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amenities of unaffected kindness, bleft with examine it. The trunk of the head is pera gaiety of dispofition that combined French felt, with all the teeth round, and of ena. (prightliness with English modefty, endued melled whileness. Several vaults have likewith a fenfibility of heart that shared most wise been discovered ; and coins, of grea! poignantly the joys and griefs of others, this antiquity. anjable woman spread lighi, and life, and Married.) At Southampton, Thomas Gra. sapture, through every feitive party; and ham, erg. to Miss Home, only daughter of invariably proved herself the christian soother the late Major James H.-The Rev. Ken. of the distressed, in want, in forrow, or in rick Saunders, to Miss Gibbons, eldek daugh. fckness.

ter of the late S. Kenrick G. elg.

At Marlyn Warthy, John Briggs, erg.

barrifter, of Lincoln's inn, to Miss Margaret During the late hurricane on the morning Malcolm, niece to Admiral Sir Thomas of the 18th of February, a fheet of lead, Palley. weighing upwards of 2 cwt. was blown from

At Portsmouth, Captain Marshall, of the the deeple of Chiddingly church, in a S. E. roval navy, to Miss Varlo, of Southwick. direction, to a diftance of upwards of 60 feet, from the foundation, over a high footpath, Dunkin, late one of the judges of the su

Died.] At Southampton, Sir William and alighted on a stout grave-rail, which

preme court of judicature at Calcutta.was broken by its weight. The spire of this

Mrs. Harfield, relict of Mr. James H. mer. church is greatly admired for the grandeur of chant. its archivedure. The ftru&ure is of free-ftone,

At Portsmouth, Mrs. Marshall, wife of its height 528 feet; in figure it greatly re

Mr. M. attorney.--Lieutenant P. Helpman, Lembies ine cathedral spire of Chichester, of the royal navy.-Miss Carey, eldest daughand is fupposed to bave been erected from a

ter of Mr. William C.Mrs. Twentyman, design of the same architect. A buckle, one of the crefs of the ancient and noble family vidłualling office,

of the Golden Lion.-Mr. John Jelly, of the of Pelham, is sculptured on a stone on cach

At Yand Farma, Ille of Wight, Mrs. Je fide of the steeple door.


relict of Mr. John s. The free-school in Middle-Atreet, Brighton, ere&ed and endowed by a subscripcion among the several diffenting congregations in that Married) At Bradford, Mr. Thomas Ho, town, has now upwards of a hundred boys fier Saunders, solicitor, to Miss Harriet Bush, daily atiending it, all of whom are Success- fourth daughter of Thomas B. esq. fully educated by one master, Mr. Sharpe, Died.) At Warminder, Mrs. Hooper. in the manner invented by Mr. Lancaster, Mr. George Wanley, 30. He was by nature and so strongly recommended for adoption endowed with a clear and comprehensive unby Mr. Whitbread, in the House of Com- derstanding, which had been improved by mons.

education, and enlarged by study in every At a public veftry lately held at Brighton, branch of literature ; yeche delighted not in it wasuseloi ved, chat application be immedi- a vain display of his acquirements, but was ately made to parliament for an act for tlie anxious only to make his abilities useful both better regulation of the police of the town. to himself and others. He was snatched

Married.) At Seaford, Nicholas Tucker, from his admiring friends by : -rapid and esg. of the royal navy, to Miss Evans, violent disorder, at that period of life wbien, daughter of the Rev. Mr. E. vicar of that from the strength of his constitution, aided place.

by temperance, they had promised them. Died.] At Lewes, Peter Simon, esg. col. felves a long enjoyment of the benefit of his Jector of the customs at Newhaven.--Mrs. virtues. Shoesmith.

Ac Salisbury, Mrs. Cockayne, reli&t of the At Uckfield, the Hon. and Rev. William Rev. William C. D. D. professor of astronomy Auguftus Irby, third son of Lord Bolton, in Gresham college, and rector of Kilhampand sector of Whiston, Northamptonshire. ton, Cornwall. At Fyndon, the Rev. Dr. Metcalfe, vicar

BERKSHIRI. of that place, 62.

Married.) At Reading, Mz. Z. Allnutt, At Newhaven, Mr. Smith, poftmaster. Ac Haflemere, in consequence of her attorney, of Henley, to Miss Havell.–Dz?

