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subsequently went on to play in many TV series and several movies. His longest running role was Owen Davies, a Consultant Obstetrician (Obstetrics), in ''Holby City'' which he played from 2001 until 2005. He also appeared in a television commercial for the fabric softener 'Bounce' in 1996 with fellow Liverpudlian Katy Carmichael.PKFHSPKFHS related&search His first introduction to music was as a backing singer and percussionist

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sculptures than any other location in the United Kingdom aside from Westminster (City of Westminster) and more Georgian houses than the city of Bath (Bath, Somerset).

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at the unfamiliar number 10 position with the score at 70 8, up against a Queensland attack on a seaming green-top, he top scored with 40. History Arthur Rostron was born in Astley Bridge, north of Bolton, Lancashire, England to James and Nancy Rostron. Educated at Bolton Grammar School (Bolton School) from 1882 to 1883 and Bolton Church Institute (Canon Slade School) in 1884, Rostron then joined the Naval (Royal Navy) school ship HMS Conway (school ship) HMS ''Conway


commercial (commerce) importance increased in the 1850s with the arrival of the railroad. In addition, textile mills began springing up along the river, bringing industry to an area reliant upon agriculture. By 1860, the city was one of the more important industrial centers of the South, earning it the nickname "the Lowell (Lowell, Massachusetts) of the South," in deference to the industrial town in Massachusetts. The town was originally surrounded by secure castle walls and the name ''Fishguard'' derives from old Norse ''fiskigarðr'' meaning "fish catching enclosure", Charles, B. G., ''The Placenames of Pembrokeshire'', National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1992, ISBN 0-907158-58-7, p 50 This indicates that there may have been a Scandinavian trading post here, although there is no historical record to confirm this. Charles, ''ibid'', p xxxvi Fishguard was once a marcher borough and in 1603, it was described as one of five Pembrokeshire boroughs overseen by a portreeve. Owen, George, ''The Description of Penbrokshire by George Owen of Henllys Lord of Kemes'', Henry Owen (Ed), London, 1892 The Norman (Normans) settlement lay along what is now High Street between the church at its north end and the slight remains of a Norman motte (motte-and-bailey) at its south end. Lower Fishguard developed as a herring fishery and port, trading with Ireland, Bristol and Liverpool. In the late 18th century it had 50 coasting vessels, and exported oats and salt herring. Barrett, J. H., ''The Pembrokeshire Coast Path'', HMSO, 1974, ISBN 0-11-700336-0, p 44 In 1779, the port was raided by the privateer Black Prince, which bombarded the town when the payment of a £1,000 ransom was refused. As a result, Fishguard Fort was completed in 1781, overlooking Lower Fishguard. Sites and Stones: Fishguard Fort, Pembrokeshire The port declined in the latter half of the 19th century. thumb left 100px WWI 82nd Division Shoulder Sleeve Insignia. (Image:82nd WWI insignia.jpg) In early April, the division embarked from the ports in Boston, New York and Brooklyn to Liverpool, England, where the division fully assembled by mid-May 1918. Commons:category:Liverpool Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Merseyside Liverpool Wikipedia:Liverpool

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2005-11-22 was a founding member of The Hoppers, a school-chum jug band that played the coffeehouse circuit in the Boston area. Jug band music featured homemade or folk-style instruments such as the washboard (used for percussion (percussion instrument)), a large earthenware jug used as a wind instrument, and a single-string upright bass fashioned from a broomstick or similar handle, using a steel washtub as a resonator, with the player moving the handle in order to vary the tension on the string and thus vary the pitch of the note created by plucking. This type of music, in England, became known as skiffle music and was played by groups who could not afford electric instruments, such as The Quarrymen, a Liverpool skiffle group that evolved into The Beatles. DATE OF BIRTH 18 August 1965 PLACE OF BIRTH Bootle, Liverpool, England DATE OF DEATH The '''West Coast Main Line (WCML)''' is one of the most important intercity railway lines in the United Kingdom, part of the British railway system (Rail transport in Great Britain). It begins at Euston (Euston railway station) station in London, links several of the UK's largest cities including Northampton, Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool, and ends 400 miles north-west at Central (Glasgow Central station) station in Glasgow. Artwork Cover artwork of the album is a photo of Chris McClure — a friend of the band, frontman of The Violet May and brother of Jon McClure of Reverend and the Makers — taken in the early hours of the morning in Korova (Korova (Liverpool)) bar, Liverpool after the band had given him, his cousin and his best friend "seventy quid (Pound sterling) to spend on a night out". Commons:category:Liverpool Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Merseyside Liverpool Wikipedia:Liverpool

