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Athlumncy, par. and vil., co. Meath, near Navan,
2453 ac., pop. 763.

Athncasy, par., SE. co. Limerick, 3 miles NE. of
Kilmallock, 2836 ac., pop. 661.

Athnett. See Anhid.

Athnid, or Athnitt, par., mid. co. Tipperary, on
river Suir, 3 miles NE. of Thurles, 854 ac., pop. 71.

Athnowen, Owen, Ovens, or St Mary, par., in

co. and 8 miles WSW. of Cork, 4837 ac., pop. 865.

Atholc.—dist., N. Perthshire, at S. base of Gram¬
pian mountains, area 450 sq. m. It is one of the best
Scotch hunting dists., its forest containing 100,000 ac.,
in which red-deer and roe-deer are estimated to number
over 8000 head. The ducal title, held by the ancient
house of Murray, was created in 1703.-—2. Athole,
hydropathic establishment, Pitlochry, Perthshire.

Athur, one of the most striking summits of the Dun-
kerrin mountains, bar. Dunkerrin, co. Kerry, alt. 2186 ft.

Athy.—township and market-town with ry. sta., co.
Kildare, on the river Barrow and a branch of the
Grand Canal, 44¾ miles SW. of Dublin by rail, 961
ac., pop. 4181; P.O., T.o., 2 Banks. Market-day,
It is an ancient town, and has one of the best
grain markets in Ireland.—2. Athy St John, par.,
Queen’s co., but chiefly co. Kildare, Athy, 1122 ac.,
pop. 1536.—3. Athy St Michael, par., co. Kildare,
Athy, 1880 ac., pop. 1892.

Atlow, township and eccl. dist., S. Derbyshire, 4
miles NE. of Ashborne, 1276 ac., pop. 138.

Attadale, seat, deer forest (13,000 ac.), and sta. on
Dingwall and Skye Ry., Ross-shire, 5 miles NE. of
Strome Ferry.

Attanagh, par. with ry. sta., Queen’s co. and co.
Kilkenny, 3 m. SE. of Durrow, 2560 ac., pop. 469; P.O.

Attea. See Athea.

Attenborough, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co.
and 5 m. SW. of Nottingham, 2843 ac., pop. 1239. Henry
Ireton (1610-1651), son-in-law of Oliver Cromwell, was a
native. The par. includes the township of Toton and
the hamlet of Chilwell.

Atterby, township, Bishop Norton par., N. Lincoln¬
shire, 9 miles NW. of Market Rasen, pop. 109.

Attercliffe Road, sta. on Midland Ry., in suburbs of
Sheffield, West-Riding Yorkshire.

Attercliffe with DarnaU, township, with ry. sta.
and seat, in suburbs of Sheffield, S. div. West-Riding
Yorkshire, 1297 ac., pop. 26,965 ; 1 Bank.

Atterley, township, Much Wenlock par., S. Shropsh.

Atterton, hamlet, Witherley par., S. Leicestershire,
6½ miles NW. of Hinckley, pop. 58.

Attery, affluent of r. Tamar, E. Cornwall, 12 m. long.

Attingham, seat of Lord Berwick, Shropshire ; post-
town, Shrewsbury. See

Attington, par., Oxfordshire, 3 miles S. of Thame,
444 ac., pop. 29.

Attleborough.—par. and small market town with
ry. sta., S. Norfolk, 16 miles SW. of Norwich, 5260 ac.,
pop. 2244; P.O., 1 Bank. Market-day,
Attleborough, eccl. dist., Nuneaton par., N. Warwick¬
shire, pop. 1420; P.O.

Attlebridge, par. and ry. sta., S. Norfolk, 8 miles
NW. of Norwich, 1267 ac., pop. 66; P.O.

Attymass, or Altymass, par., NE. co. Mayo, 5 miles
N. of Foxford ry. sta., 11,154 ac., pop. 2733; P.O.

Atwick, par. and hamlet, East-Riding Yorkshire,
3 miles N. of Hornsea, 2298 ac. and 160 ac. foreshore,
pop. 320; P.O.

Atworth, vil. and eccl. dist. (A. and South Wraxhall),
Wilts, 3 miles W. of Melksham, pop. 1018 ; P.O.

Aubourn, par. and township, in mid. of co. and 6
miles SW. of Lincoln—par., 2753 ac. (including Had¬
dington), pop. 249 ; township, 1843 ac., pop. 213.

Auburn, township, Fraisthorpe par., East-Riding
Yorkshire, 3½ miles SW. of Bridlington, 204 ac. and 70
ac. foreshore, pop. 12.

Auburn, Lishoy, or Lissoy, vil. and seat, co. West¬
meath, 7 miles NE. of Athlone ry. sta. It is situated
in a beautiful tract of country, and is the “ Sweet
Auburn” of Goldsmith’s poem, “The Deserted Vil¬
lage. ” The name Auburn, first conferred upon it by the
poet, is now generally accepted.

Auch . See also Ach .

Auchaher, seat, Forgue par., N. Aberdeenshire.

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