Taylor, to Miss Manley. cloches taking fire, Mrs. Bridger, an elderly

Died ) At Warfield Grove, the Hon. lady.

Richard Bradshaw Annesey, youngest son of

the Earl of Mountnorres. As some men were lately levelling a piece At Windsor, the Rev. Dr. Lancaster Adof ground at Quarr Abbey, between Ryde kin, rector of Belaugh, Norfolk, and minifter and Wootten Bridge, in the Ille of Wight, a of St. Andrew's, Norwich, 66. He was a human skeleton was dug up, wlich had been pious christian, a fincere (riend, and Aria in interred (it is imagined) nearly 600 years, the discharge of his religious duties. He was The perfe& ftate it was found in has attract- the first founder, in Norwich, of that charied a vast aumber of people to the place, to table and bencficeat intitution, the Sunday




schools, which he constantly attended and in- ing, taking his evening's pip: and beverage, truded for more tban 21 years. The pre- and retiring to his chamber. fent menubers of that admirable institution Ac Bristol, Samuel Ruggles Ruggles, ele. fincerely regret and lament the loss of their second son of Thomas R. erg of Spain's guide, friend, and benefactor, whose only Hall, Eflex.-The Rev. Francis de Soyres, Audy was their improvement and happiness. minister of the French protestat chapel, and At Maidenhead, Mrs. Emblyn.

master of the French boarding school in this At Reading, Mr. Richard Poulton. Mr. city.-- Mrs. Curriffe, reli&t of H. Barnett North. --Mrs. Olborne, reli&t of Mr. O. Tur. C. esq.-Francis Adams, esq. of Norton. geon.

Malreward, justice of the peace and deputy. At Abingdon, Miss Kent, daughter of Mr. lieutenant for this county. As a magistrate, William K. 24.

his talents and extenfive knowledge of his At Speeohamland, John Dicker, esq. country eminently qualified him to adminifter

At Thatcham, Capain Tinsley, of the justice, and the benevolence of his heart royal navy, a brave and meritorious officer. ever led him to be a peace maker. ---Mr. Mat

At Speenhill Cottage, Mrs. Blagrave, wife thew Stretch, late of the Bulh cavern. -of T. W. Blagrave, efq. of Salisbury-Square, Richard Highatt, efq.-Mr. Bannister, 70... London.

Mr. R. Hayward, 89. At Newbury, Mrs. Smith, wife of Ms. Ac Kilmersdon, Mr. Drape, only son of S.-Mrs

. Aukin, formerly of the Three the Rev. Mr. D. Tuns.

At Weston Farm, near Bath, Mr. Abra. SOMERSETSHIRE.

ham Wintle, eldest son of Abraham W. esq. At a meeting convened at Bath, on the At Stapleton House, Miss Lucas, daughter, 19th of February, it was unanimously re- of J. R. Lucas, esq. 16. folved that a brewery, to be called the Bath At Eaft Brent, aged 90, Mrs. Ham. She Public United Brewery, be established in that has left five children, 39 grand-children, and city or its vicinity. I was at the same time go great-grand.children. agreed that the concern should confit of 2000 dures, at agl each, to be paid by instal. Married.] At Stepleton, Henry Seymer, ments of 51. every two months. A confider. esq. of Handford, to Miss Beckford,' only able number of thares were immediately fub- daughter of Peter B. esg. and niece to Lord scribed for.

Rivers. Married.] At Batb, William Aufin, erg. Died.) At Shaftesbury, John Brickle Mefof Demerara, to Miss Piersey, second daugh- fiter, the only surviving child of Richard ter of the late Jeffery P. esq. of Cork. Mr. M. esą. John Hall, of London, to Miss Cater, third At Winterborne, Mr. William Davis. daughter of c. w. c. esg. William Lyd At Martin's-town, Mrs. Tucker. doo, esq. late captain in the first Devon mi. At Sydling, John Hutchins, cousin to the litia to Miss Sillcy. - Daniel Webster, esq. historian of Dorset, and great-grandson of a of Deán Park, Northamptonshirę, to Miis former vicar of that place, 69. His grandMorgan, daughter of the Rev. Nathaniel M. father Peter, who was son of John Hutchins,

Charles Poole, efq. of Stowey, to Mile vicar of Sydling, and younger brother of Score, of Rubys, near Bridgwater.

