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Thurrock par., Essex, 7 miles NW. of Tilbury sta. and
13 miles E. of London; P.O., T.O.; Government powder
magazines are here.

Puriton, par. and vil., Somerset, on river Parret, 3
miles NE. of Bridgwater, 1632 ac. (55 water), pop. 753.

Purlbridge, hamlet, Colyton par., Devon, 5 miles
SW. of Axminster.

Purleigh, par. and vil., Essex—par., 5646 ac., pop.
822; vil., 44 miles S. of Maldon; P.O.

Purlcy.—par. and vil., Berks—par., 874 ac., pop.
188 ; vil., on river Thames, 34 miles NAY. of Reading;
P.O ; near the vil. are Purley Hall and Purley Park,
seats.—2. Purley, 24 miles S. of Croydon, Surrey;
P.O., T.O. Purley House, formerly the property of
Bradshaw who presided at the trial of Charles I., was
the residence of John Horne-Tooke (1736-1812), philo-
logist and political writer, who wrote here his
sions of Purley.

Purple Mountain, 6 miles SAAr. of Killarney, S. co.
Kerry, alt. 2739 ft.

Purslow, hundred, Shropshire, 66,652 ac., pop. 9199.

Purston. — hamlet, Kings Sutton and Newbottle
pars., Northamptonshire, 5g miles NW. of Brackley.—
2. Purston, eccl. dist. and vil., Featherstone par., E.
div. West-Riding Yorkshire—dist., pop. 2703; contains
Purston Jaglin township ; vil., 2 miles NW. of Ponte-
fract ; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is Purston lodge, seat.

Purston Jaglin, township, Featherstone par., E.
div. AYest-Riding Yorkshire, 2 miles NAY. of Ponte-
fract, 1021 ac., pop. 706.

Pnrthen, rivulet, in SW. of Brecknockshire; rises
under Mount Capellante and flows 8 miles S. to the
Neath ; makes 2 falls of 90 and 40 ft.

Purton.—hamlet, in par. and 3 miles AY. of Berkeley,
Gloucestershire.—2. Purton, hamlet, in par. and 2g
miles NE. of Lydney, Gloucestershire. — 3. Purton,
par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., AYilts—par., 7949
ac., pop. 2288 ; township, 6465 ac., pop. 2240; vil., 44 m.
NAV. of Swindon Junction ; P.O., T.O. ; near the vil. are
Purton Court, Purton Hill, and Purton House, seats.

Purvcs Hall, seat, Eccles par., Berwickshire, 3g
miles E. of Greenlaw.

Pusey, par., Berks, in NAA7. of co., 5 m. E. of Faring-
don, 1040 ac., pop. 117 ; contains Puscy House, seat.

Puslinch House, seat, 5 m. SE. of Plympton, Devon.

Putford, East, par., Devon, on river Torridge, 9
miles SW. of Bideford, 2380 ac., pop. 157.

Putford, West, par., Devon, adjacent to East Put-
ford, 2620 ac., pop. 232.

Putiey, par. and vil., Herefordshire, in E. of co.—
par., 589 ac., pop. 204 ; vil., 4 m. AA7. of Ledbury; P.O.

Putney, town and par., Surrey, on right bank of
river Thames, opposite Fulham, and within the parlia-
mentary limits of Wandsworth, 5| miles SW. of Water-
loo sta., London, by rail, and 7 miles from London
Bridge by water, 2235 ac., pop. 13,235. Putney is the
headqixarters of the rowing world. A little above the
bridge is the starting-point for the University boat-race,
of which the course ends at Mortlake.

Putney Bridge, ry. sta., Middlesex, on river Thames,
opposite Putney.

Pulsborough, coast hamlet, Georgeham par., Devon,
on Morte Bay, 9 miles NW. of Barnstaple.

Puttaghan, hamlet, Tullamore township, King’s co.

Pnttenham.—par., Herts, in NAY. of co., on Ayles-
bury Canal, 34 miles NW. of Tring, 744 ac., pop. 121.
—2. Pultenham, par. and vil., Surrey—par., 1950 ac.
(31 water), pop. 438; vil., 4 miles
W. of Guildford;
P.O.; near the vil. is Pnttenham Priory, seat.

Putton, hamlet, AA7est Chickerell par., Dorset, in S.
of co., 4 miles NAA7. of AYeymouth.

Puxton, par. and ry. sta., Somerset, 3 miles SAY.
of Yatton, 613 ac., pop. 125.

Pwll* Caradoc, waterfall, on river Ystwith, in N.
of Cardiganshire.

Pwll Elech, hamlet, Llantwit Major par., Gla-
morgan, 4 miles S. of Cowbridge.

Pwll Gwaelod, creek, on E. side of Fishguard Bay,

Pwllcrochan, coast par., in co. and 4 miles AY. of
Pembroke, 1709 ac. and 800 foreshore, pop. 190.

* Pwll is Welsh, meaning “ apit,” “ a ditch,” “ a pool.”

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

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