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BLACKBURN REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Blackburn Registration District

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Balderstone

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Balderstone

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

Billington

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Blackburn

Lancashire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Blackburn*

Lancashire

1974

1998

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Blackburn and Darwen. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (e).

Church

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Clayton-le-Dale

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Clayton-le-Dale

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

Clayton-le-Moors

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Darwen

Lancashire

1894

1936

Created 1894 from the parts of the parishes of Over Darwen, Lower Darwen and Eccleshill, in Darwen Municipal Borough. See also Table 2, note (a).

Dinckley

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Dutton

Lancashire

1934

1936

That part which which until 1.4.1934 formed parts of the parish of Clayton-le-Dale. See also Table 2, note (a).

Eccleshill

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Eccleshill

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

Great Harwood

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Little Harwood

Lancashire

1837

1893

Abolished 25.3.1893 and added to the parish of Blackburn.

Livesey

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Livesey

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

Lower Darwen

Lancashire

1837

1893

Abolished 25.3.1893 and divided between the parishes of Blackburn and Darwen.

Mellor

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Mellor

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

North Turton

Lancashire

1975

1998

Created 6.5.1975 by renaming the parish of Turton North. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (e).

Osbaldeston

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Osbaldeston

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Over Darwen

Lancashire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 and added to the parish of Darwen.

Pleasington

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Pleasington

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

Ramsgreave

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Ramsgreave

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

Ribchester

Lancashire

1934

1936

That part which which until 1.4.1934 formed parts of the parish of Clayton-le-Dale. See also Table 2, note (a).

Rishton

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Salesbury

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Salesbury

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

Tockholes

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Tockholes

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

Turton North

Lancashire

1974

1975

Created 1.4.1974 out of the parish of Turton. Renamed 6.5.1975 to become the parish of North Turton. See also Table 2, note (c).

Wilpshire

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Wilpshire

Lancashire

1974

1998

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

Witton

Lancashire

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and added to the parish of Blackburn.

Yate & Pickup Bank

Lancashire

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (a).

Yate & Pickup Bank

Lancashire

1974

1998

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


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Blackburn Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.1.1937

(a)

Lost the parts of the parishes of Dutton and Ribchester (which until 1.4.1934 formed parts of the parish of Clayton-le-Dale) and the parishes of Balderstone, Billington, Church, Clayton-le-Dale, Clayton-le-Moors, Darwen, Dinckley, Dutton, Eccleshill, Great Harwood, Livesey, Mellor, Osbaldeston, Oswaldtwistle, Pleasington, Ramsgreave, Rishton, Salesbury, Tockholes, Wilpshire and Yate & Pickup Bank, to Darwen registration district.

94884 in 1931

1.4.1974

(b)

Gained part of the Blackburn unparished area (which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Darwen) and the parishes of Balderstone, Clayton-le-Dale, Eccleshill, Livesey, Mellor, Osbaldeston, Pleasington, Ramsgreave, Salesbury, Tockholes, Wilpshire and Yate & Pickup Bank, from Darwen registration district.

43484 in 1971

(c)

Gained the parish of Turton North (which until 1.4.1974 formed part of the parish of Turton) from Farnworth registration district.

2987 in 1971

1.4.1994

(d)

Lost part of the parish of North Turton (which was added to the Bury unparished area on 1.4.1994) to Bury registration district.

60 in 1993

1.4.1998 (abolished)

(e)

Lost the Blackburn unparished area and the parishes of Eccleshill, Livesey, Pleasington, Tockholes, North Turton and Yate & Pickup Bank, to Blackburn with Darwen registration district.

n/a

(f)

Lost the parishes of Balderstone, Clayton-le-Dale, Mellor, Osbaldeston, Ramsgreave, Salesbury and Wilpshire, to Preston & South Ribble registration district.

n/a



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