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Place name County Entry Source CLITHEROE Lancashire Great Mitton in Mitton parish; the sub-district of Chipping, containing Chipping parish, two townships of Whalley parish, and three Imperial Douglas Castle Lanarkshire great man of the house was the Good Sir James, the friend and companion of Robert the Bruce in his valorous efforts to achieve the independence of Scotland. His own castle of Douglas had been taken and garrisoned by the troops of Edward I.; and he resolved to recapture it, and at the same time inflict signal chastisement on the intruders. Tradition tells us that a beautiful English maiden, the Lady Augusta de Berkely, had replied to her numerous suitors that her hand should be given to him who should have the courage and ability to hold the perilous castle Groome Hodder Yorkshire Hodder , river, West-Riding Yorkshire, flows 20 miles SE., partly along border of Lancashire, to the Ribble at Great Mitton. Bartholomew LANCASHIRE Lancashire great experimental short lines elsewhere; it was preceded also by several of the old kinds of railroads within Lancashire itself; but it formed the first grand successful instance of railway with locomotives; it was both the type and the stimulus of all the other locomotive railways, which have so marvelously changed the communications of the civilized world; and it has been followed, within Lancashire, by such a vast net-work of these railways as cannot be adequately understood without the aid of a map. The chief are a line, near the Mersey, from Garston to Warrington; a line, continuous with Imperial Mitton Lancashire
Mitton , par., Lancashire and West-Riding Yorkshire, at the confluence of the Hodder and the Ribble, 2 miles SW. of Clitheroe, 21,736ae., pop. 3656; P.O.; contains, in the Yorkshire section, Great Bartholomew MITTON Lancashire
MITTON , a parish in the district of Clitheroe, and partly in Lancashire, but chiefly in W. R. Yorkshire; including a peninsular tract at the confluence of the rivers Hodder and Ribble, 2¼ miles SW of Clitheroe r. station. It was once a part of Whalley parish; and it contains the hamlets of Chaigley, Aighton, and Bailey in Lancashire, and the townships of Great Imperial MITTON (GREAT) Yorkshire MITTON (GREAT) , a township in Mitton parish, W. R. Yorkshire; contiguous to Lancashire, 2¼ miles SW of Clitheroe. Acres Imperial Mitton, Henthorn, and Colcoats Lancashire Mitton, Henthorn, and Colcoats , township, Whalley par., NE. Lancashire, 2½ miles SW. of Clitheroe, adjacent to Great Mitton, 873 ac., pop. 73; contains Bartholomew MITTON-HENTHORN AND COLDCOTES Lancashire Mitton. A cotton mill is at Henthorn. An inn adjoins the bridge at the communication of Great Mitton, and is much Imperial Sawley Yorkshire Mitton par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - township, 2104 ac., pop. 178; vil., on river Ribble, 4 miles NE. of Clitheroe; P.O.; the ruins of Sawley Abbey , founded in 1147, are in the vicinity, and form a source of great Bartholomew Stonyhirst Lancashire Mitton par., NE. Lancashire, 4 miles SW. of Clitheroe; P.O. The college was founded in 1794 by some Jesuit fathers driven from Liege at the Revolution, and has grown to be "the Catholic Eton." It occupies the old seat of the Sherbournes and Welds, which however has been greatly Bartholomew WHALLEY Lancashire
Mitton. Acres, 9,000. Pop., 2,963. Houses, 605.The parish contains forty-eight townships in Lancashire and one in Yorkshire; and is ecclesiastically cut into the sections of Whalley-St. Mary, Accrington, A.-Christchurch, A.-St. John, Altham, Bacup, B.-Christchurch, B.-St. Saviour, Briercliffe, Burnley, B.-St. James, B.-St. Paul, B. -St. Andrew, Chatburn, Church-Kirk, C.-K.-St. Paul, Clayton-le-Moors, Clitheroe, C.-St. James, Colne, C.-Christchurch, C.-Barrowford, Downham, Fence-in-Pendle, Goodshaw, Habergham-Eaves, H.-All Saints, Haslingden, Heyhouses, Holme, Lumb, Great Imperial
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