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Huntingdonshire

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  • proper n. An inland traditional county of England bordered by Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire.

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Examples

  • Plumptre, James, Revd (1770 – 1832): Vicar of Great Gransden in Huntingdonshire, Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge, an evangelical clergyman who produced bowdlerised versions of popular songs, a comic opera about Lake District tourists (The Lakers), and critiques of Shakespeare.

    Index of People

  • This is despite information culled from contacts to the effect that the situation on this road in Huntingdonshire (that thousand-year old entity so callously and carelessly expunged from the map by Ted Heath in the 1970s) is dire.

    Another Fine Mess

  • Writing a letter to Archbishop Dunstan more than a hundred years later, Abbo of Fleury, a monk at the great Abbey of Ramsey in Huntingdonshire, gave further details of Edmund.

    Archive 2008-04-20

  • And Stilton was in Huntingdonshire when it made the cheese famous.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • During this period the major contribution to the drainage were the Old Bedford River and the Forty Foot Drain near Ramsey in what used to be Huntingdonshire, which is today also known as 'Vermuiden's Drain' which still drains the Fen to this day.

    Flemish Musings

  • "Huntingdonshire" sign on whitewashed walls, a tribute to a lost county that is now a mere council district.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Ramsey's district council, Huntingdonshire, will cut around 16.4% off its budget this year.

    U.K. Ambivalence Toward EU Grows

  • All good stuff, except that Stilton is in Cambridgeshire (and used to be in Huntingdonshire when it was a county).

    A visit to pork pie country

  • Look out for it over the hedge just before junction 14 (the A14) on a southbound journey, and pip your horn in recognition of the disappearance of a home from quiet, forgotten Huntingdonshire.

    Old Street No 1

  • This tiny eponymous church was his inspiration, out in the fields of lonely Huntingdonshire.

    Behind the Pig-Sty

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