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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN OXFORDSHIRE

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Oxfordshire between 1837 and 1974. The same districts were used to compile the census returns for the years 1851 to 1921.

County boundaries and definitions have changed frequently, but the term "Oxfordshire" on these pages 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

Abingdon

Berkshire

1837

1932

Partly in Oxfordshire until 1.10.1932.

Abingdon

Oxfordshire

1974

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 and added to Oxfordshire registration district.

Banbury

Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 and added to Oxfordshire registration district.

Bicester

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.10.1932 and added to Ploughley & Bullingdon registration district.

Brackley

Northamptonshire

1837

1932

Partly in Oxfordshire until 1.10.1932.

Bradfield

Berkshire

1837

1932

Partly in Oxfordshire until 1.10.1932.

Buckingham

Buckinghamshire

1837

1844

Partly in Oxfordshire until 20.10.1844.

Bullingdon

Oxfordshire

1964

2001

Created 1.10.1964 out of Ploughley & Bullingdon registration district. Abolished 1.10.2001 and added to Oxfordshire registration district.

Chipping Norton

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

Abolished 1.4.1982 and added to West Oxfordshire registration district.

Faringdon

Berkshire

1837

1932

Partly in Oxfordshire until 1.10.1932.

Headington

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.1.1933 and added to Oxford registration district.

Henley

Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 and added to Oxfordshire registration district.

Oxford

Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 and added to Oxfordshire registration district.

Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire

2001

 

Created 1.10.2001 from Abingdon, Banbury, Bullingdon, Henley, Oxford, Ploughley, Wallingford, Wantage and West Oxfordshire registration districts.

Ploughley

Oxfordshire

1964

2001

Created 1.10.1964 out of Ploughley & Bullingdon registration district. Abolished 1.10.2001 and added to Oxfordshire registration district.

Ploughley & Bullingdon

Oxfordshire

1932

1964

Created 1.10.1932 out of Bicester, Thame, Headington, Wallingford, Woodstock, Abingdon, Henley and Brackley registration districts. Abolished 1.10.1964 and divided between Bullingdon and Ploughley registration districts.

Thame

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.10.1932 and added to Ploughley & Bullingdon and Aylesbury registration districts.

Wallingford

Berkshire

1837

1932

Partly in Oxfordshire until 1.10.1932.

Wallingford

Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 and added to Oxfordshire registration district.

Wantage

Berkshire

1837

1932

Partly in Oxfordshire until 1.10.1932.

Wantage

Oxfordshire

1837

2001

Abolished 1.10.2001 and added to Oxfordshire registration district.

West Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire

1982

2001

Created 1.4.1982 from Chipping Norton and Witney registration districts.  Abolished 1.10.2001 and added to Oxfordshire registration district.

Witney

Oxfordshire

1837

1982

Abolished 1.4.1982 and added to West Oxfordshire registration district.

Woodstock

Oxfordshire

1837

1932

Abolished 1.10.1932 and divided between Chipping Norton, Ploughley & Bullingdon, Banbury and Witney registration districts.

Wycombe

Buckinghamshire

1837

1896

Partly in Oxfordshire until 30.9.1896.


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