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Table 1A: List of Places in Swansea Registration District (1837-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Bishopston

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Cheriton

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Clase

Glamorganshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Clase Urban and Clase Rural.

Clase Rural

Glamorganshire

1894

1918

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Clase. Abolished 9.11.1918 to become parts of the parishes of Swansea and Llangyfelach.

Clase Urban

Glamorganshire

1894

1900

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Clase in Swansea County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Cockett

Glamorganshire

1894

1918

Created 1894 from the rural parts of the parish of Swansea Higher & Lower. Abolished 9.11.1918 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Ilston

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Knelston

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llandeilo Talybont

Glamorganshire

1837

1934

See Table 2, note (e).

Llanddewi

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llangennith

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llangyfelach

Glamorganshire

1918

1934

Created 9.11.1918 from the parishes of Penderry and Clase Rural. See also Table 2, note (e).

Llanmadoc

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llanrhidian Higher

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llanrhidian Lower

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Llansamlet

Glamorganshire

1905

1918

Created 1.4.1905 from the parishes of Llansamlet Higher and Llansamlet Lower. Abolished 9.11.1918 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Llansamlet Higher

Glamorganshire

1876

1905

Abolished 1.4.1905 to become part of the parish of Llansamlet. See also Table 2, note (c).

Llansamlet Higher Urban

Glamorganshire

1894

1900

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Llansamlet Higher in Swansea County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Llansamlet Lower

Glamorganshire

1876

1905

Abolished 1.4.1905 to become part of the parish of Llansamlet. See also Table 2, note (c).

Llansamlet Lower Urban

Glamorganshire

1894

1900

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Llansamlet Lower in Swansea County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Mawr

Glamorganshire

1837

1875

See Table 2, note (b).

Nicholaston

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Oxwich

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Oystermouth

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Oystermouth

Glamorganshire

1935

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the community of Swansea. See also Table 2, note (d).

Penderry

Glamorganshire

1837

1918

Abolished 9.11.1918 to become parts of the parishes of Swansea and Llangyfelach.

Penderry Urban

Glamorganshire

1894

1900

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Penderry in Swansea County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Penmaen

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Pennard

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Penrice

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Port Eynon

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Reynoldston

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Rhossili

Glamorganshire

1837

1858

See Table 2, note (a).

Rhyndwclydach

Glamorganshire

1837

1875

See Table 2, note (b).

St. John

Glamorganshire

1837

1900

Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

St. Thomas

Glamorganshire

1837

1900

Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Swansea

Glamorganshire

1900

1974

Created 26.3.1900 from the parishes of Swansea Town & Franchise, Clase Urban, St. John, St. Thomas, Llansamlet Lower Urban, Swansea Higher, Penderry Urban, and Llansamlet Higher Urban. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become an unparished area.

Swansea Higher

Glamorganshire

1894

1900

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Swansea Higher & Lower in Swansea County Borough. Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.

Swansea Higher & Lower

Glamorganshire

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Swansea Higher and Cockett.

Swansea Town & Franchise

Glamorganshire

1837

1900

Abolished 26.3.1900 to become part of the parish of Swansea.


Table 1B: List of Places in Swansea Registration District (from 1974)

Community

County

From

To

Comments

Birchgrove

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Bishopston

West Glamorgan

1974

 

See Table 2, note (f).

Bonymaen

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Castle

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Cheriton

West Glamorgan

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983. See also Table 2, note (f).

Cilybebyll

West Glamorgan

1974

1996

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

Clydach

West Glamorgan

1986

 

Created 1.4.1986. See also Table 2, note (i).

Cockett

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Cwmllynfell

West Glamorgan

1986

1996

Created 1.4.1986. See also Table 2, note (h).

Cwmbwrla

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Dunvant

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Gorseinon

West Glamorgan

1986

 

Created 1.4.1986.

Gowerton

West Glamorgan

1986

 

Created 1.4.1986.

Grovesend

West Glamorgan

1986

2005

Created 1.4.1986. Renamed 30.6.2005 to become the community of Grovesend & Waungron.

Grovesend & Waungron

West Glamorgan

2005

 

Created 30.6.2005 by renaming the community of Grovesend.

Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen

West Glamorgan

1986

1996

Created 1.4.1986. See also Table 2, note (h).

Ilston

West Glamorgan

1974

 

See also Table 2, note (f).

Killay

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Knelston

West Glamorgan

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983. See also Table 2, note (f).

Landore

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Llanddewi

West Glamorgan

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983. See also Table 2, note (f).

Llangennith

West Glamorgan

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983. See also Table 2, note (f).

