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The A590 is a trunk road in southern Cumbria, in the north-west of England.
The A595 is a primary route in Cumbria, in Northern England that starts in Carlisle, passes through Whitehaven and goes close to Workington, Cockermouth and Wigton.
Abbey House on Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England is a Neo-Elizabethan H-plan mansion designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and completed in 1914 as a guest house for Vickers Ltd and a flat for the Managing Director, Sir James McKechnie.
Abbey Road is the principal north to south arterial road through Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Abbot's Wood (also Abbotswood) was a large country house and estate located to the north-northeast of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Adrian Antonio Gardner (born 24 June 1983) is an English former professional rugby league footballer, who spent the vast majority of his career with St. Helens in the Super League.
Andrew Turner, known by the recording name Aim, is a British musician, DJ and producer, who was born in Barrow-in-Furness.
An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.
An airship or dirigible balloon is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power.
Airship hangars are specialized buildings that are used for sheltering airships during construction, maintenance and storage.
Alfred McAlpine plc was a British construction firm headquartered in Hooton, Cheshire.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
Anchor Line was a Scottish merchant shipping company that was founded in 1855 and dissolved in 1980.
Anglesey (Ynys Môn) is an island situated on the north coast of Wales with an area of.
Ardrossan (Gaelic: Àird Rosain, "headland of the small promontory") is a town on the North Ayrshire coast in south-western Scotland.
The aristocracy is a social class that a particular society considers its highest order.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
Ashkenazi Jews, also known as Ashkenazic Jews or simply Ashkenazim (אַשְׁכְּנַזִּים, Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation:, singular:, Modern Hebrew:; also), are a Jewish diaspora population who coalesced in the Holy Roman Empire around the end of the first millennium.
Asian people or Asiatic peopleUnited States National Library of Medicine.
Askam and Ireleth is a civil parish close to Barrow-in-Furness in the county of Cumbria, in North West England.
Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd owns and operates 21 ports in the United Kingdom, managing around 25 per cent of the UK's sea-borne trade.
Álvaro de Campos (October 15, 1890 – November 30, 1935) was one of the poet Fernando Pessoa's various heteronyms, widely known by his powerful and wrathful writing style.
Ørsted A/S (formerly DONG Energy) is a power company based in Fredericia, Denmark.
A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years (depending on institution and academic discipline).
BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company.
BAE Systems Land & Armaments is a wholly owned subsidiary of BAE Systems Plc.
BAE Systems Marine Ltd. was the shipbuilding subsidiary of BAE Systems, formed in 1999, which manufactured the full range of naval ships; nuclear submarines, frigates, destroyers, amphibious ships.
BAE Systems Maritime – Naval Ships is a wholly owned subsidiary company of BAE Systems plc, specialising in naval surface shipbuilding and combat systems integration.
BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines, known as BAE Systems Submarine Solutions until January 2012, is a wholly owned subsidiary of BAE Systems, based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, and is responsible for the development and production of submarines.
Barrovian (or Barrow dialect) is an accent and dialect of English found in Barrow-in-Furness and several parts of the town's wider borough in Cumbria, England.
The Barrow & District League is a series of rugby league divisions in and around Barrow-in-Furness.
Barrow Association Football Club is an English professional association football club based in the town of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
Barrow and Furness (previously Barrow-in-Furness) is a constituency in Cumbria represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by John Woodcock of the Labour & Co-operative Party.
The Barrow Blitz is the name given to the Luftwaffe bombings of Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom during World War II.
The Barrow Bombers were a Speedway team promoted in Barrow-in-Furness.
The Barrow Hematite Steel Company Limited was a major iron and steel producer based in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire (now Cumbria), England, between 1859 and 1963.
Barrow Island is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Barrow Jute Works was a jute and flax mill located in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire (now Cumbria), England during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Barrow Offshore Wind Farm is a 30 turbine 90MW capacity offshore wind farm in the East Irish Sea approximately south west of Walney Island, near Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Barrow Park is a 45-acre public park in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Barrow Raiders are a professional rugby league team in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Barrow Sixth Form College, part of Furness College, is located in the outskirts of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Barrow Steam Navigation Company was a steamship–operating transport company, owned by the Midland Railway, Furness Railway, and James Little & Company.
The 2011 Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council election took place on 5 May 2011 to elect members of Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council in Cumbria, England.
The Central Fire Station on Abbey Road in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England is a Grade II listed former fire station that has been described by Historic England as a "well-preserved example of the first generation of fire station built specifically for motorised appliances".
Barrow-in-Furness Main Public Library (more usually known as Barrow Central Library) is a Grade II listed Beaux-Arts style building located at Ramsden Square, Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Barrow-in-Furness railway station is the largest railway station serving Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria, England.
Barrow-in-Furness Strand railway station was the first permanent railway terminus to be built in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Barrow-in-Furness Town Hall is a Victorian-era, neo-gothic municipal building in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Barrow-in-Furness Tramways Company operated a tramway service in Barrow-in-Furness between 1885 and 1932.
Barrow/Walney Island Airport (formerly RAF Walney Island) is located on Walney Island, northwest of the centre of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
A bascule bridge (sometimes referred to as a drawbridge) is a moveable bridge with a counterweight that continuously balances a span, or "leaf", throughout its upward swing to provide clearance for boat traffic.
A battlement in defensive architecture, such as that of city walls or castles, comprises a parapet (i.e., a defensive low wall between chest-height and head-height), in which gaps or indentations, which are often rectangular, occur at intervals to allow for the launch of arrows or other projectiles from within the defences.
BBC Radio Cumbria is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Cumbria and broadcasts from studios in Carlisle.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
Biggar is a village towards the south of Walney Island in Cumbria, England.
Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England.
Black British are British citizens of Black origins or heritage, including those of African-Caribbean (sometimes called "Afro-Caribbean") background, and may include people with mixed ancestry.
Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Lancashire coast in North West England.
A blast furnace is a type of metallurgical furnace used for smelting to produce industrial metals, generally pig iron, but also others such as lead or copper.
Blue Peter is a British children's television programme, currently shown live on the CBBC television channel.
In the United States and (at least some) other English-speaking countries, a blue-collar worker is a working class person who performs manual labor.
