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CHARD REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Chard Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Ashill

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (a) and (u).

Barwick

Somerset

1936

1967

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

Broadway

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (b), (c), (d), (h) and (u).

Brympton

Somerset

1936

1967

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

Buckland St. Mary

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (u).

Chaffcombe

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Chard

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (m), (n), (s) and (u).

Chard Borough

Somerset

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the parish of Chard. See also Table 2, note (u)

Chillington

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Closworth

Somerset

1936

1967

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

Combe St. Nicholas

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Crewkerne

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Cricket Malherbie

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Knowle St. Giles.

Cricket St. Thomas

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Cudworth

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Dinnington

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Donyatt

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Dowlish Wake

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

East Chinnock

Somerset

1936

1967

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

East Coker

Somerset

1936

1967

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

Hardington Mandeville

Somerset

1936

1967

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

Haslebury Plucknett

Somerset

1936

1967

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

Hinton St. George

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Ilminster

Somerset

1837

1974

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

Ilminster Without

Somerset

1899

1974

Created 15.4.1899 from the rural part of the parish of Ilminster. See also Table 2, note (u).

Ilton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Kingstone

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Knowle St. Giles

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Lopen

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Merriot

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Misterton

Somerset

1895

1974

See Table 2, notes (j), (o) and (u).

North Perrott

Somerset

1936

1967

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

Odcombe

Somerset

1936

1967

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

Seavington St. Mary

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Seavington St. Michael

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Shepton Beauchamp

Somerset

1837

1974

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

Stocklinch

Somerset

1884

1974

Created 24.3.1884 out of the parishes of Stocklinch Ottersey and Stocklinch Magdalen. See also Table 2, note (u).

Stocklinch Magdalen

Somerset

1837

1884

Abolished 24.3.1884 to become part of the parish of Stocklinch.

Stocklinch Ottersey

Somerset

1837

1884

Abolished 24.3.1884 to become part of the parish of Stocklinch.

Wambrook

Dorset

1837

1895

Transferred from Dorset to Devon on 30.9.1895. See also Table 2, notes (s) and (u).

Somerset

1895

1974

Wayford

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (p) and (u).

West Chinnock

Somerset

1936

1967

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

West Coker

Somerset

1936

1967

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

West Crewkerne

Somerset

1894

1974

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Crewkerne. See also Table 2, notes (q) and (u).

West Dowlish

Somerset

1837

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Dowlish Wake.

Whitelackington

Somerset

1837

1974

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

Whitestaunton

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (u).

Winsham

Somerset

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (r) and (u).

Yarcombe

Devon

1837

1895

See Table 2, note (k).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Chard Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

25.3.1885

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Ashill (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Isle Abbotts, including Kenny and Stewley) from Langport registration district.

80 in 1891

(b)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Broadway, near Oath Hill (which became part of the parish of Curry Rivel on 25.3.1885) to Langport registration district.

0 in 1891

(c)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Broadway, comprising part of West Sedgmoor (which became part of the parish of Swell on 25.3.1885) to Langport registration district.

0 in 1891

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Broadway (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Barrington, including the hamlet of Barrington Hill) from Langport registration district.

21 in 1891

(e)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Buckland St. Mary (which became part of the parish of Curry Rivel on 25.3.1885) to Langport registration district.

0 in 1891

(f)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Shepton Beauchamp (which became part of the parish of Kingsbury Episcopi on 25.3.1885) to Langport registration district.

0 in 1891

(g)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Whitelackington, near Isle Brewers Bridge (which became part of the parish of Isle Abbotts on 25.3.1885) to Langport registration district.

0 in 1891

(h)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Broadway, including Capland (which became part of the parish of Hatch Beauchamp on 25.3.1885) to Taunton registration district.

66 in 1891

25.3.1886

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Ilminster (which until 25.3.1886 formed a detached part of the parish of Puckington, including Puckwell Mead) from Langport registration district.

0 in 1891

1.6.1895

(j)

Gained the parish of Misterton from Beaminster registration district.

677 in 1891

(k)

Lost the parish of Yarcombe to Honiton registration district.

647 in 1891

1.4.1936

(l)

Gained the parishes of Barwick, Brympton, Closworth, East Chinnock, East Coker, Hardington Mandeville, Haselbury Plucknett, North Perrott, Odcombe, West Chinnock, and West Coker, from Yeovil registration district.

5266 in 1931

1.4.1966

(m)

Lost part of the parish of Chard (which became part of the parish of Thorncombe on 1.4.1966) to Bridport registration district.

(n)

Gained part of the parish of Chard (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Thorncombe) from Bridport registration district.

(o)

Gained part of the parish of Misterton (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of South Perrott) from Bridport registration district.

(p)

Lost part of the parish of Wayford (which became part of the parish of Broadwinsor on 1.4.1966) to Bridport registration district.

(q)

Gained part of the parish of West Crewkerne (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Broadwinsor) from Bridport registration district.

(r)

Lost part of the parish of Winsham (which became part of the parish of Broadwinsor on 1.4.1966) to Bridport registration district.

(s)

Lost parts of the parishes of Chard and Wambrook (which became parts of the parish of Chardstock on 1.4.1966) to Honiton registration district.

1.4.1967

(t)

Lost the parishes of Barwick, Brympton, Closworth, East Chinnock, East Coker, Hardington Mandeville, Haselbury Plucknett, North Perrott, Odcombe, West Chinnock, and West Coker, to Yeovil registration district.

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(u)

Lost the constituent parishes of Ashill, Broadway, Buckland St. Mary, Chaffcombe, Chard, Chard Borough, Chillington, Combe St. Nicholas, Crewkerne, Cricket St. Thomas, Cudworth, Dinnington, Donyatt, Dowlish Wake, Hinton St. George, Ilminster, Ilminster Without, Ilton, Kingstone, Knowle St. Giles, Lopen, Merriot, Misterton, Seavington St. Mary, Seavington St. Michael, Shepton Beauchamp, Stocklinch, Wambrook, Wayford, West Crewkerne, Whitelackington, Whitestaunton, and Winsham, to Yeovil registration district.

20869 in 1971


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