Avening Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

Avening

Avening (Photo credit: Keltek Trust)

Avening is a parish and village, 3½ miles south from Brimscomb station, 6½ south-east-by-south from Stroud. 16 south from Gloucester, 8 east from Dursley, and 100 west from London, in Longtree hundred, Stroud union and county court district, East Gloucestershire, rural deanery of Stonehouse, Gloucester archdeaconry, and Gloucester and Bristol bishopric; it is situated on the high road from Tetbury to Minchinhampton. The church of St. Mary is an ancient stone building in the Saxon style; it has nave, chancel, transept, vestry, and square embattled tower rising from the middle; there is in the church a curious old monument to Henry Bridges, Esq., bearing date 1615. The living is a rectory, worth £656 yearly, with residence and 104 acres of glebe land, in the gift of, and held by, the Rev. Francis Paravicini. There is a National and an Infant school, with small endowments. Here is a Baptist chapel. (more…)

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Awre Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

English: Parish Church Awre

English: Parish Church Awre (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Awre, with the tithings of Blakeney, Bledisloe, Etloe, Etloe Duchy, and Hagloe, is a large township, parish and village, 3 miles south-east from Newnham railway station, 6 south from Westbury union, 15 south from Gloucester, and 120 from London, in the hundred of Bledisloe, Westbury union, West Gloucestershire, deanery of the Forest, Gloucester archdeaconry, Gloucester and Bristol bishopric, and Newnham county court district. It is situated on the right bank of the navigable river Severn, and on the Gloucester and Swansea railway; the Gatcombe station is in this parish. The church of St. Andrew is an old stone building with square tower, in the Saxon style, in good repair; it has nave, north aisle, porch, chancel, font, organ 6 bells, and several monumental tablets. The living is a vicarage, value £500 yearly, with residence, in the gift of the Haberdashers’ Company, who are likewise the owners of the great tithes; the Rev. Joseph Henry Malpas, M.A., of Exeter College, Oxford, is the incumbent; the Rev. Nelson Benjamin Corfe, B.A., of Worcester College, Oxford, is the curate. (more…)

Aston Ingham Kellys Herefordshire Directory 1863

English: St. John the Baptist's church, Aston ...

English: St. John the Baptist’s church, Aston Ingham Viewed from the south-east. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Aston Ingham is a parish and village, 5 miles east from Ross railway station, 2 from Micheldean-road station, 13 from Gloucester, and 130 from London, in Greytree hundred, Newent county court district and union, Ross petty sessional division, rural deanery of Archenfield and Ross, and Hereford archdeaconry and bishopric; it is situated on the borders of Gloucestershire, 2 miles north of the Hereford, Ross, and Gloucester railway. The church is an old stone building, coloured white, very plain style, and in pretty good repair, and has nave, porch, chancel, font, and tower with 4 bells. The living is a rectory, worth £350 yearly, with residence and 104 acres of glebe land: the Rev. Henry L. Whatley, B.A., of Pembroke College, Oxford, is the incumbent and patron. There is a National and Free school for boys and girls, endowed with £10, and a house and garden left by the Rev. C. Stock, payable out of the Great Woodends estate, in the parish of Linton; also a meadow called Stockings, in the parish of Newent, rented at £7 per annum, for the adorning of the church. (more…)

Farley Staffordshire Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland Gorton 1833

English: Cottages at Farley These cottages at ...

English: Cottages at Farley These cottages at Farley appear to enjoy a quiet and idyllic location next to Farley Hall in the Staffordshire countryside. However, just a few yards down the road is the Alton Towers theme park with its associated noise and traffic. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Farley, co. Stafford.

P. T. Cheadle (146) 4 m. E b N. Pop. 398.

A township in the parish of Alveton and south division of the hundred of Totmonslow.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Farley Surrey Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland Gorton 1833

English: Saint Mary the Virgin at Farleigh. Tu...

English: Saint Mary the Virgin at Farleigh. Tucked away and not easily found is the lovely church St Mary the Virgin that dates back to c 1083 A.D. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Farley, co. Surrey.

P. T. Croydon (9) 5½ m. S E. Pop. 84.

A parish in the second division of the hundred of Tandridge; living, a dis. rectory in the archdeaconry and diocese of Winchester; valued in K. B. 4l. 16s. 5½d.; ann val. P. R. 129l. 19s. 2d.; church ded. to St. Mary; patron , Merton College, Oxford.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Farleton Lancashire Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland Gorton 1833

English: The Duke, Farleton. A coaching inn (t...

English: The Duke, Farleton. A coaching inn (the Duke of Cumberland), dating from the days when the A6070 formed part of the main coaching route between Lancaster and Kendal. Still marked as an inn on the 1940s map, today it’s a private house. Farleton Knott dominates the scene. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Farleton, co. Pal. of Lancaster.

P. T. Lancaster (240) 8m. NE b E. Pop. 91.

A township in the parish of Milling [sic] and hundred of Lonsdale, south of the sands. Here are the small remains of a castle, which in the fifteenth century was held by a younger branch of the Harrington family, but its founder, and the period of its erection, are not known.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Farley Wiltshire Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland Gorton 1833

English: Farley Hospital Sir Stephen Fox commi...

English: Farley Hospital Sir Stephen Fox commissioned Alexander Fort to design and build the almshouses. Fort himself had worked with Sir Christopher Wren. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Farley, co. Wilts.

P. T. Salisbury (81) 3 m. E. Pop. 229.

A tithing and chapelry in the parish and hundred of Alderbury; living, a curacy subordinate to the vicarage of Alderbury, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Salisbury, not in charge; patronage with Alderbury vicarage. The church here was built by Sir Stephen Fox, at the latter part of the seventeenth century, whose family was ancient, though Sir Stephen, born in 1627, was the first branch of it that distinguished itself in public life; by this benevolent patron the village obtained many benefits, among which is an almshouse for six old men, a like number of women, and a chaplain, endowed with 188l. per annum. (more…)

Ashborne Derbyshire A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

St Oswald's Church, Ashbourne

St Oswald’s Church, Ashbourne. Built in the 13th and early 14th century this church is one of the grandest in Derbyshire and the finest local example of the Early English style. The most notable feature is the very tall spire 212 feet(65metres )high. The copyright on this image is owned by Rachel Boden and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license. Attribution: Rachel Boden.

Ashborne, co. Derby.

London 139 m. NW. Derby 13½ m. NW. Pop. of Par. 4756. Of To. 2188. M.D. Sat. Mail arr. 11.9 f. Mail dep. 2.43 a. Fairs, 1st Tu. in Jan., and Feb. 13, for horses and horned cattle; Ap. 3, May 21, and July, for ditto and wool; Aug. 16, Oct. 20, and Nor. 29, for horses and horned cattle. The Fairs for horses begin two or three days before the Fair-day. (more…)