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MANCHE.STER, (Laoc.J a large m.
t. seated on the banks or the Irwell,
which here receives the wrfters of the
Irk and Medlock, rivers comparatively
small, but which are eminently useful.
Tlie former, (the Irk,) is supposed to
have more mill se»ts upon it than
any other stream of equal extent in
the kingdom ; while the Medlock, af-
ter tilliitg the reservoirs ot the water-
works company, supplies various dye-
houses, and Teeds the late Duke of
Bridfcewater's navigable canal. About
one-flfih of the t. is built on the
N. W. bank of the lr*ell, and is
called Sa'.ford, but the whole is col-
lectively UrmeJ Manchester. This t.
is a place of great antiquity, a town
liaving been raised here by the Ro-
mans. in tlteri^ign of Titus in the 97th
year of the Christian en, and it is
believed that tliere was a firi^isU town
here in the midst of a forest long be.
fore that ported. Manchester was fa-
mous for its population, market, and
mnnufacture ot stui{^, even in Cam-
den'i) time, and it has now the heat
trade of any towu in the northern
parts, and, excepting Liverpool, sur-
passes all the tov/ns^liereabouts in
iucreasingbuiUUngs. and in the num-
bers of people. '1 his place has been
fiinioue lor ;iie fustian manufacture,
called MdiKi tester cottons, for near ft
centuries, and ths, in later years,
has been very much improved by cer«
tain invention;^ of dying and printing,
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manufactures, ihat are known by the
name of Mant he ter good», surh as
tiiking, tapes, lilletting, und Hnc-n
cloth, enrich and empHiy not only
the industrious inhabitants of the (.
but those of the whole parish. Above

, 130 years ugo there were reckoned
nearM.OuO coramunicunts in theiown
and pari&hi siVtce which time the in-
habitants are become much more nu-
merous in proportion to tile increase
of their trader new parishes huve been
erected, new churches b\Hlt, and the
town has been^veiy much improved
by the building of several handsome
streets pf stately bouses. As the
Hague, in Holland, is reckoned the
roost magniflcent village in Europe,
•o Manchester may, with equal pro*
priety, be styled ihe grratest village
in England : icr although it be not
a town properly speaking, the hic^hvst
magistrate in it until lately being only
a constable or headborqugh, yet it is
more populotis thaaYork, Norwich, or
most of the other great cities in Eng-
land, and it is thought to be as large as
8 or 3 of the Itsser ones put together.
At present Manchester may be con-
aidered the great centteiof the cotton
trade, the most extensive and impor-
tant branch of its immense business,
extending firom Furness to Derby, N.
and 8. and from Halifax to Liverpool,
£. and W. Generally speaking, the
labours of a very populous neighbour-
hood are collected at Manchester, and
tent from thence to London, Liver-
pool, Hull, &c. These consist of a
great variety of cotton, silk, linen,
and mixed goods, fitted for all sorts
of markets, both at home and abroad,
and circulated over a great part of Eii.
rope, America, the coast of Guinea,
&c. &c. smd brintiing back vast profits
to this country. Next to the cotton
and bleaching businesses, which are
carried on to a most amazing extent,
mav be reckoned the silk and hat ma-
mi^cti^rrs : but as the manufacturers
from all the neiglibouring towns bring
hiiht-r their goods for sttle, and pur>
chase raw mateiials, there are very
few cotton goods disposed of, without
augmenting in some u-uy or other (he
wealtn of the inhabitants of Manchts-

' ter. Manchester now contains five
churches and 3 cbapels of ease, be-
sides otiier Lirge and well attended
plitces of worship, to the number of
10, for the Roman Catholics, Piesby.
terians, Quakers. Mctho<lisis^&c. The
homes are estimated at upwards of
lfi,COO, and the inha^tants at up-
wards of 06,000. In the town are 4
considerable foundations ; the lollegc^
or collegiate churcb. (cansisting of i



