Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich

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The Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich was a metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965.wikipedia
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London Borough of Newham

NewhamBorough of NewhamNewham, London
Its former area is now part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the London Borough of Newham. Most of it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich to form the London Borough of Greenwich, but small parts north of the river, including North Woolwich, were instead included in the London Borough of Newham.
North Woolwich also became part of the borough (previously being in the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich, south of the river Thames in the County of London) along with a small area west of the River Roding which had previously been part of the Municipal Borough of Barking.

Woolwich (parish)

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It was formed from the civil parishes of Eltham, Plumstead and Woolwich.
In 1900 it was amalgamated with other parishes to form the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich and had only nominal existence until it was abolished as a civil parish in 1930.

Eltham

Eltham, LondonEltham ParkEltham, Kent
The borough was formed from three civil parishes: Eltham, Plumstead and Woolwich.
Eltham was a civil parish of Kent until 1889 when it became part of the County of London and from 1900 formed part of the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich.

Woolwich

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The borough was formed from three civil parishes: Eltham, Plumstead and Woolwich.
In 1965, most of the former Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich became part of Greenwich Borough, of which it remains the administrative centre.

County of London

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The Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich was a metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965.

Metropolitan boroughs of the County of London

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The Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich was a metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965.

Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich

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Most of it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich to form the London Borough of Greenwich, but small parts north of the river, including North Woolwich, were instead included in the London Borough of Newham.
It bordered the boroughs of Woolwich, Lewisham and Deptford and, across the River Thames, the borough of Poplar and the County Borough of West Ham in Essex.

Royal Borough of Greenwich

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Its former area is now part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the London Borough of Newham. Most of it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich to form the London Borough of Greenwich, but small parts north of the river, including North Woolwich, were instead included in the London Borough of Newham.
Taking its name from the historic town of Greenwich, the London Borough of Greenwich was formed in 1965 by the amalgamation of the former area of the Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich with part of the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich to the east.

Woolwich Town Hall

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Until 1965 it was the seat of local government of the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich, after which it became the main seat of the London Borough of Greenwich (now the Royal Borough of Greenwich).

Lee District (Metropolis)

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Previous to the borough's formation it had been administered by three separate local bodies: Lee District Board of Works, Plumstead Vestry and Woolwich Local Board of Health.

North Woolwich

that part of Kent north of the River Thames (North Woolwich)
Most of it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich to form the London Borough of Greenwich, but small parts north of the river, including North Woolwich, were instead included in the London Borough of Newham.
The parish of Woolwich developed from the manor, and administered North Woolwich until 1888 when it was replaced by the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich and made part of the new County of London.

Civil parish

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The borough was formed from three civil parishes: Eltham, Plumstead and Woolwich.

Plumstead

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The borough was formed from three civil parishes: Eltham, Plumstead and Woolwich.

Ward (electoral subdivision)

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The borough was divided into eleven wards for elections: Burrage, Central, Dockyard, Eltham, Glyndon, Herbert, River, St George's, St Margaret's, St Mary's and St Nicholas.

1921 Woolwich East by-election

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The Woolwich East by-election, 1921 was a parliamentary by-election held on 2 March 1921 for the British House of Commons constituency of Woolwich East, in the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich in London.

Greenwich London Borough Council

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The council was created by the London Government Act 1963 and replaced two local authorities: Greenwich Metropolitan Borough Council and Woolwich Metropolitan Borough Council.

Henry Edward Kenny

Henry KennyHarry Kenny
Born in Woolwich, London, Kenny was 27 years old, and a private in the 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, British Army during the First World War when the deed took place for which he was awarded the VC.

Coldharbour Estate

Coldharbour
The Coldharbour housing estate began developent in 1947 on the site of Coldharbour Farm, by then the last working farm in London, built by the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich.