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PACKINGTON with SNIBSTON, 1$
mile S.S.E. from Ashby. Popula. 702.

PEATLING (Great), 7 miles 8. from
Leicester. Popula. 228.

PEATLING (Little), S miles N.E. from
Lutterworth. Popula. 173.

PECKLETON with TOOLEY, 7 miles
W.S.W. from Leicester. Popula. 359.

PICKWELL with LEESTHORPE, 5
miles S. from Melton-Mowbray. Po-
pula. 167.

PLU N GAR, 9 miles N. from Melton
Mowbray. Popula. 203.

POTTERS-MARSTON, in BarweU parish
and popula, included therein. 3J miles
distant E.

P0ULTNÈY, in Misterton parish^ and po-
pula, included therein. J mile distant
. N.

PRESTWOULD, 3 miles N.E. from
Loughborough. Popula. 974.

PRIME-THORPE, in Broughton-Astley
parish, and popula, included therein.
i mile distant N.W.

QUEENBOROUGH, б miles N.E. from
Leicester. Popula. 469.

QUENBY, in Hungerten parish, and po
pula, included therein. 1 mile distant
S.E.

QUORNDON, in Barrow-upon-Soar pa-
rish, and.popula, included therein. 1$
mile N.W. from Mouutsorrell.

RAGDALK, 5Í miles VV. from Melton-
Mowbray. Popula. !>8.

RAT15Y, Ц miles W.N.W. from Leicester.

Popula. 1,026. RATCL1FFE-CULEY, in Great Shftepy

parish, and popula, included therein.

6 miles S.W. from Bosworth-Markot.

RATCLIFFE-ON-THE-W REAR, 8 miles
M.E. from Leicester. Popula. 124. -

ROTHERB Y, 5 miles S.W. from Melton-
Mowbroy. Popula. 143.

RAVENSTONE, 3 miles S.E. from Ash-
by-de-la-Zouch. Popula. 444.

REARSBY, 7 miles N.E. from Leicester.
Popula. 451.

REDMILE, 11 miles N.E. from Melton-
Mowbray. Popula. 411.

ROLLESTON, in Billesdon parish, arid
popula, included therein. 1 mile dis-
tant S.

ROTHLEY, 6 mile* N. from Leicester.
Popula. 1,349. Here w« a Hospital of A

Knights Templars, endowed by Henry III.; yearly value 231L 7s. 10d., now worth 4.627Í. 16s. 8d.; granted, 35

„ ,tíen. VÍir., to Henry Cartwright.

SADD1NGTON, 5 miles N.W. from Mar- ket-Harborough. Poputa. 232.

SALTBY, 7 miles N.E. from Melton-Mow-
bray. Poputa. 234.

SAPCOTE. Ц miles E.S.E. from Hinckley.
Popula. 797.

SÀXBY, 3S miles N.E. from Melton-Mow-
bray. Popula. 153.

SAXELBY, 3 miles N.W. from Meftón-
Mowbray. Popub. 1S4.

SCALFORD, 3 mites N. from Melton-
Mowbray. Popula. 438.

SCRAPTOFT, Ц miles E. from Leicester.
Popula. 126.

SEAGHAVE, A miles E.S.E. from Lough-
borough. Poputa. 424.

SEAL (Nether and Over), the former 5 and the latter 4 miles S.W. from Ashby. Popula. 1,160.

SEWSTERN, in Buckminster parish, and
popula, included therein. 1 mile dis-
tant S.E.

SHACKERSTONE, 3} miles N.W. from
Bosworth. Poputa. 486.

SHARNFORD, 4 miles S.E. from Hinck-
lev. Popula. 460.

SHANGTON, Ц miles S.E. from Leices-
ter. Poputa. 44;

SHAWELL, Я mileí S. from Lutterworth.
Populu. 209.

SHEARSBY, in Kuaptoft parish, and po-
pula. included therein. 1 mile distant
N.'

SHEEPSHEA1), 3J-miles W. from Lough-
borough. Poputa. 3,46-1.

