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DURHAM WESTERN REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Durham Western Registration District

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Archdeacon Newton

Durham

1938

1974

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

Barforth

Durham

2000

2006

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

Barmpton

Durham

1938

1974

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

Barnard Castle

Durham

2000

2006

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

Barningham

Durham

2000

2006

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

Bishop Auckland

Durham

1938

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the Wear Valley unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (b).

Bishop Middleham

Durham

1974

2006

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

Bishopton

Durham

1938

1974

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

Blackwell

Durham

1938

1967

Abolished 1.4.1967 to become parts of the parishes of Hurworth, Darlington, and Cleasby. See also Table 2, notes (a), (g) and (i).

Bolam

Durham

2000

2006

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

Boldron

Durham

2000

2006

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

Bowes

Durham

2000

2006

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

Bradbury & the Isle

Durham

1974

2006

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

Brafferton

Durham

1938

1974

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

Brignall

Durham

2000

2006

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

Butterwick & Oldacres

Durham

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983 to become part of the parish of Sedgefield. See also Table 2, note (k).

Chilton

Durham

1974

2006

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

Cleatlam

Durham

2000

2006

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

Coatham Mundeville

Durham

1938

1974

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

Cockfield

Durham

2000

2006

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

Cornforth

Durham

1974

2006

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

Cotherstone

Durham

2000

2006

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

Crook & Willington

Durham

1938

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (b).

Dene Valley

Durham

2000

2006

Created 1.4.2000 out of the Wear Valley unparished area. See also Table 2, note (s).

Denton

Durham

1938

1974

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

East & West Newbiggin

Durham

1938

1974

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

Edmondbyers

Durham

1938

2006

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

Eggleston

Durham

2000

2006

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

Egglestone Abbey

Durham

2000

2006

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

Eldon

Durham

2003

2006

Created 1.4.2003 out of the parish of Shildon. See also Table 2, note (s).

Elstob

Durham

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983 to become part of the parish of Mordon. See also Table 2, note (k).

Embleton

Durham

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983 to become part of the parish of Sedgefield. See also Table 2, note (k).

Etherley

Durham

2000

2006

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

Evenwood & Barony

Durham

2000

2006

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

Ferryhill

Durham

1974

2006

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

Fishburn

Durham

1974

2006

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

Forest & Frith

Durham

2000

2006

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

Foxton & Shotton

Durham

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983 to become part of the parish of Sedgefield. See also Table 2, note (k).

Gainford

Durham

2000

2006

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

Gilmonby

Durham

2000

2006

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

Great Aycliffe

Durham

1938

1974

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

Great Aycliffe

Durham

1997

2006

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

Great Burdon

Durham

1938

1974

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

Great Stainton

Durham

1938

1974

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

Hamsterley

Durham

2000

2006

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

Headlam

Durham

2000

2006

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

Heighington

Durham

1938

1974

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

High Coniscliffe

Durham

1938

1974

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

Hilton

Durham

2000

2006

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

Holwick

Durham

2000

2006

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

Hope

Durham

2000

2006

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

Houghton le Side

Durham

1938

1974

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

Hunderthwaite

Durham

2000

2006

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

Hunstanworth

Durham

1938

2006

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

Hurworth

Durham

1938

1974

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

Hutton Magna

Durham

2000

2006

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

Ingleton

Durham

2000

2006

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

Killerby

Durham

1938

1974

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

Langleydale & Shotton

Durham

2000

2006

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

Langton

Durham

2000

2006

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

Lartington

Durham

2000

2006

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

Little Stainton

Durham

1938

1974

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

Low Coniscliffe

Durham

1938

1974

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

Low Dinsdale

Durham

1938

1974

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

Lunedale

Durham

2000

2006

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

Lynesack & Softley

Durham

2000

2006

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

Mainsforth

Durham

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983 to become parts of the parishes of Bishop Middleham and Ferryhill. See also Table 2, note (k).

Marwood

Durham

2000

2006

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

Mickleton

Durham

2000

2006

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

Middleton in Teesdale

Durham

2000

2006

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

Middleton St. George

Durham

1938

1974

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

Middridge

Durham

1983

2006

Created 1.4.1983 by renaming the village of Middridge. See also Table 2, note (s).

Middridge Village

Durham

1983

1983

Created 1.4.1983 out of the parish of Shildon. Renamed 21.12.1983 to become the parish of Middridge.

