List of Berkshire boundary changes

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Boundary changes affecting the English county of Berkshire.

Date Legislation Effect
20 October 1844 Counties (Detached Parts) Act 1844
1889 Local Government Act 1888
1895 Local Government Act 1894
9 November 1911 Local Government Board Provisional Order Confirmation (No. 11) Act 1911
1 April 1974 Local Government Act 1972
1 April 1977
1 April 1990 The Berkshire, Dorset and Wiltshire (County Boundaries) Order 1989
  • Parts of Hungerford and Lambourne (50,112 hectares) exchanged with Wiltshire[6]
1 April 1991 The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1991
  • Exchanges with Oxfordshire (16 hectares)[7]
  • Exchanges with Buckinghamshire (32 hectares)[7]
  • Exchanges with Surrey (217 hectares)[7]
  • Exchanges with Hampshire (70 hectares)[7]
1 April 1995 The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1994

List of places transferred from Berkshire to Oxfordshire in 1974[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • Note a: ^ ^ The part of the parish of Wexham transferred to Berkshire was formed into a new parish of Wexham Court. The Britwell ward of Burnham parish was transferred to Berkshire to become the new parish of Britwell.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Crossley, Alan; Elrington, C.R. (eds.); Eleanor Chance, Christina Colvin, Janet Cooper, C.J. Day, T.G. Hassall, Nesta Selwyn (1979). A History of the County of Oxford, Volume 4. Victoria County History. pp. 260–264. 
  2. ^ Vision of Britain website
  3. ^ Victoria County History of Berkshire: Hungerford
  4. ^ Victoria County History of Berkshire
  5. ^ Arnold-Baker, C. (1973). Local Government Act 1972. Butterworths. 
  6. ^ "The Berkshire, Dorset and Wiltshire (County Boundaries) Order 1989". HMSO. 1989. 
  7. ^ a b c d "The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1991". HMSO. 1991. 
  8. ^ a b "The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1994". HMSO. 1994. 
  9. ^ Local government in England and Wales: A Guide to the New System. London: HMSO. 1974. p. 170. ISBN 0-11-750847-0.