This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 Excerpt: ...by the head-branches of Welland River and other small streams. Capital, Hamilton. Pop. 30,991. Wentworth, a village of Hants co., Nova Scotia, on the St. Croix River, 2 miles from Windsor. It exports considerable quantities of gypsum. Wentworth, a town of New South Wales, Australia, co. Wentworth, on the Darling River, 500 miles W. of Sydney. It has a large and increasing river-steamer traffic. The surrounding district is almost entirely pastoral. Weobley, or Weobly, woo'blee, a market-town and parish of England, co. and 11 miles NW. of Hereford. Pop. 882. It has a fine ancient church (restored 1866), free grammar-school, &c. An ancient castle, which Stephen took in 1141 from Queen Maud, and which the Welsh captured in 1207, is now represented by a grassy mound. Werang-Ghati, a pass of the Himalayas, leading across the ridge which separates the valley E. of Pangi from that of Lipa, in Kunawur. The crest of the pass, which has an altitude of 13,145 feet above sea-level, is a vast mass of loose rock. The view from it is only remarkable for its barrenness. The descent on the NE. side to Lipa, a distance of five miles, is long and steep. Werbach, wSR'baH, a village of Baden, circle of Lower Rhine, on the Tauber, 3 miles N. of Bischofnheim. Werben, wSR'ben, a town of Prussian Saxony, 54 miles NNE. of Magdeburg, at the confluence of the Havel with the Elbe. Werchter, wSim'ter, a village of Belgium, province of Brabant, at the junction of the Denier with the Dyle, 17 miles NE. of Brussels. Pop. 2100. Wercken, Vi uk'ken, a village of Belgium, province of West Flanders, 18 miles SSW. of Bruges. Werdau, wSR'dow, a town of Saxony, 5 miles WNW. of Zwickau, on the Pleisse, and on the Saxon Bavarian Railway. Pop. 13,654. It has manufactures of woollen and cotton fabr...