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town (1991 pop. 29,408), Hertfordshire, SE England, at the confluence of the Colne, Gade, and Chess rivers. Rickmansworth is an old market town. The district is largely residential and has many recreation spots, including woods, lakes, and Moor Park (400 acres/162 hectares). Papermaking is a major industry. Basing House, a home of William PennPenn, William,
1644–1718, English Quaker, founder of Pennsylvania, b. London, England; son of Sir William Penn. Early Life

He was expelled (1662) from Oxford for his religious nonconformity and was then sent by his father to the Continent to overcome his
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An air ambulance landed on the clockwise carriageway next to the crash site between junction 18 for the A404 Rickmansworth Road, at Chorleywood, to junction 17 for the A412 Denham Way at Maple Cross.
The woman sustained her injuries after a Citroen C3 car collided with several other vehicles on December 23 at the Rickmansworth store, and led to her being rushed to Watford General Hospital,reports the Daily Mirror.
A second person was slightly hurt in the incident in Rickmansworth, Herts.
Located in hundreds of acres of parkland yet conveniently just a ten-minute walk from the Metropolitan and Chiltern train lines at Rickmansworth, and boasting facilities many schools can only dream of, RMS offers an exceptional environment in which to study.
The fox was rescued from the garden of a house in Rickmansworth, Herts.
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"It's not hard to see why this property captured the imagination of the film's production team, retaining much of its traditional period charm while still being a stylish and functional family home," say agents Savills Rickmansworth.
"The new offices in Teesside, Hull and the operational base in Rickmansworth (near Watford) will allow us to service existing and new business as we continue to expand in line with our strategic growth plans."
Wills and Kate shun their royal life and move to her dream semi in Rickmansworth, but pregnant Camilla has other ideas.
10.00pm claims that is his father, who will be to the throne and Kate shun and move to her Rickmansworth, Camilla has other and Eugenie try parents Fergie and THE WINDSORS Channel 4, 10.00pm When a stranger claims that Prince Charles is his father, Charles questions who will be second in line to the throne after him.