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12 s.x. FBB . i8 ? i922.] NOTES AND QUERIES. 131 Hill, Love Green, Lovehurst, Lovecott, &c., i.e., where the oldest forms do not indicate the personal name. The word is not mentioned in the ; N.E.D.' or in any other work of reference known to me. E. G. T. SAVEBY FAMILY BOOKPLATES. I should be glad to know of any bookplates of the Savery family of Devon, whose arms are Gules, a fess vair between three unicorns' heads couped, or Crest, a heron's head erased argent between two wings displayed sable, holding in the beak an olive branch vert (sometimes an eagle's head] and gene- rally quartering the arms of Servington of Devon, viz., Ermine on a chevron azure three bucks' heads cabossed or, the co-heiress having married Stephen Savery of Great Totnes, Devon. I possess one of Charles Savery of Bristol quartering Ser- vington and impaling Butler of Caerleon, Monmouthshire, viz., 1st and 4th, Or a chief indented azure ; 2nd and 3rd, gules, three covered cups or. Also one of the Webster family, On a lozenge argent, a cross flory between four mullets sable with an es- cutcheon of pretence for Savery quartering Butler. Were the Butlers of Irish descent and to what family of Webster did the bookplates belong ? Any information would be gratefully received. LEONARD C. PRICE. Essex Lodge, Ewell. NEVIN FAMILY. I would like to know the ancestry of Hugh Nevin, who was appointed vicar of Donaghadee, Co. Down, in December, 1634. He was the grandfather of Thomas Nevin, born at Kilwinning, Ayrshire, in 1686. Thomas was educated at^ Glasgow College, where he matriculated Feb.* 25, 1703. He was ordained Minister of Downpatrick by the Down Presbytery, Nov. 20,1711. He died March, 1744, and was succeeded by his son William in 1746. William died Nov. 13, 1780, and was succeeded by his second son, also William, as minister at Downpatrick, 1785-9. This William afterwards became an M.D. Thomas Nevin married a daughter of James Fleming, minister of Lurgan. Did any member of this family emigrate to America, and when ? Andrew Nevin married a sister of Lady Montgomery of the Ards ; was he of the above family ? What was the maiden name of his wife ? I will appreciate any information in regard to the above family. J. D. NEVIN. EMRA HOLMES, Collector of Customs at Woodbridge, Suffolk, (1876), author of Tales, Poems, &c , 1879 and 1881, 'Annabel Vaughan,' ' Mildred, an Autumn Romance,' | &c., sub-editor of ' The Universal Masonic Calendar ' and a quondam contributor to The Freemason. Where and when did he die ? W. N. C. BLOXAM. Charles Henry Bloxam. was admitted to Westminster School in January, 1824, aged 11 ; Fraser Houston Bloxam in January, 1819, aged 8; and George Frederick Bloxam in January, 1834, aged { 10. Can correspondents of ' N. & Q.' give ! me any information about these Bloxam s ? G. F. R. B. BOULGER. John Boulger, son of John I Boulger of St. Martin's parish, Chester, I graduated M.A. at Oxford, from Ch. Ch. in ! 1816, and William Boulger, eldest son of William Boulger of Bradfield, Berkshire, matriculated at the same university from Queen's College in 1825. Further par- Iticulars of their careers are desired. G. F. R. B. BRINDLEY AND BRADBURY. James and ! Susannah Brindley, the parents of James ! Brindley the celebrated engineer of the I Bridgewater Canal, were living at Spinner Bottom, Hayfield, Derbyshire, in 1723 and 1726, when the baptisms of their sons, | Henry and John, were recorded in the i Hayfield Registers. What was the maiden name of Susannah Brindley ? Can she have been the Susannah, daughter of i Mr. John Bradbury of Spinner Bottom, baptized at Hayfield, 1691. It is worth noting that Samuel, son of Richard Brinsley j of Spinner Bottom, was baptized April 7, ! 1716, at Hayfield. F. BRADBURY. Sheffield. GENERAL CLEMENT EDWARDS. -I shall be glad if any reader can give me any particulars concerning the pedigree, career and de- scendants of General Clement Edwards, C.B., formerly Colonel-in-Chief of the 18th Royal Irish Regiment and Adjutant -General during Cardwell's time. Was he the originator of the short service system, or was he responsible for the abolition of i purchase in the Army (or both) ? A. ANDERSON. OFFICE OF MAYOR : PLACE OF WORSHIP. Is there any definite rule as to the place of worship which a mayor and corporation I should attend on the first and last Sundays i of office ? W. P. T.