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CLITHEROE, a market town, a parliamentary borough, and a parochial chapelry in that part of the parish of Whalley which is in the higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, and in the northern division of the county palatine of Lancaster, 216 miles N.N.W. of London, and 26 S.E. of Lancaster.
The Honor of Clitheroe was, for nearly three centuries, a part of the possessions of the duchy of Lancaster, till Charles II granted it to General Monk, Duke of Albemarle, from whom it has descended to the present proprietor, the Duke of Buccleuch.
The church of Clitheroe is an ancient structure, with a fine Saxon arch between the nave and choir ; it is dedicated to St. Michael, the patron of the castle church.
www.oldtowns.co.uk /Lancashire/clitheroe.htm   (849 words)

 GENUKI: Clitheroe, Lancashire genealogy
CLITHEROE, a town, a township, a chapelry, a sub-district: and a district, in Lancashire.
In 1835 Clitheroe was a Township and Chapelry in the Parish of Whalley.
For probate purposes prior to 1858, Clitheroe was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/LAN/Clitheroe   (521 words)

 Clitheroe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clitheroe is a small town in Lancashire, England.
Clitheroe Castle (52°53′17″N, 2°23′31″W) is believed to be the smallest keep in the whole of England.
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School was established in 1554 by Queen Mary and her husband Philip of Spain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clitheroe   (634 words)

 Clitheroe - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
of Clitheroe, is the principal establishment in England for Roman Catholic students.
The Jesuits of St Omer, after emigrating to Bruges and Liege, were disorganized by the revolutionary troubles at the close of the 18th century, and a large body came to England, when Thomas Weld, in 1795, conferred his property of Stonyhurst upon them.
The Honour of Clitheroe, the name of which is also written Clyderhow and Cletherwoode, was first held by Roger de Poictou, who was almost certainly the builder of the castle, which was dismantled in 1649.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Clitheroe   (566 words)

 Clitheroe the Future: Homepage
Clitheroe is surrounded by open countryside and resides under the auspicious presense of Pendle Hill.
The town is served by a rail connection with a newly established bus/rail interchange and the main road corridor linking the town to east and south Lancashire and the North Yorkshire Dales is the A59 trunk road.
Unfortunately Clitheroe has been identified as becoming a dormitory town and is failing in it's role as the service centre for the Ribble Valley villages and hinterland, and is in need of regeneration to bring it back to it's former glory.
www.clitheroethefuture.co.uk   (599 words)

 Clitheroe Cricket Club
Although Clitheroe Cricket Club was officially founded in 1862, there was at least one forerunner similarly named playing games in the 1850s.
Clitheroe has, with the exception of the infamous 1902 season, been a member of the Ribblesdale League since its foundation.
Clitheroe as a club will be forever indebted to the Southworth family who purchased the Chatburn Road site and removed the threat of building development.
www.ribblesdalecricketleague.co.uk /Clitheroe.htm   (872 words)

 eastendbooks - The Clitheroe Case
On July 19, 2002 Eleanor Clitheroe, CEO of Hydro One — one of the surviving fragments of the former Ontario Hydro — was fired by the organization’s new interim board of directors, over “an issue of corporate governance and inappropriate behaviour at the most senior level of the company.”
Practically, Eleanor Clitheroe’s biggest political problem appears to be that, in the late spring of 2002, a somewhat new or at least re-treaded constellation of Ontario provincial powers that be suddenly realized $2.2 million was just far too vast an annual compensation, for someone like her doing the job she was doing.
Clitheroe has made major changes in her life and is presently studying for the Anglican ministry at Wycliffe College.
www.eastendbooks.com /page.php?p=152&w=17&u=16   (1958 words)

 Minis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Clitheroe had the ascendancy at both line out and scrum which gave them plenty of secure ball to run at the opposition.
Clitheroe however, reverted to their game plan for the remainder of the first half which, was to keep the ball out of the forwards and use the width of the pitch and speed of the backline.
Clitheroe Buccaneers come out with heads held high after their first match of the season against one of Lancashires best performing teams in Under 15's Aldwinians of Manchester.
www.clitheroerugby.co.uk /Minis.htm   (3296 words)

 Clitheroe, University of Bradford
Clitheroe with its castle was also the centre of the Honour of Clitheroe, a large administrative area within Lancashire.
Clitheroe seems to have remained very much an administrative centre for this part of north-east Lancashire, and there were in addition markets and fairs.
But Clitheroe, unlike many of the textile towns of 19th century Lancashire, was to lose rather than gain rights during the course of the 19th century.
www.brad.ac.uk /admin/conted/urban-pennines/clitheroe.html   (326 words)

