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Civil Registration District Numbers, England & Wales

As of September, 1946 and onwards, Arabic numerals with capital letters were used.  Example:  6B in place of 6b.

By Volume Numbers

   Arranged by County see below
Vol. Nos.Years 1837-1851Vol. Nos.Years 1852-August 1946
I, II, IIIparts of London & all of Middlesex1a, 1b, 1cparts of London & parts of Middlesex (see also 3a)
IVparts of London & all of Surrey1dparts of London, parts of Kent, parts of Surrey
Vall of Kent2aparts of Kent & parts of Surrey
VIBedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire2bparts of Hampshire (Hants) & all of Sussex
VIIparts of Hampshire (Hants) & all of Sussex2cparts of Berkshire & parts of Hampshire (Hants)
VIIIparts of Hampshire (Hants), & all of Dorset and Wiltshire3aparts of Berkshire, all of Buckinghamshire, all of Hertfordshire, parts of Middlesex (see also 1a, 1b, 1c) & all of Oxfordshire (Oxon)
IXall of Cornwall & parts of Devonshire3ball of Bedfordshire, all of Cambridgeshire, all of Huntingdonshire, parts of Nottinghamshire (see also 7b) & parts of Suffolk
Xparts of Devon & parts of Somerset4aall of Essex & parts of Suffolk
XIparts of Somerset, parts of Gloucestershire ( see also XVIII) & parts of Warwickshire (see also XVI & XVIII)4ball of Norfolk
XIIall of Essex & parts of Suffolk5aall of Dorset & all of Wiltshire
XIIIall of Norfolk & parts of Suffolk5ball of Devonshire
XIVall of counties Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Lincolnshire5call of Cornwall & all of Somersetshire
XVall of the counties of Leicestershire, Northamptonshire (Northants), Nottinghamshire & Rutland6aall of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire & Shropshire (Salop)
XVIall of Oxfordshire (Oxon), parts of Staffordshire (see also XVII & XVIII) & parts of Warwickshire (see also XI & XVIII)6ball of Staffordshire, parts of Warwickshire & parts of Worcestershire
XVIIparts of Staffordshire6cparts of Warwickshire & parts of Worcestershire
XVIIIparts of Gloucestershire (see also XI), parts of Shropshire (Salop) (see also XXVI), parts of Staffordshire (see also XVI, XVII), parts of Warwickshire (see also XI, XVI) & all of Worcestershire6dparts of Warwickshire only (see also 6b, 6c)
XIXall of the counties of Cheshire & Derbyshire; part of Flintshire (see also XXVII)7aall of the counties of Leicestershire, Lincolnshire & Rutland
XXparts of Lancashire only (see also XXV)7ball of Derbyshire & parts of Nottinghamshire (see also 3b)
XXIparts of Lancashire & parts of Yorkshire8aall of Cheshire only
XXIIparts of Yorkshire only8bparts of Lancashire only
XXIIIparts of Yorkshire only8cparts of Lancashire only
XXIVall of Durham & parts of Yorkshire8dparts of Lancashire only
XXVall of Cumberland, parts of Lancashire (see also XX, XXI), all of Northumberland & all of Westmorland8eparts of Lancashire only
XXVIBrecknockshire, Carmarthenshire, Glamorganshire, Hereford, Monmouthshire, Pembrokeshire, Radnorshire & parts of Shropshire (Salop) (see also XVIII)9aparts of Yorkshire only
XXVIIAnglesey, Caernarvonshire, Cardiganshire, parts of Flintshire (see also XIX), Denbighshire, Merionethshire & Montgomeryshire9bparts of Yorkshire only
9cparts of Yorkshire only
9dparts of Yorkshire only
10aall of Durham only
10ball of Cumberland, Northumberland & Westmoreland
11aall of Glamorganshire, Monmouthshire & Pembrokeshire
11ball of Anglesey, Brecknockshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Montgomeryshire & Radnorshire
 

Volume Numbers by County

County1837-18511852-1946
AngleseyXXVII11b
BedfordshireVI3b
BerkshireVI2c, 3a
BrecknockshireXXVI11b
BuckinghamshireVI3a
CaernarvonshireXXVII11b
CambridgeshireXIV3b
CardiganshireXXVII11b
CarmarthenshireXXVI11a
CheshireXIX8a
CornwallIX5c
CumberlandXXV10b
DenbighshireXXVII11b
DerbyshireXIX7b
DevonIX, X5b
DorsetVIII5a
DurhamXXIV10a
EssexXII4a
FlintshireXIX, XXVII11b
GlamorganshireXXVI11a
GloucestershireXI, XVIII6a
HampshireVII, VIII2b, 2c
HerefordshireXXVI6a
HertfordshireVI3a
HuntingdonshireXIV3b
KentV1d, 2a
LancashireXX, XXI, XXV8b, 8c, 8d, 8e
LeicestershireXV7a
LincolnshireXIV7a
LondonI, II, III, IV 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d
MerionethshireXXVII11b
MiddlesexI, II, III1a, 1b, 1c, 3a
MonmouthshireXXVI11a
MontgomeryshireXXVII11b
NorfolkXIII4b
NorthamptonshireXV3b
NorthumberlandXXV10b
NottinghamshireXV7b
OxfordshireXVI3a
PembrokeshireXXVI11a
RadnorshireXXVI11b
RutlandXV7a
ShropshireXVIII, XXVI6a
SomersetX, XI5c
StaffordshireXVI, XVII, XVIII6b
SuffolkXII, XIII, XIV 3b, 4a
SurreyIV1d, 2a
SussexVII2b
WarwickshireXI, XVI, XVIII6b, 6c, 6d
WestmorlandXXV10b
WiltshireVIII5a
WorcestershireXVIII6b, 6c
YorkshireXXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV9a, 9b, 9c, 9d

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