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    Place name County Entry Source
    CHELSEA London
    Middlesex
    Kensington. The old manor-house stood near the church, on the north side; and was transferred by Henry VIII. to the ancestors of the Lawrence family. The new manor-house stood in Cheyne-walk; was built by Henry VIII., to be a nursery for his children; was the favourite residence of Elizabeth before she came to the throne; was the death-place of the widowed Duchess of Northumberland; was inhabited, many years, by the Earl of Nottingham; Was the scene of the last thirteen years of Sir Haus Sloane's life, and the place where he collected the nucleus Imperial
    DERBY (West) Lancashire Kensington, Stanley, Knotty-Ash, and other hamlets, and part of the borough and suburbs of Liverpool; contains a botanic garden, a zoological garden, a lunatic asylum, and a large industrial school; and was only a chapelry of Walton-on-the-Hill till 1847. Acres, 6, 123. Rated property, £232, 783. Pop. in 1841, 16, 864; in 1861, 52, 694. Houses, 9, 239. Pop. of the portion within Liverpool borough, in 1841. 9, 760: in 1861, 36, 527. Houses, 6, 378. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester. Value Imperial
    GEORGE (St.) HANOVER-SQUARE Middlesex John Hunter the physician died. The burial ground belonging to the parish, on the road to Bayswater, contains the grave of Laurence Sterne, the author of "Tristram Shandy;" and here also lay the remains of General Sir Thomas Picton, till they were removed in 1859 to St. Paul's cathedral. The other chief objects in the parish-squares, public buildings, institutions.-will be found noticed in the articles Westminster, May-Fair, Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Pimlico, and others. The parish is in the diocese of London; and includes a rectory or head benefice, seven chapelries with defined limits, and ten other chapelries Imperial
    HAMMERSMITH Middlesex Kensington; lies within the district of the Metropolitan Board of Works; has stations, with telegraph, on the Hammersmith and City railway, and on the Kew section of the North London railway; has post offices‡ in Broadway, King street, Dorcas terrace, and Starch green, a post office‡ in New road, and pillar boxes in Brook green, Fulham road, Hammersmith terrace, and the Grove, under London W.; and is a seat of petty sessions, and a polling place. It is noted for salubrity; has long been a favourite resort of invalids; and has recently undergone great sanitary improvements. King street Imperial
    KENSINGTON Middlesex John, comprising all Paddington parish; the sub-districts of HammersmithST. Peter and Hammersmith-St. Paul, comprising all Hammersmith parish; and the sub-district of Fulham, conterminate with Fulham parish. And it consists of the poor law unions of Kensington, Paddington, and Fulham; the first and the second being single parishes under the Poor Law amendment act; the third containing the parishes of Hammersmith and Fulham. Acres of the entire district, 7, 342. Poor rates, in 1863, of K. union, £34, 122; of P. union, £40, 526; of F. union, £21, 254. Pop. of the whole Imperial
    Kilmarnock Ayrshire John Gilmour, Esq. of Elmbank. St Andrew's Church, in Richardland Road, was built as a chapel of ease in 1841 at a cost of £1700, and became a quoad sacra church in 1868. It contains 1093 sittings. The burying-ground about it was opened in 1856; and that adjoining, opened in 1837, was till 1875 the only common burying-ground, the Low Churchyard having been practically closed after 1850. In 1876 a new cemetery of 7¾ acres was opened to the E 'of the town. It has an entrance gateway in the Scottish Baronial style. The Free Groome
    KNIGHTSBRIDGE Middlesex Kensington, and Chelsea, Middlesex. The suburb lies along the S side of Hyde Park, 3 miles WSW of St. Paul's; extends from Hyde Park Corner to KensingtonGore; includes one main street on the line of the Great Western road, with streets, squares, and places to the S; and has post offices under London SW. It was known as Knyghtbrigg or Knightbrigg, as early as the time of Edward III.; is thought to have got that name from the manor of Neyte or Neate, and from a bridge variously called Kinges-bridge and Stone bridge; figured, in the time Imperial
    LIVERPOOL Lancashire John Wesley preached. Upper Stanhope-street Wesleyan chapel is a large and fine edifice, with stone front and neat portico; and has, attached to it, a cemetery enclosed by a stone wall and palisades. Princes-park Wesleyan chapel was built in 1863, at a cost of £7,000; is in the decorated English style, all of stone; and has a high-pitched gable front, with richly carved doorway and four -light traceried windows, flanked with square towers and tall spires. Hope-street Unitarian chapel was built about 1850; forms one of a group of fine public buildings Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    Kensington, Hammersmith, Fulham, Chelsea, St. George-Hanover-square, St. John-the-Evangelist-Westminster, St. Margaret-Westminster, St. Peter-Westminster, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St. James Westminster, St. Marylebone, Hampstead, St. Pancras, Islington, StokeNewington, Hackney, St. George-Bloomsbury, St. Gilesin-the-Fields, St. Anne-Soho, St. Paul-Covent-garden, St. Mary-le-Strand, St. Clement-Daues, St. Andrew-Holborn-above-the-Bars, Clerkenwell, St. Luke, Shoreditch, Bethnal-green, Spitalfields, Whitechapel, Minories, St. George-in-the-East, Stepney, Limehouse, Bow, BromleySt.Leonard, Poplar, Christchurch-Southwark, St.SaviourSouthwark, St. Olave-Southwark, St. Thomas-Southwark, St. John-Horsleydown, Bermondsey, St. Georgethe-Martyr, Newington, Lambeth, Clapham Imperial
    MARYLEBONE Middlesex Kensington and Tyburnia. The worst spot in it is Crawford-place, a narrow court running from Crawford-street to Homer-street, and so offensive as to have been specially reported to the sanitary committee in the latter part of 1865; a number of other places also are so inferior as to be inhabited only by tradespeople; yet all these, taken together, do not prevent it from being aggregately fine and fashionable. Portman-square was built chiefly in 1790-1800; has, at its N W corner, a detached house in which Mrs. Montague held her blue-stocking parties Imperial
    NOTTING-HILL Middlesex John's churchstands on the site of the Hippodrome; and is a cruciformstructure in the early English style, with a good spire. St. Peter's church is sometimes designated of Bays-water; was erected in 1857, after designs by T. Allom; and is in the classic style. All Saints' church was built in 1860, after designs by H. White; and is a handsome edifice, in the florid Gothic style. The iron church of St. Andrewwas built in 1863, at a cost of about £1, 650, for the accommodation of the Kensington Potteries; stood on Silchester-road; and was destroyed Imperial
    Stirling Stirlingshire John Street, immediately SE of the prison, and was erected in 1826 in room of a previous church of 1740. It was considerably improved in 1876, and is a Romanesque building, with 1400 sittings. In the centre of the plot in front is a small mausoleum marking the burial-place of Ebenezer Erskine. This spot was, in the old church, immediately in front of the pulpit, but the new church was placed farther back. Viewfield U.P. church, on a small eminence at the corner of Barnton Place and Irvine Place, is a plain Gothic building, with a spire, erected Groome
    WESTMINSTER Middlesex Kensington palace and to Chelsea hospital on the W; it measures about 3½ miles from E to W, and from ½ mile to 2 miles from N to S; it stands compactly, all round, with other parts of the metropolis; it contains St. James' park, the Green park, Hyde park, and 16 squares; and, except for including these open places and some minor ones, it is all completely edificed. It took its name from a great minster, founded in the early part of the 7th century, and called West-Minster in distinction from the original St. Paul Imperial
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