Sidor som bilder

and occasioned the Magistrates to mako'a dili-
gent Search in all suspected Houses, and 2 Men
and a Woman were taken up on Suspicion, the
latter whereof made her Escape from the Con-
stables; but was soon after retaken, and com-
mitted to Gaol Yesterday. A Pen, Ink, and
Paper, were found in her Lodgings; which, to-
gether with her Indeavours to escape, confirmed
the Suspicion we had of her being guilty of
this ile Act. About 9 a Clock at Night he
was found dead, hanging in her Silk Garters :
We hear the Name of the said Woman was
Anne Brotherton, and that she was born of good
Parentage in Warwickshire; and also that her
Husband now lives at Evesham in the County
of Worcester, from whom she eloped some Time
ago, and hath since lived a loose and profligate

Similar nefarious practices form the news
supplied to The Norwich Gazette from
“ Glocester" and Deal. From London they
received an infallible Cure for the Bite of
a Mad Dog,” viz. :

Take 6 Ounces of Rue, cleansed, picked and

bruised. Four Ounces of Venice Treacle, Four

Ounces of filed Peuter or scraped Tin. Boil

these in Quarts of the best Ale, in a Pan

corered close, over a gentle Fire, for the Space

of one Hour; then strain the Ingredients from

the Liquor: give 8 or 9 Spoonfuls of it warm to

a Jam or Iloman 3 Jornings fasting, and cold

to any Beast fasting. Eight or 9 Spoonfuls is

sufficient for the Strongest, a less Quantity to

those younger, or of a weaker Constitution, as

you may judge of their Strength; 10 or 12 Spoon-

fuls for a Horse, or a Bullock; 3, 4, or 5 for a

Sheep, Hog, or Dog. This must be given within

9 Days after the Bite; and it never fails, either

in Man or Beast. If you can conveniently,
bind some of the Ingredients on the wound.

There is a note that “ A few Days since a
curious Busto of the Rt. Hon. Sir Robert
Walpole, done by Mr. Risbach, the famous
Sculptor, was sent to Sir Robert's Seat at
Houghton in Norfolk;' and the news for
the Vonday is wound up by

The following is a Copy of the Verses spoken

Off-hand on the Lord Mayor and Court of Alder-

men, in a Barge the last Lord Mayor's Day,

over a Bowl of Punch, viz.

1. Let this be written over PARSON'S Door,

Jy Gates are open, but my Heart is more.

2. The Father of the City, lo! appears.

Bending beneath the Weight of Wealth and


3. HUMPHREYS altho' his Oil is almost!

6. What Man or Woman would not, Charm-

ing EYLE,
The Graces of thy Mien and Speech beguile?
7. Whoe'er courts Fortune vig'rously, as

He shall in Time, like other Females, reach

8. Had BAYLIS any Failure or Defect,
Yet the King's Picture would command

9. Not closer to his Book stuck learn'd

Than to his Duty of Lord Mayor BRO.

10. Curse on the South Sea Scheme! in that

Thou wert too honest, poor Sir HARCOURT

11. Tho' Rich, not Prodigal; tho' Gay, not

Wild :
No Man will better fill the Chair than


12. Not adverse Fortune shall debar the


LEVITT, as was his Father, shall be May’r.

13. The Bold are Fortune's Fav'rites: In


Thus PRINTERS ride, while Authors starve

in Garrets.

14. Bold BILLERS, more than any Man


Clears of pernicious Drones the City Hive.

15. To give each Man his Due, tho' Whigg

or TORY,
Nay e'en the Devil, is, BELLAMY, thy Glory.
16. Famed for sound Sense and Honesty is

And for his Blooil, consult old Herald

17. HOPKINS, tho' Seven Years distant from

the Chair,
May in his Turn perhaps be made Lord


18. Like his own Wine, chearful and yet


I TASH'S Character, rire la bonne Chere!

19. TIIOMPSON hos Friends, and all his

Foes too knew it;
His Votes for City Member plainly shew it.

20. ALSOP I'm certain would not care


Yet trims his Lamp and waits a blest Event. '

4. PEERS is the Muses Friend: May there.

fore PEERS

See many, many more revolving Years.

5. What savs the Muse of good Sir GERARD


Tho' Old, not Weak; tho' Hard, a Man of



Ev’n tho' there were a Window in his Heart.

21. When in the Senate BARNARD speaks,

Hear him! and lay their several Passions by.

