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 • Created1968
 • Abolished1974
 • Succeeded bySwale
Statusmunicipal borough

Queenborough-in-Sheppey was a municipal borough in Kent, England from 1968 to 1974.[1] It was created by a merger of the Municipal Borough of Queenborough with Sheerness Urban District and Sheppey Rural District, and occupied the entire Isle of Sheppey. It incorporated the following parishes:

In 1974 the council was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972, and the area now forms part of the Swale district. Queenborough and various parishes in the island now have independent parish and town councils again.


  • 1968-69 A.H.R. Copland
  • 1969-70 B.E.G. Bigg
  • 1970-71 B.E.G. Bigg
  • 1970-71 H.G. Harris
  • 1971-72 W.G. Baxter
  • 1972-73 R. D. Sharrock
  • 1973-74 R. D. Sharrock

Honorary Freemen of the Borough[edit]

  • 1971 Dr Matthew De Lacey OBE TD
  • 1973 Reginald James Davie JP


  1. ^ "Queenborough in Sheppey MB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District".

Coordinates: 51°25′N 0°44′E / 51.41°N 0.74°E / 51.41; 0.74