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Counties of England

Index Counties of England

The counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation. [1]

172 relations: Administrative counties of England, Administrative county, Avon (county), Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire County Cricket Club, Berks & Bucks Football Association, Berkshire County Cricket Club, Borough of Hartlepool, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire County Cricket Club, Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire County Cricket Club, Ceremonial counties of England, Cheshire, Cheshire Constabulary, Cheshire County Cricket Club, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, City of London, City of London Police, Cleveland Police, Cleveland, England, Coat of arms, College of Arms, Conurbation, Cornwall, Cornwall County Cricket Club, County, County borough, County corporate, County council, County cricket, County Durham, County Football Association, County of London, Cumberland, Cumberland County Cricket Club, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Derbyshire County Cricket Club, Devon County Cricket Club, Districts of England, Dorset, Dorset County Cricket Club, Durham County Cricket Club, East Sussex, Emergency medical services in the United Kingdom, England, ..., England and Wales, Essex, Essex County Cricket Club, Fire services in the United Kingdom, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire County Cricket Club, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Hampshire, Hampshire County Cricket Club, Hereford and Worcester, Herefordshire, Herefordshire County Cricket Club, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Cricket Club, Historic counties of England, Humberside, Humberside Police, Huntingdon and Peterborough, Huntingdonshire, Isle of Ely, Isle of Wight, Isles of Scilly, Kent, Kent County Cricket Club, Lancashire, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Leicestershire and Rutland County Football Association, Leicestershire County Cricket Club, Lieutenancies Act 1997, Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire County Cricket Club, List of ceremonial counties of England, List of counties of the United Kingdom, List of county councils in England, List of county days in the United Kingdom, List of county exclaves in England and Wales 1844–1974, List of two-tier counties of England, Local Government (Boundaries) Act 1887, Local Government Act 1888, Local Government Act 1972, Local Government Boundary Commission (1945–1949), Local Government Commission for England (1958–1967), Lord-Lieutenant, Merseyside, Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England, Metropolitan borough, Metropolitan county, Metropolitan Police Service, Middle Ages, Middlesex, Middlesex County Cricket Club, Minor counties of English and Welsh cricket, Non-metropolitan county, Norfolk, Norfolk County Cricket Club, North Humberside, Northamptonshire County Cricket Club, Northumberland, Northumberland County Cricket Club, Northumbria Police, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, Ordnance Survey, Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire County Cricket Club, Parliament of the United Kingdom, Parts of Lincolnshire, Passenger transport executive, Poor relief, Portsmouth, Post town, Postal counties of the United Kingdom, Postcodes in the United Kingdom, Quarter session, Redcliffe-Maud Report, Reform Act 1832, Regional development agency, Regions of England, Registration county, Registration district, Riding (country subdivision), Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London, Royal Mail, Rutland, Sanitary district, Settlements in English counties by population, Shire, Shropshire, Shropshire County Cricket Club, Slough, Soke of Peterborough, Somerset County Cricket Club, South Humberside, South Yorkshire, Spatial planning in England, Staffordshire, Staffordshire County Cricket Club, Suffolk, Suffolk County Cricket Club, Sui generis, Surrey, Surrey County Cricket Club, Sussex, Sussex County Cricket Club, Transport for London, Tyne and Wear, Unitary authorities of England, United Kingdom general election, 1950, Warwickshire County Cricket Club, West Midlands (county), West Sussex, West Yorkshire, Westmorland, Wiltshire, Wiltshire County Cricket Club, Worcestershire, Worcestershire County Cricket Club, Yorkshire, Yorkshire County Cricket Club, 1990s United Kingdom local government reform, 2009 structural changes to local government in England. Expand index (122 more) »

Administrative counties of England

Administrative counties were a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government from 1889 to 1974.

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Administrative county

An administrative county was an administrative division in England and Wales and Ireland from 1888 to 1974, used for the purposes of local government.

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Avon (county)

Avon was, from 1974 to 1996, a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in the west of England.

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Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire (abbreviated Beds.) is a county in the East of England.

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Bedfordshire County Cricket Club

Bedfordshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Berks & Bucks Football Association

The Berks & Bucks Football Association is the County Football Association for Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

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Berkshire County Cricket Club

Berkshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Borough of Hartlepool

The Borough of Hartlepool is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of County Durham, north-east England.

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Bristol

Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.

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Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire, abbreviated Bucks, is a county in South East England which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire to the east.