Richard the historian's father, though so much Died.] At Bath, Mr. Richard Scrace, for a cripple froni his intancy as to be able to merly master of the riding House in that walk or rather crawl only upon all fours, have city, go. At the late general ele&ion he ing his hands guarded by boards, supported his went to Nottingham to give his vote for family to an advanced age by keeping a small Meln. Coke and Smith, with the same Gl. day-school in the parish. The deceased was ya buttons on his coat and waistcoat,

and for many years an honeft, induftrious, and the lame buckles on his lhoes, that he wore much-valged labourer in Sir John Smith's on a fimilar occafioe in the year 1745 He garden, and was supported by his bounty appeared highly delighted, and every person during a very tedious fickness, in which he present participated in his feelings. - Thomas was almost entirely confined to his bed. He Barrow, esq. formerly of Manchester -The las le tone fon, Peter Hutchins (an eccentric, dourager Marchioness of Ely. --Mrs. Hutch- thoughtless young man, but of considerable infoa, relia of Mr. H. apothecary, 70 — Inatural abilities), now a common foldier in Gilbert Petrie, esg. of Tobago.—Mrs. Doro. marching regiment. thy Browne. Mo. Balley, wife of Mr. B. Racioner. Benjamin Morris, gent. 84. In Merried.] At Exeter, the Rev. Richard the arly pan of bis life he followed the Fronje,

of London, to Miss Ann Parmiater. non o drawing-master, and was el. At Tiverton, Join Hill, esq. of the Bom

an artist of abilities. His later years bay military establidhment, to Mifs Nesbitt, senarkable for their wonderful regu• daughter of the late Major N. rity. The hands of this dial were not more At Crediton, Mr. Smith, folicitor, to Mils Dhia be watla the infant of tifing, Cleave. - Mr. Stephen Hugo, furgcq., to Mits

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At Stokenham, the Rev. W. J. Birdwood, dollars and half-dollars, of the date of 1625, rector of Slapton, to Miss Dorothea Allen, have been found amongst the sand, which are daughter of M. Alien, esq. of Coleridge. conjectured to have formed part of the cargo

Died.] Ac Barnstaple, Mn. Ann Hare, 72; of a rich Spanish veslel from South America, youngest daughter of Dr. Francis H. formerly called the Scanderoon galley, which was bishop of Chichester,

wrecked on that part of the coast upwards of At Plymouth, Mrs. C. E. Blackburn, wife a century fince. Several persons now living, of Mr. B. ship-builder.

recollect their relatives mentioning the cir. At Milverton, Mrs. Cridland, wife of Tho cumstance of the latter ship being loit, and mas C. esq. of Weacombe St. Auderies, So some families refiding in the neighbourhood merset.

at ihe time, who suddenly became rich, were At Exeter, William Holmes, esq. mer- supposed to have derived their opulence from chant, 71.

the wreck, notwithstanding every poffible exAc Thorverton, Mr. Henry Pugh, sure ertion was made by the then Magift ates of geon, one of the coroners for the County, 38. Swansea, to secure such part of the property At Sandford, Mrs. Sargent, 58..

as could be saved, for the benefit of its

owners. Married ] At Clements, William Knapp, A splendid monument has been lately efq. of the Royal Miners militia, to Miss erected in the parish church of Hanmer, in Marshall, daughter of John M. elg. of Ros- the county of Flint, to the memory of the wyn, near Truro.

late Lord Kenyon. It is of the usual pyra. Died.] At Bodmin, Mrs. Elizabeth May, niidal Mape, and is divided in height into wife of William M. csq.-Mr. William Pop- nearly two equal parts; the lowest is ocham, a member of that Corporation, 89.- cupied in the centre by a projecting pedestal Mrs. A. Marshall, 80, many years poft containing the following appropriate in. nistress of that place.

scription : At Falmouth, Mr. Crips, superintendant of


Baron of Gredington, in the County of Flist, barracks,

Tord Chief Justice of England. At Truro, Mrs. Pearse, many years a re

In the execution of his high and important magigracy, be

was eminently distinguified for fpectable school-mistress chere, 79.-Mr. Learning, wifcerument, firmness and integrity,

Not onlywashe qualified to adminider the laws with bdebity, David Williams, many years aflay-master to

Promplitude, and vicour, buit, as the the Cheadle and Pary's mine companies.

