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Encyclopedia > Local Government Act 1888

The Local Government Act 1888 (51 & 52 Vict. c. 41) was passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom in 1888 and established county councils and county borough councils in England and Wales. It came into effect on 1 April 1889 except for the the County of London which came into existence some days earlier at the request of the London County Council. The Houses of Parliament, seen over Westminster Bridge The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative institution in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories (it alone has parliamentary sovereignty). ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... In the British Isles, a county council is a council that governs a county. ... County borough was a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom to refer to a borough or a city independent of county administration. ... England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English, Welsh Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff First Minister Rhodri Morgan Area  - Total Ranked 3rd UK 20,779 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 3rd UK 2,903,085 140/km² NUTS 1... (Redirected from 1 April) April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1889 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The County of London (in red), super imposed upon todays Greater London area, to show the difference in size with post-1965 Borough boundaries The County of London was an administrative county of England from 1888 to 1965. ... London County Council emblem is still seen today on buildings, especially housing, from that era London County Council (LCC) was the principal local government body for the County of London from 1889 until 1965, when it was replaced by the Greater London Council. ...

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County councils

County councils were established for Administrative counties. These were based on the areas used by Quarter Sessions courts, much of whose administrative authority was taken over by the county councils. An administrative county is an administrative area in the British Isles. ... Historically, the Courts of Quarter Sessions, or Quarter Sessions, were periodic courts held in each county and county borough in England and Wales until 1972, when together with the Assizes courts they were abolished by the Courts Act 1971 and replaced by a single permanent Crown Court of England and...


Where towns which were urban sanitary districts lay across county boundaries, the whole town was included in the administrative county in which the largest population lay in the 1881 census. Examples of towns affected were Banbury (Oxfordshire/Northamptonshire), Tamworth (Staffordshire/Warwickshire) and Todmorden (Lancashire/Yorkshire). The modern shopping centre in Banbury is built alongside the Oxford Canal Map sources for Banbury at grid reference SP4540 Banbury is a market town on the River Cherwell in Oxfordshire, England. ... Tamworth town centre Map sources for Tamworth at grid reference SK2203 Tamworth is a historic town and local government district in Staffordshire England, located 17 miles (25 km) north-east from the city of Birmingham. ... Todmorden is a town in the county of West Yorkshire, England. ...


A new County of London was also created. Boroughs with a population of more than 50,000 at 1 June 1888, or which had been counties corporate were excluded from the administrative counties, becoming county boroughs (see below). The County of London (in red), super imposed upon todays Greater London area, to show the difference in size with post-1965 Borough boundaries The County of London was an administrative county of England from 1888 to 1965. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... A county corporate or corporate county was a form of local government in England and Wales. ...


The act also altered what it calls the "counties", ensuring that the boundaries used for what it terms "non-administrative purposes" would be synchronised with the borders between the administrative counties.


County boroughs

Towns which were municipal boroughs at 1 June 1888 and which had a population of more than 50,000, or certain towns which already constituted a county corporate became county boroughs. June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ...


