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“ GREGOR OF THE MOSQUITO Coast.- GENERAL CYRUS TRAPAUD : PORTRAIT BY Can any reader give me information, or refer SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS.-Can anyone tell me me to any book giving information, re- in whose possession this picture is now! It specting extensive frauds by one “Gregor " was painted in 1760 and is mentioned in 'A in connexion with territories exploited on History of the Works of Sir Jospha Reythe Mosquito Coast ? He called himself nolds, P.R.A.,' by Algernon Graves, F.R.S.,

Cazique of Poyais,” and issued land and William Vine Cromi, vol. iii., p. 985. grants, bank-notes, &c. I have one of the The portrait of his wife, Mrs. Catherine latter, engraved by an Edinburgh firm and Trapaud, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, is also dated “St. Joseph-182–," drawn on the mentioned at p. 986 of the same book, “Bank of Poyais” by authority of His and is at the Dublin National Picture Highness Gregor, Cazique of Poyais." Gallery. There is also an engraving of same

The frauds therefore seem to have oc- at the British Museum by Fisher. curred between 1820 and 1830. I once saw General Cyrus Trapaud was an ensign them referred to in a Press article by the at the Battle of Dettingen, 1743, where the late Geo. A. Sala. I believe England horse of George II. ran away with him ; once had a colony on the Mosquito Coast, fortunately Trapaud seized him by the bridle and a paper thereon, styled “A Forgotten and thereby saved the King's life. He died Puritan Colony,' appeared in Blackwood May 3, 1801, aged 87, and is buried at Chelsea in 1898. A. C. WILLIS. Hospital.


Hendon. on the Death of Garrick,' Poems,' &c. FILES OF OLD NEWSPAPERS WANTED.-(London, 1779), and “Poetical Amusements' Can any reader tell me where the files of The (Bath, 1806). Is he the Meyler of Bath who Evening Post between 1727 and 1740 (not published Landor's rare and anonymous London Evening Post) also of The Daily book of poems · Simonides, and who, as a Advertiser between 1746 and 1760 (not poet, won the prize for poems placed in the London Daily Advertiser) may be seen for vase at Lady Miller's villa at Batheaston ? research ? They are not in the British Dates and places of birth and death and Museum or Guildhall Library, London. particulars of his life would be valued.


SORENCYS.”_What does this word

mean ? Stow RICHARD ABBOTT, born at Burton, West- serchar of antiquitis (whicho were devinite,

says, “I had bene a morland, in 1818, author of 'War and other

sorencys and poyetrye .”), about Poems’ (1876) and “The Pen, the Press 1564 (Kingsford's Stow,' vol. i., p. xlix.). and the Sword' (1879), was a shepherd Mr. Kingsford (ibid., p. ix.), says it is on the slopes of Ingleborough, and later “ astrology."

H. C-N. managed the limestone quarries at Forcett, between Darlington and Richmond, where DANIEL RACE: CHIEF CASHIER OF THE he was residing when a notice of his poetry BANK OF ENGLAND.--Where can I find the appeared in William Andrews's North best account of this celebrity ? Where is Country Poets.' When did he die ? his portrait by Hickey, which was engraved RUSSELL MARKLAND. by J. Watson in 1733 ?

S. R.

1 KNAVES ACRE, LAMBETH.--In a letter to

HEATHER FAMILY.-Can any reader put Edward Moxon, belonging probably to the me on the track of the Heather pedigree ? first week in April, 1832, Lamb says:

Marshall's Genealogical Guide' does not " There is a portion of land in Lambeth include the name.

