Searching for "DITTON PRIORS"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Ashfield with Ruthall Shropshire Ashfield with Ruthall , vil., Ditton Priors par., S. Shropshire, 7½ miles SW. of Much Wenlock. Bartholomew
    ASHFIELD-WITH-RUTHALL Shropshire ASHFIELD-WITH-RUTHALL , a township in Ditton-Priors parish, Salop; 7½ miles SSW of Much-Wenlock. Pop., 55. Imperial
    BRIDGNORTH Shropshire Ditton-Priors, Monkhopton, Acton-Round, Upton-Cressett, Morvill, and Astley-Abbots, part of Quatford, and the greater part of Chetton Imperial
    CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CAMBRIDGE , a university town, the capital of Cambridgeshire. It stands on the Via Devana, the river Cam, and the Eastern Imperial
    CANTERBURY , a city in Kent, and a diocese in Kent and Surrey. The city partly forms a district of itself Imperial
    CHESTERTON Cambridgeshire priors of Barnwell, and the Roman camp of Arbury. Real property, £10, 280. Pop., 2, 986. Houses, 644. The property is much subdivided. The manor belonged to the priory of Barnwell. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £206.* Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is decorated English. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, three public schools, a general cemetery, and charities £81. The district comprehends the sub-district of Fulbourn, containing the parishes of Chesterton, Milton, Fen-Ditton Imperial
    Ditton Priors Shropshire Ditton Priors , par., S. Shropshire, 8½ miles SW. of Bridgnorth ry. sta., 5665 ac., pop. 598; P.O. Divacli, shooting Bartholomew
    DITTON-PRIORS Shropshire DITTON-PRIORS , a parish in Bridgnorth district, Salop; under the Clee Hills, 8½ miles SW by W of Bridgnorth Imperial
    HEREFORD Herefordshire Ditton-Priors, Highley, Kinlet, Neen-Savage, and Stottesden; and the p. curacies of Alveley, Astley-Abbotts, Bobbington, Bridgnorth-St. Mary Imperial
    LONDON London
    LONDON , the metropolis of England. The centre of it is London city or London proper; the centre of that is Imperial
    Middleton Priors Shropshire Middleton Priors , place with school, Ditton Priors par., Shropshire, 6 miles S. of Much Wenlock. Bartholomew
    MIDDLETON-PRIORS Shropshire MIDDLETON-PRIORS , a township in Priors-Ditton parish, Salop; 6½ miles S of Wenlock. Imperial
    NEWMARKET Cambridgeshire
    Prior parish, electorally in Cambridgeshire. Pop., 5, 967. Houses, 1, 173. The district comprehends a so the sub-district of Cheveley, containing the parishes of N.-All Saints, Cheveley, Kirtling, Wood-Ditton Imperial
    RUTHALL Shropshire RUTHALL , a township, conjoint with Ashfield, in Priors-Ditton parish, Salop; 7½ miles S of Wenlock. Imperial
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