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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 986 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LONGTON, a market-town of Staffordshire, England, on the North Staffordshire railway, 22 M. S.E. of Stoke-on-Trent, within which parliamentary and municipal borough it is included. Pop. (1901) 35i815. The town is in the Potteries district, and in the neighbourhood of coal and iron mines. It was governed by a mayor, to aldermen and 30 councillors until under the Potteries Federation " scheme (1908) it became part of the borough of Stoke-on-Trent in `191o.
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