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Buckinghamshire County Cricket Club

Buckinghamshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs.), is an East Anglian county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west.

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Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely

Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely was, from 1965 to 1974, an administrative and geographical county in East Anglia in the United Kingdom.

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Cambridgeshire County Cricket Club

Cambridgeshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Ceremonial counties of England

The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.

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Cheshire

Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.

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Cheshire Constabulary

Cheshire Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the English unitary authorities of Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Halton (including Runcorn, and Widnes) and Warrington.

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Cheshire County Cricket Club

Cheshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Cheshire East

Cheshire East is a unitary authority area with borough status in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.

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Cheshire West and Chester

Cheshire West and Chester is a unitary authority with borough status in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.

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City of London

The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.

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City of London Police

The City of London Police is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement within the City of London, including the Middle and Inner Temples.

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Cleveland Police

Cleveland Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the area of former county of Cleveland in north east England.

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Cleveland, England

Cleveland is an area in the north-east of England.

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Coat of arms

A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.

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College of Arms

The College of Arms, sometimes referred to as the College of Heralds, is a royal corporation consisting of professional officers of arms, with jurisdiction over England, Wales, Northern Ireland and some Commonwealth realms.

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Conurbation

A conurbation is a region comprising a number of cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban or industrially developed area.

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Cornwall

Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.

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Cornwall County Cricket Club

Cornwall County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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County

A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.

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County borough

County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.

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County corporate

A county corporate or corporate county was a type of subnational division used for local government in England, Ireland, and Wales.

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County council

A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county.

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County cricket

Inter-county cricket matches are known to have been played since the early 18th century, involving teams that are representative of the historic counties of England and Wales.

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County Durham

County Durham (locally) is a county in North East England.

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County Football Association

The County Football Associations are the local governing bodies of association football in England and the Crown dependencies.

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County of London

The County of London was a county of England from 1889 to 1965, corresponding to the area known today as Inner London.

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Cumberland

Cumberland is a historic county of North West England that had an administrative function from the 12th century until 1974.

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Cumberland County Cricket Club

Cumberland County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Cumbria

Cumbria is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West England.

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Derbyshire

Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club

Derbyshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Devon County Cricket Club

Devon County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Districts of England

The districts of England (also known as local authority districts or local government districts to distinguish from unofficial city districts) are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government.

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Dorset

Dorset (archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.

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Dorset County Cricket Club

Dorset County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Durham County Cricket Club

Durham County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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East Sussex

East Sussex is a county in South East England.

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Emergency medical services in the United Kingdom

Emergency medical services in the United Kingdom provide emergency care to people with acute illness or injury and are predominantly provided free at the point of use by the four National Health Services of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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England and Wales

England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.

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Essex

Essex is a county in the East of England.

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Essex County Cricket Club

Essex County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Fire services in the United Kingdom

The fire services in the United Kingdom operate under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.

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Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.

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Gloucestershire County Cricket Club

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Greater London

Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.

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Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2,782,100.

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Hampshire

Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.

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Hampshire County Cricket Club

Hampshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Hereford and Worcester

Hereford and Worcester was an English county created on 1 April 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972 from the areas of the former administrative county of Herefordshire, most of Worcestershire (except Halesowen, Stourbridge and Warley, which became part of the West Midlands) and the county borough of Worcester.

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Herefordshire

Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council.

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Herefordshire County Cricket Club

Herefordshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.

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Hertfordshire County Cricket Club

Hertfordshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Historic counties of England

The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.

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Humberside

Humberside was a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in Northern England from 1 April 1974 until 1 April 1996.

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Humberside Police

Humberside Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing an area covering the East Riding of Yorkshire, the city of Kingston upon Hull, North East Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire.

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Huntingdon and Peterborough

Huntingdon and Peterborough was a short-lived administrative and geographical county in East Anglia in the United Kingdom.

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Huntingdonshire

Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a non-metropolitan district of Cambridgeshire, as well as a historic county of England.

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Isle of Ely

The Isle of Ely is a historic region around the city of Ely in Cambridgeshire, England.

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Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.

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Isles of Scilly

The Isles of Scilly (Syllan or Enesek Syllan) is an archipelago off the southwestern tip of Cornwall.

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Kent

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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Kent County Cricket Club

Kent County Cricket Club is one of the eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Lancashire

Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.

