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endar (1879) at the end pp. 18.

The cathedral. Its necessary place in the life
and work of the church. By Edward White Ben-
son, lord bishop of Truro... Lond. John Murray
[Jan.] 1879, 8". pp. 165, 6/-.

Mr. Bright and the bishop of Truro. Letter
signed "John Bright, Llandudno, Nov. 14." The
Times 16 Nov. 1877, p. 9, col. 5.

Note. — This refers to an erroiieoug statement made
by Mr. Bright in a speech at Rochdale, Nov. 1877 in
reference to the bishop of Truro's charge at the first
annual conference in his diocese.

Truro cathedral. Letter signed "E. W. Truron."
The Times 11 Nov. 1878, p. 6, col. 2.

BENSON, Rev. Joseph. See ante i, 21 (son of
Jolm BeiKon, d. 7 Nov. 1769, m. 7 Nov. 1731,
Isabella RoUnson). h. Kirk-Oswald, Cumber-
land 25 Jan. 1748. Of St. Edmund hall, Oxf
B.A. 10 Feb. 1807, D.D. 2 July 1819; Wesl.
minister 1771-1821; Author of numerous
works, d. City road, London 16 Feb. 1821.

Memoirs of the rev. Joseph Benson by Richard
Treffry. Lond. John Mason 1840, 12o. pp. viii,
363, 5/-.

Note. — An account of J. Benson's visit to Cornwall
in 1795 is contained in pp. 195-200.

BERE, George.

Petitions of G. Beare in the case between him,
Hngh Boscawen, John Trefusis and Richard Pen-
rose about the barton of Trewinnick 27 May, 13
July 1641. MSS. House of Lords.

BERKELEY, Thomas (son of Maurice de Ber-
keley, iih baron, d. 1368). Succeeded as 5th
baron 1368; Received a regrant of the right
of holding a market at Penzance 1404 and in
lieu of one fair of seven days, three of two
day each were permitted to be held. d. 13
July 1417. TO. Margaret dau. and sole heir, of
Warine Lord de Lisle. She was b. 1359, d.
1393. cf. Lysons' Cornwall p. 210.

BERRYMAN, Richard (son of Rich. Berryman
of Halwyn, Paul), b. Penzance 18 Jan. 1842.
Educ. gram. sch. Penzance; Organist of St.
Columb major ch.

BERRYMAN, Richard. (Con.).

The north coast of Cornwall. Hotel Journal

Gavotte for pianoforte. By R. Berryman. Lond.
Metzler 1876, fol.— .Second ed. Dec. 1876, fol'

When England draws her conquering sword.
Dedicated by permission to lord Beaconsfield.
The words and the music by R. Berryman. Lond.
R. Cocks & Co. Jan. 1876, fol.

Note. — Mr. Berryman has also composed: Song
patriotic. Arm, arm ye brave; Song. Youth and pleasure;
Song. Mirth and laughter.

BERSEY, Elizabeth (eld. dau. of rev. Thos.
Bersey, b. near St. Austell 1785, JVesl. minister
1809-57, d. Plymouth 19 July 1857;. b. St.
Austell 1819. Joined the Wesleyans at Taan-
ton 1833. d. Plymouth 6 Mch. 1873, bur.
Plymouth cemetery, m. 1865 Mr. Davey. cf.
Wesl. M. Mag. Ixxx, 848-49 (1857) xcix, 679-
83 (1876).

Memoir of John Davey Bersey \d. Exeter, Nov,
13th 1842]. By his sister EHzabeth Bersey.
Lond. John Mason 1842, 12». pp. 71.

