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forty years ago, as I learn from natives of these dictionaries, or = deyyoúpia of Strabo (lib. iv.), towns. Inverting the tea-cup was held to be rather which is mentioned as one of the articles of export old-fashioned. Another sign at Looe was to place from Gaul to Britain ? Were these the so-called the tea-cup so that its handle should occupy the Druids' beads, of variegated glass, probably worn point in the circle most remote from the drinker. as amulets ?
T. W. W. S. WM. PENGELLY. Torquay.
HISTORIC SITES IN ENGLAND (5th S. vii. 68, 233,
| 378.)-I notice in a recent catalogue Brooke's Does MR. RATCLIFFE know the story of a French (Ralph) Visits to English Battlefields of the Fifgentleman who drank tea with an old-fashioned teenth Century, plans, royal 8vo., published by English lady, who expected her guests to turn their Mr. J. Russell Smith in 1857. HIRONDELLE. cups topsy-turvy when they had had enough? She went on filling the innocent Frenchman's cup
ANNE FRANKS, OR DAY (5th S. vii. 350, 438.) as fast as he emptied it, and he went on drinking -- See Leslie and Tom Taylor's Life of Sir Joshua out of politeness, till at last, when the unhappy | Reynolds for dates of sittings, &c. Z. L. Z. man had swallowed as much tea as ever did Dr. Johnson, he laid his hand on his heart (so says the
Rev. ROBERT TAYLOR (5th S. vi. 429 ; vii. 54, story, though I should have expected it would be
212.)- The Gent. Mag., N.S., vol. xxii. pp. 550-1,
and the Annual Reg., vol. lxxxvi. p. 273, contain his stomach), and astonished his hostess by exclaiming, in heart-rending tones : " Ah, Madame,
obituary notices of this individual, who was an pardonnez-moi, je vous prie de grâce ! je n'en puis
| admirer of Mr. Godfrey Higgins. The Diegesis,
composed in Oakham Gaol, seems to have been C. F. S. WARREN, M.A. Bexhill.
suggested by Higgins's Celtic Druids. The Brit.
Mus. Lib. contains these works, with Dr. Pye MR. RATCLIFFE speaks in the past tense. At Smith's able reply, &c. ; also, Taylor's Devil's Youlgreave, in Derbyshire, a nurse will not clear Pulpit, his discourses in the Rotunda, &c., with the plate when feeding a child, and will teach it a memoir by R. Carlile, stating Taylor's birth at to turn the porringer wrong side up when empty. Edmonton, 3 P.M., on August 18, 1784, and the
H. T.C. | narrative of Taylor's trial for blasphemy at West
minster on Feb. 7, 1828. Taylor seems to have A FOLK-LORE SOCIETY (5th S. v. 124, 294, 457 ; lhe
: been insane as to religion, but to have died as a vi. 12, 37, 90, 137, 198; vii. 77, 375.)-I also
convert to the Christian religion. Crir. COOKE. should be glad to hear if anything is being done in this matter. Probably if a few persons could "THE GRIM FEATURE”: Milton's “PARADISE agree to meet somewhere in London the society Lost,” 1x. 272-281 (4th S. xii. 85, 191, 316, 435 ; could at once be formed, but what is every one's 5th s. i. 52, 236 ; ii. 378; v. 186.)-Perhaps I business is usually left undone. As a last resource | may be allowed a last word on this expression. —not if any one else will undertake the matter-- | At the penultimate reference Mr. Tew offered us I would willingly receive any communications the interpretation of feature as feture, from the relative to the formation of such a society.
Latin fetura, often used in the sense of offspring.
J. HENRY. Plausible as this view is, I am constrained, after 48, Devonshire Street, W.C.
much consideration, to reject it. That Death is
called in book ii. (11.781 and 804) “odious off« PINDER” (5th S. vii. 89, 176, 376.)—As spring.” and “ Grini Death, my son and foe,” where pinders still seem to command so much attention, one of his parents is addressing Death, is no reason it may interest some of us to know how they were
for supposing that Milton, in a long passage where paid. Ours, being appointed at the Court Baron,
neither parent is once named, would characterize was entitled to charge sixteenpence for every beast
Death as “the grim offspring,” or “the grim impounded-one shilling for himself, and “a penny feture" in that sense. No: I think it far more a hoof” to the lord of the manor. Of course, the probable that feature means “shape” or “figure,” pinder got pretty well abused in addition. My just as Sir Walter Scott familiarly applied it to father always tossed the copper over to my mother | Meg Murdockson, in The Heart of Midlothian, for the poor. Suddenly recollecting no copper
in the passage quoted at the last reference by Mr. came in now, I inquired the reason, and found J. H. İ. OAKLEY : “ The grim feature smiled, and some recent Act had laid the work on the police, even la
even laughed.” That is, in my opinion, decisive. and that the office being unnecessary, the pinder
JABEZ. was no longer appointed.
