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READING REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Caversham

Oxfordshire

1914

1916

Abolished 1.4.1916 to become part of the parish of Reading. See also Table 2, note (d).

Reading

Berkshire

1905

1974

Created 31.3.1905 from the parishes of St. Mary, St. Giles, and St. Lawrence. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the Reading unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (f0.

St. Giles

Berkshire

1837

1905

Abolished 31.3.1905 to become part of the parish of Reading. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (b).

St. Lawrence

Berkshire

1837

1905

Abolished 31.3.1905 to become part of the parish of Reading. See also Table 2, note (a).

St. Mary

Berkshire

1837

1905

Abolished 31.3.1905 to become part of the parish of Reading. See also Table 2, note (a).


Table 1B: List of Places in Reading Registration District (from 1998)

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Reading*

Berkshire

1998

Unparished area (including the town of Readnig). See also Table 2, note (f).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Reading Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1889

(a)

Gained parts of the parishes of St. Giles and St. Mary (which until 24.3.1889 formed parts of the parishes of Burghfield, and Tilehurst) from Bradfield registration district.

2157 in 1891

(b)

Gained part of the parish of St. Giles (which until 24.3.1889 formed parts of the parishes of Earley and Shinfield in Reading Municipal Borough) from Wokingham registration district.

6203 in 1891

1.5.1912

(c)

Gained parts of the parish of Reading (which until 9.11.1911 formed parts of the parishes of Theale and Tilehurst) from Bradfield registration district.

2710 in 1911

1.5.1914

(d)

Gained the parish of Caversham from Henley registration district.

9785 in 1911

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(e)

Lost the parish of Reading (which became part of the Reading unparished area on 1.4.1974) to Reading & Wokingham registration district.

131693 in 1971

1.4.1998
(re-created)

(f)

Gained the Reading unparished area from Reading & Wokingham registration district.

 



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