BETTANY, George (son of Geo. Bettany, b. Dil
hm-n Staffs. 1793, d. Cheadle Staffs. 27 Nov.
] 865, m. Ann, dau. of Will, and Hannah Kidd.
She was b. Bladley-le-Moors near Alton, Staffs.
1792, d. Cheadle 29 Sep. 1869). b. Cheadle 19
Feb. 1819. Certificated Master 1st class, 1st
division 1850; Master Wesl. sch. Penzance 30
Oct. 1847 to Apl. 1874; Editor and manager
of "The Methodist" 17 June 1874 to 31 Jan.
1875; Employed in connection with "Wes-
tern Morning News" since Mch. 1875. m. July
1849 at Cheadle, Caroline, dau. of Thos. and
Hannah Povey. She was b. Cheadle 9 June

Murby's Scripture manuals. The book of Gen-
esis. Intended for the use of students preparing
for Oxford and Cambridge local and other exam-
inations. By A Practical teacher [i.e. G. Bettany]
author of the Biographical appendix to "Murby's
Analysis of English history," "Murby's Intro-
ductory primer " &c. Lond. Thomas Murby n,d.
[1867-78] 17 vols. 8".

Note. — The first work of a series, the others are
Exodus pp. 44; Numbers pp. 48; .Joshua and Judges
pp. 66; I Samuel pp. 52; II Samuel pp. 48; I Kings
pp. 48; II Kings pp. 54; II Chronicles pp. 70; Ezra,
Nehemiah and Esther pp. 46 ; Jeremiah pp. 48; St,
Matthew pp. 54; St. Mark pp. 32; St. John pp. 46; The
Acts pp. 64. Joshua and the Acts 9d. each, the others
6d. each.

The Methodist a weekly newspaper and re-
view. [Edited by George Bettany]. No. 1, vol.
1, Thursday, January 1, 1874. Printed for The




BETTANX, George. (Oon.J.

Methodist newspaper association, Limited... 2 65
Strand, London 1874, fol. pp. 16, Id.

The child's own daily text book. \_Anon. by G.
Bettany]. Lond. Ward, Lock and Tyler 1876,
12". 1/-.

Note. — Amongst numerous articles in The Western
Morning News G. Bettany has written Cornish mining
past, present and prospective, 8 articles, 5 Sep. 1866,
p. 2, &o. ; Oornish Fisheries, The pilchard, 8 articles,
6 Nov. 1867, p. 3, col. 1, &o. ; The mackerel fishery, 3
articles 1870; Market gardening in West Cornwall, 8
articles 1874-75.

BETTANY, George Thomas (son of Geo. Bet-
tany, b. 1819). 6. Penzance 30 Mch. 1850.
Pupil of John Q. Couch, surgeon, Penzance,
Jan. 1865 to June 1868; Educ. at Guy's hos-
pital 1868-70; B.Sc. London 1871; Scholar
of Gonville and Caius coll. Camb. 1871-77;
Bracketed 3rd in 1st class of Natural science
tripos 1873; B.A. 1874, M.A. 1877; Assist.
curator of R. Geol. Soc. of Cornwall Oct. 1872
to Oct. 1874; Gained Shuttleworth scholarship
at Caius coll. Apl. 1876; Lecturer at Ladies
coll. Girton, Jan. 1876 to June 1878; Lecturer
on Botany at Guy's hospital, London, Dec.
1876; Examiner in Botany Camb. local exams.
1878, 1879. m. 1 Aug. 1878 at Cannock,
Staffordsh. Mary Jean Hickling, only dau. of
S. G. Gwynne, The Poplars, Cannock. She
was b. Aiidley, Staffs. 25 Jan. 1857.

The morphology of the skull. By W. K. Par-
ker F.R.S. and G. T. Bettany M.A. Lond. Mac-
millan and Co. 1877, 8^ pp. xv, 368, 10/6.

Simple lessons on animal physiology. By G.
T. Bettany. Murby's Extra subject series. Lond.
Thomas Murby 1878, 8°. 4d.

Simple lessons in Botany. By G. T. Bettany.
Murby's Extra subject series. Lond. T. Murby
1878, 8». 4d.

