Moreton Say, par. and vil., Shropshire, 3 miles W.
of Market Drayton, 4832 ac., pop. 649; Lord Clive
(1725-1774) was interred here.
Moreton Valence, par. and vil., Gloucestershire, 2%
miles W. of Haresfield sta. and 6% miles SAA7. of Glou-
cester, 672 ac., pop. 339.
Moreton cum Alcnmlow, township, Astbury par.,
Cheshire, 2% m. SAV. of Congleton, 1095 ac., pop. 117;
Moreton Hall is a timbered house of time of Elizabeth.
Moreton cum Linghain, township (ry. sta. Moreton),
Bidston par., Cheshire, 4| miles NAY. of Birkenhead,
1202 ac., pop. 424. See Moreton.
Moreton in Gnosnall, Staffordshire. See Moreton.
Moreton in the Marsh, market town and par. (ry.
sta. Moreton), Gloucestershire, 6 miles SE. of Chipping
Campden, 900 ac., pop. 1424; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1
newspaper. Market-day, Tuesday. There are cattle
and cheese fairs, and mfrs. of linen.
Moreton on Lugg, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Here-
fordshire, on river Lugg, 4 miles N. of Hereford, 885
ac., pop. 83.
Moretown, hamlet, Canford Magna par., Dorset, 3
miles SE. of AVimborne.
Mori a Bychan, 2 miles from Portmadoc, Carnar-
vonshire ; P. O.
Morfa Nevin, vil., Carnarvonshire, 1 mile AY. of
Nevin and 5£ miles NAY. of Pwllheli; P.O.
Morfa Bhianedd, marsh, in S. vicinity of Llandudno,
Car n ar vonshir e.
Morfc, hilly tract (formerly a forest), Quatford par.,
Shropshire, near Bridgnorth ; has 5 tumuli and a her-
mitage cave, and commands a good view.
Morgalllon, bar., N. co. Meath, 4219ac., pop. 31,492.
Morgans, par., N. co. Limerick, on river Shannon,
2 miles NAY. of Askeaton, 1215 ac., pop. 244.
Morgay, island, Inverness-shire. See Mhorgay.
Morham, par., mid. Haddingtonshire, 2087 ac., pop.
209 ; the church is 3 miles SE. of Haddington.
Morlaangcr House, seat, 4% miles NAA. of Biggles-
wade, Bedfordshire. See Muggerhanger.
Moricambe Bay, inlet of Solway Firth, on NAY.
coast of Cumberland ; measures If mile across entrance,
and receives the rivers AVampool and AVaver.
Morlce Town, N. suburb of Devonport, Devon.
Morie, Loch (or Marys Loch), in par. and 9 miles
NAV. of Alness, Ross and Cromarty; is 2 miles long
and about % mile broad; was so named from an ancient
chapel at its head, dedicated to the Virgin Mary; is
the source of river Alness.
Morinlsh. — place with school, Kilninian and Kil-
more par., Mull, Argyllshire. — 2. Morinlsh, place
with school, Inveravon par., Banffshire, 5 miles SE.
of Ballindalloch ry. sta.
Moriscos Castle, Lundy island. See Marisco.
Moriston, river, NAY. Inverness-shire; issues from
Loch Clunie, and flows NE. through Glen Moriston to
Loch Ness at Invermoriston, 7 miles NE. of Fort
Augustus ; is 19 miles long.
Morlals Castle, remains, 2 miles N. of Merthyr-
Tydfil, Glamorgan, in the grounds of the Dowlais Iron-
works ; was the seat of the princes of Brecon, and was
dismantled during the Civil War.
Morland, par., township, and vil., Westmorland—
par., 16,012 ac., pop.1787; township, 1754 ac., pop. 371;
vil., 5% miles NAY. of Appleby; P.O., T.O.; Morland and
Morland Hall are seats.
Morleston and Litclmrch, hundred, Derbyshire,
75,608 ac., pop. 70,683.
Morley.—vil., in par. and 2 miles NW. of Wilmslow,
Cheshire.—2. Morley, par., township, and vil., Derby-
shire—par., 3513 ac., pop. 1093; township, pop. 278;
vil., 4 miles NE. of Derby; P.O.; adjacent is Morley
Hall, seat.—3. Morley, vil., 5% miles W. of Bishop
Auckland, Durham.—4. Morley, wapentake, E. and N.
divs. West-Riding Yorkshire, 131,908 ac., pop. 299,458.
— 5. Morley, mun. bor. and township, Batley par.,
S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles SW. of Leeds
and 8 miles SE. of Bradford by rail, 2765 ac., pop.
15,011; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper ; has woollen
cloth trade, coal mining, and stone quarrying. Morley
is mentioned in Domesday Book as a place of great
importance in the AYest-Riding. It was made a mun.
bor. in 1885.—6. Morley, Devon. See Moreleigh.
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