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OTTERTON, 6 mile» N.W. from Topsliam. Pópala. 1,071. Faire, Wed. in Easterweek, firet Wed. after Oct. 10, cuttle. Here was on Alien Priory, founded in the reign of William the Conqueror, by the Monks of St. Michael, in Normandy, income 871. 10». 4d. yearly, now worth l,750f.6«.8d.; granted, 31 Hen.VIII., as parcel of Sion, to Richard Duke.

OTTERY (St. Mary), loi miles S.W. from London. Popula. 3,522. Market, Tues.; faire, Tues, before Palm-Sun., Whit-Tues., Aug. 15, cattle, sheep, etc. Here was a College, founded in the year 1337, by John Gradison, of Exeter; income 303/. 2«. 9d. yearly, now worth 6,062/. 15«.; granted, 37 Hen. VIII., to Edward Earl of Hertford.

PAINGTON, 5 miles E. from Totnees. Popula. 1,79(3.

PAHEMBURY, 4 miles N.W. from Honiton. Popula. 507.

PANCRASWEEK, 3 miles N.W. from Holsworthy. Popula. 529.

PARACOMBE, 9 miles N.E. from Barnstaple. Popula. 364.

PARKHAM, 5 miles S.W. from Bideford. Popula. 967.

PETROCKSTOW, 6 mile« S.E. from Torrington. Popula. 571.

PETROX (St.), J mile S. from Dartmouth. Popula. 976.

PETERS-MARLAND, 4 miles S. from Torrington. Popula. 343.

PILTON, } mile N. from Barnstaple. Popula. 1,230. Here was a Benedictine Cell, founded by King Ethelstan; va

luation 567. 12«.

1,1321. lb. 2d.

PINHOE, 3 miles
Popula. 477.

PLYMOUTH, 221
Popula. 61,212.

Bjd., now worth N.E. from Exeter.

miles from London.

It contains the two parishes of Stoke-Damerell and EastStonehouse, and part of those of St. Andrew and Charles-the-Martyr. Market, Thurs.; fairs, Feb. 5, Oct. 2, horned cattle and woollen-cloth. This is a corporate town, having a mayor, recorder, twelve aldermen, and twentyfour common council. It sends two members, to parliament: the right of election is in the corporation and freemen: the number of voters, about 200. Here was a Friary, in the east part of the town: granted, 38 Hen. VIII., to Giles Iselham.

PLYMSTOCK, 3 miles S.W. from Plympton-Earl. Popula. 2,735.

PLYMPTON (St. Mary), 1 mile N. from Plympton-Earl. Popula. 2,044,

PLYMPTON-EARL, 216 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 762. Msrket, Sat.; fairs, Feb. 25, April 5, Aug. 12, Oct. 28, for horned cattle and woollen cloth. Here was a Free Chapel of Augustines, founded in the year 1121, by William Warlewast, bishop of Exeter; value 9121.12«. aja., now worth 18,2521.14t.Id.; granted, 2 Eliz., to Arthur Champernoun. This is a corporate town, sending two members to parliament. It has nine aldermen, from among whom the mayor and recorder are cliosen. The right of election is disputed between the madefreemen and those who are so by birth. Number of voters, 40, most of whom are non-resident.

PLYMPTREE, 3 miles S.W. from Collumpton. Popula. 381 >

POLTIMORE, 3 miles N.E. from Exeter. Popula. 270.

POOL (South), 7 miles S.W. from Dartmouth. Popula. 973.

PORTLEMOUTH (East), 10 milee S.W. from Dartmouth. Popula. 391.

POUGHILL, 6 milea S.W. from Tiverton. Popula. 321.

POWDERHAM, 6 miles N.E. from Chud. leigh. Popula. 216.

PUDDINGTON, в miles S.E. from Chum' leigh. Popula. 176.

PUTFORD (East"), 6 miles W. from Tor« rington. Popula. 194.

PYWORTHY, 2 miles S.W. from Hols« worthy. Popula. '630.

RAKENFORD, 6 miles N.W, from Tiverton. Popula. S95.

RATTERY, 3 miles N.W. from Totness. Popula. 559.

RAW LEIGH, partly in the pariehes of Bicton, Rockbear, and Whimple.

REVELSTOKE, 4 miles S. from Plympton-Earl. Popula. 484.

REWE, 4$ miles N.E. from Exeter. Popula. 280.

