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In Hanover-square, Jokr. Tirel Morin, esq. DAVID SCOTT, esq. of Dunninald, For In James-ftreet, Westminster, in his Sith

farihire, to Miss Caroline Grindall, of year, Mr. Jofeph Francis, a man of great Portland-place.

worth, and the most amiable disposition; and Capt. Stuart, of the 16th Light Dragoons, who, it was fondly hoped, would long have to Mifs Anfon, litter to Viscount A.

been a blessing to society in the station which Walter Smythe, esq. of Brambridge, Hants, he occupied, and a source of happiness to to Miss Louila Boycott, daughter oi the late many friends by whom he is deeply lamented. Thomas B, esq. ot Rudge, Salop.

In Cannon-street, in her 45th year, Mrs. William Phillimore, erg. of Lincoln's-inn, Sarah Muckleston, wife of Mr. Rowland M. to Miss Almeria Thornton, youngest daughter She poslefied and conítantly exemplified truly of the late Godfrey T. esy. of Muggabangar, Christian piety and cheerfulness, and was Bed ordihire.

eminently exemplary in her resignation to Lieut. Col. Read, of the Bengal Establish the dispensations of Providence in seasons of ment, to Miss Reade, only daughter and personal alliation and domeitic calamity. Few heiress of the late Thomas R. esq. of Little persons have adorned the relations of a wife, Stoke, Oxfordshire.

a mother, and a friend with greater affection, The Hun. Col. Parker, of Enham-hall, fidelity, and zeal. As in her difpoGtion and Oxfordihire, to Miss Eliza Wolltenbolme, depoitment through life she had constantly daugliter of William W. esq. of Holly-bill, glorified God and served her generation acSuflex.

cording to his will, so, in her illness and At Walthamstow, M. T. Harris, esq. re- death, the was eminently supported and anicond son of General H. of Belmont, Kent, to mated by hopes full of glory and immortality. Enima, youngest daughter of the late William Tenderly as she loved her family and friends, Money, esq.

yet the “s desired rather to depart and be with Dennis O'Leary, esq. of Grosvenor-place, Christ,” that she might glorily and enjoy him to Mits Ellen Hutton, daughter of Dr. H. of for ever. Her demirc has occafioned an irre. the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. parable charm in her family and the circle of

At Newington, William Mordue, esq. of her friends. Her remains were interred in Wallsend, Northumberland, to Miss Letitia Bunhill-fields burying-ground. Macnab, of South-place, Kennington.

In Carter-lane, Doctor's-commons, M. At Sunbury, W. T. Williams, esq. of Kyd Wake, printer, who, in the year 1795, Charlotte place, Bloomsbury, to Miss Craw was convicted of insulting his Majeity on his Thay, of Cyfartha, Glamorganthire.

way to the parliament- house, and suffered an Capt. C. Kempthorne Quath, of the Royal imprisonnient of five years for it. His death Navy, to Miss Mary Anne Owen, of Norfolk was occafioned by his being crushed between ftreet, Strand.

the wheel of a waggon and a post in Paul's. John S. Story, esq. of St. Alban's, to Miss chain, St. Paul's Church-yard. B:idecake, of Craven-street.

In Store-street, Bedford-square, Mrs. Ligh, At Acton, James Wolfe Murray, esq. of relict of Gerard L. efq. of Doctors'-commonsa Cringlebe, North Britain, to Miss Ifabella At Islington, Mrs. Ayscough, widow of Me. Strange, eldest daughter of James S. esq. in the William A. of Windsor, 82. service of the East-India Company on the In Upper Seymour-ftreet, Portman-Iquare, Madras establishment.

Lionel Colmore, eja. Mr. Francis Defanges, third son of William In Charlotte-Street, Portland-place, the D. esq. of Spitalfields, to Miss Amelia Kufe, youngest daugbter of David Sucherland, esq. eldest daughter of George K. erg. of Chi In Charlotte-ftreet, Fitzroy-square, Robert chester.

Catts, efq. late commissary of the Bengal eltaAt Edmonton, James Lonsdale, enq. of blishment, 51. Store-ftreet, Bedford-Iquare, to Miss Thorn Lieutenant-colonel Bromfield, of Soutlıfeld, in ton, of Southgate.

