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1973 No. 1110

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Local Government (Successor Parishes) Order 1973

Made

22nd June 1973

Laid before Parliament

29th June 1973

Coming into Operation

6th July 1973

The Secretary of State for the Environment, upon consideration of proposals made to him by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England and in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by paragraph 2(1) of Part V of Schedule 1 to the Local Government Act 1972 and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following order:—

Title, commencement and interpretation

1.  This order may be cited as the Local Government (Successor Parishes) Order 1973 and shall come into operation on 6th July 1973.

2.  The Interpretation Act 1889 shall apply for the interpretation of this order as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

Successor parishes

3.  There shall be constituted the parishes named in column (1) of Parts I and II of the Schedule to this order, the boundaries of which are conterminous—

(a)in the case of the parishes in Part I, with the boundaries of the existing urban districts or boroughs respectively specified in respect of such parishes in column (2);

(b)in the case of the parishes in Part II, with the boundaries of the parts of existing urban districts respectively specified in respect of such parishes in column (2).

Parish councillors

4.  In relation to the parishes named in column (1) of the said Part I, 6th July 1973 is hereby specified as the date for the purposes of sub-paragraphs (2) (aldermen and councillors of boroughs or councillors of urban districts to be parish councillors) and (5) (cessation of provision suspending elections, and filling of casual vacancies) of paragraph 13 of Schedule 3 to the Local Government Act 1972.

