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    Place name County Entry Source
    BRAMPTON Derbyshire Brampton and New Brampton, under Chesterfield. Acres, 8,820. Real property, £10,141. Pop., 4,927. Houses, 1,051. The property Imperial
    BRAMPTON-BIERLOW Yorkshire BRAMPTON-BIERLOW , a village, a township, and a chapelry in Wath-upon-Dearne parish, W. R. Yorkshire. The village stands adjacent to the South Yorkshire railway and to the Dove and Dearne canal, 2 ½ miles WNW of Wath r. station, and 5 N of Rotherham. The township includes also the hamlets of Coley-Lane, Cartwood, Hoober, New-Mill Imperial
    CARLISLE Cumberland new Presbyterian church, in plain Gothic, was built in 1863; and an Evangelical Union chapel also is recent. Schools, &c. —The grammar school was founded in 1546, by Henry VIII.; has two exhibitions to Queen's college, Oxford; and numbers among its pupils Bishop Thomas and Dean Carlyle. A girls' school has an endowed income of £37. There are an academy of arts, and a literary, philosophical, and mechanical institution. The infirmary is a recent edifice, built by subscription; and has a tetrastyle Doric portico. The dispensary is notable for a child born in 1788 without Imperial
    CATESBY, or Catesby-Abbey Northamptonshire Brampton-Ash. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, not reported. Patrons, T. and M. Scrafton, Esqs. The church was long in ruins; and a new one, instead Imperial
    CHESTERFIELD Derbyshire Brampton, and Whittington, and two townships of North Wingfield. Acres, 27, 966. Pop., 28, 983. Houses, 5, 810. -The district comprehends also the sub-district of Bolsover, containing the parishes of Heath, Sutton-cum-Duckmanton, and part of Bolsover; the sub-district of Eckington, containing the parishes of Eckington, Killamarch, and part of Staveley; the sub-district of Dronfield, containing five townships of Dronfield parish, and Great-Barlow chapelry; and the sub-district of Ashover, containing the parishes of Shirland and Morton, four townships of North Wingfield, one of Crich, and one of Ashover. Acres, 94, 825. Poor-rates Imperial
    CUMBERLAND Cumberland new red sandstone. The igneous and the silurian rocks occupy most of the Lake country; and the newer ones extend thence to the eastern and northern boundaries, the Solway frith, and the sea. Rare and curious minerals occur in great variety; plumbago, and silver, lead, copper, and iron ores are found; coarse marble, limestone, and building-stone are plentiful; and iron and coal are produced to the amount of respectively 50, 097 and 1, 041, 890 tons a year. The native flora is surprisingly rich; and moor game abounds. The soils are variously strong fertile loam, heavy wet loam, light Imperial
    ELY Cambridgeshire New Chorister schools, with master's residence, were built in 1862. Trade. —Ely has a head post office, ‡ a railway station with telegraph, three banking offices, and two chief inns. A weekly market is held on Thursday; and fairs are held on Holy Thursday and 29 Oct. Coarse earthen-ware and tobacco-pipes are made; and trade in linseed and other oils, from crushing mills in various parts of the Isle, is carried on; and a large export of strawberries, cherries, vegetables, and dairy produce, from the surrounding country, to Cambridge and London, is briskly conducted. Government Imperial
    HEREFORD Herefordshire New Radnor, Old Radnor, Sarnesfield, Shobdon, and Stretford; the vicarages of Aymestry, Birley, Yarpole, Eardisland, Eye, Leominster Monkland, Norton, Orleton, Stanton-upon-Arrow, and Wigmore; the p. curacies of Brimfield, Elton, Eyton, Ford, Hatfield, Hope-under-Dinmore, Kimbolton, Middleton-on-the-Hill, Leinthall-Earls, Starkes, Ivington, Lingen, Lncton, Marston-in-Pencombe, Discoyed, Kimmarton, Stoke-Prior, Docklow, and Titley; and the donative of Kinsham. The deanery of Ross contains the rectories of Aston-Ingham, Brampton Imperial
    HUNTINGDON Huntingdonshire new windows of stained glass; and contains some interesting old monuments. St. Mary's church occupies the site of a Black canonry. founded in 973; was rebuilt in 1608-20, and restores in 1862; and comprises nave, chancel, and aisles, with a tower. A church was built in 1845, at the expense of Lady Olivia B. Sparrow; and is a handsome edifice, in the pointed style. Au Independent chapel was built in 1868, at a cost of about £8, 000; and is in the early decorated style and cruciform, with tower and spire. There are chapels also for Quakers Imperial
    KNIGHTON Radnorshire New Radnor, Cefnllys, Knucklas, Presteigne, and Rhayader, in sending a member to parliament. The area is about a square mile, and all within K. parish. Pop. in 1851, 1, 388; in 1861, 1, 655. Houses, 293. A chain of ancient defences appears to have been on the line of Offa's dyke, for miles above and below the town; and very interesting vestiges are at Caer-Caradoc, about 3 miles to the N, and at Coxwall Knoll, about 5 miles to the E.—The parish comprises 2, 461 acres. Real property, £3, 955; of which Imperial
    LICHFIELD Derbyshire
    Nottinghamshire
    Shropshire
    Staffordshire
    Brampton-St. Thomas, Dore, Holmesfield, and Wingerworth. The deanery of Buxton contains the vicarage of Hartington, and the p. curacies of Biggen, Burbage, Buxton, Chelmorton, Fairfield, Church-Sterndale, King-Sterndale, Taddington, and Wormhill. The deanery of Castleton contains the rectory of Castleton, the vicarages of Glossop and Hope, and the p. curacies of Chapel-en-le-Frith, Charlesworth, Edale, Hayfield, Mellor, New Mills Imperial
    PRESTEIGNE Herefordshire
    Radnorshire
    New Radnor, Knighton, Rhayader, Knucklas, and Cefnllys in sending a member to parliament; is a seat of assizes, sessions, and county courts, and a polling-place; had formerly a castle, on an elevated spot, called the Warden; consists chiefly of two good streets, with pleasant outskirts and environs; and has a head post-office, †designated Presteigne, Radnorshire, a banking office, ahotel, a town hall, a shire-hall built in 1829, a countyjail, a church, two dissenting chapels, a grammar school, and charities £174. The railway goes to the Central Wales line at Llangunllo, was authorized Imperial
    SHAFTESBURY Dorset Brampton, to have been founded in the time of Julius Cæsar; was known to the ancient Britons as Caer-Palladwr, to the Saxons as Scaeftesbyrig, and at Domesday as Sceptesberie; is now sometimes called Shaston; is conjectured to have been a Roman station; was either restored or built, about 888, by Alfred; acquired then a great Benedictine nunnery, which gave it high and long importance; was made a mint town by Athelstan; suffered devastation, in 1003, by the Danes; had three mints in the time of Edward the Confessor, and twelve churches at Domesday; acquired an hospital Imperial
    WETHERAL Northumberland Brampton district, Northumberland. The village stands on the river Eden, adjacent to the Newcastle and Carlisle railway, 4¼ miles ESE of Carlisle; enjoys charming environs; and has a post-office under Carlisle, a r. station, and a public green. The township comprises 4,458 acres. Real property, £6,569. Pop., 666. Houses, 129. The parish includes 5 other townships, and comprises 11,778 acres. Pop. in 1851, 3,165; in 1861, 3,377. Houses, 723. The property is subdivided. Corby Castle, originally a castellated edifice, but now modernised with a new Grecian Imperial
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