Guardian of tbe public morals,

To instruct, admonith, and reform; The Rev. James Paf:oe, vicar of Keverne.

The authority of his high ftation, great and weights. At Cliyandour, near Penzance, Thomas

Inittel wasdiscogthened,graced,anddicninet.bytus rcligious Bolitho, esq. 66.

fimplicity of his own charader,

And the untainted purity of his habitual conducte At Trewithen, Mrs. Hawkins, mother of

Dear to his family,

In every office and relation of domestic life, Sir Christopher H.

He has left a name, At Fowey, Mrs. Jane W. Nicholls.

To which they look up with affectionate and honed pride,

And which his country will remember At St. Ives, Mr. Nicholas Rowe, of the

With i atitude and venerativo. Golden Lion inn, 73.

So long as her happivels and her glory hall continue ta

depend on the great and unised principles us WALES.

Religion, law, and order.

Burn October 5th, 1732, 0.5. Amongst the many improvements adopting

Died April 4th, 1802. at Carmarthen, it is in contemplation to esta- On the right hand of, and adjoining, the blith a Medical Dispensary, fur the charitable pedeftal, is a spirited figure of juftice, with purpose of attending the fick poor at their own the Libra, and unsheathed sword; on the houles. The corporation of Carmarthen in- left hand is another of Religion, bearing the tend to contribute an annual fum; the Medi- Cross, and Book of Life, opened in Proverbs, cal Gentlemen of the town have very hand at the verse, “ The memory of the juit shall fomcly offered their attendance and afstance, be bleiled.” From the top of the ped-ital gratis.

rifes a gothic niche, from which a grand The corporation of Carmarthen has also curtain being supposed to be thrown tack, resolved to enlarge the prefent quay, by 'ex a fulting figure of his lordship is seen, in his tending it to the Bridge, which will be an parliamentary robes, and, though fmall, is incalculable advantage to the trade and ship- esteemed a very striking likeness. The ping of the town; likewise to erect a new whole monument is of fine white marble, gavl and house of correction; and that a cer. the figures are in alto relievo, and the deliga tain portion of the Corporation lands be fold, and execution is such as most add to the saand others let by auction, to meet the ex creasing reputation of John Bacon, jun. the pences attendant on the fame.

sculptor. Two extraordinary discoveries have recent Died.) At Brecon, Mrs. Bold, wife of ly been made on the coatt near. Roscilly, about Hugh B. esq. and one of the co-feiresics of twenty miles from Swansea: the rides of late the late John Phillips, csq. of Tregart, having receded much farther than usual, the Breconshire. wreck of a vestel has appeared, which was lost At Haverfordwest, John Griffiths, era. there about 50 years ago, and a calk of iron furgeon of the Carmarthen militia, 23. wire has been recovered. A mort distance At Pembroke, Mr. John Clark, land and from the same spot, about 12lbs. of Spanith tithe agent, and fellow of the Antiquarian


