Slierbnrn.—small market town, par., and township,
E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 6| miles N. of Knotting-
ley and 10% SAA. of York by rail—par. (containing
South Milford), 13,270 ac., pop. 4454; township, 48o9
ac., pop. 1671; P.O., T.O., called Shcrburn In Elmet,
1 Bank. Market-day, Friday. The church is Norman,
and has a fine tower. An endowed grammar school
and an endowed free school are in the town. An old
palace of Athelstan, and a residenoe of the Archbishop
of York, at one time stood here. The cultivation of
flax is extensively carried on, and some of the in-
habitants are engaged in the coal mines and limestone
and building stone quarries which are in the par. In
addition to the weekly market Sherburn has fairs in
March and September.—2. Shcrburn, township and
vil. with ry. sta. (Sherburn Colliery), Pittington par.,
in co. and 2% miles E. of Durham, 1310 ac., pop. 2640;
P.O., T.O.; has extensive coal mines; near the vil. is
Shcrburn Hull, seat.—3. Sherburn, par. and vil.,
East-Riding Yorkshire—par., 4739 ac., pop. 726 ; vil., 3%
miles S. of AYykeham sta. and 10 SAA7. of Scarborough;
P.O.,T.O. SherburnWold,alarge tract, lies S. of the vil.
Sherburn Colliery, ry. sta., in co. and 2% miles E.
of Durham. See Sherburn.
Shcrburn Honse, par. and ry. sta., in co. and 3 miles
SE. of Durham, 740 ac., pop. 196; the magnificent
hospital, founded in 1181, is now an almshouse, and re-
tains the Norman chapel and doorway of the tower.
Shcrburn In Elmet, Yorkshire. See Sherburn.
Shercock, par. and vil., E. co. Cavan, on Lough Sillan,
7 miles NAA7. of Kingscourt—par., 8220 ac., pop. 2554;
vil., pop. 267 ; P.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Wednesday.
Sliercot, East and West, 2 hamlets, AYilts, 10 miles
SE. of Devizes.
Sherdley Honse, seat, 1% mile S. of St Helens, Lan-
Sbere (or Sbiere), par. and vil. (ry. sta. Gomsliall
and Sheire), Surrey—par., 6300 ac., pop. 1719; vil. ,6
miles SE. of Guildford; P.O., T.O., called Sbiere; near
the vil. is Shere House, seat.
Shcreford (or Sheerford), par., Norfolk, 2 miles W.
of Fakenham, 842 ac., pop. 86.
Slicrenden, hamlet, Horsemonden par., Kent, 8
miles SE. of Tunbridge.
Sherlield English, par. and vil., Hants—par., 1848
ac., pop. 233; vil., 4 miles NW. of Romsey; P.O.,
called Sherlield in Elmet.
Sherlield upon Loddon, par. and vil., Hants—par.,
3972 ac., pop. 642; vil., 4 miles NE. of Basingstoke;
Sherford.—par., Devon, 3 miles E. of Kingsbridge,
2326 ac., pop. 401; contains part of Frogmore vil.—
2. Sherford, hamlet, Morden par., Dorset, 6 miles N.
Slier iff Hales, par., township, and vil., partly in
Staffordshire but chiefly in Shropshire—par., 6639 ac.,
pop. 1009 ; township, 5391 ac., pop. 819; vil., 3 miles
N. of Shifnal; P.O.; has ironstone.
Sheriff Hntton, par., township, and vil., North-
Riding Yorkshire—par., 9078 ac., pop. 1126; township
(Sheriff Hutton with Cornbrougli), 4248 ac., pop. 819;
vil., 2 miles NAV. of Flaxton sta. and 10 miles NE. of
York ; P.O.; Sheriff Hutton Fark, seat, and the ruins
of an ancient castle, are in vicinity.
Sheriff Hutton Moor, tract of 380 ac., in North-
Riding Yorkshire, adjacent to Sheriff Hutton par.
Sheriff Lench, hamlet, Church Bench par., AAor-
cestershire, 4 miles N. of Evesham.
Shcriffmulr, battlefield, in par., and 2 miles E.
of Dunblane, Perthshire; an indecisive battle was
fought here in 1715 between the forces of the Pretender
under the Earl of Mar and the royalists under the
Duke of Argyll.
Shcringliam (or Sherringham), par., Norfolk, on
the coast, 2356 ac., pop. 1159; contains Lower Sher-
riugham, vil., 4 miles NAY. of Cromer; P.O.; and
Upper Shcrringliaui, vil., 1% mile SAA of Lower
Sherringham and 5 miles W. of Cromer ; P.O. Lower
Sherringham has a small harbour, and carries on con-
Sherington, Bucks. See Sherrington.
Sherins Cross, P.O., under Bruff, E. co. Limerick.
Sberkin Island, Tullagh par., S. co. Cork, in Balti-
more Bay, 1247 ac., pop. 449.
Slierloekstown, par., N. co. Kildare, on Grand Canal,
3 miles SE. of Clane, 917 ac., pop. 34.
Sbermanbury, par. and vil., Sussex—par.,1917 ac.,
pop. 363; vil., 6 miles NE. of Steyning; P.O.; near
the vil. is Sbermanbury Fark, seat.
Shermans Grounds,or Leicester Frith : whichsee.
Shernborne, par., Norfolk, 6 miles NE. of Castle
Rising, 1300 ac., pop. 160.
ShernfoldPark, seat, in N. of Sussex, near Frant sta..
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