B. C. parish called Knaves Acre.” And in a footnote on p. 237, vol. i., of Harper's of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Kensing

A KENSINGTON TAPESTRY.-In the han * Life of Wordsworth, giving a list of books ton, there are large tapestry maps hung, and pamphlets noticed in The Monthly described as of, or attributed to, the Tudor Review for October, 1793, occurs the title, or early Stuart periods. One of these “ Knaves-Acre Association." I shall be glad to know where this land bishop Harcourt to the Yorkshire Phila

(which was presented in 1831 by Archwas situated and the reason for the name. sophical Society) shows the valley of the

G. A. ANDERSON, Thames, with the City of London and

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various Surrey and Middlesex towns and VINE TAVERN, MILE END.-Particulars villages on its eastern border. In the are desired of its history. It was built of elevations of London, St. Paul's Cathedral timber with tiled roof and stood between is shown with dome, ball and cross. These the wide pavement and the wide road. It features of the cathedral were erected was probably built before the middle of the between 1685 and 1697. It would be eighteenth century, on the waste land at interesting to know the date of manufacture Mile End. There are two views of it (1887 and provenance of the tapestry in question. and 1903) in Norman’s ‘London Vanished J. LANDFEAR LUCAS. and Vanishing,' the second view being taken

shortly before its demolition. JACOBO DZSENACO MENARDUS.-An

J. ARDAGH. epistle addressed to this person is bound up with a very old copy of the Vulgate, 1. " There is on earth a yet diviner thing



Veiled though it be, than Parliament or King.”

2. “ Yet to the remnants of thy splendour past BENJAMIN HAVENC. According to Shall pilgrims pensive but unwearied throng.” Hasted's 'Kent,' Benjamin Havenc pur.

G. L. chased Foots Cray Place in 1772 and be. GERMAN BOOKS WANTED.-Can any reader came High Sheriff of the county in 1777. tell me of (1) a popular German book on psychoParticulars of his parentage and career are analysis, 50,00 to 100,000 words, preferably wanted. When and whom did he marry ? (2) any good German pacifist plays ? Name of

dealing with the child-mind and not“ indecent When and where did he die ?

publisher would of course be welcome in each case. G. F. R. B.

A. E. SIR HANS FOWLER (1714-1771) is said to have been sometime an officer in the Prussian Army. I should be glad to learn further

Replies. information about his career abroad. He succeeded his nephew as fifth Baronet, Nov. TERCENTENARY HANDLIST OF 25, 1760. G. F. R. B.

NEWSPAPERS. BURR-WALNUT.-I should be glad to know (12 S. viii. 38, 91, 118, 173, 252, 476.) what exactly is meant by the term .bur(or 17.) walnut." I have looked in the The astonishing number of references to .N.E.D.' and cannot find it, either under periodicals in ‘N. & Q.' induced me some bur or burt. Bur-oak is given.

time ago to prepare an index to titles where J. ANDERSON SMITH.

information of historical use is given, and

on comparing this with the Tercentenary BOOK-PLATE D. ANDREWS


very considerable additions SWATHLING. I possess the early Jacobean can be made. In the following list I have armorial hook-plate of D. Andrews de included only those periodicals which have Swathling. Arms, Azure, a cross ermine | been dated. (Among those omitted between four fleurs-de-lis or. Crest, a demi- the titles of 27 Regimental magazines given lion holding some object in the dexter paw, 8 S. x. 214, but without dates.) It has which I am unable to identify. I should be been carefully checked with the indexes glad to know what this is and also which in the ‘T.L.' though the occasional erratic county Swathling is in.

arrangement of these makes it difficult LEONARD C. PRICE. to be positive that a title has not been overEsses Lodge, Ewell.

looked. The

additional titles

of the years 1712 to 1731 are due to the lists HENBY KENDALL.--Information is sought printed in ‘N. & Q., 3 s. ix., which were regarding Henry Kendall, who lived early prepared by Mr. WM. LEE mainly from in the eighteenth century. His daughter, the list in Nichols's · Anecdotes,' iv. 33-97, Louise Kendall, married Silvanus Bevan, though he added a number from his own banker, of Lombard Street, in 1773, and on knowledge. In many cases where I have their marriage certificate Henry Kendall is omitted periodicals already in ‘T.L.' there described also as a banker, but no further is useful information (earlier dates, &c.) particulars regarding his parentage, &c., given, but to have included this would have are known.

(MRS.) A. N. GAMBLE. taken more space than might be allowed. Gorse Cottage, Hook Heath, Woking.

