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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN STAFFORDSHIRE

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

For the purposes of these pages, "Staffordshire" 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

Aldridge & Brownhills Staffordshire

1966

1974

Created 1.4.1966 out of Wednesbury, Cannock, Lichfield, Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, and Birmingham registration districts . Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Walsall registration district .

Ashbourne Derbyshire

1837

1935

Partly in Staffordshire until 1.10.1935.

Bilston Staffordshire

1935

1966

Created 1.4.1935 out of Wolverhampton registration district . Abolished 1.4.1966 to become part of Seisdon, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Cannock, Dudley, and West Bromwich registration districts .

Birmingham South Warwickshire

1924

1932

Created 1.9.1924 out of Kings Norton, Birmingham and Aston registration districts . Abolished 1.10.1932 to become part of Birmingham and Smethwick registration districts .

Bromsgrove Worcestershire

1837

1844

Partly in Staffordshire until 20.10.1844.

Burton upon Trent Staffordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of East Staffordshire registration district.

Cannock Staffordshire

1877

1974

Created 1.4.1877 out of Penkridge registration district . Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Cannock Chase and South Staffordshire registration districts .

Cannock Chase Staffordshire

1974

2008

Created 1.4.1974 out of Cannock and Lichfield registration districts . Abolished 1.10.2008 to become part of Staffordshire registration district .

Cheadle Staffordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Staffordshire Moorlands and East Staffordshire registration districts .

Congleton Cheshire

1837

1893

Partly in Staffordshire until 1.10.1893.

Dudley Staffordshire

1837

1912

After 1912 see Worcestershire.

East Staffordshire Staffordshire

1974

2008

Created 1.4.1974 out of Burton upon Trent, Lichfield, and Cheadle registration districts . Abolished 1.10.2008 to become part of Staffordshire registration district .

Kidderminster Worcestershire

1837

1895

Partly in Staffordshire until 30.9.1895.

Kings Norton Worcestershire

1837

1912

Abolished 1.9.1924 to become part of Birmingham South registration district.

Warwickshire

1912

1924

Kingswinford Staffordshire

1934

1937

Created 1.7.1934 out of Stourbridge registration district . Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Rowley Regis registration district .

Leek Staffordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Staffordshire Moorlands registration district .

Lichfield Staffordshire

1837

2008

Abolished 1.10.2008 to become part of Staffordshire registration district .

Market Drayton Shropshire

1837

1935

Partly in Staffordshire until 1.10.1935.

Newcastle under Lyme Staffordshire

1837

2008

Abolished 1.10.2008 to become part of Staffordshire registration district .

Newport Shropshire

1837

1935

Partly in Staffordshire until 1.10.1935.

Penkridge Staffordshire

1837

1877

Abolished 1.4.1877 to become part of Cannock registration district .

Rowley Regis Staffordshire

1935

1966

Created 1.4.1935 out of Dudley registration district . Abolished 1.4.1966 to become part of Dudley, Warley West, Wolverhampton, Seisdon, West Bromwich, Stourbridge, and Walsall registration districts .

Seisdon Staffordshire

1837

1839

Abolished 31.3.1839 to become part of Wolverhampton registration district .

Seisdon Staffordshire

1966

1974

Created 1.4.1966 out of Bilston, Rowley Regis, and Wolverhampton registration districts . Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of South Staffordshire registration district .

Shifnal Shropshire

1837

1935

Partly in Staffordshire until 1.10.1935.

Smethwick Staffordshire

1932

1966

Created 1.10.1932 out of West Bromwich registration district . Abolished 1.4.1966 to become part of Warley East, West Bromwich, and Birmingham registration districts .

South Staffordshire Staffordshire

1974

2008

Created 1.4.1974 out of Cannock and Seisdon registration districts . Abolished 1.10.2008 to become part of Staffordshire registration district .

Stafford Staffordshire

1837

2008

Abolished 1.10.2008 to become part of Staffordshire registration district .

Staffordshire Staffordshire

2008

 

Created 1.10.2008 from Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Newcastle under Lyme, South Staffordshire, Stafford, and Staffordshire Moorlands registration districts .

Staffordshire Moorlands Staffordshire

1974

2008

Created 1.4.1974 out of Leek and Cheadle registration districts . Abolished 1.10.2008 to become part of Staffordshire registration district .

Stoke on Trent Staffordshire

1935

 

Created 1.1.1935 out of Stoke & Wolstanton registration district .

Stoke upon Trent Staffordshire

1837

1922

Abolished 1.7.1922 to become part of Stoke & Wolstanton registration district .

Stoke & Wolstanton Staffordshire

1922

1934

Created 1.7.1922 out of Stoke upon Trent, Wolstanton, Leek, Cheadle and Stone registration districts . Abolished 1.1.1935 to become part of Stoke on Trent and Newcastle under Lyme registration districts 

Stone Staffordshire

1837

1937

Abolished 1.4.1937 to become part of Stafford registration district .

Stourbridge Staffordshire

1837

1974

After 1974 see West Midlands.

Tamworth Staffordshire

1837

1939

Abolished 1.10.1939 to become part of Lichfield registration district .

Uttoxeter Staffordshire

1837

1939

Abolished 1.10.1939 to become part of Cheadle and Lichfield registration districts .

Walsall Staffordshire

1837

1974

After 1974 see West Midlands.

Wednesbury Staffordshire

1932

1966

Created 1.10.1932 out of West Bromwich registration district . Abolished 1.4.1966 to become part of Aldridge & Brownhills, West Bromwich, Walsall, Lichfield, Cannock, Birmingham, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, and Warley West registration districts .

West Bromwich Staffordshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Sandwell registration district .

Wolstanton Staffordshire

1837

1922

Abolished 1.7.1922 to become part of Stoke & Wolstanton and Leek registration districts .

Wolverhampton Staffordshire

1837

1974

After 1974 see West Midlands.

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