1. THE 'LANKYLAND' MAP
For the purposes of this website the map below acts as a geographical
guidance indicator only - give or take a few million musical miles..
Lancashire with its surrounding neighbour's in the North-West of England as shown by this Boundary Map. To the left is the Irish Sea: The gateway to the Atlantic Ocean.
Merseyside, parts of Cumbria and Cheshire and Greater Manchester still form part of the County Palatine of Lancashire which was established in 1182.
In 1972 a population census put Lancashire's geographical area at 5.5 million people; the largest outside London and it's district's.
To give scale to the map of Lancashire, the distance between Liverpool and Manchester is approx 50 miles or 80km.
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On this day in 1295 the first elected representatives from Lancashire were called to Westminster by King Edward I to attend what later became known as "The Model Parliament". The Lancashire Day proclamation is read out by town criers throughout the county on 27th November.
The Friends of Real Lancashire