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The Rev. William Ellifton, D.D. mafter At Norwich, Eliz. Plummer, 98 of Sidney College, Cambridge, and rector of At Thruxton, Thomas Barton, efq. 81, Keyston, Huntingdonshire, 74.
At Bawdeswell, Mr. Rob. Leeds, 71. uncle to Mr. E. the dramatic performer, to At Nocton, William Mafon, efq. 71. whom he has bequeathed confiderable property. At Stoke Holy Cross, Mrs. Baiding, 90.
At Milton, Mrs. Bell, wife of Captain B. At Swaffham, Mrs. Bouchery, relict of of the South-Lincoln militia.
the Rev. Gilbert B. 72. At Wisbech, Mrs. Edes, wife of John E. esq. At Upwell, the Rev. Henry Saffery, recAt Cambridge, Mr. Azarias Smith, 58. for of Honington, Suffolk. Mrs. Moule, wife of Mr. William M.Mrs. At Yarmouth, Mrs. Edgar, wife of admia Mary Sewiter, eldest daughter of the lateral E. Mr. Christopher Spanton, many yean Mr. Elias S, formerly an alderman of this a mafter in the coal-trade, 72. corporation NORFOLX.
Married.] Richard Reeve, efq. M.D. of The breaches in the sea banks, on the the Weit Suffolk militia, to Mrs. Jeaffreson, eastern coast of this county, near Horsey, of Bungay, relie of Samuel ), esq. which have annually laid so many thousands Mr. Meadows Rodwell, of Barham, to Miss of acres of land under sea-water, after every M. A. Kedington, daughter of the late Ro. high tide, and wind blowing at the same time bert K. esq. of Sudbury. from the North-eatt, have been repaired under Mr. T. Harwood, of Bottisford-hall, to the dire&tion of an able engineer, Mr. Wilo Miss Prentice, of Stowinarket. liaan Smith, of Buckingham-itreet, Strand; Died.] At Bury, aged 8s, Mrs. Leman, by a careful attention to the forms in which a maiden lady, only daughter of R. Leman, the tides and waves throw up and maintain cfq. of Wickham Market, who in 1744 banks of gravel and land on this coat, Mr. served the office of high theriff of the county, Smith has been enabled to construct a fuccef -Mr. Dan. Hum. fon of break-water banks, which, though At Melford-hall, the lady of Sir Harry of the looseft materials, such as are to be Parker, bart. found on the ipot, have effettually resisted At Elmswell, Mrs. Hunt, relict of Mr. the raging force of the waves during the last Simon H. 73. and present winter; particularly the high tide At Beccles, Mrs. Wavers, 33. on the 14th ult. one of the highest for 20 At Cockfield, Mrs. Challis, wife of Mr. year past, during which they have effe&tually Edward C. 53. excluded the briny wave from 45,000 acres At Calvert's Farm, Boreham, Mr. M. of marshes, which were before annually, more Hurrell. or less inondated; this has encouraged fone of the proprietors to erect banks and Married.] At Maldon, Mr. Sparks, fur. mills, for lifting the rain and soskage water veyor of taxes, to Mrs. Ling, of the Whitefrom the lower lands of this district, and horse inn, 4000 acres of the wettest part, are now, for AC Chelmsford, Mr. Thomas Durrant, of the firt time, to be seen perfectly water-free the Black-buy inn, to Miss Sarah Crooks in the midft of winter. One of these pro Died.] At Springfield, Mr. Nath. Poole. prietors has employed Mr. Smith, (who is the At Braintree, Mr. Morris
, attorney. asthar of a treatise on water-meadows) to At Colchester, Mrs. Argent, wife of Mr. convert 6 acres of the newly drained marihes, William A. into water-meadow, and co conitruct machi At Weathersfield, Mrs. Grub, widow, 101. Acry for railing the water for irrigating the At Barking, Mrs. Allen, widow, 84. fame, which will shortly be completed and
KENT. ia afe.
