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THETFORD REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Thetford Registration District

The Suffolk areas in Thetford registration district became part of the county of West Suffolk on 1.4.1889.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Barnham

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Barningham

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Blo Norton

Norfolk

1902

1938

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

Brandon

Suffolk and Norfolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (d).

West Suffolk and Norfolk

1889

1895

Norfolk

1895

1938

Brettenham

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (f).

Bridgham

Norfolk

1902

1938

See Table 2, note (b).

Coney Weston

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Cranwich

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (f).

Croxton

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (f).

East Harling

Norfolk

1902

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Harling. See also Table 2, note (b).

East Wretham

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Wretham.

Euston

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Fakenham Magna

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Feltwell

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (e).

Feltwell Anchor

Norfolk

1837

1929

Abolished 1.10.1929 to become part of the parish of Feltwell.

Garboldisham

Norfolk

1902

1938

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

Gasthorpe

Norfolk

1902

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Riddlesworth.

Great & Little Snarehill

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Brettenham.

Harling

Norfolk

1902

1938

Created 1.4.1935 from the parishes of East Harling and West Harling. See also Table 2, note (f).

Hepworth

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Hockwold cum Wilton

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (e).

Honington

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Hopton

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Kilverstone

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (f).

Knettishall

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Lynford

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (f).

Market Weston

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Methwold

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (e).

Mundford

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (f).

North Lopham

Norfolk

1902

1938

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

Northwold

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (e).

Redmere

Norfolk

1837

1865

See Table 2, note (a).

Riddlesworth

Norfolk

1902

1938

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

Rushford

Norfolk and Suffolk

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Brettenham.

Norfolk and West Suffolk

1889

1894

Norfolk

1894

1935

Rymer

Suffolk

1837

1881

Abolished 17.12.1881 to become part of the parish of Fakenham Magna.

Santon

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Lynford.

St. Cuthbert

Norfolk and Suffolk

1837

1889

In 1889 the Suffolk part of the parish of St. Cuthbert became part of Norfolk, so that thereafter St. Cuthbert was wholly in Norfolk. Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Thetford.

Norfolk

1889

1924

St. Mary

Norfolk and Suffolk

1837

1889

In 1889 the Suffolk part of the parish of St. Mary became part of Norfolk, so that thereafter St. Cuthbert was wholly in Norfolk. Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Thetford.

Norfolk

1889

1924

St. Peter

Norfolk

1837

1924

Abolished 1.4.1924 to become part of the parish of Thetford.

Santon Downham

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (d).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Sapriston

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

South Lopham

Norfolk

1902

1938

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

Sturston

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (f).

Thelneatham

Suffolk

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (c).

West Suffolk

1889

1938

Thetford

Norfolk

1924

1938

Created 1.4.1924 from the parishes of St. Cuthbert, St. Mary, and St. Peter. See also Table 2, note (f).

Weeting with Bromehill

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (f).

West Harling

Norfolk

1902

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Harling. See also Table 2, note (b).

West Tofts

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Lynford.

West Wretham

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Wretham.

Wretham

Norfolk

1935

1938

Created 1.4.1935 out of the parishes of West Wretham, East Wretham, and Illington. See also Table 2, note (f).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Thetford Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

26.7.1865

(a)

Lost the parish of Redmere to Ely registration district.

18 in 1861

1.4.1902

(b)

Gained the parishes of Blo Norton, Bridgham, East Harling, Garboldisham, Gasthorpe, North Lopham, Riddlesworth, South Lopham, and West Harling, from Guiltcross registration district.

1855 in 1901

1.7.1938

(c)

Lost the parishes of Barnham, Barningham, Coney Weston, Euston, Fakenham Magna, Hepworth, Honington, Hopton, Knettishall, Market Weston, Sapiston, and Thelnetham, to Bury St. Edmunds registration district.

2979 in 1931

(d)

Lost the parishes of Brandon and Santon Downham to Newmarket registration district.

2780 in 1931

1.1.1939 (abolished)

(e)

Lost the parishes of Feltwell, Hockwold cum Wilton, Methwold, and Northwold, to Downham registration district.

4483 in 1931

(f)

Lost the parishes of Blo Norton, Brettenham, Bridgham, Cranwich, Croxton, Garboldisham, Harling, Kilverstone, Lynford, Mundford, North Lopham, Riddlesworth, South Lopham, Sturston, Thetford, Weeting with Bromehill, and Wretham, to Wayland registration district.

9262 in 1931


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