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INDEX

TO THE

COMPANION TO THE ALMANAC.

This + mark signifies that the matter referred to will be found in a Note at the Page indicated,

The abbreviated Figures '28, '29,'30, &c., mean the Volumes of the “Companion to the Almanac" for the Years 1828, 1829, 1830, &c.

A. A. C., explanation of, '28. 49.
A. Æg., explanation of, '30. 30.
Aaron, Mr., his paper on the Treat-

ment of Cases of Apparent Death,
29. 124, 125.

31. 68. “A little knowledge is a dangerous

thing,” less sense than sound,

29. 141. Ab, a Jewish month, '28. 14; 30.

13. A Syrian month, '30. 17. Aban, a Persian month, id. 19. Abarbinel, '31. 70; '32. 47. Abassi (Persia), value of (1829),

30. 106. Abba, Isaac bar, '32. 47. Abbatoirs, petition for establish

ment of, '34. 191; suggested at

Islington Marketz id. 236. Abbon, '31. 67; '32. 66. Abbotshall, population of, '33, 84. Abbotsley Inclosure and Tithe Act,

37. 217. Abbott, Sir Charles, created Lord

Tenterden, '28. 69. Abscess, number of deaths from,

within the Bills of Mortality, in

1827, 29. 110. Abdollatif, '31. 69; 32. 78. Abduction, punishment for, 9 G. 4,

c. 31 (1828), '29. 151. Abdul Medjid, succeeds as Sultan,

'40, 259. Abelard, Pierre, '28. 57; '31, 69;

'32. 66. • Aben Bochan, '32. 47. Aben Ezra, '31. 66, 68. Aben Serach, id. 68. Aben Tyhon, id. 68. Aben Zohar, id. 69. Aberayon, population of,'33.80;Har

bour Improvement Act, '35.223;

Harbour Amendment Act,'37.225. Aberayron Road Act, '36, 209. Aberbrothwick, population of, '33.

84; Harbour Improvement Act,

'40. 218. Abercrombie, Dr., his Works on

Diseases of the Brain referred to,

'39, 28. Abercromby, General, his military

operations in India, '32. 38; his Death, '28. 63.

Sir Robert, defeats Gholam Mahomed, '32. 29.

W., master of the Mint, '35, 258.

Mr., elected Speaker, '36. 183, 241; '38. 248; announces his intended resignation, 40. 202; resigns, id. 203; created

Lord Dunfermline, id. 258. Aberdeen, Old and New, population of (1821), '29. 82.

population and representation of, 33. 81; Harbour Improvement Act, '30. 232 ; Lighting, &c., Act, id. 231; Market Act, '40. 214.

Port of, Customs duty collected at, in 1833, '35. 173; the same in 1834, '36. 157; the same in the years ending 5th Jan. 1835 and 1836,'37. 164; the same for year ending 5th Jan., 1837, '38. 175; the same in the years ended 5th Jan., 1837 and 1838, '39. 191; the same in the year 1838, 40. 187; the same during 1839, '41. 188; the same

in 1840,'42. 164. Aberdeen, Postage, amount col

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lected at, in 1832 and 1833, '35. 192; the same in 1832, 1833, and 1831,'36. 179; same in 1835, 37. 179; same in 1836, '38. 196 ;

same in 1837, '39. 196. Aberdeen University, founded, '28.

58; flood and storms at, '30. 264; granite of, used for London Bridge, 32. 230; difference of time between, and London, 31. 23.

Earl. of, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, '29. 234; Colonial Secretary, '36. 239. Aberdeenshire, population of, and of

the principal towns of, in 1811, 1821, and 1831; value of real perty in, and its representation, *33. 81; summary of same, in 1821 and 1831, distinguishing the sexes, id. 89; population of, males and females, in 1841, '42. 108; population of in 1801, 1811, 1821, 1831, and 1841, and increase per cent., id. 110; electors, number of in, in 1836, 37. 182; houses, number of, inhabited, uninhabited, and building, in 1841, 242. 108; occupations of

persons

in (1831), *35. 94 : turnpike trusts, their extent and income in (1834), id. 193; turnpike gates in, rents of, in 1833, 1834, and 1835, '37. 178; Roads

Act, '38; 212. Aberford Small Debts' Act, '40.214. Abergavenny, population of; '33.

