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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN GLAMORGANSHIRE

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Glamorganshire between 1837 and 1974. The same districts were used to compile the census returns for the years 1851 to 1911.

For the purposes of these pages "Glamorganshire" refers to:

The county of Glamorganshire was abolished on 1.4.1974 to become parts of the counties of Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, and West Glamorgan.

Click on a district name to see the places and dates covered, or see the Index of Place Names for the whole of England and Wales.

Registration DIstrict

Registration County

From

To

Comments

Bridgend Glamorganshire

1837

1970

Abolished 1.10.1970 to become Mid Glamorgan registration district.

Cardiff Glamorganshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of South Glamorgan registration district.

East Glamorgan Glamorganshire

1935

1974

Created 1.1.1935 out of Cardiff, Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of South Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, and Pontypridd registration districts.

Gower Glamorganshire

1858

1934

Created 19.7.1858 out of Swansea registration district. Abolished 1.1.1935 to become part of Swansea and West Glamorgan registration districts.

Llanelly Carmarthenshire

1837

1934

Partly in Glamorganshire until 1.1.1935.

Merthyr Tydfil Glamorganshire

1837

1974

 

Mid Glamorgan Glamorganshire

1970

1974

Created 1.10.1970 out of Bridgend registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Ogwr and South Glamorgan registration districts.

Neath Glamorganshire

1837

1970

Abolished 1.10.1970 to become part of West Glamorgan registration district.

Newport Monmouthshire

1837

1896

Partly in Glamorganshire until 1.7.1896.

Pontardawe Glamorganshire

1875

1934

Created 1.7.1875 out of Neath and Swansea registration districts. Abolished 1.1.1935 to become part of West Glamorgan registration district.

Pontypridd Glamorganshire

1863

1974

Created 18.7.1863 out of Cardiff and Methyr Tydfil registration districts.

Swansea Glamorganshire

1837

1974

 

West Glamorgan Glamorganshire

1935

1974

Created 1.1.1935 out of Gower, Swansea, Pontardawe and Llanelly registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Neath, Swansea, and Pontypridd registration districts.

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