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  Stamford Lincolnshire UK History
Stamford prospered under the Normans with an economy based mainly on wool; it was particularly famous for its woven cloth called haberget.
By the 13th century Stamford was one of the 10 largest towns in England.
Stamford is a unique treasure trove of provincial English architecture built in the finest stone that this country has to offer.
www.stamford.co.uk /tourism/history.shtml   (612 words)

  
  Stamford, Lincolnshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Stamford is a town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, England.
It is situated in a protrusion of Lincolnshire, between Rutland to the north and west, and Cambridgeshire to the south.
Stamford is a quaint town, with street after street of timber framed and stone buildings (using the glorious luminous limestone that Lincoln Cathedral is built from), little shops tucked down back alleys, and without the traffic and street furniture it would be difficult to tell what century you were in.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stamford,_Lincolnshire   (566 words)

  
 A Brief History of Stamford, Lincolnshire
In the Middle Ages Stamford was a centre of the wool trade.
This was partly because the railway arrived in Stamford in 1846.
In the 20th century the population of Stamford grew rapidly.
www.localhistories.org /stamford.html   (692 words)

  
 Stamford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stamford Bridge football stadium, the home ground for Chelsea Football Club
Stamford Hotel A hotel chain located in Australia
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stamford   (92 words)

  
 Stamford - a town in Lincolnshire, England
Stamford is one of the finest stone towns in the whole of England - just follow the links below to see more of Stamford.
There is a tangible sense of history as you walk around Stamford: there are buildings that date from many of the important times in English history.
Stamford - Another map, actually a photograph of one.
www.netcomuk.co.uk /~dscholes/stamfordindex.htm   (733 words)

  
 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
As the names of it's towns and villages suggests Lincolnshire was one of the areas most heavily influenced by the Danes and the Vikings on their many incursions into post-Roman Britain.
Lincolnshire’s local government: The County of Lincolnshire is governed by two tiers of local government: Lincolnshire County Council at the top and 7 Districts: Boston, Eat Lindsey, Lincoln, North Kesteven, South Holland, South Kesteven, West Lindsey.
Lincolnshire spreads from the flat shores of the North Sea westward to the Midlands and north to Yorkshire.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/lincolnshire.html   (1021 words)

  
 BBC - Lincolnshire - Sport - Stamford Striders Club
Stamford Striders arose from the dying embers of Stamford Harriers which, although a successful club for a number of years, had latterly lost momentum.
There was a determination amongst the members that Stamford should continue to be represented on the running scene but also that a fresh start was needed so a new management committee was elected at the 2003 AGM and decisions were taken about the future direction of the club.
On 18th July Stamford Striders were launched at Blackstones Sports and Social Club which, fresh from its victory over the threat of redevelopment and offering a secure future and welcoming base, is our new HQ.
www.bbc.co.uk /lincolnshire/sport/athletics/club_stamford.shtml   (372 words)

  
 Touring Southwest Lincolnshire Country Houses on Britannia: Stamford
Stamford has always been an important centre because it was the only place the River Welland could be crossed throughout the year.
Henry III granted Stamford its charter in 1254 and it has grown around the cloth trade and as a religious centre.
The title 'Knight of the Garter' was initiated in Stamford by Edward III while dancing, when he saved his partner from embarrassment by retrieving her garter after it slipped to the floor.
www.britannia.com /tours/lincs/swlinc01.html   (465 words)

  
 Stamford, Vermont, New England, USA
Some place-name aficionados suggest that it derives from the Connecticut town of the same name, which was named in 1642 for Stamford in Lincolnshire, England.
However, though George certainly was the most distinguished of the Earls of Stamford (and he did marry Henrietta Cavendish-Bentinck, who was related to Wentworth), he did not succeed to the Earldom until 1768.
At the time Wentworth first used the Stamford name for the town, another Grey, Harry (1715-68), was thirty-eight years old, and had succeedeed his father as the fourth Earl of Stamford a few years earlier.
www.virtualvermont.com /towns/stamford.html   (542 words)

