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The corporation consists of a mayor, 8
Mldermen, a recorder, and « assistants.
The mayor and aldermen are justices
9f the pVacf . The recorder was first
chosen under a charier granted by
James II. before whose time the chief
mat^istrate was a portreeve. The ri^ht
of election is understood to reside in
the prince's tenants admitted to the
liomi^e, and in all the inhabitants
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voters if about (SO. On the rocks, on
the opposite sides of the hArbour, are
the ruins of two souare sttme towers
that were erected about the reign of
Henry IV. to protect the entrances
both towers were provided with pore
holes and cannon, and had, apparent-
ly. 4 floors each, about & yards square.
Tlie walls are 6 feet in thickness. Be-
tween these forts, as an additional se-
curity to the town, was originally a
chain which extended scross the en-
trance of the harboar, but was re-
moved, according to Letanii, in the
reigu of the above monarrh. Some
links, however, probably belonging to
this chain, were taken np here, in the
year 1778, by some Asnermen, in a
trawl boat, and are preserved at Mena-
billy. The harbour is now defended by
t small batteh's.tif modern erection,
and St. Catherine's fort, built by the
townsmen, in the reign of Henry Till.
The latter fortress stands on the sum>
mitofasteep and magnificent pile of
rocks that hounds one of the creeks of
the river. Fowy h:is been denominated
a colony of fishermen, and not unapt-
ly, for though it ojotains many res-
pectable inhabitants, most of them are
concerned, either immediately or re-
motely witk »ome branch of the Pil-
chard fishery, which employs many
vessels lielonging to this town. Up-
wards of 99,000 hnds. of fish are gene*
rally brought into this port every sea-
son . The refuse uf t he salt and broken
fish are commonly sold at about half a

S.inea a cart-load, for manure. When
e Pilchards are expected, people cal-
led kaert are frequently stationed on
the rocks to watch the course of the
■hoals, and give notice to the fisher-
men. Sail boats are likewise em ployed
Cor the same purpose.

ilfarlcel Z>Bk m4 Fain.2 The mar.
is on Sat. which is well supplied with
meat, fibh, and vegetables.— Fain,
Shrove Tues. May 18, and Sept. 10.

PoitJ} The post goes out at 7 in
the- morning, and comes in at ft in
the aft. every day except Tu.

Prineifal Itmij The Sliip,

Fowy is M m.from Ply month, s«m,
from Falmouth, andSS9 m. from Lon-
don.

FBAMLIMGHAM, (SofT.) a Urge old
m. t. indifferently built, but pleasantly
•ituated on a clayey hill near the
source of the river Ore, by some called
the Wiucknell. It ha« a spacious
market place, and a large stately
chorch, built entirely of black fliut,
with a steeple 100 feet high. Here are
t alms-houses, with good endowments}
ft free-s<'hooU, and a Sunday-school.
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the remains of a castle, stippoMd to
have been built by some of the ftrac
kings of the East Angks. The vruUo,
which are vet standing, are 44 feet irn
height, A feet thick, and with is tow-
ers, each 14 feet above the wall, q of
w hich were watch towers. To this cas-
tle the Princess, afterwarda Qnecn
Mary I. retired on being informed that
Lady Jane Qrey was anmed aocceasor
to the crown. Population, UW5.

Market Dav amd Fotrs.] The tnor.
{•onSat.->Fa)n, Whit Moit. Tu. and
Wed. and Sept. ^.

Framlingbam is 11 m. from Wood-
britU^, 18 m. from Ipswich, and 67$
m. trom London. Here is a recxiviag
house for liters, but no good ton.

FBAMPTON, or FROHTON, (Dor-
set.) formerly a ra. t. situated on th«
river Frome, fh*m which its last ap-
pelUtioa is derived. The dinreh is oa
tlie N. side of the river: it has a hand-
some loity tower, built in 160S, and tlic
chancel was rebuilt in 1740. Here is a
charity-school. Tlie t. was nearly dec
troyed by fire on the floth of April,
I79fi. Population. SSI.

FainJ} May 4, Aug. l, and Sept. 4.

Frampton is 5 m. from JDorcheater,
aiMl 1^3 m. from Lr»don.

