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Port St Mary, Isle of Man

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Port St Mary, Isle of Man

Port St Mary (Manx: Purt le Moirrey). The village takes its name from the former Chapel of St Mary which is thought to have overlooked Chapel Bay in the village. It is a coastal village in the south of the Isle of Man. Its population is 1,953 according to the 2011 census.
Post townISLE OF MAN
Administrative CountyIsle of Man
Traditional CountyIsle of Man
OS GridSC2067
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionIsle of Man
CountryIsle of Man
Police AuthorityIsle of Man Constabulary
Fire and Rescue AuthorityIsle of Man
Fire and Rescue AuthorityIsle of Man
Ambulance AuthorityIsle of Man
Dialling code01624
Population1,941 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Port St Mary, Isle of Man has been known in the past

Port Le Murray ~ Purt Noo Moirrey

Port St Mary, Isle of Man in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Port St Mary, coast vil. with ry. sta., Rushen par., Isle of Man, 4¾ miles W. of Castletown; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; from its attractive surroundings Port St Mary is a favourite resort of visitors. Important fisheries are carried on, and the harbour has a breakwater affording good anchorage to vessels of any size. On the pier head is a fixed light, 25 ft. above high water and seen 9 miles.

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