James A Sharp.

A new gazetteer, or, Topographical dictionary of the British Islands and narrow seas : comprising concise descriptions of about sixty thousand places, seats, natural features, and objects of note ... and an appendix ... (Volume 1) online

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the old chapel in which are Hen. VIII. 's and
Jane Seymour's arms, and carvings by Gibbons.
The pictures are above 1000 ; many being of doubt-
ful character, though great names are attached to
them. In the E. front, 330 ft. long, are the fol-
lowing in order : King's staircase, painted by
Verrio ; guard room 60 ft. by 37, with old arms,
Canaletti's ' Coliseum,' Bookman's portraits of
Benbow and other admirals, Rugenda's 7 mili-
tary subjects ; King's first presence chamber
Kneller's ' Will. III. landing at Torbay,' his por-
traits of 8 ladies of Will. III.'s court,"and Adml.
Russell, Peter the Great, also portrait by Titian,
' WilL III. embarking from Holland '" by De
Hooge (?), and 'Ch. II. leaving Holland at the
Restoration,' Kersboom's ' Rob. Boyle,' and carv-
ings by G. Gibbons ; second presence chamber
Fialetti's 'Doge of Venice in senate house,'
Titian's ' Alex, de Medici,' Vandyke's ' Ch. I. on
horseback,' Van Somer's 'Christ. IV. of Den-
mark ;' audience chamber a silver chandelier,
5 paintings by S. Ricci, Titian's ' Ignatius Loyola '
and 'His Uncle,' Honthorst's ' Queen of Bohemia ;'
King's drawing room ' Cornaro family ' after
Titian, Beechey's ' Geo. III. reviewing 10~th Dra-
goons;' K. Will. III.'s bed-room bed put up
1692, D. Quare's clock which goes 36<i days,
Verrio's ceiling, and Lely's beauties of Ch. II.'s
court, including Anne duch. of York, duch. of
Portsmouth, Nell Gwynne, duch. of Cleveland,
countess Grammont, etc. ; King's dressing room

ceiling by Verrio; King's writing closet
Honthorst's ' Villiers family ;' Q. Mary's closet
Ricci's ' Continence of Scipio,' Da Vinci's ' He-


