Registration of motor vehicles was made the responsibility of
the County Councils in 1903. From 1965 registration for both
Huntingdonshire and Soke of Peterborough motor vehicles was
administered by Peterborough Motor Vehicle Licences Department. The
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Centre (now DVLA) began to take over
vehicle registration in 1971, and completed the transition in 1978.
Further information can be found in Philip Riden How to trace
the History of your Car (1998).
Registers and record cards for EW-based registrations 1921-1965
(Hunts) and for EG and FL-based registrations 1903-1975
(Peterborough) are held at Huntingdon Record Office.
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