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Place name County Entry Source BALHAM Surrey Putney. The chapelry bears the name of Balham-Hill. Pop., 1,786. The living is a vicarage in the diocese Imperial Bowling Green House Surrey seat, 1 mile S. of Putney, mid. Surrey; was the residence of William Pitt, first Earl of Chatham (1708-1778). Bartholomew BOWLING-GREEN HOUSE Surrey Putney Heath, about a mile S of Putney, in Surrey. It was for some years the residence, then the death Imperial FULHAM Middlesex Putney, 6½ miles SW of St. Paul's, London; is on a railway from the Hammersmith and City line Imperial LONDON London
Putney, Lower Tooting, Streatham, Camberwell, Rotherhithe, St. Paul-Deptford, St. Nicholas-Deptford, Greenwich, Woolwich, Charlton-next-Woolwich, Plumstead, Eltham, Lee, Lewisham Imperial MELROSE HALL Surrey near Wimbledon, and 7 miles SW of London. There is a post office of Melrose Hall under Putney, London SW. Imperial Parson's Green Middlesex Parson's Green , ry. sta., Fulham par., Middlesex, in W. of London, ¾ mile NE. of Putney Bridge sta. Bartholomew Putney Surrey Putney , town and par., Surrey, on right bank of river Thames, opposite Fulham, and within the parliamentary limits of Wandsworth Bartholomew PUTNEY Surrey PUTNEY , a large village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Wandsworth district, Surrey. The village stands on the river Imperial Putney Bridge Middlesex Putney Bridge , ry. sta., Middlesex, on river Thames, opposite Putney. Bartholomew RICHMOND Surrey Putney; measures about 2, 300 acres in area, and nearly 9 miles in circuit; was first enclosed by Charles I.; owes Imperial ROBINHOOD-GATE, or Kingston-Vale Surrey Putney, London, S W. Pop., 270. Houses, 49. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Value Imperial Roehampton Surrey eccl. dist., Putney par., Surrey, 1½ mile SW. of Putney, and within the parl. limits of Wandsworth, pop. 1986. Bartholomew ROEHAMPTON Surrey Putney parish, Surrey. The village stands near Richmond park, 1 mile S of Barnes r. station, and 1½ W S W of Putney Imperial Sneakenhall Surrey Sneakenhall , hamlet, Barnes par., Surrey, on river Thames, 2 miles NW. of Putney. Bartholomew SNEAKENHALL Surrey SNEAKENHALL , a hamlet in Barnes parish, Surrey; on the river Thames, 2 miles NW of Putney. Imperial Walham Green Middlesex miles SW. of St Paul's, London, pop. 10,312; the sta. is 1½ mile NE. of Putney Bridge. Bartholomew WALHAM-GREEN Middlesex Putney r. station, and 6 SW by W of St. Paul's, London. It was constituted in 1835; and it has a post Imperial Wandsworth Surrey Putney), 8148 ac., pop. 68,792. Wandsworth is mentioned in Domesday Book, and became a seat of several important manufactures Bartholomew WANDSWORTH Surrey Putney, Lower Tooting, Streatham, and Battersea parishes, except Penge hamlet. Acres of the district. 11,695. Poor rates in 1863, £44,571. Pop. in 1851, 50,764; in 1861, 70,403. Houses Imperial
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