A topographical dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis

A topographical dictionary of England

comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships, and the islands of Guernsey, Jersey, and Man, with historical and statistical descriptions ; and embellished with engravings of the arms of the cities, bishoprics, universities, colleges, corporate towns, and boroughs, and of the seals of the several municpal corporations

5th ed.

Published by S. Lewis and Co. in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

Record of towns, villages and hamlets in England published in FOUR volumes, alphabetically. Provides location of town, general population, major abbeys, schools,hospitals land holders (does not list individual persons), and description of land. This is a record of land value, tax based property, etc. first published in 1831.
Excerpt: RYHALL (ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST}, a parish, in
the union of STAMFORD, hundred of EAST, county of
RUTLAND, 2 miles (N. by E.) from Stamford ; contain-
ing, with the chapelry of Essendine, and the hamlet of
Belmisthorpe, 830 inhabitants. The parish comprises
about 2580 acres, of which the soil is various ; the sur-
face is partly hilly, and the lower grounds are watered
by a rivulet which sometimes overflows the adjacent
meadows. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in
the king's books at 13. 17. ; net income, 295 ; patron
and impropriator, Marquess of Exeter : the glebe com-
prises 164 acres.

Edition Notes

Atlas has special t.-p. : An Atlas, comprising maps of the several counties, divided into unions, and of the islands of Guernsey, Jersey, and Man : with a map of England and Wales, and a plan of London and its environs.

Genre Gazetteers.

The Physical Object

Pagination 5 v. :

ID Numbers

Open Library OL19164487M

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