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pop. 480; vil., on Milford Haven, 5J miles W. of Mil
ford; p.o.

St Issels, par. and vil., in SE. of Pembrokeshire, on
Carmarthen Bay, 3 miles N. of Tenby, 3830 ac., pop.
1968; is a sea-bathing resort.

St Issey, par. and vil., Cornwall, 3 miles SE. of Pad-
stow, 4501 ac., pop. 677; P.O.; near the vil. is St Issey

St Ive, par. and vil., Cornwall—par., 5780 ac., pop.
2121; vil., on river Lynher, 5 miles NE. of Liskeard;
P.O.; carries on mining and quarrying.

St Ives.—mun. bor., seaport town, and par. with ry.
sta., Cornwall, on St Ives Bay, 8 miles NE. of Pen-
zance, 1890 ac., pop. 6445; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-
Wednesday and Saturday. St Ives (said to take
its name from St Iva, an Irish missionary lady of 5th
century) has boat building, rope and seine making, &c.,
but its principal business is the pilchard fishery, which
is extensively prosecuted. Many of the inhabitants are
employed in the neighbouring mines; and there are ex-
ports of copper, tin, and slates. The harbour is pro-
vided with a pier and breakwater, and is defended by a
battery. St Ives was incorporated in 1639; it returned
2 members to Parliament from the time of John until
1832, and 1 member from 1832 until 1885. St Ives Bay
is 4g miles across the entrance, and penetrates 2J miles
S.; on E. side of bay, on Godrevy Island, is a lighthouse
86 ft. high, with flashing light (Godrevy) 120 ft. above
high water and seen 15 miles.—2. St Ives, mun. bor.,
market town, and par. with ry. sta., inco. and 4| miles
E. of Huntingdon, on river Ouse—mun. bor. and par.,
2330 ac., pop. 3002; town (comprising also parts of Fen
Stanton and Hemingford Grey pars.), pop. 3038; P.O.,
T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day,
St Ives (said to take its name from St Ivo, a Persian
missionary bishop of 6th century), was known at Domes-
day as Slepe, a name which survived in Slepe Hall, the
residence of Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658). St Ives had
a chapel of 970, and a priory of 1017. The bridge is
said to have been built by the abbots of Bamsey. The
trade is chiefly in agricultural produce and cattle. The
charter for the weekly cattle market, which is one of
the largest in the kingdom, was granted in 1290. St
Ives was made a mun. bor. in 1874.

St Ives (or Western) Division, parl. div. of Corn-
wall, pop. 52,631; includes the Scilly Islands.

St Ives House, seat, near Bingwood, Hants.

St Jaiues, township, Long Sutton par., Lincolnshire,
pop. 605.

St James Deeping, ry. sta., Lincolnshire. See Deep-
ing St James.

St James Westminster, par., Middlesex, in Strand
parl. div. of Westminster, 162 ac., pop. 29,941.

St James and Dunbrody, par., SW. co. Wexford,
on Waterford Harbour, 8489 ac., pop. 2493; contains

St James’s, ry. sta., in S. of Liverpool.

St James’s, par., partly in Dublin city and bars.
Castleknock and Uppercross, co. Dublin, on Grand Canal
and river Liffey, 1099 ac., pop. 14,975.

St James’s Park, sta. on Metropolitan District By.,
London, near Westminster Bridge; St James’s Park
(with the Mall, the Birdcage Walk, the Parade of the
Horse Guards, and the Ornamental Water, a famous
skating-place in winter) covers about 90 ac., and is open
to the public; St James’s Palace (1530) is the oldest
of the royal establishments in London, but has long
ceased to be used by royalty except for levees and such
like ceremonies ; it is still however the nominal head-
quarters of royalty, and the British court is always
diplomatically called the Court of St James’s.

St James’s Street, ry. sta., 1J mile SE. of 'Wal-
thamstow sta., Essex.

St John.—eccl. dist., St Peter Port par., Guernsey,
Channel Islands, pop. 409.—2. St John, par., near N.
coast of Jersey, Channel Islands, 2154 ac., pop. 1643.

St John, Vale of. See St John in the Yale.

St John Baptist, par., mid. co. Tipperary, 5616 ac.,
pop. 4138; contains part of Cashel.

St John Lee, par., Northumberland, on river Tyne,
near Hexham, and containing West Acomb, 16,129 ac.,
pop. 2346; formed part of the quondam county palatine
Hexhamshire : which see.

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