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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN LINCOLNSHIRE

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

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

Click on a district name 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

Boston

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Bourne

Lincolnshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.1.1934 and added to Bourne & South Kesteven registration district.

Bourne

Lincolnshire

1974

2003

Created 1.4.1974 out of Bourne & South Kesteven registration district. Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Bourne & South Kesteven

Lincolnshire

1934

1974

Created 1.1.1934 out of Bourne and Stamford registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Bourne registration district.

Caistor

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Cleethorpes

Lincolnshire

1938

1974

Created 1.4.1938 out of Grimsby registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Grimsby registration district.

Doncaster

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1886

Partly in Lincolnshire until 20.5.1886.

East Elloe

Lincolnshire

1936

2003

Created 1.1.1936 out of Holbeach and Wisbech registration districts. Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Gainsborough

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Glanford Brigg

Lincolnshire

1837

1938

Abolished 1.10.1938 and added to Scunthorpe registration district.

Goole

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1889

Partly in Lincolnshire until 1.10.1938.

Grantham

Lincolnshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.1.1934 and divided between Grantham & West Kesteven, Melton Mowbray and Sleaford & East Kesteven registration districts.

Grantham

Lincolnshire

1974

2003

Created 1.4.1974 out of Grantham & West Kesteven registration district. Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Grantham & West Kesteven

Lincolnshire

1934

1974

Created 1.1.1934 out of Grantham, Newark and Sleaford registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Grantham registration district.

Grimsby

Lincolnshire

1897

1974

Created 1.4.1897 out of Caistor registration district. Transferred to Humberside on 1.4.1974.

Holbeach

Lincolnshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.1.1936 and divided between East Elloe and Wisbech registration districts.

Horncastle

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Lincoln

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire

2003

 

Created 1.2.2003 from Boston, Bourne, Caistor, East Elloe, Gainsborough, Grantham, Horncastle, Lincoln, Louth, Sleaford, Spalding, Spilsby and Stamford registration districts.

Louth

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Newark

Nottinghamshire

1837

1933

Partly in Lincolnshire until 1.1.1934.

North-East Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire

1996

 

Created 1.4.1996 by renaming Grimsby registration district.

North Kesteven

Lincolnshire

1934

1974

Created 1.1.1934 out of Lincoln, Newark and Sleaford registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Lincoln registration district.

North Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire

1996

 

Created 1.4.1996 by renaming Scunthorpe registration district.

Peterborough

Northamptonshire

1837

1933

Partly in Lincolnshire until 1.1.1934.

Scunthorpe

Lincolnshire

1938

1974

Created 1.10.1938 out of Glanford Brigg, Thorne, Gainsborough, Goole and Caistor registration districts. Transferred to Humberside on 1.4.1974.

Sleaford

Lincolnshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.1.1934 and divided between Sleaford & East Kesteven, North Kesteven and Grantham & West Kesteven registration districts.

Sleaford

Lincolnshire

1974

2003

Created 1.4.1974 out of Sleaford & East Kesteven registration district. Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Sleaford & East Kesteven

Lincolnshire

1934

1974

Created 1.1.1934 out of Sleaford and Grantham registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Sleaford registration district.

Spalding

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Spilsby

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Stamford

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 and added to Lincolnshire registration district.

Thorne

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1938

Partly in Lincolnshire until 1.10.1938.

Welton

Lincolnshire

1938

1974

Created 1.10.1938 out of Lincoln registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 and added to Lincoln registration district.


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