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Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 11:27:11 -0600
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Thought this might be of interest to all of us.
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From: "Robyn Smith" <>
Subject: Fw: Registration districts in England & Wales
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 17:55:11 +1000
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You may find the following of interest.
Listowner - ENGLISH-FENS mailing list
> Hi all
> An invaluable set of pages for post-1837 work is Brett Langston's
> REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN ENGLAND AND WALES (1837-1930) site at
> described thus:-
> The list shows the places in the civil registration districts in each
> in England and Wales between 1st July 1837 and 31st March 1930. The same
> districts were also used to compile the decennial census for the years
> 1861, 1871, 1881 and 1891.
> The following information is given for each district:
> Name of the district
> Date of creation
> Date of abolition (if before 1930)
> Names of the sub-districts
> The General Register Office (GRO) volume number used for the district in
> national indexes of births, marriages and deaths
> An alphabetical listing of the parishes, townships and hamlets included
> within its boundaries. If a district covered parts of two or more
> the areas in each county are listed separately.
> The name(s) of the district(s) which currently hold the records. If two or
> more offices are listed, the one which holds most records is named first,
> and the one with least is given last.
> This has had to be used in conjunction with Peter Abbott's set of pages on
> register offices at
> Brett has recently linked each Registration District section independently
> to its office on Peter's pages, creating an even neater ensemble.
> Wendy Archer
> Marlow, Bucks, UK
> Listowner -
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