22. Thy Sire's and Grand-Sire's Character,

Is thine exactly; that is Wise and Merry.

all cry;

23. Quick to the Poor's Complaint, but deaf capture, elsewhere he says she was a weakto Praise,

built East Indiaman. Is LOMBE: No farther this Deponent says. The Duguay-Trouin, 74 (III), fought 24. Promote the Service of the Grateful against us at Trafalgar; she was

one of HANKEY; With solid Gold, not frothy Words, he'll Dumanoir le Pelley, having escaped, after

the six French ships under Rear-Admiral thank you. 3. Not for the King more Ardour Dimmock (flag), Scipion, 74, and Mont Blanc, 74.

exchanging some shots, with Formidable, 80 shows, Than in the City CHAMPION'S Bosom glows. These vessels were making their way to 26. He that bespatters or defames JOHN Rochefort, when they fell in with, and SALTER,

chased, Phænix, frigate, who led them by Let him be who he will, deserves a Halter. strategy into the range of Sir Richard John

Strachan, Bart., with four ships of equal 1. Rt. Hon. Humfrey Parsons, Esq; Lord force, and four frigates, “ which in this case Mayor. *JANUA PATET, COR MAGIS: The Inscrip- (three at least) contributed their full share tion on a Nobleman's Gate in Italy. 2. Sir Gil. towards achieving the victory (W. James, bert Heathcote, Kt. 3. Sir William Humfreys, The Naval History,' vol. iv. p. 10). The Kt. & Bart. 4. Sir Charles Peers. 5. Sir Gerard French having suffered very severely, after Conyers, Kt. 6. Sir John Eyles, Bart. 7. Sir a short action, surrendered on Nov. 4, 1805, Edward Beecher, Kt. 8. Sir Robert Baylis, Kt. and were taken to Plymouth as prizes. The 9. Sir Richard Brocas, Kt. 10. Sir Harcourt Duguay-Trouin (III) was re-named ImplacMasters, Kt. 11. Francis Child, Esq; 12. able, and after some further forty years of Richard Levitt, Esq; 13. John Barber, Esq; very useful service, in 1855, became part of 14. Sir William Billers, Kt. 15. Sir Edward the Training Establishment for Boys at Bellamy, Kt. 16. Sir John Williams, Kt. 17. Devonport, known as Lion and Lion ex ImSir Richard Hopkins, Kt. 18. Sir John Tash, placable. She was paid off from this service Kt. 19. Sir John Thompson, Kt. 20. Robert in 1904, and in 1912 handed over to Mr. Alsop, Esq; 21. John Barnard, Esq; 22. Micai- Wheatly Cobb, who has made every jah Perry Esq; 23. Sir Thomas Lomb, Kt. endeavour to interest the nation in maintain24. Henry Hankey, Esq; 25. George Champion, her for the Sea Scouts, proposing to arm Esq; 26. John Salter, Esq.

her with the guns salved from Lord Nelson's

J. Z. C. ' dear Foudroyant (lost at Blackpool, (To be concluded).

1897) which had been rescued from a German ship-breaker in 1892 by J. R. Cobb,

Esq., F.S.A. (See Times, Oct. 21, 1920; OLD CROCKS.

also Spectator, Oct. 29, 1921). (See ante, p. 3).

Eaglet er Eagle, 4th Rate, launched at

Northfleet, 1804, built of wood, 3,340t. July THE Implacable, 2nd Rate, is in Falmouth Navy List states.. (Lent to R.N.V. R., Mer

Harbour. "Lent to Mr. Wheatly Cobb sey Division), Salthouse Dock, Liverpool. for preservation” (vide N.L.) Implacable, Cornwall, previously Wellesley, was built 74, er Duguay Trouin (III) was built at of teak at Bombay by the East India ComRochefort in 1800—3,223t. As this vessel pany and launched Feb. 24, 1815. This has been confused with others of the same Wellesley, a 72 gun ship, was Admiral Sir name it is as well to point out that Duguay- Frederick Lewis Maitland's flagship at the Trouin (I), 74, was captured when the reduction of Kurrachee in conjunction with British occupied Toulon in August, 1793, land forces. In July, 1840, she was engaged and burnt (destroyed) at the evacuation in in the capture of Chusan, under Commodore the following December. As for Duguay. Sir Gordon Bremer, and in 1841 in the capTrouin (II), 28, authorities differ. The ture and destruction of the forts Chuenpee Admiralty Librarian, who also kindly sup- and Tycocktow and the other forts and plied the date of Duguay-Trouin (III), says batteries of the Bocca Tigris. In May of she was a privateer of 34 guns ; William the same year she was engaged in the attack James the Naval Historian, states that she upon Canton and the defences of the Chinese was Princess Royal, 28, East Indiaman, forces in front of that city. She carried surrendered to French 1794, and re-captured the flag of Vice-Admiral Sir William by Orpheus, 32, 5 May, 1796. Wm. Laird Parker, G.C.B., at the capture of Amoy on Clowes, in ‘Royal Navy,' vol. xxxx., p. 553, Aug. 26, 1841, and was also present at the agrees as regards tonnage and details of re- successful attack upon the heights of Chusan,




