Searching for "CURRY MALLET"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Aberdeen Aberdeenshire currying works: 12 rope, twine, and sail factories: 2 brickfields, etc., with-last but not least -the yards of 53 granite polishers and 6 stone merchants.-The hosiery trade of Scotland began in Aberdeen, with which the African Company (1695) contracted for woollen stockings: and at the time when Pennant wrote (1771), 69,333 dozen pairs of stockings were yearly produced here, these being worth about 30s. per dozen, and being chiefly exported to Holland, for dispersion thence through Germany. But the trade has since dwindled into insignificance. -The linen manufacture, introduced about 1745, soon grew so large Groome
    BATH and WELLS Somerset Curry-Mallet, Donyatt, Dowlish-Wake-with-Dowlish-West, Drayton, Earnshill, Eastham, Hatch-Beauchamp, Hinton-St. George, East Lambrook-in-Kingsbury Imperial
    Colinton Midlothian Currie. Its greatest length, from N to S, is 3 7 / 8 miles; its greatest breadth is 3¼ miles; and its area is 5659¾ acres, of which 20¼ are water. Triangular Torduff reservoir (3 x 2 / 3 furl.), the lower of the two Edinburgh Compensation Ponds, falls within the south-western border; and through the north-western interior, from Juniper Green to Slateford, the Water of Leith winds 3 miles east-north-eastward along a lovely little wooded dell. Another streamlet is the Burn of Braid, running 3½ miles north-eastward, from above Bonally into Groome
    CURLAND Somerset curacy, annexed to the rectory of Curry-Mallet, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. The church was recently restored. Imperial
    Curry Mallet Somerset Curry Mallet , par. and vil., W. Somerset, 4½ miles NW. of Ilminster, 1650 ac., pop. 483. Bartholomew
    CURRY-MALLET Somerset CURRY-MALLET , a village and a parish in Langport district, Somerset. The village stands adjacent to the Chard canal, 3½ miles Imperial
    Linlithgow Midlothian
    West Lothian
    mallet fixed to the stump of his other arm. It has a number of curious figures, and the top is surmounted by a unicorn supporting the Scottish arms, -perhaps in imitation of that which the town council in 1633, in anticipation of the expected visit of Charles I., ordered to be executed and placed on the top of the market cross by John Ritchie, the mason who had rebuilt the well in 1628. The water comes from a spring ¼ mile to the S, near Friars' Brae. Of the other wells, known as the Lion Well, the Dog Well Groome
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