The dates appear as they are found in

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* N. & Q.,' though of the accuracy of some 1720. The London Mercury. No. 15, dated I am a little doubtful.

Feb. 4-11, 1721 (apparently a different

paper to one above). 8 S. vii. 198. LONDON.

The Commentator. Jan. 1. 1652. Diurnal of some Passages and Affairs.

Merry Andrew, British Harlequin. 5 S. viii. 330.

Jan. 11 1680. Mercurius Librarius. April 16-29. 10 S.

The Anti-Theatre. Feb. 15. xii. 243.

Protestant Medley, or Weekly Courant. 1697. Theosophical Transactions by the Phila

March 12. delphian Society. 6 nos. I S. vi. 437.

The Muses Gazette. March 12, 1700. Affairs of the World. Oct. 1 S. xi. 186.

The Dependent Free-Thinker. March 21. 1704. The Review (De Foe's). Feb. 19, 1704–

The Halfpenny Post. April 16 (estab. May, 1713. 1 S. X. 280.


The Director. Oct. 5. 1709. Monthly Amusement. April. 7 S. X.

Penny Weekly Journal. No. 1, Oct. 19. 249, 357.

8 $. vii. 198. (Unless other references are given all titles from The Advocate. Nov. 9. 1712 to 1731 are taken from 3 S. ix, 73-5, 92-4.]

The Spy. Nov. 16. 1712. The Medley (Baker's). May 14.

1721. Terrae Filius. Jan. 11.
The Medley (Redpath's), Aug. 4.

The Echo. Jan. 14.
The Flying Post and Medley (Hurt's). The Exchange Evening Post. Jan. 16.
July 27.

The Daily Packet. Jan. 20.
The Flying Post (Ridpath's).

The Projector. Feb. 6.
The Flying Post (Tookey's).

The Moderator. April 21.
The Night Post. Jan. 1.

1722. The Fairy Tatler. Feb. 3. *
The Poetical Entertainment.

No. 2,

Baker's News, Whitehall Journal. Aug. 16.

May 29. 1714. The Waies of Literature.

The Englishman's Journal. June 6.
Dunton's Ghost, or the Hanover Courant. Monthly Advices from Parnassus. Nov.
March 10.

1724. Halfpenny Post ; (Parker's, recently estabNews from the Dead. Nov. 23.

lished ; another paper-Read's-of same 1715. The Instructor.

title was also started in 1724). 11 S. The Bee. No. 2, Jan. 21.

ii. 432.
The Censor.
April 11.

The Humourist.
The Penny Post. July 19.

London Postman. 11 S. ii. 475.
The Oracle. Aug:

The Monitor. Aug. 14.
Weekly Remarks and Political Reflections 1725. The Halfpenny London Journal. No. 10.
upon the most Material News, foreign

Jan. 10.
and domestick. Dec. 3.

The Speculatist. July 3.
The Tea-Table. Dec. 17.

The British Spy ; or Weekly Journal.
The Occasional Paper. Dec. 21.

Sept. 25. 1716. The Evening Weekly Pacquet. Jan. 6.

1726. The Censor or Muster General of all NewsThe General Post. Jan. 15. (Later The

papers. 7 S. ii. 216. Evening General Post).

The London Daily Post and General
The Protestant Pacquet. Jan. 21.

The Political Tatler. Jan. 26.

1727. The Evening Entertainer. No. 4. Jan. 30. Remarkable Occurrences. Feb. 19.

The Shuffler. Feb. 13.
Whitehall Courant. May 2.

The Political Mercury, Feb. 15.
The Saturday's Post. Sept. 29.

1728. A Guide into the Knowledge of Publick Jones's Evening News Letter. Oct. 29.

Affairs. May 6. 1717. The Freeholder Extraordinary.

1730. (Edipus ; or the Postman Remounted. Jan. 2.

Feb. 24.
The Penny Post. March 13.
The Weekly Review or Wednesday's Post.

The Weekly Register. April 19.

1731. The Correspondent.
Aug. 14.
The Protestant Medley.

The Templar, Feb. 4.
Aug. 17.

