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n s. ix. JA*. 3, 19R] NOTES AND QUERIES.

man he had presented, and who died vicar there in 1642 ?

Some time ago I inquired through ' N. & Q.' regarding a Pocock pedigree mentioned in Marshall's * Index,' but without result. Was this pedigree in Sir Thomas Phillipps's col- lection ? A. STEPHENS DYER. 207, Kingston Road, Teddington.

CRANCH FAMILY: DEVONSHIRE WILLS, The names of three members of the Cranch family, in which I am interested, appear in the Calendars of Devon Wills printed by the Index Society as Crauch, and are indexed as Crouch. I wish to find the exact rela- tionship between Betsey, granddaughter of the Rev. Richard Cranch, Rector of Dipt- ford 1721-38, and Betsey, daughter of another Rev. Richard Cranch. The first Betsey married 4 Sept., 1763, John Michell of Totnes, and the second Betsey married 24 Aug., 1774, John Vivian of Truro. Both are said to have been very beautiful women.

A. T. M.


Justus van Maurik's volume of short stories, ' Met z'n Achten,' an illiterate shopkeeper of Medemblik, writing to his son in Amster- dam, twice uses the word sijccblong or cijceriblong, apparently as the name of some sort of comestible sold in his shop. It does not appear in" any Dutch dictionary that I have been able to consult, and several Dutch friends say they have never met with it. I should be glad to know its meaning, correct spelling, and origin. Probably it is a blundered form of some foreign word.


HAWKINS. Can any one give details of the pedigree from Sir John Hawkins to show the following in their proper relation- ships ?

1. Dr. William Hawkins, who married Anne, daughter of Izaak Walton and Anne (Ken), and who wrote Bishop Ken's life.

2. William Hawkins, author of a ' Treatise

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is named in 1706. Does it still exist ?

EDWIN DODDS. Home House, Low Fell, Gateshead.

DICKENS IN LONDON. In which of his books does G. A Sala give a description of Dickens's hobby of exploring the London streets ? J. ARDAGH.

' OLD LONDON.' I have a book with the above title, size of pages about 12| in. by 9i in. The title-page has " Old London. Thirty-seven illustrations " -then the arms of the City, motto, &c.- " London, 1900." The illustrations, houses, &c., are coloured, and more than half are signed " Waldo Sargeant," " W. Sargeant," or " W. S.," with dates 1871-84 (possibly 1887). The frontispiece is 'Temple Bar, Fleet Street.' The last two illustrations are ' Fairfax House, Putney,' and ' Doorway in Fairfax House, Putney.' There is no letterpress excepting the ' List of Plates ' and the few lines on the fly-leaf which precedes every illustration but the frontispiece. On the blue cloth cover is an embossed and gilt front of a queer nine -story house, which bears two inscriptions, which appear to be " The Paul Pinder by whole " and " Lees printing down this passage." What is the genesis of this book ? Were all the illus- trations by Waldo Sargeant ?


Oxon, and W. H. as marrying twice, and living 1673-1746.

3. William Hawkins, 1722-1 801, son of No. 2 by first wife. Through which grandmother did he claim descent from Thomas Teasdale, founder of Pembroke College, Oxon ? He was Professor of Poetry, Oxon, 1751-6, and Rector of Little Casterton, Rutland, and a Bampton Lecturer, 1764.

4. Rev. Thomas Hawkins, Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxon, born 1734, died 1772 ; wrote on English drama, and edited an edition of Shakespeare. He used the Hawkins arms and crest ; his book-plate is still in existence.

There appears from private family evidence to have been printed, either as a trial copy or one of a few special copies of an edition otherwise on paper, a Shakespeare on satin or silk; it may be complete or only some of the plays. It belonged to the Rev. Thomas Hawkins, Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, and from him it descended to his grandson, the Rev. Edward Hawkins, a Fellow of Pembroke, Oxon (not to be confused with his far greater namesake and contemporary of Oriel). He took it to Jamaica, and died there about 1852. Some one has reported that this book was sold in England about 1906 or 1907. Can any one tell its whereabouts ? What edition is it ? Where was it printed ? What sized pages has it, &c. ?