A Geographical Dictionary of England and Wales: Containing the Names, in Alphabetical Order, of All the Counties, with Their Several Subdivisions Into Hundreds, Lathes, Rapes, Wapentakes, Wards, Or Divisions; and an Account of the Distribution of the Counties Into Circuits, Dioceses, and Parliamentary Divisions. Also, the Names (under that of Each County Respectively) in Alphabetical Order, of All the Cities, Boroughs, Market Towns, Villages, Hamlets, and Tithings, with the Distance of Each from London, Or from the Nearest Market Town, and with the Population, and Other Interesting Particulars Relative to Each; Besides which There are Maps; First, One of the Whole Country, Showing the Local Situation of the Counties Relatively to Each Other; And, Then, Each County is Also Preceded by a Map, Showing, in the Same Manner, the Local Situations of Cities, Boroughs and Market Towns. Four Tables are Added; First, a Statistical Table of All the Counties, and Then Three Tables, Showing the New Divisions and Distributions Enacted by the Reform-Law of 4 June, 1832

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Wm. Cobbett, 1832 - England - 546 pages

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Page ix - England is bounded on the east by the German ocean ; on the south by the English Channel; on the west by St. George's Channel; and...
Page 418 - SWARDUS. signature of the Chancellor, or by the King affixing to them the sign of the cross. A large state seal was now made, upon the model which has been followed ever since. It bore the representation of the King, in his imperial robes, sitting on his throne, holding a sceptre in his right hand and a sword in his left, with the inscription " Sigillum Edwardi Anglorum Basilei...
Page 161 - Ocean ; on the east anil south-east, by the latter and the straits of Dover ; on the south, by Sussex ; and on the west, by Surrey. It contains 996,680 acres, of which above 900,000 are arable, meadow, and pasture. Aspect varied and beautiful. Along the banks of the Thames there is a considerable extent of marshy land.
Page 76 - It sends two members to parliament: the right of election is in persons having freeholds of bnrgagu tenure, paying burgage rent.
Page 476 - It returns two members to parliament — one for the county, and one for the six chief towns.
Page ix - Head, and the base is the long line of the southern coast from the North Foreland in Kent to the Land's End in Cornwall.
Page 205 - Boston, in the mayor, aldermen, common council, and freemen resident, paying scot and lot, and claiming their freedom by birth or servitude — 500.
Page 21 - It is bounded on the north by Lincolnshire, on the east by Norfolk and Suffolk, on the south by the Administrative County of Cambridgeshire, and on the west by Huntingdonshire.
Page 45 - Launceston, in the mayor, aldermen, and freemen, being inhabitants at the time they were made free, and not receiving pay of the parish ; the aldermen to be elected out of the legal freemen.
Page 127 - Scotland, on the East by the German Ocean, on the South by the English Channel, and on the West by St.

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