GAY couples have celebrated 25 'civil weddings' in Kirklees.
And 17 have cemented their relationships in Calderdale since new laws came in last December.
Figures for other parts of West Yorkshire are: Leeds 51, Bradford 15 and Wakefield 13.
Other details of the civil partnerships have been confirmed by the registration authorities.
Same-sex couples formed 3,648 civil partnerships in England and Wales to the end of January.
Men formed 2,510 civil partnerships and women 1,138.
The Civil Partnership Act came into force last December 5.
It enables same-sex couples to obtain legal recognition of their relationships.
But the first ceremonies were not until December 21.
One of the first, of course, featured Examiner Fresh columnist Terry George and his partner, Michael Rothwell, of Stainland, who enjoyed a ceremony in their Leeds nightclub.
Couples who register a civil partnership have a new legal status, that of `civil partner'.
Brighton and Hove, with 126, was the registration authority where most civil partnerships were formed.
The second most popular was Westminster (121), followed by Kensington and Chelsea (105).