Searching for "SOUTH WILLINGHAM"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    CAISTOR, or Castor Lincolnshire Willingham, Sixhills, East Torrington, Legsby, Lissington, Linwood, Buslingthorpe, Newtonby-Toft, Toft-next-Newton, Kirkby-cum-Osgodby, South Owersby, North Owersby Imperial
    ELY Cambridgeshire South Witchford, the liberty of Whittlesey and Thorney, and the borough of Wisbeach. Its length, north-westward, is 28 miles; and its extreme breadth is 17 miles; and its area is 226, 005 acres. Pop., 64, 595. Houses, 14, 115. The Isle is part of Bedford Level: which see. It is chiefly separated from the rest of the county by the old channel of the Ouse. It once was nearly all a marsh, subject to be flooded by the streams which creep through it; and it has been rendered habitable and cultivable only by an elaborate cutting and maintaining Imperial
    Hainton Lincolnshire South Willingham and Hainton), mid. Lincolnshire, on the Wolds, 7 miles S.E. of Market Rasen, 2306 ac., pop. 304; P.O.; contains Bartholomew
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    Willingham, Fiskerton, Repham, Nettleham, Riseholme, Burton, South Carlton, and North Carlton, and the extra-parochial tract of Grange de Lings Imperial
    LOUTH Lincolnshire South Willingham, Hainton, Ludford-Magna, Ludford-Parva, Calcethorpe, Kelstern, Binbrooke, Wyham-with-Cadeby, and North Ormsby, and the extraparochial tracts Imperial
    South Willingham Lincolnshire South Willingham , ry. sta. (South Willingham and Hainton), Lincolnshire, 4½ miles NE. of Wragby; P.O. See WILLINGHAM, SOUTH. Bartholomew
    Willingham, South Lincolnshire Willingham, South , par. and vil. with ry. sta. (South Willingham and Hainton), Lincolnshire - par., 1900 ac., pop. 330; vil., 4½ miles Bartholomew
    WILLINGHAM (South) Lincolnshire WILLINGHAM (South) , a parish in Louth district, Lincoln; 7 miles SE of Market-Rasen r. station. Post town, Wragby. Acres Imperial
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