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It appeare on an examination of the ac. pound in every clear one hundred pounds, counts made by requisition of parliament, arising from harbour dues. The pies heads that the amount of the repairs done to the also are naturally formed by two clumps of cathedral of Canterbury during the last 20 rocks placed at a distance of two hundred years, is 21,0051. giving an annual aver- and ninety feet, forming the channel through age of 10501. 55.
which vessels are to enter the harbour; and At half past two o'clock, on Tuesday, it is here worthy of remark, that there will January 16th, the corning-house, No. 4, in never be less than twelve feet of water at any the king's powder-mills, at Faversham, blew rime of the tide, whereas Dover and many op with a most tremendous explosion. Of other harbours cannot be entered but at the the six men employed in the building at height of the tide-this is an incalculable the time, four were blown to piec-s, and advantage, in a commercial point of view, their bodies and limbs were scattered to a as well as to the safety of the vessels navigadistance of upwards of one hundred yards ting the channel. The materials required from the site of the building. One of the in the erection of this harbour will be free arms was found on the cop of a high elm of expense to the company-the labour will tree. The fifth man was taken up alive, constitute the chief expenditure. Under but no hopes of his recovery were entertained. these circumstances, therefore, we are not to The sixth nian, George Holmes, the foreman be surprised that this important undertaking of the work, singular to relate, was found is estimated by an eminent engineer (Mr. alive also, sitting in the midst of the smok. Jessop), at the very small sum of 22,000). ing ruins, with his clothes burning ; but he which has been raised by four hundred and was otherwise not much injured, and is like forty shares, of 501. cach, payable by instally to do well. At the door of the corning- men's of not more than 151. per annum. house was standing a tumbrel, or covered Besides these natural advantages, Folkstone waggon, with two horses and a driver. being much the nearest point of communicaThe waggon was blown to pieces, and the tion with the continent, the dues for passagedriver and horses were killed. Of three boars and merchandize in time of peace will horses employed in the building, two have be immense; but, it is not to this source perished, but the third is living. No circum. alone that we are to look for advantage in stances have transpired from which an opinion this undertaking, for in time of war also, the can be formed with respect to the cause of the dues of this harbour will yield a very large accident: it is the third of the kind that has per-centage on the capital. Among the happened at these mills within these seven many sources of profit, the extensive and years. A plan is in contemplation, by which increasing fishery of Folkstone will not be it is hoped that these fatal accidents may in found one of the least; for every hundred great measure be prevented. It is intended of mackarel and every last of herrings will not only to simplify the machinery, so that pay a proportionate harbour.due, exclusive the power of one horse only will be required, of vessels of every description belonging to but the whole of the works are to be sunk the town, which will pay from one tu ten in the ground, with a loose roof of weather. guineas each, annually. Building materials, boarding, which, in the event of the compoe and every species of merchandize, will also sition taking fire, wild fly off and give yent yield a considerable income; and the coule to the explosion.
sumption of coals alone in this town will pay The harbour at Folkstone will two and a half per cent. on the capital, exoccupy nineteen acres of land, and contain clusive of its populous and fast-increasing five hundred vessels, from four to five hundred environs. The grand wessern wall is comtons each, affording them shelter and protec. plete, and it may be safely said, that much tion from the strong southeriy winds which the most difficult part of the work is finished, are here prevalent, and also from the swarms although only 8,4007. have been expended, inof privateers which infest this narrow partcluding all parliamentary and other prelimin of the channel; there being at present no nary expenses, which in many recent establishe shelter to our brave deleniers, to the distressa ments have amounted to a considerable part ed mariner, or to the commercial interest of the capital. We have therefore a fair reain general, from Dungeness Point to the son to hope, tha: by a continuation of that Downs, a line of coast of more than forty good management which has hitherto, been miles. Nature has bountifully afforded displayed, che capital of 22,000!. will be ama every facility towards accomplishing this ple for its completion. It is calculated thac desirable ovject; fur, within one hundred this undertaking will be completed in 1811. yards of all parts of this work, are abundance But the harbour-dues will coininence in 1810, of rocks, which are formed, by the constant and very little doubt can be entertained washing of the ocean, to all the purposes re- that the first year's receipt will pay at least quired, and are secured to the company free ten per cent. on the expenditure. ot any expense, togethor withother materials on Lied,] Ac Murgaie, Ann, wife of Jacob the contiguous estates of the earl of Radnor, Sawkins, esq. and daughter and sule heiress which he permits the company the tiec use of Cape. David Turner, formerly of Nash
Sussex Hampshire'iltshire. pril Court, Isle of Thanet. Mrs. Miles, relict post office - Mrs. Jones, wife of Col. J. of of John M. esq.
