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Birmingham Railway Acts, and Rail

ways, particulars of, viz. :—Birmingham, Bristol, and Thames Junction Railway Act, '37. 223; Amendment Act, '41. 220; particulars of, '41. 76; Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway Act, 37. 222; Alteration Act, '39.

further alteration Act, '41. 220; account of, '38.64, 65;'41. 74; completion and opening of, and particulars relating to, '40. 88, 89; Birmingham and Gloucester Railway Act, '37. 222; - partial opening of, '41.95; particulars of, 41. 74; its total length, and extent opened since Nov. 1840, '42.56; further particulars relating to the same, and account of its expenses, id. 66, 67; Birmingham and London Railway Act, '34. 206 ; extension Act, '36. 209; further Act, '40. 217; course of described and particulars relating to, '34. 238, 239; progress of, '35. 218; opened, '39. 251; particulars of, '41. 72; account of, and of its expenses, &c., up to its opening on 17th Sept. 1838, 39. 113–119; particulars of, :41.72; account of up to 1837, '38. 54-56; particulars of, '41. 72; accidents 01),'36. 246; Entrance to, at Euston Square, account of, '38. 242, 243; further account, view and ground plan of, '39. 233-236.; Birmingham terminus of same, id. 236, 237; Birmingham and Manchester Railway Act, '38. 212; Variation Act, '40.216; particulars of, '41. 78; partial opening of, id. 95. Birnie, Sir Richard, dies, '33. 229. Birr, King's County, population of

(1821), ”29. 83; population of

in 1821 and 1831, '34. 90. Births, Deaths, and Marriages, Act

for registering in England (6 and 7 W. IV. c. 86), '37. 141, 142; Act to explain and amend same (7 W. IV. and 1 Vict. c. 22), 38. 130—132; success of same, 40. 51-58.

number of registered in the year ending 30th January, 1838, '40.55; in the years ending 30th

June, 1838 and 1839, '41. 50 57; Abstract of same, &c., id. 51; number of registered in England and Wales in 1837-8, 1838-9, and 1839-40, and in each quarter

of the same respectively, '42. 46. Births, Deaths, and Marriages, num

ber of in France from 1817 to 1825,

28. 89; in Paris in 1826, id. ib. Biscuit and Bread, exports of, value

of, in 1834 and 1835, '37. 161; the same in 1835, 1836, and 1837,

'39. 182, Bishop, '31. 74.

executed for the murder of Carlo Ferreri, '33. 228. y title of, penalty on persons

not authorized by law assuming, '30. 169.

of India, power to create a, 32. 44. Bishop Auckland and Weardale

Railway Act, *38. 213; particu

lars of, '41. 80. Bishops, motion to relieve the, from

attendance in the House of Lords rejected, '35. 201; motion against their sitting in the House of Lords rejected, '38. 199.

and Archbishops of England and Wales, net yearly income of (1835), '36.82-89.

in Ireland, number of reduced, '34. 118-123; revenues, rents, and number of acres of, in 1831, '34. 178.

to the Colonies, meeting in favour of, '42. 238.

- Foreign, Bill to authorize the cousecration of passes, 42.

186. Bishops' Residences, Act empower

ing the loan of money for rebuild. ing, &c. (2 and 3 Vict. c. 18),

40. 146. Bishop's Castle Inclosure Act, '39.

210. Bishopswearmouth, Church at, in

progress, 42. 206. Bishopton tunnels on the Glasgow,

Paisley, and Greenock railway,

account of, '42. 61, 62. Bismuth, poisonous properties of,

and remedies against, *28. 117. Bissextile year, '28.4; origin and meaning of the term,

, '30.8.

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Bistre, church at, in progress, '42.

206. Bitter apple, poisonous properties of,

and remedies against, '28. 118. Bitton, population of, '33. 62. Bitumen Judaicum, duty on (1832),

'33. 190. Blacas, Duc de, dies, '41. 138. Black, Dr. (Balloon, hydrogen),

'29. 55. Blackberry, the, *28. 39. Blackbird, the, *28. 31, 32, 36; 29.

39. Black Cat, the, '28.34 ; 29. 38. Black Cawke, punishment of steal

ing, '28, 135. Black clothing, why discoloured by

sea air, '30. 43. Black Forest Mountains, and their

several heights, '33. 43; alphabet

ical index to same, &c.id. 49–53. Black hellebore, poisonous proper

ties of, and remedies against, '28.