FREESTON, or FBEISTON, (Line.)
a vil. about 6 m. from Boston, and I ir
m. from London : it is frequented as a
bathin(;-place, during the sammer
months. Lately this place was inun-
dated, and considerable ii^ury was
sustained by the embankments. Fo-
pubtion, 801.

FRESHWATER, (Isle of Wight) a
vil. situatedat theboitomof a bay, to
which it gives name, at the W. end of
the island, and celebrated as the birth
place of Dr. Roliert Hooke, the inge-
nious inventor of the pendulum ^ring
for watches, and to whom the &ctencea
are indebted for many valuable instru-
ments. Freehwateraate is a small
creek in the centre of Freshwater, bay,
separated only by a narrow istlHnns of
pebbles from the source of the river
Var. On the W. side, between ft and
900 yards from a convenient little inn,
that has been built for the accommo-
dation of travellers on this coast, is an
extensive natural civertt, opening to
the sea. The principal entrance forms
a rugged segioeutof a circle, about 00
feet htgti. and 9»feet wide, iu d«pth is
about ifto feet. Tiiis can only be ap.
proached at low water } and even then
the access is very difficult from the
jutting crags and lofty firagmenu of
rocks that obstruct the passage. At
some distance to the eastward, about
MX) yards from the shore, are two in.
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the wA«cs have fbrmedaa <9«iiing rt
•emblms a pictarttque arch. The
Tiews of this partof the coast* ftoia the
•», arc extreuitly Aiie. The cliffi are
tike resort and hreedina.flaces of in-
noinefable maliitudes off marine birds,
whose larioiis notes, roisnd with the^
soleian roar of the waves, that rush in-
to the caverns, and breaJc among the
rocks beneath, produce a most sin«o.
lar, yet nut unpleasing concert. The
prospect from the liciiuhouse, on the
nighest point of the rreshwater CUffs,
is extremely magnilicent, and includes
a fuli view of the Needle Rocks. The
vioL'nce <rf the sea is oontinnally
Btakrng devustatious on this coast.
Population. 669*

FHODSHAM, cChesh.) a small m. t.
pleasantly eituatrd on an euiinence l>e-
neatb the hill which turm tlie north*
cm extrediiry of i)<:lainere fiurest, and
at a short dist. from the junction of the
Weaver with the Mersey, Frodsham
castle stood at the W. *rnd of the t.
and was lately inhabited by the Sa-
vages, Baris Rivers, but was consumed
by ire in the year iciM. Its &ite is oc-
cupied by a liandsume modern house.
The church stands at a vast heiititt
above the t. in a part called Overton.
lu register exhioits two remarkable
iastanees of longevity : on March 13.
i5tfa,Thoniai» Hough was buried at the
greaiageof I4.,a»0. on the succeed-
ing day. Handle WalV was committed
to the earth, aged 10». Near the
church is a school, with a good house
for Ihe master, and a cupola on its
summit for an u.iservatocy. The brow
cf an eminence, called Beacon* hill,
behind theschot^ is cut into a very
pleasant walk, commaiiditig a fine view
of the estuary of the De«-, and ttie mure
distant p^rta of Lancashire. At the
foot of the hill are shouting*butu for
tne pmctioe of archery, a science
whicii,irom being ol the greatest im>
portance in tiie art oC war, is uuw only
exercised for diversion. Frodsluim
bndcet over the Weaver, is nearly a
ro. £. of the t. At some distance from
it, on the bank of the river, are some
works for rcHning rock salt. Vast quan-
tities of putatDe« are cultivated in tttis
Criab) for some years past the amount
• nut been lest tlian iou,Ooo bosheli
annually : they are ciiiefly disposed of
to the numerous manufacture? of Lan-
cashire. A manufacture ot cotton has
been lately mtroducea here. Popnla-
tion 1349. _.

Market Day miA Foifw.] The mar.
is on Th.— Fairs, May \9, and Aoi. 91.

fVaggont, be.] A waggon to Prod-
sham, from Blossom's Inn, Lawftnce*
iaae, every YM, tM fA. af U at «•



Vceselsfirom Stanton's and Ifynond'*-
wiiarfs, Soiithwark.

PoMt.} Here Is a regnlar poet every
mom. and ev.

PrMpal /an.] The Bear*s Paw which
is the post and excise-office.

OmtUmerfs Sents.] Here is the seat
of D. Ashley, esq. and 9 m. beyond it
Hall Wood (R. Newton, esq.)

