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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Bewdley

Worcestershire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (a).

Broom

Staffordshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Staffordshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844. Abolished 1.4.1953 to become part of the parish of Broome.

Worcestershire

1844

1953

Broome

Worcestershire

1953

1974

Created 1.4.1953 out of the parishes of Broom and Chaddesley Corbett.

Chaddesley Corbett

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Churchill

Worcestershire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Churchill & Blakedown.

Churchill & Blakedown

Worcestershire

1933

1974

Created 1.4.1933 out of the parishes of Hagley, Churchill, and Kidderminster Foreign. See also Table 2, note (c).

Dowles

Shropshire

1837

1895

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 30.9.1895. Abolished 1.4.1933 to become parts of the parishes of Bewdley, Upper Arley, and Kidderminster Foreign.

Worcestershire

1895

1933

Kidderminster Borough

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Kidderminster Foreign

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Lower Mitton

Worcestershire

1837

1928

Abolished 1.4.1928 to become part of the parish of Stourport. See also Table 2, note (b).

Ribbesford

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Rock

Worcestershire

1934

1974

See Table 2, note (d).

Rushock

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Stone

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Stourport

Worcestershire

1928

1974

Created 1.4.1928 from the parishes of Lower Mitton and Upper Mitton. See also Table 2, notes (e), (f) and (g).

Upper Arley

Staffordshire

1837

1895

Transferred from Staffordshire to Worcestershire on 30.9.1895.

Worcestershire

1895

1974

Wolverley

Worcestershire

1837

1974

Renamed 1.4.1974 to become the parish of Wolverley & Cookley.

Wribbenhall

Worcestershire

1901

1974

Created 1.4.1901 out of the parish of Kidderminster Foreign.

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

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

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Bewdley

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Broome

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Chaddesley Corbett

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Churchill & Blakedown

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Kidderminster

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the municipal borough of Kidderminster, and the parish of Kidderminster Borough.

Kidderminster Foreign

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Ribbesford

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Rock

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Rushock

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Stone

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Stourport on Severn

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Upper Arley

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Wolverley & Cookley

Hereford & Worcester

1974

1998

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming the parish of Wolverley.

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

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

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Bewdley

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Broome

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Chaddesley Corbett

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Churchill & Blakedown

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Kidderminster

Worcestershire

1998

2006

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the municipal borough of Kidderminster, and the parish of Kidderminster Borough. See also Table 2, note (h).

Kidderminster Foreign

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Ribbesford

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Rock

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Rushock

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Stone

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Stourport on Severn

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Upper Arley

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Wolverley & Cookley

Worcestershire

1998

2006

See Table 2, note (h).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Kidderminster Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

17.12.1881

(a)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Bewdley, including Wyre Forest (which became part of the parish of Rock on 17.12.1881) to Cleobury Mortimer registration district.

171 in 1881

1.3.1921

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Lower Mitton (which until 1.10.1920 formed part of the parish of Hartlebury) from Droitwich registration district.

360 in 1911

1.7.1934

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Churchill & Blakedown (which until 1.4.1933 formed part of the parish of Hagley) from Bromsgrove registration district.

575 in 1931

(d)

Gained the parish of Rock from Cleobury Mortimer registration district.

1578 in 1931

(e)

Gained parts of the parish of Stourport (which until 1.4.1933 formed part of the parish of Hartlebury) from Droitwich registration district.

536 in 1931

(f)

Gained parts of the parish of Stourport (which until 1.4.1933 formed parts of the parishes of Areley Kings and Astley) from Worcester registration district.

835 in 1931

1.4.1953

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Stourport (which until 1.4.1953 formed part of the parish of Astley) from Martley registration district.

1.4.2006 (abolished)

(h)

Lost the constituent parishes of Bewdley, Broome, Chaddesley Corbett, Churchill & Blakedown, Kidderminster Foreign, Ribbesford, Rock, Rushock, Stone, Stourport on Severn, Upper Arley, and Wolverley & Cookley, and the unparished area of Kidderminster, to Worcestershire registration district.

 


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