Married.] Matthias Wilks, efq. of Dart. Married ] Mr. Thomas Robertson, of ford, to Mifs Browne, of Wellin. Bock wold-cum-Wilton, to Mifs Newton, At Chatham, Lieut. Brefon, of the Royal Methwold
Marines, 'co Mifs H. Tracey. A Wolterton, the Hon. and Rev. Wil. At Aih, Mr. Henry Paramore, yeomar, liam Wodehouse, to Miss Hufey.
of Miniter, in Thaner, to Miss Lallet. John Davey, of Maceithall, to Miss Jet Died.] At Folkstone, Mrs. Fox, 80,-M2 Money.
Roger Harvey, 73.
At Faversham, Miss Jolly, eldest daught
At Chillehurst, Andrew Stone, efq. 19. de cheia, Me. Robert Ives.
At Broadstain, Mr. Thomas Elgar, sen." man, Mr. B Silverwood.
At Ramsgate, Mrs. Lancefield. iedl, Mr. Joseph Bruton, 74. At Spring Grove, Frances Susannah, tuo, Edward Evans, esq. late youngest daughter of Thomas Brett, efq. and regt, of Royal Welch At Lyod, Lieutenant H. Teiry, of the Eat
Kent militia. --Mrs. Jones.
At Dover, Mrs. Mecrow, wife of Mr. Wilc fearch of valuables, which is customary with liam M.
sea-roamers after the shingle has shifted, havAt Herne, Mr. Gilbert Pembrook, 70. ing sold it by weight for nine guineas, and At Rochester, Mrs. Mary Wright, ?6.- made the circumstance known, the search Mrs. Smith, relia of J. Smith, esq. ftore was pursued by others, who foon picked up keeper of the Ordnance at that place, 76. four more, varying but little in size and
At Broadford, John Aufen, enq. 81. figure. The Celts were found in the cliff, At Smarden, Mrs. Jell, wife of Mr. Wil- owing to a portion of one of them being exliam J. 77.
pored by the fall that had taken place. At Maidstone, Mrs. Susannah Franks, a Married.] At Lewes, Job Small piece, ela. maiden lady, 69. The following persons died of Guilford, to Mils Delia Molyneux, second within a fortnight, and all of them refided daughter of J. M. esq. banker. for many years within one hundred rods of Died.] AT Chichefter, Mrs. Milton, 90. each other : Mrs. Steward, 80.–Mrs. Spong, At Lewes, suddenly, Mrs. Scott, wife of 79.- Ms. Jacobson, 85.-Mr. Allingham, Lieut. S. of the Chethire militia, 26. 77.-Mrs. Holling wotrh, widow of John H. esq. 81. At Canterbury, Mrs. Dodson, one of the thorpe, efq. to Miss Jackson, daughter of J.
Married.] At Southampton, W. Gunfifters of St. John's Hospital, 81 - Mrs. F. J. el. of Bellevue. Bolting, 77.--Mrs. Eliz. Hambrook, 77.
Ai Alverstoke, Lieutenant Elers, of the Mrs. Ridout, relict of Mr. Thus. R. 85.
royal navy, to Miss Younghusband, daughter At Staplehurst, Mrs. Crowther, 88.
of the late George Y. esq. of Berwick-uponTweed, and sister to the late Captain Y. of
the Died.) At Shepperton, Ms. Fletcher Read, navy well known in the sporting world, and a par- with a pistol, Mr. Cowlade, one of the pro
Died.] At Andover, by shooting himself ticular patron of the profeffors of the pugiliftic art. He had spent the evening with prietors of the Reading Mercury. He was a Some convivial friends, and was next morn
man universally respected, and no cause can ing found dead in his hed by his servant Mr.
be afligned for his committing suicide. VerRead was a native of Dundee, near which dict, insanity. Ms. Cowllade married the place he had succeeded to estates by the death eldest daughter of C. Smart, the poet, and of his mother, the intelligence of which
was in partnership with his mother in-law, event he received only two days previous to
Mrs. S. daughter of the late Mr. ). New. his death.. A poft-chaise was waiting at the berry, bookseller in London. door for him, to set off to the north, to at
At Eaftmeon, Mrs. Padwick. tend his mother's funeral, when his death was
At Newport, Ine of Wight, Mrs. Mew, discovered.
wife of Mr. M. len. At Egham, the Rev. Wm. Robert Jones; of the peace for the county, 58.