The late W. J. Hen wood F.R.S. Nature xii,
293 (1875).

Note. — The Biographical Appendix pp. 1-32 to
" Analysis of English History by "W. C. Pearce. Lond.
T. Murby" 1874, 12°. was compiled by G. T. Bettany.
He has also been a writer in The Methodist.

\ BETTY, Rev. Joseph. See ante i, 22 (son of John
Betty of Paul, Cornwall, gentleman). Matric.
from Hart hall Oxf. 16 Feb. 17if, aged 16,
B.A. 11 Nov. 1717, M.A. 15 June 1720;
Elected Cornish Fellow of Ex. coll. 30 June
and admitted on probation 6 July 1719, Full
fellow 6 July 1720; Poisoned himself with
laudanum to escape his creditors 1 Jan. 17|-^.
bwr. Ex. coll. chapel where is Monu. on which
the date of decease is erroneous; Administra-
tion bond of his effects dated 29 Jan. 1731,
granted in court of chancellor of Univ. of

BETTY, Eev. Joseph. (Con.).

Oxf. cf. Wood's Hist, and Antiq. of Colleges and
Halls in Oxford (1786) p. 120; Griffith^ Index
to Oxford wills p. 6; Boase's Exeter coll. p. 91.

BETTY, William, b. Devonport. Organist at
Fowey ch. ; Music master at St. Austell and
Fowey; Writer of numerous pieces of music.
d. Fowey. m. at Fowey, Jane Pearn.

The favourite air Malbrook, arranged with
variations for the flute and respectfully dedicated
to his pupils by William Betty, professor of
music, &c. St. Austell, Cornwall. An accom-
paniment for the piano forte (ad. lib.) will be
published shortly, price 1/-. Lond. printed for
the author by R. Cocks & Co. ..[1840]] 8». pp.
3, 1/6.

BEVAN, Charles Dacres Cson of lieut.-col.
Chas. Bevan, d. 1811, m. Manj, dau. of Adm.
Jas. R. Dacres). b. 7 Nov. 1805. Educ. at the
Charterhouse ; Of Balliol coll. Oxf B.A. 22
Mch. 1827, M.A. 11 July 1829; Of the
Middle Temple barrister at law 21 May 1830;
Went the western circuit ; Revising barrister
for East Cornwall; Recorder of Dartmouth
1845-55; Recorder of Truro 1848-49; Re-
corder of Falmouth 1850-56; Recorder' of
Helston 1850-56; Recorder of Penzance
Dec. 1855-56; Dep. judge of county court,
Jan. 1857; Judge of county court circuit No.
59 part of Cornwall 22 Jan. 1857. d. near
Fowey 24 June 1872. bur. Fowey 27 June. cf.
Law Times Mii, 207 (1872).
Poems by the late Thomas Lovell Beddoes...

with a memoir. Lond. 1851, 2 vols. 8°. 7/6.

Note. — The Addenda to the memoir signed B[evftn]
occupies pp. cxxiv-cxxxiv.

The statutes of the United Kingdom, with
notes and references. By C. D. Bevan, M.A. of
the Middle Temple barrister at law and recorder
of Falmouth and Helston. Vol. 22. Lond. Eyre
and Spottiswoode 1855, 4".

Note.— Vol. 23, 1857, was by G. D. Bevan and G.
K. Eickard.

BICE, Rev. Charles (only son of Chas. Bice
churchwarden of St. Enoder, m. Amy Hicks.
She d. St. Enoder 5 Oct. 1878, o.ged 64). Educ.
at Probus sch. ; Missionary of S.P.G. m Nor-
folk island. Pacific ocean, m. at Parnell, Auck-
land, New Zealand, Susan EHza, eld. dau. of
rev.Robt. Maunsell, archdeacon of Waitemata.
Six weeks among the Melanesians. Mission

Field. Published for S. P. G. by G. Bell and Sons,

xviii, 161-74, 193-203, 225-33 (1873).

