was a local government district from 1863 to 1965 around the town of Ealing
A local board of health
was formed for the southern part of the parish of Ealing, Middlesex
, in 1863. In 1873 the board's area was extended to the rest of the parish.Ealing and Brentford Local government
, Victoria County History of Middlesex, Volume 7
It was created an urban district
in 1894, by the Local Government Act 1894
. In 1901 it was granted a charter of incorporation to become the first municipal borough
in Middlesex. The urban district council was replaced by a corporation consisting of a mayor
, 6 aldermen
and 18 councillors.
The borough was greatly enlarged in 1926 when it absorbed the urban districts of Greenford
(including the parishes
and West Twyford
) and Hanwell
.F. A. Youngs, Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England
, Vol.I: Southern England, London, 1979 In 1952 there was a failed attempt to gain county borough
In 1965, under the London Government Act 1963
, the municipal borough was abolished and its former area transferred to Greater London to be combined with that of other districts to form the present-day London Borough of Ealing.
- Local Government Act 1894
- London Government Act......