At Winchester, Peter Gauntlett, esq. clerk A. M. forty years lecturer of Egham, and master of the free grammar school at that
At Southampton, Mrs. Andrews.-M:. Nuo place.
thaniel Taylor. At Wandsworth, William Walker, efq.
At Itchen Ferry, Mrs. J. Diaper, of the of Wootten, Berks.
Royal Oak, the heaviest and most corpulent At Carshalton, G Shepley, esq.
woman in those parts.
At Emsworth, Lieut. Padeson, of the Royal The late high tides have made great encroach. navy.--Mr. Belt.-Mrs. Phipps. ments at Brighthelmstone, and at other places along the coast, washing down a confiderable Married.] The Rev. J. J. Hume, rector portion of the cliff about three quarters of a
of West Kington, to Miss Lydia Lane, young. mile west of the sea-houses at East Bourne, eft daughter of the late Thomas L. of Grit. and completely sweeping away all the shinglé tleton House. below, which brought to light some curiofi. Mr. John Byfield, of Hains Farm, to Miss ties, that have all the appearance of being Broom, eldest daughter of Mr. Charles B. of of the highest antiquity; at least of a period Westwood. before the conquest of Britain by the Romans. Dica.] At Eastcot, near Devizes, Leonard They confift of gold rings or bracelers, bear. Tinker, efq. 32. ing a polith equal to any trinket when first At Marlborough, R. Pinkney, esq. lately turned out of the jeweller's hands; a mass a furgeon there. of mixed meral, of the colour of gold; and of brass Celts, differently formed, and in the Died.) At Hinton, Miss Maria Bart. highest state of preservaciun : the latter, it At Newbury, Robert Scott, M D. from nay be fairly conjectured, were the weapons the rupture of a blood vesel in the lungs. of war used by the Celtæ, who ancient. We have not time now to detail the circumly peopled this island from the adjacent Nances of bis litc, yet it would be unpardon. continent. The person who firit found one able to pass him over in filence. Portefed af of these bracelets, by traversing the Strand in every virtue and acquiremcat that could
render chara&er amiable and life respectable, long forgotten; and inspired hopes of mercy his death is regretted by all who knew him, and pardon, which were of power sufficient bit especially lamented by his friends ; for to fosten the pains of decaying nature, and those who knew him beit esteemed him moft. to triumph over the terrors of impending His profession enabled him to exercise hu diffolution. The exact economy by which manity for the best of purposes, and the poor the expenses of the house have been reguknow not how much they have loft in this lated, will be test estimated, by a reference their benefactor. His great attainments to its receipts and disbursements; and by gave him fuperiority, but he never claimed the recollection that eight females, on an it, for his hurrility was exemplary. He had average, have been supported from February, not completed his 32d year, yet had laid 1806, to the present time, for the sum of w larger ftores of knowledge than most men 1721. 12s. 11d. ; the remainder of the dow who have arrived at double that age. In a nations and subscriptions, which conftituted ward, he was learned without pride, humane the funds of the instirution, having been without oftentation, and humble without disbursed in the purchale or furniture, and meanness. To say more might look like flat in defraying these contingent charges, which tery ; but the writer of this, who knew him would neceffarily be incurred on the comwell, is certain it would be unjust to say mencement or such an establishment as the lels.