Jaroaica, second brother to Stephen B. erg of DIED.

Haslington Mains, Berwickshire. In Berner's-street, in his 46th year, John In Cumberland-street, Mrs. Abernetbie, wife Opie, ejq. Proteflor of Painting in the Royal of Joba A. erg. Academy. - A particular account of bis eminent At St. James's-palace, the Hor. Frants artist, will be given in our next Number, Fracy, first bed-chamber woman to let Ma

Mrs. Blegburcugh, wife of Henry B. esq. of jesty, and only surviving fifter of the late Richmond, Yorkihire, 71.

Viscount T. 93. In Broad.court, Bow-Street, Mr. Mark At her mother's house, in Harley-ftreet, in Supple, a native of the soutli of Ireland, and the 19th year of her age, the Han. Mii din upwards of 25 years a reporter of the debates Rodney, youngest daughter of Lady R. and in parliament for various newspapers. liker to the present Lord R.

C. era

At his feat at Stanton Downham, Suffolk, in mains were deposited on the 28th of March, his 79th year, Charles Sloane, Earl of Cadogan, attended by his relations, two other gentle. Viscount Chelsea, and a Trustee of the British men, and the clergy belonging to the Found Museum. This venerable nobleman was twice ling; several of the governors meeting the married. By his first lady he had fix fons, funcral in the chapel to pay their last tributes three of whom died in the service of their to a departed and respected friend The fercountry. Thomas, who was in the royal vice was most folemnly performed by the Rev. navy, was lost in the Glorieux man of war; John Lee Martin, rector of St. George the George, who was in the service of the East. Martyr, Queen-square, the children of the India Company, was killed in India; and Ed- hospital concluding it with a psalm appropriward, who was a captain in the army, fell a ate to the melancholy occasion. victim to the climate, at St. Lucie. His In Westmoreland-street, Mary-le-bone, in Lerdhip's two eldest daughters, by his second her 27th year, Mrs. M Leasb, a beautiful marriage, are the wives of the Hon. and Rev. but unfortunate young woman, who for upGerald Valerian Wellesley, and the Hon. wards of three years performed many of the Henry Wellesley, brother to Marquis Wels principal parts in Mr. Collins's company at lesley. His Lordthip is fucceeded in his titles the theatres of Portsmouth, Southampton, and estates by bis fon, Charles Henry Viscount Chichester, and Winchester. She joined this Chelsea, now Earl of Cadogan.

company in September, 1802, and had been In Whitechapel, Mrs. Cuff, wife of Joseph during chat summer performing at Brighton.

She quitced Mr. Collins in the begining of Io Queen-Iquare, Anna Maria, third daugh- 1806, with expectations which were cruelly. ter of. J. Nailer, efq.

Jisappointed. In April, 1806, the went to In Mortimer-street, Cavendish square, Mrs. Waterford in Ireland, where the remained but Toom font.

a short time. She tried thie theatres of Youge At his chambers in Lincoln's-inn, Walter hall and Trallee. While at the latter place, Long, ela.

the received an offer from the managers of In Gracechurch-ftreet, John Poole Baretty, the Dublin theatre. After suffering many

hardships, in travelling 100 miles in a comAt the Chapter Coffee-house, Paternoster- mon Irish car in the depth of winter, being sow, Miss Elizabeth Brunt.

eleven days on the road, she arrived at Dube In Harley-street, Lady Alfon, reli&t of Sir lin. Unfortunately, the did not please the R. A. bart. of Odell,

Bedfordshire. Dublin audience; and, after performing three At Stamford-hill, Henry George Heiniz, esg. or four times, the gave it up and came to eldest son of Elías H.

