Frome Rural District

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Frome Rural District
Area
 • 1911 51,558 acres (208.65 km2)[1]
 • 1961 51,936 acres (210.18 km2)[1]
Population
 • 1911 11,171[2]
 • 1961 10,861[2]
History
 • Created 1894
 • Abolished 1974
Status Rural district

Frome was a rural district in Somerset, England, from 1894 to 1974.

It was created in 1894 under the Local Government Act 1894.

In 1974 it was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972 when it became part of Mendip.

The parishes which were part of the district included Beckington, Berkley, Buckland Dinham, Coleford, Frome, Great Elm, Hemington, Kilmersdon, Leigh on Mendip, Lullington, Mells, Norton St Philip, Nunney, Rode, Selwood, Tellisford, Trudoxhill, Upton Noble, Wanstrow, Whatley and Witham Friary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area". Frome Rural District. Britain through Time. Retrieved 2009-11-14. 
  2. ^ a b "Population". Frome Rural District. Britain through Time. Retrieved 2009-11-14. 

Coordinates: 51°13′41″N 2°19′19″W / 51.228°N 2.322°W / 51.228; -2.322