Eton Rural District

Eton Rural District

Eton was a rural district in Buckinghamshire, England. It was named after but did not contain Eton, which was an urban district.

It was created under the Local Government Act 1894 based on the Eton rural sanitary district. It included the parishes of

*Boveney (abolished 1934, rural part to Dorney, urban part to Eton)
*Eton Wick
*Farnham Royal
*Gerrards Cross (created 1895)
*Hedgerley Dean (abolished 1934, split between Farnham Royal, Gerrards Cross, Hedgerley)
*Hitcham (abolished 1934, split between Burnham, Dorney and Taplow)
*Langley Marish (part to Slough in 1930, remainder split between Fulmer and Wexham in 1934)
*Stoke Poges
*Upton cum Chalvey (abolished c. 1900, most to Slough)

The district was abolished on April 1, 1974. It was partitioned between Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire (Datchet, Horton and Wraysbury parishes) and Beaconsfield district in Buckinghamshire, with a small part of Burnham and Wexham parishes going to Slough.

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