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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN MERSEYSIDE

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Merseyside since 1974.

For the purposes of these pages, "Merseyside" refers to the metropolitan county of that name, which was formed on 1.4.1974 out of the counties of Lancashire and Cheshire.

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

Birkenhead

Merseyside

1974

1998

Transferred from Cheshire on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.4.1998 and added to Wirral registration district.

Bootle

Merseyside

1974

1980

Transferred from Lancashire on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.4.1980 and added to Sefton South registration district.

Crosby

Merseyside

1974

1980

Transferred from Lancashire on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.4.1980 and added to Sefton South registration district.

Knowsley

Merseyside

1974

 

Created 1.4.1974 out of Prescot, Widnes and Ormskirk registration districts.

Liverpool

Merseyside

1974

 

Transferred from Lancashire on 1.4.1974.

Sefton

Merseyside

2011

 

Created 1.7.2011 from Sefton North and Sefton South registration districts.

Sefton North

Merseyside

1980

2011

Created 1.4.1980 by renaming Southport registration district. Abolished 1.7.2011 and added to Sefton registration district.

Sefton South

Merseyside

1980

2011

Created 1.4.1980 out of Bootle and Crosby registration districts. Abolished 1.7.2011 and added to Sefton registration district.

Southport

Merseyside

1974

1980

Transferred from Lancashire on 1.4.1974. Renamed 1.4.1980 to become Sefton North registration district.

St. Helens

Merseyside

1974

 

Transferred from Lancashire on 1.4.1974.

Wallasey

Merseyside

1974

1998

Transferred from Cheshire on 1.4.1974. Abolished 1.4.1998 and added to Wirral registration district.

Wirral

Merseyside

1998

 

Created 1.4.1998 from Birkenhead and Wallasey registration districts.


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