Crowmarsh Rural District

Crowmarsh Rural District
Crowmarsh Rural District (in red) within the Administrative County of Oxfordshire. The associated County Borough of Oxford indicated in grey
Status Rural district
1901 area 20,164 acres (81.6 km2)
1931 area 20,164 acres (81.6 km2)
HQ Wallingford
Created 1894
Abolished 1932
Succeeded by Bullingdon Rural District, Henley Rural District
1891 population 5,150
1911 population 5,014
1931 population 5,133

Crowmarsh was a rural district in Oxfordshire, England from 1894 to 1932.

It was created under the Local Government Act 1894 from the part of the Wallingford rural sanitary district in Oxfordshire. The remainder of the sanitary district was in Berkshire and became the Wallingford Rural District. Crowmarsh Rural District continued to be administered from Wallingford, with meetings held in the workhouse in the town.[1]

The district was abolished in 1932 under a County Review Order, being split between the existing Henley Rural District and the new Bullingdon Rural District. Since 1974 the entire area has been part of the district of South Oxfordshire, which also includes Wallingford and district.[2]

Civil parishes

The district consisted of the following civil parishes:

†To Bullingdon RD in 1932

‡To Henley RD in 1932


  1. ^ "Crowmarsh Gifford". Kelly's Directory of Oxfordshire. Historical Directories. 1911. p. 90.\ZYIMAGE\DATA\HISTDIR\TIF\BC7AC4~1\0000A3YE.TIF. 
  2. ^ Frederic A Youngs Jr., Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England, Volume I: Southern England, London, 1979

Coordinates: 51°36′N 1°06′W / 51.6°N 1.1°W / 51.6; -1.1

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