Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for PORT-ST. MARY

PORT-ST. MARY, a village in Kirk-Rushen parish, Isle of Man: on the W side of Poolvash bay, 4½ miles Wby S of Castletown. It was originally called Purt-noo-Moirrey; is now sometimes called Port-le-Murray: has a post-office‡ under Douglas, Isle of Man, a good hotel, a school-house used as a chapel of ease, a Wesleyan chapel, and a small harbour dry at low water; and carrieson extensive fishing and considerable exports of agricultural produce and lime. Pop., 486.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: the Isle of Man CrProt
Place names: PORT LE MURRAY     |     PORT ST MARY     |     PURT NOO MOIRREY
Place: Port St Mary

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