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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN HERTFORDSHIRE

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

For the purposes of these pages, "Hertfordshire " 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

Amersham Buckinghamshire

1837

1844

Partly in Hertfordshire until 20.10.1844.

Barnet Hertfordshire

1837

1851

Transferred to the county of Greater London on 1.4.1965.

Middlesex

1852

1946

Hertfordshire

1946

1965

Berkhampstead Hertfordshire

1837

1939

Abolished 1.10.1939 to become part of Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead registration districts.

Berkhamsted Hertfordshire

1939

1974

Created 1.10.1939 renaming of Berkhampstead registration district. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Dacorum registration district.

Biggleswade Bedfordshire

1837

1844

Partly in Hertfordshire until 20.10.1844.

Bishops Stortford Hertfordshire

1837

2008

Abolished 1.4.2008 to become part of Hertfordshire registration district.

Broxbourne Hertfordshire

1974

2008

Created 1.4.1974 out of Ware registration district. Abolished 1.4.2008 to become part of Hertfordshire registration district.

Buntingford Hertfordshire

1837

1838

Abolished 15.1.1838 to become part of Royston registration district.

Dacorum Hertfordshire

1974

2008

Created 1.4.1974 out of Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Watford, and St. Albans registration districts. Abolished 1.4.2008 to become part of Hertfordshire registration district.

Edmonton Middlesex

1837

1939

Partly in Hertfordshire until 1.10.1939.

Elstree & Potters Bar Hertfordshire

1965

1996

Created 1.4.1965 out of Barnet and Wood Green registration districts. Abolished 1.3.1996 to become part of Watford registration district.

Hatfield Hertfordshire

1837

2008

Abolished 1.4.2008 to become part of Hertfordshire registration district.

Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Dacorum registration district.

Hertford Hertfordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Hertford & Ware and Stevenage registration districts.

Hertford & Ware Hertfordshire

1974

2008

Created 1.4.1974 out of Hertford and Ware registration districts. Abolished 1.4.2008 to become part of Hertfordshire registration district.

Hertfordshire Hertfordshire

2008

 

Created 1.4.2008 from Bishops Stortford, Broxbourne, Dacorum, Hatfield, Hertford & Ware, Hitchin & Stevenage, St. Albans, and Watford registration districts.

Hitchin Hertfordshire

1837

1996

Abolished 1.3.1996 to become part of Hitchin & Stevenage registration district.

Hitchin & Stevenage Hertfordshire

1996

2008

Created 1.3.1996 from Hitchin and Stevenage registration districts. Abolished 1.4.2008 to become part of Hertfordshire registration district.

Luton Bedfordshire

1837

1897

Partly in Hertfordshire until 30.9.1897.

Royston Hertfordshire

1837

1939

Abolished 1.10.1939 to become part of Hitchin and Bishops Stortford registration districts.

St. Albans Hertfordshire

1837

2008

Abolished 1.4.2008 to become part of Hertfordshire registration district.

Stevenage Hertfordshire

1974

1996

Created 1.4.1974 out of Hitchin and Hertford registration districts. Abolished 1.3.1996 to become part of Hitchin & Stevenage registration district.

Ware Hertfordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Broxbourne and Hertford & Ware registration districts.

Watford Hertfordshire

1837

2008

Abolished 1.4.2008 to become part of Hertfordshire registration district.

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