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Stoke-on-Trent (England)


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  • Variants

    • Stoke-upon-Trent (England)
    • Five Towns Region (England)
    • Six Towns Region (England)
    • Potteries Region (England)
    • Staffordshire Potteries Region (England)
    • County Borough of Stoke-on-Trent (England)
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    • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Stoke-on-Trent (Staffordshire)
      • Stoke-on-Trent, Eng
    • Sources

      • found: Minton tiles, 1835-1935, c1984:t.p. (Stoke-on-Trent)
      • found: Ordnance Survey WWW site, 13 May 2004:place name gaz. (Stoke-on-Trent)
      • found: Bartholomew gaz. places Brit., 1986(Stoke-on-Trent, city on River Trent, an amalgam of the former Stoke-upon-Trent and the towns of Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton, and Tunstall)
      • found: Stoke-on-Trent Tourism WWW site, 13 May 2004(Stoke-on-Trent is a city made up of six separate towns - Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Stoke, Fenton, Longton - affectionately known as The Potteries)
      • found: ThePotteries.org WWW site, 13 May 2004(Staffordshire Potteries, Potteries; Six Towns; the Potteries may look like one long conurbation but the core of Burslem still survives, as do those of Tunstall, Hanley, Stoke-upon-Trent, Longton, and to a lesser extent Fenton - the town which Arnold Bennett forgot when he referred to the Five Towns; in 1910 the Six Towns were united to form one city called Stoke-on-Trent)
      • found: Gascoigne, B. Encyclopedia of Britain, 1994:entry under Stoke-on-Trent (city on the River Trent, centre of the Staffordshire Potteries; derives from the amalgamation in 1910 of the Five Towns plus Fenton) entry under Five Towns (a term for the Potteries in Staffordshire, where the ceramic industry was concentrated in five closely linked towns - Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Stoke-upon-Trent, Longton - which were merged in 1910 as Stoke-on-Trent; the phrase is associated in particular with Arnold Bennett who set many of his novels in the five towns, renaming them respectively Turnhill, Bursley, Hanbridge, Knype, Longshaw) entry under Potteries (Potteries Region, in which Staffordshire pottery has been made since the 17th cent.)
      • found: Annual report of the medical officer of health, 1923:t.p. (county borough of Stoke-on-Trent)
      • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 53°00ʹ00ʺN 002°11ʹ00ʺW)
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-09-15: new
      • 2010-05-13: revised
    • Alternate Formats

    • Subject of
      Ward, John, 1781-1870. borough

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