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    Place name County Entry Source
    CHESTER Cheshire iron, and coals. The Borough. —Chester was first chartered by its earls in the 13th century; and has sent two members to parliament since 1541. It is governed by a mayor, ten aldermen, and thirty councillors; and is divided municipally into five wards. It includes, as a borough, the parishes of St. John the Baptist, St. Olave, St. Michael, St. Peter, St. Bridget, and St. Martin; the extra-parochial places of Chester-Castle, Chester Cathedral, Little St. John, and Spittle-Boughton; and large portions of the parishes of St. Oswald, St. Mary-on-the-Hill, and Holy Trinity Imperial
    DENBIGHSHIRE, or Denbigh Denbighshire Acton, Kinmel, Ruthin Castle, Llanerch, Dyffryn-Aled, Capel-Voelas, Llanrhiadr, Llandisilio, Gwersylt, Bathafern, Chirk Castle, Gresford, Erddig, Llanbedr, Glanywern, and Gallt-Faenon. Real property in 1815, £221, 783; in 1843, £371, 349; in 1851, £431, 504; in 1860, £532, 929, -of which £82, 377 were in mines, £13, 577 in quarries, £21, 810 in iron Imperial
    DRUM, or DRUMMONAHAN Mayo iron ore but none has been worked. Great tracts of valuable grazing land might be obtained by draining the neighbouring bogs, and deepening the channel of the river. Ballinafad, the seat of Maurice Blake, Esq., is situated in a large and richly planted demesne; and Bridge-mount, the residence of Joseph Acton Lewis:Ireland
    GLOUCESTER and BRISTOL Gloucestershire
    Iron-Acton, Siston, Little Sodbury, Tormarton, Tortworth, Weston-Birt, Wickwar, and Yate; the vicarages of Great Badminton, Bitton, Hawkesbury, Marshfield Imperial
    HAMMERSMITH Middlesex Acton road, Shepherd's Bush, was built in 1850. St. John's church, in Bradmore, was built in 1859, at a cost of £6, 000; is in the decorated English style; and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with provision for tower and spire. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, Methodists, and Roman Catholics. The Roman Catholic chapel on Brook green, was founded in 1851; has a tower and spire 170 feet high; and is connected with a training college for 70 students. Another R. Catholic chapel was erected in 1866. A Benedictine convent, with about 42 inmates Imperial
    Iron Acton Gloucestershire Iron Acton , par. and vil. with ry. sta., Gloucestershire, 2 miles NW. of Yate Junction and 5½ miles SE. of Thornbury Bartholomew
    IRON-ACTON Gloucestershire IRON-ACTON , a village, a parish, and a sub-district in Chipping-Sodbury district, Gloucester. The village stands 1½ mile Imperial
    KENSINGTON Middlesex iron gates are at the SE entrance of the gardens, from Rotten-row; and these were the entrancegates to the S transept of the Crystal Palace of 1851. South Kensington museum stands at Cromwell road,near Brompton church, 1 mile SW of Hyde Park Corner. It originated in 1838; took fuller shape in 1851; and acquired complete form, under the " Science and Art Department '' of Government, in 1857. It was designed to train teachers for schools of art, to assist local committees in forming such schools, to hold public examinations for the awarding of prizes, and to make collections Imperial
    Latteridge Gloucestershire Latteridge , hamlet, Iron Acton par., Gloucestershire, 5 miles NW. of Chipping Sodbury. Bartholomew
    LONDON London
    iron in bars, 14,721 tons of unwrought and rolled spelter, 49,715 cwts. of unwrought tin, 5,626 tuns of train, blubber, and spermaceti oils, 152,688 cwts. of palm oil, 312,934 cwts. of cocoa nut oil, 5,118 tuns of olive oil, 7,797 tuns of seed oils, 29,419 tons of oilseed cakes, 298,333 cwts. of bacon and hams, 102,159 cwts. of salted beef, 99,115 cwts. of salted pork, 426,842 cwts. of butter, 185,239 cwts. of cheese, 609,167 great hundreds of eggs, 56,682 cwts. of lard, 10,454 tons Imperial
    NEWRY Armagh
    iron-foundries, each on an extensive scale, for light castings. The manufacture of flint glass is also carried on largely; a distillery in Monaghan-street consumes annually 25,000 barrels of grain, the produce of which is consumed in the counties of Down, Armagh, Louth, and Monaghan: there are also large manufactories of cordage and of spades, shovels, and other kinds of ironmongery. One of the most complete and extensive bleach-greens in the country is at Carnmeen; and at Bessbrook is a mill for spinning linen yarn. The Newry flour-mills, worked by water, consume 900 tons of wheat Lewis:Ireland
    RUNCORN Cheshire iron-founding, rope-making, soap-making, tanning, and school-slate manufacturing arecarried on. The town includes all R. township and part of Halton township. Pop. in 1851, 8,049; in 1861, 10.434. Houses, 2,092. The township comprises 1,000 acres of land, and 490 ofwater. Real property, £28, 423; of which £1,015 are inquarries, and £1, 490 in gas-works. Pop. in 1851, 8, 688; in 1861, 10,063. Houses, 2,008. The parish contains also the townships of Halton, Norton, Stockham, Sutton, Aston-by-Sutton, Aston-Grange, Clifton, Walton-Inferior, Walton-Superior, Acton Imperial
    SHREWSBURY Shropshire Acton-Burnell a famous parliament. Edward II. held a grand tournament at it in 1322. Richard II. visited it in 1387, and held at it a "great'' parliament in 1397. The sanguinary battle between Henry IV. and Henry Hotspur, known as the battle of Shrewsbury, occurred at Battlefield, about 3 miles distant, in 1403. Edward Earl of March, afterwards Edward IV., levied, in Shrewsbury and its neighbourhood, the troops with whom he won the battle of Mortimer's Cross in 1460; and, on his elevation to the throne, he sent his queen to Shrewsbury for protection against the perils Imperial
    SHROPSHIRE, or Salop Shropshire Acton-Reynold, Adderley, Alberbury, Apley, Aston, Badger Hall, Berwick, Bicton, Bishops-Castle, Buntingsdale, Buildwas, Court of Hill, Chetwynd, Chilton, Cloverley, Condover, Decker, Dudmaston, Gatacre, Halston, Hatton, Hodnet, Isle of Up-Rossall, Kilhendre, Kinlet, Leasowes, Linley, Longford, Longner, Longnor, Marrington, Nursery, Oakeley, Oteley, Onslow, Orleton, Overton, Pentrepant, Petton, Plâs Yolyn, Porkington, Quat, Rowton, Rudge, Sandford, Shipton, Sundorne, Tedmore, Tonge, Walford, Warley, and Woodcote. Shropshire is governed by a lord lieutenant, a high sheriff, about 40 deputy lieutenants, and about 300 magistrates; is in the NW military district, and in the Oxford judicial circuit; and forms part of the dioceses Imperial
    SODBURY (Chipping) Gloucestershire Iron-Acton; and comprises 62,356 acres. Poor rates in 1863, £8,087. Pop. in 1851, 18,256; in 1861, 18,763. Houses Imperial
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