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Taken in short hand, by Mr. Gurney.” Liverpool, printed for all the booksellers. 1796.


Survey of Lancashire, in 8 Sheets. By Yates. Faden, 11. 11s. 6d. 4 Correct Plan of Liverpool, on 1 Sheet of Imperial Atlas Paper; shewing all the Streets, Lanes, and Allies, with the Docks and Basons, and a Short Historical Account of the Town. Taken in June, 1765, by John Eyes, and engraved by Thomas Kitchen. A Small Plan of the Town of Liverpool, 1766, published by Williamson, in Liverpool. “A Plan of the Town of Liverpool, with all the late improvements, from an Actual Survey made in the year 1790.” Engraved by Tho. Conder, and published by John Gore, Liverpool. A Plan of the Towns of Manchester and Salford. By R. Casson and John Berry, with Prospects of the Public Buildings, on 2 Sheets. B. Cole, Sc. A Map of the Rivers Mersey and Irwell, from the Bank-key to Manchester. By Thomas Steers, 1712. J. Senex, Sc. “A Map of the County Palatine of Lancaster with its Hundreds.” By Richard Blome, dedicated to the Farl of Derby, then Lord Lieutenant of the County. A Plan of an intended Canal from Coln to Liverpool. By P.P. Burdett. 1769. A Plan of the Duke of Bridgewater's Navigable Canal, already made, with the extension proposed from Longford Bridge to Liverpool. A Plan of the Town of Liverpool has been published in the British Atlas, as a companion to this Work: also, 4 Plan of Manchester, and A Map of the County of Lancaster.


N. E. View of Lancaster, 1728, and S.W. View of its Castle, 1727. By Buck.

S. W. View of Liverpool, 1728. By Buck.

Two Views of Liverpool, viz. the Town and Harbour from the Bowling-green, near the Public Walk. By M. A. Rooker, Engraved by Edward Rooker. -

S. Prospect of the Charity School at Liverpool. By Jos. Mollins, Engraved by Hulsberg.

S. W. View of Manchester. By Buck, 1728.

The Exchange of Manchester, built by Sir Oswald Mosly, 1729, now pulled down, Engraved by G. Thornton, 1729.


F 3 Elevation,

: Elevation, Ground Plot, and Vaults of a new Church lately built at Manchester. By Mr. Byrom.

S. View of Preston. By Buck, 1728.

Buck also Engraved, in 1727, Views of Clithero, Peele, Gleaston, and Hornby Castles; of Furness, Whalley, and Cockersand Abbies; and of Cartmel and Holland Priories.

W. Front of Furness Abbey. Drawn by Hearne, 1778.
N. View, Do. Hearne and Ellis.

, “ N. E. View of Lancaster.” Drawn by Farrington, R. A. and Engraved by Landseer, 1791.”

- View of the Aqueduct at Barton, built by the Duke of Bridgewater. Drawn by W. Orme, 1793, Large Aquatint Print.

, “A North Prospect of St. Ann's Church in Manchester. By Jos. Smith, 1732.”

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Lancaster Castle, View of the Front of.” Hearne, Del. Watts, Sc. 1778.

“S. Prospect of Prescot.” Winstanley, Del. 1743. Toms, Sc. In this the Summer House and Stand in Knously Park are shewn.


The Description of Leicestershire; containing Matters of Anti

quitye, Historye, Armourye, and Genealogy.” Published by William Burton, Esq. of Lindley, in this County, in folio, 1622. Re-published, and Corrected, by William Whittingham. Lynne, 1777, folio.

“. The crying Sin of England, of not caring for the Poor; wherein Inclosure, viz. such as doth unpeople Towns, and common Fields, is arraigned, convicted, and condemned by the Word of God; being the chief Heads of two Sermons, preached at the Lecture at Lutterworth, in Leicestershire, in May last, and now published in Love to Christ, his Country, and the Poor. By John Mene, Minister of Knaptoft in Leicestershire,” 1658, 4to.

“Bread for the Poor, and Advancement of the English Nation,

promised by Enclosure of the Wastes and Common Grounds of England. By Adam Gent,” 1653.

“Considerations concerning Common Fields and Inclosures, Dialoguewise, digested into a deliberative Discourse between two supposed Friends, Philopeustus and Parrhesiastes, 1654,” 4to. - - To To the last Pamphlet Mr. John Mene published “A Reply,” which produced

“A Vindication of the Considerations concerning Common Fields and Inclosures, or a Rejoinder unto that Reply which Mr. Mene hath pretended to make unto those Considerations,” 1656, 4to.

Vindication of a Regulated Inclosure, wherein is plainly proved, that Inclosures of Commons in general, and the Inclosure of Catthorpe in particular, are both lawful and laudable.” Joseph Lee, Minister of the Gospel, 1656, 4to.

All these Tracts are fully epitomized, by Mr. Nichols, in his Fourth Volume of the History of this County, under the Article of Catthorpe.

“A Letter from a Freeholder in Leicestershire to a Friend in London, occasioned by Mr. Byrd's appearing as a Candidate for that County, at the next Election of Members of Parliament, 1714-15.”

Poll for the County, 1719—Ditto, 1775, 4to.—Poll for the Town of Leicester, 1775, 8vo.

“A Brief Relation of a Wonderful Accident, a Dissolution of the Earth in the Forest of Charnwood, about two miles from Loughborough in Leicestershire. Published by two Lovers of Art, J. C. and J. W. 1679.” 4to. in 1 Sheet. Re-printed in the Herleian Miscellany, II. 178.—This was pronounced, by Mr. Nichols, to be an obscene Tract, scarcely worth notice.

“Plan for a Public Library at Church Langton.” By the Rev. Mr. Hanbury of Northampton. Lond. 1760, 8vo.

History of the Rise and Progress of the Charitable Foundations at Church Langton, together with the different deeds of trust of that establishment. By the Rev. Mr. Hanbury. London, printed for the Benefit of the Charity, 1767.” 4to.

Dr. Hayes, of Oxford, being reflected on herein, published a Vindication of Himself in a Pamphlet, entitled

Anecdotes of the Five Music Meetings on account of the Charitable Foundations at Church Langton, in which many misrepresentations and gross falsehoods, contained in a book, entitled, The history of the above foundations, are fully detected and confuted upon indubitable evidence; with an Appendix containing several original Letters, with Reinarks, 1768,” 8vo.

The contents, virtues, and uses of Nevil-Holt Spaw-water further proved, illustrated, and explained from experiments and reason. With some histories of its signal effects in various diseases, collected by several hands. Also rules and directions for its more easy use and greater success. The second Edition, with several emendations and great additions. Lond, 1749," 8vo. with a postscript, printed 1750.

The Siege and taking of Leicester, May 1645, by the King's Forces. By G. Miller, 1645,” 4to.

“The Taking of Leicester, with the Marches of the King's Army since the taking thereof. Colonel Hastings made governor thereof. How they plundered the country; with the Fight between the North3 F 4 ampton

a Horse , and the Prince's Foot, 1645.” 4to. These two Tracts are described in Nichol's History of Leicester, Vol. III. Ap-. pendix. p. 46. - “The Memoirs of the Town and County of Leicester, displayed under an Epitome of the Reign of each Sovereign in the Fnglish History; containing the Antiquities of each, and the historical and biographical Relations at large; to which is added a brief supplementary Account of the present State of Leicestershire. By John Throsby. Leicester.” 6 vols. 18mo. 1777.

“A Great Fight at Market Harborough, in Leicestershire, betwixt the Presbyterians and Independents, &c. London, 1647.” 4to. By Thomas Blague.