Geoffrey Rippon

Secretary of State for the Environment

22nd June 1973

SCHEDULE

PART I

(1)(2)
ParishesExisting urban districts or boroughs
County of Avon
ClevedonThe urban district of Clevedon
Norton-RadstockThe urban district of Norton-Radstock
PortisheadThe urban district of Portishead
Country of Bedfordshire
AmpthillThe urban district of Ampthill
BiggleswadeThe urban district of Biggleswade
Kempston UrbanThe urban district of Kempston
Leighton-LinsladeThe urban district of Leighton-Linslade
SandyThe urban district of Sandy
County of Berkshire
WokinghamThe borough of Wokingham
EtonThe urban district of Eton
County of Buckinghamshire
BuckinghamThe borough of Buckingham
BeaconsfieldThe urban district of Beaconsfield
CheshamThe urban district of Chesham
MarlowThe urban district of Marlow
County of Cambridgeshire
Huntingdon and GodmanchesterThe borough of Huntingdon and Godmanchester
Saint IvesThe borough of St. Ives
ChatterisThe urban district of Chatteris
ElyThe urban district of Ely
MarchThe urban district of March
RamseyThe urban district of Ramsey
St. NeotsThe urban district of St. Neots
County of Cheshire
Alderley EdgeThe urban district of Alderley Edge
AlsagerThe urban district of Alsager
BollingtonThe urban district of Bollington
KnutsfordThe urban district of Knutsford
LymmThe urban district of Lymm
MiddlewichThe urban district of Middlewich
NantwichThe urban district of Nantwich
NorthwichThe urban district of Northwich
County of Cleveland
GuisboroughThe urban district of Guisborough
LoftusThe urban district of Loftus
Saltburn and Marske-by-the-SeaThe urban district of Saltburn and Marske-by-the-Sea
Country of Cornwall
BodminThe borough of Bodmin
HelstonThe borough of Helston
LauncestonThe borough of Dunheved, otherwise Launceston
LiskeardThe borough of Liskeard
PenrynThe borough of Penryn
St. IvesThe borough of St. Ives
SaltashThe borough of Saltash
Bude-StrattonThe urban district of Bude-Stratton
LooeThe urban district of Looe
St. JustThe urban district of St. Just
TorpointThe urban district of Torpoint
County of Cumbria
ApplebyThe borough of Appleby
CockermouthThe urban district of Cockermouth
Grange-over-SandsThe urban district of Grange
KeswickThe urban district of Keswick
MaryportThe urban district of Maryport
UlverstonThe urban district of Ulverston
WindermereThe urban district of Windermere
County of Derbyshire
AshbourneThe urban district of Ashbourne
BakewellThe urban district of Bakewell
BelperThe urban district of Belper
Old BolsoverThe urban district of Bolsover
Clay CrossThe urban district of Clay Cross
DronfieldThe urban district of Dronfield
New MillsThe urban district of New Mills
RipleyThe urban district of Ripley
StaveleyThe urban district of Staveley
Whaley BridgeThe urban district of Whaley Bridge
WirksworthThe urban district of Wirksworth
Country of Devon
DartmouthThe borough of Clifton Dartmouth Hardness
Great TorringtonThe borough of Great Torrington
HonitonThe borough of Honiton
OkehamptonThe borough of Okehampton
TotnesThe borough of Totnes
AshburtonThe urban district of Ashburton
BuckfastleighThe urban district of Buckfastleigh
Budleigh SaltertonThe urban district of Budleigh Salterton
CreditonThe urban district of Crediton
DawlishThe urban district of Dawlish
IlfracombeThe urban district of Ilfracombe
KingsbridgeThe urban district of Kingsbridge
Lynton and LynmouthThe urban district of Lynton
NorthamThe urban district of Northam
Ottery St. MaryThe urban district of Ottery St. Mary
SalcombeThe urban district of Salcombe
SeatonThe urban district of Seaton
SidmouthThe urban district of Sidmouth
TeignmouthThe urban district of Teignmouth
County of Dorset
Blandford ForumThe borough of Blandford Forum
BridportThe borough of Bridport
DorchesterThe borough of Dorchester
Lyme RegisThe borough of Lyme Regis
ShaftesburyThe borough of Shaftesbury
Wareham Lady St. MaryThe borough of Wareham
PortlandThe urban district of Portland
SherborneThe urban district of Sherborne
SwanageThe urban district of Swanage
Wimborne MinsterThe urban district of Wimborne Minster
County of Durham
Barnard CastleThe urban district of Barnard Castle
Brandon and ByshottlesThe urban district of Brandon and Byshottles
ShildonThe urban district of Shildon
SpennymoorThe urban district of Spennymoor
Tow LawThe urban district of Tow Law
County of East Sussex
RyeThe borough of Rye
NewhavenThe urban district of Newhaven
Country of Essex
HarwichThe borough of Harwich
Saffron WaldenThe borough of Saffron Walden
BrightlingseaThe urban district of Brightlingsea
Burnham-on-CrouchThe urban district of Burnham-on-Crouch
EppingThe urban district of Epping
Frinton and WaltonThe urban district of Frinton and Walton
HalsteadThe urban district of Halstead
Waltham Holy CrossThe urban district of Waltham Holy Cross
West MerseaThe urban district of West Mersea
WivenhoeThe urban district of Wivenhoe
County of Gloucestershire
TewkesburyThe borough of Tewkesbury
CirencesterThe urban district of Cirencester
NailsworthThe urban district of Nailsworth
County of Greater Manchester
BlackrodThe urban district of Blackrod
County of Hampshire
RomseyThe borough of Romsey
AltonThe urban district of Alton
PetersfieldThe urban district of Petersfield
County of Hereford and Worcester
BewdleyThe borough of Bewdley
DroitwichThe borough of Droitwich
EveshamThe borough of Evesham
LeominsterThe borough of Leominster
KingtonThe urban district of Kington
Ross-on-WyeThe urban district of Ross-on-Wye
Stourport-on-SevernThe urban district of Stourport-on-Severn
County of Hertfordshire
BerkhamstedThe urban district of Berkhamsted
ChorleywoodThe urban district of Chorleywood
RoystonThe urban district of Royston
SawbridgeworthThe urban district of Sawbridgeworth
TringThe urban district of Tring
WareThe urban district of Ware
County of Humberside
HedonThe borough of Hedon
Barton-upon-HumberThe urban district of Barton-upon-Humber
BriggThe urban district of Brigg
HornseaThe urban district of Hornsea
County of Isle of Wight
VentnorThe urban district of Ventnor
County of Kent
FavershamThe borough of Faversham
HytheThe borough of Hythe
LyddThe borough of Lydd
New RomneyThe borough of New Romney
SandwichThe borough of Sandwich
TenterdenThe borough of Tenterden
Broadstairs and St. PetersThe urban district of Broadstairs and St. Peter's
SevenoaksThe urban district of Sevenoaks
SouthboroughThe urban district of Southborough
SwanscombeThe urban district of Swanscombe
