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County Town: Oakham
Population: 37,800
Area: 152 Sq miles 384 Sq km
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Did you know that Uppingham School has the largest school playing fields in the UK? Among those to grace those fields have been Jonathan Agnew , England fast bowler and BBC cricket correspondent; his Leicestershire and international team-mate James Whitaker; inter-war England cricket captain Percy Chapman; and both Sir Donald and Sir Malcolm Campbell .

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In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it. - John Ruskin
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James Stuart (the Old Pretender) attempts to invade Scotland - 1708, 1st Trams operate in London - 1861, Woolwich Ferry Opens - 1889
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