waiden, 4 fellows, 3 chaplains, 4 sing-
ing men, and 4 choristers, incorpo-
rated by tlie name of the wardens
and fellows of Christ college, Man-
C,ltester,) an hospital, school, and a
' library. A noble hospital and library
founded by the munificent bequest of
Hum|.hrey Cheetham, esq. Eighty
bnys are here wholly clotned and
educated ) and the library, which con-
tains i&fOOO vols. be£ide valuable M8S.
&c. would not dbgrace the roetru-
polis. The free school was founded
by Hugh Oldham, bishop of Exeter*
Among the other public buildings are
a theatre, assembly rooms, concert
rooms, ^c. The Manchester com*
meicial building or exchange wae
0|>ened in 1800 } and is an elegant stona
buihllng; the whole is admirably
adapted to the promotion of commerce.
In the exchange room, newspapers
and periodical publications may be
perused. The Pbrtico is another ele-
gant edifice, finished in 180&« and
comprising a library and news room:
it is open to the subscribers and strao-
gers introduced by them. The infir-
mary, to which are attached a dispen-
sary, lunatic asylum and hospital.
the house of recovery for persona
afflicted with contMgious diseases, and
the lying-in hospital, are all splendid
monuments of benevolence and pab-
lic spirit : though it is to be regretted
that the funds of these institutioiia
have of late proved inadequate to
afford relief to the numerous dis-
tressed objects chat have applied. The
return of peace and of opulence, it is
to be hoped, will cause their funds to
flourish, and fully promote the be-
nevolent design of those respectabla
establishments.Three national schools,
(fi on Dr. Bell's, and i on Joseph Lan-
caster's system, for lOOO scholnrs,)
numerous Sunday schools,, an auxi-
Jiary bible society, benevolent or stran-
ger's friend society, and numerous
other charities, must be added to this
account ot public benevolence. There
area large poor houses, and the New
Bay ley prison or Penitentiary house
is arranged and managed in the best
.possible manner. In hm the Lite-
rary and Philo8ophicalSo( iety of Man-
ciiesier wus founded, und by its iran-
saciiftns has grea'Iy contributed to
the promotion ot knowledge. The
Philological Society was tnstiiuted in
1803 ; an Aericoltural {Society in 17(17,
and 9 public libraries afford ample
stores of information to the inquisi-
tiv<» reader.

The government of this t. is vested
in a borough reeve, whose business is
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and (o distribute certain chanties,
called Bnruughreere chariheii, and in
8 constables, who with iheir deputies
executed, until lately, the judiiial
bu8tne>8. A court of reqMtsts for
the recovery of small debts, is held
oDce a fortnight: und a stipend! iry
magistrate has recently bern ap-
pointe<<, who sits at the New Prison
for adminisirHtion of justice, under
an act of parliament passed in 18)3.
Sessions ar^ held l^ere 4 times in the
year. The town is well lighted; the
police are Tigilant; and such improve-
ments are making, as promise to ren-
der Manchester equal to any other
town In the kingdom. The other pub-
lic buildings are the Infirmary, lyinr.
in-hosp1tal, the theatre, new assembly
rooms, penitentiary house, &c. and it
is worthy of notice that in Manchester
there is a literary and philosophical
society, instituted m 1781, by some gen-
tlemen of no small eminence in the
republic of letters. Here are also se-
veial charity and Sunday schools. The
Irwell having been rendered navigable
forvessels of M> tons burden, theie is
a constant communication between
Liverpool, Manchester, and the inter-
mediate places on the Irwell and Mer-
sey, and more especially the Duke of
Bridgwater's grand canal, from Wors-
ley toSalford, with its cotlateml cuts,
by opening a passage from Manchester
to the Mersey, at 30 miles distance,
have greatly contributed to briuft about
the present highly flourishing stare of
the town. There are also caudls to
Bolton, Bury, Ashton.under-Line, the
Peak Forest, Stockport, Huddersfleld,
Ate. &c« &o. openmg a conimuniCH-
tlon with the Hmnber, by means of the
Aire and Calder navigation.

MarkH Days and JPViir«.] Mar. days,
Tues. Thurs. and Sat. the first is
chiefly for the transacting of business
between the traders and maniifHclu-«
Tcrs of the town and countiy, and the
latter are the general markets.— Four
fairs are held hi're; i. on Eister Mon.
and lues, for folly and gingerbroad.
«. InSalford on Whit. Mon.and'I ucs.
for horses, cattle, &c. this fair is fre
quented by the Yorkshire clothiers and
othv-rs, who are accommodated with
fi halls : 3. Oct. l und 9 fur hor&ts,
cattle, pigs, 5cc.; and 4. in Sa'.ford on
Nov. 17 tor the same articles. — Huces
are held In Whitsun week.

