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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN GREATER LONDON

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Greater London since 1965.

For the purposes of these pages, "Greater London" refers to the administrative county of that name, which was formed on 1.4.1965 out of the county of London, and parts of the counties of Middlesex, Surrey, Kent, Essex, and Hertfordshire.

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

Registration DIstrct

Registration County

From

To

Comments

Barking

Greater London

1965

1989

Created 1.4.1965 out of Romford and Ilford registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1989 to become Barking & Dagenham registration district.

Barking & Dagenham

Greater London

1989

 

Created 1.4.1989 by renaming Barking registration district.

Barnet

Greater London

1965

 

 

Bethnal Green

Greater London

1965

1965

Abolished 1.1.1966 to become part of Poplar & Bethnal Green registration district.

Bexley

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Sidcup and Dartford registration districts.

Brent

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 from Willesden registration district.

Bromley

Greater London

1965

 

 

Camberwell

Greater London

1965

1991

Abolished 1.10.1991 to become part of Southwark registration district.

Camden

Greater London

1977

 

Created 1.10.1977 from Hampstead and St. Pancras registration districts.

Chelsea

Greater London

1965

1981

Abolished 1.7.1981 to become part of Kensington & Chelsea registration district.

Croydon

Greater London

1965

 

 

Deptford

Greater London

1965

1966

Abolished 1.7.1966 to become part of Lewisham registration district.

Ealing

Greater London

1965

 

 

East Ham

Greater London

1965

1967

Abolished 1.1.1968 to become part of Newham registration district.

Enfield

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Edmonton and Wood Green registration districts.

Fulham

Greater London

1965

2000

Abolished 1.1.2001 to become part of Hammersmith & Fulham registration district.

Greenwich

Greater London

1965

 

 

Hackney

Greater London

1965

 

 

Hammersmith

Greater London

1965

2000

Abolished 1.1.2001 to become part of Hammersmith & Fulham registration district.

Hammersmith & Fulham

Greater London

2001

 

Created 1.1.2001 from Hammersmith and Fulham registration districts.

Hampstead

Greater London

1965

1977

Abolished 1.10.1977 to become part of Camden registration district.

Haringey

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Wood Green and Edmonton registration districts.

Harrow

Greater London

1965

 

 

Havering

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Romford registration district.

Hendon

Greater London

1965

1999

Abolished 1.4.1999 to become part of Barnet registration district.

Hillingdon

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Uxbridge and Harrow registration districts.

Hounslow

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Ealing and Middlesex South registration districts.

Islington

Greater London

1965

 

 

Kensington

Greater London

1965

1981

Abolished 1.7.1981 to become part of Kensington & Chelsea registration district.

Kensington & Chelsea

Greater London

1981

 

Created 1.7.1981 from Kensington and Chelsea registration districts.

Kingston upon Thames

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Surrey Northern registration district.

Lambeth

Greater London

1965

 

 

Lewisham

Greater London

1965

 

 

London City

Greater London

1965

 

 

Merton

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Surrey North Eastern registration district.

Newham

Greater London

1968

 

Created 1.1.1968 out of West Ham and East Ham registration districts.

Paddington

Greater London

1965

1977

Abolished 1.1.1978 to become part of Westminster registration district.

Poplar

Greater London

1965

1965

Abolished 1.1.1966 to become part of Poplar & Bethnal Green registration district.

Poplar & Bethnal Green

Greater London

1966

1982

Created 1.1.1966 out of Poplar and Bethnal Green registration districts. Abolished 1.1.1983 to become part of Tower Hamlets registration district.

Redbridge

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Ilford, Essex South Western, Epping and Romford registration districts.

Richmond upon Thames

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Middlesex South and Surrey Northern registration districts.

St. Marylebone

Greater London

1965

1977

Abolished 1.1.1978 to become part of Westminster registration district.

St. Pancras

Greater London

1965

1977

Abolished 1.10.1977 to become part of Camden registration district.

Southwark

Greater London

1965

 

 

Stepney

Greater London

1965

1982

Abolished 1.1.1983 to become part of Tower Hamlets registration district.

Stoke Newington

Greater London

1965

1979

Abolished 1.7.1979 to become part of Hackney registration district.

Sutton

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Surrey North Eastern and Surrey Mid Eastern registration districts.

Tower Hamlets

Greater London

1983

 

Created 1.1.1983 from Stepney and Poplar & Bethnal Green registration districts.

Waltham Forest

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 out of Essex South Western and Epping registration districts.

Wandsworth

Greater London

1965

 

 

West Ham

Greater London

1965

1967

Abolished 1.1.1968 to become part of Newham registration district.

Westminster

Greater London

1965

 

Created 1.4.1965 from City of Westminster registration district.

Woolwich

Greater London

1965

1969

Abolished 1.10.1969 to become part of Greenwich registration district.

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