RINGMORE, 3 miles S. from Modbury. Popula. 328.

ROBOROUGH, 4 miles E. from Torrington. Popula. 523.

ROCKBEAR. 5 miles N.E. from Ottery. St.-Mary. Popula. 443.

ROMANSLEIGH, 3 milts S. from SouthMolton. Popula. 214.

ROOSDOWN, 6 miles S. from Axminster. Popula. 14.

ROSE-ASH, 4 miles S.E. from SoulliMolton. Popula. 436.

RUDGE, in Crediton parish, and popula. included therein.

SALCOMBE-REGIS, 7 miles N.E. from Colyton. Popula. 436.

SALCOMBE, in Malborough parish, and popula. included therein. ■

SAMPFARD-SPINEY, 3 miles E. from Tavistock. Popula. 333.

SAMPFORD-COURTNEY, 5 miles S.E. from Hatherleigh. Popula. 1,017.

SAMPFORD-PEVERELL, 4 miles N. from Collumpton. Popula. 739. Fairs, last Men. in April, Sept. 8, cattle.

SANDFORD, 1 mile N. from Crediton. Popula. 1,906.

SATTERLEIGH, 3 miles S.W. from Soulh-Molton. Popula. 55.

SEATON, 2 miles S. from Colyton. Popula. 1,745. Fair, March 1, cattle.

SHAUGH, 4 miles N. from Plympton-Earl. Popula. 551.

SHEBBEAR, 7 miles S. from Torrington. Popula. 1,006.

SHERFORD, 5 miles S.W. from Dartmouth. Popula. 429.

SHELDON, 5 miles N.E. from Collumpton. Popula. 186.

SHEEPSTOR, 9 miles N.E. from Plymouth. Popula. 129.

SHEEPWASH, 7 miles S. from Torrington. Popula. 436. Fairs, April 10, Aug. 12, Oct. 10, for cattle. When any of these days happen on Sat., the fair is held on Mon.

SHERWELL, 4 miles N.E. from Barnstaple. Popula. 645.

SHILLINGFORD (St. George), 3 miles S. from Exeter. Popula. 70.

SHOBROKE, 2 miles N.E. from Crediton. Popula. 737.

SHUTE, 2 miles N. from Colyton. Popula. 593.

SLAPTON, 3 miles S.W. from Dartmouth. Popula. 689. Here was a College, founded in the year 1373, by Sir Guy de Brien; granted, 37 Hen." VIII., to Thomas Arundel.

SOURTON, -4 miles S.W. from Oakhampton. Popula. 546.

SPREYTON, 4 miles S. from Bow. Popula. 398.

SIDMOUTH, 4 miles S. from OtterbiurSu-Mary. Popula.2,747. Fairs, Easte'rTui's.. Sept. 2, cattle.

SIDBURY, 6 miles N.E. from ColTton. Popula. 1,612. Fairs, July 5, Sept. 4, cattle.

SILVERTON, 4 miles S.W. from Collumpton. Popula. 1,308. Fairs, July 5, Sept. 4, cattle.

SOWTON, 3J miles E. from Exeter. Popula. 339.

STAVERTON, 2 miles N. from Totness. Popula. 1,042.

STOKE-DAMERELL, 1 mile W. from Plymouth. Popula. 33,578.

STOKE-GABRIEL, 3 miles S.E. from Totness. Popula. 638.

STOKE-FLEMMING, 1 mile S.W. from Dartmouth. Popula. 686.

STOKEINTINHEAD, 3 miles from Newton-Abbas. Popula. 610.

STOKE-RIVERS, 4 miles E. from Barnstaple. Popula. 291.

STOKINGHAM. 6 miles S.W. from Dartmouth. Popula. 1,487.

STOKINTINHEAD.—See Cobintinhead.

STOCKLEY-ENGLISH, 5 miles N. from Crediton. Popula. 127.

STOCKLEY-POMEROY, 4 miles N.E. from Crediton. Popula. 226.

STOKE-CANNON. 4 miles N. from Exeter. Popula. 337.

STONEHOUSE (East), 1 mile S.W. from Plymouth. Popula. 6,043.

STOODLEY with HIGHLEY (St. Mary), 4 miles N. from Tiverton. Popula. 466.

STOWFORD, 10 miles S.W. from Oakhnmpton. Popula. 394.

