County Court Districts Order 1970

Cited as:SI 1970/16
Jurisdiction:UK Non-devolved

1970No. 16 (L. 1)


The County Court Districts Order 1970



The Lord Chancellor in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 2 of the County Courts Act 1959(a) and, so far as is required by sub-section (2) of that section, with the consent of the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, hereby makes the following Order:—

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the County Court Districts Order 1970 and shall come into operation on 16th February 1970.

(2) The Interpretation Act 1889(b) shall apply to the interpretation of this Order as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

2.—(1) The district of each county court mentioned in column 1 of schedule 1 to this Order shall consist of those parts of the local authority areas mentioned in column 2 which are specified opposite thereto in column 3.

(2) Where the local authority mentioned in column 2 is a rural district, the names in column 3 are (unless the contrary appears) the names of civil parishes or rural boroughs.

(3) A reference in schedule 1 to any borough, urban district, rural district or civil parish is a reference that borough, district or parish as constituted on the date of the making of this Order.

3.—(1) The county court for each district shall be held under the name mentioned in column 1 of schedule 1 to this Order and, (subject to paragraph (2) of this article) where more than one place is mentioned in the name, the court shall be held at each of those places.

(2) In the case of the county courts mentioned in column 1 of schedule 2 to this Order, courts shall be held at the place or places mentioned in column 2 opposite to the name of the court.

4. The orders specified in schedule 3 to this Order, being the County Court Districts Order 1949(c) and all amending Orders, are hereby revoked.

Gardiner, C.

Dated 5th January 1970.

This Order, so far as it relates to any county court held for a Duchy of Lancaster district, is made with my consent.

G. M. Thomson, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.

Dated 8th January 1970.

(a) 1959 c. 22.

(b) 1889 c. 63.

(c) S.I. 1949/2058 (1949 I, p. 955).


Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
                 Name of Local authority areas Parts comprising court districts
                ABERDARE Aberdare Urban District Aberdare
                 Merthyr Tydfil County Fair View, King Street
                 Borough (part) Incline Top, Nos.80–82
                 Other part in Merthyr Nos. 1–42, Locke St
                 Tydfil County Court Jenkin St. Parry's Houses
                 Mountain Ash Urban District The Urban District with the
                 (part). exception of Ynysybwl.
                 Other part in Pontypridd
                 and Ystradyfodwg County
                 Court District.
                 Neath Rural District (part). Rhigos.
                 Other part in Neath and
                 Port Talbot County Court
                 Vaynor and Penderyn Rural Penderyn.
                 District (part).
                 Other parts in Merthyr
                 Tydfil and Neath and
                 Port Talbot County Court
                ABER- Aberaeron Urban District Aberaeron.
                 Aberaeron Rural District
                 (part). Cilcennin, Llanina,
                 Other parts in Cardigan and Ciliau Aeron, Llanllwchaiarn,
                 Lampeter County Court Dihewid, Llansantffraid,
                 Districts. Henfynyw Upper
                 Upper, Llanddewi
                 Llanarth, Aberarth.
                 Aberystwyth Municipal Aberystwyth.
                 Aberystwyth Rural District Borth, Lower
                 (part). Ceulany- Llanbadarn
                 Other part in Machynlleth measmawr, y Creuddyn,
                 County Court District. Cwmrheidol, Lower
                 Geneu'rglyn, Llanfihangel
                 Llanafan, y Creuddyn,
                 Llanba- Melindwr,
                 darnfawr, Parcel Canol,
                 Llancynfelyn, Tirymynach,
                 Llanddeiniol, Trefeirig,
                 Llangorwen, Upper
                 Llangwyryfon, Llanbadarn
                 Llanilar, y Creuddyn,
                 Llanryhstyd Upper
                 Haminiog, Llanfihangel
                 Llanrhystyd y Creuddyn,
                 Mefenydd, Upper Vaenor.
                 New Quay Urban District. New Quay.
                 Teifiside Rural District Llangranog.
                 Other parts in Cardigan
                 and Lampeter County Court
                 Tregaron Rural District Gwnnws Issa, Upper Lledrod,
                 (part). Lower Lledrod, Yspytty Ystwyth.
                 Other part in Lampeter Upper Gwnnws,
                 County Court District.
                ACCRING- Accrington Municipal Borough. Accrington.
                 Burnley Rural District Altham.
                 Other parts in Burnley and
                 Nelson County Court
                 Church Urban District. Church.
                 Clayton le Moors Urban Clayton le Moors.
                 Oswaldtwistle Urban District. Oswaldtwistle.
                ALDER- Aldershot Municipal Borough. Aldershot.
                SHOT AND
                FARNHAM Alton Urban District. Alton.
                 Alton Rural District (part). Bentley, Headley,
                 Other parts in Basingstoke Binsted, Kingsley,
                 and Winchester County Court Chawton, Newton Valance,
                 Districts. East Tisted, Selborne,
                 Farringdon, Shalden,
                 Froyle, Whitehill,
                 Grayshott, Worldham.
                 Bagshot Rural District West End, Windlesham.
                 Other part in Guildford
                 County Court District.
                 Farnborough Urban District. Farnborough.
                 Farnham Urban District. Farnham.
                 Fleet Urban District. Fleet.
                 Frimley and Camberley Urban Frimley and Camberley.
                 Guildford Rural District Ash, Puttenham,
                 (part). Normandy, Seale
                 Other parts in Dorking and and Tongham.
                 Guildford County Court
                 Hambledon Rural District Dockenfield, Tilford.
                 (part). Frensham,
                 Other part in Guilford
                 County Court District.
                 Hartley Wintney Rural Crondall, Long Sutton,
                 District (part). Crookham Village, Yateley.
                 Other part in Basingstoke Hawley,
                 County Court District.
                ALFRETON Alfreton Urban District Alfreton.
                 Basford Rural District Felley, Selston.
                 Other parts in Ilkeston,
                 Lough-borough, Mansfield
                 and Nottingham County
                 Court Districts.
                 Belper Rural District Crich, South
                 (part). Pentrich, Wingfield.
                 Other parts in Derby,
                 Ilkeston and Matlock
                 County Court Districts.
                 Blackwell Rural District Blackwell, Tibshelf.
                 (part). Pinxton,
                 Other parts in Chesterfield South
                 and Mansfield County Court Normanton,
                 Chesterfield Rural District Brackenfield, Stretton,
                 (part). Morton, Wessington.
                 Other part in Chesterfield Pilsley,
                 County Court District. Shirland
                 and Higham,
                 Ripley Urban District Ripley.
                ALNWICK Alnwick Urban District. Alnwick.
                 Alnwick Rural District. Acklington, Lesbury,
                 Alnmouth, Longhoughton,
                 Craster, Newton
                 Denwick, by the Sea,
                 Edlingham, Newton
                 Eglingham, on the Moor
                 Embleton, Rennington,
                 Felton, Shilbottle,
                 Glanton, Togston,
                 Hauxley, Warkworth.
                 Amble Urban District. Amble.
                 Belford Rural District Beadnell, North Sunderland.
                 Other part in Berwick upon Ellingham,
                 Tweed County Court Fame Islands,
                 Glendale Rural District Bewick.
                 (part). Chatton (part), viz:—So much of
                 Other part in Berwick upon the civil parish as is south of a
                 Tweed County Court line running along the middle of
                 District. the road from Belford Moor to the
                 River Till and thence along the
                 River to the boundary of the
                 civil parish of Wooler.
                 Chillingham, Lilburn,
                 Earle, Roddam,
                 Ilderton, Wooler.
                 Rothbury Rural District Alnham, Whittingham.
                 (part). Callaly,
                 Other part in Morpeth
                 County Court District.
                ALTRINCHAM Altrincham Municipal Borough. Altrincham,
                 Bowdon Urban District. Bowdon.
                 Bucklow Rural District Agden, Mere,
                 (part). Ashley, Millington,
                 Other, part in Northwich Bexton, Mobberley,
                 County Court District. Bollington, Ollerton,
                 Carrington, Partington,
                 Dunham Ringway,
                 Massey, Rostherne,
                 High Legh, Tabley
                 Little Warfbrd, Superior
                 Marthall, Tatton,
                 Hale Urban District. Hale.
                 Knutsford Urban District. Knutsford.
                 Lymm Urban District. Lymm.
                 Sale Municipal Borough. Sale.
                AMERSHAM Amersham Rural District Amersham, Chesham Bois,
                 (part). Ashley Green, Cholesbury cum
                 Other part in High Wycombe Chalfont St. Leonard's,
                 County Court District. St. Giles, Coleshill,
                 Chalfont Great Missenden,
                 St. Peter, Latimer,
                 Chartridge, Little
                 Chenies, The Lee.
                 Chesham Urban District. Chesham.
                 Hemel Hempstead Rural Flaunden.
                 District (part).
                 Other parts in Hemel
                 Hempstead, Luton and
                 St. Albans County Court
                AMMANFORD Ammanford Urban District. Ammanford.
                 Cwmamman Urban District. Cwmamman.
                 Llandeilo Urban District. Llandeilo.
                 Landeilo Rural District Bettws, Llansawel,
                 (part). Llandeilo Rural, Quarter Bach,
                 Other parts in Carmarthen, Llandybie, Talley.
                 Lampeter tod Llandovery Llandyfeisant,
                 County Court Districts. Llanfihangel
                 Llanelli Rural District Llanedy (part), viz.:—That
                 (part). part of the civil parish bounded
                 on the west by a line drawn from
                 Other part in Llanelli a point on the northern boundary
                 County Court District. of the civil parish by the middle
                 of the road leading from Capel
                 Hendre to the main road at
                 Coopers' House, along the main
                 road northeastwards to a house
                 named Gors, thence by the road
                 leading southwards passing
                 Llwyn-y-fedwen and Clawdd-du to
                 point where this road crosses a
                 stream north of Dyffryn; then in
                 a southeasterly direction along
                 this stream, passing
                 Erw-wastad-fawr to its confluence with the River Loughor.
                 Pontardawe Rural District Llangiwg (part) The Caergurwen
                 (part). and Cwmllynfell Wards.
                 Other part in Neath and
                 Port Talbot County Court
                ANDOVER Andover Municipal Borough. Andover.
                 Andover Rural District. Abbot's Ann, Linkenholt,
                 Amport, Longparish,
                 Appleshaw, Monxton,
                 Barton Stacey, Penton Grafton,
                 Bullington, Penton Mewsey,
                 Chilbolton, Quarley,
                 Faccombe, Shipton
                 Fyfield, Smannell,
                 Goodworth South Tedworth,
                 Clatford, Tangley,
                 Grateley, Thruxton,
                 Hurstbourne Upper Clatford,
                 Tarrant, Vernham's Dean,
                 Kimpton, Wherwell.
                 Kingsclere and Whitchurch Hurstborne St. Mary Bourne,
                 Rural District (part). Priors, Whitchurch.
                 Other parts in Basingstoke Laverstoke,
                 and Newbury County Court
                 Marlborough and Ramsbury Tidcombe with
                 Rural District (part). Fosbury.
                 Other parts in Marlborough,
                 Newbury and Swindon County
                 Court Districts.
                 Pewsey Rural District (part). Chute, North Tidworth.
                 Other parts in Devizes, Chute Forest,
                 Marl-borough and Salisbury Ludgershall,
                 County Court Districts.
                 Romsey and

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