Bolton (locally) is a town in Greater Manchester in North West England. A former mill town, Bolton has been a production centre for textiles since Flemish weavers settled in the area in the 14th century, introducing a wool and cotton-weaving tradition. The urbanisation and development of the town largely coincided with the introduction of textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution. Bolton was a 19th-century boomtown, and at its zenith in 1929 its 216 cotton mills and 26 bleaching and dyeing works made it one of the largest and most productive centres of cotton spinning in the world. The British cotton industry declined sharply after the First World War, and by the 1980s cotton manufacture had virtually ceased in Bolton. Close to the West Pennine Moors, Bolton is northwest of Manchester. It is surrounded by several smaller towns and villages that together form the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, of which Bolton is the administrative centre. The town of Bolton has a population of 139,403, whilst the wider metropolitan borough has a population of 262,400. Historically part of Lancashire, Bolton originated as a small settlement in the moorland known as Bolton le Moors. In the English Civil War, the town was a Parliamentarian outpost in a staunchly Royalist region, and as a result was stormed by 3,000 Royalist troops led by Prince Rupert of the Rhine in 1644. In what became known as the Bolton Massacre, 1,600 residents were killed and 700 were taken prisoner. Bolton Wanderers football club play home games at the Macron Stadium and the WBA World light-welterweight champion Amir Khan was born in the town. Cultural interests include the Octagon Theatre and the Bolton Museum and Art Gallery, as well as one of the earliest public libraries established after the Public Libraries Act 1850.
A bookmaker, bookie, or turf accountant is an organization or a person that accepts and pays off bets on sporting and other events at agreed-upon odds.
Barrow-in-Furness is a local government district with borough status in Cumbria, England.
Bournville is a model village on the south side of Birmingham, England, best known for its connections with the Cadbury family and chocolate – including a dark chocolate bar branded Bournville.
Bowling is a sport or leisure activity in which a player rolls or throws a bowling ball towards a target.
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England.
The 2007 British Academy Television Awards were held on Sunday 20 May at the London Palladium Theatre in London.
The British American Football Association (BAFA) is the national governing body for the sport of American football in the United Kingdom.
The British American Security Information Council (BASIC) is a small, but influential, non-partisan think tank based in London.
British Arabs (عرب بريطانيا) are citizens or residents of the United Kingdom that are of Arab ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage or identity from Arab countries.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
British Chinese (also known as Chinese British, Chinese Britons) are people of Chineseparticularly Han Chineseancestry who reside in the United Kingdom, constituting the second or third largest group of overseas Chinese in Europe apart from the Chinese diaspora in France and the overseas Chinese community in Russia.
The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.
British Indians (also Indian British or Indian Britons) are citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) whose ancestral roots lie in India.
British Nuclear Fuels Limited (BNFL) was a nuclear energy and fuels company owned by the UK Government.
Buccleuch Dock is one of the four docks which make up the Port of Barrow in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
Byzantine architecture is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, also known as the Later Roman or Eastern Roman Empire.
Cammell Laird is a British shipbuilding company.
Career of Evil is the third novel in the Cormoran Strike series, written by J. K. Rowling and published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Carlisle RLFC were a rugby league team based in Carlisle, Cumbria.
Carlisle (or from Cumbric: Caer Luel Cathair Luail) is the county town of Cumbria.
Carnforth is a small town and civil parish near Lancaster in the north of Lancashire, England, situated at the north east end of Morecambe Bay.
Cavendish Dock is one of the four docks which make up the Port of Barrow in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
The Celts (see pronunciation of ''Celt'' for different usages) were an Indo-European people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.
Central Barrow refers to the town centre of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Centrica plc is a British multinational energy and services company with its headquarters in Windsor, Berkshire.
The Challenge Cup (also known as the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup due to sponsorship by Ladbrokes) is a knockout rugby league cup competition organised by the Rugby Football League, held annually since 1896, with the exception of 1915–1919 and 1939–1940.
The Championship is a professional rugby league competition.
Chetwynde School is a non-selective coeducational free school in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Chewits is the brand name of a cuboid-shaped, soft chewy sweet manufactured by Cloetta.
A Cistercian is a member of the Cistercian Order (abbreviated as OCist, SOCist ((Sacer) Ordo Cisterciensis), or ‘’’OCSO’’’ (Ordo Cisterciensis Strictioris Observantiae), which are religious orders of monks and nuns. They are also known as “Trappists”; as Bernardines, after the highly influential St. Bernard of Clairvaux (though that term is also used of the Franciscan Order in Poland and Lithuania); or as White Monks, in reference to the colour of the "cuccula" or white choir robe worn by the Cistercians over their habits, as opposed to the black cuccula worn by Benedictine monks. The original emphasis of Cistercian life was on manual labour and self-sufficiency, and many abbeys have traditionally supported themselves through activities such as agriculture and brewing ales. Over the centuries, however, education and academic pursuits came to dominate the life of many monasteries. A reform movement seeking to restore the simpler lifestyle of the original Cistercians began in 17th-century France at La Trappe Abbey, leading eventually to the Holy See’s reorganization in 1892 of reformed houses into a single order Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (OCSO), commonly called the Trappists. Cistercians who did not observe these reforms became known as the Cistercians of the Original Observance. The term Cistercian (French Cistercien), derives from Cistercium, the Latin name for the village of Cîteaux, near Dijon in eastern France. It was in this village that a group of Benedictine monks from the monastery of Molesme founded Cîteaux Abbey in 1098, with the goal of following more closely the Rule of Saint Benedict. The best known of them were Robert of Molesme, Alberic of Cîteaux and the English monk Stephen Harding, who were the first three abbots. Bernard of Clairvaux entered the monastery in the early 1110s with 30 companions and helped the rapid proliferation of the order. By the end of the 12th century, the order had spread throughout France and into England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Eastern Europe. The keynote of Cistercian life was a return to literal observance of the Rule of St Benedict. Rejecting the developments the Benedictines had undergone, the monks tried to replicate monastic life exactly as it had been in Saint Benedict's time; indeed in various points they went beyond it in austerity. The most striking feature in the reform was the return to manual labour, especially agricultural work in the fields, a special characteristic of Cistercian life. Cistercian architecture is considered one of the most beautiful styles of medieval architecture. Additionally, in relation to fields such as agriculture, hydraulic engineering and metallurgy, the Cistercians became the main force of technological diffusion in medieval Europe. The Cistercians were adversely affected in England by the Protestant Reformation, the Dissolution of the Monasteries under King Henry VIII, the French Revolution in continental Europe, and the revolutions of the 18th century, but some survived and the order recovered in the 19th century.
A number of different systems of classification of ethnicity in the United Kingdom exist.
Clouds of Witness is a 1926 mystery novel by Dorothy L. Sayers, the second in her series featuring Lord Peter Wimsey.
CN Group Limited was formerly an independent local media business based in Carlisle, Cumbria, England, operating in print and radio.
The coat of arms of Barrow-in-Furness is the official symbol of Barrow Borough Council, the governing body of the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness, England.
A cockle is a small, edible, marine bivalve mollusc.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
In electric power generation a combined cycle is an assembly of heat engines that work in tandem from the same source of heat, converting it into mechanical energy, which in turn usually drives electrical generators.
