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LANCHESTER REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Lanchester Registration District (1837-38)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Benfieldside

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Billingside

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Collierley & Pontop

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Conside & Knitsley

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Cornsay

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Ebchester

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Esh

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Greencroft

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Healeyfield

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Hedleyhope

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Iveston

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Kyo

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Lanchester

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Langley

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Medomsley

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Muggleswick

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Satley

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Tanfield

Durham

1837

1838

See Table 2, note (a).

Table 1B: List of Places in Lanchester Registration District (1875-1938)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Benfieldside

Durham

1875

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Consett. See also Table 2, note (b).

Billingside

Durham

1875

1887

Abolished 24.3.1887 to become parts of the parishes of Medomsley and Lanchester. See also Table 2, note (b).

Collierley & Pontop

Durham

1875

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Stanley and Consett. See also Table 2, note (b).

Consett

Durham

1894

1938

Created 30.9.1894 from the parts of the parishes of Conside & Knitsley and Iveston in Consett Urban District. See also Table 2, note (q).

Conside & Knitsley

Durham

1875

1894

Abolished 30.9.1894 to become the separate parishes of Consett and Knitsley. See also Table 2, note (b).

Cornsay

Durham

1875

1938

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

Craghead

Durham

1896

1937

Created 30.9.1896 out of the parishes of Edmondsley and Lanchester. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Stanley and Lanchester. See also Table 2, note (k).

Ebchester

Durham

1875

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Consett. See also Table 2, note (b).

Esh

Durham

1875

1938

See Table 2, notes (b), (n) and (o).

Greencroft

Durham

1875

1938

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

Greencroft Within

Durham

1896

1937

Created 1.10.1896 from the part of the parish of Greencroft in Annfield Plain Urban District. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Stanley.

Healeyfield

Durham

1875

1938

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

Hedleyhope

Durham

1875

1938

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

Iveston

Durham

1875

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Consett and Stanley. See also Table 2, note (b).

Knitsley

Durham

1894

1937

Created 30.9.1894 from the rural part of the parish of Conside & Knitsley. Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Consett and Healeyfield.

Kyo

Durham

1875

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of the parish of Stanley. See also Table 2, note (b).

Lanchester

Durham

1875

1938

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

Langley

Durham

1875

1938

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

Medomsley

Durham

1875

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Consett and Stanley. See also Table 2, notes (b), (j), (l) and (m).

Muggleswick

Durham

1875

1938

See Table 2, note (b).

Oxhill

Durham

1894

1916

Created 30.9.1894 from the part of the parish of Kyo in Stanley Urban District. Abolished 1.10.1916 to become part of the parish of Stanley.

Satley

Durham

1875

1938

See Table 2, notes (b) (h), (i) and (n).

South Cornsay

Durham

1894

1938

Created 30.9.1894 from the parts of the parishes of Cornsay and Hedleyhope in Tow Law Urban District.

South Moor

Durham

1894

1916

Created 30.9.1894 from the part of the parish of Lanchester in Stanley Urban District. Abolished 1.10.1916 to become part of the parish of Stanley.

Stanley

Durham

1894

1938

Created 30.9.1894 from the part of the parish of Tanfield in Stanley Urban DIstrict. See also Table 2, note (q).

Tanfield

Durham

1875

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become parts of the parishes of Stanley, Consett, and Lamesley. See also Table 2, notes (b), (c), (e) and (p).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Lanchester Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

15.1.1838 (abolished)

(a)

Lost all constituent parishes and parishes of Benfieldside, Billingside, Collierley & Pontop, Conside & Knitsley, Cornsay, Ebchester, Esh, Greencroft, Healeyfield, Hedleyhope, Iveston, Kyo, Lanchester, Langley, Medomsley, Muggleswick, Satley, and Tanfield, to Durham registration district.

1.4.1875 (re created)

(b)

Gained the parishes of Benfieldside, Billingside, Collierley & Pontop, Conside & Knitsley, Cornsay, Ebchester, Esh, Greencroft, Healeyfield, Hedleyhope, Iveston, Kyo, Lanchester, Langley, Medomsley, Muggleswick, Satley, and Tanfield, from Durham registration district.

40521 in 1871

24.3.1883

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Tanfield (which until 24.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Whickham, including Tanfield Moor) from Gateshead registration district.

31 in 1891

25.3.1886

(d)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Lanchester, including the village of Craghead (which became part of the parish of Edmondsley on 25.3.1886) to Chester le Street registration district.

1013 in 1891

(e)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Tanfield, comprising Edenhill Farm and Cottages (which became part of the parish of Urpeth on 25.3.1886) to Chester le Street registration district.

24 in 1891

24.3.1887

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Lanchester (which until 24.3.1887 formed a detached part of the parish of Edmondsley, including parts of Morrow Edge and Wheatley Hill) from Chester le Street registration district.

14 in 1891

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Lanchester (which until 24.3.1887 formed a detached part of the parish of Witton Gilbert) from Chester le Street registration district.

0 in 1891

(h)

Gained part of the parish of Satley (which until 24.3.1887 formed a detached part of the parish of Edmondsley, including Wheatley Grange) from Chester le Street registration district.

5 in 1891

(i)

Gained part of the parish of Satley (which until 24.3.1887 formed a detached part of the parish of Witton Gilbert) from Chester le Street registration district.

0 in 1891

(j)

Gained part of the parish of Medomsley (which until 24.3.1887 formed part of the parish of Hedley Woodside, including Derwentside Cottages) from Hexham registration district.

412 in 1891

1.4.1897

(k)

Gained part of the parish of Craghead (which until 30.9.1896 formed part of the parish of Edmondsley) from Chester le Street registration district.

1037 in 1891

1.3.1902

(l)

Lost part of the parish of Medomsley (which became part of the parish of Chopwell on 1.10.1901) to Gateshead registration district.

171 in 1901

(m)

Gained part of the parish of Medomsley (which until 1.10.1901 formed part of the parish of Chopwell) from Gateshead registration district.

0 in 1901

1.7.1938 (abolished)

(n)

Lost the parishes of Cornsay, Esh, Greencroft, Healeyfield, Hedleyhope, Lanchester, Langley, Muggleswick, and Satley, to Durham Central registration district.

16854 in 1931

(o)

Lost part of the parish of Esh (which became part of the parish of Brandon & Byshottles on 1.4.1937) to Durham Central registration district.

2061 in 1931

(p)

Lost part of the parish of Tanfield (which became part of the parish of Lamesley on 1.4.1937) to Durham Northern registration district.

0 in 1931

(q)

Lost the parishes of Consett and Stanley to Durham North Western registration district.

92391 in 1931


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