Newquay, town with ry. sta., St Columb Minor par.,
Cornwall, at the W. extremity of Watergate Bay, 6
miles W. of St Columb Road sta. by rail and 11 miles
N. of Truro, pop. 1600; P.O., T.O., called New Quay; 3
Banks. Until comparatively recent years New Quay
was a small hamlet, but has rapidly risen into notice
since the extension of the railway rendered it accessible
to tourists. From its attractive coast scenery and its
sheltered position, Newqnay has become a favourite
resort of pleasure seekers ; important pilchard fisheries
are carried on.
Newrath, vil., Kilculliheen par., in co. and near
Waterford, pop. 285.
Newratli Bridge, hamlet with hotel, in co. and 2
miles NW. of Wicklow.
Newry, pari, bor., market and seaport town, par., and
township, cos. Armagh and Down, on Newry river and
canal, 5 m. from the head of Carlingford Lough, 38 m.
S. of Belfast, and 76 m. N. of Dublin by rail—par.,
22,361 ac., pop. 23,145; pari, bor., 2921 ac., pop. 15,590;
township, 701 ac., pop. 14,808; 4 Banks, 4 newspapers.
Market-days, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
There are 4 ry. stations, and trains run in connection
with the London and North-Western Ry. Co.s steam
packets at Greenore for Holyhead, which sail daily.
Newry is a clean, well-built, and thriving town. It is
one of the most important Irish ports for the exporta-
tion of cattle and all kinds of agricultural produce to
Liverpool, Glasgow, &c. The'imports consist chiefly of
timber, coal, slates, cotton, wine, groceries, &c., and
the wholesale trade in these commodities is very ex-
tensive. Vessels drawing 15 ft. of water can reach the
Albert basin by the ship canal. (For shipping sta-
tistics, see Appendix.) Among other industries are
brewing, tanning, rope and sail-making, and the mfr.
of machinery and implements of husbandry. There
are large granite quarries, with cutting and polishing
works, in the vicinity. The granite is capable of re-
ceiving a very high polish, and monuments, chimney-
pieces, &c., made from it are exported. Newry is an
ancient place ; it had an abbey founded in 1175, and a
castle, which was destroyed by Edward Bruce in 1318 ;
the town was nearly destroyed by the Duke of Berwick
in 1689, but revived with the making of the canal in
1741. Newry gives the title of viscount to the Earl of
Kilmorey. It returns 1 member to Parliament.
Newry, Lordship of, bar., SW. co. Down, 16,181 ac.,
pop. 14,680; contains part of Newry par.
Newry Canal Navigation, extends from head of
Carlingford Lough 5 m. to Newry, whence it is carried
for 16½ m. to river Bann near Portadown, and by the
river 16 m. further to Lough Neagh at Charlestown.
Newsani Green, vil., Whitekirk par., West-Riding
Yorkshire, 3 miles SE. of Leeds.
Newseat, ry. sta., in NE. of Aberdeenshire, 5 miles
W. of Peterhead.
Newsell Park, seat of Lord Strathnairn, Barkway
par., Herts, 3½ miles SE. of Royston.
Newsliam. — township, Egglescliffe par., Durham,
at border of North-Riding Yorkshire, 2½ miles SW.
of Yarm, 1090 ac., pop. 64. — 2. Ncwsham, hamlet,
4 miles NE. of Barnard Castle, Durham; P.O.-—3.
Ncwsham, hamlet, Kirkham par., N. Lancashire, 6½
miles N. of Preston ; in vicinity is Newsham House,
seat. See Goosnargh with Newsham.—4. Newsham,
vil. with ry. sta., Earsdon par., Northumberland, 9 m.
SE. and in pari. bor. of Morpeth ; P.O. See Blyth,
South, and Newsham. — 5. Newsham, township,
Kirkby Ravensworth and Barningham par., North-Rid-
ing Yorkshire, 8 m. NW. of Richmond, 3407 ac., pop. 275.
Newsham with Breckenbrongh, township, Kirby
Wiske par., North-Riding Yorkshire, on river Swale, 4
miles NAY. of Thirsk, 1914 ac., pop. 210.
Newsholmc. — hamlet, Wressel par., East-Riding
Yorkshire, 1½ mile NW. of Howden.—2. Newsholme,
township and ry. sta., Gisburn par., West-Riding York-
shire, 5 miles S. of Hellifield, 751 ac., pop. 48.
Newshot Island, a low and marshy island, in river
Clyde, Inchinnanpar., in co. and 2 m. NAY. of Renfrew.
Newsome.—hamlet, in par. and 4½ miles N. of Brid-
lington, East-Riding Yorkshire.—2. Newsome, eccl.
dist., Almondbury par., West-Riding Yorkshire, on
SE. side of Huddersfield, pop. 1494.
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