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Deaths in and near London, [March 1, Banks purchased them all at a very liberal thiş Duke of Gordon engaged him to be tuler price. Mr. Sandby soon after attended that to his son, the Marquis of Huntley, whoe # great naturalist in a tour through North and studies he superintended at Eron and CamSouth Wales, where he took several sketches, bridge; and afterwards he accompanied that which he transferred to copper-plates, and youvg nobleman on the tour of the Conti. made several sets of prings'in imitation of Soon after his return, Mr. Kelly gra-, drawings in Indian ink. in 1753, he was one duated at Cambridge ; and again visited the of the members of an academy which met in Continent, with kino other of his pupils. In St. Martin's.lane, and was, with several others, the course of a few months after his retum, desirous of establishing a society on a broader he was presented with the rectory of Arn. bas:s; this was strenuously opposed by the leil, in Essex į and afterwards, to that of celebrated Hogarth, which drew on him the Copford, in the same county: the former of attacks of his brother artists. Among others, which he resigned some years since. From Mr. Sandby (then a very young man) pub- the time that lie entered into the ministry, lished several prints in ridicule of his Analy.' it might truly be said, that he made the vos sis of Beauty, which, he afterwards declared, cation of holiness honourable. He has left had he known Hogarthi's merit as he did since, behind him a monument of his erudition in he would on no account have done. On the the Celtic, in a Grammar of the ancient institution of the Ruval Academy, Mr. Sandby Gaelic, or language of the Isle of Mann,which was elected a royal academician. By the was expected to be followed by a much larger Tecommendation of the Duke of Grafton, the work, a Manks Dictionary, which was upMarquis of Granby appointed him in 1768, fortunately cunsumed in the fire at Messrs. chief drawing master or the Royal Academy Nichois's, soine months ago annuunced as beat Wool wich, which office he held till the day ing nearly ready for the press. A large of his death. It is needless to descant on his edition, the fourth, of the Book of Common merits; those who have seen his drawings, Prayer, printed under the patronage, and can alone form an adequate judgment of the by the munificence of, the Bible Society, superiority of his taste, and the brilliancy of from the corrected copy of Dr. Kelly, was his execution.


finished at Whitehayen, and sent to the At Copford, Essex, Dr. Kelly, L.L.D. a na- Isle of Mann, only about six weeks tive of the Isle of Mann, upon which he reflect- ago. Of twenty-seven clergymon, concerned ed no ordinary degree of honour, by his abili. in the translation of the Manks Scriptures rics, his acquirements, and his truly exemplary since the year 1760, thres only are now conduct, as a divine and a scholar. He pro- living. These are the translators of the book secuted his classical studies under the late of Judges and Ruth; Ecclesiastes; and the Rev. Philip Moore, of Douglas ; whose inde. Minor Propbets, from Joel to the end. fatigable coadjutor he alterwards becamę, in At Greatnesa, near Sevenoaks, aged so, the important work of revising, correcting, Peter Nouaille, esq. the oldest member of his transcribing, and preparing for the press, the Majesty's court of lieutenancy in the city of manuscript translation of the holy scriptures London. This gentieman's grandfather was into the Manks language; the impression of descended from an ancient family in France, which, comprising all the books of the Oid and canie over to this country from Nasmes, and New Testaments, with two of the Apo. in Languedoc, at the revocation of the edice cryphal books, he also superintended at of Nantes, having sacrificed a considerable Whitehaven, in the capacity of corrector ; property in that country, in common with to which, on the recommendation of the lasta many others, who, upon that occasion, you mentioned gentleman, lie was appointed by luntarily left France for the sake of their the society for promoting christian know. religious principles. Mr. N.'s father resided ledge; the patrons of that impression, as of at Hackney, and was a merchant of conside, every subsequent religious work connected rable eminence in the Levant and Italian with it. Dr. Kelly also superintended the trade. At the age of twenty-one, Mr. N, printing of an edition of the Book of Common having previously been taken into partner. Prayer, and Bishop Wilson's Treatise on the ship with his father, set out upon a tour Sacrament, all in the Manks language ; and, through Europe, with a view to establish in the course of his labours in this vineyard, correspondences, and to acquire general he had transcribed all the Books of the Old knowledge ; at the end of two years, having Testament, three several times, before he travelled through France, Italy, and Sicily, had attained his twenty-second year! On he was obliged to return home without visithe completion of this charitable work, ting Germany, on account of the continental begup by Bishop Wilson, who, like Bede, by war, in which England was at that time enhis piety and virtue, acquired the appellation gaged. Whilst abroad he gained a perfect of venerable ; and promoted by the active krowledge of the French and Italian lanseal of his successor, Bishop Hildesley, Mr. guages, which he spoke and wróce with the Kelly was ordained, upon a title from the fluency and correctness of a native, acquired episcopal congregation at Air, where he re. a great taste for the fine arts, and brought sived, respected by all who knew him, until home with him a valuable collection of pic.