Mordon

Durham

1974

2006

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

Morton Palms

Durham

1938

1974

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

Morton Tinmouth

Durham

2000

2006

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

Neasham

Durham

1938

1974

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

Newbiggin

Durham

2000

2006

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

Ovington

Durham

2000

2006

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

Piercebridge

Durham

1938

1974

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

Preston le Skerne

Durham

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983 to become part of the parish of Mordon. See also Table 2, note (k).

Raby with Keverstone

Durham

2000

2006

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

Rokeby

Durham

2000

2006

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

Romaldkirk

Durham

2000

2006

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

Sadberge

Durham

1938

1974

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

Scargill

Durham

2000

2006

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

School Aycliffe

Durham

1938

1946

Abolished 1.4.1946 to become part of the parish of Heighington. See also Table 2, note (a).

Sedgefield

Durham

1974

2006

See Table 2, notes (k), (m), (o), (p) and (s).

Shildon

Durham

1938

2006

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

Sockburn

Durham

1938

1974

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

South Bedburn

Durham

2000

2006

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

South Cornsay

Durham

1938

1974

See Table 2, note (c).

Spennymoor

Durham

1938

2006

See Table 2, notes (a), (b), (d), (n) and (s).

Staindrop

Durham

2000

2006

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

Stanhope

Durham

1938

2006

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

Startforth

Durham

2000

2006

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

Stillington

Durham

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983 to become parts of the parishes of Mordon and Whitton. See also Table 2, notes (k) and (l).

Streatlam & Stainton

Durham

2000

2006

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

Summerhouse

Durham

1938

1974

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

Tow Law

Durham

1938

2006

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

Trimdon

Durham

1974

2006

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

Wackerfield

Durham

2000

2006

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

Walworth

Durham

1938

1974

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

Wear Valley*

Durham

1974

2006

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Bishop Auckland and Crook & Willington. See also Table 2, note (s).

West Auckland

Durham

2003

2006

Created 1.4.2003 out of the Wear Valley unparished area. See also Table 2, note (s).

Westwick

Durham

2000

2006

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

Whessoe

Durham

1938

1974

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

Whorlton

Durham

2000

2006

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

Windlestone

Durham

1974

2006

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

Winston

Durham

2000

2006

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

Witton le Wear

Durham

2000

2006

Created 1.4.2000 out of the Wear Valley unparished area. See also Table 2, note (s).

Wolsingham

Durham

1938

2006

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

Woodham

Durham

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983 to become parts of the parishes of Bradbury & the Isle & The Isle, Great Aycliffe, adn WIndlestone. See also Table 2, note (k).

Woodland

Durham

2000

2006

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

Wycliffe with Thorpe

Durham

2000

2006

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


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Durham Western Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.7.1938 (created)

(a)

Gained parts of the parishes of Shildon and Wolsingham (which until 1.4.1937 formed parts of the parishes of North Bedburn, Redworth, and Witton le Wear), and the parishes of Archdeacon Newton, Barmpton, Bishop Auckland, Blackwell, Brafferton, Coatham Mundeville, Crook & Willington, Denton, Great Aycliffe, Great Burdon, Heighington, High Coniscliffe, Houghton le Side, Hurworth, Killerby, Low Coniscliffe, Low Dinsdale, Middleton St. George, Morton Palms, Neasham, Piercebridge, Sadberge, School Aycliffe, Shildon, Sockburn, Spennymoor, Summerhouse, Walworth, and Whessoe, from Auckland registration district.

97581 in 1931

(b)

Gained parts of the parishes of Bishop Auckland, Crook & Willington, and Spennymoor (which until 1.4.1937 formed the parishes of Stockley and Tudhoe, and parts of the parishes of Brandon & Byshottles, Hett, and Willington) from Durham registration district.

15902 in 1931

(c)

Gained the parish of South Cornsay from Lanchester registration district.

121 in 1931

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Spennymoor (which until 1.4.1937 formed the parish of Low Spennymoor), and the parishes of Bishopton, East & West Newbiggin, Great Stainton, and Little Stainton, from Sedgefield registration district.

2128 in 1931

(e)

Gained the parishes of Edmondbyers, Hunstantworth, Stanhope, Tow Law,and Wolsingham, from Weardale registration district.

14147 in 1931

1.4.1952

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Great Aycliffe (which until 1.4.1952 formed part of the parish of Woodham) from Durham South Eastern registration district.

1.4.1967

(g)

Lost parts of the parishes of Blackwell, Great Burdon, Hurworth, and Low Coniscliffe (which became parts of the parish of Darlington on 1.4.1967) to Darlington registration district.

