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ID: 7010376
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Grimsby (inhabited place)  Grimsby (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 32 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.5333  decimal degrees
Long: 000 03 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.0500  decimal degrees

Note: Originally a medieval market town near small harbor on North Sea; important fishing & trading center since 11th cen., expanded during railway construction of 19th cen.; exports chemicals, fertilizer & steel, & imports foodstuffs, timber & iron; the Church of Saint James was originally built in 1110.

Names:
Grimsby (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Great Grimsby (C,V,English,U)
Grimesbi (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of North East Lincolnshire (unitary authority)  ................  North East Lincolnshire (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Grimsby (inhabited place)  ....................  Grimsby (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  chartered in 1202
town (C)
port (C)
trade center (C)
fishing community (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Great Grimsby..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..........................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Grimesbi..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 171
Grimsby..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 512
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 171
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 444
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 77
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 512
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 171
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 444
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2597743
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 77
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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