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Dcltlng, par., Shetland, 36,964 ac., pop. 1654; in-
cludes Muckle Roe island, several uninhabited islands,
and that part of Mainland between Yell Sound and St
Magnus Bay.

Delton Place, seat, 3 miles from Wateringbury sta.,
mid. Kent.

Delvln.—bar., NE. co. Westmeath, 39,062 ac., pop.
4959.—2. Delvln, or Castlctown-Dclvln, par. and

vil., in the above bar., 8 miles N. of Killucan ry. sta.
—par., 18,278 ac., pop. 2456 ; vil., pop. 276 ; Ao?, T.O.,
called Delvin, 1 Bank.

Delvine, seat, 7 miles SE. of Dunkeld, Perthshire.

Dembleby, par., S. Lincolnshire, 74 miles E. of
Grantham, 1071 ac., pop. 72.

Demon’s, or Dimon’s Dale, small valley, N. Derby-
shire, on river Wye, 5 miles NW. of Bakewell.

Den.—hamlet, 14 mile SE. of Newburgh, Fifeshire.
—2. Den, The, vil., Dairy par., N. Ayrshire, pop.
(including Park Terrace Rows) 995.

Den Fenella, romantic ravine, SE. Kincardineshire;
extends from 14 mile SE. of Laurencekirk to 14 mile
SW. of Johnshaven; is traditionally named from
Fenella, a daughter of the Maormar of Angus, slain
here in 995; near the sea the Fenella Burn makes a
beautiful waterfall, 65 ft. in leap.

Den Hill, seat, E. Kent, 64 m. SE. of Canterbury.

Denaby, township, Mexborough par., S. div. AVest-
Riding Yorkshire, on river Don, 61 miles SW. of Don-
caster, 1058 ac., pop. 1631.

Denardiston, or Denston, par., W. Suffolk, 34
miles NE. of Haverhill ry. sta., 1100 ac., pop. 266; con-
tains the seats of Denston Hall and Denston Park.

Denbles, seat, 1 mile NW. of Dorking ry. sta.,
W. Surrey.

Denbigh, cap. of co., pari, and mun. bor., market
town, and par., withry. sta., Denbighshire, 25 miles W.
of Chester and 205 miles NAY. of London—bor., 8987
ac., pop. 6535; par., 1609 ac., pop. 4422; P.O., T.O., 2
Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-days,
Wednesday and
Saturday; is finely situated near the centre of the Yale
of Clwyd, on a rocky eminence, the summit of which is
crowned by the ruins of a castle of the time of Edward I.
The town hall dates from 1572. The free grammar-
school was founded in 1727, and Howell’s female orphan
school in 1860. At D. is a lunatic asylum for 5 counties
of North Wales. D. has mfrs. of shoes and gloves,-and
some tanning. The bor. unites with Ruthin) Wrexham,
and Holt in returning 1 member to Parliament.

Denbighshire, maritime co. of N. Wales; bounded
N. by the Irish Sea, E. by Flintshire, Cheshire, and
Shropshire, S. by Montgomeryshire and Merioneth,
and AV. by Carnarvonshire; length, NW. and SE., 42
miles; breadth, NE. and SW., from 7 to 27 miles;
coast-line, about 9 miles; area, 425,038 ac.; pop.
111,740. There is some level ground along the N.;
the E. is hilly; and the mountains on the S. and W.
rise from 1000 to 2500 ft. high. The principal streams
are the Clwyd, Conway, and Dee ; their vales are beau-
tiful and fertile. Oats, barley, and rye are grown in
the uplands, and wheat in the low grounds of the
valleys. (For agricultural statistics, see Appendix.)
Ponies, and small but hardy sheep, are reared on the hills.
The mfr. of woollen goods is carried on to some extent,
but the chief industry, besides agriculture, is the mining
of coal, iron, lead, and slate. The co. comprises 6
hundreds, 90 pars, with parts of 6 others, the Denbigh
Boroughs (Denbigh, Holt, Ruthin, and Wrexham—1
member), and the mun. bors. of Denbigh, Ruthin, and
Wrexham. It is entirely in the diocese of St Asaph.
For pari, purposes it is divided into 2 divisions, Eastern
and Western, 1 member for each division.

Denbnry, par. and vil., E. Devon, 3 miles SAAL of
Newton Abbot, 1068 ac., pop. 331; P.O.

Denby.—par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 7
miles NE. of Derby, 2415 ac., pop. 1394; P.O.—2.
Denby, township, Penistone par., S. div. West-Riding
Yorkshire, onriver Dearne, 2885 ac., pop. 1559; contains
Denby Dale, vil., 8 miles W. of Barnsley and 179 NW.
of London; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.    .    -*•    *    —

Denby Grange, seat, 5 miles E. of Huddersfield,
West-Riding Yorkshire.

Denby Hall, vil., Kirkburton and Silkstone pars.,
S. div. AYest-Riding Yorkshire, 4 m. NAY. of Penistone.

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