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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN CUMBERLAND

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

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

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

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

Alston

Cumberland

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Penrith registration district.

Bootle

Cumberland

1837

1939

Abolished 1.4.1939 to become part of Millom and Whitehaven registration districts.

Border

Cumberland

1937

1974

Created 1.10.1937 out of Carlisle and Brampton registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Carlisle registration district.

Brampton

Cumberland

1837

1937

Abolished 1.10.1937 to become part of Border registration district.

Carlisle

Cumberland

1837

1974

 

Cockermouth

Cumberland

1837

1974

 

Longtown

Cumberland

1837

1939

Abolished 1.4.1939 to become part of Border registration district.

Millom

Cumberland

1939

1974

Created 1.4.1939 out of Bootle and Whitehaven registration districts).

Penrith

Cumberland

1837

1974

 

Whitehaven

Cumberland

1837

1974

 

Wigton

Cumberland

1837

1974

 

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