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England, -28. 38; observations of Servile war, in Sicily, '28. 53; in a Naturalist on the, '29. 40, 41;

Spain, id. ib. alluded to by Spenser, id. 40.

Sesostris, 28. 50. Septennial Act, '28. 61; repeal, pro Sessions of parliament, length of the posed and rejected, '38. 203.

several, from 1806 to 1831, '34. Septic, or putrescent poisons, '28. 176. 123, 124; table of, il. 115.

quarter, power of committal Septidi, a French revolutionary day, for trial to, by borough justices (4 .30. 20.

W. IV. c. 27), '35. 135; see also, Septimius Severus, '28. 54.

QUARTER SESSIONS. Septuagesima Sunday, 28. 8; why Settled Estates Drainage Act (3 and 80 called, id. 9.

4 Vict. c. 55), '41. 155, 156. Sequiera, A. de, dies, '38. 128. Settlement, by hiring and service, Serach, Menachen Aben, '32, 47. and by serving office, abolished, Seringa patam, taken, '28.63; stormed 35. 156. and taken, '32. 40; mutiny at,

of lands(India),'32.38. id, 43.

Seven years' war, 28. 61; begins, Serjeant of police, his duties, '30. '31. 52 ; ends, id. 53. 132.

“ Seven Years' Wars,"' '32. 65. Serpent, venom of, and remedies Sevenoaks, population of, '33. 65. against, 28. 123.

Severn and Wye Railway, account Serpents, of October, '29. 43.

of, '37. 87; '41. 62. Serpentine, bridge over, erected, '28. Severndroog, taken by Commodore

173; bridge over, entrance to Ken James, '32. 28. sington Gardens, '34. 212, 213; Severus Septimius, *28.54; fifth per. safety of the river for bathing and secution of the Christians under, skating, motion respecting, '42. id. ib.; wall of, id. ib. 187.

Sevigné, '31. 73; '32. 68. Serres, Olivia, dies. '36. 108. Seville, peace of, '31. 51. Sertorius, war with, '28. 53; he is Sevo, Mous, '33. 48. assassinatel, id. ib.

Sexagesima Sunday, meaning of, Sertularia volubilis, '30. 47.

"28. 9. Servants, male and female, number Sexagesimal arithmetic, 29. 56.

of, in each county of England, Sextidi, a French revolutionary day, Wales, and Scotland (1831), '33. 30. 20. 73–103; robbery by, punishment Sextus Pompeius, conquers Sicily, of, '28. 137; robberies by, num 28.54. ber of cases of, in 1834, 1835, and Seydelmann, Apollonia, dies, '41. 1836, 38. 181; tax on, produce 138. of, in 1827, 29. 188; duty on, Seymour, Robert, dies, '37. 110. net produce of (1829), '30. 206; Sgricci, Tommaso, dies, '37. 110. tax on, number assessed, and Shaban, '28. 15; a Turkish month, amount of, in 1832 and 1833, -36. '30. 21.

the

same, in 1834 and 1835, Siad and white bait, supposed iden38. 171; tax on, amount of, in tity of, '30. 38, 39. 1837, '39. 178; produce of addi Shadow, first instruments for mea. tional tax on (1840 and 1811), suring, for telling time, '31. 5. '42. 153 ; male, when exempted | Shadwell, population, &c. of, '28. frum assessed taxes, '35. 151.

86, 87; St. Paul, rental of the benevolent and other soci parish of (1829), '29. 85. eties relating to, in and near Lon

Mr., Vice-chancellor of don, '30. 151 ; northern dispen Eugland, '28. 70. sary for the relief of sick poor, id. Shaft of the Thames Tunnel, sink143.

ing of the, described, 28. 177. Servatus Lupus, 31.67; '32. 66. Shaftesbury, '31. 74.

152;

Shaftesbury, population and repre

sentation of, '33, 61. Shafts not to be sunk near highways, unless screened, '36. 126.

of carts, &c., riding on (1829), 30.137. Shah Allum, the Great Mogul, en

ters Delhi as emperor, '32. 31;

dies, id. 43. " Shah Nameh,” '32. 78. Shakspeare, '31. 72; '32. 59; dies,

'28. 60; his allusion to comets, 29. 19; his mention of the daffodil, '28. 33 ; his description of

winter, '29. 28. Shambe, a Persian day, '30. 21. Shannon, the, effects of steam navi.

gation on, '31. 111; Bridge and Floating Dock Amendment Act,

'35. 224. Sharp, Thomas, dies, '42. 124. Sharp's-square, church in, deter

mined on, '31. 214. Shaw, Mr., architect of St. Dun

stan's Church, Fleet-street, '32.

