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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN GREATER MANCHESTER

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Greater Manchester since 1974.

For the purposes of these pages, "Greater Manchester" refers to the metropolitan county of that name, which was formed on 1.4.1974 from parts of the counties of Lancashire and Cheshire.

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 DIstrict

Registration County

From

To

Comments

Barton

Greater Manchester

1974

1980

Abolished 1.4.1980 to become part of Salford registration district.

Bolton

Greater Manchester

1974

 

 

Bury

Greater Manchester

1974

 

 

Leigh

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Abolished 1.8.1995 to become part of Wigan & Leigh registration district.

Manchester

Greater Manchester

1974

 

 

Oldham

Greater Manchester

1974

 

 

Rochdale

Greater Manchester

1974

 

 

Salford

Greater Manchester

1974

 

 

Stockport

Greater Manchester

1974

 

 

Tameside

Greater Manchester

1974

 

Created 1.4.1974 out of Ashton and Hyde registration districts.

Trafford

Greater Manchester

1974

 

Created 1.4.1974 out of Bucklow and Barton registration districts.

Wigan

Greater Manchester

1974

1995

Abolished 1.8.1995 to become part of Wigan & Leigh registration district.

Wigan & Leigh

Greater Manchester

1995

 

Created 1.8.1995 out of Wigan and Leigh registration districts.

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