Oct. 1, 1841. From her sides were taken ' qualities. According to the July Navy List thirty-four shots received during the war. she is Lent as a Training Ship for DestiCornwall is the only name given in the Navy tute Boys,” but her complement includes a List, late 3rd Rate, 2,917t. Lent to School fair percentage of 'Voluntary' boys. 6,335 Ship Company, Purfleet, as Juvenile lads have passed out into the world since Reformatory

Aug. 17, 1869, when the Mars first arrived Trincomalee, re-named Foudroyant by in the Tay from Sheerness, towed by the Mr. Wheatly Cobb, was built at Bombay steam frigate Medusa. Considerably over 1817, 1,447t., 38 gun frigate. She 200 Mars boys fell in the War, and judging bought from a ship-breaker's yard in 1897 by the Mars Half-Yearly Magazine the by Mr. Wheatly Cobb, who has manned her Captain Superintendent has every reason to with boys who have gone forth trained and be very proud of his charges. educated into the Royal Navy and Mercantile Marine from the harbour of Falmouth June 20, 1849, as a 50 gun frigate, is now

The Arethusa, launched at Pembroke, as honest, competent, self-respecting English used as a training ship for boys under the seamen-" These are the real wealth of the Shaftesbury Homes and Arethusa Training Nation; of such as these-in a word is the

Ship Society, formerly the real nation." -L. Cope Cornford (Morning Refugees. Berthed at Greenhithe; founded

National l'ost, 10 Oct., 1921). Unicorn, 5th Rate, launched at Chatham, ment originated with the Chichester frigate,

in 1843; incorporated 1904. The Establish1824; 151 feet in length, 1,447 tons dis

lent by the Admiralty in 1866. In 1874 placement. Now employed as R.N.V.R.

she was joined by the Arethusa. The Training Ship, Dundee.

Chichester was sold and broken up in 1890, The Conway, School Ship. Establishment, the two vessels having been used by the appears to have originated in a small sloop

Society. The Arethusa saw service before of that name lent by the Admiralty in 1859, Odessa in April, 1854, Capt. N. E. Mends. being replaced by the Winchester in 1874, (It was either this Capt. N. R. Mends or Capt. which vessel took the name of Conway. The Robert Jends who had commanded a previous Winchester was at one time flagship on the trethusa, 38, in 1809, who is said to have China Station, her commission ending in been responsible for the introduction of 1856. When the ('onway Committee required boots in the service, for the seamen). She a still larger vessel, the frigate Winchester also saw service and was badly mauled before was handed over to the Devonport and Corn- Fort Constantine in October of that year, wall Industrial Training Ship Commmittee and was ordered to Malta to refit. On these and re-named Mount Edgcumbe. Disap

occasions she well preserved the renown of pearing from the Navy List about 1920, her name, Saucy Arethusa, earned by Arewhere she was styled Mount Edgcumbe (late thusa, 32, Captain Samuel Marshall, in Conway), late 4th Rate, 2,300t.

She was

June, 1778. She was altered to screw in berthed at Saltash, just above Brunel's

1861. Suspension Bridge. The present Conway es Vile was launched at Plymouth, June,

The Training Ship Worcester, er Frederick 1839, as a 90 gun, 2nd Rate, 4,375t. She William, er Royal Frederick, named after was converted to screw ship in 1853. H.R.H. Frederick, Duke of York, second son

(Lent to Vercantile Marine Service Associ- of H. M. King George III, was begun as a ation), Rock Ferry, Birkenhead." (Vide sailing vessel at Portsmouth in July, 1841, V.L., July, 1924). The Nile was attached

as Royal Frederick, 1st Rate, 110 guns; to Sir Charles Napier's squadron in the subsequently razed, and converted to screw Baltic during the Russian War, but does in 1859. Her name was changed to Frederick not appear to have been in action; later William in January, 1860.

Her original she was flagship on the North American and figure-head is preserved in the interesting West India Station ; she also figured in the museum

founded 1906-11 by Mr. Pescot

O.B.E., then 1856 Review at Spithead as Nile, 91, 500 Frost,

Sercetary to the h.p., and became School Ship Conway in Admiralty Superintendent of Portsmouth 1875.