SHEEPY-MAGNA, 5 miles W. from
Bosworth-Market. Popula. 639.

SHEEPY-PARYA, 44 miles W. from
Bos'wórtli-Market. Popula. 87.

SHENTON, in Market-Bosworth pariah,

and poputa. included therein. 2 riiileï

distant S. SHERMANS-GROUNDS (Extra Par.),

2J miles N.W. from Leicester. Popula.

19.

SHOBY, in Saxelby parish, and popula.
included therein. 1J mile distant S.W.

SIBSON, 3 miles S.W. from Bosworth-
Market. Popula. 378.

Po

SILEBY, б miles N. from Leicester. pola. 1,328.

SKEFFINGTON, 10 miles E.S.E. from Leicester. Popula. 169.

SKETCHLEY.—See Burbage. Ц mile distant W.

SLAWSTON, 5 miles N.E. from MarketHarborough. Popula. 228.

SMEETON-WESTERBY, in KibworthBesuchamp parish,, and popula, included therein. 1 mile distant S.W.

SNARESTONE, 5jmilesN.W. fromBosworth-Market. Popula. 356.

SNIBSTON See Packington.

SOMERBY, 6 miles S. {rom Melton-Mow

bray. Pppula. :¡ U;. SPROXTON, 7 miles N.E. from Melton

Mowbray. Popula. 372.

STANTON-STONEY, 4 miles E. from Hinckley. Popula. 533.

STANTON - UNDER - BARDON with HORSEPOOL, in Thornton parish, and popula, included therein. 1$ mile distant N.

STAPLEFORD, 4 miles S.E. from Melton-Mowbray. Popula. 218.

'STAPLETON, in Barwell parish, and popula, included therein. 1{ mile distant N.

STATHERN, 8 miles N. from MeltonMowbray. Popula. 456.

STAUNTON-HARROLD, in Breedon parish, and popula, included therein. 2 miles distant S.W.

STOCKERSTON, 9 miles N.E. from Market-Harborough. Popula. 50.

STOKE-GOLDING, in Hinckley parish, and popula, included therein. 2+ miles distant N.W.

STONESBY, 5 miles N.E. from MeltonMowbray. Popula. 246.

STONTON-WYVILLE, 4§ miles N.. from Market-Harborough. Popula. 122.

STOUGHTON, in Thurnby parish, and popula, included therein. 1 mile distant S.W.

STRETTON-MAGNA, in Glen parish, and popula, included therein. 14 mile distant N.

STRETTON (Little), in King's-Norton parish, and popula, included therein. 1 mile distant E.

SUTTON-CHENEY, ia Market-Bosworth

parish, and popula, included therein. 1J mile distant S.W.

SUTTON-IN-THE-ELMS,'in BroughtmAstley parish, and popula, included therein. 1) mile distant N.W.

SWANNINGTON.inWhitwickperisb.end popula, included therein. Ц mile distant E.

SWEEPSTONE with NEWTON, 4 miles S.E. from Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Popula. 625.

SWINFORD, 3 miles S. from Lutterworth. Popula. 450.

SWITHLAND, 9 miles S.W. from MountSorrel. Popula. 336.

SYSONBY, 1 mile W. from Melton-Mowbray. Popula. 67.

SYSTON, 5 miles N.E. from Leicester. Popula. 1,264.

TEMPLE-HALL (Extra Par.), in the hundred of Sparkenhoe. Popula. 105.

THEDDINGTON, 4 miles W.S.W. from Market-Harborough. Popula. 264.

THORNTON, 5 miles N.E. from BoswortkMarket. Popula. 1,096.

THORPACRE with D1SHLEY, 1 mil« N.W. from Loughborough. Popul». 351.

THORPE-ARNOLD, 2 miles N.E. fron Melton-Mowbray. Popula. 109.

THORP-LANGTON, in Church-Langton

parish, and popula, included therein. 1}

mile distant E. THORPE-SATCHVILLE, in Twyford pa

rish, and popula, included therein, i

mile distant N.E.