Athenæum Club. LAPIS LYNCURIUS (5th S. vii. 329, 457.) ---I CURIOUS ERRORS CAUSED BY HOMONYMY (5th should like to know more about this mysterious S. iv. 483 ; v. 155, 211; vi. 111, 199, 219, 237, stone, but have not at hand the book to which 458 ; vii. 229.)-I have met in the Historiettes of MR. WARREN refers. Is it=Lyncurium of Latin Tallemant des Réaux with a passage which seems to give confirmation (if confirmation it need) to Co., 1848, which it is supposed here as very genethe derivation of -heur, in bonheur and malheur, rally follows the old copies), p. 429, “ diety, and from auguriun. He says of the poet Malherbe, p. 434, “ frustra," the evidently right readings who was very strict in rhyming : "Il ne vouloit which I conjecture, dietry and frusta, are not mispoint qu'on rimât sur bonheur ni sur malheur, takes, but simply clerical errors. Similarly in parceque les Parisiens n'en prononcent que l'u, Dyce's Middleton several evidently right readings comme s'il y avoit bonhur et malhur.” Does not are recalled by Dyce, which ensue merely from the this pronunciation of the Parisians bring the ter- rectification of this confusion of the two letters ; mination -heur one step nearer to augurium ? and, in several places where the four folios of And it is to be observed that they did not always Shakspeare differ, it is merely this confusion again. pronounce -eur as ur, for Malherbe forbade the I could easily give instances, for I have collected rhyming bonheur with honneur. J. C. M. many such, but think I have trespassed already
quite enough on your valuable space, and your "EVERTIT DOMUM” FOR "EVERRIT DOMUM," I readers, once on the right track, can follow it out St. LUKE xv. 8, Vulg. (5th S. vi. 207, 278, 336, for themselves.
ERATO HILLS. 395, 519.)-May I be permitted to add a supplementary note to the interesting remarks of MR. OSTENSIS (5th S. vii. 218, 393.)– This is a misMARSHALL and others on this passage? The play spelling. The word, no doubt, is Ostiensis, and on evertit and everrit, taken from this variety of the province indicated is that which is so named reading, seems to have been a very popular one from Ostia, the well-known seaport at the mouth with our seventeenth century divines. To Fuller of the Tiber. Hereman, as your correspondent and Jeremy Taylor (whom MR. MARSHALL has might have seen, for it is clearly so expressed, was adduced) we may add Archbishop Sancroft's bishop of the province of Ostia, Kalensi being his “ Everrit domum vidua evangelica, non evertit.” surname, most likely adopted from the place of Perhaps the note of another archbishop, Trench, his birth. Where it was situated I cannot find. will not be unwelcome to your readers on this Waldreck, where the chapel was consecrated, was passage :
in Cassel, and evidently in the jurisdiction of “ The erroneous reading, evertit for everrit, prevailed in Theodoric, Archbishop of Treves. It would have the copies of the Vulgate during the middle ages. It been schismatical in Hereman to have discharged appears as early as Gregory the Great (Hom. 34 in any episcopal function in another man's diocese Evang.), who says : 'Domus evertitur, quum consideratione reatûs sui humanæ conscientiæ perturbatur.' And
without that man's permission, and therefore it is Thauler's interpretation a good deal turns on that very said that this consecration was performed by him word : Deus hominem quærit, domumque ejus penitus auctoritate dni. Theoderici Trevere, archiepi." evertit, quomodo nos solemus, aliquod requirentes, cuncta
EDMUND TEW, M.A. evertere, et loco suo movere, donec invenire contingat quod quærimus.' So Wiclif: 'Turneth up so down the SARAWAK (5th S. vii. 389.)-No official report house.'” - On the Parables, p. 386.
