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  Quality Stationery Colour Litho Printing Company - Lichfield Printers UK
Lichfield Printers UK supply high quality colour litho print solutions.
Lichfield Printers UK printing company matches specific colours or Pantone references with no extra cost to your colour litho printing.
Lichfield Printers UK matches specific colours or Pantone references with no extra cost to your colour litho printing.
www.lichfieldprinters.co.uk   (877 words)

  
  Lichfield
Lichfield is a city of Staffordshire, 118 miles northwest of London and 24 miles northeast of Birmingham.
At the time of the Domesday survey, Lichfield was held by the bishop of Chester[?], where the see of the bishopric had been moved in 1075: it is not called a borough, only a small village.
Lichfield sent two members to the parliament of 1304 and to a few succeeding parliaments, but the representation did not become regular until 1552; in 1867 it lost one member, and in 1885 its representation was merged in that of the county.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/li/Lichfield.html   (910 words)

  
 Lichfield
LICHFIELD is a city and county of itself, although locally situated within the county of Stafford, 118 miles north-west by north from London.
Neither the property nor the expenditure of the corporation is known in consequence of the municipal authorities refusing to communicate with the parliamentary commissioners appointed in the year 1835, but the revenue is supposed not to exceed £300 per annum, and arises chiefly from landed property.
The name ‘Lichfield’ is of Saxon etymology, and, according to Dr. Harwood, refers to the marshy nature of the surrounding country.
www.oldtowns.co.uk /Staffordshire/lichfield.htm   (677 words)

  
 A Brief History of Lichfield
Lichfield did not have stone walls but it did have a ditch and an earth embankment probably with a wooden stockade on top.
That was a serious blow to Lichfield as it meant there were no more pilgrims visiting the town and spending their money.
However in 1548 Lichfield was incorporated, that is it was given a corporation and a mayor.
www.localhistories.org /lichfield.html   (1134 words)

  
 BBC Stoke & Staffordshire 360° - Lichfield Cathedral
Lichfield lies in the county of Staffordshire and boasts a splendid medieval cathedral.
Today, Lichfield Cathedral still stands at the heart of the Diocese and is a focus for the regular worship of God.
Legend has it that a thousand Christians were martyred in Lichfield around AD 300, during the reign of the Roman Emperor Diolectian, and that the name 'Lichfield' actually means 'field or place of the dead'.
www.bbc.co.uk /stoke/360/lichfieldcathedral/index.shtml   (1044 words)

  
 Lichfield
Lichfield International Ltd traces its history back to 1916, when New Zealand armed forces were involved in World War 1.
From this modest beginning, located in premises in Lichfield Street, Christchurch, the company soon established a reputation for quality and reliability which has continued to the present day.
Through this business partnership Lichfield was able to utilise this brand’s manufacturing sources which had the necessary experience and record for reliability and quality.
www.lichfield.co.nz /history.php   (411 words)

  
 Lichfield, Burntwood & Tamworth Liberal Democrats - Members' Handbook   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This handbook is produced by the Executive Committee of the Lichfield Burntwood and Tamworth branch of the Liberal Democrats.
The constitution of the Lichfield Burntwood and Tamworth branch of the Liberal Democrats, in conformity with the constitution of the federal party, provides for an Executive Committee, with responsibility for the conduct of branch affairs.
The Lichfield Parliamentary Constituency had an electorate of 63,794 and the Tamworth Parliamentary Constituency had an electorate of 69,596 at the last general election in June 2001.
www.lichfieldlibdems.org.uk /handbook.htm   (1474 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | UK | Obituary: Lord Lichfield
Lichfield's memory of the latter encounter was of deliberately falling off his chair to force smiles out of his straight-faced subjects.
A self-professed "spiv" and admirer of feminine beauty, one of Lichfield's favourite commissions was the famous Unipart calendar, shot in glamorous locations all over the world with an emphasis on stunning models.
Lichfield admitted to having relationships with many of his pretty subjects but, away from the camera, he found companionship in his own well-bred circle.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/4426492.stm   (638 words)