THRINGSTONE, in Whitwick parish, and popula, included therein. 14. mile distant N.

THRUSSINGTON, 8 miles N.E. from Leicester. Popula. 466.

THURCASTON, 4 miles N. from Leicester. Popula. 1,159.

THURLASTON, 5| miles N.E. from Hinckley. Popula. 549.

THURNASTON (North), in Barkby parish, and popula, included therein Ц miles N. from Leicester.

THURNASTON (South), in Belgrade parish, and popula, included therein. * mile distant from the foregoing.

THURNBY, 4 mile» E. from Leicester. Popula. 400.

TILTON, 10 miles E. from Leicester. Popula. 399.

TONGUE, in Breedon parish, and popula, included therein. Ц mile distant E.

TOOLEY.—See Peckleton. 1 milo distant S.

TUR-LANfffON, in Church-Langton parish, and popula, included therein. 1 mile distant N.

TUGBY, 11 miles E.S.E. from Leicester. Popula. 265.

ULLESTHORPE, in Claybrooke parish, and popula, included therein. 1 mile distant S.E.

ULVERCROFT (Extra Par.), in the hundred of West-Goscote. Popula. 87.

UPTON, in Sibson parish, and popula, included therein. 1 mile distant S.E.

WALCOTE, in Misterton parish, and popula, included therein. | mile distant S.

WALTHAM-ON-THE-WOLDS, 5 miles N.E. from Melton-Mowbray. Popula. 622. Market, Thurs.; fair, Sept. 19, horses, horaed cattle, swine, and goods of all sorts.

WALTON-ON-THE-WOLDS, 4 miles E. from Loughborough. Popula.289.

WALTON, in Knaptoft parish, and popula, included therein, j mile N.E. from Kincote.

WANLIP, 4 miles N. from Leicester. Popula. 128.

WARTNABY, in Rothley parish, and popula, included therein. :>.{ miles N.W. from Melton-Mowbray.

WELBY, in Melton-Mowbray parish, and popula, included therein. 2 miles distant N.W.

WELHAM, 4 miles N.E. from MarketHarborough. Popula. 74.

WESTRILL and STORMORE (Extra Par.), in the hundred of Guthlaxton. Popula. 6.

WHATBOROUGH, partly in Loddington and partly in Tilton parishes. Popula, returned with the former.

WHATTON (Long), 4 miles N.W. from Loughborough. Popula. 820.

WHETSTONE, 5 miles S. from Leicester. Popula. 883.

WHIGSTON (Magna), 3$ miles S. from

Leicester. Popula. 2,089. WHITWICK, 4 miles S.E. from Ashby

de-la-Zouch. Popula. 2,858.

WIGSTON (Little), in Claybrooke parish, and popula, included therein. 2 miles distant N.W.

WILLOUGHBY-WATERLESS, 6 miles N.E. from Lutterworth. Popula. 322.

WILLSON, in Breedon parish, and popula, included therein. 1| mile distant N.'

WLNNESWOULD, 5 miles N.E. from Loughborough. Popula. 1,061.

WITHCOTE, 13 miles E. from Leicester. Popula. 51.

WITHERLEY, 6 miles S.W. from Bosworth-Market. Popula. 471.

WISTOW, 7 miles S.E. from Leicester. Popula. 307.

WOODHOUSE, in Barrow-upon-Soar parish, and popula, included therein. íí\ miles W. from Mountsorrell.

WOOD-THORPE, in Loughborough parish, and popula, included therein. 1 j mile distant S.

WORTHINGTON and NEWBOLD, in Breedon parish, and popula, included therein. \\ mile distant S.

WYCOMB and CHADWELL, in Rothley parish, and popula, included therein.

WYFORDBY with BRETHINGBY. 3 miles E. from Melton-Mowbray. Popula. 126.

WYKIN, in Hinckley parish, and popula, included therein. 1§ mile distant W.N.W.

WYMONDHAM, 5 miles E. from MeltonMowbray. Popula. 624.

202

LINCOLNSHIRE.

