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    Place name County Entry Source
    BLANDFORD Dorset Blandford-St. Mary, Bryanstone, Langton-Long-Blandford, Tarrant-Crawford, TarrantKeynston, Durweston, Stourpaine, Steepleton-Iwerne, Iwerne-Courtnay, Pimperne, Tarrant-Gunville, TarrantHinton Imperial
    Blandford St Mary Dorset Blandford St Mary , par., E. Dorset, on river Stour, ½ mile S. of Blandford Forum, 1583 ac., pop. 364. Bartholomew
    BLANDFORD-ST. MARY Dorset BLANDFORD-ST. MARY , a parish in Blandford district, Dorset; on the river Stour, adjacent to the Dorset Central railway, ½ a mile Imperial
    HINTON-ST. MARY Dorset ST. MARY , a village and a parish in Sturminster district, Dorset. The village stands near the river Stour, 1¼ mile N of Sturminster-Newton r. station; and has a post office under Blandford Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    Blandford, Harewood, Dorset, Montague, Bryanston, Portman, Manchester, and Cavendish-squares; in St. Pancras, Euston, Tavistock, Harrington, Clarendon, Clarence, York, Fitzroy, Argyle, Gordon, Oakley, Regent, Brunswick, and Mecklenburgh-squares; in Paddington, Sussex, Gloucester, Connaught, Oxford, and Cambridge-squares; in Kensington, Kensington-square; in Brompton, Montpellier, Trevor, Lowndes, and Cadogan-squares; in Belgravia, Eaton, Chester, Ebury, Eccleston, Warwick, and St. George's-squares; in Chelsea, Sloan, Trafalgar, and Oakley-squares; in Lambeth, St. Mary Imperial
    MARYLEBONE Middlesex St. Mary-a-le-burn; and that name has become corrupted into Marylebone, or popularly Marbon. The tract around the village continued long to be open country, became eventually a haunt of footpads, and was a hunting-place of Queen Elizabeth. The manor belonged to the Hobsons; passed to the Crown in the time of Henry VIII.; went, in that of James I., to E. Foster; passed to the Austens, to Holles Duke of Newcastle, and to the Harleys; went, in 1734, to the Duke of Portland; and reverted, in 1813, to the Crown. The extension of the metropolis, from Imperial
    MARY'S DE FORE (ST.), or BEATAE MARIAE DE FORE Westmeath MARY'S DE FORE (ST.) , or BEATAE MARIAE DE FORE, a parish, in the barony of DEMIFORE, county of WESTMEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 4 miles (E.) from Castlepollard, on the road to Kells; containing 1217 inhabitants. It comprises 1624 ½ statute acres of good land, mostly under tillage, though there is much bog: limestone is found here. On the north it is in part separated from Meath by Lough Bawn, which, though pent up by high hills, is of considerable breadth; it is remarkable for having most water in summer; no stream emerges from it, and it abounds with Lewis:Ireland
    SHAFTESBURY Dorset Blandford; is alleged by Holinshed to have been founded about 1,000 years before the Christian era, by Brampton, to have been founded in the time of Julius Cæsar; was known to the ancient Britons as Caer-Palladwr, to the Saxons as Scaeftesbyrig, and at Domesday as Sceptesberie; is now sometimes called Shaston; is conjectured to have been a Roman station; was either restored or built, about 888, by Alfred; acquired then a great Benedictine nunnery, which gave it high and long importance; was made a mint town by Athelstan; suffered devastation, in 1003, by the Danes Imperial
    STURMINSTER-NEWTON Dorset Blandford, a r. station, two banking offices, two chief inns, a market house, remains of a castle and a market cross, a six-arched bridge, a church rebuilt in 1827, two dissenting chapels, a literary institution, national schools, a workhouse, charities £21, a weekly market on Thursday, and fairs on 12 May and 24 Oct. The parish comprises 4,229 acres, and is in Sturminster district. Real property, with Hinton-St. Mary Imperial
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