Searching for "AMBERLEY"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Amberley Herefordshire Amberley , township, Marden par., in co. and 6½ miles NE. of Hereford, 377 ac., pop. 34. Bartholomew
    Amberley Gloucestershire Amberley .-- eccl. dist., Minchinhampton par., E. Gloucestershire, 3 miles S. of Stroud, pop. 1483. Bartholomew
    Amberley Sussex Amberley , par., civ. par., and vil. with ry. sta., W. Sussex, 4¼ miles NE. of Arundel -- par., 2955 ac., pop. 731; civ. par., 1953 ac. and 21 tidal Bartholomew
    AMBERLEY Herefordshire AMBERLEY , a township in Marden parish, Hereford; 4 miles ENE of Moreton r. station. Acres, 377. Pop. 30. Houses, 7. Imperial
    AMBERLEY Gloucestershire AMBERLEY , a hamlet in Minchinhampton parish, and a chapelry in Minchinhampton and Rodborough parishes, Gloucester. The hamlet stands near Nailsworth Imperial
    AMBERLEY Sussex AMBERLEY , a village in Worthing district, and a parish partly also in Thakeham district, Sussex. The village stands on the river Imperial
    BURY Sussex Amberley r. station, and 5 SSE of Petworth; includes the tything of West Burton; and has a post office under Imperial
    CHICHESTER Sussex Amberley, Houghton, West Angmering, Arundel, Barnham, Binstead, Burpham, Bury, Climping, Felpham, Ferring, East Preston, Leominster, Little Hampton, Madehurst, Poleing, Preston Imperial
    CLOE (St.) Gloucestershire CLOE (St.) , a hamlet in Amberley parish, Gloucester; near Minchinhampton. Imperial
    EASWRITH (West) Sussex Sussex; in the rape of Arundel; containing Amberley parish and nine other parishes. Acres, 36, 271. Pop., 7, 581. Houses, 1, 441. Imperial
    GLOUCESTER and BRISTOL Gloucestershire
    Amberley, Brimscombe, Rodborough, Shepscombe, Slad, Frampton-Mansel, Selsley, Cainscross, Stroud, and Whiteshill; and the chapelries of France-Lynch, Stroud-Trinity Imperial
    HOUGHTON Sussex Amberley r. station, and 3¼ N of Arundel. Post town, Amberley, under Arundel. Acres, 1, 455. Real property, £815; of which Imperial
    MARDEN Herefordshire Amberley, and comprises 4,048 acres. Real property, £7,833. Pop., 929. Houses, 201. The property is much subdivided Imperial
    MINCHINGHAMPTON Gloucestershire Amberley, St. Cloe, Chalford, Hyde, Burley, Brimscombe, and Cowcombe, also part of the chapelry of Nailsworth; and all forms part Imperial
    Rackham Sussex Rackham , township, Amberley par., Sussex, 5 miles NE. of Arundel, 1002 ac., pop. 161. Bartholomew
    RACKHAM Sussex Amberley parish, Sussex; near the river Arun, 5 miles N E by N of Arundel. Acres, 960. Pop., 194. Houses Imperial
    STORRINGTON Sussex Amberley r. station, and 6½ NE of Arundel; consists of a long street, with another going off at right Imperial
    SUSSEX Sussex Amberley. Roman roads connected the stations, and went toward the N. Many minor Roman antiquities, including a temple, villas, baths Imperial
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