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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN WESTMORLAND

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

For the purposes of these pages, "Westmorland" refers to:

The county of Westmorland was abolished on 1.4.1974 to become part of the county of Cumbria.

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

East Ward Westmorland

1837

1937

Abolished 1.10.1937 to become part of Westmorland North and Westmorland South registration districts.

Kendal Westmorland

1837

1937

Abolished 1.10.1937 to become part of Westmorland South and Westmorland North registration districts.

West Ward Westmorland

1837

1937

Abolished 1.10.1937 to become part of Westmorland North and Westmorland South registration districts.

Westmorland North Westmorland

1937

1974

Created 1.10.1937 out of East Ward, West Ward, and Kendal registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Appleby and Penrith registration districts.

Westmorland South Westmorland

1937

1974

Created 1.10.1937 out of Kendal West Ward, and East Ward registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Kendal and Penrith registration districts.

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