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THE

Parliamentary Gazetteer

OF

EN GLAND AND WALES,

Adapted to the most recent Statistical Arrangements, and

Lines of Railroad and Canal Communication,

WITH A COMPLETE COUNTY-ATLAS OF ENGLAND,

FOUR LARGE MAPS OF WALES,

AND AN APPENDIX,

CONTAINING THE RESULTS, IN DETAIL, OF THE CENSUS OF 1841.

VOLUME III.

L-Q.

A. FULLARTON & CO.:
STEAD'S PLACE, LEITH WALK, EDINBURGH;

AND 106 NEWGATE STREET, LONDON.

1851.

EDINBURGH: YULLARTON AND MACNAB, PRINTERS, LEITH WALK.

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· LACEBY, a parish and village in the wapentake | Mersey, and intersected by the Mersey and Irwell of Bradley-Haverstoe, parts of Lindsey, union of canal.' Living, a perpetual curacy in the archd. and Caistor, county of Lincoln ; 4 miles west-south-west dio. of Chester, not in charge ; returned at £94 ; of Great Grimsby, on a small stream which tows gross income £181. Patroni, in 1835, W. Hall, into the Humber. Living, a rectory in the archd. Esq. There are 4 daily schools in this chapelry. and dio. of Lincoln ; rated at £120s. 10d. ; gross Acres 1,010. Houses 422. A. P. £5,143. 'Pop., income £557; nett income £474. Patron, in 1835, in 1801, 754; in 1831, 2,166. Poor rates, in 1838, Jobn Fardell, Esq. Here are 5 daily schools, one of £411 13s. which is a free school, founded and endowed in 1712, LACHINGDON. See LATCHINGDON. in pursuance of the will of Mr. William Stamford, LACKENBY, a hamlet in the parish of Kirkfor poor children of the parishes of Laceby, Barnoldby, Leatham, north riding of Yorkshire ; 37 miles northand Bradley. The children of Laceby are also en west of Guisborough, and south of the mouth of titled to attend the free school at Humberston. the Teeg. Tithes commuted in 1803. The country in the vicinity is beautiful and fertile. LACKFORD HUNDRED, in the county of SufNear the village is an ancient earth-work, in the folk, is bounded on the north by the county of Nor. neighbourhood of wbich is a remarkable spring, folk; on the east by the hundred of Blackbourn, and called Wellbeck, which is uniformly dry during the part of Norfolkshire; on the south and soutb-east winter season, but in the month of February or by the hundreds of Thingoe and Risbridge, and on Mareb, a loud, rumbling noise is heard in the ground the west by Cambridgeshire. Area 79,800 acres. for several successive days, and at length the water Houses 2,401. Pop., in 1831, 13,109. bursts forth in a hundred places, with such incred- LACKFORD, a parish in the bund, and union of ible force, as to fill, in a few hours, the whole area Thingoe, county of Suffolk ; 5) miles north-west of of the well or enclosure of earth where it is situated, Bury St. Edmunds, on the river Lark. Living, a which is a parallelopiped of 50 yards long by 45 rectory, formerly in the archd. of Sudbury and dio. wide, and 2 deep; and then entering into a natural of Norwich, now in the dio. of Ely; rated at £19 channel, it forms a rapid stream, during the summer, 10s. 5d. ; gross income £288. Patron, in 1835, Sir C. that falls into the river Freshney; and their united Kent, Bart. Here is a day and Sunday school. waters are emptied into the sea at Grimsby. When Charities, in 1829, £12 10s. per annum. Expendithis spring breaks, several others of smaller dimen- ture for relief and maintenance of the poor in 1838, sions, in the immediate neighbourhood, which ap- £59 118. Acres 2,470. Houses 29. A. P. £1,642. pear to be subject to the same laws and influence, Pop., in 1801, 162; in 1831, 193. burst forth at the same time; and being together LACKINGDON. See LATCHINGDON. exbausted about the month of October, they cease LACKINGTON (WHITE), a parish in the hund. and remain dry until the reservoir beneath the sur- of Abdick and Bulstone, union of Chard, county of face is again surcharged by the rains and snows of Somerset; If mile east-north-east of Ilminster, on winter. Acres 1,650. Houses 138. A. P. £2,762. the Ilchester road, and east of the Chard canal. Pop., in 1801, 368; in 1831, 616. Poor rates, in Living, a discharged vicarage in the archd. of Taunton 1838, £179 17s.

and dio. of Bath and Wells; rated at £7 10s.; LACERTON, or LAZARTON, a hamlet in the gross income £230; in the patronage of the preparish of Stour-Paine, county of Dorset ; 24 miles bendary of Lackington, in Wells cathedral. Acres porth-west of Blandford-Forum. This appears to 1,170. Houses 55. A. P. £3,370. Pop«, in 1801, have been anciently a distinct parish and manor. 190 ; in 1831, 254. Poor rates, in 1838, £102 178. -See Hutchin's Dorset.

LACON, a township in the parish of Wem, bund. LACH-DENNIS, a township in the parish of of North Bradford, county of Salop; about 2 miles Great Budworth, co..palatine of Chester; 3 miles north-east of Wem. Pop., in 1821, 45; in 1831, east-south-east of Norwich. Acres 300. Houses 45. Other returns with the parish. 4. A. P. £614. Pop., in 1801, 43; in 1831, 32. LACOCK, or LAYCOCK, à parish and village in Poor rates, in 1838, £13 11s.

the hund. and union of Chippenham, county of Wilts; LACHFORD, a chapelry in the parish of Grap- 3 miles south of Chippenham, and 11 east-northpenball. co.-palatine of Chester ; about a mile south east of Bath, on the banks of the Avon, and in the east of Warrington, on the southern bank of the line of the Wilts and Berks canal, and of the Great

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