“An eract and true Relation of the wonderful Whirle-wind, on Saturday, June 2, about Four of the Clock in the Afternoon, at Worthington and Worthington Hall, and at Tongue, and at some other places in the County of Leicester, &c. London, 1660,” 4to.

“A faithful Account of the lamentable State of a young Man, and his immediate Recovery upon obeying a Voice, commanding to arise and walk, &c. at Cropston, in Leicestershire, containing the plain Matter of Fact, without reflections, 1706.” 8vo.

Major-general Poyntz' Letter to the Speaker, of the storming and taking of all the Works and Stables of Belvoir Castle, &c. 1645.” 4to.

« o to be found, a poem, in praise of Leicestershire. By J. B. printed at Stamford, 1721.” 4to.

The most copious and elaborate Topographical Work that has been published respecting this, or any other county, is

“The History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester. By John Nichols, F. S. A. Edinb. and Perth.” 3)

Vol. I, containing, The ancient History of the Town of Leicester. Vol. II. Parts I. and II. The Hundred of Framland. Vol. III. Parts I. and II. The Hundreds of East and West Goscote. Vol. IV. Part I. The Hundred of Guthlaxton.

“Select Views in Leicestershire, from original Drawings; containing Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, Town Views and Ruins, accom: Fo with descriptive and historical Relations. By J. Throsby.

icester, 1789.” 4to.

“The Supplementary Volume to the Leicestershire Views; containing a Series of Excursions in the year 1790, to the Villages and Places of Note in the County. By John Throsby. To which are added, in notes, the most valuable Parts of Burton, Nichols, and other antecedent Writers on Leicestershire. London. 1790.” 4to.

, “A Walk through Leicester; being a Guide to Strangers; containing a Description of the Town, and its Environs, with Remarks upon its History and Antiquities. Leicester. 1804.” 12mo. This rational little volume is from the pen of Miss Watts, a native of, and resident in, the town.

“A Collection

to A Collection of the Charters and Directions given for any religious or other public Use to the Town of Market Harbrough, in the County of Leicester. By Rowland IRowse, 1768.” 8vo.

. The History and Antiquities of Hinckley, in the County of Leicester; including the llaniels of Stoke, Dadlington, Wykin, and The Hyde. With a large Appendix, 1782. By John Nichols, F. S. A. Edinb. and Perth, and Printer to the Society of Antiquaries in London.” 4to. [Bibl. Top. Brit. No. VI.]

“Collections towards the History and Antiquities of the Town and County of Leicester. By J. Nichols, 1790.” 4to. Bibl. Top. Brit.

“The History and Antiquities of Claybrooke. By the Rev. Aulay Macaulay, M.A. 1791.” 8vo.


A Plan of Leicester, with a South Prospect, Thomas Roberts, 1741.

Survey of Leicestershire, John Whyman : four sheets, with a Plan of Leicester.


Two Views of Dunnington Cliff, on the Trent, 1745. Vivares.

View of the Parish Church of Husband's Bosworth, as damaged by a Storm, July 6, 1755. S. Turner.

Belvoir Castle, North West and South West Prospects of, by Badeslade and Toms, 1731.

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“An historical Account of Lincoln and the Cathedral”; with a List of remarkable Occurrences that have happened in Lincoln since the

Conquest.” 12mo. - “ The

* The county of Lincoln, and its city, have been much slighted by the topographer and antiquary: yet the whole furnishes many interesting and very curious subjects, adapted to the pursuits of each. Many noblemen and gentlemen of the county appear very desirous to promote a general history of this extensive shire; but the laboriousness of the task seems to deter any person, who is properly qualified, from undertaking it. Another great obstacle arises from the conduct of one or two individuals who possess the chief documents and materials, but who have denied to grant the use of them for the public. Under such circumstances we must despair of seeing a complete topographical history of Lincolnshire for the present. A Concise. History AND Description of THE CITY is, however, preparing for the press, and will be published by Mr. Brooke, of Lincoln,

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