Frodsham is 13 m. horn Chester
and Warrington, and 193 m. from
London.

FROMB, or FROME.SELWOOD,
(Som.) a larflfe popnlous m. t. situated
on a river of the same name, over
whit-h there is a stone bridge of S
archee. The latter part of its name is
derived from the antient forest of 9el»
wood, which began near this t. and
extended about ib m. in length, and •
in breadth. The siluatioti or this t. is
pleasant; the surrounding country
bein; diversified with hills, vallies.
large inclosures, and fine woods, and .
having tlie seats of many of the no-
bility and gentry. The streets are
narrow and irregular j the houses are
built of small rough stones, and cover,
ed with stone-tile, dng on the spot.
Here is a laii^e handsome church, ISO-
feet long, and M broad, comprising a
nave, chancel, north and south aisles.
4 chapels, and a vestry-iuom : it is well
pewed, has a very good organ, and
handsome altar. piece, .and also a
square embattlf d tower and an octago-
nal spire, l«o feet hlith. In the t. are
s meeting-houses, belonging to differ,
ent sects ot dissenters, two of which
are large handsome edifices. Here
were formerly 3 charities. Near the
bridge is a free-school for chiathinf
and educating 90 hwt. The inhabi.
tantsofthis t. who nad shown their
zeal for the revolution, endeavonred, in
the reign of Kiug William, to obtain a
charter of incorporation. It was for-
merly governed by a bailiff, aftd the
civil police of the.t. is now maintained'
by the neighbouring magistrates, and'
l*y constables annually chosen at tl^
courts-leet of the several manors here.
The number of Inhabitants is 9,493.
The chief manufacture is broad-clbth
and kerseymere: the annual quanti*
ty made is about 3W,0()0 yards. Th«
cloth-roanutacture of this t. employed^
so many hands about the beginning of
the last oeatury, that 7 waagons used
tobes^nt hence weekly with cloth for
BiackwelUiaU,. London^ fciu AU of it
however, was not made here, for the
ciothieniof WUatley, Wells, and other
neighbouring places, brought their
|(oods hither for carriage to London,
andeach of these waggons used to car-
ry 149 pieces whiob, being valued M

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Ul* &-cIoth one with anollier» made i
the value of the whole amount to above <
700.0001. a year. A maaufacture of
wool-CMrcU is also carried on here in an
extensive wav. and* 50 yean 14(0, mon*
wire-cards, lor carding the wool for
spinners, vrere made here than In all
^gland besides, whirh waa for the
most part supplied with them from
hence, for here were no less than «o
master card.malccrs, one of whom em-
ployed 400 men, women, and children,
10 that manufacture, at one time ; in
whtck children of 7 or 8 years of age
could earn half a crownaweelc. The
clotlts made here are, for the most part,
medleys, of 7 or 8 shillings per yard.
This t. has been lung noted for its Ane
beer, which is kept to a great age, and
it preferred, by the gentlemen of the
neighbourhood, to the wines of Portu-
gal or France.

Market Day and Fairt,"] The m. is
on Wed. itis well supplied with cattle,
pigs, corn, Hesh, batter, and vegera.
bles. Fairs, St. Matthiaaand St. Ca-
therine's- day.

. Coachet and Waggons.} A coach sets
ont on Sun. Tues. and Thurs. at 3
o'clock, for the Bell? Sauvage,Ludgate-
• hill, and returns from thence on Tu.
Th. and Sun. at S aft. There is also a
coach from the Bolt-in-Tun, Fleet-
street, on Mon. Wed. and Fri. at i
past 1 aft. it arrives at Frome at 9 mom.
and dep. thence at 3 aft. on Tu. Th.
23un. and reaches t-ou don at 9 m. A
wnggon from the King's Arms, Hoi-
born-bridge, on Sat. aft. and returns
on Sun. ev. and 1 from the same place
on Wed. morn, returns on Mon. mom.
A wapgon from the Castle, Wood street.
sets out on Sat. and returns on Sun.
A wagiion to Bristol, everv Mon. and
Th. returns on Tu. and Th. A wag-
gen to Bath every Tu. Th. and Sat.
returns on the same days.

