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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN WEST YORKSHIRE

The list below shows the civil registration districts in West Yorkshire since 1974.

For the purposes of these pages, "West Yorkshire" refers to the metropolitan county of that name, which was formed on 1.4.1974 out of the county of Yorkshire West Riding.

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

Bradford

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

Transferred from the county of Yorkshire West Riding on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.10.2008 to become part of Bradford & Keighley registraton district.

Bradford & Keighley

West Yorkshire

2008

 

Created 1.10.2008 from Bradford and Keighley registration districts.

Calderdale

West Yorkshire

2003

 

Created 1.1.2003 from Halifax and Todmorden registration districts.

Dewsbury

West Yorkshire

1974

 

Transferred from the county of Yorkshire West Riding on 1.4.1974.

Halifax

West Yorkshire

1974

2002

Transferred from the county of Yorkshire West Riding on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.1.2003 to become part of Calderdale registration district.

Huddersfield

West Yorkshire

1974

 

Transferred from the county of Yorkshire West Riding on 1.4.1974.

Keighley

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

Transferred from the county of Yorkshire West Riding on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.10.2008 to become part of Bradford & Keighley registraton district.

Leeds

West Yorkshire

1974

 

Transferred from the county of Yorkshire West Riding on 1.4.1974.

Pontefract

West Yorkshire

1974

2008

Transferred from the county of Yorkshire West Riding on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.4.2008 to become part of Wakefield registration district.

Todmorden

West Yorkshire

1974

2002

Transferred from the county of Yorkshire West Riding on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.1.2003 to become part of Calderdale registration district.

Wakefield

West Yorkshire

1974

 

Transferred from the county of Yorkshire West Riding on 1.4.1974.

Wharfedale

West Yorkshire

1974

1981

Transferred from the county of Yorkshire West Riding on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.4.1981 to become part of Leeds registration district.

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