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  YARROW - LoveToKnow Article on YARROW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
, a river and parish of Selkirkshire, Scotland.
On Douglas Burn, a left-hand tributary, are the ruins of the keep of the good Sir James Douglas, the friend of Robert Bruce; and Blackhouse, Mount Benger and the farm of Altrive are all connected with James Hogg.
On the tight side of the Yarrow is Bowhill, a seat of the duke of Buccleuch.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Y/YA/YARROW.htm   (223 words)

 River Douglas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Douglas, also known as the River Asland, is a river in Lancashire in the north west of England.
It is a tributary of the River Ribble and has itself two tributaries, the River Tawd and the River Yarrow.
At Tarleton, the Douglas is joined by the Rufford Branch of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Douglas   (82 words)

 Streams Monitoring Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Yarrow Creek basin comprises approximately 640 acres.
Yarrow Creek is placed in Ecology’s Noncore Salmon/Trout Aquatic Use Category which sets criterion for the protection of spawning, core rearing, and migration of salmon and trout, and other associated aquatic life.
The suitability of Yarrow Creek for salmonids was rated “good” in 1989 (Metro 1990).
dnr.metrokc.gov /wlr/waterres/streams/YARROW_intro.htm   (725 words)

 Yarrow Stalks
Yarrow, noted for its long straight stalks gives a numerical answer and was preferred in the Zhou Dynasty c.
The yarrow used in divination was the Siberian variety, achillea sibirica or achillea mongolica.
Yarrow or millifoil was the predominate method of divination during the reign of the Zhou which Legge studied so assiduously.
www.fortunecity.com /business/influence/1805/yarrow_stalks_in_divination.htm   (2535 words)

It is thought by a relative that the Yarrows came from somewhere such as the Newcastle area and moved down to the Midlands to help drain a marsh before settling in the Cambridgeshire Fenland.
William Yarrow was born in Little Thetford on 3rd May 1849 and he was was the son of John Yarrow (1806-1850's) and his second wife Elizabeth Jeffery (1807-1870's).
The derivation of the Yarrow name, in Selkirk, Scotland is from the Gaelic "garhh" and is recorded circa 1120 as "gierua".
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Lane/7653/yarrow.htm   (1026 words)

The water powered corn mill on 'Yarrow' was advised in early October 1825 as ready to commence operations on the 15th of the month with ex convict John OSELAND apparently employed as miller.
The Woronora river is one of the more out of the way locations one could have imagined for a flour mill around Sydney at that time, and there could be an entirely more fascinating reason behind the erection of this mill beyond a mere commercial enterprise which deserves further research.
OUSE On the junction of the Ouse and Derwent Rivers.
members.westnet.com.au /caladenia/waterflourmill_aust.html   (16992 words)

 River Yarrow
If you look at the river either at the get in or the get out and it looks scrapey, the rest of the river will not be any better.
From here, the river flows under a footbridge into a gorge section which is again grade 2/ 3 - there are lots of small eddies, rock dodging, and a few small play spots.
Towards the end of the gorge you come across a horizon line - there is a cliff on river left, and a large boulder in the centre.
www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk /yarrowselkirk.htm   (631 words)

 Water Power and Euxton Burgh, the Village of Euxton, Lancashire, England. An ancient English village.
It gained its water from the Yarrow by construction of the lovely old weir, with falling water, is a little way downstream, on the left (South) it is on the bend of the Yarrow.
The mill leat continues westward (downstream with the river) and passes the next building on the left, the Armetriding Cotton Mill which was built in the 18th century when the corn mill leat was tapped to drive its water wheel.
The water from the Armetriding Cotton Mill wheel is discharged upstream of the foot bridge across the Yarrow, and the water from the Armetriding Cotton Millmill leet, discharges downstream of it.
www.euxton.com /pelton.htm   (417 words)

