Searching for "OSGODBY"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    OSGODBY Manor HEMINGBROUGH CP/AP (Parish-level Unit)
    OSGODBY Manor CAYTON CP (Parish-level Unit)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    CAISTOR, or Castor Lincolnshire Osgodby, South Owersby, North Owersby, Thornton-le-Moor, Kingerby, Glentham, Bishop-Norton, Snitterby, and Waddingham. Acres, 183,164. Poor-rates Imperial
    CAYTON Yorkshire Osgodby; and its Post Town is Seamer under Scarborough. Acres, 2,583,-of which 153 are water. Real property, £5,206. Pop., 534. Houses Imperial
    HEMINGBROUGH Yorkshire Osgodby, South Duffield, and Cliff-cum-Lund, and the chapelry of Barlby. Acres, 10, 420. Real property, £17, 691. Pop. in 1 51, 2, 072; in 1861, 2, 297. Houses Imperial
    Kirkby Lincolnshire Kirkby , vil., Kirkby cum Osgodby par., Lincolnshire, 3½ miles NW. of Market Rasen. See KIRKBY CUM OSGODBY. Bartholomew
    KIRKBY Lincolnshire Osgodby, which has a postal letter box under Market-Rasen; and it bears the name of Kirkby-cumOsgodby. Acres, 1, 710. Real Imperial
    Kirkby cum Osgodby Lincolnshire Kirkby cum Osgodby , par., Lincolnshire, 3½ miles NW. of Market Rasen, 1710 ac., pop. 374. Bartholomew
    LAVINGTON, or LENTON Lincolnshire Osgodby; and its post town is Ingoldsby, under Grantham. Acres, 4, 193. Real property, £5, 404. Pop., 330. Houses Imperial
    Osgodby Lincolnshire Osgodby , vil., Kirkby cum Osgodby par., Lincolnshire, 3½ miles NW. of Market Rasen. See KIRKBY CUM OSGODBY. Bartholomew
    Osgodby Lincolnshire Osgodby .-- township, Lavington par., Lincolnshire, 2 miles NE. of Corby, pop. 61. Bartholomew
    Osgodby Yorkshire Osgodby , coast township, Seamer par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 2½ miles S.E. of Scarborough, 1078 ac., pop. 129. Bartholomew
    Osgodby Yorkshire Osgodby , township, Hemingbrough. par., East-Riding Yorkshire, 2 miles NE. of Selby, 1557 ac., pop. 225; contains Osgodby Hall, seat Bartholomew
    OSGODBY Yorkshire OSGODBY , a township in Hemingbrough parish, E. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles N E by E of Selby. Acres, 1, 524. Real Imperial
    OSGODBY Yorkshire OSGODBY , a township in Cayton parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on the coast, 2½ miles S by E of Scarborough Imperial
    OSGODBY Lincolnshire OSGODBY , a village in Kirkby parish, Lincoln; 3½ miles N W of Market-Rasen. It has chapels for Wesleyans Imperial
    OSGODBY Lincolnshire OSGODBY , a township in Lavington parish, Lincoln; 2 miles N E by N of Corby. Acres, 1, 150. Real property Imperial
    OWERSBY Lincolnshire Osgodby, in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £291.* Patron, W. Anger-stein, Esq. The church is a neat modern Imperial
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