Of Derby, on the Midland railway.
It lies in the open valley of the Trent, at a short distance from the river, and near the important Trent Junction on the Midland railway system.
Of Derby, on a branch of the Midland railway.
It has stations on the London & North-Western and the Lancashire & Yorkshire railways, with running powers for the Midland railway.
From Leeds by the Midland railway.
Of St Paul's Cathedral, London, served by the Midland railway.
Of Leeds by the Midland railway, served also by the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway.
Then in rapid succession came several independent bodies - the Midland Counties (1895), the London and Southern Counties (1896), the Imperial (1899), the English (1903) and the Irish and Welsh (1904).
Green is confined almost wholly to certain of the northern and midland counties of England, where it is popular for singlehanded, gate-money contests.
There are two considerable fragments of an English alliterative romance on the subject written in the west midland dialect, and dating from the second half of the 14th century.
North-west from London by the London & North-Western and the Midland railways, and is also served by the Great Northern and North Staffordshire railways.
Of Derby, on the Midland and the Great Central railways.
From London on a branch from Nuneaton of the London & North Western and Midland railways, near the Ashby-dela-Zouch canal.
Similar associations or presbyteries were formed in London and in the midland and eastern counties; but the privy council was hostile.
From Belfast by the Northern Counties (Midland) railway.
Now it is chiefly known as the junction of four railways, the East Indian, Oudh & Rohilkand, Rajputana and Indian Midland, and as a great emporium for harness, shoes and other leather-work.
He systematized the form of the land within the ring of ocean - the oLi ovpiv, or habitable world - by recognizing two continents: Europe to the north, and Asia to the south of the midland sea.
The world was henceforth viewed as a very large place stretching far on every side beyond the Midland or Mediterranean Sea, and the land journey of Alexander resulted in a voyage of discovery in the outer ocean from the mouth of the Indus to that of the Tigris, thus opening direct intercourse between Grecian and Hindu civilization.
Of Birmingham by the Midland railway.
One of the steepest gradients in England on an important line is the Lickey incline at Bromsgrove, on the Midland railway between Birmingham and Gloucester, where the slope is 1 in 37 for two miles.
A mile had little consideration bestowed on their comfort, and were excluded from the fast trains till 1872, when the Midland railway admitted them to all its trains.
A mile or less, and the money obtained from third-class travellers forms by far the most important item in the revenue from passenger traffic. Since the Midland railway's action in 1875 several other English companies have abandoned second-class carriages either completely or in part, and in Scotland they are entirely unknown.
It soon led to an increase in the length of the vehicles; thus in 1885 the Midland railway had four-wheeled bogie third-class carriages, with bodies 43 ft.
For instance, fourwheeled bogie third-class corridor carriages employed on the Midland railway at the beginning of the 10th century weighed nearly 25 tons, and had bodies measuring 50 ft.; yet they held only 36 passengers, because not only had the number of compartments been reduced to six, as compared with seven in the somewhat shorter carriage of 1885, by the introduction of a lavatory at each end, but each compartment held only 6 persons, instead of 10, owing to the narrowing of its width by the corridor.
Thus, on the Midland railway in 1885, each third-class passenger, supposing the carriage to have its full complement, was allowed o 62 ft.
DERBYSHIRE, a north midland county of England, bounded N.
From the elevation which it attains in its northern division the county is colder and is rainier than other midland counties.
The principal works of the Midland Railway Company are at Derby.
The chief railway serving the county is the Midland, the south, east and north being served by its main line and branches.
The county is in the Midland circuit, and assizes are held at Derby.
Bakewell's fame as a breeder was for a time enhanced by the improvement which he effected on the Long-horned cattle, then the prevailing breed of the midland counties of England.
On the Great Northern and Midland railways.
His first difficulties were with Thomas of Bayeux, archbishopelect of York, who asserted that his see was independent of Canterbury and claimed jurisdiction over the greater part of midland England.
The BengalNagpur line has now opened up the eastern portion of the country, bringing it into direct connexion with Calcutta; and a new branch of the Indian Midland, from Saugor through Damoh, has been partly constructed as a famine work.
From York, served by the Midland, North-Eastern and Lancashire & Yorkshire railways.
From London by the Great Eastern railway; served also by the Midland and Great Northern joint line.
See Victoria County History: Shropshire; John Randall, Randall's Tourists' Guide to Wenlock (1875); "Borough of Wenlock," The Salopian and West Midland Monthly Illustrated Journal, March, April, November, December, 1877, April and October, 1878, March, 1879 (1877-1879).
TALGARTH, a decayed market town in Breconshire, South Wales, situated on the Ennig near its junction with the Llynfi (a tributary of the Wye), with a station on the joint line of the Cambrian and Midland companies from Brecon to Three Cocks Junction (22 m.
It is served by the Bristol-Birmingham line of the Midland railway, and by the Worcester-Shrewsbury line of the Great Western.
It is an important station on the Great Northern railway, whose principal locomotive and carriage works are here, and it is also served by the North Eastern, Great Eastern, Great Central, Lancashire & Yorkshire, and Midland railways.
From London by the Midland railway, on the Leicester-Burton branch.
The North British station is Waverley, to which the trains of the Great Northern, North Eastern and the Midland systems run from England.
Botanically, Natal is divided into three zones: (1) the coast belt, extending from the sea inland to heights of 1500 ft., and in some cases to 1800 and 2000 ft.; (2) the midland region, which rises to 4000 ft.; (3) the upper regions.
The midland region is characterized by grass lands (the Natal grasses are long and coarse) and by considerable areas of flat-topped thorn bush mimosa.
Aloes are common; in part of the midland zone they form when in bloom with abundance of orange and scarlet flowers a most picturesque sight.
The ferns are most common in the midland zone and in the heavy timber forests.
The chief drawback to farming in the midland and upper districts is the considerable proportion of stony ground, and, in some cases, the lack of running water.
Extensive areas in the midland and upland districts are devoted to the raising of stock.
This scheme is known as the Midland Canal.
Of Leeds, on branches of the Great Northern and Midland railways.