Winton to Moordown 1894 to 1901, by J.A. Young

Winton to Moordown 1894 to 1901, by J.A. Young
Winton to Moordown 1894 to 1901, by J.A. Young

A5 size booklet published by Bournemouth Local Studies Publications in 1981, 38 pages. (S8154WSO)

From the introduction: In thinking of the foundation and growth of Bournemouth during the 19th century, it is easy to take for granted the expansion of the town from its centre around the Square and Central Gardens, and to  overlook the fact that some of the areas now in­ cluded in the town had a separate beginning or at least themselves evolved almost independently.

This is the case of Winton and its northern neighbour, Moordown. The story of Winton has been told by Mrs. Lands in her booklet "The Growth of Winton". Here it is intended to portray in some detail something of the  establishment and delibera­tions of the Winton Council from 1894 until its amalgamation with Bournemouth in 1901.

By "the beginning of the last decade of the 19th century, Winton was a growing village just beyond the northern boundary of Bournemouth, and further to the north on the road to Wimborne lay the much older community at Moordown.

Winton was large enough to be able to obtain an order under the prOvisions of the Local Govern­ment Act 1894 to form a Parish Council, the Order being issued by the Hampshire County Council on 31st August of that year. The Local Governmen Board confirmed the Order on 13th September. The area covered by the new Council included both Winton and Moordown....

The condition of the booklet is generally ok. The cover has some minor scuffs and creases, but the staple spine is intact, and all pages are intact, unblemished and tightly bound.
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