Bridgwater


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Bridgwater,

town (1991 pop. 30,782), Somerset, SW England, on the Parrett River estuary. It is a port for seaborne traffic and a market town. Bridgwater is the only place in England that produces bathbricks, which are made from clay and sand deposited by the river and are used for scouring metals. Other manufactures are bricks, tiles, furniture, beer, and preserves. Admiral Robert BlakeBlake, Robert,
1599–1657, English admiral. A merchant, he sat in the Short Parliament (1640) and joined the parliamentary side in the civil war. He defended Bristol, Lyme, and Taunton against royalist attacks (1643–45).
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 was born in Bridgwater.

Bridgwater

a town in SW England, in central Somerset. Pop.: 36 563 (2001)
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Major organization : BRIDGWATER AND TAUNTON COLLEGE
Bridgwater may have found a good opening for the six-year-old to resume winning ways in Plumpton's Andrew 'Super Wack' Jackson Memorial Handicap Chase (2.
The 33,000 sq ft Range store in Bridgwater has been sold to an international investor for GBP 4.
In between, Traylor went close once more for Merthyr but was denied by home goalkeeper Ben John although they did have a scare in stoppage time as Bridgwater pulled a goal back through Nathan Rudge's header.
Tom Knighton had by then given T Bridgwater the lead on 14 minutes from the penalty spot after he had been brought down by Merthyr goalkeeper Tom Bradley en-route to goal.
Tom Knighton had by then given Bridgwater the lead on 14 minutes from the penalty spot after he had been brought down by Merthyr goalkeeper Tom Bradley en route to goal.
Wyck Hill is in the same order as he was last year, it's just that this year he has a bit more weight to carry but he is a big-framed proper National Hunt chaser so that won't be a problem," said Bridgwater.
Bally Sands is trained by Bridgwater, who was unhappy at the length of Launchbury's ban in particular and was quoted by the Guardian referring to the stewards' room as having "the same idiots there that were there when I was riding 20 years ago", adding "I think they must still have been p***d from lunch.
That's the most Bridgwater, the son of the late Ken who for years had his stable in Solihull, has had since he took out a training licence and underlines the reputation he is gaining.
DAVID Bridgwater is hoping the heavens open at Ascot over the next few days ahead of Wyck Hill's seasonal return in Saturday's United House Gold Cup.
The development at Isleport Business Park near Bridgwater in Somerset has doubled the size of its previous centre in the area and is part of the company's continued expansion despite the challenging economic conditions.
Lindsey Roth was a very popular and dedicated member of the health visiting team in Bridgwater.