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“The History and Antiquities of Lincoln Cathedral; containing an exact copy of all the ancient monumental inscriptions there (in number 163), as they stood in 1641, most of which were soon after torn up, or otherwise defaced; collected by Robert Sanderson, S. T. P. (afterwards bishop of that church), and compared with, and corrected by, Sir W. Dugdale’s MS. Survey. Communicated by Nich. Lambert, L. L. D. Fellow of St. Peter's, Cambridge,” is inserted in Peck's Desid. Cur. ii. b. viii. No. 1, with Notes and Additions by the Editor.
“An historical Account of the Antiquities in the Cathedral Church of St. Mary, Lincoln; abridged from William of Malmesbury, Matthew Paris, Prince. Sir W. Dugdale, Rapin, Bishop Sanderson, and several other Authors in MS. Compiled to gratify the curious Inspector of this magnificent Pile of Building. Linc. .” 8vo.
A Roman Sudatory, discovered thirteen feet under ground, near the west end of this Cathedral, February 16, 1739, was published by the Society of Antiquaries. , Mr. T. Sympson, an officer of the church, gave an account of it in No. 461, p. 855, of the Philosophical Transactions, in a Letter to B. Willis.
“Statutes and Constitutions for the Government of an Infirmary, or Hospital, to be established at Lincoln, for the sick and lame Poor of that County and City. 1743.” 8vo.
... There is scarcely a town in England that has been more illustrated by local historians than Stamford, as is exemplified by the following list of books.
“The Survey and Antiquities of the Towne of STAMFoRD, in the County of Lincolne, with an account of its ancient foundation, grants, priviledges, and several donations thereunto belonging; also a list of the aldermens’ names, and the time when they were chosen, with the names of ten lord mayors (of the hon. city of London) borne in the foresaid county of . Lincolne: written by Richard Butcher, Gent. sometimes towne-clarke of the same towne. Lond. 1646.” 4to.
“The Survey and Antiquity of the Town of Stamford, in the County of Lincoln. Loud. 1717.” 8vo.
“Academia tertia Anglicana; or the Antiquarian Annals of Stanford, in Lincoln, Rutland, and Northampton shires; containing the history of the university, monasteries, gilds, churches, chapels, hospitals, and schools there; with memoirs of the lords, magistrates, founders, benefactors, clergy, and other ancient inhabitants: interspersed with many new and curious particulars touching the Britons, Romans, Saxons, Danes, #.. Jews, church-history, parliaments, councils, pleadings, occurrences in the barons' wars, and the wars between the two so of York and Lancaster; as also the acts and ancestry of divers lord chancellors, knights of the garter and bath, abbots of Peterborough, priors of Durham, bishops of Lincoln, and sundry other famous persons and ancient families; being not only a particular history of Stanford, and several other old towns, but an uncommon series of civil and ecclesiastical affairs under each reign, gathered from the best accounts, print and MS. with a large chro- - - mological
mological table of contents, and variety of sculpture, in fourteen books. Lond. 1727.”
“An Essay on the Ancient and Present State of Stamford, its situation, erection, dissolution, and re-edification; ancient and present sports, endowments, benefactions, churches, monuments, and other euriosities; monasteries, colleges, schools, and hospitals; and some account of a monastic life; when the monks first appeared in the world; what orders of them were settled here, and the time of their coming into England. The whole gathered from the best printed accounts, as well as original MSS. particularly the registers of Durham and Peterborough; the rolls in the Tower, and the Cotton library; old writings belonging to Brown's hospital, the corporation books, Mr. Foster's papers, Stevens's Supplement to Dugdale's Momasticon, and many other private repositories. Stamford, 1726.” 4to. By F. Howgrave.
“The new State of the Charity-School at Stamford, in the County of Lincoln. Printed at Stamford. 1728.” 4to.
“A Discourse concerning the great Benefit of Drayning and Imbanking, and of Transportation by Water, within the County. Presented to the High Court of Parliament, by J. L. 1641.” 4to.
“The State of the Case concerning the late Earl of Lindsey's drayning the Fennes between Borne, Boston, and Lincoln.”
“The Case concerning the late Earle of Lindsey's drayning the Fennes between Borne, Boston, and Lincoln, more fully stated.” 4to.
“Sir William Killigrew, his Answer to the Fenne Mens'Objections against the Earle of Lindsey, his drayning in Lincolnshire. Lond. 1649.” 4to.
“The report of Messrs. Grundy, Edwards, and Smeaton, Engineers, concerning the present ruinous State of the River Wilham, and the Navigation thereof. With Proposals and Schenies for restoring and improving the same ; and a Plan and Estimates of the Expences,” was printed at Lincoln, 1761. 4to.
“Proposals, or Head of a Bill, for restoring and preserving the outfall of the River Witham, of draining the Fens thereof, and of the Navigation thereon. Lincoln. 1769.” 4to.
“Lamentable News out of Lincolnshire, of the overflowing of Waters breaking from the Seas, which drowned five Villages, &c. Nov. 1613.” 1614.
“A true and impartial Relation of the great Damages done by the late great Tempest, and overflowing of the Tide upon the Coast of Lincolnshire and Norfolk, &c.” 1671.
