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Place name County Entry Source Crichton Midlothian Stow, SW and W by the main body of Borthwick. Its utmost length, from N to S, is 4½ miles; its width, from E to W, varies between 3 2 / 3 furlongs and 3½ miles; and its area is 4821½ acres, of which nearly ¾ acre is water. Tyne Water, rising close to Tynehead station, meanders 3 miles north-north-eastward along all the western border; the interior is drained by several sub-affluents of Humbie Water. The surface, sinking near Pathhead to close on 400 feet above sea-level, and to 600 at Costerton, attains Groome DAVENTRY Northamptonshire Church, Oxford. Till 1867, the parochial living was a p. curacy, and St. James was a separate charge. The sub-district contains the parishes of Daventry, Braunston, Staverton, Badby, Catesby-Abbey, Hellidon, Charwelton, Byfield, Woodford, and most of Canons-Ashby. Acres, 24, 617. Pop., 8, 917. Houses, 2, 047. -The district comprehends also the sub-district of Long Buckby, containing the parishes of Long Buckby, Watford, West Haddon, Winwick, Ashby-St. Ledgers, Welton, Norton, and Whilton; and the sub-district of Weedon, containing the parishes of Weedon-Beck, Brockhall, Floore, Stowe-Nine Imperial DONEGAL Donegal Stowe, and of the second in the collection of the Royal Irish Academy; part of these interesting annals have been published by Dr. O'Conor, under the title of " Rerum Hibernicarum Scriptores." The castle was taken, in 1651, by the Marquess of Clanricarde, who was, however, soon obliged to surrender it to a superior force. On the 15th of October, 1798, a French frigate of 30 guns anchored close to the town, and two more appeared in the bay; but the militia and inhabitants of the town and neighbourhood showing a determination to resist a landing, they left the harbour Lewis:Ireland Dundee Angus stowed away about the base of the Old Steeple; and were re-erected in their present position in 1876. The shaft, which is still in a pretty good state of preservation, is the original one; but the unicorn is a reproduction, the original having been so broken and decayed as to be incapable of restoration. At the top of one of the sides of the shaft are the burgh arms, with the town's motto, 'Dei Donum,' now somewhat obliterated, and the date 1586. The Cowgate Port, at the eastern extremity of the street which bears this name Groome Edinburghshire or Midlothian Midlothian nine chief roads diverge from the city through the county. and these are connected with each other by a network of cross roads. The roads are maintained by assessment levied on the city and county. The Union Canal extends from Edinburgh through the western part of the county, and joins the Forth and Clyde Canal at Falkirk. Though no longer used for passenger traffic, it still affords means of transit for coal and other minerals. The North British and Caledonian Railway Companies' lines not only connect Edinburgh with all parts of the kingdom, but also provide very good local communication Groome EXETER Cornwall
nine lights. The interior, from the uniform style of the architecture, the fresh appearance of the stone, the numerousness of the oratories and screens, and the splendid stone vaulting of nave and choir, is highly effective. The nave has clustered piers, with shafts of Purbeck marble; the triforium consists of arcades of four trifoliated arches in each bay, with a gallery of open stonework; and the organ-screen, separating the nave from the choir, has three arches, is mostly as old as the time of Edward III., but includes panelled additions of 1819. The choir was about to be restored Imperial FINCHAM Norfolk Stow r. station, and 5 ENE of Downham-Market; consists of a long street, with several good houses; and has a post office under Downham. -The parish comprises 2, 968 acres. Real property, £6, 145. - Pop., 886. Houses, 190. The property is divided among a few. An old seat here was built in the time of Edward IV., and became a farm-house. The present parish comprises two ancient ones, St. Martin and St. Michael; and the living is a conjoint one, consisting of the vicarage of St. Martin and the rectory of St. Michael, in the diocese Imperial HEREFORD Herefordshire nine panes, remain. Other cloisters, called the Lady Arbour or Bishop's cloisters, are of later date than the main cloisters; and consist of a single alley, 100 feet long. The Vicar's college, a quadrangle about 100 feet square, is reached through the Lady Arbour. The original chapter house stood on the E side of the main cloisters, and was decagonal and richly decorated; but only part of its wall remains. The present chapter house adjoins the SW transept; and contains one of the oldest maps in existence, a Saxon map of the world, with Jerusalem in the centre Imperial LICHFIELD Derbyshire