The Competition Commission was a non-departmental public body responsible for investigating mergers, markets and other enquiries related to regulated industries under competition law in the United Kingdom.
The monastic Congregation of Savigny (Savigniac Order) started in the abbey of Savigny, situated in northern France, on the confines of Normandy and Brittany, in the Diocese of Coutances.
ConocoPhillips Company is an American multinational energy corporation with its headquarters located in the Energy Corridor district of Houston, Texas in the United States.
In the United Kingdom, the term conservation area nearly always applies to an area (usually urban or the core of a village) considered worthy of preservation or enhancement because of its special architectural or historic interest.
Constance Spry (5 December 1886 – 3 January 1960) was a British educator, florist and author in the mid-20th century.
Corby is a town and borough in the county of Northamptonshire, England.
The Cornish people or Cornish (Kernowyon) are an ethnic group native to, or associated with Cornwall: and a recognised national minority in the United Kingdom, which can trace its roots to the ancient Britons who inhabited southern and central Great Britain before the Roman conquest.
Craven Park is a rugby league stadium in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Crewe ('Cryw' in Welsh) is a railway town and civil parish within the borough of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
Cumberland is a historic county of North West England that had an administrative function from the 12th century until 1974.
Cumberland sausage is a form of sausage that originated in the ancient county of Cumberland, England, now part of Cumbria.
Cumbria is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West England.
Cumbria Constabulary is the territorial police force in England covering Cumbria.
Cumbria County Council is the county council of Cumbria, a county in the North West of England.
An election to Cumbria County Council took place on 2 May 2013 as part of the United Kingdom local elections, 2013.
The Cumbrian Coast line is a rail route in North West England, running from Carlisle to Barrow-in-Furness via Workington and Whitehaven.
The Custom House in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England is a former government building, having housed the customs offices for trade handled at the Ports of Barrow and Lancaster.
Herman Melville, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Schopenhauer, Lev Shestov, Walt Whitman | influenced.
Dalton-in-Furness is a small town of 8,125 people, north east of Barrow-in-Furness, in Cumbria, England.
David James Myers (born 8 September 1957) is an English television presenter, best known as one half of the Hairy Bikers, along with Si King.
David Duncan (1831 – 30 December 1886) was a British merchant and shipper and a Liberal Party politician who briefly represented the seat of Barrow-in-Furness.
A dead end is a street with only one inlet/outlet.
Debenhams plc is a British multinational retailer operating under a department store format in the United Kingdom and Ireland with franchise stores in other countries. The company was founded in the eighteenth century as a single store in London and has now grown to 178 locations across the UK, Ireland and Denmark. It sells a range of clothing, household items and furniture and has been known since 1993 for its 'Designers at Debenhams' brand range. Headquartered in Regent's Place in the London Borough of Camden, Debenhams is listed on the London Stock Exchange. The company owns the Danish department store chain, Magasin du Nord, and has a subsidiary in Ireland.
Deprivation indices are a measure of the level of deprivation in an area.
The Devonshire Buildings are two adjacent apartment buildings in the Barrow Island area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Devonshire Dock is the oldest of the four docks which make up the Port of Barrow in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Devonshire Dock Hall (often abbreviated to DDH) is a large indoor shipbuilding and assembly complex that forms part of the BAE Systems shipyard in the Barrow Island area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Dissolution of the Monasteries, sometimes referred to as the Suppression of the Monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes between 1536 and 1541 by which Henry VIII disbanded monasteries, priories, convents and friaries in England and Wales and Ireland, appropriated their income, disposed of their assets, and provided for their former personnel and functions.
In computing, DOC or doc (an abbreviation of "document") is a filename extension for word processing documents, most commonly in the proprietary Microsoft Word Binary File Format.
The Dock Museum is situated in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
Doncaster is a large market town in South Yorkshire, England.
Dorothy Leigh Sayers (13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer and poet.
A double-decker tram is a tram that has two levels.
Douglas (Doolish) is the capital and largest town of the Isle of Man, with a population of 27,938 (2011).
The Dreadnought class is the replacement for the ''Vanguard'' class of ballistic missile submarines which entered service in the United Kingdom in the 1990s with an intended service life of 25 years.
A dry dock (sometimes dry-dock or drydock) is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
The Duchy of Lancaster is, since 1399, the private estate of the British sovereign as Duke of Lancaster.
The Duddon Estuary is the sandy, gritty estuary of the River Duddon that lies between Morecambe Bay and the west Cumbrian coast.
The title Duke of Buccleuch, formerly also spelt Duke of Buccleugh, is a title created twice in the Peerage of Scotland.
Duke Street is a road running through the town centre and Hindpool area of Barrow-in-Furness, England.
In physical geography, a dune is a hill of loose sand built by aeolian processes (wind) or the flow of water.
Earnse Bay (also known as 'West Shore') is a sand and shingle beach located along the western side of Walney Island in the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II.
The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history covers the brief reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended in both directions to capture long-term trends from the 1890s to the First World War.
Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, (29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was an English architect known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era.
Elizabethan architecture refers to buildings of aesthetic ambition constructed during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland from 1558-1603.
Emlyn Walter Hughes OBE (28 August 1947 – 9 November 2004) was an English footballer.
An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.
The English Football League (EFL) is a league competition featuring professional football clubs from England and Wales.
English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.
The English language in Northern England has been shaped by the region's history of settlement and migration, and today encompasses a group of related dialects known as Northern England English (or, simply, Northern English in the United Kingdom).
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
The third Paris World's Fair, called an Exposition Universelle in French, was held from 1 May through to 10 November 1878.
The Football Association Challenge Trophy, commonly known as the FA Trophy, is a men's football knockout cup competition run by and named after the English Football Association and competed for primarily by semi-professional teams.
Fernando António Nogueira Pessoa (13 June 1888 – 30 November 1935), commonly known as Fernando Pessoa, was a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher, described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese language.
Filipinos in the United Kingdom are British citizens or immigrants who are of Filipino ancestry.
Fish and chips is a hot dish of English origin consisting of fried battered fish and hot potato chips.
Fleetwood is a town and civil parish within the Wyre district of Lancashire, England, lying at the northwest corner of the Fylde.
Foulney Island is a low-lying grass and shingle area 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south-east of Roa Island, off the southern tip of the Furness Peninsula in Cumbria, England.
A foundation degree is a combined academic and vocational qualification in higher education, equivalent to two thirds of an honours bachelor's degree, introduced by the government of the United Kingdom in September 2001.
Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England.
A free school in England is a type of academy, a non-profit-making, independent, state-funded school which is free to attend but which is not wholly controlled by a local authority.
