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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN WORCESTERSHIRE

The list below shows the civil registration districts in the county of Worcester (Worcestershire) between 1 July 1837 and 31 March 1974. The same districts were used to compile the census returns for the years 1851 to 1911.

1837 to 1888 1888 to 1974 1974 to x

Table 1: List of Registration Districts in Worcestershire

Registration District

Registration County

From

To

Comments

Alcester Warwickshire

1837

1932

Bromsgrove Worcestershire

1837

1974

Bromyard Herefordshire

1837

1897

Cleobury Mortimer Shropshire

1837

1934

Droitwich Worcestershire

1837

1974

Dudley Staffordshire

1837

1912

Worcestershire

1912

1966

Evesham Worcestershire

1837

1974

Kidderminster Worcestershire

1837

1974

Kings Norton Worcestershire

1837

1912

Ledbury Herefordshire

1837

1897

Malvern Worcestershire

1952

1974

Created 1.4.1952 out of Upton on Severn registration district.

Martley

Oldbury

Pershore

Shipston on Stour

Solihull

Stourbridge

Stow on the Wold

Stratford on Avon

Tenbury

Tewkesbury

Upton on Severn

Warley

Warley East

Warley West

West Bromwich

Winchcomb

Worcester

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Worcestershire

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

20.10.1844

Broom, Clent, Edvin Loach, Halesowen, Icomb, Overbury, Tenbury

1866

Bockleton, Oldswinford, Stoke Bliss, Tardebigge

1884

Edvin Loach, Ripple

1889

Bedwardine St. John, Bedwardine St. Michael, South Claines, Dudley, South Hallow, Whistones, Worcester

1891

Kings Norton

1893

Edvin Loach

1894

Ipsley, Upper Ipsley

1895

Upper Arley, Dowles

1896

Batsford, Oldberrow

1897

Acton Beauchamp, Leigh, West Malvern, Mathon Rural, Stoke Bliss

1909

Quinton

1911

orthfield, Wythall, Yardley

1.4.1912

Lost parts of the parishes of Kings Norton and Northfield (which became parts of the parish of Birmingham on 1.4.1912) to Warwickshire.

93089 in 1921

1914

North Claines, St. John Bedwardine County

1.4.1928

Lost part of the parish of Oldbury (which became the parish of Warley Woods on 1.4.1928) to Staffordshire.

36821 in 1921

1929

Dudley Castle Hill

1931

Alderminster, Ashton under Hill, Aston Somerville, Beckford, Bickmarsh, Blockley, Chaceley, Childs Wickham, North Claines, Cutsdean, Daylesford, Eldeersfield, Evenlode, Hinton on the Green, Cow Honeybourne, Ipsley, Kemerton, Pebwoth, Redmarley d'Abitot, Shipston on Stout, Staunton, Teddington, Tidmington, Tredington, Whittington, St. John Bedwardine County, St. Martin County, St. Peter the Great County

1.4.1934

Lost part of the parish of Dudley (which became part of the parish of Tipton on 1.4.1934) to Staffordshire.

0 in 1931

1952

North Claines, Hindlip, Warndon, Whittington, St. Martin Conty

1964

Wythall

1965

Ashton under Hill, Beckford, Bockleton, Bushley, Eldersfield, Inkberrow, Redditch, Tenbury

1966

Alvechurch, Bredon, Broadway, Cofton Hackett, Frankley, Halesowen, Honeybourne, Oldbury, Pendock, Redditch, Stourbridge, Wythall

1969

Redditch


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