tures and prints, &e. which he continued to, deribly increased by the dcath of a near augment for inany years aiter bis return to relation, be withdrew from business, giving this country. In the year 1701, he married up the manufactory and property connected Elizabeth, the only daughter and heiress of with it to his son, and retired_to Sevenoaks, Peter Delamare, esq. of Greatness, whose where he resided cill the death of his wife, ancestors were likewise refugees from France, which took place in 1805. He then return in 1686. In right of his wife he becamced to pass the remainder of his days with his possessed of the silk mills at Greatness; they son at Greatness. About this time his inehad been erected upon a very confined scale, mury began to fail tiim ; it was the only and at that period they did not produce above symptom hè exhibited of old age, and was 3001. per annum. He lowever, soon pes. probably occasioned by his intense applicaceived that great advantages wcie to be ob- tion to studies of an abstruse nature, at an tained by them, and possessing a profound earlier' period of life. In the year 1799, knowledge of mechanics and mathematics, when the mania of the French revolution after expending at least 20,0001. in enlarge had nearly obtained a footing in this country, ing and improving the machinery, he very and it became necessary for every one to considerably increased their produce. Some testify their attachment to the constitution, parts of the machinery which he invented his nanse appeared almost the first upon the are so ingenious in their construction and list of those public-spirited men, who at movements as to rerder the silk, prepared that critical juncture establislied the associa. by them for different branches of manufac- tion at the Crown and Anchor. He was cure, far superior to that worked by any blessed with a good, though rather delicate others in this country. He first introduced constitution, which had neve: been impaired the manufacture of crapes into England, by intemperance, or enfeebled by disease; which, before his time, were imported from and he had the enviablc felicity of attaining Bologna ; by his own ingenuity he discovered to an advanced age without suffering fronı the process of their manufacture, and soon any of the infirmities which usually accomrivalled them in his manner of preparing .pany that period of life, being able to read them. In the year 1778, partly through, the smallest print without the assistance of the imprudent speculations of a near relation, glasses. He possessed a highly-cultivated in whoin he placed implicit condence, and understanding, and a considerable portion of partly by heavy losses, occasioned by the general knowledge, refined by an exquisite failure of a house with which he transacted taste; the upright independence of his chabusiness, he became a bankrupt. The un- racter and his high sense of honoor, were kindness and oppression which he experien- manifested in every, occurrence of his lite. ced from some of his relatives upon this oc- He had a strong sense of religion and piety, 'cision considerably aggravated, and certainly and a sensibility and tenderness of teeling tended to confirm this misfortune, which that rendered bim ever alive to the misiormight have been averted, had proper time tunes of others. In addition tu the many been given him to settle his affairs. He Christian virtues which he exercised, the was, however, amply compensated by the most prominent feature of his character was countenance and friendly offers of assistance an unbounded liberality and benevolence towhich he received from many of the most

wards those who needed his support; his purse eminent merchants in the city, amongst the was ever open to encourage and assist young

