Northern Counties Railway

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Unreformed House Of Commons - County Members
... England had been divided into counties (or shires) since Anglo-Saxon times, and these formed the first basis of representation ... Before 1536 England had 39 counties (see list below), electing 78 knights of the shire ... When Wales was formally annexed to England in 1536, each of the 12 Welsh counties elected one knight of the shire ...
Texas Panhandle - Counties
... The 26 northernmost counties that make up the Texas Panhandle include Armstrong County Briscoe County Carson County Castro County Childress County ...
Historic Counties Of Wales - Vice Counties
... The vice counties, used for biological recording throughout Great Britain and Ireland since 1852, are largely based on historic county boundaries ... They ignore all exclaves and are modified by subdividing large counties and merging smaller areas into neighbouring counties ...
Unreformed House Of Commons - Scottish Members
... Of these 30 were elected by the 33 Scottish counties, while 15 were elected from the Scottish boroughs (called burghs in Scotland) ... Twenty-seven counties elected one member each (this included Orkney and Shetland, which were strictly speaking not counties but fiefs of the Crown, but were ... The six smallest counties were grouped together into three groups of two (Buteshire and Caithness, Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire, and Nairnshire and Cromartyshire), with one of each pair electing a member at ...
Steam Locomotives Of Ireland - Northern Ireland - Belfast and Northern Counties Railway (1848–1903) & Northern Counties Committee (1903–1949)
... The Belfast and Northern Counties Railway (BNCR), was a railway that served the north-east of Ireland ... It had its origins in the Belfast and Ballymena Railway that opened to traffic on 11 April 1848 ... The Northern Counties Committee came into existence on 1 July 1903 as the result of the Midland Railway taking over the BNCR ...

Famous quotes containing the words railway and/or northern:

    Her personality had an architectonic quality; I think of her when I see some of the great London railway termini, especially St. Pancras, with its soot and turrets, and she overshadowed her own daughters, whom she did not understand—my mother, who liked things to be nice; my dotty aunt. But my mother had not the strength to put even some physical distance between them, let alone keep the old monster at emotional arm’s length.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    That we can come here today and in the presence of thousands and tens of thousands of the survivors of the gallant army of Northern Virginia and their descendants, establish such an enduring monument by their hospitable welcome and acclaim, is conclusive proof of the uniting of the sections, and a universal confession that all that was done was well done, that the battle had to be fought, that the sections had to be tried, but that in the end, the result has inured to the common benefit of all.
    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)