Searching for "ALMONDSBURY"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    ALMONDSBURY Rural Deanery HALIFAX (Archdeaconry)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    Almondsbury Gloucestershire Almondsbury , par. and tithing, W. Gloucestershire, 8 miles N. of Bristol -- par., 9574 ac., pop. 2999; tithing, 7020 ac., pop. 2188; P.O., T.O. Bartholomew
    ALMONDSBURY Gloucestershire ALMONDSBURY , a village, a parish, and a subdistrict in the district of Thornbury, Gloucester. The village stands near the rivulet Imperial
    COMPTON-GREENFIELD Gloucestershire Almondsbury, under Bristol. Acres, 650. Real property, £3, 720. Pop., 52. Houses, 8. The property is divided among a few. The living Imperial
    GAUNTS-EARTHCOTE Gloucestershire tything in Almondsbury parish, Gloucester; 4¼ miles SSW of Thornbury. Real property, £1, 402. Pop., 41. Houses, 6. Imperial
    GLOUCESTER and BRISTOL Gloucestershire
    Almondsbury, Elberton, Henbury, Olveston, Stapleton, and Stoke-Gifford; and the p. curacies of Alveston, Aust, Northwick, Redwick, Hallen, Horfield, Bishopston Imperial
    GLOUCESTERSHIRE, or Gloucester Gloucestershire Almondsbury, Dyrham, Meon-hill, and Willersley; and a Danish relic, called the "the tingle stone, " in Gatcombe Park. Roman stations Imperial
    Hempton Gloucestershire Hempton .-- hamlet, Almondsbury par., W. Gloucestershire, 5 miles SW. of Thornbury. Bartholomew
    HEMPTON AND PATCHWAY Gloucestershire Almondsbury parish, Gloucester; 5 miles SSW of Thornbury. Real property, £3, 577. Pop. in 1851, 436; in 1861, 548. Houses Imperial
    Knowle Park Gloucestershire Knowle Park , seat, Almondsbury par., Gloucestershire, 7 m. N. of Bristol; has remains of a Roman camp. Bartholomew
    LEA Gloucestershire LEA , a tything in Almondsbury parish, Gloucester; 4¼ miles SW of Thornbury. Pop., 51. Houses, 9. Imperial
    LITTLETON-UPON-SEVERN Gloucestershire Almondsbury, under Bristol. Acres, 1,665; of which 690 are water. Real property, £1,793; of which £15 are in fisheries Imperial
    OVER Gloucestershire Almondsbury parish, Gloucester; 6½ miles N by W of Bristol. Real property, £1, 837. Pop., 74. Houses, 16. Over Imperial
    Over Court Gloucestershire Over Court , seat, Almondsbury par., Gloucestershire, 6½ miles NW. of Bristol. Bartholomew
    Patchway Gloucestershire Patchway , vil. with ry. sta., Almondsbury par., Gloucestershire, 6 miles N. of Bristol; in vicinity is Patchway House , seat. Bartholomew
    Pilning Gloucestershire dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Almondsbury and Henbury pars., Gloucestershire - dist., pop. 1098; vil., 9 miles N. of Bristol; P.O. Bartholomew
    THORNBURY Gloucestershire Almondsbury sub-districts, and comprises 65,840 acres. Poor rates in 1863, £7,669. Pop. in 1851, 16,454; in 1861, 16,499. Houses Imperial
    Tockington (Lower) Gloucestershire Tockington ( Lower ), vil., Almondsbury par., Gloucestershire, 3¾ miles SE. of Thorn bury; P.O. Bartholomew
    TOCKINGTON (Lower) Gloucestershire Almondsbury parish, Gloucester; 3¾ miles S by E of Thornbury. It has a post-office under Bristol, and cattle Imperial
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