foremost' pt whom was his cver valued friend artists in their professional pursuits. To • Peler Gaussen, esq. then Governor of the rescue merit from distress, and to bring into Bank. After the sale of his effects and active and useful exertion, talents, which collections, he prosecuted his business with would otherwise have been lost, he was ever unceasing energy. The silk mills now be- foremost to contribute his kindness to all came his chief onject; he more than doubled those employed in his service, uniformly their number, and brought them to so high a shone forth opon every occasion, amply prodegree of perfiction that they produced many viding for the comforts of those who had thousands per annun, and in a few years he grown old in his employ. To the pour he was enabled, as he had hoped to do froin the was a kind friend and benefactor, and no one hour of his misfortune, most honourably todis. was more deservedly esteemed in the neighie charge the residue of his d-bts, which would bourhood where he resided: the respect which have been due to the creditors had not the attended him through life was equalled only bankruptcy taken place, and which atier it by the sorrow which accompanied him to the had, he could be under ao legai obligation grave. He was buried at Christ Church, to pay. It was a measure,' dicta' ed alone by Spith-fields, and has left a son, who suca i hat high sense of honour and integrity, cerds him in the business, and one daughter, which uniformly directed all his dealings who was niarrita in 1791 to Edward Rudges, with others. In 1800, having realisert an esq independent forture, which was ther' consi.


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NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM. son.- Mr. Samuel Price, slip-owner.- Mr.
N excavating the earth to obtain a firm Jalin Coulter, 35.-Mrs. Manisty, 76.-Mr.

foundation for the new Court houses for the John Eden, 9) -- Mrs. Elizabeth Benney, 31.
county of Northumberland, where the half. -Mrs. Saunderson. Vis. Proctor.-Ms.
moon battery in Newcastle formerly stood, William Hind, master of the Shaftoe, Green-
a variety of curious discoveries have been landman. --Mr. Jolin Temperly, 09.-Miss
made. After the excavation of about thirty Ogilvie, daughter of the Rev. Mr. O.-Mr.
teet of solid earth, the entrance to an ancient Jobo Carr, 38.- Mary, widow of Joho Wala
well has been found, which will probably, ker, 102.- Mr. James Parkinson, methodist
when dug, develope some remains of antiqui- preacher.
ty. Within a few yards of this well, two At Hexham, Mrs. Mason, 80.--Mrs. Bell,
puit of horos, resembling those of a stag, but 73.
much larger, along with the jaw-bones of the At Alemouth, Mr. John Bell.
acima!, were dug'oul. In the opinion of an At Wooler, Miss Stephenson, 19.
carinent natural historian, these bones and At Forest Burn, near Rothbury, Matthew
horns must have belonged to an animal simi- Hall, 107.
Iar in size and species to the American elk. At Ponceland, the Rev. Jolin Blyth, of
In several other parts which have been dug, Hartley.
about forty-six feet from the iop of the mount, At Ingoe, William Dixon, esq. 64.
a number of large beams of solid oake, perfecc- At Berwick, Mrs. Wilson, 72. --Mrs. Gre-
Hy sound, lying in a variety of directions, as sham, 65.-Mr. William Lauder, schoolmas.
if to support the superincumbent bank, have ter, 53.-Mrs. Hogarth.--Mr. Thomas Wea.
beer also discovered, all which afford susti- therston, 61.--Alls. M'Dougal, 50.
cient grounds to believe, that the whole At Durham, Mrs. Peal, 35,--Mrs. Eliza-
mount was a work of the Romans, íor the beth Harrison, 70,- Mrs. Revely, 28.-Wil-
Furpose of forming a commanding station, liam Benjamin Shute. The infant son of Wile
wben in this country.

lian Thomson, esq.-Mr. George Bone. 55. Marrid.} At Beworth, the Rev. Jolin Hodgson, to Miss Kell.- Warren Lamb, e:q. At Workington, in the year 1809, chere ví Newcastle, to Miss Hunter, daughter of were--Baptisms, 220.-- Burials, 212.-Marthe late Robert H. esq. of Mecomesiy, riages, 47. Durham.

At Harrington, in the year 1809-Bape At the Holystone, James Armstrong, tisms, 58.-Burials, 39,- Marriages, 2. 85, to Margaret Craggs, aged 19.

Married.] At Maryport, Cipcain ButterAt Arlecdon, Mr. Robert Gordon, of Skel. mere, of the Lavinia, to Miss Jare Dempsey, EnW, to Miss Howard, of the same place. A: Corney, Mr. John Jackson, of Park Their united ages amount to 34 yei The Nook, to Miss Mary Denn, of Middleton, father of the bridegoom is 35, and the mother place, daugliter of the late Jos. B. 09.. about the same age.

