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ST. HELENS REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in St. Helens Registration District (1837-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

St. Helens

Lancashire

1935

1974

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

Table 1B: List of Places in St. Helens Registration District (from 1974)

All the areas in St. Helens registration district became part of the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Billinge Chapel End

Merseyside

1974

Created 1.4.1974 out of the parish of Billinge & Winstanley. See also Table 2, notes (c). (m) and (n).

Bold

Merseyside

1974

See Table 2, notes (f), (g), (j) and (k).

Eccleston

Merseyside

1974

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

Haydock

Merseyside

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Haydock. See also Table 2, notes (d), (j), (m) and (n).

Newton-le-Willows

Merseyside

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Newton le Willows. See also Table 2, notes (d), (j), (k), (m) and (n).

Rainford

Merseyside

1974

See Table 2, notes (f), (l) and (n).

Rainhill

Merseyside

1974

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

St. Helens

Merseyside

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of St. Helens. See also Table 2, notes (d).

Seneley Green

Merseyside

1974

Created 1.4.1974 out of the parish of Ashton in Makerfield. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (m).

Windle

Merseyside

1974

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

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting St. Helens Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.7.1935 (created)

(a)

Gained the parish of St. Helens from Prescot registration district.

107452 in 1931

1.4.1954

(b)

Gained part of the parish of St. Helens (which until 1.4.1954 formed part of the parish of Windle) from Prescot registration district.

1.4.1974

(c)

Gained the parishes of Billinge Chapel End and Seneley Green (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974) from Ince registration district.

11528 in 1971

(d)

Gained the unparished areas of Haydock and Newton le Willows (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974) from Newton registration district.

36347 in 1971

(e)

Gained the parishes of Eccleston, Rainhill, and Windle (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974) from Prescot registration district.

26419 in 1971

(f)

Gained the parishes of Bold and Rainford (which were transferred from Lancashire to the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1974) from Widnes registration district.

8404 in 1971

1.4.1994

(g)

Lost parts of the parish of Bold (which became parts of the unparished area of Widnes in the county of Cheshire on 1.4.1994) to Halton registration district

120 in 1993

(h)

Lost parts of the parishes of Eccleston and Rainhill (which became parts of the parishes of Cronton, Knowsley, Prescot, and Whiston on 1.4.1994) to Knowsley registration district.

2 in 1993

(i)

Gained parts of the parishes of Eccleston, Rainhill, and Windle (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the unparished areas of Kirkby, and parts of the parishes of Cronton, Knowsley, Prescot, and Whiston) from Knowsley registration district.

210 in 1993

(j) Lost parts of the unparished areas of Haydock and Newton-le-Willows and parts of the parish of Bold (which on 1.4.1994 became parts of the Cheshire parishes of Burtonwood, Croft, Cuerdley, Culcheth & Glazebury, and Winwick) to Warrington registration district.

10 in 1993

(k)

Gained parts of the unparished area of Newton-le-Willows and part of the parish of Bold (which until 1.4.1994 formed parts of the Cheshire parishes of Burtonwood and Winwick) from Warrington registration district.

0 in 1993

(l)

Gained part of the parish of Rainford (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the Lancashire parish of Bickerstaffe) from West Lancashire registration district.

0 in 1993

(m)

Lost parts of the unparished areas of Haydock and Newton-le-Willows and parts of the parishes of Billinge Chapel End and Seneley Green (which became parts of the unparished area of Orrell on 1.4.1994) to Wigan registration district.

 

(n)

Gained parts of the unparished areas of Haydock and Newton-le-Willows, and parts of the parishes of Billinge Chapel End and Rainford (which until 1.4.1994 formed parts of the unparished area of Orrell) from Wigan registration district.

 


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