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    Place name County Entry Source
    ASAPH (St.) Flintshire Pont-Robert, and Penrhôs. The deanery of Llanfyllin includes the rectories of Garthbeibio, Hirnant, Llanerful, Llanfechan, Llanfihangel, Llanfyllin Imperial
    ATHLONE Westmeath pont , and of advanced forts and redoubts on the outside of the town to defend the main approaches along the great road from Galway by Ballinasloe, the most important line of communication with that part of the country which is most exposed to invasion. A short canal on this side of the river enables boats navigating the Shannon to avoid the rapids at the bridge of Athlone, and adds materially to the strength of the works: it is crossed by three bridges, one of which is falling into decay, and of which two are defended by palisades, those Lewis:Ireland
    Cowbridge Glamorgan Pont-y-Fon, of which the English name is a translation) is an ancient little town. In 1091 it was surrounded with a stone wall by Robert Bartholomew
    COWBRIDGE Glamorgan Pont-Vaen; is thought by some to occupy the site of the ancient Bovium; was engirt with walls, and otherwise fortified, in 1091, by Robert Imperial
    Culross Perthshire Robert Pont (1529-1606), churchman and senator of the College of Justice; Henry Hunter, D. D. (1741-1802), a distinguished Groome
    EACHWICK Northumberland Pont, 9½ miles WNW of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Acres, 985. Pop., 87. Houses, 19. It anciently bore the name of Achewic; was given, in 1140, by Robert Imperial
    ILCHESTER Somerset Pont-ivel-coed or Caerpont-ivel-coed of the ancient Britons, the Ischalis of the Romans and of Ptolemy, and the Gifecestre or Give1cestre of the Saxons; and it was known, in more recent times, as Ivelchester. Its ancient British name signifies " Ivel-bridge-in-the-Wood '' or " the fort of Ivel-bridge-in-the-Wood;'' and its Saxon and modern names signify " a camp or fort on the Ivel." It is supposed to have been the chief seat of the Belgæ; and it was one of the most eminent stations of the Romans. The Fosse way ran through Imperial
    Kilmarnock Ayrshire Pont in his Cunningham Topographized (circa 1609) as 'Kilmernock Castell. It is a staitly faire ancient building, arrysing in two grate heigh towers, and bulte arround courtewayes vith fyve low buldings; it is veill planted, and almost environed with gardens, orchards, and a parke; it belonged first to ye Locartts, lords thereof, then to the Lord Soulis, and now the cheiffe duelling almost for 300 zeirs of ye Lords Boyde. 'The remains of the building consist of two large towers of unequal height. In the second story of the higher is the great hall 38 by 22 feet Groome
    Kilmarnock Ayrshire Pont, describing it in the beginning of the 17th century, says:-'Kilmernock-toune and Kirk is a large village and of grate repaire. It hath in it a veekly market and hath a faire stone bridge over the river Marnock, vich glides hard by the said toune till it falles into the river Irving. It hath a pretty church, from vich ye village castell and lordschipe takes its name. The Lord Boyd is now Lord of it, to quhosse predicessors it hath belonged for many generations.' The bridge was on the site of the present Old Bridge, which replaced Groome
    LLANGYNIEW Montgomeryshire Pont-Robert are within the parish. There are chapels for Independents and Calvinistic Methodists, a national school, and charities £7. Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    Robert Peel, in Privy-gardens, Whitehall. Peter the Great lodged in Buckingham-street, Strand; Southerne, in Tothill-street, Westminster; Voltaire, in Maiden-lane; Charles X. of France, in South Audleystreet; Joseph Buonaparte and Lucien Buonaparte, in Park-crescent, Portland-place; Oiléans Egalité, in Southstreet, Grosvenor-square; Louis Philippe, at Cox's hotel, Jermyn-street; Louis Blanc, in Piccadilly; Guizot, in Pelham-crescent, Brompton; Talleyrand, in Manchestersquare; Ledru Rollin, in South-street, Thurloe-square; Louis Napoleon, in King-street, St. James'-square; Don Carlos, in Welbeck-street; Blucher, in a house between St. James' Palace and Stafford House Imperial
    MEIFOD, or MYFOD Montgomeryshire Pont-Robert and Penrhos. chapelries, with pop. in 1861 of respectively 250 and 217, are within the parish. Charities, £55. Imperial
    NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE Northumberland Robert Stephenson; and has about 1, 340 members, each paying an annual subscription of £1 1s. The Antiquarian Society was instituted in 1813, under the patronage of the Duke of Northumberland; possesses a museum, lodged in the Castle, and peculiarly rich in Roman inscribed and Sculptured stones; and has published 4 quarto and 5 octavo volumes of Transactions. The Natural History Society was formed in 1828; numbers, among its promoters and members, many local naturalists, geologists, and botanists of distinguished character; and has, contiguous to the building of the Literary and Philosophic Society, a very fine museum, with rich Imperial
    OXFORD Berkshire
    Buckinghamshire
    Oxfordshire
    Wiltshire
    Robert of Oxford, who flourished in the 13th century; Bishop Herbert de Losinga, who founded the see of Norwich, and died in 1199; Bishop Cowper, who lived from 1517 till 1594; Bishop Underhill, who died in 1592; Bishop Piers, who died in 1670; Bishop Parsons, who was born in 1761; Bishop Turner, who died in 1831; Principal Woodrooffe, who died in 1711; Sir T. Pope, who lived from 1508 till 1559, and founded Trinity College; Sir M. Wright, the lawyer; J. Free and Wells, the theologians, the latter of whom was born in 1614; William Chillingworth, who lived from Imperial
    Peeblesshire or Tweeddale Peebles Shire Pont's Map in Blaew's Atlas, mention is made of the good and wholesome pasturage for sheep to be found, especially in the S next Selkirkshire; and Pennicuik, in 1715, mentions that the county is ` stored with such numbers of sheep that in the Lintoun mercats, which are kept every Wednesday during the months of June and July, there have frequently been seen 9000 in the customer's roll, and most of all these sold and vented in one day.' The introduction of turnip growing on a large scale doubtless encouraged the keeping of sheep, during the 18th century Groome
    Pont Robert Montgomeryshire Pont Robert , eccl. dist. and hamlet, Llanfihangel, Llangyniew, and Meifod pars., Montgomeryshire - dist., pop. 359; hamlet, 12 miles SW. of Welshpool Bartholomew
    PONT-ROBERT Montgomeryshire PONT-ROBERT , a hamlet in Meifod parish, and a chapelry partly also in Llanfihangel and Llangyniew parishes, Montgomery. The hamlet Imperial
    Skelmorlie Ayrshire
    Renfrewshire
    Pont described it in 1608 as' a fair veill built housse, and pleasantly seatted, decorred with orchards and woodes, the inheritance of Robert Groome
    Wigtown or Wigton Wigtownshire Robert, to the monks of Whithorn, it became afterwards a free rectory under the patronage of the crown; though about 1650 the patronage was acquired by the Earl of Galloway. The original church was rebuilt in 1730, repaired in 1770, and re-roofed in 1831, but is now in a state of ruin. The present parochial church, erected in 1853, adjoins the ruin. It is an ornamental structure with a handsome spire, and contains 660 sittings. The Free church is in the Quay Road, in the SW of the town, and contains 400 sittings. The U.P. church, built Groome
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