217; '33. 212, 213. Shawal), '28. 15; a Turkish month,

'30. 21. Shaw's, water scheme described, '30.

253, 254. “Sheapeheard's Kalendar," account

of, '39..55. Shebat, '28. 14. Shee, Mr., elected president of the

Royal Academy, '31. 234. Sheep, '29. 32; shearing, '28. 36;

stealing, punishment for, id. 133; law relating to same altered (see CRIMINAL LAW and Death); number of executions for, in England and Wales (1826), *29. 89 ; number of cases of, in 1834, 1835, and 1836, '38. 184; effect of the abolition of death for, on charges of, '42. 103.

exports of, from Ireland, in 1825 and 1835, '39. 188.

and cattle, number of, sold in Smithfield market, from 1820 to 1831, '34. 183.

and lambs' wool, quantity exported in 1833 and 1834, '36. 156; value of exports of, in 1833 and 1834, id. 157; wool, exports of, value of, in 1834 and 1835,

'37. 162; quantity, and declared value of, exported, in 1840, '42. 162; quantity of, imported, from 1824 to 1828, '29. 181; sheeps' and lambs' wool, imports and exports of, in 1835, '37. 167; sheeps' wool, imports of, value of, in 1834 and 1835, id. 163; im: port and home consumption of, and duty on, in 1837, '39. 187; the same, in 1838, '40. 179; the same, in 1839, '41. 186; the same,

in 1840, '42. 159; see also Wool. Sheeps' wool, produce of additional

duties on (1840 and 1811), '42.

153. Sheepshead, population of, '33. 67. Sheerness (Minster), population of,

'33. 65; church at, completed, '38. 218; Improvement Act, '30. 231; Pier Iinprovement Act, id. 232; dock-yard, fire at, '41. 255,

256. Sheet-piles, for damming, accounts

of, and diagram, '34. 227, 228. Sheffield, population of (1821), '29.

82; population and representation of, '33. 78; differendof time between, and London, '31. 21; manufactures of, '35. 91 ; postage collected at, in 1832 and 1833, id. 192; amount collected at, in 1832, 1833, and 1834, '36. 179; same, in 1835, '37. 179; same, in 1836, '3& 196 ; same, in 1837, '39. 196; riots at, '33. 233; in. tended disturbances at, prevented, '41. 233; Acts: Gas Light Act, '36. 208; New Street, &c. Act, '39. 210; Water Works Act, '31. 211.

Ashton-under-Lyne, and Manchester Railway, particulars of, '41. 78.

and Manchester Railway Act, '32. 216; Railway, particulars of, '41. 70.

and Rotherham Railway Act, '37. 223; further Act, '41. 221; Railway, account of, '38.

65; '41. 78; further account of, '39. 119, 120; particulars of, '41.

78. Sheil, Mr., dispute with Lord Al.

thorp, ?35. 197; exonerated from

the charges brought against him by Lord Althorp, -35. 198 ; his evidence on the coffee duties, '41.

133, 134. Shell Haven Tide-dock and Rail

way Act, '37. 225. Shelley, P. B., '31. 76; "32. 62.

William, '37, 22; his travels, id. 23. Shelton, church at, builling, '35.

227 ; completed, id. 229. Shenstowe, W., '31. 76 : '32. 61. Shepherds’ Almanac, fur 1678, 29. 11.

Bush, road from, to Turnham-green, progress of, '33. 226.

dogs, duty on, repealed (3 aud 4 W.IV. c. 39), '34. 124 ; exempted from assessed taxes, '35.

152. Shepperton, rental of the parish of

(1829), 29. 85. Sheppy (Kent), church at, building,

37.229. Shepton Mallet, population or

(1821), *29. 82; population of,

33. 73 Sherborne, population of, '33. 61. Sheridan, R. B., 31. 76 ; '32. 62 ;

dies, '28. 65. Sheriffeddin, '31. 69. Sheriffs, appointment of, in England

and in Ireland, remarks upon, in the Lords, *39. 206.

of London, committed by the House of Commons, -41. 200.

convictions, expeuses of, in 1836, '38. 187.

courts (Scotland), Regulation Act (1 and 2 Vict. c. 119), 39. 168, 169.

fees, Act regulating what fees are to be taken by Sheriff's (7 W. IV. and i Vict. c. 55), '38. 149.

fund, '30. 149.

oaths, Act for removing doubts on 9 G. IV. c. 17, s. 2 (5

and 6 W.Il. c. 28), '36. 119. Sheriur, a Persian month, '30. 19. Shervia, '31. 66 ; '32. 46. Sherlock, T., '31. 74; '32. 61.

