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  City of Gloucester, MA
Those seeking spectacular natural beauty, an energetic and picturesque working port, a diverse population who continue to honor their cultural traditions, a variety of recreational activities, and one of the premier art colonies of our country, enjoy visiting this historic city.
Conveniently located less than one hour from Boston, Gloucester is a place of welcome for a visit, to live, or to build a successful business.
This web site is provided by the City of Gloucester and Mayor John Bell to offer a window of information on a unique and wonderful place.
www.ci.gloucester.ma.us   (213 words)

 Gloucester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gloucester (pronounced [ˈglɒstə]) is a city and district in south-west England, close to the Welsh border.
Gloucester Cathedral, in the north of the city near the river, originates in the foundation of an abbey dedicated to Saint Peter in 681.
Its situation on a navigable river, and the foundation in 681 of the abbey of St Peter by Æthelred favoured the growth of the town; and before the Norman Conquest of England, Gloucester was a borough governed by a portreeve, with a castle which was frequently a royal residence, and a mint.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gloucester   (1255 words)

 Gloucester, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gloucester was settled in 1623, the first settlement on Cape Ann.
Gloucester's scenic beauty has inspired artists since the early 19th century, as it does today.
Gloucester's most noted landmark is the harborside "Man at the Wheel" statue (also known as the "Fishermen's Memorial Cenotaph"), dedicated to "They that go down to the sea in ships."
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gloucester,_Massachusetts   (1061 words)

 Church History: Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucestershire
Although Gloucester was an important city, and the building itself is architecturally significant, its salvation was likely the result of its connection to the Monarchy, or the Monarchy's connection to it.
Roman habitation in Gloucester was encouraged by several important factors that continued to have influence for several hundred years after the Romans left the area.
The shrine of Edward II at Gloucester was a significant source of revenue.
www.britannia.com /church/studies/gloscath.html   (1733 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
Prince Henry was born in 1900 in York Cottage, the residence on the Sandringham estate of the then Duke and Duchess of York, in the last full year in the life of his great-grandmother, Queen Victoria.
In 1935 Gloucester married Lady Alice Christabel Montagu-Douglas-Scott, a daughter of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, and they had two sons, Prince William of Gloucester (1941-1972), and Prince Richard of Gloucester (born 1944), now the 2nd Duke of Gloucester.
In late 1944 Gloucester was unexpectedly appointed Governor-General of Australia.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Prince_Henry,_Duke_of_Gloucester   (452 words)

 Gloucester (UK) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Gloucester (UK)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gloucester was the Roman colony of Glevum, established in the late 1st century
The city became an important inland port after the opening of the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal in 1827, which linked the city to the Bristol Channel.
Redevelopment of the Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education began in 1993.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Gloucester+(UK)   (540 words)

 MIT Sea Grant: New England's Fishing Communities
Gloucester is the northeastern terminus of State route 128, the highway that circles the Boston metropolitan area.
Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives Association, founded in 1969, lobbies for the interests of the fishing industry (e.g., against oil-drilling on Georges Bank and ocean dumping, as well as for regulations that protect fishing communities) and promotes innovation in the industry (e.g., value-added seafood, cookbook).
Gloucester Initiatives is a grassroots organization comprised of fishing industry members, local activists, and concerned citizens that was formed initially to investigate the pros and cons of allowing the 300+ feet factory trawler Atlantic Star to be based in Gloucester and the building of a foreign-owned plant on the State Fish Pier.
web.mit.edu /seagrant/aqua/cmss/marfin/gloucester.html   (9924 words)

 Walkabout - Gloucester
Gloucester, known as the gateway to the Barrington Tops, is a charming country town nestled in a valley under a range of impressive monolith hills called The Bucketts.
The Gloucester and Avon valleys were soon full of AAC sheep and a dairy was established on the estate c.1831 for the supply of AAC employees.
Gloucester Tops Rd continues on its winding way for about another 18 km to Gloucester Tops Day Use Area, from whence there are a number of walks (some short, some lengthy), including the Link Trail to the Barrington Tops plateau.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/NSWGloucester.shtml   (2431 words)

 Gloucester National Park   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Gloucester Tree, in Gloucester National Park, is probably Western Australia's most famous karri tree.
The Gloucester Tree was one of eight lookout trees built between 1937 and 1952 in the karri forest.
The Gloucester Tree lookout was built in 1947, in the highest of the tall karri trees near Pemberton.
www.calm.wa.gov.au /national_parks/previous_parks_month/gloucester.html   (848 words)

 Virtual Gloucester :The Crossroads of England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The city centre of Gloucester stands on the site of a Roman fortress dating from the 60s, which by about AD 97 had been made a colonia - a self-governing city with similar rights to those of Rome itself.
Gloucester was one of three cities captured by the Saxons following the battle of Dyrham in 577.
Gloucester cross is now closed to traffic and the pedestrianisation of the City centre is now complete.
www.softdata.co.uk /gloucester/gloucest.htm   (588 words)

 Beaches, Parks and Playgrounds - City of Gloucester, MA
The land was given to the city of Gloucester by Samuel E. Sawyer, a local philanthropist and founder of the city's library.
Much of Dogtown was donated to the City of Gloucester by Roger Babson.
The playground is adjacent to the Visitor Welcoming Center.  There are picnic tables near the playground on which to sit and enjoy a lunch.  The Gloucester Rotary is undertaking a major project of improvement at the playground.  During the season during the day, parking lot fees are charged.
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 Breeds of Livestock - Gloucester Cattle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gloucester Cattle are an ancient breed, numerous in the Severn Vale as early as the 13th century.
Gloucester milk, when produced alongside other breeds kept in the same conditions, is found to have a consistently lower bacteria count.
The Gloucester is a Dial Purpose Breed and therefore attention should be paid to both milk producing characteristics and body conformation.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/cattle/gloucester   (524 words)

