Bartholomew’s Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887) page 525 right column

Click on the image for a larger version suitable for printing.


Madclcy Court, seat, Checldey par., Staffordshire,
on river Team, 4 miles NAV. of Uttoxeter.

Martingley, par., in co. and 5 m. NAV. of Cambridge,
1763 ac., pop. 236; contains Madinglcy Hall, seat.

Madlcy, par. and vil., in co. and 54 miles AV. of
Hereford, 5360 ac., pop. 841;

Mad marston, ancient camp, Swalcliffepar., Oxford-
shire, 54 miles SAV. of Banbury.

Madorc, ry. sta., co. Cork, 6 miles N. of Skibbereen.

Madresfteld, par. and vil., AVorcestershire, 2 m. NE.
of Great Malvern, 1192 ac., pop. 264;
P.O., T.o.; in
vicinity of vil. is Madrcsficld Court, a moated Tudor
mansion, with fine grounds, seat of Earl Beauchamp.

Madron, town, par., and township, Cornwall—par.
(containing town of Penzance), 5926 ac., pop. 15,146;
township, 5589 ac., pop. 2647; town, 14 mile NAV. of
Penzance, 5440 ac., pop. 2737 ;
P.O.; 1 mile N. of town
is Madron Well, with remains of ancient baptistery.

Madryn, seat, 7 miles AV. of Pwllheli, Cardiganshire.

Maen .1 See also Man .

Maen, vil., Sennen par., Cornwall, 9 miles SAA7. of

Maen Achwynfan, ancient pillar cross with carv-
ings, Flintshire, 44 miles NAV. of Holywell.

Maen Porth, creek of Falmouth Bay, Cornwall, 2
miles SAA7. of Falmouth.

Maen Rock, cromlech, St Just par., Cornwall, at
St Constantines, near St Mawes.

Maen-y-Morwynlon, ancient sculptured stone, in co.
and 24 miles NAV. of Brecknock.

Maen-y-Prenfol, cromlech, Cellan par., Cardigan-
shire, 3 miles NE. of Lampeter.

Maenan, township, Eglwysfach par., Carnarvonshire,
on river Conway, 3 miles N. of Llanrwst, 2902 ac., pop.
P.O.; has some remains of monastery of 1283.

Maenbury (or Maumbnry), ancient amphitheatre,
Dorset, at Dorchester; is said to be the most perfect of
its kind in England.

Maenclochog, par., township, and vil., Pembroke-
shire—par., 2754 ac., pop. 510; township, pop. 480;
vil., 94 miles NAV. of Narberth ;

Maentwrog, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Maentwrog Road),
Merioneth, on river Dwyryd—par., 5465 ac., pop. 852;
the vil., 3 miles SAV. of Festiniog, is situated in the
centre of a picturesque valley, and is visited by tourists;
Archdeacon Prys, who translated the Psalms into AVelsh,
was rector.

Maer.—hamlet, 1| mile NAV. of Stratton, Cornwall.
—2. Maer, par. and vil., Staffordshire, 64 miles SAV. of
Newcastle-under-Lyme, 2750 ac., pop. 393;
P.O.; con-
tains Maerway Bane, hamlet, and Maer Hall, seat.

Maerdy.—4 m. fromLlandilo, Carmarthenshire; P.O.
—2. Maerdy, 5 m. from Corwen, Merioneth ; P.O.

Macst Knoll, ancient camp, Somerset, in S. vicinity
of Bristol.

Maes-Mynan, picturesque vale, Flint, near Caerwys.

Maes-Mynls, par., Brecknockshire, 1 mile SAV. of
Builth, 4012 ac., pop. 213.

Maesbrook, vil., Kinnerley par., Shropshire, 54
miles SE. of Oswestry.

Maesbury, vil., in par. and 3 miles SE. of Oswestry,

Maesbury Castle, ancient entrenchment, Somerset,
on Mendip Hills, near Croscombe.

Maescar, township, Devynnock par., in co. and 8
miles SAV. of Brecknock, on river Usk, pop. 753.

Maesfen, Cheshire. See Macefen.

Maesgwartka, tract, Brecknockshire, on Brecon
Canal, 2 miles S. of Criekhowell.

Maeshowe Tumulns (or The Maidens Mound),
conical mound, Firth and Stennes par., Orkney, near
head of Loch Harray, 9 m. AV. of Kirkwall, 300 ft. in
circumference at the base, and 36 ft. high ; was opened
in 1861, and found to be an ancient chambered barrow.

Maesllwch (or Maeslougli) Castle, seat, Radnor-
shire, on river AA7ye, 4 miles SAA7. of Hay.

Maesllwyn, seat, Anglesey ; post-town, Amlwch.

Maes llyn, 5 m. AV. of Llandyssil, Cardiganshire ; P.O.

Maesteg, town with ry. sta., Llangynwyd par.,
Glamorgan, on river Llynvi, 8 miles NAV. of Bridgend,

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

Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1887. Public domain image from


Mam is Welsh, and signifies “a stone.”
Maes is Welsh, and signifies “ a field.”

Click on the image to get a large bitmap suitable for printing (45 MB)

Page 525 left column ... Page 526 left column

This page is written in HTML using a program written in Python 3.2, and image-to-HTML-text by ABBYY FineReader 11 Professional Edition.