Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Borough status in the United Kingdom': District England Local government Northern Ireland Royal charter Wales Borough Royal burgh Scotland Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 Local Government Act 1972 Ireland Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Act 1840 Municipal Corporations Act 1835 Anglo-Saxons Municipal borough Industrial Revolution City status in the United Kingdom Deputy mayor Local Government Act 2000 Mayor Privy council Courts Act 1971 County corporate List of Shrievalties London borough Metropolitan borough Non-metropolitan district County borough Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 1973 1974 1982 2001 April 26 March 14 May 15 Allerdale Ancient Priors Barrow-in-Furness (borough) Bedford (borough) Beverley (borough) Boothferry (district) Cheshire East Cheshire West and Chester Chester (district) Chesterfield Congleton (borough) Corby Crawley