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ID: 7008154
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Lancashire (county)  Lancashire (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 002 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Consists of level plateaus, moorlands and river valleys; occupied in prehistoric and Roman times; suffered from Black Plague, War of Roses, and Scottish Border Wars; was large textile center from the late 18th century, but recent decline precipitated emigration.

Names:
Lancashire (preferred,C,V)
Lancaster (C,V)
Lancs (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
LAN (C,V)  ............ abbreviation

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 Lancashire (county)  ................  Lancashire (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)  ............  since 1182
second level subdivision (C)
industrial center (C)
agricultural land (C)
duchy (H)  ............  during 14th century
province (H)  ............  of the kingdom of Northumbria ca. 600

Sources and Contributors:
LAN..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Lancashire..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 500
.......................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 129
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 108
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Lancaster..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 500
Lancs..........  [VP]
..............  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..............  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002).
..............  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..............  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..............  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 500
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 129
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 108
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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