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DARTFORD REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Dartford Registration District

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Ash

Kent

1837

1955

Abolished 1.4.1955 and divided between the parishes of Ash cum Ridley and West Kingsdown. See also Table 2, note (c).

Ash cum Ridley

Kent

1955

1979

Created 1.4.1955 out of the parishes of Ridley and Ash. See also Table 2, note (h).

Bexley

Kent

1837

1952

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

Cobham

Kent

1974

1979

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

Crayford

Kent

1837

1965

Abolished 1.4.1965 and added to the London borough of Bexley. See also Table 2, note (f).

Darenth

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (h).

Dartford

Kent

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Dartford*

Kent

1974

1979

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

East Wickham

Kent

1837

1902

Abolished 1.10.1902 and added to the parish of Bexley.

Erith

Kent

1837

1965

Abolished 1.4.1965 and added to the London borough of Bexley. See also Table 2, note (f).

Eynsford

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (h).

Farningham

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (h).

Fawkham

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (h).

Footscray

Kent

1910

1910

That part which until 1.10.1910 formed part of the parish of Bexley. See also Table 2, note (a).

Gravesend

Kent

1952

1974

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

Gravesham*

Kent

1974

1979

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Gravesend and Northfleet. See also Table 2, note (h).

Hartley

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (h).

Higham

Kent

1974

1979

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

Horton Kirby

Kent

1837

1978

Renamed 1.1.1979 to become the parish of Horton Kirby & South Darenth.

Horton Kirby & South Darenth

Kent

1979

1979

Created 1.1.1979 by renaming the parish of Horton Kirby. See also Table 2, note (h).

Kingsdown

Kent

1837

1948

Renamed 1.8.1948 to become the parish of West Kingsdown. See also Table 2, note (b).

Longfield

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (h).

Luddesdown

Kent

1974

1979

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

Lullingstone

Kent

1837

1955

Abolished 1.4.1955 and added to the parish of Eynsford.

Meopham

Kent

1974

1979

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

Northfleet

Kent

1952

1974

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

Ridley

Kent

1837

1955

Abolished 1.4.1955 and added to the parish of Ash cum Ridley.

Shone

Kent

1974

1979

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

Southfleet

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (h).

Stone

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (h).

Sutton at Hone

Kent

1837

1979

Name changed to Sutton at Hone & Hawley after 1974. See also Table 2, note (h).

Swanley

Kent

1955

1979

Created 1.4.1955 out of the parishes of Sutton at Hone, Eynsford, Farlingham, Horton and Wilmington. See also Table 2, note (h).

Swanscombe

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (h).

West Kingsdown

Kent

1948

1979

Created 1.8.1948 by renaming the parish of Kingsdown. See also Table 2, note (h).

Wilmington

Kent

1837

1979

See Table 2, note (h).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Dartford Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.12.1910

(a)

Lost the part in the parish of Footscray (which until 1.10.1910 formed part of the parish of Bexley) to Bromley registration district.

1103 in 1901

1.4.1941

(b)

Gained parts of the parish of Kingsdown (which until 1.4.1934 formed parts of the parishes of Ightham and Wrotham) from Malling registration district.

59 in 1931

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Ash (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Kemsing) from Sevenoaks registration district.

0 in 1931

1.10.1952

(d)

Gained the parishes of Gravesend and Northfleet from Chatham registration district.

63381 in 1951

(e)

Lost the parish of Bexley to Sidcup registration district.

88781 in 1951

1.4.1965

(f)

Lost the parishes of Crayford and Erith (which became parts of the London borough of Bexley on 1.4.1965) to Bexley registration district.

76313 in 1961

1.4.1974

(g)

Gained the parishes of Cobham, Higham, Luddesdown, Meopham and Shorne, from Chatham registration district.

15774 in 1971

1.1.1980 (abolished)

(h)

Lost the Dartford and Gravesham unparished areas and the parishes of Ash cum Ridley, Cobham, Darenth, Eynsford, Farningham, Fawkham, Hartley, Higham, Horton Kirby & South Darenth, Longfield, Luddesdown, Meopham, Shorne, Southfleet, Stone, Sutton at Hone & Hawley, Swanley, Swanscombe, West Kingsdown and Wilmington, to Gravesend registration district.

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