- Axbridge Rural District
Axbridge was a
rural districtin Somerset, Englandfrom 1894 to 1974. It was named after the town of Axbridge.
It was created in 1894 under the
Local Government Act 1894as a successor to the Axbridge rural sanitary district.
In 1974 it was abolished under the
Local Government Act 1972. The area was split between three districts. The civil parishes of Banwell, Bleadon, Butcombe, Churchill, Congresbury, Hutton, Kewstoke, Locking, Puxton, Wick St. Lawrence, Winscombeand Wrington, and part of the parishes of Blagdon, Burringtonand Loxton became part of the Woodspring district in the new county of Avon, with the remainder of the district becoming part of the Sedgemoordistrict in Somerset.
* [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/relationships.jsp?u_id=10025515&c_id=10001043 Axbridge CP at Vision of Britain]
Local Government Act 1972
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