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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE

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

For the purposes of these pages, "Gloucestershire " 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

Banbury

Oxfordshire

1837

1844

Partly in Gloucestershire until 20.10.1844.

Barton Regis

Gloucestershire

1877

1905

Created 1.4.1877 by renaming Clifton registration district. Abolished 1.1.1905 and divided between Bristol, Thornbury and Chipping Sodbury registration districts.

Bedminster

Gloucestershire

1837

1898

Renamed 1.4.1899 to become Long Ashton registration district.

Bristol

Gloucestershire

1837

1974

Transferred to Avon on 1.4.1974.

Cheltenham

Gloucestershire

1837

2006

Abolished 1.4.2006 and added to Gloucestershire registration district.

Chepstow

Monmouthshire

1837

1937

Partly in Gloucestershire until 1.4.1937.

Chipping Norton

Oxfordshire

1837

1844

Partly in Gloucestershire until 20.10.1844.

Chipping Sodbury

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between Kingswood, Sodbury, Cirencester and Thornbury registration districts.

Cirencester

Gloucestershire

1837

2006

Abolished 1.4.2006 and added to Gloucestershire registration district.

Clifton

Gloucestershire

1837

1877

Renamed 1.4.1877 to become Barton Regis registration district.

Dursley

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between Stroud and Thornbury registration districts.

Evesham

Worcestershire

1837

1931

Partly in Gloucestershire until 1.4.1931.

Faringdon

Berkshire

1837

1937

Partly in Gloucestershire until 1.4.1937.

Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

Created 1.4.1937 out of Westbury on Severn, Monmouth and Chepstow registration districts. Abolished 1.4.2006 and added to Gloucestershire registration district.

Gloucester

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between Gloucester City, Gloucester Rural and Cheltenham registration districts.

Gloucester

Gloucestershire

1974

2006

Created 1.4.1974 out of Gloucester City and Gloucester Rural registration districts. Abolished 1.4.2006 and added to Gloucestershire registration district.

Gloucester City

Gloucestershire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of Gloucester registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Gloucester registration district.

Gloucester Rural

Gloucestershire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of Gloucester, Newent, Wheatenhurst, Westbury on Severn, Tewkesbury and Stroud registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 and divided between Gloucester, Stroud and Forest of Dean registration districts.

Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire

2006

 

Created 1.4.2006 from Cheltenham, Cirencester, Forest of Dean, Gloucester, North Cotswold and Stroud registration districts.

Keynsham

Somerset

1837

1936

Partly in Gloucestershire until 1.4.1936.

Kingswood

Gloucestershire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of Chipping Sodbury registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Bristol registration district.

Malmesbury

Wiltshire

1837

1844

Partly in Gloucestershire until 20.10.1844.

Monmouth

Monmouthshire

1837

1937

Partly in Gloucestershire until 1.4.1937.

Newent

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and added to Gloucester Rural registration district.

North Cotswold

Gloucestershire

1937

2006

Created 1.4.1937 out of Stow on the Wold, Winchcomb and Shipston-on-Stour registration districts. Abolished 1.4.2006 and added to Gloucestershire registration district.

Northleach

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between Cirencester and Cheltenham registration districts.

Ross

Herefordshire

1837

1935

Partly in Gloucestershire until 1.10.1935.

Shipston-on-Stour

Warwickshire

1837

1932

Partly in Gloucestershire until 1.4.1932.

Sodbury

Gloucestershire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of Chipping Sodbury, Thornbury and Bristol registration districts. Transferred to Avon on 1.4.1974.

South Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire

1996

 

Created 1.4.1996 out of Sodbury, Bristol and Bath registration districts.

Stow on the Wold

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between North Cotswold and Cirencester registration districts.

Stratford-on-Avon

Warwickshire

1837

1931

Partly in Gloucestershire until 1.4.1931.

Stroud

Gloucestershire

1837

2006

Abolished 1.4.2006 and added to Gloucestershire registration district.

Tetbury

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and added to Cirencester registration district.

Tewkesbury

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between Cheltenham and Gloucester Rural registration districts.

Thornbury

Gloucestershire

1837

1974

Transferred to Avon on 1.4.1974.

Westbury on Severn

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between Forest of Dean and Gloucester Rural registration districts.

Wheatenhurst

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and added to Gloucester Rural registration district.

Winchcomb

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 and divided between Cheltenham and North Cotswold registration districts.

Witney

Oxfordshire

1837

1844

Partly in Gloucestershire until 20.10.1844.


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