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The following list contains all the registration districts for Cambridgeshire. These cover the years 1837 to 1974 and were used in the census returns between 1851 to 1911.

Between 1837 and 1889, the term Cambridgeshire referred to the ancient county of Cambridgeshire. Between 1889 and 1965, to the administrative counties of Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely. From 1965 to 1974, to the administrative county of Cambridge & Isle of Ely. From 1974, to the non-metropolitan county of Cambridgeshire, and from 1998, to the unitary authority of Peterborough.

Cambridgeshire Registration Districts

Registration District

Registration County

From

To

Comments

CambridgeCambridgeshire

1837

1935

Abolished on 1/4/1935. Becomes part of the Cambridgeshire registration district.

CambridgeCambridgeshire

1974

2007

Created on 1/4/1974 out of the Cambridgeshire registration district. Abolished 1/10/2007. Becomes part of the Cambridgeshire registration district.

CambridgeshireCambridgeshire

1935

1974

Created on 1/4/1935 out of the Cambridge, Chesterton, Newmarket, Linton, Royston Caxton, St. Ives, and St. Neots registration districts.  Abolished on 1/4/1974. Becomes part of the Cambridge registration district.

CambridgeshireCambridgeshire

2007

 

Created on 1/10/2007 out of the Cambridge, Ely, Fenland, and Huntingdon registration districts.

CaxtonCambridgeshire

1837

1935

Abolished on 1/4/1935. Becomes part of the Cambridgeshire and St. Neots registration districts.

ChestertonCambridgeshire

1837

1935

Abolished on 1/4/1935. Becomes part of the Cambridgeshire registration district.

DownhamNorfolk

1837

1935

Partly in the Isle of Ely until 1/4/1935.

ElyCambridgeshire

1837

2007

Abolished on 1/10/2007. Becomes part of the Cambridgeshire registration district.

FenlandCambridgeshire

1980

2007

Created on 1/10/1980 out of the March and Wisbech registration districts. Abolished on 1/10/2007. Becomes part of the Cambridgeshire registration district.

HuntingdonCambridgeshire

1974

2007

Transferred from Huntingdonshire on 1/4/1974. Abolished on 1/10/2007. Becomes part of the Cambridgeshire registration district.

LintonCambridgeshire

1837

1935

Abolished on 1/4/1935. Becomes part of the Cambridgeshire and Saffron Walden registration districts.

MarchCambridgeshire

1938

1980

Created on 1/4/1938 out of the North Witchford and Wisbech registration districts. Abolished on 1/7/1980. Becomes part of the Fenland registration district.

NewmarketCambridgeshire

1837

1935

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1/4/1935.

North WitchfordCambridgeshire

1837

1938

Abolished on 1/4/1938. Becomes part of the March registration district.

PeterboroughCambridgeshire

1837

1933

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1/1/1934.

PeterboroughCambridgeshire

1974

 

Transferred from Huntingdonshire on 1/4/1974.

RisbridgeSuffolk

1837

1889

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1/4/1889.

RoystonHertfordshire

1837

1935

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1/4/1935.

St. IvesHuntingdonshire

1837

1935

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1/4/1935.

St. NeotsHuntingdonshire

1837

1935

Partly in Cambridgeshire until 1/4/1935.

WhittleseyCambridgeshire

1837

1974

Abolished on 1/4/1974. Becomes part of the Peterborough registration district.

WisbechCambridgeshire

1837

1980

Abolished on 1/7/1980. Becomes part of the Fenland registration district.

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