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WEST BROMWICH REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in West Bromwich Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Birmingham

Warwickshire

1930

1932

That part which until 1.10.1930 formed the parishes of Handsworth and Perry Barr. See also Table 2, note (d).W

Handsworth

Staffordshire

1837

1930

Abolished 1.10.1930 to become part of the parish of Birmingham. See also Table 2, note (d).

Oldbury

Shropshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844. See also Table 2, note (f).

Worcestershire

1844

1932

Perry Barr

Staffordshire

1894

1928

Created 26.3.1894 from the part of the parish of Handsworth in West Bromwich Urban District. Transferred from Staffordshire to Warwickshire on 1.4.1928. Abolished 1.10.1930 to become part of the parish of Birmingham. See also Table 2, note (d).

Warwickshire

1928

1930

Walsall

Staffordshire

1931

1932

That part which until 1.4.1931 formed parts of the parishes of Wednesbury and West Bromwich. See also Table 2, note (g).

Warley

Worcestershire

1884

1908

Created 24.3.1884 out of the parishes of Warley Wigorn, Warley Salop, and Ridgacre. Abolished 30.9.1908 to become part of the parish of Warley. See also Table 2, note (a).

Warley Salop

Shropshire

1837

1844

Transferred from Shropshire to Worcestershire on 20.10.1844. Abolished 24.3.1884 to become part of the parish of Warley.

Worcestershire

1844

1884

Warley Wigorn

Worcestershire

1837

1884

Abolished 24.3.1884 to become parts of the parishes of Warley, Oldbury, Cakemore, and Ridgacre. See also Table 2, note (b).

Warley Woods

Staffordshire

1928

1932

Created 1.4.1928 out of the parish of Oldbury. See also Table 2, note (e).

Wednesbury

Staffordshire

1837

1932

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

West Bromwich

Staffordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the Sandwell unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (g) to (s).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting West Bromwich Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

24.3.1884

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Warley (which until 24.3.1884 formed a detached part of the parish of Ridgacre) from Stourbridge registration district.

52 in 1891

(b)

Lost parts of the parish of Warley Wigorn (which became parts of the parishes of Cakemore and Ridgacre on 24.3.1884) to Stourbridge registration district.

234 in 1891

9.11.1897

(c)

Gained part of the parish of West Bromwich (which until 9.11.1897 formed part of the parish of Smethwick) from Kings Norton registration district.

64 in 1891

1.10.1932

(d)

Lost the part in the parish of Birmingham (which until 1.10.1930 formed the parishes of Handsworth and Perry Barr) to Birmingham registration district.

92829 in 1931

(e)

Lost the parish of Warley Woods to Smethwick registration district.

12477 in 1931

(f)

Lost the parish of Oldbury to Stourbridge registration district.

35926 in 1931

(g)

Lost the part in the parish of Walsall (which until 1.4.1931 formed parts of the parishes of Wednesbury and West Bromwich) to Walsall registration district.

150 in 1931

(h)

Lost the parish of Wednesbury to Wednesbury registration district.

31531 in 1931

1.4.1966

(i)

Gained part of the parish of West Bromwich (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Bilston) from Bilston registration district.

(j)

Lost part of the parish of West Bromwich (which became formed part of the parish of Birmingham on 1.4.1966) to Birmingham registration district.

(k)

Gained part of the parish of West Bromwich (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Birmingham) from Birmingham registration district.

(l)

Gained part of the parish of West Bromwich (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Oldbury) from Oldbury registration district.

(m)

Gained parts of the parish of West Bromwich (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Coseley and Rowley Regis) from Rowley Regis registration district.

(n)

Gained part of the parish of West Bromwich (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Smethwick) from Smethwick registration district.

(o)

Lost part of the parish of West Bromwich (which became part of the parish of Walsall on 1.4.1966) to Walsall registration district.

(p)

Gained part of the parish of West Bromwich (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Walsall) from Walsall registration district.

(q)

Lost part of the parish of West Bromwich (which became formed part of the parish of Warley on 1.4.1966) to Warley East registration district.

(r)

Gained parts of the parish of West Bromwich (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Aldridge, Great Barr, Tipton, and Wednesbury) from West Bromwich registration district.

1.4.1974 (abolished)

(s)

Lost the parish of West Bromwich (which part of the Sandwell unparished area on 1.4.1974) to Sandwell registration district.

162527 in 1971



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