London, with little

money and no prospect of In Mile-end-road, Francis Newbam, efq. 74. any engagement. The vexation produced by

At Croom's-hill, Greenwich, Mrs. Allen, these and other unfortunate circumstances, 90.-). Randall, eq. formerly of Queenhithe. brought on a disorder which foon terminated

At his house in Queen's-square, Bloombu- her existence in the prime of life. ry, deeply lamented by all who knew him, At Brompton, aged 73, Sawrey Gilpin, 19. William George Sibley, 259. trcaliurer of the R. A. a celebrated painter, particularly of Hon. Esft-India Company. In his official de- horses and wild animals. He was descended partment he invariably discharged his duty from an ancient family in the county of Cumwith fidelity and alsiduity, and in all respects berland, which has given to the world many with falisfa&tion to the company and honour characters juftly celebrated for their talents to himself. He was a loyal subject, and a and virtues. He was born at Carlisle (of which real and true patriot. In private life, a ten city his only surviving brother, Juseph Dacre der and affe&tionate husband, a ftçady friend Gilpin, esq. is the prelent mayor), and in early to the deserving, kind to the poor, and bene- youth, under the instruction of a most excelvolent to all. An enemy to all oftentation, lent and ingenious father, imbibed, along he was religious without the least tincture with his late brother, the Rev. William Gila of bigotry, and frictly moral without the af- pin, the tourist

, a strony propenficy for the sectation of being better than others: through- polite arts. This was ripened as he advanced out life he food approved in every sense of in life, into a confpicuous talent, and enabled the word a truly good and upright man. He him to execute paintings, which are juftly has bequeathed nearly the whole of his pro- admired for the great truth and spirit of the perty to his widow, whom he appointed exe- composition, and extreme chafteneis of colours cutrix to his will, and his brother executor; ing. His excellence consisted entirely in pourand, being deGrous to relieve them as much-traying animals, the anatomy of which he a poffibletiom personal attention to the trutt, was completely conversant with, from the he added a gentleman of the law to aliit humblest of the domestic tribe to the roaring them, leaving him a suitable legacy for the wanderers of the woods. He sele&ed those in tromhle it might occafion him. The late Mt. groupes, the admirable imitations of which Sibley had been many years a fellow of the will confer a lasting celebrity, upon his name. stiquarian Society, and a governor of Christ's, Many of his most capital pictures are in the d likewise of the Foundling, Hospitals; un pofletion of noblemen and collectors. The the chapel of which latter charity his re- Prince of Wales's and the Duke of Hamilton's MONTHLY Mag. No. 156.




collections are both enriched with the pro- for many years was very intifferent, but his ductions of his pencil; but, we believe, bis spirits feldom tailed ; and thougli for the lait chet d'auvre is in the pofletion of Mr. Whit two or three years he had been gradually de. bread. It contiits of a group of tigers, and clining, yet his death may in some degree be is a noble and spirited composition. He ex attributes to griet, for the loss oi an highlycelled much in giving an expression of terri esteemed and respectable friend, who expired ble, but majestic fierceness, to that noblest of in the prime or lite. The conduct of Colonel all animals, the lion; some of his Nighter Hatfield, during the former part of his lite, Iketches, ftudied froni the life, give a striking procured him, from his companions and ac. repreientation of the fullen dignity which is quaintance, the honourable epithet of barift the peculiar characteristic of that royal ani. fack Harpeld! That his attachment to e-ry mal. The etchings of cattle, which accom friend thip was fincere, the circumitance bepany his brother's descriptive writings, are his fore-mentioned bears ample testimony : that productions.

Die was a faithtul friend and well-wisher to At Plymouth, Licutenant colonel John Hat the united empire, the writer of this sketch field. He was born on the 14th of February, can truly aflert; and that he was a meritorious 1738, at the seat. of his father, the Rev. and loyal servant of the public, and deferving Leonard Hatfield, Killanure, near Athlone, the thanks of a grateful country and its illus. in the county of Westmeath, Ireland Early trious sovereign, will be proved from the tolevincing a predilection for an active life, in lowing list of his services :the year 1755, he became a midihipman in 1755 | He served as a milthipman in the royal the royal navy; but shortly after exchanging 1736} navy the naval for military service, he received 1757 Was appointed enlign in the 45d rezia pair of colours in the 430 regiment of foot ; ment, and lerved in Nova Scotia against and was a partaker of the glory acquired by the Acadians and Indians. the ever to be regretted Woire, on the plains 1759 At the reduction of Quebec, under Geof Quebec. During that war, he was engaged

neral Wolte. in all the moit memorable scenes of victory 1760 At the defence of Quebce, under Gcand conquest in the western hemisphere, neral Murray; and at the reduction of which have led such luftre on the admini

