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The four now companies were commanded

respectively by Sir Abraham Shipman, Kt.,
CONTENTS.–No. 236.

who had been appointed Governor of

Bombay ; Col. John Hungerford ; Capt.

NOTES :-The Bombay Regiment, 1662-5, 1-Bonaparte on John Shipman ; and Capt. Charles Povey.

the Northumberland, 3– Englands Parnassus,'1600, 4-

Gulston Collection of Prints - Oxford Commemoration in

Each company had a lieutenant, ensign,
1759, 6-"Fair-copy"-First Duke of Gordon's Birth, 7. two sorgeants, three corporals, two drummers

QUERIES :-Wotton House-Prior and his Chloe-David. / and a hundred privatos. From the MS.

son Clan, 7-Romans at York-Goldsborough Family of |

Stapleford. Herts - Johnsoniana - Maps – Gordons of

Messina, Burial-Ground of St. George's, Hanover Square,

Bayswater Road - Askew or Ayscough Family-Henry

Ellison-Searle or Serle of Epping-De St. Philibert, 8-

False Quantities - Conscientious Scruples against War
-Round Oak Spring - John of Gaunt's Army - "The soldiers for ye Island of Bombay in East
lost tribe"=the Scotch-Burney's History of Music India,” it appears that each of the aforesaid
Scotch Tour-Title Wanted-T. L. Peacock : "Skylight'

captains received
and Twilight" - Harvey's Birthplace -- "Femmer"

1001. for lovying one

Bletchingly Place, 9-“Lady Charlotte Gordon"_“Pro hundred men. John Shipman's company

methean," 10.

was mustered on 2 Feb., 1661/2, when it

REPLIES :-Snodgrass as a Surname, 10–The Treaty of consistod of only half its strength; but at

Tilsit: Colin A. Mackenzie, 11--Dickens and the Lamp-
lighter's Ladder “Idle "=Mischievous - Archbishop
Sands-"Her's," 12-Dunghill Proverb-W. Heath, Artist it was completo. Povey's company was
-“Makipg buttons "_"Guide,” its Derivation. 13-Hove

Maghull Yatey-Hungarian Grammar-"Angel" of an
Inn, 11_“Stymie" at Golf-Finnis Street-Apples: their

air its full strength. The two remaining com-
Names-Proverb on Beating-Unthank, 15-Clergy in panies were musterod on 11 March. All
Wigy-authors of Quotations Wanted - Victorian Coin

four companies wero paid their arrears on

Caricature: 'Once I was Alive'-Murder at Winnaty, 16

-Holy Grail-Latin Lines on Sleep-St. Mary's Abbey, | | the last-named dato, and at the same time

York, 17.

received advanco pay up to 6 April, when

NOTES ON BOOKS:-The Scots Peerage'-'The Shake they embarked on board the Earl of Marl-
speare Apocrypha.'

borough's floot for Bombay. From Sir A.

Booksellers' Catalogues.

Shipman's well-kept accounts it appears

Notices to Correspondents.

that ho, as Governor and Commander-in-

Chief, received 21. per diem. Col. Hunger-

ford got 128. por diom* ; while the other

Notes.

two captains had 88. a day each. Under

date of 6 April, 1662, Sir A. Shipman gives

THE BOMBAY REGIMENT, 1662–5.

this entry :-

THE writer is indebted to Mr. Salisbury “Paid to all y® officers fower months advance,

of the Public Record Office for drawing his commencing from 6th Aprill, at which tynie they

attention to the Pay Lists and Muster Rolls

went aboard shipp, till ye 27th July following."

of the Bombay Regiment (Colonial Corre- The pay per day was at this rato : lieutenant.

spondence, East Indies, bundles 5 and 6). 48. ; onsign, 38.; sergeant, 18. 6d. ; cor-

They have a special interest, as they record poral, 18.; drummer, 18.; private, 9d.

the lovying, embarkation, and payment of Sir A. Shipman's subalterns were Lieut.

the officers appointed to the four English Price and Ensign Thomas Fowlkes ; John

companies of foot sent to Bombay, in the Shipman's were Lieut. John Cole and Ensign

spring of 1662, to garrison that island, part | Squiro ; Povoy's were Lieut. Forster and

of the dowry of Charles II.'s quoon. These Ensign John Thorno ; Hungerford's were

companies formed the nucleus of the corps Liout. Twyning and Ensign Garth. In

known in the days of John Company as the addition to the four companies of infantry

Ist Bombay European Regiment of Foot, sent to Bombay, a small detail of artillery

which was, in 1863, brought into the British formed a part of oach company. A surgeon,

Line as the 103rd (Royal Bombay Fusiliers). * surgeon's mato, provost-marshal, store-

When the Territorial system was introduced --

into the British Army in 1881, the 103rd * The amount is torn off in the MS., but as Col.

Foot became the 2nd Battalion

2nd Battalion Roval Hungerford received 151. 12s. for 26 days' pay, it

Royal

works out at 12s. per diem. This officer probably

Dublin Fusiliers.

acted as lieutenant-colonel of the British garrison.

He was third son of Sir Anthony Hungerford, by a
* The Records' of this corps were published second wife, and half-brother to Sir Edward Hun-
about thirty years ago, but are most meagre as gerford. Col. John Hungerford commanded the
regards the formation and early history of the Royalist garrison at Farleigh Castle when it was
Bombay Regimont.

besieged and taken in September, 1645.

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