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.
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Bass has been brewed in Burton upon Trent since the reign of George III.
Marmite was first produced in 1902 in Burton upon Trent, the home of British beer brewing, as a yeast by-product of the brewing process.
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.
A MAN died in a car fire in Burton upon Trent yesterday morning.
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