Searching for "KNIGHT THORPE"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    DUBLIN Dublin DUBLIN , the metropolis of Ireland, and a city and county of itself, in the province of LEINSTER, situated in 53 Lewis:Ireland
    ELY Cambridgeshire ELY , a city and several territorial tracts in Cambridgeshire; and a diocese in the counties of Cambridge, Bedford, Huntingdon, Norfolk Imperial
    GOLDSBOROUGH Yorkshire thorpe. Acres, 3, 092. Real property, £1, 850. Pop., 451. Houses, 87. The property is divided among a few. Goldsborough Hall, an edifice of the time of James I., with spacious courtyard, is the seat of the Earl of Harewood. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £291.* Patron, the Earl of Harewood. The church is ancient; has a square tower; shows some interesting architectural details; contains effigies of two Knights Imperial
    Knight Thorpe Leicestershire Knight Thorpe , township, in par. and town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, pop. 65. Bartholomew
    KNIGHT-THORPE Leicestershire KNIGHT-THORPE , a township in Loughborough parish, Leicester; near Loughborough. Real property, £1, 533. Pop., 58. Houses, 12. Imperial
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    Nottinghamshire
    LINCOLN , a city and a district in Lincolnshire, and a diocese partly also in Notts. The city stands on Ermine Imperial
    LINCOLNSHIRE, or LINCOLN Lincolnshire LINCOLNSHIRE , or LINCOLN, a maritime county on the E of England. It is bounded on the N and NE, by Imperial
    LOUGHBOROUGH Leicestershire Knight-Thorpe. Acres, 5,460. Real property, £43,669. Pop., 10,955. Houses, 2,466. The manor belonged to Hugh Imperial
    NORWICH Norfolk
    Suffolk
    NORWICH , a city and a district in Norfolk, and a diocese in Norfolk and Suffolk. The city stands on the Imperial
    PETERBOROUGH Leicestershire
    Northamptonshire
    Rutland
    PETERBOROUGH , a city, a parish, a sub-district, and a district, in Northamptonshire, and a diocese partly also in Rutlandshire Imperial
    WHITKIRK Yorkshire Thorp-Stapleton townships, and chief parts of Seacroft and Templenewsam townships; includes 8 villages or hamlets; and has a post-office of Seacroft, and other post-offices, under Leeds. Acres, 5,930. Rated property, £9,141. Pop. in 1851, 2,794; in 1861, 3,032. Houses, 639. The property is much subdivided. W. Manor House, Manston Hall, Manston Lodge, Seacroft Grange, Seacroft Hall, Killingbeck Hall, Killingbeck Lodge, Austhorpe Hall, Austhorpe Lodge, and Templenewsam House are chief residences. A preceptory of Knights Imperial
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