Montreal, and Canada, under Loid ftration of the great William Pitt; and towards Amhers. the conclusion of the conteít, he was danger- 1761 At the reduction of Martinique, under ously wounded at Jamaica, by the falling of a General Monckton, Larrack, caused by the explotion of a maga 1762 With the light infantry of the army zine. At the peace that followed this series under General Walsh, at the reduction of victories, the regimento returned to Eng

of the Grenades, St. Vincent's, and land; and previous to the disastrous war that

St Lucie followed, he rose to the rank of captain of the At the taking of the Havannah, unda grenadiers. The regiment being detached to

the Earl of Albemarie. America on the eve of thai-war, he was pre. 1763 Dangerously wounded at Jamaica. rent when the first blood was unhappily spilled 1764 Returned to England, and continued in that contest; and during the continuance doing duly with the regiment. ut it, he was a lively employed in a series of 1771 Purchased a captain-lieutenancy. arduous services, being chiefly both in that 1774 Went out with the regiment to Botun, and the preceding war attached to the Aank was then captain ut grenadlers, and companies. Towards the close of the war, ferved in that capacity in the follow. after the surrender of Charlestown, South Ca

ing services : rolioa, in confideration of his merit and ser. 1775 At Lexington, under the Duke of vices, and to relieve his constitution, greatly Northumberland; under Sir William injured by the latter, he was isppointed by Sir Howe at Bunker's Hill, Brouk Line, Henry Clinton governor of the forts on Sul. Long Inand, White Plains, Fort Walto livan's Illande, conimanding the approach to ington, New York Mand, Brandywine, chat towo by water, which he held during German Town, and in all the murto the war. . Aiter the regiment returned tu ments of that army during the winter England, his healih being much inspaired, he and summer campaigns of 1777 and petitioued his Majesy for the command of an

1778. independent company; and soon after was, in Under Earl Cornwallis a summer and coniequence of this application, appointed to winter's campaign through the Jeries the garrison of Plymouth, where he resided 1778 linder Sir Henry Clinton it che eractin that capacity for many years, until the latt ation of Philadelphia; at the altar of alteration in thuc department, when he retired Monmouth, in the Jerseys. from the service on tull pay. On the 19th of 1779) At the fiege of Charlestowa, South March, 1783, he was appointed major in the and Carolina, army; and on the 1st of March, 1794, he role 1780) Appointed governor of the forts on to the rank of lieutenant-colonel. From the

Sullivan's Illand. com;daints contracted during the space of 1783 Evacuated Land funts, and returned to shirty years palied in active fovice, his health Esgland.

In Fleet-ftreet, Mr. Joon Pridden, lately a indulgent parent, a fincere friend, and, in the bookseller there : one of the many instances Itrictest sense of the word, an honest man. that integrity and perseverance introduce their The following anecdote strikingly evinces the attendant votaries to ease, affluence, and fatis- goodness of his heart : Seven years ago, on fiction. To animate others to appreciate the the failure of his less fortunate next door, value of anfullied honour, or bear up against neighbour, he invited him to his house, and the torrent or {tern oppreilion, a few particue relinquished bufiness, to give him the opporlars respecting the life of this truly worthy tunity of keeping on the spot: his kind in. man cannot be bere omitted. He was born teations met with success; and he frequently, Jaly 20, 1728, at Old Martin-hall, in the exprefled the pleasure he felt at seeing his parishes of Ellesmere and Whittington, in friend profger under his roof. Shropthire, of very respectable and rather In 'Great Cumberland-place, Sir Hyde wcalihy parents. But his father dying when Parker, admiral of the red, the fecund he was only twelve years old, and his mother son of Vice-Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, marrying again, the object of our remarks baronet. He entered into the naval service. fson experienced the most unmerciful and of his country when very young, under the cruel treatment of his step-father. Indeed, auspices of his father, and after having ske severity he endured was so great that he served as a petty officer on board the Squirrel, was frequeatly laid up, and often rescued by was removed into the Brilliant ; in which his neighbours from the tyrannic grasp of his he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, fuaer in-law. Nothing could subdue the in on the 25th of January, 1758. From this ekonsule temper oi his foster parent; and the thip he accompanied his father, in the same oppreffed youth determined to leave his home, capacity, on board the Norfolk, then under and try his fortune in the metropolis. This orders for the East Indies, and having arrived happened toon after the breaking out of the there, was very rapidly promoted to the rank French war in 1744, when, having proceeded. of Post-Captain, by commifliun- bearing date oa his journey as far as Worcelter, and find- July 18ta, 1763. The ihip be cook the ing there a hot press for foldiers, he did not command of un this occafion is said, by Mr. Telith the probability of a military attachment, Hardy, to have been the Bcilaine, though no. but adopted what he conceived to be the least such thip appears on the lift of the royal navy. of two evils, and returned. For this felf. From this period till the year 1775 the naval. defenfive offence he was regularly and fyftein- annals are filent concerning him ; in the atially thrashed every Tuesday and Saturday latter year, we find him appointed to the fur nearly three years, when, unable any Phænix, in which he proceeded to North. longer to endure his unmerited sufferings, lie America, where he distinguiihej himself in once more bade an eternal adieu ta his unpro various petty encounters, particularly, when pitioga habitation, and arrived in London on having, on the 9th of October, 1776, been tbe esth of March, 1748, where he foon detached with the Roebuck and Tartar under found protectors in the late Mr. Nourse, of his orders, he forced a passage, above the the Strand, and Mr. Richard Manby, of Lud- American works at Jefry's Hook, on York gate-hill; the latter of whom he fucceeded Illand. For his conduct on this occalion, in business. He married, March 27, 1757, his Majesty was pleased to confer on him the Anne, daughter of Mr. Humphry Gregory,