The Salvation Army's Clitheroe Center is Alaska’s largest comprehensive substance abuse treatment facility, offering treatment services focused on meeting the substance abuse and mental health issues of individuals and their families.
The rally was organized as a way to support individuals who have made the choice to recover from addictions and reclaim their lives as well as to demonstrate to the community the positive impact of Salvation Army recovery programs in the lives of men, women and teens in our community.
Clitheroe Center will host an open house to celebrate their 30th Anniversary of providing quality, affordable, comprehensive substance abuse treatment services in Alaska on Thursday, October 26, at the Pt.
www1.salvationarmy.org /clitheroe   (633 words)

 Clitheroe Golf Club
Clitheroe Golf Club was formed in November 1891 after an inaugural meeting at the Starkie Arms Hotel and for most of the next forty years the course was situated on farmland at Horrocksford.
A great step forward was taken when ninety six acres of land were purchased for £5,000 at Barrow Gardens in 1932, the generosity of the Southworth family also making possible the erection of a fine clubhouse building, as well as the establishment of a full 18 hole course rather than the 9 holes originally planned.
The 1939-45 war brought a slump in membership, and the occupation of part of the course for army exercises caused some damage, but the golf boom of the sixties heralded a new era at Clitheroe and the appointment of Peter Geddes as professional greenkeeper in 1960 saw new ideas put into practice.
www.clitheroegolfclub.com /about.htm   (603 words)

 Jane and Lady Clitheroe : The Female Voice and the Gender Paradigm
For Jane, it is rather the woman who in courtship and marriage must take on the form of the man, and Jane, of course, does not even see this metamorphosis or union as involving equality, for she states in her metaphor of the rainbow that the woman still becomes a weaker version of the man.
Lady Clitheroe turns the tables on Jane's conception of marital and gender hierarchies by insisting that men are incompetent, and it is women who, in fact, must manage both men and their financial and social affairs.
Lady Clitheroe's italicized emphasis on the word "is" thus allows us to see that this description of Jane as "pet-like" is linked to a suspicion of her servant-class heritage.
www.victorianweb.org /authors/patmore/eron3.html   (2087 words)

Regular passenger services ceased between Blackburn and Clitheroe in 1962, the only trains that ran were summer weekend "Dalesrail" trains but in 1994 a regular service was reintroduced thanks in no small way to Ribble Valley Rail.
The market town of Clitheroe has had a market charter since 1283 and lies in the centre of the Ribble Valley.
It is dominated by it's ancient castle, built after the invasion of the Normans in 1066.
www.railwayphotos.net /clitheroe-hellifield.html   (646 words)

 Clitheroe in general - Review - Clitheroe & The Ribble Valley
Clitheroe, a small ancient market town between the cliff top ruins of a Norman Castle and the hillside St Mary Magdalene’s Church is located within this valley.
It was presented to the Borough of Clitheroe to commemorate the coronation of King George VI on the 12th May 1937.
Clitheroe is less than an hour away from the seaside resort of Blackpool and an hour and half from the Lake District and is easily accessible through the motorway networks.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /destinations-national/clitheroe-in-general/238033   (1407 words)

 Clitheroe Poor Law Union and Workhouse
For many years, Clitheroe Union resisted the building of a new workhouse and made use of the existing parish workhouses at Aighton and Bolton by Bowland.
Their board room in Clitheroe, which was located above some stables and cow-sheds, was described by the inspector as the most incommodious and uncomfortable he had ever visited.
The new workhouse, for 200 inmates, together with a 36-bed hospital, was erected in 1870-73 at the south side of Chatburn Road in Clitheroe.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/Clitheroe/Clitheroe.shtml   (727 words)

 Guide to Lancashire Local Studies Collections - clitheroe
Clitheroe's collection has been in existence for 100 years and is constantly being expanded.
It covers the whole of the Ribble valley with particular emphasis on Clitheroe and includes a considerable amount of material on places formerly in Yorkshire.
It includes a large collection of books, which may be borrowed in cases where more than one copy is in stock.
www.lancashire.gov.uk /libraries/services/local/clitheroe.asp   (764 words)

 Clitheroe Lancashire
Clitheroe itself is situated in Lancashire, on the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales, and is well signposted from the A59.
One claim to fame for the area is Pendle Hill, and of course the Pendle witches who came from the surrounding area.
A very good site with a page on Clitheroe comes all the way from Graham Bamber in Australia, shows how easy it is to take for granted the things we have on our own doorstep.
www.eclitheroe.co.uk /clitheroe.htm   (340 words)

 Clitheroe Travel - travel specialists in cruises and tailor made holidays
The Freedom Travel Group Ltd Trading As Clitheroe Travel is a member of ABTA with membership number J4884.
ABTA protection applies to services supplied by The Freedom Travel Group Ltd T/A Clitheroe Travel but does not apply to services featured on this website that are provided by any company that is not a member of ABTA.
Please go to www.abta.com to check whether a company is a member of ABTA and for a copy of the Guide to ABTA's Scheme of Financial Protection.
www.clitheroe-travel.co.uk   (232 words)

