Parish Councils

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Moss Bank - Governance - Parish Councils
... St Helens is still served by several parish councils ... but are still active in the communities and are recognised by the Borough Council as they may "undertake many duties such as street lighting, managing cemeteries ... St Helens Council lists the parish councils as Billinge Parish Council Bold Parish Council Eccleston Parish Council Rainford Parish Council Rainhill Parish Council ...
Local Government Act 1894 - The Bill
... The first part dealt with rural parishes, and provided that Any parish included in a rural sanitary district was deemed a "rural parish" ... Parishes with a population of 300 or more were to have parish councils ... were to be grouped with other parishes so as to reach a population of 300 and have a joint parish council ...
Local Government Act 1894 - First Elections and "appointed Day"
... The act specified that the first elections to the district councils and reconstituted boards of guardians would take place on 8 November, or such other date that the Local Government Board should fix ... The first parish meetings were held on 4 December ... Nominations for parish councils were made on that date, and elections for contested seats were held on (or about) 17 December the exact date being fixed by the relevant county council ...
Civil Parishes In England - History - Reform
... The Act abolished vestries, and established elected parish councils in all rural civil parishes with more than 300 electors ... were, for the most part, eventually consolidated into one parish ... No parish councils were formed for urban parishes, and their only function was as areas electing guardians to Poor Law Unions ...

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