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  Grantham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grantham is a small market town in Lincolnshire, England with about 40,000 inhabitants.
Politically the town is part of the Grantham and Stamford constituency (recently altered), is represented in Parliament by Conservative Party MP Quentin Davies and has a long history of electing Conservative members of Parliament.
Grantham is home to the world's only 'living' pub sign: A bee hive perched in a tree.
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 A Brief History of Grantham, Lincolnshire
Furthermore in 1642 Issac Newton was born in the nearby village of Woolsthorpe.
In the 18th century and early 19th century Grantham was an important stage-coaching town because of its position on a main road running north to south.
Grantham Town Hall was built in 1869 and a hospital was founded in 1874.
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 GENUKI: Grantham, LIN
Grantham, during the parliamentary war, was an object of interest with the contending parites, and the scene of the first advantage gained by Cromwell over the royalists.
In 1891, the district was re-organized and the parish was assigned to the Grantham North sub-district of the Grantham Registration District.
Grantham is at the junction of the A1 trunk road and the A52.
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 Grantham
Grantham does not seem to have had much of a Roman history; they occupied land to the south of the town, as we have seen, in the Saltersford and Spitalgate areas where the Salter's Way crossed Ermine Street.
Grantham seem to have been missed by all the early roads as shown on Honeybone's map.
Grantham Museum, on the east side of the big square in the centre of town, contains a copy of the Gough Map (as does Grantham Library's local studies room) as well as a Roman milestone and a statue from Ancaster and quite a lot about the towns heavy industry - the Aveling-Barford road roller works.
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 Grantham Genealogy, Grantham Gazette, contact Ronald E. Johnson 828-479-8400
Captain Grantham was called in by the Governor of Virginia, Sir William Berkeley, as an intermediary to deal with the rebels.
Grantham, of the ship Concord, arranged a surrender on January 2, 1766-67, by showing the men the error of their way, promising a pardon for all, and breaking out a barrel of brandy to calm their nerves.
Sir Thomas Grantham, according to Jack Grantham of Dallas, Texas, was born on December 9, 1641, in Bichester, Oxford, England.
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 Boston.com / Business / Advice from a bear: panic
Grantham, the chairman of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo, warned institutional clients in the late 1990s that the stock market was headed for a dangerous fall.
Grantham saw the market top of 2000 as perilous because investors could lose huge sums of money betting on growth stocks, but there were plenty of other types of assets that traded at bargain prices.
Grantham says the Standard and Poor's 500 stock index should logically bottom out at 725, from its current level of 1,183, though he won't venture a guess about when.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2004/11/16/advice_from_a_bear_panic   (655 words)

  
 Grantham Canal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although Grantham was not big in the mining industry or abundant with quarries it was a large farming area and was exporting enough goods to make the building of a canal worth while.
The Nottingham, Vale of Belvoir and Grantham Railway was on its way and it was planned not just to run parallel to the canal (as many other railways did all over the country) but to slice straight across the countryside while the canal was left contouring its way around in all directions.
The Grantham company were quick to see there was little hope of survival and negotiations were soon held with a view to selling out to the railway.It was agreed that NVoBandGR would take over the canal when construction of its line from Grantham to Nottingham was finished.
www.canals.btinternet.co.uk /canals/grantham.htm   (6117 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Grantham Grammar School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Grantham Grammar School, also known as The King's School, is an English educational institution in Grantham, Lincolnshire with an unbroken history on the same site since the date of its endowment as one of the last acts of Bishop Richard Fox, in 1528.
Grantham Grammar School, also known as The King's School, is an English educational institution in Grantham, Lincolnshire with an unbroken history on the same site from its endowment as one of the last acts of Bishop Richard Fox in 1528.
The school adheres to long-held traditions, requiring sixth form (years twelve and thirteen of study) students still to wear their uniforms, the denotion of lower/senior school status and the award of "Colours" (for academic and sporting achievement) by colour of tie and blazer, and an effective prefect system to assist teachers in maintaining school discipline.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Grantham-Grammar-School   (446 words)