  
 Nonconformist Chapels in Stamford, Lincolnshire
Stamford has a very long history of nonconformity to the Established Church.
The 1662 Act of Uniformity required all ministers to give assent and consent to everything in the Book of Common Prayer, and that the Revised Liturgy of the Church of England be used in all places of worship.
People who did not worship at the Established churches became known as Dissenters, or those who did not assent to the Liturgy of the Church of England.
www.stamfordchurches.co.uk /chapels.shtml   (146 words)

  
 John Dixon 1722   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
John was born on 12 October 1722, the son of Joseph Dixon and Mary Brookes, at Stamford, Lincolnshire.
John Dixon was apprenticed to his father as a carpenter in Stamford in 1736 and was awarded his freedom of the borough on Aug. 25, 1748.
On April 4, 1778 the house next door in Stamford, No. 34 St Peter's Street, which was a Corporation house with a life lease to Old Joe, now became John's life lease.
members.cox.net /ghgraham/johndixon1722.html   (670 words)

  
 Joseph Dixon 1699   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Joseph was born on 24 February 1699, the son of John Dixon and Elizabeth Downham, at Spalding, Lincolnshire.
He became a pillar of the Stamford community, and married Mary Brookes, at nearby Paston, in 1721, the Rev. Thomas Gibson officiating.
His apprenticeship fee as a joiner and carpenter was huge for Stamford, reflecting his position in the community as a big businessman and wheeler dealer.
members.cox.net /ghgraham/josephdixon1699.html   (629 words)

  
 Stamford, Lincolnshire - Free Pictures - FreeFoto.Com
Stamford is justly considered one of Britain's most beautiful towns.
It has a long history that can be traced back as far as the Danish settlement.
In 1993, BBC television used Stamford as the setting for George Eliot's Middlemarch drama.
www.freefoto.com /preview.jsp?id=32-06-62&k=Stamford,Lincolnshire   (86 words)

  
 Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire is divided into 3 districts Holland, Kesteven, and Lindsey.
The first draft was completed in August 1086 and contained records for 13,418 settlements in the English counties south of the rivers Ribble and Tees (the border with Scotland at the time).
The War of the Roses which sacked Stamford and Grantham, the dissolution of the religious houses in 1536 (Louth, Horncastle, Boston, Stamford and Lincolnshire) and the Civil War, all found Lincolnshire in the middle of the conflict and unrest.
www.andyblackard.com /studies/lincolnshire.htm   (1909 words)

  
 Stamford Self catering accommodation Lincolnshire holiday cottage, Rutland and Burghley, Rutland Water, Grantham, Bourne
The Granary near Stamford is a spectacular modern self catering holiday cottage created from an ancient building (parts of which are believed to be 900 years old) lying 5 miles north of Stamford in the peaceful Lincolnshire village of Aunby.
With its tranquil location in rolling countryside, lake views and light and airy interior, the Granary is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the countryside or visit the many attractions close by.
The closest of these being Stamford, the Georgian town described by Sir Walter Scott as ‘the finest scene between London and Edinburgh’ and widely regarded as one of the finest stone towns in Britain.
www.aunby.co.uk   (438 words)

  
 Stamford UK
The town of Stamford is situated 100 miles north of London, just off the A1, which was the old Great North Road leading to York and Edinburgh.
Many of the buildings are constructed from old Lincolnshire limestone, hence the town's distinguished appearance and popularity with tourists and movie directors alike.
Stamford.co.uk, founded in 1996, is the town's longest established web site and following our 2004 refurbishment we hope to continue to bring Stamford to you and you to Stamford.
www.stamford.co.uk   (214 words)

  
 CHILC - Student Accommodation in Stamford, Lincolnshire, UK.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In this way, total immersion in an English-speaking environment is guaranteed as the language learned on the intensive language programme is reinforced throughout the time spent with the host family at home.
Students can take advantage of living in one of CHILC's own properties in Stamford or enter into a private contractual agreement to rent a room from an independent landlord.
This is a good option for those who have settled in Stamford and perhaps have already spent some tine within the secure setting of a Host Family.
www.chilc.co.uk /accommodation   (515 words)