119. Black Hole at Calcutta, English

suffocated in, '32. 28. Black-lead, punishment of stealing,

228. 135 (See stealing in mines);

duty on (1829), '30. 199. Black Prince, Edward the, 28. 58. Blackrock, population of in 1821

and 1831, 34. 89. Black sea declared free, 31. 53;

free navigation of ceded to the Americans, '31. 236. Black walnut, 29. 65. Blackburn, Mr. E. L., architect of

Crosby Hall, '37. 244. Blackburn, population of (1821),

29. 81; population and representation of, '33. 65; Church burnt, '38. 235; power looms, number of in (1836), '37, 183; Gas Light Act,'39.212 ; Improvement Act, ?42. 193; Small Debts

Act, id. 194; Towns' Moor Act, id. 195. Blackett, Mr. his discovery of the

sufficiency of the adhesive power of railway carriage wheels to secure progression, '37. 83. Blackfriars Bridge, "28, 62; time

occupied in its erection, '32. 228; repairs Act, '31. 204 ; damaged by a flood, '35. 254 ; repairs of the

piers, '35. 247; completed, '41.

252. Blackheath Hill Trinity Church,

first stone of laid, '39. 221, 222 ; account and view of, 40. 229, 231.

division, Kent, parishes comprised within, '32. 108; inhabited house tax, houses assessed to, and rental of same, and farmhouses exempt from, for year ending 5th April, 1830,'32. 108;Small

Debts Amendments Act, '39.212. Blackley, population of, '33. 65. Blackstone, W., '31. 76 ; '32. 61;

his observation on the odiousness of the excise, '38. 68. Blackwall Docks, &c. Act, '36.211.

and London Railway, account and particulars of, '41. 78, 95, 96; enormous expense of its extension, '42. 65; "further powers Act, id. 196 ; its total length and extent opened since November 184 id. 56; further particulars relating to the same and its expenses, id. 64, 66: terminus of same at Blackwall, ac

count of, '41. 243, 244. Bladder, flowered heath, '31.39.

nut, 29. 67; Senna, id. 64; Senna Cape, '31. 43. Blagrave, William, '17. 23; his

works, id. 41. Blair, Hugh, '31. 74, 76. '32. 62.

John, 31. 76; 32. 61.

Robert, '32. 61. Blake, Mr., his observation of the

increase of disease proportionate to the increase of distress, '31.

113. Blamire, Mr., his evidence in favour

of a general survey of the king

dom, '38. 122. Blanca, '31. 73; '32. 70. Blanchard, William, dies, '36. 108. Blanco White, Revd. Joseph, dies,

42. 124. Blancs, Six (France), value of, '30.,

105. Blandford Forum, population of 33. 61.

Marquis of, motion on reform in parliament, '31. 199. Blandfordia nobilis, '31. 37. Blane, Sir Gilbert, his error con

cerning the treatment of acute diseases pointed out, '39. 28. Blackenbury, principality of, Prus

sian commercial league, '42.

113. Blantyre, population of, '33. 85, Blasphemy, punishable in Scotland

in the same manner as in England,

38. 129. “ Blasted or Planet,” entry in old

Bills of Mortality, '35. 28, 29. Blaydon, Gateshead and Hebburn

Railway, particulars of, '41. 72; and Hebburn Railway Act, '35.

222. Bleda, Jayme, '31.73; '32. 71. Bleeding, extent of, to cause fainting,

facts relating to, '39. 32. Blenheim, Battle of, '28. 61.

palace, act for repairing (3 and 4. Vict. c. 43), '41. 153. “ Blessing the Ocean," 29. 41. Blenkinsop, Mr., his steam carriages,

37. 82. Blexell, '31. 79; '32. 75. Blights rare in a late spring, '28.

33. Blind, School for the Indigent, '30.

156 ; tower of the building completed, and view of same, '37. 237,

238. Blinkerschoeck, '31. 75. Blistering fly, poisonous properties

of, '28. 116; treatment of persons

having swallowed, id. ib. Bloch, M., his opinion that mac

kerel do not migrate, '29. 30. Blockade of Britain, '28. 63; of

England by France, '31. 56. Blondus, Flav. '31. 70; '32. 55. Blood, profuse discharges of; pro

duced by excessive spirit-drinking, '29. 123.

letting, sometimes a test of the nature of disease, '39. 32. Bloomfield, Robert, '31. 76; '32.

62; his allusion to the summer

clouds, '30. 82. Bloomsbury, population, &c. of, '28.

36. 87; St. Giles and St. George, rental of the parishes of (1829), 29. 85 ; Savings Bank, particulars relating to the, from 1817 to 1829, shewing the classes of depositors, the amounts deposited,

and the balances, '30. 118, 119; dispensary, '30. 143. Blore, Mr., architect of the Church

in Vincent Square, '38. 219; of the new church in Berwick Street, '39. 222; of the restoration of St. Mary Magdalene Church at Ox.

ford, '42. 102. Blubber, see Oils. Blue-bottle, the, '28. 35. Blue Ceanothus, '31. 38; Dianella,

id. ib. Blue-berried Billardiera, '31. 37;

dog-wood, '29.65. Blue-fruited Eloescarpus, '31. 39. Blumenbach, '31. 76; 32. 66 ; his

opinion of the duration of human life, '35. 32; he dies, '41. 138. Blumenhagen, Dr. W., dies, '40.

