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627 ; P.O. The dist. is celebrated in Scottish song, and
was the scene of many of the exploits of Rob Roy,
whose tomb is in the graveyard.

Balquholly, ancient baronial castle, Turriff par.,
Aberdeenshire, forming a part of Hatton Castle.

Balralieen, par., N. co. Kildare, 4 miles SW. of
Maynooth, 3372 ac., pop. 280.

Balranald, small harb., in N. Uist, Outer Hebrides,

Balrath.—vil., 3 m. SW. of Duleek, E. co. Meath;
P.O.—2. Balrath, seat, near Kells, AY. co. Meath.

Balrafhboync, par., NW. co. Meath, 2 miles SE. of
Kells, 3991 ac., pop. 423.

Balrotliery, par. (containing Balbriggan) and vil., N.
co. Dublin—par., 3468 ac., pop. 6887 ; vil., pop. 159.

Balrotbery, East and West, 2 bars., N. co. Dublin—
E., 30,020 ac., pop. 11,189; W., 25,194 ac., pop. 2898.

Balruddery, seat, 6 miles NAY. of Dundee, For-
farshire. The Den of Balruddery is a favourite resort
of geologists and botanists.

BalsaU, hamlet, Hampton-in-Arden par., S. War-
wickshire, 9 miles SAY. of Coventry, pop. 1151; P.O.,
which is designated BalsaU Common.

Balsall Heatb, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., King’s Norton
par., E. Worcestershire, in S. suburbs of Birmingham,
and within its parliamentary limits, pop. 22,497.

Balscaddan, par. and vil., N. co. Dublin, 3 m. NAY.
of Balbriggan—par., 3947 ac., pop. 682 ; vil., pop. 156.

Balscott, hamlet, AYroxton par., NAY. Oxfordshire,
41 miles NW. of Banbury ; P.O.

Balsdcan, ham., 4 miles NE. of Brighton, E. Sussex.

Balsham, par. and vil., S. Cambridgeshire, 4 miles
NE. of Linton, 4402 ac., pop. 1011; P.O.

Balsbagry, hamlet, Govan par., Lanarkshire, near
Glasgow Botanic Garden.

Balshando, place, Lundie par., Forfarshire.

Balsoon, par., mid. co. Meath, on river Boyne, 4
miles E. of Trim, 1269 ac., pop. 152.    ,

Balta, islet and hamlet, on E. side of Unst, Shet-
land; P.O., T.O. B. Sound, between B. and Unst, is
2 miles long.

Balteagb, par., N. co. Londonderry, on river B. (an
affluent of river Bann), 4 miles SE. of Limavady,
10,410 ac., pop. 1774.

Balterley, township, Barthomley par., N. Stafford-
shire, 6J miles NW. of Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1234 ac.,
pop. 253.

Baltbayock, detached section of Kinnoul par., with
seat and ruined fortalice, in co. and near Perth.

Baltilly, seat, Ceres par., Fifeshire.

Baltimore, fishing vil,, SW. co. Cork, on Baltimore
Bay, 7 miles SW. of Skibbereen, pop. 146; P.O., T.o.
The bay is formed by the estuary of the river Hen.

Baltinglass.—par., on border of cos. Carlow and
Wicklow, 6383 ac., pop. 2367 — 2. Baltinglass,
market town, in the above par., W. co. Wicklow, on
river Slaney, 10 miles E. of Mageney ry. sta., pop. 1151;
P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day,
Friday. There are
extensive corn mills in the neighbourhood; also the
remains of a castle and an abbey.

Baltonsborougb, par., mid. Somersetshire, on river
Brue, 4 m. SW. of Glastonbury, 2472ac., pop. 703; P.O.

Baltray, fishing vil., 3 miles NE. of Drogheda, SE.
co.'Louth, pop. 348.

Balvag, river, Balquhidder par., SW. Perthshire,
flowing from Loch Voil to Loch Lubnaig.

Balvaird Castle, seat, near Strathmiglo, N. Fifesh.

Balvast, or Poolvash, bay, in SW. of Isle of Man.

Balvenie Castle, ruins of famous baronial tower,
■Mortlachpar., N. Banffshire, on river Fiddich, near Duff-
town ; is associated with the history of the “Wolf of

Bal vicar, vil., Seil island, Kilbrandon par., Argyll-
shire, 14 miles SW. of Oban.

Balvie, seat, Dumbartonshire, ljm. W. of Milngavie.

Balvraid, hamlet, near Dornoch, Sutherlandshire.

Balwalianaid, hamlet, in Weem par., mid. Perthsh.

Balwearie, ruined fort, Abbotshallpar., S. Fifeshire,
2 miles W. of Kirkcaldy. It was the residence of the
famous Sir Michael Scot (1210-1291).

Bamber Bridge, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta.,
Blackburn par., NE. Lancashire, 3 miles SE. of Preston,
pop. 4431; P.O., T.O.

Gazetteer of the British Isles, Statistical and Topographical, by John Bartholomew, F.R.G.S.

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