Gressingham shown within Lancashire
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Gressingham is a small village and civil parish in the City of Lancaster in the English county of Lancashire. It is north of the River Lune and across the river from Hornby. In the 2001 census, it had a population of 153.
The Gressingham Duck was named after the village of Gressingham, having been first bred here in 1980 from a cross of mallards and Pekin ducks However, the exclusive right to breed Gressingham Ducks was bought by Gressingham Foods in 1996, and the ducks they now produce are all from their farms in East Anglia.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Lancaster Retrieved 11 February 2010
- "St John the Evangelist's Church". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 2008-10-23.
- The Guardian: Gressingham Ducks: at the top of their game. Retrieved 27 July 2013.
- Gressingham: The Duck People. About Us. Retrieved 27 July 2013.
Media related to Gressingham at Wikimedia Commons
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