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  Stamford, Lincolnshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stamford is a town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, England.
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 with no traffic or street furniture it would be difficult to tell what century you were in.
Stamford was the only one of the five Danelaw boroughs not to become a county town.
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 A History of Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
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, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stamford Fairground Publications A web site for enthusiasts of travelling fairs and everything related to them, with a particular emphasis on Stamford.
Stamford Shakespeare Festival At the Elizabethan manor house of Tolethorpe Hall the Stamford Shakespeare Company perform in the 600-seat auditorium on the open air stage.
Made In Stamford: A History of Stamford as a Manufacturing Center Reprint of an essay written in conjunction with the Stamford Historical Society Exhibition.
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 AllRefer.com - Stamford, town, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Stamford is the supposed site of a defeat of the Picts and Scots by the Saxons in 449 and was one of the Five Boroughs of the Danes.
Notable are part of an ancient Benedictine priory; a gate of Brasenose College (founded by a group from Oxford in 1333, when Stamford was famous as a seat of learning); several almshouses; and many 17th- and 18th-century buildings of Lincolnshire limestone.
Nearby is Burghley House (16th cent.), home of the statesman William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, whose family was prominent in Stamford's history.
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 Stamford Hotels: Marriott Stamford Long Island Sound Connecticut CT lodging suites vacations getaways packages weddings ...
It is July 1640, and Captain Turner of the New Haven colony purchases the Stamford area from native Chief Ponus.
The Stamford Marriott hotel is your home base, the hotel 'where the city meets the country'.
The Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa is located in the heart of downtown Stamford, right on Long Island Sound and only 25 miles from New York City.
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 Stamford on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stamford's Mayor Malloy tauts small business.(Stamford, CT Mayor Dannel P. Malloy)(Interview)
The streets of Stamford Hill area of London, where the multi ethnic population have existed for generations.
The streets of Stamford Hill area of London, where the multiethnic population have existed for generations.
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 Stamford.co.uk
Stamford is a town which has always encouraged superlatives.
The view of Stamford from the water-meadows on a fine June evening, about a quarter to half a mile upstream, is one of the finest sights that England has to show.
Stamford is set in gently rolling countryside just west of the fen edge.
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 Burghley's beautiful town
STAMFORD, ENGLAND -- ''Where will you be going?'' asked the woman at the car rental agency at London's Gatwick Airport.
Stamford is one of those ''best-kept secret'' places that's not in many tourist books I've read.
Nestled in the valley of the River Welland, the buildings of Stamford, built of local stone, are mostly from medieval and Georgian periods.
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 Descendants of Albine Cook - pafg02.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
on 2 Oct 1793 in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England.
on 16 Dec 1798 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.
on 20 Mar 1805 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.
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 CHILC - Historic Stamford, England's Finest Stone Town, Stamford, England.
Surrounded by rolling countryside and charming old villages, Stamford is at the heart of a rural community, which is reflected in the bustling street market with its colourful stalls and the busy shops on the High Street.
At the edge of the town stands the magnificent Burghley House, built during the reign of Elizabeth I. Whilst nearby is Rutland Water, one of the largest lakes in England.
Although the importance of Stamford now rests on its history and architecture it is still a thriving town in which people live and work.
www.chilc.co.uk /stamford   (280 words)

  
 destination guide - Stamford - England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
STAMFORD, some thirty miles south of Heckington, is delightful, a handsome little limestone town of yellow-grey seventeenth- and eighteenth-century buildings edging narrow streets that slope up from the River Welland.
Stamford was also the home of William Cecil, Elizabeth's chief minister, who built his splendid mansion, Burghley House, close by.
The town survived the collapse of the wool trade, prospering as an inland port after the Welland was made navigable to the sea in 1570, and, in the eighteenth century, as a staging point on the Great North Road from London.
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 Stamford Elementary School
Stamford is one of the oldest towns in Vermont, chartered in 1753 by Benning Wentworth, Governor of New Hampshire.
Stamford Valley Grange 367 was an active and important part of early life in town.
Stamford's first major industry, established in 1865, was the A.C. Houghton Company, later known as the Stamford Chemical Works.
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 Stamford Health System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stamford, Connecticut, with a population of 117,000, incorporates the advantages of a city, the rural charm of the country, and the nautical assets of Long Island Sound.
Stamford is home to hundreds of businesses and corporations, as well as 45 major companies, many of them Fortune 500.
Stamford's unique blend of past and present and its opportunities for growth have made this community one of the country's best locations in which to live and work.
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 Stamford, Vermont, New England, USA
The name originally meant "a stony ford." Others have suggested that Stamford in Vermont was named for George Grey, the fifth Earl of Stamford.
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.
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 The Battle of Stamford Bridge
While a second claimant to the throne of England, William of Normandy, labored to launch his own invasion fleet, the Norwegians sailed by way of the Orkneys and landed at Riccall, near York with a force probably numbering 10,000 men.
The Norsemen appointed Stamford Bridge as a meeting place for an exchange of hostages with the city of York.
Although Stamford Bridge was a great triumph for Harold and the Saxons, their strength was sadly depleted by the fight.
www.britainexpress.com /History/battles/stamford-bridge.htm   (661 words)

