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CHESTER-LE-STREET REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Chester-le-Street Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Barmston

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and added to the parish of Washington.

Birtley

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Bournmoor

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Chester-le-Street

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (a), (b) and (i).

Cocken

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between the parishes of West Rainton and Framwellgate Moor. See also Table 2, note (h).

Craghead

Durham

1896

1897

That part which until 30.9.1896 formed part of the parish of Edmondsley. See also Table 2, note (g).

Edmondsley

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (e), (f), (g) and (i).

Framwellgate Moor

Durham

1937

1938

That part which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Cocken. See also Table 2, note (h).

Great Lumley

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Harraton

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Houghton-le-Spring

Durham

1937

1938

That part which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of South Biddick. See also Table 2, note (i).

Kimblesworth

Durham

1937

1938

That part which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Plawsworth. See also Table 2, note (h).

Lambton

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Lamesley

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (c), (i) and (j).

Little Lumley

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Ouston

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Pelton

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Plawsworth

Durham

1837

1938

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

Sacriston

Durham

1937

1938

Created 1.4.1937 out of the parish of Witton Gilbert. See also Table 2, note (i).

South Biddick

Durham

1837

1938

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

Stanley

Durham

1937

1938

That part which until 1.4.1937 formed parts of the parishes of Lamesley and Urpeth. See also Table 2, note (j).

Urpeth

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, notes (e), (i) and (j).

Usworth

Durham

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and added to the parish of Washington.

Waldridge

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

Washington

Durham

1837

1938

See Table 2, note (i).

West Rainton

Durham

1937

1938

That part which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Cocken. See also Table 2, note (h).

Whickham

Durham

1937

1938

That part which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Lamesley. See also Table 2, note (j).

Witton Gilbert

Durham

1837

1938

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


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Chester-le-Street Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

25.3.1882

(a)

Gained a part of the parish of Chester-le-Street (which until 25.3.1882 formed a detached part of the parish of Kimblesworth) from Durham registration district.

0 in 1881

25.3.1883

(b)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Chester-le-Street (which was added to the parish of Framwellgate on 25.3.1883) to Durham registration district.

4 in 1891

(c)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Lamesley (which was added to the parish of Whickham on 25.3.1883) to Gateshead registration district.

7 in 1891

25.3.1885

(d)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Plawsworth (which was added to the parish of Kimblesworth on 25.3.1885) to Durham registration district.

0 in 1891

25.3.1886

(e)

Gained parts of the parishes of Edmondsley and Urpeth (which until 25.3.1886 formed detached parts of the parishes of Lanchester and Tanfield) from Lanchester registration district.

1037 in 1891

24.3.1887

(f)

Lost detached parts of the parishes of Edmondsley and Witton Gilbert (which became parts of the parishes of Lanchester and Satley on 24.3.1887) to Lanchester registration district.

19 in 1891

1.4.1897

(g)

Lost the part in the parish of Craghead (which until 30.9.1896 formed part of the parish of Edmondsley) to Lanchester registration district.

1037 in 1891

1.7.1938 (abolished)

(h)

Lost the parts in the parishes of Framwellgate Moor, Kimblesworth and West Rainton (which until 1.4.1937 formed parts of parishes of Cocken and Plawsworth) and the parish of Witton Gilbert, to Durham Central registration district.

1997 in 1931

(i)

Lost the part in the parish of Houghton-le-Spring (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of South Biddick) and the parishes of Birtley, Bournmoor, Chester-le-Street, Edmondsley, Great Lumley, Harraton, Lambton, Lamesley, Little Lumley, Ouston, Pelton, Plawsworth, Sacriston, South Biddick, Urpeth, Waldridge and Washington, to Durham Northern registration district.

80910 in 1931

(j)

Lost the parts in the parishes of Stanley and Whickham (which until 1.4.1937 formed parts of the parishes of Lamesley and Upton) to Durham North Western registration district.

2039 in 1931



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