List of administrative counties and county boroughs created in 1889

England

Traditional county Administrative county County boroughs
Bedfordshire Bedfordshire
Berkshire Berkshire Reading
Buckinghamshire Buckinghamshire
Cambridgeshire (part) Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire (part) Isle of Ely
Cheshire Cheshire Birkenhead, Chester, Stockport (part)
Cornwall Cornwall
Cumberland Cumberland Carlisle
Derbyshire Derbyshire Derby
Devon Devon Devonport, Exeter, Plymouth
Dorset Dorset
Durham Durham Gateshead, South Shields, Sunderland
Essex Essex West Ham
Gloucestershire Gloucestershire Bristol (part), Gloucester
Herefordshire Herefordshire
Hertfordshire Hertfordshire
Huntingdonshire Huntingdonshire
Kent (part) Kent Canterbury
Kent (part) London(part)
Lancashire Lancashire Barrow in Furness, Blackburn, Bolton, Bootle-cum-Linacre, Burnley, Bury, Liverpool, Manchester, Oldham, Preston, Rochdale, St. Helens, Salford, Stockport (part), Wigan
Leicestershire Leicestershire Leicester
Lincolnshire (part) Lincolnshire, Parts of Holland
Lincolnshire (part) Lincolnshire, Parts of Kesteven
Lincolnshire (part) Lincolnshire, Parts of Lindsey Lincoln
Middlesex (part) Middlesex
Middlesex (part) London (part)
Norfolk (part) Norfolk Norwich, Great Yarmouth (part)
Northamptonshire (part) Northamptonshire Northampton
Northamptonshire (part) Soke of Peterborough
Northumberland Northumberland Newcastle upon Tyne
Nottinghamshire Nottinghamshire Nottingham
Oxfordshire Oxfordshire Oxford
Rutland Rutland
Salop (Shropshire) Salop (Shropshire)
Somerset Somerset Bath
Southampton (Hampshire) Southampton (Hampshire) † Portsmouth, Southampton
Staffordshire Staffordshire Hanley, Walsall, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton
Suffolk (part) East Suffolk Ipswich, Great Yarmouth (part)
Suffolk (part) West Suffolk
Surrey (part) Surrey Croydon
Surrey (part) London
Sussex (part) East Sussex Brighton, Hastings
Sussex (part) West Sussex
Warwickshire Warwickshire Birmingham, Coventry
Westmorland Westmorland
Wiltshire Wiltshire
Worcestershire Worcestershire Dudley, Worcester
Yorkshire (part) Yorkshire, East Riding Kingston-upon-Hull, York (part)
Yorkshire (part) Yorkshire, North Riding Middlesbrough, York (part)
Yorkshire (part) Yorkshire, North Riding Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, Sheffield, York (part)

