Searching for "GREAT STAINTON"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Billingham Beck County Durham Tees, S. Durham; rises near Great Stainton and flows to the Tees 2½ miles below Stockton, 11 miles long. Bartholomew
    BILLINGHAM RIVER County Durham near Great Stainton; and running 11 miles eastward, past Thorpe and Billingham, to the Tees, 2½ miles below Stockton. Imperial
    CAISTOR, or Castor Lincolnshire Great Coates, Healing, Stallingborough, Immingham, and Habrough; and the subdistrict of Market-Rasen, containing the parishes of Market-Rasen, Middle-Rasen, West-Rasen, Usselby, Walesby, Stainton Imperial
    DACRE Cumberland Stainton, Soulby, Newbiggin, and Great Blencow. Acres, 8, 205. Real property, £9, 124. Pop., 967. Houses, 191. The property Imperial
    DONCASTER Yorkshire great celebrity, and draw a vast concourse. The race-course adjoins the town on the south-east; has a magnificent grand stand; and yields the corporation upwards of £3, 000 a year. The town was chartered by Richard I.; and is governed, under the new act, by a mayor, six aldermen, and eighteen councillors. The boundaries of the borough and those of the township are conterminate. Acres, 1,879. Real property, £45, 509; of which £150 are in iron-works, and £500 in gas-works. Pop. in 1841, 10, 455; in 1861, 16, 406. Houses Imperial
    Elstob County Durham Elstob , township, Great Stainton par., S. Durham, 8 miles NW. of Stockton-upon-Tees, 738 ac., pop. 74. Bartholomew
    ELSTOB County Durham Great Stainton parish, Durham; on the Clarence railway, 8 miles WNW of Stockton-upon-Tees. Acres, 733. Real property, £449. Pop., 30. Houses Imperial
    GAINFORD County Durham Stainton-with-Streatlam, Marwood, Pierse-Bridge, Denton, Summerhouse, Houghton-le-Side, and Bolam. Acres, 24, 145. Real property, £39, 147. of which £1, 352 are in mines, £377 in quarries, and £620 in gas-works. Pop., 7, 264. Houses, 1, 375. So many as 4, 477 of the pop. were in Barnard-Castle. The property in various parts is much subdivided. The manor belonged anciently to the Baliols, and belongs now to the Duke of Cleveland. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham. Value, £801.* Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church Imperial
    HORNCASTLE Lincolnshire Stainton, Ranby, Great Sturton, Baumber, Minting, Gantby, Waddingworth, Tupholme, and Bucknall, and the extra-parochial tract of Langton-Woodhouse; the sub-district Imperial
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    great numbers of them were mutilated or destroyed at the storming of the city by the Earl of Manchester. The principal monuments now are, in the nave, a window by Eaton and Butler, of 1858; in St. Paul's chapel, a window by A. and H. Sutton, and a cinquefoil by Crace, both of 1858; in the Lady chapel, an effigies of Baron Burghersh, of 1356, beneath a canopywith three tabernacles; in the N aisle, an effigies of Bishop Burghersh of 13 40,-the head supported by evangelistic symbols; in the S aisle, effigies of Lord Cantilupe Imperial
    LINCOLNSHIRE, or LINCOLN Lincolnshire Great Grimsby; a line goes from Lincoln city, northeastward and northward, past Reepham, Stainton, Wickenby, Market-Rasen, Usselby, and North Imperial
    Stainton, Great County Durham Stainton, Great , par. and township, Durham, 5½ miles NE. of Darlington - par., 1996 ac., pop. 172; township, 1258 ac., pop. 98. Bartholomew
    STAINTON (Great) County Durham STAINTON (Great) , a township and a parish in Stockton district, Durham. The township lies 3½ miles W of Aycliffe Imperial
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