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film debut in some silent shorts in 1919. He appeared in films throughout the 1930s and 1940s, mostly in comedic roles. His most memorable film performances were as Richard French in the supernatural Ealing drama ''Halfway House'' and as Arthur the ghost in the comedy ''Don't Take It to Heart'' (both 1944). He made his last film in 1949 but carried on acting in television until the 1960s. DATE OF BIRTH 1894 PLACE OF BIRTH Liverpool, Lancashire, England DATE

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and to Lincoln Castle, where a copy of the Magna Carta is kept. *Liverpool: The 2008 European Capital of Culture, a major port and World Heritage Site, home to two cathedrals and houses more listed buildings, museums and art galleries than any other city in the UK outside of London. The home of Liverpool F.C, a world-famous football (association football) club. Is also famous for The Grand National, and its musical, maritime and sporting heritage. * Oxford

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Clyde , in 1953. She was initially measured at , and carried 138 First Class, and 1169 Tourist Class passengers. She was registered in Liberia. Parsons turbines of 25,000 shp drove her at a service speed of 21 knots (23 knots maximum). The maiden voyage left Glasgow for Liverpool and New York on October 20, 1953. Her first voyage on the intended route from Piraeus to New York did not take place until March 1955 due to legal complications


'''Liverpool''' ( The city is within the historic county (Historic counties of England) of Lancashire. Its urbanisation and expansion were largely brought about by its status as a major port (Port of Liverpool), which included its participation in the Atlantic slave trade. Liverpool was the port of registry of the ocean liner RMS ''Titanic'' (RMS Titanic), and many other Cunard (Cunard Line) and White Star (White Star Line) ocean liners such as the RMS ''Lusitania'' (RMS Lusitania), ''Queen Mary (RMS Queen Mary)'', and ''Olympic (RMS Olympic)''.

Liverpool's status as a port city has contributed to its diverse population, which, historically, was drawn from a wide range of peoples, cultures, and religions, particularly those from Ireland. The city is also home to the oldest Black African community (Black British) in the country and the oldest Chinese community (British Chinese) in Europe. Natives of Liverpool are referred to as '''Liverpudlians''' (from a long-standing jocular alteration of 'Liverpool' to 'Liverpuddle') and colloquially as "Scousers", a reference to "scouse (scouse (food))", a form of stew. The word "Scouse" has also become synonymous with the Liverpool accent (accent (sociolinguistics)) and dialect. Many people "self-identify" as Liverpudlians or Scousers without actually being born or living within the city boundaries of Liverpool. Many people from within the greater Merseyside area consider themselves thus, although many do not. Conversely, a number of people from Liverpool itself may not consider themselves Scousers, since the term for them may have pejorative overtones.

Tourism forms a significant part of the city's modern economy. The city celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2007, and it held the European Capital of Culture title together with Stavanger, Norway, in 2008. Labelled the "World Capital City of Pop" by ''Guinness World Records'', the popularity of The Beatles, and other groups from the Merseybeat (Beat music) era and later, contributes to Liverpool's status as a tourist destination.

Several areas of Liverpool city centre were granted World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in 2004. The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City includes the Pier Head, Albert Dock, and William Brown Street. Liverpool is also the home of two Premier League football (Association football) clubs, Liverpool (Liverpool F.C.) and Everton (Everton F.C.). Matches between the two are known as the Merseyside derby. The world-famous Grand National also takes places annually at Aintree Racecourse on the outskirts of the city.

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