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DOWNHAM REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Downham Registration District

Civil Parish
(* or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Barton Bendish

Norfolk

1837

2011

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

Bexwell

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Ryston.

Boughton

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Crimplesham

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Denver

Norfolk

1837

2011

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

Downham Market

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Downham West

Norfolk

1894

2011

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Downham Market. See also Table 2, note (i).

Feltwell

Norfolk

1939

2011

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

Fincham

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Fordham

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Hilgay

Norfolk

1837

2011

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

Hockwold cum Wilton

Norfolk

1939

2011

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

Marham

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Methwold

Norfolk

1939

2011

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

Nordelph

Norfolk

1930

2011

Created 1.10.1930 out of the parishes of Upwell, Denver, Outwell, Stow Bardolph, and Downham West. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (i).

Northwold

Norfolk

1939

2011

See Table 2, notes (e), (g) and (i).

Outwell

Norfolk

1938

1974

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

Roxham

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Ryston.

Runcton Holme

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of South Runcton.

Runcton Holme

Norfolk

1950

2011

Created 1.7.1950 by renaming the parish of South Runcton. See also Table 2, note (i).

Ryston

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Shouldham

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Shouldham Thorpe

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

South Runcton

Norfolk

1837

1950

Renamed 1.7.1950 to become the parish of Runcton Holme.

Southery

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Stoke Ferry

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Stow Bardolph

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Stradsett

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Tottenhill

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Upwell

Norfolk

1938

2011

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

Wallington with Thorpland

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of South Runcton.

Watlington

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Welney

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

On 30.9.1895 the part in Isle of Ely became the separate parish of West Welney, so that thereafter Welney was entirely in Norfolk. See also Table 2, notes (a), (b), (d) and (i).

Isle of Ely

1889

1895

Norfolk

1837

2011

Wereham

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

West Dereham

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

West Welney

Isle of Ely

1895

1935

Created 30.9.1895 from the Isle of Ely part of the parish of Welney. Abolished 1.4.1935 to become parts of the parishes of Welney and Upwell.

Wiggenhall St. Germans

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Wiggenhall St. Mary the Virgin

Norfolk

1837

1988

Abolished 1.4.1988 to become part of the parish of Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen.

Wiggenhall St. Peter

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Wiggenhall St. Germans.

Wimbotsham

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Wormegay

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).

Wretton

Norfolk

1837

2011

See Table 2, note (i).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Downham Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1884

(a)

Lost the Norfolk part of the parish of Welney (which became part of the parish of Upwell on 24.3.1884) to Wisbech registration district.

29 in 1891

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Welney (which until 24.3.1884 formed part of the parish of Upwell) from Wisbech registration district.

14 in 1891

25.3.1885

(c)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Hilgay (which became part of the parish of Littleport on 25.3.1885) to Ely registration district.

142 in 1891

1.4.1938

(d)

Gained parts of the parishes of Denver, Nordelph, and Welney (which until 1.10.1930 and 1.4.1935 formed parts of the parishes of Outwell and Upwell), and the parishes of Outwell and Upwell, from Wisbech registration district.

3580 in 1931

1.1.1939

(e)

Gained the parishes of Feltwell, Hockwold cum Wilton, Methwold, and Northwold, from Thetford registration district.

4483 in 1931

(f)

Lost part of the parish of Barton Bendish (which became part of the parish of Beachamwell on 1.4.1935) to Wayland registration district.

0 in 1931

21.5.1957

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Northwold (which became part of the parish of Didlington on 21.5.1957) to Wayland registration district.

1.4.1974

(h)

Lost the parish of Outwell to Kings Lynn registration district.

1178 in1971

1.4.2011
(abolished)

(i)

Lost the parishes of Barton Bendish, Boughton, Crimplesham, Denver, Downham Market, Downham West, Feltwell, Fincham, Fordham, Hilgay, Hockwold cum Wilton, Marham, Methwold, Nordelph, Northwold, Runcton Holme, Ryston, Shouldham, Shouldham Thorpe, Southery, Stoke Ferry, Stow Bardolph, Stradsett, Tottenhill, Upwell, Watlington, Welney, Wereham, West Dereham, Wiggenhall St. Germans, Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen, Wimbotsham, Wormegay, and Wretton, to Norfolk registration district.

 


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