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WOOLWICH REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Woolwich Registration District (1868-1965)

All the areas in Woolwich registration district became part of the county of London on 1.4.1889.

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Borough of Woolwich

London

1930

1965

Created 31.3.1930 from the parishes of Plumstead, Woolwich, and Eltham. Abolished 1.4.1965 to become part of the London boroughs of Greenwich and Newham. See also Table 2, note (f).

Charlton & Kidbrooke

London

1901

1930

Created 1.4.1901 out of the parishes of Charlton, Kidbrooke, Lewisham, and Elton. Abolished 31.3.1930 to become part of the parish of Borough of Greenwich. See also Table 2, notes (d) and (e).

Charlton

Kent

1868

1889

Abolished 1.4.1901 to become parts of the parishes of Charlton & Kidbrooke, Lewisham, and Eltham. See also Table 2, notes (b), (c) and (c).

London

1889

1901

Kidbrooke

Kent

1868

1889

Abolished 1.4.1901 to become part of the parish of Charlton & Kidbrooke. See also Table 2, note (b).

London

1889

1901

Plumstead

Kent

1868

1889

Abolished 31.3.1930 to become part of the parish of Borough of Woolwich. See also Table 2, note (b).

London

1889

1930

Woolwich

Kent

1868

1889

Abolished 31.3.1930 to become part of the parish of Borough of Woolwich. See also Table 2, notes (a) and (g).

London

1889

1930


Table 1B: List of Places in Woolwich Registration District (1965-69)

All the areas in Woolwich registration district became part of the county of Greater London on 1.4.1965.

Civil Parish
(* or Unparished area)

County

From

To

Comments

Greenwich*

Greater London

1965

1969

That part of the London borough and unparished area which until 1.4.1965 formed part of the parish of Woolwich. See also Table 2, note (h).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Woolwich Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

1.7.1868
(created)

(a)

Gained the parish of Woolwich from Greenwich registration district.

24795 in 1861

(b)

Gained the parishes of Charlton, Kidbrooke, and Plumstead, from Lewisham registration district.

33778 in 1861

1.4.1901

(c)

Lost parts of the parish of Charlton (which became parts of the parishes of Eltham and Lewisham on 1.4.1901) to Lewisham registration district.

3 in 1901

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Charlton & Kidbrooke (which until 1.4.1901 formed parts of the parishes of Eltham and Lewisham) from Lewisham registration district.

3 in 1901

1.4.1930

(e)

Lost the parish of Charlton & Kidbrooke (which became part of the parish of Borough of Greenwich on 31.3.1930) to Greenwich registration district.

21978 in 1921

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Borough of Woolwich (which until 31.3.1930 formed the parish of Eltham) from Lewisham registration district.

28308 in 1921

1.4.1965

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Woolwich (which became part of the London borough of Newham on 1.4.1965) to East Ham registration district.

8809 in 1961

1.10.1969 (abolished)

(h)

Lost the part of the London borough of Greenwich (which until 1.4.1965 formed part of the parish of Woolwich) to Greenwich registration district.

144264 in 1931



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