Pout.} The "mail arrives at the post,
office at 10 at night, und goesr out f<r
London and the South) at ^ past i in
the mom. The north mail goes out at
a i past 1 ; Birmingh:im mail at I ;
York tnd Hull mail at 8; SheM^eld
mail at 7 1 Chester and Holyhead, at a



i before I in the aft. ; Liverpool mail
at I , and the Glasgow mail at b o'clock.
Bankers ] Messrs. Hey wood and Co.
who draw on Masterman and Co. Lon-
don, and Messrs. Jones and Co. who
draw on Jones and Co. London, J.
Greaves on Lefevre and Co. and Thos.
Mottram on Rogers and Co.

PHnc^ /n««.] The Bridgewater
Arms, Boar»8 Head, Bush Inn, Coach
and Horses, George, Golden Lion, Man-
chester Arms, Moseley Arms, Palace,
Spread Eagle, Star, Swan, Talbot,
White Bear", and White Lion.

Coaches ami IVaggons."] A coach goes
from the Saracen's Head, Snow hill,
daily, at 5 in the aft. and from the
Swan with Two Necks, Lad Lane, at a
I before H, and at 4 past i in the aft. a
flying wagtion, aiid cajial waggon, sets
out for Manchester from the Castle.
Wood.street, daily, at 1 in the aft. and
from the George, SmithSeld, daily, at
noon. A waggon sets out from the
Bell, Wood' street, daily, at 9 in the
mom. From Manchester the follow-
ing coaches go to the undermentioned
placejf, vl*. from the Britlgewater
Armst the London mail at ^ past i every
mom.— to Carlisle, at a i past I every
morn.— to Edinburgh, Glasgow and
Portpatrick, a i before 5 every aft.— to
Birmingham every aft. at 1 — To Leeds,
York, and Hull, every mpm. at 8— to
Liverpool, every aft. at 1— The Defiance
pout coarh to London at * p^t * aft.
d ily, and the HtjthByer toLeeds.York,
Ni*wcjstle-npon Tyiie, &c. at « morn.
From the Afosely Arms, the Telegraph
to London, at 4 pa^t 9 aft.— to Lancas-
ter and Carlis e at ^ past 6 morn.— to
Birmingham every morn, at 8— Shef-
field mail Ht ?. Abo a coach to Leeds.
York, Hull, and to Liverpool at ^ past
12 in the aft. From the Sican, M.ir-
ket. street, the Chester and Holy h«»id
mail at a i before I in the af.. The
Traveller to London, and a iwach to
"Nottingham at 6 in the morn.— to
Preston, Lancaster, and the North, at
ipa#i r. in the morn.— to Birmingham
Ht7 in the morn.— to Livt-rpool » ^ ht-
fore 6 in the morn smfl to Nanlwich,
Shrewsbury, &c. Sun. Tu. and Thurs.
mora. rtt 7."Froni the Palct, M arket-st .
lo Noitintjham, at ^ past 5 every morn,
—to Hiiddet* field, Leeds and York,
(and from Hudder^field to Wakefield)
every morn at 7-rio Liverpool evtry
morn at 6, and every aft. at i past «.
From the Star, Dcan^gate, to Birminst-
ham and Bristol, at 7 in the morn.— to
Liverpool at 10 in the morn, and at
A past 3 in the aft.— to Chester, Shreivs-
bury, and Hereford, at 4 past 6 in the
morn.— to Blackburn and Holton.Sun.
fnd Thurs. at 9, and on Tues, at^pust



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4 in the aft. —and to Nantwich on Sun.
Tu. and Th. at 7 In the morn. From
the Flving Hone, Market. street, on
Tu. and Sat. and eo Stockport, Staylev
Bridge, and Ashton, on Tu. Th. anH
Sat. From the IfHHte Bear, Piccadilly,
to Stockport every ev. at & in the win.
ter, ancf 6 in the •umroer. From the
Old Boar* 8 Head, Hyde's Cross, to Li-
verpool at 6 in the morn, and S in the
aft.>-to Colne, Mon. and Wed. at
i past 1 in the aft. andFri. and Sun.
at 8 in the mom.>~to Rochdale, Tu.
Th . and Sat. at 5 iu the aft. Carriers,
there are M) at least, to all parts of the
country, at almost every day audhoitr
in the week.