1737. Warwick and Staffordshire
St. James's Weekly Journal. Sept. 1.


(London). No. 13, Nov. 12. 1737 ; No. The Wednesday Journal. Sept. 25.

149, June 18, 1740. 11 S. ii. 78. 1718. The Critic. Jan. 6.

1739. Shropshire Journal (London). No. The Observator.

73, Feb. 10.

Feb. 12. 11 S. ii. 26.
The Weekly Jamaica Courant. March 12. 1746. National Journal or Country Gazette.
The Weekly Medley. July 26.

No. 35. 10 S. x. 49.
The Doctor.
Aug. 6.

1756. Court Magazine and Monthly
The Whigg. Sept. 3.


10 S. i. 295.
The Honest Gentleman. Nov. 5.
1766. Miscellanea Scientifica Curiosa.

S. iii. 1719. The London Mercury, March 14.

209. The Moderator. April 6.

1769. Morning Chronicle. (Commenced in 1769) The Thursday's Journal. Aug. 6.

10 S. iv. 442, and 11 S. xii. 259, The Manufacturer. Oct. 30.

• T.L.,' 1770.) The Weaver. Nov. 23.

c. 1774. Whimsical Depository. 10.s. ix, 510, The Spinster. Dec. 19.

1775. Miscellanea Mathematica, 11 s. ii. 347-8.




1780. British Gazette and Sunday Monitor. No. 1845. College and T.B. Life at Westminster. 1, March 26. 5 S. i. 121.

July 19, 1845, to June 27, 1846. 7 S. 1788. Sunday Chronicle (Almon's). March 30.

iv. 111. Ibid.

Good Shepherd. No. 1 (only), May 3. 1789. Review and Sunday Advertiser. No. 1,

3 S. xi. 30. June 22. (Continued until 1796.) Ibid.

Mephistopheles. No. 1, Dec. 12. 4 S. x. e. 1790. Catholic Magazine. 3 S. xi. 3.

26. 1792. Covent Garden Monthly Recorder. June. 1846. New Catholic Magazine. Nos. 1-12.

3 S. 3 S. ix. 118.

xi. 154. 1793. Sunday Reformer and Universal Register. 1847. Nugae Westmonasterienses. June 26No. 1, April 14. Amalgamated with

Dec. 4. 7 S. iv. lll. “London Recorder,' 1796.

1848. Comic Bradshaw. 4 S. X. 26. 1795. Mathematical Repository. No. 2, March. Daily Twaddlegraph. Ibid. (Continued until 1835.) 11 S. ii. 466-7.

Literary Companion. May 6-August. 108. 1796. Thespian Telegraph. June 1. 11S. iv. 149.

ix. 438. c.1797. The Day. (Formerly 'London Evening 1849. Smith Street Gazette. Dec., 1849—Nov. News' and after 1817 "Stoddart's

1851, 12 S. iii. 447. New Times.') 11 S. iii. 432.

1850. Catholic Register and Magazine. March. 1801. Catholic Magazine and Reflector. Jan.

(Continuation of Weekly Register.) 6 S. iii. 190.

3 S. xi. 30. €. 1810. Catholic Magazine and Review. (Another Lamp. March 16. 3 S. xi. 30 ; 118. x. 317. publication with same title commenced

Le Proscrit. July. 11 S. ii. 228. in 1813.) 3 S. xi. 3.

1855. Amateur's Magazine. July, 1855-March, 1810. The Town. April 6. (15 nos. are in Bod

1856. 3 S. v. 64. leian.) 10 S. ix. 69.

Comic Times. No. 1. Aug. 10. 48. ix. 529. 1813. The Conciliator. 6 S. iii. 190.

1859. Quiz. No. 1, Jan. 8. 4 S. x. 25. Metror,

Monthly Censor, 1813-16. 1860. The British Lion. 4 $. ix. 479. 12 S. i. 78.

British Star. July 9, 1860_May, 1862. 1815. The Publicist, or Christian Philosopher.

(Obpettanikoe Aethp.) 1l S. X. 49, July. (Continued as · Catholicon.)

3 S.

114-5 xi. 3.

