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  Leerdam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leerdam (population: 21,050 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.
The municipality of Leerdam comprises the town of Leerdam, the rural villages Kedichem and Schoonrewoerd and the hamlet of Oosterwijk.
Leerdam received city rights in 1407.The small river Linge, bordered by beautiful water meadows, defines the atmosphere and tone of the landscape.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leerdam   (309 words)

 Northpinellas: Ex-bar owner is convicted in shooting
Clarence "Whitey" Leerdam is found guilty of the attempted murder of his former girlfriend and a man he found in bed with her.
Leerdam unloaded several shots at the couple, missing his ex but hitting her new boyfriend in the hand.
Leerdam once was the namesake of one of Indian Rocks Beach's most ill-reputed bars: Whitey's Beach Place at 2405 Gulf Blvd. An undercover drug sweep at the bar last year resulted in 18 arrests.
www.sptimes.com /2003/07/19/Northpinellas/Ex_bar_owner_is_convi.shtml   (626 words)

 Leerdam - Uncyclopedia
If you are in Leerdam (Leerdam is a town in the Netherlands, laying exactly in the middle of the country) you have several options for action.
Leerdam has a feared maffia that is there to drive away the big boredom which is having a grip on Leerdam for centuries.
Leerdam is now only known for their Leerdammer cheese (wich tastes awfull but sells like hell, exept their second cheese Caractere which tastes delicious but doesn't sell at all), the bottles they make for Heineken beer (probably the reason that Leerdam is still on the map) and the Durex condoms.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Leerdam   (511 words)

 Castle Leerdam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Castle Leerdam was built on the confluence of two small rivers; the Linge and the Leede, probably somewhere in the 11th or 12th century.
In 1557 William of Orange inherited the County of Leerdam together with the castle.
In the 1970's this 'Hofje' was restored which led to the rediscovery of some wall fragments of Castle Leerdam; three parts of walls, one with the beginning of a spiral staircase.
www.castles.nl /ld/ld.html   (289 words)

 Collections - Leerdam Glass Factory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
For Dutch people the glass industry in Leerdam is very well known, but strangely enough the knowledge about the history of this industry is only meagre.
In a letter from 1904 Cornelis Voogd, a medical doctor associated to the Leerdam Glass Factory, pleads that a hospital be established.
408 households in Leerdam (with an average of 4.7 persons per household) are living in no more than a single room or two small rooms.
www.iisg.nl /collections/leerdam.php   (196 words)

At the time there was an important idealistic movement to improve the quality of everyday design, led by architects and furniture makers: shapes inspired by nature were stylised, geometrical designs introduced and the role of ornament was reduced.
Quite a lot of unsigned Leerdam glass has been exported to the USA and Canada where it is often mistaken for Steuben.
The hand blown tableware and flower vases are very light and elegant, often executed in light tones (grey, light amethyst) to accent the all important shape of the vessel in the absence of other decoration.
www.xs4all.nl /~abel/leerdam1.html   (1524 words)

 Leerdam (The Netherlands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1986 the municipalities of Kedichem, Leerdam and Schoonrewoerd merged to form the new municipality of Leerdam.
It occurs as "flag of Leerdam" on an image, edited by Pieter Post in 1651 of the funeral of Prince Frederik Hendrik in 1647.
Leerdam was then a county, belonging to the Orange-family.
www.hampshireflag.co.uk /world-flags/allflags/nl-zh-ld.html   (144 words)

 Northpinellas: Man gets 25 years in murder attempts
Leerdam shot at Delguidice and her boyfriend, Chris Bililis, with a handgun, hitting him in the hand but missing her.
Early on Oct. 3, Leerdam took a cab to Delguidice's house in the Largo area.
Leerdam told a cab driver that night that he wanted to kill his girlfriend.
www.sptimes.com /2003/08/01/Northpinellas/Man_gets_25_years_in_.shtml   (405 words)

 Landhuis Loosdorp Leerdam - home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This modern villa is situated along the nature trail of Leerdam and overlooks the green hart of The Netherlands.
Leerdam has a long history in crystal and glass, so do not forget to visit the crystal factory ore one of the crystal exhibitions.
Leerdam is situated in the very middle of the Netherlands.
www.loosdorp.nl /en/mainframe.htm   (291 words)

 Leerdam Links
Leerdam Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
Leerdam A husband is a guy who tells you when you've got on too much lipstick and helps you with your girdle when your hips stick.
Our darling's now comple Leerdam I was under medication when I made the decision not to burn the tapes.
www.welcome-2-europe.com /Netherlands_South_Holland_Leerdam.html   (1641 words)

 Leerdam Glass
Leerdam, near Rotterdam in the Netherlands, has been a site of glass making since the 18th Century.
The most prolific designer who worked for Leerdam was Andries Copier who was born in Leerdam in 1901 and lived to the age of 90.
Leerdam vases designed by Andries Copier won first prize at the 1925 Paris Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts.
www.glass.co.nz /leerdam.htm   (2083 words)

