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DURHAM NORTHERN REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Durham Northern Registration District

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Birtley

Durham

1938

1974

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

Bournmoor

Durham

1938

2004

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

Burnhope

Durham

1995

2004

Created 1.11.1995 by renaming the parish of Langley. See also Table 2, note (m).

Chester le Street

Durham

1938

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area. See also Table 2, note (a).

Chester le Street*

Durham

1974

2004

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Chester le Street. See also Table 2, note (m).

Cornsay

Durham

1974

2004

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

Derwentside*

Durham

1974

2004

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Consett and Stanley. See also Table 2, notes (i) and (m).

Edmondsley

Durham

1938

2004

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

Esh

Durham

1974

2004

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

Great Lumley

Durham

1938

2004

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

Greencroft

Durham

1974

2004

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

Harraton

Durham

1938

2004

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

Healeyfield

Durham

1974

2004

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

Hedleyhope

Durham

1974

2004

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

Hetton

Durham

1938

1974

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

Houghton le Spring

Durham

1938

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the Sunderland unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (a), (c), (f), (g) and (k).

Kimblesworth & Plawsworth

Durham

1986

2004

Created 1.4.1986 out of the parishes of Framwellgate Moor, Kimblesworth, and Plawsworth. See also Table 2, note (l).

Lambton

Durham

1938

1985

Abolished 1.4.1985 to become part of the parish of Bournmoor. See also Table 2, note (a).

Lamesley

Durham

1938

1974

See Table 2, notes (a), (d) and (j).

Lanchester

Durham

1974

2004

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

Langley

Durham

1974

1995

Renamed 1.11.1995 to create the parish of Burnhope. See also Table 2, note (m).

Little Lumley

Durham

1938

2004

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

Muggleswick

Durham

1974

2004

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

North Lodge

Durham

1974

2004

Created 1.4.1974 out of the parish of Harraton. See also Table 2, note (m).

Ouston

Durham

1938

2004

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

Pelton

Durham

1938

2004

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

Plawsworth

Durham

1938

1986

Abolished 1.4.1986 to become part of the parish of Kimblesworth & Plawsworth. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (b).

Satley

Durham

1974

2004

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

Sacriston

Durham

1938

2004

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

South Biddick

Durham

1938

1985

Abolished 1.4.1985 to become part of the parish of Bournmoor. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (k).

Urpeth

Durham

1938

2004

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

Waldridge

Durham

1938

2004

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

Washington

Durham

1938

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the Sunderland unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (a), (e), (f) and (k).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Durham Northern Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.7.1938 (created)

(a)

Gained part of 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, from Chester le Street registration district.

80910 in 1931

(b)

Gained parts of the parishes of Hetton and Plawsworth (which until 1.4.1937 formed parts of the parishes of Kimblesworth and Pittington) from Durham registration district.

235 in 1931

(c)

Gained the parishes of Hetton and Houghton le Spring from Houghton le Spring registration district.

50503 in 1931

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Lamesley (which until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Tanfield) from Lanchester registration district.

0 in 1931

(e)

Gained part of the parish of Washington (whch until 1.4.1937 formed part of the parish of Hylton) from Sunderland registration district.

17 in 1931

1.4.1967

(f)

Gained parts of the parishes of Houghton le Spring and Washington (which until 1.4.1967 formed parts of the parishes of Ford, Herrington, Hylton, Offerton, and Silksworth) from Durham Eastern registration district.

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Houghton le Spring (which until 1.4.1967 formed part of the parish of Sunderland) from Sunderland registration district.

1.4.1974

(h)

Gained the parishes of Cornsay, Esh, Greencroft, Healeyfield, Hedleyhope, Lanchester, Langley, Muggleswick, and Satley, from Durham Central & South Eastern registration district.

14146 in 1971

(i)

Gained the Derwentside unparished area (which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Consett and Stanley) from Durham North Western registration district.

77469 in 1971

(j)

Lost the parishes of Birtley and Lamesley to Gateshead registration district.

16532 in 1971

(k)

Lost the parishes of Houghton le Spring and Washington, and  parts of the parishes of Birtley, Harraton, and South Biddickp (which all became parts of the Sunderland unparished area on 1.4.1974), and the parish of Hetton, to Sunderland registration district.

73335 in 1971

1.4.1986

(l)

Gained parts of the parish of Kimblesworth & Plawsworth (which until 1.4.1986 formed parts of the parishes of Framwellgate Moor and Plawsworth), from Durham Central registration district.

 

1.4.2004 (abolished)

(m)

Lost the Chester le Street and Derwentside unparished areas, and the parishes of Bournmoor, Burnhope, Cornsay, Edmondsley, Esh, Great Lumley, Greencroft, Healeyfield, Hedleyhope, Kimblesworth & Plawsworth, Lanchester, Little Lumley, Muggleswick, North Lodge, Ouston, Pelton, Sacriston, Satley, Urpeth, and Waldridge, to Central Durham registration district.

 



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