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which, as in the preceding number, the games are chiefly the games of educated children. A note on Clarendon Palace with a reproduction of Stukeley's view of the ruins follows, and then come eight pages of reprints of notices of matters concerning Wiltshire from the Gentleman's Magazine. These are of much interest, and are to be continued in future numbers, Notes on old rhymes; the last use of the pillory in Wilts; a Wilts inventor; Mr. J. Browne's antediluvian theory of Stonehenge; a pretty little view of Purton, from No. 36 of Marshall's Select Views in Great Britain; and queries and replies on various matters complete the number.

Salisbury Field Club, Transactions (vol. I., pt. v.), lately issued, contains; in addition to the report of the annual meeting, accounts of excursions to the New Forest, to Grateley and Ludgershall, and Bradford-on-Avon, &c., the will of Lady Mary Lisle, of Thruxton, Hants, a transcript of part of an interesting survey of the Close, Salisbury, in 1649, by Mr. A. R. Malden, and some early churchwardens' and overseers' accounts of East Knoyle, with wonderful examples of phonetic spelling, by the Rev. R. W. Milford. Sherston. Good Words for May, 1894, has a paper by the Very Rev. Dean Spence, entitled" The City of the White Walls," illustrated with three sketches of Sherston, by Herbert Railton; in which the author argues that the "White Town" mentioned in the poem of Llywarch Hen as sacked and destroyed immediately after the great British defeat at Deorham (A.D. 577) was Sceorstane," meaning the "White or Bright Stone," the modern Sherston Magna-near which he says the stones marking the ford by which the Roman Foss Way crossed the Avon, as well as the earthworks of the military station adjoining, are still visible-the spot still bearing the name of " White Walls." Wilts Corporation Plate. The Illustrated Archæologist, March, 1894, has a short illustrated paper on this subject, which will appear in a more complete and extended form in a future number of the Wilts Archæological Magazine.


The Jutes and the Wansdyke. Under this title Mr. F. M. Willis has a short paper in the Antiquary for June, 1894, in which he argues "That the Jutes had a strong colony on our east coast even prior to the coming of Julius Cæsar; (2) that after the departure of the Romans they formed fresh settlements in other parts of the country, notably in Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, and Worcestershire; (3) that to them we may attribute that great archæological puzzle, the Wansdyke." His arguments are entirely etymological, founded on the supposed resemblance of place-names in Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire and along the line of the Wansdyke with others supposed to be of Jutish origin in Kent and Hants. The making of the Wansdyke itself he refers to Esc, the son of Hengest.

Lacock Abbey. In the Building News for July 21st, 1893, appeared a short account of Lacock Abbey by Mr. Harold Brakspear, A.R.I.B.A., accompanied by a series of excellent measured drawings of the abbey and its details, which we hope some day to see reproduced in the Magazine.

Picturesque Salisbury is a small pamphlet lately issued as an advertisement by Mr. E. J. Orchard, chemist, with twelve views of the city and neighbourhood. Salisbury Cathedral. A short paper by "an Old Chorister," appears in the Organist and Choirmaster, No. 1, May, 1893.

Caston Court. The Lady, January 4th, 1894, has an article on "Corsham and its surroundings," with an illustration of this old farm-house.

Calne Church. The Illustrated Church News for February 17th, 1894, has an article on this Church with two illustrations of the building.

A Wiltshire Ballad. The Newbery House Magazine, March, 1894, contains "A Wiltshire Ballad " of forty lines by Alan Brodrick, written in dialect; but surely "thic" is never plural, and "byre" hardly belongs to the vulgar tongue of Wilts.