 A History of Gloucester   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is thought that she probably also built a palace at Kingsholm Gloucester, which was later used by several Saxon and Norman kings for councils and parliaments.
Charles II did not forget Gloucester, although the former military governor of the city Edward Massie, who had led the successful defence, was now one of his most trusted generals.
He commanded that the walls be razed, and that the land previously awarded by Richard III as part of the grant of 1485, should be stripped away.
www.softdata.co.uk /gloucester/history.htm   (1062 words)

 See Gloucester
With these natural advantages, Gloucester soon became America's premier fishing port and today is a vibrant small city of approximately 28,000 residents.
The Gloucester Maritime Trail is a new and interesting way to enjoy Gloucester's waterfront, downtown and harbor areas.
Many of Gloucester's shops and restaurants are located in the harbor front area, mostly in the Rogers Street and Main Street areas.
www.seecapeann.com /see_gloucester.html   (1006 words)

 JewishEncyclopedia.com - GLOUCESTER:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The leading Jews of that period were Moses le Riche, Elias de Glocestre, and "Hakelot." A contemporary was Josce, who was fined heavily by the king for financing Strongbow's expedition to Ireland (1171).
The family of Elias then took the lead among the Gloucester Jews, and his son Bonenfant attended the so-called "Jewish parliament" of Worcester (1240) as principal delegate, while three of the five remaining representatives of Gloucester were his immediate relatives (Margoliouth, "Jews of Great Britain," p.
In 1275 most of the Jews of Gloucester were deported to Bristol, but some appear to have sought refuge in Oxford, Hereford, and Worcester.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=272&letter=G&search=gloucester   (255 words)

 GENUKI: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The story of the Siege of Gloucester, including photographs of the 350th anniversary of its reenactment in September 1993, by Richard Derrick.
Gloucester - Principal Inhabitants 1791, transcribed from the Universal British Directory, 1791 by Allan Taylor.
Gloucester Docks and the Sharpness Canal - Past, Present and Future.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/GLS/Gloucester   (741 words)

 Gloucester, Robert, earl of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
GLOUCESTER, ROBERT, EARL OF [Gloucester, Robert, earl of] d.
After his father's death (1135), Robert appeared to accept the seizure of the throne by Henry's nephew, Stephen, to whom he did conditional homage in 1136.
Public scandal, political controversy, and familial conflict in the Stuart courts in exile: the struggle to convert the duke of Gloucester in 1654 (1).
www.encyclopedia.com /html/G/GloucsR1.asp   (404 words)

 Church Bells in Gloucestershire
The inscription on the 2nd was erased by the founder, probably because it was a bell held in stock, and the text proved unsuitable for Bromsberrow.
The third bell was cast at Gloucester in the Rudhall foundry by Thomas Mears, who employed John Rudhall as his foundry manager.
The 2nd bell was cast at Gloucester in the Rudhall foundry by Thomas Mears after the foundry had been sold to him.
www.ringing.demon.co.uk /towers/glos.htm   (12595 words)

Gloucester - brought to you bt the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce.
Gloucester, Massachusetts - America's Oldest Seaport - History of the fishing industry and the nautical origins of Gloucester.
Out of Gloucester - A list of over 4,000 names of fishermen who died or were lost at sea fishing out of the port of Gloucester, Massachusetts.
www.newenglandinfo.net /mass/essex/glou.htm   (1931 words)

Gloucester's Capparis Cheese has taken out one of the most prestigious awards at the 2006 Sydney Royal cheese and dairy produce show.
Gloucester Shire Council has voted to continue its fight against the introduction of cook-chill at Gloucester Soldiers Memorial Hospital.
The Gloucester High School Swimming Carnival was held on February 8 at the picturesque Gloucester Olympic Pool.
gloucester.yourguide.com.au /home.asp   (418 words)

Gloucester became a significant port in the Middle Ages but its importance was undermined by the growth of nearby Bristol.
To revive Gloucester's fortunes, artificial docks and a canal connecting them with the mouth of the Severn were opened in 1827.
To Gloucester we see nothing considerable, but a most fertile, rich country, and a fine river, but narrower as you go northward, till a little before we come to Gloucester it ceases to be navigable by large ships, but continues to be so, by large barges.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITgloucester.htm   (253 words)

 HMCS Gloucester
Naval Radio Station Gloucester (pronounced "Gloster"), call sign CGI, was established as a HFDF facility on February 23,1943.
Gloucester played a vital role in the Allied efforts of World War II and for years afterwards during the Cold War.
Gloucester became the headquarters of SOSRS (Senior Officer for all Special Radio Stations) and had a full Commander as the Commanding Officer.
www.jproc.ca /rrp/glo.html   (6892 words)

 Gloucester Cathedral
We are proud to announce that the Cathedral Education Centre has been awarded a prestigious Sandford Award for Heritage Education.
Gloucester Cathedral has today announced the appointment of Adrian Partington as its new Director of Music.
Please note that, with effect from Easter Monday 2007, Holy Communion will be held at 9.00 am instead of 8.00 am....
www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk   (252 words)

 Gloucester News
Gloucester Fishermen fans were pleased Tuesday as they witnessed their basketball team edge the visiting Revere Patriots, 53-51 in a league game.
A Danvers woman was ordered held on $25,000 cash bail today after being charged with leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in the death of 67-year-old Gerald Harris who had just pulled his car into his...
An evening celebrating the ''Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Cookbook: Stories and Recipes," featuring the book's author, Susan Pollack, is on the menu Thursday at the Sawyer Free Library in Gloucester.
www.topix.net /city/gloucester-ma   (696 words)

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