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For the purposes of registering Births and Deaths, Berkshire was divided into a number of Registrars' Sub-Districts, which could cover anything from part of a large town, up to a group of several dozen rural parishes. The boundaries of these areas have changed frequently over the years since 1837, and as a result many birth and death records have been transferred between different register offices. Click on the name of the Sub-District to see a list of the places it covered.

This page will be updated each time new records are added to the database, and recent additions will also be indicated on the Updates page.

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Death Coverage Last updated 7 April 2011
Sub-District Years Operative Registers at Code Years indexed
Bucklebury, Reading 1837-1937 Reading BUC 1837-1937
Caversham, Reading 1837-1955 Reading CAV 1886-1955
Mortimer, Reading 1837-1890 Reading MOR 1837-1890
Reading Central1956-1958ReadingCENTRAL1956-1958
Reading East1956-1958ReadingEAST1956-1958
Reading First1958-ReadingFIRST1958-1968
Reading Second1958-ReadingSECOND1958-1968
Reading Third1958-ReadingTHIRD1958-1968
Reading West1956-1958ReadingWEST1956-1958
St Giles, Reading1837-1955ReadingSTG1837-1955
St Mary, Reading1837-1955ReadingSTM1837-1955
St Lawrence, Reading 1837-1885 Reading STL 1837-1885
Tilehurst, Reading 1837-1937 Reading TIL 1837-1937