Durham and Framwelgate

Durham and Framwelgate was a municipal borough with the status of city in County Durham, England.

Durham and Framwelgate
Area
 • 1891880 acres (3.6 km2)
 • 19311,064 acres (4.31 km2)
 • 19614,578 acres (18.53 km2)
Population
 • 188114,932
 • 193116,224
 • 196120,514
History
 • Created1836
 • Abolished1974
 • Succeeded byDurham
StatusMunicipal borough, city
 • HQDurham
Coat of arms of the City

The corporation of the ancient borough of Durham and Framwelgate was reformed by the Municipal Corporations Act 1835.[1]

The borough was abolished in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972. Its former area was merged with Brandon and Byshottles Urban District and Durham Rural District, to become the new City of Durham non-metropolitan district.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Page, William (1928). "The City of Durham: Jurisdictions". A History of the County of Durham: Volume 3. British History Online. pp. 53–62. Retrieved 18 October 2009.
  2. ^ Local government in England and Wales: A Guide to the New System. London: HMSO. 1974. pp. 46, 114. ISBN 0-11-750847-0.