infobox historic subdivision
Name= Lincolnshire, Parts of Kesteven
The Parts of Kesteven are a traditional subdivision of
Lincolnshire, England. This subdivision had long had a separate county administration ( Quarter Sessions), along with the other two parts Lindsey and Holland).
The word "Kesteven" is supposed to have derived from two root words: the Celtic "ced" meaning wood (
cf.Modern Welsh "coed") + the Old English "stefna", a meeting place. It is pronounced as either IPA2|kəˡstiːvən or IPA2|ˡkɛstəvən.
Local Government Act 1888
The three parts were given separate elected
county councils in 1889 by the Local Government Act 1888, and recognised as administrative counties. These separate county councils were abolished in 1974 and Lincolnshire (minus the northern part of Lindsey) had a single county council for the first time, although the name survives in the districts of North Kestevenand South Kesteven. Kesteven lies in the south-west of Lincolnshire. It includes the towns of:
Kesteven was historically divided into the
wapentakes of Aswardhurn, Aveland, Beltisloe, Boothby Graffoe, Flaxwell, Langoe, Loveden, Ness, and Winnibriggs and Threo. Grantham and Stamford were administered separately.
Local Government Act 1894
Local Government Act 1894Kesteven was divided into a number of rural districtand urban districts based on earlier sanitary districts:
Bourne Rural District
Branston Rural District
Grantham Rural District
Branston Rural District
Claypole Rural District
Sleaford Rural District
Uffington Rural District
Bourne urban district was abolished in 1920, with Bourne becoming a parish in Bourne Rural District. Bracebridge became part of the county borough of Lincoln that same year, becoming associated with the Parts of Lindsey.
Local Government Act 1929
The rural districts were re-organised by a County Review Order in 1929, to create four new districts named after points of the compass:
East Kesteven Rural District
North Kesteven Rural District
South Kesteven Rural District
West Kesteven Rural District
Ruskington became part of the East Kesteven district.
Local Government Act 1972
Most recently, in 1974, under the
Local Government Act 1972, the four rural districts merged into two district councils:
= Barony =
There is an extinct barony:
Baron Kesteven. Margaret Thatchertook 'of Kesteven' as the territorial designation for her peerage, and is titled "The Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven".
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