Watford Rural District
Consisting initially the parishes of:
The parish of Rickmansworth was abolished in 1898, being split between a new Rickmansworth Urban District and the new parishes of Chorleywood and Rickmansworth Rural which remained in Watford RD. The parish of Bushey Rural was split off in 1906 as a separate urban district named Bushey.
In 1913, Chorleywood was separated from Watford Rural District to become Chorleywood Urban District.
Under the Local Government Act 1972 the Watford Rural District was abolished in 1974; its territory split, with the parish of Aldenham going to Hertsmere, part of Abbots Langley parish going to Dacorum, and the remainder to Three Rivers District Council.
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