  
 Express & Star: The Chronicle, news for Lichfield   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sporty youngsters from a school near Lichfield are sorting out their trainers for a sponsored fun run on Saturday (May 6).
Traders in Lichfield are furious that the crucial Christmas shopping period could once again be hit by disruption and warn it could destroy the city's reputation.
A £28 million housing and office complex in Lichfield has been thrown into fresh doubt after new plans were panned by councillors and a city watchdog.
www.expressandstar.com /chronicle/lichfield   (307 words)

  
 Lichfield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lichfield (Welsh: Caerlwytgoed) is a small city and civil parish in Staffordshire, 110 miles northwest of London and 14 miles north of Birmingham.
The burial in the cathedral of individual kings of Mercia, such as Celred in 716, further increased the prestige of Lichfield.
In May 2006, a report commissioned by British Gas [1] showed that housing in Lichfield produced the 16th highest average carbon emissions in the country at 7,118 kg of carbon dioxide per dwelling.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lichfield   (1922 words)

  
 Lichfield Staffordshire - home of Dr. Samuael Johnson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Romans built Letocetum in the 1st century AD, a fort 2 miles to the south of Lichfield, at the crossroads of Watling Street and Ryknild Street.
Lichfield was a stronghold for Royalists and suffered during the English Civil War due to its strategic position between north and south.
There is an air of unspoilt charm about the place, a certain something that suggests a quiet comfort in being just a little off the main tourist trap routes.
localwebsuk.com /lichfield   (127 words)

  
 Lichfield travel guide - Wikitravel
Lichfield is a small cathedral city in England, close to Birmingham.
Lichfield is on the Cross City Line from Redditch through Birmingham with trains terminating either at Lichfield City Station or Lichfield Trent Valley.
Lichfield is small enough to be able to get around most of the areas of interest in the centre on foot.
wikitravel.org /en/Lichfield   (566 words)

  
 GENUKI: Lichfield
Haselour, seven and a half miles E of Lichfield, is an extra-parochial manor of 570 acres, containing only 5 houses, 29 inhabitants, and a deserted chapel, which is a prebend of Lichfield Cathedral.
At Dernford, in a picturesque valley near the canal, is a large corn mill, and at a short distance is Fulfen, an extra-parochial farm, anciently belonging to the Fulfen family, of whom it was purchased by Sir Richard Dyott, in 1639.
Lichfield Record Office holds electoral registers for the City & County of Lichfield Constituency for the period 1832-1841.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/STS/Lichfield/index.html   (1506 words)

  
 Lichfield Markets and Market Square
In the 1550’s, during the reign of ‘bloody’ Queen Mary, Thomas Hayward, John Goreway and Joyce Lewis were burnt at the stake on the Square.
Lichfield Accredited Farmers’ Market has been held on the first Thursday of the month since June 2001 and is a member of National Farmers’ Retail & Markets Association (FARMA).
Due to its Accreditation there are certain criteria a producer has to adhere to, to enable them to trade.
www.lichfield.gov.uk /markets.ihtml   (288 words)

  
 Lichfield Diocese
The Diocese of Lichfield is the Church of England in most of Staffordshire (including Stoke-on-Trent), the northern half of Shropshire (including most of Telford and the Wrekin); Walsall, Wolverhampton; and half of Sandwell.
There are 583 churches in the Lichfield Diocese - and every home and workplace in every street in every hamlet, village, district, town or city is served by a Church of England parish.
Stretching from the Welsh border to the Peak District; and from north Staffordshire to the Black Country; the Diocese of Lichfield is one of the largest in the Church of England serving just under two-million-people in 1,744 square miles.
www.lichfield.anglican.org   (501 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Lichfield
Lichfield with the archiepiscopal pallium, giving him metropolitan authority over Worcester,
Lichfield was nevertheless maintained, and one of the early
During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries the building of the cathedral continued.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09232a.htm   (250 words)