Packet BoaU."] A boat from Man>
Chester to RuncQrn, is established on
the Duke of Brldgewater's canal, and
•ails every mom', at 8 o'clock, from
Castle Quay. Another on the Mersey
and Irwell navigation, sails from the
New Bailey bridge, every morn, to
Warrington and Runcorn at 8. When
the tide serves, passengers may pri>cecd
by other boats from Runcorn to Liver-
pool. The Bolton boat sails ftom Oldfield
Bridge, every ra. at7» and every ev* at 5,
except Tues. ev. between March 95th,
and Sept. S&tb, when they sail at 6.

GentumeuU SeattA Near Manrhes-
ter is the seat of S. Birch, esq. and at
the distance of about 3 m. is Tratford
House, (J. Traiford, esqO

Manchester is dist. from ]x>ndon,
by Derby and Leek, 186 m. by Derby
And Matlock, IS6m. and by Litchfielil
188 m. Near the town, on the 1. there
is aT. R. toConglelon. On ther. are
turnpike* roads to Ashton, H udders,
field, Rochdale, and Bury, and -one on
the 1. to Altrincham. Gulng to Koch-
dale on the r. there are tiimpike-rnads
to Chester, Consleton, Macclesfield,
Buxton, Bamsley* and Huddersfield.

MANNINOTREE, (Essex) a m. t.
situated on the south bank of the river
Stour, which was mtide navigable from
this town to Sudbury in Suffolk, by a
statute passed in the reign of Queen
Anne. It is a chapelry to Mistley •,
whence its name is ilerived, is uncer-
tain. The chief imports arc iron, deals,
corn, coals, and fish- Population "lOTJ.
Market Ikty and Pair.] Mar. is on
Thurs. which is well attended.— Pair,
Th. in WhiUun week,
/nn.] Xi»el*acket.

Pott.Z Mail comes in at b in the
mom. and goes out at lO in the even.

Coach.'] Goe» from Spread Eagle,
Gracechurch-sireet, on Mon. ut 8 in
the mora. Wed. and Sat. at 9 in the
mora, with foreigu mail.

MANSFIELD, (Nuttinghamsh.) am.
t. situated in the W. borders of the
county, in the hundred of Broxtow,



and towards the extremity of Shire-
wiKid, or Sherwood forest, " More in-
land," says Le-l.md in bis Itinerary,
" is Shirewood, which some render the
clear, others the famone forest, an-
ciently thickset with trees, whose in-
tangled branches were so twisted toge-
ther, that they hardly .left room for a
single person to pass. At present it is
. much thinner, but still breeds an inft-
nlte number vf deer and sta^, with
lofty antlers, and has some towns,
among which Mansfield claims the
pre-eminence; a market-town of good
resort, whose name some bring in to
confirm the claim of the German fa-
mily of Mansfield to antiquity, assert-
ing that the first Earl oi Mansfield*
whom they fetch from hence, was on«
of King Arthur's Round Tabic.** 1 1 ap-
pears that formerly our kings used to
repHir hither for the pleasure of the
rhace; and, to borrow the words of
of an old inquisition, as given in
Gough's Camden, Henrv Fauconbeive
held the manor of Cukeney in this
couuty, in serjeantry, by the service of
shoeing the king*8 paliirey when the
king came to Mansfield. In the Cotto~
nian MS. Gongh's additions, mention
is made of *' Maunesfleld a pretty m.
t. of one parish." We futrher I'earn
that in Maunesfield King Edward the
Confessor had a manor which paid to
the Dane-geLd for 3 carucatt and 6 bo-
vats. The land, it seems, was 9 caru-
cats or plough. lands. William tbe
Conqneror had here 9 ploughs in de-
mesne, 5 sockmans, S& villains, 90 bor-
derers. 1 mill, 1 piscary, (Sls*>) 94 acres
of meadow, and of pasture wood 9 leu-
cae or leagues long and 9 brond. At
that time, there were in Mansfield*
9 churches, and 9 priests. By an act
of parliament in the 6th of Henry VIU.
this gi eat manor, among many others
in thia and other counties, was settled
on Thomas Duke of Norfolk, for the
great victory which he had yraincd over
the King ofScotland, at Floddun-fleld j
in Thornton's time this was the inhe-
ritance, and made part of the titles of
the Duke of Newcastle. Since the
manor hus come by descent to the
Bentinck family i and tbe Duke of
Portland is. we find, the present pro-
prietor. Before the time of Edward
VII. there were 10 chauntries in the
church of Mansfield. The vicarage of
tbe parish is and lias long been, in the
gift of the Dean of Lincoln. Mansfield
IS a populous and well biiilt town j it
has a great trade in corn and malt,
and a manufacture of thread has been
established here for some years past.
Some cotton mills have likewise been
lately built here, and the town has
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tnre. In the neiKhb'>urhood are se-
veral extellent stone quarries of botli
free stone and common rough stone.
The former kind of stone b considered
as little inferior tn the Portland stone }
the tofrn-hnll in Newark was hntlt of
It. The firee crammar-school at Mans-
field, supports a head master and an
usher, and there ix an house for the
head master adjoining the sriiool. In
the disposition of the church lands in
this parish, two-thirds of the whole
profits Are appropriated to the virar;
twM-tbirds of the remainder to the
head master, and the remainder to i he
usher. The school morfover can af.
ford to allow 9 scholarships of \nL
each, for the maintenance of t scho-
lars at Jeflos College, Camhridite. H^re
is likewise a charity school : this place
laas lon^ been noted for the old story
andsofltgof Sir John Cockle, the mil-
ler ofMansfleld. Population 68i6.