Journal of a visit to Leper's island, Melanesia.

ib. xix, 134-46 (1874).




BICKFORD, John Solomon (son of Will. Bich-
ford,d.\%U). J. Liskeard9Mch. 1804. Educ.
at Liskeard and Truro gram, schools; School-
master Hayle 1826; Manufacturer of safety-
fuses; Capt. of volunteers 1859, and Major
of D. of Cornwall's rifle volunteers 187-. d.
Penlu, Tuckingmill 17Feb. 1870. hur. 23 Feb.
m. (1) at Phillack, Miss Davey of Hayle. She
d. Tuckingmill. m. (2) 1867 at St. Hilary,
Julia, dau. of Hen. Vivian of Camborne, cf.
West Briton 24 Feb. 1870.

A.D. 1865, Apl. 12, No. 1049. Letters patent
to J. S. Bickford of the parish of Camborne,
safety fuse manufacturer for the invention of
" The manufacture of an improved safety fuse."
Lond. G. E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode 1865,
fol. pp. 3, 4d.

Note.— For J. S. Biokford's Patents in 1845, 1861-
and 1863 See Smith, George ante ii, 664.

BICKFOED, William (son of John Bickford, h.
Devonshire circa 1725, d. Devonshire 1810, m.
Susan Evans. She d. Devonshire, 1810). 6. Bick-
ington near Ashburton 16 May 1774. Resided
at Bickington, Devon, Liskeard, Truro and
Tuckingmill; Inventor of the safety fuse. d.
Tuckingmill in Illogan 2 Oct. 1834. bur. II-
logan 5 Oct. m. Illogan 1800 Susan Burrall,
dau. of Solomon and Elizabeth Edwards. She
was b. Tuckingmill. d. Tuckingmill 13 July

Sur les fus6es de surety employes en Angle-
terre pour le tirage k la poudre. Par M. Le Cha-
telier ing^nieur des mines. Annates des Mines,
Paris 4. S. iv, 1-52 (1843).

Note. — Contains a long account of W. Bickford's

The safety fuze, or an appeal to practical
miners on the utility and general advantages of
the "'Miners' safety rod"... for blasting rooks, &c.
By W. Bickford. Camborne, L. Newton 1832,
12". pp. 28.

A.D. 1831, Sept 6, No. 6159. Specification
of William Bickford of Tuckingmill ... leather
seller for " An improvement for igniting gun-
powder when used in the operation of blasting
rocks and in mining (which instrument I de-
nominate The Miners' Safety fuse)." With draw-
ing. Lond. 1831, fol. — .Reprinted Lond. 1854,
fol. pp. 10, 14Jd. cf. Luke Hehert's "Register of
Arts" vii, 73-76 (1832).

BICKLE, Jebus.

On Will. Husband's pneumatic stamps. Rep.
of Miners Assoc, of C. & D. 1872-73, pp. 36-39.

BIDDLE, John. See ante i, 22. h. Wotton-
under-Edge. hapt. 14 Jan. 1615. Imprisoned

BIDDLE, John. (Con.).

in St. Mary's castle, Isles of Scilly by Crom-
well for denying the divinity of the Holy
Ghost 1655. d. 22 Sep. 1662. cf. D. Massm's
Life of John Milton (1877) v, 64, 66, 350; Eng.
lish Cyclop, ii, 696; Gospel Advocate i, 243-45.
See also sub Barham, T. F. iii, 1050.

BIDDULPH, Rev. Theophilus (third son of
rev. T. T. Biddulph, d. 1838). b. The Royal
Fort, Bristol 26 Nov. 1801. Matric. from
Queen's coll. Oxf 23 Nov. 1818; Of Corpus
Christi coll. Fellow, B.A. 17 Dec. 1823, M.A.
13 May 1826; First Incumb. of new eh. of St.
Matthew, Bristol, d. Clifton 15 Feb. 1837
aged 36. m. 28 Dec. 1826 at St. Paul's, Bristol,
Catherine Goldstone, dau. of John Lindon,
She was b. Weston -Zoyland, Somerset, d.
Bristol 21 July 1838.

