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Gloucester Rural District Council

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Date: 1872-1974
History: The Rural Sanitary Authority administered by the Guardians of Gloucester Union, set up in 1872, was superseded in 1895 by the Rural District Council. In 1935 the District Council took over responsibility for the areas formerly controlled by Newnham and Westbury Urban District Councils, Wheatenhurst Rural District Council and parts of some neighbouring authorities.
Places:
  • Arlingham, Gloucestershire
  • Ashleworth, Gloucestershire
  • Barnwood, Gloucestershire
  • Brockworth, Gloucestershire
  • Brookthorpe, Gloucestershire
  • Chaceley, Gloucestershire
  • Churchdown, Gloucestershire
  • Down Hatherley, Gloucestershire
  • Eastington, Gloucestershire
  • Elmore, Gloucestershire
  • Forthampton, Gloucestershire
  • Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire
  • Frocester, Gloucestershire
  • Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Hardwicke, Gloucestershire
  • Harescombe, Gloucestershire
  • Haresfield, Gloucestershire
  • Hasfield, Gloucestershire
  • Hempsted, Gloucestershire
  • Highnam, Gloucestershire
  • Hucclecote, Gloucestershire
  • Innsworth, Gloucestershire
  • Longford, Gloucestershire
  • Longlevens, Gloucestershire
  • Longney, Gloucestershire
  • Maisemore, Gloucestershire
  • Matson, Gloucestershire
  • Minsterworth, Gloucestershire
  • Newnham, Gloucestershire
  • Norton, Gloucestershire
  • Quedgeley, Gloucestershire
  • Sandhurst, Gloucestershire
  • Saul, Gloucestershire
  • Standish, Gloucestershire
  • Tirley, Gloucestershire
  • Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire
  • Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire
  • Whaddon, Gloucestershire
  • Wheatenhurst, Gloucestershire
  • Whitminster, Gloucestershire
  • Wotton, Gloucestershire
  • Fretherne, Gloucestershire
  • Lassington, Gloucestershire
  • Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire
  • Twigworth, Gloucestershire
  • Prinknash Park, Gloucestershire
Sources of authority: Youngs, F., Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Boards of health and district councils
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C44461 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O42199 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1872-1974: minutes, ledgers, accounts, rating and valuation records,
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 30547 Glos RDC
2
1940-1974: Clerk's corresp files
Gloucestershire Archives
See Annual Return 2005

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