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CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
On ORNITHOLOGY. No. 2. The Classification of Birds : By the Rev.
A. C. SMITH.
On WAYLEN'S HISTORY OF MARLBOROUGH: By G. P. SCROPE, Esq. 116-131
LELAND'S JOURNEY THROUGH WILTSHIRE, A.D. 1540-42. With a
Memoir and Notes : By the Rev. J. E. JACKSON
[Cricklade, 135. Malmesbury, 137. Corsham, Haselbury, South
Wraxhall, 142, Bradford, 148.' Trowbridge, 150. Farley Castle,
152. Bath, 155. Salisbury, 157. Old Sarum, 161. Burials in
Salisbury Cathedral, 164-71. Fisherton Delamere, 173. Stone-
henge, 175. Ramsbury, Bedwyn, and Marlborough, 176. Silbury
Hill and Avebury, 179. Ludgershall, 179. Devizes, 180. Steeple
Ashton, 182. Brooke Hall, near Westbury, 182. Edington,
185.9 Westbury to Trowbridge and Bath, 190. Marshfield* to
Trowbridge and Frome, 191. Bradford, 191. Selwood Forest,
192. Maiden Bradley, 193. Stourton, 193.]
ANGLO-SAXON CEMETERY AT HARNHAM HILL, near Salisbury: By the
Rev. J. E. JACKSON
WILTS TITLES' REGISTRATION : By J. WAYLEN, Esq.
MALMESBURY ABBEY_Corrody at: By J. WAYLEN, Esq.
WILTS NOTES AND QUERIES—Calne, 131. Dog-whippers, 212. Stone-
henge (a Pastoral), 212. Rev. W. Harte, 212. Queen Anne at
at Devizes, 214.
Cucking Stool at Wootton Basset..
Ditto near Worthing
Ditto Sir Alex. Giffard's Effigy
Ditto Wood carving of Arms
In laying before the public, under the present form, an Account of the Inaugural Meeting of the Wilts Archæological and Natural History Society, an opportunity is offered of explaining the character of the Publication which the Society now proposes to put forth.
It will be seen in the Rules, that a General Meeting is to be held once in every year, at some time and place to be fixed by the Committee, for the purpose of receiving an Annual Report, transacting business, and reading such Papers as may have been prepared for the occasion. These, with the Proceedings of each Meeting, will of course appear in print.
But it has been thought advisable not to confine the Society's efforts to an Annual Report. In the hope of sustaining a more lively interest in the objects for which it has been established, it is proposed to commence, as a medium of intercourse, a series of publications, of which the present is the First, relating to the general History and Antiquities of the County of Wilts. To those who reside in the more remote parts of it, such a means of communication, will be, it is presumed, particularly acceptable.
In order to place it within the reach of readers of every class, it will require to be of a more inexpensive kind than is common in Archæological and Topographical works : so that illustrations in engraving or lithograph, cannot frequently be introduced, unless