Searching for "BARLOW MOOR"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    BARLOW MOOR LG_Ward Parish-level Unit MANCHESTER MB/CB (Local Government District)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    BARLOW-MOOR Lancashire BARLOW-MOOR , a chapelry in Manchester parish, Lancashire. Pop., 1,013. Living, a rectory. Value, £230. Imperial
    Barlow Moor, Emmanuel Lancashire Barlow Moor, Emmanuel , eccl. dist., in par. of Manchester, Lancashire, pop. 3077. Bartholomew
    CLONTARF Dublin Barlow, Esq.; Clontarf House, of Mrs. Colvill; Elm View, of W. C. Colvill, Esq., formerly the seat of Lords Shannon and Southwell; Verville, of C. A. Nicholson, Esq., Convent House, of the Hon. Arthur Moore Lewis:Ireland
    Dundee Angus moored in Earl Grey's Dock. The Savings' Bank is situated in Euclid Street, nearly opposite Ward Chapel; was originally established in 1815, but removed to its present handsome quarters in 1867. The progress of the bank is shown by the following statement of the sum due to depositors during a series of years, ending at Nov. 20 in each year Groome
    LEVERBRIDGE Lancashire Moors parish, Lancashire; on the river Croal, the Bolton and Bury railway, and the Bolton and Manchester canal, 1½ mile E by S of Bolton r. station. It comprises the township of Darcy-Lever, and part of the township of Haulgh; and was constituted in 1844. Post town, Bolton. Rated property, £9,497. Pop., 2,844. Houses, 559. Most of the land belongs to the Earl of Bradford, Capt. Oats, and Mr. Bradshaw. Darcy-Lever Hall is the seat of W. Gray, Esq.; Darcy-Lever Old Hall, of W. Horridge, Esq.; and Snow-Hill, of E. Barlow Imperial
    LICHFIELD Derbyshire
    Moor, Brownedge, Cheddleton, Endon, Horton, Ipstones, Leek-St. Luke, Longnor, Meerbrook, Milton, Onecote, Rushton-Spencer, Smallthorne, and Wetley-Rocks. The deanery of Newcastleunder-Lyne contains the rectory of Newcastle-St. Giles, the vicarages of Audley and Wolstanton, and the p. curacies of Betley, Chesterton, Golden-Hill, Keele, Kidsgrove, Mowcop, New Chapel, Newcastle-St. George, Silverdale, and Talk-o'-the-Hill. The deanery of Penkridge contains the rectory of Church-Eaton, the vicarage of Lapley, and the p. curacies of Acton-Trussell, Bednall, Bradley, Coppenhall, Dunstan, Penkridge-St. Michael, Penkridge-Christchurch, Stretton, and WheatonAston. The deanery of Rugeley contains the rectories Imperial
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    Barlow, who never once visited his cathedral, and was nicknamed "bishop of Buckden;" Thomas, who was noted for his wit, and was five times married; and Kaye, noted for learning. Among the dignitaries were Henry of Huntingdon, Polydore Vergil, W. Outram, H. Thorndike, George Herbert, L. Echard, S. Pegge, and W. Paley; also two who became archbishops, and twenty-nine who became cardinals. The cathedral establishment comprises the bishop, who is provincial chancellor of Canterbury; the dean; four canons residentiary, one of whom is sub-dean, one precentor, and one chancellor of the church; three archdeacons; thirty-six prebendaries Imperial
    MANCHESTER Lancashire
    Barlow-Moor, 1,013; Birch, 1,728; Blackley, 3,112; B.St. Andrew, 1,000; Bradford-cum-Beswick, 4,500; Bradford Imperial
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