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II.—2. Moseley, dist. and ry. sta., Kings Norton and
Yardley pars.-. AVorcestershire—dist., pop. 4502; P.O.,
t.o. ; the sta. is 3| miles S. of New Street sta., Bir-
mingham ; adjacent is Moseley HaU, seat; Moseley
Congregational College (1856) is at Wake Green.

Mosergh House, seat, 4 miles NE. of Kendal, West-

Moses Gate, ry. sta., SE. Lancashire, 2 miles SE. of
Bolton; P.O., T.O.

Moss, township with ry. sta., Campsall, Kirk Bram-
with, and Owstonpars., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire,
7 miles N. of Doncaster, 2497 ac., pop. 280.

Moss, The (or Moss Valley), near border of Denbigh
and Flint, 4 miles NW. of AVrexham ; P.O.

Moss Rank, vil. with ry. sta., Prescot par., SAA7.
Lancashire, 1% mile NW. of St Helens.

Moss Holm, island, in Ullswater.

Moss House, seat, 1£ mile SE. of Killearn ry. sta.,
SAV. Stirlingshire, on Blane Water.

Moss Side.—town and township, Manchester par.,
SE. Lancashire, on S. side and within parliamentary
limits of Manchester—township, 421 ac., pop. 18,184 ;
town (including a small part of Withington township),
420 ac., pop. 18,131; P.O., 1 Bank.
— 2. Moss Side,
vil. with ry. sta., Poulton le Fylde par., Lancashire, 2J
miles NE. of Lytham and 9| SE. of Blackpool by rail.

Moss Side, vil., in co. and 3 miles SW. of Nairn.

Moss Side.—vil., Grange of Drumtullagh par., N. co.
Antrim, 4 miles NE. of Dervock ry. sta., pop. 177; P.O.,
called Mosside ; 1 Bank.—2. Moss Side, hamlet, AV.
co. Down, 2% miles E. of Lisburn.

Mossat, hamlet, on Mossat Burn, 7 miles NW. of
Alford, Aberdeenshire; P.O. See

Mossbank.—place with industrial school, adjacent
to Millerston, NW. Lanarkshire, 3 miles NE. of Glas-
gow.—2. Mossbank, vil., Delting par., Shetland, 29
miles N. hy AV. of Lerwick; P.O., T.O.

Mossbcg, vil., Ballylinny par., SE. co. Antrim, 3
miles E. of Bally clare ry. sta., pop. 194.

Mossburnford, place with ruined baronial fortalice,
in par. and 4 miles S. by E. of Jedburgh, Roxburgh-
shire, on Jed Water.

Mossdalc, hamlet, Aysgarth par., North-Riding
Yorkshire, in Ure Yalley, near Hawes.

Mossend.—vil., in par. and near AVest Calder, Edin-
burghshire, pop. 669.—2. Mossend, town with ry. sta.,
Bothwell par., Lanarkshire, 4 miles S. of Coatbridge
and 10 miles SE. of Glasgow, pop. 3030; P.O., T.O.;
has extensive iron and steel works.

Mosser, township, Brigham par., Cumberland, on
river Cocker, 4m. S. of Cockermouth, 1490ac., pop. 76.

Mossi'ennan House, seat, 3 miles S. of Broughton
ry. sta., Peeblesshire.

Mossgiel, farm, in par. and 1 mile N. of Mauchline,
Ayrshire; was occupied by the poet Burns from 1784
till 1788.

Mossgreen, vil., in the N. of Dalgetty par., and
quoad sacra par., partly also in Aberdour and Inver-
keithing pars., SAV. Fifeshire—par., pop. 1609; vil.,
near Crossgates and 3 miles NE. of Dunfermline.

Mosside, co. Antrim; P.O. See Moss Side.

Mossknow, seat, in par. and near Kirkpatrick-
Fleming, SE. Dumfriesshire.

Mossley.—manufacturing town with ry. sta., Ashton
under Lyne par., Lancashire, Mottram in Longen Dale
par., Cheshire, and Rochdale par., West-Riding York-
shire, on river Tame, 2% miles N. of Stalybridge and 10%
NE. of Manchester by rail, 2560 ac., pop. 13,372;
o., and P. o. at Upper Mossley; 3 Banks. Mossley has
risen to importance within the last 50 years, since the
introduction of the cotton mfr. It was placed under
the Local Government Act in 1864.—2. Mossley, eccl.
dist., Astbury par., Cheshire, pop. 909 ; Mossley Hall,
seat, is 1% mile E. of Congleton.

Mossley, canvas factory works, near Whiteabbey,
E. co. Antrim.

Mossley Hill, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Child wall and
Toxteth Park pars., SW. Lancashire, on SE. side of
Liverpool—dist., pop. 573; P.O.; the sta. (for Aig-
burth) is 4 miles SE. of Lime Street sta., Liverpool;
adjacent is Mossley House, seat.

Mosspaul, hill-ridge, between Roxburghshire and
Dumfriesshire, 12% miles SW. of Hawick, alt. 800 ft.;
Mosspaul Inn, on the road from Hawick to Carlisle,
was a well-known place in the stage-coaching days.

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