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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN LONDON

The list below shows the civil registration districts in the county of London. The same districts were used to compile the census returns for the years 1891 to 1911.

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

The county of London was abolished on 1.4.1965 to become part of the county of Greater London.

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

Battersea London

1930

1965

Created 1.4.1930 out of Wandsworth registration district. Abolished 1.4.1965 to become part of Wandsworth registration district.

Bermondsey London

1837

1869

Abolished 1.1.1870 to become part of St. Olave Southwark registration district.

Bermondsey London

1934

1965

Created: 1.4.1934 out of St. Olave Bermondsey registration district. Abolished 1.4.1965 to become part of Southwark registration district.

Bethnal Green London

1837

1965

 

Bishopsgate London

1837

1838

Abolished 1.4.1838 to become East London registration district.

Camberwell London

1837

1965

 

Chelsea London

1841

1965

Created 22.6.1841 out of Kensington registration district.

City of Westminster London

1933

1965

Created 1.10.1933 out of St. George Hanover Square and St. Martin registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1965 renamed Westminster registration district.

Clerkenwell London

1837

1869

Abolished 2.8.1869 to become part of Holborn registration district.

Deptford London

1930

1965

Created 1.4.1930 out of Greenwich registration district.

East London London

1838

1869

Created 1.4.1838 by renaming Bishopsgate registration district. Abolished 1.1.1870 to become part of London City registration district.

Farringdon London

1837

1838

Abolished 1.4.1838 renamed West London registration district.

Finsbury London

1930

1965

Created 1.4.1930 out of Holborn registration district. Abolished 1.4.1965 to become part of Islington registration district.

Fulham London

1875

1965

Created 1.4.1875 out of Kensington registration district.

Greenwich London

1837

1965

 

Hackney London

1837

1965

 

Hammersmith London

1915

1965

Created 1.8.1915 out of Fulham registration district.

Hampstead London

1848

1965

Created 19.5.1848 out of Edmonton registration district.

Holborn London

1837

1965

Abolished 1.4.1965 to become part of St. Pancras registration district.

Islington London

1837

1965

 

Kensington London

1837

1965

 

Lambeth London

1837

1965

 

Lewisham London

1837

1965

 

Limehouse London

1921

1925

Created 1.7.1921 renaming of Stepney registration district. Abolished 1.1.1926 to become part of Stepney registration district.

London City London

1837

1965

 

Marylebone London

1837

1901

Abolished 1.1.1902 renamed St. Marylebone registration district.

Mile End Old Town London

1857

1925

Created 1.10.1857 out of Stepney registration district. Abolished 1.1.1926 to become part of Stepney registration district.

Newington London

1837

1869

Abolished 1.1.1870 to become part of St. Saviour Southwark registration district.

Paddington London

1885

1965

Created 1.1.1885 out of Kensington registration district.

Pancras London

1837

1901

Abolished 1.1.1902 renamed St. Pancras registration district.

Poplar London

1837

1965

 

Rotherhithe London

1837

1869

Abolished 1.1.1870 to become part of St. Olave Southwark registration district.

St. George Hanover Square London

1837

1933

Abolished 1.10.1933 to become part of City of Westminster registration district 

St. George in the East London

1837

1925

Abolished 1.1.1926 to become part of Stepney registration district.

St. George Southwark London

1837

1869

Abolished 1.1.1870 to become part of St. Saviour Southwark registration district.

St. Giles London

1837

1930

Abolished 1.4.1930 to become part of Holborn registration district.

St. James Westminster London

1837

1870

Abolished 1.7.1870 to become part of Westminster registration district.

St. Luke London

1837

1869

Abolished 2.8.1869 to become part of Holborn registration district.

St. Martin London

1913

1933

Created 1.7.1913 from Strand and Westminster registration districts. Abolished 1.10.1933 to become part of City of Westminster registration district 

St. Martin in the Fields London

1837

1868

Abolished 1.7.1868 to become part of Strand registration district.

St. Marylebone London

1902

1965

Created 1.1.1902 by renaming Marylebone registration district

St. Olave (Bermondsey) London

1902

1934

Created 1.1.1902 out of St. Olave Southwark registration district. Abolished 1.4.1934 to become part of Bermondsey registration district.

St. Olave Southwark London

1837

1901

Abolished 1.1.1902 to become part of St. Olave Bermondsey  registration district.

St. Pancras London

1902

1965

Created 1.1.1902 by renaming Pancras registration district.

St. Saviour Southwark London

1837

1901

Abolished 1.4.1901 to become part of Southwark, Lambeth, and Camberwell registration districts.

Shoreditch London

1837

1965

Abolished 1.4.1965 to become part of Hackney registration district.

Southwark London

1901

1965

Created 1.4.1901 out of St. Saviour Southwark, Lambeth, and Camberwell registration districts.

Stepney London

1837

1921

Abolished 1.7.1921 renamed Limehouse registration district.

Stepney London

1926

1965

Created 1.1.1926 from Mile End Old Town, Whitechapel, Limehouse, and St. George in the East registration districts.

Stoke Newington London

1930

1965

Created 1.4.1930 out of Hackney registration district.

Strand London

1837

1913

Abolished 1.7.1913 to become part of St. Martin registration district.

Wandsworth London

1837

1965

 

West London London

1838

1869

Created 1.4.1838 out of Farringdon registration district. Abolished 1.1.1870 to become part of London City registration district.

Westminster London

1870

1913

Created 1.7.1870 rernaming of St. James Westminster registration district. Abolished 1.7.1913 to become part of St. Martin registration district.

Westminster St. Margaret London

1837

1870

Abolished 1.7.1870 to become part of St. George Hanover Square registration district.

Whitechapel London

1837

1925

Abolished 1.1.1926 to become part of Stepney registration district.

Woolwich London

1837

1965

 

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