† In 1890 the Isle of Wight was separated from the County of Southampton to form an Administrative County. Bedfordshire is a county in England and forms part of the East of England region. ... Bedfordshire is a county in England and forms part of the East of England region. ... Berkshire (IPA: or  ; sometimes abbreviated to Berks) is a county in England and forms part of the South East England region. ... Berkshire (IPA: or  ; sometimes abbreviated to Berks) is a county in England and forms part of the South East England region. ... St Marys Church and market Reading is a town and unitary authority in Berkshire in England, at the confluence of the River Thames and River Kennet, halfway between London and Oxford. ... Map of Bucks (1904) Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is a county in South East England. ... Map of Bucks (1904) Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is a county in South East England. ... Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs) is a county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. ... Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs) is a county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. ... Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs) is a county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. ... Categories: UK geography stubs | Cambridgeshire | English islands ... This article is about the English county. ... This article is about the English county. ... Map sources for Birkenhead at grid reference SJ3088 Birkenhead is a town on The Wirral Peninsula, Merseyside, on the left bank of the River Mersey, opposite Liverpool. ... Chester is the county town of Cheshire in northwestern England. ... Stockports Town Hall Stockport is a town in Greater Manchester, in North West England. ... Motto: Onan hag oll (Cornish: One and all) Cornwall, England Geography Status Ceremonial and (smaller) Non-metropolitan county Region South West England Area - Total - Admin. ... Motto: Onan hag oll (Cornish: One and all) Cornwall, England Geography Status Ceremonial and (smaller) Non-metropolitan county Region South West England Area - Total - Admin. ... Cumberland is one of the 39 traditional counties of England. ... Cumberland is one of the 39 traditional counties of England. ... Map sources for Carlisle at grid reference NY3955 This article is about the English city. ... Derbyshire (pronounced Dar-bee-shur) is a county in the East Midlands of England, which boasts some of Englands most attractive scenery. ... Derbyshire (pronounced Dar-bee-shur) is a county in the East Midlands of England, which boasts some of Englands most attractive scenery. ... Derby (pronounced dar-bee ) is a city in the East Midlands of England. ... The inner harbour, Brixham, south Devon, at low tide Devon is a large county in South West England, bordering on Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east. ... The inner harbour, Brixham, south Devon, at low tide Devon is a large county in South West England, bordering on Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east. ... The name of Devonport has spread from the original Devonport, Devon in England to: Devonport, suburb of Auckland, New Zealand and the Devonport Naval Base Devonport, Tasmania, Australia Devonport is now part of Plymouth and is the site of the Devonport Dockyards. ... The city of Exeter is the county town of Devon, in England, UK. It is located at 50° 43′ 25″ N, 3° 31′ 39″ W. In the 2001 census its population was recorded at 111,066. ... Plymouth is a city in the South West of England, or alternatively the Westcountry, and is situated within the traditional county of Devon. ... Dorset (pronounced Dorsit, sometimes in the past called Dorsetshire) is a county in the southwest of England, on the English Channel coast. ... Dorset (pronounced Dorsit, sometimes in the past called Dorsetshire) is a county in the southwest of England, on the English Channel coast. ... Durham (IPA: locally, in RP) is a small city in the north east of England. ... Durham (IPA: locally, in RP) is a small city in the north east of England. ... Map sources for Gateshead at grid reference NZ2460 Gateshead Millennium Bridge Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear in north-east England on the south side of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne which covers the North Bank. ... Map sources for South Shields at grid reference NZ1658 South Shields is a coastal town in South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England on the south bank of the mouth of the River Tyne, with a population of about 90,000. ... Sunderland is an industrial city and port in the English metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... west ham r the worst team |Place= West Ham |Traditional= Essex |Constituency= West Ham |GLA= City and East London |PostTown= LONDON |PostCode= E13, E15 |DiallingCode= 020 |GridReference= TQ405837 |Borough= Newham }} West Ham is a place in the London Borough of Newham in east London. ... Gloucestershire (pronounced ; GLOSS-ter-sher) is a county in southwest England. ... Gloucestershire (pronounced ; GLOSS-ter-sher) is a county in southwest England. ... Bristol is an English city and county and one of the three administrative centres of South West England (with Plymouth and Exeter). ... Gloucester (pronounced ) is a city and district in south-west England, close to the Welsh border. ... Herefordshire is a traditional and ceremonial county and unitary district in the West Midlands region of England in the United Kingdom. ... Herefordshire is a traditional and ceremonial county and unitary district in the West Midlands region of England in the United Kingdom. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom, officially part of the East of England Government region. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom, officially part of the East of England Government region. ... Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a part of England around Huntingdon, which is currently administered as a local government district of Cambridgeshire. ... Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a part of England around Huntingdon, which is currently administered as a local government district of Cambridgeshire. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... Location within the British Isles St Peters St, Canterbury, from the West Gate, 1993 Canterbury is a cathedral city in the county of Kent in southeast England. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... The County of London (in red), super imposed upon todays Greater London area, to show the difference in size with post-1965 Borough boundaries The County of London was an administrative county of England from 1888 to 1965. ... Lancashire is a county of England, lying on the Irish Sea. ... Lancashire is a county of England, lying on the Irish Sea. ... Location within the British Isles Barrow-in-Furness is a town in Cumbria, England. ... Location within the British Isles Blackburn is a town in Lancashire, England (2001 census population 105,085: source ONS). ... Location within the British Isles Arms of Bolton, the motto is Latin for Overcome your hinderance Bolton is a town in the Greater Manchester urban area in England, and traditionally part of Lancashire. ... Location within the British Isles Bootle is a town in Sefton Merseyside, North West England. ... Location within the British Isles Burnley is a town in Lancashire in north-west England with a population of around 74,000. ... Location within the British Isles Bury is a town on the northern side of Greater Manchester in North West England, between Rochdale and Bolton and just west of the M66. ... Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough in Northwest England. ... Manchester is a city in the North West of England. ... Location within the British Isles Mumps Bridge, Oldham Oldham is a large town in North West England, on the north-eastern edge of the Greater Manchester conurbation, with a population of around 220,000. ... Preston is a city and local government district in North West England. ... This article is about the English town. ... St Helens is the name of several places: St Helens, Merseyside St Helens, Isles of Scilly St. ... Salford Salford is the main town of the City of Salford, Greater Manchester, England. ... Stockports Town Hall Stockport is a town in Greater Manchester, in North West England. ... Map sources for Wigan at grid reference SD583055 Wigan is a large town in the north-west of England, in the Metropolitan County of Greater Manchester, traditionally lying in the historic and geographic county of Lancashire. ... Leicestershire (abbreviated Leics) is a landlocked county in central England. ... Leicestershire (abbreviated Leics) is a landlocked county in central England. ... Leicester (pronounced ) is a city in the English East Midlands, on the River Soar. ... Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the East Midlands of England. ... Parts of Holland is an area in south-east Lincolnshire, England. ... Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the East Midlands of England. ... Parts of Kesteven is a traditional subdivision of Lincolnshire, England. ... Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the East Midlands of England. ... See also: Lindsey, Suffolk Until 1974, Lindsey was a unit of local government in Lincolnshire, England. ... // The now widespread name Lincoln originated in a city in eastern England. ... Middlesex is an area of south-eastern England, it is traditionally regarded as one of the 39 historic counties of England. ... Middlesex is an area of south-eastern England, it is traditionally regarded as one of the 39 historic counties of England. ... Middlesex is an area of south-eastern England, it is traditionally regarded as one of the 39 historic counties of England. ... The County of London (in red), super imposed upon todays Greater London area, to show the difference in size with post-1965 Borough boundaries The County of London was an administrative county of England from 1888 to 1965. ... Norfolk (pronounced NOR-fk) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Norfolk (pronounced NOR-fk) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Norwich (pronounced variously Norritch or Norridge) is a city in East Anglia, in Eastern England, and the regional administrative centre and county town of Norfolk. ... Map sources for Great Yarmouth at grid reference TG5207 Great Yarmouth is an English coastal town (population 47288) in the county of Norfolk. ... Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or Nhants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). ... Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or Nhants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). ... This article is about Northampton in England; for other places of the same name see Northampton (disambiguation) Northampton Guildhall, built 1861-4, E.W. Godwin, architect Northampton is a large market town and a local government district in central England upon the River Nene, and the county town of Northamptonshire. ... Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or Nhants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). ... Categories: United Kingdom-related stubs | Cambridgeshire ... For other places with this name, see Northumberland (disambiguation) Northumberland is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in northern England. ... For other places with this name, see Northumberland (disambiguation) Northumberland is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in northern England. ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. ... Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. ... Nottingham is the county city of Nottinghamshire, in the East Midlands of England. ... Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Latin Oxonia) is a county in south-east England, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Warwickshire. ... Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Latin Oxonia) is a county in south-east England, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Warwickshire. ... Oxford is a city and local government district in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 134,248 (2001 census). ... Rutland is traditionally Englands smallest county and is bounded on the west and north by Leicestershire, northeast by Lincolnshire, and southeast by Northamptonshire. ... Rutland is traditionally Englands smallest county and is bounded on the west and north by Leicestershire, northeast by Lincolnshire, and southeast by Northamptonshire. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Salops) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, and the Welsh preserved counties of Powys and Clwyd. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Salops) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, and the Welsh preserved counties of Powys and Clwyd. ... Somerset is a county in the south-west of England. ... Somerset is a county in the south-west of England. ... The Palladian-style Pulteney Bridge and the weir at Bath Bath is a city in South West England most famous for its baths fed by three hot springs. ... Hampshire (abbr. ... Hampshire (abbr. ... This article is about the English city of Portsmouth. ... Civic Centre, Southampton Southampton is a city and major port situated on the south coast of England. ... Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Map sources for Hanley at grid reference SJ8847 Disambiguation: Hanley may refer to Hanley, Canada. ... Map sources for Walsall at grid reference SP0198 Walsall Art Gallery Walsall is an industrial town in the West Midlands of England. ... Map sources for West Bromwich at grid reference SO9992 West Bromwich is the largest town within the metropolitan borough of Sandwell, in the English county of West Midlands, five miles north west of Birmingham. ... Wolverhampton is an industrial, commercial and university city and metropolitan borough in the English West Midlands, traditionally part of the county of Staffordshire. ... Suffolk (pronounced suffuk) is a large traditional and administrative county in the East Anglia region of eastern England. ... Categories: Stub | Suffolk ... Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk in East Anglia, England, and a local government district on the estuary of the River Orwell. ... Map sources for Great Yarmouth at grid reference TG5207 Great Yarmouth is an English coastal town (population 47288) in the county of Norfolk. ... Suffolk (pronounced suffuk) is a large traditional and administrative county in the East Anglia region of eastern England. ... West Suffolk was created along with East Suffolk in 1888 as an administrative county of England in its own right. ... Surrey is a county in southern England, part of the South East England region and one of the Home Counties. ... Surrey is a county in southern England, part of the South East England region and one of the Home Counties. ... Croydon is a major suburban town and commercial centre situated 9. ... Surrey is a county in southern England, part of the South East England region and one of the Home Counties. ... The County of London (in red), super imposed upon todays Greater London area, to show the difference in size with post-1965 Borough boundaries The County of London was an administrative county of England from 1888 to 1965. ... Sussex is a traditional county in south-eastern England, corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex. ... East Sussex is a county in South East England. ... Brighton on the southern Sussex coast is one of the largest and most famous seaside resorts in England. ... Hastings is a town and local government district in South East England, in the county of East Sussex. ... Sussex is a traditional county in south-eastern England, corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex. ... West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering onto East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove), Hampshire and Surrey. ... Warwickshire (pronounced either /ˈwɔːɹɪkˌʃə/ or /ˈwɔːɹɪkˌʃɪə/) is a landlocked non-metropolitan county in central England. ... Warwickshire (pronounced either /ˈwɔːɹɪkˌʃə/ or /ˈwɔːɹɪkˌʃɪə/) is a landlocked non-metropolitan county in central England. ... The city from above Centenary Square. ... The Precinct in Coventry city centre For alternative meanings see: Coventry (disambiguation) Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England. ... Westmorland is one of the 39 traditional counties of England. ... Westmorland is one of the 39 traditional counties of England. ... Wiltshire (abbreviated Wilts) is a large southern English county. ... Wiltshire (abbreviated Wilts) is a large southern English county. ... Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England. ... Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England. ... Map sources for Dudley at grid reference SO9390 Dudley is a town in the West Midlands of England. ... The city of Worcester (pronounced ) is the county town of Worcestershire in England; the river Severn runs through the middle, with the citys large Worcester Cathedral overlooking the river. ... The White Yorkshire rose. ... The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district in the United Kingdom. ... Hull or Kingston upon Hull is a city and unitary authority situated on the north bank of the Humber estuary. ... York is a city in northern England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ... The White Yorkshire rose. ... The North Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three traditional subdivisions of the English county of Yorkshire. ... Map sources for Middlesbrough at grid reference NZ5118 Middlesbrough is a town and district in North-East England, with a resident population in 2001 of 134,855. ... York is a city in northern England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ... The White Yorkshire rose. ... The West Riding as an administrative county prior to its abolition in 1974. ... Location within the British Isles This article discusses the city Bradford, in West Yorkshire, England. ... Halifax can refer to any of several things: Halifax, West Yorkshire Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia Halifax (UK Parliament constituency) Earl of Halifax, The Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax Halifax bank Halifax, Nova Scotia Halifax County, Nova Scotia Halifax (electoral district) (Canada) Halifax class frigate HMCS Halifax (FFH 330... Huddersfield is a large town located in the county of West Yorkshire in England, near the confluence of the River Colne and the River Holme. ... Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire in the north of England. ... This article is about the city in England. ... York is a city in northern England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ... The Isle of Wight is an island off the south coast of England, opposite Southampton. ... Hampshire (abbr. ...


