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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

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

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889.

Bishopsgate London

1837

1838

Abolished 1.4.1838 to become East London registration district.

Camberwell London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Surrey on 1.4.1889.

Chelsea London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889.

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.

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 to become parts of West London and Strand registration districts.

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

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889.

Greenwich London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Kent on 1.4.1889.

Hackney London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889.

Hammersmith London

1915

1965

Created 1.8.1915 out of Fulham registration district.

Hampstead London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889.

Holborn London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889.

Islington London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889.

Kensington London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889.

Lambeth London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Surrey on 1.4.1889.

Lewisham London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Kent on 1.4.1889.

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

1889

1901

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889. Abolished 1.1.1902 renamed St. Marylebone registration district.

Mile End Old Town London

1889

1925

Transfarred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889. Abolished 1.1.1926 to become part of Stepney registration district.

Paddington London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889.

Pancras London

1889

1901

Transferred from the count of Middlesex on 1.4.1889. Abolished 1.1.1902 renamed St. Pancras registration district.

Poplar London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889.

St. George Hanover Square London

1889

1933

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889. Abolished 1.10.1933 to become part of City of Westminster registration district 

St. George in the East London

1889

1925

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889. Abolished 1.1.1926 to become part of Stepney registration district.

St. Giles London

1889

1930

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889. Abolished 1.4.1930 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. 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

1889

1901

Transfererd from the county of Surrey on 1.4.1889, 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

1889

1901

Transferred from the county of Surrey on 1.4.1889. Abolished 1.4.1901 to become part of Southwark, Lambeth, and Camberwell registration districts.

Shoreditch London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889. 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

1889

1921

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889. 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

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Surrey on 1.4.1889.

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

1889

1913

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889. Abolished 1.7.1913 to become part of St. Martin registration district.

Whitechapel London

1889

1925

Transferred from the county of Middlesex on 1.4.1889. Abolished 1.1.1926 to become part of Stepney registration district.

Woolwich London

1889

1965

Transferred from the county of Kent on 1.4.1889.


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