 Old photos 2: Between Utrecht and Gelderland - Leerdam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Leerdam is often included in the area called "Drechtsteden", semi-urban centres around Rotterdam whose name usually ends on "Drecht" (old Dutch for waterway, of which there are plenty in this waterlogged country) but as it resembles Geldermalsen more, that's the town I've grouped it with.
A pity, because Leerdam itself (the "new" parts excepted) is quite agreeable, and surrounded by a rural area of the picturesque kind, vaguely reminiscent of French vineyards.
This road pops over the hill at the end and into the countryside part of Leerdam, where the housing is more opulent and the view reminds of Arkel.
home.tiscali.nl /archive/ophoto2/ophoto2c.htm   (417 words)

 Bed-wetting - get alarmed!
Dr van Leerdam and colleagues found that such 'alarming knickers' are the most effective method for training children to cease wetting their beds.
Dr van Leerdam says this approach is very effective in the majority of adolescents and adults too, if only they can be properly motivated to go through "three months of hard work".
Dr van Leerdam also believes that many doctors are too ready to refer persistent bed-wetters to hospital for unnecessarily intrusive treatments.
www2.rnw.nl /rnw/en/features/science/050627rf?view=Standard   (1220 words)

 Leerdam Glass from the Glass Encyclopedia
The most famous series of Leerdam designs were the Unica range and the Serica range, both associated with Andries Copier.
If you are looking for glass made by Leerdam, you can sometimes find items on offer on ebay - click here to see the Leerdam glass listings currently for sale on ebay.
There is an excellent chapter about Leerdam glass in Lesley Jackson's book "20th Century Factory Glass".
www.glassencyclopedia.com /Leerdamglass.html   (346 words)

 Dutch Glass - Old And Sold Antiques Auction & Marketplace
The Leerdam factory working with the architect, De Bazel, prior to 1923, realigned their ideas and to the present time Leerdam glass has forged ahead.
Leerdam's much favored flower and fruit designs have come largely from the mind of A. Copier.
Until 1925 he was a linen designer with the Van Dissel firm; on transferring his art and ideas to Leerdam the longer stemmed flowers, twigs, and leaves of linen designs began to appear on the Dutch glass and made an immediately favorable impression.
www.oldandsold.com /articles01/article614.shtml   (414 words)

 VVV Zuid-Holland Zuid
Leerdam, situated on the beautiful river De Linge surrounded by flood plains, has been a centre for the glass and wood industries since the 18th century.
The first glassblowers came from Germany and established the basis for the present-day glass industry of the 'Royal Leerdam' glass factory, and Leerdam glass is still a household name today.
How the ancient craft of glassblowing is practised can be seen in the Glascentrum Leerdam from mid April to end October.
www.vvvzhz.nl /engels/engels_leerdam_glas.html   (145 words)

 Landhuis Loosdorp Leerdam - Route informatie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It is easy to go to Leerdam because there are 3 highway's nearby.
Route from the A15.Take the exit 29 "Vuren/Leerdam" and follow the signs "Leerdam" You will pass a petrol station and a railway.
From Leerdam station you travel east and walk along the "Schaikseweg".
www.loosdorp.nl /en/routeinformatie.htm   (243 words)

 Royal Leerdam Crystal
To celebrate the occasion, he asked three artists early in the year to participate in a "relay race" with him.
After working with Royal Leerdam's master glassblower, this group passed the 'designing baton' on to a third batch of participants, who in turn passed it on to a fourth and final group of artists.
You are welcome to join us from 14:00 pm on at the National Glass Museum at Lingedijk 28 in Leerdam.
www.leerdamkristal.nl /engels/estafette.htm   (185 words)

 Company News On Call
It operates a manufacturing and distribution facility in Leerdam, The Netherlands, and employs approximately 450 associates.
As a result it is expected to contribute to Libbey's track record of strong cash return on invested capital, regular debt reduction and increasing financial strength over time.
This acquisition will utilize the complementary skills and resources of the people of Libbey and Royal Leerdam to position Libbey as an even more important supplier to its customers and add value for its shareholders.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=105&STORY=/www/story/01-06-2003/0001866062   (627 words)

 Royal Leerdam Crystal
Royal Leerdam Crystal and the National Glass Museum Leerdam have put together a memorable programme.
If desired, you will be given the opportunity to meet Siem van der Marel, head designer at Royal Leerdam, and to have the museum curator determine the origin of crystal objects you have brought along with you*.
The National Glass Museum Leerdam was established in 1953 on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Royal Leerdam.
www.leerdamkristal.nl /engels/arrangement.htm   (427 words)

