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Ceremonial Counties Of England
The CEREMONIAL COUNTIES, also referred to as the LIEUTENANCY AREAS OF ENGLAND, are areas of England
England
to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed. Legally the areas in England, as well as in Wales and Scotland, are defined by the Lieutenancies Act 1997 as COUNTIES AND AREAS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE LIEUTENANCIES IN GREAT BRITAIN, in contrast to the areas used for local government . They are also informally known as GEOGRAPHIC COUNTIES, as often representing more permanent features of English geography, and to distinguish them from counties of England
England
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West Suffolk
WEST SUFFOLK was an administrative county of England
England
created in 1889 from part of the county of Suffolk
Suffolk
. It survived until 1974 when it was rejoined with East Suffolk
Suffolk
. Its county town was Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds
. Before the introduction of county councils , Suffolk
Suffolk
had been divided into eastern and western divisions, each with their own quarter sessions . The western division corresponded to the Liberty of Saint Edmund . This area had been established by Edward the Confessor
Edward the Confessor
in 1044 and was a separate jurisdiction under the control of the abbot of Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds
Abbey until the dissolution of the monasteries
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County Borough Of Ipswich
IPSWICH was a local government district covering the town of Ipswich , East Suffolk
Suffolk
from 1835 to 1974. It was a municipal borough from 1835 and a county borough from 1889. It originated from the ancient borough of Ipswich. The local authority was Ipswich
Ipswich
Corporation . In 1974 it was replaced by the non-metropolitan district of Ipswich
Ipswich
and Ipswich Borough Council became the local authority, with county council duties fulfilled by Suffolk County Council
Suffolk County Council
. Following the Local Government Act 1888
Local Government Act 1888
the county of Suffolk
Suffolk
was split into East Suffolk
Suffolk
and West Suffolk
Suffolk
for administrative purposes and the term administrative county was introduced
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East Suffolk
EAST SUFFOLK, along with West Suffolk
Suffolk
, was created in 1888 as an administrative county of England
England
. The administrative county was based on the eastern quarter sessions division of Suffolk. East Suffolk County Council's headquarters were at East Suffolk
Suffolk
County Hall in Ipswich
Ipswich
, which was a county borough in its own right. In 1974, most of the county reunified with West Suffolk
Suffolk
and the county borough of Ipswich
Ipswich
to form the non-metropolitan county of Suffolk
Suffolk

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Municipal Borough
MUNICIPAL BOROUGHS were a type of local government district which existed in England and Wales
England and Wales
between 1835 and 1974, in Northern Ireland from 1840 to 1973 and in the Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland
from 1840 to 2002. Broadly similar structures existed in Scotland
Scotland
from 1833 to 1975 with the reform of royal burghs and creation of police burghs
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Isle Of Ely
The ISLE OF ELY /ˈiːli/ is a historic region around the city of Ely in Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
, England. It used to be a county in its own right. CONTENTS * 1 Etymology * 2 History * 3 Administration * 3.1 Subdivisions * 4 Coat of arms
Coat of arms
* 5 References * 6 External links ETYMOLOGYIts name is said to mean "island of eels ", a reference to the creatures that were often caught in the local rivers for food. This etymology was first recorded by the Venerable Bede
Venerable Bede
. HISTORY Isle of Ely
Isle of Ely
1648 by J Blaeu Until the 17th century, the area was an island surrounded by a large area of fenland , a type of swamp. It was coveted as an area difficult to penetrate, and was controlled in the very early medieval period by the Gyrwas , an Anglo-Saxon tribe
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Urban Sanitary District
SANITARY DISTRICTS were established in England and Wales
England and Wales
in 1875 and in Ireland
Ireland
in 1878. The districts were of two types, based on existing structures: * URBAN SANITARY DISTRICTS in towns with existing local government bodies * RURAL SANITARY DISTRICTS in the remaining rural areas of poor law unions .Each district was governed by a SANITARY AUTHORITY and was responsible for various public health matters such as providing clean drinking water, sewers, street cleaning, and clearing slum housing. In England and Wales, both rural and urban sanitary districts were replaced in 1894 by the Local Government Act 1894
Local Government Act 1894
by the more general rural districts and urban districts . A similar reform was carried out in Ireland
Ireland
in 1899 by the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898
Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898

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Ordnance Survey
ORDNANCE SURVEY (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain. It is one of the world's largest producers of maps . Since 1 April 2015 it has operated as Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey
Ltd, a government-owned company , 100% in public ownership. The Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey
Board remains accountable to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. It is also a member of the Public Data Group . The agency's name indicates its original military purpose (see ordnance and surveying ), which was to map Scotland
Scotland
in the wake of the Jacobite rising of 1745 . There was also a more general and nationwide need in light of the potential threat of invasion during the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars

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Lord Lieutenant Of Middlesex
This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant
Lord Lieutenant
of Middlesex
Middlesex
. From 1794 to 1965, all Lord Lieutenants were also Custos Rotulorum of Middlesex
Middlesex
. The office was abolished on 1 April 1965, with the creation of Greater London
Greater London
and the post of Lord Lieutenant
Lord Lieutenant
of Greater London , with small parts of Middlesex
Middlesex
coming under the jurisdiction of the Lord Lieutenant
Lord Lieutenant
of Surrey , the Lord Lieutenant
Lord Lieutenant
of Hertfordshire . This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it
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Hereford And Worcester
HEREFORD AND WORCESTER /ˈhɛrəfərd ən ˈwʊstər/ was an English county created on 1 April 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972
Local Government Act 1972
from the areas of the former administrative county of Herefordshire
Herefordshire
, most of Worcestershire
Worcestershire
(except Halesowen
Halesowen
, Stourbridge
Stourbridge
and Warley , which became part of the West Midlands ) and the county borough of Worcester
Worcester
. An aim of the Act was to increase efficiency of local government: the two counties are among England's smaller and less populous counties, particularly after the same Act transferred some of Worcestershire's most urbanised areas to the West Midlands. The merger aroused much opposition from Herefordshire
Herefordshire
people, many of whom regarded it as not a merger but a takeover by Worcestershire
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British House Of Commons
HM GOVERNMENT * Conservative Party (316)CONFIDENCE AND SUPPLY * Democratic Unionist Party (10)HM MOST LOYAL OPPOSITION * Labour Party (262)OTHER OPPOSITION PARTIES * Scottish National Party (35) * Liberal Democrats (12) * Sinn Féin (7) (abstentionist) * Plaid Cymru (4) * Green Party (1 ) *
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Lord Lieutenant Of Huntingdon And Peterborough
This is a list of those people who served as LORD LIEUTENANT OF HUNTINGDON AND PETERBOROUGH in England
England
during that county's short existence from 1965. The office was preceded by that of the Lord Lieutenant of Huntingdonshire , also taking part of the jurisdiction of the Lord Lieutenant
Lord Lieutenant
of Northamptonshire , which continues to exist. In 1974, it was absorbed by the lieutenancy of Cambridgeshire . LORD LIEUTENANTS OF HUNTINGDON AND PETERBOROUGH * Ailwyn Fellowes, 3rd Baron de Ramsey 1965 – 30 July 1968 * Dennis George Ruddock Herbert, 2nd Baron Hemingford 30 July 1968 – 31 March 1974REFERENCES * J.C. Sainty (1979). List of Lieutenants of Counties of England
England
and Wales 1660-1974. London: Swift Printers (Sales) Ltd
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Lord Lieutenant Of Huntingdonshire
This is a list of people who served as LORD LIEUTENANT OF HUNTINGDONSHIRE . Huntingdonshire
Huntingdonshire
became part of Huntingdon and Peterborough in 1965; see Lord Lieutenant
Lord Lieutenant
of Huntingdon and Peterborough . From 1672 until 1965, all Lords Lieutenant were also Custos Rotulorum of Huntingdonshire
Huntingdonshire

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Lord Lieutenant Of The County Of London
This is a list of people who have served as LORD LIEUTENANT OF THE COUNTY OF LONDON . The post was created in 1889, absorbing the duties of the Lord Lieutenant of the Tower Hamlets , and abolished in 1965, when it was merged with that of Lord Lieutenant
Lord Lieutenant
of Middlesex to become the Lord Lieutenant of Greater London
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County Borough
COUNTY BOROUGH is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Ireland
(excluding Scotland
Scotland
), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control. They were abolished by the Local Government Act 1972
Local Government Act 1972
in England and Wales
England and Wales
, but continue in use for lieutenancy and shrievalty in Northern Ireland
Ireland
. In the Republic of Ireland
Ireland
they remain in existence but have been renamed cities under the provisions of the Local Government Act 2001 . The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 re-introduced the term for certain "principal areas " in Wales. Scotland
Scotland
did not have county boroughs but instead counties of cities . These were abolished on 16 May 1975
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Urban District (Great Britain And Ireland)
In England and Wales
England and Wales
, Northern Ireland
Ireland
, and the Republic of Ireland , an URBAN DISTRICT was a type of local government district that covered an urbanised area. Urban districts had an elected URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (UDC), which shared local government responsibilities with a county council . ENGLAND AND WALESIn England and Wales
England and Wales
, urban districts and rural districts were created in 1894 (by the Local Government Act 1894
Local Government Act 1894
) as subdivisions of administrative counties . They replaced the earlier system of urban and rural sanitary districts (based on poor law unions ) the functions of which were taken over by the district councils. The district councils also had wider powers over local matters such as parks, cemeteries and local planning
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