English counties similar to or like Lancashire

Ceremonial county and geographical area in North West England. Wikipedia

  • North West England

    One of nine official regions of England and consists of the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside. The North West had a population of 7,052,000 in 2011. Wikipedia

  • History of Lancashire

    County of England, in the northwest of the country. Apparently first created in 1182, making it one of the youngest of the traditional counties. Wikipedia

  • The subdivisions of England constitute a hierarchy of administrative divisions and non-administrative ceremonial areas. Divided into nine regions and 48 ceremonial counties, although these have only a limited role in public policy. Wikipedia

  • Granted by royal charter to local government districts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Purely honorary, and does not give any additional powers to the council or inhabitants of the district. Wikipedia

  • Unparished area is an area that is not covered by a civil parish . Most urbanised districts of England are either entirely or partly unparished. Wikipedia

  • Civil parishes in Lancashire

    Subnational entity, forming the lowest unit of local government in England. Completely unparished; Pendle and Ribble Valley are entirely parished. Wikipedia


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    • Although historically and traditionally a part of Lancashire, areas of Cheshire south of the River Mersey were incorporated into Manchester in the 20th century.Manchester-Wikipedia
    • Rugby League is most popular among towns in the northern English counties of Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cumbria.England-Wikipedia
    • At the time Lancashire was one of the strongest footballing regions in the country, with 6 of the 12 founder clubs coming from within the boundaries of the historic county of Lancashire.Bolton Wanderers F.C.-Wikipedia
    • Methodism also grew rapidly in the old mill towns of Yorkshire and Lancashire, where the preachers stressed that the working classes were equal to the upper classes in the eyes of God.Methodism-Wikipedia
    • In 1182, the land north of the Mersey became administered as part of the new county of Lancashire, resolving any uncertainty about the county in which the land "Inter Ripam et Mersam" was.Cheshire-Wikipedia
    • Some 20th-century scholars suggested that Shakespeare may have been employed as a schoolmaster by Alexander Hoghton of Lancashire, a Catholic landowner who named a certain "William Shakeshafte" in his will.William Shakespeare-Wikipedia

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