“Thunder, haile, and lightning from heaven against certaine covetous persons, inhabitants of Humerston, Lincolnshire, five miles from Grimsby, thought to be a just punishment from God in the behalf of the poore, the 3d of July last, 1610; how the corne was destroyed, the like never heard of in any age, only one man's estate jreserved, who gave them reliefe, as it was justified before the nights and justices of the countie, at the sessions held at Lowth, the 10th daye of July; with the lamentable end of John Cornish, - - his his wife, and two children, who were most stranglie consumed in a daye at Stow in Staffordshire, 9 May, 1616.” 4to. “ Lincolnshire, a Poem. Bury St. Edmund, 1720.” Fol. “ The Prospect: a Lyric Essay. By Martin Scriblerus, jun. Lond. 1769.” 4to. “A Short Tour in the Midland County of England, performed in the summer of 1772; together with an account of a similar excursion, undertaken September, 1774.” Lond. 1775. 8vo.
The former part of this publication had been previously (but incorrectly) printed in the Gent. Mag. for May, June, July, and August, 1774.
“The matter of agistment tithe of unprofitable stock in the case of the Vicar of Holbeach; as decreed by the Right Honourable Lord Chief Baron Parker, Baron Smythe, &c. in the Court of Exchequer, in Michaelraas term, 1768. In a Letter to the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Norwich. By Cecil Willis, D. D. Vicar of Holbeach, and Prebendary of the Cathedral Church of Lincoln. Lond. 1776,” 4to.
* Figures of Mosaic Pavement, discovered at Horkstow, Lincolnshire. by S. Lysons. Part I. of Reliquae Romanac, with Plates,” fol.
“Report concerning the Drainage of WiLDMoRE FEN, and of the EAST and WEST FENs. By John Rennie, Civil Engineer, and F.R.S. F. S. A. F.R.S.-E. F.L.S. &c, 4to.” 1800. A Second Report, by Do.
“Collections for the History of the Town and Soke of Grantham; containing authentic Memoirs of Sir Isaac Newton, now first published, from the original manuscript in the possession of the Earl of Portsmouth. By Edmund Turnor, Esq. F. R.S. F.S.A.” 4to. 1807.
This Work contains a Map of the Soke, plans of all the Churches, and other Engravings. It is printed uniformly with Howlet's Select Views of the County of Lincoln, and intended to accompany that work.
The following Publication, is printed at the expence of a private Gentleman, but is not published for sale. Such conduct evinces a liberality of disposition which is eminently worthy of imitation; and were many of the affluent clergy, nobility, and gentry to follow this laudable example, it would prove interesting to every lover of Topography, honourable to themselves, and very generally useful.
“A Topographical Account of the Parish of ScAMPtoN in the County of Lincoln, and of the Roman Antiquities lately discovered there; together with Anecdotes of the Family of Bolles.” By the Rev. Cayley Illingworth, A.M. 4to. 1808.
“A Selection of Views in the County of Lincoln, comprising the principal Towns and Churches, the remains of Castles and Religious Houses, and Seats of the nobility and gentry; with Topographical and Historical Accounts of each View.” 4to.
This Work was commenced, and most of the Plates were drawn and engraved by B. Howlet, a young mau who is a native of the County, and who displayed some judgment in the selection and execution of many of the subjects at the commencement of the Work. The descriptions, which are very concise, were mostly furnished by
the liberality of Mr. W. Brand, and other gentlemen of the $.". wo rt “A Short Account of Louth Chunch, with an Introductory Sketch of the Progress of Architecture in England. By T. Espin,” 4to. 1807. The same Gentleman has published two Views of Louth Church.
MAPS, PLANS, &c.
Small Map of this County with part of Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire, and a View of Hull, and the Humber. Bngraved by Hollar.
Another, 1793, with Dr. Stukeley's Perpetual Tide-Table for the Washes. By Bowen.
Survey of the County, on Six Sheets. . By Armstrong. This is considered a very inaccurate and superficial Map.
“ Map of S. Holland in Lincolnshire, the Hundred of Wisbech in Cambridgeshire, and the N. Level, shewing the course of the rivers, and other principal drains of sewers, with their goots, sluices, and outfalls, 1726.”
Plan of the Borough and Port of Boston, with Views of the Market Cross and Church. Surveyed, 1741, by R. Hall.
Plan of the Town of Louth. Surveyed and drawn by T. Espin, of that town, 1808.
“ Plan of the River Witham, and adjoining fens and low grounds from Lincoln to Boston, with the new works proposed to be executed thereon for draining the said fens and low grounds, and restoring the navigation of this river. By J. Grundy, Surveyor and Engineer.”
Lincoln Cathedral, E. S. and W. sides. King. , S. and W. Harris. , W. front. Vivares. From a drawing 1750. By
Buck engraved, in 1726, Views of the Bishop's Palace, the Castle, and John of Gaunt's Palace, Lincoln: also Views of Tattersal and Somerton Castles; of Torksey and Scrivelsby Halls; of Thornton College; of Tupholme Priory; Moore Tower; Temple Brewer Church; and of Barling, Louth-park, and Kirksted Abbies: and in 1743, Views of Lincoln and Stamford.
Views of Tattersal Castle, and Barling Abbey. Millecent and Kirkall.
Bird's-eye View, and three other Views and Plans of Belton House, then the seat of Lord Tyrconnel. Badeslade and Harris. One Sheet.
View of Lord Tyrconnel's New Water-works, &c. at Belton. Vivares. 1749.
S. View of Gainsborough. Vertue. 1747.
S. View of Hatherthorp, the seat of Sir Michael Newton. Badeslade and Toms.
Mr. Buckler has published Views of Boston Church, the Iron Bridge at Boston, and of Lincoln Cathedral.