The Drawing Room Dilettanti Review. 1817. The Trifler. No. 1, March 1-Sept. 8.

No. 1, Dec. 15. 4 S. ix. 529. €.1820. Entertaining Gazette. 1820-6. 7 S.

1861. Times for 1961. (One number only.) 4 s. 928.

ix. 480. 4.1822. German Review. 12 S. vii. 490.

1862. Simpson. No. 5, Jan. 18. 4 S. x. 25. 1822. La Correspondance Privée. 11 S. iv. 230,

1863. Church Times. Feb. 7, (Earlier record ; in 1826. Muséum Criticum. (8 nos.) 4 S. xi. 483.

.T.L.' as 1869.) 11 S. vii. 141-3 (Jubilee e.1829. British Colonial Quarterly Intelligencer.'

History), 16 (Three or four nos.) 3 S. xi. 3.

1864. The Earwig. 4 S. ix. 479. ! c. 1832. Bell's Life Gallery of Comicalities. 4 S. Peter Spy.

4 S. ix. 480. ix. 479.

Mr. Merryman. No. 1, Mar. 23. 4 S. x. 25. 1832. North London Ferret. 10 S. viii. 109.

London Life. No. 1, July 16. Ibid. 1833. London Flying Post. Oct. 10. 4 S. X. 367.

The Comet. No. 1, Sept. 4 S. ix. 479. 1834. Twopenny Free Press. Ibid.

1865. The Bubble. No. 1, Mar. 21. Ibid. Weekly Police Gazette. Ibid.

Blackheathen. No. 2, May, 1865 ; No. 4, Figaro's Caricature Gallery. No. 3, Nov. 22.

1866. 10 S. xii. 89 ; !2 S. vii. 93. Ibid.

1867. Ambrose Hudson's Journal. 4.8. ix. 479. 1835. Dails National Gazette. Ibid.

Forget me Not. Ibid.
London Free Press. No. 30, July 12. Ibid.

Half penny Punch. No. 1, Jug. 31. Ibid.
Political Playbill. July. 4 S. ix. 480,

Postman. Oct. 4 S. v. 591.
Political Stage. No. 1, Sept. Ibid.

Sensation Journal. 4 S. ix. 480.
Whiggeries and Waggeries. No. 1. Sept. Toby Illustrated. No. 1, Oct. 23. Ibid.

The Town. Ibid. 1836. Andrews Weekly Orthodox Journal.

1868. The Razor. Ibid. Mar. &June 27. 3 S. xi. 3.

1870. The Wasp. Ibid. Catholic Magazine. (Continued January, War Cry. (Only one number.) 4. S. X. 26.

1845, as Dolman's Magazine.' 'T.L.' Mrs. Brown's Budget. No. 1, Aug. 1. 4 S. 74.) 3 S. xi. 4.

ix. 480. 1837. Cleave's Penny Gazette. 4 S. ix. 479.

Comic Opinion. No. 1, Dec. 1. 4 S. ix. 529. Gallery of Comicalities. No. 5, May 1. The Grumbler.

No. 3, Dec. 3. 4 S.

ix. 479.
Seymour's Comic Scrap Sheet. 4 S. ix. 1871. Charley Wag. Ibid.

Knight Errant. No. 44, May 27. 4 S.
Wonder and Novelty. Ibid.

ix. 480. 1840. London Magazine. 12 S. vii. 211.

Black and White No. 4, July 5. 4 S. 1841. Catholic Recorder. 3 S. xi. 30.

ix. 479. 1842. Tom Spring's Life in London. 6 S. v. 345. 1873. British Chronicle. 7 S. v. 169, 257. White's Penny Broadsheet. Ibid.

Penny-a-Week Daily Country Miscellany. 1842. Death Warrant. (Later Guide to Life.')

June 25. Farthing paper.)

7 S. v. 267, 6 S. v. 371.

315: 11 S. iii. 366. Bread basket. 4 S. X. 26.

