Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
"SLAIDBURN, (or SLANDBURN) (given as "SLAITBURN") a parish in the West Riding of Yorkshire, not far from Barnesley, anciently bel. to the Lacies, Es. of Lincoln; one of
whom, viz. Henry, procured it a Fair on St. Peter's, and 2 days after; and was the same Ld. who built his mansion-house,
called Lincoln's-Inn, in Chancery-Lane; a name which it has retained ever since."
Stephen Whatley's England's Gazetteer, 1750]
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