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LONDON, SATURDAY, JULY 1, 1908.

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. Charlos Povoy.

the Northumberland, 3– Englands Parnassus,'1600, 4-
Galston Collection of Prints - Oxford Commemoration in Each company had a lieutenant, ensign,

1759, 6–“Fair-copy"-First Duke of Gordon's Birth, 7. two sergeants, 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 dated London, Feb., 1661 [1661/2],” and
Stapleford, Herts - Johnsoniana Maps – Gordons of

headed “Monies disburst for his Majties
Messina, Burial-Ground of St. George's, Hanover Square,
Bayswater Road--Askew or Ayscough Family–Henry Acce by moo Sir Abraham Shipman, Knt.,
Ellison-Searle or Serle of Epping-De st. Philibert, 8.- for ye expedicon of ye following officers and
False Quantities - Conscientious Scruples against War
-Round Oak Spring - John of Gaunt's Arms – 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"
and "Twilight" – Harvey's Birthplace “Femmer

captains received 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, whon 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. the second muster, on 7 March following,
lighter's Ladder - “ Idle"=Mischievous Archbishop
Sands—* Her's," 12-Dunghill Proverb-w. Heath, Artist it was complete. Povoy's company was

“Making battons"-"Guide,” its Derivation, 13- Hove mustered on 4 Feb., 1661/2, being then at
-Maghull Yates -- Hungarian Grammar," Angel of an its full strength. The two remaining com-
Inn, it-"Stymie" at Golf-Finnis Street-Apples: their
Names-Proverb on Beating - Unthank, 15. Clergy, in panies were mustored on 11 March. All
Wigs-authors of Quotations Wanted Victorian Coins four companies were paid their arrears on
Caricature: 'Once

', 16
- Holy Grail-Latin Lines on Sleep-St. Mary's Abbey, the last-namod dato, and at the same time
York, 17.

received advance 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 float 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. por diom. Col. Hunger-
Notes.

ford got 128. per diom* ; while the other
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 writor 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 Corro- The pay per day was at this rate : lieutenant,
spondence, East Indies, bundles 5 and 6). 48. ; onsign, 38.; sergeant, 18. 6d. ;
They have a special interest, as they record poral, 18. drummer, 18.; private, 9d.

;
the levying, embarkation, and payment of Sir A. Shipman's subalterns were Lieut.
the officers appointed to the four English Price and Ensign Thomas Fowlkos ; 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 wore Lieut. Forstor 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 tho four companies of infantry
Ist Bombay European Regiment of Foot, sont to Bombay, a small detail of artillery
which was, in 1863, brought into the British formed a part of each company. A surgeon,
Line as the 103rd (Royal Bombay Fusiliers).* surgeon's mato, provost-marshal, storo-
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 Royal Hungerford received 151. 128. for 26 days' pay, it
Dublin Fusiliers.

works out at 12s. per diem. This officer probably
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 meagro as gerford. Col. John Hungerford commanded the
regards the formation and early history of the Royalist garrison at Farleigh Castle when it was
Bombay Regiment.

besieged and taken in September, 1645.

cor-

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