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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN HEREFORDSHIRE

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

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

For the period 197498 see the county of Hereford & Worcester.

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

Abergavenny

Monmouthshire

1837

1893

Partly in Herefordshire until 29.9.1893.

Bromyard

Herefordshire

1837

1974

Transfererd to Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974.

Bromyard

Herefordshire

1998

2008

Transferred from Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1998. Abolished 1.4.2008 and added to Herefordshire registration district.

Cleobury Mortimer

Shropshire

1837

1844

Partly in Herefordshire until 20.10.1844.

Dore

Herefordshire

1837

1838

Abolished 20.1.1838 and added to Hereford registration district.

Hay

Brecknockshire

1837

1934

Partly in Herefordshire until 1.10.1934.

Hereford

Herefordshire

1837

1974

Transfererd to Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974.

Hereford

Herefordshire

1998

2008

Transferred from Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1998. Abolished 1.4.2008 and added to Herefordshire registration district.

Herefordshire

Herefordshire

2008

 

Created 1.4.2008 from Bromyard, Hereford, Kington, Ledbury, Leominster and Ross registration districts.

Kington

Herefordshire

1837

1839

Abolished 11.1.1839 and added to Presteigne registration district.

Kington

Radnorshire

1870

1870

Created 1.4.1870 out of Presteigne registration district. Transfererd to Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974.

Herefordshire

1871

1974

Knighton

Radnorshire

1837

1933

Partly in Herefordshire until 1.4.1933.

Knighton

Herefordshire

1998

2008

Transferred from Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1998. Abolished 1.4.2008 and added to Herefordshire registration district.

Ledbury

Herefordshire

1837

1974

Transfererd to Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974.

Ledbury

Herefordshire

1998

2008

Transferred from Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1998. Abolished 1.4.2008 and added to Herefordshire registration district.

Leominster

Herefordshire

1837

1974

Transfererd to Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974.

Leominster

Herefordshire

1998

2008

Transferred from Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1998. Abolished 1.4.2008 and added to Herefordshire registration district.

Ludlow

Shropshire

1837

1933

Partly in Herefordshire until 1.4.1933.

Monmouth

Monmouthshire

1837

1935

Partly in Herefordshire until 1.10.1935.

Newent

Gloucestershire

1837

1895

Partly in Herefordshire until 1.1.1896.

Presteigne

Radnorshire

1837

1877

Abolished 1.7.1877 and added to Knighton and Kington registration districts.

Ross

Herefordshire

1837

1974

Transfererd to Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974.

Ross

Herefordshire

1998

2008

Transferred from Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1998. Abolished 1.4.2008 and added to Herefordshire registration district.

Tenbury

Worcestershire

1837

1934

Partly in Herefordshire until 1.7.1934.

Weobley

Herefordshire

1837

1974

Transfererd to Hereford & Worcester on 1.4.1974.


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