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  GENUKI: Lancashire genealogy
Lancashire County libraries have a list of addresses and telephone numbers of local libraries in the modern administrative county of Lancashire.
Lancashire north and east coal mines in 1908 (A-Ha).
Lancashire north and east metalliferous mines in 1908.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/LAN   (2101 words)

  
  Lancashire - LoveToKnow 1911
South Lancashire is the principal seat of the cotton manufacture in the world, the trade centring upon Manchester, Oldham and the neighbouring densely populated district.
Lancashire is in the northern circuit, and assizes are held at Lancaster for the north, and at Liverpool and Manchester for the south of the county.
In 1297 Lancashire raised 1000 men, and at the battle of Falkirk (1298) 1000 Lancashire soldiers were in the vanguard, led by Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Lancashire   (5956 words)

  
 Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Homepage
Formed in 1973 as the Rossendale Society for Genealogy and Heraldry (Lancashire), the Society now has twelve centres in Lancashire, together with one in London where members meet regularly.
Lancashire deals with information about the County of Lancashire - its area, sub districts and history.
Shop is one of the most popular areas, and has sections for the sale of microfiche indexes to census, parish registers, monumental inscriptions and other data compiled by members of the Society.
www.lancashire-fhhs.org.uk   (416 words)

  
 English Cheese Origins - Lancashire, Gloucester,Leicester
Lancashire, where the Butlers dairy is situated, is in the North West region of England.
Lancashire provides the unique variations in weather and the luscious green grasses that gives local cows the nutrients they need to produce such distinguishable milk.
Lancashire cheeses differ greatly in character, ranging from quite firm in texture to very crumbly and from strong, sharp tastes to soft and creamy flavours.
www.butlerscheeses.co.uk /content/2/5   (564 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LandYR) was a major British railway company before the 1923 Grouping, although in 1922 it had already entered into a working agreement with the London and North Western Railway.
Colne is a town (population approx 20,000), in the Pendle district of Lancashire, England, close to the Yorkshire border.
The East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society was formed in 1968 with a view to preserving a section of the former East Lancashire Railway, focusing on a section of line near Helmshore, but unfortunately this plan did not come to fruition.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lancashire-and-Yorkshire-Railway   (1859 words)

  
  Lancashire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lancashire is a county and duchy palatine in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea.
The principal port of Lancashire are the Mersey Ports.
Lancashire is policed by the Lancashire Constabulary, whose territory covers the ceremonial county of Lancashire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lancashire   (1875 words)

  
 Lancashire - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Lancashire is a county of England, lying on the Irish Sea.
A red rose is the traditional symbol for Lancashire and the House of Lancaster, immortalized in the verse "In the battle for England's head/York was white, Lancaster red" (referring to the 15th century War of the Roses).
Lancashire is policed by Lancashire Constabulary which covers the current county of Lancashire.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/l/a/n/Lancashire.html   (759 words)

  
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Lancashire is a county of England, lying on the Irish Sea, and bounded by Cumberland, Westmorland, Yorkshire, and Cheshire.
From April 1, 1974 the Furness area (the area of Lancashire north of Morecambe Bay) starting being administered by the new administrative area of Cumbria, the south east being administered by Greater Manchester, and the south west by the metropolitan administrative area of Merseyside.
Lancashire is divided into a number of local government districts.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/l/la/lancashire.html   (239 words)

  
 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Lancashire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The northwestern portion of the county is part of the Lake District ; in the west and south are lowlands (the Lancashire plain) and occasional moors, with deposits of coal, slate, and sandstone.
Lancashire in Anglo-Saxon times was part of the kingdom of Northumbria.
In 1974, Lancashire was reorganized as a nonmetropolitan county.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/L/Lancashi.asp   (442 words)

  
 Lancashire
Lancashire's history is littered with conflict, York and Lancaster, Cromwell and Charles I, and parts of the Jacobite Rebellion were all played out in the County.
For example, Manchester was first in Lancashire, then it became its own administrative County, then this was dissolved to become a series of Unitary Counties with smaller areas and different names.
After Local Government was re-organised in 1974, Lancashire gained an area of Yorkshire around Skipton in the north east of the County, but lost the areas of Ulverston and Barrow (which became part of Cumbria County).
www.lfhhs.org.uk /lancs/index.htm   (589 words)

  
 NWRA :: The Region > Lancashire
The county of Lancashire covers 3000 square kilometres of contrasting landscapes, from rugged hills and moors to windswept coasts to small market towns nestling in the Pennine foothills.
Lancashire's reputation and wealth was established during the Industrial Revolution, as early as 1800, when pioneering engineers brought the railways, canals, mills and factories to its towns.
Lancashire's reputation as a collection of smoky industrial towns belies the breathtaking beauty of its spectacular countryside.
www.nwra.gov.uk /theregion/lancashire/?page_id=10   (340 words)

  
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Lancashire is a county palatine of England, lying on the Irish Sea.
Lancashire borders Cumbria, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, and Merseyside, and contains the unitary authorities of Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen.
Lancashire set against a backdrop of Britain’s most beautiful countryside, rich in heritage and steeped in history, Lancashire’s natural assets are perfect for visiting all year round.
www.ylt.com /Lancashire.htm   (219 words)