Biographical Notices. The Law Gazette, July, 1893, has a portrait and biographical note on Judge Caillard. The Religious Review of Reviews, March, 1894, gives a portrait of Earl Nelson and a sketch at some length written by T. C: Collings. Vanity Fair, September, 1893, has portrait and sketch of the Duke of Beaufort. The Christian Globe, April 27th, 1894, contains portrait and sketch of the career of the Rev. George Short, of Salisbury, President of the Baptist Union. The Devizes Gazette May 18th, 1893, reprints from the Daily Telegraph a sketch of the life of Maria, Marchioness of Ailesbury.

Other books by Wiltshire authors, lately issued, are:

A Noble Sacrifice. A Temperance Tale. By Emily Grace Harding. London: Walter Scott, 1894. Noticed in Salisbury Journal, March 17th, 1894. The Little Squire. By Mrs. H. de la Pasture (Burton Hill, Malmesbury). A study of child life. Noticed in Devizes Gazette, March 22nd, 1894. Parochial Self-Government in Rural Districts. By H. C. Stephens, M.P., of Cholderton Lodge. London: Longmans, 1893. Noticed in Salisbury Journal, July 1st, 1893.

The Autobiography of an old Passport. By Rev. A. C. Smith. London : Digby, Long, & Co., 1893. Noticed in Daily Telegraph, August 17th, 1893, and Devizes Gazette, September 7th, 1893.

The Path to Freedom. By Canon E. R. Bernard. London: J. Nisbet & Co., 1894. Five sermons on the Epistle to the Galatians. Noticed in Salisbury Journal, July 1st, 1893.

Come back from the Dead.

By Christopher Howard (Mrs. Withers). (Novel founded on Salisbury legend of a lady buried

Digby, Long, & Co.
in a trance who was roused by sexton cutting off her ring.) Noticed in
Salisbury Journal, November 18th, 1893.

Measurement of Light and Colour Sensations. By J. W. Lovibond (Salisbury). London: Gill and Son. Noticed in Salisbury Journal, September 23rd, 1893.


Additions to Museum and Library.


Presented by Mr. G. ASHLEY DODD:-Puffin, found at Codford, November 20th, 1893.

Presented by Mr. J. W. BROOKE:-Marlborough token, Oliver Shropshire.
Presented by Mrs. CHALMERS :-Boar's tusk, from Potterne.

Presented by Mr. COWARD :-Ancient horseshoe and hammer-head found under an old road at Roundway.

Presented by THE SWINDON BRICK AND TILE COMPANY:-The greater part of the skeleton of a Pleiosaurus, from the Kimmeridge Clay of Swindon; and an ammonite.

Presented by Mr. G. HOLLOWAY :-Fragment of Pottery from "Blackberries" allotment, Potterne.

Presented by Mr. H. N. GODDARD :-Ancient key, from Oldbury Hill. Presented by Mr. W. STRATTON :-The collection of objects found in and around

the tumulus on Cold Kitchen Hill, 1893, enumerated on page 284; also a socketed bronze celt, from Kingston Deverill.

Deposited on loan by Mr. H. WOOLCOTT :-Fragments of Roman crossbow, hammer-head, and bone handle of dagger, from an interment on Burbage Down.

Purchased :-second examples of Wilts seventeenth century tokens-Corsham, Edith Ad Dad Woodman; Sarum, Henry Mattershaw; unpublished Warminster token, W.B.


Bequeathed by the late Mr. J. WAYLEN:-Seventeen bound volumes of "Wilts Tracts," containing the following items new to the Library :-The Battle of