of this country has been published by our GovernBut what I especially write a note upon this ment of late years. The Oriental Magazine of occasion for is to point out-what I have never 1875 contained an account taken chiefly from the seen reinarked anywhere, curiously enough-how Sarawak Gazette. This was reprinted by the frequently (when printing first came in, and for present Raja. The progress of the country since a century or so afterwards) the letters 9 and t were the death of Sir James Brooke has, I believe, been confounded, and how often in our old dramatists entirely satisfactory to such as desire for it a the remembrance of this is an “open sesame” to healthy development from within rather than a the elucidation of a passage. In fact, in many an mere external show of Western civilization. old book, like Florio's Montaigne for instance, it
G. L. JACOB. is not always very easy oneself to see whether a 12, Queensborough Terrace, W. t or r be meant by the printer, so like those letters If Anon. will send his address to Miss JACOB she will were. A commentator on our old dramatists, gladly forward a copy.] without tbis clue, is almost as unfortunate as one SEAL OF THE CHAPTER OF JEDBURGH ABBEY who is commenting on Plato without having reads
(5th S. vii. 368, 477.)-Might not the missing Homer. If you can spare room, perhaps you will allow me to add a few examples. In the translation
word be “ Deipara ” ?
G. S. of Don Quicote by J. Phillips, 1687, p. 41, I have Miss Bowes (5th S. vii. 47, 238, 299, 418.)- If little doubt that "reating" is a misprint for tearing. F. B. is collecting notes on the Bowes family (of Similarly “tetchy," which occurs three times in Elford, co. Stafford) generally, he may like to refer Shakspeare, is, I fancy, only a misprint for retchy, to North's Church Bells of Leicestershire, p. 191, if, indeed, not a confusion (a more probable idea) where some information is given about Jane Bowes ; between the words earlier than Shakspeare's time. a second lady of that name was the donor of a bell Resty and testy have, I suspect, the same history. to the parish of Humberstone in 1673. And in Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy (Tegg &
BARRY E. O'MEARA (51 S. vii. 409.)—In the bed of the river separating the stream above. reference to his writings there is a note in Alli A promontory divides these from the Dame bone of some interest. It refers to
Blanche and Rocket Falls, which, from the slaty « another journal kept by O'Meara at St. Helena, and form of the face of the precipice, are distributed, left by him to his friend Mr. Mailliard, now of Borden- like a thin veil, over the surface. The overflowtown, New Jersey, late private secretary to Josephings of the Rocket Fall, bursting in the velocity of Buonaparte. This MS. contains much valuable matter their descent into thin mist, give this the name by still unknown to the world, and calculated to deeply interest all students of political history.”
which it is designated. Should the spectator be Seven years have elapsed since this was written.
below, facing the fall, that is, looking eastwards, Has the MS. diary been published ? O'Meara's
when the sun passes the meridian, the bow will effects were sold on the 18th and 19th of July,
form between him and the fall, gradually rising 1836. Amongst these it is not improbable that
and framing, as it were, more and more of the
EDWARD SOLLY. there was a portrait.
There is another fall which I have not
seen in the same district, said to be still finer; it I possess a book by this person which does not | is commonly known as the Lushington Fall. seem to be included in the list furnished by Mr.
J. R. Cooke. Its title is :
“MINNIS” (5th S. vii. 328, 374, 418.)—MR. " An Exposition of some of the Transactions that Skeat is right in connecting this word with the have taken place at St. Helena since the Appointment of w Sir Hudson Lowe as Governor of that Island, in answer
W. mynydd, but he has not explained the full sigto an Anonymous Pamphlet entitled Facts illustrative | nificance of the word. It is a peculiarity of the of the Treatment of Napoleon Bonaparte,' &c. Corro. Cornish language that in the final letter of a word borated by various Official Documents, Correspondence, (the auslaut of the Germ. philologists), where we &c. By Barry E. O'Meara, late Surgeon to Napoleon.... I find in W.-dd, which represents an older -d, the London, printed for Jas. Ridgway, Piccadilly, MDcccxix." 8vo. pp. 215.
Cornish has -s. Thus Cornish gwyls is equal to EDWARD PEACOCK.
W. gwyllt, mols to mollt, tus to tud, &c. Now Bottesford Manor, Brigg.
Giraldus Cambrensis, in speaking of the Welsh
and Cornish languages, tells us that the language CORNELIUS Jonson VAN CEULEN (5th S. vii. 94, ) of the southern Britons resembled the latter more 133.)- The name and signature, as given in the than the former, and “there are plausible reasons," notice of the pictures in the Musée of Amsterdam, says the late Mr. Garnett (Essays, p. 152), “ for is “ J. Janson, f. 1765."