Furness is a peninsula and region of Cumbria in northwestern England.
Furness Abbey, or St.
Furness Abbey is a former railway station in the Barrow-in-Furness area of the Furness Peninsula, England.
Furness Academy is a secondary school in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Furness Building Society is a British building society, which has its headquarters in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Furness College is a college of further education in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
Furness General Hospital (FGH) is a hospital located in the Hawcoat area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Furness Hoard is a hoard of Viking silver coins and other artefacts dating to the 9th and 10th Century that was discovered in Furness, Cumbria, England in May 2011 by an unnamed metal detectorist.
The Furness line is a British railway between and, joining the West Coast Main Line at.
The Furness Phantoms (previously the Walney Terriers) are an American Football club based in Ulverston, Cumbria, England.
The Furness Railway (Furness) was a railway company operating in the Furness area of Lancashire in North West England.
Gary Michael Stevens (born 27 March 1963) is an English retired footballer who is best remembered playing in defence for a successful Everton side of the 1980s, as well as for the England national football team.
The Gaza Strip (The New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998) – p.761 "Gaza Strip /'gɑːzə/ a strip of territory under the control of the Palestinian National Authority and Hamas, on the SE Mediterranean coast including the town of Gaza...". قطاع غزة), or simply Gaza, is a self-governing Palestinian territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, that borders Egypt on the southwest for and Israel on the east and north along a border.
Geordie is a nickname for a person from the Tyneside area of North East England, and the dialect spoken by its inhabitants.
George Cadbury (19 September 1839 – 24 October 1922) was the third son of John Cadbury, a Quaker who founded Cadbury's cocoa and chocolate company in Britain.
The Glasgow patter, or Glaswegian, is a Scots dialect spoken in and around Glasgow, Scotland.
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a British pharmaceutical company headquartered in Brentford, London.
Glenn Douglas Barnard Cornick (23 April 1947 – 28 August 2014) was a British bass player, best known as a founding member of the British band Jethro Tull.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Google Maps is a web mapping service developed by Google.
Govan (Scottish Gaelic: Baile a' Ghobhainn) is a district, parish, and former burgh now part of south-west City of Glasgow, Scotland.
Grange-over-Sands is a town and civil parish on Morecambe Bay in Cumbria, England, midway between Barrow-in-Furness and Kendal.
The grid plan, grid street plan, or gridiron plan is a type of city plan in which streets run at right angles to each other, forming a grid.
Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.
David Myers (born 8 September 1957) and Simon "Si" King (born 20 October 1966) collectively known as the Hairy Bikers, are British television presenters who have fronted the series The Hairy Bikers' Cookbook, The Hairy Bikers Ride Again, The Hairy Bakers, The Hairy Bikers' Food Tour of Britain, The Hairy Bikers' Mums Know Best, Hairy Bikers' Meals on Wheels, Hairy Bikers' Best of British, The Hairy Bikers' Bakeation, Hairy Dieters: How to Love Food and Lose Weight, The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure, The Hairy Bikers' Northern Exposure and The Hairy Bikers' Pubs That Built Britain for BBC Two, and The Hairy Bikers' Mississippi Adventure for Good Food.
A hamlet is a small human settlement.
A hardiness zone is a geographic area defined to encompass a certain range of climatic conditions relevant to plant growth and survival.
Harland & Wolff Heavy Industries is a heavy industrial company, specialising in ship repair, conversion, and offshore construction, located in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Harold Hadley (26 October 1877 – 12 September 1942) was an English professional footballer and football manager.
Hawcoat is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Heart North Lancashire & Cumbria (formerly The Bay) is a local radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Heart network.
Hematite, also spelled as haematite, is the mineral form of iron(III) oxide (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides.
Henry William Schneider (12 May 1817 – 11 November 1887) was a British industrialist, and politician, who played a leading role in the development of the new town of Barrow-in-Furness.
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) distributes a share of National Lottery funding, supporting a wide range of heritage projects across the United Kingdom.
Heysham is a large coastal village near Lancaster, Lancashire, England, overlooking Morecambe Bay.
Heysham Power Station is a nuclear power station located in Heysham, Lancashire, England, operated by EDF Energy.
Hibernian Football Club, commonly known as Hibs, is a Scottish professional football club based in Leith in the north of Edinburgh.
Higher education (also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.
Hindpool is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Hindpool Retail Parks are a set of four conjoined retail parks in the Hindpool area of Barrow-in-Furness, England, United Kingdom (with the exception of one which straddles the border with Central Barrow).
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
His Majesty's Airship No.
Holland 1 (or HM submarine Torpedo Boat No 1) was the first submarine commissioned by the Royal Navy, the first in a six-boat batch of the.
Holker Street, also known as the Furness Building Society Stadium for sponsorship purposes, is a sports stadium located in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Housewife, 49 is a 2006 television film based on the wartime diaries of Nella Last.
An IATA airport code, also known as an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Incapacity Benefit is a British social security benefit that was introduced in 1995 in an attempt to control the rising number of people on out-of-work sickness benefits.
In the United Kingdom, independent schools (also private schools) are fee-paying private schools, governed by an elected board of governors and independent of many of the regulations and conditions that apply to state-funded schools.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
An Infant school is a term used primarily in England and Wales.
Infield House (also known as 'Infield Park', or simply 'Infield') was a large late-19th century country house located to the north of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale, OACI), is a specialized agency of the United Nations.
International Nuclear Services (INS) is a United Kingdom company involved in the management and transportation of nuclear fuels.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
The Irish Sea (Muir Éireann / An Mhuir Mheann, Y Keayn Yernagh, Erse Sea, Muir Èireann, Ulster-Scots: Airish Sea, Môr Iwerddon) separates the islands of Ireland and Great Britain; linked to the Celtic Sea in the south by St George's Channel, and to the Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland in the north by the Straits of Moyle.
The Ironbridge Gorge is a deep gorge, containing the River Severn in Shropshire, England.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
Island Road railway station (also known as Barrow Shipyard and locally simply as Shipyard station) was a railway station at the centre of Barrow Island, Barrow-in-Furness, England which operated between 1899 and 1967.
The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Limited (abbreviated to IoMSPCo.) (Sheshaght Phaggad Bree Ellan Vannin) is the oldest continuously operating passenger shipping company in the world, celebrating its 180th anniversary in 2010.
ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television; informally Granada) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England and the Isle of Man.
Joanne Rowling, ("rolling";Rowling, J.K. (16 February 2007).. Accio Quote (accio-quote.org). Retrieved 28 April 2008. born 31 July 1965), writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.
James Fisher and Sons plc is a British provider of marine engineering services.
