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1. THE GENERAL INDEX.
ABBEY, (Fountain's,) Yorkshire, ruins of Arthur's seat, Edinburgh, engraving of May-
dew dancers at, 609.
Ashburnham family, 1376.
notice of, 1087.
Ashton-under-line, custom at, 467.
Ashton Ralph, tradition concerning, 469.
Asidew, Arsedine, or Orsden, explanation
Auckland, (Bishop,) custom at, 1043.
Augsburg cathedral, engraving of a monu-
ment in, 1073.
Authors, curious instance of one, 1068;
instance of anxiety of one, 1315.
Autographs; of Browne Willis, 295, 296; of
of Benjamin West, 366 ; of earl of Mans-
William Emerson, 690; of George Heriot,
Autumn, engraving of ancient dress for,
Baal, fires in honour of. See Fires.
Backsword or singlestick, notices of, 1907,
bacon, and engraving, 799; receipt for
making Somersetshire bacon, 813.
lord, his singular recommendation
Baldwin, Samuel, remarkable funeral willed
Bales, Peter, curious caligraphy by, 1215.
Band, Elizabeth, daughter of Heriot ; her
sons provided for in their grandfather's
Bank of England, 'anecdote of clerks of,
1447; singular details of forgery on, see
before Easter Sunday, 437; a curious singular collision of flocks of, Dear Pres.
Birds-nests, anecdote concerning, 238.
Births, insurance of, 1436.
Bishop Auckland, custom of, 1043.
Bishops, the devil called by king James a
Black, lamp, receipt for, 266.
Blackberry jam, how to be prepared. 1116.
Blackburn weavers, memorial of their
Blackford, an able backsword player, 1341.
Blacking, burlesque company for making,
Blagden, Dr., and others, experiments on
ter so called ; engraving and notice of, Bland, Mrs., notice of, 1201.
Blanks, lottery, 1447 ; one made a prize,
Blase, sir W. and lady, their equipage at
mock election for Garrett, 851.
Block, wetting the; shoemakers' custom of,
Bloomfield, (the poet,) an early amusement
Blue-coat boys, tampered with about lottery
Christmas carols, 1651.
Boar's head at Christmas, 1649.
Bochsa, Mr., 1599.
Bolton, duke of, 1975.
duchess of, (before Kitty Fisher.)
Bottesford, curious entry in church book of,
Bow bells, notice of, 1256.
Bowls, long, 1070.
Bow yer, Wm., printer, notice of, 1557.
Boy, the laughing, engraving of, 343.
bishop, notice of, 1601.
school-master, 1371 ; notice and cut of
climbing, remarks on, from 617 to
626. See Chimney-sweepers.
Bray, sir Reginald, notice of, 107).
one, 289 ; rearing and treatment of young Bridewell boys, former turbulence of, 1995.
Bright, Edward, the largest man, 1581. Cards, a child played for at, 1344.
Carlos, colonel, and Charles II., notice of
Carna, goddess of the hinge, 727.
of, 239, 241.
Carter, farmer, ludicrous “trial of farmer
Carving, ancient, engraving of, 497.
Cat, engraving of a street image of one,
Cavendish, house of, 1376.
Chabert, the human salamander, 771.
Dr. Busby's, a supposititious one,
shoemakers' amusement with, ib.
cised by, over actors, 1063.
Chancery, a hoax in, 1145.
general invitations published to attend 1456.
Charitable corporation, notice of, and of
lottery for the sufferers by, 1451.
II., notice of, 698; public notice
V., anecdote qf, 458; curious
Charlotte, queen, notice of, 1084.
Cheap Tommy, (Thomas Hogg,) notice of,
Chepstow castle, sports at, 1562.
Cheshire, customs in, 450, 597, 1371.
Chester, ancient horse-racing at, 539.
Chicheley, archbishop, artifice of, 1141
one played for at cards, 1344.
Grand Junction one commenced in 1766, Chimes, 138.
Chimney-sweepers, rhetoric of one, 56;
public dinner, and oratory of the masters,
sweeper,” ib.; masters' hand-bill, ib.
Cholera morbus, remarks on, 1243.
ing, 1628, 1638, &c.
Christmas out of doors, at Ratzburg, 11. Connaught, rigid fasting at, on Good Friday,
Connor, rev. J., his description of ceremo-
Conway, William, a noted London-crier,
watching of, in Yorkshire, 518; curious Cook-maid, engraving of, in a lottery puff,
Corbet, Richard, bishop of Norwich, 190.
acted in, 122; customs in, 676, 100s;
earthquake in, in 1757, 1007.
Corpse candles, exhalations so called, 1019.
cellence of the Herefordshire cider, Cotswold, harvest home on, 1155.
Country and town, contrast of, 1366.
Court, (Lawless,) notice of, 1286.
Covent-garden market, 1187.
Coventry, earl of, 1376.
Cowper, earl, 1375.
Craniology, notice of, 838.
on climate of London recommended, 3. Crocodile, the first living one in England,
Croker,T.C., jaunting car described by,241.
Cross, Paul's, history and engraving of, 415.
Exeter Change, 323.
Java, 1082 ; notices respecting heights, ville, 422 ; relics of, 426.
motions, and shapes of clouds, ib. Cruikshank, George, phrenological illus-
trations by, 1119.
Cumberland, customs in, 450, 668.
Cupid, the popular representation of, en-
Curling, game of, 163.
Dalmahoy, Mr., statement of, 1527.'
Danby, lord, anecdote of, 1095.
Darlington, earl of, 1376.
Daughters, a curious present to one, 1560.
Davenant, sir W., notice of, 521.
Davis, George, a sleep-walker, 1296. Dreams, Mr. Clay delivered from danger by
account of the “ death fetch,” in an Dress, a lady's in 1550, 796; engraving of
Duck, Stephen, the thresher poet, 1103.
Duelling, memorandum to men of honour
Dunck, Miss, a great heiress, 898.
Dunmow, Essex, ancient custom at, engrav-
Dunning, John, (lord Ashburton,) died,
notice of, 1087.
Dunstable, mode of catching larks at, 118.
Dunstan, sir Jeffery, mayor of Garrett, 824,
stock,582; engraving of St. Michael stand- Durham, county of, ceremony of a new
city of, custom at, 447.
ox, complaint of, 1547,
Dyne, Corey, a poted backsword player,
Eagle, a royal bird, 1077.
Tavern, City-road, wrestling at,
anecdole of an election one, 1193. Edinburgh, celebrated for fine skaters,
Edward, king of the West Saxons, 390.
Eggs, paste, 439, 450 ; filled with salt, pro-
Election, general, in 1826, 799, 818; de-
his coat and badge rowing for, 1062. occurrence at an election dinner, 1193;
851; of mayor of Bartlemass, for News
Electricity in clouds, curious and dreadful
case of in Java, 1082.
killed at Exeter Change, 321, &c.; Dar-