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WISBECH REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

All the Cambridgeshire areas in Wisbech registration district became part of the county of Isle of Ely on 1.4.1889. All the areas in Wisbech registration district became part of the county of Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely on 1.4.1965.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Clenchwarton

Norfolk

1837

1938

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

Elm

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (r).

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Emneth

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (m).

Leverington

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Marshland St. James

Norfolk

1935

1938

Created 1.4.1935 out of the parishes of Walpole St. Peter, West Walton, Walsoken, Terrington St. Clement, Emneth, Terrington St. John, Walpole St. Andrew, Tilney St. Lawrence, Tilney All Saints, Clenchwarton, Tilney with Islington, and Outwell. See also Table 2, note (m).

Newton

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Outwell

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Created 1.4.1889 from the Cambridgeshire part of the parish of Outwell.

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Outwell

Norfolk and Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

In 1889 the Cambridgeshire part of the parish of Outwell became a separate parish in the Isle of Ely. See also Table 2, notes (n) and (o).

Norfolk

1889

1938

Parson Drove

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

See Table 2, notes (i) and (j).

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Terrington St. Clement

Norfolk

1837

1938

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

Terrington St. John

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (m).

Tilney All Saints

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (m).

Tilney St. Lawrence

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (m).

Tilney with Islington

Norfolk

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become parts of the parishes of Tilney St. Lawrence and Marshland St. James.

Tydd St. Giles

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

See Table 2, notes (k) and (l).

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Upwell

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Created 1.4.1889 from the Cambridgeshire part of the parish of Upwell.

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Upwell

Norfolk and Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

In 1889 the Cambridgeshire part of the parish of Upwell became a separate parish in the Isle of Ely. See also Table 2, notes (a), (b), (c), (n), (p) and (q).

Norfolk

1889

1938

Walpole St. Andrew

Norfolk

1837

1938

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

Walpole St. Peter

Norfolk

1837

1938

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

Walsoken

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (m).

Walsoken Hungate

Norfolk

1894

1934

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Emneth in Walsoken Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Walsoken.

West Walton

Norfolk

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (m).

Wisbech St. Mary

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Wisbech St. Peter

Cambridgeshire

1837

1889

Renamed 1.4.1974 to become the parish of Wisbech. See also Table 2, note (s).

Isle of Ely

1889

1965

Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely

1965

1974

Table 1B: List of Places in Wisbech Registration District (1974-80)

All the areas in Wisbech registration district became part of the county of Cambridgeshire on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Elm

Cambridgeshire

1974

1980

See Table 2, note (t)

Leverington

Cambridgeshire

1974

1980

See Table 2, note (t)

Newton

Cambridgeshire

1974

1980

See Table 2, note (t)

Outwell

Cambridgeshire

1974

1980

See Table 2, note (t)

Parson Drove

Cambridgeshire

1974

1980

See Table 2, note (t)

Tydd St. Giles

Cambridgeshire

1974

1980

See Table 2, note (t)

Upwell

Cambridgeshire

1974

1980

See Table 2, note (t)

Wisbech

Cambridgeshire

1974

1980

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming the parish of Wisbech. See also Table 2, note (t).

Wisbech St. Mary

Cambridgeshire

1974

1980

See Table 2, note (t)

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Wisbech Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1884

(a)

Lost the Cambridgeshire part of the parish of Upwell, including Bensleys Farm (which became part of the parish of Welney on 24.3.1884) to Downham registration district.

6 in 1891

(b)

Lost the Norfolk part of the parish of Upwell (which became part of the parish of Welney on 24.3.1884) to Downham registration district.

8 in 1891

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Upwell (which until 24.3.1884 formed the Norfolk part of the parish of Welney, including Halfpenny Toll House, Cock Fen Farm, etc.) from Downham registration district.

29 in 1891

25.3.1885

(d)

Lost two detached parts of the parish of Clenchwarton (which became parts of the parishes of North Lynn and West Lynn on 25.3.1885) to Kings Lynn registration district.

0 in 1891

1.11.1897

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Terrington St. Clement (which became part of the parish of Central Wingland on 30.9.1897) to Holbeach registration district.

0 in 1891

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Terrington St. Clement (which until 30.9.1897 formed part of the parish of Central Wingland) from Holbeach registration district.

0 in 1891

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Walpole St. Andrew (which became part of the parish of Central Wingland on 30.9.1897) to Holbeach registration district.

4 in 1891

(h)

Lost part of the parish of Walpole St. Peter (which became part of the parish of Central Wingland on 30.9.1897) to Holbeach registration district.

42 in 1891

1.1.1936

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Parson Drove (which became part of the parish of Sutton St. Edmund on 1.4.1934) to East Elloe registration district.

12 in 1931

(j)

Gained parts of the parish of Parson Drove (which until 1.1.1936 formed parts of the parishes of Sutton St. Edmund and Tydd St. Mary) from Holbeach registration district.

156 in 1931

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Tydd St. Giles (which became part of the parish of Tydd St. Mary on 1.4.1934) to East Elloe registration district.

14 in 1931

(l)

Gained part of the parish of Tydd St. Giles (which until 1.1.1936 formed part of the parish of Tydd St. Mary) from Holbeach registration district.

6 in 1931

1.4.1938

(m)

Lost the parishes of Clenchwarton, Emneth, Marshland St. James, Terrington St. Clement, Terrington St. John, Tilney All Saints, Tilney St. Lawrence, Walpole St. Andrew, Walpole St. Peter, Walsoken, and West Walton, to Freebridge Lynn registration district.

12242 in 1931

(n)

Lost the Norfolk parishes of Outwell and Upwell to Downham registration district.

2893 in 1931

(o)

Lost part of the Norfolk parish of Outwell (which became part of the parish of Nordelph on 1.10.1930) to Downham registration district.

47 in 1921

(p)

Lost parts of the Norfolk parish of Upwell (which became parts of the parishes of Denver and Welney on 1.4.1935) to Downham registration district.

23 in 1931

(q)

Lost part of the Norfolk parish of Upwell (which became part of the parish of Nordelph on 1.10.1930) to Downham registration district.

509 in 1921

(r)

Gained part of the parish of Elm (which until 1.4.1933 formed part of the parish of March) from March registration district.

3 in 1931

(s)

Lost part of the parish of Wisbech St. Peter (which became part of the parish of March on 1.4.1933) to March registration district.

6 in 1931

1.7.1980 (abolished)

(t)

Lost the constituent parishes of Elm, Leverington, Newton, Outwell, Parson Drove, Tydd St. Giles, Upwell, Wisbech, and Wisbech St. Mary, to Fenland registration district.

30010 in 1971


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