What is civil parish?

Some articles on civil parish, parish, civil:

Somerford Booths
... Somerford Booths is a small civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England ... The civil parish holds a parish council meeting under a grouping scheme with the civil parish of Hulme Walfield, and so it is consequently called Hulme Walfield Somerford Booths Parish Council ... The parish is small and now consists of scattered farms and small groupings of houses, including the hamlet of Newsbank ...
Skinnand - Government
... The parish of Skinnand was originally in the higher division of the ancient Boothby Graffoe wapentake, in the North Kesteven division of the county of Lincolnshire ... Skinnand was classed as an ancient parish from the 11th to the 19th century, as it came "under the jurisdiction of a clergyman" and existed before 1597 ... The parish began to take on civil as well as ecclesiastical duties following the 16th century Dissolution of the Monasteries and the Tudor Poor Law ...
Poole, Cheshire - Geography, Transport and Economy
... The civil parish has a total area of 762 acres (3.08 km2) ... tributaries of the River Weaver, run across the civil parish, with more undulating terrain occurring in their vicinity the eastern parish boundary and parts of the north and west ... In the north east of the parish, near Poole Old Hall, is an area designated as access land ...
List Of Enclaves And Exclaves - Enclaves Which Are Also Exclaves - Subnational Enclaves Which Are Also Exclaves
... are also enclaves, since they are surrounded by Kohtla Parish, Toila Parish and Vaivara Parish, respectively ... Olgina district of Narva municipality is surrounded by Vaivara Parish ... no subnational exclaves or enclaves, and the few that persist are on the municipal or civil parish level In Coimbra District, the civil parish of Taveiro in Coimbra municipality has an ...
Sutton, Essex
... Sutton Population 127 (2001) OS grid reference TQ887893 Civil parish Sutton District Rochford Shire county Essex Region East Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post ... The civil parish of Shopland was amalgamated with Sutton in 1933 ...

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