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Stranocum, vil. with ry. sta., in par. and 6 miles NE.
of Ballymoney, N. co. Antrim, on river Bush, pop. Ill;
P.O.; the vil. is 1 mile SW. of sta. Stranocum Honse,
seat, is in the vicinity.

Stranooden, in co. and 7 m. from Monaghan; P.O.

Stranorlar, small market town and par. with ry.
sta., S. co. Donegal, on river Finn, 18 miles NE. of
Donegal and 29 miles SAV. of Londonderry—par.,
15,511 ac., pop. 4109; town, pop. 420; P.O., T.o.
Friday and Saturday. Stranorlar has
some trade in grain and flax.

Stranraer, royal and police burgh, seaport town,
and par., Wigtownshire, at head of Loch Ryan, 7¼ miles
NE. of Portpatrick, 73 miles W. of Dumfries, and
87 miles SW. of Glasgow by rail—par., 55 ac., pop.
3528; royal burgh, pop. 3455; police burgh, pop. 6342;
town, pop. 6415; P.O., T.o., 5 Banks, 1 newspaper.
Friday. The police burgh and the town
extend into Inch and Leswalt pars. Stranraer has
a good agricultural trade, and daily communication
by steamer with Larne in Ireland (39 miles) in con-
nection with express railway trains. (For shipping
statistics, see Appendix.) Some fishing is carried on.
Stranraer was made a burgh of barony in 1596, and a
royal burgh in 1617. The ruin of Stranraer or Ken-
nedy’s Castle (15th century) stands in the centre of the
town. Stranraer formed one of the AA'igtown District
of Parliamentary Burghs, which returned 1 member
until 1885.

Stranton, par. and township, Durham—par. (con-
taining West Hartlepool and Seaton Carew, in pari,
bor. of Hartlepool), 6256 ac., pop. 30,914; township,
2831 ac., pop. 29,143.

Strata Florida, eccl. dist. and township with ry.
sta., Caron par., Cardiganshire, pop. 692; the town-
ship is also called Caron Uwch Clawdd; the sta. is 5
miles NE. of Tregaron; 4 miles E. of sta. are the
remains of Strata Florida Abbey, founded in 1164.

Strati!eld Mortimer, township, Berks, and par.,
partly also in Hants—par., 3698 ac., pop. 1569 ; town-
ship, 3032 ac., pop. 1048 ; the township contains Mor-
timer, vil. with ry. sta., 7¼ m. SW. of Reading; p. o.,
t. o.

Stratfteld Turgis, par. and vil., Hants, 6 miles NE.
of Basingstoke, 1042 ac., pop. 197.

Stratfieldsaye (or Strathfieldsaye), township and
vil., Hants, and par., partly also in Berks—par., 3693
ac., pop. 850; township, 2743 ac., pop. 573; vil.,
7 miles NE. of Basingstoke; P.O.; Strathfieldsaye
Honse is the seat of the Duke of Wellington.

Stratford.—town (ry. stations Stratford and Strat-
ford Market), West Ham par., Essex, 3¼ m. NE. of Liver-
pool Street sta., London, and within the pari, limits of
West Ham, pop. 36,455. Stratford is situated on the
navigable river Lea (here crossed by a bridge leading to
Bow), and on the fork of the railway which proceeds in
two lines to Cambridge and Colchester. It has remains
of a Cistercian abbey founded in 1135, a fine town
hall (1868), extensive works in connection with the
Great Eastern Railway, chemical works, and other
industrial establishments. — 2. Stratford, hamlet,
Sandy par., Bedfordshire, 2¼ m. NW. of Biggleswade.

Stratford, Fenny. See Fenny Stratford.

Stratford, Old.—hamlet, Cosgrove, Furtho, Passen-
ham, andPotterspurypars., Northamptonshire, near SE.
border of co., on river Ouse, opposite Stony Stratford.—

2. Stratford, Old, par. and township, Warwickshire—
par. (containing the bor. of Stratford on Avon), 6880
ac., pop. 8395 ; township, pop. 4169.

Stratford, St Andrew, par., Suffolk, 3 miles SAV.
of Saxmundham, 793 ac., pop. 192.

Stratford, St Anthony (or Stratford Tony), par.,
Wilts, 4¼ miles SW. of Salisbury, 1605 ac., pop. 106.

Stratford, St Mary, par. and vil., Suffolk, on river
Stour, 3¼ miles NW. of Manningtree, 1461 ac., pop.
506; P.O.

Stratford, Stony. See Stony Stratford.

Stratford, Water. See Water Stratford.

Stratford House, seat, near Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Stratford Market, ry. sta., Essex. See Stratford.

Stratford Marsh, eccl. dist., West Ham par., Essex,
in town of Stratford, pop. 9710.

Stratford le Bow. See Bow.

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