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DROITWICH REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Droitwich Registration District (1837-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Abbots Morton

Worcestershire

1932

1934

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

Claines

Worcestershire

1837

1885

Abolished 30.9.1885 to become the separate parishes of North Claines and South Claines. See also Table 2, note (d).

Crowle

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Crutch

Worcestershire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Hampton Lovett.

Dodderhill

Worcestershire

1837

1974

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

Doverdale

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Droitwich

Worcestershire

1920

1974

Created 1.4.1920 from the parishes of St. Nicholas, St. Andrew, and St. Peter (including The Wrangling DIvision).

Elmbridge

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Elmley Lovett

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Feckenham

Worcestershire

1932

1934

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

Grafton Manor

Worcestershire

1837

1863

See Table 2, note (a).

Hadzor

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Hampton Lovett

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Hanbury

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Hartlebury

Worcestershire

1837

1974

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

Himbleton

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Hindlip

Worcestershire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (r).

Huddington

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Inkberrow

Worcestershire

1932

1934

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

In Liberties

Worcestershire

1837

1884

Abolished 24.3.1884 to become parts of the parishes of St. Nicholas, St. Peter, and St. Andrew.

Marlborough in the Vines

Worcestershire

1837

1880

Abolished 22.12.1880 to become part of the parish of In Liberties.

Martin Hussingtree

Worcestershire

1837

1974

North Claines

Worcestershire

1885

1974

Created 30.9.1885 from the rural part of the parish of Claines. See also Table 2, notes (e), (o) and (r).

Oddingley

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Ombersley

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Salwarpe

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Shell

Worcestershire

1837

1884

Abolished 24.3.1884 to become part of the parish of Himbleton.

South Claines

Worcestershire

1885

1885

Created 30.9.1885 from the part of the parish of Claines in Worcester Municipal Borough. See also Table 2, note (d).

St. Andrew

Worcestershire

1837

1920

Abolished 1.4.1920 to become part of the parish of Droitwich.

St. Martin County

Worcestershire

1934

1952

Abolished 1.4.1952 to become parts of the parishes of Worcester, Warndon, and Spetchley. See also Table 2, notes (p), (q) and (r).

St. Nicholas

Worcestershire

1837

1920

Abolished 1.4.1920 to become part of the parish of Droitwich.

St. Peter

Worcestershire

1837

1920

Abolished 1.4.1920 to become part of the parish of Droitwich.

Stock & Bradley

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Stoke Prior

Worcestershire

1933

1934

That part which until 1.4.1933 formed parts of the parishes of Dodderhill and Upton Warren. See also Table 2, note (l).

Stourport

Worcestershire

1933

1934

That part which until 1.4.1933 formed part of the parish of Hartlebury. See also Table 2, note (l).

Tibberton

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Unnamed

Worcestershire

1894

1933

Created 1894 out of the parish of Salwarpe (including the hamlet of Chawson). Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Droitwich.

Upper Mitton

Worcestershire

1837

1928

Abolished 1.4.1928 to become part of the parish of Stourport.

Upton Warren

Worcestershire

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (b), (c) and (l).

Warndon

Worcestershire

1837

1974

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

Westwood

Worcestershire

1937

1974

Created 8.11.1937 by renaming the parish of Westwood Park.

Westwood Park

Worcestershire

1837

1937

Renamed 8.11.1937 to become the parish of Westwood.

Worcester

Worcestershire

1933

1934

That part which until 1.10.1931 formed part of the parish of North Claines. See also Table 2, note (o).


Table 1B: List of Places in Droitwich Registration District (1974-98)

All the areas in Droitwich registration district became part of the county of Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish
(* or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Crowle

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Dodderhill

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Doverdale

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Droitwich

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Renamed 1.4.1998 to become the parish of Droitwich Spa.