rodias with the Baptist's head.' In the E. front
328ft. long, arc: Queen's gallery 7 pkces of
gobeline tapestry after Le Brim's ' Life of Alex-
ander,' with many old portraits, etc. as 5 of Q.
Kliz. by Holbein, Zucchero, etc., ' Earl of Surrey,'
'Hen. VIII.' 'Erasmus,' ' Francis I.,' etc., Van
Bassen's ' K. and Q. of Bohemia dining in public,'
ditto ' Ch. I. and II.,' Janette's ' Mary Q. of Scots,'
Holbein's ' Battle of Pavia;' Queen's state bed
chamber bed first put up about 1700, ceiling
by Thornhill, Van Somer's ' Jas. I.' his ' Queen,'
and son 'Henry;' Queen's drawing room 41 J
by 34i, ceiling by Verrio, West's ' Geo. III. and
family,' ' Death of Wolfe,' ' Swearing of Hanni-
bal,' etc. ; Queen's audience chamber Holbein's
Hen. VIII. and family,' ' Hen. VIII. embarking
at Dover in the Great Harry,' 'Battle of the
Spurs,' ' Field of Cloth of Gold ;' public dining
room five pieces of tapestry, Spagnoletto's
' Dun Scotus,' Murillo's ' Don Carlos ;' Prince of
Wales's presence chamber Myten's ' Count
Gondomar,' De Mabuse's ' Adam and Eve,' Jan-
sen's ' Villiers duke of Buckingham ;' Pr. of
Wales's drawing room Knapton's ' Fred. Pr.
of Wales and family,' Zeeman's ' Q. Caroline,'
Kneller's ' Louis XIV.,' ' Sir R.Walpole ;' Queen's
private chapel ; private dining room state beds
of Will. III. and Q. Mary; Queen's private cham-
ber Murillo's ' Spanish boy ;' King's private
dressing room tapestry of battle of Solebay,
and some Delft vases brought over by Will. III. ;
Geo. II. 's private chamber; closet the famous
Cartoons of Raphael, drawn for Leo X. in
chalk and distemper, on paper (now pasted on
cloth), and bought by Rubens for Ch. I., viz.
(7 out of 11) 'Draught of Fishes,' 'Charge to
Peter,' ' Peter and John healing the lame man,'
Death of Ananias,' ' Elymas the sorcerer,' ' Paul
and Barnabas at Lystra," 'Paul preaching at
Athens ;' ante-room chalk drawing of Ra-
phael's ' Transfiguration,' by Casanova ; portrait
gallery Sp. Percival, Sheridan, Hudson the
dwarf (by Mytens), Haydn, Bp. Hurd (by
Gainsbro'), etc., and A. Mantegna's ' Triumphs
of Caesar,' in distemper on linen ; Queen's guard
chamber Abel the musician, Opie's ' Mrs. De-
lany,' ' Hen. IV.' (by Pourbus), Kneller's ' Sir I.
Newton,' and ' Locke,' Greuze's ' Mad. de Pom-
padour;' ante-room, with models of ships, by
Marshall ; Queen's presence chamber sea pieces
by Vandevelde, Serres, Paton, Huggins, views of
London, etc. In the beautiful pleasure gardens
of 40 acres, laid out in Will. III.'s time, are long
avenues and walks of 3 m., a canal J m. long,
4 vases by G. Gibber, etc., and 4 bronze statues ;
the giant elms (one 28 ft. girth), an oak 33 ft.
girth, a poplar 97 ft. high, cork trees, chesnuts.
The private gardens have 7 figures of Ceres, Bac-
chus, etc., an orange myrtle planted by Will. III.,
a black hamburgh vine planted 1769, 13 in. girth,
which fills the grape house, and produced at one
time nearly 2500 bunches, or more than 18 cwt. of
grapes. Will. III. laid out the maze, near Lion gate ;
and the whole is supplied with water brought by
Wolsey from Combe and R. Colne, by aqueducts
which pass under the Thames. Pavilions in
.II. C. Park, built by Wren, was the seat of Duke
of Kent ; Bushy, of Will. IV. late of the Queen
Dowager. Wren lived at H. C. Green ; Toy Inn
was built by Cromwell for his roundhead guard ;
and the wooden bridge erected 1750. Here
Edw. VI. was born 1537, and his mother J. Sey-
mour died two days after; Henry proclaimed
Cath. Howard 1540, married Cath. Parr 1543,
and kept Christmas 1543 and '45 ; Edw. VI. kept
court here; Mary kept Christmas with her hus-



band 1558, and Elizabeth 1572, 1593; Jas. I.
presided 1603-4 at the conference between the
churchmen and presbyterians which led to the
new version of the Bible, and his Queen died here
1618; Ch. I. was here 1625 during the plague,
also 1636-7, and 1647 a prisoner ; Cromwell was
frequently here, as in 1657 when his daughter
Eliz. became Lady Falconberg, and in '58 when
his favourite one, Mrs. Claypole, died ; Ch. II.
occasionally, as was Jas. II. when he received the
Pope's Nuncio ; Will. III. made it his favourite
seat, and died here of a fall from his horse;
'Great Anne' gave birth to Duke of Gloucester
1689, and kept her court here; Geo. I. used the
Gt. Hall as a theatre 1718, and Geo. II. 1734;
it was opened to the public 1838, and visited by
168,195 in 1849. Races, May, June, at Moulsey,
on an old course of 1J m., new co. 1J m., two-
year-old co. i m. all but 6 yds.

Hampton (34) 1 m. W. of Highworth, NE.

HAMPTON, BISHOP'S, par. (43) Grimsworth
hund. Mid. Hereford. 4 m. ESE. of Hereford-134,
on R. Wye and Lugg, contains Tapslfy. Acres
2980; pop. 785; poor r. 127Z. (Heref. U.); real
prop. 2865 ; charities 16/. Living, a Sect.
(Heref.) val. 375/., patr. Bishop ; church, has a
good view from it. gig" H. CHARLES hmlt. (55)
Bockleton par. NE. Hereford. 5 m. NW. of
Bromyard-125. Acres 510, partly in hop-grounds ;
pop. 84; poor r. 23/. (Bromy. U.); real prop.