Po^t."] Letters are dispatched from
hence every day. Sat. excepted, at s
o'clock in the aft. for London and the
intermediate towns ; every day at 7 in
the morn, for Bath and Bristol, and the
N W. parts of England j and cverv day,
at 7 in the ev. for Salisbury, Ports-
month, &:c. The mail comes in from
London every day. Mon. excepted,
about noon : from Portsmouth and Sa-
lisbury everv morn, about 7 } and from
Bath and Bristol every ev. about 7*



Prineipml /ant.] The George, the Blue
Boap^ which is the excise- office, the
Crown, the Angel, the Swan, and the
Wbeftt.«heaf.

Bunkert.'] The Somerset bank, J. D.
Mtddleton, drawn on Messrs. Williams
and Co. The Frome ban k , Messrs . W.
H. and O. Sheppard, draw on Messrs.
Downe and Co.

A^oAIemim's Setit."] Marston Binrot.
(The Earl of Cork and Orrery.)

Frome is 19 m. from Bath, 15 m.
from Wells, and from London by
Amesbury, 105 m. and by Devizes, 108
mile?.

FULHAM (Mid.) a large vil. plea,
santty situated on the banks of the
Thames, 4 m. from London, the manor ''
of Vhich belonged to the Bishops of
London a considerable time before the
cotjqoest. Near the river side stands
the parish church, which Is an anttent
stone building, consisting of a nave,
chancel, and 9, aisles i at tne west end
is a sqnare embattled tower. The
manor house, or palace of Fulham,
has, from a very early period, been
the principal summer residence of the
Bi shops of London . The present btruc>
ture is of brick, and no part of it of
very antient date. In the library are
several portraita of the prelates of the
see. collected by the late excellent
bisnup Porteus. "The gardens are very
curious, they first became remarkable
in the time of Bishop Grindall, one of
the earliest encourati^ers of botany, and
the first who imported the tamarisk
tree into this country about the year
1 i60. Bishop Compton, who was i»m-
selfan excellent botanist, made them
still more celebrated by the introduc-
tion of many new plants and forest
trees, particularly from North Ame-
rica. Near the porter's lodge is a row
of limes of jrreat age, one of which
measures is reet s inches in girth. It
is most probable that they were planted
by Bishop Compton about the time of
the revolution, when the fashion of
planting avenues of limes was intro-
duced into this country from Holland,
where they ornamented the Prince of
Orange's palace. The house, gardens,
and o large grass field, called the War-
ren, containing in the whole about 37
acres, are surrounded by a moat, over
which are 9 bridges. Population, &903.



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90 years ago. This t. carries on a very
cdnsiderable trade by meane of the
Trent and Humber, and the inland na-
vigatioas, by small craft in the Severn,
Mersey, &c. great part of which centres
here and it of much importance to the
Inhabitants. The'ciiurch is a hand-
some structure, built in the modern
taste, but it is inconsistent in its ap-
pearance 5 the modern edifice being at-
tached to an antient steeple. The crim-
•on brocade, velvet, and gold lace,
with which the pulpit cloth and
cushions are made, were talcen at the
battle ofDettingen. in the year 1745.
There are several dissenting meeting
houses here. This place contains b\l%
inhabitants ; near it are those uncoro-
mou high tides in the river, at the full
and change, which are called the
£ager,

Afarket Day and Fairs.) The mar. is
on Tu. and is well supplied with provi.
sions of all sorts, particularly fish.
There are a annual fairs, commonly
called marts, they begin on the Tn.
after Easter week, and Oct. 90, and
hold for 9 days, but the t first days
of each are the priucipaTones for busi.
ness.

fVaggonn^ VeueU, iccJ] There is no
•tage>coacb to this place. A waggon
from the Castle and Falcon, Aldersgate-
stieet, on Tu. and one from the White
ffart, St. John- street, nn Tu. A wai;.

¥yn to Louth on Sat. returns on Wed.
he carrier arrives from Lincoln on Tu.
and Th. and returns on Wed. and Fii.
lliere are 10 regular vessels from Gains-
borough to Irongate Wharf, London,
and 7 to Three (!ranes and Bull Wharfs,
besides a considerable number employ-
ed in the coasting trade.

Pott'l Letters for the S. must be put
Into the office before TO o'clock at niffht.
The post goes to Bawtry at 4 o*cIock in
the room, to meet the mail from the
?I. and returns at 9. At 10 he goes to
Retford, and returns with the letters
from the S. at 6 in the ev.

