(consisting of the entire townships of Over and
Wharton), extending into Over and AVhitegate pars.
—dist., 5780 ae., pop. 10,041; vil., 5 miles S. of
Northwich; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Winsford is situated
in one of the most important saltwork districts of the
country, and is a prosperous and rapidly growing place.
See Wharton, also Over.—2. Wlnsford, par. and vil.,
Somerset—par., 8656 ac., pop. 485; vil., on river Exe,
4% miles N. of Dulverton; P.O.
Wlnsham, par. and vil., Somerset—par., 2953 ac.,
pop. 859; vil., 4 miles SE. of Chard; P.O.
Winsliill, township, Burton on Trent par., Derby-
shire, on NE. side and mostly within bor. of Burton on
Trent, 1150 ac., pop. 2917.
Winskel. See Hunsonby and Winskel.
Wlnslade with Kempsbott, par., Hants, 712 ac.,
pop. 112; Winslade, hamlet, is 3 miles S. of Basing-
stoke ; in vicinity is Kempsbott House, seat.
Winsley.—vil., Bradford on Avon par., AVilts, in AV.
of co., 2 miles AV. of Bradford on Avon; P.O. See
Winsley with Limpley Stoke.—2. Winsley, hamlet,
4 miles SW. of Belper, Derbyshire.—3. Winsley,
Yorkshire. See Hart with with AVinsley.
Winsley Honse, seat, Herefordshire, 5 miles S. of
Winsley with Mmpley Stoke, eccl. dist., Bradford
on Avon par., Wilts, pop. 1027 ; contains Winsley,
Winslow.—market town and par. with ry. sta.,
Bucks, in N. of co.—par. (Winslow cum Shipton), 1920
ac., pop. 1663; town, on a hill slope, 6% miles SE. of
Buckingham by rail; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day,
Wednesday. Winslow is an ancient place, and has a
fine old church and an endowed school. The trade is
mainly agricultural. On the first and third Wednes-
days of every month the markets are for stock, horses,
and sheep. There are also four fairs held annually.
Winslow House is a seat in vicinity of the town.—2.
Winslow, township, Bromyard par., Herefordshire, in
NE. of co., 2% miles SAY. of Bromyard, pop. 413.
Winslow Road, ry. sta., Bucks, 1 mile S. of Verney
Junction and 10 miles NW. of Aylesbury.
Winslow cum Shipton, Bucks. See Winslow.
Winson, township, Bibury par., in E. of Gloucester-
shire, 6 miles NE. of Cirencester, 1190 ac., pop. 162.
Winson Green, ry. sta. (Soho and Winson Green),
on NW. border of Warwickshire, 2 miles NW. of Snow
Hill Station, Birmingham.
Wlnsor, Broad. See Broadwinsor.
Winstanley, township, Wigan par., SW. Lancashire,
in local government dist. of Billinge, and 3 miles SY7.
of Wigan, 1859 ac., pop. 545; contains Winstanley
Winster.—small town and township, Youlgreave par.,
Derbyshire, 4 miles NAV. of Matlock, 1123 ac., pop. 836;
P.O., t.o. Winster is one of the oldest towns in the
county, and had formerly a weekly market. Lead
mining and agriculture are the chief industries. The
Horticultural Society of Winster is one of the best in
Derbyshire. Numerous places and objects of interest
are in the vicinity.—2. Winster, river, Westmorland
and Lancashire ; rises on Brent Fell, and flows 11 miles
S., chiefly along border of counties, to the Kent estuary,
3 miles E. of Cartmel.—3. Winster, eccl. dist., Ken-
dal par., Westmorland, in W. of co., on river Winster,
3% miles S. of AVindermere sta., pop. 113; P.O.
Winston.—par., township, and vil. with ry. sta.,
Durham—par., 3105 ac., pop. 355; township, 3050 ac.,
pop. 334; vil., on river Tees, 6 miles E. of Barnard Castle;
P.O.; a bridge of 111 ft. span croses the Tees at
AVinston.—2. Winston, vil., Newchurch par., Isle of
AVight, 6% m. SE. of Newport.—3. Winston, par. and
vil., Suffolk, 7 m. NE. of Needham, 1476 ac., pop. 297.
Wlnstone, par. and vil., Gloucestershire, 6 miles
NW. of Cirencester, 1437 ac., pop. 231.
Wlnstree, hundred, Essex, in NE. of co., 23,685 ac.,
pop. 5045; contains 13 pars.
Wlnswell, 5 miles from Torrington, Devon ; P.O.
Wlnterborne . See also AVinterbourne .
WInterborne Ahbns, par. and vil., Dorset, in S. of
co.—par., 1500 ac., pop. 198 ; vil., 4% miles W. of
Dorchester ; P.O.; a Druidical circle and several barrows
are in vicinity.
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