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Lancashire County Cricket Club

Lancashire Cricket Club, one of eighteen first-class county clubs in the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales, represents the historic county of Lancashire.

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Leicestershire and Rutland County Football Association

The Leicestershire and Rutland County Football Association, also simply known as the Leicestershire & Rutland CFA, Leicestershire FA or LRCFA, is the governing body of football in the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Leicestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Lieutenancies Act 1997

The Lieutenancies Act 1997 (1997 c. 23) is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, that defines areas that Lord-Lieutenants are appointed to in Great Britain.

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Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.

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Lincolnshire County Cricket Club

Lincolnshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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List of ceremonial counties of England

This is a list of ceremonial counties of England.

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List of counties of the United Kingdom

This is a list of the counties of the United Kingdom.

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List of county councils in England

There are currently 27 county councils in England, covering areas known as non-metropolitan counties and divided into a number of non-metropolitan districts, which each have a district council.

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List of county days in the United Kingdom

County days in the United Kingdom are relatively recent observances, formed to celebrate the cultural heritage of a particular British county.

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List of county exclaves in England and Wales 1844–1974

Until 1844, many of the counties in England and Wales had exclaves or detached parts, entirely surrounded by other counties.

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List of two-tier counties of England

This is a list of two-tier counties of England by population.

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Local Government (Boundaries) Act 1887

The Local Government (Boundaries) Act 1887 (50 & 51 Vict. c. 61) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Local Government Act 1888

The Local Government Act 1888 (51 & 52 Vict. c.41) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which established county councils and county borough councils in England and Wales.

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Local Government Act 1972

The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.

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Local Government Boundary Commission (1945–1949)

The Local Government Boundary Commission was established in 1945 to review the boundaries of local authority areas in England and Wales outside the Counties of London and Middlesex.

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Local Government Commission for England (1958–1967)

The Local Government Commission for England was established by the Local Government Act 1958 to review the organisation of local government, and make "such proposals as are hereinafter authorised for effecting changes appearing to the Commissions desirable in the interests of effective and convenient local government".

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Lord-Lieutenant

The Lord-Lieutenant is the British monarch's personal representative in each county of the United Kingdom.

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Merseyside

Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1.38 million.

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Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England

Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of subdivisions of England used for the purposes of local government outside Greater London and the Isles of Scilly.

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Metropolitan borough

A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England, and is a subdivision of a metropolitan county.

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Metropolitan county

The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level administrative division of England.

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Metropolitan Police Service

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), commonly known as the Metropolitan Police and informally as the Met, is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the "square mile" of the City of London, which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Middlesex

Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.

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Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Minor counties of English and Welsh cricket

The Minor Counties are the cricketing counties of England and Wales that are not afforded first-class status.

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Non-metropolitan county

A non-metropolitan county, or colloquially, shire county, is a county-level entity in England that is not a metropolitan county.

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Norfolk

Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England.

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Norfolk County Cricket Club

Norfolk County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county cricket clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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North Humberside

North Humberside is a former postal county of England.

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Northamptonshire County Cricket Club

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Northumberland

Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.

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Northumberland County Cricket Club

Northumberland County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Northumbria Police

Northumbria Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the areas of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear in North East England.

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Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire (pronounced or; abbreviated Notts) is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west.

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Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.

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Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Oxonium, the Latin name for Oxford) is a county in South East England.

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Oxfordshire County Cricket Club

Oxfordshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom

The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.

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Parts of Lincolnshire

The three parts of the English county of Lincolnshire are or were divisions of the second-largest county in England.

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Passenger transport executive

In the United Kingdom, passenger transport executives (PTEs) are local government bodies which are responsible for public transport within large urban areas.

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Poor relief

In English and British history, poor relief refers to government and ecclesiastical action to relieve poverty.

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.

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Post town

A post town is a required part of all postal addresses in the United Kingdom, and a basic unit of the postal delivery system.

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Postal counties of the United Kingdom

The postal counties of the United Kingdom, now known as former postal counties, were postal subdivisions in routine use by the Royal Mail until 1996.

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Postcodes in the United Kingdom

Postal codes used in the United Kingdom are known as postcodes (originally postal codes).

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Quarter session

The courts of quarter sessions or quarter sessions were local courts traditionally held at four set times each year in the Kingdom of England (including Wales) from 1388 until 1707, then in 18th-century Great Britain, in the later United Kingdom, and in other dominions of the British Empire.