  
 St. John's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire
It was rebuilt all of a piece, c.1451, one of 2 churches in Stamford to be almost complete examples of Perpendicular style work.
Because most of the church is so hidden, it is startling to enter and discover how large it is inside.
There was some rebuilding in the 19th century, including the east and west windows, and the pews were designed by Stamford architect Edward Browning in 1856.
www.stamfordchurches.co.uk /st-johns.shtml   (165 words)

  
 Stamford Museum - Lincolnshire County Council
Welcome to Stamford Museum, part of Lincolnshire County Council Heritage Services
Come to Stamford Museum to find out more about the ‘finest stone town in England’.
Lincolnshire County Council, County Offices, Newland, Lincoln LN1 1YL t: 01522-552222 f: 01522-516137 e: customer_services@lincolnshire.gov.uk
www.lincolnshire.gov.uk /stamfordmuseum   (80 words)

  
 Southwest Lincolnshire Area Pubs, Restaurants & Night Clubs: Britannia's City Guides
Essendine Stamford Lincolnshire PE9 4LD Tel: 01780 763048
Inn Barholm Stamford Lincolnshire PE9 4RA Tel: 01778 560238
Millstone Lane Barnack Stamford Lincolnshire PE9 3ET Tel: 01780 740296
www.britannia.com /tours/lincs/pubs.html   (3888 words)

  
 Park Farm Bed and Breakfast
Nestling on the hillside overlooking the peaceful Lincolnshire hamlet of Careby, Park Farm offers spacious, quality bed and breakfast in a welcoming country home.
Only 10 minutes from the A1, north of the historic coaching town of Stamford, and the famous horse trials at Burghley House.
Bordering England's smallest county of Rutland, Park Farm is ideally situated for sailing, fishing, cycling and bird watching all possible at Rutland Water.
www.newcom.fsnet.co.uk /Bnbsite   (272 words)

  
 Stamford Hotels: Read Stamford Hotel Reviews and Compare Prices - TripAdvisor
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TripAdvisor™ provides unbiased reviews, articles, recommendations and opinions on hotels in Stamford, including Stamford resorts, inns and B&Bs.
tripadvisor.com /Hotels-g190732-Stamford_Lincolnshire_England-Hotels...   (355 words)

  
 Alderman of Stamford Lincolnshire
This Year was the North End of the Town Bridge borne down by the extra-ordinary overflowing of the River Welland, and reedified at the voluntary cost of Sir William Burghley, Lord High Treasurer of England
This Year the Right Hon Lord Burghley, High Treasurer of England erected an Hospital at Stamford Baron in the County of Northampton for Thirteen Poor Men and appointed the Alderman of Stamford to have the chief nomination of Four out of the Thirteen, so often as they shall void
This year at the suit of Sir Robert Wingfield Knt aforesaid, it pleased the King’s Majesty to pardon six fifteenths amounting to the sum of 245l 6s due by Stamford and St Martin’s.
www.cb5.co.uk /alderman.htm   (339 words)

  
 this is lincolnshire- news, entertainment, jobs, homes and cars
Ambitious plans to regenerate the centre of Lincoln have been unveiled by the Prince of Wales.
We've teamed up with new Bold 2in1 to offer a guide to some the best attractions in and around the region.
Click here to view a selection of letters from readers of the Lincolnshire Echo.
www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk /linc.html   (192 words)

  
 Stamford, Lincolnshire, a tourist, vacation, and visitor guide from TourUK
Stamford, off the A1 from Newark or Peterborough, A606 from Oakham
Stamford, one of England's oldest coaching towns, full of character and bustle that makes it one of the most visited towns in the area.
West to Leicestershire to visit Melton Mowbray or Rutland Water and Oakham, south to the large town of Peterborough
www.touruk.co.uk /lincs/lincs_stam.htm   (227 words)

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