Williton Rural District

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Williton Rural District
Area
 • 191199,489 acres (402.62 km2)[1]
 • 196197,364 acres (394.02 km2)[1]
Population
 • 191112,661[2]
 • 196114,025[2]
History
 • Created1894
 • Abolished1974
StatusRural district
 • HQWilliton

Williton 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 West Somerset.

The parishes which made up the Rural District included Bicknoller, Brompton Ralph, Carhampton, Clatworthy, Crowcombe, Cutcombe, Dunster, East Quantoxhead, Elworthy, Holford, Kilve, Luccombe, Luxborough, Minehead, Minehead Without, Monksilver, Nettlecombe, Oare, Old Cleeve, Porlock, Sampford Brett, Selworthy, Stogumber, Stogursey, Stringston, Timberscombe, Treborough, West Quantoxhead, Williton, Withycombe and Wootton Courtenay.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area". Williton Rural District. Britain Through Time. Retrieved 15 November 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Population". Williton Rural District. Britain Through Time. Retrieved 15 November 2009.

Coordinates: 51°09′54″N 3°18′32″W / 51.165°N 3.309°W / 51.165; -3.309