of honour of knighthood. Though Sir Hyde. Twemlow, near Whitchurch, Shropihire, by continued in active service in the same feas whom he had fourteen children, nine of whom for the two fucceeding years, nothing particis died young, of the small-pox, and two fons larly interesting occurred, and the Phenia and three daughters now survive him. His being in want of a complete repair, he res wife died April 1, 1801. The libraries of turned in her to England about the beginning many very eminent and distinguished charac of the year 1779. Sir Hyde till retained ten patled through his hands ; his offers on the command of the fame thip in which he purchafing thein were liberal ; and, being con- was ordered at the close of the year to Jatent with small profits, he soon found himself maica. He sailed in the month of December, supported by a numerous and respe&table set in company with Sir George, afterwards of Inends, not one of whom ever quitted him. Lord Rodney, who was destined for Gibraltar. Before the American revolution, his house Sir Hyds having parted company, proceeded was the rendez vous of the clergy of that with the convoy, which had been conGgned Country: anu when that unfortunate event to ms charge, to the plaće of his destination, Lwok place, both his purse and his table were and having seen it fale into port, continued

ped to their wants. About twenty-two years to cruise in those seas with confiderable fucYo he became totally blind, but was relieved cels, till the month of Odober, when a tremena kun that malady by the judicious hand of dous hurricane, which then laid waitealmost the Haron de Wenzely and enjoyed his eye-light whole of the islands in that quarter of the world, telut He was naturally of a weak habit proved fatal co the Phenix. She was wrecked

i but hin extreme temperance and un on the illand of Cuba, aster having received noted complacency of mind insured to the greatest injury during the tempeft: of

Drand contant tow of health and the crew, twenty were unfortunacely walked
To do gond was his delight ; to com- overboard with the main malt; all the 18
Dames to the could was his minder, together with Sir Hyde, announting

to two

the fore in safety. In this disastrous and French Aeet, in which engagement the Ca Ira, trying situation, the abilities of the com of eigbty guns, and the Centeur, of seventymander shone conspicuously; by his exhorta- four, became prizes to Admiral (fioce Lord) tions the survivors were animated to use every Huchum, who had succeeded in the command exertion for their preservation, not only from in the Mediterranean On the 1st of June, their immediate evils, but from those they 1795, Sir Hyde was further advanced to be might naturally apprehend. They were cast vice-admiral of the red. No other very reon a thore in the puresion of their enemies; markable occurrence happened during his where Sir Hyde Parker, with indefatigable service in those feas, except a second skiria industry, caused a temporary fortification to with the French fquaeron, on the 13th of be erected, and having procured some can July, in which l'Alcide, of leventy-four guns, non, together with ammunition, from the surrendered, but was aiterwards unfortunately wreck, caused them to be mounted in the blown up. Sir Hyde returned to Englir in beft manner he could, so as to command the year 1796, and wis very soon afterwards the approach. He had also the precaution appointed to the Jamaica station, where, by to send off immediately his first lieutenant, the judicious arrangement of his cruiters, te Mr. Archer, in one of the ship's boats, to miott materially annoyed the trade of the Jamaica, for añistance, and had the gocd