 Porter Family From Garstang & Clitheroe
This was during the American Civil War, which had cut off supplies of cotton, on which the mill, which was the main industry of Clitheroe was dependent.
The resultant unemployment in Clitheroe may have contributed to their decision to migrate to Australia.
Henry Porter b.1852 in Clitheroe m.13.05.1879 in Clitheroe Ann Newman b.1858 Children from this marriage:- 1.
www.angelfire.com /folk/porterfamily   (310 words)

 Clitheroe Lighting Centre
Clitheroe Lighting Centre, based in Clitheroe, Lancashire, has been serving its wide range of customers for more than 20 years.
Jean Jackson, the proprietor, has in depth experience as a lighting retailer for 17 years and was one of the first students to pass the Decorative Lighting Association's retailing course.
Whether you are looking for a chandelier, a table lamp, a shade or just a lightbulb the staff at Clitheroe Lighting Centre can help.
clitheroelightingcentre.co.uk   (154 words)

 Clitheroe Sports News - Clitheroe Today: News, Sport, Jobs, Property, Cars, Entertainments & More   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
CLITHEROE manager Chris Stammers got the perfect response from his side on Tuesday night, and it cou...
CLITHEROE Dolphins returned from the North Lancashire Open in Blackpool with a bagful of medals rece...
Stansfield is moving away from Clitheroe and won't be able to commit to the club for next season.
www.clitheroetoday.co.uk /ViewArticle2.aspx?SectionID=1404&ArticleID=1536009   (526 words)

 Clitheroe Lancashire tourist information from TourUK
Clitheroe, A59 from Junction 31 on the M6 for the scenic route, A671 then A59 from Junction 8 on M65
Clitheroe, an old industrial market town based on the cotton industry, set in the River Ribble valley.
The Norman castle shows the towns age, and Pendle Hill high above the town to the east reflects its past, here was the trial of women for the crime of witchcraft, they were executed.
www.touruk.co.uk /lancs/lancs_clith.htm   (491 words)

 Ribble Valley Borough Council Search Results
Members of Clitheroe Chamber of Trade were quick off the mark after the High Sheriff of Lancashire issued a fundraising challenge in aid of the...
A CLITHEROE landmark is to be closed for a further four days for the filming of a hit children's TV series.
The entrance to Brungerly park is situated north west of Clitheroe off Waddington Road, the park which follows the banks of the River Ribble was...
www.ribblevalley.gov.uk /tourism/history/castle.htm   (3151 words)

 Moorland School, Clitheroe - Directions
Moorland School is a UK co-educational boarding and day school situated in Clitheroe, Lancashire.
Clitheroe has its own railway station, linked to Preston and Manchester.
Clitheroe is just 20 minutes from junction 31 of the M6 motorway, follow the A59.
www.moorlandschool.co.uk /map.htm   (233 words)

 JIMMY CLITHEROE - Message Board - ezboard.com
I used to enjoy listening to The Clitheroe Kid on the radio, but it doesn't seem that long ago that I heard of his death.
There was a reason why the Radio 4 documentary took the form that it did, which was simply that we couldn't interest them in a straight biography of Jimmy, because they'd done one as recently as 1999.
To be fair to them, the BBC had done three previous radio biographies of Jimmy Clitheroe - in 1973 (just after his death), in 1992, and again in 1999.
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 Jimmy Clitheroe, The Kid Himself
He was born in Clitheroe, but his childhood was spent in the village of
We’ve been researching this biography of Jimmy Clitheroe for the last 3 years, and have met most of his surviving friends and colleagues.
Jimmy’s best-remembered period is the 1960s, on BBC radio in “The Clitheroe Kid” and on ITV in his tv series “Just Jimmy”, in which he starred alongside Mollie Sugden and his “Clitheroe Kid” partner Danny Ross.
www.jimmyclitheroe.co.uk   (1270 words)

 Sunset at Clitheroe Castle, Lancashire, UK. poster and print from Zazzle.com
It has several claims to fame: it is one of the oldest buildings in Lancashire; it may be the smallest keep in England; and it is the only remaining castle in Lancashire which had a royalist garrison during the Civil War.
Early in the 14th century the Honour of Clitheroe passed by inheritance from the de Lacys to the family of the Earl of Lancaster.
On the outbreak of the Civil War the people of Clitheroe hoped to hold it for Parliament, but in 1644, however, it was captured by Royalist troops.
www.zazzle.com /product/228811618350216294   (537 words)

 Welcome To Clitheroe Collectables & Pine Shop
Clitheroe is a small market town situated in the beautiful Ribble Valley, in Lancashire, in North West England, close to the geographical centre of the United Kingdom.
Rising in the centre of the picturesque town on it's high Limestone knoll is Clitheroe Castle, with its 12th century Norman keep still bearing scars from an attack by the forces of Oliver Cromwell.
Clitheroe Collectables and Pine Shop can be found on Duck Street, next to the Tesco supermarket.
www.clitheroecollectables.co.uk   (200 words)

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