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Balklalr.—place, in co. and par. of Nairn; was the
camping ground of Cumberland’s army on the eve of
the battle of Culloden.—2. Balklalr, vil., Edderton
par., SE. Ross-shire, 5£ miles W. of Tain ; P.O. It has
a large distillery.—3. Balblair, hamlet, Creich par.,
SE. Sutherlandshire, 1£ mile NW. of Bonar Bridge.

Balbrlggan, township, market and seaport town,
Balrothery par., in co. and 22 miles NNE. of Dublin by
rail, 516 ac., pop. 2443; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-
Monday. It carries on muslin embroidery and the
weaving of calico and stockings (cotton), and is also a
fashionable watering-place. It has lighthouse on pier
at S. side of entrance, with fixed light seen 10 miles.

Balbrogie, vil., Coupar-Angus par., E. Perthshire.

Balbunnoch, vil., Longforgan par., SE. Perthshire,

4 miles W. of Dundee ; has a paper-mill.

Balby-vvitli-Hcxtborpe, township and eccl. dist.,
Doncaster par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river
Don, 2 miles SW. of Doncaster, 1613 ac., pop. 3422; eccl.
dist., pop. 1371; P.O. Here George Fox (1624-90) and his
followers held the first meeting of the Society of Friends.

Balcaithly, estate,' Dunino par., Fifeshire, 4 miles
from St Andrews.

Balcarres House, seat, Kilconquhar par., E. Fife-
shire, £ mile NW. of Colinsburgh.

Balcarrlck, vil., Malahide par., E. co. Dublin, 4
miles E. of Swords.

Balcarry, old mansion, small bay, hill, and prom.,
on SE. coast of Kirkcudbrightshire, Rerwick par., 9
miles E. of Kirkcudbright.

Balcaskie, seat, Carnbee par., E. Fifeshire, 1| mile
NW. of Pittenweem.

Balcastlc, hamlet, Slamannan par., S. Stirlingshire,

5£ miles SW. of Falkirk ; collieries are in the district.

Balchrlstle, seat, Newburn par., SE. Fifeshire, 1£
mile SW. of Colinsburgh.

Balcombe, par., vil. with ry. sta., and seat, E.
Sussex, 4 miles N. of Cuckfield, 4795 ac., pop. 878; P.O.

Balcomie Castle, ancient castle, now a farmhouse,

E. Fifeshire, 2 miles from Crail; the residence of Mary
of Guise, in 1538, on her landing , at Fife Ness to be
married to James Y.

Balconie, seat, Kiltearn par., Ross-shire, 2 miles from

Balcraig, castle ruins, Newtyle par., Forfarshire.

Balcruvie, remains of old castle, on coast of Fife-
shire, near Largo.

Balcurvie, vil., Markinch par., mid. Fifeshire, near
Cameron Bridge sta.

Baldernock, par. and hamlet, on SW. border of Stir-
lingshire, 74 miles N. of Glasgow, 4322 ac., pop. 569;
near the church is a famous cromlech called “Auld
Wife’s Lift.”

Baldcrsby, township with ry. sta., and seat, Top-
cliffe par., North-Riding Yorkshire, on river Swale, 5
miles NE. of Ripon, 1830 ac., pop. 290; P.O.

Bald erst on, township, Blackburn par., NE. Lanca-
shire, 4 miles NW. of Blackburn, 1808 ac., pop. 487.

Balderton, par., S. Notts, 2 miles SE. of Newark,
4050 ac., pop. 1075; P.O.

Baldhu, eccl. dist. (St Michael), Kea and Kenwyn
pars., W. Cornwall, near Truro, pop. 1156.

Baldock, par. and town with ry. sta., NW. Herts, 5
m. NE. of Hitchinand 37 m. N. of London, 261 ac., pop.
2326; P.O., T.o., IBank. Market-day, Friday. The town
has trade in corn and malt, and mfrs. of straw-plait.

Baldongan, or Baldungan, coast par., in co. and
16 miles NE. of Dublin, 850 ac., pop. 61; contains
ruins of a preceptory of Knight Templars, and an
ancient castle of the De Berminghams.

Baldon Marsh, par., in SE. of co. and 6 miles SE.
of Oxford, 829 ac., pop. 300; contains Baldon House.

Baldon Toot, par., in SE. of co. and 5 miles SE. of
Oxford, 1565 ac., pop. 217.

Baldoon Castle, remnant of a celebrated old build-
ing, E. Wigtownshire, 1| mile SW. of Wigtown.

Baldovan, vil. withry. sta., Mains and Strathmartin
par., SW. Forfarshire, on river Dighty, 3 miles N. of
Dundee. Baldovan House is in the vicinity.

Baldovie, hamlet, in par. and 3 miles NE. of Dundee,
Forfarshire; P.O.

Baldowrle, seat, Kettins par., Forfarshire; post-
town, Coupar-Angus.

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