Kerne Bridge, ry. sta., in S. of Herefordshire, 3
miles SAY. of Ross.
Kerrera, island, in Firth of Lorne, Kilmore and
Kilbride par., Argyllshire, pop. 103; P.O.; extends 4J
miles SAY., has an average breadth of 14 mile, and is
separated from the mainland by the Sound of Kerrera,
on NE. side of which is Oban Bay. Alexander II.
(1198-1249) died at Kerrera while preparing for an
expedition to the AYestern Islands.
Kerridge Hall, 2 m. NE. of Macclesfield, Cheshire.
Kerrler, hundred, in SAY. of Cornwall, 101,439 ac.,
pop. 41,806; contains Helston and 27 pars. ; comprises
2 divisions (East and AYest)—East Div. 35,911 ac.,
pop. 24,150; AYest Div. 65,528 ac., pop. 17,656.
Kerriff (or Kerry), S. division of KUfinan par.,
Kerry, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in SE. of Mont-
gomeryshire—par., 21,430 ac., pop. 2093; vil., 3 miles
SE. of Newtown; P.O.; Kerry Hill, a bleak hill-ridge,
stands on SE. border of co.
Kerry.—river, Gairloch par., AY. Ross and Cro-
marty ; issues from Loch Bad-an-Sgalaig, and flows
NAY. through the Pass of Kerrysdale to Loch Kerry,
Gair Loch; 4 miles SE. of Gairloch are the Kerry
Falls.—2. Kerry. See Kerriff.
Kerry, maritime co., in the SAY. of Munster pro-
vince, Ireland ; is bounded N. by the Shannon, which
separates it from co. Clare, E. by cos. Limerick and
Cork, S. by co. Cork, and AY. by the Atlantic Ocean ;
greatest length, N. and S., 67 miles ; greatest breadth,
E. and AY., 55 miles; average breadth, 36 miles ; coast-
line, about 200 miles ; area, 1,185,918 (31,882 water),
or 5'7 per cent, of the total area of Ireland; pop.
201,039, of whom 96'6 per cent, are Roman Catholics,
2'9 Episcopalians, 01 Presbyterians, and 02 Methodists.
On the Atlantic coast, which is prevailingly hold and
rocky, are the bays of Tralee, Dingle, Ballinskelligs,
and Kenmare. The principal headlands from N. to S.
are Kerry Head, Brandon Head, Slea Head, Bray Head,
and Bolus Head. The largest islands are Valentia
and the Blasket group. The greater part of the sur-
face is bleak and mountainous, but there is also much
romantic scenery. The principal summits are Carran-
tuohill or Carn Tual (3414 ft.), in the range of Macgilli-
cuddys Reeks, the loftiest mountains in Ireland;
Bautregaum, 2784 ft., and Mangerton, 2751 ft. The
lakes are numerous, but mostly of small size ; the
principal are the celebrated Lakes of Killarney. None
of the numerous rivers are of great length. There are
several medicinal springs. The ores of iron, lead, and
copper are abundant in the S.; slate and flag-stone are
quarried in Valentia. The chief crops are potatoes,
oats, and turnips. (For agricultural statistics, see
Appendix.) The coast fisheries are extensive, and give
employment to a large number of men and boys. There
is now direct railway communication from Tralee and
Killarney to Cork and Limerick. Kerry gives the titles
of baron and earl to the Marquis of Lansdowne. The
co. comprises 9 bars.—Clanmaurice, Corkaguing, Dun-
kerron (North and South), Glanarought, Iraghticonnor,
Iveragh, Magunihy, and Trughanacmy, 87 pars., and
the towns of Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Cahersiveen,
and Dingle. For parliamentary purposes the county
is divided into 4 divisions—viz., North Kerry, AVest
Kerry, South Kerry, and East Kerry, 1 member for
each division; its representation was increased from 2
to 4 members in 1885,
Kerry Head, on S. side of mouth of river Shannon,
NAY. co. Kerry.
Kerry croy, vil., Kingarth par., Bute island, Firth of
Clyde, on the coast, 24 miles SE. of Rothesay.
Kerrycurrihy, bar., co. Cork, 23,957 ac., pop. 10,258.
Kerrykeel, 5 m. from Milford, N. co. Donegal; P.O.
Kerrysdale, Pass of, narrow wooded ravine, on
river Kerry, Gairloch par., AY. Ross and Cromarty;
2 miles SE. of Gairloch is Kerrysdale, seat.
Kersall, township, Kneesal par., Notts, 5 miles SE.
of Ollerton, pop. 59.
Kersall Moor, eccl. dist. and vil., Manchester and
Prestwich pars., SE. Lancashire—dist. pop, 2103; vil.
in Irwell valley, 3 miles NAY. of Manchester; the
Manchester race-course is here; in vicinity of vil. is
the seat of Kersall Cell.
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