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Registration Districts for Churches in Birmingham,
Warwickshire

When consulting the indexes of Births, Deaths and Marriages, the following tables may help to identify the appropriate Parish Register(s) to consult when you have discovered the registration district quoted as one of the following: The page also contains a list of Sub Districts, and the Registration District they belonged to.

1 Jul 1837 - 31 Aug 1924

Date of
change
Birmingham Aston Kings Norton Solihull West
Bromwich
Tamworth
1 Jul 1837 All Saints, Ladywood, St. George, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Paul, St. Peter, St. Philip, St. Thomas Bordeseley, Deritend, Duddeston, Erdington, Sutton Coldfield Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Harborne, Kings Norton, Moseley, Selly Oak (Smethwick) Acocks Green, Elmdon, Hall Green, Hay Mills, Shirley, Solihull, Sparkhill, Yardley Birchfield, Handsworth, Perry Bar  
1 Oct 1876 All Saints, Ladywood, St. George, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Peter, St. Philip, St. Thomas Bordeseley, Deritend, Duddeston, Erdington, Sutton Coldfield Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Harborne, Kings Norton, Moseley, Selly Oak (Smethwick) Acocks Green, Elmdon, Hall Green, Hay Mills, Shirley, Solihull, Sparkhill, Yardley Birchfield, Handsworth, Perry Bar  
1 Nov 1876 All Saints, Ladywood, St. George, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Philip, St. Thomas Bordeseley, Deritend, Duddeston, Erdington, Sutton Coldfield Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Harborne, Kings Norton, Moseley, Selly Oak (Smethwick) Acocks Green, Elmdon, Hall Green, Hay Mills, Shirley, Solihull, Sparkhill, Yardley Birchfield, Handsworth, Perry Bar  
1 Jul 1877 All Saints, Ladywood, St. George, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Thomas Bordeseley, Deritend, Duddeston, Erdington, Sutton Coldfield Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Harborne, Kings Norton, Moseley, Selly Oak (Smethwick) Acocks Green, Elmdon, Hall Green, Hay Mills, Shirley, Solihull, Sparkhill, Yardley Birchfield, Handsworth, Perry Bar  
1 Jul 1879 All Saints, Ladywood, St. George, St. Martin, St. Thomas Bordeseley, Deritend, Duddeston, Erdington, Sutton Coldfield Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Harborne, Kings Norton, Moseley, Selly Oak (Smethwick) Acocks Green, Elmdon, Hall Green, Hay Mills, Shirley, Solihull, Sparkhill, Yardley Birchfield, Handsworth, Perry Bar  
1 Apr 1889 All Saints, Ladywood, St. George, St. Martin, St. Thomas Aston Manor, Bordesley, Deritend, Duddeston, Erdington, Sutton Coldfield Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Harborne, Kings Norton, Moseley, Selly Oak (Smethwick) Acocks Green, Elmdon, Hall Green, Hay Mills, Shirley, Solihull, Sparkhill, Yardley Birchfield, Handsworth, Perry Bar  
1 Jan 1893 All Saints, Ladywood, St. George, St. Martin Aston Manor, Bordesley, Deritend, Duddeston, Erdington, Sutton Coldfield Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Harborne, Kings Norton, Moseley, Selly Oak (Smethwick) Acocks Green, Elmdon, Hall Green, Hay Mills, Shirley, Solihull, Sparkhill, Yardley Birchfield, Handsworth, Perry Bar  
1 Apr 1905 All Saints, Ladywood, St. George, St. Martin. Aston Manor, Bordesley, Deritend, Duddeston, Erdington, Sutton Coldfield Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Harborne, Kings Norton, Moseley, Selly Oak (Smethwick) Acocks Green, Elmdon, Hall Green, Hay Mills, Shirley, Solihull, Sparkhill, Yardley Birchfield, Handsworth, Perry Bar  
1 Jan 1908 All Saints, Ladywood, St. George, St. Martin Aston Manor, Bordesley, Deritend, Duddeston, Erdington, Sutton Coldfield Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Harborne, Kings Norton, Moseley, Selly Oak (Smethwick) Acocks Green, Elmdon, Hall Green, Hay Mills, Shirley, Solihull, Sparkhill, Yardley Birchfield, Handsworth, Perry Bar  
1 Oct 1912 All Saints, Ladywood, St. Martin, St. Mary Acocks Green, Aston, Duddeston, Erdington, St. Bartholomew, Sparkbrook Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Kings Norton   Handsworth Sutton Coldfield
1 Apr 1920 All Saints, Ladywood, St. Martin, St. Mary, Sparkbrook Aston, Duddeston, Erdington, St. Bartholomew Acocks Green, Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Kings Norton   Handsworth Sutton Coldfield

[The above table was updated with data provided by Karen Burnell, 18 Mar 2010]

1 Sep 1924 - 30 Sep 1932

  Birmingham North Birmingham South West
Bromwich
Tamworth
1 Sep 1924 All Saints, Aston, Duddeston,
Erdington, Ladywood, St. Mary
Acocks Green, Balsall Heath (till 31 Oct 1924) Edgbaston,
Kings Norton, St. Bartholomew, St. Martin,
Smethwick (Reg. At Sandwell), Sparkbrook
Handsworth Sutton Coldfield