Died.] At Bank house, in Kinnyside, Mrs.
At Wooler, the Rev. William Gilmour, to Elizabeth Boadle, 92.
Miss Bolton, sister to Mr. Thomas B. of Li. Ac Douglas, Isle of Mann, Lieut. Clerk,
verpool, merchant.

of the royal navy,, 49.
At Sunderland, Marmaduke Featherstone, Ar Burton in Kendal, Mrs. Stow.
esq. to Miss Hill, sister of C. S. Hill, esq. At Walby, Mr. Robert Blewett, 79.
comptroller of the customs of that port. At Brampton, Mr. John Halliburton, 87.

Dicd.] At Newcastle, Nicholas Walton, At Eolm Rooks, near Whitehaven. - Alrs. esz. one of the receivers of thi revenues of Iutwid,e, wife of admiral L. Greenwich Hospital, in this district, 70.- At Paiton, Mrs. Walanison, (6. Alr. Henty Ga.loway, 82.- Mrs. Mary Shala At Sansfield, near Carlisle, Mrs. Elizabeth bery, 80.--Mrs. Elizabeth Read.--Mrs. Ann Mulcaster, 36. Grey, 71.- Mrs. Isabella Rowell, 80,--Mrs. As Kendal, Mr. Francis Docker, 77. Young; she went to bed at night in good At Gatehouse of Fleet, Alexander Birkhealth, and in the morning was found a corpse. whisile, esq. 60. -Mr. William Bell, 53. -Mr. Oliver.-Mr. At Carlisle, Mrs. Braumont, 59.-Mrs. John Weatherston.--Mr. Thomas Richard- Ann Satterthwaite, 69,- Mr. James Robin.


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son, 72. ---Dinah, daughter of the late Mr. Mr. John C. printer. He was the author of John Mullu, 19.

an ingenious system of short-hand. YORKSHIRE.

At Thribergh, Mrs. Hedges, sister to the At the annual meeting of the Dock Com- Rev. Mr. H. 87. pany of Huil, at the Guildhall, the ac.

LANCASHIR L. counts for the year ending the 31st of Dec. A dreadful accident occurred on Sunday 180, were audited ; and the dividend de- Feb 12, at the parish-church of Saint Nia clared to be 431. 14s. 9d. per share, (in all cholas, in Liverpool. A few minutes before 180); being an increase upon the dividend of divine service usually begins, and just as the last year, ot 161. 55. Od. each. The amount, officiating clergyman was entering thechurch, by renewed resolution of the company, (after the key-stone of the tower gave way, and the deduction of the tax under the property the north-east corner, comprising the norite act) will be appropriated to the completion of and east walls, with the whole of the the works of the Humber Dock.

spire, came down, and with a tremendous Married.] At Whitby, Enseby Cleaver, crash broke throurn the roof, falling along esq. of Nunnington, to Miss Ingram Chap. the centre aisle, vill it reschied near to che man, daughter of John C. esq.

coir.munion rails, and in its fail carrying with At Thornton Watlas, Joln Cerveaux it the whole peal of six beils, the west galChaytor, esq. third son of William C. esq.oflery, the or, ån, and clergyman's reading desk, Spenritho ne, to Miss Carter, of Richmond. totally demolishing them, and such seats as

At Great Drilieid, Captain William Rip- it came in contact wito. Not more than from poth, of Bridlington Quay, to Miss Ann fiiteen to twenty adult persons were in die Scott.

church at the time, and of these the greater At Hull, Captain William Hessletinc, of part escaped; but the children of a charity the Success, of ihat port, to Mrs. Wray, wi- school, who are marched in procession somrdow of the late Captain W.-Mr. W. A. what earlier than the time of service, had Brigham, master of his majesty's ship Ran- partly entered. The boys lollowing last, all ger, to Miss Jane Thompson, daughter of escaped; but a number of the girls, who were Captain Thomas T.--Captain Arnold to Miss either entering the porch, or proceeding up Banks.

the aisle, were over herined in a momeu Benjamin Clarkson, eg. of Aiverthorpe beneath the fullin' pile. The crash of the Hall, to Miss Wood, of Flanshaw, both near steeple, and the piercing shrieks of terror Wakefield.

