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ID: 7010684
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 56 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.9333  decimal degrees
Long: 001 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Founded near Roman site of Derventio; one of Five Boroughs under the Danes in the 9th century; porcelain making began 1750 and given royal stamp 1773; also important for textiles; birthplace of painter Joseph Wright (1734-1797) and philosopher William Spencer (1820-1893).

Names:
Derby (preferred,C,V,English,U)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Derby (British English-P,U,N)
Derby (Early Modern English-P,U,N)
Deoraby (H,O)  ............ named by the Danes upon capturing the city in 854
Northworth (H,O)  ............ early Saxon name

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 Derbyshire (county)  ................  Derbyshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Derby (inhabited place)  ....................  Derby (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
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 Mercia (historical region)  ................  Mercia (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Derby (inhabited place)  ....................  Derby (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Danes in the 9th century
city (C)
county seat (C)
manufacturing center (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Deoraby..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 22
Derby..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..............  Blue Guide: England (1980) 401
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 238
..............  Domesday Book (1985) 69
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 22
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 54
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Northworth..........  [VP]
.......................  Hutchinson Family Encyclopedia Online
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 401
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 238
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 69
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 22
..................  Hutchinson Family Encyclopedia Online
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2594262
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 54
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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