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WHITEHAVEN REGISTRATION DISTRICT

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

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Arlecdon

Cumberland

1837

1934

Renamed 1.4.1934 to become the parish of Arlecdon & Frizington.

Arlecdon & Frizington

Cumberland

1934

1974

Created 1.4.1934 by renaming the parish of Arlecdon & Frizington.

Cleator

Cumberland

1837

1934

Renamed 1.4.1934 to become the parish of Cleator Moor.

Cleator Moor

Cumberland

1934

1974

Created 1.4.1934 by renaming the parish of Cleator Moor.

Distington

Cumberland

1837

1974

Egremont

Cumberland

1837

1974

Ennerdale & Kinniside

Cumberland

1837

1974

Gosforth

Cumberland

1837

1974

Haile

Cumberland

1837

1974

Harrington

Cumberland

1837

1939

See Table 2, note (c).

Hensingham

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become parts of the parishes of Whitehaven, Weddicar, and St. Bees.

Irton with Santon

Cumberland

1934

1939

That part which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Nether Wasdale. See also Table 2, note (g).

Lamplugh

Cumberland

1837

1974

Low Keekle

Cumberland

1837

1881

Abolished 17.12.1881 to become part of the parish of Hensingham.

Lowca

Cumberland

1934

1974

Created 1.4.1934 out of the parish of Hannington.

Lowside Quarter

Cumberland

1837

1974

Moresby

Cumberland

1837

1974

Nether Wasdale

Cumberland

1837

1974

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

Parton

Cumberland

1837

1974

Ponsonby

Cumberland

1837

1974

Preston Quarter

Cumberland

1837

1896

Abolished 26.3.1896 to become part of the parish of Whitehaven.

Preston Quarter

Cumberland

1896

1934

Created 26.3.1896 out of the parish of Preston Quarter Rural. Abolished 1.4.1934 to become parts of the parishes of Whitehaven and Rottington.

Preston Quarter Rural

Cumberland

1894

1896

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Preston Quarter. Abolished 26.3.1896 to become parts of the parishes of Whitehaven and Preston Quarter.

Rottington

Cumberland

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the parish of St. Bees.

Salter & Eskett

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of the parish of Nether Wasdale.

Sandwith

Cumberland

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 to become parts of the parishes of Whitehaven and Rottington.

Seascale

Cumberland

1897

1974

Created 1.4.1897 out of the parish of Gosforth. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (e).

St. Bees

Cumberland

1837

1974

St. Bridgets Beckermet

Cumberland

1837

1974

St. Johns Beckermet

Cumberland

1837

1974

Weddicar

Cumberland

1837

1974

Whitehaven

Cumberland

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the Copeland unparished area.


Table 1B: List of Places in Whitehaven Registration District (1974-2011)

All the areas in Whitehaven registration district became part of the county of Cumbria on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish
(*or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Arlecdon & Frizington

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Beckermet

Cumbria

2011

2011

Created 1.4.2011 out of the parishes of St. Bridgets Beckermet, St. Johns Beckermet, and Haile. See also Table 2, note (g).

Cleator Moor

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Copeland*

Cumbria

1974

2011

Unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Whitehaven. See also Table 2, note (g).

Distington

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Egremont

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Ennerdale & Kinniside

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Gosforth

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Haile

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Lamplugh

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Lowca

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Lowside Quarter

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Moresby

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Nether Wasdale

Cumbria

1974

2000

Renamed 16.11.2000 to become the parish of Wasdale.

Parton

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

Ponsonby

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

St. Bees

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).

St. Bridgets Beckermet

Cumbria

1974

2011

Abolished 1.4.2011 to become parts of the parishes of Beckermet and Ponsonby.

St. Johns Beckermet

Cumbria

1974

2011

Abolished 1.4.2011 to become parts of the parishes of Beckermet, Egremont, Haile, and Lowside Quarter.

Wasdale

Cumbria

2000

2011

Created 16.11.2000 by renaming the parish of Nether Wasdale. See also Table 2, notes (f) and (g).

Weddicar

Cumbria

1974

2011

See Table 2, note (g).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Whitehaven Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.11.1903

(a)

Gained part of the parish of Seascale (which until 1.10.1901 formed part off the parish of Drigg & Carleton) from Bootle registration district.

175 in 1901

1.4.1939

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Nether Wasdale (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Eskdale & Wasdale) from Bootle registration district.

36 in 1931

(c)

Lost the parish of Harrington to Cockermouth registration district.

3173 in 1931

(d)

Lost the part in the parish of Irton with Santon (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Nether Wasdale)  to Millom registration district.

0 in 1931

1.4.1974

(e)

Lost the parish of Seascale to Millom registration district.

2106 in 1971

1.4.2009

(f)

Gained parts of the parish of Wasdale (which until 1.4.2009 formed parts of the parishes of Eskdale and Irton with Santon) from Millom registration district.

1.12.2011 (abolished)

(g)

Lost the Copeland unparished area, and the parishes of Arlecdon & Frizington, Beckermet, Cleator Moor, Distington, Egremont, Ennerdale & Kinniside, Gosforth, Haile, Lamplugh, Lowca, Lowside Quarter, Moresby, Parton, Ponsonby, St. Bees, Wasdale, and Weddicar, to Cumbria registration district.



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