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ROCHFORD REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Rochford Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Ashingdon

Essex

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (h).

Barling

Essex

1837

1946

Abolished 1.4.1946 and added to the parish of Barling Magna.

Barling Magna

Essex

1946

1974

Created 1.4.1946 out of the parishes of Little Wakerling, Barling and Great Wakering. See also Table 2, note (h).

Canewdon

Essex

1837

1974

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

Canvey Island

Essex

1880

1939

Created 15.6.1880 out of the parishes of Bowers Gifford, Hadleigh, Laindon, North Benfleet, Pitsea, Prittlewell, South Benfleet, Southchurch and Vange. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (f).

Canvey Island

Essex

1962

1974

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

Eastwood

Essex

1837

1946

Abolished 1.4.1946 and added to the parish of Canewdon.

Foulness

Essex

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (h).

Great Stambridge

Essex

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and added to the parish of Stambridge.

Great Wakering

Essex

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (h).

Hadleigh

Essex

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (f).

Hadleigh

Essex

1962

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to the Castle Point unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (g) and (h).

Havengore

Essex

1837

1946

Abolished 1.4.1946 and added to the parish of Foulness.

Hawkwell

Essex

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (h).

Hockley

Essex

1837

1974

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

Hullbridge

Essex

1964

1974

Created 1.4.1964 out of the parish of Hockley. See also Table 2, note (h).

Leigh

Essex

1837

1913

Abolished 9.11.1913 and added to the parish of Southend-on-Sea.

Little Stambridge

Essex

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and added to the parish of Stambridge.

Little Wakering

Essex

1837

1946

Abolished 1.4.1946 and divided between the parishes of Barling Magna, Foulness, Canewdon and Great Wakering.

North Shoebury

Essex

1837

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 and divided between the parishes of Great Wakering and Southend-on-Sea.

Paglesham

Essex

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (h).

Prittlewell

Essex

1837

1913

Abolished 9.11.1913 and added to the parish of Southend-on-Sea.

Rawreth

Essex

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to the Rochford unparished area. See also Table 2, note (h).

Rayleigh

Essex

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to the Rochford unparished area. See also Table 2, note (h).

Rochford

Essex

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (h).

Shopland

Essex

1837

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 and divided between the parishes of Sutton and Southend-on-Sea.

South Benfleet

Essex

1848

1939

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

South Benfleet

Essex

1962

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to the Castle Point unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (g) and (h).

South Fambridge

Essex

1837

1946

Abolished 1.4.1946 and added to the parish of Ashingdon.

South Shoebury

Essex

1837

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 and added to the parish of Southend-on-Sea.

Southchurch

Essex

1837

1913

Abolished 9.11.1913 and added to the parish of Southend-on-Sea.

Southend-on-Sea

Essex

1913

1939

Created 9.11.1913 out of the parishes of Prittlewell, Leigh, Southchurch and Eastwood. See also Table 2, note (e).

Stambridge

Essex

1934

1974

Created 1.4.1934 out of the parishes of Great Stambridge and Little Stambridge. See also Table 2, note (h).

Sutton

Essex

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (h).

Thundersley

Essex

1848

1939

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

Thundersley

Essex

1962

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to the Castle Point unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (g) and (h).

Woodham Ferrers

Essex

1934

1939

That part which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Hockley. See also Table 2, note (c).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Rochford Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

7.2.1848

(a)

Gained the parishes of South Benfleet and Thundersley from Billericay registration district.

1303 in 1841

15.6.1880

(b)

Gained parts of the parish of Canvey Island (which until 15.6.1880 formed detached parts of the parishes of Bowers Gifford, Laindon, North Benfleet, Pitsea and Vange) from Billericay registration district.

176 in 1891

1.7.1939

(c)

Lost the part in the parish of Woodham Ferrers (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Hockley) to Chelmsford registration district.

1 in 1931

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Canewdon (which until 1.4.1934 formed parts of the parishes of Althorne and Creeksea) from Maldon registration district.

4 in 1931

(e)

Lost the parish of Southend-on-Sea to Southend-on-Sea registration district.

129783 in 1931

(f)

Lost the parishes of Canvey Island, Hadleigh, South Benfleet and Thundersley, to Thurrock registration district.

15623 in 1931

1.4.1962

(g)

Gained the parishes of Canvey Island, Hadleigh, South Benfleet and Thundersley, from Thurrock registration district.

n/a

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(h)

Lost  the parishes of Canvey Island, Hadleigh, South Benfleet and Thundersley (which all became parts of the Castle Point unparished area on 1.4.1974), the parishes of Rawreth and Rayleigh (which both became parts of the Rochford unparished area on 1.4.1974),and the parishes of Ashingdon, Barling Magna, Canewdon, Foulness, Great Wakering,  Hawkwell, Hockley, Hullbridge, Paglesham, Stambridge and Sutton, to Southend-on-Sea registration district.

142319 in 1971



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