Place:Towcester Rural, Northamptonshire, England

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NameTowcester Rural
TypeRural district
Located inNorthamptonshire, England     (1894 - 1974)
See alsoPotterspury Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district which it part absorbed in 1935
South Northamptonshire District, Northamptonshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974

Towcester Rural District was a rural district in Northamptonshire, England from 1894 to 1974. It was named after and administered from the village of Towcester.

It was created by the Local Government Act 1894 from the Towcester Rural Sanitary District. In 1935 it took in part of the disbanded Potterspury Rural District.

It was abolished in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, the bulk going to form part of the new non-metropolitan District of South Northamptonshire.

Parishes

ParishDescriptionDurationNotes
Abthorpe parochial area, civil parish
Adstone chancelry, civil parish
Blakesley parish (ancient), civil parish
Blisworth parish (ancient), civil parish
Bradden parish (ancient), civil parish
Cold Higham parish (ancient), civil parish
Cosgrove parish (ancient), civil parish 1935 - 1974
Deanshanger parish (ancient), civil parish 1935 -
Easton Neston parish (ancient), civil parish
Furtho parish (ancient), civil parish 1935 - 1951
Gayton parish (ancient), civil parish
Grafton Regis parish (ancient), civil parish 1935 - 1974
Greens Norton parish (ancient), civil parish
Litchborough parish (ancient), civil parish
Maidford parish (ancient), civil parish
Old Stratford civil parish 1951 -
Pattishall parish (ancient), civil parish
Paulerspury parish (ancient), civil parish 1935 - 1974
Plumpton parish (ancient), civil parish - 1935
Potterspury parish (ancient), civil parish 1935 - 1974
Shutlanger chancelry, civil parish
Silverstone hamlet, civil parish
Slapton parish (ancient), civil parish
Stoke Bruerne parish (ancient), civil parish
Tiffield parish (ancient), civil parish
Towcester parish (ancient), civil parish
Wappenham parish (ancient), civil parish
Weedon Lois parish (ancient), civil parish - 1935
Weston and Weedon civil parish
Whittlebury chancelry, civil parish
Wicken parish (ancient), civil parish 1935 - 1974
Woodend hamlet, civil parish
Yardley Gobion hamlet, civil parish 1935 - 1974