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    COAL ASTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit DRONFIELD UD (Local Government District)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    ASTON (Coal or Cold) Derbyshire ASTON (Coal or Cold) . See Coal-Aston. Imperial
    Birmingham Warwickshire Aston par.), 8400 ac., pop. 400,774; parl. bor., pop. 437,076. Birmingham is situated on the verge of a great coal Bartholomew
    BIRMINGHAM London
    Staffordshire
    Warwickshire
    Worcestershire
    Aston and Kings-Norton: which see. The town is salubriously situated: escapes much disease in consequence of the dryness of its soil and air; and had no cases of indigenous cholera in the terrible visitations of 1832 and 1850. Markets and Trade. —Markets are held on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday; a hay market on Tuesday; corn and cattle markets on Tuesday and Thursday; and fairs for three days, commencing on Whit-Thursday, and on the Thursday nearest to 29 Sept. The market hall, extending from the Bull Ring to Worcester-street, is open every day; was constructed Imperial
    CHESHIRE Cheshire Coal is worked in thirty-five collieries, with an output of 700, 500 tons a year. Salt abounds in strata and in springs, near North-wick, Nantwich, Winsford, and Middlewich; and is produced from the strata to the amount of about 60, 000 tons a year, and from the springs to the amount of about 45,000 tons. The soil, in some parts, is a light sandy earth; in other parts, a dark peat mould; but in most parts, a rich reddish loam, variously sandy and clayey. The sub-soil, in general, is either clay or marl Imperial
    CHESTER Cheshire coals. The Borough. —Chester was first chartered by its earls in the 13th century; and has sent two members to parliament since 1541. It is governed by a mayor, ten aldermen, and thirty councillors; and is divided municipally into five wards. It includes, as a borough, the parishes of St. John the Baptist, St. Olave, St. Michael, St. Peter, St. Bridget, and St. Martin; the extra-parochial places of Chester-Castle, Chester Cathedral, Little St. John, and Spittle-Boughton; and large portions of the parishes of St. Oswald, St. Mary-on-the-Hill, and Holy Trinity. The city Imperial
    COAL-ASTON, or Cold-Aston Derbyshire COAL-ASTON , or Cold-Aston, a township in Dronfield parish, Derby; ¾ of a mile NE of Dronfield. Real property Imperial
    DROGHEDA Louth Aston, a gallant R. C. officer, with a garrison of 2000 foot and 300 horse, all chosen men and well supplied with ammunition and provisions. Cromwell, on landing at Dublin in 1649, marched with 10,000 men against Drogheda, as the most important town for opening a passage into the northern provinces; and after a siege of two days, his artillery having made a sufficient breach in the walls, the assault was commenced by his troops, who were twice repulsed; but in the third attack, headed by himself, he gained possession of the town, and in order to impress upon Lewis:Ireland
    DRONFIELD Derbyshire Coal-Aston, Holmesfield and Little Barlow in Chesterfield district, and those of Dore and Totley in Ecclesall-Bierlow district. Acres Imperial
    DUBLIN Dublin coal, 340,000 tons, chiefly from Whitehaven and Scotland; soap, 3,350,000 lb.; coffee, 2200 packages; sugar, 15,000 hogsheads; tea, 52,500 chests; pepper, 2000 packages; spirits, 700 casks,—spirits (in bottle), 1200 cases; wine, 7100 casks,—wine (in bottle), 1500 cases; tobacco, 1150 hogsheads; deals, 2000 great hundreds; staves, 3500 great hundreds; and timber, 11,600 logs. There is no sugar-refinery in Dublin, although at one period the number was very considerable; all the refined sugar now used is imported from Great Britain. It will be perceived by the above statement that the direct Lewis:Ireland
    FLINTSHIRE, or Flint Flintshire coal tracts; a rich hematitic iron ore is found in the mountain limestone; and a lead ore, containing appreciable quantities of silver, has been worked to the extent of 1, 056 tons a year, but has latterly been less productive. The lead ore appears, from remains or traces of ancient smelting-hearths, to have been worked by the ancient Britons and Romans. The soils of the low tracts show much diversity, according to the character of the detritus and the rocks, but in general are very productive; and those of the hills are, for the most part, a mixture Imperial
    GLOUCESTER and BRISTOL Gloucestershire
    Somerset
