Beeton's British Gazetteer

Beeton's British Gazetteer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...Pop. 4700. It is a telegraph station, and a station on the Great Northern Railway, 171 miles from London. Knowsley, uose'-le' a township of England, in Lancashire, 6 miles N.E. from Liverpool. The earl of Derby has a fine seat in the neighbourhood called Knowsley Park. Pop. 1349. Knutsford, nuts'ford, "Canute's Ford," a market and post town of England, in Cheshire, situated on the Birken, 24 miles N.E. from Chester. Man/. Cotton, velvet, thread, and leather. Mar. D. Sat. Pop. 3575-t is a telegraph station, and a station on the Cheshire Midland Railway between Northwich and Godley Junction. Kyles Of Bute, kiles o/bute, a narrow arm of the Firth of Clyde, Scotland, between the island of Bute and the mainland. Summary o/ Counties and Boroughs returning Representatives to the Imperial Parliament. Englamd.--Kendal (i), Kent Eaet (a), Lady Isle. Lanarkshire. L. Lady Isle, lai'-de, an uninhabited rocky islet off the W. coast of Scotland, 5 miles from Ayr. It is the only place along a great extent of coast that affords a sheltered anchorage for shipping. Lamneth, a parliamentary borough and suburb of London, forming the western extremity of that portion of the metropolis which lies on the S. bank of the Thames. It is included in the S.E. section of the metropolitan postal district. The principal public building in the parish is Lambeth Palace, the residence of the archbishop of Canterbury, an extensive pile situated on the banks of the Thames, close to Lambeth Bridge. The architecture is irregular, and exhibits the styles of various ages. Near the river, and close to the palace, is Lambeth church, the different parts of which have been Built at various periods of the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries; the whole was repaired and embellished in...show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236653122
  • 9781236653123