Searching for "CASTLE DONINGTON"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Castle Donington Leicestershire Castle Donington , market town and par. with ry. sta., N. Leicestershire, 7 miles NW. of Loughborough and 136 miles NW. of London Bartholomew
    CASTLE-DONINGTON Leicestershire CASTLE-DONINGTON , a town, a parish, and a subdistrict in the district of Shardlow, and county of Leicester. The town Imperial
    Donington Leicestershire Donington , par., N. Leicestershire. See CASTLE DONINGTON. Bartholomew
    DONINGTON Shropshire DONINGTON , a parish in Shiffnall district, Salop; on the Shrewsbury and Birmingham railway, contiguous to Boscobel and Royal Oak, 1 mile NW of Albrighton r. station, and 4½ SE by E of Shiffnall. Post town, Albrighton, under Wolverhampton. Acres, 2, 641. Real property, £6, 128; of which £150 are in quarries. Pop., 456. Houses, 84. The property is divided among a few. Tonge Castle Imperial
    Hemington Leicestershire Hemington .-- township, Lockington par., N. Leicestershire, 1 mile NE. of Castle Donington, pop. 380. Bartholomew
    ISLEY-WALTON Leicestershire Castle Donington, and 5 W by S of Kegworth r. stationPost town, Castle Donington, under Derby. Real property, £745. Pop., 46. Houses Imperial
    Langley Priory Leicestershire Langley Priory , par., Leicestershire, 3 miles SW. of Castle Donington, 660 ac., pop. 22. Bartholomew
    LANGLEY PRIORY Leicestershire Castle-Donington. Acres, 660. Pop., 11. House, 1. A Benedictine priory was founded here, in the time of Henry II., by William Imperial
    LEICESTERSHIRE, or LEICESTER Leicestershire Castle-Donington, and Lutterworth; and there are about 560 smaller towns, villages, and hamlets. The chief seats are Belvoir-Castle Imperial
    Loudoun Ayrshire castle, whose title of earl is taken from the parish, are a branch of the great family of Campbell, being descendants of Donald, who was second son of Sir Colin Campbell of Lochow (see Inveraray), and who married Susanna Crauford, the heiress of Loudoun, in the reign of Robert I. In 1601 Sir Hugh Campbell of Loudoun, Sheriff of Ayr, was raised to the peerage as Baron Loudoun; and in 1633 his granddaughter's husband, Sir John Campbell of Lawers, was created Earl of Loudoun. A zealous Covenanter, he became High Chancellor of Scotland in 1641, and played a conspicuous Groome
    MERRIL-GRANGE Leicestershire MERRIL-GRANGE , a place in the NW of Leicester; 3¼ miles S of Castle-Donington. Imperial
    SHARDLOW Derbyshire Castle-Donington. Acres, 73, 290. Poor-rates in 1863, £13, 221. Pop. in 1851, 32, 322; in 1861, 31, 113. Houses Imperial
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