Searching for "WILSFORD"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    DURNFORD Wiltshire Wilsford and Lake, Great Woodford a-Little Woodford, £9, 965. Rated property of D. alone, £4, 375. Pop., 553. Houses Imperial
    Hanbeck Lincolnshire Hanbeck , hamlet, Wilsford par., S. Lincolnshire, 5½ miles NE. of Grantham. Bartholomew
    HANBECK Lincolnshire HANBECK , a hamlet in Wilsford parish, Lincoln; 5½ miles NE of Grantham. Imperial
    Lake Wiltshire Wilsford near Salisbury par., Wilts, on river Avon, 2 miles SW. of Amesbury; P.O.; in vicmity is the seat of Lake Bartholomew
    LAKE Wiltshire Wilsford parish, Wilts; on the river Avon, 2 miles SW of Amesbury. Pop., 74. Lake House is the seat of the Rev. E. Duke Imperial
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    Wilsford; the vicarages of Long Bennington, Gonerby-Magna, Grantham, Haydor, and Syston; and the p. curacies of Foston, Kelby, Manthorpe Imperial
    Manningford Bohun Wiltshire Manningford Bohun , township, Wilsford par., Wilts, on river Avon, 3 m. SW. of Pewsey, 1305 ac., pop. 233. Bartholomew
    MANNINGFORD-BOHUN Wiltshire Wilsford parish, Wilts; on the river Avon, 3 miles-SW of Pewsey r. station. Acres, 1,305. Real property, £1,843. Pop., 254. Houses Imperial
    PEWSEY Wiltshire Wilsford, North Newnton, Manningford-Bruce, Manningford-Abbots, Woodborough, Huish, and Wilcot, and the chapelry of Alton-Priors. Acres of the district Imperial
    Wilsford Lincolnshire Wilsford , par., Lincolnshire, 4½ miles SW. of Sleaford, 2860 ac., pop. 689; contains part of Ancaster, and has quarries Bartholomew
    WILSFORD Lincolnshire WILSFORD , a parish in Sleaford district, Lincoln; 1¾ mile ESE of Ancaster r. station, and 4½ SW by W of Sleaford Imperial
    WILSFORD Wiltshire WILSFORD , a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 1¾ mile SW of Amesbury, and 5 NW of Porton Imperial
    Wilsford near Pewsey Wiltshire Wilsford near Pewsey , par. and township, Wilts, 5 miles SW. of Pewsey - par., 2997 ac., pop. 437; township, 1692 ac., pop. 204. Bartholomew
    Wilsford near Salisbury Wiltshire Wilsford near Salisbury , par., Wilts, on river Avon, 1½ mile SW. of Amesbury, 1637 ac., pop. 161. Bartholomew
    WILSFORD, or W.-Dauntsey Wiltshire WILSFORD , or W.-Dauntsey, a parish in Pewsey district, Wilts; 1¾ mile SSW of Woodborough r. station, and 5 WSW of Pewsey Imperial
    WOODFORD Wiltshire palace of the Bishops of Salisbury was here. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Wilsford. The church is good. Imperial
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