A Maritime County, bounded on the North by the estuartr of the I lumber, on the1 East by the German Ocean, on the South by the counties of Cambridge, Northampton, and Rutland, and on the West by Leicestershire and Notting. harashire. It is about 76 miles in length, and 46 in breadth. It is divided into 3 parts; Holland, Lindsey, and Kesteven; and these are subdivided into 30 hundreds and wapentakes ; namely, Elloe, Kinton, Skirbeck, Aswardhurn, Avelnnd, Beltisloe, Boothbv-Graffo, Flexwell, Longoe, Loveden, Ness, Winnibriggs and Threo, Grantham with Stoke, Aslocoe, Soke of Bolinbroke, Bradlov, Calreworth, Candlesboe, Corringham, Gariree, Hill, Soke of Horncastle, Lawress, LoulhEske, Ludborough, Manley, Walahcroft, Well, Wraggoe, Yurborough. The riven of Lincolnshire are, the Witham, the Ankholme, the Wetland, the Dun, and the Idle. On the north side is the Itumlier, nrrd ou the South the Trent. There are -6 market-towns in this county; Alford, Barton, Boston, Bourn, Burton, Corby, t'rowland, Mount-Deeping, Falkinglinm, Gainsborough, Glanford Bridge, Granthnm, Grimsby, Holbeacb, Horncastle, Lincoln, Louth, .Market-Rsisvn, SahfiVet, Sleaford, Spalding, Spilsbv, Stamford, Tattersnll, W lunfleet, Wragby. It returns 12 members to parliament; 2 for the shire, 2 for the city, and 2 for each of the boroughs of Boston, Grantham, Great Grimsby, and Stamford. This county contains 2,740 square miles, or 1,758,720 acres, and 629 parishes. It had 80 monastic establishments, and 63 public charities; it has 24 parishes with no church, 119 parishes with less than 100 inhabitants, 16'.' parishes with no parsonage-houses, 191 parishes with parsonage-houses unfit to live in; the Poor-rates were, in 1818, 233.5121. 12». r>Jd., the number of Paupers is 15,442, the rental of the county, according to a return made to parliament in 1818, was 2,061.830/. 3j.9n\; the population, according to a return laid before parliament in 1821, was 283,058; tit) number of inhabited houses in 1821

was 53,813; the number of uninhabited houses at the same epooh, 979; the poor-rates bear the proportion of oneeighth, compared with the rental; the number of paupers, compared with the number of houses, is one to fonr; the poor-rates in 1776 were 31,2671.; the number of persons to every square mile of this county ii 103; the number of acres to a person, 6 ; the number of acres to a house, S2; the male population, in 1821, was 141,570; the families employed in agriculture were 34,900 in number; the families employed in handicraft were 15,845; the number of other families was 8,015; the agricultural male imputation, 84,034: able labourers, 42,047; the number of acres in this county to every able-bodied labourer, 41. It is in the Province or Canterbury, in the Diocese or LinColn, and in the Midland Circtit. Lincolnshire, as to its soil, is, by most writers, divided into the voids, the heaths, and the Jens. The wolds, a high open country, extend from Spilsbv to Burton, near the Humber, a distance of forty miles. The soil is pretty generally, all along these wolds, a Aamly loam on a flintv loam, and with chalk beneath. The heaths exttnd for somo distance both north and south of Lincoln ; and the fens constitute the southeastern part of the county, bordering on the sea. From the number of fens that are to be found elsewhere than in the district last mentioned, as well as from the influence of that one, Lincolnshire has always been considered an unhealthy county, giving agues, and breeding fevers very destructive to its population. So many of the minor fens have been drained, hovcever, and the larger ones so much abridged, that flint great drawback to the county is now much mitigated. The wolds, henths, and all the higher grounds of the county, produce abundant crops of corn, and .together with the fens, produce beef and mutton, the finest and fattest in the world: and the greatest weight per acre. It is the first grazing county in England, take it altogether, and is the chief supplier of the London market?; and it is also the finest breeding county in England. It has very long been famous for its horses, for the saddle as well as for harness, and these are bred chiefly about Nbrmanby Bnd Burton.- The oxen are de'scribed by an experienced grazier as with "great heads and short horns; stout in the bone, and deep in the belly; with short necks and fleshy quarters, narrow hips and chines, high in their rumps, and bare on the shoulders," and Weighing, when fat, from eleven to twelve hundred. The sheep are very large, homed, and well calculated for grazing in the marshes, and for travelling when fat. Upon this breed Mr. Bakewell, of Leicestershire, founded his new Leicester breed. They weigh well, and produce large and heavy fleeces. Rabbits have always been a commodity of great consideration in the light soils of this county, and immense warrens are preserved for the purpose of supplying the country and London with the skins; a species of commerce once so prosperous as to have made these animals a stock full as valuable as any that could be owned. Of late years this has rather fallen off, and many warnns are now broken up and turned to other account. Geese in the fens are still a most important animal, particularly in ttiose which cannot be perfectly drained, apt! are, therefore, available in no other way. The quantities in which these birds are kept is astonishing; and a detail of the curious manner of managing them would bo amusine, but it would take up too much space in a work of this nature. Lincolnshire has no mines, and no manufactories of any note.

