You searched for "THORPE CONSTANTINE" in our simplified list of the main towns and villages, but the match we found was not what you wanted. There are several other ways of finding places within Vision of Britain, so read on for detailed advice and 4 possible matches we have found for you:

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  • You have just searched a list of the main towns, villages and localities of Britain which we have kept as simple as possible. It is based on a much more detailed list of legally defined administrative units: counties, districts, parishes, wapentakes and so on. This is the real heart of our system, and you may be better off directly searching it. There are no units called "THORPE CONSTANTINE" (excluding any that have already been grouped into the places you have already searched), but administrative unit searches can be narrowed by area and type, and broadened using wild cards and "sound-alike" matching:

  • If you are looking for hills, rivers, castles ... or pretty much anything other than the "places" where people live and lived, you need to look in our collection of Historical Gazetteers. This contains the complete text of three gazetteers published in the late 19th century — over 90,000 entries. Although there are no descriptive gazetteer entries for placenames exactly matching your search term (other than those already linked to "places"), the following entries mention "THORPE CONSTANTINE":
    Place name County Entry Source
    LICHFIELD Derbyshire
    Thorpe; the vicarages of Ashborne and Bradbourne; and the p. curacies of Alsop, Clifton, Kniveton, Hulland, Osmaston, Parwich, Snelston, and Tissington. The deanery of Ashover contains the rectories of Ashover, Bonsall, Mattock, Morton, and North Wingfield; the vicarage of Crich; and the p. curacies of Brackenfield, Cromford, Dethick, Mattock-Bath, Tansley, Wessington, and Claycross. The deanery of Bakewell contains the rectory of Darley, the vicarages of Bakewell and Youlgrave, and the p. curacies of Ashford, Birchover, Cross-Green, Elton, Longstone, Monevash, Sheldon, and Winster. The deanery of Brampton contains the rectory of Whittington, the vicarages of Dronfield and Norton Imperial
    Thorpe Constantine Staffordshire Thorpe Constantine , par. and seat, Staffordshire, 4 miles NE. of Tamworth, 953 ac., pop. 57. Bartholomew
    THORPE-CONSTANTINE Staffordshire THORPE-CONSTANTINE , a parish in Tamworth district, Stafford; 4 miles NE of Tamworth r. station. Post town, Tamworth. Acres, 953. Real Imperial
    YORK Yorkshire Constantine the Great; and the Roman legion "Sextavictrix'' held it as their headquarters for about 300 years. Very many Roman relics have been found in it, including coins from Augustus to Gratian, inscriptions, statues, altars, urns, amphoræ, pipes, tiles, fireplaces, bronze instruments, gold and silver ornaments, bronze and jet ornaments, tombs, a pavement, and a temple foundation-stone; and Roman masonry, in part of the city-wall, and in a multangular tower, is still standing. Various native magnates, of doubtful authenticity, are recorded, by old annalists, to have held the city, for a series of years after the retirement Imperial
    It may also be worth using "sound-alike" and wildcard searching to find names similar to your search term:

  • Place-names also appear in our collection of British travel writing. If the place-name you are interested in appears in our simplified list of "places", the search you have just done should lead you to mentions by travellers. However, many other places are mentioned, including places outside Britain and weird mis-spellings. You can search for them in the Travel Writing section of this site.

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