Sir James Ramsden (25 February 1822 – 19 October 1896) was a British civil engineer, industrialist, and civic leader, who played a dominant role in the development of the new town of Barrow-in-Furness, then in the historic county of Lancashire, later in Cumbria.
Jethro Tull are a British rock band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1967.
Jimmy "Gentleman Jim" Lewthwaite (10 November 1920 – 23 December 2006), born in Broughton Road, Cleator Moor, Cumberland, was a rugby league for Great Britain, England, Cumberland, and Barrow.
Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) is an unemployment benefit paid by the Government of the United Kingdom to people who are unemployed and actively seeking work.
John Brogden (2 February 1798 – 9 December 1869) was a cleansing, building and railway contractor, railway promoter, a miner of coal and iron and an iron smelter.
The John Whinnerah Institute is a Grade II listed Art Deco building and former educational establishment located on Abbey Road in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
John Zak Woodcock (born 14 October 1978) is a British Labour and Co-operative politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Barrow and Furness since 2010.
A Junior school is a type of school which provides primary education to children, often in the age range from 8 and 13, following attendance at Infant school which covers the age range 5–7.
The Kadam school of Tibetan Buddhism was founded by Dromtön (1005–1064), a Tibetan lay master and the foremost disciple of the great Bengali master Atiśa (982-1054).
Kadampa Buddhist Temples take many forms.
Karen Taylor (born 29 June 1976; Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria) is an English actress and comedian.
Kart racing or karting is a variant of open-wheel motorsport with small, open, four-wheeled vehicles called karts, go-karts, or gearbox/shifter karts depending on the design.
Keith Tyson (born Keith Thomas Bower,, Mead Carney Fine Art. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 23 August 1969) is an English artist.
Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England.
The Keswick to Barrow, also known as the K2B, is a 40 mile charity walking race which takes place annually in May in Cumbria, England, between Keswick and Barrow-in-Furness.
Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation is an American multinational personal care corporation that produces mostly paper-based consumer products.
Kirkby-in-Furness is a village in the Furness area of Cumbria, England.
Kosovars in the United Kingdom refers to people from Kosovo with Albanian descent settling in or temporarily living in the United Kingdom.
Kvaerner Govan Ltd (KGL), located at Govan in Glasgow on the River Clyde, was a shipyard subsidiary formed in 1988 when the Norwegian group Kvaerner Industrier purchased the Govan Shipbuilders division of the nationalised British Shipbuilders corporation.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England.
The Lake Poets were a group of English poets who all lived in the Lake District of England, United Kingdom, in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.
The Lancashire dialect and accent (Lanky) refers to the Northern English vernacular speech of the English county of Lancashire.
Lancaster University, also officially known as the University of Lancaster, is a public research university in the City of Lancaster, Lancashire, England.
Lancaster is the county town of Lancashire, England. It is on the River Lune and has a population of 52,234; the wider City of Lancaster local government district has a population of 138,375. Long a commercial, cultural and educational centre, Lancaster gives Lancashire its name. The House of Lancaster was a branch of the English royal family, whilst the Duchy of Lancaster holds large estates on behalf of Elizabeth II, who is also the Duke of Lancaster. Lancaster is an ancient settlement, dominated by Lancaster Castle, Lancaster Priory Church and the Ashton Memorial. It is also home to Lancaster University and a campus of the University of Cumbria.
The last glacial period occurred from the end of the Eemian interglacial to the end of the Younger Dryas, encompassing the period years ago.
League 1 (for sponsorship reasons currently known as the Betfred League 1), is a professional rugby league competition based in England.
Leek Town Football Club is an English football club based in Leek, Staffordshire, currently playing in the Northern Premier League Division One South.
Li Hongzhang, Marquess Suyi (also romanised as Li Hung-chang) (15 February 1823 – 7 November 1901),, was a Chinese politician, general and diplomat of the late Qing dynasty.
The Liberal Party was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom – with the opposing Conservative Party – in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of its birth, its current age and other demographic factors including gender.
Lindal-in-Furness is a village on the Furness peninsula of Cumbria, England.
This is a list of notable people who were born in or have been residents of the town of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
This article lists places of worship in the English town of Barrow-in-Furness.
Below is a detailed list of the ships and submarines built in Barrow-in-Furness, England by the Barrow Shipbuilding Company, Vickers-Armstrongs, Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering, BAE Systems Marine, BAE Systems Submarine Solutions or any other descendant companies.
There are 650 constituencies in the United Kingdom, each electing a single Member of Parliament to the House of Commons ordinarily every five years.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
There are 274 listed buildings in the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness, with about 70% in Barrow-in-Furness itself.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is a stock exchange located in the City of London, England.
The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)It has been argued that the initials LMSR should be used to be consistent with LNER, GWR and SR.
The Lonsdale Hundred is an historic hundred of Lancashire, England.
The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.
The M6 motorway runs from junction 19 of the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange, near Rugby via Birmingham then heads north, passing Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and terminating at the Gretna junction (J45).
Manchester Airport is an international airport in Ringway, Manchester, England, south-west of Manchester city centre.
The Manchester Evening News (MEN) is a regional daily newspaper covering Greater Manchester in North West England.
Manchester Piccadilly is the principal railway station in Manchester, England.
The Manchester Titans are a British American football team based in Manchester, England.
Manslaughter is a common law legal term for homicide considered by law as less culpable than murder.
Mass-Observation was a United Kingdom social research organisation founded in 1937.
A master's degree (from Latin magister) is an academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.
Mat Gardner (born 24 August 1985) is a rugby league player.
Maurice Gerald Flitcroft (23 November 1929 – 24 March 2007) was a British golfer and audacious hoaxer.
Meat and potato pie is a popular variety of pie eaten in England.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
A mental disorder, also called a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning.
Michelin Guides are a series of guide books published by the French tyre company Michelin for more than a century.
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet developed by Microsoft for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Millom is a town and civil parish on the north shore of the estuary of the River Duddon around 7 miles north of Barrow-in-Furness in southwest Cumbria, England.
The MIT Press is a university press affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States).
Mixed is an ethnicity category that has been used by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics since the 1991 Census.
Morecambe is a town on Morecambe Bay in Lancashire, England, which had a population of 34,768 at the 2011 Census.
Morecambe Bay is a large estuary in northwest England, just to the south of the Lake District National Park.
Morecambe Football Club is a professional football club in Morecambe, Lancashire, England, which plays in League Two, the fourth tier of English football.
Motorcycle speedway, usually referred to as speedway, is a motorcycle sport involving four and sometimes up to six riders competing over four anti-clockwise laps of an oval circuit.