69; difference of time between,

and London, '31. 17. Abergele, population of, '33. 79. Abergwilly, population of, id. 79. Abernethy, Mr., his remedy against

gout, '35. 34. Aberration of the stars, Dr. Bradley

on,'29. 39; of light explained, '36.

18, 19. Aberystwith, population of, '33. 69,

79; Water Works Act, '36. 208; Harbour Amendment Act, '37. 224, 225. Abib, an Arabic month, '30, 16; a

Jewish month, id. 13. Abina, 31. 66; '32. 46. Abingdou Inclosure Act, '42. 191 ;

population of (1821), ”29. 81; and representation of, '33. 57; Road Act, '42. 195; union work:

house, account and bird's-eye

view of, '36, 231–236. Abington, Major, drives Hyder Ali's

army from before Tellicherry,

'32. 35. Abjuration, Oath of, bill for repeal

ing introduced, id. 186. Ablesimoff, :31. 77. Abney Park Cemetery, account of,

41. 237. Abo, peace of, '31. 52. Abolition of offices, saving by(1821,

1832), '34, 177. Abominable crime, punishment for,

9 G. IV., C. 31 (1828), -29. 151.
Abon, '32. 66.
Abortion, attempt to procure, pu:

nishment for, 1837 (7 W. 4, and 1
Vict. c. 85), '38. 159; former
punishment for, 9 G. IV.,.c. 31,

*29. 150, 151.
Abraham, call of, '28. 49; era of,
'30. 18.

-Jom Tof bar, '32. 47.

Mr., architect of the New Bridewell, Westminster, '33. 217. Abrantes, Duchesse d', dies, '39..142,

250. Abroath, Forfar, population of(1821),

29. 82. Abrosi, G., 31. 70; '32. 55. Abstracts of important Acts of Par

liament passed in the Session of 1826-27, 28. 129-160; of 1828, 29. 143-178; of 1829, 30, 165 -195; of 1830 (11 G.IV., and I W. IV.) '31. 139–167; of 183031, 32. 135-167; of 1832, '33. 124-169; of 1833, 34. 103146 : of 1831,'35. 129-163; of 1835, 36. 109-145; of 1836, 37. 111-147; of 1837, '38. 129 -163; of 1837-1838, 39. 142168; of 1839, '40. 142-165; of 1810, '41. 139–168;. of 1841, '42. 125_148. See further Acts OF PARLIAMENT, and for the subject-matters of the several Acts, see the Index passim. Abstracts of Parliamentary docu

ments printed in 1827,'28. 162-172; in 1828, 29. 1814-200 ; in 1829, 30. 196--217; in 1830, '31. 169–197; in 1830-31, 32, 175-185; in 1832, '33. 172

189; in 1833, '34. 148–184; in Académie des Sciences of France, 1834, '35. 166—195 ; in 1835,'36. the proceedings of, for establish148—182; in 1836, '37. 150 ing an uniform standard of weights 186; in 1837, 38, 167-197; in and measures, '30. 112. 1838, '39. 173-198; in 1839, Academy Royal, Mr. Shee elected °40. 167–195; in 1840,'41. 175 President of '31. 231.

-199; in 1841, '42. 149–171. A Cæs., explanation of, '30. 30. Abstracts of Petitions, and Private Acanthus-leaved Grevillea, 31. 40.

Bills in Parliament in session of Acarus autumnalis, '29. 41: 1828, 229. 179, 180; in session of Accentor modularis, id. 32. 1829, '30. 230; in session of 1830, Accession of the reigning Sovereign, '31. 209, 210; in sessions of 1830 a festival, '28. 9. 1 and 1831, '32. 213, 214; in Accessory before the fact, punishsession of 1831-2, '33. 208; in ment of, id. 140; after, id. ib.; session of 1833, '31. 202; in ses before the fact punishable as a sion of 1834, 35. 216, 217; in principal, id. 145; after the fact, session of 1835, '36. 205 ; in ses how punishable, id, ib. sion of 1836, '37. 216, 217; in Accidental deaths in France in 1828, session of 1837, '38. 207, 208 ; in 30. 215.7 session of 1837-8, '39, 208, 209; Accolti, B. '31. 70; 32. 55. in session of 1839, '40. 210, 211; Accounts, Farming, method of keepin session of 1810,'41. 213, 214;

28, 124, 125. in session of 1841, '42. 189—201. Accursius, '31. 68; '32. 54. Abu Baca, '31. 69.

