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  Carlisle, England - LoveToKnow 1911
CARLISLE, a city, municipal and parliamentary borough, and the county town of Cumberland, England, 299 m.
At Carlisle are the county gaol and the Cumberland infirmary, in connexion with which there is a seaside convalescent institution at Silloth.
During the centuries of border-strife which followed, the history of Carlisle centres round that of the castle, which formed the chief bulwark against the Scots on the western border, and played an important part in the history of the country down to the rebellion of the young Pretender in 1745.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Carlisle,_England   (1372 words)

  
 Carlisle - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Carlisle (England), city, administrative center of Cumbria, northern England, on the Eden River.
Carlisle (Pennsylvania), borough, seat of Cumberland County, southern Pennsylvania, near Harrisburg; incorporated 1751.
Carlisle, John Griffin (1835-1910), American lawyer and legislator, born in Kentucky, instrumental in keeping Kentucky from seceding from the Union...
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 Carlisle, cumbria
Carlisle - the Border City - is the main shopping, commercial and industrial centre in the northern half of Cumbria, and a fair amount of southern Scotland.
Carlisle Castle is a great medieval fortress that has watched over the City of Carlisle for over nine centuries.
Carlisle is the northern end of the famous 72 mile Settle-Carlisle Railway.
www.visitcumbria.com /car/carlisle.htm   (441 words)

  
 Carlisle Historical Society Town History
Carlisle was incorporated as a town in 1805.
Carlisle's current conservation efforts may be traced to the early 1900's when conservation of trees was deemed important.
Carlisle was primarily a farming and dairy-farming community.
www.carlislehistory.org /history.html   (759 words)

  
 Carlisle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is situated on a slight rise, in the Cumberland Ward, at the confluence of the rivers Eden, Caldew, and Petteril.
The City of Carlisle is represented in the English Coca-Cola Football League One by Carlisle United F.C., after promotion from the Coca-Cola Football League Two at the end of season 2005/06 as champions of the division, this followed their promotion from the Nationwide Conference at the end of the 2004/05 season.
Carlisle also is host for all three campuses of the Cumbria Institute of the Arts, with the main building in close vicinity to the River Eden.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carlisle,_England   (1842 words)

  
 CARLISLE, city, England. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
72,006) and district, Cumbria, NW England, near the junction of the Caldew, Eden, and Petteril rivers.
The city of Carlisle is an important rail center.
During the English civil war, parliamentarians captured Carlisle.
www.bartleby.com /aol/65/ca/CarlislEng.html   (89 words)

  
 Clan Irwin Tours 2001
Along with northern counties of England, Carlisle became part of Scotland during the reign of Scotland's Kind David I with the castle keep and city walls being completed during this time period.
David died at Carlisle in 1154 and his son, Malcolm IV (The Maiden), lost Carlisle and this region in 1157 to the English King Henry II.
One of the most famous tales is that of the rescue of Kinmont Willie Armstrong from Carlisle Castle prison the night of April 13, 1596, by a varied group of Armstrongs, Grahams, Scotts, et al, led by Walter Scott of Buccleugh who also happened to be the Warden of the Scottish Middle March.
www.baymoon.com /~scotland/scotland/2001/carlisle.html   (597 words)

  
 Carlisle, Massachusetts - Carlisle Yesterday
They petitioned the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony to make their area a separate district so that the taxes that they had to pay for the support of a church could be used to provide a minister and meetinghouse closer to their farms.
The town was named after Carlisle, England, because the first settler in the district, James Adams, came from there to settle on South Street.
By the early twentieth century, Carlisle was primarily an agricultural town with a very slowly growing population.
www.carlisle.org /carlisle_yesterday.htm   (381 words)

  
 Carlisle Page for the Annotated "Terrapin Station"
The older Carlisle is in England, in County Cumbria, on the Scottish border.
Carlisle's mythic past goes all the way back to King Arthur, who was said to have ruled in the murky period following the withdrawal of Roman armies--around the fifth century.
During the revolutionary war, Carlisle was used as a prisoner of war camp for Redcoats (including Major John Andre), and as an American supply center.
arts.ucsc.edu /gdead/agdl/carlisle.html   (1189 words)

  
 Visit Carlisle (Cumbria, England): tourist information & sightseeing guide
Carlisle Castle is one of the key features of the city and has played an important role in its history.
Carlisle supported the king (Charles the First) during the English Civil War - it was besieged for 9 months starting in October 1644 and eventually had to surrender to the Parliamentarians.
Carlisle is a convenient base from which to explore Hadrian's Wall.
www.ukstudentlife.com /Travel/Tours/England/Carlisle.htm   (1433 words)

