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Marketliill, small market town with ry. sta., Kil-
clooney and Mullagbbrack pars., mid. co. Armagh, 13
miles NW. of Newry and 81 miles N. of Dublin, pop.
874; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day,

Markflcld, par. and vil., in co. and 7½ miles SW. of
Leicester, 2534 ac., pop. 1605; P.O., T.o.

Markham, East (or Great Markham), par. and vil.,
Notts, 1½ mile N. of Tuxford, 2820 ac., pop. 752; P.O.

Markham, West (or Markham Clinton), par. and
vil.,Notts, l½m. NW. of Tuxford, 940 ac., pop. 165; p.o.

Markham Moor, hamlet, East Markham par., Notts;
birthplace of Sir John Markham, Lord Chief Justice
(1461-1479) in time of Edward IV.

Markheaton, Derbyshire. See Markeaton.

Markinch, small town and par. with ry. sta. (Mark-
inch Junction), Fife—par., 9821 ac., pop. 5863; town,
4J miles E. of Leslie and 14½ miles SAV". of Cupar, pop.
1273 ; P.O., T.o., 1 Bank; the inhabitants are employed
in the neighbouring mills and bleachfields.

Markingfield Hall, township, in par. and 3 m. SW.
of Ripon, E. div. AYest-Riding Yorkshire, 616 ac., pop.
Markingfield Hall dates from time of Edward II.

Markington, eccl. dist. and vil., Ripon par., E. div.
West-Riding Yorkshire—dist., pop. 513; vil., 5 miles
SW. of Ripon ; P.O.; in vicinity is
Markington Hall.

Markington with Wallerthwaite, township, Ripon
par., E. div. AAfost-Riding Yorkshire, 3179 ac., pop. 464.

Markly, seat, 2 miles SE. of Heathfield, Sussex.

Markree Castle, seat, near Collooney, mid. co. Sligo.

Marks Hall.—ruins of ancient moated seat, near
Romford, Essex.—2.
Marks Hall, par., Essex, 2 miles
NW. of Coggeshall, 813 ac., pop. 42; contains

Marks Tey, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Essex, 5
miles AY. of Colchester, 1225 ac., pop. 411; P.O., T.O.;
Marks-Tey Hall, an ancient moated mansion, is now
a farmhouse.

Marksbury, par. and vil., Somerset, 5½ miles SAY.
of Bath, 1277 ac., pop. 230 ; P.O.

Markshall, par., Norfolk, on river Tas, 2½ miles S.
of Norwich, 2280 ac., pop. 54.

Marksviiie, 3 m. from Ardee, mid. co. Louth; P.O.

Markyate, eccl. dist., Flamstead and Caddington
pars., Herts, and Houghton Regis and Studham pars.,
Bedfordshire, pop. 1269; contains
Markyate Street, vil.,
on border of cos., 4½ miles SE. of Dunstable; P.O., T.O.

Marl Hill, seat, in N. vicinity of Cheltenham,

Marland Peters, par. and vil., Devon, 4½ miles S.
of Great Torrington, 2237 ac., pop. 264.

Marlborough, mun. bor. and market town, on river
Kennet, 11 miles S. of Swindon and 76 AY. of London
by rail, 186 ac., pop. 3343 ; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 news¬
paper. Market-day,
Saturday. The town is cotermin¬
ous with the 2 pars, of St Mary, and St Peter and St
Paul. Marlborough is supposed to take its name
—formerly Marlebridge or Marleberg—from the marl
or chalk hills in the vicinity. It was a royal de¬
mesne at the time of Domesday survey. The prin¬
cipal trades are cordage and sack mfrs., brewing,
malting, and tanning. Marlborough College (1845) is
an extensive and successful public school, intended
chiefly for the education of sons of the clergy; it
occupies the site of the Castle, built in the time of
Henry I., and a royal residence in the time of Henry III.
Marlborough returned 2 members to Parliament from
Edward I. until 1867, and 1 member from 1867 until 1885.

Marlborough Downs, hill-range, Wilts, N. of Salis¬
bury Plain; attain in Milk Hill, 6½ miles SAY. of
Marlborough, an alt. of 967 ft.

Marlborough House, royal residence, Pall Mall, in
AY. of London, immediately E. of St James’s Palace;
was built by Sir Christopher Wren, in 1709, as a resi¬
dence for the grea.t Duke of Marlborough.

Marlborough Boad, sta. on Metropolitan Railway,
St John’s AArood, in NAV. of London.

Marldon, par. and vil., Devon, 5 miles NE. of
Totnes, 2327 ac., pop. 509 ; P.O.

Marlee House, 4½ mile W. of Blairgowrie, Perth¬
shire. See

Marlesford, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Suffolk,_5
miles SE. of Framlingham, 1277 ac., pop. 334 ; P.O.;
vicinity of vil. is Marlesford Hall, seat.

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

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