Searching for "OVINGTON"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    OVINGTON Manor FORCETT AP/Ch/CP (Parish-level Unit)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    ALRESFORD, or New Alresford Hampshire Ovington, Itchen-Stoke, Bighton, Swarraton, Northington, Brown-Candover, and Chilton Candover, and the extra-parochial tract of Godsfield. Acres, 16,619. Pop., 3,674. Houses Imperial
    FORCETT Yorkshire Ovington; the last of which has a post office under Darlington. Acres, 5, 815. Real property, £8, 516. Pop., 777. Houses Imperial
    OVINGHAM Yorkshire OVINGHAM , N. R. Yorkshire. See Overton and Ovington. Imperial
    OVINGHAM Northumberland Ovington, Eltringham, Mickley, Prndhoe, Prndhoe-Castle, Dukers-Hagg, Hedley, Hedley-Woodside, Harlow-Hill, and Rouchester, the two last in Castle Imperial
    Ovington Hampshire Ovington , par. and vil., Hants - par., 1300 ac., pop. 116; vil., on river Itchin, 2 miles SW. of Alresford; P.O.; near Bartholomew
    Ovington Northumberland Hexham, 1183 ac. (27 water), pop. 533; has trade in malting and brewing; Ovington Cottage and Ovington Hall are seats. Bartholomew
    Ovington Yorkshire Ovington , township, Gilling near Richmond par., North-Riding Yorkshire, on river Tees, 5 miles SE. of Barnard Castle, 520 ac., pop. 150. Bartholomew
    Ovington Norfolk Ovington , par. and vil., Norfolk, 1½ mile NE. of Watton, 1497 ac., pop. 277. Bartholomew
    Ovington Essex Ovington .-- par., Essex, at boundary with Suffolk, 2 miles SW. of Clare, 716 ac., pop. 132. Bartholomew
    OVINGTON Essex OVINGTON , a parish in the district of Risbridge and county of Essex; near the river Stour at the boundary with Imperial
    OVINGTON Norfolk OVINGTON , a parish, with a village, in Wayland district, Norfolk; near the river Wissey and the Roman road to Caistor Imperial
    OVINGTON Northumberland Ovington Hall and Ovington Cottage are chief residences. Malting and brewing are largely carried on. There are a Wesleyan chapel Imperial
    OVINGTON Hampshire OVINGTON , a village and a parish in Alresford district, Hants. The village stands on the river Itchin, 2 miles W S W of Alresford Imperial
    OVINGTON, or Ovingham Yorkshire OVINGTON , or Ovingham, a township in Forcett parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on the river Tees, at the boundary with Durham Imperial
    QUEEN'S County Laoighis Ovington, of whom the first only has retained its possessions; that of Barring ton, still extant, has alienated its property Lewis:Ireland
    RISBRIDGE Suffolk Ovington, the three last electorally in Essex; and the sub-district of Haverhill, containing the parishes of Barnardiston, Little Wratting Imperial
    TILBURY-JUXTA-CLARE Essex Houses, 62. The manor belongs to the Earl of Mornington. The living is a rectory, annexed to Ovington-The church is old. Imperial
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