What is Yorkshire?

  • (noun): A former large county in northern England; in 1974 it was divided into three smaller counties.

Yorkshire

Yorkshire (/ˈjɔːkʃə/) is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom. Due to its great size in comparison to other English counties, functions have been increasingly undertaken over time by its subdivisions, which have also been subject to periodic reform. Throughout these changes, Yorkshire has continued to be recognised as a geographical territory and cultural region. The name is familiar and well understood across the United Kingdom and is in common use in the media and the military, and also features in the titles of current areas of civil administration, such as North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire, Virginia - Demographics
... There were 2,266 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
BBC Radio Humberside - Technical
... BBC Radio Humberside broadcasts to East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire on 95.9 FM (High Hunsley), 1485 AM (Paull, east of Hull), DAB and the internet using RealPlayer ... up on the Yorkshire Wolds is quite powerful over the relatively flat surrounding area being heard clearly in most of South Yorkshire as well ... FM (Radio Humberside's old frequency), Capital Yorkshire on 105.8 FM and BBC National DAB (since 20 April 2006) ...
1894 English Cricket Season
... battle play out for the County Championship title between Surrey and last year's champions Yorkshire ... Yorkshire travelled to Taunton in Somerset, and after the first day was rained off, Somerset had to bat on a rain-affected pitch ... George Herbert Hirst took seven for 32 as Somerset fell to 99, but Yorkshire never got the chance to reply as the third day was rained off ...
A59 Road - Route - Yorkshire
... From Horton it enters North Yorkshire and goes through West and East Marton before a roundabout junction with the A56 after which the road passes Broughton ... This stretch of the route is claimed to be the busiest road in North Yorkshire ...
BBC Radio Sheffield - Transmitters
... Moss transmitter (actually in West Yorkshire, on the border with Derbyshire), enabling the signal to be clearly heard over much of Derbyshire and ... Crosspool transmitter on Tapton Hill also has Hallam FM on 97.4FM, Capital Yorkshire on 105.6FM and Real Radio on 107.7FM ... signals have come from the Bauer South Yorkshire 11C multiplex from the transmitters at Clifton (next to the M18 east of Rotherham) and Tapton Hill (Sheffield) since November 2000 ...