Six-a-Penny or Penny-a-Week Town and



Country Daily Newspaper. July 14. In- Jennings resided here for several years till corporated with the Sun,' Sept. 30. 7 S. bis death in 1718. His relations

V. 315. 1884. The Blue 'Un. No. 1, May 31.

6 S. xi. settled in this neighbourhood before the 62.

eighteenth century, and a branch of the Martlet. No. 1, Mar. 1. 8 $. iii. 256. Jennings family lived at Lashbrook, in

ROLAND AUSTIN. Shiplake parish, before 1700. Gloucester.

In 1711 Mr. Richard Jennings, of Badge(To be continued.)

more presented a book to Henley Church,

* The Life and Defence of Bishop Jewell.' OXFORDSHIRE MASONS (12 S. x. 89, 138).

This book had a portion of a chain and One of us (E. ST. J. B.) recorded the will staple attached to it by which it could be of Edward Beacham of Burford, Co. Ox- fastened to a lectern or a table, and probably, ford, yeo., dated Aug. 10, 1677 (see first from the date and the circumstance of the reference), and since that issue he has donor being master-mason of St. Paul's, found, in the book of Oxford Administra- may have been a relic of old St. Paul's, tions in the Principal Probate Registry, that which he wished to present to the place of on April 29, 1682, administration of the goods his residence. of the testator was granted to his sons Joseph and Benjamin, the widow and

Jennings was buried in Henley churchexecutrix, called both Margery and Mar- yard, close to the west end of the north garet in the will of 1677, having died before has the following particulars of himself and

aisle, where an oblong stone altar-tomb. taking out administration, i.e., between

relatives : 1677 and 1682. In the will are mentioned four sons, Thomas Beacham, eldest son,

On upper stone slab :Joseph, Benjamin, and Ephraim, and three

To the Memory of

JOHN SALTER YEOMAN and married daughters, Hester Webb, Martha

PRISCILLA his Wife Both of this Town Strong, and Elizabeth Nightingale. Joseph

Born in 1524 is doubtless the Joseph Beauchamp of the

And their Daughter PRISCILLA epitaph quoted by MR. T. C. Tombs, from

with her Husband THOMAS JENNINGS which record he was born 1655. His sister,

of Pangborn Born in 1620.

Also to the Memory of Martha Beauchamp (b. 1652 ; d. 1725);

RICHARD JENNINGS of Bridgmore married, c. 1677, Edward Strong, sen., His Son and Master Builder of S. Pauls master-mason (b. 1652, d. 1723); their son,

in London with his two Sons. Edward Strong, jun. (b. 1675/6 ; d. 1741),

Great Benefactor to this Church is stated in Clutterbuck's 'Hist. of Herts,'


Marriner and his wife and her Children vol. i., to have married Mary Beauchamp. Also of MARGARET JENNINGS and her Original documents in the possession of one

Husband BENJAMIN SHARP of us (H. C.), however, show that his wife

Born in 1664 was named Susanna Roberts ; she had a By whom she had four Sons and three Daughters

John her Youngest Son Repaired this Tomb paralytic seizure on June 22, 1740, and was

In 1752 so gravely ill at the commencement of

South side : August that she is unlikely to have sur.

Also to the Memory of
vived long.


Late of Gatwick Hall in the County of Surry

and one of his Majesty's Justice of Peace Richard Jennings of Henley-on-Thames

for the said County another of the master-masons of who Died August ye 2nd 1771, Aged 72 Years. St. Paul's Cathedral. He was the son of North side :Thomas Jennings of Pangbourne, Berks,

Also to the Memory of and his wife, Priscilla, who was the daughter

RICHARD JENNINGS of Badgemore of John and Priscilla Salter, both of Henley.

Master Builder of St. Paul in London About the year 1700 he purchased Badge

a Great Benefactor to this Church. more (anciently known as Baggerugge) It is very strange that the dates of about one mile from Henley on the Greys Jennings's birth and death are not menRoad, which at that time only consisted of a tioned on the tomb.

obtained the date farmhouse and fields. Ten years later he of his death from the Guide to Henley-oncommenced building the present house at Thames,' by Emily J. Climenson (1896). Badgemore with the bricks and scaffolding used temporarily in the cathedral building. I Bedford.

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