Plain and practical sermons by Rev. Theophilus
Biddulph, Minister of St. Matthew's, Bristol and
late Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
2nd ed. Bristol, J. Chilcott, Lond. Hamilton

1835, 12". pp. 248.

Note. — There were Three series of these sermons
which went through various editions between 1835 and

The young churchman armed, a catechism for
junior members of the church of England. By
the rev. Theophilus Biddulph. Lond. Hatchard

1836, 18'). pp. 53.

BIDDULPH, Rev. T. T. See ante i, 23-25
(only son of rev. Thos. Biddulph, d. 1790). iapt.
Claines, Worcester. Educ. Truro gram, sck;
Matric. from Queen's coll. Oxf. 23 Nov. 1780,
B.A. 11 Nov. 1784, M.A. 7 July 1787; Or-
dained a deacon by Dr. John Ross, bp. of
Exeter 26 Sep. 1785 ; Preached his first sermon
at Padstow; C. of Ditchett, Somerset; 0.
of Wansborough, Wilts; C. of Bengeworth,
Worcestersh. ; C. of Congresbury, Bristol; C.
of St. Mary-le-port, Bristol 1789; P.C. of
Bengeworth 1793-1803; First evening lecturer
at St. Werburgh's, Bristol 1796; P.O. of St,
James', Bristol 21 Sep. 1799 to 1838; One of
the founders of the Ch. of England tract Soc;
Chaplain to the dowager lady Bagot. d. St,
James' sq. Bristol 19 May 1838. bur. 29 May,
m. 19 Feb. 1789 at Bradford, Wilts, Rachel,
dau. of Zachariah Shrapnel. She d. St. James'
square, Bristol 10 Aug. 1828. cf Rev. Gordm
Calthrop's Memorials of rev. W. B. Machnm
(1872) pp. xii-xiv, xx; Geo. May's Hist, of^ Eve-
sham (1845) pp. 225-26; /. /. Rogers' Opie aid
his works (1878) pp. 74-75.

A word of comfort to weak believers in fifteen
letters from the late rev. Thomas Jones of St,




BIDDULPH, Eev. T. T. (Con. J.

Saviour's, Southwark. Addressed to Mr. B[id-
dulph] in a season of darkness ^nd temptation,
written in the years 1756, 1757, 1758, 1759...
Bath, printed by and for S. Hazard 1796, 12°.
pp. 52, 6d.

St. Paul's apology. Acts xxiv, 14. Being the
first discourse delivered in the parish-church of
St. James, Bristol. ByThomas'T. Biddulph, M. A.
minister of the said parish... Bristol, printed by
W. Pine and Son.. .n.d. [1799] 8». pp. 31, 1/-.
Bodl. Lib.

Life a vapour, &c. By T. T. Biddulph. Bristol
1800, 8".— .Second ed. Bristol, W. Bulgin 1802,
8°. pp. 33.

Short prayers for every morning and evening
in the week, designed for the use of those per-
sons who have not time to use nor money to
purchase longer forms of devotion. By the rev.
T. T. Biddulph. Bristol, 8°.— .Second ed. Bristol,
W. Bulgin 1802, 8°. 3d.

Short sermons, designed for the use of those
persons who have but little time or inclination
to read longer discourses. By the rev. Thomas
T. Biddulph. Eighth ed. 1802, 8». 3d.— .Twelfth
ed. Bristol, Rose and Son 1809, 8". pp. 24, 3d.

