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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN CAMBRIDGESHIRE

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

For the purposes of these pages, "Cambridgeshire" 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

Cambridge Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of Cambridgeshire registration district.

Cambridge Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

Created 1.4.1974 out of Cambridgeshire registration district. Abolished 1.10.2007 to become part of Cambridgeshire registration district.

Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire

1935

1974

Created 1.4.1935 out of Cambridge, Chesterton, Newmarket, Linton, Royston Caxton, St. Ives, and St. Neots registration districts.  Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Cambridge registration district.

Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire

2007

 

Created 1.10.2007 out of Cambridge, Ely, Fenland, and Huntingdon registration districts.

Caxton Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of Cambridgeshire and St. Neots registration districts.

Chesterton Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of Cambridgeshire registration district.

Downham Norfolk

1837

1935

Partly in Isle of Ely until 1.4.1935.

Ely Cambridgeshire

1837

2007

Abolished 1.10.2007 to become part of Cambridgeshire registration district.

Fenland Cambridgeshire

1980

2007

Created 1.10.1980 out of March and Wisbech registration districts. Abolished 1.10.2007 to become part of Cambridgeshire registration district.

Huntingdon Cambridgeshire

1974

2007

Transferred from Huntingdonshire on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.10.2007 to become part of Cambridgeshire registration district.

Linton Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of Cambridgeshire and Saffron Walden registration districts.

March Cambridgeshire

1938

1980

Created 1.4.1938 out of North Witchford and Wisbech registration districts. Abolished 1.7.1980 to become part of Fenland registration district.

Newmarket Cambridgeshire

1837

1935

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1.4.1935.

North Witchford Cambridgeshire

1837

1938

Abolished 1.4.1938 to become part of March registration district.

Peterborough Cambridgeshire

1837

1933

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1.1.1934.

Peterborough Cambridgeshire

1974

 

Transferred from Huntingdonshire on 1.4.1974.

Risbridge Suffolk

1837

1889

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1.4.1889.

Royston Hertfordshire

1837

1935

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1.4.1935.

St. Ives Huntingdonshire

1837

1935

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1.4.1935.

St. Neots Huntingdonshire

1837

1935

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1.4.1935.

Whittlesey Cambridgeshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Peterborough registration district.

Wisbech Cambridgeshire

1837

1980

Abolished 1.7.1980 to become part of Fenland registration district.

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