Wandsworth District (Metropolis)
District from 1855 to 1888 before Battersea was removed
|- Succeeded by||Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth|
|Government||Wandsworth District Board of Works|
|- HQ||Battersea (1855–1888)
Wandsworth was a local government district within the metropolitan area of London, England from 1855 to 1900. It was formed by the Metropolis Management Act 1855 and was governed by the Wandsworth District Board of Works, which consisted of elected vestrymen.
Until 1889 the district was in the county of Surrey, but included in the area of the Metropolitan Board of Works. In 1889 the area of the MBW was constituted the County of London, and the district board became a local authority under the London County Council.
- Battersea, excluding Penge exclave (1855—1888)
- Streatham, including Knight's Hill exclave
- Tooting Graveney
The district included the exclave of Streatham parish at Knight's Hill, but did not include the exclave of Battersea parish at Penge.