NE. Somerset, contains the pars, of Bathampton,
Charlcombe, and Claverton ; acres 2610, pop. 615,
houses 121. gg* H. Court. See HAMPTON,
Middlesex, above. iJST H. Court (55) 4 in. SSE.
of Leominster, Mid. Hereford, on R. Lugg, seat
of Earl of Essex, through the Coningsbys, was
b. by Sir R. Lenthall (who was at Agincourt),
and restored bv Campbell in the castellated
style; contains Will. III.'s bed, and the hand-
kerchief with which Ld. Coningsby wiped the
king's wound at the Boyne, some old furniture
and stained glass, portraits by Jansen, Holbein,
Vandyck, Lely, Reynolds, including an ' original '
of Hen. IV., with an ancient timber-roofed
chapel. IgT H. Down ( ) 3 m. NE. of Bath,
NE. Somerset, rises 600 ft. over the Avon, with
a fine view from the camp on the top. g5i" H.
GAY par. (45) Ploughley hund. Mid. Oxford.
2 m. E. of Woodstock-62, on Oxford canal and
R. Cherwell. Acres 620 ; pop. 74 ; poor r. 46/.
(Woodst. U.) ; real prop. 1253Z. St. Giles Cur.
(Oxon.) val. 20A, patr. C. Venables, Esq. H.
House, Rev. W. Wilson, an old elizabethan seat.
gaTH., GREAT, par. (44) Lower Blackenhurst
hund. SE. Worcest. 1 m. SW. of Evesham-95,
on R. Avon, contains LITTLE H. hmlt. (pop. 126),
with a fine view of vale of Evesham, and has the
Evesham Union poor ho. Acres 1670; pop. 4C9
+ 17 ; poor r. 1781. (Evesh. U.) ; real prop. 3095/. ;
charities, Martin's for school, preachers, etc. 1107.
St. Andrew Cur. (Wore.) val. 81/., patr. Christ
Ch. Oxon. ^ H. Hall (5) near Balbriggan,
NE. Dublin, on the coast, T. C. Hamilton, Esq.
M. P. S^- H. Hall (60) 1 1 m. WS W. of Shrews-
bury, W. Salop, near H. Hayes.

P. HAMPTON, HIGH, par. (26) Black Torring-
ton hund. NW. Devon. 3 m. W. of Hatherleigh
-201, near R. Torridge. Acres 2220 ; pop. 365 ;
poor r. 12fi (Okehampton U.); real prop. 1730A
Holycross Rect. (Exet.) val. 198/., patr. J. M.
Woolcombe, Esq. ; church, on a hill, with a nor-
man door. ^T H.-IN-ARDEN par. (54) Hem-
lingford hund. NW. Warwick. 5 m. S. of Coles-




hill-104, on N. West rail, (where Derby line
turns off), near Binning, canal, containing Balsall
(and its temple church), Kinwalsey, Knowle,
which had a chantry, and Xuthurst (both curs.*),
was once a mkt. town, and is a meet for the N.
Warwk. hounds. Acres 12,910; pop. 3306 + 41;
poor r. 2977. (Meriden U.); real prop. 56987.;
charities 1790/., of which 1947. to Fentham's
school, etc. St. Mary and Bartholomew Vic,
(Wore.) val. with Outburst 7357., patr. Leicester's
Hospt. Warwick; church, has 2 brasses (from
1430). Belongs to the Spooners of Elmdon.

P. M. HAMPTON, LITTLE, par. (9) Poling
hund. Arundel rape, SW. Sussex, 3 m. S. oi
Arundel-55, a coast-gd. station and watering
place, at R. Avon's mouth, which forms a small
bar harb. on the channel, where Ald.Wulf herd, 837,
defeated certain danish pirates. Acres 760 ; pop.
2270 + 65; poor r. 3747. on 63367. (G. Preston
Incorp.) ; real prop. 89627. ; charities, Corney's
school, etc. 187. St. Man' Vic. (Chic.) val. 1507.,
patr. Bishop. The harb., defended by a pier and
jetties, has 8 ft. inside the bar, which dries at low
water, and a fixed light, 30 ft. high, put up 1848.
Empress Maud landed here 1139. Mkt. D. Th.

