Municipal Borough of Brentford and Chiswick

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Brentford and Chiswick
Chiswick Town Hall north facing 500c.jpg
Chiswick Town Hall
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Brentford and Chiswick within Middlesex in 1961
Area
 - 1931 2,341 acres (9.5 km2)
 - 1961 2,333 acres (9.4 km2)
Population
 - 1921 57,970 (equivalent area)
 - 1961 54,833
History
 - Created 1927
 - Abolished 1965
 - Succeeded by London Borough of Hounslow
Status Urban district (until 1932)
Municipal borough (from 1932)
 - Motto Firmior (Stronger)
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Coat of arms of the borough council

Brentford and Chiswick was a local government district of Middlesex, England from 1927 to 1965.

It was created an urban district in 1927 by a merger of the former area of the Brentford Urban District and the Chiswick Urban District. It gained the status of municipal borough in 1932. It included the parishes of Chiswick, New Brentford and Old Brentford.

In 1965 the municipal borough was abolished and its former area transferred to Greater London to be combined with that of other districts to form the London Borough of Hounslow.

Brentford and Chiswick was also the name of the parliamentary constituency that covered the area. The seat survived until just before the February 1974 general election, when it was expanded westwards and renamed Brentford and Isleworth.

References[edit]

  • London Government Act 1963

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Coordinates: 51°29′28″N 0°15′56″W / 51.4911°N 0.2655°W / 51.4911; -0.2655