 Kielder Reservoir and River North Tyne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Releases from the reservoir into the river N.Tyne downstream were designed to maximise income from the sale of hydro electric power, (H.E.P.), the income being maximised when generation occurs during times of peak demand.
The research programme was designed to investigate the environmental impact of the operation of Kielder dam on each stage in the life history of the salmonid population ; the stages of spawning, swim-up and early development, and adult fish.
A further experiment demonstrated that alevins may emerge successfully from the gravel at Yarrow in spite of the presence of a metal rich deposit on the surface of the river bed.
lorien.ncl.ac.uk /ming/cleantech/kielder-reservoir-north-tyne.htm   (1199 words)

 York River, Yorktown, Virginia.
Yorktown, Virginia located at the mouth of the York River is where Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington, thus ending the Revolutionary War.
The Powhatan Indians occupied the river basin until driven away by European settlers in the fifteenth century.
A quiet cove on the York River is nestled at the base of a hill on which the Yorktown Victory Monument proudly stands.
www.virginiagarden.com /YorkRivr.html   (91 words)

 Byways of the Scottish Border - The Downie Dens o' Yarrow
Yarrow, however, it would appear, has reason much greater than has hitherto been generally supposed, to be looked on as a place of tragic grief.
This block of greywacke is the famous Yarrow Stone, and the lettering upon it is said to be the only known inscription of the British Cymry, who, after the legions left, held the country between the Roman walls—the race of whom Arthur was king.
Yarrow Manse was the dwelling of John Brenner, of evil memory.
www.electricscotland.com /history/borders/byways3.htm   (4645 words)

 Eccleston field names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The piece of land lying between the millrace that fed Eccleston's old corn mill and the river Yarrow was known as Holme and may come from the old Norse term 'holmr' describing a piece of riverside land or water meadow.
North of the Yarrow the first field is the aptly named Wet Reins (Old Norse reinn defining land found on a boundary) this poorly-drained land is a sponge of a field and separates the fields of Eccleston from the lands belonging to the ancient moated site of Ingrave or Tingrave (The Ingrave).
Heading back along the southern bank of the river Yarrow the next two fields we come to are called Part of Linnels.
www.ngfl.gov.uk /localhistory/discovery.php?id=235   (1201 words)

 River Yarrow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The River Yarrow is a river in Lancashire in the north west of England.
It is a tributary of the River Douglas.
It is joined by the River Lostock and joins the River Douglas east of Sollom and south of Tarleton.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/river_yarrow   (166 words)

The provision of good quality ponds, lakes and rivers should be welcomed by all naturalists; it is far better to see a small pond being developed for fishing rather than the often too common practice in the past of filling them in or allowing the pond to become choked with weed and scrub.
The provision of a fish ladder is a pre-requisite for the fish to access the upper reaches of the River Yarrow (and possibly the Black Brook) to accomplish, what would be, the most significant event in the piscatorial history of the Chorley area.
This species is primarily a river fish and does not, as far as is known, occur in the Chorley rivers.
www.philkirk.clara.net /cdnhs/library/2001/fishr.htm   (2098 words)

 Birds' Eye View of Glasgow - Downriver towards Govan and Renfrew
This view from the Glasgow Tower is looking west, down the river Clyde towards what used to be one of the biggest stretches of shipbuilding in the world.
There are still a few yards left in Govan on the south bank and at the former Yarrow's yard on the north bank.
The large reddish building on the north bank of the river is the Meadowside Granary.
www.rampantscotland.com /visit/bltower5.htm   (180 words)

 Album: Vedder River, Yarrow, Britsh Columbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Vedder River, Yarrow, B.C. The Vedder-Chilliwack River flows from Chilliwack Lake to the Fraser River.
It is called the Chilliwack River between Chilliwack Lake and the Vedder Crossing Bridge.
From the Vedder Crossing Bridge to the Fraser River, it is called the Vedder River.
modena.intergate.ca /personal/patelmer/home/album4.html   (165 words)

