Searching for "SOMERS TOWN"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    BRANSFORD Worcestershire Town is Powick, under Worcester. Acres, 1,190. Real property, £2,118. Pop., 270. Houses, 59. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; impropriate in Earl Somers Imperial
    DROITWICH Worcestershire town parts is much subdivided; but that in St. Peter is little. divided. The manors belong to the Earl of Shrewsbury and Earl Somers Imperial
    EVESHAM Worcestershire town gives the title of Baron to Earl Somers. Cardinal Hugh de Evesham, Hopkins the antiquary, Bernardi the Jacobite, and Bishop Imperial
    GILES (St.)-IN-THE-FIELDS Middlesex Somers, Lord Kenyon, Lord Erskine, the Duke of Newcastle, and Spencer Perceval lived at Lincolns-Inn-Fields; Lord Herbert of Cherbury, Lord Chancellor Finch, Sir T. Fairfax, Kneller, and Strange lived in Great Queen-street; Ronquillo, the Spanish ambassador in the time of James II., lived in Wild-street; Serjeant Maynard and Wilmot Lord Rochester lived in Portugal-row; Benjamin Franklin lived in Duke-street; and Brunel, while inventing his block-machinery, was in Bedford-street. M. Folkes, the antiquary, and Jortin, the theological writer, were natives. A detached portion of the parish, with Imperial
    KIDDERMINSTER Worcestershire town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district, in Worcestershire. The town stands on the river Stour, the Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal, and the Wolverhampton, Oxford, and Worcester railway, 7 miles SW of Stourbridge, and 15 N of Worcester. It occupies a rising ground; and was known to the Saxons as Chiderminster., from three words signifying "a hill, " "water, " and "a church." The manor of it belonged anciently to the Crown; was given, by Henry II., to the Bassets; passed to the Beauchamps, the Nevilles, the Cookseys, the Blounts, the Foleys, and others; and belongs now to the Earl Imperial
    KINGS-CROSS Middlesex Somers-Town, 1¾ mile NW of St. Paul's; and contains the terminus of the Great Northern railway. The platform Imperial
    LONDON London
    Town, including a newly erected church, was taken down by these demolitions; and most of the remainder of that place was destined to be removed by the new northward works of the Great Northern terminus. The Midland extension was authorized in 1863, on a capital of £1, 750,000, with borrowing powers for £583, 330; it was completed in 1868; and it approaches London through Hampstead, crosses Kentish-Town by the Junction-road, and traverses Camden-Town, Agar-Town, and Somers Imperial
    LYME-REGIS Dorset town by sentence of Judge Jeffreys. The first engagement with the Spanish armada took place in the offing in 1558; and a sea-fight between the English and the Dutch took place there in 1672. A Carmelite friary was founded in the town before 1322; and a lepers' hospital, before 1336. Cosmo de Medici died here in 1669, on his visit to England. De Case, the quack and astrologer in the time of James Il.; Thomas Coram, who founded the Foundling hospital in London about 1668; Sir George Somers Imperial
    MARYLEBONE Middlesex Town, Bayswater, Westbourne-Grove, Somers-Town, Camden-Town, KentishTown, and part of Highgate; was constituted a borough by the act of 1832; is not a municipal Imperial
    OXFORD Berkshire
    OXFORD , a city and a university in Oxfordshire, partly also in Berks, and a diocese comprehending nearlyall Oxfordshire and Berks Imperial
    PANCRAS (St.) Middlesex Town, 1851, 15, 832; Holy Trinity, Haverstock-Hill, 1851, 16, 821; Kentish-Town, 1851, 6, 595; Old St. Pancras, 1851, 11, 161; St. Peter-Regent-square, 1851, 9, 777; St. John-Upper-Charlotte-street, 1851, 17, 779; St. Anne-Highgate-Rise, 1853, 491; St. Mark-Albert-road, 1853, 6, 986; St. Mathew-Oakley-square, 1859, 7, 768; St. Paul-Camden-New-Town, 1851, 5, 145; St. Bartholomew-Grays-Inn-road, 1860, 5, 318; St.Andrew, since1861, about 8,000; St. James-Hampstead-road, since1861, about 12,000; St. Thomas-Camden-New-Town, since 1861, about 5,000; Somers Imperial
    PIXLEY Herefordshire town, Ledbury. Acres, 655. Real property, £940. Pop., 110. Houses, 18. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £102. Patron, Earl Somers Imperial
    Reigate Surrey town, and par., Surrey, 22 miles S. of London by rail, 6015 ac., pop. 18,662; P.O., T.O., and P.O. at Reigate Hill , 1 Bank, 2 news-papers (including 1 at Redhill). Market-day, Tuesday . The par. consists of the townships of Reigate Borough, 435 ac., pop. 3274; and Reigate Foreign, 5580 ac., pop. 15,388. Reigate is supposed to have been a fortified town in Saxon times; its castle, built after the Conquest, has disappeared, and the space which it occupied is now a public garden vested in the corporation by Earl Somers Bartholomew
    REIGATE Surrey town. The Angustinian priory was founded by one of the Warrenes; went, at the dissolution, to Lord Howard; passed, in 1697, to the Somerses; and is now represented by a modern mansion, called the Priory, the seat of Earl Somers Imperial
    Somers Town Middlesex Somers Town , 2 eccl. dists. (Christchurch and St Mary), St Pancras par. and bor., Middlesex, in N. of London, pop.- Christchurch Bartholomew
    SOMERS-TOWN Middlesex SOMERS-TOWN , a chapelry and a sub-district in St. Pancras parish and district, Middlesex. The chapelry is a compact Imperial
    WALSALL Staffordshire town hall was built in 1867, at a cost of less than £5,500; and is in the Grecian style, with Doric and Ionic decorations. St. Matthew's church was mainly rebuilt in 1821, at a cost of more than £22,000; retains the chancel and the tower and spire of a previous church; and is in the later English style, and cruciform. St-Paul's church was built in 1826, and is in the Grecian style. The grammar-school was rebuilt in 1850; gives a classical education; and had Lord Somers Imperial
    WORCESTER Herefordshire
    town in which a mayor proclaimed Charles II. at the Restoration. James II. visited it in 1687; George III. in 1788; the Prince Regent in 1807. William of Worcester, William Bottoner, Lord Somers Imperial
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