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Redcliffe-Maud Report

The Redcliffe-Maud Report (Cmnd. 4040) is the name generally given to the report published by the Royal Commission on Local Government in England 1966–1969 under the chairmanship of Lord Redcliffe-Maud.

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Reform Act 1832

The Representation of the People Act 1832 (known informally as the 1832 Reform Act, Great Reform Act or First Reform Act to distinguish it from subsequent Reform Acts) was an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom (indexed as 2 & 3 Will. IV c. 45) that introduced wide-ranging changes to the electoral system of England and Wales.

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Regional development agency

In the United Kingdom, regional development agencies (RDAs) were nine non-departmental public bodies established for the purpose of development, primarily economic, of England's Government Office regions between 1998 and 2010.

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Regions of England

The regions of England, formerly known as the government office regions, are the highest tier of sub-national division in England.

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Registration county

A registration county was, in Great Britain and Ireland, a statistical unit used for the registration of births, deaths and marriages and for the output of census information.

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Registration district

A registration district in the United Kingdom is a type of administrative region which exists for the purpose of civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths and civil partnerships.

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Riding (country subdivision)

A riding is an administrative jurisdiction or electoral district, particularly in several current or former Commonwealth countries.

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Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London

The Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London, also known as the Herbert Commission, was established in 1957 and published its report in 1960.

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Royal Mail

Royal Mail plc (Post Brenhinol; a' Phuist Rìoghail) is a postal service and courier company in the United Kingdom, originally established in 1516.

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Rutland

Rutland is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire.

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Sanitary district

Sanitary districts were established in England and Wales in 1875 and in Ireland in 1878.

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Settlements in English counties by population

This list article collates links to each county's settlements population page, and show the largest urban areas with populations of 5,000 persons and above within them.

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Shire

A shire is a traditional term for a division of land, found in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and some other English speaking countries.

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Shropshire

Shropshire (alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.

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Shropshire County Cricket Club

Shropshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Slough

Slough is a large town in Berkshire, England, on the western fringes of the Greater London Urban Area, west of central London, north of Windsor, east of Maidenhead, south-east of High Wycombe and north-east of the county town of Reading.

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Soke of Peterborough

The Soke of Peterborough is an historic area of England associated with the City and Diocese of Peterborough, but considered part of Northamptonshire.

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Somerset County Cricket Club

Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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South Humberside

South Humberside is a former postal county of England.

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South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.

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Spatial planning in England

In England, spatial planning is undertaken at the national level, through the National Planning Policy Framework.

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Staffordshire

Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

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Staffordshire County Cricket Club

Staffordshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Suffolk

Suffolk is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England.

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Suffolk County Cricket Club

Suffolk County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Sui generis

Sui generis is a Latin phrase that means "of its (his, her, their) own kind; in a class by itself; unique." A number of disciplines use the term to refer to unique entities.

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Surrey

Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.

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Surrey County Cricket Club

Surrey County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Sussex

Sussex, from the Old English Sūþsēaxe (South Saxons), is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex.

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Sussex County Cricket Club

Sussex County Cricket Club is the oldest of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London, England.

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Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East region of England around the mouths of the rivers Tyne and Wear.

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Unitary authorities of England

Unitary authorities of England are local authorities that are responsible for the provision of all local government services within a district.

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United Kingdom general election, 1950

The 1950 United Kingdom general election was the first ever general election to be held after a full term of Labour government.

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Warwickshire County Cricket Club

Warwickshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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West Midlands (county)

The West Midlands is a metropolitan county and city region in western-central England with a 2014 estimated population of 2,808,356, making it the second most populous county in England.

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West Sussex

West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove) to the east, Hampshire to the west and Surrey to the north, and to the south the English Channel.

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West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.

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Westmorland

Westmorland (formerly also spelt Westmoreland;R. Wilkinson The British Isles, Sheet The British Isles. even older spellings are Westmerland and Westmereland) is a historic county in north west England.

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Wiltshire

Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of.

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Wiltshire County Cricket Club

Wiltshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Worcestershire

Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.

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Worcestershire County Cricket Club

Worcestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Yorkshire

Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Yorkshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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1990s United Kingdom local government reform

The structure of local government in the United Kingdom underwent large changes in the 1990s.

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2009 structural changes to local government in England

Structural changes to local government in England were effected on 1 April 2009, whereby a number of new unitary authorities were created in parts of the country which previously operated a 'two-tier' system of counties and districts.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counties_of_England

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