J. R. believing that idea to be well founded."" The
word minnis has an historical meaning. It shows, POPULAR NAMES OF Fossils (5th S. vi. 426 ; l as other words also show, that the Loegrians, who vii. 15, 56, 116, 252, 378.)-—" St. Cuthbert's inhabited the southern and midland parts of Engbeads” are not “vertebræ," but joints in the stems land, though allied to the Welsh, were a distinct of Encrinites. They are no longer “very common race, and this is in accordance with the Welsh in the sands of Holy Island," but may be found traditions, as expressed in the historical triads. imbedded in their limestone matrix in the rocks.
J. D. The same formations are often seen in section on Belsize Square. the polished faces of chimney-pieces made of "encrinitic limestone.” The Encrinites were ani
Forty years ago I used to shoot snipe in mals with long moniliform stems bearing five
“ Worth" or “Word Minnis." It is in Kent, Briarean arms. The “beads” are said to have
“ next Sandwich.” The parish of Worth was then been actually strung and used for rosaries. They ecclesiastically connected with Eastry. The would be very convenient for the purpose, and it
minnis is a large tract perfectly flat, about four seems likely enough that they would be so used in miles from the sea, the entire distance being a dead the Middle Ages, and that hence came the notion level to the sandhills raised by the wind imof St. Cuthbert's making them as helps to the
mediately on the sea edge. There at least there devotions of his people.
J. T. F.
" could be no possible connexion with “mynydd, Hatfield Hall, Durham.
HERBERT RANDOLPH. The GREAT WATERFALLS OF THE WORLD AUTHORS OF QUOTATIONS WANTED (5th S. vii. (5th S. vii. 88.)- In the district of North Canara, | 450, 479.) on the west coast of India, about thirty miles in
"Oh! what avails to understand ?” land, is the Fall of Yarsassa, certainly one of the This line should befinest in the world ; it is best seen when the river
“What profits now to understand ?” is only partly filled, when viewed from below. The It is included in a reprint of some minor pieces of the Rajah Fall, a sheer fall of 800 feet, occupies the
Laureate, which was carefully suppressed, but of which
I possess a copy, deprived of the title-page and prefatory left-hand corner ; this is joined, half way down, I matter.
J. K. by the Roarer Fall, a cataract, a rise in the rock in
picturesque books of the season. It is profusely illus
trated, has an admirable map, and is in every respect NOTES ON BOOKS, &c.
honourable to the zealous and industrious author, Notices of the Historic Persons buried in the Chapel of MESSRS. MACMILLAN have recently issued a Selection
St. Peter ad Vincula in the Tower of London. With from the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick', arranged, with an Account of the Discovery of the supposed Remains Notes, by F. Turner Palgrave. It is a book adapted for of Queen Anne Boleyn. By Doyne C. Bell, F.S.A. | being road by the young; and the adaptation-by no With Illustrations. (Murray.)
means an easy thing to accomplish, for Catullus, This handsome and interesting volume by the Secretary | Martial, Propertius, and others find, or seem to find, to Her Majesty's Privy Purse contains a history of the echoes in a good deal of what Herrick wrote-is most ancient chapel in the Tower, an account of the restora- successfully effected. In a word, this version of a portion tions, and of discoveries attendant thereupon, with a of Herrick is charming. record of the monuments, extracts from the burial register, and a narrative not only of the burials within the edifice, but of nearly three dozen historical person A TUIRD edition of Lord Albemarle's Fifty Years of ages connected with the locality, from Gerald Fitz- My Life has just been published by Messrs. Macmillan. gerald, Earl of Kildare, ob. 1534, to Simon Fraser of Very much new matter of great interest has been added Lovat, ob. 1747. Mr. Doyne Bell and his fellow-explorers to the book throughout. We may especially mention were unable to find any remains of Katherine Howard, that there are several new letters from the Princess but those of a young woman and of a man were found Charlotte printed here for the first time. The family where Anne Boleyn and her brother George Rochford history of the Keppels, which occupied half the first were supposed to be buried. The bones of the female volume in the earlier editions, has now been very had been disturbed, and were rather heaped together properly omitted, as not being of such interest to the since the body was buried in an old elm chest. The general public as Lord Albemarle's recollections. vertebræ were small, especially the atlas, next the skull, OLD LONDON. --- In Maitland's History of London bearing witness to the queen's “ lyttel necke.” The there is a record of a deed of gift from Edward II. skeleton appeared as if it had lain three centuries in the I to Margaret, wife of Pierre de Gaveston, of Queenearth, and the bones, disturbed as they may have been hithe, of a rent charge to his (the king's) tollage a hundred years ago, seem to have been rearranged with of wheat at Queenhithe. A portion of the tomb of this some care and respect. These bones and those of other lady has been discovered in the foundation wall of the historical personages now lie under a common covering old church at Queenbithe, near the site of the proposed of concrete. Mr. Doyne Bell's book is excellently illus- new rectory. The inscription is in old Norman French, trated, and it is written in a spirit that should make the
and the good lady in it asks the prayers of all Christians. Society of Antiquaries proud of their new Fellow. | The brass letters are very curious.-City Press. Some Articles on the Depreciation of Silver, and on Topics
connected with It. By the late Walter Bagehot.
