Searching for "NEWTON ST FAITH"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    DURHAM County Durham DURHAM , a city and a district in the county of Durham, and a diocese in the NE of England. The Imperial
    FAITHS (St.) Norfolk FAITHS (St.) , a sub-district and a district in Norfolk.—The sub-district contains the parishes of Horsham-St. Faiths, Newton Imperial
    Glasgow Lanarkshire
    Renfrewshire
    Glasgow, the commercial and manufacturing capital of Scotland, and, in point of wealth, population, and importance, the second city of Groome
    Horsham Norfolk Horsham , vil., Horsham and Newton St Faith par., S. Norfolk, 5 miles NW. of Norwich. Bartholomew
    Horsham and Newton St Faith Norfolk Horsham and Newton St Faith , par., S. Norfolk, 2340 ac., pop. 1082; contains Horsham. Bartholomew
    HORSHAM-ST. FAITHS Norfolk ST. FAITHS , a village and a parish in St. Faith district, Norfolk. The village stands on a branch of the river Bure, 5 miles NNW of Norwich r. station; was once a market town; and has now a postoffice, of the name of St. Faiths, under Norwich, and a prolonged annual cattle fair commencing on 17 Oct. The parish includes also Newton Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    LONDON , the metropolis of England. The centre of it is London city or London proper; the centre of that is Imperial
    MAIDSTONE Kent MAIDSTONE , a town, a parish, two sub-districts, a district, and a hundred, in Kent. The town stands on the Imperial
    NEWTON-LONGVILLE, or Newaston-Longville Buckinghamshire NEWTON-LONGVILLE , or Newaston-Longville, a village and a parish in Newport-Pagnell district, Bucks. The village stands 1 mile S of the Oxford and Bletchley railway, 2 S W of Bletchley r. station, and 10 E S E of Buckingham; and took the latter part of its name froma priory founded in the time of Henry I., as a cell to the Cluniac abbey of St. Faith Imperial
    NEWTON-ST. FAITH Norfolk NEWTON-ST. FAITH , a parish in St. Faith district, Norfolk; 1 mile N W of Horsham, St. Faith, and 5¼ N by W of Norwich Imperial
    Newton St Faith's Norfolk Newton St Faith's , Norfolk, 5 miles NW. of Norwich; P.O., called St Faith's . See HORSHAM AND NEWTON ST Bartholomew
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