  
 Army: AUSA Sustaining Member Profile: Grantham University
Grantham's first president was a military veteran who established the college to serve working adults who were being underserved by the traditional system.
Grantham matured as part of the traditional college and university movement of the late 20th century.
Grantham saw a new military emerging that was dependent on an educated fighting force, and Grantham positioned its academic programs to serve this growing need.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3723/is_200504/ai_n13632750   (688 words)

  
 Larry Grantham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Larry Grantham is an American Football player, born 1938.
He is one of only twenty players who were in the American Football League for its entire ten-year existence, and only seven AFL players who played their entire careers in one city.
Grantham is a member of the All-time American Football League team.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Larry_Grantham   (157 words)

  
 Grantham Town Youth Football   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
However Grantham broke down the left and Lawrence Filby pull the ball back for Jordan Baker to meet his cross with a diving header, only for his efforts to be controversially ruled out for offside.
Grantham Town took on the league leaders and last years County Cup winners in an end to end match, Grantham quickly got on the score sheet, when Jordan Baker’s cross was superbly volleyed by Tom Wheeler.
Grantham started brightly and it was no surprise when Euan Dolby scored; taking the ball from his own penalty area, beating several players, before rifling into the net.Sean Baker and Frazer Wingad were composed in defence and kept Colsterworth at bay.The second half saw a controversial refereeing decision.
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 Info and facts on 'Grantham'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Grantham is a small market town in Lincolnshire (An agricultural county of eastern England on the North Sea), England (A division of the United Kingdom) with about 40,000 inhabitants.
The main local landmark is the impressive parish church of St. Wulframs, which has the third highest spire found among English churches, and is also home to the country's first public library.
The local town council is staunchly Labour, but many villages of South Kesteven (additional info and facts about South Kesteven) keep the Conservative proportion of the vote beyond reach.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/gr/grantham.htm   (722 words)

  
 Grantham, New Hampshire
Grantham's population increased by 1,808 residents, going from 359 in 1950 to 2,167 in 2000.
The 2004 Census estimate for Grantham was 2,442 residents, which ranked 117th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Grantham contains 27.2 square miles of land area and 0.9 square miles of inland water area.
www.nhes.state.nh.us /elmi/htmlprofiles/grantham.html   (339 words)

  
 Grantham Prize to Honor Journalism Excellence in Reporting on the Environment
The Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment will provide a $75,000 cash award each year to one journalist or a team of journalists in recognition of exemplary reporting on the environment.
The Grantham family set up its foundation in 1997, recently renamed The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment (http://www.granthamfoundation.org).
Jeremy Grantham is a widely respected Boston-based investment strategist and Hannelore Grantham is the Director of The Grantham Foundation.
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 Grantham University
Master Sergeant Peter W. Judd, a current Grantham University student, retired from active duty on April 29, 2005 as the Enlisted Military Assistant to Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld.
Show your Grantham pride with GU caps, shirts, mugs, and more.
Direct inquiries to Grantham University's corporate headquarters: Grantham Education Corporation, 2101 Wilson Blvd, Ste 110, Arlington, VA 22201.
www.grantham.edu   (140 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | TV and Radio | Grantham apologises to soap stars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Leslie Grantham, who plays Den Watts in the BBC soap EastEnders, has apologised to the cast and crew after newspaper reports about his behaviour.
Grantham, 57, who returned to the soap after a 14-year absence in September, also said he planned to make a donation to charity as part of his apology.
He shot to fame as the landlord of the Queen Victoria pub, married to Angie (Anita Dobson), but originally left the soap when his character was apparently shot dead in February 1989.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/tv_and_radio/3682351.stm   (402 words)

  
 roanoke.com - Virginia Tech Hokies football stories -Grantham cramming for his latest task   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After six years at Tech, Grantham was hired in 1996 by Michigan State, where he spent three years on the staff of then-Spartans coach Nick Saban.
In 1999, Grantham got his break into the NFL when Jim Mora, whom he had never met before interviewing, hired him as the Indianapolis Colts' defensive line coach.
Grantham, who also refused to rule out a possible return to the college game, conceded he's been blessed by having the opportunity to work under such coaches as Beamer, Saban, Mora, Capers, and now Crennel.
www.roanoke.com /sports/vtfootball/25411.html   (1024 words)

