Gentleman's Magazine: MISCELLANEOUS EXTRAS
The following may have no direct relevance to Cumbria. (GS) marks contributions by George Smith who is a regular contributor from Cumberland.
|p.379 - poem on Venus seen during an eclipse, by George Smith. (GS)|
|1736 p.554 and 1737, pp.121-122 - Solar eclipse. (GS)|
|1737 p.157 - Occultation of Aldebaran by the Moon (GS)|
|1740 pp.130, 170, 298-299 - Multiple reflections. (GS)|
|1742 pp.106-107, 132, 183, 210, 319 - The Comet. illustrated (GS)|
|1747 pp.223-224 - Waywiser. illustrated|
|1747 pp.597-599 - New county maps.|
|1748 pp.205-206 - Weather forecast, shepherd's lore faked.|
|1749 pp.534-535 - Perspective views. illustrated|
|1755 p.115 - Obscure phrases (GS)|
|1756 p.413 - Path of The Comet. illustrated|
|1756 p.624 - Jupiter's moons, table of positions.|
|1811 part 2 pp.113-114; and 1816 part 1 pp.131-132 - Clouds, new terminology.|
|1812 part 2 pp.231-236 - Census 1811, counties, hundreds, parishes.|
|1814 part 1 pp.3-4 - Playing card maps by William Bowes, 1590.|
|1817 part 1 pp.12-13 - Questionnaire about endowed schools.|
|1817 part 2 pp.26-27 - Observations and Enquiries to be made by the Topographer while Travelling.|
|1819 part 2 p.324 - Fingerposts, Highways Act 1772-73|
|1819 part 2 p.324 - Parish registers and Bishops Transcripts|
|1820 part 2 p.236 - Biography of William Camden.|
|1822 part 2 p.358 - The Heliotrope.|
|1825 part 1 p.386 - Maps on fingerposts.|
|1828 part 1 p.599-601 - National Schools.|
|1829 part 2 pp.501-503 - Bellringing.|
|1831 part 1 pp.3-7 - On Tithes.|
|1831 part 2 pp.537-538 - Samuel Tymms, Family Topographer.|
|1838 part 2 pp.375-378 and 1839 part 1 pp.385-387 - Topographical Prosings, Hints for the Antiquarian Tourist.|
|part 1 p.338, pp.603-604 - Royal coats of arms in churches.|
|1843 part 2 pp.451-469 - Landscape Painting.|
|1843 part 2 pp.489-490 - Letter from Philemon Holland to William Camden.|
|1853 part 2 pp.371-374 - The Original Ancient Mariner.|
|1855 part 2 pp.276-278 - British Library catalogue. (the preceding note pp.157-159 not transcribed.)|
|1862 part 2 pp.762-763 - The Lifeboat, weather forecasting, shipwrecks, etc.|
|1864 part 1 pp.351, 643 - Inscriptions using gutta percha.|
|1884 part 1 pp.617-618 - Index for the Gentlemans Magazine.|
Other contributions by George Smith (GS)
The following have no direct relevance to Cumbria. George Smith was a regular contributor from Cumberland; he lived in Yorkshire up to 1737-38, in Boothby by Brampton, from 1738, in Wigton 1740-1759.
1735 pp.610, 732 and 1736 p.157- part of an epistle to Mr Pope on his excellent poems.
1737 pp.144-147 - Jeptha, an Oratorio.
1737 p.756 - in memory of Richard Gay.
1738 p.216 - on a Hymn to Chastity.
1738 p.350 - on a passage from Virgil's Aenid.
1738 p.598 - Women of Ten Different Sorts.
1741 pp.325-326 - translation of Horace ode 25 book 1, To Lydia.
1747 p.36 - reply to Theophilus Buckeridge regarding monks.
1747 pp.211-212 - on poets imitating one another.