SUTCOMBE, 4 miles N. from Holsworthy. Popula. 405.

SYDENHAM-DAMERELL, 4 miles W. from Tavistock. Popula. 288.

SWIMBRIDGE, 5 miles N.W. from SouthMolton. Populs. 1,374.

TALLATON, 5 miles W. from Honiton. Popula. 393.

TAMERTON-FOLIATT, 4 miles N. from Plymouth. Popula, 1,101.

TAVEY (St. Peter), 3 miles N.E. from Tavistock. Popula. 444.

TAVISTOCK, 205 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 5,483. Market, Fri.; fairs, Jon. 17, May 6, Sept. 9, Oct. 10, Dec. 11, cattle. When uny of these happen on Sat., the fair is held the Fri. before. When they fall on Sun. or \lon., the fair is kept on Tues. Here was a Benedictine Abbey, founded, in the year 961, by Ordgar, earl of Devonshire, and his son; valued at 902 (. 5». Tfj/i. yearly, now worth 13,045(. 12s. lid.; granted, 31 Hen. Vlll., to John Lord Russell. This is a close borough, sending two members to parliament.

TAWTON (South), 4 miles E. from Oakham. Popula. 1,878.

TAWTON (North), 3 miles W. from Bow. Popula. 1,563. Fairs, 3rd Thurs. in April, Oct. 3, Dec. 18, for cattle, sheep, cloth, &c.

TAWSTOCK, 3 miles S. from Barnstaple. Popula. 1,237.

TEDBURN (St. Mary), 7 miles W. from Exeter. Popula. 709.

TEIGNGRACE, 2 miles N.W.from Newton-Abbots. Popula. 131.

TEIGNMOUTH (West), 4 miles S.E.from Chudleigh. Popula. 2,514.

TEIGNMOUTH (East), 5 miles S.E. from Chudleigh. Popula. 1,466. Fairs, 3rd Tues. in Jan., last Thurs. in Feb., Sep. 29, woollen cloth.

TEMPLETON, 3 miles W. from Tiverton. Popula. 198.

TETCOTT, 4 miles S. from Holsworthy. Popula. 256.

THELUR1DGE, 5 miles E. from Chum

leigh. Popula. 168. THOMAS (St. the Apostle), Popula. 3,245.

THORVETON, 6 miles S.W. from Collumpton. Popula. 1,317.

THORNCOMBE, 6 miles N.E. from Axminster. Populs. 1,322. This parish, including Ford-Abbey, is a detached portion of the county, being surrounded br Dorsetshire. Market, Sat.; fairs, Easter-Tues., for cattle of all sorts, and pedlary.

THORNBURY, 3 miles N.E. from Holsworthy. Popula. 517.

THROWLEY,6 miles N.E.from Moreton

Hampstead. Popula. 386. THURSHELTON, 9 miles S.W. from

Oakhampton. Popula. 397.

THURLESTONE, 4 miles W. from Kingsbridge. Popula. 426.

TIVITCHEN, 6 miles N.E. from SouthMolton. Popula. 162.

TIVERTON, 163 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 8,631. Market, Tues.; fairs, second Tues. after i'rin-Sun., Sep. 29, for cattle. If it fall on Sun., it is kept on Tues. This is a borough town, sending two members to parliament. The right of election is in the corporation only, and the number of voters 24.

TOPSHAM, 170 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 3,156.

TORBRYAN, 3 miles S.E. from Ashburton. Popula. 277.

TORRINGTON (Great), 197 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 2,538. Market, Sat.; fairs. May 4, July 5, Oct. 10, for cattle.

TORRINGTON (Little), 1 mile S. from

Torrington. Popula. 505. TORBAY.—See TOR-MOHAM.

TOR-MOHAM with TORBAY, 5 miles S. from Newton-Abbots. Populu. 1,925.

TOTNESS, 195 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 3,128. Market, Sat.; f»irs, first Tues. in every month for cattle. Easter-Tues., May 12 (a great market), July 25, Oct. 28, for horses, sheep, and horned cattle. This is a corporate town, having a mayor, recorder, thirteen capital members, two counsellors, and twenty burgesses. It sends two members to parliament. The right of election in the corporation and freemen, resident and non-resident. The number of voters 78, 50 of whom are non-resident, and only 28 resident. Here was an Alien Priory, founded, in the reign of W'illinm the Conqueror, by John Aluredi; value 124/. 10s. 2§d. yearly, now worth 2,4901. 2«. 6d.; granted, 35 Hen. VIII., to Catherine Champemoun and others.

TOWN, in Axminster parish, and popula. included therein.

TOWNSTALL, J mile W. from Dartmouth. Popula. 1,220.

TRENTISHOE, 9 miles N.E. from Barnstaple. Popula. 130.

TRUSHAM, 2 miles N. from Chudleigh.

Popula. 192. UFFCULME, 9 miles S.E. from Bampton.

Popula. 1,979. Market, Wed.; fairs.

Wed. before Good-Fri., July 6, Aug.

12, for cattle.
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UFORD, in Crediton parish, and popula. included therein.

UOBOROUGH, 3 miles W. from Modbury. Popula. 1,429.

UPLOWMAN, 3 miles N.E. from Tiverton. Popula. 485.

UPLYME, 3 miles S. from Axminster. Popula. 848.

UP-OTTERY, 4 miles W. from Honiton. Popula. 886. Fairs, tliird Sat. in Mar., Oct. 24, for bullocks, sheep, and toys.

UPTON-HILLIONS. 3 miles N. from Crediton. Popula. 168.

UPTON-PYNE, 3 miles N. from Exeter. Popula. 431.

UTON, in Crediton parish, and popula. included therein.

VAULTERSHOME, in Maker parish, Cornwall, and popula. included therein.

VENN-OTTERY, 3 miles S.W. fromOttery St. Mary. Popula. 180.

VIRGIXSTOW, 12 miles W. from Oakhampton. Popula. 116.

WALKHAMTON, 4 miles S.E. from Tavistock. Popula. 670.

WARE-GIFFORD, 8 miles N. from Torrington. Popula. 469.

WARKLEY, 4 miles S.W. from SouthMolton. Popula. 868,

WASHFIELD, 2 miles N. from Tiverton. Popula. 457.

WASHFORD-PINE, 6 miles S.E. from Chumleigh. Popula. 139.

WELLCOMBE, 4 miles S. from Hartland. Popula. 847.

WEMBURY, 4 miles S. from PlymptonEarl. Popula. 564.

WEMBWORTHY, 3 miles S. from Chumleigh. Popula. 349.

WERRINGTON, 10 miles S. from Holsworthy. Popula. C35.

WESTPUTFORD, 6 miles N.from Holsworthy. Popula. 425.

WESTON-PEVEREL, in St. ■ Andrew's parish, and popula. included therein.

WEST-WATER, in Axminster parish, nnd popula. included therein.

WHIMPLE, 7 miles N.E. from Exeter. Popula. 557. Fair, Mon. se'nnight after Sept. 1, for cattle.

WHITECHURCH, 1 mile S. from Tavistock. Popula. 692.

WHITREY, in Uplowman parish, and popula. included therein.

WHITSTONE, 3 miles W. from Exeter. Popula. 585.

WIDECOMBE - IN - THE -MOOR, 6 miles N.W. from Ashburton. Popul.i. 934.

WIDWORTHY, 4 miles N.W. from Colyton. Popula. 274.

WILLAND, Smiles N.E.fromColltuapton. Popula. 289.

WILLSWORTHY, in St. Peter-Tavy parish, and popula. included therein. 7 miles N.E. from Tavistock.

WINKLE Y, 4 miles S.W. from Chumleign. Popula. 1,436.

WITHERIDGE, 6 miles E. from Chumleigh. Popula. 1,121. Fairs, June 24, Wed. before April 16, for cattle. Called great markets, as there is no charter for fairs on these days.

WITHYCOMBE-RAWLEIGH, 4 mile* S.E. from Topsham. Popula. 1,054.

WOLFORDISWORTHY, 5 miles S£. from Hartland. Popula. 755.

WOODBURY, 8 miles S.E. from Topsham. Popula. 1,494.

WOODLAND, in Ipplepen parish, and popula. included therein. 2 miles from Ashburton.

WOODLEIGH, S miles N. from Kingnbridge. Popula. 298.

WOOLBOROUGH, 1 mile S. from Newton-Abbots. Popula. 1,859.

WOOLFARDISWORTHY, 8 miles S.E. from Chumleigh. Popula. 213.

WORLINGTON (East), 5 miles E. fron Chumleigh. Popula. 253.

