Old south-east Lancashire, a new archŠological, historical and genealogical monthly magazine, Volume 1

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Page 107 - Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!
Page 134 - He is also of opinion that if stationary men would pay some attention to the districts on which they reside, and would publish their thoughts respecting the objects that surround them, from such materials might be drawn the most complete county-histories, which are still wanting in several parts of this kingdom, and in particular.
Page 20 - I give and bequeath to my dearly beloved wife Sarah Barry for and during the term of her natural life...
Page 126 - Philadelphia, expressly provides that the corporation, thereby constituted by the name and style of the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Philadelphia...
Page 126 - To enable the mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the borough of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, to construct waterworks for supplying the said borough and several places on the line of the said intended works with water ; and for other purposes.
Page 24 - To have and to hold the same to the plaintiff, his executors, administrators, and assigns, for and during all the rest, residue, and remainder then to come and unexpired, of the said term of...
Page 149 - Ashbury and Uffington Castle. In Cumberland, the stone circle, Long Meg and her Daughters, near Penrith ; the stone circle on Castle Rigg, near Keswick ; and the stone circles on Burn Moor, in St. Bees. In Derbyshire, the stone circle, The Nine Ladies...
Page 132 - Notton or Newton, and Failsworth. In 1222 and again in 1227 he obtained a charter for a yearly fair in Mamecestre. The possessions of Robert Greslet in that part of the Salford hundred, which afterwards constituted the upper bailiwick of the barony, appear to have comprised a large tract about ten miles from north to south, and of a breadth varying from six to eight miles; — including Anlezark, Sharpies, Longworth, Rivington, Turton, Smithells, Halliwell, Harwood, Little Lever, Bradshaw, Horwich,...
Page 66 - THE British Museum has acquired about a thousand more tablets and fragments of inscribed terracotta documents from Babylon. Amongst them is a tablet of Samsu-Irba, a Babylonian monarch hitherto unknown, who probably lived about the time of Bardes, and was one of the intermediate rulers between Cambyses and Darius, Bc 518. Another fragment has a representation of one of the gates of Babylon.
Page 67 - ... hidden by the drapery of a cloth covering the shoulders. There is no inscription on the figure or the pedestal, which is a huge block carved in one piece with the figure. The statue was found in, a recumbent position, buried in the sand, on the top of a hill near the sea. It had evidently been removed from its original site, which is unknown. Its estimated weight is 12,0001b. The Pasha of Jerusalem has ordered a guard to watch this relic of ancient art, and to prevent any injury to it by the...

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