Searching for "THORNHAM"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    THORNHAM LG_Ward Parish-level Unit ROYTON UD (Local Government District)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    Thornham; and the p. curacies of Bredhurst, Kilndown, Hucking, Leeds, Bromfield, Loose, All Saints-Maidstone, Trinity-Maidstone, St. Peter-Maidstone Imperial
    DOCKING Norfolk Thornham, and the extra-parochial tract of Choseley. Acres, 101, 136. Poor-rates, in 1862, £10, 793. Pop. in 1841, 16, 927; in 1861, 17, 596. Houses Imperial
    HARTISMERE Suffolk Thornham-Magna, and Thornham-Parva. Acres, 54, 215. Poor rates in 1863, £9, 662. Pop. in 1851, 19, 028; in 1861, 17, 665. Houses Imperial
    HOLLINGBOURN Kent Thornham, Hucking, Bicknor, and Wormshill. Acres, 22, 026. Pop., 4, 690. Houses, 878.—The district comprehends also the subdistrict Imperial
    HOLME-NEXT-THE-SEA Norfolk Thornham, in the diocese of Norwich. The church was rebuilt in 1778; has a fine lofty steeple of the time Imperial
    MIDDLETON Lancashire Thornham township in Oldham district, Great Lever township in Bolton district, and the townships of Hopwood, Pilsworth, Ashworth, and Birtle Imperial
    NORFOLK Norfolk Thornham Hall, Thorpe Lodge, Thurning Hall, Thursford Hall, Upton Hall, Wallington Hall, Walsingham Abbey, Wattlefield Hall, Weeting Hall, West Acre Imperial
    OLDHAM Lancashire Thornham; and the sub-district of Crompton, conterminate with the township of Crompton. All the district, except Middleton and Thornham Imperial
    ROYTON Lancashire township of Thornham, and comprises 3, 350 acres. Pop. in 1851, 8, 484; in 1861, 9, 520. Houses, 1, 941. Imperial
    Thornham Lancashire Thornham , township, Middleton par., SE. Lancashire, 3½ miles S. of Rochdale, 1936 ac., pop. 1860; contains parts of local Bartholomew
    Thornham Kent Thornham .-- par. and vil., Kent, 3½ miles E. of Maidstone, 3363 ac., pop. 648; Thornham Court is the seat Bartholomew
    Thornham Norfolk Thornham , coast par. and vil., Norfolk, 4 miles E. of Hunstanton, 2934 ac. (780 water), pop. 653; P.O.; near vil. is Thornham Bartholomew
    THORNHAM Kent THORNHAM , a parish, with a village, in Hollingbourn district, Kent; 3¾ miles ENE of Maidstone r. station. Post town Imperial
    THORNHAM Norfolk THORNHAM , a parish, with a village, in Docking district, Norfolk; on the coast, 4 miles E by N of Hunstanton Imperial
    THORNHAM Lancashire THORNHAM , a township in Middleton parish, Lancashire; 3½ miles S by W of Rochdale. Acres, 1,998. Real property Imperial
    Thornham Magna Suffolk Thornham Magna , par., Suffolk, 3 miles SW. of Eye, 1324 ac., pop. 285; P.O.; Thornham Hall is the seat of Lord Bartholomew
    THORNHAM-MAGNA, and T.-Parva Suffolk THORNHAM-MAGNA , and T.-Parva, two parishes in Hartismere district, Suffolk; 2¼ and 1¼ miles SSE of Mellis Imperial
    Thornham Parva Suffolk Thornham Parva , par., Suffolk, adjacent to Thornham Magna, 676 ac., pop. 134. Bartholomew
    Thurnham Kent Thurnham , Kent. See THORNHAM. Bartholomew
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