Searching for "POTTERS BAR"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Glasgow Lanarkshire
    bar. I was also introduced to Dr John Gordon,. who is the father of the linen manufacture in this place, and was the great promoter of the city workhouse, infirmary, and other works of public utility.. I moreover conversed with Mr G[lassford], whom I take to be one of the greatest merchants in Europe. In the last war he is said to have had at one time five-and-twenty ships with their cargoes his own property, and to have traded for above half a million sterling a year. The last war was a fortunate period Groome
    Kilkenny Kilkenny potter's clay also occur. The occupations are chiefly agricultural. The co. comprises 10 bars.- Callan, Crannagh, Fassadinin, Galmoy, Gowran Bartholomew
    KING'S COUNTY Offaly bars for the body, on which rests a large wicker-work basket, here called a kish; by removing the basket the frame serves to carry bulky articles, such as sacks of grain or hay; this car is very light, not weighing more, when well made, than 15 cwt. The Scotch cart is seldom seen but with the gentry. Evident marks exist at the present day to prove that the whole surface of the county was once an uninterrupted forest: the alder is indigenous, and a small patch of the ancient forest still remains in the demesne of Droughtville. The borders Lewis:Ireland
    LEEDS Yorkshire bars; and was not quelled till several persons were killed, and upwards of twenty wounded, by the fire of the military. The first coach from Leeds to London was started in 176 4; and the progress of events thence till now has been smooth and prosperous. The town has been free from popular tumults; it has enjoyed the results of great enterprise and much intelligence, without spasmodic speculation; and, at times of temporary commercial depression, it has never experienced as much distress as most other great seats of manufacture. Eminent Men. —Very many distinguished men have figured in connexion Imperial
    MANCHESTER Lancashire
    Potter, the latter beneath a handsome marble monument. - The General cemetery, on Rochdale-road, Hurpurhey, about 2 miles from the city, occupies about 11 acres; has a mortuary chapel near the entrance gateway; and is divided into a smaller section for Churchmen, and a larger one for all other denominations. - The Salford cemetery, New Barnes, Eccles New-road, was formed at a cost of about £16,000 for the ground, and £2,460 for chapels; occupies a very fine situation; comprises 11½ acres for Churchmen, 6 for Dissenters, and 4 for Roman Catholics; is beautifully laid Imperial
    MIMMS (SOUTH) Middlesex Potters-Bar, and part of the town of Barnet. Acres, 5,153. Real property, £17,096. Pop. in 1851,2,825; in 1861,3,238. Houses Imperial
    NORTHAW, or Northall Hertfordshire Potters-Bar r. station, and 4½ N E by N of Barnet; is a neat place; and has a post Imperial
    Potters Bar Middlesex Potters Bar , eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., South Mimms par., Middlesex - dist., pop. 1267; vil., on NE. border Bartholomew
    POTTERS-BAR Middlesex POTTERS-BAR , a village and a chapelry in South Mimms parish, Middlesex. The village stands near the Great Northern railway Imperial
    QUEEN'S County Laoighis Barring ton, still extant, has alienated its property; all the rest are extinct in the male line. In the reign of Chas. I., large grants of land were made to Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, now forming the extensive manor of Villiers, which has descended through the female line to the present Duke. In the same reign, and during the unsettled period of the Commonwealth, the families of Pigott, Coote, Prior, Parnell, and Pole settled here: those of Vesey, Dawson, Staples, Burrowes, and Johnson, obtained lands in it after the Revolution. The county had its full share of the calamities Lewis:Ireland
    RIDGE Hertfordshire Potters-Bar r. station, and 3½ N W of Barnet; and has a post-office under Barnet. The parish Imperial
    ROSCOMMON Roscommon bar, rod, and sheet iron. The value of these works to the manufacturing industry of the country is much diminished by the want of good roads through this mountainous district. The works are near the shore of Lough Allen and 9 miles from Carrick on Shannon, south of the Arigna river, where the royalties chiefly belong to Mr. Tennison, though one is held under the Archbishop of Tuam. There are coal mines on both sides of this mountain ridge, of which the most important is that of Aughabehy, more distant than any from the iron-works. The iron-stone Lewis:Ireland
    SHENLEY Hertfordshire Potters-Bar r. station, and 5 NW of Barnet. It has a post-office under Barnet. Acres, 4,056. Real Imperial
    WATERFORD Waterford bar or mound of sand, raised by the opposing influence of the tides and the land streams, prevents the further encroachments of the sea; and separates from the open bay a part called the Back Strand, containing about 1000 Irish acres, which it is designed to embank and enclose. From the bay of Waterford to that of Dungarvan there is no shelter for vessels of any description: the shore is rocky and precipitous, and affords only precarious retreats for the boats of fishermen in a few coves. The rocks along this line appear to have been violently separated, the beds Lewis:Ireland
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