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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN LEICESTERSHIRE

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

For the purposes of these pages, "Leicestershire" 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

Ashby de la Zouch Leicestershire

1837

1949

Abolished 1.10.1949 to become part of Coalville, Loughborough and Market Bosworth registration districts.

Atherstone Warwickshire

1837

1932

Partly in Leicestershire until 1.4.1932.

Barrow upon Soar Leicestershire

1837

1949

Abolished 1.10.1949 to become part of Leicestershire Central, Loughborough and Market Bosworth registration districts.

Billesdon Leicestershire

1837

1949

Abolished 1.10.1949 to become part of Leicestershire Central registration district.

Bingham Nottinghamshire

1837

1936

Partly in Leicestershire until 1.1.1937.

Blaby Leicestershire

1837

1949

Abolished 1.10.1949 to become part of Leicestershire Central registration district.

Coalville Leicestershire

1949

1999

Created 1.10.1949 out of Ashby de la Zouch, Loughborough, and Market Bosworth registration districts. Abolished 1.1.2000 to become part of Leicestershire registration district.

Grantham Lincolnshire

1837

1933

Partly in Leicestershire until 1.1.1934.

Hinckley Leicestershire

1837

1999

Abolished 1.1.2000 to become part of Leicestershire registration district.

Leicester Leicestershire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Leicestershire Central registration district.

Leicester Leicestershire

1997

 

Created 1.4.1997 out of Leicestershire Central registration district.

Leicestershire Leicestershire

2000

 

Created 1.1.2000 from Coalville, Hinckley, Loughborough, Market Harborough, and Melton Mowbray registration districts.

Leicestershire Central Leicestershire

1949

1997

Created 1.10.1949 out of Blaby, Barrow upon Soar, Billesdon, Loughborough, Lutterworth, and Market Bosworth registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1997 to become parts of Leicester, Loughborough and Market Harborough registration districts.

Loughborough Leicestershire

1837

1999

Abolished 1.1.2000 to become part of Leicestershire registration district.

Lutterworth Leicestershire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Market Harborough and Leicestershire Central registration districts.

Market Bosworth Leicestershire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Hinckley, Leicestershire Central, and Coalville registration districts.

Market Harborough Leicestershire

1837

1999

Abolished 1.1.2000 to become part of Leicestershire registration district.

Melton Mowbray Leicestershire

1837

1995

Abolished 1.4.1995 to become part of Melton & Rutland registration district. 

Melton Mowbray Leicestershire

1997

1999

Created 1.4.1997 out of Melton & Rutland registration district. Abolished 1.1.2000 to become part of Leicestershire registration district.

Melton & Rutland Leicestershire

1995

1997

Created 1.4.1995 from Melton Mowbray and Rutland registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1997 to become parts of Melton Mowbray and Rutland registration districts.

Nuneaton Warwickshire

1837

1851

Partly in Leicestershire until 30.4.1851.

Oakham Rutland

1837

1933

Partly in Leicestershire until 1.1.1934.

Rugby Warwickshire

1837

1895

Partly in Leicestershire until 1.6.1895.

Rutland Leicestershire

1974

1995

Created 1.4.1974 out of Oakham, Uppingham, and Ketton registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1995 to become part of Melton & Rutland registration district.

Shardlow Derbyshire

1837

1938

Partly in Leicestershire until 1.4.1938.

Uppingham Rutland

1837

1933

Partly in Leicestershire until 1.1.1934.

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