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Banchory-Ternan, par., N. Kincardineshire, con-
taining the town of Banchory, 20,079 ac., pop. 3066.

Bancleroche, or Kirkton, seat, Campsie par., Stir-

Band, The, a long projecting ridge, in Westmorland,
between Upper Langdale and Oxendale.

Bandirran, hamlet, in detached section of Forfar-
shire, 7 miles NE. of Perth. B. House is adjacent.

Bandon.—or Bandon Bridge, market town and
township, in pars, of Ballymodan and Kilbrogan, S. co.
Cork, on river Bandon, 19 miles SW. of Cork and 186
miles SW. of Dublin by rail—market town, pop. 4225;
township, pop. 3997; P.O., T.o., 3 Banks. Market-
Wednesday and Saturday. It carries on an im-
portant corn and provision trade ; and there are several
tanneries, an extensive distillery, with malting and
flour-mills. The river is navigable for barges 4 miles to
Inishannon. The town dates its origin from the year
1610, when a settlement of English Protestants was
established here by Richard Boyle, first Earl of Cork.
B. returned 1 member until 1885.—2. Bandon, a
river, SW. div. co. Cork, flowing E. for about 40 miles
till it expands into Kinsale harbour.

Bandon Hill, place with school, 1J mile SW. of
Croydon, E. Surrey.

Bandruin, seat, Fifeshire, 5 m. NW. of Dunfermline.

Bane End. See Bone End.

Baneton, or Baintown, vil., Kennoway par., mid.
S. Fifeshire, 2£ miles NW. of Leven.

Banff, par., pari, and royal bor., market town, sea-
port, and capital of Banffshire, at mouth of Deveron
river, on Moray Firth, 65 miles NW. of Aberdeen by
rail and 586 miles from London—par., 6073 ac., pop.
5218; pari, bor., pop. 7844; royal bor., pop. 4203 ; 5
Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day,
Friday. A bridge of
7 arches connects it with the town of Macduff. Banff is
the head of the fishery dist. between Buckie and Fraser-
burgh, and cured herrings and other fish are largely ex-
ported. (For shipping statistics, see Appendix.) There
are 2 woollen mills, a chemical manure, and a rope and
sail factory; a brewery, a distillery, a tannery, &c. It was
the birthplace of Archbishop Sharp (1618-1679). The
burgh unites with Cullen, Elgin, Inverurie, Kintore,
and Peterhead in returning 1 member to Parliament.

Banffshire, a maritime co. in the NE. of Scotland,
stretching about 56 miles between Aberdeenshire and
the cos. of Elgin and Inverness, and comprising a small
detached section in Aberdeenshire. It is very narrow in
proportion to its length, and is broadest along the N.,
where the coast on the Moray Firth measures about 30
miles. Area, 640‘8 sq. m., or 412,258 ac. Pop. 62,736,
or 98 persons to each sq. m. The greater part of the
S. section (about three-fourths of the entire length)
is occupied with lofty mountains, finely wooded hills,
and picturesque glens. The N. district is beautifully
diversified with low hills, fine valleys, and small tracts
of rich plain. The highest mountains,Ben Maedhui(4296
ft.) and Cairn Gorm (4080 ft.), are grouped on the SW.
border. The rivers are the Spey, with its affluent the
Fiddich; the Deveron, with its affluent the Isla; and the
Boyne. There are quarries of slate and marble. The
occupations are chiefly pastoral, but great numbers of
the people are also employed in the fisheries. (For
agricultural statistics, see Appendix.) The co. com-
prises 19 pars., with parts of 11 others, the pari, and
police burghs of Banff and Cullen (part of the Elgin
Burghs), and the police burghs of Dufftown and
Macduff. It returns 1 member to Parliament.

Bangley, liberty, Tamworth par., E. Staffordshire,
3 miles SW. of Tamworth.

Bangor.—par., pari, bor., and market town, Carnar-
vonsh., near Menai Strait, 60 m. W. of Chester and 238
m. NW. of London by rail—par., 7543 ac., pop. 11,370;
pari, bor., pop. 9026 ; 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-
Tuesday and Friday. It is much resorted to for
sea-bathing and the beautiful scenery around it. The
see of B. is the oldest in Wales; the cathedral is an
interesting building. Slate is extensively quarried for
exportation. B. is one of the Carnarvon dist. of parlia-
mentary boroughs, and with Carnarvon, Conway, Cric-
cieth, Nevin, and Pwllheli returns 1 member to Pari.—
2. Bangor, par., E. Cardiganshire, on river Teifi, 5
miles E. of Newcastle Emlyn, 1392 ac., pop. 181.—3,

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