frindsbury Intra and Strood Intra and parts of the parishes of Cobham, Frindsbury Extra, Northfleet and Strood Extra) and  the parishes of Allhallows, Cliffe, Cobham, Cooling, Cuxton, Frindsbury Extra, Halling, High Halstow, Higham, Hoo, Isle of Grain, Luddesdown, Meopham, Northfleet, St. Mary Hoo, Shorne and Stoke, from Strood & Hoo registration district.

49710 in 1931

1.10.1952

(e)

Lost the parishes of Gravesend and Northfleet to Dartford registration district.

63381 in 1951

1.4.1968

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Meopham (which until 1.4.1968 formed part of the parish of Trottiscliffe) from Maidstone registration district.

0 in 1961

1.4.1974

(g)

Lost the parishes of Cobham, Higham, Luddesdown, Meopham and Shorne, to Dartford registration district.

15774 in 1971

1.4.1983

(h)

Gained part of the Gillingham unparished area (which until 1.4.1983 formed part of the parish of Upchurch) from Swale registration district.

n/a

1.4.1998 (abolished)

(i)

Lost the Gillingham and Rochester & Medway unparished areas (which became the Meday unparished area on 1.4.1998) and the parishes of Allhallows, Cliffe & Cliffe Woods, Cooling, Cuxton, Frindsbury Extra, Halling, High Halstow, Hoo St. Werburgh, Isle of Grain, St. Mary Hoo and Stoke, to Medway registration district.

249488 in 2001



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