 Royal Leerdam Crystal
Since 1878, the most beautiful glass objets d´art and ornamental pieces have been produced in the traditional way - which means made by hand and blown by mouth - in Leerdam in the Netherlands.
Fortunately, the (master) glass-blowers at Royal Leerdam Crystal have all these characteristics and they ensure the exceptional quality of the company´s products that, for good reason, are used by the Dutch royal family.
At Royal Leerdam, design has been regarded as being vitally important for more than 100 years.
www.glassglobal.com /profile/37497.html   (341 words)

 Royal Leerdam
Seduction consists of three wineglasses (59, 43 and 30 cl) and a flute (16 cl) and is available from September 2005.
Royal Leerdam introduced the Authentique glass series at the Wine Professional trade show and the European Fine Food Fair in January 2005.
Royal Leerdam, in collaboration with the Consejo Regulador *and the ICEX **, has developed a glass specifically for drinking sherry with meals.
www.royalleerdam.com /new_horeca.htm   (310 words)

 Foodservice Equipment & Supplies: Libbey acquires Royal Leerdam. (news & events).(Brief Article)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Libbey Inc. has acquired the stock of B.V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam (Royal Leerdam) from BSN Glasspack.
Royal Leerdam manufactures and markets high-quality glass stemware, including wine glasses.
It operates a manufacturing and distribution facility in Leerdam, The Netherlands, and employs approximately 450 staff.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:97996177&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (157 words)

Peter Leerdam is a busy orchestral player and teacher in the Netherlands.
Peter Leerdam has an eclectic and wide-ranging taste in music, and alongside his classical playing he is equally at home performing Jazz of Gipsy Music with the groups
He teaches double bass at the Conservatoire of Rotterdam and is keen to promote the double bass throughout the Netherlands, and to make international contacts with other performers and teachers.
musiciansgallery.com /start/strings/doublebasses/leerdam(peter).html   (267 words)

 Church of St. Mary, Leerdam
Beatifully, like as in a painting, stands at the Meent at Leerdam the little church of St. Mary, built by Dom Bellot and his associate Hendrik van de Leur in 1928-1930.
Typical for this church is the fine way the front of the church matches the surrounding architecture, and the strange place the tower is built: In the middle of a passage from the vicarage to the rear end of the church!
His first own churches (St. Francis at Groningen, St. Lambertus at Vorstenbosch) are made with Leerdam as an example.
home.tiscali.nl /~ti125673/Mariakerk.htm   (287 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Without that familyname it is useless to begin a research in the archives of the city of Kortrijk.
In large parts of the northern Lower Countries though, where Leerdam is situated, people did not have fixed family names yet.
According to Riker's History of Harlem [1904], Sebastian's parents retired and then moved to Holland to Leerdam (Prince's Land because it was owned by Prince William of Orange) in circa 1615.
www.softcom.net /users/mdcourt/email.txt   (7991 words)

 Royal Leerdam
The names of Royal Leerdam and Royal Leerdam Crystal remain in use.
In December of this year, Royal Leerdam celebrated its 125th anniversary with the production of the book 'Siem van der Marel, designer for Royal Leerdam', an homage to the current Head of Design.
The Director of Royal Leerdam will also be responsible for Crisal and both companies will operate under the name Libbey Europe.
www.royalleerdam.com /corporate_hist.htm   (604 words)

 Libbey Inc. Acquires Glass Tableware Business in Europe
Royal Leerdam's primary markets are located in countries in the North of Europe.
We welcome its 300 associates to Libbey and look forward to their partnership in growing our glassware business internationally." The acquisition is expected to add $33 to $35 million annually to Libbey's sales and add $0.02 to $0.04 to earnings per diluted share in the first full year.
Its Royal Leerdam subsidiary, located in Leerdam, Netherlands, is among the world leaders in producing and selling glass stemware to retail, foodservice and industrial clients.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/01-10-2005/0002815468&EDATE=   (848 words)

 Royal Leerdam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Take exit 29 Leerdam and follow signs for Leerdam N 848 until bridge over the river "Linge".
Take exit 12 Leerdam and follow signs for Leerdam N484.
In Leerdam follow signs to Gorinchem N 848 until the bridge crossing the river "Linge".
www.royal-leerdam.com /route_uk_tekst.htm   (137 words)

 Low Family
He emigrated to the Netherlands about 1615 and settled at the town of Leerdam.
(1) Jan Bastiaensen Kortrijk/Kortregt/Courtwright was born 1618 Leerdam, Gelderland, South Holland.
(2) Michiel Bastiaensen Van Kortryk, aka Chiel Kortright, was born 1620 Leerdam, Gelderland, Netherlands.
www.geocities.com /cwheatley2000/lowefam.html   (2180 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Follow the direction "Leerdam" for about 2 kilometers.
Travelling from the direction 's Hertogenbosch on the A2, turn to direction Rotterdam at the junction with the A15.
On the roundabout just before entering Leerdam turn to the left and follow the signs for Asperen.
www.demoer.com /edmroute.htm   (156 words)

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