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Milton of Balgonle. See Balgonie, Milton of.
Milton of Campsie; P.O., T.o. See Milton.

Milton on Stour, vil., Gillingham par., Dorset, on
1 river Stour, 1% mile NW. of Gillingham;

Milton under Wychwood (with Brnern and
Lyneham), eccl. dist., Shipton under Wychwood and
Bruern pars., Oxfordshire, pop. 1093;
P.O. See Milton.

Miltown, town, co. Kerry; P.O. See Milltown.

Mlltown Malbay; P.O.,T.O. See Milltown Malbay.

Milverton.—market town and par., Somerset, 6J
miles W. of Taunton by rail, 5475 ac., pop. 1735;
P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Friday. Dr Thomas
Young (1773-1829), who established the undulatory
theory of light, was a native.—2. Milverton, hundred,
Somerset, 14,812 ac., pop. 3425.-—3. Milverton, town
and par., Warwickshire, on river Avon, 2 miles NE.
of Warwick, and within the pari, limits of Warwick
and Leamington, 1180 ac., pop. 2162 ;
P.O., T.O.

Milverton, seat, 1 m. W. of Skerries, N. co. Dublin.

Milwich, par. and vil., Staffordshire, 5 miles SE. of
Stone and 7 miles NE. of Stafford, 3042 ac., pop. 547 ;
P.O., called Millwich.

Minims, North, par. and vil., Herts, 2% miles N. of
South Mimms and 3 miles SAY. of Hatfield, 4966 ac.,
pop. 1266; P.O.; near vil. is North Mimms Park, seat.

Mimms, South, par. and vil., Middlesex—par. (in-
cluding part of town of Barnet), 6386 ac., pop. 4002;
vil., 2% miles S. of North Mimms and 3% miles NW. of
P.O., T.O.

Minane Bridge, 5 miles S. of Carrigaline, S. co.
Cork; P.O.

Minard, vil., Glassary par., Argyllshire, on W. side
of Loch Fyne, 13% miles SW. of Inveraray;
P.O., T.O.;
in vicinity is seat of Minard Castle.

Minard, par., W. co. Kerry, on Dingle Bay, 6 miles
E. of Dingle, 6055 ac., pop. 755.

Mincarlo, or a of the Scilly Islands, 4 miles W. of St

Minch, The, channel, between the mainland of Scot-
land and the N. portion of the Outer Hebrides ; is from
24 to 40 miles wide, and has a very rapid current.

Minch, The Little, channel, between the island of
Skye and the middle portion of the Outer Hebrides ; is
from 14 to 20 miles wide.

Minchinhampton, town and par., Gloucestershire,
near the Thames and Severn Canal, 3% miles SE. of
Stroud, 4791 ac., pop. 4561;
P.O., T.O.; woollen cloth
mfr. is carried on to some extent, and there are mailings
and breweries. Minchinhampton is believed by many to
be the site of the battle of Ethandune, in 879. James
Bradley (1692-1762), the astronomer, is buried in the
churchyard. On Minchinhampton Common the
quarries of oolitic and shelly limestone, with their
fossil testacea, are interesting to geologists.

Minehinoor, Traquair par., Peeblesshire, and Kirk-
hopepar., Selkirkshire, 3 m. SE. of Innerleithen, 1856 ft.

Mindork Castle, ruin, Kirkcowan par., Wigtownshire.

Mind rim, vil., Carham par., Northumberland, on
Beaumont Water, 5 miles S. of Coldstream;
P.O., at

Mindtown, par., Shropshire) 4% miles NE. of Bishops
Castle, 908 ac., pop. 38.

Mine Head, Ardmore par., S. co. Waterford, 5 miles
SW. of the entrance to Dungarvan harbour ; on S. side
of head is a lighthouse 68 ft. high, with intermittent
light 285 ft. above high water and seen 21 miles.

Minegahane, small headland, 6 miles NE. of Kerry
Head, N. co. Kerry.

Mlnehead, watering-place, par., and market town,
Somerset, on S. shore of Bristol Channel, 8J miles NAY.
of AVatchet and 24| miles NW. of Taunton by rail,
4581 ac. (590 water), pop. 1774;
P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.
Wednesday. The harbour is very safe,
but does not receive much support from shipmasters.
Minehead is a pleasant place, with excellent houses and
good hotels, and is rapidly growing in favour with
visitors; it has ample sands, fair bathing, and an in-
teresting neighbourhood. Leather mfr. is the leading

Minera, eccl. dist., township, and vil., Wrexham par.,
Denbighshire—dist., pop. 5106; township, 1351 ac., pop.
1490; vil., on river Clywedog, 4% miles NW. of AYrex-
ham ;
P.O.; has iron, coal, and lead mines.

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

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