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    Place name County Entry Source
    BATH and WELLS Somerset Wootton. and Theale. The deanery of Axbridge contains the rectories of Axbridge, Allerton, Badgworth, Biddisham, Blagdon, Bleadon, Breane, Christon, Hutton, Locking, Loxton, Lympsham, Rowberrow, Rodney-Stoke, Shipham, Uphill, and Weston-super-Mare; the vicarages of Banwell, Berrow, East Brent, South Imperial
    CANTERBURY Kent
    Surrey
    Wootton; the vicarages of Elham, Brabourne, Elmsted, and Postling; and the p. curacies of Horton, Standford, Paddlesworth, and Hythe. The deaneries of North and South Imperial
    CRICKLADE Wiltshire south aisles, and chancel, with low ivy-clad tower: and has a sculptured cross in the churchyard. Markets are held on Saturdays; and fairs on 21 March, the second Thursday of April, 15 Aug., 21 Sept., 11 Oct., and 8 Dec. The town is a borough by prescription; and has sent two members to parliament since the time of Henry VI. Its borough limits were so vastly extended in 1782, for punishment and prevention of bribery, as to make it practically but the centre of a representative district, with Swindon and Brinkworth for other polling-places: and they were Imperial
    DORCHESTER Dorset south-west, was erected in 1836. The grammar school has £48 from endowment, with three exhibitions; another school has £108; three alms-houses have £165, £61, and £32; and other charities have £160. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, Methodists, and Unitarians. The town has a head post-office, ‡ a telegraph station, three banking offices, and three chief inns; is a seat of assizes and quarter sessions, and the political capital of the county; and publishes two weekly newspapers. Markets are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays; and fairs on 14 Feb., 6 July Imperial
    DOVER Kent south; and another, 750 feet wide, is on the east. An admiralty pier, 800 feet long, 90 feet broad at the base, 60 feet broad at the top, and commanding 10 feet of water at the lowest tide, was constructed in 1848-51, at a cost of £234, 862; and a second portion, 1, 000 feet long, was begun in 1854. The works sustained considerable injury from furious storms in 1850 and 1855, yet continued substantially progressing; they meanwhile did valuable service in stopping the passage of beach which had so often choked the old harbour; and, when completed Imperial
    ELY Cambridgeshire South Witchford, the liberty of Whittlesey and Thorney, and the borough of Wisbeach. Its length, north-westward, is 28 miles; and its extreme breadth is 17 miles; and its area is 226, 005 acres. Pop., 64, 595. Houses, 14, 115. The Isle is part of Bedford Level: which see. It is chiefly separated from the rest of the county by the old channel of the Ouse. It once was nearly all a marsh, subject to be flooded by the streams which creep through it; and it has been rendered habitable and cultivable only by an elaborate cutting and maintaining Imperial
    FREEBRIDGE-LYNN Norfolk Wootton, South Wootton, and Gaywood. Acres, 78, 775. Poor-rates in 1862, £8, 618. Pop. in 1851, 13, 557; in 1861, 13, 486. Houses Imperial
    GLANFORD-BRIGG, Glanford-Bridge, or Brigg Lincolnshire Wootton, Ulceby, Killingholme, East Halton, Thornton-Curtis, Goxhill, Barrow-upon-Humber, South Ferriby, Horkstow, Saxby, and Bonby. Acres, 165, 470. Poor Imperial
    GLOUCESTER Gloucestershire Wootton is there, containing some of the public buildings, and subjected, in 1861, to a new extension; and another suburb, called California, entirely modern, and forming of itself a little town, is on the south Imperial
    HINKSEY (SOUTH) Berkshire SOUTH) , a village and a parish in Abingdon district, Berks. The village stands near the Oxford railway, 1 mile SW of Oxford. The parish comprises 550 acres. Real property, £2, 390. Pop. in 1851, 300; in 1861, 636. Houses, 133. The increase of pop. was caused by the opening of the Oxford station on the Great Western railway. A new village, called New Hinksey, then arose, ½ a mile distant from the old one; and has a post office under Oxford. The property is subdivided. The Happy Valley, near the old village, affords a charming walk; and was much Imperial
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    Nottinghamshire
    South Ferriby, and Saxby; the vicarages of Barnetby-le-Wold, Barrow-upon-Humber, Barton-upon-Humber-St. Mary, Bonby, Elsham, Goxhill, East Halton-on-Humber, Horkstow, Killingholme, Harburgh, Kirmington, Thornton-Curtis, Ulceby, Wootton Imperial
    OXFORDSHIRE, Oxford, or Oxon Oxfordshire south-eastern section; has a very considerable intermixture of flint, mostly brown, rough, crusty, and honey-combed; and is of various depths, and generally sound and dry. The miscellaneous soils are ofall sorts, from loose sand to heavy clay; pass into oneanother by very irregular transitions; and range fromfertile loam to either poor sand or stiff retentive clay. Georgical improvement has been extensive and various, and has converted a large aggregate of wastes into fruitful fields. Husbandry, in a general view, has made greatprogress, and now entitles Oxfordshire to a respectablerank among agricultural counties. The course of crops Imperial
    SOUTH WALES AND GREAT WESTERN DIRECT RAILWAY Gloucestershire
    Monmouthshire
    Wiltshire
    South Wales line and Chepstow, east-by-southward, to the Great Western at Wootton-Bassett. It includes a bridge over Imperial
    South Wootton Norfolk South Wootton , 2½ miles NE. of Kings Lynn, Norfolk; P.O. See WOOTTON, SOUTH. Bartholomew
    WOOTTON Berkshire WOOTTON , a parish in Abingdon district, Berks; 3¼ miles NNW of Abingdon r. station. Post town, Abingdon. Acres, returned with Cumnor. Real property, £2,294. Pop., 384. Houses, 81. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage, annexed to South Imperial
    WOOTTON (North) Norfolk Wootton r. station, and 3¼ miles N by E of Lynn. Post town, South Wootton, under Lynn. Acres, 4,968; of which Imperial
    Wootton, South Norfolk Wootton, South , par., Norfolk - par., 1369 ac. land and 505 water, pop. 179; vil., 2½ miles NE. of Kings Bartholomew
    WOOTTON (South) Norfolk WOOTTON (South) , a parish in Freebridge-Lynn district, Norfolk; 1¼ mile from North Wootton r. station, and 2½ NNE of Lynn Imperial
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