Burton Latimer, par. and ry. sta. (Isham and
Burton Latimer), N. Northamptonshire, 2J miles SE. of
Kettering, 2690 ac., pop. 1630; P.O., T.O.
Burton Lazars, township, in par. and 2J m. SE. of
Melton Mowbray, N. Leicestersh., 2060 ac., pop. 244; P.O.
Burton Leonard, par., E. div. West-Riding York-
shire, 4 miles SE. of Ripon, 1796 ac., pop. 431; P.O.
Burton, North. See Burton Fleming.
Burton-on-thc-Wolds, township, Prestwold par.,
N. Leicestersh., 41 m. NE. of Loughborough, pop. 356;
P.O.; contains B. Hall.
Burton ©very, par., in S. of co. and 7 miles SE. of
Leicester, 1660 ac., pop. 424 ; P.O.
Burton Fedwardine, par., S. Lincolnshire, 4|miles
SE. of Sleaford, 2580 ac., pop. 202.
Burton Pidsea, par. and vil., East-Riding Yorkshire,
7J miles NAV. of Patrington, 2303 ac., pop. 352 ; P.O.
Burton Fort, fishing vil., 5 miles NW. of Dunglow,
AV. co. Donegal; P.O.
Burton Pynsent, tithing, mid. Somerset, 2 miles
SAV. of Langport.
Burton Salmon, township and ry. sta., Monk-
Frystone par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles
NE. of Pontefract, 956 ac., pop. 273.
Burton-upon-Stather, par. and vil., N. Lincoln-
shire, 5 miles N. of Frodingham ry. sta., 3860 ac., pop.
971; P.O. Market-day, Thursday.
Burton-upon-Trent, mun. bor. and par., in E. of
Staffordshire, and extending into Derbyshire, on river
Trent, 11 miles SW. of Derby, 30 NE. of Birming-
ham, and 122 miles NW. of London by rail—par., 7730
ac., pop. 37,253; mun. bor., 4025 ac., pop. 39,288; 2
Banks, 4 newspapers. Market-day, Thursday ; is an old
town, formerly the seat of a Saxon abbey. In 1801 the
pop. of B. was not much over 6000. Its rapid growth dates
from the opening of the Midland Ry. in 1839. Brewing
of ale, the staple industry, commenced in 1708 ; but its
great development has taken place only since 1828, and
especially since 1862. The average brewing business
done in the town, in one year, is calculated at
£7,000,000. The principal firms are those of Bass and
Allsopp. The town possesses a free grammar-school
and two public libraries. The old bridge over the
Trent, consisting of 36 arches, stood for about 700
years; the new bridge, of 29 arches, was opened for
traffic in 1864.
Burton-upon-Ure, township, Masham par., North-
Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles SAV. of Bedale, 2289 ac.
(45 water), pop. 152.
Burton, West.—par., N. Notts, on river Trent, 3|
miles SW. of Gainsborough, 710 ac., pop. 56. — 2.
Burton, West, tithing, Bury par., W. Sussex, 4| miles
N. of Arundel.
Burtonwood, township, in par. and 4 miles NAV. of
AVarrington, SW. Lancashire, 4193 ac., pop. 1268.
Burvvardsley, township, Bunbury par., W. Cheshire,
4t> miles SW. of Tarporley, 1058 ac., pop. 440.
Burwarton, par., S. Shropshire, on Rea Brook, 9J
miles SW. of Bridgnorth, 1239 ac., pop. 146; P.O. ;
contains Burwarton House, seat of Viscount Boyne.
Burwash, par. and vil., E. Sussex, 8 miles NW. of
Battle, 7452 ac. (29 water), pop. 2285; P.O., T.O.
Market-day, Tuesday. Burwash Common, 3 miles
from Burwash vil. ; P.O.
Burwell.—par. and vil., SE. Cambridgeshire, 4 miles
SE. of Newmarket, 7232 ac., pop. 1949 ; P.O., T.o.—2.
Burwell, par., N. Lincolnshire, 5 miles SE. of Louth,
2190 ac., pop. 159; P.O. ; contains B. Fark, birthplace
of Sarah Jennings, the famous Duchess of Marlborough.
Burwick, hamlet, near S. extremity of South Ron-
aldshay island, Orkney; P.O.
Burwood Fark, 2| miles SE. of Chertsey, Surrey.
Bury.—pari, and mun. bor., par., and township, SE.
Lancashire, 11 miles NAV. of Manchester and 195 NW.
of London by rail—par., 25,916 ac. (265 water), pop.
91,494; township, 2330 ac., pop. 39,283; parliamentary
bor., pop. 53,240; mun. bor., 3390 ac., pop. 52,213;
4 Banks, 3 newspapers. Market-day, Saturday. B. is
situated on an eminence between the Irwell and the
Roche, and is a clean, well-built town. The staple
industry is the cotton mfr.; but there are also extensive
works for bleaching, calico-printing, dyeing, engine-
making, and the making of machinery; there is still
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