Per pale Azure and Or a Pale wavy per pale of the last and Vert over all two Bars dancetty of three points upwards countertinctured Argent Azure Argent and Vert all within a Bordure of the last charged alternately with three Roses Argent on each another Gules both barbed and seeded proper and as many Parnassus flowers Argent. On the dexter side a representation of the Dacre Bull at Naworth Gules armed unguled and collared with a Chain flexed over the back Or and on the sinister side a Dragon also Gules the whole upon a Compartment composed of a section of the Roman Wall charged with two Bars Gules. Granted 10th October Picture used with permission, do not reproduce. Badge The wavy vertical lines, zig-zag horizontal lines and combination of colours is an ingenious formal diagrammatic picture of the new County as a whole. Blue and white – for the sea, blue and gold – for the lakes and agriculture, green and white – for mountains and lakes and green and gold – for mountains and agriculture. On the green border are parnassus flowers from the arms of the Cumberland CC interspersed with white roses for Yorkshire, superimposed with red roses for Lancashire. The ram’s head is taken from the arms of the Barrow CBC and also of the Westmorland CC and is distinguished from them by parnassus flowers, taken from the Cumberland arms. The mural crown is a common civic emblem.
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Toponymy[ edit ] Cheshire’s name was originally derived from an early name for Chester, and was first recorded as Legeceasterscir in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle ,  meaning the shire of the city of legions. Because of the historically close links with the land bordering Cheshire to the west, which became modern Wales , there is a history of interaction between Cheshire and North Wales.
The Domesday Book records Cheshire as having two complete Hundreds Atiscross and Exestan that later became the principal part of Flintshire. Additionally, another large portion of the Duddestan Hundred later became known as Maelor Saesneg when it was transferred to North Wales. The strategic location of the Earldom of Chester ; the only county palatine on the Welsh Marches.
Our 3* Visit Britain award country guest house is a listed building dating back to Commanding picturesque views over the surrounding countryside the guest house is situated in the centre of the village and within easy walking distance of 2 local pubs serving good food.
Sabs had arrived at Westhead long before the hunt arrived and positioned themselves at a vantage point where they were able to watch the hunt set off at 9. As usual, the trail layer must have been off sick as there was no sign of any trail being laid prior to the hunt setting off. They made up for this by immediately casting the hounds into the woodland behind the farm, supporters stood point with their terriers and it was a blatant example of illegal hunting.
This continued up the valley past our position on the side of Nab Crag. We made ourselves known and the effect on the hunt was immediate – they stopped hollering and began to call the hounds back. The hounds were spread on either side of Wythburn Beck, with most of them heading to the top of Castle Crag.
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Up to A poorhouse accommodating up to forty paupers was set up in at a site between Long Street and St James’ Green in Thirsk. The running of the establishment was contracted to an “undertaker” who maintained the inmates, but benefited from any income from their work which was mainly spinning. Conditions were squalid but the diet was wholesome and the regime humane. Other workhouses in the area included was one at Topcliffe dating from the s, and another at Sowerby from the s.
Its operation was overseen by an elected Board of Guardians, 41 in number, representing its 40 constituent parishes as listed below figures in brackets indicate numbers of Guardians if more than one: North Riding of Yorkshire: Hood Grange from , Humberton from , Milby from The population falling within the Union at the census had been 12, with parishes ranging in size from Howe population 33 to Thirsk itself 2,
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The richest evidence of prehistoric settlement has been found on the Central Ridge, running from Helsby to Malpas, where the high open ground was more easily settled. There have been some finds dating from about B. At the time of the Roman invasion the inhabitants of Cheshire were probably a mixture of the original Bronze Age people and the immigrant Iron Age Celts.
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The route is well waymarked with a blue and white disc. Along the way there are lots of pretty locks, nice villages, historic old mills and great views of the countryside of the Cheshire Plain. The basin is located just to the north west of the city centre. You follow the canal east along the city walls, passing the Grade I listed Northgate and Phoenix Tower before coming to Great Boughton. The canal then meanders through the villages of Waverton and Tiverton.
Just before you arrive at Tiverton there’s the option of taking a short detour south along the Sandstone Trail to Beeston Castle. You can climb up to the ruins of the 13th century castle and enjoy wonderful views over the Cheshire Plain. The final section runs from Barbridge to the market town of Nantwich where you will pass the Nantwich Aqueduct. To extend the walk you can continue south along the Shropshire Union Canal to Audlem.
There’s also the option of picking up the Crewe and Nantwich Circular Walk. The waymarked long distance trail explores the countryside and villages surrounding the two towns.
Up to Glossop Township workhouse was erected in , just before the passing of the Poor Law Amendment Act. Poor law administration at that time was in the hands of the Vestry meeting which, in January , accepted specifications and plans for the building of a workhouse and invited tenders for its construction. On 20th February the Vestry ordered that: The applicant must be a married man of mature age without family, and be able to produce the most satisfactory testimony of his ability and character.
Its operation was overseen by an elected Board of Guardians, 16 in number, representing its 2 constituent parishes as listed below figures in brackets indicate numbers of Guardians if more than one: The population falling within the Union at the census had been 9,
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Carlton and Willingham Green historic maps: Cambridgeshire makes available scans of a large collection of maps. There is also a database containing details from the related apportionments. Cheshire makes available scans of a large collection of maps. Picture Halton Runcorn Widnes: A Cornish Sourcebook archived version: Chris Bond’s online collection includes historic maps, engravings and postcards.
Cornwall makes available scans of a large collection of maps. Photographs of Cornwall is a selection from the collection of historic images held by the Cornwall Centre in Redruth. South West Image Bank: Cumberland makes available scans of a large collection of maps. Derbyshire makes available scans of a large collection of maps. Lower Dove Tithe Maps and Apportionments:
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Glossop, Derbyshire [Bibliography] Up to Glossop Township workhouse was erected in , just before the passing of the Poor Law Amendment Act.
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Cheshire (/ ˈ tʃ ɛ ʃ ər, -ɪər / CHESH-ər, -eer; archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west. Cheshire’s county town is Chester; the largest town is Warrington.
History[ edit ] Bunbury was reputedly derived from Buna-burh, meaning the “redoubt of Buna”. Just prior to it was held by a certain Dedol of Tiverton. Much later, in the era of the English Civil War and on the date of 23 December some of the prominent gentlemen of Cheshire met in Bunbury and drew up the Bunbury Agreement. The terms of the agreement were intended to keep Cheshire neutral during the English Civil War. It proved to be a forlorn hope because the national strategic importance of Cheshire and the city port of Chester meant that national interests overruled local ones.
German aircraft returning from a night raid on Liverpool in jettisoned surplus bombs over the village, obliterating Church Row the houses have since been rebuilt. The blast caused minor damage to the exterior of St Boniface’s Church and the immediate area. The original village centre surrounding the church was hit, damaging shops beyond repair. Four old villages have combined to form the modern-day Bunbury. The last three have coalesced to form a single village.
Bunbury Mill is a watermill dating from , although there has been a mill on this site since It was restored to working order and reopened to the public as a museum by North West Water Authority later part of United Utilities. It was closed again in , and passed into the ownership of the Bunbury Watermill Trust, who have reopened it to visitors. The parish church is dedicated to Saint Boniface and is built on the highest point of the village.