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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 1911.

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 from Clifton registration district. Abolished 1.1.1905 to become part of Bristol, Thornbury, and Chipping Sodbury registration districts.

Bedminster

Gloucestershire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.1.1899 to become part of Bristol and Long Ashton registration districts.

Bristol

Gloucestershire

1837

1974

Transferred to the county of Avon on 1.4.1974.

Cheltenham

Gloucestershire

1837

2006

Abolished 1.4.2006 to become part of 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 to become part of Kingswood, Sodbury, Cirencester, and Thornbury registration districts.

Cirencester

Gloucestershire

1837

2006

Abolished 1.4.2006 to become part of Gloucestershire registration district.

Clifton

Gloucestershire

1837

1877

Abolished 1.4.1877 to become Barton Regis registration district.

Dursley

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of 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 to become part of Gloucestershire registration district.

Gloucester

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of 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 to become part of Gloucestershire registration district.

Gloucester City

Gloucestershire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of Gloucester registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of 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 to become part of 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

Gloucestershire

1837

1936

Abolished 1.4.1936 to become part of Chipping Sodbury, Bathavon, Bristol, and Chipping Sodbury registration districts.

Kingswood

Gloucestershire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of Chipping Sodbury registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of 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 to become part of 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 to become part of Gloucestershire registration district.

Northleach

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of 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 the county of 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 to become part of 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 to become part of Gloucestershire registration district.

Tetbury

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Cirencester registration district.

Tewkesbury

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Cheltenham and Gloucester Rural registration districts.

Thornbury

Gloucestershire

1837

1974

Transferred to the county of Avon on 1.4.1974.

Westbury on Severn

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Forest of Dean and Gloucester Rural registration districts.

Wheatenhurst

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Gloucester Rural registration district.

Winchcomb

Gloucestershire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Cheltenham and North Cotswold registration districts.

Witney

Oxfordshire

1837

1844

Partly in Gloucestershire until 20.10.1844.


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