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Chapman Codes


  • Chapman Codes

    Chapman Codes are codes identifying administrative divisions in the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

    They cover historical divisions and are widely used in genealogy. They are named after their creator, Dr Colin Chapman.


    • AVN Avon, England
    • BDF Bedfordshire, England
    • BKM Buckinghamshire, England
    • BRK Berkshire, England
    • CAM Cambridgeshire, England
    • CHS Cheshire, England
    • CLV Cleveland, England
    • CMA Cumbria, England
    • CON Cornwall, England
    • CUL Cumberland, England
    • DBY Derbyshire, England
    • DEV Devon, England
    • DOR Dorset, England
    • DUR Co. Durham, England
    • ENG England
    • ERY East Riding of Yorkshire, England
    • ESS Essex, England
    • GLS Gloucestershire, England
    • GTM Greater Manchester, England
    • HAM Hampshire, England
    • HEF Herefordshire, England
    • HRT Hertfordshire, England
    • HUM Humberside, England
    • HUN Huntingdonshire, England
    • HWR Hereford and Worcester, England
    • IOM Isle of Man
    • IOW Isle of Wight, England
    • KEN Kent, England
    • LAN Lancashire, England
    • LEI Leicestershire, England
    • LIN Lincolnshire, England
    • LND London, England
    • MDX Middlesex, England
    • MSY Merseyside, England
    • NBL Northumberland, England
    • NFK Norfolk, England
    • NRY North Riding of Yorkshire, England
    • NTH Northamptonshire, England
    • NTT Nottinghamshire, England
    • NYK North Yorkshire, England
    • OXF Oxfordshire, England
    • RUT Rutland, England
    • WAR Warwickshire, England
    • SAL Shropshire, England
    • SFK Suffolk, England
    • SOM Somerset, England
    • SRY Surrey, England
    • SSX Sussex, England
    • STS Staffordshire, England
    • SXE East Sussex, England
    • SXW West Sussex, England
    • SYK South Yorkshire, England
    • TWR Tyne and Wear, England
    • WES Westmorland, England
    • WIL Wiltshire, England
    • WMD West Midlands, England
    • WOR Worcestershire, England
    • WRY West Riding of Yorkshire, England
    • WYK West Yorkshire, England
    • YKS Yorkshire, England

    • CAR Co. Carlow, Ireland
    • CAV Co. Cavan, Ireland
    • CLA Co. Clare, Ireland
    • COR Co. Cork, Ireland
    • DON Co. Donegal, Ireland
    • DUB Co. Dublin, Ireland
    • GAL Co. Galway, Ireland
    • IRL Ireland
    • KER Co. Kerry, Ireland
    • KID Co. Kildare, Ireland
    • KIK Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
    • LET Co. Leitrim, Ireland
    • LEX Co. Laois, Ireland
    • LIM Co. Limerick, Ireland
    • LOG Co. Longford, Ireland
    • LOU Co. Louth, Ireland
    • MAY Co. Mayo, Ireland
    • MEA Co. Meath, Ireland
    • MOG Co. Monaghan, Ireland
    • OFF Co. Offaly, Ireland
    • ROS Co. Roscommon, Ireland
    • SLI Co. Sligo, Ireland
    • TIP Co. Tipperary, Ireland
    • WAT Co. Waterford, Ireland
    • WEM Co. Westmeath, Ireland
    • WEX Co. Wexford, Ireland
    • WIC Co. Wicklow, Ireland
    Northern Ireland

    • ANT Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland
    • ARM Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland
    • DOW Co. Down, Northern Ireland
    • FER Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
    • LDY Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    • NIR Northern Ireland
    • TYR Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland

    • ABD Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    • ANS Angus, Scotland
    • ARL Argyllshire, Scotland
    • AYR Ayrshire, Scotland
    • BAN Banffshire, Scotland
    • BEW Berwickshire, Scotland
    • BOR Borders, Scotland
    • BUT Bute, Scotland
    • CAI Caithness, Scotland
    • CEN Central, Scotland
    • CLK Clackmannanshire, Scotland
    • DFS Dumfries-shire, Scotland
    • DGY Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
    • DNB Dunbartonshire, Scotland
    • ELN East Lothian, Scotland
    • FIF Fife, Scotland
    • GMP Grampian, Scotland
    • HLD Highland, Scotland
    • INV Inverness-shire, Scotland
    • KCD Kincardineshire, Scotland
    • KKD Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
    • KRS Kinross-shire, Scotland
    • LKS Lanarkshire, Scotland
    • LTN Lothian, Scotland
    • MLN Midlothian, Scotland
    • MOR Morayshire, Scotland
    • NAI Nairn, Scotland
    • OKI Orkney, Scotland
    • PEE Peebles-shire, Scotland
    • PER Perth, Scotland
    • RFW Renfrewshire, Scotland
    • ROC Ross and Cromarty, Scotland
    • ROX Roxburghshire, Scotland
    • SCT Scotland
    • SEL Selkirkshire, Scotland
    • SHI Shetland, Scotland
    • STD Strathclyde, Scotland
    • STI Stirlingshire, Scotland
    • SUT Sutherland, Scotland
    • TAY Tayside, Scotland
    • WIG Wigtownshire, Scotland
    • WIS Western Isles, Scotland
    • WLN West Lothian, Scotland

    • AGY Anglesey, Wales
    • BRE Breconshire, Wales
    • CAE Caernarvonshire, Wales
    • CGN Cardiganshire, Wales
    • CMN Carmarthenshire, Wales
    • CWD Clwyd, Wales
    • DEN Denbighshire, Wales
    • DFD Dyfed, Wales
    • FLN Flintshire, Wales
    • GLA Glamorgan, Wales
    • GNT Gwent, Wales
    • GWN Gwynedd, Wales
    • MER Merionethshire, Wales
    • MGM Mid Glamorgan, Wales
    • MGY Montgomeryshire, Wales
    • MON Monmouthshire, Wales
    • PEM Pembrokeshire, Wales
    • POW Powys, Wales
    • RAD Radnorshire, Wales
    • WAL Wales
    • SGM South Glamorgan, Wales
    • WGM West Glamorgan, Wales
    The Channel Isles

    • ALD Alderney, Channel Islands
    • CHI Channel Islands (Sometimes just "CI")
    • GSY Guernsey, Channel Islands
    • JSY Jersey, Channel Islands
    • SRK Sark, Channel Islands
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