W., 31. 74; '32. 60. Sheshat, Isaac ben, '32. 47.

Sbesshardt mountains, and their sto

veral heights, *33. 44; alphabetical index to same, &c. id. 48

33. Shetland isles, storm off, '33. 231. Shetland and Orkney, occupations

of persons in (1831), '33. 101;

see ORKNEY and SHETLAND. “Shield of the Fathers," "32. 47. Shield, for excavating under the bed

of the Thames, described, 23.

176. Shield, Mr., death of, '30. 259. Shields, North, population of (1821), '29. 82.

South, population of (1821), 29.82; difierence of time between, and London, '31. 15; Ferry Act, '30. 232 ; Shiffuall, new road

through, opened (1831), '32. 234. Shilhay Bridge Act, '36. 207. Shilling, weight of, 28. 165 ; 29. 189.

(16) piece (Hamburgb), its value, &c. (1829), '30. 105. Shillingford Road Act, '39. 213. Shillings, number of, cuined from a

pound troy of silver, 28. 165; number coined in 1834, '36. 153; value of, coined in 1831 and 1835, *37. 155; in 1836 and 1837, '39. 181; number of, coined from 1816

to 1810, 42. 155. Shimeon ben Jochai, '32. 46. Shimsholi, '31. 68; '32. 47. Shin, a Chinese horary character,

'30. 28; a Chinese division of

the day, '31. 9. Shinjug-leaved Hakea, '31. 40. Shipping, number of vessels, with

amount of tonnage, and number of men and boys employed in navigating the same, that entered inwards and cleared outwards from and to all parts of the world, in 1814, 1817, 1820, 1823, and 1826, distinguishing British from foreigu, 28. 167; number and tomage of, employed in the trade of the United Kingdom, number of their crews, in 1833, 1834, and 1835, 37. 166; in 1835 and 1836, '39. 187; see also, Ships, VESSELS.

mercantile, of France,

127.

number and tonnage of, in 1840,

'40. 187. Ship-building, Hoste, '29. 63.

insurance, observations on, 28. owners, meeting of, '29. 237. Propeller Company Act, '40. 212. Ships, burning or casting away,

punishment for, '28. 143; other damage to, id. ib. ; settiug fire to, with intent to murder, punishable with death, 1837 (7 W. IV. and i Vict, c. 89), '38. 162; otherwise, transportation or imprisonment, id. ib. 162.

holding out false lights to, punishment for, '28. 143.

in distress, plundering from, punishment for, 28. 132.

Registry Act (3 and 4 W. IV. C 55), '34. 136 ; further Act relating to admeasurement of ton page (5 and 6 W.IV. c. 56), '36. 127. - new mode of preventing the sinking of, at sea, '28. 182.

number of, entered inwards in the different ports of the United Kingdom, in 1832, and whether British or foreign, their amount of tonnage and number of men, and the same of the vessels cleared outwards, '34. 159; number of British and foreign, engaged in the foreign trade of the United Kingdom, in the years ended 5th January, 1834 and 1835, '36. 261; number of, and their tonnage, entered at several ports of the United Kingdom, in each of the three years ending 5th January, 1833, 1834, and 1835, id. 163; number and tonnage of, that have entered the port of London, from 1823 to 1827, '29. 193.

and tonnage entered inwards, in the ports of the United Kingdom, in 1829, '31. 183.

vessels, and tonnage, belonging to the different ports of the British empire (1830), '31. 183, 181; number of, with coal, which came to the port of London, in 1833, 1834, and 1835, '37. 171.

Ships, and tonnage, entered inwards

and cleared outwards at the ports of Ireland, from 1823 to 1830, 31. 184; number which entered the ports of Ireland from Great Britain, and tonnage of same, in 1801 and 1831, '34. 162.

number of, engaged in the Baltic trade and their countries, in 1831, '33. 182; number which passed the Sound, and the countries to which they belonged, in 1820, 1826, and 1831, 34. 163; number of, which passed the Sound and cleared at Elsineur, in 1834, distinguishing their several countries, '36. 164; number which passed in 1836, '38. 176; same, in 1837, '39. 187.

and tonnage at the several ports where there are British consular agents, in 1828, '31. 180—183; number of, with amount of ton. nage, to and from the East Indies, for the year ending 5th January, 1829, 30. 207 ; built and trading in the East Indies, Act regulating (3 and 4 Vict. c. 56), '41. 156.