Bath Penitentiary. The total amount of the At Sparsholt, Thos. Gubbit, efq. receipts, from December 20th 1805, to DecemSOMERSETSHIRE.
ber 20, 1806, is 5471. 14s. 2d. and the expendiThe committee of the Bath Penitentiary ture, the greater portion of which
was incurred kase addressed the public on the close of the by repairs, furniture, &c. on the first establishfirf year of their institution. “Convinced, ment of the institution is 5651. 14s. 6d. (lay they) as the committee are of the dif Married.) At Bath, Captain Goldfinch, healty there may be in determining, with of the Oxfordshire Militia, to Miss Austin, certainty, the progress of the improvement daughter of the late Rev. Hugh Williams A. of the heart, or the growth of the religious of Barbadoes.-Captain Elwin, of the 44th principle in the foul; they are senlible, regiment, te Miss M‘Glashan, only daughchat it becomes then to speak with diffidence ter of John M-G, esq. late of Jamaica. on the real moral and religious state of the At Clevedən, Henry Hallam, esq. comfa young women, who are now the objects millioner of stamps, to Miss Elton, eldest of their care. But, they have the satisfaction daughter of Sir Abraham E. of laying, if apparent piety and devotion; Died.] Aç Bath, Robert Gardiner, efq. i uniform deceney of manners and conversa- 56.--Mrs. Rodd, wife of Colonel R. of Tretiong exemplary induftry and attention bartha Hall, Cornwall. At the house of in the bafinels which employs their time; his daughter, the Hon. Mrs. Hewett, Thos. and affe&tionate respect to the matron who Strettell, esq-The lady of Wyndham fuperintends them; be fair grounds for conclud- Knatchbull, efy. sister to Sir Edward K. ing that convi&ion of past errors, sentiments of At his house in Gay-street, at the advanced contrition, and resolution of amendment, have age of 95, Walter Long, eiq. of a very anadually taken place in the minds of the cient and respectable Wiltshire family. The penitenn ; the committee may then assure wealth of this gentleman, landed, funded, themselves, that the blessing of God has and otherwise, may be juftly teriped imdescended on their endeavours to befriend mense
. NotwithAanding his habits were gethese outcalls of fociety 3 and that their wel- nerally supposed to be parfimonious, yet on fare, both temporal and eternal, is likely numerous occasions lie was generous and ex to be enfured, by the advantages which this tremely liberal. To many public and loyal Nylon has afforded them. Whild the coin subscriptions he contributed with exemplary muhtee perform the painful task of reporting readiness and spirit ; and towards the rebuild. the death of one of the young women after ing of St. James's church in Bath, he her reception into the Penitentiary; they gave the sum of 5001. About 35 years ago, beg late to add, that they found confolation on account of his prudentially retinquishing ander the melancholy event, in reflecting on an inconsiderate proniife of marriage that he the Benefits they had been enabled to attord. had made to the accomplished Miss Linley to the unfortunate individual, and on the (the lace Mrs. Sheridan), he was brought on faltary tapreibion which her awful example the stage, in the character of Mr. Flint in dely produced on the minds of the the Maid of Bath, by that unsvaring Gatirit,
penitenti They look back with Samuel Foote. In the year 1763, he served thing more than pleasure on the cir- the office of high theriff for the county of of their having given shelter to Wilts. He was, the following year, a can
and female, emaciated by didate to represent the city of Bath in Par. A down with afflictions liament, in opposition to the late John Smith, foothed the corrows of a etg. of Combhay: he loft his election by one Papleted the agitations of vote only, which vote was afterwards the dan of their having see subject of contention in the House of ComPonswhich had been mons, where its validity was ultimately efta
blished. He poffered a comprehensive mind since converted into the noble mansion of and sound judgment, which continued to the the Earl of Dorchester. From his earliest lalt per ect and unimpaired. To the verge of years, Mr. Beach evinced a strong delive to life he felt anxioudly warin to the firuation of be an artist; and under the patronage of Europe, its politics, interests, and embarrast- the Dorchester family, he became a pupil to ments; and poiietled a perre et knowledge of Sir Joshua Reynolds, in the year 1760. every proninent character no'y nating on that How well he succeeded under that great great and gloomy theatre : but he never once maller, his works, which, in the neighbour. despaired of the continent surmounting its bood of Bath, are very numerous, will fully difficulties; of the infety of England he did testify; the pictures which he painted about not entertain a fear.