1 Oct 1932 - 31 Mar 1974

  Birmingham Sutton Coldfield
1 Oct 1932 Acocks Green, All Saints, Colmore, Duddeston, Edgbaston, Erdington, Handsworth, Kings Norton, St. Martin, St. Mary, Selly Oak, Yardley Sutton Coldfield
1 Oct 1947 Acocks Green, All Saints, Colmore, Duddeston, Edgbaston, Erdington, Handsworth, Harborne, Kings Norton, Newhall, Raddlebarn, St. Martin, St. Mary, Selly Oak, Sorrento, Yardley Sutton Coldfield
1 Jul 1950 Acocks Green, All Saints, Aston, Colmore, Deritend, Duddeston, Edgbaston, Erdington, Handsworth, Heath, Kings Norton, Lordswood, Newhall, Perry Barr, Raddlebarn, Selly Oak, Sorrento, Yardley Sutton Coldfield
1 Oct 1962 All sub-districts amalgamated - no sub-districts, only Birmingham Registration District Sutton Coldfield
1 Apr 1974 Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield Registration Districts amalgamated.

Registration Sub Districts and Districts

Sub District Effective Dates Registration District
Acocks Green 1 Oct 1912 to 31 Mar 1920 Aston
1 Apr 1920 to 31 Aug 1924 Kings Norton
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham South
1 Oct 1932 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
All Saints 1 Jul 1837 to 31 Aug 1924 Birmingham
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham North
1 Oct 1932 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Aston 1 Oct 1912 to 31 Aug 1924 Aston
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham North
1 Oct 1932 to 30 Jun 1950 No sub-district
1 Jul 1950 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Aston Manor 1 Apr 1889 to 30 Sep 1912 Aston
Balsall Heath 1 Jan 1908 to 31 Oct 1924 Kings Norton
Bordesley 1 Apr 1905 to 30 Sep 1912 Aston
Colmore 1 Oct 1932 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Deritend 1 Jul 1837 to 30 Sep 1912 Aston
1 Oct 1912 to 30 Jun 1950 No sub-district
1 Jul 1950 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Duddeston 1 Jul 1837 to 31 Aug 1924 Aston
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham North
1 Oct 1932 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Edgbaston 1 Jul 1837 to 31 Aug 1924 Kings Norton
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham South
1 Oct 1932 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Erdington 1 Jul 1837 to 31 Aug 1924 Aston
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham North
1 Oct 1932 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Handsworth 1 Jul 1837 to 30 Sep 1932 West Bromwich
1 Oct 1932 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Harborne 1 Oct 1947 to 30 Jun 1950 Birmingham
Heath 1 Jul 1950 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Kings Norton 1 Jul 1837 to 31 Aug 1924 Kings Norton
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham South
1 Oct 1932 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Ladywood 1 Jul 1837 to 31 Aug 1924 Birmingham
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham North
Lordswood 1 Jul 1950 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Newhall 1 Oct 1947 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Perry Barr 1 Jul 1950 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Raddlebarn 1 Oct 1947 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
St. Bartholomew 1 Oct 1912 to 31 Aug 1924 Aston
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham South
St. George 1 Jul 1837 to 30 Sep 1912 Birmingham
St. Martin 1 Jul 1837 to 31 Aug 1924 Birmingham
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham South
1 Oct 1932 to 30 Jun 1950 Birmingham
St. Mary 1 Jul 1837 to 30 Jun 1879 Birmingham
1 Jul 1879 to 30 Sep 1912 No sub-district
1 Oct 1912 to 31 Aug 1924 Birmingham
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham North
1 Oct 1932 to 30 Jun 1950 Birmingham
St. Paul 1 Jul 1837 to 30 Sep 1876 Birmingham
St. Peter 1 Jul 1837 to 31 Oct 1876 Birmingham
St. Philip. 1 Jul 1837 to 30 Jun 1877 Birmingham
St. Thomas 1 Jul 1837 to 31 Dec 1892 Birmingham
Selly Oak 1 Oct 1932 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Solihull 1 Jul 1837 to 30 Sep 1912 Solihull
Sorrento 1 Oct 1947 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham
Sparkbrook 1 Oct 1912 to 31 Mar 1920 Aston
1 Apr 1920 to 31 Aug 1924 Birmingham
1 Sep 1924 to 30 Sep 1932 Birmingham South
Sutton Coldfield 1 Jul 1837 to 30 Sep 1912 Aston
1 Oct 1912 to 30 Sep 1932 Tamworth
1 Oct 1932 to 31 Mar 1974 Sutton Coldfield
1 Apr 1974 to ------------ Birmingham
Yardley 1 Oct 1932 to 30 Sep 1962 Birmingham

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[The above information was compiled for GENUKI by Peter Abbott, and last modified 5 Dec 2003]

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