Searching for "PYE BRIDGE"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    LONDON London
    Pye-corner near Holborn-bridge; raged continuously during four days and four nights; consumed about three-fourths of the City Imperial
    NORFOLK Norfolk Bridge, to proceed to Ely; another line goes from Lynn, westward, across the head of the Wash, to proceed to Holbeach and Spalding; and a branch goes from the Watlington station of the Lynn and Ely line, westward to Wisbeach. The roads are every where plentiful and good. The county contains 743 parishes, parts of 3 others, and 7 extra-parochial places; and is divided into the hundreds of Blofield, Brothercross, Clackclose, Clavering, Depwade, Diss, Earsham, North Erpingham, South Erpingham, Eynesford, East Flegg, West Flegg, Forehoe, Freebridge-Lynn, Freebridge-Marshland, Gallow, North Greenhoe, South Greenhoe, Grimshoe, Guiltcross, Happing, Henstead, Holt Imperial
    Pye Bridge Derbyshire Pye Bridge , sta. on Midland Railway, on border of Derbyshire and Notts, 8 miles SW. of Mansfield; P.O. Bartholomew
    PYE-BRIDGE Derbyshire
    PYE-BRIDGE , a railway station with telegraph at themutual border of Notts and Derby; on the Erewash Valley railway, at the forking Imperial
    RIDDINGS Derbyshire Pye-Bridge r. station, and 2½ S W by S of Alfreton; and has a post-office under Alfreton Imperial
    SHEFFIELD Yorkshire Pye Smith, the author of the " Scripture Testimony to the Messiah" and other theological works, who died in 1851, were natives of the town; Dr. Short, a medical writer of the last century, Dr. Buchan, the author of " Domestic Medicine" the Rev. J. Hunter, the local historian, James Montgomery the poet, and Ebenezer Elliott the poet, were residents; Robin Hood and the sculptor Chantrey were natives of the neighbourhood; and the family of Holroyd take from the town the titles of Baron and Earl. Site and Structure. —The town's environs possess much diversity of hill, vale, rock, slope Imperial
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