As a scholar, Mr. Long twenty years ago were certainly ex&uced might be placed in a superior class ; he was in the happiest periods of his pencil; though generally well read, and was allowed, by per a late performance, a portrait of Dr. HarringTons of acknowledged taste and learning, to ton (from which an excellent mezzotinto repeat the Odes of his favourite Horace in has been engraved), must be equally ad. the true spirit of that inspired poet; and that mired. His moft celebrated work is a large with the clearest recollection, to the last picture of the domestics in the service of the month of his very long life. His private cha- late H. H. Coxe, esq. of Penmore. This rities were extensive and unoftentatious; lo picture is now in the poffeffion of Sir J C. that his death will be proportionably regret- Hippesley, of Stoneafton. No one can conted. Not many years since, he renewed the template this performance, without hesitatleases of most of his tenants at their old ing which most to prefer, the hand of the rents, though the estate had, by a fair esti- master or the pupil. To Mr. B.'s profeffional mation, risen in value upwards of 100,0001. excellence, we must add that no man ever In early life, Mr. Long entered largely into poilefl'ed a more friendly and benevoleat disthe fashionable world, and partook of its va. position; he was a good scholar, and exrious pleasures, but never so far as to ingure emplary in the exercise of religion and.chahis conftitution; and though poffeffing a largerity; yet no man more enjoyed the social fund of wit, it was so tempered with good circle, or more contributed to its mirth. humour, that it was never known to hurt
DEVONSHIRE. the feelings of a friend, or wound the repu At the last court of governors of the Asytation of an individual. Though such a cha- lum for Lunatics, held at Exeter, the re. racter may have possessed some errors that port made was, 15 patients discharged cured, imperfect human nature is ever subject to, 15 out on trial with their friends, 32 ia the yet before so many acknowledged excellencies house, of whom 12 are much recovered. they will fade away and be forgotten; but The meeting closed with an address to the his' steady patriotism, his private charities, public, in which we find the following very and public munificence, will be long held in important obfervation :-“ We cannot refrain grateful and affectionate remembrance. His from anxiously endeavouring to imprefs on remains were interred in the family vault at the public mind, that insanity so far from Whatton, near Melklam, Wilts. Mr. L. being incurable by scientific and medical has left very few personal legacies; he have treatment, as many have unfortunately ing outlived a great number of friends, to thought, is, perhaps, of all maladies the whom in former wills he had bestowed hand- moft easily and certainly removed, if attempt some tokens of his respect. The interest of ed on its first appearance, or in its early stages. property to the amount of upwards of 200,000l. In this inftitution, no one recent case has in the funds, and in the banks, together with failed to receive a speedy cure. But prothe produce of his vaft eftates, are bequeathed bably there is not any disease incident to to his lifter during her lite. The money is humanity, in which reglect or delay is at. to be laid out in land, and added to the other tended with fo serious disadvantage and mileftates; the whole annual income of which, chief; fince in such cases, even feclufion at her decease, is to be equally divided be- from the world, and the most judicious treattween R. Long, efq. M. P. for Wilts; his ment do not always succeed, and never with brother, John Long, esą. of Melksbam ; and out long perseverance." Daniel Jones, esq., for their respective lives; Died. At Plymouth, Lieut.-Colonel then to go to the two survivors, and after. Hatfield, 70. He distinguished himself on wards to the last survivor. At the demise of several occasions during the late American those three gentlemen, it is to concentre in war, as commanding officer of the 43 and the eldest son of R. Long, elg. or other male 45th grenadiers, and was, in the truest fenfe heir.
of the word, a soldier's friend. DORSETSHIRE.
At Norton-house, near Dartmouth, Thomas Died.] At Weymouth, Mrs. Harvey,
wife of Bond, efq. His death will be greatly lamentMr. John H. of the Library. Mrs. Palmer, ed by all who had the happincis of his ac wife of John Palmer, efq. M.P.
quaintance, and most severely felt by the poor At Dorchester, T. Beach, esq. many years in that neighbourhood, to whose neceffities he an eminent portrait-painter, of Bath, 68. has for many years moit liberally contribatIle was a native of Milton-Abbey, a village, cd. He was a polite and accomplished gentle
man, an elegant and classical scholar, and a traly pious and exemplary christian
At Lisbon, Don Juan de Braganza, Duke of AtParker's-well-house, R. Spronie,efq. 60. Lafoens, uncle of the present Queen of PorAc Exeter, Mr. Richard Chamberlain. tugal, and founder and perpetual president of Mes. Alice Floud, 74.Mrs. Mary Vincent. the Portuguese Royal Academy of Sciences. the coroners for tnis county.
