Codes for England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Before 1974

England (ENG)
Bedfordshire BDF
Buckinghamshire BKM
Berkshire BRK
Cambridgeshire CAM
Cheshire CHS
Cornwall CON
Cumberland CUL
Derbyshire DBY
Devonshire DEV
Dorset DOR
Durham DUR
Essex ESS
Gloucestershire GLS
Hampshire HAM
Herefordshire HEF
Hertfordshire HRT
Huntingdonshire HUN
Kent KEN
Lancashire LAN
Leicestershire LEI
Lincolnshire LIN
Holland LIN H*
Kesteven LIN K*
Lindsey LIN L*
London (City) LND+
Middlesex MDX
Northumberland NBL
Norfolk NFK
Northamptonshire NTH
Nottinghamshire NTT
Oxfordshire OXF
Rutland RUT (R)
Shropshire SAL
Suffolk SFK
East Suffolk SFK E^
West Suffolk SFK W^
Somerset SOM
Surrey SRY
Sussex SSX
Staffordshire STS
Warwickshire WAR
Westmorland WES
Wiltshire WIL
Worcestershire WOR
Yorkshire YKS
East Riding Yorkshire ERY~
West Riding Yorkshire WRY~
North Riding Yorkshire NRY~
Scotland (SCT)
Aberdeenshire ABD
Angus (Forfar) ANS
Argyllshire ARL
Ayrshire AYR
Banffshire (B) BAN
Berwickshire BEW
Bute (B) BUT
Caithness CAI
Clackmannanshire (C) CLK
Dumfriesshire DFS
Dunbartonshire (D) DNB
East Lothian (E) ELN
Fifeshire FIF
Inverness-shire INV
Kincardineshire (D) KCD
Kircudbrightshire KKD
Kinross-shire (K) KRS
Lanarkshire LKS
Midlothian (L) MLN
Moray (M) MOR
Nairnshire (N) NAI
Orkney Isles OKI
Peebleshire PEE
Perthshire PER
Renfrewshire(R) RFW
Ross & Cromarty ROC
Roxburghshire ROX
Selkirkshire SEL
Shetland Isles SHI
Stirlingshire STI
Sutherland SUT
Wigtownshire WIG
West Lothian (W) WLN
Wales (WLS)
Anglesey AGY
Breconshire BRE
Caernarvonshire CAE
Cardiganshire CGN
Carmarthenshire CMN
Denbighshire DEN
Flintshire (F) FLN
Glamorganshire GLA
Merionethshire MER
Montgomeryshire MGY
Monmouthshire MON
Pembrokeshire PEM
Radnorshire RAD
Isle Of Man IOM+
Isle Of Wight IOW+

Ireland (IRL)

Ireland (IRL)
Carlow CAR
Cavan CAV
Clare CLA
Cork COR
Donegal DON
Dublin DUB
Galway GAL
Kerry KER
Kildare KID
Kilkenny KIK
Leitrim LET
Leix (Queens) LEX
Limerick LIM
Longford LOG
Louth LOU
Mayo MAY
Meath MEA
Monoghan MOG
Offaly (Kings) OFF
Roscommon ROS
Sligo SLI
Tipperary TIP
Watford WAT
Westmeath WEM
Wexford WEX
Wicklow WIC
N. Ireland (NIR)
Antrim ANT
Armagh ARM
Down DOW
Fermanagh FER
Londonderry LDY
Tyrone TYR
Channel Isles (CHI)+
Alderney ALD
Guernsey GSY
Sark SRK
Jersey JSY
Notes
Not shown on map + Lincolnshire Codes, not showing on map * Suffolk Codes, not showing on map ^ Yorkshire Codes, not showing on map ~