(King & Co.) These reprints from the Economist, of which Mr. Bage
Notices to Correspondents. hot was so long the able and clear-seeing editor, are here
On all communications should be written the name and gathered into a volume, and should be welcomed by a address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but public who have interest in the money question gene- as a guarantee of good faith. rally; and that is a very large public indeed.
Our CORRESPONDENTS will, we trust, excuse our sug. River Terraces: Letters on Geological and other Subjects. I gesting to them, both for their sakes as well as our own By Col. George Greenwood. (Longmans.)
That they should write clearly and distinctly-and on THE late Col. Greenwood's name is quite sufficient one side of the paper only-more especially proper names warrant for the excellence of this book, edited by his and words and phrases of which an explanation may be nephew. The editor expresses surprise that Prof. required. We cannot undertake to puzzle out what a CorTyndall, at a lecture recently delivered at the Royal In respondent does not think worth the trouble of writing stitution, should assign the formation of river terraces pluinly. to the Glacial Period, whereas “new and old terraces DOUBLE X.-The question as to the gender of carrosse, may be seen now in every stage of development and
before Louis XIV., has often been discussed. decay." Mr. Greenwood, in reference to bis uncle's theory I quently said that he altered it, whereas he only fixed
It is frethat a lake can have only one natural outlet, notices Mr. what was before uncertain. The following i from Stanley's account of Lake Tanganika as having no outlet,
George Sand's Les Beaux Messieurs de Bois-Doré (vol. i. yet possessing "affluents and effluents.”
c. viii.): “On vint annoncer que la carroche de M. le Falstaff's Letters, by Lamb's friend, Jem White, should Marquis était prête. Chacun sait qu'avant Louis XIV., be secured by all who have Lamb's works, and by all who lequel en personne en ordonna autrement, carrosse était have not. Mr. Robson (Cranbourn Street) has had a souvent des deux genres, et le plus souvent féminin, happy thought in reprinting these exquisite sallies of wit d'après l'italien carrozza." and quaint humour. The letters were first printed when V. Gibbs. ----Declined with thanks. young Ireland tried to persuade the public that his Vortigern was written by Shakspeare! They reappear
W. G. B.-Letter forwarded. at a time when a few people "up in a balloon" are
NOTICE. inclined, or think they are inclined, to believe that Shakspeare's plays were from the pen of Lord Bacon !
Editorial Communications should be addressed to "The If so, White's Falstaff's Letters may be by Sir John.
Editor of Notes and Queries '"- Advertisements and The one is quite as probable as the other.
| Business Letters to “The Publisher"-at the Office, 20,
Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C. IN Mr. Charles Pooley's Historical and Descriptive We beg leave to state that we decline to return comAccount of the Old Stone Crosses of Somerset, Messrs. munications which, for any reason, we do not print; and Longmans have published one of the most attractive and to this rule we can make no exception.
LONDON, SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 1877.
new tunable and musical bells, for a sum not
exceeding 250l., was fully considered. The quegCONTENTS.- N° 183.
tion was put, TOTES:- The Bells of St. Dionis Backchurch, London, 501 “Whether the present set of six bells, with the old
Forename and Surname Books, 502-Shakspeariana, 503– | frames and appurtenances, should be exchanged, and
"And the honour and generosity of this parish having QUERIES:-Pedigree of Briggs Family-Caraccioli, 1799- | been fully experienced in subscriptions to the organ,
A Governor of Malines or Mechlin in 1612_Cricklade Church it was thought the most proper and ready way to raise - Peacocks' Feathers-J. Callot-Baptizing Slaves-Nuns of the said sum of 2501. by kind and voluntary contribuSion-Style and Title--H. Elison. 503-Countess of Der tions of the several gentlemen and persons who are wentwater - The Duke of Suffolk's Head -- "The Fairy parishioners and inhabitants of this parish. And thereQueen"-Authors Wanted, &c., 509.
