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Canterbury (England)


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  • Variants

    • us: City & County of Canterbury (England)
    • us: City and County of Canterbury (England)
    • us: City and County Borough of Canterbury (England)
    • us: Durouernon (England)
    • us: Durovernum Cantiacorum (England)
    • us: Cantwaraburh (England)
    • us: Cantwareburh (England)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Canterbury (Kent)
    • Canterbury, Eng
  • Sources

    • found: Townsend, W. Canterbury, 1950.
    • found: BL hdg (Canterbury (England))
    • found: Annual report of the medical officer of health and the sanitary inspector ...1923: t.p. (City & county of Canterbury); 1924: t.p. (City and county of Canterbury); 1930: t.p. (City and county borough of Canterbury)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 51°16ʹ00ʺN 001°05ʹ00ʺE)
    • found: GeoNames, 29 May 2014 (Canterbury; country: United Kingdom; ADM1: Kent; 51° 16ʹ 00ʺ N, 001° 05ʹ 00ʺ E; 51.266667 [N], 1.083333 [E]; populated place)
    • found: Wikipedia, 29 May 2014: Canterbury (Canterbury; historic English cathedral city; lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent in South East England; Canterbury, along with Whitstable and Herne Bay (coastal towns 6 miles (10 km) north of Canterbury), is in the City of Canterbury local government district; located at 51°16ʹ30ʺN 1°05ʹ13ʺE (51.275, 1.087) in east Kent; it lies on the River Stour; originally a Brythonic settlement called Durouernon, it was renamed Durovernum Cantiacorum by the Roman conquerors in the 1st century AD; the Jutes named the city Cantwaraburh; Old English Cantwareburh; the city became a county corporate in 1461, and later a county borough under the Local Government Act 1888; in 1974 it lost its status as the smallest county borough in England, after the Local Government Act 1972, and came under the control of Kent County Council)
    • found: Canterbury City Council Web site, 2 June 2014: Parishes (26 parishes within the Canterbury District) Committee structure (5 area member panels for the Canterbury district: Canterbury Area Member Panel, Herne Bay Area Member Panel, Rural Area (North) Member Panel, Rural Area (South) Member Panel, and Whitstable Area Member Panel)
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-02-26: new
    • 2014-06-08: revised
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