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Administrative Counties - Administrative Counties of England (Paperback) Loot Price: R151
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Administrative Counties - Administrative Counties of England (Paperback): Books Llc
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Chapters: Administrative Counties of England. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 23. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Administrative counties were a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government from 1889 to 1974. They were created by the Local Government Act 1888 as the areas under the control of county councils and therefore did not include county boroughs. Some large counties were divided into several administrative counties, each with its own county council. They were abolished by the Local Government Act 1972 and were replaced by the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. The administrative counties didn't exist prior to 1889, see historic counties of England for the history of the English counties before then. In 1888 the government, led by the Tory Prime Minister Lord Salisbury established county councils throughout England and Wales, covering areas known as administrative counties. Excluded from administrative counties were the county boroughs, which were what today are known as unitary authorities. Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Sussex, and Yorkshire were split up for administrative purposes, following historical divisions used by the Courts of Quarter Sessions. Additionally there was a County of London which covered the area today known as Inner London. The Isle of Wight was originally included under the administrative county of Hampshire but obtained its own county council in 1890. In 1894 a uniform two-tier system was established, with subdivisions of the administrative counties called urban districts, rural districts and municipal boroughs. The structure was complete once the County of London was divided into s in 1900. Some exclaves had been left untouched by the 1844 Act, but in 1894 count...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1858141


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-38308-7
Barcode: 9781156383087
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-38308-0

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