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WEST LANCASHIRE REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in West Lancashire Registration District

Civil Parish (or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Aughton

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Bickerstaffe

Lancashire

1974

2005

See Table 2, notes (c), (e), (g) and (m).

Bispham

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Burscough

Lancashire

1983

2005

Created 1.4.1983 out of the unparished area of Ormskirk. See also Table 2, note (m).

Dalton

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Downholland

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Great Altcar

Lancashire

1974

2005

Created 1.4.1974 out of the parish of Altcar. See also Table 2, notes (a), (i) and (m).

Halsall

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Hesketh-with-Becconsall

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Hilldale

Lancashire

1999

2005

Created 1.4.1999 out of the parish of Wrightington. See als Table 2, note (m).

Lathom

Lancashire

1983

2005

Created 1.4.1983 out of the unparished area of Ormskirk. See also Table 2, note (m).

Newburgh

Lancashire

1983

2005

Created 1.4.1983 out of the unparished area of Ormskirk. See also Table 2, note (m).

North Meols

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Ormskirk

Lancashire

1974

2005

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Burscough, Lathom, and Ormskirk. Abolished 1.4.1983 and divided between the parishes of Burscough, Lathom and Newburgh. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (m).

Parbold

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Rufford

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Scarisbrick

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Simonswood

Lancashire

1994

2005

See Table 2, notes (f), (j) and (m).

Skelmersdale

Lancashire

1974

2005

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Skelmersdale. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (m).

Tarleton

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Up Holland

Lancashire

1983

2005

Created 1.4.1983 out of the unparished area of Upholland. See also Table 2, note (m).

Upholland

Lancashire

1983

2005

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Upholland. Abolished 1.4.1983 and divided between the parishes of Up Holland and Wrightington, and the unparished area of Skelmersdale. See also Table 2, note (c).

Wrightington

Lancashire

1974

2005

See Table 2, notes (b), (d), (e), (k), (l) and (m).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting West Lancashire Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.4.1974 (created)

(a)

Gained the parish of Great Altcar (which until 1.4.1974 formed part of the parish of Altcar) from Crosby registration district.

253 in 1971

(b)

Gained the parishes of Dalton, Parbold, and Wrightington, from Ince registration district.

5944 in 1971

(c)

Gained the parishes of Aughton, Bickerstaffe, Bispham, Downholland, Halsall, Hesketh-with-Becconsall, North Meols, Rufford, Scarisbrick, and Tarleton, and the unparished areas of Ormskirk, Skelmersdale, and Upholland, from Ormskirk registration district.

82280 in 1971

1.4.1982

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Wrightington (which until 1.4.1982 formed part of the parish of Shevington) from Wigan registration district.

45 in 1981

1.4.1994

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Wrightington (which became part of the parish of Coppull on 1.4.1994) to Chorley registration district.

0 in 1993

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Simonswood (which was transferred from Merseyside to Lancashire on 1.4.1994) from Knowsley registration district.  

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Bickerstaffe (which became part of the Merseyside parish of Rainford on 1.4.1994) to St. Helens registration district.

0 in 1993

(h)

Lost parts of the parishes of Downholland, Halsall, North Meols and Scarisbrick which became part of the unparished area of Southport in the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1994) to Sefton North registration district.

3 in 1993

(i)

Gained parts of the parishes of Downholland, Great Altcar, and North Meols (which until 1.4.1994 formed parts of the unparished area of Southport in the county of Merseyside on 1.4.1994) from Sefton North registration district.

10 in 1993

(j)

Gained part of the parish of Simonswood (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the Lancashire parish of Melling) from Sefton South registration district.  

(k)

Lost parts of the parish of Wrightington (which became part of the unparished area of Standish-with-Langtree, and part of the parish of Shevington on 1.4.1994) to Wigan registration district.

 

(l)

Gained parts of the parish of Wrightington (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the unparished area of Standish-with-Langtree, and part of the parish of Shevington) from Wigan registration district.  

1.6.2005 (abolished)

(m)

Lost the constituent parishes of Aughton, Bickerstaffe, Bispham, Burscough, Dalton, Downholland, Great Altcar, Halsall, Hesketh-with-Becconsall, Hilldale, Lathom, Newburgh, North Meols, Parbold, Rufford, Scarisbrick, Simonswood, Tarleton, Up Holland, and Wrightington, and the unparished areas of Ormskirk and Skelmersdale, to Lancashire registration district.  

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