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Place name County Entry Source BECKENHAM Kent Bromley; has stations on the railways, and a post office under London, SE.; and is rapidly becoming a suburb. The parish comprises 3,875 acres. Real property, in 1865, about £40,000. Pop. in 1861, 2,124; in 1865, about 3,500. The property is subdivided. Beckenham Place is the seat of A. Cator, Esq.: Kelsey Park, of P. R. Hoare, Esq.; Old Manor House, of H. Fortescue, Esq.; and Langley Park, ofGoodheart Esq. Beckenham was the residence of Brandon, Duke. of Suffolk, when visited by Henry VIII.; and Clay-Hill here was the residence of Edward King Imperial BLITHE, or Blythe (The) Staffordshire about 22 miles south-south-eastward, past Leigh, Chartley, Blithbury, and Kings-Bromley to the Trent, 7 miles above Burton. Imperial BROMLEY Kent BROMLEY , a small town, a parish, a subdistrict, a district, and a hundred, in Kent. The town stands on high ground, rising from the Ravensbourne river, adjacent to the Farnborough railway, 10 miles SE of St. Paul's, London. It commands good views to the W, SW, and S; stands in a beautiful country, with rapid increase of fine residences; is a seat of petty sessions and a polling-place; and has a railway station, a post office under London, SE, a new town hall, good inns, a church, three dissenting chapels, a college for clergymen's widows, a National Imperial BROMLEY (King's), or Bromley-Regis Staffordshire BROMLEY (King's) , or Bromley-Regis, a parish in Lichfield district, Stafford; on the river Trent, 2¾ miles E of Armitage Imperial Bromley Regis Staffordshire Bromley Regis . See KING'S BROMLEY. Bartholomew CANTERBURY Kent
King's school, already incidentally mentioned, was founded by Henry VIII., for the education of 50 scholars from all parts of the kingdom; and has about 24 scholarships or exhibitions in Cambridge university. A portion of its old buildings which still stood was taken down in 1863, to give place to new erections. The blue-coat school was founded by the city corporation out of a gift by Queen Elizabeth of an hospital and its lands; clothes, maintains, and educates 16 boys; and has an income of £475. The grey-coat school educates 30 boys and 30 girls Imperial CHESTERFIELD Derbyshire King John to William de Bruere; and passed to the Wakes, the Plantagenets, and others. The town is irregularly built; and has narrow streets, but a spacious market-place. The townhall, with market-house and covered market, is an extensive and commodious suite of buildings, erected in 1857. The parish church is cruciform, and of various dates from early English onwards; has a central spire, 230 feet high, inclining considerably from the perpendicular; and contains a beautiful screen and some fine ancient monuments. Three chantries were formerly in the church; and three ancient chapels were in other parts Imperial KENT Kent Bromley, Dartford, Gravesend, North Aylesford, Hoo, Medway, Malling, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge, Maidstone, Hollingbourn, Cranbrook, Tenterden, West Ashford, East Ashford, Bridge, Canterbury, Blean, Faversham, Milton, Sheppey, Thanet, Eastry, Dover, Elham, and Romney-Marsh. Four of the boroughs, Folkestone, Gravesend, Margate, and Tenterden, though municipal, are not parliamentary; and two towns, Chatham and Greenwich, though not municipal boroughs, have parliamentary representation. The other towns, with upwards of 2, 000 inhabitants-or ranging, in 1861, from 2, 731 to 13, 807-are Ashford, Dartford, Milton, Ramsgate, Sheerness, Tunbridge, Tunbridge-Wells, and Whitstable. And there are many smaller towns and numerous villages. The chief seats Imperial Kings Bromley Staffordshire Kings Bromley , par. and seat, Staffordshire, 5 miles N. of Lichfield, 3370 ac. (including Kings Bromley Hays), pop. 567; P.O. Bartholomew Kings Bromley Hays Staffordshire Kings Bromley Hays , par., Staffordshire, on river Trent, 5 miles N. of Lichfield, pop. 13. Bartholomew KINGSWINFORD Staffordshire Bromley, Pensnett, Sheet End, and Wall Heath; and is cut ecclesiastically into the sections of Kingswinford, K. ST. Mary, Brierley Hill, Brockmoor, Pensnett, and QuarrvBank-Acres, 7, 315. Real property, with Amblecoat hamlet in Old Swinford parish, £273, 468: of which £66, 786 are in mines, £128, 936 in ironworks, £9, 550 in canals, and £1, 584 in gas works. Pop. in 1851, 27, 301; in 1861, 34, 257. Houses, 6, 489. The increase of pop. arose from the increased working of coal and ironstone mines, the erection of iron furnaces, the extension Imperial LICHFIELD Derbyshire
Kings-Bromley-Hays. Acres of the district, 71,613. Poor rates in 1863, £9,372. Pop. in 1851,25,279; in 1861,27,541. Houses Imperial LONDON London
King Edward's refuge for destitute girls in Mile-End-NewTown, 46; the boys' refuge, in Commercial-street, Whitechapel, 104; the Jews' orphan asylum, in Goodman'sfields, 47; the Sailors' home and the destitute sailors' asylum, in the Tower precinct, 202 and 17; Raine's asylum for girls, in St. George-in-the-East, 43; the strangers' home for Asiatics, in Limehouse, 29; the German Jews' hospital and the Portuguese hospital, in MileEnd-Old-Town, 92 and 32; the merchant seamen's orphan asylum, in Bromley Imperial TRENT (The) Derbyshire
Kings-Bromley, and there receives the Blythe; it proceeds thence east-by-southward, past Alrewas, to the boundary with Derby Imperial
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