Dockyard. She was launched 24 March, Mars, 80. late screw, 3rd Rate, 3,842t. 1860, and paid off 1868 and re-named

“ Lent to Begun in 1839 and launched at Chatham in Worcester 19 Oct., 1876, and was 1848. It is believed that she took part in the Thames Marine Officers Training Ship the ('rinean War as a store carrier, relegated Society, (vide 'Navy List, July, 1924, p. to this duty on account of her bad steering 303), which Society appears to be also known


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“ The Incorporated Thames Nautical THE ORIGIN OF THE CAMOYS FAMILY Training College, H.M.S. Worcester.” Stationed at Greenhithe, Kent, she is described IN Burke's Peerage and Baronetage for as “Worcester (late Frederick William). 1873, of which I possess a copy, I find Late 2nd Rate, 4725T.”

it stated in the lineage of the then Lord The present senior ship of the “ Torpedo

Camoys that School Ship” at Devonport, which comprises

The name of Camoys was derived from the four vessels in the Establishment, is Defiance,

manor of Camoys in Cambridgeshire, of which

manor Humphrey was seized in the reigns of late screw, 2nd Rate, 5,270t., built of wood, Henry I. and Stephen. His son Robert Fity 255ft. in length, launched at Pembroke 27 Humphrey m. Matilda de Diva, a dau. and coMarch, 1861.

heir of Pagan de Peverell. Their grandson,

Ralph de Camoys, m. Axelina, the dau. and Fly, cutter, 60t., was built in 1863. She heir of Roger de Torpell, by whom he acquired is employed as a hulk for the accommoda- very large estates. tion of pilots at Plymouth.

state if this manor of Newcastle, given in the Navy List, July, Camoys still exists in Cambridgeshire, and, 1924, as Late Screw Frigate, 4,020 tons, if so, where it is situate, and by what name

HumPowder Hulk, Naval Ordinance Department, it is recorded in Domesday-book ?

His Plymouth, was launched at Deptford in phrey, too, whence did he originate ? 1861."

great-grandson, if the above account can be Valiant was a screw battle-ship, 91 guns, the family to assume the name De Camoys.

relied on, appears to have been the first of ** Armour-plated” iron vessel, launched at I note that in the more recent editions of Poplar Oct. 14, 1863, 6,710t., now used as

Burke this account of the origin of the a hulk, named Valiant III, at Devonport.

Camoys family is for some reason or other As so many took passage in the famous old omitted, and the editor contents himself by troopships the following incomplete list will commencing the history of the family with be acceptable. They were all iron vessels, the afore-mentioned Ralph de Camoys, who except Thalia, and the 1855 vessels Assistance, died in 1259. Other Peerage compilers also, Resolute and Urgent.

viz., Sir Harris Nicholas, Joseph Foster, Ft.

and Cokayne, commence the history of the Name Built. Date. Tons. Length.

family with this same de Camoys as its pro Himalaya... Blackwall... 1853 ...

genitor. (Bought into the Service in July, 1854.

Tradition has, however, also given this Cost $131,000).

family a Norman origin (so I have heard Orontes Birkenhead. 1862 Tamar Poplar

or read) the bearer of the name being said (Serving as Receiving Ship, Hongkong. to have acquired it from a place “ somewhere Flying the Broad Pendant of the Com- in Normandy” — who, accompanying Wilmodore in Charge of Naval Establish- liam the Conqueror to England, was present ments at Hongkong).

as the battle of Hastings; was rewarded

Ft. Name.

with large grants of land, and had his name Built. Date. Tons. Lgth. Spd. inscribed on the Roll of Battle Abbey. Euphrates... Birkenh'd 1866 6211 360 Jamna Jarrow

Of later years, however, a different comMalabar... Glasgow..

8,3 plexion has be placed upon the origin, or Seraphis Blackwall

at any rate the early history, of this family, Crocodile Blackwall 1867


it having been pretty clearly established to Thalia.... Woolwich 1869 2240 200

be identical with the well-known Kemeys (Built of Wood converted Corvette).

family which took its patronymic from Tyne

Newcastle 1878 3560 320 (Built of Iron as a Troop Store Carrier). Monmouthshire, and had large possessions

Cemeis (Welsh), anglicized into Kemeys, in The Malabar was for years receiving-ship in that county and Glamorganshire. at Bermuda, where she was commissioned

It was through the researches of the late under the name Terror. Terror ex Malabar, Colonel William Kemmis, of Ballinacor, Co. with Thalia and Tyne were on the sale list Wicklow -- whose ancestors emanated front in January, 1920, Navy List. It is believed this ancient Welsh family, but who, on the Tamar alone remains.

| settling in Ireland, appears to have changed JOHN A. RUPERT-JONES.

the spelling of his name--that the probability

of the Camoys and Kemeys families being (To be concluded).

