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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN CHESHIRE

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

For the purposes of these pages, "Cheshire" 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

Altrincham Cheshire

1837

1898

Abolished 1.10.1898 to become Bucklow registration district

Ashton & Oldham Lancashire

1837

1848

Abolished 31.3.1848 to become parts of Ashton under Lyne and Oldham registration districts.

Ashton under Lyne Lancashire

1848

1937

Created 31.3.1848 out of Ashton & Oldham registration district. Partly in Cheshire until 1.4.1937.

Birkenhead Cheshire

1861

1974

Created 2.7.1861 out of Wirral registration district. Transferred to the county of  Merseyside on 1.4.1974.

Bucklow Cheshire

1898

1974

Created 1.10.1898 out of Altrincham registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Trafford, Macclesfield, Warrington, and Manchester registration districts.

Cheshire Cheshire

2007

2009

Created 1.7.2007 from Cheshire Central, Cheshire East, and Cheshire West registration districts. Abolished 1.4.2009 to become part of Cheshire East and Cheshire West & Chester registration districts.

Cheshire Central Cheshire

1998

2007

Created 1.4.1998 from South Cheshire and Vale Royal registration districts. Abolished 1.7.2007 to become part of Cheshire registration district.

Cheshire East Cheshire

1998

2007

Created 1.4.1998 from Macclesfield and South Cheshire registration districts. Abolished 1.7.2007 to become part of Cheshire registration district.

Cheshire East Cheshire

2009

 

Created 1.4.2009 out of Cheshire registration district.

Cheshire West Cheshire

1998

2007

Created 1.4.1998 from Chester & Ellesmere Port registration district. Abolished 1.7.2007 to become part of Cheshire registration district.

Cheshire West & Chester Cheshire

2009

 

Created 1.4.2009 out of Cheshire registration district.

Chester Cheshire

1870

1974

Created 1.1.1870 from Great Boughton registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Chester & Ellesmere Port registration district.

Chester & Ellesmere Port Cheshire

1974

1998

Created 1.4.1974 out of Chester, West Cheshire, and Wirral registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1998 to become Cheshire West registration district.

Congleton Cheshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Crewe, Macclesfield and Northwich registration districts.

Congleton & Crewe Cheshire

1974

1991

Created 1.4.1974 out of Crewe, Macclesfield, and Northwich registration districts. Abolished 1.7.1991 to become South Cheshire registration district.

Crewe Cheshire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of Nantwich, Congleton, Chester and Northwich registration districts.  Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Congleton & Crewe registration district.

Great Boughton Cheshire

1837

1870

Abolished 1.1.1870 to become Chester registration district.

Halton Cheshire

1974

 

Created 1.4.1974 out of Widnes and Runcorn registration districts.

Hayfield Derbyshire

1838

1937

Created 20.1.1838 out of High Peak registration district. Partly in Cheshire until 1.4.1937.

High Peak Derbyshire

1837

1838

Abolished 20.1.1838 to become part of Chapel en le Frith and Hayfield registration districts.

Hyde Cheshire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of Ashton under Lyne and Stockport registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Tameside and High Peak registration districts.

Macclesfield Cheshire

1837

1998

Abolished 1.4.1998 to become part of Cheshire East registration district.

Market Drayton Shropshire

1837

1895

Partly in Cheshire until 30.9.1895.

Nantwich Cheshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Crewe and West Cheshire registration districts.

North East Cheshire Cheshire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of Stockport, Hayfield, Glossop and Macclesfield registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Stockport and Macclesfield registration districts.

Northwich Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Vale Royal and Congleton & Crewe registration districts.

Runcorn Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Halton, Warrington, and Vale Royal registration districts.

South Cheshire Cheshire

1991

1998

Created 1.7.1991 from Congleton & Crewe registration district. Abolished 1.4.1998 to become part of Cheshire Central and Cheshire East registration districts.

Stockport Cheshire

1837

1974

Transferred to the county of  Greater Manchester on 1.4.1974.

Vale Royal Cheshire

1974

1998

Created 1.4.1974 out of Northwich and Runcorn registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1998 to become part of Cheshire Central registration district.

Wallasey Cheshire

1837

1974

Created 1.1.1936 out of Birkenhead and Wirral registration districts. Transferred to the county of  Merseyside on 1.4.1974.

Warrington Lancashire

1845

1895

Partly in Cheshire from 21.10.1845 until 1.7.1895.

Warrington Cheshire

1974

 

Transferred from Lancashire on 1.4.1974.

West Cheshire Cheshire

1937

1974

Created 1.4.1937 out of Chester, Wirral and Nantwich registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Chester & Ellesmere Port registration district.

Whitchurch Shropshire

1853

1935

Created 4.4.1853 out of Ellesmere, Great Boughton, Nantwich, Wem and Wrexham registration districts. Partly in Cheshire until 1.10.1935.

Wirral Cheshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Birkenhead and Chester & Ellesmere Port registration districts.

Wrexham Denbighshire

1837

1896

Partly in Cheshire until 1.11.1896.

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