елету. Having remained there three years fortune, in seven days after the loss of the he returned to England, and was almost imShip, to be relieved from his anxiety for his mediately appointed to a come and in the brave companions in distress, by the arrival of Channel Aeet. Nothing interesting occurred Nessels which conveyed them in safety to in this species of service, neither are there Montego Bay. Soon after this difufter, Sir any further particulars worth notii ing till his Hyde arrived in England, and was appointed appointment to the chief command of the fiect to the Goliath, of seventy-four guns, a fhip deitincd for the Baltic, on which occution he then under equipment for the Channel service. Joifted his Aag on board the London. Alter In this command he accompanied Lord Howe, the conclusion of the treaty, which the me. in September, 1782, on the expedition for morable engagement at Copenhagen produced, the relief of Gibraltar, and in the partial en Sir Hyde ftruck his Aag, since which lime he counter which took place on that occasion has not occupied any active situation in the between the British feet and the combined naval service of his country. On the 14th armament of France and Spain, led the var, of February, 1799, he was raised to the and had four men killed, with one of his rank of admiral of the blue iquadron; he was lieutenants, and the master, together with further promoted to be admiral of the white fourteen seamen or marines, wounded. Peace on the 23d of April, 1804 ; and, lastly, un taking place foon after this period, Sir Hyde the 9th of November, 1805, tu the fame returned to England in the Goliath, and again runk in the red squadron. failed to Gibraltar on the 14th of October, Edward Eawards, efq. R A. -This gen. 1783. On his second return from thence, tleman was born in the parıth of St. Anne, the Goliath was ftationed as a guard-ihip at Sobo, in the year 1737. He had no coaliPortsmouth, and he retained the command of derable advantage from a regular claflical her during the usual period. On the appre- education, being at finit intended for u genhended rupture with France in the year 1787, teel mechanical employment, as beit fuited Sir Hyde was appointed to the Orion, of to the limited means and profpe&ts of his faseventy-four guns; but the point in dispute mily; from whon, if he did not inherit for being soon adjusted, the Orion was put out of tune, he more happily derived an indepencommission, and Sir Hyde became unemploy- dent spirit, which dignified his thoughts and ed. He continued in retirement from the actions through life. He fo availed himself, service till the month of May, 1790, when he however, of opportunities, that he foon bereceived the command of the Bruniwick, of came well founded in general grammar or seventy-four guns, on the prospect of a rup- principles of language, and particularly ma ture with Spain; but this form foon fub- the knowledge of the French tongue, ma wbich Siding like the preceding, Sir Hyde again re- he was thought to have acquired nearly the figned his comniand. Hoftilities having com. vernacular pronunciation. His weakly frame penced against France in the year 1793, Sir determined the figure of his body; md in Hyde was, on the 11t of February, promoted proportion as this more and more manifefted to the rank of rear-admiral of the white, and deformity, fo did the powers of his mind accepted the station of first captain to Lord seemingly augment. Notwithftanding the Hood, who was appointed chief in comniand many examples of this kind, befides that ef in the Mediterranean; he accordingly pro- the illattrions Pope, it does not appear that ceeded thither in the Victory, from which phyfiologists have offered any thing explanahip he fome time afterwards removed into tozy or hypothetical on the subject. Mare the St. George, and hoisted his flag as com- montel gives an account of a gentleman (M. mander of a fquadron. On the 12th of April, Vauvenargue) whole defect in fgmetry of 1794, he was advanced to be rear-admiral of budy was amply compensated by Ino extrathe red, and on the 4th of June following, to dinary wental endowments. Very euly, be vice-admiral of the blue. Not long after however, Mr. Edwards thewed Gigns of a dis he had been raised to the latter rank, he was polition favourable to the sider Arts Ilat present the partial caccunter with the a predispolition of mind exifta mere ut leta


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