141. Blumner, Dr. H., dies, '40. 141. Blundeville, '37. 23; his works, id.

42. 43. Blunt-leaved oxylobium, '31. 42. Blyth, coals, quantity of, imported

into London from, in 1833, '35. 186.

and Seaton sluice, coals quantity of, sent from to London, and number of ships employed in

same in 1836, 37 & 38. 40. 193. Boaden, James, dies, '40. 141. Board of Health to prevent conta

gion, money advanced for, '35. 167.

of Revenue (India), established, '32. 34. Boats, let for hire on the Thames, regulations for, '28. 157.

stealing from, punishment for, 28. 132; and see further Act relating to Canals and NAVIGABLE

RIVERS. Bobbin-net, French, particulars re

lating to its manufacture, '35.

109. Boccacio, '28. 58; '31.68; '32. 54. Bochart, '31. 73 ; '32. 68. Bochteri, '31. 67. Bocking, population of, '33. 62. Bodin, his opinion on comets, '33. 7. Bodenmuller dies, '37. 110. Bodmin, population and representa

tion of, '33.59; difference of time between, and London, '31. 14;

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Courts of Assize Building Act,

'37.220. Bodmin and Wadebridge Railway,

'33. 211; improvement Act, '36.

210; particulars of, '41. 70. · Boedromion, an Attic month, '30. 8. Boërhaave, '28. 61; '31. 75; *32.

73; his observation on the real

value of chemistry, '35. 35. Boethius, '31, 66; '32. 54.

Bogle v. Lawson," cause of tried, 42. 241; accountof the fraud exposed which caused the action,

id. ib. Bognadovitch, '31. 77. Bognor, Improvement, &c., Act, '36.

206. · Bogota, British Consul-general at,

his salary (1828), '31. 182; na

tional academy at, '34. 241. • Bogue forts captured, '42. 235.

Boguet, D., dies, :40. 141.

Boguphalus, '31. 69.
; Boguslawski, '31.77; '32. 76.

Bohadin, '31. 69; '32. 78.
Bohemia, its extent and population

(1831), '33. 53; increase of in-
habitants in, 29. 77; gold and
silver coins of, their names, value,
weight, alloy, and value, in Eng-
lish money (1829), '30. 102;
Elector Palatine elected king of,

31. 47; " History of,” 32. 63. Bohemians, or Gipsies, in England,

28. 58. Boiardo, M., '31. 70; '32. 55. Boieldieu, Adrian, dies, '36. 108. Boileau, '28. 60; '31. 73. Boisseau usuel (France), its capacity 30. 116, 117.

de Paris, do., do., id. ib. double, do., do., id. ib. half, do., do., id. ib.

quarter, do., dv., id. ib. Boistre, Laboullanger de, dies, '39.

141. Bojador, Cape, or Nun, doubled,

30. 93. Bokhara, see BOUKHARA. Bolam, Archibald, tried for the

murder of Millie, '40. 260. Bolingbroke, Lord, '31.74; '32. 61. belle Bolivar, Simon, defeats Canterac,

'28. 66; Dictator of Peru, '28. 1 66; again Dictator of Peru, id.

ib.; id. 68; President of Lima for

life, '28. 68; proclaimed Dictator at Bogota, '29. 240; his proclamation to the Colombians, id. 243, 244; conspiracy against, id. 244; again President of Colombia, 31. 234 ; resigns the presidentship of Colombia, '31. 235; dies,

'32. 235. Bolivia, extent and population of,

in 1828, '28. 73; republic of, its extent, population, vice-president, capital, religion, revenue, and debt, in 1828, '29. 74, 75; hunt

ing at, id. 237. Bolivian Republic established, :28.

67. Boll, variance of its quantity, '35.

116. Bollington, church building at, '35.

227. “Bologna, History of,"' '32. 55. Bolton, population of (1821), 29.

81; population and representation of, '33. 65; charter of, its validity, determined, '42. 236 ; Small Debts Act, '41. 218; Water Works Act, '33. 210; Police Im. provement Act (2 and 3 Vict., c. 95), '40. 164 ; Police Rate Assessment Act (3 and 4 Vict., c. 30), '41. 148; railways, and particulars of same, viz: Bolton Railway Act, '36. 210 ; and Bury Railway Act, '32. 216; Bury and Manchester Railway Act, '33. 211; particulars of,'41.70; Bolton and Leigh Railway Bill, '29. 182; Amendment Act, *32.216; further Amendment Act, '37. 223; account of, '37. 104; particulars of, 41. 64; Bolton and Preston Railway Act, '38. 213; Extension Act, '39. 214; particulars of, '41. 80; its total length and extent opened up to 1841, '42. 57;

further particulars of same, id. 71.