  
 George Grantham | BaseballLibrary.com
Grantham, switched from second base to first base, batted a career-high.326 and dramatically reduced his strikeouts in 1925.
Grantham batted over.300 in each of his seven seasons with Pittsburgh, splitting time between first base and second base.
Grantham will hit.300 for six seasons with the Bucs, while Grimm will play 11 seasons with Chicago, eventually becoming player-manager.
baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/G/Grantham_George.stm   (231 words)

  
 Grantham Family Crest by Houseofnames.com
We have researched the Grantham family crest in the most recognized sources of coats of arms.
In the Grantham coat of arms as in all coat of arms the crest is only one element of the full armorial achievement.
We encourage you to study the Grantham genealogy to find out if you descend from someone who bore a particular family crest.
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 Grantham - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
eo:Grantham Grantham is a small market town in Kesteven, Lincolnshire in England with about 35,000 inhabitants.
The main local landmark is the impressive parish church of St. Wulframs, which has one of the highest spires found among English churches.
Two world famous people are associated with the town: Sir Isaac Newton, who was schooled at the still existing Grantham King's Grammar School, and Margaret Thatcher, who was educated at King's sister school, Kesteven and Grantham Girls Grammar School (K.G.G.S), and was born in the town itself where many inhabitants still remember her.
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 Grantham Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On December 23, 1885 Hugh married Margaret Katherine Grantham, daughter of Joel and Elizabeth Dorcas (Campbell) Grantham, a teacher in the Pleasant Ridge Academy.
Joel and Elizabeth Dorcas (Campbell) Grantham were living in Clinton at the time their son, my grandfather, Marcus Alonzo Grantham was born in 1862.
Their son Joseph Elander Grantham (1934-) of Greene County, is the only living offspring of Joel Grantham (1817-1887) bearing the Grantham name.
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 Grantham, Lincolnshire, tourist information and visitor guide from TourUK
Grantham, on the border with Leicestershire, a town with its roots in the old stagecoach route from London.
There are still several coaching inns, including the famous Beehive Inn at Castlegate, it has a real beehive as its sign, and the Angel Inn, where King Richard II signed the death warrant of the Duke of Buckingham in 1483.
The Fox Inn is situated between Stamford and Grantham on the main A1.We sell fresh cooked food to order.It is near to Burghley House and Rutland Water Witch is a natural Reserve.
www.touruk.co.uk /lincs/lincs_grant.htm   (460 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Grantham (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Grantham is an agricultural center and railroad junction.
Landmarks include St. Wulfram's Church, with its 280-ft (85-m) steeple; Angel Inn, where in 1483 Richard III condemned the duke of Buckingham to death; a bronze statue (on St. Peter's Hill) of Sir Isaac Newton, who attended King's School in Grantham; and George Hotel, described by Dickens in Nicholas Nickleby.
At Grantham in 1643, Oliver Cromwell won his first victory over the royalists.
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 Grantham Design :: About : News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Grantham Design :: Graphic Design : Web Design : Icons Design : working to make the Internet a better place, bit by bit.
John Grantham is a self-employed graphic and Web designer in Hannover, Germany.
ProgRock Records, a "virtual" record label focusing on progressive rock, has contracted with John Grantham to provide CD artwork for its bands as well as to produce mini-sites for each band and album.
www.grantham.de /about/news.php3?news=20030609   (378 words)

  
 Find Churches in Grantham Pennsylvania - FlockFinder.com
Finding good churches in Grantham Pennsylvania is the main goal of our site.
For some time, churches in Pennsylvania have been pressured to get a "church website" hoping it would be an effective tool and a way to promote church growth.
Churches in Grantham Pennsylvania might be surprised at the number of people who are looking for a church in their area.
www.flockfinder.com /churches_pennsylvania/grantham/churches_grantham_pennsylvania.html   (609 words)

  
 GRANTHAM - Online Information article about GRANTHAM
in 1463, and Grantham became a corporate town.
Grantham was first represented in parliament in 1467, and returned two members; but by the Redistribution See also:
Act of 1885 the number was reduced to one.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /GOA_GRA/GRANTHAM.html   (982 words)

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