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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN OXFORDSHIRE

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Oxfordshire between 1837 and 1974. The same districts were used to compile the censuses returns for the years 1851 to 1911.

County boundaries and definitions have changed frequently, but the term "Oxfordshire" on these pages 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

Abingdon Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 to become part of Oxfordshire registration district.

Banbury Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 to become part of Oxfordshire registration district.

Bicester Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.10.1932 to become part of Ploughley & Bullingdon registration district.

Brackley Northamptonshire

1837

1932

Partly in Oxfordshire until 1.10.1932.

Bradfield Berkshire

1837

1932

Partly in Oxfordshire until 1.10.1932.

Buckingham Buckinghamshire

1837

1844

Partly in Oxfordshire until 20.10.1844.

Bullingdon Oxfordshire

1964

2001

Created 1.10.1964 out of Ploughley & Bullingdon registration district. Abolished 1.10.2001 to become part of Oxfordshire registration district.

Chipping Norton Oxfordshire

1837

1982

Abolished 1.4.1982 to become part of West Oxfordshire registration district.

Faringdon Berkshire

1837

1932

Partly in Oxfordshire until 1.10.1932.

Headington Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.1.1933 to become part of Oxford registration district.

Henley Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 to become part of Oxfordshire registration district.

Oxford Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 to become part of Oxfordshire registration district.

Oxfordshire Oxfordshire

2001

 

Created 1.10.2001 from Abingdon, Banbury, Bullingdon, Henley, Oxford, Ploughley, Wallingford, Wantage and West Oxfordshire registration districts.

Ploughley Oxfordshire

1964

2001

Created 1.10.1964 out of Ploughley & Bullingdon registration district. Abolished 1.10.2001 to become part of Oxfordshire registration district.

Ploughley & Bullingdon Oxfordshire

1932

1964

Created 1.10.1932 out of Bicester, Thame, Headington, Wallingford, Woodstock, Abingdon, Henley, and Brackley registration districts. Abolished 1.10.1964 to become part of Bullingdon and Ploughley registration districts.

Thame Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.10.1932 to become part of Ploughley & Bullingdon and Aylesbury registration districts.

Wallingford Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 to become part of Oxfordshire registration district.

Wantage Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 to become part of Oxfordshire registration district.

West Oxfordshire Oxfordshire

1982

2001

Created 1.4.1982 from Chipping Norton and Witney registration districts.  Abolished 1.10.2001 to become part of Oxfordshire registration district.

Witney Oxfordshire

1837

1982

Abolished 1.4.1982 to become part of West Oxfordshire registration district.

Woodstock Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.10.1932 to become part of Chipping Norton, Ploughley & Bullingdon, Banbury, and Witney registration districts.

Wycombe Buckinghamshire

1837

1896

Partly in Oxfordshire until 30.9.1896.

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