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Baldock ry. sta., 975 ac., pop. 113; P.O. — 4. NTcwil-
liam, par. and vil., Kent, 7 miles SE. of Sittingbourne,
1285 ac., pop. 312;
P.O.—5. Newnliani, par. and vil.,
Northamptonshire, 24 miles SE. of Daventry, 1940 ac.,
pop. 413;
P.O.; near the vil. is Newnham Hall, seat.—

6. Newnham, hamlet with ry. sta. (Newnham Bridge),
Lindridge par., Worcestershire, 3| miles E. of Tenbury;
near the sta. is Newnham Conrt, seat.

Newnham Mnrren, par., Oxfordshire, on river
Thames, 1 mile SE. of Wallingford, 1852 ac., pop. 248.

Newnham Paddox, seat of the Earl of Denbigh,
Monks Kirkby par., Warwickshire, 54 miles NW. of

Newnham Park, seat, 2 miles NE. of Plympton
sta., Devon.

Newnham Eegis, par. and hamlet, Warwickshire, on
Oxford Canal, 4 m. NW. of Rugby, 1418 ac., pop. 118.

Newnton, Long, par., on NW. border of Wilts, 64
miles SW. of Tetbury Road sta., 2289 ac., pop. 291;
P.O.; contains the seat of Newnton Priory*

Newnton, North, par. and vil., Wilts, on river Avon,
6J miles SE. of Devizes, 1381 ac., pop. 374.

Newpark, seat, Wilts, 1 mile N. of Devizes.

Newpark, ry. sta., in par. and 2 miles SW. of West
Calder, Edinburghshire.

Newpark.—seat, 3 miles NE. of Ballymote, SE. co.
Sligo.—2. Newpark, seat, co. Waterford; post-town,

Newpass, seat, NW. co. Westmeath, 3 miles SE. of

Newport.—mun. bor., market town, and par., and
capital of the Isle of Wight, 5 miles S. of Cowes and 104
miles SW. of Ryde by rail, and 91 miles from London
—par., 59 ac., pop. 3237; bor., 501 ac., pop. 9357; P.O.,
T.o., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-days,
and Saturday. Possessing railway communication with
Cowes, Ryde, Sandown, &c., Newport is a flourishing
and attractive town, with an endowed grammar school
(1612) and an endowed school for girls (1761). Its
central position makes it the headquarters of large
numbers of visitors, bent upon touring through the
island. The supplies required by visitors, and by the
surrounding rural districts, constitute most of the trade.
Timber, malt, corn, and flour are exported; and in-
dustries exist in the mfr. of lace, brushes, and mats.
Communication with the mainland is easy,
e.g., by rail
to Cowes or Ryde, and thence by steamer to Portsmouth
and Southampton. Newport returned 2 members to
Parliament from the reign of Elizabeth until 1867, and
1 member until 1885.—2. Newport, parl. and mun.
bor., seaport, market town, par., and township, Mon-
mouthshire, on river Usk, 12 miles NE. of Cardiff and
159 miles W. of London by rail—par. (Newport St
Woollos), 3584 ac., pop. 35,932 ; township, pop. 10,423 ;
parl. bor., 1690 ac., pop. 38,427; mun. bor., 1040
ac., pop. 35,313; 3 Banks, 5 newspapers. Market-
Wednesday and Saturday. To distinguish it
from the ancient Caerleon, this town received from
Giraldus the name Novus Burgus, while the Welsh
called it Castel Newydd—
i.e., Newcastle. Edward II.
granted the town its first charter of incorporation.
Close to the river’s edge are some towers and portions
of the walls of the castle erected by the Earl of Glou-
cester, son of Henry I.; the remains of the building
now form part of a brewery. In 1839 Newport was the
scene of a great Chartist riot, the rioters being 10,000
armed miners, of whom 20 were shot dead in an en-
counter with the troops. Commodious docks are here,
and the slapping trade of the port is active. (For
shipping statistics, see Appendix.) Shipbuilding, iron-
founding, steam engine and boiler mfrs., railway plant
. works, chain cable and anchor works, chemical works,
and agricultural implement mfrs., are the chief local
employments. The great trade of the place is the
export of manufactured iron. The new Pontypridd,
Caerphilly, and Newport Ry. connects the port with the
Rhondda Valley coal district. Newport is one of the
Monmouth District of Parliamentary Boroughs, which
returns 1 member to Parliament.—3. Newport, market
town and par. with ry. sta., Shropshire, on Shrews-
bury Canal, 11 miles SW. of Stafford, 174 miles NE.
of Shrewsbury, and 141 miles NW. of London, 566 ac.,
pop. 3044;
P.O., T.o., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-
Saturday. The town has a pleasant situation
near the border of Staffordshire. It is a place of con-
siderable antiquity, and was incorporated as early as
the reign of Henry I. It has a town hall, a market
house, and corn exchange, a grammar school (1656),
and several charitable institutions. Mfrs. of machinery
and agricultural implements employ some of the in-
habitants. Considerable trade is carried on with neigh-
bouring collieries, iron mines, and limestone quarries:
and in addition to the weekly market, live-stock mar-
kets are held on alternate Tuesdays.—4. Newport,
small port, town, and par., with ry. sta., Pembroke-
shire, on Newport Bay, 6 miles NE. of Fishguard,
4711 ac. (105 water), pop. 1514;
P.O., T.o. Newport
ranked as a corporate borough, and received its charter
in 1192. The town is a sub-port to Cardigan ; exports
corn, butter, and slates, and imports timber, limestone,
coal, and culme. The castle (a 13th century building)
overlooks both town and bay, and has been greatly
modernised.—5. New port, hundred, in NE. of Bucks,
80,833 ac., pop. 30,152; contains 48 pars, and part of
another.—6. Newport, vil., St Stephen by Launces-
ton par., Cornwall, on W. side of Launceston, from
which it is separated by a small inlet of the river
Tamar ; sent 2 members to Parliament until 1832, when
it was incorporated with Launceston.—7. Newport,
eccl. dist., Bishop’s Tawton par., Devon, mostly within
the municipal limits of Barnstaple, pop. 1119;

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