Searching for "ATTENBOROUGH"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Attenborough Nottinghamshire Attenborough , par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 5 m. SW. of Nottingham, 2843 ac., pop. 1239. Henry Bartholomew
    ATTENBOROUGH Nottinghamshire ATTENBOROUGH , a village and a parish in the district of Shardlow and county of Nottingham. The village stands at the confluence Imperial
    BRAMCOTE Nottinghamshire Attenborough, in the diocese of Lincoln. The church was built in 1862; is in the decorated English style; and consists Imperial
    CATESBY, or Catesby-Abbey Northamptonshire Attenborough, Esq., of Brampton-Ash. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese Imperial
    CHILWELL Nottinghamshire Attenborough parish, Notts; near the river Trent and the Midland railway, 4½ miles SW of Nottingham. It has a post Imperial
    Chilwell and Attenborough Nottinghamshire Attenborough , township, Attenborough par., in S. of co. and 4½ m. SW. of Nottingham, 2843 ac.(including Toton), pop. 1046; p.o. at Chilwell Bartholomew
    Erwash Derbyshire Attenborough; the canal branches off from Cromford Canal near Langley Bridge, and runs close beside the river to the Trent Bartholomew
    ERWASH, or Erewash Derbyshire
    Attenborough. The canal was formed in 1777; begins at the Cromford canal, near Langley bridge; runs close by the river Imperial
    HELLIDON Northamptonshire Attenborough, Esq. The surface is hilly, and commands beautiful views. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough Imperial
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    Attenborough, Burton-Joyce, Lowdham, and Gunthorpe; and the p. curacies of Bramcote, Bulcote, Carrington, Hoveringham, and Thurgarton. The deanery of Nottingham Imperial
    NOTTINGHAMSHIRE or Notts Nottinghamshire Attenborough, Clarborough, Flawborough, Bilborough, Woodborough, Mulaleborough, Carburton, West Burton, Batford, Retford, Tuxford, Wilford, Gateford, Rad ford, Rufford, Salterford, Langford, Spalford Imperial
    Toton Nottinghamshire Toton , township and vil., Attenborough par., Notts, 6 miles SW. of Nottingham, pop. 193. Bartholomew
    TOTON Nottinghamshire township in Attenborough parish, Notts; 5¾ miles SW of Nottingham. Real property, £3,504. Pop., 200. Houses, 39. Imperial
    TRENT (The) Derbyshire
    Attenborough, and receives, in that run, the Derwent, the Soar, and the Erewash; it proceeds within Notts north-eastward to Nottingham Imperial
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