Market Day awi Futn.^ Market
day, Thurs — Fairs, July lO, and 9d
Thurs. in October.

Post.'] The post office is cmstantly
kept open ; the bags are made uo for
the 8. at ^ past 6 in the morn, and for
tlieN. at 4 in the aft.
Frineipal ItauA Swan. and Crown.
Conveiianeea.} The Leeds and Shef-
field coaches pass through daily.

Gentlemen** SeatM."] Witliin 1 m. is
the seat of (F. Walker, esq.) within a
fsw miles are Welbcck, (Duke of Port-
land) Worksop, (Puke of Norfolk)
Clumber Park, (Duke of Newcastle)
and Thoresby, (Lord Newark). On the
1. is Anne»ley, (M iss Chaworth.)

Mansfield is diet, from lA>ndon idg
tniles, and IQ from Nottingham N. in
the road to Chesterfield and 8hefiield«
On ih« r. there is a T. R. tn Newark-
and one on the I. to Alfreion and Mat-
lock. Going to Alfreton or Matlock,
there is a T. R. on the r. to Hother-
bam, Bolsover and Chesterfield, and
on the I. to Newark, Southwell, Not-
tiughiim, nod Derby.

MAKAZION, (Cornw.) sometimes
called MARKET JEW, a sm«.ll m. t.
and port ; its buildings are mean and
iion U indiffeient. The parish church
IS 1 m. dist. from the town. Here Hre
places of worship for the methodisU
and fiissetiters. Population MAn-

Market Dm and Fain.'] The mar. is
on Thurs.— I^irs, 3 weeks before Easter
»ve, and Rep. 09.

Post.] Mail arrives at a m the morn .
and goes out at «in thtr aft.
i>rMa|Mil/m.3 The Star,
tfentlemen't Seats,] On the road
fh»tn Marazion to Pensance, on the I.
arc Kenegrjr, (W. Harris, eiq.) and
Tmator, (W. Vcalc^miiO



Maratlon is C86<| ra. fiom London by
Bodmin, and iMOby Liskeard, lO^ fnuBa
Hflstone, und 3^ from Penzance.

MARCH, (Camb.) a ro. t. in the isle
of Gly» which carries on a considerable
inland trade in coab, timber, and corn,
the river J9ea passing through it. Po-
pnUtion 3,093.

Market Day and Fairs.] The mar.
Is on Fri.— Fairs, Mon . Tues. and Wed-
before Easter, and Mon. and Tu. be-
fore Whitsuntide, and every second
Tu. in Oct. and ft following days.

Principal Inn*,] White Hart, and
Oriffin.

Post.] Mail arrives at 9 in the mom.
and goes out at i past 3 in the aft.

CoocA.lThc Cambridfre night coach
from the Golden Cross, Channg Cros^
passes thrtJiigh dii y.

March is fO m. from London, 11 from
Wisbeach, 90 from St. Ives, and
9^ from Lynn.