British, number of, employed in the whale fishery, from 1820 to 1834, '36. 160.

number built and registered in the ports of the empire, tonnage and number of crews of same, in 1840, '42. 159; see also, SHIPPING, VESSELS.

number of Austrian, in 1828, '28. 70+; England, id. ib.; French, id. ib.; Low Country, id. 717; Russian, id. ib.; Scandinavian, id. ib.

of war of the Uuited S:utes, in 1830, '32. 121. Shipston-upon-Stour Branch Rail.

way Act, '34. 207. Shipwreck, goods taken from, and

found in possession of parties, penalties for, '28. 132; sale of, id. ib.

hanging out false lights to cause, punishable with death, 1837 (7 W. IV. and i Vict. c. 89), '38. 161; impeding escape frorn, punishment for, id. ib. 162.

Society for Preservation of Life from, '30. 152.

the "

Shipwreck, Royal National Institui.

tion for preserving Lise from, an

niversary meeting held, '36. 216. Shipwrecks, many announced at

Lloyd's, '34. 247; number of, of ships and vessels belonging to the United Kingdom, in 1816, 1817, and 1818, and in 1833, 1831, and 1835, 37. 185.

viz. of the “ Ampbi. trite," convict ship, '31. 247 ; of the “ Cameleon," revenue cutter, run down,'35. 260; of the “ Carn Brea Castle,” '30. 263; of the “ City of Waterford," steam-vessel, '34. 248; of the “Doddingtou,” East Indiaman, number of lives lost in, '42. 37+; of the “ Earl of Wemyss," '31. 247 ; of the Experiment," '33. 229; of

Forfarshire," steamer, '39. 251; of the “ Governor Fenuer," '42. 236; of the “ Haubetz Anker, '35.252 ; of the “ Killarney," steamer, *39. 249; of the “ Lady Monro," '35. 25:3; of the “ Lady Sherbroke,"''32.239; of the “Minstrel," '42. 238; of the “ President" steam-ship (supposed), id. 238; of the “ Protector," East Indiaman, '10.254 ; of the “ Rothsay Castle,” steamer, '32. 240 ; of the “ Thames," steamer, '42. 235; of the “ United Kingdom (ruu down), '31. 248; of the "Water Witch," steam-vessel, '35.

202. Shirazi, '32. 79. Shire Halls Building Act amended

(7 W. IV. and 1 Vict. c. 24),

'38. 132, 133. Shirewood, William, '37. 22. Shirley, '31. 72; James, '32. 60. Shirwood, John, *37. 22; his works,

id. 26. Shishkoff, '31.77. Shivering, cold producing, is dan

gercus to health, '29. 120. Shiyar, ancient Arabic for Saturday,

'30. 21. Shoes and boots, imported from

France, from 1829 to 1839, '41.

190, Shooting at, punishment for (9 G.

IV. c. 31), *29. 150; iu Scotland,

punishment for (1829), '30. 181 ; at revenue officers or vessels, punishment for, 1837 (7 W. IV. and

i l'ict. c. 91), '38. 165. Shop, robbery in, punishment for, 28. 132.

fronts, in Oxford-street and iu Regent-street, account of, and

view of the latter, '41. 217, 248. Shore, Sir Johu (Lord Teignmouth),

Governor-General of India, '32.

39. Shoreditch, population, &c., of, '28.

86, 87; St. Leonard, rental of the

parish of (1829), 29. 85. Shoreham, New, population and representation of, 33.74.

and Brighton Road act Amendment Act, '42. 196.

port of, customs duty col. lected at, in the year 1839, 241.

188; the same, in 1840, '42. 164. Short, Mr., his account of Harrison's

third time-piece, '42. 35. Short-leaved Banksia, '31. 37. Shortest day, accounted for, .28. 29. Shot and lead, value of, exported, in

1827, 28. 167; exports of, value of, in 1834 and 1835, '37. 161;

in 1835, 1836, and 1837, '39. 183; the same, and quantities thereof, in 1838, :40.

180; the same, in 1839, '41. 187. Shotts, population of, '33. 86. Showy Blandfordia, *31.37; Leche

naultia, id. 41; metrosideros, id. ib.; mutina, id. 42; Schotia, id.

43. Shrewsbury, population of (1821),

'29. 82; population and representation of, 33. 71; difference of time between, and London, *31. 19; Cemetery Act, '41. 217; Water Works Acts, '30. 232.

and Bangor ferry road, transfer of, to Woods and Forests Commissioners, Act for, '41. 220.

and Holyhead roads, Act relating to (3 and 4 Vict. c. 104), '41. 168.

and Wrexham Road Act, '39. 213.

Earl of, his gift of the pulpit at St. Chad's church, Birmingham, '42.214; and of pic

the same,

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