    Wiltshire
    Aston-Blank, Great Barrington, Little Barrington, Bledington, Guyting-Inferior, Longborough, Lower Swell, and Turk-Dean; and the p. curacies of Clapton, Lower Slaughter, Addlestrop, Little Compton, Farmcote, Yanworth, and Cold Salperton. The deanery of Winchcomb comprises the rectories of Bishops-Cleeve, Cheltenham, Colesbourne, Dowdeswell, Hasfield, Leckhampton, Sudeley, Swindon, Whittington, Withington, and Woolstone; the vicarages of Badgeworth, Brockworth, Corse, Down-Hatherley, Elmstone-Hardwick, Leigh, Prestbury, Staverton, Tewkesbury, Tirley, Twyning, and Winchcomb; and the p. curacies of Ashchurch, Shurdington, Stoke-Orchard, Charlton-Abbots, Charlton-Kings, Cheltenham-St. James, Cheltenham-St. John, Cheltenham-St. Luke, Cheltenham-St. Mark, Cheltenham-St. Paul, Cheltenham Imperial
    LICHFIELD Derbyshire
    Nottinghamshire
    Shropshire
    Staffordshire
    coal-mines. Real property of the city portion, £10,196. Pop. of the whole, 5,112. Houses, 1,034. Pop. of the city portion, 1,986. Houses, 414. The ecclesiastical parish of Christchurch was formed, in 1848, out of the parishes of St. Chad and St. Michael. Pop. of the whole, 726. Houses, 163. Pop. of the St. Chad portion, 486. Houses, 105. The extraparochial places of the Close, the Friary, and Fulfen, within the city, had a pop., in 1861, of respectively 235, 8, and 10. houses, 58,2, and 1. The living of St. Mary Imperial
    NORTON-UNDER-CANNOCK, or Norton-Canes Staffordshire Aston family. Coal and ironstone abound; and the coal is extensively worked around Brownhills. The living is a rectory in the diocese Imperial
    RUNCORN Cheshire coal, coke, iron, and stone. Steamtugs tow the canal-boats up or down the Mersey; a steampacket sails daily to and from Liverpool; and a packet-boat goes daily, in summer, to Manchester. Ship-building, anchor-making, iron-founding, rope-making, soap-making, tanning, and school-slate manufacturing arecarried on. The town includes all R. township and part of Halton township. Pop. in 1851, 8,049; in 1861, 10.434. Houses, 2,092. The township comprises 1,000 acres of land, and 490 ofwater. Real property, £28, 423; of which £1,015 are inquarries Imperial
    SHIFFNAL Shropshire coal and iron mines. The physician Beddoes, who died in 1808, was a native. Pop. of the town in 1861, 2,046. Houses, 423. The parish includes Priors-Lee chapelry and two townships, and comprises 11,441 acres. Real property, £48,706; of which £25,972 are in ironworks, and £73 in gasworks. Pop. in 1851 ,5,617; in 1861, 5,923. Houses, 1,150. The manor belongs to Lord Stafford. Haughton Hall, Aston Imperial
    SHROPSHIRE, or Salop Shropshire coal; and, in 1859, yielded 149,480 tons of ore, and was worked in 37 furnaces and 14 ironworks. Lead ore, calamine, and traces of copper ore occur in the W. Limestone of quality resembling marble, is quarried near Oswestry, Ludlow, and Orton; slate, at Selattyn, Purslow, and Clun; and good building-stone at Grimshilland other places. About 790,000 acres are either arable land, meadow, or otherwise profitable. The soils are prevailingly light and sandy in the N, and loamy or clayey in the middle; and generally are fertile. The chief crops are wheat, barley, pease, turnips, and grasses Imperial
    Warwickshire Warwickshire coal, ironstone, limestone, freestone, blue flagstone, and fire-clay. The mfrs. are carried on chiefly at Birmingham (hardware and silk goods) and Coventry (watches and ribbons). There are mineral springs at Leamington, Stratford on Avon, Umington, Southam, Willoughby, King's Newnham, &c. The co. is traversed in all directions by canals and railways. Warwickshire comprises 4 hundreds, 256 pars, with parts of 7 others, the parl. and mun. bors. of Birmingham (7 members) and Coventry (1 member), the parl. bors. of Aston Bartholomew
    WARWICKSHIRE, or Warwick Warwickshire Coal is worked in 17 mines; and, in 1859, yielded an output of 355,750 tons. Marl, blue clay, and limestone are plentiful; gritstone is obtained at Compton; and blue flagstone for mantle-pieces, steps, and other purposes, is quarried at Bidford, Wilncote, and Temple-Grafton. Soils are of nearly all kinds; but strong clay-loams and strong marly clays are most common; and, with slight exceptions, all the soils, in most parts, are very fertile. The chief crops are wheat, commonly yielding 4 qrs. per acre, barley, 4 to 5 qrs., oats, 3 to 8 qrs., beans Imperial
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