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The Avon and Gloucestershire (County Boundaries) Order 1991

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This Order transfers areas between the counties of Avon and Gloucestershire. Consequential changes to districts, parishes, local government electoral areas, petty sessional divisions and Coroners' districts are made.

The Order creates a new parish of Hillesley and Tresham in the district of Stroud. A parish council is established for the new parish. The new parish will have approximately an area of 536 hectares, and a population of 465.

The areas transferred will have approximately the area and population shown below—

Area (hectares)Population
Avon to Gloucestershire540470
Gloucestershire to Avon0.84Nil

The map forming part of this note gives a general guide to the areas affected. Prints of the detailed boundary maps (described in article 2) may be inspected at all reasonable times at the offices of the district councils whose areas are affected by this Order, and at the office of the Secretary of State for the Environment, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.

The Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976 contain general provisions regarding the effect of orders such as this one.

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