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Brinkley, par., SE. Cambridgeshire,, 5 miles SW. of
Newmarket, 1500 ac., pop. 297 ; P.O.,    V.;    .    ■,

Brinklow, par. and vil. with ry. sta., N. Warwick-
shire, 54 m. NW. of Rugby, 1410 ac., pop. 783; P.O., T.O.

Brinkwortk, par. and vil., N. Wilts, 5 miles SE.
of Malmesbury, 5464 ac., pop. 1158 ; .■■P.O.

Brin, Lough, bar. Dunkerrin, S. co. Kerry.

Brinninghani. See Briningham.

Brinnington, township, in par. and 2 miles NE. of
Stockport, E. Cheshire, 744 ac. (34 water), pop. 5994.

Brinny, par., S. co. Cork, on B. rivulet, 3 miles N.
of Bandon, 4898 ac., pop. 809.

Brinscull, ry. sta., 34 miles NE. of Chorley, SW.
Lancashire; P.O.

Brins combe, hamlet, Wearepar., Somerset, 14mile
S. of Axbridge.

Brinsley, eccl. dist. and vil., Greasley par., N.
Notts, 8 miles NW. of Nottingham, pop. 1272; near
the vil. is B. Manor Honse, dating from 16th century.

Brinsop, par., in co. and 54 miles NW. of Hereford,
1364 ac., pop. 160.

Brinsworth, township, in par. and 2 miles SAY. of
Rotherham, S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 1391 ac.
(20 water), pop. 1332.

Brinton, par., N. Norfolk, 3 miles SW. of Holt, 625
ac., pop. 161; P.O.

Brisbane Mouse, If mile N. by E. of Largs, NW.

Brisco, township, St Cuthbert par., E. Cumberland,
3 miles SE. of Carlisle.

Briscoe.—hamlet, Lythe par., North-Riding York-
shire, 44 miles NW. of AVhitby.—2. Briscoe, hamlet,
Cotherstone township, Romald Kirk par., North-Riding
Yorkshire, 34 miles NAY. of Barnard Castle.

Brishmcal, circular-shaped hill, Bracadale par., Isle
of Skye, Inverness-shire, alt. 800 ft.

Brisked win, hamlet, Llandilo Talybont par., W.
Glamorganshire, 44 miles NE. of Loughor.

Brisken, hamlet, Llanfynyddpar., mid. Carmarthen-
shire, 5 miles NW. of Llandilofawr.

Brisley, par., AY. Norfolk, 54 miles NW. of East
Dereham, 1201 ac., pop. 345.

Brislington, par. and ry. sta., E. Somerset, 2 miles
SE. of Bristol, 2393 ac., pop. 1767; P.O.; contains
Brislington Hall.

Brisons, The, two rocks, between 60 and 70 ft. high,
1 mile off coast of Cornwall, 4 miles N. of Land’s End.

Bristol, city, mun. and pari, bor., seaport, andco. of
itself, chiefly in Gloucestershire but partly in Somerset,
at the confluence of the rivers Avon and Frome, 6 miles
from the Bristol Channel at Avonmouthand 120 miles W.
of London by rail, the port being 29 miles from Cardiff,
70 from Swansea, 245 from Dublin, 255 from Cork, and
325 from Liverpool; mun. bor., 4632 ac., pop. 206,874 ;
pari, bor., pop. 253,906. Bristol is built on a
number of eminences, and has a fine appearance.
It contains important institutions, religious, educa-
tional, and charitable. It has several fine churches,
notably the Cathedral (1142-1160), and the church of
St Mary Redeliffe. It includes the suburbs of Clifton,
Redland, and Cotham. At Clifton Down a magnificent
suspension bridge spans the river Avon, having an
elevation of 245 ft. above high-water mark. From an
early date B. has been a seaport of great importance,
its position being very favourable to commerce. In the
reign of Henry II. it carried on trade with the N. of
Europe, and between 1239 and 1247 there was occasion
for enlarging and improving the accommodation for the
shipping. There are now extensive docks, not only
within the city itself, but also at Avonmouth on the
N. side of the mouth of the river, and at Portishead on
the S. side; both these harbours being in direct com-
munication with the city by railway. The coasting
trade is of great magnitude, steamers plying regularly
between B. and Cardiff, Swansea, London, Cork, Dublin,
Liverpool, and Glasgow ; while the foreign trade extends
to nearly all parts of the world. (For shipping sta-
tistics, see Appendix.) B. has mfrs. of glass, soap, and
earthenware; shipbuilding, tanning, and sugar-refining;
and extensive chemical and engineering works. Bristol
returns 4 members to Parliament—4 divisions, viz.,
AYest, North, East, and South, 1 member for each
division; the pari, limits were extended in 1885 so as
;to include the local government districts of St George,
Horfield, and Stapleton, and an additional part of the
par. of Bedminster. It returned 2 members till 1885.

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