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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN BERKSHIRE

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Berkshire since 1837. The same districts were used to compile the census returns for the years 1851 to 1911.

For the purposes of these pages, "Berkshire" 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

Abingdon Berkshire

1837

1974

Transferred to Oxfordshire on 1.4.1974.

Basingstoke Hampshire

1837

1878

Partly in Berkshire until 1.1.1879.

Bracknell Berkshire

1974

1998

Created 1.4.1974 from Easthampstead registration district. Abolished 1.4.1998 to become parts of Bracknell Forest and Windsor & Maidenhead registration districts.

Bracknell Forest Berkshire

1998

 

Created 1.4.1998 out of Bracknell registration district.

Bradfield Berkshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Wokingham, Wallingford and Newbury registration districts.

Cookham Berkshire

1837

1896

Abolished 1.4.1896 to become Maidenhead registration district.

Easthampstead Berkshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Windsor registration district.

Easthampstead Berkshire

1967

1974

Created 1.4.1967 out of Windsor registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become Bracknell registration district.

Faringdon Berkshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Wantage and Cirencester registration districts.

Henley Oxfordshire

1837

1895

Partly in Berkshire until 1.6.1895.

Highworth Wiltshire

1837

1881

Partly in Berkshire until 20.12.1881.

Hungerford Berkshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Newbury registration district.

Maidenhead Berkshire

1896

1974

Created 1.4.1896 from Cookham registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Windsor & Maidenhead registration district.

Newbury Berkshire

1837

1998

Abolished 1.4.1998 to become West Berkshire registration district.

Oxford Oxfordshire

1837

1889

Partly in Berkshire until 1.4.1889.

Reading Berkshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Reading & Wokingham registration district.

Reading Berkshire

1998

 

Created 1.4.1998 out of Reading & Wokingham registration district.

Reading & Wokingham Berkshire

1974

1998

Created 1.4.1974 out of Wokingham and Reading registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1998 to become parts of Wokingham, Reading, and West Berkshire registration districts.

Slough Berkshire

1974

 

Created 1.4.1974 out of Eton registration district.

Stow on the Wold Gloucestershire

1837

1844

Partly in Berkshire until 20.10.1844.

Wallingford Berkshire

1837

1974

Transferred to Oxfordshire on 1.4.1974.

Wantage Berkshire

1837

1974

Transferred to Oxfordshire on 1.4.1974.

West Berkshire Berkshire

1998

 

Created 1.4.1998 from Newbury and Reading & Wokingham registration districts.

Windsor Berkshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Windsor & Maidenhead registration district.

Windsor & Maidenhead Berkshire

1974

 

Created 1.4.1974 out of Maidenhead, Windsor, and Eton registration districts.

Witney Oxfordshire

1837

1844

Partly in Berkshire until 20.10.1844.

Wokingham Berkshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Reading & Wokingham and Newbury registration districts.

Wokingham Berkshire

1998

 

Created 1.4.1998 out of Reading & Wokingham registration district.

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