Llangennith, Llanmadoc & Cheriton

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Llanguicke

West Glamorgan

1974

1986

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming the parish of Llangwig. Abolished 1.4.1986. See also Table 2, note (g).

Llangyfelach

West Glamorgan

1986

 

Created 1.4.1986.

Llanmadoc

West Glamorgan

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983. See also Table 2, note (f).

Llanrhidian Higher

West Glamorgan

1974

 

See Table 2, note (f).

Llanrhidian Lower

West Glamorgan

1974

 

See Table 2, note (f).

Llansamlet

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Llwchwr

West Glamorgan

1974

 

Created 1.4.1974 from the parishes of Gowerton, Llandeilo Talybont, Llangyfelach, and Loughor Borough. See also Table 2, note (f).

Mawr

West Glamorgan

1974

 

See Table 2, note (f).

Morriston

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Mumbles

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Mynyddbach

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Nicholaston

West Glamorgan

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983. See also Table 2, note (f).

Oxwich

West Glamorgan

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983. See also Table 2, note (f).

Penderry

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Penllergaer

West Glamorgan

1986

 

Created 1.4.1986.

Penmaen

West Glamorgan

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983. See also Table 2, note (f).

Pennard

West Glamorgan

1974

 

See also Table 2, note (f).

Penrice

West Glamorgan

1974

 

See Table 2, note (f).

Pontardawe

West Glamorgan

1986

1996

Created 1.4.1986. See also Table 2, note (h).

Pontarddulais

West Glamorgan

2021

 

Created 1.1.2021 by renaming the community of Pontardulais.

Pontardulais

West Glamorgan

1986

2020

Created 1.4.1986. Renamed 1.1.2021 to become the community of Pontarddulais.

Pont-Lliw

West Glamorgan

1986

2002

Created 1.4.1986. Renamed 14.8.2002 to become the community of Pontlliw & Tircoed.

Pontlliw & Tircoed

West Glamorgan

2002

 

Created 14.8.2002 by renaming the community of Pont-Lliw.

Port Eynon

West Glamorgan

1974

 

See also Table 2, note (f).

Reynoldston

West Glamorgan

1974

 

See Table 2, note (f).

Rhossili

West Glamorgan

1974

 

See Table 2, note (f).

Rhyndwclydach

West Glamorgan

1974

1986

Abolished 1.4.1986. See also Table 2, note (f).

Sketty

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

St. Thomas

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Swansea

West Glamorgan

1974

1983

Abolished 1.4.1983.

Three Crosses

West Glamorgan

2012

 

Created 1.4.2012 out of the community of Llanrhidian Higher.

Townhill

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Uplands

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Upper Killay

West Glamorgan

1983

 

Created 1.4.1983.

Ynysymond

West Glamorgan

1974

1986

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming the parish of Ynys y Mond. Abolished 1.4.1986. See also Table 2, note (f).

Ystalyfera

West Glamorgan

1986

1996

Created 1.4.1986. See also Table 2, note (h).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Swansea Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

19.7.1858

(a)

Lost the parishes of Bishopston, Cheriton, Ilston, Knelston, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian Higher, Llanrhidian Lower, Nicholaston, Oxwich, Oystermouth, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, and Rhossili, to create Gower registration district.

59608 in 1851

1.7.1875

(b)

Lost the parishes of Mawr and Rhyndwclydach to help create Pontardawe registration district.

3060 in 1871

1.7.1876

(c)

Gained the parishes of Llansamlet Higher and Llansamlet Lower from Neath registration district.

6128 in 1871

1.1.1935

(d)

Gained the parish of Oystermouth from Gower registration district.

9646 in 1931

(e)

Lost the parishes of Llandeilo Talybont and Llangyfelach to West Glamorgan registration district.

16399 in 1931

1.4.1974

(f)

Gained the communities of Bishopston, Cheriton, Cilybebyll, Ilston, Knelston, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanguicke, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian Higher, Llanrhidian Lower, Llwchwr, Mawr, Nicholaston, Oxwich, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, Rhyndwclydach, and Ynysymond, from West Glamorgan registration district.

72752 in 1971

1.4.1986

(g)

Lost part of the community of Llanguicke (which became part of the community of Cwmamman on 1.4.1986) to Carmarthen registration district.

 

1.4.1996

(h)

Lost the communities of Cilybebyll, Cwmllynfell, Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, Pontardawe, and Ystalyfera, to Neath Port Talbot registration district.

 

6.4.2002

(i)

Gained part of the community of Clydach (which until 6.4.2002 formed part of the community of Pontardawe) from Neath Port Talbot registration district.

 


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