Elmbridge

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Elmley Lovett

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Hadzor

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Hampton Lovett

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Hanbury

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Hartlebury

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Himbleton

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Hindlip

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Huddington

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Martin Hussingtree

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

North Claines

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Oddingley

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Ombersley

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Salwarpe

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Stock & Bradley

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Tibberton

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Upton Warren

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Westwood

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998


Table 1C: List of Places in Droitwich Registration District (1998-2006)

All the areas in Droitwich registration district became part of the county of Worcestershire on 1.4.1998.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Crowle

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Dodderhill

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Doverdale

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Droitwich Spa

Worcestershire

1998

2006

Created 1.4.1998 by renaming the parish of Droitwich. See also Table 2, note (t).

Elmbridge

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Elmley Lovett

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Hadzor

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Hampton Lovett

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Hanbury

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Hartlebury

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Himbleton

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Hindlip

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Huddington

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Martin Hussingtree

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

North Claines

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Oddingley

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Ombersley

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Salwarpe

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Stock & Bradley

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Tibberton

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Upton Warren

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).

Westwood

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (t).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Droitwich Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1863

(a)

Lost the parish of Grafton Manor to Bromsgrove registration district.

52 in 1861

25.3.1882

(b)

Lost detached parts of the parishes of Dodderhill and Upton Warren (which became parts of the parishes of Bromsgrove and Grafton Manor on 25.3.1882) to Bromsgrove registration district.

11 in 1881

25.3.1883

(c)

Gained parts of the parish of Upton Warren (which until 25.3.1883 formed two detached parts of the parish of Bromsgrove) from Bromsgrove registration district.

0 in 1891

1.10.1885

(d)

Lost the parish of South Claines (which until 30.9.1885 formed part of the parish of Claines) to Worcester registration district.

8582 in 1881

1.1.1915

(e)

Lost part of the parish of North Claines (which became part of the parish of Worcester on 9.11.1914) to Worcester registration district.

719 in 1911

1.3.1921

(f)

Lost part of the parish of Hartlebury (which became part of the parish of Lower Mitton on 1.10.1920) to Kidderminster registration district.

360 in 1911

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Hartlebury (which became part of the parish of Areley Kings on 1.10.1920) to Worcester registration district.

20 in 1911

1.4.1932

(h)

Gained the parishes of Abbotts Morton, Feckenham, and Inkberrow, from Alcester registration district.

3744 in 1931

1.7.1934

(l)

Lost the part in the parish of Stoke Prior (which until 1.4.1933 formed parts of the parishes of Dodderhill and Upton Warren), and the parish of Feckenham to Bromsgrove registration district.

2758 in 1931

(m)

Lost the parishes of Abbots Morton and Inkberrow to Evesham registration district.

1422 in 1931

(n)

Lost the part in the parish of Stourport (which until 1.4.1933 formed part of the parish of Hartlebury) to Kidderminster registration district.

536 in 1931

(o)

Lost the part in the parish of Worcester (which until 1.10.1931 formed part of the parish of North Claines) to Worcester registration district.

196 in 1931

(p)

Gained the parish of St. Martin County from Worcester registration district.

574 in 1931

1.4.1952

(q)

Lost part of the parish of St. Martin County (which became part of the parish of Spetchley on 1.4.1952) to Pershore registration district.

(r)

Lost parts of the parishes of Hindlip, North Claines, St. Martin County, and Warndon (which became parts of the parish of Worcester on 1.4.1952) to Worcester registration district.

1.4.1974

(s)

Lost the parish of Warndon (which was transferred from Worcestershire to the county of Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974) to Worcester registration district.

66 in 1971

1.4.2006 (abolished)

(t)

Lost the parishes of Crowle, Dodderhill, Doverdale, Droitwich, Elmbridge, Elmley Lovett, Hadzor, Hampton Lovett, Hanbury, Hartlebury, Himbleton, Hindlip, Huddington, Martin Hussingtree, North Claines, Oddingley, Ombersley, Salwarpe, Stock & Bradley, Tibberton, Upton Warren, and Westwood, to Worcestershire registration district.

 



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