Portions of the psalms of David together with
a selection of hymns accommodated to the ser-
vice of the church of England... By Tho. T. Bid-
dulph... Bristol, W. Pine and Son 1802, 12". pp.
216, 2/-. — .Second ed. Bristol, George Routh
1804, 12". pp. 216, 2/-.— .Fifth ed. Bristol,
Philip Rose 1813, 12". pp. 224, 2/-.

The inconsistency of conformity to this world
with a profession of Christianity, illustrated in
three dialogues between Mrs. Dormer and Miss
Newman. By T. T. Biddulph, A.M.... Bristol,
printed and sold by J. Rose, Broadmead...l803,
8". pp. 105, 2/6. Bod. Lib.— .Third ed. Lond.
Rest Fenner 1818, 12°. Half title and title 2
leaves, then pp. 1-125, 3/6.

A sermon preached before the Philanthropic
Society on Thursday April 28, 1803. By Thomas
Biddulph A.M. Minister of St. James's, Bristol
and of Bengeworth in Worcestershire and chap-
lain to the right hon. the dowager lady Bagot.
Bristol, J. Rose 1803, 8°. pp. 28, 1/-.

The true basis of national confidence in seasons
of distress. A sermon delivered in the
church of St. James, Bristol on Thursday the
5th day of December 1805. By the rev. Thomas
T. Biddulph A.M. Minister of the said church.
Bristol, Lansdown 1805, 8o. pp. 22, 1/-.

Divine mercy exemplified in the case of James
Taylor who was executed at Taunton 10 Apl.
1809, for the murder of John Dyer. ..Bath, John
Binns 1809, 8». pp. 104, 2/-.

Note. — The Notice to the reader is signed " Thomas
T. Biddulph, St. James's, Bristol, 12 May 1809."

BIDDULPH, Eev. T. T. (Con. J.

Considerations on the doctrines of the evan-
gelical clergy and on the probable effects of
evangelical preaching. A sermon preached 2
June 1817. With an introduction and notes
by rev. Richard Warner, Bath. Lond. Longman

1817, 8». pp. 66.

Note. — Mr. Biddulph's reply is entitled " Defence of
evangelical preaching against the rev. Eichard "Warner
E. of Chilwood and Great Chalfield." 1817.

Ecclesiastica or a collection of tracts in vindi-
cation and illustration of the doctrine and dis-
cipline maintained by the united church of Eng-
land and Ireland. By the rev. T. T. Biddulph

1818, 80 4/-.

A letter to the rev. Fountain Elwin. By the
rev. T. T. Biddulph, occasioned by A Letter
signed Latinus. Bristol, J. and W. Richardson
1818, 8»- pp. 24.

The prognostics of the kingdom of God and the
scriptural expectations of the christian church ;
two sermons by the rev. T. T. Biddulph... Bristol,
J. and W. Richardson 1821, 8°. Title, half titles
and preface 4 leaves, then pp. 1-47.

Lectures on the fifty first psalm delivered in
the parish church of St. James, Bristol, to which
is added a discourse on personal assurance of
salvation. By the rev. T. T. Biddulph. Lond.
Hatchard and Son 1830, 8°. pp. viii, 354, 10/6.

An essay on the doctrine of the first resurrec-
tion. By rev. T. T. Biddulph. Lond. 1834, 8°.

Sermons contributed by clergymen of the
church of England. Published in aid of the fund
for the distressed clergy of Ireland. Lond. L.
B. Seeley 1834, 2 vols. 8". 24/-. Contains Sermon
21 by the rev. T. T. Biddulph i, 349-66.

Conversion not miracle the standing test of
divine influence in the christian church. The
substance of a discourse delivered at the Tuesday
evening lecture in the parish church of St. James,
Bristol. By rev. T. T. Biddulph. 1836, 8°.

Per me reges, or an apology for the twentieth
of June, the day on which her majesty began
her happy reign, with a view to its better ob-
servance. ByT. H.B. With selections from bishop
Andrewes and the late rev. T. T. Biddulph of
Bristol. Lond. Ridgway 1871, 80. pp. 19, 6d.

