Motor vehicle registrations
Accession 1397 - Plymouth motor vehicle registration licences from 1921 to 1978
We hold Motor vehicle licensing cards for vehicles registered by the Plymouth Local Vehicle Licensing Office, with the registrations CO, DR and JY, prior to the setting up of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency centralised system in 1978. You can obtain copies of any motor vehicle registrations we hold. See our Copying page for details.
Further information on surviving registration cards for the rest of the UK can be found in the book ‘How to trace the history of your car’ by Philip Riden, ISBN 1-898937-25-7.
Plymouth Motor Vehicle Registrations Catalogue (National Archives – opens in a new window)