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Place name County Entry Source Broughty Ferry Angus bank, 2 chief hotels, a library, a masonic lodge, a volunteer hall, a lifeboat, and several clubs. The principal buildings are the Public Hall (1869), the Young Men's Christian Association (1874), the British Workman's Public House (1873), the Good Templar Hall (1874), and, near the Cemetery, the Dundee Convalescent Home (1876), an imposing pile with lofty central tower, erected for 50 inmates by the late Sir David Baxter and his friends. The Castle Links and Reres Hill are pleasant recreation grounds, 3 and 6 acres in extent; the latter was given by the tenth Earl of Dalhousie. Fishing Groome CASTLETOWN Laoighis bank of the river Nore, and which, in the early part of the 16th century, was garrisoned by Sir Oliver Norris Lewis:Ireland CORK Cork Norris, vice-president of Munster, was obliged to shut himself up here for security against the insurgents sent from Ulster by O'Neill; and in 1601 the lord-deputy assembled at this place the army destined to expel the Spaniards from Kinsale, which was soon after reinforced with 2000 men from England. At this period the city is described by Camden as "of an oval figure surrounded by walls, environed and intersected by the river, which is passable only by bridges, and consisting of one straight street continued by a bridge; it is, however, a little trading town Lewis:Ireland COWES (East) Hampshire bank of the Medina river, opposite Cowes; is a coast-guard station; and has a post office‡ under Cowes, a hotel, four landing-places, three ship-building yards, a church, an Independent chapel, and a Bible Christian chapel. One of the landing places is the Queen's private one for Osborne House. The church was founded, in 1831, by the Queen, then Princess Victoria; and is in bad Gothic style, by Nash. East Cowes Park, to the south of the church, was laid out for a hundred picturesque villas, and a botanic garden; and now contains some pretty houses Imperial Dundee Angus bank is shown by the following statement of the sum due to depositors during a series of years, ending at Nov. 20 in each year: - 1860, £108, 779; 1865, £150, 897; 1870, £256, 400; 1875, £409, 558; 1876, £441,080; 1877, £471, 660; 1878, £485, 865; 1879, £519, 617; 1880, £566, 608; 1881, £600, 244. A working men's club, with suitable premises in South Tay Street, was established in 1873 by the munificence of Mr George Armitstead, one of the parliamentary representatives of the burgh, but after maintaining Groome Glasgow Lanarkshire
bank after covering the deficiency £269, 10s. The assets, inclusive of property, etc., and cash balances are estimated at "18,085, 4s. 2d. The Technical College of Glasgow originated in an influential meeting held in the Council Chambers in February 1872, at which a scheme was proposed for providing technical instruction in the theory and practice of the various great industries of the city. The instruction was to be given, as far as practicable, to men whose early scientific education had been neglected, and who were already engaged in the active duties of life, and was to be carried Groome KILMALLOCK Limerick banks. In 1584, after the death of the Earl, Elizabeth granted the town a new charter, with some extensive tracts of land and various tolls and customs; empowering the inhabitants to elect a sovereign, to hold courts of record with jurisdiction not exceeding £20, to levy assessments for the repair of the fortifications, to grant licences for making spirituous liquors, and various other privileges, as ample as those of Kilkenny and Clonmel, with exemption from all taxes except those assessed by parliament. In 1590, James Fitzgerald, who had assumed the title of Earl of Desmond, laid siege Lewis:Ireland Largo Fife banks of Kiel Burn N of Largo House a fragment of the old castle of Balcruvie or Pitcruvie, which is separately noticed. To the SE of Lundin House are three standing stones about 12 feet high, known as 'the standing stones of Lundin.' Two and a half miles N by W of Upper Largo, near Teasses, is a tumulus called Norrie Groome LIVERPOOL Lancashire bank. The depth of the ditch was then found to be about 20 feet below the present level of the ground; and it must have been much more. prior to the cutting away of the brow of the hill. A town instantly arose under protection of the castle; received a charter from King John, in the 9th year of his reign; and acquired, from that charter, the right of local courts of justice, the privilege of choosing its own bailiffs, and all facilities requisite for commerce. The original town extended along the brow of the hill now occupied by Castle Imperial MALLOW Cork bank of the Blackwater, which commanded the pass of that river. After the rebellion of the Earl in the reign of Elizabeth, during which this place was the centre of the operations of the English forces, the Queen was advised to fortify this castle for the defence of the ferry, where the troops were frequently detained for many days. In 1584, the castle and the manor were granted by the Queen to Sir Thomas Norris Lewis:Ireland MANCHESTER Lancashire
Norris-St. Thomas, 6,179; Heaton-Reddish, 6,000; Hulme-St. George, 18,831; Hulme-Holy Trinity, 5,667; Hulme-St. John Baptist, 8,370; Hulme-St. Mary, 6,730; Hulme-St. Mark, 5,637; Hulme-St. Michael, 8,964; Hulme-St. Paul, 6,375; Hulme-St. Philip, 8,711; Kersall-Moor, 976; Levenshulme, 2,538; Longsight, 2,927; Moss-side, 6,114; Miles-Platting, 5,153; NewtonHeath, 11,241; Oldham-Road, 11,128; Openshaw, 2,777; Red Bank Imperial OXFORD Berkshire
banks of the Cherwell. The Emperor of Russia and his sister resided in the warden's lodgings, during their visit to Oxford in 1814. Among distinguished members of Merton collegehave been Wycliffe, Duns Scotus, Archbishop Bradwardine, W. Ockham, William of Waynflete, Hooper, Jewell, H. Briggs, S. Clarke the oriental scholar, Sir Henry Saville, Dr. Harvey, the Earl of Essex, Sir T. Bodley, Antony Wood, Sir Richard Steele, Tyrwhitt the editor of Chancer, and Ruding the medallist. Exeter College was founded in 1314, by Walter de Stapledon, Bishop of Exeter and Lord-Treasurer of England; was originally called Stapledon Hall; stands Imperial PORTSMOUTH Hampshire Norris's fleet sailed hence, for Portugal and the Straits, in 1740; and Anson's expedition for circumnavigating the world, and Ogle's for the West Indies, sailed hencein the same year. Rear-Admiral Hawke, after his victoryover the French, and with six French prizes in his possession, arrived at P. in 1747. An earthquake shook the town on 18 March, 1750. Admiral by ng was tried, condemned, and shot on boardthe Monarque in P. harbour in 1757. The corpse of General Wolfe was landed here, from Quebec, in 1759. George III. visited the town Imperial Stockport Cheshire Norris township, Manchester par., Lancashire), 2200 ac., pop. 59,553; 4 Banks, 6 newspapers. Market-days, Friday and Saturday . Stockport Bartholomew STOCKPORT Cheshire banking offices, and several chief inns; is a seat of petty sessions and county courts, and a polling place; and publishes two weekly newspapers. Weekly markets are held on Friday and Saturday; and fairs on 1 Jan., 4 and 25 March, 1 May, 9 July, and 23 Oct. There are flour mills, breweries, foundries, machine-works, and about 52 factories. Most of the factories are of great size; many rise to six, seven, or eight stories; and one measures 300 feet in front and 200 in flank. The town was made a free borough by Robert de Stokeport Imperial
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