  
 Carlile/Carlisle: One American Family
Adam Carlisle was believed to be the first to take the name, and since it was such a small family at it's beginning, most Carlisles are said to be related.
Tracing its ancient development, the name Carlisle was found in Cumberland where they were recorded as a family of great antiquity seated at Carlisle in that shire.
The border region was sort of a no-mans land ruled by neither England nor Scotland, but by the resident clans who governed themselves with their own form of frontier justice.
www.franklin-sarrett.com /carlislehistory.html   (1539 words)

  
 Carlisle Local Information - K4Local, The essential online community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Traveling to the delights of Carlisle’s rural hinterland is as enjoyable as arriving.
Traversing the Eden Valley and the Yorkshire Dales is the
Carlisle to Settle Railway whose Sprinter trains go on to Leeds.
www.carlisle-england.co.uk /index.php?section=LocalInfo   (326 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Carlisle tenants accept house transfer
Tenants of 7,000 council houses in Carlisle have voted to transfer their homes to a private landlord.
Carlisle City Council had asked tenants to decide who they wanted to take over responsibility for its housing stock.
Carlisle City Council asked the Riverside Group, which is based in Liverpool, if it would like to take over the city's 7,000 houses.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/2153214.stm   (232 words)

  
 Luxury Hotels in Carlisle England - Luxury Hotels Carlisle England United Kingdom
Located on the M6, close to Carlisle, the Travelodge at Southwaite provides contemporary quality accommodation and an ideal base for exploring the Cumbrian countryside.
An ideal base for exploring the historic City of Carlisle, the Scottish borders, Gretna Green and Hadrian's Wall.
This listed historic house is the nearest accommodation to Hadrian's Wall Trail, Carlisle Castle and the Sands Centre, and we are only minutes from both the motorway and railway station.
www.carlisleukhotels.co.uk /luxury.htm   (1224 words)

  
 Carlisle (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The original Carlisle, England is a town in the north of England.
The parliamentary constituency of Carlisle is named for the town.
Carlisle is a company based in Oklahoma City.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carlisle_(disambiguation)   (207 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Carlisle woos tour operators
The event is being attended by tour and holiday package buyers from across England, including London and Ipswich.
The visit is part of the ongoing effort to put the Cumbria back on the tourism after the devastating effects of foot-and-mouth.
Cumbria was the hardest-hit county in England by the foot-and-mouth outbreak of 2001.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/2478865.stm   (210 words)

  
 Destination Guide for Carlisle : Enjoy England
Carlisle is a city of vital strategic importance.
In Carlisle you can also relive the years between the 14th and 17th centuries when the western end of the border was a lawless place, beset by feuds and bloody battles between warring families to uphold their honour and protect property and possessions.
The city’s cathedral, with its famous 14th century stained glass window, is a must-see as is the award winning Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, with its innovative Millennium Gallery.
www.enjoyengland.com /where/destinations/englands-northwest/cumbria/carlisle.aspx   (235 words)

  
 Fierce storm lashes northern Europe
Much of Carlisle remained flooded Sunday, a day after rain and gale-force winds pounded the town in northwestern England.
Carlisle was deluged by water when the River Eden burst its banks, trapping many residents in the upper floors of their homes.
Police are investigating three deaths in the Carlisle area thought to be storm-related.
www.cbc.ca /story/world/national/2005/01/09/europe-storm050109.html   (1142 words)

  
 Bank of England Has Reached an Agreement to Acquire the Carlisle and England Branch Offices from First Community Bank, ...
Gary Canada, Sr., President of Bank of England, England, Arkansas and Dwayne Powell, President of Pocahontas Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq NMS:PFSL), the holding company for First Community Bank, Jonesboro, Arkansas announced the signing of an agreement for First Community Bank to sell its banking offices in, Carlisle and England, Arkansas to Bank of England, Arkansas.
We are confident that Bank of England's philosophy of community banking will be well received in the Carlisle community." This new location provides the opportunity for Bank of England to expand their presence to the eastern part of Lonoke County.
At this time, Bank of England has offices in Scott, England and Lonoke, serving the eastern part of Pulaski County and the western, central and southern areas of Lonoke County, but does not currently have a branch in Carlisle, Arkansas.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2002_July_23/ai_89435303   (391 words)

  
 ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - Carlisle's Rogers goes Dutch
Carlisle defender Dave Rogers has signed a two-year deal with Dutch Division One outfit Cambuur Leeuwarden after impressing on a two-week trial.
The 26-year-old, whose former clubs include Scunthorpe United, Peterborough United, Partick Thistle and Dundee, signed for Carlisle in September 2001 and made 26 appearances for the cash-strapped Cumbrians.
Carlisle press officer Phil Holmes said: ``Dave's absolutely made up.
www.soccernet.com /england/news/2002/0528/carlisle_20020528_rogersgoesdutch.html   (127 words)

