Ramsbottom Urban District

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Ramsbottom Urban District
History
 - Created 1894
 - Abolished 1974
 - Succeeded by Metropolitan Borough of Bury and Rossendale Borough
Status Urban district

Ramsbottom Urban District was, from 1894 to 1974, a local government district of the administrative county of Lancashire, England.[1] Its area was coterminate with Ramsbottom, spanning an area of the Rossendale Valley north of the County Borough of Bury.

The Urban District was created by the Local Government Act 1894, and abolished by the Local Government Act 1972; in 1974 the Central, East, South and West wards of the district joined the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, the North and Walmersley cum Shuttleworth wards to the Borough of Rossendale.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Greater Manchester Gazetteer". Greater Manchester County Record Office. Places names - O to R. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2009. 

Coordinates: 53°36′N 2°18′W / 53.6°N 2.3°W / 53.6; -2.3