Controversy between the rev. T. T. Biddulph
and rev. John Hey at Bristol. Letter signed
" Episcopaliensis." Anti-Jacobin Eev. xi, 106-10

Thirteen letterson christian philosophy. Signed
" Physioo-Theologus" [pseud, i.e. T. T. Biddulph].
Christian Guardian xi, 420-22, 458-61 (1819).
xii, 9 etc. (1820).

Jehovah our righteousness. A sermon. Church
of England Mag. i, 408-412 (1836).

5 F




BIDDULPH, Bet. T. T. (Con.).

Note.— The rev. T. T. Biddulph also published
Sixteen short sermons; Seasonable hints to the poor on
the duties of frugality, piety and loyalty 3d. each; Short
sermons 3d. each.

BIDDULPH, Eev. Thomas (son of Fms. Bid-
dulph of Ledbitry, Herefordsh, in. Mary, dau.
of Will. Lygon of Madresfield court and widow
of Reginald Pyndar. Shed.llSQ). J.Ledbury?
4.Tulyl734; V. of Padstow 1770-90. c^.Bath-
wick, Bath 30 Aug. 1790, Monu. Padstow ch.
m. (1) 11 May 1761, Martha, dau. of rev. John
Tregenna, R. of Mawgan by bis wife Elizabeth
Karkeet. She was b. 6 Apl. 1730, d. 3 Mch.
1783; m. (2) 17 May 1784, Sarah, dau. of
Cbauncy Townsend of Gwernllwyiiwith, Gla-
morgansh. She d. I May 1812. cf J. J. Bogers'
Opie and his icorks 1878, p. 74.
An address to the inhabitants of Padstow.

Bath, printed by S. Hazard 1786, 12". pp. 16.

Note. — Signed "Your affectionate minister and
faithful friend and servant Thomas Biddulph."

BILLETT, John, of Foye.

Confession'of John Billett of Foye at Apsham
20 Apl. 1599. Earl. MSS. 7188, fol. 263, 275.

BILLING, Rev. William (son of Mr. Billing,
fisherman, d. Gorran haven 1812, aged 68). b.
Gorran Haven. Master of a sean at Ports-
catha ; Helped to build a chapel at Portscatha
with his own hands; Independent minister at
Portscatha. d. Portscatha in Gerrans Nov.
1840. bur. Portscatha chapel 18 Nov. cf. Evan-
gelical Mag. XYiii, 634-35 (1840).

Note. — His father is described by the rev. Will.
Moore iindev the name of "The Happy Seaner" in
Evangelical Mag. xx, 497-501 (IS12).

BIRT, Rev. Isaiah (son of Rev. Mr. Birt, ixisior

of Baptist ch. at King Stanley, Gloucestershire).

b. Coleford, Gloucestersh. 6 Sep. 1758. Pastor

of Baptist ch. Plymouth 15 Jan. 1784-1815;

Preacher at Saltash 1784-1815; and the

Founder of the Chapel and burying ground

there; Travelling Minister in Cornwall at

various periods, d. Hackney, London 1 Nov.

1837. bur. Dr. Cox's chapel. Hackney 8 Nov.

cf Baptist Mag. xxx, 54 etc. (1838).

A vindication of the Baptists, in three letters,

addressed to a friend in Saltash. By Isaiah Birt,

minister of the Baptist church at Plymouth Dock

...Bristol, printed by John Rose and sold by

Cottle, James, and Rose; Also by the booksellers

at Plymouth and Dock 1793, 12°. pp. i-vi, 1-30

Note.— This tract chiefly refers to the conduct of
the rev. Mr. Collins of St. Stephens by Saltash who re-
fused to permit Mrs. Clark's child to be interred because
it had not received infant baptism.

BIRT, Rev. Isaiah. (Con.).

