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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN TYNE & WEAR

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Tyne & Wear since 1974.

For the purposes of these pages, "Tyne & Wear" refers to the metropolitan county of that name, which was formed on 1.4.1974 out of the counties of Northumberland and Durham.

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

Gateshead

Tyne & Wear

1974

 

Transferred from the county of Durham on 1.4.1974.

Jarrow

Tyne & Wear

1974

2001

Created 1.4.1974 out of Durham North Eastern registration district. Abolished 1.1.2001 to become part of South Tyneside registration district.

Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne & Wear

1974

 

Transferred from the county of Northumberland on 1.4.1974.

North Tyneside

Tyne & Wear

1985

 

Created 1.4.1985 from North Tyneside East and North Tyneside West registration districts.

North Tyneside East

Tyne & Wear

1974

1985

Created 1.4.1974 out of Tynemouth and Northumberland South registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1985 to become part of North Tyneside registration district.

North Tyneside West

Tyne & Wear

1974

1985

Created 1.4.1974 out of Northumberland South registration district. Abolished 1.4.1985 to become part of North Tyneside registration district.

South Shields

Tyne & Wear

1974

2001

Transferred from the county of Durham on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.1.2001 to become part of South Tyneside registration district.

South Tyneside

Tyne & Wear

2001

 

Created 1.1.2001 out of Jarrow and South Shields registration districts.

Sunderland

Tyne & Wear

1974

 

Transferred from the county of Durham on 1.4.1974.

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