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Logiebride, ancient par., now in Auchtergaven par.,

Logierait, par. and vil., Perthshire—par. (compris-
ing a main body and 5 detached sections), 37,759 ac.,
pop. 2323 ; vil., on river Tay, near the influx of the
Tummel, f mile W. of Ballinluig sta., which is 8 miles
NW. of Dunkeld ;
P.O.; Logierait was long the seat of
the Athole family’s regality courts, and had a large
court-hall, and a prison, from which Rob Roy escaped in
1717; on a neighbouring eminence is a Celtic cross (1866)
to the sixth Duke of Athole.

Logierieve, ry. sta., Udny par., Aberdeenshire, 3
miles S W. of Ellon sta. and 164 miles NW. of Aberdeen.

Login, vil. with ry. sta., Carmarthenshire, 6 miles
NW. of Whitland and 10 miles S. of Grymmych Arms
sta. ;

Loirston, Loch, Nigg par., Kincardineshire.

Lois Weedon, 7 miles SAV. of Towcester, North-
amptonshire ;
P.O. See AVeedon Loys.

Lolworth, par. and vil., in co. and 6 miles NAV. of
Cambridge, 1076 ac., pop. 170.

Lomax Bank Mills, paperworks, Little Lever, near
Bolton, Lancashire.

Lombardale House, seat, 3 miles SE. of Bakewell,

Lombardstown, ry. sta., 6 m. W. of Mallow, co. Cork.

Lomond, Loch, Dumbartonshire and Stirlingshire;
is the largest loch in Scotland, being 21 miles long
N. and S. from Ardlui pier to Balloch pier, and 5 miles
broad near its southern extremity; it is almost entirely
surrounded by ranges of lofty hills, culminating in Ben
Lomond, which rises on the eastern side, and reaches
an altitude of 3192 ft.; it is studded with numerous
islands, is famed for its picturesque beauty, and is
visited by large numbers of tourists. Locb Lomond
receives Endrick Water and many smaller streams, and
is drained by the Leven into the Clyde.

Lomond Hills, hill-ridge, Fife and Kinross, extend-
ing 6 miles eastward from NE. shore of Loch Leven,
and reaching in East Lomond Hill an altitude of 1471
ft., and in AVest Lomond Hill an altitude of 1713 ft.

Lonan (or Kirk Lonnn), par., in E. of Isle of Man
(containing Laxey), 9423 ac., pop. 3277.

Lonan, stream, Lorne dist., Argyllshire; flows 64
miles AV. through Glen Lonan to Loch Nell.

Lon desborough and Esthorpe, par., East-Riding
Yorkshire, 4256 ac., pop. 360; contains Londesbor-
ongh, vil. with ry. sta., 2 miles NW. of Market
P.O., T.o. Londesborough Park is the
seat of Lord Londesborough.

London, the capital of England, and the principal
town of the British Empire, on river Thames, mostly in
Middlesex, but also occupying parts of Surrey, Kent,
and Essex, 60 miles (by the river’s course) from the sea
at the Nore ; the centre of the dome of St Paul’s is in
lat. 50° 30' 48" N., and long. 0° 5' 48" AV. The areas
and populations within various divisional boundaries
are as follow:—

Area.    Pop.

1.    London within the Registrar-)    OOA „„    „

General’s Tables of Mortality f    75,334 ac.    3,816,483

2.    London within the limits of the )

Metropolis Local Management J-    75,462 ac.    3,834,354


3.    London School Board District....    75,462    ac.    3,834,354

4.    Metropolitan Parl. Boroughs ....    80,126    ac.    3,963,307

5.    Central Criminal Court District ..    268,391    ac.    4,457,102

6.    The “Greater London” of the)

Registrar - General’s Weekly)-    441,559 ac.    4,776,661

Return, consisting of—    )

(а) Metropolitan Police District 440,891 ac. 4,716,009

(б) City of London within the )

Municipal and Parlia- V    668 ac.    50,652

mentary limits........)

(The figures for the City represent the night population;
during the business hours of the day it rises to over 1,000,000.)

The centre of the Government and commerce of the
British Empire, London is the greatest city of any age
or country. Politically, financially, and commercially,
as well as on aceount of its immense size and population,
its progress and pre-eminence form a very remarkable
feature in the history of civilisation. Without entering
upon the vague traditions which have survived from
more obscure eras, we find that as early as a.d. 61
Lundinvum of the Romans was a place of import-

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