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WEST LANCASHIRE REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in West Lancashire Registration District

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Aughton

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Bickerstaffe

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Bispham

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Burscough

Lancashire

1983

2005

Created 1.4.1983 out of the West Lancashire unparished area. See also Table 2, note (m).

Dalton

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Downholland

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Great Altcar

Lancashire

1974

2005

Created 1.4.1974 out of the parish of Altcar. See also Table 2, notes (a), (i) and (m).

Halsall

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Hesketh with Becconsall

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Hilldale

Lancashire

1999

2005

Created 1.4.1999 out of the parish of Wrightington. See als Table 2, note (m).

Lathom

Lancashire

1983

2005

Created 1.4.1983 out of the West Lancashire unparished area. See also Table 2, note (m).

Newburgh

Lancashire

1983

2005

Created 1.4.1983 out of the West Lancashire unparished area. See also Table 2, note (m).

North Meols

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Parbold

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Rufford

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Scarisbrick

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Simonswood

Lancashire

1994

2005

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

Tarleton

Lancashire

1974

2005

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

Up Holland

Lancashire

1983

2005

Created 1.4.1983 out of the West Lancashire unparished area. See also Table 2, note (m).

West Lancashire*

Lancashire

1974

2005

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Burscough, Lathom, Ormskirk, Skelmersdale, and Upholland. See also Table 2, notes (c) and (m).

Wrightington

Lancashire

1974

2005

See Table 2, notes (b), (d), (e), (k), (l) and (m).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting West Lancashire Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.4.1974 (created)

(a)

Gained the parish of Great Altcar (which until 1.4.1974 formed part of the parish of Altcar) from Crosby registration district.

253 in 1971

(b)

Gained the parishes of Dalton, Parbold, and Wrightington, from Ince registration district.

5944 in 1971

(c)

Gained the West Lancashire unparished area (which until 1.4.1974 formed the parishes of Burscough, Lathom, Ormskirk, Skelmersdale, and Upholland), and. the parishes of Aughton, Bickerstaffe, Bispham, Downholland, Halsall, Hesketh with Becconsall, North Meols, Rufford, Scarisbrick, and Tarleton, from Ormskirk registration district.

82280 in 1971

1.4.1982

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Wrightington (which until 1.4.1982 formed part of the parish of Shevington) from Wigan registration district.

45 in 1981

1.4.1994

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Wrightington (which became part of the parish of Coppull on 1.4.1994) to Chorley registration district.

0 in 1993

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Simonswood from Knowsley registration district.

 

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Bickerstaffe (which became part of the parish of Rainford on 1.4.1994) to St. Helens registration district.

0 in 1993

(h)

Lost parts of the parishes of Downholland, Halsall, North Meols and Scarisbrick (which became part of the Sefton unparished area on 1.4.1994) to Sefton North registration district.

3 in 1993

(i)

Gained parts of the parishes of Downholland, Great Altcar, and North Meols (which until 1.4.1994 formed parts of the Sefton unparished area on 1.4.1994) from Sefton North registration district.

10 in 1993

(j)

Gained part of the parish of Simonswood (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the parish of Melling) from Sefton South registration district.

 

(k)

Lost parts of the parish of Wrightington (which became part of the Wigan unparished area, and part of the parish of Shevington on 1.4.1994) to Wigan registration district.

 

(l)

Gained parts of the parish of Wrightington (which until 1.4.1994 formed part of the Wigan unparished area, and part of the parish of Shevington) from Wigan registration district.

 

1.6.2005 (abolished)

(m)

Lost the West Lancashire unparished area, and the parishes of Aughton, Bickerstaffe, Bispham, Burscough, Dalton, Downholland, Great Altcar, Halsall, Hesketh with Becconsall, Hilldale, Lathom, Newburgh, North Meols, Parbold, Rufford, Scarisbrick, Simonswood, Tarleton, Up Holland, and Wrightington, to Lancashire registration district.

 


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