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Yeldham, Great, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Yeld-
ham), Essex, 6¼ miles NAY. of Halstead, 1838 ac., pop.
599; P.O., T.O."

Yeldham, Little, par., Essex, 1¼ mile NE. of Yeld-
ham sta., 956 ac., pop. 289.

Yclford, par., Oxfordshire, 3 miles S. of Witney,
336 ac., pop. 8.

Yell, the second largest of the Shetland Islands, in
pars, of Fetlar and North Yell, and Mid and South
Yell, separated from the Mainland by Yell Sound, 1¼
to 6 miles broad, 25 miles N. of Lerwick, pop. 2529 ; is
17 miles long from N. to S., and from ¼ mile to 6¼
miles broad, and has a generally bleak and moorish
surface, rising to a maximum alt. of 672 ft.

Yell, Mid and South, par., in N. of Shetland, 35,365
ac., pop. 1708; P.O., called Mid Yell; comprises the
islet of Hascussay, and part of Yell island.

Yell, North, quoad sacra par., Fetlar and North
Yell par., Shetland, pop. 821.

Yell, South, quoad sacra par., Mid and South Yell
par., Shetland, pop. 724.

Yelling, par. and vil., Huntingdonshire, 4¼ miles
NE. of St Neots, 1670 ac., pop. 321; P.O.

Yellow Carn, sheer cliff of 200 ft., on coast of Corn- !
wall, 1 mile NW. of the Lizard, and near Kynance
Cove ; off it is the isolated rock of Enys Yean.

Yellow Biver.—rivulet, NE. King’s co.; rises near
Croghan Hill, and flows 12 miles NE. to the Boyne, 3
miles NAV. of Edenderry.—2. Yellow River, stream,

E. co. Leitrim; flows into Lough Garadice.—3. Yellow
lliver, rivulet, N. co. Mayo; flows 8 miles W. to the
Moy, 3 miles N. of Foxford.

Yelsted, vil., Stockbury par., Kent, 7¼ miles NE. of

Yelvertoft, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Yelvertoft and
Stanford Park, 2 miles N.), Northamptonshire, on AV.
border of co., 6 m. E. of Rugby, 2080 ac., pop. 499; P.O.

Yelverton.—par., Norfolk, 6 miles SE. of Norwich,
1069 ac. (with Alpington), pop. 85; gives name to the
Avonmore family.—2. Yelverton, ry. sta., Devon, 5
miles SE. of Tavistock.

Yeo.—river, Dorset and Somerset; rises at Seven
Sisters Springs, near Milborne Port, and flows 24 miles
SW. and NAV., past Sherborne, Yeovil, and Ilchester, to
the Parret at Langport.—2. Yeo, river, Devon; flows
8 miles E. to the Torridge, below Littleham.

Yeo Mill, hamlet, West Anstey par., Devon, 5 miles
W. of Dulverton.

Yeoford Junction, ry. sta., Devon, 3¼ miles W. of
Crediton sta. and 10¼ NW. of Exeter.

Ycolmhridge, on river Tamar, on border of Devon
and Cornwall, 2 miles NAY. of Launceston; P.O.

Yeoman Spit. See Morecambe Bay.

Yeoveney Hall, seat of the Gyll family, in par. and
NW. vicinity of Staines, Middlesex.

Yeovil, mun. bor., market town, and par., Somer-
set, on river Yeo or Ivel, 22 miles SE. of Bridgwater,
50¼ miles S. of Bristol, and 124¼ miles SW. of London
by rail—par., 4056 ac., pop. 9507 ; bor., 700 ac., pop.
8479 ; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-days,
Friday and Saturday. Yeovil, known at Domesday
as Ivel, is an old prescriptive borough. The parish
church is a fine cruciform edifice, with a 15th century
tower. The woollen trade once carried on has died
out, but there is an extensive mfr. of kid and other
gloves. Brewing is carried on. Yeovil is a railway
centre of some importance.

Yeovil Junction, ry. sta., Somerset, 2¼ miles SE.
of Yeovil.

Yeovil Marsh, eccl. dist., Yeovil par., Somerset,
pop. 224.

Yeovilton, par. and vil., Somerset, on r. Yeo, 1¼ m.

E. of Ilchester and 4 m. N. of Yeovil, 1753 ac., pop. 240.

Yerbeston, par., Pembrokeshire, 5 miles SW. of
Narberth, 1252 ac., pop. 100.

Yerby, vil., Yorkshire. See Yearby.

Yes Tor, Dartmoor, Devon, 3 miles SAV. of Oke-
liampton, alt. 2050 ft.; is the highest of the Dartmoor

Yes ter, par., Haddingtonshire, 8848 ac., pop. 924;
the church is at Gifford, 4 miles SE. of Haddington;
Yester House, seat of the Marquis of Tweeddale, on
Gifford Water, is 1 mile SE. of Gifford vil.

Gazetteer of the British Isles, Statistical and Topographical, by John Bartholomew, F.R.G.S.

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