  
 Welcome to Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service employs over 1,500 staff to provide a wide range of preventative and emergency response services.
Our service has five strategic objectives, they are to: reduce the number of emergency incidents and their consequences; ensure a safe, healthy, competent and representative workforce; reduce our impact on the environment; help build stronger, healthier and more sustainable communities and deliver affordable, value for money services.
We offer a free service to all residents in Lancashire in which we visit your home and give free fire safety advice - as well as fitting a free smoke alarm where necessary.
www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk   (288 words)

  
 Lancashire & Blackpool Tourism | Lancashire Holidays
If you are looking for somewhere for your holidays, Lancashire and Blackpool are brimming with places to stay, attractions to visit, good food, and a reputation for good quality produce.
From Britain's favourite seaside resort to a 300-square mile Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Lancashire and Blackpool have everything you need for a day out or a longer stay.
What's more, next year we will be celebrating 'Taste Lancashire 08 - the Year of Food and Drink' in partnership with Liverpool's European Capital of Culture 2008.
www.visitlancashire.com   (314 words)

  
 Lancashire Heeler Information and Pictures, Lancashire Heelers
The Lancashire Heeler is set low to the ground; legs are short in relation to the rest of the body.
The Lancashire may nip at peoples heels as it has a strong instinct to herd and must be taught not to do it to people.
Although the new Lancashire's retain the excellent ability to herd, they are now rarely used for cattle herding.
www.dogbreedinfo.com /lancashireheeler.htm   (396 words)

  
 BBC - Lancashire
Two people are arrested in Lancashire after police find more than 200 cannabis plants at a house.
Lancashire cricketers kicked off their pre-season preparations at Rivington Pike.
M58 Lancashire - Two lanes closed westbound between J5, Up Holland and J4, Skelmersdale, because of roadworks during the night.
www.bbc.co.uk /lancashire   (103 words)

  
 Limo Hire in Lancashire. Lancashire limo hire.
Serving all Lancashire, Blackpool, Preston and Lancaster and the North West, 'Lancashire Limo Hire' are the leading company for limo hire in Lancashire.
We were the 1st to offer brand new limousines for hire, 1st to offer pink limo's for hire in Lancashire and the 1st to buy the 14 seater super limo in the fylde coast..
Also Lancashire's largest choice of limousines in Black, White and Pink stretched limo's and 4x4 limo's, with leather seating for up to 14 passengers.
www.lancashirelimos.co.uk   (204 words)

  
 Lancashire Dialect - Completely Lanky
Herbert Dutton of Atherton, Lancashire who served with the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in the First World War.
This brings home in a very graphic way what it was like in the trenches for the ordinary Lancashire soldier.
These are a few pictures and memories of Atherton, Lancashire, where I was born.
www.nyt.co.uk /lancashire.htm   (793 words)

  
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LANCASHIRE residents are being urged to get behind a bid to “win the lottery” for a cycling and walking project in the county.
A NEW online and interactive Vision is now available - making it easier for people to speak out on Lancashire County Council activities.
Vote for your favourite location in Lancashire in the Pride of Place poll.
www.lancashire.gov.uk   (76 words)

  
 The Lancashire Partnership for Road Safety - Safe2Travel
According to Department of Transport figures, last year in Lancashire, 363 people suffered an injury as a result of collisions where at...
Research carried out by Lancashire Partnership for Road Safety shows that a shocking amount of drivers are, at best, rusty on the Highway Code.
Following the introduction of the new seat belt legislation Lancashire Partnership for Road Safety ran a series of competitions in the local press.
www.safe2travel.co.uk   (222 words)

  
 Lancashire Police home page: Lancashire Constabulary
Lancashire police are warning fans travelling to tonight’s game between Burnley and...
POLICE in Lancashire are undertaking a major policing operation to target travelling...
Skip the Sub navigation and proceed to the documents footer
www.lancashire.police.uk   (224 words)

  
 Lancashire Births Marriages & Deaths
Register Offices in the county of Lancashire, England, hold records of local births, marriages and deaths back to the start of civil registration in 1837.
Although the indexes are not yet complete for all years and districts, the database will eventually cover Lancashire births, marriages and deaths for the years 1837 to the present day.
If you have any comments or queries regarding this web-site, or wish to contact us, please visit our: Frequently Asked Questions page.
www.lancashirebmd.org.uk   (107 words)

  
 This Is Lancashire - news, sport and entertainment from Lancashire, Greater Manchester & Merseyside
This Is Lancashire is brought to you by:
THE Lancashire Telegraph has won a major victory in its campaign to stop children being groomed for sex after a national investigation into the problem was launched.
ACCRINGTON Stanley were beaten by 10-man Rochdale tonight after carelessly throwing away a goal lead against their North West rivals.
www.thisislancashire.co.uk   (331 words)

  
 Welcome to Probation in Lancashire
Lancashire Probation Area is part of the National Probation Service, a statutory criminal justice service.
In Lancashire our work is serving local people - building safer communities, reducing crime, ensuring public protection and fewer victims.
Offenders to plant new trees at Witton Country Park
www.probation-lancashire.org.uk   (128 words)

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