HAMPTON-LOVETT par. (55) Upper Halfshire
hund. N. Worcest. 2 m. XXW. of Uroitwich-116.
Acres 1580; pop. 174 + 3; poor r. 115/. (l)roitw.
U.); real prop. 4G757. St. Mary Red. (Wore.)
val. 3007., patr. Pakington family." igT H. LUCY,
or BISHOP'S, par. (54) Barlichway hund. ..
Warwick. 4 m. EXE. of Stratford-96, at the
bridge on R. Avon, containing Ingon, belonged
to the bps. of Worcest. Acres 3130; pop. 458;
poor r. 2337. (Stratfd. U.); real prop. 59587.;
charities 163/., of which 1187. to Hill's free school,
with 4 scholarships at Magd. Hall, Oxon. St.
Peter Rect. (Wore.) val. 11477., patr. G. Lucy,
Esq. of Charlecote, who has the manor. tfg IL,
MASSEY, par. (34) Crowthorne hund. SE. G.'ou-
cest. 6 m. E. of Cirencester-88, contains Marston
Massey cur. Acres 1920 ; pop. 410 + 5 ; poor r.
1127. (Cirences. U.) ; real prop. 28 187. St. Mary
Rect. (Gl. and Br.) val. G04/., patr. Corp. Chr.
Coll. Oxon. tgIL, NETHER, par. (15)Cawden
hund. S. Wilts. 1 m. SE. of Wilton-84. Acres
800; pop. 149; poor r. 1127. (Wilton U.); real
prop. 13157. St. Catherine Cur. with Wilton.

I., XE\V, ext. par. (55) Hatfield par. NE.
Hereford. bm. XW.of Bromyard-125. Pop. 9. (gP
H.-ON-THE-HILL limit. (54) Budbrooke par. Mid.
Warwick. 2 m. W. of War wick- 90, is a meet for the
Warwicksh. hounds. Igf H. POYLE par. f45)
Ploughley hund. Mid.Oxford. 4 m. ESE. of Wood-
stock-62, on R. Cherweli. Acres 830 ; pop. 141 ;
poor r. 1267. (Woodst. U.) ; real prop. 13847. St.
Mary Rect. (Oxon.) val. 250;., patr. Queen's Coll. ;
church, ancient, with a piscina and brass of J.
Poyle and wife (1424). t^H.- WAFER ext. par.
(55") Docklow par. N. Hereford. 5 in. WXW. of
Bromyard-125. <gT H., WELSH, par. (73) Pirn-
hill hund. N.Salop, 2 m. E. of Ellesmere-169, near
the canal. Acres 2970 ; pop. 596 + 6 ; poor r.
1537. (Ellesm. U.); real prop. 7. St. Michael
Cur. (Lich.) val. 139/., patr. C. K. Mainwaring,
Esq. iggT H.-WiCK hmlt. (8) Hampton par.
5 W. Middlesex, 2 m. E. of H. Court, at the bridge
opposite Kingston-on-Thamcs. Pop. 1614+15,
maltsters, etc. ; poor r. 626/. (Kings. U.); real
prop. 99067. ; charities, with Hampton. Living,
a Cur. (Lond.) val. ISO/., patr. Ld. Chancellor.
Steele had a house called the ' Hovel ' here.

HAMPTON'S WOOD tnshp. Ellesmere par. as
above, 7% m. X. Pop. 175.

HAMPTWORTH tythg. (15) Downton par. SE.
Wilts. 8 m. SE. of Salisbury-Si. Pop. 202.

Hams Han (62) 2 m. N. of Coleshill, N. Wurwk.
C. B. Adderley, Esq., M. P.

Hamsell House (35) 3 m. WSW. of Marshfield,
SW. Gloucest. seat of R. Whittington, Esq., of
the family of the celebrated Id. mavor; house
dated 1664.