nine stalls, extending in range beneath the windows, seven of them brilliant with stained glass, and every two paired off with niches, canopies, and brackets. The chapter-house is polygonal, has a single central pier, and is richly ornamented; and the vestibule of it is arcaded. The library is above the chapter-house; resembles it in character, but has less ornament; and contains, among other interesting matters, the manuscript of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales,'' and a Saxon or 7 th century copy of the Gospels, known as the Gospels of St. Chad. Superb monuments of Lord Basset and two Lords Imperial LINCOLN Lincolnshire
nine who became cardinals. The cathedral establishment comprises the bishop, who is provincial chancellor of Canterbury; the dean; four canons residentiary, one of whom is sub-dean, one precentor, and one chancellor of the church; three archdeacons; thirty-six prebendaries; a chancellor of the diocese; and four minor canons. The bishop's income is £5,000; and the income of the chapter, which consists of the dean and the four canons, is £8,800. The diocese, as now constituted, consists of all Lincolnshire, and of all Notts except part of Ironville; and is divided into the archdeaconries Imperial LONDON London
Stowe; and retains underground structures which were crypts of St. Michael's and St. Peter's. Gracechurchstreet, connecting the E ends of Eastcheap and Leadenhall-street, took its name from St. Benet's church, which was called the Grass church on account of a vegetablemarket being adjacent; and it contains an inn which was once a theatre, and includes the place where George Fox died. Lombard-street, going westward on a line with Fenchurch-street, from the middle of Gracechurch-street, took its name from the Lombardy goldsmiths, who settled in it; retains till the present day its prestige Imperial Melrose Roxburghshire
nine niches, of which the centre one, which is highly wrought, is said to have contained an image of Christ. The eight others and four more on the side buttresses held figures of the Apostles. Over the doorway is a figure supposed to be that of John the Baptist, so placed that the eye is directed upwards as if to the figure of Christ above, and bearing a scroll with the inscription, Ecce -filius Dei. Beneath this is a shield with the royal arms of Scotland. The pedestals and canopies of the niches on the buttresses are richly carved Groome NORWICH Norfolk
nine of the Sunday schools, with 2, 650 scholars, belonged to the Church of England; 6, with 926 s., to Independents; 4, with 761 s., to Baptists; 1 with 268 s., to Unitarians; 5 with 682 s., to Wesleyans; 2, with 429s., to Primitive Methodists; 3, with 480 s., to Wesleyan Reformers: 4, with 596 s., to undefined Protestant congregations; and 1, with 67 s., to Roman Catholics. The schools in 1867, though no reliable statistics of themhave been obtained, may be assumed to have undergonean increase, from 1851, at least proportionate to the increase of population; and they were Imperial Paisley Renfrewshire nine masters and two mistresses. Under the burgh school board are thirteen public schools-East, West, North, South, Carbrook Street, Adelphi Hall, George Street Central, Stevenson Street, Stow, Queen Street, Graham Educational Institute, Mossvale, and West End Mission; and these, with total accommodation for 5049 pupils, had (1883) an average attendance of 5029, and grants amounting to £4334, 17s. 9d. Some of the buildings are poor and inconvenient, but others, and particularly the Ferguslie school on the NW, finished and opened in 1882, are handsome and well-designed. The other schools are an Infant Training school in Lawn Street Groome PORTSMOUTH Hampshire nine ships sailing henceagainst them in 897. A Danish force landed here in 1001, and penetrated into the country. Another Danishforce did much damage here in 1066. Robert, Duke of Normandy, landed here to dispute the crown with Henry I., in 1101. Henry I. was here, and "wore his crown"here, in 1123. The Empress Maud landed here in 1139. Henry II., on the eve of his departure to France, madehis will here in 1182. Richard I. and his son landedhere in 1189. The same king embarked here for France in 1194. King John embarked here for Normandy Imperial Stowe Nine Churches (or Church Stowe) Northamptonshire Stowe Nine Churches (or Church Stowe ), par. and vil., Northamptonshire, 6 miles SE. of Daventry, 1865 ac., pop. 167; has Roman Bartholomew STOWE-NINE-CHURCHES, or Church-Stowe Northamptonshire STOWE-NINE-CHURCHES , or Church-Stowe, a parish, with a village, in Daventry district, Northampton; 1½ mile SSE of Weedon Imperial
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