Searching for "PROBUS"

We could not match "PROBUS" in our simplified list of the main towns and villages, or as a postcode. There are several other ways of finding places within Vision of Britain, so read on for detailed advice and 16 possible matches we have found for you:

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    Place name County Entry Source
    ALTERNON, or Altarnun Cornwall Probus. St. Nunn, the mother of St. David of Wales, is said to have been buried here; and Jowle, the clerk Imperial
    AUSTELL (St.) Cornwall Probus. Acres, 57,446. Poor-rates, £10,449. Pop. in 1841, 31,408; in 1861, 33,797. Houses, 6,829. Marriages Imperial
    CORNELLY Cornwall living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £47. Patron, the Vicar of Probus. The church is good. Imperial
    CORNWALL Cornwall note are at St. Germains, Rialton, and St. Roche. Interesting ancient churches are at Probus, Truro, Bodmin, St. Neots, St. Germains, and Duloe. Imperial
    EXETER Cornwall
    Probus, Cuby, and Veryan; the p. curacies of Charlestown, Treverbyn, Par, Cornelly, Baldhu, Chasewater, Truro-St. John, Kenwyn-St. George Imperial
    EYAM Derbyshire Probus, Gallienus, Victorinus, Claudius, and other Roman emperors, are occasionally discovered. Ancient British remains also are numerous. A Druidical circle Imperial
    Golden Cornwall Golden (formerly Wolvedon), ancient seat, Probus par., W. Cornwall; is interesting to antiquarians. Bartholomew
    Grampound Cornwall Probus pars., W. Cornwall, on river Fal, 7 miles SW. of St Austell, 199 ac., pop. 482; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank Bartholomew
    GRAMPOUND Cornwall Probus parish, but chiefly in Creed. Real property, £939. Pop., 573. Houses, 115. Pop. of the Creed portion, 477. Houses Imperial
    Lemellion Cornwall Lemellion , seat, near Probus, Cornwall. Bartholomew
    MERTHER Cornwall Probus, Cornwall. Acres, 1,726. Real property, £2,088. Pop., 384. Houses, 79. The manor and most of the land Imperial
    MICHAEL-PENKEVIL (ST.) Cornwall Probus, Cornwall. The parish comprises 1,189 acres. Real property, £984. Pop., 194. Houses, 35. The manor belonged to the Penkevils Imperial
    Peterhead Aberdeenshire Probus vixit, fortis obiit .' A cemetery, laid out in 1868-69, contains a Runic cross of polished granite, 14 feet Groome
    Probus Cornwall Probus , par., township, and vil., Cornwall - par. (containing part of Grampound), 8113 ac., pop. 1354; township, 8097 ac., pop. 1273; vil., 2 miles Bartholomew
    PROBUS Cornwall PROBUS , a village and a sub-district, in Truro district, and a parish partly also in St. Austell district, Cornwall Imperial
    TRESILIAN Cornwall Probus, Cornwall, and four annual fairs; and it was the place where the civil wars of Charles I. terminated, by the surrender Imperial
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