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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN SURREY

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Surrey since 1837. The same districts were used to compile the census returns for the years 1851 to 1921.

For the purposes of these pages, "Surrey" 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

Bermondsey

London

1837

1869

Abolished 1.1.1870 and added to St. Olave Southwark registration district.

Camberwell

London

1837

1889

Partly in Surrey until 1.4.1889.

Chertsey

Surrey

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and divided between Surrey North-Western and Surrey South-Western registration districts.

Croydon

Surrey

1837

1965

Transferred to Greater London on 1.4.1965.

Dorking

Surrey

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and divided between Surrey South-Eastern and Surrey South-Western and Surrey Mid-Eastern registration districts.

East Grinstead

Sussex

1837

1897

Partly in Surrey until 1.6.1897.

East Surrey

Surrey

2000

2008

Created 1.5.2000 from Mid Surrey and South-East Surrey registration districts. Abolished 4.8.2008 and added to Surrey registration district.

Epsom

Surrey

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and divided between Surrey Mid-Eastern, Surrey North-Eastern and Surrey South-Eastern registration districts.

Farnborough

Hampshire

1846

1869

Created 28.5.1846 out of Farnham registration district. Abolished 1.7.1869 and divided between Hartley Wintney, Farnham, Alton, Petersfield and Guildford registration districts.

Farnham

Surrey

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and divided between Surrey South-Western and Surrey North-Western registration districts.

Godstone

Surrey

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and divided between Surrey South-Eastern and Surrey Mid-Eastern registration districts.

Guildford

Surrey

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and divided between Surrey South-Western and Surrey North-Western registration districts.

Hambledon

Surrey

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and added to Surrey South-Western registration district.

Kingston

Surrey

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and divided between Surrey North-Eastern, Staines and Surrey Mid-Eastern registration districts.

Lambeth

London

1837

1889

Transferred to London on 1.4.1889.

Mid Surrey

Surrey

1996

2000

Created 1.10.1996 by renaming Surrey Mid-Eastern registration district. Abolished 1.5.2000 and added to East Surrey registration district.

Newington

London

1837

1869

Abolished 1.1.1870 and added to St. Saviour Southwark registration district.

North Surrey

Surrey

1996

2008

Created 1.10.1996 from Surrey Northern and Surrey North-Western registration districts. Abolished 4.8.2008 and added to Surrey registration district.

Reigate

Surrey

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and added to Surrey South-Eastern registration district.

Richmond

Surrey

1837

1934

Abolished 1.4.1934 and added to Surrey North-Eastern registration district.

Rotherhithe

London

1837

1869

Abolished 1.1.1870 and added to St. Olave Southwark registration district.

St. George Southwark

London

1837

1869

Abolished 1.1.1870 and added to St. Saviour Southwark registration district.

St. Olave Southwark

London

1837

1889

Partly in Surrey until 1.4.1889.

St. Saviour Southwark

London

1837

1889

Partly in Surrey until 1.4.1889.

South-East Surrey

Surrey

1996

2000

Created 1.10.1996 by renaming Surrey South-Eastern registration district. Abolished 1.5.2000 to become East Surrey registration district.

Surrey

Surrey

2000

 

Created 1.5.2000 from East Surrey, North Surrey and West Surrey registration districts.

Surrey Mid-Eastern

Surrey

1934

1996

Created 1.4.1934 out of Croydon, Epsom, Reigate, Godstone, Kingston and Dorking registration districts. Renamed 1.10.1996 to become Mid Surrey registration district.

Surrey Northern

Surrey

1948

1965

Created 1.7.1948 out of Surrey North-Eastern registration district. Abolished 1.4.1965 and divided between Kingston upon Thames, Richmond upon Thames and Surrey Mid-Eastern registration districts.

Surrey Northern

Surrey

1965

1996

Created 1.4.1965 out of Middlesex South and Surrey North-Western registration districts. Abolished 1.10.1996 and added to North Surrey registration district.

Surrey North-Eastern

Surrey

1934

1965

Created 1.4.1934 out of Kingston and Richmond registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1965 and divided between Merton and Sutton registration districts.

Surrey North-Western

Surrey

1934

1996

Created 1.4.1934 out of Chertsey, Guildford, Farnham and Windsor registration districts. Abolished 1.10.1996 and added to North Surrey registration district.

Surrey South-Eastern

Surrey

1934

1996

Created 1.4.1934 out of Reigate, Godstone, Dorking, Epsom and Croydon registration districts. Renamed 1.10.1996 to become South-East Surrey registration district.

Surrey South-Western

Surrey

1934

1996

Created 1.4.1934 out of Guildford Farnham, Hambledon, Dorking and Chertsey registration districts. Abolished 1.10.1996 and added to West Surrey registration district.

Wandsworth

London

1837

1889

Partly in Surrey until 1.4.1889.

West Surrey

Surrey

1996

2008

Created 1.10.1996 from Surrey South-Western registration district. Abolished 4.8.2008 and added to Surrey registration distric).

Windsor

Berkshire

1837

1934

Partly in Surrey until 1.4.1934.


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