Mor Brook, stream, Shropshire; flows SE. to the
Severn 3 miles S. of Bridgnorth.
Mor Island, Argyllshire. See I Mor.
Mora, par., S. co. Tipperary, 4 miles SW. of Fethard,
3623 ac., pop. 233.
Moral Fall, waterfall, on Enrick rivulet, Urquhart
and Glenmoriston par., N. Inverness-shire.
Morange, one of the 3 divisions of Inveravon par.,
Morants Court Hill, eminence, Kent, 3 miles NW.
of Sevenoaks ; commands a fine prospect.
Morar, dist., W. coast of Inverness-shire, on the
Sound of Sleat and Loch Nevis; is 19 miles long and
from 4 to 9 miles broad, and is peopled mainly by
Roman Catholics; Loch Morar, which divides the dist.
lengthwise into 2 nearly equal sections (N. and S.
Morar), is 12 miles long, and from 4 mile 1° 2 miles
broad; a stream, of only a few furlongs in length, flows
from the AV. extremity of the loch into a small bay.
North Morar is in Glenelg par., and South Morar in that
Moray, ancient province, on S. of Moray Firth; it in-
cluded the cos. of Elgin and Nairn, the greater part of
Inverness-shire, and part of Banffshire. The earldom
of Moray was constituted about the beginning of the
12th century, the first earl having died in 1130, and was
long one of the most important in Scotland ; the title
has been held by a branch of the Stuart family since
1561. The bishopric of Moray existed from an early
date, and Elgin became the cathedral seat in 1224.
Moray Firth, arm of the sea, NE. coast of Scotland;
the name is sometimes applied, in a wider sense, to the
whole of the inlet between Duncansbay Head, Caith-
ness, and Kinnairds Head, Aberdeenshire, a distance
of 78 miles ; and sometimes, in a more restricted sense,
to that portion of the inlet between Tarbat Ness, Ross
and Cromarty, and Lossiemouth, Elginshire, a distance
of 21 miles—the head of the firth, in both cases, extend-
ing to the mouth of the river Beauly. The waters of
the Moray Firth abound in fish, and on its shores are
6 entire fishery districts — Banff, Buckie, Findhorn,
Cromarty, Helmsdale, and Lybster, and portions of
Wick and Fraserburgh.
Morayshire. See Elginshire.
Mortoorn, par., Huntingdonshire, 2 miles NAY. of
Stilton, 1174 ac., pop. 84.
Morchard Bishop, par. and vil., Devon, 2£ miles
NE. of Morchard Road ry. sta. and 64 miles NW. of
Crediton, 7088 ac., pop. 1268 ; P.O., T.o.
Morchard Gruwys, Devon. See Cruwys Morchard.
Morchard Road, ry. sta., Devon, 74 miles NAV". of
Morcott, par. and vil., Rutland, 4 miles NE. of Up-
pingham, 1343 ac., pop. 480 ; near vil. is M. Hall, seat.
Morda, vil., 2 miles from Oswestry, Shropshire ; P.O.
Morden.—par. and vil., Dorset, 5 miles N. of AVare-
ham, 6574 ac., pop. 809; P.O.—2. Morden, par. and
vil. withry. sta., Surrey, 44 miles NW. of Croydon,
1475 ac., pop. 694; Morden Park, Morden Hill, and
Morden Lodge, are seats.—3. Morden, Cambridge.
See Guilden Morden and Steeple Morden.
Morden College, at Blaekheath, Kent; was founded
in 1695 by Sir John Morden for decayed merchants.
Mordif'ord, par. and vil., in co. and 44 miles SE. of
Hereford, on river Lugg, 1478 ac., pop. 570 ; P.O.
Mordington, coast par. and hamlet, E. Berwick-
shire, on river Whiteadder—par., 2939 ac., pop. 367;
hamlet, 2| m. from the coast and 4 m. NA\T. of Berwick
on Tweed; Mordington House, seat, is in vicinity.
Mordon, township, Sedgefield par., Durham, on
river Skerne, 8 m. NE. of Darlington, 1571 ac., pop. 171.
More . See also Mor .
More, par. and vil., Shropshire, on river Onny, 21
miles NE. of Bishops Castle ry. sta., 3533 ac.,pop. 200.
More, Loch.—Halkirk par., Caithness, 5 miles NE.
of Altnabreac ry. sta.—2. More, Loch, Eddrachillis
par., W. Sutherland, 6 miles SE. of Laxford Bridge ; is
4 miles long and about 4 mile broad.
More Critchcll, 6 miles SW. of Cranborne, Dorset
p.o. See Moore Critchell.
Morcbath, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Devon, 2 miles
N. of Bampton and 174 miles AY. of Taunton, 3449 ac.,
pop. 444; P.O.
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