County of Lancashire
CarnforthThe urban district of Carnforth
KirkhamThe urban district of Kirkham
LongridgeThe urban district of Longridge
PreesallThe urban district of Preesall
WhitworthThe urban district of Whitworth
WithnellThe urban district of Withnell
County of Leicestershire
Ashby-de-la-ZouchThe urban district of Ashby de la Zouch
Ashby WouldsThe urban district of Ashby Woulds
OakhamThe urban district of Oakham
County of Lincolnshire
LouthThe borough of Louth
StamfordThe borough of Stamford
AlfordThe urban district of Alford
BourneThe urban district of Bourne
HorncastleThe urban district of Horncastle
Mablethorpe and SuttonThe urban district of Mablethorpe and Sutton
Market RasenThe urban district of Market Rasen
SkegnessThe urban district of Skegness
SleafordThe urban district of Sleaford
Woodhall SpaThe urban district of Woodhall Spa
County of Merseyside
RainfordThe urban district of Rainford
County of Norfolk
ThetfordThe borough of Thetford
CromerThe urban district of Cromer
DissThe urban district of Diss
Downham MarketThe urban district of Downham Market
East DerehamThe urban district of East Dereham
HunstantonThe urban district of Hunstanton
North WalshamThe urban district of North Walsham
SheringhamThe urban district of Sheringham
SwaffhamThe urban district of Swaffham
Wells-next-the-SeaThe urban district of Wells-next-the-Sea
WymondhamThe urban district of Wymondham
County of North Yorkshire
RichmondThe borough of Richmond
RiponThe city of Ripon
FileyThe urban district of Filey
KnaresboroughThe urban district of Knaresborough
MaltonThe urban district of Malton
NorthallertonThe urban district of Northallerton
Norton-on-DerwentThe urban district of Norton
PickeringThe urban district of Pickering
ScalbyThe urban district of Scalby
SelbyThe urban district of Selby
WhitbyThe urban district of Whitby
County of Northamptonshire
BrackleyThe borough of Brackley
Higham FerrersThe borough of Higham Ferrers
Burton LatimerThe urban district of Burton Latimer
DesboroughThe urban district of Desborough
IrthlingboroughThe urban district of Irthlingborough
OundleThe urban district of Oundle
RaundsThe urban district of Raunds
RothwellThe urban district of Rothwell
County of Northumberland
AlnwickThe urban district of Alnwick
AmbleThe urban district of Amble
HexhamThe urban district of Hexham
PrudhoeThe urban district of Prudhoe
County of Nottinghamshire
EastwoodThe urban district of Eastwood
WarsopThe urban district of Warsop
County of Oxfordshire
AbingdonThe borough of Abingdon
Chipping NortonThe borough of Chipping Norton
Henley-on-ThamesThe borough of Henley-on-Thames
WallingfordThe borough of Wallingford
WoodstockThe borough of Woodstock
BicesterThe urban district of Bicester
ThameThe urban district of Thame
WantageThe urban district of Wantage
WitneyThe urban district of Witney
County of Salop
NewportThe urban district of Newport
County of Somerset
ChardThe borough of Chard
GlastonburyThe borough of Glastonbury
WellsThe city of Wells
Burnham-on-Sea and HighbridgeThe urban district of Burnham-on-Sea
CrewkerneThe urban district of Crewkerne
FromeThe urban district of Frome
IlminsterThe urban district of Ilminster
Shepton MalletThe urban district of Shepton Mallet
StreetThe urban district of Street
WatchetThe urban district of Watchet
WellingtonThe urban district of Wellington
County of South Yorkshire
PenistoneThe urban district of Penistone
StocksbridgeThe urban district of Stocksbridge
TickhillThe urban district of Tickhill
County of Staffordshire
BiddulphThe urban district of Biddulph
LeekThe urban district of Leek
StoneThe urban district of Stone
UttoxeterThe urban district of Uttoxeter
County of Suffolk
AldeburghThe borough of Aldeburgh
BecclesThe borough of Beccles
EyeThe borough of Eye
SouthwoldThe borough of Southwold
SudburyThe borough of Sudbury
BungayThe urban district of Bungay
HadleighThe urban district of Hadleigh
HalesworthThe urban district of Halesworth
LeistonThe urban district of Leiston-cum-Sizewell
SaxmundhamThe urban district of Saxmundham
StowmarketThe urban district of Stowmarket
WoodbridgeThe urban district of Woodbridge
County of Surrey
GodalmingThe borough of Godalming
HaslemereThe urban district of Haslemere
County of Warwickshire
Stratford-upon-AvonThe borough of Stratford-upon-Avon
WarwickThe borough of Warwick
KenilworthThe urban district of Kenilworth
County of West Sussex
ArundelThe borough of Arundel
Burgess HillThe urban district of Burgess Hill
East GrinsteadThe urban district of East Grinstead
LittlehamptonThe urban district of Littlehampton
County of West Yorkshire
TodmordenThe borough of Todmorden
DenholmeThe urban district of Denholme
Hebden RoydThe urban district of Hebden Royd
HemsworthThe urban district of Hemsworth
OtleyThe urban district of Otley
RippondenThe urban district of Ripponden
SilsdenThe urban district of Silsden
County of Wiltshire
CalneThe borough of Calne
DevizesThe borough of Devizes
MalmesburyThe borough of Malmesbury
MarlboroughThe borough of Marlborough
WiltonThe borough of Wilton
Bradford-on-AvonThe urban district of Bradford-on-Avon
MelkshamThe urban district of Melksham
WarminsterThe urban district of Warminster
WestburyThe urban district of Westbury

PART II

(1)(2)
ParishesParts of existing urban districts
County of Cheshire
Culcheth and GlazeburySo much of the urban district of Golborne as is comprised in the district of Warrington
County of Cumbria
LakesSo much of the urban district of Lakes as is comprised in the district of South Lakeland
PatterdaleSo much of the urban district of Lakes as is comprised in the district of Eden
County of Lancashire
Turton NorthSo much of the urban district of Turton as is comprised in the district of Blackburn
County of Merseyside
Billinge Chapel EndSo much of the urban district of Billinge-and-Winstanley as is comprised in the district of St. Helens
Seneley GreenSo much of the urban district of Ashton-in-Makerfield as is comprised in the district of St. Helens

EXPLANATORY NOTE

Part V of Schedule 1 to the Local Government Act 1972 makes provision for the constitution of parishes for areas of existing boroughs and urban districts in England. This Order gives effect to proposals made by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England. It also specifies a date for certain electoral provisions of the 1972 Act (see article 4).

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