Barton-upon-Humber shown within Lincolnshire
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Barton-upon-Humber or Barton is a small town in North Lincolnshire, England located on the south bank of the River Humber, and at the end of the Humber Bridge. North Lincolnshire is a Unitary authority area in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber in England. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The Humber is a large tidal Estuary on the east coast of northern England The Humber Bridge is the fifth-largest single-span Suspension bridge in the world near Kingston upon Hull in England. Formerly an important centre for the manufacture of bicycles, Hopper's Cycles being established in the town in 1880 in the Hopper Building.
The town is the northern terminus at Barton station of a branch line (Barton - Cleethorpes), opened in 1849, from Grimsby and Cleethorpes. Barton-on-Humber railway station serves the town of Barton-upon-Humber in North Lincolnshire, England. Grimsby (or archaically Great Grimsby) is a Seaport on the Humber Estuary in Lincolnshire, England. Cleethorpes is a town and Unparished area in North East Lincolnshire, England, situated on the Estuary of the River Humber. Services are provided by Northern Rail. Northern Rail (often referred to simply as Northern) is a Train operating company that has operated local passenger services in the north of England The A15 passes to the west of the town cutting through the Beacon Hill, and has a junction with the A1077 Ferriby Road. South Ferriby is a Village in North Lincolnshire, England situated on the south bank of the River Humber 5 km ( 3 miles) west of the The B1218 passes north-south through the town, and leads to Barton Waterside eventually. Barton Waterside is a village in Lincolnshire, England.Barton Waterside consists of the former port area at the north end of Barton-upon-Humber Kimberly-Clark have a factory on Falkland Way close to the railway, which is known to them as their Barton Plant and it makes toilet paper. Kimberly-Clark Corporation () is an American Corporation that produces mostly Paper -based consumer products Toilet paper is a soft paper product used to maintain Personal hygiene after human Defecation or Urination. This area is known as the Humber Bridge Industrial Estate.
Barton is on the south bank of the Humber estuary and is at the southern end of the Humber Bridge. The Humber is a large tidal Estuary on the east coast of northern England The Humber Bridge is the fifth-largest single-span Suspension bridge in the world near Kingston upon Hull in England. The Viking Way starts near the bridge. The Viking Way is a Long distance footpath in England running between the Humber Bridge in North Lincolnshire and Oakham 
The town is known for its Saxon church tower of St Peter, and there have been many Saxon archaeological finds within the town. The Saxons or Saxon people were a Confederation of Old Germanic tribes. A steeple, in Architecture, is a tall tower on a building often topped by a Spire. Archaeology, archeology, or archæology (from Greek grc ἀρχαιολογία archaiologia – grc ἀρχαῖος archaīos The former church was reopened in May 2007 as a centre for medical research into the development of diseases, and ossuary, containing the bones and skeletons of some 3,750 people whose remains were removed between 1978 and 1984 from the 1,000 year old burial site, after the Church of England made the church redundant in 1972. An ossuary is a chest building well or site made to serve as the final resting place of human skeletal remains In Biology, the skeleton is a strong and often a rigid framework that supports the body of an animal holding it upright and giving it shape and strength (Also skeletal The Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England, the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican 
A ferry to Hull began in 1351, being granted by Edward II running until 1851, but this was superseded by a ferry at New Holland which began in 1820. For the play see Edward II (play. For the film see Edward II (film. New Holland is a small village and Port on the Humber estuary in North Lincolnshire, England.
There has been a lot of speculation about why there are two churches right next to each other. St Peter's church and St Mary's church, being mere feet apart. The reason the two churches were built close together was at the time they were built when the churches served two separate villages that later amalgamated into one town by the name of Barton-on-Humber. Also one church is a lot older than the other and could not be enlarged so another one was built later. It was suggested that Barrow upon Humber would also get gobbled up in the process of building due to its location near the River Humber but Barton Council decided to go the other way because the cemetery was up Barrow Road and to close it in by building round it was not recommended so the new estate was built further away from the River Humber instead. Barrow upon Humber is a village and Civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England.
Baysgarth School is a comprehensive school for ages 11-18 on Barrow Road. Barrow upon Humber is a village and Civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England. There is also the Castledyke Primary School on the B1218, and the Bowmandale primary school in the south of the town. Barton Grammar School, which opened in 1931, used to be on Caistor Road. Henry Treece, the poet, taught at the school. Henry Treece ( December 22 1911 – June 10, 1966) was a British Poet and writer who worked also as a teacher and editor
The Carnival is a pub with live music on Tofts Road to the south of the town. Other town pubs are the Wheatsheaf on Holydyke (A1077), the George Hotel on George Street, the Blue Bell on Whitecross Street, Queen's on Queen Street, the Red Lion on High Street, and the White Swan on Butts Road. The Ropewalk is an arts centre on Maltkiln Road, which is an extremely long building.
The North Lincolnshire and Humberside Sailing Club is at Barton Mere on the Humber to the east of Barton Waterside. It uses a former clay pit. A clay pit is a Quarry or mine for the extraction of Clay, which is generally used for manufacturing Pottery, Bricks or Portland The clay was used to make bricks at a former brickworks on the Humber foreshore from 1703. A Brickworks also known as a brick factory is a factory for the manufacturing of Bricks, from Clay or Shale. Towards the bridge is the £5. 6m Water's Edge Park, with a visitor centre which opened in April 2006. The park is a home for wildfowl. Far Ings Nature Reserve is to the west of the Humber Bridge, which is run by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is a wildlife trust ( part of the Wildlife Trusts partnership) covering the traditional County of Lincolnshire
Famous residents have included: Isaac Pitman, inventor of the eponymous shorthand method; Samuel Wilderspin, pioneer of infant education; and currently Ken H. Harrison, the artist who draws Desperate Dan. Sir Isaac Pitman ( January 4 1813 &ndash January 12 1897) knighted in 1894 developed the most widely used system of Shorthand Samuel Wilderspin (1792 London &ndash 1866 was an English Educationist known for his pioneering work on Infant schools His belief was that Ken H Harrison is an Artist at DC Thomson who drew Robbie Rebel, Big Brad Wolf, and Lord Snooty for The Beano, The Hoot History The strip was drawn by Dudley D Watkins until his death in 1969 Jamie Cann, MP for Ipswich 1992-2001 went to the grammar school. Jamie Charles Cann ( June 28 1946 &ndash October 15 2001) was a politician in the United Kingdom. Ipswich is a Borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Chad Varah, founder of the Samaritans was born in the town and was named after the church of St Chad on Waterside Road, of which his father, William Edward Varah, was the vicar. Edward Chad Varah, CH, CBE ( 12 November 1911 &ndash 8 November 2007) was an English Anglican The church, and neighbouring primary school, were demolished in 1993.
Barton, Maryland, United States The Reverend William Shaw of Barton-upon-Humber, a Methodist minister settled on the site of Barton, Maryland in 1794. Barton is a town in Allegany County Maryland, United States, located along the Georges Creek Valley. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the William Shaw was born in Barton-upon-Humber, North Lincolnshire, England. Year 1794 ( MDCCXCIV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a His son, William Shaw Jr. laid out the town in 1853, naming it for his father's hometown. Year 1853 ( MDCCCLIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common