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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 1911.

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 to become part of Lincolnshire registration district.

Bourne

Lincolnshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.1.1934 to become part of Bourne & South Kesteven registration district.

Bourne

Lincolnshire

1974

2003

Created 1.4.1974 out of Bourne & South Kesteven registration district. Abolished 1.2.2003 to become part of Lincolnshire registration district.

Bourne & South Kesteven

Lincolnshire

1934

1974

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

Caistor

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 to become part of Lincolnshire registration district.

Cleethorpes

Lincolnshire

1938

1974

Created 1.4.1938 out of Grimsby registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of 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 to become part of Lincolnshire registration district.

Gainsborough

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 to become part of Lincolnshire registration district.

Glanford Brigg

Lincolnshire

1837

1938

Abolished 1.10.1938 to become part of Scunthorpe registration district.

Goole

Yorkshire West Riding

1837

1889

Partly in Lincolnshire until 1.10.1938.

Grantham

Lincolnshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.1.1934 to become part of 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 to become part of 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 to become part of Grantham registration district.

Grimsby

Lincolnshire

1897

1996

Created 1.4.1897 out of Caistor registration district. Abolished 1.4.1996 to become North East Lincolnshire registration district.

Holbeach

Lincolnshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.1.1936 to become part of East Elloe and Wisbech registration districts.

Horncastle

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 to become part of Lincolnshire registration district.

Lincoln

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 to become part of 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 to become part of 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 to become part of Lincoln registration district.

North Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire

1996

 

Created 1.4.1996 renaming of 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. After 1974 see Humberside.

Sleaford

Lincolnshire

1837

1933

Abolished 1.1.1934 to become part of 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 to become part of Lincolnshire registration district.

Sleaford & East Kesteven

Lincolnshire

1934

1974

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

Spalding

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 to become part of Lincolnshire registration district.

Spilsby

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 to become part of Lincolnshire registration district.

Stamford

Lincolnshire

1837

2003

Abolished 1.2.2003 to become part of 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 to become part of Lincoln registration district.


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