8699 ac., pop. 5772; township, 3251 ac., pop. 3337 ;
P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Monday. Thirsk is
divided by the stream into two parts, the Old Town
and the New Town, and a little to the S. is the suburb
of Sowerby. The chief architectural features of the
town are the spacious market-place and the fine old
church. There are mfrs. of agricultural implements,
leather, and saddlery, with some malting and brewing.
Thirsk returned two members to Parliament from the
time of Edward VI. until 1832, and 1 member from
1832 until 1885.
Tlifrsk and Halton Division, pari. div. of North-
Riding Yorkshire, pop. 58,614.
Thirston, East and West, with S hor though,
township, Felton par., Northumberland, on river
Coquet, 9 miles S. of Alnwick, 1998 ac., pop. 264.
Thirtleby, township, Swine par., East-Riding York-
shire, 6 miles NE. of Hull, 755 ac., pop. 55.
Tliistleton.—par., Rutland, 7 miles NE. of Oakham,
1420 ac., pop. 133; P.O.—2. Tliistleton, Lancashire.
See Greenalgh with Thistleton.
Tliixendale, township, AVharram Percy par., East-
Riding Yorkshire, 8% m. SE. of Malton, 3811 ac., pop. 254.
Thockringion, par. and township, Northumber-
land, 8 miles SE. of Bellingham and 10 N. of Hexham
—par., 7013 ac., pop. 195 ; township, 2451 ac., pop. 57.
Tliolt-e-Will, recreation grounds, in Glen Mooar,
Isle of Man, near Ballaskella.
Tholthorpc, township, Alne par., North-Riding
Yorkshire, 4 miles SW. of Easingwold, 1772 ac., pop.
Thom, Loch, Inverkip par., Renfrewshire, 2 miles S.
of Greenock; is a reservoir of the Greenock waterworks.
Thomaston, ruined castle, Kirkoswald par., Ayr-
shire, 4% miles SW. of Maybole.
Thouiastown.—par., in co. and 4 miles NW. of Kil-
dare, 852 ac., pop. 49.—2. Thomastown, market town
and par. with ry. sta., mid. co. Kilkenny, on river Nore,
11 miles SE. of Kilkenny, 19% miles N. of Waterford,
and91 miles SAV. of Dublin—par., 2041 ac., pop. 1433;
town, pop. 1067; P. O., T. O., 1 Bank; has a frieze factory,
and extensive corn mills.—3. Thomastown, seat, 6
miles NE. of Parsonstown, AV. Kings co.-—4. Thomas-
town, seat, 7 miles SW. of Athlone, S. co. Roscommon;
P.O.—5. Thomastown, 4 miles W. of Arklow, S. co.
Thomastown Castle, seat, in co. and 6 miles E. of
Tlioinle.y, township, Waterperry par., Oxfordshire,
5 miles NAV. of Thame, 564 ac., pop. 24.
Thomond, an ancient kingdom, in North Munster or
Thompson, par., Norfolk, 2% miles SE. of Watton,
2890 ac., pop. 360; P.O.
Thompson llill, vil., Ecclesfield par., S. div. West-
Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles N. of Sheffield.
Thompsons Walls. See Coldsmouth and Thomp-
Thong, hamlet, Shorne par., Kent, 3 miles SE. of
Thongs Bridge, vil. with ry. sta., Almondbury par.,
S. div. AVest-Riding Yorkshire, 4% miles S. of Hudders-
field; p.o. See Netherthong, also Upperthong.
Tlionock Hall, seat, 1% mile NE. of Gainsborough,
Thoralby, township, Aysgarth par., North-Rfding
Yorkshire, 4 m. SE. of Askrigg, 2914 ac., pop. 216; P.O.
Thoresby.—hamlet, Edwinstowe par., Notts, 2 miles
NAV. of Ollerton. Thoresby Hall, seat of Earl
Manvers, stands in a park of 10 miles in circuit; the
original mansion, built in the 17th century, was the
birthplace of Lady Mary AVortley Montague (1690-1762).
—2. Thoresby, York. See Carperby cum Thoresby.
Thoresby, North, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Lin-
colnshire, 7 miles S. of Grimsby, 2485 ac., pop. 745; P.O.
Thoresby, South, par., Lincolnshire, 3% miles NW.
of Alford, 932 ac., pop. 159; P.O.
Thorestliorpe, hamlet, Saleby par., Lincolnshire, 1
mile N. of Alford.
Thoresway, par., Lincolnshire, 4% miles SE. of Cais-
tor, 2730 ac., pop. 258.
Thorgnnby, par., Lincolnshire, 6% miles SE. of
Caistor, 1568 ac., pop, 144.
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