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Williton and Freemanors, hundred, Somerset, in
N. of co., 116,580 ac., pop. 15,982; contains 31 pars.

Wlllonghtoy.—par. and vil. with ry. sta., Lincoln-
shire—par., 4280 ac., pop. 617; vil., 2 miles SE. of
Alford; P.O.; gives the title of Baron to Lord Wil-
loughby D’Eresby, and was the birthplace of Captain
John Smith (1579-1631), founder of Virginia. — 2.
Willoughby, Lincolnshire. See
Scot Willoughby
and Silk Willoughby. — 3. Willoughby, hamlet,
Norwell par., Notts, 6% miles NW. of Newark.—4.
Willoughby, hamlet, Walesby par., Notts, 3 miles
NE. of Ollerton.—5, Willougbby, Notts; P.O. See
Willoughby on the Wolds.—6. Willoughby, par.
and vil., AYarwickshire—par., 2920 ac., pop. 302; vil.,
7 miles S. of Rugby; P.O.; in vicinity is Willoughby
House, seat.

Willoughby, West, hamlet, Ancaster par., Lin-
colnshire, 5 miles SAY. of Sleaford; in vicinity is
Willoughby Hall, seat.

Willoughby Waterless, par. and vil., Leicestershire,

6 miles NE. of Lutterworth, 1151 ac., pop. 316.

Willoughby on the Wolds, par. and vil., Notts—

par., 2080 ac., pop. 480; vil., near border of Leicester-
shire, 7 miles NE. of Loughborough;
P.O., called
Willonghby; is a picturesque and interesting place,
and was the site of a Roman station. Many antiquities
have been found in the neighbourhood. Near the
church was fought a sanguinary battle between the
Royalist and Parliamentary troops in July 1648.

Willoughton, par. and vil., Lincolnshire—par.,
2460 ac., pop. 520; vil., 3% miles S. of Kirkton
in Lindsey;

Willow, Notts. See Wellow.

Willow Beck, stream, North-Riding Yorkshire;
runs 10 miles W. to the Swale near Cundall.

Willowbridge, vil., Whitmore par., Staffordshire,
in NAY. of co., 7 miles SAY. of Newcastle under Lyme.

Wills Pastnres (or lower Hodnell), par., War-
wickshire, 3% miles S. of Southam, pop. 13.

Willstoorough. See Willesborough.

Willshridge, hamlet, Bitton par., Gloucestershire,

7 miles SE. of Bristol; P.O.

Willshamstead. See Wilshamstead.

Wlllsworthy, hamlet, Tavy St Peter par., Devon, 6

miles NE. of Tavistock.

Willy, Northamptonshire ; P.O. See Wilby.

Willybrook.—hundred, Northamptonshire, 27,152
ac., pop. 6249 ; contains 14 pars.—2. Willybrook,
river, Northamptonshire ; rises near Rockingham, and
flows 15 miles NE. and SE. to the Nen at Fotheringhay.

Wilincote, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Old
Stratford and Aston Cantlow pars., Warwickshire—
dist., pop. 529; vil., 3 miles NAY. of Stratford on

Wilmingham, hamlet, in AV. of Isle of Wight, 1%
mile SE. of Yarmouth.

Wilmington.—vil., Offwell and Widworthy pars.,
Devon, 3 miles SE. of Honiton ; P.O.—2. Wilmington,
par. and vil., Kent—par., 1716 ac., pop. 1388; vil., 1%
mile S. of Dartford; P.O.—3. Wilmington, hamlet,
Priston par., Somerset, 4 miles SW. of Bath.—4.
Wilmington, par. and vil., Sussex—par., 1788 ac.,
pop. 246; vil., 5% miles NW. of Eastbourne; P.O.;
gives the title of baron to the Marquis of Northampton.
—5. Wilmington, ry. sta., East-Riding Yorkshire, 2%
miles NE. of Paragon Station, Hull.

Wilmslow, town and par. with ry. sta., Cheshire,
on river Bollin, 5 miles SW. of Stockport—par., 8064
ac., pop. 8886; town, pop. 5664;
P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 2
newspapers. The railway here crosses the Bollin on a
viaduct of 11 arches. In the town are many good resi-
dences. The industries are similar to those of Man-
chester, Stockport, &c. Wilmslow is a local govern-
ment district.

Wilne, par., Derbyshire, 7 miles SE. of Derby, 5713
ac., pop. 2071; contains Church Wilne, Draycot,
Breaston, &c., and has lace and cotton factories.

Wilne, Great (or Far Wilne), hamlet, Ashton upon
Trent par., Derbyshire, % mile S. of Church Wilne.

Wilnecote, township and vil. (ry. sta. Wilnecote
and Fazeley), Tamworth par., and eccl. dist., partly also

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