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BATTLE REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Battle Registration District

All the areas in Battle registration district became part of the county of East Sussex on 1.4.1889.

Civil Parish
 (*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Ashburnham

Sussex

1837

1889

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

East Sussex

1889

1977

Battle

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (k).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Beckley

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Bexhill

Sussex

1837

1889

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the Rother unparished area. See also Table 2, note (d).

East Sussex

1889

1974

Bodiam

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Brede

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Brightling

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (k).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Broomhill

East Sussex

1935

1956

Abolished 1.4.1956 and added to the parish of Camber. See also Table 2, note (h).

Burwash

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Camber

East Sussex

1956

1977

Created 1.4.1956 from the parishes of Broomhill and Winchelsea St. Thomas the Apostle. See also Table 2, note (k).

Catsfield

Sussex

1837

1889

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

East Sussex

1889

1977

Crowhurst

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (k).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Dallington

Sussex

1837

1889

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

East Sussex

1889

1977

East Guldeford

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Etchingham

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Ewhurst

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (k).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Fairlight

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (g), (j) and (k).

Guestling

East Sussex

1935

1977

See Table 2, notes (g), (j) and (k).

Hollington

Sussex

1837

1889

Abolished 9.11.1897 and divided between the parishes of Hollington St. John and Hollington Rural.

East Sussex

1889

1897

Hollington St. John

East Sussex

1897

1925

Created 9.11.1897 out of the parishes of Hollington and St. Matthew. Abolished 1.4.1925 and added to the parish of Hastings. See also Table 2, notes (e) and (f).

Hollington Rural

East Sussex

1897

1938

Created 9.11.1897 out of the rural parts of the parishes of Hollington and St. Matthew. Abolished 1.4.1938 and divided between the parishes of Hastings, Crowhurst and Westfield. See also Table 2, notes (e) and (j).

Hurst Green

East Sussex

1952

1977

Created 1.4.1952 out of the parishes of Salehurst, Etchingham and Ticehurst. See also Table 2, note (k).

Icklesham

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Iden

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Mountfield

Sussex

1837

1889

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

East Sussex

1889

1977

Northiam

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Ore

East Sussex

1935

1958

Abolished 1.4.1958 and divided between the parishes of Wivelsfield and Guestling. See also Table 2, notes (g) and (j).

Peasmarsh

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Penhurst

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (k).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Pett

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Playden

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Rother*

East Sussex

1974

1977

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Bexhill. See also Table 2, note (k).

Rye

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Rye Foreign

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Salehurst

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Sedlescombe

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (k).

East Sussex

1889

1977

St. Mary Bulverhythe

East Sussex

1894

1895

That part which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Bexhill. See also Table 2, note (d).

Ticehurst

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Udimore

East Sussex

1935

1977

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

Westfield

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (k).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Whatlington

Sussex

1837

1889

See Table 2, note (k).

East Sussex

1889

1977

Winchelsea St. Thomas the Apostle

East Sussex

1935

1956

Abolished 1.4.1956 and added to the parish of Camber. See also Table 2, note (h).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Battle Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

25.3.1886

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Mountfield (which until 24.3.1888 formed a detached part of the parish of Etchingham) from Ticehurst registration district.

0 in 1881

24.3.1887

(b)

Lost detached parts of the parishes of Ashburnham and Dallington (which became parts of the parishes of Ninfield and Warbleton on 24.3.1887) to Hailsham registration district.

154 in 1881

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Catsfield (which until 24.3.1887 formed a detached part of the parish of Ninfield) from Hailsham registration district.

0 in 1881

1.6.1895

(d)

Lost the part in the parish of St. Mary Bulverhythe (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Bexhill) to Hastings registration district.

0 in 1891

1.12.1897

(e)

Gained parts of the parishes of Hollington Rural and Hollington St. John (which until 9.11.1897 formed parts of the parish of St. Matthew) from Hastings registration district.

63 in 1891

1.4.1925

(f)

Lost the parish of Hollington St. John (which was added to the parish of Hastings on 1.4.1925) to Hastings registration district.

1782 in 1921

1.4.1935

(g)

Gained the parishes of Fairlight, Guestling, Ore and Pett, from Hastings registration district.

2488 in 1931

(h)

Gained the parishes of Beckley, Brede, Broomhill, East Guldeford, Icklesham, Iden, Northiam, Peasmarsh, Playden, Rye, Rye Foreign, Udimore and Winchelsea St. Thomas the Apostle, from Rye registration district.

11231 in 1931

(i)

Gained the parishes of Bodiam, Burwash, Etchingham, Salehurst and Ticehurst, from Ticehurst registration district.

7864 in 1931

1.4.1938

(j)

Lost parts of the parishes of Fairlight, Guestling, Hollington Rural and Ore (which became parts of the parish of Hastings on 1.4.1938) to Hastings registration district.

984 in 1931

1.4.1977 (abolished)

(k)

Lost the Rother unparished area and the parishes of Ashburnham, Battle, Beckley, Bodiam, Brede, Brightling, Burwash, Camber, Catsfield, Crowhurst, Dallington, East Guldeford, Etchingham, Ewhurst, Fairlight, Guestling, Hurst Green, Icklesham, Iden, Mountfield, Northiam, Peasmarsh, Penhurst, Pett, Playden, Rye, Rye Foreign, Salehurst, Sedlescombe, Ticehurst, Udimore, Westfield and Whatlington, to Hastings & Rother registration district.

69855 in 1971



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