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Leigh, Great. See Leighs, Great.

Leigh, High, township and vil., Rostherne par.,
Cheshire—township, 4522 ac., pop. 850; vil., 5 miles
NW. of Knutsford; P.O., called High Legh.

Leigh, Little, township and vil., Great Budworth
par., Cheshire, 3| miles NW. of North wich, 1595 ac.,
pop. 455.

Leigh, North.—par. and vil., Devon, 3 miles SE. of
Honiton, 994 ac., pop. 246.—2. Leigh, North, par.,
Oxford. See

Leigh, South.—par. and vil., Devon, 3 miles SW. of
Colyton, 2579 ac., pop. 222; P.O.—2. Leigh, South,
par., Oxford. See

Leigh, West.—par., Devon, on river Torridge, 2
miles NE. of Bideford, 2616 ac., pop. 496.—2. Leigh,
West, hamlet, Burlescombe par., Devon, 5 miles SAY.
of Wellington.—3. Leigh, West, hamlet, Harberton
par., Devon, lg mile SAY. of Totnes.—4. Leigh, West
(or Westleigh), township and ry. sta., Leigh par., SW.
Lancashire, wholly in town of Leigh, 1883 ac., pop.
7848; P.O.; the station is 7 miles SW. of Bolton.

Leigh Bridge, at the junction of rivers North Teign
and South Teign, Devon, 1 mile SW. of Chagford.

Leigh Court.—seat, Somerset 2 miles NAY. of Bris-
tol ; in vicinity is Leigh Down.—2. Leigh Court, ry.
sta., in co. and 4J miles NW. of Worcester. See

Leigh Division, The, parl. div. of SW. Lancashire,
pop. (estimated) 51,816.

Leigh Eim, seat, 3 miles W. of Southend, Essex.

Leigh Hill, 4 miles SE. of Marlborough, Wilts ; P.O.

Leigh House, seat, iu vicinity of Chudleigh, Devon.

Leigh Sinton, Worcestershire, 3 miles N. of Great
Malvern; p.o. See

Leigh Wood, Somerset, in vicinity of Bristol; is
connected by a suspension bridge over the Avon with
the suburb of Clifton.

Leigh and Bedford, ry. sta. at Leigh, SW. Lanca-
shire, 21 miles NE. of Liverpool. See

Leigh and Wigan Canal, SW. Lancashire, from
branch of Bridgwater Canal at Leigh to Leeds and
Liverpool Canal at AYigan; 7 miles long, with 2 locks.

Leigh-de-la-Mere, par., AYilts, 5 miles NAAr. of Chip-
penham, 1227 ac., pop. 105.

Leigh upon Mendip, par. and vil., Somerset, near
E. end of Mendip Hills, 5 miles NAV. of Frome, 1425
ac., pop. 461; P.O.

Leighfleld, par., Rutland, 3g miles SAY. of Oakham,
pop. 34.

Leighland, eccl. dist. and vil., Old Cleeve par.,
Somerset—dist., pop. 539; the vil. is 4 miles AY. of
Stogumber station.

Leighlin, Did, par. and vil., W. co. Carlow, 2 miles
SAY. of Leighlinbridge, 9926 ac., pop. 1815; P.O.; was
the seat of a flourishing monastery in the 7th century,
and the seat of the diocese of Leighlin, now united with
that of Ossory and Ferns. The cathedral, founded in
1185, is a plain Gothic structure.

Leighlinbridge, town, Agha and Wells pars., in co.
and 8 miles S. of Carlow, on river Barrow, 69 miles
SW. of Dublin, pop. 835;
P.O., t.o. Market-day,
Saturday. Leighlinbridge is divided into 2 portions by
the Barrow, which is crossed by a stone bridge of 9
arches. The town has greatly declined in importance?
There are some remains of a fortress of the 12th century.

Leigkmoney, par., S. co. Cork, on river Bandon, 4
miles NW. of Kinsale, 2716 ac., pop. 286.

Leighs, Great, par. and vil., Essex, in NW. of co.,
on river Ter, 6 miles NE. of Chelmsford, 3146 ac., pop.
753 ; P.O., called Great Leigh.

Leighs, Little, par., Essex, in NW. of co., on river
Ter, 7 miles NE. of Chelmsford, 1079 ac., pop. 125.

Leighterton. See Boxwell and Leighterton.

Leighton.—ry. sta., 7 miles NW. of Dunstable, Bed-
fordshire. See
Leighton Buzzard.—2. Leighton (or
Leighton Chapel), township, Nantwich par., Cheshire,
3 miles NW. of Crewe, 1266 ac., pop. 172.—3. Leighton,
township, Neston par., Cheshire, on Dee estuary, wholly
in town of Neston and Parkgate, 641 ac., pop. 259.—

4. Leighton (or Leighton Bromswold), par. and vil.,
Huntingdonshire—par., 2770 ac., pop. 334; vil., 5 miles
NE. of Kimbolton ; P.O.—5. Leighton, township and
vil., Worthen par., Montgomeryshire, onOffa’sDykeand
river Severn, 2 miles SE. of AVelshpool, 1866 ac., pop.

Gazetteer of the British Isles, Statistical and Topographical, by John Bartholomew, F.R.G.S.

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