bour, in co. Longford; was constructed (1789-1802) at
a cost of nearly £1,500,000, and is now the property of
the Midland Great Western Ry. Co.; is 96 miles long,
44 ft. wide, and 6 ft. deep, and has 46 locks.
Royal Leamington Spa, or Leamington : which see.
Royal Military Lanai. See Military Canal.
Royal Mills.—paperworks, Wandsworth, Surrey.—
2. Royal Mills, paperworks, Wallington, near Cars-
Royal Oak, ry. sta., in NW. of London, \ mile
NW. of Paddington sta.
Royal Oak, vil., Killinane par., W. co. Carlow,-on
river Barrow, 3 miles S. of Leighlinbridge, pop. 136.
Royal Sovereign Shoals, off coast of Sussex, 10
miles SAV. of Hastings; in 12 fathoms water, § mile
S. of Southern Head, is light-vessel, with fashing light
(Royal Sovereign) seen 10 miles.
Royalty Farm, uninhabited par., Lincolnshire, near
Royd house, hamlet, Kirkbirton par., S. div. West-
Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SB. of Huddersfield.
Roydon Hall, seat, 6 miles SW. of Maidstone,
Roydon (or Raydon), par. and vil. with ry. sta.,
Essex, on river Stort, 4g miles W. of Harlow, 3031 ac.,
pop. 842; P.O. ; near vil. is Roydon Lodge, seat.
Roydon (near Hiss), par. and vil., Norfolk, on river
Waveney, 2 miles W. of Diss, 1329 ac., pop. 612; P.O.;
near vil. is Roydon Hall, seat.
Roydon (near Lynn), par. and vil., Norfolk, 5| miles
NE. of Kings Lynn, 1351 ac., pop. 186.
Roys Cairn, hill, Knockando par., Elginshire, alt.
Royston, market town and par. with ry. sta., partly
in Cambridgeshire, but chiefly in Herts, 12| miles NE.
of Hitchin, 315 ac., pop. 1712; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1
newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday. Royston had an
Augustinian priory, founded in time of Henry II., and
a royal hunting seat, built by James I. The church is
the old church of the priory. There is considerable trade
in malt and corn; 4 fairs are held yearly. Royston gives
the title of viscount to the Earl of Hardwicke.
Royston and Notion, ry. sta., S. div. AVest-Riding
Yorkshire, 4 miles NE. of Barnsley. See Roystone.
Roystone, par., township, and vil. (ry. sta. Royston
and Notton), S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire—par.,
12,993 ac., pop. 7132; township, 1022 ac., pop; 1128;
vil., 4 miles NE. of Barnsley ; P.O.
Royton.—town and township with ry. sta., Prest-
wich par., SE. Lancashire—township (within the parl.
limits of Oldham), 1372 ac., pop. 10,582 ; town (partly
also in Middleton par.), 2112 ac., pop. 11,433; P.O., T.O.,
1 Bank; the sta. is 3 miles N. of Oldham; Royton has
large cotton factories.—2. Royton, township, Bangor
par., Denbighshire, 4 miles SE. of AVrexham, 702 ac.,
pop. 86 ; contains Royton Hall, seat.
Royton Junction, ry. sta., SE. Lancashire, lg mile
SE. of Royton.
Rozel, fishing vil,, Jersey, Channel Islands, on Rozel
Bay, 5| miles NE. of St Helier; Rozel Bay is a great
place of resort for picnic parties.
Rozelle, seat, in co. and 2 miles S. of Ayr.
Ru . See also Rhg .
Ku Hunish, Skye. See Rudha Hunish.
Ru Rea, Ross and Cromarty. See Rudh Re.
Ru Stoer, Sutherland. See Rhu Stoer.
Ruahon (or Rhiwakon), town and par. with ry. sta.,
Denbighshire, 4g miles SAV. of AAYexham—par. (con-
taining Penycae, Rhos-Llanerchrugog, and Rhosymedre),
13,918 ac., pop. 15,194; P.O., T.O.; has extensive col-
lieries and ironworks; the church is a very ancient
building, and contains several monuments of the Wynn
family, whose seat, Wynnstay, is adjacent.
Riian, par., N. co. Clare, on river Fergus, 6 miles
NAA7. of Ennis, 10,744 ac., pop. 1226 ; P.O.
RuanLanlhorne, par. and vil., Cornwall, on river Fal,
at the head of a creek of Falmouth Harbour, 3 m. SW.
of Tregony and 5 m. SE. of Truro, 2227 ac., pop. 325;
P.O., called Ruan High Lanes; has a quay for landing
coal, timber, slate, &c.
Ruan Major, par., Cornwall, 2 miles NW. of Ruan
Minor, 2185 ac., pop. 94.
Kuan Minor, coast par. and vil., Cornwall, 3g miles
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