Searching for "LEWKNOR"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    ASHAMPSTEAD, or Ackhampstead Buckinghamshire
    Lewknor and counties of Oxford and Buckingham; 3¼ miles NW of Great Marlow, and 3¾ WSW of wycombe Imperial
    BODIAM, or Bodiham Sussex Lewknors and others; and now belongs to A. E. Fuller, Esq. A grand strong castle on it was built by Dalryngrudge Imperial
    Cadmore End Buckinghamshire
    Fingest par. (Bucks), and Lewknor and Stokenchurch pars. (Oxford), pop. 263. The hamlet is on the SE. border of Oxfordshire. Bartholomew
    Lewknor Oxfordshire Lewknor , township and vil., Oxfordshire, and par., partly also in Bucks - par., 4719 ac., pop. 730; township, 2718 ac., pop. 529; vil., 6 miles Bartholomew
    Lewknor Oxfordshire Lewknor .-- hundred, Oxfordshire, in E. of co., 19,414 ac., pop. 5038; contains 10 pars, and part of another. Bartholomew
    LEWKNOR Buckinghamshire
    LEWKNOR , a village, a sub-district, and a hundred in Oxford, and a parish partly also in Bucks. The village Imperial
    Lewknor Uphill Buckinghamshire
    Lewknor Uphill , township, Lewknor par., Oxfordshire and Bucks, 3 miles NW. of Great Marlow, 2001 ac., pop. 201. Bartholomew
    LEWKNOR-UPHILL Buckinghamshire
    LEWKNOR-UPHILL , a township in Lewknor parish, Oxford and Bucks; 3¼ miles NW of Great Marlow. Acres, 2,002. Real Imperial
    OXFORDSHIRE, Oxford, or Oxon Oxfordshire Lewknor, Pirton, Ploughley, Thame, and Wootton. The act of 1844 for consolidating detached parts of counties, annexed to Oxfordshire a parish Imperial
    Postcombe Oxfordshire Postcombe , hamlet, Lewknor par., Oxfordshire, in SE. of co., 5 miles S. of Thame. Bartholomew
    POSTCOMBE Oxfordshire POSTCOMBE , a hamlet in Lewknor parish, Oxford; 1½ mile N E of Lewknor village. Real property, £696. Pop., 226. Imperial
    THAME Oxfordshire Lewknor sub-districts, and comprises 54,997 acres. Poor rates in 1863, £11,621. Pop. in 1851, 15,640; in 1861, 15,305. Houses Imperial
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