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SUNDERLAND REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Bishopwearmouth

Durham

1837

1897

Abolished 25.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Sunderland.

Bishopwearmouth Panns

Durham

1837

1897

Abolished 25.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Sunderland.

Bishopwearmouth Without

Durham

1894

1928

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Bishopwearmouth. Abolished 1.4.1928 to become part of the parish of Sunderland.

Ford

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (c).

Fulwell

Durham

1837

1928

Abolished 1.4.1928 to become part of the parish of Sunderland.

Hylton

Durham

1837

1938

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

Monkwearmouth

Durham

1837

1897

Abolished 25.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Sunderland.

Monkwearmouth Shore

Durham

1837

1897

Abolished 25.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Sunderland.

Monkwearmouth Without

Durham

1894

1895

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Monkwearmouth. Abolished 9.11.1895 to become part of the parish of Monkwearmouth.

Ryhope

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (c).

Ryehope Within

Durham

1894

1897

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Ryhope in Sunderland County Borough. Abolished 25.3.1897 to become part of the parish of Sunderland.

Southwick

Durham

1837

1928

Abolished 1.4.1928 to become part of the parish of Sunderland.

Sunderland

Durham

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the Sunderland unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (a), (b), (e), (f), (h) and (g).

Tunstall

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (c).

Washington

Durham

1937

1938

That part which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Hylton. See also Table 2, note (d).


Table 1B: List of Places in Sunderland Registration District (from 1974)

All the areas in Sunderland registration district became part of the county of Tyne & Wear on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Burdon

Tyne & Wear

1974

See Table 2, note (i).

Hetton

Tyne & Wear

1974

See Table 2, note (j).

Sunderland

Tyne & Wear

1974

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Houghton le Spring, Sunderland, and Washington, and parts of the parishes of Birtley, Harraton, and South Biddick. See also Table 2, note (j).

Warden Law

Tyne & Wear

1974

See Table 2, note (i).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Sunderland Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.4.1928

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Sunderland (which until 1.4.1928 formed part of the parish of Silksworth) from Houghton le Spring registration district.

54 in 1921

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Sunderland (which until 1.4.1928 formed part of the parish of Whitburn) from South Shields registration district.

5 in 1921

1.7.1938

(c)

Lost the parishes of Ford, Hylton, Ryhope, and Tunstall, to Durham Eastern registration district.

21945 in 1931

(d)

Lost the part in the parish of Washington (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Hylton) to Durham Northern registration district.

17 in 1931

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Sunderland (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Silksworth) from Houghton le Spring registration district.

64 in 1931

1.4.1951

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Sunderland (which until 1.4.1951 formed parts of the parishes of Ford, Hylton, and Silksworth) from Durham Eastern registration district.

1.4.1967

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Sunderland (which until 1.4.1967 formed the parish of Tunstall, and parts of the parishes of Burdon, Ford, Herrington, Hylton, Offerton, Ryhope, Seaham, and Silksworth) from Durham Eastern registration district.

(h)

Lost part of the parish of Sunderland (which became part of the parish of Houghton le Spring on 1.4.1967) to Durham Northern registration district.

1.4.1974

(i)

Gained the parishes of Burdon and Warden Law from Durham Eastern registration district.

95 in 1971

(j)

Gained part of the Sunderland unparished area (which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Houghton le Spring and Washington, and  parts of the parishes of Birtley, Harraton, and South Biddick), and the parish of Hetton, from Durham Northern registration district.

73335 in 1971



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