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a brochure privately printed setting forth great that many people upon the wall fell down the evidence he had accumulated, entitled into the Tiber and were drowned. I, Johann *Abstract of the Pedigree of the Ancient Bämler, was there, and in the morning I saw House of Camoys' (Parker and Co., Crown God be merciful to all.

many dead men lying in the churchyard. May Yard, Oxford), a copy of which may no

S. J. ALDRICH. loubt be found in the Bodleian Library. 74, Brownlow Road, N.11.

It is worthy of note, as Colonel Kemmis stated in the preface to his pamphlet, BURIAL RECORDS: STATE OF TIDE That as late as towards the close of the

- The following entries oleventh century the Camoys lords of Pilton, extracted from the registers of the parish in the co. Northampton, are found instituting of Hesleden, Co. Durham, are interesting as to the Church there, priests of the surname of mentioning the state of the tide when the Cammeys, bearing Welsh Christian names. And he also added

death took place. That the arms of Camoys and Kemeys are

The xi daie of Maie at vi of ye cloke in (lifferent is not a matter for surprise, as it was

| the morninge, being ful water, Mr. Henrie not until the second half of the thirteenth cen

Mitford of Hoolam, died at Newcastel, and tury that heraldic bearings began to become was buried the xvi daie, being Sondaie, at hereditary.

eaveninge prayer.

The hired preacher Mr. Wakeman, a learned antiquary in maid the sermon. Monmouthshire, writing of the Kemeys “The xvii daie of Maye, 1595, at xii of family some sixty years ago, stated that ye cloke at noone, being lowe water, Mrs. “there are ten or twelve pedigrees of this Barbarie Metford 'died and was buried the family in the British Museum, and in one xviii daie of May at ix of the cloke in ye of the earlier ones the arms of Camois are morninge. Mr. Holsworth maid the serimpaled with those of Kemeys; as they mon. were also on an ancient window formerly The latter was a quick burial, having existing in Sherborne Abbey. (Vide taken place within twenty-four hours after Hutchins's History of Dorset ').”

death. Would the state of the tide have It might be difficult at the present day to anything to do with this haste ? identify the progenitor of either family,

H. ASKEW. but there seems every probability that both

IN THE XIV families originated from the same ancestors,


. - From the ‘Calendar of and are consequently of the same stock.


Close Rolls' the following notes are taken :-
1343. A report that


Katerine of Yarmouth was attacked in the AN NNO SANTO.-In April, 1894, I read a port of “Swayn” in Flanders, and 20 weighs

paper before the Bibliographical Society of cheese taken.
The Augsburg Printers of the Fifteenth

June 25, 1344. A report that a ship fron (entury.' Now Johann Bämler, the third the “ Isle of Weight” called “la Juliane printer at that city, who printed from 1472- de Wyght,” laden with 1707 stones of cheese 1493, printed in 1476 a work by Johann von and 97 stones of butter for Flanders, was Königshofen: ''Cronica von allen Kaisern taken on the high seas by Frenchmen. und Königen,' and gives an account of his

Oct. 5, 1344. A record that “la Catevisit to Rome in 1450, which may possibly lyne of Nereseye ” left for Flanders with 28 interest some of the readers of N. & Q.'

weighs of cheese. at the present time.

A permit to export cheese
This Pope [Nicholas V] also had a

Sept. 20, 1352.

Seland wear, that is a journey to Rome, or a year full to the value of £50 from London to “ of grace and indulgences from all sins in the or Holland." third year of his reign, that is after the birth Nov. 23, 1361.

The ship “ Godeschild of Christ, the one thousand four hundred and ai rested—“ for that 100 weys of cheese were tiftieth year. An innumerable number of people put therein after the ship was laded.” came to Rome upon Christmas Day, when the

Nov. 26, 1362.
There was

The export of cheese and year was nearly ended.

at the Christmas Festival in the evening such a great

butter forbidden. crowd of people upon the Bridge over the Tiber, Feb. 24, 1363. A notification that the that more than 200 people were crushed; the merchants of Almain were to be allowed to bridge cracked, and the people ran furiously take butter and cheese to foreign parts, against one another, and many mules and asses which came upon the bridge fell down, and though export is prohibited “as the King no one could go back for the great crowd that would show favour to the said merchants." ran against each other. The crowd also was so



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