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Camaron, affluent of river Ithon, Radnorshire.

Camaross, hamlet, 4 miles NAT. of Taghmon, S.
co. AYexford.

Camasnnary, hamlet, Skye island, Inverness-shire,
on Loch Scavaig, 11 miles NW. of Broadford.

Cam Beclc, affluent of river Irthing, E. Cumberland.

Camber, hamlet, and Camber Castle, ruined for-
talice, E. Sussex, on the coast, 6 m. NE. of AVinchelsea.

Cambcrford, hamlet, 2 miles N. of Tamworth, Staf-

Camberley, sta. (C. and York Town), on London and
S.-AY. Ry., AY. Surrey, 7 miles SAY. of Ascot; P.O.

Camberwell, pari. bor. and par., Surrey, in S. of
London—par., 4450 ac., pop. 186,593; bor. (containing
also Penge), 5220 ac., pop. 205,243. Camberwell re-
turns 3 members to Parliament—-3 divisions, viz., North,
Peckham, and Dulwich, 1 member for each division; it
was made a pari. bor. in 1885.

Camblesfortli, township, Drax par., E. div. West-
Riding Yorkshire, between rivers Ouse and Aire, 4
miles SE. of Selby, 1596 ac., pop. 280 ; P.O.

Cniubo, township, Hartburn par., S. Northumber-
land, 11 miles SE. of Otterburn and 1 mile S. of Scot’s
Gap ry. sta., 691 ac., pop. 90 ; P.O., T.o.

Cambo, seat, Kingsbarns par., Fifeshire, near the
coast, 24 miles NW. of Crail; in vicinity is C. Ness ;
\ m. NE. of headland are some skerries, called C.-Brigs.

Cambois, eccl. dist. (St Peter) and vil., Bedlington
par., S. Northumberland, at mouth of river AVansbeck,
pop. 3751. The vil. is 24 miles NAY. of Blyth.

Camborne, market town and par. with ry. sta., W.
Cornwall, 11 miles SW. of Truro and 313 miles SAY. of
London, 6931 ac. (37 water) and 50 ac. foreshore, pop.
13,601; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day,
has extensive copper, lead, and tin mines.

Camborne (or North-Western) Division, pari. div.
of Cornwall, pop. 51,528.

Cambridge.—pari, and mun. bor., and co. town of
Cambridgeshire, on the river Cam, 56 miles N. of
London by rail—pari, bor., 4001 ac., pop. 40,878 ; mun.
bor., 3278 ac., pop. 35,363; 4 Banks, 5 newspapers.
Tuesday and Saturday. It was anciently
a Roman station, was burned by the Danes in
871 and 1010, and was made the site of a castle by
AVilliam the Conqueror. The city has long been famous
as the seat of a university. Its trade is derived from
the university, and from its being the centre of an agri-
cultural district. Before the railways it had a very
considerable business by river with King’s Lynn. It is
now a chief station on the Great Eastern line, and is
also connected with the other main lines. It has no
mfrs. Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667) was a native. The
bor. returns 1 member to Parliament.—The Univer-
sity of Cambridge consists of 17 colleges, each of
which is governed by its own rules and customs. The
17 colleges are :—St Peter’s or Peter House (founded in
1257), Clare (1326), Pembroke (1347), Gonville and
Caius (1348), Trinity Hall (1350), Corpus Christi (1352),
King’s (1441), Queen’s (1448), St Catherine’s (1473),
Jesus (1496), Christ’s (1505), St John’s (1511), Magda-
lene (1519), Trinity (1546), Emmanuel (1584), Sidney
Sussex (1598), Downing (1800), and Cavendish (1873).
There are also 2 colleges—Girton (3 miles from Cam-
bridge) and Newnham—for women, who, after their
course of study and on passing the examinations, receive
a certificate; but no degree is conferred upon them. The
library contains upwards of 300,000 volumes, besides
many valuable MSS. The laboratories and museums
for the study of the natural sciences are splendidly
equipped. The number of undergraduates is about
2500. The University returns 2 members to Parliament.
—2. Cambridge, hamlet, Shinbridge par., AY. Glou-
cestershire, onriver Cam, 4 miles NW. of Dursley; p.o.

Cambridge, hamlet, Legerwood par., Berwickshire,
34 miles E. of Lauder.

Cambridge Heath, sta. on the Great Eastern Ry.,
Middlesex, 3 miles NE. of St Paul’s, London.

Cambridgeshire, inland eastern co. of England;
bounded N. by Lincolnshire, E. by Norfolk and Suffolk,
S. by Essex and Herts, AY. by Bedfordshire, Hunting-
donshire, and Northamptonshire; greatest length, N.
and S., 48 miles; greatest breadth, E. and W., 28
miles; average breadth, 16 miles; area, 524,935 ac. ;

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

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