Principal /imm.] The BIackmoor*s
Head, and White Hart.

Bankers.l Messrs. Claphon and Co.
and Messrs. Oarfit and Co. both draw
on Masterman and Co.

Gainsborough is lo m. from Retford,
11 m. from Bawtry, 18 m. from Lin-
coln, and 146| m. from London.

GARSTAN6, (Lane*) a large popu-
lous m. t. built inavtfry irregular man-
ner, with difty streets, and very indif -
ferent houses. It stands on the great
post-road to Carlisle and Glasgow, ex-
actly between Preston and Lancaster,
' snid at a «hort distance ft'om the river
IVyer. The church is a stately Gothic
atrnctuK* Oantang was maae a cor-



poration by a charter of King CharW
n. and is governed by a bailiff and 7
capital btirsesses, who have power to
try all misaemeanors committed with-
in the borough. The principal manu-
facture carried on in thist. is flax dress-
in?, and the weaving of sacks and other
coarse cloths, but in the neighbourhood
are several considerable cotton mann.
factories. By means of the navisable
canal from Kirby Kendal to West
Houghton, which passes the town end,
Garstang has communication with the
Trent, Severn, Mer&ey, &c. Popula-
tion, 790.

Afarfcet Day and Fairt.1 The mar« i«
on Th.— Fairs, Holy Th. July P, and
Nov. f 1, the two laUer hold for S dayi
each.

Coaches, Waggons, JecJ The mail
coach passes ana repasses every day to
and from London. A coach every day,
except Sun. to and from Liverpool, and
8 waggons every week to and from Lon-
don.

Principal fan*.] The Royal Oak,
which is the post and excise-office,
the Eagle and Child, and the king**
Head. *

GenlXemeu^s Seats.^ Kirkland Hall (J.
Butler, esq.) and Myerscough House,
(C. Gibson, esq.)

Garstangis li m. from Preston and
Lancaster, and 9,19 m. from Loudon.

GATESHEAD. (Dur.) a t, on the
right bank of theTyne, opposite New-
castle. This is a borough by prescrip*
tion, but not privileged tu s«nd mem-
bers to parliament. It consists princi-
pally of one long strtet, ranginff'along
a steep descent, and terminating by
the bridge over the Tyne, The church
is an antient and spacious building, vi^
the form of a cross} ihe aisles are se-
parated from tite nave by pointed
arches, supported by very light aud
well proportioned octagonal columns
without capitals ; the tower, which is
lofty, was rebuilt in 1740, but the upper
part has been since altered . Oa the £.
side of the church-yard is afree-schoula
where the children are taught arithrae^.
tic and navigation, and the Greek and
Latin languages. The trade of Gates-
head is less extensive than its favoura-^
ble situation would appear to indicate^
and, in this respect, its contiguity tu
Newcastle is perhaps of disadvantage.
It, however, pc^ssesses several manu-
factories, particularly of cast and
wrought iron, whiting*, &c. The popu-
lation, as stated in the late returns, waa
8783* A great improvement was mad*
here a few years ago, by forming a new
and wide street from the head of th«
narrow and steep descent called the
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A Curve line tn the bridge, hy which
rfteans the former rlang» rons, and, in
winter, almost impasfahle road for car-
riages, may be entirely hvoided. The
»iew of the river Tyne, and town of
>cwca8lle, frjmlhc brow of the em U
nence, a HtOe to the N. of the Hexham
roa<l, on the Gate«liead side, is un-
■C^tnmonlv grand. Gateshead Fell, a
l>l<alc and elevated ridpe, extending
southward from the t. is famous for its
grtnd-stonc q'larries.

/*ri»iri;>nl Inru ] The Nag»s Head,
'^♦leen's Head, and Half Moon.

GeniUmeh's Seals.} Axwell Park, (Sir
Thomas Claveriug, bart.) 5 m. on Che,
rtJTht.