Eddington, or British Liberty, a Tragedy (by John Penn), 1796. Malmesbury, registration appeal, Gale v. Chubb, Letter to Electors by H. Gale, 1846. Archdeacon Daubeney, charge, 1805. Bishop Burgess, ditto, 1829. Bishop Burnet, sermon, 1706. Bishop Shute Barrington, Letter to Clergy, &c., 1789. Thomas Parsons, Funeral Sermon on Mrs. Elizabeth Phillips, 1799. Sir Stephen Fox, Kt., Memoirs of, 1717. Wiltshire New Phenomenon or Free-thinking Christian Philosopher, 1752. Rev. J. Prince, Visitation Sermon at East Lavington, 1809. Devizes Miscellany, 1852, odd numbers. Meeting of agricultural labourers in North Wilts, 1846. Legend of Silbury Hill, from Belgravia Annual. The Pope's Palace, by Rev. C. Lucas. Ruth Pierce, or Evil Consequences of Lying. The Authorship of the Letters of Junius elucidated, J. Britton, 1848. Bishop Talbot, charge, 1716. Letter to the Bishop of Salisbury by Rev. H. Hoare, 1842. Letter by the Rev. J. H. Hastings, on absolution, 1851. Report of trial for libel, Merriman v. Woodman, 1836. County Lunatic Asylum, three first reports, 1852-4. Antiquities of Marlborough College, by the Rev. G. E. L. Cotton, 1855. Vital Statistics of the City of Salisbury, with comments on the cholera visitation of 1849, by John Winzar, 1850. A scramble for a curacy one hundred years ago. English Etymologies, by H. Fox Talbot, review of. 1846. J. Britton, Catalogue of Wilts Topography. Baptists in England two hundred years ago. Historical Memoirs of the Baptist Church in Calne, by Isaac Taylor, 1776. Unitarians, discourse to, by John Howe, 1799. Memoir of Admiral Sir Philip Durham (M.P. for Devizes), 1846. Appendix to Life of Bishop Seth Ward, 1697. The Alcohol Question, by Dr. F. E. Anstie, 1862. An Answer to the Fallacies of Drs. Inman and Anstie, 1863. Abury Illustrated, by W. Long, with addenda and notes, 1858. Refutation of Doctrine of Transubstantiation, by Rev. C. Lucas, n.d. Bishop Burnet, new preface and additional chapter to 3rd Ed. of Pastoral Care, 1712. W. Itchener, Rector of Christian Malford, Defence of the Canon of the Old Testament, 1723. J. Barclay, Sermon at Presbyterian Chapel, Malmesbury, 1807. Mute Disciple, Devizes. Farmer B. J. Russell, Funeral Sermon on Mr. Manning Evans, Melksham, 1840. Memoir of G. Smith, of Trowbridge. J. Clark, Funeral Sermon on Mrs. Joanna Turner, and Elegiac Poem, 1784. F. Skurray, of Horningsham, Sermon, 1803. W. Jay, Funeral Sermon on Mrs. Eliza Berry, Warminster, 1812. Sermon, Endless Street Chapel, Salisbury, 1815. Admiral J. H. Tayler, of Devizes, Floating Breakwaters, 1862. Life of John Davis, 1844. Circumstantial Account of the unfortunate Young Lady, Miss Bell, otherwise Sharpe, 1760. W. Dodsworth, Guide to Salisbury Cathedral, &c., 1792. Local Annals of Devizes. Memoir of M. Dodson (of Marlborough), 1800. The Miseries of the Miserable, wool Trade, 1739. J. Stonehouse, Admonitions against Swearing, &c., 1805. Sermon at Salisbury before Governors of Infirmary, 1771. J. Stennet, Sermon to Ministers met together at Bratton, 1752. J. Bowden, Sermon at Ordination of S. Billingsley, at Marlborough, 1725. Coleridge and Brabant. Office for Laying Foundation of New Church at Zeals, 1845. John Priaulx, D.D., Brief Account of Office of Dean Rural, 1666, ed. by W. Dansey, 1832. The Haunted Farmer, or the Ghost of the Granary; poem; 1800. Longbridge Deverill Church, Sermon at the