HAMSEY par. (5) Barcomb hund. Lewes rape,
Mid. Sussex, 1 m. N. of Lewes-50, on R. Ouse.
Acres 2530, chalk marl, with crystals of lime,
oxide of iron, pyrites ; pop. 533 ; poor r. 4537.
(Chailejr U.) ; real prop. 54447. ; charities, 51. for
school. St. Peter Rect. (Chic.) val. 570/., patr.
Sir H. Shiffner, Bt H. Place, Rev. G. Shiffner.

Hamsey Green (6) 4 m. S. of Croydon, E.

HamsMl Ditches (14) 2 m. XW. of Wilton, S.
Wilts, near Grovely Wood, the site of a british

TALL, Stafford.

Hamstead, or Hampstead, Hall (62) 4 m. XXW.
of Birmingham, S. Stafford. J. Moillet, Esq.,
an old seat on R. Tame, with a lime 23 ft. girth,
and 70 high.

HAMSTEELS tnshp. ( ) Lanchester par. Mid.
Durham, 6 m. WXW. of Durham-258, is joined

HAMSTERLEY chplry. ( ) St. Andrew Auck-
land par. Mid. Durham, 6 m. W. of Bishop Auek-
land-248, near R. Bedbarn. Acres 2820, with
coal ; pop. 490, some in the cotton mills and iron-
works ; poor r. 1407. (Auckld. U.) ; real prop.
25817. ; charities, poor's land 167. St. James
Cur. (Dur.) val. 967., patr. D. Maclean, Esq.

Hamsterley Hall ( ) 8 m. SW. of Gateshead,
N. Durham.

HAMSTOX limit. (15) Bishopstone par. S. Wilts.

3 m. S. of Wilton-84.

Hamtune of the Saxons, was SOUTHAMPTON,
Hants. ; and XORTHAMPTON.

HAJIWELL hmlt. (46) Wheathampstead par.
Mid. Herts. 4 m. XE. of St. Alban's-20.

Hamwood House (50) 2 in. S W. of Dunbovne,
SE. Meath, C. Hamilton, Esq.

HAMWORTHY par. (16) Cogdean hund. SE.
Dorset. 1 m. W. of Poole-106, on Holes bay, where
Charles X. landed 1831. Acres 1270; pop. 351
+ 5; poor r. 1537. (Poole U.) ; real prop. 11627.
Living, a Cur. with Sturminster Marshall.

HANAFOHD vil. (26) Landkey par. N W. Devon.

4 m. SE. of Barnstaple-192.

HANBECK hmlt. (70) Wilsford par. S W. Lin-
coln. 5 m. XE. of Grautham-110.

P. HANBURY par. (72) X. Offlow hund. E.
Stafford. 6 m. XW. of Burton-on-Trent-125, near
R. Dove, in the Honour of Tutbury, contains H.
WOODEND tnshp. (pop. 311), Colon, Draycott,
Fauld, Marchington, and Xewborough (both
curs.). Acres 13,630, of town 1580 ; pop. 2483
+ 32, and 114; poor r. 2067. (Burton U.) ; real
prop. 55537. ; charities 1597., of which 367. to
school. St. James Vic. (Lich.) val. 3627., patr.
Bishop ; church, has an old font.

P. HANBURY par. (54) Mid. Oswaldslow hund.
N. Worcest. 3 m. EXE. of Droitwich-116, near
Birm. and Worcest. canal and Gloucest. rail.
Acres 7260 ; pop. 1069 ; poor r. 5777. (Droitw.
U.); real prop. 11,5327.; charities 1817., of which
37. to school. St. J. Baptist Rect. (Wore.) val.
11887., patr. J. J. Vernon, Esq., of whose fam. the
church, which stands on a hill, has mons., and
whose seat, //. Hall, has the staircases painted
by Kneller.

HANKY hmlt. (70) Lavington par. SW. Lin-
coln. 3 m. SW. of Folkingham-106. Pop. 44.

HANCHURCH tnshp. (72) Trentham par. NW.



Stafford. 3 m. S. of Newcastle-under-Lyne-150,
near Gd. Trunk canal. Acres 720 ; pop. 191 + 3.

P. HAND CKOSS (9) 5 m. E. of Horsham-36,
N. Sussex, in St. Leonard's Forest. //. C. House,
Gen. Blake. (gT //. Deeps, 7 m. SW. by S. of
1'lymo' breakwater, S W. Devon. & shoal near the
Eddystone with 4 fath. on, and 6 to 19 off, it.