  
 Lichfield Cathedral - Home
Welcome, in the name of Christ Jesus, to Lichfield Cathedral: one of the oldest places of Christian worship in Britain and the burial place of the Anglo Saxon missionary, St Chad.
Lichfield Cathedral is open every day from 7.30am until 6.15pm.
There is no entrance charge, but we ask each visitor to make a donation.
www.lichfield-cathedral.org   (109 words)

  
 Lichfield Garrick, home
Following the sell-out performance last year, We’ll Meet Again returns to Lichfield Garrick for two great shows.
Jo Caulfield, Brendan Riley, Phil Walker and Manuel Martinez bring the laughs to Lichfield Garrick!
Starring Beverley Hills, Willy Russell's sharp comic skills are everywhere in this award-winning piece.
www.lichfieldgarrick.com   (153 words)

  
 Lichfield City Council
The City Council is the 'parish' council for Lichfield City - a 'parish' that has almost 30,000 residents.
Follow the links from this Homepage to find out more about the City Council, and the wonderful City of Lichfield.
For other council services, you may also need to look at the following websites:
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 BBC NEWS | UK | Photographer Lord Lichfield dies
The Queen was among the first to pay tribute to Lord Lichfield, saying she was "deeply saddened" at the news.
Lord Lichfield was the Queen's first cousin once removed and was the official photographer at the wedding of the Prince of Wales to Diana.
Former royal press secretary Dickie Arbiter said Lord Lichfield had been very close to the Royal Family and was noted for the easy way he handled them during shoots, using a whistle to marshal guests at the wedding of Charles and Diana.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/4427752.stm   (618 words)

  
 Lichfield (district) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lichfield is a local government district in Staffordshire, England.
The dignity and privileges of the City of Lichfield are vested in its town council (a civil parish) (which is therefore known as Lichfield City Council, and covers only 14 km²), and not the District Council which covers nearly 25 times this area.
The district was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by a merger of the municipal borough of Lichfield with most of the Lichfield Rural District.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lichfield_(district)   (181 words)

  
 Lichfield Arts - Introduction and Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lichfield Arts Director Brian Pretty said: "The New Year Barn Dances have become something of a tradition at Lichfield Arts, so we thought why leave it a year until the next one.
Lichfield Arts opens its popular Lichfield Blues on the Loose evenings with American singer/songwriter and superb bottleneck guitarist Catfish Keith.
Lichfield Arts Director Brian Pretty said: "Catfish Keith is an international artist and I am delighted to be bringing him to Lichfield Guildhall, continuing the high standard of our 'Blues on the Loose' nights."
www.lichfieldarts.org.uk /main/welcome.html   (337 words)

  
 Lichfield: The U.S. Army On Trial   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was the kind of twist that Andy Griffith, as the fictional lawyer Matlock, would resort to almost every week in a television series forty years later, except that this scene was devoid of the lightheartedness that characterized that TV series.
This trial was to be the first of a series, the frontispiece of an emerging scandal that the press on both sides of the Atlantic would call the "Lichfield trials." Repercussions from Lichfield would be felt all the way to the White House.
Although the defense witnesses initially denied that any brutality had ever taken place in the Lichfield guardhouses, one by one they began returning to the witness stand to purge themselves of perjury, stating they had been instructed to to lie on the witness stand.
www.historyplace.com /pointsofview/lichfield.htm   (2846 words)

  
 Contact the Lichfield Garrick
The Lichfield Garrick is located in the centre of the City of Lichfield, Staffordshire, just north of Birmingham and close to the M6 Toll road.
Lichfield City Station, which is located in the City Centre, offers frequent direct services to Birmingham New Street Station.
Lichfield Trent Valley station, approximately 20 minutes walk from the City centre, has direct services to London Euston and the North.
www.lichfieldgarrick.com /site/scripts/location.php   (225 words)

  
 National Portrait Gallery | What's on? | Lichfield: The Early Years 1962-1982
Lichfield's relationship with the former began in the 1970s through a series of advertising campaigns.
Patrick Lichfield first took to the camera at the age of six.
Patrick Lichfield has been awarded Fellowships of both The British Institute of Professional Photographers and The Royal Photographic Society.
www.npg.org.uk /live/lichfield.asp   (395 words)

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