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    Place name County Entry Source
    AVEBURY, or Abury Wiltshire East and West Kennet. Acres, 4,544. Real property, £6,717. Pop., 725. Houses, 153. The manor was given, in the time of Henry I., to the abbey of Boscharville in Normandy; passed first to Winchester college, Oxford, next to the collegiate church of Fotheringhay in Northamptonshire Imperial
    BANBURY Oxfordshire east side of the town, at what is now called Spital farm. A spire-cross, with a fountain, was recently erected on or near the site of an ancient market-cross of great note, and described by Leland. The town has a head post office,‡ a station on the railway, three wharves on the canal, four banking offices, and four chief inns; and publishes two weekly newspapers. It has a large corn trade, is famous for cakes, and carries on malting, brewing, wool-stapling, agricultural-implement making, and the manufacture of plushes and other webbing. A weekly market Imperial
    BRIXWORTH Northamptonshire Northamptonshire. The village stands adjacent to the Northampton and Market-Harborough railway, 7 miles N of Northampton; and has a station on the railway, and a post office‡ under Northampton. It was formerly a market-town, under the Fitz-Simons; and it still has a fair on Whit-Monday. Here are a workhouse, built at a cost of £5,800, and the kennels of the Pitchley hounds. The parish comprises 3,410 acres. Real property, £7,636. Pop., 1,253. Houses, 269. The property is subdivided. Brixworth Hall belonged formerly to the Nicholses; and passed Imperial
    Carlton, East Northamptonshire Carlton, East , par., N. Northamptonshire, 7 miles NE. of Market Harborough, 1598 ac., pop. 87; contains Carlton Park . Bartholomew
    East End Ironworks Northamptonshire East End Ironworks , near Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Bartholomew
    Farndon, East Northamptonshire Farndon, East , par., N. Northamptonshire, on Grand Union Canal, 2 miles SW. of Market Har. borough, 1070 ac., pop. 223. Bartholomew
    HADDON (EAST) Northamptonshire EAST) , a village and a parish in Brixworth district, Northamptonshire. The village stands 5 miles E of Crick r. station Imperial
    HARBOROUGH (MARKET) Leicestershire East Farndon, Great Oxendon, Clipston, Kelmarsh, Arthingworth, Braybrooke, Dingley, BramptonAsh, Stoke-Albany, Wilbarston, Ashley, Sutton-Bassett, Weston-by-Welland, part of Theddingworth, and the extra-parochial tract of Thorpe-Lubenham, electorally in Northamptonshire Imperial
    HUNTINGDONSHIRE, HUNTINGDON, or HUNTS Huntingdonshire Northamptonshire, one to Lincolnshire, and two and part of another to Cambridgeshire; takes in seven parishes from Cambridgeshire, and seven from Bedfordshire; comprises 205, 366 acres; and is divided into the districts of Huntingdon, St. Ives, and St. Neots. The county town is Huntingdon; the towns with upwards of 2, 000 inhabitants are Huntingdon, Godmanchester, St. Ives, St. Neots, and Ramsey; and the markettowns are these and Kimbolton, except that Huntingdon and Godmanchester count as one. The chief seats are Kimbolton Castle, Horton Hall, Elton Hall, Hinchingbrook House, Waresley Park, Brampton House, Upwood, Alconbury House, Alwalton, Conington Castle, Cromwell Place Imperial
    Jedburgh Roxburghshire Northamptonshire, with some land and a fishery on the Tweed; by Ranulph de Sonlis with the church of Doddington near Brandon, and with the church in the vale of Liddel; and by William the Lyon and various barons with lands, churches, houses, both in England and Scotland. In 1220 a dispute that had lasted for twenty years between the canons of Jedburgh and the Bishop of Glasgow was ended in favour of the latter by an arbitration given in the chapel at Nisbet. The cause of the quarrel was the prerogative which the bishop sought to exercise over the canons Groome
    KETTERING Northamptonshire Northamptonshire. The town stands on the slope of a hill, at a feeder of the Ise affluent of the river Nen, near the Leicester and Hitchin railway, 7 miles N by W of Wellingborough, and 14 NE by N of Northampton. It was known to the Saxons as Kateringes; it was given, in 976, by Edwy, to his servant Elfsige; it passed to the abbots of Peterborough; and it became a market town, under the abbots, in the time of Henry III. Some Roman antiquities, including coins of several emperors, and urns, were found in the neighbourhood Imperial