P. HAND AND PEN ( ) 8 m. from Exeter,
SE. Devon.

Handa, or Hertder, IsJd. Eddrachillis par. W.
Suthrld. 3 in. NW. of Scourie, is 2 m. by 2, rocky,
and swarming with sea-fowl. Pop. 65.

Handbridge (80) near Chester, W. Cheshire.

HANDBOROUGH par. (45) Wootton hund. Mid.
Oxford. 5 m. NE. of Witney-65, near R. Evenlode.
Acres 2820, with gypsum ; pop. 1009 + 12 ; poor r.
527/. ( Witney U.) ; real prop. 32227. ; charities 207.
St. Peter and Paul Rect. (Oxon.) val. 353/., patr.
St. John's Coll. ; church, part norman, with an
old font, a rood loft, and brass of A. Belsyre.

Handdore (3) 5 m. SSW. of Canterbury, E.

Handfast. See Foreland Point, Dorset.

HANDFORTH-CUM-BODEN tnshp. (81) Cheadle
par. NE. Cheshire, 5 m. SW. of Stockport-176, on
Manch. and Birm. rail. Acres 2020 ; pop. 2394
+ 41 ; poor r. 404/. (Stockp. U.) ; real prop. 73037.
Living, a Cur. (Ches.) val. 301., patr. Rector.

P. HANDLEY par. (80) Higher and Lower
Broxton hunds. W. Cheshire, 5 m. SW. of Tar-
porley-178, contains Golbourne-David. Acres
1890," of town 1340 ; pop. 38C, and 302 ; poor
r. 1037. (Gt. BonghtonU.); real prop. 24687.;
charities 41. All Saints Rect. (Ches.) val. 253/.,
patr. Dean and Chap. ^ Handley (82) 4 m.
NNW. of Alfreton, E. Derby. fSF Haiid/ey,
Mid. Nether, and West (82) 4 m. N. of Chester-
field, NE. Derby.

P. HANDLEY par. (15) Sixpennv-Handley
hund. NE. Dorset. 4 m. NW. of Cranborne-93,
containing Gussage cur. Newton, and Woodcutts,
was once a mkt. town. Acres 5670 ; pop. 1076
+ 19; poor r. 686/. (Wimb. U.); real prop. 39397.
St. Mary Cur. (Sal.) val. with Gussage 63/., patr.
Dean and Chap. Windsor, igp HANDLEY hmlt.
(.53) Towcester par. SW. Northmptn. 2 m. SW.
of Towcester-60. Pop 23.

Handlers Cross (43) 6 m. W. of Hereford, Mid.

HANDSACRE par. (62) S. Offlow hund. SE.
Stafford. 4 m. NNW. of Lichfield-119, on Gd.
Trunk canal, is joined to ARMITAGE. Real prop.

Handscombe End (46) 4 m. SSW. of Shefford,
S. Beds.

HANDSTEADS (7) 3 m. NE. of Watford, SW.
Herts, on R. Colne.

P. HANDSWORTII par. (62) with Soho, S. Offlow
hund. S. Stafford. 2 m. NNW. of Birmingham
-110, near Gd. Junct. rail., a polling place, con-
taining Perry Bar cur. Acres 7720; pop. 6188
+ 119; poor r. 16307. on 35,4467. (W. Bromwich
U.); real prop. 30,1247.; charities 1997., of which
the Bridge Trust 1567. St. Mary Rect. (Lich.)
val. 15027., patr. Rev. J. Peel, church, old, with
Chantrey's statue of Watt, whose factory was at
Soho. now seat of M. Boulton, Esq., and who died
at Heath field,; St. James Cur. 1407., Rector. Sand-
well Hall, Earl Dartmouth, near which fell, in
1811, a great hailstone or heap of frozen balls,
6J in. diam. ; Perry Hall, Hon. G. Gough.

P. HANPSWORTH par. (82) Strafforth wap. W.
R. York. 4 m. E. of Sheffield- 162, near N. Midld.
rail., contains Gleadlcss cur., Intake, Richmond,
and Woodhouse. Acres 3510, with coal; pop.
2862+53; poor r. 8047. (Sheff. U.); real prop.
you i.

