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    Place name County Entry Source
    ASAPH (St.) Flintshire Welsh; Griffith, the author of the "Form of Adult Baptism;" Isaac Barrow, who educated his nephew of his own name, the distinguished mathematician; Beveridge, the author of "Thesanrus Theologicus" and "Private Thoughts;" Tanner, the historian of monasteries; and Samuel Horsley, the eminent oriental scholar and biblical critic. The cathedral establishment includes the bishop, the dean and chancellor, four canons, nine honorary canons, two archdeacons, four minor canons, and four bishop's chaplains. The income of the bishop is £4,200; of the dean, £700; of the chancellor, £150; of each of the canons, two of whom Imperial
    CARDIFF Glamorgan Welsh-St. Donats, and the extra-parochial tracts of Highlight and Llanvithin. Acres, 117,797. Poor-rates in 1866, £36,074. Pop. in 1861, 74,575. Houses Imperial
    CHESTER Cheshire Welsh princes to row his royal barge to it upon the Dee. There were also in the city monasteries of St. Mary and St. Michael; colleges of St. John and the Holy Cross; hospitals of St. John the Baptist and St. Giles; and houses of Black, Grey, and White Friars. Curious pageants, of the character of religious dramas, began to be enacted on the streets in 1328; burst into notoriety for sake of a grant of forty days' pardon from the bishop, and a thousand from the pope, to every person who attended them; and were famous for ages, under Imperial
    CORK Cork Welsh vessels. The coal trade is very considerable: a local duty of one shilling per ton late currency is levied for the support of the Foundling Hospital on all coal brought into the port, amounting to about 120,000 tons annually. The number of registered vessels belonging to the port, in Jan. 1836, was 302, of the aggregate burden of 21,514 tons, and employing 1684 men: this enumeration includes vessels trading from Kinsale and Youghal, which are now registered as belonging to Cork. There are two shipbuilding yards, each having a patent slip in which vessels of 500 tons Lewis:Ireland
    DAVIDS (St.) Pembrokeshire Welsh Bible; Land, Bull, Horsley, Louth, Stuart, and Burgess. The dignitaries include the bishop, the dean, the chancellor of the church, the chancellor of the diocese, the treasurer, two canons, four archdeacons, fourteen prebendaries, and three minor canons. The bishop's income is £4, 500; and his residence is Abergwilly Palace. The diocese comprehends the counties of Pembroke, Brecon, Carmarthen, and Cardigan, most of Radnor, and. part of Glamorgan; and is divided into the archdeaconries of St. David's, Brecon, Carmarthen, and Cardigan. Acres 2, 272, 790. Pop. in 18 61, 432, 689. Many of the livings have recently Imperial
    DONATS (Welsh St.) Glamorgan DONATS (Welsh St.) , a parish in Cardiff district, Glamorgan; at the source of the river Ely, 2 miles NE of Cowbridge Imperial
    DUBLIN Dublin Welsh it is still called Dinas Dulin. The only circumstance on record connected with the city, during a long interval, is that the inhabitants of Leinster were defeated in a great battle fought at Dublin, by Fiacha Sraotine, monarch of Ireland, in 291. After which its annals present a total blank until the year 448, when, according to Josceline, Alphin Mac Eochaid, King of Bally-Ath-Cliath, was converted to Christianity by the preaching of St. Patrick, and baptised by him at a spring on the southern side of the city, near the tower of the cathedral afterwards dedicated Lewis:Ireland
    Edinburgh Midlothian Welsh, the historian Tytler, and Dr Candlish; and Manor Place, crossing the SW end of Melville Street. contains, on its NE side, a house which was occupied by the distinguished authoress, Mrs Grant of Laggan. Rutland Square, a small, neat, aristocratic quadrangle, lies a little SE of Maitland Street; and Rutland Street, also neatly built, and originally akin to the Square, leads from it to a convergence of thoroughfares at Princes Street, but was partly demolished in 1869 by clearances for the Caledonian station. An area, partly SW and partly NW of the parallelogram terminating in Manor Place, was laid Groome
    Glasgow Lanarkshire
