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Question 1: In 1974 the ________ abolished civil parishes in Wales, and replaced with community councils.
Unparished areaLocal Government Act 1972Local Government Act 1933Local Government Commission for England (1958–1967)

Question 2: Where a parish contained a ________, a separate landward parish was formed for the portion outside the town.

Question 3: (See ________).
East LothianAngusOrkneyList of civil parishes in Scotland

Question 4: While they originally corresponded to the parishes of the ________, the number and boundaries of parishes soon diverged.
Scottish ReformationHistory of ScotlandScottish Episcopal ChurchChurch of Scotland

Question 5: In Ireland, civil parishes originally coincided with ecclesiastical parishes of the ________, the established church from the time of the Tudor reconquest.
Episcopal Church (United States)Church of IrelandChurch of EnglandAnglicanism

Question 6: [2] For ________ purposes District Electoral Divisions replaced the civil parishes in the mid-nineteenth century.
English Poor LawsElizabethan Poor Law (1601)Poor Law Amendment Act 1834Opposition to the Poor Laws

Question 7: Some places in England and Wales, typically within cities or towns, may be ________.
Local Government Act 1972Reading, BerkshireUnparished areaLocal Government Act 1933

Question 8: Urban areas that were considered too large to be single parishes were refused this permission and became ________.
Local Government Act 1933Unparished areaLocal Government Act 1972Reading, Berkshire

Question 9: ________ - US equivalent of civil parishes.
CityCivil townshipCountyIndependent city

Question 10: In ________, parishes, as units of local government, were abolished by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929.
ScotlandUnited KingdomWalesEngland


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