Statistics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Repr., with additions, from Thom's Irish almanac and official directory for 1868

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Page 39 - Hereford . . Hertford . Huntingdon Kent .... Lancaster . . . Leicester . . . Lincoln . . . Middlesex . Monmouth . Norfolk . Northampton Northumberland Nottingham . Oxford Rutland . Salop .... Somerset . Southampton Stafford . Suffolk Surrey Sussex Warwick . . . Westmoreland . Wilts.
Page 3 - Aberdeen ...... Argyll Ayr Banff Berwick ...... Bute Caithness Clackmannan ..... Dumbarton ...... Dumfries ...... Edinburgh Elgin or Moray Fife Forfar Haddington - - ... Inverness ...... Kincardine ...... Kinross ...... Kirkcudbright - - - - Lanark Linlithgow Nairn ....... Orkney Peebles Perth Renfrew Ross and Cromarty Roxburgh Selkirk Stirling Sutherland ...... Wigtown - ..... Zetland Assessed.
Page 127 - The luxuriance of the pastures, and the heavy crops of oats that are everywhere raised, even with the most wretched cultivation, attest its extraordinary fertility.
Page 94 - Commissioners act are, that the schools shall be open alike to Christians of every denomination ; that no pupil shall be required to attend at any religious exercise, or to receive any religious instruction which his parents or guardians do not approve, and that sufficient opportunity shall be afforded to the pupils of each religious persuasion to receive separately, at appointed times, such religious instruction as their parents or guardians think proper.
Page 38 - Bedford, Berks, Bucks, Cambridge, Chester, Cornwall, Cumberland, Derby, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Gloucester, Hants, Hereford, Hertford, Huntingdon, Kent, Lancaster, Leicester, Lincoln, Middlesex, Monmouth, Norfolk, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottingham, Oxford, Rutland, Salop, Somerset, Stafford, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwick, Westmoreland, Wilts, Worcester, and York.
Page 54 - Total Amount Received and Paid by Trustees of SAVINGS' BANKS from and to Depositors in each Year, and of the Computed Capital of Savings' Banks at the end of each Year.
Page 111 - ... that is to say, of the rent at which, one year with another, the same might in their actual state be reasonably expected to let from year to year...
Page 147 - A great source of employment for females has of late years sprung up in the North of Ireland in the working of patterns on muslin with the needle. Belfast is the centre of this manufacture, which employs about 300,000 persons, chiefly females, scattered through all the counties of Ulster and some localities of the other provinces.
Page 30 - The first is a statement of the declared value of British and Irish produce and manufactures exported from the United Kingdom...
Page 63 - In Kerry, the transition strata range from east to west, and dip to the north and south, with vertical beds in the axes of the ranges : the strata, as they diminish in inclination on each side, form a succession of troughs. The rocks are chiefly Neptunian, the Plutonian being comparatively rare. The Neptunian are either simple or compound ; the simple are clay slate, quartz rock, hornstone, Lydian stone, and limestone : the compound are, greywacke, greywacke slate, sandstone.

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