Searching for "FOLESHILL"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    FOLESHILL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit COVENTRY CB/MB (Local Government District)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    ANSTEY Warwickshire Foleshill district, Warwick; on the Oxford canal, near the river Sow, 2 miles SW of Bulkington r. station, and 5 NE of Coventry Imperial
    BEDWORTH Warwickshire Foleshill district, Warwick. The town stands adjacent to the Coventry canal and the Coventry and Nuneaton railway, 3½ miles Imperial
    BINLEY Warwickshire Foleshill district, Warwick; on the river Sow, adjacent to the Northwestern railway, 2½ miles E of Coventry. It includes Imperial
    COVENTRY Warwickshire Foleshill. Holy Trinity-with-St. Peter parish includes Radford hamlet within Coventry district; and lies, to the extent of 1, 046 and 440 acres Imperial
    EXHALL Warwickshire Foleshill district, Warwick; on Beach brook, near the Coventry canal, and adjacent to the Coventry and Nuneaton railway, 4¼ miles Imperial
    Foleshill Warwickshire Foleshill , par. and vil. with ry. sta., N. Warwickshire, 2 miles NE. of Coventry, 2594 ac., pop. 7727; P.O.; contains Bartholomew
    FOLESHILL Warwickshire Foleshill Manor House and Foleshill Hall are chief residences. Iron-founding, coal-mining, and brick-making are carried on. Both Imperial
    Hawkesbury Warwickshire Hawkesbury , hamlet with ry. sta. (Hawkesbury Lane), Foleshill par., N. Warwickshire, 5 miles N. of Coventry. Bartholomew
    HAWKESBURY Warwickshire Foleshill parish, Warwick; near the Coventry and Nuneaton railway, 2 miles NW of Foleshill. It has a station, of the name Imperial
    Heath, Little Warwickshire Heath, Little , hamlet, Foleshill par., N. Warwickshire, 2 miles NE. of Coventry. Bartholomew
    Littleheath Warwickshire Littleheath , hamlet, Foleshill par., Warwickshire, 2 miles NE. of Coventry. Bartholomew
    Lockhurst Lane Warwickshire Lockhurst Lane , hamlet, Foleshill par., Warwickshire, 2 miles NE. of Coventry; P.O. Bartholomew
    SHILTON Warwickshire Foleshill district, Warwick. The village stands near the Northwestern railway and the Oxford canal, 6 miles SSE of Nuneaton; and has a r. station Imperial
    STOKE Warwickshire Foleshill district, Warwick; 2 miles ENE of Coventry r. station. It has a post-office, of the name of Stoke Imperial
    WARWICKSHIRE, or Warwick Warwickshire Foleshill, Coventry, Rugby, Solihull, Warwick, Stratford-on-Avon, Alcester, Shipston-on-Stour, and Southam. The county town is Warwick; the towns Imperial
    WITHYBROOK Warwickshire Foleshill district, Warwick; 2¼ miles E of Shilton r. station, and 8 NE by E of Coventry. Post town Imperial
    WOLVEY Warwickshire Foleshill district, Warwick; 3 miles NE of Shilton r. station, and 4 S of Hinckley. It has a post-office Imperial
    WYKEN Warwickshire Foleshill district, Warwick; 3 miles NE by E of Coventry r. station. Post town, Coventry. Acres, 670. Real property, £2,264; of which Imperial
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