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    Place name County Entry Source
    BRIDES-MAJOR (St.) Glamorgan BRIDES-MAJOR (St.) , a hamlet and a parish in Bridgend district, Glamorgan. The hamlet stands between Ogmore river and the Bristol Imperial
    BRIDGEND Glamorgan Brides-Minor, and part of Llangynwyd; and the subdistrict of Cowbridge, containing the parishes of Cowbridge, Llangan, St. Mary-Hill, Llanhary, Ystradowen, Llansannor, Penllin, St. Hilary, St. Mary-Church, Flemingston, Eglwys-Brewis, St. Athan, Gileston, Llanmaes, Lantwit-Major Imperial
    CORK Cork Bride, the Lee, and the Bandon sent to England by steamers, but that of the rivers in the most remote parts of Kerry is sent hither cured in kits for exportation. The salmon fishery of the Lee has long been celebrated both for the quantity and quality of the fish, which are in season during the whole year, and are distinguished for the superior excellence of their flavour; but the indiscriminate method of taking them with weirs, traps, and nets has nearly destroyed the fishery. The trade with the Mediterranean consists principally in the importation of bark, valonia, shumac, brimstone Lewis:Ireland
    DUBLIN Dublin majority of that body alone : a president of the court of conscience, who is the ex-lord mayor during the year after his office expires, and may appoint any alderman to officiate for him : two town-clerks, who are also clerks of the peace, either freemen or not, and elected for life in the same manner as the recorder, and subject to the approval of the privy council: a marshal, who must be a freeman, and is similarly elected, nominally for one year, but generally re-elected on its expiration : water bailiffs, elected in the same manner as the marshal Lewis:Ireland
    Lampha Glamorgan Lampha , hamlet, St Bride Major par., Glamorgan, 2 miles SE. of Bridgend. Bartholomew
    LAMPHA Glamorgan St. Bride-Major parish, Glamorgan; on the river Ewenny, near the Julian way, 2 miles SSE of Bridgend. Pop., 135. Houses Imperial
    Lanark Lanarkshire St James's horse and lamb fair, last Wednesday of July o. s., and two preceding days; black-faced crosses and Cheviot lambs, second Tuesday after the lamb fair; horses, cattle, and hiring, Thursday after Falkirk October Tryst; cattle, first Wednesday in November o. s.; general business, last Tuesday of December. A silver bell was run for annually as long ago at least as 1628; and the racecourse, 1 mile in circuit and 1 ½ ESE of the town, is one of the finest in Scotland, being almost a dead level. A large business is done in connection with Groome
    LIVERPOOL Lancashire majority, except in the newest portions, are not only short but narrow. Nearly the whole town, till about the beginning of the present century, was dingy, ill-built, badly-paved, and inconveniently aligned; but it both has undergone immense improvements in its old parts, and has constantly and increasingly assumed much beauty, regularity, and amenity, in its great and rapid extensions. Some old streets were widened and improved so early as 1786; many others were widened and improved, during the next forty years; a number were widened and improved on plans formed in 1860; about seven more were Imperial
    LLANDAFF Glamorgan St. Bride-Major, Llantwit-Major, Llanfrynach, and St. Mary-Hill; the p. curacies of Wick, Nolton, Peterstone-super-Montem, Llanharan Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    Bride, a p. curacy, £120, the Bishop of London; Christchurch-Newgate-street-with-St. Leonard-Foster-lane, a vicarage and a rectory, £476, alternately the Dean and Cheaper of Westminster and the Governors of St. Bartholomew's Hospital; St. Christopher-le-stock-with-St. MargaretLothbury-and-St. Bartholomew-by-the-Royal Exchange, a double rectory, £1,242, * alternately the Lord Chancellor and the Bishop of London; St. Clement-Eastcheap-with-St. Martin-Orgars, a rectory, £290, alternately the Bishop of London and the Dean and Chapter of St. Pauls; St. Dionis, Backchurch, a rectory Imperial
    Southerndown Glamorgan St Bride Major par., Glamorgan, 3 m. S W. of Bridgend; P.O., T.O.; is a pleasant watering-place. The cliffs Bartholomew
    SOUTHERNDOWN Glamorgan St. Brides-Major parish, Glamorgan; on the coast, 3½ miles SSW of Bridgend. It is a watering-place; and has a post Imperial
    St Brides Glamorgan St Brides , Glamorgan; P.O. See ST BRIDE MAJOR and ST BRIDE SUPER ELY. Bartholomew
    Stronsay Orkney St Bride; 1 in Eday; and 1 in each of the pastoral islets of Little Linga, Linga Holm, and Auskerry. The ruins of the majority Groome
    WEXFORD Wexford majority of the persons attending (seven to be a quorum), is a corporation with power to levy rates on the vessels entering the port, to be applied towards making, maintaining, and improving the harbour, quays, and passages to them; it has also the regulation of the pilotage and of the supply of pipe water, and is invested with certain powers towards the cleansing and economy of the town. Under this authority the avenues to the quay are kept in repair by this body, and a pilot establishment has been formed, consisting of two smacks with a sail boat Lewis:Ireland
    WICK Glamorgan Houses, 88. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to St. Brides-Major. The church is decayed. Imperial
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