River Douglas The River Douglas, also known as the River Asland, is a River Yarrow.
Summit, Douglas County, Wisconsin Summit is a town located in 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,042.
Thomas Douglas See: Red River Colony NDP This is a disambiguation page; that is, one that points to other pages that mig...
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/douglas.html   (2520 words)

It appears that in a forest like this the great majority of flowers, shrubs, and grasses are confined to the banks of the rivers and lakes, and to the meadows, more open swamps, burnt lands, and mountain-tops; comparatively very few indeed penetrate the woods.
Rivers and lakes are the great protectors of such plants against the aggressions of the forest, by their annual rise and fall keeping open a narrow strip where these more delicate plants have light and space in which to grow.
Achillea millefolium (common yarrow), by river and log-paths, and Smith’s.
www.walden.org /Institute/thoreau/writings/mainewoods/04_Appendix.htm   (3676 words)

 Myanmar River Cruises   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
On the 12th January 1951 she started to serve the Inland Water Transport (Irrawaddy Flotilla was nationalized on the 1st of June 1948) on the route Mandalay-Bhamo for both cargo and passengers transportation.
In the 1998 she was converted into a 16 cabins luxurious river cruise vessel by the revived Irrawaddy Flotilla Company founded by the Historian Mr.
IFC has operated the vessel in the rivers of Myanmar for 5 years until 2003 In the second half of the 2003 Interconnection Co. Ltd signed the charter agreement with IWT and the RV PANDAW underwent a major renovation at the Yangon Dalla Dockyards.
www.pandaw1947.com   (821 words)

 Good Nutrition: Yarrow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Yarrow tea is a traditional Native American diaphoretic (sweat) remedy for fevers and colds.
Yarrow also acts as a urinary antiseptic, and has traditionally been used for such infections as cystitis.
Yarrow also lowers blood pressure by dilating the peripheral vessels, and so is very helpful for hypertension.
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 The Yarrow family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Harold Yarrow was the son of Sir Alfred Yarrow, the man who set up the famous shipyard, which still bears his name today.
Yarrow moved his business from the River Thames to Scotstoun on the River Clyde in 1906.
He was given a knighthood in later life as a reward for his shipbuilding and charity work and died in 1962 at the age of 77.
www.mugdock-country-park.org.uk /craigend/yarrow.htm   (377 words)

 River Yarrow -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The River Yarrow is a (A large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)) river in (A historical area of northwestern England on the Irish Sea; noted for textiles) Lancashire in the north west of (A division of the United Kingdom) England.
It is a tributary of the (Click link for more info and facts about River Douglas) River Douglas.
It is joined by the River Lostock and joins the (Click link for more info and facts about River Douglas) River Douglas east of Sollom and south of Tarleton.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ri/river_yarrow.htm   (137 words)

 The Wild Trout Trust: Technical Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
HOLLOWAY, R.J. The River Idoch (or Burn of Monquhitter) - Advisory Visit Report Undertaken on behalf of The Wild Trout Trust And The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Trust.
HOLLOWAY, R.J. The River Yarrow & tributaries - advisory visit report undertaken on behalf of the Wild Trout Trust.
LEWIS, V. Habitat advisory visit to the River Windrush, Gloucestershire, undertaken by Vaughan Lewis, Windrush AEC on behalf of Robert Symonds’ syndicate.
www.wildtrout.org /WTT/library/papers.asp   (997 words)

 Cottage City, Maryland - History
Cottage City, bounded by Eastern Avenue, the Baltimore and Ohio (CSX) Railroad, the Anacostia River and Bladensburg Road, was once swamp land described by Captain John Smith in 1608 as being inhabited by native warriors and their families.
This swamp land was located on the Eastern Branch of the Anacostia River, which derives its name from one of the tribes which settled upon it, the Anacostian tribe.
By 1697 references were being made to settlement in the area, which by that time was known as "Yarrow." A plantation owner reported that one of his slaves had been shot in the back by a group of about 10 natives.
www.users.interport.net /c/o/cotcitmd/cchist.htm   (2817 words)