ABY with GREENFIELD, lj mile from Alford. Popula. 19!2.

ADDI.ETHORP, 7 miles S.E. from Alford. Popula. 176.

A1LSBY.—See Bigsby. 2 miles distant X.

A1STHORPE, 6 miles N.N.W. from Lincoln. Popula. 70.

ALFORD, 140 miles N.E. from London. Popula. 1,506. Market, Tues.; fairs, Whit-Tues^ cattle, and sheep; Nov. 8.

ALGARK1RK, 6 miles 8. from Boston. Popula. 60S

ALLINaTON(We»t), 5 miles' N.W. from Grantham. Popula. 357. • ■'.-, 1

ALTHORP, 64 miles 8.W. from BurtonStrather. Popula. 8T7.

ALVINGHAM. .4 miles N. frqm Lonth. Popula. 264. Here was a Gilbertine Priory, founded, in the reign of King Stephen, by Robert Clieiney, Bishop of Lincoln; yearly value, 1411. 15s., now worth 2,8SrM.; grantedj 5 Edw. VI., to Edward Lord Clinton.

AMCOTTS, in Althorp parish, and popula. included therein. 3 miles distant N.

ANWTCK, 4 miles N.E. from Sleaford.

Popula. 246. ANCASTER, .1§ miles "W. from Sleaford.

Popula. 439.

ANDERBY, 5 miles E. from Alford. Popula. 226.

APLEY, 2 miles 8. from Wragby. Po-, s pula. 139.

APPLEBY, 7 miles N.N .W. from Glandford-Bridge. Popula. 534.

ASGARUY, 4 miles S.E. from Horncastle. Popula. 77.

ASGARBY, 2§ miles S.E. from Sleaford. Popula. SS.

ASH BY, 1 mile S.E. from Spilsby. Popula. 140.

AS1JBY, 5J miles N./from Sleaford. Popula. 155.

A9HBY with FENBY, 6 miles S. from Great-Grimsby. Popula. 191.

ASHBY-PUERORTJJI, 4 miles N.E. from Horncastle. Popula. 117.

ASHBY (West), 3 miles N< from Horncastle. Popnla. 378.

ASLACKBY, 2J miles S. from Folkingham. POpula. 490. Here waS an Hospital of Template, founded, in the reign of Rich. I., by John le Mareschal; granted, 35 Hen. VIII., to Lord Edward Cfinton.

ASTERBY, 7 miles N. from Horncastle. Popula. 189.

ASWARBY, 4 miles S. from Sleaford. Popula. 116.

ASWARDBY, 5 miles E. from Horncastle. Popula. BO.

ATTERBY, in Norton-Bishop parish, and popula. included therein. J mile distant N.

AUBORN, 7 miles S.W. from Lincoln. Popula. 330. . (.

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