re-opening, 1853. W. L. Bowles, Answer to Question "Of what use are Cathedral Establishments ?" &c., 1833: Song of the Battle of the Nile, 1799 Hope: an allegorical poem, 1796. J. Wiche, Sermon at Salisbury on Rebellion of 1745. E. Popham, Assize Sermon, 1791. T. Drayton, two Sermons at Wilton, 1756. Sermons at Wiltshire Feast, T. Pierce, 1658: S. Masters, 1684. Bishop Hoadley, Charge, 1721. Dr. H. Chalmers, Sermon, 1648. Dr. D. Whitby, three Sermons at Salisbury, 1680–83. W. Garrett, Persuasive to Study of Revelations, 1698. Funeral Sermon on Rev. J. Biggs, of Devizes. Declaration of Parliament, September 27th, 1649. Libel Case: Gorges Lowther and J. T. Batt; proceedings. Sermons on Death of Mr. Davis, of Horningsham, by F. Skurray, 1807. Sermon at Devizes, 1832, by Rev. C. Lucas. J. Frearson, The Fatal Flood: a poem, 1841. Tricks and Triumphs, or the Borough degraded, Devizes, 1842. Letter of Lord Marquesse of Hertford to the Queen, &c., 1641. Letter concerning the taking of Marlborough, 1642. Archdeacon Creede, Sermon, Judah's Purging, 1660. Bishop Burnet, Funeral Sermon on Hon. R. Boyle, 1692. Bishop Ward, Funeral Sermon on Duke of Albemarle, 1670. Dr. H. Chambers, Funeral Sermon on Mr. J. Graille, of Tidworth, 1655. E. Young, Assize Sermon, Salisbury, 1693. J. Kelsey, Sermon at Consecration of a Chapel in house of J. Collins, at Chute, 1673. Ludlow no Lyar, &c., 1692. Refutation of Heresies prevalent at Lambourn, &c., 1694. Earl of Pembroke's Speech in House of Peeres, 1648. Newes from Pembroke and Montgomery, or Oxford Manchester'd, 1618. The manner of the election of Philip Herbert, Earle of Pembroke, for Berkshire, &c., 1649. Ordinance of Parliament to associate Counties of Wilts, Somerset, Dorset, &c., 1644. Charge of James Mountagu to Grand Jury, Devizes, 1720. Letter to an M.P. proposing to abolish the Ten Commandments. 1738. Account of Proceedings against Rebels in Duke of Monmouth's Rebellion, 1716. Gillman's Devizes Public Register, &c., 1858, 1859. T. E. Fuller, Funeral Sermon on Rev. Jacob Jones, Melksham, 1857. Dean Greene, Sermon on first anniversary of the Infirmary, Salisbury, 1767. T. Broughton (Prebendary of Sarum), Defence of Commonly Received Doctrine of Human Soul, 1766. Bishop Talbot, Assize Sermon, Salisbury, 1716. Archdeacon Coxe's Letters to J. Benett on Tithe Commutation. Reply of J. Benett, 1715. J. Ryland, Sermon at Annual Meeting of Baptist Churches at Salisbury, 1798. Bishop Barrington, Letter to Clergy with Directions as to Orders, Institutions, &c., 4to, 1790. Bill for the Better Relief and Employment of the Poor in the County of Wilts, 1763. Three Tracts published at Amsterdam under name of Gen. Ludlow's Letters, 4to, Lond., 1812. J. Filkes, Funeral Sermons on J. Wright, and Mrs. Sarah Wright, of Devizes, 1713 and 1714. Easton's Conjectures on Stonehenge, fourteenth ed., 1826. Recollection of Remarkable Events connected with the City of New Sarum, 1817. Historical Associations of Malmesbury Abbey, Michael. Life of Bishop Jewell. H. M. Grover, a Voice from Stonehenge. H. M. Gunn, Memorial of the Nonconforming Clergy of Wilts and East Somerset, in 1662, 1862. C. Gillman, Short History of St. Mary's Chapel, Devizes, 1888, Memoir of Charles Atherton, of Calne, 1875. Is the Bible Society Contrary to the Bible and Hostile to the Church? 1843. Sir John Stonhouse, of Great Cheverell.

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