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BRIDPORT REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Bridport Registration District

Civil Parish
(* or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Allington

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Askerswell

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Beaminster

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Bettiscombe

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Bothenhampton

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Bradpole

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Bridport

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Broadwindsor

Dorset

1937

1997

See Table 2, notes (g), (i), (l) and (m).

Burstock

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Burton Bradstock

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Catherston Leweston

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Charmouth

Dorset

1896

1997

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

Chedington

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Chideock

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Chilcombe

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Corscombe

Dorset

1937

1997

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

East Chelborough

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Evershot

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Halstock

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Hooke

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Litton Cheney

Dorset

1837

1997

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

Loders

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Longbredy

Dorset

1894

1895

That part which until 1.2.1894 formed part of the parish of Litton Cheney. See also Table 2, note (c).

Lyme Regis

Dorset

1936

1997

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

Mapperton

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Marshwood

Dorset

1937

1997

See Table 2, notes (g), (l) and (m).

Melbury Osmond

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Melbury Sampford

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Mosterton

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Netherbury

Dorset

1937

1997

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

North Poorton

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Pilsdon

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Powerstock

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Puncknowle

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, notes (d), (h) and (m).

Rampisham

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Seaborough

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Shipton Gorge

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

South Perrott

Dorset

1937

1997

See Table 2, notes (g), (i) and (m).

Stanton St. Gabriel

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Stoke Abbott

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Swyre

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Symondsbury

Dorset

1837

1997

See Table 2, note (m).

Thorncombe

Dorset

1937

1997

See Table 2, notes (g), (i), (j) and (m).

Walditch

Dorset

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Brothenhampton and Bridport.

West Chelborough

Dorset

1937

1997

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

Whitchurch Canonicorum

Dorset

1837

1997

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

Wootton Fitzpaine

Dorset

1837

1997

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

Wraxall

Dorset

1937

1997

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


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Bridport Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1884

(a)

Lost detached parts of the parish of Whitchurch Canonicorum (which became parts of the parishes of Bettiscombe and Marshwood on 24.3.1884) to Beaminster registration district.

20 in 1891

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Wootton Fitzpane (which until 25.3.1883 formed a detached part of the parish of Bettiscombe, including Spence Farm) from Beaminster registration district.

2 in 1891

1.2.1895

(c)

Lost the part in the parish of Longbredy (which until 1.2.1894 formed part of the parish of Litton Cheney) to Dorchester registration district.

49 in 1891

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Puncknowle (which until 30.9.1894 formed part of the parish of Abbotsbury) from Weymouth registration district.

39 in 1891

1.5.1896

(e)

Gained the parish of Charmouth from Axminster registration district.

535 in 1891

1.7.1936

(f)

Gained the parish of Lyme Regis from Axminster registration district.

2620 in 1931

1.4.1937

(g)

Gained the parishes of Beaminster, Bettiscombe, Broadwindsor, Burstock, Chedington, Corscombe, East Chelborough, Evershot, Halstock, Hooke, Mapperton, Marshwood, Melbury Osmond, Melbury Sampford, Mosterton, Netherbury, North Poorton, Pilsdon, Powerstock, Rampisham, Seaborough, South Perrott, Stoke Abbott, Thorncombe, West Chelborough, and Wraxall, from Beaminster registration district.

8018 in 1931

(h)

Lost part of the parish of Puncknowle (which became part of the parish of Abbotsbury on 1.4.1933) to Weymouth registration district.

10 in 1931

1.4.1966

(i)

Lost parts of the parishes of Broadwindsor, South Perrott, and Thorncombe (which became parts of the parishes of Chard, Misterton, and West Crewkerne on 1.4.1966) to Chard registration district.

(j)

Gained parts of the parishes of Broadwindsor and Thorncombe (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Chard, Wayford and Winsham) from Chard registration district.

(k)

Lost part of the parish of Wootton Fitzpaine (which became part of the parish of Hawkchurch on 1.4.1966) to Honiton registration district.

(l)

Gained parts of the parishes of Marshwood, Thorncombe, Whitchurch Canonicorum, and Wootton Fitzpaine (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parish of Hawkchurch) from Honiton registration district.

1.4.1997 (abolished)

(m)

Lost the parishes of Allington, Askerswell, Beaminster, Bettiscombe, Bothenhampton, Bradpole, Bridport, Broadwindsor, Burstock, Burton Bradstock, Catherston Leweston, Charmouth, Chedington, Chideock, Chilcombe, Corscombe, East Chelborough, Evershot, Halstock, Hooke, Litton Cheney, Loders, Lyme Regis, Mapperton, Marshwood, Melbury Osmond, Melbury Sampford, Mosterton, Netherbury, North Poorton, Pilsdon, Powerstock, Puncknowle, Rampisham, Seaborough, Shipton Gorge, South Perrott, Stanton St. Gabriel, Stoke Abbott, Swyre, Symondsbury, Thorncombe, West Chelborough, Whitchurch Canonicorum, Wootton Fitzpaine, and Wraxall, to West Dorset registration district.

 



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