11,5007., of which 13927. on mines; charities, 207.
to school. St. Mary Rect. (Yk.) val. 5897., patr.

Hamlwell Green hmlt. (3) Waltham par. E.
Kant, 5 m. SW. of Canterbury-55. Pop. 108.

Hundy Cross (7) 1J m. S. of High Wycombe,
S. Bucks.

HANFORD ext. par. ( ) Redlane hund. 2V. Dorset.

4 m. N W. of Blandford-103, on R. Stour, belonged
to Tarrent nunnery. Acres 460; pop. 19 + 1.
Living, a Don. (Sal.) val. 7., patr. H. K. Seymer,
Esq. of //. House, flip HANFORD chplry. (72)
Trentham par. NW. Stafford. 2 m. S. of Stoke-
on-Trent-148, near Gd. Trunk canal. Acres 290 ;
pop. 733 + 13. Living, a Cur. (Lich.) val. 1407.,
patr. Duke of Sutherland of Trentham Hall.

Hang Cliff; in Brassay Isld. SE. Shetland Islds.
is 600 ft. high.

contains the pars, of Hornby vie., Kirkby Fleet-
ham ., Masham v., Scruton rect., Thornton-Wat-
lass r., Well v., and parts of Bedale r., Bromp-
ton Patrick cur. and Catterick v. Acres 63,780 ;
pop. 10,944; houses 2288. H. (WEST) WAPEN-
TAKE as above, contains the towns of Askrigg,
Hawes, Leyburn, the pars, of Aysgarth v., Cover-
ham c., Downholme c., Finghall r., Haukswell r.,
Middleham (colleg. church), Spennithorne r.,
Thornton Steward v., Wensley r., East (v.) and
West (c.) Witton, and parts of Brompton Patrick,
Catterick Grinton r. ; acres 164,610, pop. 14,479,
houses 3065. See CATTERICK DEANERY.

Hang Thorn ( ) 6 m. ENE. of Darlington, SE.

Hanger Hill (7) 3 m. N. of Brentford, Mid.
Middlesex; near Gt. West. rail.

HANGING-BIRCH hmlt. (80) Widness tnshp.

5 W. Lancash. 4 m. SE. of Prescot-189. ^" H.
GRIMSTON hmlt. ( ) Kirkby-under-Dale par.
E. R. York. 6 m. N. of Pocklington-212. gg= H.
HEATON hmlt. (88) Soothill tnshp. W. R. York.
near Dewsbury-187. gip H. HOUGHTON hmlt.
(52) Lamport par. Mid. Northmptn. 8 m. N. of
Northampton-66. Pop. 107; poor r. 32/. (Brix-
worth U.) ; real prop. 22247. g^ H. Wells ( )
9 m. WNW. of Wolsingham, NW. Durham. tg%~
H. Wood. See CHARLTON, Kent.

Hangingshaw Law, near Yarrow, SE. Peebles, is
1980 ft. high, and had under it, the old castle of
the Murrays, burnt about 1770.

HANGINSHAW vil. Cathcart par. E. Renfrew.
2 m. S. of Glasgow-44. Pop. 143.

HANGLETON par. (9) Fishergate hund. Lewes
rape, S. Sussex, 3 m. NW. of Brighton-51, near
London and S. West, rails. Acres 1000 ; pop. 71
+ 1, poor r. 57. (Steyning U.) ; real prop. 24757.
St. Helen Rect. (Chic.) val. 2097., patr. Earl Am-
herst. H. Place .

HANGMAN HILL hmlt. ( ) Thorne par. W. R.
York, near Thorne-166.

Hangman's Point (125) E. side of Kinsale harb.
5. Cork, with Bulman rock off it.

P. HANHAM chplry. (35) Bitton par. SW.
Gloucest. 1 m. NNW. of Keynsham-112, on R.
Avon. Pop. 1217; real prop. 39807. Living, a Cur.
(Gl. and. Br ) val. with Christ Church 457., patr.
Vicar. //. Hall, J. Hill, Esq.