Little, Watching, &c., Act, 31. 210. Bolton and Watt, coining machinery,

29. 60. Bombay, Island of, taken by the

English, :28. 60; garrison of, declare themselves King's subjects, '32. 26; granted,' “as of the manor of East Greenwich," to the East India Company, '32. 26 ;

made a Regency, and Company's supreme establishment in India, '32. 26 ; revenues, charges, and interest on debt of, for the years 1828-9, 1829-30, and 1830-31,

'34. 149. Bombay granite used for roadmaking, '33. 226.

bishopric of, power to found, '34. 142.

Sir J. R. Carnac, Governor of, '40. 255. Bona, British Vice Consul at, his

salary (1828), '31. 183. Bonaparte (Jerome) King of West

phalia, '31. 56 ; (Joseph) King of Naples, '28. 63; '31. 56; King of Spain, '28. 64; (Lucien) dies, 41. 138;(Louis)King of Holland, '28. 63 ; '31. 56 ; abdicates the throne of Holland, '31.58;(Louis Napoleon) heads the insurrection at Strasburg, '37. 257; embarks for England, '40, 252 ; proceedings relating to between France and Switzerland, '40. 251, 252; attempts an insurrection at Boulogne, is arrested, '41. 254; sentenced to perpetual imprisonment, '41.255; (Madame Maria Letitia) dies, '37. 253; (Napoleon) '28. 62; his victories in Italy, id. 62; crosses the Alps, id. 63; First Consul, id. ib.; Consul for life, id. ib. ; in Syria and Egypt, id. ib.; declares Britain blockaded, id. ib.; Emperor, id. ib.; King of Italy,id. ib.; marries Maria Louisa, id. 64; meets the Emperor Alexander, id. ib.; abdicates, id. ib.; returns to France, id. ib.; renounces the sovereignty of France, '31.58; declared the common enemy of the world, *31. 59; declared prisoner of the four powers, id. ib. ; at St. Helena, 28. 64; dies, '28. 65 ; his remains deposited in the Hôtel des Invalides, ?!?, 234; account of the removal of his body from St. Helena, id. ib; his statue placed on the column at Boulogne,

id. 241. Bonar, 31. 68; '32. 63. Bonaventura, '31. 68; 32. 54. Bondam, P., *31.77 ; '32. 73. Bonds, &c., of resignation made

valid in certain cases, 9 G. IV.,

c. 94, 29. 178.
Bonduc, Hardy, '29. 65.
Bone, Henry, dies, '36. 108.
Bone, import duty on, in 18374, '39.

193.
Bonelli, Professor, his observation of

flights of butterflies, '30. 38.
Bonfinius, '32. 55.
Bonhill, population of, '33. 83.
Boniface, Marquis of Montferat,

'28. 57.
Boniface VIII., 28. 57.
Bonomi, sculptor of the decorations

of Streatham Church, '42. 207.
Bonvoisin dies, '38. 128.
Boodbah, a Hindoo day, '30. 27.
Boodh, an Indian day, '30. 21.
Boodle's Club, '30. 160.
“ Book of Answers," by Shererā,

'32. 46; " Book of Faith,” by
Saadià Gaon, id. 46; “ Book of
God," id. 47; “ Book of Martyrs,"
id. 59; “ Book of Piety," id. 47;

“ Book of Rectitude,id. ib. Book Society for promoting religious 1

knowledge among the poor, '30.

153, Books printed, quantity, and declared value of exports of, in 1828,

in 1830, '33. 179; in 1831, '34. 157; value of, in 1834 and 1835, '37. 161; the same in 1835-36-37, '39. 182; the same, and quantities thereof, in 1838, '40. 180; the same in 1839, '41. 187; the same in 1840, '42. 162.

Foreign, duty on, paid yearly, imported during each year

from 1821 to 1838, '33, 188. Boorne, William, :37.23 ; his works,

id. 37. Booths Higher, population of, '33.

65. Booths at fairs regulated, '40, 154. Boots and Shoes, imports of, from

France, from 1829 to 1839, '41.

190. Boracic Acid, duty on (1832), '33.

190. Borax, duty on (1829), '30.198; or

Tincal, duty on (1832), '33. 190. Borde, Andrew, '37. 23 ; his works,

id. ib. BORDEAUX, see BOURDEAUX. Bordesley, Canal from, to Birming

31. 176 ;

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