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HOUGHTON LE SPRING REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Houghton le Spring Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

East & Middle Herrington

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (d).

East Rainton

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Hetton and Houghton le Spring.

Great Eppleton

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Hetton.

Hetton

Durham

1937

1938

Created 1.4.1937 out of the parishes of Hetton le Hole, East Rainton, Moorsley, Pittington, Great Eppleton, and Little Eppleton. See also Table 2, note (e).

Hetton le Hole

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Hetton.

Houghton le Spring

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (e).

Little Eppleton

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Hetton.

Moor House

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (c).

Moorsley

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Hetton.

Morton Grange

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Houghton le Spring and West Rainton.

Newbottle

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Houghton le Spring and East & Middle Herrington.

Offerton

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (d).

Penshaw

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Houghton le Spring and Offerton.

Silksworth

Durham

1837

1938

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

Warden Law

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (d).

West Herrington

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (d).

West Rainton

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (a).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Houghton le Spring Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

21.12.1881

(a)

Gained a part of the parish of West Rainton (which until 21.12.1881 formed a detached part of the parish of Pittington) from Durham registration district.

218 in 1881

1.4.1928

(b)

Lost part of the parish of Silksworth (which became part of the parish of Sunderland on 1.4.1928) to Sunderland registration district.

54 in 1921

1.7.1938 (abolished)

(c)

Lost the parishes of Moor House and West Rainton to Durham Central registration district.

2324 in 1931

(d)

Lost the parishes of East & Middle Herrington, Oflerton, Silksworth, Warden Law, and West Herrington, to Durham Eastern registration district.

2673 in 1931

(e)

Lost the parishes of Hetton and Houghton le Spring to Durham Northern registration district.

50503 in 1931

(f)

Lost part of the parish of Silksworth (which became part of the parish of Sunderland on 1.4.1937) to Sunderland registration district.

64 in 1931


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