Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire ( /ˈkeɪmbrɪdʒʃər/ or /ˈkeɪmbrɪdʒʃɪər/; also known, archaically, as the County of Cambridge; abbreviated Cambs.) is a county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. The principal settlement is the city of Cambridge. Modern Cambridgeshire was formed from the historic counties of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, together with the Isle of Ely and the Soke of Peterborough; it contains most of the region known as Silicon Fen.

Cambridgeshire is twinned with Kreis Viersen in Germany.

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Famous People From Cambridgeshire
... As well as those born in the county there are many notable people from, or associated with, Cambridgeshire who moved there, particularly due to the presence of Cambridge ... Cambridgeshire lays claim to Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell, Prime Minister John Major, businessmen Henry Royce and Peter Boizot, social reformers Octavia Hill and ... Literary figures who hail from Cambridgeshire include John Clare, Samuel Pepys, Lucy M ...
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Tony Howorth
... right-handed batsman and leg-break bowler who played for Cambridgeshire ... He made his Cambridgeshire debut against Huntingdonshire in 1975, and played for the team in competition until 1982 ... Howorth made a single List A appearance for Cambridgeshire during the 1975 Gillette Cup campaign, against Northamptonshire ...