Preston Rural District

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Coordinates: 53°45′29″N 2°42′11″W / 53.758°N 2.703°W / 53.758; -2.703 Preston was a rural district in Lancashire, England from 1894 to 1974. It surrounded Preston on the north, west and east sides.

The district was created under the Local Government Act 1894. It was abolished in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, with its area being split between the new districts of South Ribble, Preston and Ribble Valley.

It contained the following parishes:[1]

  • Ribbleton (absorbed into the County Borough of Preston 1934)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Preston RD, Vision of Britain, accessed 9 June 2014
  2. ^ Elston CP/Tn, Vision of Britain, accessed 9 June 2014
  3. ^ Lea Ashton Ingol and Cottam Tn/CP, Vision of Britain, accessed 9 June 2014
  4. ^ Howick CP/Tn, Vision of Britain, accessed 9 June 2014
  5. ^ Ribbleton Tn/CP, Vision of Britain, accessed 9 June 2014