Searching for "MONKS RISBOROUGH"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Askett Buckinghamshire Askett , hamlet and seat, Monks-Risborough par., Bucks, 1 mile NE. of Princes-Risborough. Bartholomew
    ASKETT Buckinghamshire ASKETT , a hamlet in Monks-Risborough parish, Bucks; 1 mile NNE of Princes-Risborough. Imperial
    AYLESBURY, or Ailesbury Buckinghamshire Monks-Risborough, Princes-Risborough, Stoke-Mandeville, and Wendover, and part of the parish of Hitchenden, in the district of Wycombe Imperial
    Cats Deans Buckinghamshire Cats Deans , hamlet, Monks Risborough par., Bucks. Bartholomew
    CATS-DEANS Buckinghamshire CATS-DEANS , a hamlet in Monks-Risborough parish, Bucks; near Princes-Risborough. Imperial
    Meadle Buckinghamshire Meadle , hamlet, Monks Risborough par., Bucks, 2 miles N. of Princes Risborough. Bartholomew
    MEADLE Buckinghamshire MEADLE , a hamlet in Monks-Risborough parish, Bucks; 2 miles N of Princes-Risborough. Imperial
    Monks Risborough Buckinghamshire Monks Risborough , par. and vil., Bucks, 1½ mile NE. of Princes Risborough, 2873 ac., pop. 847. Bartholomew
    Owls wick Buckinghamshire Owls wick , hamlet, Monks Risborough par., Bucks, 2 miles NW. of Princes Risborough. Bartholomew
    OWLSWICK Buckinghamshire hamlet in Monks-Risborough parish, Bucks; 2 miles N W of Princes-Risborough. An ancient chapel was here, but was demolished. Imperial
    Risborough Suffolk Risborough . See MONKS RISBOROUGH and PRINCES RISBOROUGH. Bartholomew
    RISBOROUGH-MONKS Buckinghamshire RISBOROUGH-MONKS , a village and a parish in Wycombe district, Bucks. The village stands near Icknield-street, and under the Chiltern Imperial
    Whiteleaf Buckinghamshire Monks Risborough par., Bucks, in SW. of co., 4 miles SW. of Wendover; a cross, cut out on the side Bartholomew
    WHITELEAF, or Whitecliffe Buckinghamshire Monks-Risborough parish, Bucks; 4 miles SW of Wendover. A cross is cut on the side of a lofty chalk Imperial
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