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Ilkeston

(ĭl`kĕstən), town (1991 pop. 34,683), Derbyshire, central England. Iron and coal mines lie to the south. Rayon, lace, hosiery, and iron goods are manufactured. Ilkeston is mentioned in the Domesday BookDomesday Book
, record of a general census of England made (1085–86) by order of William I (William the Conqueror). The survey ascertained the economic resources of most of the country for purposes of more accurate taxation.
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. Eastwood, a nearby mining village, is the birthplace of D. H. LawrenceLawrence, D. H.
(David Herbert Lawrence), 1885–1930, English author, one of the primary shapers of 20th-century fiction. Life

The son of a Nottingham coal miner, Lawrence was a sickly child, devoted to his refined but domineering mother, who insisted upon his
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, and many of his novels are set in the area.

Ilkeston

a town in N central England, in SE Derbyshire. Pop.: 37 270 (2001)
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Despite a gritty defensive performance by the Seagulls to take a point at Ilkeston, having played with 10 men for nearly an hour, the club announced immediately after the game that Hoskin was leaving "by mutual consent" and that assistant manager and head of recruitment Phil Staley had resigned.
Ilkeston huffed and puffed in the second half but they failed to break down a resolute Bay defence.
However, Jameson had no chance when Ilkeston took the lead from the penalty spot on 10 minutes.
Matt Cooper saved a Charles Weston penalty for Ilkeston early in the second half.
I have some unfinished end of year business to attend with the academy at Ilkeston before I come to Nuneaton, but I cannot wait," said the coach, whose son Callum plays in midfield for Ilkeston.
With the play-offs contested by clubs finishing between second and fifth, Curzon complete their season at 19th-placed Frickley Athletic while Ilkeston are at Nantwich Town, who stand 14th.
The Leicester-based player was released by Coventry at 14 and had a spell at minnows Oadby Town before joining Ilkeston.
Rangers were back on level terms on 27 minutes when a slip in defence by Ilkeston let in Michael Lennon whose effort was blocked - but Danny Quinn was on hand to head home.
Redditch United were due to play Ilkeston today in the Blue Square Bet North but the home fixture has been cancelled after the Derbyshire side were wound up at a High Court hearing in midweek.
Ilkeston played nine of their ten league games away from home between October and February and won their last two home contests, against Corby and Blyth Spartans.
Five minutes after the interval and Ilkeston doubled their lead when Ricketts tapped in Sam Duncum''s low cross before Dan Holmes'' deflected shot from 20 yards gave the Robins their third.
Now he's back in the less sunny climes of Ilkeston, saying life at the Unibond League Premier Division club has invigorated him.