A motte-and-bailey castle is a fortification with a wooden or stone keep situated on a raised earthwork called a motte, accompanied by an enclosed courtyard, or bailey, surrounded by a protective ditch and palisade.
MSN (stylized as msn) is a web portal and related collection of Internet services and apps for Windows and mobile devices, provided by Microsoft and launched on August 24, 1995, the same release date as Windows 95.
Municipal boroughs were a type of local government district which existed in England and Wales between 1835 and 1974, in Northern Ireland from 1840 to 1973 and in the Republic of Ireland from 1840 to 2002.
The Nan Tait Centre is a Grade II listed building located at Abbey Road in the Hindpool area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The National Health Service (NHS) is the publicly funded national healthcare system for England and one of the four National Health Services for each constituent country of the United Kingdom.
The National League, currently named the Vanarama National League for sponsorship reasons, is the top division of the National League in English football.
The National Westminster Bank building in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England is located at the intersection of Abbey Road and Duke Street.
Nella Last (née Nellie Lord; 4 October 1889 – 22 June 1968) was a housewife who lived in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
The net migration rate is the difference between the number of immigrants (people coming into an area) and the number of emigrants (people leaving an area) throughout the year.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Newbarns is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
News Corp UK & Ireland Limited (trading as News UK, formerly News International and NI Group), is a British newspaper publisher, and a wholly owned subsidiary of the American mass media conglomerate News Corp.
Thomas Nigel Kneale (18 April 1922 – 29 October 2006) was a British screenwriter.
Norse activity in the British Isles occurred during the Early Medieval period when members of the Norse populations of Scandinavia travelled to Britain and Ireland to settle, trade or raid.
Norsemen are a group of Germanic people who inhabited Scandinavia and spoke what is now called the Old Norse language between 800 AD and c. 1300 AD.
North Scale is a village and one of only four settlements on the Isle of Walney.
North Walney is a National Nature Reserve on Walney Island, England.
The North West Counties Football League is a football league in the North West of England, and is known as the Hallmark Security League for sponsorship reasons.
North West England, one of nine official regions of England, consists of the five counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) was the regional development agency for the North West England region and was a non-departmental public body.
An ocean liner is a passenger ship primarily used as a form of transportation across seas or oceans.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
An oil tanker, also known as a petroleum tanker, is a ship designed for the bulk transport of oil or its products.
Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.
The Ormonde Wind Farm is a wind farm west of Barrow-in-Furness in the Irish Sea.
Ormsgill is a ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The term Other White is a classification of ethnicity in the United Kingdom and has been used in documents such as the 2011 UK Census to describe people who self-identify as white persons who are not of the English, Welsh, Scottish or Irish ethnic groupings.
The submarine Abdül Hamid (also Abdülhamid) was an early steam powered submarine built in England in 1886 at the Barrow Shipyard.
Oyster farming is an aquaculture (or mariculture) practice in which oysters are raised for human consumption.
Parkside is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
Peace dividend is a political slogan popularized by US President George H.W. Bush and UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the early 1990s, purporting to describe the economic benefit of a decrease in defense spending.
Pendle is a local government district and borough of Lancashire, England.
Peter Purves (born 10 February 1939) is an English television presenter and actor.
Phil Jackson (born c. 1932) is an English former World Cup winning professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and 1960s.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
A pie is a baked dish which is usually made of a pastry dough casing that covers or completely contains a filling of various sweet or savoury ingredients.
A pie shop is a take away (fast food) outlet specialising in pies, especially meat pies.
Piel Castle, also known as Fouldry Castle or the Pile of Fouldray, is a castle situated on the south-eastern point of Piel Island, off the coast of the Furness Peninsula in north-west England.
Piel Island lies half a mile (1 km) off the southern tip of the Furness Peninsula in the administrative county of Cumbria, though historically within Lancashire north of the sands.
Piel railway station was the terminus of the Furness Railway's Piel Branch in Barrow-in-Furness, England that operated between 1846 and 1936.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
The Polish community in the United Kingdom since the mid-20th century largely stems from the Polish presence in the British Isles during the Second World War, when Poles made a substantial contribution to the Allied war effort.
Polish (język polski or simply polski) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland and is the native language of the Poles.
The Port of Barrow refers to the enclosed dock system within the town of Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Portland Walk is a shopping centre in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Preston is the administrative centre of Lancashire, England, on the north bank of the River Ribble.
A primary school (or elementary school in American English and often in Canadian English) is a school in which children receive primary or elementary education from the age of about seven to twelve, coming after preschool, infant school and before secondary school.
Princess Selandia is a former Danish ferry which had a long career on the Great Belt and the Baltic Sea, after which she became a restaurant and nightclub ship, previously moored in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
The Queen Elizabeth class is a class of two aircraft carriers of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
Quicksand is a colloid hydrogel consisting of fine granular material (such as sand, silt or clay), and water.
Rampside is a village in Cumbria, England.
Rampside Gas Terminal is a gas terminal situated in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria on the Irish Sea coast.
Rampside Hall is a Grade I listed building in the Rampside area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Rampside railway station was located on the Piel Branch of the Furness Railway in the Rampside area of Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Ramsden Dock is one of the four docks which make up the Port of Barrow in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Ramsden Dock railway station (also known as Barrow Island and officially as Barrow Ramsden Dock) was the terminus of the Furness Railway's Ramsden Dock Branch in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Ramsden Square is a square located at the intersection of Abbey Road and Duke Street in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Reach plc (formerly known as Trinity Mirror between 1999 and 2018) is a British newspaper, magazine and digital publisher.
Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
Risedale is a ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Ritz (later known as the ABC, Astra and Apollo) was a cinema located at the junction of Abbey Road and Holker Street in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Roa Island lies just over half a mile (1 km) south of the village of Rampside at the southernmost point of the Furness Peninsula in Cumbria, though formerly in the County of Lancashire north of the sands.
Roanhead (sometimes spelled Ronhead) refers to the limestone outcrop of Roanhead Crag in Cumbria and the farmland behind it, but in recent years the term has been taken to mean the sandy beaches adjoining Sandscale Haws extending to Snab Point.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
Roose or Roosecote is a suburb and ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Roose railway station is a railway station that serves the suburb of Roose, which is in the town of Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria, England.
Roosecote Power Station was a gas-fired, originally coal-fired power station, situated in the Roosecote district of Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria, North West England.
The Roxy Cinema (later known as the Odeon and Classic) on Cavendish Street in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England is a former cinema, and one of only two remaining original cinema buildings in the town (the other being Salthouse Pavilion).
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
In the Royal Navy, the Fleet flagship is the ship designated as the fleet's principal ship.
The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a London-based, British organisation committed to finding practical solutions to social challenges.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
The Russo–Japanese War (Russko-yaponskaya voina; Nichirosensō; 1904–05) was fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.