Society at Edinburgh. He pofseffed strong wheel and lint immediately provided, and natural abilities, with great depth of know- the whole of their earnings regularly paid ledge; and his ideas were distinguished by an them; they have a warm comfortable room originality which strikingly animated his con to work in; their dinners gratis ; and foch versation. In early life 'he indulged a taste as have children, fixpence weekly in addition; for composition; and, about twenty-five years they come in the morning, and go home at ago, published a small volume, entitled, The night; the children are instructed, by ax Works of the Caledonian Bards, being a able and respectable mitress, to work lace; tranflation from the Gaelic, in prose and and have an Englich leacher for one hour verfe. This effusion pofiefed all the energy daily; they also receive what they earn. and dignity of the admired originals, and ex- The benefit of such an institution is too obalted in no small degree the credit of the vious to require further comment; but, it author. Mr. Clark was appointed by the may be neceffary w state chat from fifty to Board of Agriculture, on its first inftitution, fixty poor deftitute women and children are to survey the district comprehending Here- conitantly employed and protected in the fordihire, Radnorshire, and Breconshire; and house ; amonge these are two girls, perfectly under its auspices, be published the Reports deaf and dumb. As this is entirely a fcfor those counties; a labour in which he dif- male institution, it has long been the with played both zeal and ingenuity, by collecting of the managers to intereft fume respectable tagether a body of useful information. He ladies to alist in the charge of it; and they has fince published An Inquiry into the Na. are now happy to state to the public, chat tare and Value of Leasehold Property : con- they have been successful. A number of taining a variety of calculations eminently ladies, every way qualified for lo important a useful both to land-holders and agents, and trust, have kindly confented to take ctrarge rendered familiar to every capacity. That of the internal arrangements, until relieved division of the Principality wherein he has by fucceflors equally willing, and equally been actively employed for upwards of twenty qualified to promote the objects of the undera years, is much indebted to him for many taking, by paying the strictelt attention to Aeps in the progress to its present state of im- the good order and economy of the whole. provement: he planned, and fuperintended The very destitute situation of a tak munsber the formation of some excellent roads, thro' of the wives and widows of fuidiers, wirb.fa parts which were before almost inaccesible to milies, calls loudly for protection, and it is travellers; and, by his exertions, the value a duty we owe the brave men who are fightof church, as well as landed property, has ing, or who have fallen for us, that they there been increased in a high degree. The should be protected. The House of Industry poodness of his heart, the benevolence of his will afford them an afylum, where, buy their character, and the fincerity of his friendship, own honest exertions, they may earn theis rivetted the attachment of all his acquaint- bread, and see their female childsen intrud. ance, and will secure to his memory their ed in such a manner as to earn theirs with resped and veneration;

whilst the eminence comfort and credit. It is alla intended, if of his professional talents, and the irreproach the funds will admit, to begin a branch for able integrity which marked his whole con- the instruction of survants, by taking ciruge doct, will sender the loss of his services a of a certain number of girls, and teaching subject of regret to the community at large. them all the neceffary duties. As the mas

At Langynoyd, in Glamorganshire, Eliza- nagers are fully fenfible of the benefits which betb Thomus, aged 102, a poor woman who muit accrue to the public from such an intihad seen four generations, or her great tution, they boldly come forward to claim iss great grand-children, and lived in the reign protection; and they request particularly, of four fovereigns in this kingdom. She that the ladies in general will be plealed to could fee, work, and walk a considerable visit the House of Industry ia Tiviot row, diance, fill within a short cink or her and endeavour, by their countemnce and pro

tedion, to encourage female industry, and NORTH BRITAIN,

by their advice and instruction, to cuscivote The Edinburgh House of Industry was early habits of religion and virtue, in order opened in January 1801, for the reception that the opportunity of being thus extensively o fach/poor and deftitute women as were useful may be laid open to all. willing to work, bus unable to procure em Married | Ac Edinburgh, Mr. John Muralg aene Tie female children of the poor' ray, bookseller, of London, to Miss

Anne are allo to be admitted, and taught lace Elliott, only daughter of the late Charles L.

us the most profitable branch in cfq. book seller. they would be employed. Both these Died.) At Lallwade, Mr. William Simp

ve been carried into effect with fun, paper-maker. He served under Lord sceli - From the period above-men- Cornwallis, as an officer of artillery, during

een oman entitled to the charity the American war Upon his return todo ty of fobamba, in want of work, and country, he married the daughter of an em

cincuenfances, has, upun proper nent paper manufacturer, which excited his bean admitted to the houle; a attention to that bufioefs, and he becaune aMo, No. 155.



tensively concerned in it. He was the firft patriot; and in public and private charity his who introduced into that manufacture the liberality was at once exemplary and unoftenimproved method of Bleaching by means of tatious. Many are the children of sorrow Muriatic Acid ; and he generously communia, who bless his bounteous hand and sympacated the result of his long, important, and thising heart, whose-relieved diftreffes are expenfive experiments to the trade at large, known only to theniselves. In the interwhich they acknowledged by making him a course of private society, and in the bosom of present of a handsome piece of plate. -In pri bis family, the qualities of Sir William Forbes vate life he acquired and retained the attach were not less amiable, than those of his pubment and regard of a numerous circle of lic situation were honorable and useful. In friends, who fincerely regret his death. his youth he had devoted much of his tinie At Fochabers,