Wales

Traditional county Administrative county County boroughs
Anglesey Anglesey
Brecknock Breconshire
Carnarvonshire Carnarvonshire
Cardiganshire Cardiganshire
Denbighshire Denbighshire
Flintshire Flintshire
Glamorgan Glamorgan Cardiff, Swansea
Merioneth Merioneth
Monmouthshire Monmouthshire Newport
Montgomeryshire Montgomeryshire
Pembrokeshire Pembrokeshire
Radnorshire Radnorshire

† Newport became a county borough in 1890, administratively removed from Monmouthshire Anglesey (Welsh: Ynys Môn, pronounced (IPA), roughly unniss mawn), is an island and county at the north western extremity of north Wales. ... Anglesey (Welsh: Ynys Môn, pronounced (IPA), roughly unniss mawn), is an island and county at the north western extremity of north Wales. ... Brecon is a historic market town in south Wales, with a population of roughly 8000 with around 6000 in the surrounding area. ... Brecknockshire, also known as Breconshire or, in Welsh, as Sir Frycheiniog is an inland traditional county of Wales, bounded N. by Radnorshire, E. by Herefordshire and Monmouthshire, S. by Monmouthshire and Glamorgan, and W. by Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire. ... Caernarfonshire, also known as Carnarvonshire or, in Welsh, as Sir Gaernarfon, is a maritime traditional county of Wales. ... Caernarfonshire, also known as Carnarvonshire or, in Welsh, as Sir Gaernarfon, is a maritime traditional county of Wales. ... Cardiganshire (Sir Aberteifi in Welsh) was a traditional county in Wales that existed between 1282 and 1974. ... Cardiganshire (Sir Aberteifi in Welsh) was a traditional county in Wales that existed between 1282 and 1974. ... Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a county in North Wales. ... Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a county in North Wales. ... Flintshire (Welsh Sir y Fflint) is a county in northern Wales. ... Flintshire (Welsh Sir y Fflint) is a county in northern Wales. ... Glamorgan or Morgannwg is a maritime traditional county of Wales, UK, and was previously a medieval kingdom or principality. ... Glamorgan or Morgannwg is a maritime traditional county of Wales, UK, and was previously a medieval kingdom or principality. ... The Norman Keep, Cardiff Castle Aerial view of the Millennium Stadium The Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay Cardiff (Welsh: Caerdydd) is the capital and largest city of Wales. ... View of Oxford Street in Swansea city centre Marina, formerly South Dock in the Maritime Quarter Aerial view of Swansea Bay Swansea (Welsh: Abertawe, mouth of the Tawe) is a city and county in South Wales, situated on the coast immediately to the east of the Gower Peninsula. ... Merionethshire (Meirionnydd in Welsh) is a traditional county of Wales. ... Merionethshire (Meirionnydd in Welsh) is a traditional county of Wales. ... Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is both a principal area and a traditional county in south-east Wales. ... Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is both a principal area and a traditional county in south-east Wales. ... Newport (Welsh: Casnewydd) is the third largest city in Wales (after Cardiff and Swansea). ... Montgomeryshire (Welsh: Sir Drefaldwyn) is an inland traditional county of Wales. ... Montgomeryshire (Welsh: Sir Drefaldwyn) is an inland traditional county of Wales. ... Pembrokeshire (Welsh: Sir Benfro) is a county in the south-west of Wales in the United Kingdom. ... Pembrokeshire (Welsh: Sir Benfro) is a county in the south-west of Wales in the United Kingdom. ... Radnorshire (Welsh: Sir Faesyfed) is an inland traditional county of Wales, bounded to the north by Montgomeryshire and Shropshire, to the east by Herefordshire, to the south by Brecknockshire and to the west by Cardiganshire. ... Radnorshire (Welsh: Sir Faesyfed) is an inland traditional county of Wales, bounded to the north by Montgomeryshire and Shropshire, to the east by Herefordshire, to the south by Brecknockshire and to the west by Cardiganshire. ... Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is both a principal area and a traditional county in south-east Wales. ...


Sources

  • The Local Government Act 1888, 51 & 52 Vict. c. 41

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