Sandscale Haws is a national nature reserve on the Duddon Estuary, Cumbria, England.
Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.
Sarsaparilla is a soft drink, originally made from the Smilax ornata plant, but now sometimes made with artificial flavors.
Savoy opera was a style of comic opera that developed in Victorian England in the late 19th century, with W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan as the original and most successful practitioners.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
The Scotch Buildings was a large complex of tenement housing located off Duke Street in Barrow-in-Furness, then Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
The Scottish people (Scots: Scots Fowk, Scottish Gaelic: Albannaich), or Scots, are a nation and ethnic group native to Scotland. Historically, they emerged from an amalgamation of two Celtic-speaking peoples, the Picts and Gaels, who founded the Kingdom of Scotland (or Alba) in the 9th century. Later, the neighbouring Celtic-speaking Cumbrians, as well as Germanic-speaking Anglo-Saxons and Norse, were incorporated into the Scottish nation. In modern usage, "Scottish people" or "Scots" is used to refer to anyone whose linguistic, cultural, family ancestral or genetic origins are from Scotland. The Latin word Scoti originally referred to the Gaels, but came to describe all inhabitants of Scotland. Considered archaic or pejorative, the term Scotch has also been used for Scottish people, primarily outside Scotland. John Kenneth Galbraith in his book The Scotch (Toronto: MacMillan, 1964) documents the descendants of 19th-century Scottish pioneers who settled in Southwestern Ontario and affectionately referred to themselves as 'Scotch'. He states the book was meant to give a true picture of life in the community in the early decades of the 20th century. People of Scottish descent live in many countries other than Scotland. Emigration, influenced by factors such as the Highland and Lowland Clearances, Scottish participation in the British Empire, and latterly industrial decline and unemployment, have resulted in Scottish people being found throughout the world. Scottish emigrants took with them their Scottish languages and culture. Large populations of Scottish people settled the new-world lands of North and South America, Australia and New Zealand. Canada has the highest level of Scottish descendants per capita in the world and the second-largest population of Scottish descendants, after the United States. Scotland has seen migration and settlement of many peoples at different periods in its history. The Gaels, the Picts and the Britons have their respective origin myths, like most medieval European peoples. Germanic peoples, such as the Anglo-Saxons, arrived beginning in the 7th century, while the Norse settled parts of Scotland from the 8th century onwards. In the High Middle Ages, from the reign of David I of Scotland, there was some emigration from France, England and the Low Countries to Scotland. Some famous Scottish family names, including those bearing the names which became Bruce, Balliol, Murray and Stewart came to Scotland at this time. Today Scotland is one of the countries of the United Kingdom, and the majority of people living there are British citizens.
ScottishPower Ltd. is a vertically integrated energy company with its headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland.
A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.
Sellafield is a nuclear fuel reprocessing and nuclear decommissioning site, close to the village of Seascale on the coast of the Irish Sea in Cumbria, England.
A semi-detached house (often abbreviated to semi) is a single family dwelling house built as one of a pair that share one common wall.
Sharpe, Paley and Austin are the surnames of architects who practised in Lancaster, Lancashire, England, between 1835 and 1946, working either alone or in partnership.
Sheep Island is an uninhabited grassy island of around, located just over from the shore of Walney Island, opposite Snab Point.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
A stand-alone house (also called a single-detached dwelling, detached residence or detached house) is a free-standing residential building.
A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Great Britain or an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) in the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man.
A skatepark, or skate park, is a purpose-built recreational environment made for skateboarding, BMX, scooter, wheelchair, and aggressive inline skating.
The Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding (SACU) is an organisation established in 1965 to promote understanding and friendship between British and Chinese people.
Sodor is a fictional island located in the Irish Sea, just off the English mainland near Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria.
A soft drink (see terminology for other names) typically contains carbonated water (although some lemonades are not carbonated), a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavoring.
A sonnet is a poem in a specific form which originated in Italy; Giacomo da Lentini is credited with its invention.
South Lakeland is a local government district in Cumbria, England.
South Lakes Safari Zoo (formerly South Lakes Wild Animal Park) is a zoo established in 1994 by David Gill, and located in Cumbria, England.
South Wales (De Cymru) is the region of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and Mid Wales and West Wales to the north and west.
The Spanish Navy (Armada Española) is the maritime branch of the Spanish Armed Forces and one of the oldest active naval forces in the world.
St Mary of Furness is a Roman Catholic church located on Duke Street in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Stagecoach North West was a major operator of bus services in North West England.
Stephen Dixon (born in Newton-in-Furness, Cumbria) is a news presenter for Sky News.
Stephen (Étienne; – 25 October 1154), often referred to as Stephen of Blois, was King of England from 1135 to his death, as well as Count of Boulogne from 1125 until 1147 and Duke of Normandy from 1135 until 1144.
Stevenage Football Club (known as Stevenage Borough Football Club until 2010) is a professional association football club based in the town of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England.
Stollers, is a British-based home furnishings retailer.
A submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) is a ballistic missile capable of being launched from submarines.
Tagalog is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by a quarter of the population of the Philippines and as a second language by the majority.
In geography, the temperate or tepid climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes, which span between the tropics and the polar regions of Earth.
In architecture and city planning, a terraced or terrace house (UK) or townhouse (US) exhibits a style of medium-density housing that originated in Europe in the 16th century, where a row of identical or mirror-image houses share side walls.
Thais in the United Kingdom (also known as Thai Britons) are British citizens who trace their Thai ancestry from migrants who have migrated from Thailand.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel is a 4-star luxury hotel located on Abbey Road in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
The Forum (formerly Forum 28) is a theatre, media and arts centre located in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Mail, known previously as the North-West Evening Mail (1987-2017), is a daily, local newspaper in the United Kingdom, printed every evening.
The Merseyside Nighthawks are an American football team based in Skelmersdale, Lancashire, England.
The Prelude or, Growth of a Poet's Mind; An Autobiographical Poem is an autobiographical poem in blank verse by the English poet William Wordsworth.
The Railway Series is a set of story books about a railway system located on the fictional Island of Sodor.
The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.
The Treacle People was a children's television programme shown on CITV in the United Kingdom, from 3 May 1996 to 25 July 1997.
The Waterfront Barrow-in-Furness is a £200 million development under construction in and around the Port of Barrow, England.
Thomas Round (18 October 1915 – 2 October 2016) was an English opera singer and actor, best known for his performances in the leading tenor roles of the Savoy Operas and grand opera.
Thomas the Tank Engine is a fictional steam locomotive in The Railway Series books by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry and his son, Christopher.
