Counties

Some articles on counties:

Historic Counties Of Wales - Vice Counties
... The vice counties, used for biological recording throughout Great Britain and Ireland since 1852, are largely based on historic county boundaries ... They ignore all exclaves and are modified by subdividing large counties and merging smaller areas into neighbouring counties ...
Texas Panhandle - Counties
... The 26 northernmost counties that make up the Texas Panhandle include Armstrong County Briscoe County Carson County Castro County Childress County ...
Unreformed House Of Commons - County Members
... England had been divided into counties (or shires) since Anglo-Saxon times, and these formed the first basis of representation ... Before 1536 England had 39 counties (see list below), electing 78 knights of the shire ... When Wales was formally annexed to England in 1536, each of the 12 Welsh counties elected one knight of the shire ...
Hundred (country Subdivision) - England and Wales - Wapentake
... The Danelaw counties of Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland and Lincolnshire were divided into wapentakes, just as most of the remainder of England ... In some counties, such as Leicestershire, the wapentakes recorded at the time of Domesday Book evolved into hundreds later on ... The term ward was used in a similar manner in the four northern counties of Cumberland, Durham, Northumberland and Westmorland ...
Unreformed House Of Commons - Scottish Members
... Of these 30 were elected by the 33 Scottish counties, while 15 were elected from the Scottish boroughs (called burghs in Scotland) ... Twenty-seven counties elected one member each (this included Orkney and Shetland, which were strictly speaking not counties but fiefs of the Crown, but ... The six smallest counties were grouped together into three groups of two (Buteshire and Caithness, Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire, and Nairnshire and Cromartyshire), with one of each pair electing a member at ...