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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN BERKSHIRE

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Berkshire since 1837. The same districts were used to compile the census returns for the years 1851 to 1921.

For the purposes of these pages, "Berkshire" refers to:

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

Abingdon

Berkshire

1837

1974

Transferred to Oxfordshire on 1.4.1974.

Basingstoke

Hampshire

1837

1878

Partly in Berkshire until 1.1.1879.

Bracknell

Berkshire

1974

1998

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming Easthampstead registration district. Abolished 1.4.1998 and added to Bracknell Forest and Windsor & Maidenhead registration districts.

Bracknell Forest

Berkshire

1998

 

Created 1.4.1998 out of Bracknell registration district.

Bradfield

Berkshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between Wokingham, Wallingford and Newbury registration districts.

Cookham

Berkshire

1837

1896

Renamed 1.4.1896 to become Maidenhead registration district.

Easthampstead

Berkshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and added to Windsor registration district.

Easthampstead

Berkshire

1967

1974

Created 1.4.1967 out of Windsor registration district. Renamed 1.4.1974 to become Bracknell registration district.

Faringdon

Berkshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between Wantage and Cirencester registration districts.

Henley

Oxfordshire

1837

1895

Partly in Berkshire until 1.6.1895.

Highworth

Wiltshire

1837

1881

Partly in Berkshire until 20.12.1881.

Hungerford

Berkshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and added to Newbury registration district.

Maidenhead

Berkshire

1896

1974

Created 1.4.1896 by renaming Cookham registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Windsor & Maidenhead registration district.

Newbury

Berkshire

1837

1998

Abolished 1.4.1998 and added to West Berkshire registration district.

Oxford

Oxfordshire

1837

1889

Partly in Berkshire until 1.4.1889.

Reading

Berkshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Reading & Wokingham registration district.

Reading

Berkshire

1998

 

Created 1.4.1998 out of Reading & Wokingham registration district.

Reading & Wokingham

Berkshire

1974

1998

Created 1.4.1974 out of Wokingham, Reading and Wallingford registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1998 and divided between Wokingham, Reading and West Berkshire registration districts.

Slough

Berkshire

1974

 

Created 1.4.1974 out of Eton registration district.

Stow on the Wold

Gloucestershire

1837

1844

Partly in Berkshire until 20.10.1844.

Wallingford

Berkshire

1837

1974

Transferred to Oxfordshire on 1.4.1974.

Wantage

Berkshire

1837

1974

Transferred to Oxfordshire on 1.4.1974.

West Berkshire

Berkshire

1998

 

Created 1.4.1998 from Newbury and Reading & Wokingham registration districts.

Windsor

Berkshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Windsor & Maidenhead registration district.

Windsor & Maidenhead

Berkshire

1974

 

Created 1.4.1974 out of Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton registration districts.

Witney

Oxfordshire

1837

1844

Partly in Berkshire until 20.10.1844.

Wokingham

Berkshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Reading & Wokingham and Newbury registration districts.

Wokingham

Berkshire

1998

 

Created 1.4.1998 out of Reading & Wokingham registration district.


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