Accusations, number of, as comAbubekir revises the Koran, '28, 56. pared with the population in Abudraham, David,'31, 68; '32. 47. France (1826), '29. 89. Abulaf, Isaac, '31.70; '32. 47. Acer Negundo, '29. 64; Rubrum, Abu Hanifah, '31. 67.

29. 61. Jafar, id. 67.

Achæan league, '28. 52. Abulcasis, id. 67; '32. 78.

Acheen, Kingdom of (Sumatra), its Abuldem, '31. 69 ; '32.78.

extent, population, capital, and Abulfarage, '31. 69; '32. 78.

religion, in 1828, 29. 74, 75. Abulfeda, '31. 69 ; '32. 78.

Acherontia atropos, id. 41. Abulgazi, '31.73 ; '32. 79.

Achilles Tatius, 31. 65; '32. 49. Abul Ola, '31. 67.

“ Achilleis,': '32. 53. Abumaashar, id. 67.

Achillini, A., 31. 70; '32.55.
Abu Massab, id. 67.

C., 31. 72; '32. 56.
Mohammed,id. 67.

Accountant-General of the Court of
Abdallah, '32.78. Exchequer, office of, abolished,
Nowas, '31.67.

'42, 142. Obeidah, id. 67.

Accrington and Church Gas and
Shameh, '31. 69; 32. 79.

Water Act, '42. 194.
Temman, '31. 67.

Achmet, 32. 78.
Zeid, id. 67.

Acid, boracic, duty on (1829), '30. Ab urbe condita,” explanation of,

201. 30. 6.

Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, builder Abusive language punishable, '40. and endower of Bride Chapel, '37. 151.

229, Abyssinian Era, '30. 13.

Aconite, poisonous properties of, and Abyssinians still use the Era of Dio. remedies against, :28, 119. clesian, id. 16.

Acosta, J., '31.71 ; '32. 70. Acacia alata, '31. 37; armata, id. Acoustics, table of observations and

ib.; common, :29. 67; julibris discoveries in, 29. 55. sim, id. 64; three-thorned, id. 65; Acquittals, number of, from 1821 to vestita, 31. 37.

1327, 28. 170; number of in

England and Wales (1826), "29. 89; in England, Wales, and Ireland, in 1827 and 1828, -30. 215; in England and Wales, in 1829, '31. 193; in 1830, '32. 183; in each of the seven years, ending 1817, 1824, and 1831, '33. 186; in 1932, '31. 171; from 1826 to 1832, id. 62, 63 ; for the seven years ending 1833, '35. 188; in 1831, '36. 45; in 1834, 38, 39, and 40, '42. 101; number of in Ireland, in 1834, id. 58; number of in France, in 1826, '29. 88;

in 1828, '30. 215.+ Acre, Sir Sidney Smith at, '28. 63 ;

taken by Ibrahim Pacha, *33. 230; explosion of a powder ma

gazine at, '42. 233. Acres, land divided into, in Nor

mandy, '30. 116; number of, in Great Britain and Ireland, '28. 83; number of in Great Britain,

'29. 90. Acrid poisons, table of, '28, 115. Acro-narcotic poisons, table and ac

count of, id. 115, 121-123. Achromatic telescope, Hall, '29.

63; Delland, id. ib. Acropolita, George, '31, 68; '32

51. Act of Parliament, when it comes

into operation, '35. 161. Acts of Parliament, abstracts of im

portant public general, in chiro

nological order: 7 & 8 G. IV. c. 15. Bills of exchange

and promissory notes payable on Good Friday and Christmas day, '28. 149. 150.

17. Regulations of the costs of distresses, extension of 57 G. III. c. 93, '28. 150, 151.

18. Postage duties in Great Bri. tain and Ireland, id. 151–155.

27. Benefit of Clergy, larceny, malicious injuries to property and remedies against the hundred, statutes repealed, '28. 129.

28. Further improvement of criminal justice in England, id. ib.

29. Consolidating laws in England relating to larceny and offences connected therewith, id. 130-112.

7 & 8 G. IV. c. 30. Balicious ine

juries to property, laws relative to, consolidated and amended,

'28. 112-116. - c.31. Remedies against the hun

dred, laws relative to, consolidated and amended, id. 116–119.

