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Gainsborough Urban District - Wikipedia


Gainsborough Urban District shown within Parts of Lindsey in 1970.

Area • 19112,406 acres (9.74 km2) • 19612,406 acres (9.74 km2)Population • 191120,587 • 196117,278History • Created1894 • Abolished1974 • Succeeded byWest LindseyStatusUrban DistrictGovernmentGainsborough Urban District Council • HQGainsborough

Gainsborough was an Urban District in Parts of Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England from 1894 to 1974.[1][2] It was created under the Local Government Act 1894.

The district was abolished in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972 and combined with various other local government districts in the western part of Lindsey to form the new West Lindsey district.


  1. ^ Great Britain Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Gainsborough UD. Retrieved 2016-03-10.
  2. ^ F A Youngs Jr., Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England, Vol II: Northern England, London, 1991

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