 H.M.S. Falcon - Royal Navy Gunboats in China and the Far East
The Yangtze is a perilous river with multiple rapids and a water level that is entirely dependant on the seasons and weather.
(HMS Snipe is reported to have been on the West River by some works but there is irrefutable evidence that she served on the Yangtze for some, if not all, of her service.) Click here for a listing of British vessels (with commanding officers) deployed in China as of October 1932.
The Seamew was assigned to the West River (the Hsi Chiang (sometimes "Si Kiang" or "Xi Jiang") - the longest river in southern China whose mouth is in the Hong Kong-Macau area).
www.hmsfalcon.com   (6457 words)

 A Walk Around Euxton and Armetriding Farm. The Village of Euxton, Lancashire, England. An ancient English village. ...
Down in the valley are two water courses, the river Yarrow on the right and the disused mill leat on the left leading from a broken weir beyond the railway viaduct.
At the bottom is the old pack-horse bridge (by-passing the earlier ford crossing of the Roman road), under which flows the River Yarrow.
At one time the water tap for the settlement was hereabouts, the water being piped across the river from a supply on the other side.
www.euxton.com /walks10.htm   (1887 words)

 Album: Yarrow Scenes and Times, Yarrow, British Columbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Yarrow was founded mostly by Dutch-Prussian-Russian-Mennonites on land reclaimed in part from Sumas Lake, after the provincial government built dykes to channel the Vedder River through the Vedder Canal to the Fraser River.
The village of Yarrow nestles between Vedder Mountain to the south and the Vedder River to the north.
Its two volumes, Before We Were the Land's, and Village of Unsettled Yearnings, chronicle, with the aid of journals and interviews of pioneers, the rise and fall of the village of Yarrow as a stronghold of Mennonite life.
modena.intergate.ca /personal/patelmer/home/album3_2.html   (728 words)

 URJ PRESS - For a Lifetime of Jewish Learning
Sing Out for Justice, an exuberant collection of contemporary and traditional social justice songs performed by the artists who made this music famous, has just been released by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism for the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.
The recording captures the electricity of a once-in-a-lifetime concert featuring Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul and Mary) singing duets with his daughter Bethany; Debbie Friedman; Linda Hirschhorn; Doug Mishkin; the duo Kol B'Seder (Dan Freelander and Jeff Klepper); and other artists.
They were recorded live before 4,500 leaders of the Reform movement at the UAHC's Dallas Biennial on November 1, 1997.
www.uahcpress.com /pr/199.html   (463 words)

 LifeFilledTears got their homepage at Neopets.com
For instance, wild geese can be spotted flying along the river toward their southern winter homes.
And over the river on these mornings, I see the mist rising from the cooling ground.
Old timers call this “river smoke”; and indeed, it is a thick and curling white color as it lifts into the morning air.
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 Pat and Elmer's Guest Book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
My parents were raised in Yarrow, and having heard their stories about the town, I've always found it interesting to look at old photos from there.
I plan on being in Yarrow for the Abbotsford/Clearbrook MCC fair in Sept. If you happen to be in Yarrow in Sept. give my Mom a call - perhaps you would have time to pop by.
To get to Yarrow, we were put on the Inter Urban street car in Vancouver, and were in the conductor's care until we reached Yarrow.
www.egwald.com /patelmer/guestbook.php   (2303 words)

 Main   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Croston village is situated in Lancashire between Chorley and Southport and stands on the River Yarrow.
At the centre of the village is St. Michaels and All Angels church which stands at one end of the picturesque Church Street.
Next to Church St is an early fifteenth century cobbled pack horse bridge which crosses the river Yarrow opposite The Grapes public house.
www.btinternet.com /~steve.williams/croston-village/intro.html   (225 words)

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