which instantly issued from those who had Harry Spencer Waddington, esq. of Caven- escaped in the church, or were spe tators in ham, Suffolk, to Mary Ann, fourth caugh- the church-yard, immeduiely brought a ter of the late Richard Siater Milnes, esq. of large concourse of people to the spot, who did Fryston Hall.

net cease to make unavated efforts to rescue The Rev. Joseph Wilson, head-master of the unfortunate victims iron the tuiling ms. che grammar school at Sheffield, to Miss Eli- sonry, till all the bodies were extilated, szabeth Antey, second daughter of the late withstanding the cottering appearanıe of the Mr. A. of Leeds, solicitor.

remaining part of the tower alia roof of the At Leeds, James Armitage Rhodes, esq. to churcb, which momentary menaced a se. Mary, only daughter of Alexander Turner, cond fall. Many instances of hairbreadth esq. oge of the aldermen of that borough. deliverance cecurrid. All the ringers cs

Died.] Ac Carleton Hall, near Richnend, caped excepe one, who was caught the H. L. Fulleine, esq. youngest son of the late ruins, and yet was extricated alise by his bra. Henry P. esq. 37.

thren. The alarm it is said was first giren At Newbywisk, near Thisk, Mr. Moor, to the ringers, by a stone talling upon the 90.

firth bell, which prevented its swing; the At Kilcon, near Gainsborough, Mrs. Mary men ran out; and a momert did not elapse Farndale, 98.

before the bells, beans, &c. fell to the tota At Wakefield, the Rev. Richard Munk- tom of the tower, and their escape wonlu hare house, D.D. vicar of that place.--Mis. Catha- been impossible had not the beliry been upon rine Sampson.--Mr. Shillit , 60.

the ground flour. The Rev. R. Roughedge, At York, the Rev. Andreiv Plunket, a the rector, owes his safety in the circuous man equally distinguished by his extraordinary stance of his entering the church at an unvirtues and extensive earning.-Mrs.Clover, accustomed door. The Rev.L Puche, the 80.- Mrs. Sturdy, witc of vir. Willian S. othieu tine minister, was prevented trud eniersen.- Mr. E. Yeoman, keeper vi the house of ing by the children of the school whin nere currection, 21.

prissing forwürd. ile teacher, who was At Hall, Mr. James Hopwood, 58. killed, had just separated the children to ai. At Haxby, Mr. john, 08.

ford him a p sa 13€, when a person exclaires, At Bridington Quay, Mrs. Dales, 90., "For God's suke corne la ta!"-re stepe Ai Ruswarm, rear Whitby, Thomas Holi, back, and brheld the pie suking, and the

whole icll 11. Wesidid reia e anether in. At Horiury, Mrs. Taylor, wife of the Rev. stance alinosi miraculous.

A person und John i'. 71.

Martin was sented in his prwitoestrounedig Ai Shellield, Jr. Alexander Crome, son of stans were dested in piccins, and incaped wih


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E 184 Cheshire Derby-Nottingham-Lincolí, . [March 1, yuins, but he came out unhurt. Twenty

NOTTINGHAMSHIRL.. seven bodies have been taken from the ruins, Married ] At Lenton, Quarter-master and twenty two were either killed or have Maples; ot the yd battalion 15th. regiment, sincee xpired; this number, if we consider the to Miss Millicent Lacey. peril, niay be called comparatively small, but Died.) At Newarki, Mrs. Lacy, 96.—Mrs. in the eye of humanity, awfully great.

Peart. Married.] At Preston, James Pedder, esq. At Long Eaton, Iltomas Hopkins, esq. forof Greenbank, to Miss Peader, daughter of merly a surgeon in the army, 78. He was

celebrated for his breed of game cocks, which At Manchester, Mr. Richard Dilworth, of' on most occasions proved the first in the the Post-office, to Miss Muncaster, of Salford. kingdom. -Mr. S. Lapage, jun. of Leeds, to Eliza, el. At Gamston, the Rev. Edward Mason, dest daughter of Thomas Caister, esq. of Cat. Rector of Heapham and Beesby, in Lincoln terick House

shire At Liverpool, Captain Hinkley, of the At Bledworth, Ww. Collinson, gent. 66. schooner Providence, to Miss Probert.--cap- At Mansfield, Mr. Ceorge Simes, 76. sain Charles Swan, of the ship Kue, of this At Wuiksop, Mrs Geli. post, to Mrs. Lonsdale, Cumberland Tavern, At Wiltord, Mr. George Dickinson, 88.Old Dock.

