Searching for "GRENDON BISHOP"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    AYLESBURY, or Ailesbury Buckinghamshire Bishop of Oxford. The vicarage of Walton is a separate charge.-The subdistrict contains five parishes. Acres, 11,239. Pop., 8,272. Houses, 1,715.-The hundred, which is also the borough, comprises the parishes of Aylesbury, Aston-Clinton, Bierton-with-Broughton, Buckland, Cuddington, Haddenham, Halton, Hartwell, Hulcott, Stone, and Weston Turville, and part of the parish of Dinton, in the district of Aylesbury; the parishes of Lee and Great Missenden, in the district of Amersham; and the parishes of Bled low-with-Ridge, Ellesborough, Great Hampden, Little Hampden, Horsendon, Great Kimble, Little Kimble, Little Missenden, Monks-Risborough, Princes-Risborough Imperial
    BROMYARD Herefordshire Grendon-Bishop, and Pencombewith-Grendon-Warren, and part of the parish of Bromyard. Acres, 17,542. Pop., 3,656. Houses Imperial
    Grendon Bishop Herefordshire Grendon Bishop , par., E. Herefordshire, 4 miles NW. of Bromyard, 1689 ac. (including Grendon Warren), pop. 169; P.O., called Grendon Bartholomew
    GRENDON BISHOP Herefordshire GRENDON BISHOP , a parish in Bromyard district, Hereford; gear the Bromyard and Leominster railway, 4 miles WNW of Bromyard. Post Imperial
    Grendon Warren Herefordshire Grendon Warren , par., NE. Herefordshire, 3 m. W. of Bromyard, 1689 ac. (including Grendon Bishop), pop. 23. Bartholomew
    HEREFORD Herefordshire Bishop-Grendon, BishopStanford, Ashperton, Little Cowarne, and Wacton; and the donative of Brockhampton. The deanery of Irchingfield contains the rectories Imperial
    Jedburgh Roxburghshire Grendon in Northamptonshire, with some land and a fishery on the Tweed; by Ranulph de Sonlis with the church of Doddington near Brandon, and with the church in the vale of Liddel; and by William the Lyon and various barons with lands, churches, houses, both in England and Scotland. In 1220 a dispute that had lasted for twenty years between the canons of Jedburgh and the Bishop Groome
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