A defence of scripture baptism in answer to a
pamphlet addressed To those who esteem the
essence of religion of more importance than the
forms and ceremonies. By Isaiah Birt, pastor of
the Baptist church at Plymouth-Dock.... Ply.
mouth, P. Nettleton ; J. Heydon, Dock n.d.
[1800] 8°. pp. 24, 3d.

BISHOP, Rev. John of Dorset. R. of St. Columb
Major 1679-95. bur. St. Columb 6 June 1695.
m. (1) 30 Dec. 1680, Anne, dau. of Robt
Hoblyn by Grace Carew. She was h. 1659, d.
1688; m. (2) Mary, dau. of rev. Thos. Pen-
darves R. of St. Columb Major.

Ten small volumes of MS. Sermons &c. 1679-
94. By the rev. John Bishop. MSS. penes J. J,
Rogers, Esq., at Penrose.

BISHOP, Rev. Nicholas, b. St. Allen 4 July
1829; WesL Minister 1860-74; M.A. d. U
Apl. 1874. cf West. M. Mag. xcvii, 841-42,

Human power in the divine life or the active
powers of the mind in relation to religion. By
rev. Nicholas Bishop, M.A...Lond. Hodder and
Stoughton 1871, 8 »- pp. xx, and 374, 6/-.

"I wills" for every day in the year. By the
rev. Nicholas Bishop, M.A. Lond. G. J. Ste-
venson, 54, Paternoster row, n.d. [1872] 8°. s.sA.
10/- -per 1000.

BISHOP, Thomas.

Luxulian Parish. Apportionment of the rent
charge in lieu of tithes. By Thomas Bishop of
Tintagel the appointed valuer. Liddell and Son,
printers, Bodmin 1842, fol. pp. 37.

BLACK, William, b. Glasgow 13 or 15 Nov.

1841; Editor of the "London Review" and

subsequently of "The Examiner." cf Tk

Portrait No. 2, 24 Feb. 1877.

Three feathers. A [Cornish] novel. By William
Black, author of "A Princess of Thule," "A
daughter of Heth," etc. Lond. Sampson Low
1875, 3 vols, 8°. 31/6.— .Another ed. [Sixth ed.]
Lond. S. Low 1876, 1 vol. 8°. 6/-.

Note. — First appeared in The CornhUl Mag. xxx,
129 etc. (1874). The village of Eglosilyan representB

BLACKMORE, William, d. Ladock.

A letter to a preacher on the subject of a
salaried ministry. Printed by J. R. Netherton,
Truro. Signed " William Blackmore, Ladock li
Aug. 1847." 8». pp. 4.

An exposition of the evils arising from a
salaried ministry. Netherton, printer, Truro.




BLACEMOKE, William. (Con.).
Signed " Wm. Blackmore, Ladock 3 July 1850,"
8°. pp. 8.

BLAMEY, EiCHARD Manuell (son of Philip

Blarney, h. Crofthandy, Gwennap 1776, d. Cus-

garne, GwenTiap 1848, m. Eliz. dau. of Rich, and

Eliz. Manuell. She was h. Todpool, Kenwyn\n%,

d. Cusgarne 1839). b. Cusgarne 23 May 1817;

Ednc. Trevartli gram. sch. and at Kentisbeare,

Devon; Pupil of E. J. 8pry, M.R.O.S. Truro;

Extra-licentiate of R. Coll. of Pbys. Lond. ;

M.D. of Heidelberg 3 Sep. 1842; In Australia

1844-48. d. Perran Wharf ] 2 May 1855, bur.

Gwennap 17 May; Unm.

An epic poem &c. in honour of the students

of University college, London; with an address

to the professors. By R. M. Blarney, M.D. Truro,

Cornwall... Lond. John Nichols 1844, 8". pp. 20.

The case of Mr. William Hamlyn Pascoe.

Letter signed "R. M. Blarney, M.D. Penryn,

June 24, 1852." Medical Circular i, 248 (1852).

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