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  • * Victoria County History *

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    The liberty and borough of Wenlock (part) Parishes Around Wellington c. 1831

    conclude the topographical account of the liberty and borough of Wenlock . The two parishes, lying north of the river Severn , formed part of the municipal borough until 1966. Histories of the other parishes which once formed part of

    The city of Gloucester Introduction

    basis for the defences of the east part of the medieval town, was established near a crossing-point of the river Severn on a low rise at c . 15 m. The land there is formed by the Lower Lias clay,

    Frampton on Severn Introduction Frampton-on-Severn c. 1800

    9 miles south-west of Gloucester , on a bend in the River Severn . It is widely known for its spacious village green, called Rosamund's Green after Henry II 's mistress, Rosamund Clifford , a member of the family closely

    Frampton on Severn Frampton on Severn

    19th century a greater part of the population was supported by trade and manufacture (excluding those employed on the River Severn ) than by agriculture. In 1831 trade, handicrafts, and manufacture employed 110 of the adult male inhabitants: 25 most

    Bledisloe Hundred BLEDISLOE HUNDRED 1840

    were bordered on the north-west by the Crown's demesne land of the Forest and on the south-east by the river Severn and gained land from both over the centuries, taking assarts from the royal demesne and reclaiming land from the

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    has left a wife aad fatlily, On the morning ofTuesday last, a man walking along the shore of the river Severn, between the Hamstalls and the Noose, in this county, dis- covered a small bundle, apparently left by the tide Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    STATE OF THE COUNTRY. I -, .... To the ravages of fire in some districts have succeeded destruictI floods, and in many instances loss of life from the extreme iicte'llei" of the season, from heavy falls of snow and Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    of Mr Smith, of Farley, a fine yokth about 12 years of age, was drowned whilst bathing in the river Severn. On the mother of the unnbrtunate youth going to convey the sad news to his father,who had previously been Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Foxes bridge, in the centre of the Forest, to the Soath Wales Rtailway,near Awre, and to Brisospill on the river Severn. being about eight miles in lengthg; seven miles of it will pass through the property of the Crown, in Subscribers-only content

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    that from a distance, when seen in the sunshine (as it occupies a beautiful eleva- tion rising from the river Severn, and commanding the vale of Shrewsbury), the Roman city must have glittered like a city of diamonds-such as are Subscribers-only content

  • * The History of Parliament *

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    POLLE, John (b. by 1531-56 or later), of Leominster, Herefs.

    POLLE, John (b. by 1531-56 or later), of Leominster, Herefs. Constituency Dates Leominster Oct. 1553 Ofifces Held Capital burgess, Leominster 1554, bailiff 1555-6. Biography John Polle’s place in his family, a leading one at Leominster, is not altogether clear.

    ATKINS, Thomas (b.c.1538), of Gloucester.

    On 5 June 1572 he intervened in the debate on the third reading of Worcester’s bill to canalize the river Severn. Atkins, whose constituency was downstream from Worcester, was sceptical about their motives:A great matter to alter the course of

    MICHELL, Humphrey (1526-98), of Dunton, Beds. and Old Windsor, Berks.

    1560; servant of 2nd Earl of Bedford by 1561; clerk of the works at Windsor castle c.1569-79; water bailiff, river Severn 1578-92; j.p. Isle of Ely from 1582. Biography Michell was apparently in government employ soon after receiving livery of

    NEWDIGATE, Robert I (1528-84), of Hawnes, Beds.

    Newdigate spoke on 5 June 1572 on the third reading of the bill concerning Worcester’s water supply from the River Severn. He did not think thatany men’s inheritance should be taken from them against the wills of the owners, especially

    SNAGGE, Robert (d.1605), of Hitchin and Letchworth, Herts.

    ‘much talk and to no purpose’. On 5 June the bill concerning Worcester’s proposed canalization of water from the river Severn was under discussion following its third reading. Snagge made an ingenuous speech on behalf of William Somerset, the 3rd

 

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