Searching for "AINSWORTH"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    AINSWORTH LG_Ward Parish-level Unit RADCLIFFE UD/MB (Local Government District)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    Ainsworth Lancashire Ainsworth , township and eccl. dist. (Christchurch), SE. Lancashire, 2½ miles SW. of Bury -- township, 883 ac., pop. 1729. Bartholomew
    AINSWORTH, or Cockey Lancashire AINSWORTH , or Cockey, a chapelry in Middleton parish, Lancashire; at Bradley-Fold r. station, 2½ miles E of Bolton Imperial
    BALLYBUNNIAN, or BALLYBUNYAN Kerry Ainsworth, Esq., of Dublin, in 1834. Some of the mineral substances of part of the cliffs ignited spontaneously in 1753, and burnt Lewis:Ireland
    BETHNAL GREEN London Ainsworth, the lexicographer, kept a school in it. The parish church is a plain brick structure, built in 1746. Another Imperial
    BOLTON Lancashire Ainsworth, the lexicographer, for both pupil and master. The Church of England institute was built in 1853; and is a fine Imperial
    BURY Lancashire Ainsworth, and Walmersley-cum-Shuttleworth, and part of the parish of Radcliffe; the subdistrict of Pilkington, containing part of the township Imperial
    CLEATOR Cumberland Ainsworth. Esq. There are two factories, and extensive collieries and ironworks. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle Imperial
    CUCKFIELD Sussex Ainsworth's "Rookwood Hall. " Ockenden House was the residence of Timothy Burrell and Sir William Burrell, the antiquaries. Leigh Pond Imperial
    DUNMOW (Little) Essex Ainsworth, in 1855. An Augustinian priory was founded at Little Dunmow, by Lady Ingar Baynard, in 1104; and some portions Imperial
    ECCLES Lancashire Ainsworth, the lexicographer, was a native; and the Right Hon. W. Huskisson, after sustaining a deadly accident at the opening Imperial
    HALLIWELL Lancashire Ainsworths. Smithill's hall is the seat of Peter Ainsworth, Esq.; stands beside a lovely glen; and has, near the dining Imperial
    Inverawe, New or Tirvane Argyll Loch Awe, 10 miles SE of Taynuilt. In 1881 it was sold for £12,500 to John Stirling Ainsworth, Esq. Groome
    Manchester Lancashire Ainsworth (1805-1882) received education. Central Manchester now consists of immense piles of warehouses and offices, ha their extent unequalled Bartholomew
    MANCHESTER Lancashire
    Manchester
    Ainsworth, a native, the author of "Jack Sheppard'' and other works; Thomas de Quincey, author of "Confessions of an English Imperial
    MIDDLETON Lancashire Ainsworth, Ashworth, Birch, Birtle, Great Lever, and Rhodes, are separate benefices. Three dissenting chapels are in Birtle, and three in Rhodes Imperial
    POPLAR Middlesex Ainsworth, the Shakespearian commentator Stevens, and two Ridleys, father and son, one of themthe author of " Tales of the Genii Imperial
      Ainsworth's map]—is a large stream which rises in the snowy peak of Pushtikur, being separated merely by an intervening RussianGaz
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