P. HANHAM, EAST, near the above.

Hanicans, or Hennikinx, Lodge (8) 2J m. S. of
Wokingham, E. Berks., W. Ward, Esq.

HANKELOW tnshp. (73) Audlem par. S.Cheshire,
4 m. SSE. of Nantwich-164. Acres 800 ; pop.
279; poor r. 827. (Nantw. U.); real prop. 14267.
H. Hall, T. Cowper, Esq.

HANKERTON par. (34) Malmesbury hund. N".
Wilts. 3 m. NE. of Malmesburv-94, contains





Cloatley. Acres 2130; pop. 417; poor r. 2037.
(Malmesb. U.); real prop. 26637.; charities 31.
Holy Cross Vic. (Gl. and Br.) val. 2697., patr.
Rect. of Crudwell.

Hanley Court (43) 6 m. SW. of Hereford, SW.

P. M. HANLEY chplry. (72) Stoke-on -Trent
par. NW. Stafford. 1 m. NE. of Stoke- 148, on N.
Stafd. rail, and Gd. Trunk canal, a polling place,
containing Northwood, in the Potteries. Pop. 8609
+ 148, potters ; houses 1675, with 7 chapels, bank ;
poorr. I. (Stoke U.) ; real prop. 23,6117. ; chari-
ties 97., besides a school. Living a Cur. (Lich.)
val. 2207., patr. Trustees ; church, of brick, with a
tower 100 ft. high. It publishes the Staffordsh.
Mercury ' newspaper ; and peacock coal is got at
H. Green. Mht. Ds. Wed. Sat.

HANLEY-CASTLE par. (44) Lower Pershore
hund. 8. Worcest. 1 m. NW. of Upton-Ill ; con-
taining Malvern Wells cur. has on the Severn
some remains of a castle which belonged to the
Nevilles, Despencers, Savages, Aries, Lechmcres,
now the Charltons of Ludford, and H. Court.
Acres 5630 ; pop. 1677 + 2 ; poor r. 6887. (Upton
U.) ; real prop. 11,9477. ; charities, Lechmere's
school, etc. 1707. St. Mary Vic. (Wore.) val.
650/., patr. Sir E. H, Lechmere, Bt. of the Rhydd.
Bp. Bonner (d. 1569) was born a poor man's son
at Bonner's Place. gap" H. CHILD, or LOWER,
chplry. Eastham par. 1J m. WSW. of the follow-
ing. Acres 1118 ; pop. 170 ; poor r. 447. (Tenbury
U.) ; charities 11. Living a Cur. with Eastham.
H. House , on a hill by the Teme, commanding
a fine view. gif* H. WILLIAM, or UPPER, par.
(55) Upper Doddingtree hund. NW. Worcest. 5 m.
ESE. of Tenbury-153, near R. Teme. Acres 960 ;
pop. 136 ; poor r. 877. (Tenb. U.) ; real prop. 7.
All Saints Rect. with Eastham. H. Court, 3. N.
Charlett, Esq.

HANLITH tnshp. ( ) Kirkby-in-Malham Dale
par. W. R. York. 5 m. ESE. of Settle-235. Acres
880 ; pop. 25 ; real prop. 8257.

HANMER par. (73) Maylor hund. SE. Flint.
5 m. NE. of Ellesmere-169, contains New Fens
cur. (given to Jno. de Hanmere 1198), Bettis-
field, Bronington, Halghton, Tybroughton, and
Wellington. Pop. 2691, of town 521 ; poor r.
1427. (Ellesm. U.) ; real prop. 335U ; charities
1 167., of which 157. for Hanmer's school. St. Chad
Vic. (Ches.) val. 4277., patr. Sir J. Hanmer, of H.
Hall (formerly of Bettisfield), which stands on
Hand Mere lake (73 acres) opposite Gredington,
seat of Lord Kenyon; church (Hen. VII.), has
tombs of speaker Hanmer, who edited Shakspeare,
and Kenycn, the great lawyer, by Bacon. Davydd
ab Edmund, the bard, was a native.

HANNAH, or HANNAY, par. (84) Calceworth
hund. E. Lincoln. 3 m. NE. of Alford-138, near
the coast, contains Hagnaby. Acres 1010 ; pop.

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