Thorncliffe Cemetery and Crematorium (also known as 'Barrow Cemetery/Crematorium') is a 66-acre graveyard located on Devonshire Road in the Ormsgill ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
A tidal bore, often simply given as bore in context, is a tidal phenomenon in which the leading edge of the incoming tide forms a wave (or waves) of water that travels up a river or narrow bay against the direction of the river or bay's current.
Closeup of glacial till. Note that the larger grains (pebbles and gravel) in the till are completely surrounded by the matrix of finer material (silt and sand), and this characteristic, known as ''matrix support'', is diagnostic of till. Glacial till with tufts of grass Till or glacial till is unsorted glacial sediment.
Titan Clydebank is a cantilever crane at Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
Touch Me, I'm Karen Taylor is a British television sketch comedy show written and performed by BAFTA Award-winning comedian Karen Taylor and produced by Avalon Productions.
A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.
A trampoline is a device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched between a steel frame using many coiled springs.
The Trident missile is a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) equipped with multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRV).
Trident, also known as the Trident nuclear programme or Trident nuclear deterrent, covers the development, procurement and operation of nuclear weapons in the United Kingdom and their means of delivery.
Tudor Revival architecture (commonly called mock Tudor in the UK) first manifested itself in domestic architecture beginning in the United Kingdom in the mid to late 19th century based on a revival of aspects of Tudor architecture or, more often, the style of English vernacular architecture of the Middle Ages that survived into the Tudor period.
The Turner Prize, named after the English painter J. M. W. Turner, is an annual prize presented to a British visual artist.
Ulverston is a market town in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria in North West England.
The Ulverstone and Lancaster Railway Company was short-lived as a business but the line that it built is still in daily use.
A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
The 1885 United Kingdom general election was held from 24 November to 18 December 1885.
The 1892 United Kingdom general election was held from 4 July to 26 July 1892.
The 1906 United Kingdom general election was held from 12 January to 8 February 1906.
The 2010 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday, 6 May 2010, with 45,597,461 registered voters entitled to vote to elect members to the House of Commons.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMB or UHMBT) is an NHS Foundation Trust in North West England, providing services in South Cumbria and North Lancashire in the Morecambe Bay area.
The University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan) is a public university based in the city of Preston, Lancashire, England.
The University of Cumbria is a public university in Cumbria.
Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use in an urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas, such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks.
Victor Metcalfe (3 February 1922 – 6 April 2003) was a professional footballer who was born in Barrow-in-Furness where his father played rugby league for Barrow.
Vickers was a famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies from 1828 until 1999.
Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering, Ltd (VSEL) was a shipbuilding company based at Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria in northwest England that built warships, civilian ships, submarines and armaments.
Vickerstown is an area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England covered by the wards of Walney North and Walney South.
Victoria Wood, (19 May 1953 – 20 April 2016) was an English comedian, actress, singer and songwriter, screenwriter, producer and director.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.
The VSEL Heavy Engineering Workshop located at Michaelson Road in the Barrow Island area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England is a Grade II listed former ammunitions workshop that belonged to Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering.
Vue Entertainment (otherwise known as Vue Cinemas, and stylised as vue), formerly SBC International Cinemas, is a cinema company operating in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland owned by.
Wakefield Trinity is a professional rugby league club in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, that plays in the Super League.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Walney Bridge (officially Jubilee Bridge) is a bascule bridge in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Walney Channel separates Walney Island from the British mainland.
The Isle of Walney, also known as Walney Island, is an island off the west coast of England, at the western end of Morecambe Bay.
Walney North is one of two wards on Walney Island in the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness, North West England.
Walney School is a secondary school on Walney Island in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
Walney South is one of two wards on Walney Island in the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness, North West England.
Walney Wind Farm is an offshore wind farm 14 km west of Walney Island off the coast of Cumbria, in the Irish Sea, England.
Wayne John Curtis (born 6 March 1980) is an English retired football striker.
The original Wembley Stadium (formerly known as the Empire Stadium) was a football stadium in Wembley Park, London, which stood on the same site now occupied by its successor, the new Wembley Stadium.
The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important railway corridors in the United Kingdom, connecting the major cities of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and Glasgow.
West of Duddon Sands Wind Farm (WoDS), occasionally also known as West Duddon Wind Farm is an offshore wind farm located south west of Walney Island off the coast of Barrow-in-Furness RenewBL, 27 June 2011.
White British is an ethnicity classification used in the 2011 United Kingdom Census.
Whitehaven is a town and port on the coast of Cumbria, England.
Wilbert Vere Awdry, OBE (15 June 1911 – 21 March 1997) was an English Anglican cleric, railway enthusiast, and children's author.
William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire (27 April 1808 – 21 December 1891), styled as Lord Cavendish of Keighley between 1831 and 1834 and known as The Earl of Burlington between 1834 and 1858, was a British landowner, benefactor, nobleman, and politician.
William Ewart Gladstone, (29 December 1809 – 19 May 1898) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party.
William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).
Willie Horne (–) was an English rugby league footballer.
A wind farm is a group of wind turbines in the same location used to produce electricity.
A wind turbine is a device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy.
Windermere is a town and civil parish in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.
The Winter Hill transmitting station is a broadcasting and telecommunications site on Winter Hill, at the southern boundary of the Borough of Chorley, and above Bolton in Greater Manchester, England.
Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
The working class (also labouring class) are the people employed for wages, especially in manual-labour occupations and industrial work.
Working men's clubs are a type of private social club first created in the 19th century in industrialised areas of the United Kingdom, particularly the North of England, the Midlands, Scotland and many parts of the South Wales Valleys, to provide recreation and education for working class men and their families.
Workington is an historic industrial town and civil parish at the mouth of the River Derwent on the west coast of Cumbria, England.
Workington Town R.L.F.C. is a semi-professional rugby league club playing in Workington in west Cumbria.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Xentrix (pronounced "zen-tricks") are an English thrash metal band from Preston, Lancashire.
Yarlside is a hill in the Howgill Fells, Cumbria (historically Westmorland), England.
Yates is a British pub chain, founded as Yates Wine Lodge in Oldham, Lancashire by Peter and Simon Yates in 1884.
Abbey FM was a local radio station for Barrow-in-Furness and the Furness Peninsula.
The 2002 Barrow-in-Furness Legionnaires' disease outbreak was a fatal outbreak of Legionellosis which occurred in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Morecambe Bay cockling disaster (Shi bèi cǎn'àn, "cockle-picking tragedy") occurred on the evening of 5 February 2004 at Morecambe Bay in North West England, when at least 21 Chinese illegal immigrant labourers were drowned by an incoming tide after picking cockles off the Lancashire/Cumbrian coast.
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