Burton upon Trent

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Burton upon Trent,

urban area (1991 pop. 47,930), Staffordshire, W central England, on the Trent River and the Grand Trunk Canal. Brewing, begun there by Benedictine monks, is the most famous industry. From the 11th cent. to the Reformation, the area's history was closely connected with the Benedictine abbey (founded 1002). Remains of the abbey still exist. Other industries manufacture foundry products, tires, footwear, chemicals, and locomotives.
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Household names like Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard broke off from a training session to chat to the royals who toured the 330-acre site near Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, for two hours.
Marmite soon moved its headquarters to London but Marston's are still based in Burton upon Trent.
The boy, aged six, was in the playground at Short Street Infant School in Stapenhill, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, when he was stabbed in the leg.
Ernest Saul, 61, from Stapenhill, near Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, moved in with his 83 year-old mother Daisy Smith, to look after her, but ended up stealing more than pounds 14,000 over a two-year period.
It also brews Banks's, Hanson's and Mansfield beers in Wolverhampton and Marston's Pedigree ale in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire.
Today Edward Jarvis, from Holly Grange, Sandfield Park, was appearing before magistrates in Burton upon Trent in connection with the drugs.
Considine Paddy Best known for: Playing an ill-fated journalist in The Bourne Ultimatum Early life: Born Patrick George Considine in Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire on September 5, 1973.