Mr. William Kellman, to the study of elegant literature; and, during 102. He was a millwright and curpen the courte of his long life, he never lost fight ter, and continued to work at his trade of those liberal pursuits which early attociation till within three weeks of his death.

had en leared to him, and which, while they At Dunfermline, Robert Scotland, esq. relieved the preffure of his more serious avoof Middiebank.

cations, lent a distinguished grace to his chaAt Port Patrick, Adam Gordon, esq. col 1acter. He funited, in a degree which has leator of the customs.

feldom been attained, that acuteness and disAt Linlithgow, James Taylor, esq. sherif crimination which are conferred by a know, substitute of that county.

ledge of mankind, with the information of At Glasgow, John Robertson, esq. mer The scholar, and the courtly elegance of the chant.

gentleinan; but in him the falcioation of At Shirgarton-house, Perthshire, Jolin manner arose from the genuine feelings of Harvic, ela

his heart: he was polite and condescending. At Pailley, Mrs. Agnes Finlay, wife of because he was humane and benevolent; he James Howe, esq. of Grange, near Kilmar Wis open and gracious, because he was cannock.

did and fincere. Sir William Forbes was At Burntilland, Miss Charters, daughter one of the earliest members of the celebrated of the late Samuel C. ela.

Literary Club, which boasted amongst its At Dumtries, Lieutenant Richardson, of other illustrious affociates, the names of Johnthe Westinoriand militia.

Ton, Reynolds, Garrick, and Burke. He lurAt Whitecroft, in the county of Dum vived many of these eminent men, and, we fries, Robert Henderion, efq. of Cleugh. believe, has left few of the original members heal, 832

behind him. The literary leisure of his latAt his seat ncar Edinburgh, Sir William ter days was devoted to the fulfilment of a Forbes, bart. In this gentleman, who has taík for which he was peculiarly fitted; we thus closed a long and honorable life, fociety allude to his account of the life and writings has to be wail a loss which will not be foon of his friend Dr. Beattie. or easily supplied. Sir Wm. F. was one of At Edinburgh, Archibald M'Phune, ele the distinguished few whom Providence seems of Driep, captain in the Argylshire militia. to have destined to purposes,pf the highest -The Rev. James Moyse, many years one dignicy and ufefulness, by combining, with a of the ministers of Cowgate chapel. - The ftation of great influence in society, the best Hon. Richard Somerville Hamilton, Iccond attributes of the understanding, and the no Son of Lord Viscount Boyne, and a lieutenant blent qualities of the heart. Burn to the in in the royal navy --Mrs. Elliot, wife of Mr. heritance of an anople fortune, he early de Cornelius E. hookseller.-General Julia voted himself to the improvement of the Fletcher Campbell, of Salton. - William commercial interests of his country, and was Law, of Elvingston, elg. sheriff deputy of the founder, in conjunction with the late Sir the county of Hallington, 91 — titer being James Hunter Blair, of the well known bank delivered of a sor, the lady of Sir James ing eftablishment, which now bears their mu Nafmyth, of Pollo.-Sir William Ranılay, tual name. In this situation, the views of of Banft, bart. Sir William Forbes were never directed to Mr. Jobn Bell, bookseller, a gentleman the conßderations of personal advantage, un who, for the period of half a century, connected with the welfare of the commu ranked among the first of his profeffon, nity. His liberality and induigence were un and, during many years of that periud, was bounded in the numerous cales of mercantile the father of the trade. Mr. Hell's contransactions which cane under his view, of duct and character, throughout the course which his luininous and expansive mind bad of his long life, were distinguished by inte first sícertained that the objects were judicious grity, liberality, and independeace. He was and honeft ; and many who now enjoy the a man of liberal education, was well acquaintcomforts of independence, we doubt not are ed with modern literature, and lived in habita wnicious, that they miglit yet have lingered of intimacy with most of the eminent literary is the truggle of 'lile, but for the confiding characters of the last century. His talents, liberality of Sir William Forbes. The fup however, were of that kind which rather port and encouragement of all public concerns thunned than courted notice; they were engaget much of the attention of this genuing chiefly exhibited in the line of Iris professiva;

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