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  • George Hilton (1894 - 1917)
    Private, 1st/7th Bn, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment, service number 307994

This is the Umbrella Project Page for Lincolnshire, England.

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  • Administrative centre - Lincoln
  • County Flower - Common Dog-violet Viola riviniana
  • People from Lincoln are called Yellowbelly or Yeller Belly

Lincolnshire is a county in the east of England. It is bordered by Norfolk to the south east; Cambridgeshire to the south; Rutland to the southwest; Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire to the west; South Yorkshire to the northwest and the East Riding of Yorkshire to the north.

The Ceremonial County of Lincolnshire includes the non-metropolitan county of Lincolnshire and the area covered by the unitary authorities of North Lincolnshire and North-East Lincolnshire. This means that the ceremonial county includes part of Yorkshire and the Humber region. Lincolnshire is the second biggest English county. Land use in the county is predominantly agriculture.

Divisions and environments

  1. Lincoln
  2. North Kesteven
  3. South Kesteven
  4. South Holland
  5. Boston
  6. East Lindsey
  7. West Lindsey
  8. North Lincolnshire (which is a unitary authority area in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber in England. For ceremonial purposes it is part of Lincolnshire)
  9. North East Lincolnshire (which is a unitary authority area in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber in England. For ceremonial purposes it is part of Lincolnshire)

Cities and Towns by population size: (2001 census)

  • Lincoln - 85,595
  • Boston - 64,600
  • Grantham - 33,243
  • Spalding - 30,000
  • Gainsborough - 15,659
  • Skegness - 18,910
  • Stamford - 17,492
  • Louth - 17,000

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