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ID: 7011848
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 44 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.7333  decimal degrees
Long: 000 29 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.4833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the northeast edge of Greater London; excavations of 1829 revealed Romain remains; Saxon settlement; center for tax collection in 13th century; world's first radio factory (Marconi) started production here in 1899; site of first wireless telegraph transmission, Feb. 23, 1920; housed anti-aircraft batteries during World War II.

Names:
Chelmsford (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Caesaromagus (H,O)
Celmeresfort (H,V,Early Modern English-P,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book 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 Essex (county)  ................  Essex (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Chelmsford (inhabited place)  ....................  Chelmsford (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Chelmsford (inhabited place)  ............  Chelmsford (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was Roman center
city (C)
county seat (C)  ............  since 1227
market center (C)
episcopal see (C)  ............  since 1914
industrial center (C)
Romano-British (H)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Caesaromagus..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Celmeresfort..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 101
Chelmsford..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Blue Guide: London (1978) 440
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 177
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 101
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 152
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: London (1978) 440
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 177
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 101
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 152
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2592339
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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