Mr. Wm. Hazard, 65.. At Warrington, Robert Pennington, esq. At Ruddington, Mr. Breedon, deservedly to Miss Fawcet, both of Kendal.

celebrated aniong the first agriculturists of Died.] At Old Hall, near Manchester, the kingdom for his knowledge and judgment William Douglas, esq. 61

in breeding sheep, 63. At Lancaster, Mrs Buwes, wife of Thomas At Nottingham, Mrs. Curtis, 63.-Mrs. B, esq. 21.-Mrs. Holt, wiie of Mr. James Jomes, 58 ; and a few days before, her daughH. bookseller.-Nrs. Taylor, 81.

ter Mary, 6. Ac Poulton Hall, near Lancaster, Mrs. At Cransley Hall, Mrs. Rose, wife of John Eidsforth, wile of A. E. esq. 31.

Capel At'Newton, near Warrington, Edward Ai- At Wallingwe!ls, Sarah, Frances, and Lers, esq. a gentleman lorong known on the Lydia, three of the daughters of Sir Thomas turf.

Woollaston White, bart. At Hale, Alice Barnes, 101.

At Farnsfield, Mr. W. Smith, 86; and a At Blackberook, the Rev. John Orrell, ca- few days previous, his wife, Pegsy, 76.

LINCOLNSHIRE. At Warrington, Mrs. Newton.

The Tolls on the Witham road, between At Manchester, Mr. James Hand.-Mrs. Lincoln and Boston, which 20 years ago Wogden.-Mys. Kearsley, relict of Mr. K. were iaken for 3001. have lately been let for solicitor.-Mrs. Randle.

30001. Ar Liverpool, William Potts, esq. of Pe. About five years ago a benevolent institu. tersburyh, Virginia.-Caleb Fletcher, esq. tion was established at Lincoln, for the two54.-Miss Thompson, 19. - Mr. Richard Par., 'fold purpose of assisting poor married lying. kinson.--Mrs Catharine Santley; 24.-Mr. in women, and of educating poor girls in 6. Clough, who for many years engaged per. such a way as may be the means of their surmers for, and took care of, the Music Hall becoming useful members of the community. in this town, 59.-Mrs. Dawson, 60.—Mr. From an account lately published, it appears John Hornby.

that, by lending for the month twelve sets At Prescot, Mr. James Scarisbrick, post- or bundles of necessary linen (which cost master, 56.

about thirty pounds) aided by about 18l.

year given in money, above sixty poor wo. Married At Pressbury, Thomas Tipping, men arnaaliy are very considerably relieved. cq. of Fulshaw Hall, to Anna, eldest daugh- The other and more inportant object of ter of Robert Hibbert, esg. of Bircles. this charity, the cducation of poor girls,

At Chester, William Jones, esq. of Lon. is so conducted as to produce more good don, to Miss Maria Il'ynne, of Waverton. effect than charity schools generally do;

Died.] Ac Chester, Gabriel Smith, esq. and at a very moderate expense : cighey alderman of that city, 83. - Mrs. Roberts. children are taught to sew, knit, and read,

At Conglcton, chc lev. J. Wilson, vicar - and also receive moral and religious inof Biddulph, and bead-master of the free-struction, for about forty guineas 2-year. grammar school, Congleton.

The ladies, managers of chis charity, proYlc Nantwich, Mr. Spencer, 100.

vide cloth, sec. which they cut out for the Ac Stockport, Samuel Lees, esq.

instruction and employment of the children ;

and at the Repository Shop the various garDied ) At Dalbury, Joseph Green, esq. ments they make are sold, for the benefit of

At Buxton, Mr. Goodwin, of St. Ann's the institution. Hotel, 54.

Married.] A. Boston, Mr. John Elseys A. Eunaston, Mr. Robert Mcrles. schoolmaster, to Mrs. Meadows.

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