Wycombe Rural District
|• 1911||71,716 acres (112.056 sq mi; 290.22 km2)|
|• 1931||64,357 acres (100.558 sq mi; 260.44 km2)|
|• 1961||71,232 acres (111.300 sq mi; 288.27 km2)|
|• Origin||Rural sanitary district|
|• Succeeded by||Wycombe district|
|Government||Wycombe Rural District Council|
|• HQ||Bellfield House, High Wycombe|
The district was created by the Local Government Act 1894 as successor to the disbanded Wycombe Rural Sanitary District. The district was named after, and based in, High Wycombe. The rural district did not include the town, however, which was a separate municipal borough (known as Chepping Wycombe until 1946).
Area and parishes
|Bledlow||Merged with Saunderton 1934|
|Bledlow cum Saunderton||Formed by the merger of two parishes in 1934|
|Chepping Wycombe Rural||Renamed Chepping Wycombe 1949|
|Fawley||Transferred from Hambleden RD 1934|
|Fingest||Renamed Fingest and Lane End 1937|
|Great and Little Hampden||Parishes had been merged in 1885|
|Great and Little Kimble||Parishes had been merged in 1885|
|Great Marlow||Part of parish became Marlow Urban District in 1897|
|Hambleden||Transferred from Hambleden RD 1934|
|Horsenden||Abolished 1934: area split between Bledlow cum Saunderton and Princes Risborough|
|Ilmer||Abolished 1934: formed part of Longwick cum Ilmer|
|Lacey Green||Formed 1934 from part of Princes Risborough|
|Little Missenden||Transferred to Amersham Rural District 1901|
|Longwick cum Ilmer||Formed 1934 by merger of Ilmer and Monks Risborough (with parts Princes Risborough of Towersey)|
|Medmenham||Transferred from Hambleden RD 1934|
|Monks Risborough||abolished 1934, most passed to new parish of Longwick cum Ilmer|
|Saunderton||Merged with Bledlow 1934|
|Stokenchurch||Transferred from Oxfordshire 1895|
|West Wycombe||Abolished 1934, with part added to enlarged Borough of Chepping Wycombe, remainder to West Wycombe Rural|
|West Wycombe Rural||Formed 1934 from the part of West Wycombe not added to the borough with part of Hughenden|
- Youngs, Frederic A Jr. (1979). Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England. I Southern England. London: Royal Historical Society. ISBN 0-901050-67-9.
- "Relationships / unit history of Wycombe RD". A Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 24 March 2009.
- "Wycombe RD: Historical Boundaries". A Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Archived from the original on 1 October 2007. Retrieved 24 March 2009.