Large burgh

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Large burgh
Category Burgh
Location Scotland
Found in Counties
Created by Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929
Created 1930
Abolished by Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973
Abolished 1975

In 1930, the Scottish burghs were split into two types, large burghs and small burghs. The councils of large burghs had more responsibilities and power than those of small burghs.

All burghs in Scotland were abolished in 1975 and replaced with the uniform system of districts and regions, which is itself now defunct. See Subdivisions of Scotland for the modern units of local government in the country.

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