Accession Number1977/-012
TitleCrayford Urban District Council and Predecessor Authorities
DescriptionAdministrative records
Extent476 items
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryFollowing the Local Government Act of 1894 the parish of Crayford formed part of the Dartford Rural District Council. Under the terms of the Act parishes with a population of over 300 were to have parish councils.The Crayford Parish Council remained in existance until 1920 when the parish, following its dramatic growth during the First World War, finally secured urban powers after earlier unsuccessful attempts. The Crayford Urban District Council continued until 1965 when, under the terms of the London Government Act of 1963, Crayford became part of the London Borough of Bexley.

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Person CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/25Crayford Parish Council; 1894-1920; Local Authority1894-1920
DS/UK/24Crayford Urban District Council; 1920-1965; Local Authority1920-1965
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