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Stockcn Hall, seat of Lord Aveland, in NE. of Rut-
land, 9 miles NE. of Oakham.

Stockerston, par., on E. border of Leicestershire, 4
miles NW. of Rockingham, 973 ac., pop. 56.

Stockgrovc, seat, on E. border of Bucks, 3 miles N.
of Leighton Buzzard.

Stockliam, township, Runcorn par., Cheshire, 3
miles NE. of Frodsham, 331 ac., pop. 25.

Stocklull, vil., Ilkley par., E. div. West-Riding
Yorkshire, 8 miles NW. of Otley.

Stockholt. See Akeley cum Stockholt.

Stocking Pelham, par., Herts, 6 miles E. of Bunt-
ingford, 647 ac., pop. 173.

Stockingford, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta.,
Nuneaton par., Warwickshire—dist., pop. 1777 ; vil.,
1% mile W. of Nuneaton; has mfrs. of ribbons, also
collieries and brickworks.

Stockland, par. and vil., Devon—par., 5849 ac., pop.
876; vil., 5 miles NAY. of Axminster;
P.O.; has an im-
portant cattle fair.

Stockland Bristol, coast par., Somerset, 7 m. NW.
of Bridgwater, 1150 ac. land and 500 water, pop. 188.

Stocklefgli English, par., Devon, 4 miles N. of
Crediton, 1110 ac., pop. 65.

Stockleigh Pomeroy, par. and vil., Devon—par.,
1239 ac., pop. 174; vil., 3% miles NE. of Crediton;

Stockley, township, Brancepeth par., in co. and 4
miles SW. of Durham, 2343 ac., pop. 2232.

Stocklinch Magdalen, par., Somerset, 2 miles NE.
of Ilminster, 199 ac., pop. 92.

Stocklinch ©ttersey, par., Somerset, adjacent to
Stocklinch Magdalen, 299 ac., pop. 118.

Stockport. — pari, and mun. bor., manufacturing
town, par., and township, Cheshire, on river Mersey,
5% miles SE. of Manchester by rail—par. (containing
part of Stalybridge bor.), 24,833 ac., pop. 109,279;
township. 1371 ac., pop. 33,167; bor. (extending into
Heaton Norris township, Manchester par., Lancashire),
2200 ac., pop. 59,553 ; 4 Banks, 6 newspapers. Market-
Friday and Saturday. Stockport is an ancient
place, with the site of a castle of Saxon and Norman
times; but its importance is chiefly of modern date,
and is owing to the marvellous expansion of the cotton
trade, which has superseded the silk trade, and in its
various departments of spinning, weaving, bleaching,
printing, and dyeing, has become the staple industry of
the town. There are also hat mfrs., engine and
machine shops, iron and brass foundries, breweries, and
brick works. The town is built on the slopes of a
narrow gorge where the Tame and the Goyt unite to
form the Mersey, and has a very picturesque appear-
ance. Some of its principal features are St Mary’s
Church (with ancient chancel), the free grammar school
(1487), the Sunday school (with its branches, attended
by about 5000 children), the free library, the Yernon
Park (with museum), and the great railway viaduct
which crosses the Mersey. Stockport was made a free
borough in the time of Henry III., and a pari, borough
in 1832. It returns 2 members to Parliament.

Stockport Etchells, township, Stockport par.,
Cheshire, 4 miles SW. of Stockport, 1572 ac., pop. 1369.

Stocksbridge, town, Ecclesfield and Penistone pars.,
S. div. AVest-Riding Yorkshire, 1% mile AV. of Deepcar
sta. and 7% m. NAY of Sheffield, pop. 4660;
P.O.; is a
local government district, and a seat of steel-wire works.

Stocksfteld, township and ry. sta., Bywell St Andrew
par., Northumberland, on river Tyne, 7| miles E. of
Hexham, 330 ac., pop. 113;
P.O., t.o.

Stoeksmoor, ry. sta., S. div. AYest-Riding York-
shire, 7 miles NW. of Penistone.

Stockton.—(or Stockton on Tees), pari, and mun.
bor., manufacturing town, river port, par., and town-
ship, Durham, on river Tees, 4 miles from its mouth,

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