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     MILLTHORPE, a market town in the parish of Heversham, in Kendal ward, Westmoreland, 8 miles from Kendal, and 252 from London; containing 208 houses and 968 inhabitants, pleasantly seated on the river Betha, which soon after joins the Ker near its mouth, and over which is a handsome stone bridge. In the neighbourhood are 2 paper mills. The market is on Friday. Fair, old May day.
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