GATTON, fSnrrejO * "^^ry antient
lioroughf and anjjposcd, from a num-
ber of Roman coins, and other anti-
quities, to have been in the possession
cwtlte Romans. !t h»s b>Tig sent mem-
heft to parli.»mcnt, and was once large
}iAd populous, but now only asm-ill vil-
lage, wit hot tt a mar. A soft stone is dug
• here wliicli will endure the fire, but
»«ithvr sun nor air; mucji used for
ffla*R houses and o;ens. "The river
Mole rises in this parish. ropnU-
ti>>n 99.^

GentieiufH^if Seats.'] Upper Gatton
House, 'M.Curry, esq.) G«tton Park,
( — Mofidt, esq.) and Ladbroke House,
(Miss Ladhrnke.)

GILLIN<;haM, (Dors.) one of the
largest parishes in tite kingdom, Us
ciicuui Terence being computed at 40
mites; the «imount «»f its population is
litit'i. The church is ynsry aniient :
here is an old endowed fee school.
Though some mills have for years been
established for throwing bilk, yet the
chief source « if opulenci.' Iiere i^, from
its errazmf^ lands and dairies. Here is
;i Stat of the the Rev. W. Douglas.
Diat. from I.ond. lOSf m. and from
Shi.ftesburv 4j m.

GISBOROUGH, Yorks. N. R.) a m.
t. in Cleveland. ab'»ut4 m. from the
ihouth of the Tees. Here are ihe rf-
lAiiins of an abbey, founded in 1II9,
M;hich was on<e the common bur.i;)!
place of the nobility of these p.irts, and
its church by the riiins, seems to have
been equal to the best cthedrals in
Bnt'lAnd. The mines of alnm in this
neighbi'Urhood were disioveed in the
reign of James 1. and have buen ver>-
pruductive, but now then* are divers
other alum-works in this cimnty,
which hcive taken great purt of the
tr»de from hence, so that the works
here have f»r some years lain neg-
lected. Population 1834,

Market Day and Fairs "] The mar iy
•» Fri.— Fairs Ap. «6 and «7, Whit.



Tu. Aug. 96 Hnd -27, Sep. 19 and w, and
Mou. after Nov. 11.

Post.] The office opens at 9 o'clock,
and shuts at 12. There are 4 post days
in the week, viz. Mon. We<l. Th. and
Sat.

H^aggonx anil l^'^essf-UJ] There are
Waggons from the Bull and Mouth,
Bttll-and- Mouth-street, the Red Lion,
Aldersgate-strcet, Saracen's Head« Fri-
dav-sireet, and White Horse, Crip-
l»1egate, every day.— Ve?seU from Top*
ham*s Wharf, Borough, weekly.

Prindpat hm."} The Cock.

Gisborough is 13 m. from Stockton,
<2 m". from WJiitby, and 247 m. from
London.

GLAMORGAN, a maritime coanly of
*S. Wales, bounded on the S. and part
of the w. by the Bristol Channel; oa
on the N W. byCaermarthenshire j on
the N. by Brecknockshire: and on the
E. by Monmouthshire. Its length is
SO m. its breadth 44 m. and its circum-
ference about US ra. The air, in the
S. part of Glamorganshire, towards the
sea, is temperate and healthful, but
the northern parts, whirVt are moun-
tainous, are cold and piercing, full df
thii'k woods, extremely barren, and
thin of inhabitants: the roountatiis,
however, serve to feed herds of cattle,
and send forth streams, which ftd<i
greatly to the fertility of the other
parts of the county. Indeed betwteen I

the mountains there are some fertile
vallics which afford good pasiure ; for
the level part being more capable of
cultivation, produces remarkably sweet
grass, and pretty larue crops of com.
Tile mountains yield coal and lead ore,
and the S. part is so remarkably fertile,
pleas.mt, and poiiulouc, that it is ge-
ner.illy stiled the Garden of It ales, but
has no manufacture. Glamorganshire
contains 1 city, HiindafT, and 8 mar-
ket-towns, viz. Cardiff, Swansea,'Cacr-
philly, Ptririsi?, Neatlj, K ridge-end,
Llautrissont, at»d Cowhridge, and
35,067 inhabitants. It sends i mem-
bers to parliamunt, v'«z. l for the
coanty, and I for Cardiff, the county-
town. It if in the provmce of Can^-
terbury, and dioceies of Lr.indaff and
St. I)avtd*8. It pays 1 part to the
laild-tax, and provides 300 men to the
national mititi >.

GL4N UFORD BRIDGE, or BllIGG,
(Liuo.) a thriving m. t. which carries
on a brisk trade, especially to Hull, in
corn, coals, and timber. Population



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