  
 Battle_of_Stamford_Bridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The '''Battle of Stamford Bridge''' in England is generally considered to mark the end of the Viking era.
King Harold Godwinson of England met Harald with an army of his own, taking him by surprise, unarmoured and unprepared{{fn1}}, after a legendary forced march from the south of the kingdom.
According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (SA 1066), the Stamford Bridge was immediately held by a powerful individual Viking who delayed the approaching English; he was finally brought down by a spear from underneath the bridge.
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 Stamford on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church was designed by Wallace K. Harrison and built (1958) in the shape of a whale.
The Stamford Museum has a nature center and an observatory.
YWCA of Stamford files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
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 Henry Scholes, b: 1817 - of Stamford Parish, England
Born: Abt 1817 - of Stamford Parish, Lincolnshire, England
Marr: Abt 1843 - of, Rochdale Parish, Lancashire, England
Marr: Abt 1849 - of Clifton Parish, Gloucestershire, England
www.scholesfamily.co.uk /scholes/dbase/gp845.htm   (256 words)

  
 Stamford, England's finest stone town - Your Perfect Guide
This is a guide to England's finest stone town, exploring it's past, present and future through text and pictures.
As though forgotten by time, Stamford is a fine, stone-build town in south Lincolnshire, where the county joins Northamptonshire, Rutland and Cambridgeshire.
Alone in its magnificence, it unfolds as a series of winding roads, lined with buildings of local stone, mainly of the Medieval and Georgian periods, appearing to...
www.stgeorgeschurch.net /stamford/contents.html   (121 words)

  
 Essential England - Stamford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stamford is at the corner of four counties, in the middle of the limestone belt which gives Rutland its character.
The approach to Stamford shows its quality; houses and coaching inns lining the busy road as it falls towards the river.
On this axis, Stamford is a town of verticals, the road dipping, then climbing, the spires reaching up to the almost touchable sky.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/ANDREAK/Stamford.htm   (301 words)

  
 Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Lincolnshire: Stamford
Stamford Links  · cached · Explore our beautifully preserved English stone town, historic buildings and churches, fine hotels, friendly guesthouses.
Stamford Guide  · cached · Guide to the town, includes pictures of a large number of landmarks, monuments and attractions.
Stamford Vision  · cached · Information about this partnership between local government, business, voluntary and educational sectors, and community groups.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=180591   (145 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Lincolnshire: Stamford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stamford Guide - Guide to the town, includes pictures of a large number of landmarks, monuments and attractions.
Stamford UK - History, news, shopping, visitor information and business guide, for the town.
Stamford Vision - Information about this partnership between local government, business, voluntary and educational sectors, and community groups.
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 New England Hotel Stamford Connecticut Marriott on Long Island Sound Outside New York City Romantic vacation packages ...
Where the city meets the country and the coast, the Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa embodies a unique mix of New York energy and New England charm, while providing a memorable hotel experience for your business, leisure, and meeting needs.
Located in the heart of downtown Stamford, convenient to the I-95 corridor, and directly opposite the Stamford Town Center Mall, the Stamford Marriott provides accommodations, hospitality and spa services that are tailored for your total comfort and allow you to focus on your own agenda.
But at the Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa, “Agora” means gather nothing but your plush robe, soft slippers and your ability to escape.
www.marriottstamford.com /Hotel_Overview.asp   (450 words)

  
 Churches in Stamford, England
Have you heard or seen a church but don't know where it is or which one it is? Click here to view our map which shows every current church in Stamford.
The stories in 'Stamford Good News' are real and true testimonies of Faith in the real world.
You can pick up a copy from many different places in Stamford, including George's Place, Stamford Hand Car Wash, or Alisia O'Sullivan on 01733 233009.
www.stamfordchurches.co.uk   (131 words)

  
 Lincolnshire travel directory
Stamford Guide to the Town of Stamford - a general guide to Stamford and surrounding areas.
Stamford George Hotel - The George Hotel is perhaps England's greastest coaching Inn, retaining the charm and atmosphere of its long history.
Wroot Brook Lodge Country Cottage, Wroot, Lincolnshire, England - Self catering cottage in North Lincolnshire, just over the border from Yorkshire and close to the Nottinghamshire boundary, Brook Lodge Country Cottage is in the agricultural village of Wroot.
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 Stamford - a town in Lincolnshire, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
To-day's Stamfordians are very much part of the modern world but they look to their past and their well preserved town with a sense of pride.
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 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.
The purpose of this web site is to provide comprehensive and entertaining information for both the prospective visitor as well as current and future residents.
Stamford.co.uk, founded in 1996, is the towns 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)

  
 ancestor gateway Find Your Ancestor Name Research Gravestone Research England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
STAMFORD was chosen as the town in which to film the major production of Jane Austen's PRIDE and PREJUDICE
Filming took place in the streets of STAMFORD and Burghley House in 2004 and the film has yet to be released, When you see the film you will want to visit STAMFORD, the most complete medieval town in England.
Your memory is important in building a picture of Stamford which others can enjoy and which can trigger their memories for them too.
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 Stamford, England Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Burghley, William Cecil, 1st Baron
In the privy council Burghley took a decisive role in the suppression of the Catholic revolts, but he was opposed to the entrance of England into European wars on behalf of the Protestants.
This policy was defeated (1585) by the Puritan wing of the council under Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, and Sir Francis Walsingham.
Stamford, town, England - Stamford, town (1991 pop.
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