    LEICESTERSHIRE, or LEICESTER Leicestershire East Goscote, West Goscote, Framland, Gartrees, Guthlaxton, and Sparkenhoe. The registration county gives off 6 parishes and an extra-parochial place to Warwickshire, 9 parishes and a liberty to Rutlandshire, 4 parishes, part of another parish, and an extra-parochial place to Derbyshire, 5 parishes, part of another parish, and an extra-parochial place to Lincolnshire, and 2 parishes to Nottinghamshire; takes in 18 parishes, part of another parish, and an extra-parochial place from Northamptonshire Imperial
    Lincolnshire Lincolnshire Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, and Norfolk; and W. by Notts, Leicestershire, and Rutland; greatest length, N. to S., 75 miles; greatest breadth, E. to W., 45 miles; area, 1,767,879 ac., pop. 469,919. Lincolnshire is the second largest co. in England. For a very long time it has been divided into 3 "parts" - namely, the Parts of Lindsey, the Parts of Kesteven, and the Parts of Holland. Generally speaking the land is flat and low, especially on the coast, which in some parts requires an embankment to check the encroachments of the sea. The Wolds, or Chalk Hills Bartholomew
    LINCOLNSHIRE, or LINCOLN Lincolnshire Northamptonshire; on the SW, by Rutlandshire; on the W, by Leicestershire and Notts; and on the NW, by Yorkshire. Its outline, in a general view, is oblong, with a great curve along the NE, an indentation by the Wash on the SE, and a considerable curve on the SW. Its length, from N to S, is 73 miles; its greatest breadth is 48 miles; its average breadth is about 37 miles; its circuit is about 260 miles; its area is 1,775,457 acres; and its magnitude, as compared with the other counties of England, is the second, or less Imperial
    NEN (The) Cambridgeshire
    Huntingdonshire
    Lincolnshire
    Norfolk
    Northamptonshire; runs in the direction of S by E, to Northampton; is joined there by a mainhead-stream, running eastward from the vicinity of Daventry; goes, from Northampton, north-eastward, past Cogenhoe, Doddington, Wellingborough, Higham-Ferrars, Thrapston, and Oundle, to the boundary with Huntingdon at Elton; traces the boundary between Northampton and Huntingdon, northward to Wansford, and eastward thence to Peterborough; goes thence east Imperial
    NORTHAMPTON Northamptonshire Northamptonshire. The town stands on the river Nen, at ajunction with it of a branch canal south-by-westward to the Grand Junction canal, and at a convergence of railways from respectively Blisworth, Market-Harborough, Peterborough, and Bedford, 66 miles by road and 67½ by railway N W by N of London. A great mistake was made, at the forming of the Birmingham and London railway, afterwards part of the main line of the London and Northwestern, in causing it to pass 4 miles S W of the town, instead of passing through or near it; but that mistake Imperial
    NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, or Northampton Northamptonshire East Haddon Hall, Ecton Hall, Edgcott House, Elm Lodge, Evenley Hall, Falconer's Hill, Finedon, Fineshade Abbey, Floore House, Glendon Hall, Great Billing Hall, Great Oakley Hall, Guilsborough Grange, Kingsthorpe Hall, Knuston Hall, Marston-Trussell Hall, Mears-Ashby Hall, Moreton-Pinkney Manor, Moulton Grange, Newnham H all, Norton Hall, Orlingbury House, Paston Hall, Pipewell Hall, Priory House, Rockingham Castle, Rushton Hall, Sholbrook Lodge, Southwick Hall, Spratton Hall, Stoke House, Thenford House, Thorpe Hall, Thorpe Lawn, Thorpe-Lubenham Hall, Thorpelands, Upton Hall, Wadenhoe House, Welton Place, Westwood House, Whilton Lodge, Woodcroft Castle, Woolleys, and Yardley House. Northamptonshire Imperial
    OUSE, or Great Ouse (The) Bedfordshire
    Buckinghamshire
    Cambridgeshire
    Norfolk
    Northamptonshire ischiefly south-south-eastward, past Steane and Brackley, to a point 1¾ mile below the latter; in Bucks, is chieflyeastward, 3 miles along the boundary with Oxfordshire, and 3 thence to Buckingham, east Imperial
    Rutland (or Rutlandshire) Rutland Northamptonshire; greatest length, N. and S., 18 miles; greatest breadth, E. and W., 17 miles; area, 94,889 ac., pop. 21,434. Rutland is the smallest county in England. The surface is diversified by gently rising hills and fine valleys, and is watered by the Eye Brook, the Chater, and the Gwash, flowing into the Welland, which forms the south-eastern boundary. The soil is in general loamy and fertile; in the east Bartholomew
    RUTLAND, or Rutlandshire Rutland East, Martinsley, Oakham, and Wrangdike. The registration county gives off 17, 442 acres to Lincolnshire; takes in 29, 365 acres from Northamptonshire Imperial
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