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Yorkshire and its Boundaries

How do you communicate the difference between Yorkshire and the many other understandings which administrative shuffling have created? Cue – the Association of British Counties map of Yorkshire – a unique map which shows the historic County of York and its three Ridings, together with the current (2013) areas for … Continue reading

26 April 2013 28 June 2024 27 responses

Government ‘formally acknowledges’ the Historic Counties to celebrate St George’s Day

Firstly, Happy St George’s Day! Proclaiming “In a symbolic move, Eric Pickles will assert that England’s historic and traditional counties still exist, and are now recognised by the government – including the likes of Cumberland, Huntingdonshire, Westmorland and Middlesex.” the news story on the Inside … Continue reading

23 April 2013 28 June 2024 17 responses

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