fore the church warden was desired, with such gentlemen
as would be so kind as to attend him, to wait upon the PEPLIES:-Scott Family: the Parentage of Archbishop Ro
several parishioners and inhabitants of this parish with therham, 509_The Title of "Esquire," 511-“Infants in
a subscription paper for the purposes aforesaid." bell but a span long," 512-Camels in Egypt, 513-"Nine
At a vestry meeting held Sept. 5, 1726, the Holes"-Isolda : Gladys-“Travail": "Travel," 514-W. Hogarth-Curious Names-Human Body found in a Glacier
- Heraldic Book-plates-Lavender--"To-year"-Arms borne by Ladies, 515-Premonstratensian Abbeys-Howell's Letters - Vow of King Charles I.-Miss Martineau's Essays—The
proper to subscribe towards the same in the most Oldest Provincial Circulating Libraries - Freemasons and
generous and handsome manner.” The estimate Bektashgees, 516--C. Stuart-Old Irish Coins-Beating the Bounds, 517 - Oval Frames—"Twitten "-What is Death?
and contract with Mr. Richard Phelps, of White518-RO. Willan's Sermons-“Madame Pompadour and the chapel, bell founder, were agreed to and approved. Courtiers "-Shakspeare and his family-"Mother-in-law" “Then the church wardens further reported to the --Heraldic Query : Tullibardine - Authors Wanted, 519. vestry that the chief reason that several gentlemen had
subscribed so handsomely to the bells was because they Notes on Books, &c.
expected to have chimes to the bells. And upon full consideration had of that matter, and an estimate of
the charge being submitted to the vestry, the question Notes.
was put whether the church wardens should be em
powered to treat with Mr. Bradley, or such other person THE BELLS OF ST. DIONIS BACKCHURCH, or persons as they should think proper, about a comLONDON.
plete set of chirnes to the eight bells, to be done in the
best and most handsome manner, which was likewise The following particulars respecting the bells of
agreed to by the vestry nemine contradicente. And the St. Dionis Backchurch, Fenchurch Street, are church wardens were desired to continue their subscripextracted from the parochial records.
tion for that purpose, and what was deficient the vestry On the rebuilding of the parish church, after agreed to make good in the most effectual manner.". the great fire of London, it is recorded, in 1674, The subscription appears to have reached the sum that Mr. Robert Williams gave 251. for the treble of 4791. 18s., and the names of Dr. Joseph Smith, bell, and that payment of 501, 58. was made to rector, and of three members of the Hankey Mr. James Bartlett, bell founder, and 101. to Mr. family, appear among the list of contributors. Allen, bell hanger, in the same year. Other entries Articles of agreement between the churchwarof payments in connexion with bells follow in dens, Messrs. James Hebert and Charles Ball, succeeding years, and by 1685-1686 the parish and Mr. Richard Phelps, bell founder, for a set was in possession of a peal of six bells, with a of eight new bells, in exchange for the old, were clock and dial, the aforesaid Mr. James Bartlett signed Sept. 5, 1726; and there is an endorsement
being the bell founder, Mr. Joseph Gadsdon the on the deed by which the latter acknowledges to : bell hanger, and Mr. John Wise the clockmaker. have received, Nov. 3, 1727, of the church wardens,
The cost was defrayed by a voluntary subscription 3591. 118. 6d., “ being in full payment for eight from Sir Robert Jeffery, Knt. (some time lord bells & frames, &c., within mentioned, & also inayor), Capt. Samuel Hankey, and other parish- for two other bells & frames, & making a new ioners, the parish property in Lime Street being | floor for the clock & chimes, & all accounts & | also mortgaged for the purpose by Dr. Gatford, demands whatever.” A certificate, signed Oct. 17,
the rector, and the churchwardens under an order 1727, by fifteen persons, is appended, that, of vestry.
“having rung the ten new bells," they were ot In 1726, after a survey, it was found that the opinion that “the said ten bells are musical and bells were much out of order. Accordingly at tunable, and the said bells and the whole frames, & vestry held Aug. 28, 1726, the alternative of and all the other work belonging or relating thereto, repairing the existing bells at an estimate of 1101. are cast, set up, and completed in a workmanlike and upwards, or of exchanging the same for eight | inanner.”