In the Seven years war, he had served as a CORNWALL,
volunteer in the Austrian army; after the It does not appear that the petitions of the restoration of peace made the usual tour of proprietors of mines to government have Europe, and vifited Lapland. In 1773, he procured the adoption of any measure for travelled into Greece, Turkey, and Egypt. their relief. Meanwhile several of the largest All the contemporary fovereigna, Frederic the mining concerns in the county, such as the Great, Catharine 11. Clement XIV. Joseph II. Consolidated Mines, Dolcoath, and others, &c. highly esteemed and respected him, with coatinge to drag on heavily, and at a great the last mentioned he carried on an epistolary lofs, in the hope of a favourable change; correspondence, and on his return to his native and fhould this not foon take place, they must country, he founded the Royal Academy (f inevitably ftop
Sciences; the expences of which, he himself Married.] At Crediton, Mr. Smith, folic defrayed for five years. He thought it not citor, to Mic Cleave.-Mr. Stephen Hugo, enough to be the patron of the sciences, but furgeon, to Miss Dinah Ward.
likewise cultivated them himself. He was Dial.] At Padftow, Mifs Susannah Peter. of a lively chearful difpofition, and was dif.
Ar Trevine, in consequence of her clothes tinguished for the openness and magnanimity catching fire, Mrs. Beauchamp, fister of Jo- of his character. 'He had a strong predilecfeph B.1 cfq. of Pengrup, 77.
tion to the French, and degraded himself by At Badmin, Me Chriftopher Sloggett, one accepting one of the grand-crofles of Bonaof the members of the corpora tion, 80. parte's Legion of Honor.
MONTHLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. THE humidity and attendant mildness of the season, have retarded the preparation for sowe,
ing and setting Field Beans on strong foils, operations on which usually have at this time been in great forwardness. On light foils, preparations have been made for fowing Barley, and a great breadth of lay ground has been already broken up for Oats. The Wheats, Rye, and winta Tares fill continue to look well,
and the Artificial Graffes are very flourishing, and precife early feed for Ewes and Lambs. Wheat averages, throughout England and Wales, 75. 8d. Barley, 37s. 11d •; and Oats; 26s. 4d.
From the Fens, immense droves of coleseed sed sheep have been recently sent to Smithfield in high condition. But from the prevailing warmth and wetness, coleseed is found to grow to fit, and the remainder of the feeding fuck, which is ftill considerable, do not do fo well.
The name obfervation holds good, in respect to Turnipsa crop which has been this winter univerdally good, and abundant.
The pradice of fall-feeding beasts on oil-cake, ground corn, turnips, &c. being now gened, larcely a well managed farm is without a few, and it occafions a great fock of fat catde in the country, which has considerably reduced the prices of fat meat. Notwithstanding. the large fupplies wanted by government and merchant Shipping, Cows and Calves are more proble
Lale buhneft has been lately done, in the horse markets. Some few Fen-bred cart Colts hans beca fold at very high prices. The demand for Porking Pigs still continues great. In Smithfield, Beef fetches from 4s 6d.
Mutton, from 4s. 5d. to 5s. ; and Pork, from 5s. 6d. to 65. 6d.
MONTHLY COMMERCIAL REPORT. that in the year 1805, 467 thips, 59,997 tons barthen, and 3514 men were
the Newfoundland Fisheries ; and in the year 1806, 577 thips, 64,667 tons
878 | Hamburgliers 95 | Ruffins
Labeckers, angle Canal Shares and Duck Stock, for February 1807, at the
New Bride-ftreet, London: Grand Jundion thara 871. ex soptional Loan, at 961.
for 100%. Ditso Mortgage Bonds, Sik 10%.