MAR6AM, (Glam.) a most beauti-
fully situated Tillage, abounding with
monastic antiquities, which amply
repay the visit of the tourist. Popula-
tion 478. Here is a post-office, and a
market is held adjacent to the very ex-
tensive copper works carried on in
its vicinitv. Marpram Park, the seat
of T. M. Talbot, esq. is celebrated for i*«
fine orangery. Dis. from London iflS^
m. 3 from Pyle, and 7 from Briton

MARGATE, (Kent) a m. t. situated
on the N. side of the isle of Thanet,
within a small bay, in a breach of the
cliff, where is, or formerly was a gate
to the sea, from whence It has its
name. Margate is properly speaking
Meregate, from a small mere or stream
which ran into the sea, through the
openinK or gate aforementioned. Mar-
gate till the year I79^f was a little
mean flshinc town named St. John's,
in which parish it lies ; but an act of
parliament having been obtained in
1787 to rebuild the pier with stone, and
the harbour having been thereby se-
cured by an ele^^ant and spacious pier,
considerable tmprovemVnts were intro-
duced irtto the town, and it soon be-
came a plare of fashionable resort for
sea-bathing, the bay he<ngof fcreat ex-
tent and the shores level carpet of the
finest sand, secured from winds, and
every way well adapted to the purpose.
Ou that part of the town which lies
near the water's side, are several rooms
where the company repair to drink the
water, and from whence they entei into
the machines, (four wheeled carriages)
and are afterwards driven out 9 or 300
yards fnto the sea, under the conduct
of careful giiidei^. "There Is a door in
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opened tbe bathers descend into the
•wnter, by means of a ladder ; an mn-
brella beini?, at the same time* let
down to the surface of t he water, which
conceals them from public view. There
are also 4 roarble warm.baths filled
ttom the sea, which may be ad^justed
to any temperature, on giving a short
notice* That part of the town which
eriginalty fonned the fishinfr village of
St. John, is n<vw called the High-street,
and another detached village in the val-
ley leading from the pter, was known
liy the name of Lucas Dane, although
both viilttges are now united by hand-
•ome runffes of buildings. The parish
of St. John is about S^ miles across
each way. Cecil-square, built in I7<i»i
comprehends a number of spacious
and very convenient housen, as well as
commutlious shops. At the S. comer
is the assembly room, an elegant and
noble building ; the mom is 87 ieet in
length and 4S in breadth,' and com-
mands a delightful prospect of the sea.
Adjoining to this are suituble apart-
ments for tea, coffee, cards, and bil-
liard*, and a larfce room for public
entertainments, with a piazza which
extends the whole length of the build-
trig; in the upper floof are ranges of
bed-chambers. The number oi sub.
acribeis to these moms has amounted
to near 1500 in a season. Hawley.
flqQare erected in a contiguous field,
exhibits an uniform range of neat and
handsome hoases. The Uieatrc erected
in 1787 is fitted up in a chaste style.
Opposite Cecil-souare is Union cres-
cent, a very regular pile of buildings,
and there is another square called Nep-
tune's, recently erected in a place called
the fort, where there is a small battery
oionnted on the improved construction.
The general sea-bathing infirmary (fbe
first stone of which was laid in ITM,) i*
a plain but neat building. Near the
town, at tbe distauce«f about li mile
SW. is Dandelion, a fine rural spot,
incompassed with venerable elms, and
much resorted to in the summer sea-
son. There are many other fisvourite
walks and rides in tlie vicinity of Mar-

Eite, bat the stone pier where the hoys
nd their passengers la mostly a fa-
irourite promenade with the company.
. This pier having been greatly injured
by a ttcroendous storm, which on
Jamiaxy 14, 1806, swept away the
bathing rooms and gieat part of High-
atreetf a grant of ft,00O<. was obtained
from parliament towards repairing the
'public damage: and the inhabitants
awe recently obtained the sanction
of the legislature to enable them, by
increasing the droit* and pierage, to
pay tiie lH^errBt of a large «mi which



has been lent them f|>r building a nf w
pierup<Hi such a durable ana extensiva

f)Ian as shall in future secure the town
rom the inroads yearly made upon ic
by the sea. Pan of the new pier isi
now (1814) erected : there is a hand-
some raised and inclosed walk calledi



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