49. Alehouse licensing regulation, 28. 155.

70. Arrest for debt on mesne process under 20s., abolition of, 28. 155-157.

75. Watermen and Lightermen, Act for regulating, '28. 157 -160.

87. Elections, Act to prevent corruption at, and diminishing expenses of, 28. 160.

9. To enable sessions of the peace to be held in Westminster during Term and sittings of the Court of King's Bench, 29. 113.

11. Steam vessels (Ireland) exempted from penalties for having fire on board, id. ib.

13. Stamps on insurances for fire regulated, '29. 113.

14. Promises and engagements necessary to be reduced to writing, id. ib. 115.

17. Corporation and Test Acts repealed, as to receiving the sacrament before holding corporate offices, '29. 145--147.

15. Variances between records and written evidence to be amended, '29. 145.

16. National debt annuities, no further to be granted, it. ib.

18. Cards and dice, repeal of present duties on, and regulations respecting exportation of, 29. 147.

21. Passage vessels to North America, their safety regulated, 29. 118.

- 22. Controverted elections, laws of, consolidated and amended, 29. 118.

23. Composition for stamp duties on bankers' bills and notes allowed, id. ib.

- 24. Bills of exchange (Ireland), laws relating to, assimilated to those of England, and noting and protesting regulateil,'29. 118.

7 & 8 G. IV. c. 27. Stamps for re

ceipts, allowances upon regulated, 29. 148.

c. 29. Circuit courts and criminal trials (Scotland), *29. 149,

31. Offences against the person, Act consolidating and amending the law of, '29. 149–154.

32. Evidence, law of, amended in certain cases, 29. 151–155.

31. Madhouses (Scotland) Amendment Act, id. 155.

35. Outstanding judgments (Ireland), for protection of purchasers against, id. 156.

39. Salmon tisheries (Scotland) id. ib.

46. Lunatic asylums, county, for erection and regulations of, id. 156.

41. Insane persons, care and treatment of, id. 156-160.

42. Churches and Chapels, Society for enlarging, building, and repairing, made a corporation. Church briefs abolished, id. 161.

49. Stamp duties on sea insurances, articles of clerkship, &c. amended, id, 161.

53, 54, 55, and 56. Criminal laws (Ireland) assimilated to those of England, id. 161.

59. Polling at elections regulated, id. 161, 162.

60. Corn, importation of, laws amended, id. 162–168.

61. Alehouse licenses, regulation as to granting, id. 168–173.

65. Fromissory notes, Scotch and Irish, their negotiation in England under a certain sum restrained, id, 173,

66. Longitude at sea, discovery of, laws relating to, repealed, id. 173.

68. Retail Brewers Act amend. ment, id. 173.

69. Game, destruction of, for preventing, id. 174, 175.

76. Customs Act amendment, id. 175.

81. Promissory notes (Ireland), id. ib.

92. Savings banks, laws relate ing to, consolidated, id. 175-178.

91. Ecclesiastical preferments,

bonds of resignation of, made valid in certain cases,

'29. 178. 10 G. IV. c. 1. Dangerous associa.

tions (Ireland) suppression, '30.
165.
c. 5. Marine Munity Act, id. ib.
6. Mutiny Act, id. ib. 166, 167.

7. Catholic Relief Act, id. 167 -170.

8. Qualification of freeholders (Ireland), forty-shilling freeholds abolished, id. 171-173.

10. Militia Suspension Act, id. 173.

11. Payment of creditors (Scotland), id. ib.

16. East India writers, id. 174.

17. Newfoundland fisheries, id. ib.

18. Insane persons, care and treatment of, amendment Act, id, ib, 175

21. Assessed taxes composition, id. 175.

22. Swan River settlement, id. ib.

23. Silk duties, id, ib.

24. National debt annuities, power to grant given, id. ib.-179.

25 and 26. Greenwich hospital, management of, id. 179.

27. National debt, amendment of Acts for reduction of the (Sinking Fund Act), id. ib. 180.

29. Militia, pay, clothing, &c. id. 180.

30 Yeomanry corps (Ireland), in, is

32. Commissioners of Excise, id. ib.

33. Irish fisheries, id. ib.

34. Offences against the person (Ireland), id. ib.

35. Arrests under mesne process for debts under 20s. (Ireland), id. ib. 181.

36. Insolvent debtors (Ireland), id. 181. 37. Coroners (Ireland), id. ib.

38. Murder, punishment of attempts to (Scotland), id. ib.

39. Sugar duties, id. 182.

40. Roads and bridges (Ireland), id. ib.

41. Butter trade (Ireland), id. ib.

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