37 relations: Atwick, Bolton, Bradley, West Midlands, Chesterton, Staffordshire, Cleethorpes, Dodworth, Egbert Cadbury, Fenton, Staffordshire, German Empire, Goldenhill, Great Yarmouth, Haslingden, Helmshore, Holcombe, Greater Manchester, Imperial German Navy, Kidsgrove, Leeds, List of Schütte-Lanz airships, Lowestoft, Luftschiffbau Zeppelin, Luftschiffhafen Seddin, Manchester Regiment, Nordholz, Ramsbottom, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2, Royal Naval Air Service, Schütte-Lanz SL 11, Shafton, Tønder, Tipton, Trentham, Staffordshire, Tunstall, Staffordshire, Walsall, Wednesbury, World War I.
Atwick is a village and civil parish in Holderness in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
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.
Bradley, originally a village in the Manor of Sedgley, England, is in the Bilston East ward of the City of Wolverhampton.
Chesterton is a small, former mining village, located in the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England.
Cleethorpes is a seaside resort on the estuary of the Humber in North East Lincolnshire with a population of nearly 40,000 in 2011.
Dodworth is a village in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England.
Major (Honorary Air Commodore) Sir Egbert "Bertie" Cadbury (20 April 1893 – 12 January 1967) was a British businessman, a member of the Cadbury family, who as a First World War pilot shot down two Zeppelins over the North Sea: L.21 on 28 November 1916, and L.70 on 6 August 1918: the latter while flying a De Havilland DH.4 with Robert Leckie as observer/gunner.
Fenton is one of the so-called "Six Towns" which constitute the City of Stoke-on-Trent, which federated in 1910.
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
Goldenhill is an area on the northern edge of Stoke-on-Trent, in Staffordshire, England.
Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England.
Haslingden is a town in Rossendale, Lancashire, England.
Helmshore is a village in the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire, England, south of Haslingden between the A56 and the B6235, north of Manchester.
Holcombe is a village in Ramsbottom ward, Metropolitan Borough of Bury, in Greater Manchester, England.
The Imperial German Navy ("Imperial Navy") was the navy created at the time of the formation of the German Empire.
Kidsgrove is a town in the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England, near the Cheshire border.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Schütte-Lanz (SL) is the name of a series of rigid airships designed and built by the Luftschiffbau Schütte-Lanz company from 1909 until the S.L.22 was delivered in 1917.
Lowestoft is a town and civil parish in the English county of Suffolk.
Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH is a German company which, during the early 20th century, was a leader in the design and manufacture of rigid airships, specifically of the Zeppelin type.
Luftschiffhafen Seddin, named after a tiny place in Landkreis Stolp in Pomerania, was a base (Luftschiffhafen) for Schütte-Lanz airships during World War I. The large hangar survived until 1989 when it burned down.
The Manchester Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1958.
Nordholz is a village and a former municipality in the district of Cuxhaven, in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Ramsbottom is a market town in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, Greater Manchester, England.
Rawtenstall is a town at the centre of the Rossendale Valley in Lancashire, England, with a population of 22,000.
Rossendale is a district with borough status in Lancashire, England, holding a number of small former mill towns centred on the valley of the River Irwell in the industrial North West.
The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2 was a British single-engine tractor two-seat biplane designed and developed by the Royal Aircraft Factory.
The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy, under the direction of the Admiralty's Air Department, and existed formally from 1 July 1914Admiralty Circular CW.13963/14, 1 July 1914: "Royal Naval Air Service – Organisation" to 1 April 1918, when it was merged with the British Army's Royal Flying Corps to form a new service, the Royal Air Force, the first of its kind in the world.
The Schütte-Lanz SL 11 was a German military dirigible built in 1916 by Luftschiffbau Schütte-Lanz.
Shafton is a civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England, on the border with West Yorkshire.
Tønder (Tondern) is a town in the Region of Southern Denmark.
Tipton is a town in the West Midlands, England, with a population of around 38,777 at the 2011 UK Census.
Trentham is a suburb of the city of Stoke-on-Trent in North Staffordshire, England, south-west of the city centre and south of the neighbouring town of Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Tunstall is an area in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.
Walsall is an industrial town in the West Midlands of England.
Wednesbury is a market town in England's Black Country, part of the Sandwell metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, near the source of the River Tame.
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.