    Renfrewshire
    Welsh mwyn , ' amiable, ' and cu, ' dear '), whence came the second name of ' Mungo, ' by which the saint is now probably better known than by the name of Kentigern. As he grew in years and knowledge, he displayed a faculty for working miracles which soon attracted attention. He restored to life a robin-redbreast whose head had been cut off; one winter night when the fire was quenched by his enemies, he kindled it again with a frozen branch which he blew into a flame; during harvest the cook died and there was no one to provide food for the reapers Groome
    GLOUCESTER Gloucestershire Welsh. William Rufus drew disaster on the city, in 1087, by contest with Count Robert, the brother of the Conqueror; and he here, in 1093, met Malcom III. of Scotland, for adjustment of differences on the English and Scottish borders. The citizens, about the 12th century, struck boldly for the cause of the empress Maud, and made strenuous but vain efforts to overpower Stephen. Henry III. was crowned here, in 1216, at the age of ten years; and his rebellions barons, under the Earl of Leicester, afterwards took possession of the town, but were dislodged Imperial
    HEREFORD Herefordshire donative of Brockhampton. The deanery of Irchingfield contains the rectories of Little Birch, St. Devereux, Kentchurch, Llandinabo, Llanwarne, Pitstow, Tretire, Michaelchurch, Welsh Imperial
    LIVERPOOL Lancashire donations; is in the style of the 13th century, of brick and stone, without a tower; and has a handsome and commodious interior. St. James' church stands in Chesterfield-street, Toxteth Park; and is a plain brick building, with round-headed windows, and with a square tower. St. Augustine's church stands in Shaw-street, adjoining the Collegiate institution; was built in 1830; is in the Greco-Egyptian style, with stucco imitation of stone; and has a tower, copied partly from the Choragic monument of Thrasyllus at Athens, and partly from the Ionic temple of Ilissés. St. Clement Imperial
    LLANDAFF Glamorgan Welsh-St. Donats and Ystradowen. The deanery of Llandaff-Lower W contains the rectories of Barry, Cadoxton-by-Barry, Merthyr Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    donative rectory, £300, the Lord Mayor and Aldermen; St. James, Garlick-Hythe, a rectory, £310, the Bishop of London; St. Katharine-Coleman, a rectory, £550,* the Bishop of London; St. Katharine-Cree, £288, Magdalene College, Cambridge; St. Lawrence-Jewry-with-St. Mary Magdalene-Milk-street, a vicarage and a rectory, £300, alternately Balliol-College, Oxford, and the Dean and Chapter of St. Pauls; St. Magnus-the-Martyr-with-St. MargaretNew-Fish-street, and St. Michael-Crooked-lane, a triple rectory, £689, * alternately the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of London; St. Martin, Ludgate Imperial
    NEWTOWN-BARRY, or ST. MARY'S Wexford Welsh slate, the demand has considerably diminished. The granite is found in loose masses on the declivities of both banks of the river Clody, and some of the best quality is found in the deer-park of Carrigduff, adjoining the Woodfield demesne; the quarries of building stone are very extensively worked. Coal is supposed to exist in the townland of Ryland, the property of Lord Farnham, but it has not yet been sought for. In the town is a mansion, formerly the residence of Lord Farnham before he succeeded to the title, and now in the occupation Lewis:Ireland
    WATERFORD Waterford Welsh, Portlargi , "the Port of the Thigh" (from the supposed similitude which the river at this place assumes to that part of the human body), which it still partly retains. Its more general name Waterford, which is of Danish origin, and supposed to be a corruption of Vader-Fiord , "the Ford of the Father," or of Odin, a Scandinavian deity, was derived from a ford across St. John's river, which here falls into the river Suir. The original foundation of this city is by some writers referred to the year 155; but its antiquity as a place Lewis:Ireland
    Welsh St Donats Glamorgan Welsh St Donats , par., Glamorgan, 2 miles NE. of Cowbridge, 2263 ac., pop. 215. Bartholomew
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