(h)

Gained parts of the parishes of Great Burdon, Hurworth, and Low Coniscliffe (which until 1.4.1967 formed parts of the parish of Darlington) from Darlington registration district.

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Blackwell (which became part of the parish of Cleasby on 1.4.1967) to Northallerton registration district.

1.4.1974

(j)

Lost the parishes of Archdeacon Newton, Barmpton, Bishopton, Brafferton, Coatham Mundeville, Denton, East & West Newbiggin, Great Aycliffe, Great Burdon, Great Stainton, Heighington, High Coniscliffe, Houghton le Side, Hurworth, Killerby, Little Stainton, Low Coniscliffe, Low Dinsdale, Middleton St. George, Morton Palms, Neasham, Piercebridge, Sadberge, Sockburn, Summerhouse, Walworth, and Whessoe, to Darlington registration district.

31838 in 1971

(k)

Gained the parishes of Bishop Middleham, Bradbury & the Isle, Butterwick & Oldacres, Chilton, Cornforth, Elstob, Embleton, Ferryhill, Fishburn, Foxton & Shotton, Mainsforth, Mordon, Preston le Skerne, Sedgefield, Stillington, Trimdon, Windlestone, and Woodham, from Durham Central & South Eastern registration district.

35021 in 1971

1.4.1983

(l)

Lost part of the parish of Stillington (which became part of the parish of Whitton on 1.4.1983) to Central Cleveland registration district.

 

(m)

Gained part of the parish of Sedgefield (which until 1.4.1983 formed part of the parish of Grindon) from Central Cleveland registration district.

 

1.4.1986

(n)

Lost part of the parish of Spennymoor (which became part of the parish of Croxdale & Hett on 1.4.1986) to Durham Central registration district.

 

1.4.1989

(o)

Lost part of the parish of Sedgefield (which became part of the parish of Grindon on 1.4.1989) to Central Cleveland registration district.

0 in 1989
(p)

Gained part of the parish of Sedgefield (which until 1.4.1983 formed part of the parish of Grindon) from Central Cleveland registration district.

7 in 1989

1.4.1997

(q)

Gained the parish of Great Aycliffe from Darlington registration district.

 

1.4.2000

(r)

Gained the parishes of Barforth, Barnard Castle, Barningham, Bolam, Boldron, Bowes, Brignall, Cleatlam, Cockfield, Cotherstone, Eggleston, Egglestone Abbey, Etherley, Evenwood & Barony, Forest & Frith, Gainford, Gilmonby, Hamsterley, Headlam, Hilton, Holwick, Hope, Hunderthwaite, Hutton Magna, Ingleton, Langleydale & Shotton, Langton, Lartington, Lunedale, Lynesack & Softley, Marwood, Mickleton, Middleton in Teesdale, Morton Tinmouth, Newbiggin, Ovington, Raby with Keverstone, Rokeby, Romaldkirk, Scargill, South Bedburn, Staindrop, Startforth, Streatlam & Stainton, Wackerfield, Westwick, Whorlton, Winston, Woodland, and Wycliffe with Thorpe, from Durham South Western registration district.

 

1.5.2006 (abolished)

(s)

Lost the Wear Valley unparished area, and the parishes of Barforth, Barnard Castle, Barningham, Bishop Middleham, Bolam, Boldron, Bowes, Bradbury & the Isle, Brignall, Chilton, Cleatlam, Cockfield, Cornforth, Cotherstone, Dene Valley, Edmondbyers, Eggleston, Egglestone Abbey, Eldon, Etherley, Evenwood & Barony, Ferryhill, Fishburn, Forest & Frith, Gainford, Gilmonby, Great Aycliffe, Hamsterley, Headlam, Hilton, Holwick, Hope, Hunderthwaite, Hunstanworth, Hutton Magna, Ingleton, Langleydale & Shotton, Langton, Lartington, Lunedale, Lynesack & Softley, Marwood, Mickleton, Middleton in Teesdale, Middridge, Mordon, Morton Tinmouth, Newbiggin, Ovington, Raby with Keverstone, Rokeby, Romaldkirk, Scargill, Sedgefield, Shildon, South Bedburn, Spennymoor, Staindrop, Stanhope, Startforth, Streatlam & Stainton, Tow Law, Trimdon, Wackerfield, West Auckland, Westwick, Whorlton, Windlestone, Winston, Witton le Wear, Wolsingham, Woodland, and Wycliffe with Thorpe, to County of Durham registration district.

 



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