« PreviousContinue »
Fairfield, settlement of Moravians,
Gillebrand-Hall, seat, Lan. 174.
Girsby, seat, Lin. 704. -
GLAN Ford BRIDGE or BRIGG,
town, Lim. 680. -
Gleaston-Castle, Lan. remains of 90.
Goltho-Hall, seat, Lin. 705.
Gopsal-Hall, seat, Lei. pictures, &c.
Grace-Dieu, nunnery and park, 378;
Francis Beaumont, a native, 378-
Grantham Soke, Lin. 765. -
GRANTHAM, town, Lin. aucient his-
tory, 766; Oliver Cromwell, 767;
Cross, priory; ib; church, 768;
monuments, font, 769; guild-hall,
free-school, 770; Spaw, canal,771.
Greenhaugh Castle, Lan. 114.
Grey, Lady Jane, memoirs of 396-
397. - -
GRIMsby, town, Lin. ancient and
present state, privileges, 689;
churches, priory, 690; eminent
natives, 691. -
chapels, Holy Well, mineral waters,
Hill Wapentake, Lin. 713-715. -:
Hoghton-Tower, Lan. ruins of 124.
Holbeach, town, Lin. hospital,736;
schools, cross, church, monuments,
737; memoirs of Dr. Stukeley, a
Holker-Hall, seat, Lan. park, pic-
HOLLAND, a Division of Lincoln-
Holland, village, Lan. 239; family
Holme, seat, Lam, woods, ancient
chantry, re-endowment, 146; su-
perstition, peculiar disease in
beasts, and supposed, means of
preventing its progress, 147; me-
moirs of Rev. William Whitaker a
native, 147, 148. -
Holt, hamlet, Lei. mineral-water,
451. - -
Horkstow, village, Lin. Roman pave-
ment, &c. at, 681.
HoRNBY, a small town, Lam. manu-
factures, priory, castle, church, 98,
Horncastle Soke, Lin. 712, 713.
HoRNCASTLE, town, Lin. a Roman
station, 712, 713.
Horninghold, village, Lei. church,
Hulme-Hall, ancient seat, Lan. 285;
successive possessors, 286.
Huntroyd, seat, Lan. 172.
Kegworth, town, Lei. charter, school,
KESTEVEN Division, Lin. 751-808.
Kidworth, village, Lei. encampment,
barrow, school, church, 439,440.
Kirkby-Hall, séat, Lei. 487:
kirkby, De Bp. memoirs of 492.
Kirby, Muxloe, chapelry, do. old
Kirkham, smalltown, Lam.117,118.
Kirkland Hall, seat, 115.
Kirkstead, village, Lim, abbey, me-
moirs of Hugh Kirkstead, 708.
Kirton, wapentake, Lin. 732-736.
Kirton, village, Lin. 735; church,
font, 736. -
Knaith, village, Lin. 661; memoirs
of Thomas Sutton, 662.
Knaptoft, village, Lei. encampment,
Knowsley, seat, Lan, park, mansion,
228; singular inscription, 229;
portraits and anecdotes of the first
... eight Earls of Derby, Margaret
Countess of Richmond, and Char-
lotte Countess of Derby, 229-234;
... pictures, 235. -
Kyme, priory, Lin. anecdote of Sir
Gilbert Talbois, 760.
LANCASHIRE, general deserip-
tion, history, topography, and lo-
cal beauties of, 5 to 312; ancient
inhabitants, 5: conquest by the
Romans, 7; Roman stations and
roads, 7-9; divisions and subdivi-
sions, 10; ecclesiastical history,
11; forests, 12; honour, 14;
duchy, county palatine, 15, 16;
soil, surface, 17; mineralogy, 18;
rivers, 20-22; canals, 23-38;
mosses, 38-42; agriculture, 4'2;
horned cattle, 43; population, 45-
47; representation in parliament,
castles, religious houses, 48;
pridges, roads, 49, 50; bounda-
ries and dimensions, 51.
1,ancaster canal, description of 30-
sembly room, theatre, 655; Dr.
Willis, a native, 655, 656.
Lincoin cathedral, its situation and
beauty, 627; history and sncces-
sive improvements, 628-630; parts
and dimensions, 630, 631; archi.
tecture, 631-635; western front,
631 ; transept and choir, 632;
nave and central tower, 633; win.
dows, chapels, 634; riches, 635;
monuments, 635-639; cloisters,
chapter-house, 639; library, Ro-
man urn, officers, 640.
-, diocess of, 613, 614.
- -, bishops of, chronological
account of, 615-627.
LINCOLNSHIRE, general descrip-
Louth Park Abbey, its foundation,
Louth Eske wapentake, Lin. 695-
Lovedou wapentake, Lin. 761-763.
Loyne, or Lune, river, Lan. 20.
Lubbenham, village, encampment,
Ludborough wapentake, Lim. 692.
Ludford, village, Lin. 703.
LUTTERworth, town, Lei. peculiar
ancient vassalage, 466; cotton-
manufacture,467; hospital, church,
John Wickliffe, 468.
Makerel, Dr. or Captain Cobler,
anecdots of, 657,695. r
Malkin Tower, Lan. 134.
MANchester, town, Lan. proofs of:
a Roman station at, 251 ; view of
the present state of the town, ib.;.
ancient history, and antiquities,
252; inscriptions, and observation
on, 253, 25.4; Roman roads, ib.:
Roman summer camp, described.
by Mr. Whitaker, 254.256; histo-
ry of the town under the Saxous
and Normans, charters, 256; suc--
cessive barons, 256, 257; college
founded, its establishment and en-
dowments, 257, 258; wardens who
obtained the episcopal honour,
259, n.; Bishop Oldham's gram-
mar-school, itsendowment, &c.260;
college buildings, 260; books, 261;
Humphrey Chetham, school found-
ed by him, 261-263, n. ; collegiate
church described, its monuments
and ornaments, 262-264; military
history of the town, pestilences,
acts of parliament for building
churches, and for other improve-
ments, 265,266; public buildings:
infirmary, dispensary, lunatic hos-
pital, asylum, poor-house, sunday-
schools, 266; public baths, lying-
in hospital, house of recovery,
strangers' friend society, borough-
reeve's charity, 267; literary and
philosophical society, philological
society, circulating libraries, por-
tico, 268; agricultural society, re-
pository, theatre, assembly-rooms,
269; concert-rooms, new bailey
prison, barracks, 270; civil go-
vernment, sessions, courts, 270,
271; manufactures, 272,273; rise