Searching for "SOUTH WHEATLEY"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    DONCASTER Yorkshire South Yorkshire, the Lancashire and Yorkshire, and the Sheffield, Manchester, and Lincoln railways, with all parts of the kingdom. It was the Danum of the Romans, the Caer-Dann of the ancient Britons, and the Donacercen, Donacastre, and Doncastle of the Saxons and the Danes. An important Roman station occupied its site; but has left few relics of any note, except one finely-sculptured votive altar. A castle and a palace of the Saxon kings succeeded the Roman station; but have left no traces. The second earliest Christian church in Northumbria was erected here, about 628, by Paulinus, under Imperial
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    South Wheatley; the vicarages of Beckingham, Blyth, Bole, Clarborough, Everton, Gringley-on-the-Hill, Hayton, Mattersea, Misson, East Retford, North Imperial
    LONDON London
    South Audley-street was the residence of Alderman Wood, where Queen Caroline lodged in 1820. A house in Portsmouth-street, Clare Market, was the resort of Joe Miller, and the scene of a famous escape of Jack Sheppard from the emissaries of Jonathan Wild. Mark-lane was frequented by Cyriac Skinner, the friend of Milton, and was a preaching-place of Isaac Watts. A house in Ireland-yard, Blackfriars, was purchased in 1612 by Shakespeare; and the deed of it is preserved at Guildhall. Many other historical localities are noticed in the articles on Limehouse, Bow, Stepney, Bethnal-Green, Shoreditch Imperial
    OXFORD Berkshire
    South, Sackville Earl of Dorset, Carleton, Lord Dorchester, Sir W. Godolphin, Heneage and Daniel Earls of Nottingham, Bennet Earl of Arlington, Carteret Earl Granville, St. John Lord Bolingbroke, Lord Lyttleton, Sir W. Wyndham, Murray Earl of Mansfield, John Locke, E. Pococke, Casaubon, Camden, Boyle Earl of Orrery, R. Friend, Busby, Adam Lyttelton, Brown Willis, Sir Andrew Fountaine, Drake the topographer, Carew the antiquary, Sir Philip Sydney, Ben. Jonson, Otway, Budgell, Bonnell Thorn ton, G. West, G. Colman, Philips, Hackluyt, W. Penn, W and Wesley, Ruskin, Canning, Peel, Gladstone, Charles I., the King of Bohemia, the Prince of Orange Imperial
    RETFORD (East) Nottinghamshire Wheatley, and South Wheatley. Acres of the district, 86, 797. Poor-rates in 1863, £9, 320. Pop. in 1851, 22, 758; in 1861, 22, 677. Houses Imperial
    Wheatley, South Nottinghamshire Wheatley, South , par., Notts, adjacent to North Wheatley, 641 ac., pop. 37. Bartholomew
    WHEATLEY (South) Nottinghamshire WHEATLEY (South) , a parish in East Retford district, Notts; 1½ mile NW of-Sturton r. station. Post town, North Imperial
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