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HONITON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Honiton Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Awliscombe

Devon

1837

Axminster

Devon

1953

Created 1.4.1953 by renaming the parish of Axminster Town.

Axminster Hamlets

Devon

1936

1962

Abolished 1.4.1962 to become parts of the parishes of Axminster and Chardstock. See also Table 2, note (c).

Axminster Town

Devon

1936

1953

Renamed 1.4.1953 to become the parish of Axminster. See also Table 2, note (c).

Axmouth

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Beer

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Branscombe

Devon

1837

Broadhembury

Devon

1837

Buckerell

Devon

1837

Chardstock

Devon

1936

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

Colyton

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Combe Raleigh

Devon

1837

Combpyne

Devon

1936

1939

Abolished 1.4.1939 to become part of the parish of Combpyne Rousdon. See also Table 2, note (c).

Combpyne Rousdon

Devon

1939

Created 1.4.1939 out of the parishes of Axmouth, Combpyne, and Rousdon.

Cotleigh

Devon

1837

Dalwood

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Dunkeswell

Devon

1837

Farway

Devon

1837

See Table 2, note (d).

Feniton

Devon

1837

Gittisham

Devon

1837

Harpford

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (e).

Hawkchurch

Devon

1936

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

Honiton

Devon

1837

Kilmington

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Luppitt

Devon

1837

Membury

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Monkton

Devon

1837

Musbury

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Newton Poppleford & Harpford

Devon

1974

See Table 2, note (k).

Northleigh

Devon

1837

Offwell

Devon

1837

Ottery St. Mary

Devon

1837

Payhembury

Devon

1837

Plymtree

Devon

1837

Rousdon

Devon

1936

1939

Abolished 1.4.1939 to become part of the parish of Combpyne Rousdon. See also Table 2, note (c).

Salcombe Regis

Devon

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the parish of Sidmouth.

Seaton

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Sheldon

Devon

1837

See Table 2, note (g).

Shute

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Sidbury

Devon

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the parish of Sidmouth.

Sidmouth

Devon

1837

See Table 2, note (f).

Southleigh

Devon

1837

See Table 2, note (a).

Stockland

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Talaton

Devon

1837

Uplyme

Devon

1936

See Table 2, note (c).

Upottery

Devon

1837

Venn Ottery

Devon

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Harpford.

Widworthy

Devon

1837

Yarcombe

Devon

1895

See Table 2, note (b).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Honiton Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

25.3.1885

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Southleigh (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Colyton) from Axminster registration district.

36 in 1891

1.6.1895

(b)

Gained the parish of Yarcombe from Chard registration district.

647 in 1891

1.7.1936

(c)

Gained the parishes of Axminster Hamlets, Axminster Town, Axmouth, Beer, Chardstock, Colyton, Combpyne, Dalwood, Hawkchurch, Kilmington, Membury, Musbury, Rousdon, Seaton, Shute, Stockland, and Uplyme, from Axminster registration district.

15085 in 1931

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Farway (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Colyton) from Axminster registration district.

0 in 1931

(e)

Lost the parish of Harpford to Devon Central registration district.

327 in 1931

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Sidmouth (which until 1.4.1935 formed part of the parish of Otterton) from St. Thomas registration district.

0 in 1931

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Sheldon (which became part of the parish of Kentisbeare on 1.4.1935) to Tiverton registration district.

0 in 1931

1.4.1966

(h)

Lost parts of the parish of Hawkchurch (which became parts of the parishes of Marshwood, Thorncombe, Whitechurch Canonicorum, and Wootton Fitzpaine on 1.4.1966) to Bridport registration district.

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Hawkchurch (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Wootton Fitzpaine) from Bridport registration district.

(j)

Lost parts of the parish of Chardstock (which became parts of the parishes of Chard and Wambrook on 1.4.1966) to Chard registration district.

1.4.1974

(k)

Gained the parish of Newton Poppleford & Harpford from Devon Central registration district.

1352 in 1971

1.4.1998 (abolished)

(l)

Lost the constituent parishes of Awliscombe, Axminster, Axmouth, Beer, Branscombe, Broadhembury, Buckerell, Chardstock, Colyton, Combe Raleigh, Combpyne Rousdon, Cotleigh, Dalwood, Dunkeswell, Farway, Feniton, Gittisham, Hawkchurch, Honiton, Kilmington, Luppitt, Membury, Monkton, Musbury, Newton Poppleford & Harpford, Northleigh, Offwell, Ottery St. Mary, Payhembury, Plymtree, Seaton, Sheldon, Shute, Sidmouth, Southleigh, Stockland, Talaton, Uplyme, Upottery, Widworthy, and Yarcombe, to East Devon registration district.

 


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