  
 Settle-Carlisle Partnership · [ Home ] ·
The 72 mile route from Settle to Carlisle takes you on a journey through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, over the 24 arches of the Ribblehead Viaduct before plunging in to the longest tunnel on the line at Blea Moor.
We hope you enjoy it and find it of interest, although there is no substitute for actually being on the train and taking the journey yourself.
The timetables page will provide you with details of times of these services which are operated by modern diesel unit trains.
www.settle-carlisle.co.uk   (445 words)

  
 Hotels Carlisle England Accommodation in Carlisle Hotels
Withing 15km of the border to Scotland it is one of the most northerly cities in England.
Carlisle Cathedral cannot be missed when you stay in the city and the Castle is worth a few minutes to have a look round.
Nicely situated in the centre of Carlisle with all the modern day facilities you will require for a restful and harmonious stay.
www.hotels-uk-accommodation.co.uk /cumbria/carlisle   (309 words)

  
 ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - Carlisle await Newcastle reply on Beardsley
Carlisle are still waiting for permission from Newcastle to talk to Peter Beardsley about the vacant manager's position at Brunton Park.
The ex-England striker contacted the club last week to express his interest in the job, but Carlisle have heard nothing since.
A club spokesman said: "We approached Newcastle last week to ask for their permission to talk to him and we are still waiting for a reply.
soccernet.com /england/news/2001/0728/20010728_carlisle_996330559.html   (136 words)

  
 Car Rental Carlisle with Auto Europe
There's a fascinating region in the north of England, and if you reserve a car rental in Carlisle, England, you'll get to see the best of both Scotland and England.
Use your rental car in Carlisle for a tour of the city, then see up close this fascinating history as tribes, armies, and rebels ebbed and flowed throughout the region.
Auto Europe offers several pick up locations and a large fleet selection, so finding a car rental in Carlisle is both easy and economical.
www.autoeurope.com /car-rental/Carlisle-rental-guide.cfm?c=1335   (467 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Carlisle 'out of administration'
The owner of Carlisle United Football Club has said he expects the club to come out of administration within a week.
Since then he has been paying off money owed by Carlisle United and putting it on a sound financial footing.
Carlisle United) Carlisle fans back boycott (09 Jul 01
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/england/2292105.stm   (308 words)

  
 ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - Carlisle look for more crucial points
Boss Brian Laws said: 'I'm pleased we are not the first team to play Carlisle after their 6-0 drubbing against Rochdale last week.
Carlisle striker Carl Heggs could have earned himself a starting place against the Iron after coming off the bench to score the winner against Blackpool.
The Cumbrians could effectively end their relegation worries with victory over the Iron, and manager Ian Atkins should be able to name an unchanged squad.
soccernet.com /england/news/2001/0415/20010415_carlisle_987332018.html   (285 words)

  
 Carlisle, city, England — Infoplease.com
The University College of St. Martin: Lancaster, Ambleside and Carlisle.
From Martin Bucer to Richard Baxter: "discipline" and reformation in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England.
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth: on January 16th, 1559, England's twenty-five-year-old sovereign left Whitehall to be crowned Queen.......
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 Carlisle hotels and other accommodation in carlisle, england   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Carlisle hotels and other accommodation in Carlisle, England
Easily accessed from the M6 Motorway and located just 0.5 mile from the City Centre, the Swallow Hilltop Hotel is the ideal base for exploring the beautiful Lake District and the Scottish Borders.
Central and near to Carlisle Cathedral and castle, this hotel is ideally situated for walks and drives.
www.carlisle-hotels-in-england-uk.co.uk   (162 words)

  
 Carlisle Hotels, England
Situated in the heart of Carlisle, this 3 star hotel overlooks the splendid twin towers of King Henry VIII's historic Citadel and is opposite the railway station.
Nightowl Carlisle is a comfortable budget motel within easy reach of the Lake District.
Select a county of England to begin exploring England from..
www.picturesofengland.com /England/Cumbria/Carlisle/hotels   (848 words)

  
 News & Star   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
UNIONS want assurances of stability and continued investment after the owners of Carlisle’s McVitie’s biscuit factory agreed to a £1.6bn takeover.
OUTRAGED residents of Rickergate in Carlisle whose homes and businesses are earmarked for demolition have demanded clarification on their future.
MANAGER Neil McDonald believes Carlisle United are in good shape to finally end their winless League One away record at Gillingham this weekend.
www.news-and-star.co.uk   (246 words)

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