WORLINGTON (West), 5 miles E. from Chumleigh. Popula. 178.

WYKE, in Axminster parish, and populi. included therein.

YARCOMBE, 7 miles N.E. from Honiton. Popula. 793.

YARNSCOMBE, 3 miles N.E. from Torrington. Popula. 463.

YEALMPTON, ? miles S.E. from Plympton-Earl. Popula. 1,235.

ZEAL-MONACHORUM, 1 mHe N. from Bow. Popula. 681.

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This County is bounded on the North by Wiltshire and Somersetshire, on the East by Hampshire, on the South by the English Channel, and on the Wesjt by Devonshire; being about 50 miles long and 27 broad. It is divided into five

Сt divisions, of Blandford, Bridport, :hestef, Sheston, and Sherborne ; and these are again divided into numerous liberties and hundreds. The principal Rivers are, the Srour, the Frame, and the Ivel. . It has 19 Market-Towns; namely, Cranboèrne, Dorchester, Poole, Lyme-Regis, Melcombe-Regis, Weymouth, Bridport, Shaftesbury, CorteCastle, Wareham, Abbotsbury, Beaminster, Bere-Regis, Blandford, CerneAbb',13, Bherbomè, Stalbridge, Sturminster-Newton, and Wimborne-Minster. The County sends two members to parliament, as does each of the nine boroughs; namely, Dorchester, Poole, Lyme-Regis, Weymouth, Bridport, Shaftesbury, Corfe-Castle, Wareham, and Melcombe-Regis. It is in the ProVince Of Canterbury, in the Diocese Of Bristol, and in the Western CirCuit. There are in this county 1,005 square miles, or 643,200 acres, and 271 parishes. It had 25 monastic institutions, 32 public charities; it has 3 parishes with no church; 33 parishes containing less than 100 people; 33 parishes with no parsonage-house; 71 parishes in which the parsonage-house is unfit to live in. The Poor-rates of the county are 129,221/. 11». OJd., the number of Paupers is 15,684 ; the rental is 698,395/. 10«. 3d.; the population in 1821 was 144,499; the number of houses is 25,926; the rates compared with the rental, are one-fifth; the paupers, compared with the number of houses, are 1 to every 2 houses; the poor-rates in 1776, were 24.045Í.; the number of persons to n mile in this county is 143 ; the number of acres to a person, 4 ; the number of acres to a house, 24; the male population, 68,934 ; the number of families employed in agriculture, 14,821 ; the number of families employed in handicraft, 10,811; the number of other families, 4,680; the number of the agricultural male population, 33,705; the number of able labourers, 16,852;

and the number of acres of land to each able labourer, is 38. This county is in a great part level. It has some high lands oh the North, dividing it from Somersetshire, and it has also a ridge of downs extending from East to West along the coast, from about Encombe to Lyme-Regis; and then it has a few high hills about Blandford, near the middle of the county. Excepting these Dorsetshire may be called a level county. The greater part of the county is in pasture, the arable being estimated at only one-third, and the waste at a ninth. The greater part of the waste is in that district between Corfe-Castle and the border of Hampshire extending along the sea-coast. The soil is in some places, about Bridport and Sherborne for instance, a good deep loam; in others, as all along the Western district, it is light, if not sandy. Corn, sheep, butter, wool, timber and flax, are the products of the county. The Dorset sheep have been particularly famous in the West of England for years, both for the fineness of their wool and for the earliness of their lambs, which come much earlier than any other.

ABBOTSBURY, 127 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 907. Fair, July 10, for sheep and toys. A Benedictine Abbey, founded by Orcius, steward to King Canute, in the year 1026; income 485Л 3s. 5§d. yearly, now worth 9,703/. 9«. 2d.; granted, 35 Hen. VIII., to Sir Giles Strangwaies.

ABBOTSWOOTTEN, in Whitchurch-canonicorum parish, and popula, included therein.

ADMISTON or ATHELAMPTON,. 4 miles N.E. from Dorchester. Popula. 79.

AFF-PUDDLE, 3 miles S.W. from BereRegis. Popula. 441.

AISH, in Netherbury parish, and popula.

included therein. ALCESTER, forms part of the borough of

Shaftesbury, and the popula, is returned

with it.—See Shaftesbury.

ALDERHOLT, in Cranborne parish, and popula, included therein.

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