the 18th light dragoons. At Canterbury, Mr. Partridge, sen. 71. At Hurse pierpont, in consequence of Mrs. Smith, wite of Mr. Edward S. sen - falling down stairs, Mrs. Mitchell. Mrs. Mary Parker, 91 Mrs. Reynolds, 88. At South Stoke, Mrs. Wilton, relict of -Mrs. Tiblain, 70
the Rev. Nir. W. rector of that place, whom At Shepherd's, Cranbrook, Mrs. Tempest, she survived but a few weeks, leaving eight wife of John T. esq.
small children wholly unprovided for. At Dover, Mr. John Taylor, of the thea- At Arundel, Mrs. Overington, tre of that town.
HAMPSHIRE. At Northfleet, Sir Thos. Wiseman, bart.
Married.] At Cheriton, the Rev. John 80.
Courtney, to Miss Ferrers, only daughter of At Whitstable, Mrs. Carr, 70.-Miss the Rev. Edmond F. Furbrace, 21.
At Ringwood, H. Combe Compton, esq. At Herne, Mrs. Greenland.
of Manor House, to Charlotte, second daughiAt Brookland, Edward Snoad, esq. 24. ter of William Mills, esq. M. P.
At Down Court, Doddington, Ann, daugh- William Dyke, esq. of Vernham, to Miss ter of Mr. John Johnson, 13. This is the Eliz. Steele, of Ashmounsworth, both in this third daughter he has lost within the last county. three months.
The Rev. George Illingworth, rector of At Folkstone, Mr. Bazely Warman, 66. South Tidworth, to Miss Emma Smith, -Mrs. Sladen, 8.5.- Mr. H. Upton, 24. daughter of Thomas Ashton S. esq. of At Deal, Mr. Jeremiah Nicholas, and a
Tidworth-house. short time afterwards, his widow, Mrs. N.
Died.] At Portsmouth, Capt. Marmaduke At Bradborn, sir Johu Papillon Twisden, Bailey, of the Wanderer, of Hull, in the bart.
Jamaica trade. While adjusting the jib-hal. At Queenborough, Edward Shove, esq. one liards of bis buat at the mast head, he was of the magistrates for this county.
washed away by a heavy sea, and never seen At Maidstone, Mrs. Wathurst,
after.---Lieut. Richardson, formerly of the At Sandwich, Mr. Richard Pettman, 70.- 1st Veteran Battalion, 83.-Mr. Pancras, Mrs. Castle, 58.--Mr. Slaughter, 82. carpenter in the royal Davy, 90.- Dr.
At Sheerness, Capt. Bass, of his majesty's Roberts, late physician to the Royal Naval ship Glückstadt.
Hospital, at Haslar. At Boughton-under-Blean, Mr. Knowler, Ac Winchester, Mr. Downes, solicitor.
Mrs. Seares, 55.-Mr. William Rogers.At Loose, John Boorman, gent. 85. Mrs. Hall, 94.—Mrs. Lyford, wife of Mr. L. Ac Barfreston, Mrs. Wood.
surgeon. At Brasted Place, Mrs. Mary Turton, re- Ac Nether Wanlip, Mr. Richard Gale. lict of Dr. Junn T. physician to his majesty, At Southamp'on, Mrs. Allnutr, wife of 69.
John A. esq. of Ciapham Common. - Mrs. At Atham, Mrs. Whithy, wife of capt. W. Jollitfe, wile of W. ). esq. senior bailift. R. N. She has left considerable property. At Quarley-house, near Andover, Mrs. Her principal escates in Yorkshire, with the Haggerstson, widow of Edward H. esq. of house and park at Brasted-place, are be. Ellingham, Northumberland. queathed to Mr. E. Peters, her nephew, a At Cuttnells, the infant son of George minor; and a large estate in Yorkshire is Henry Rose, esg. left to her relation, Mr. Lanibe, of the At Ringwood, John Deschamp, esq. Temple.
Married.) At Semley, Mr. Joseph Roberts,
to Miss Charlotte Sanger, both of War. Died ] At Merton, Mrs. Ann Blakiston, minster. selict of the Rev. John B.
John Gabriel, esq. of Ealne, to Eliza, At West Horsley, Mr. T. Ledger, 55.
eldest daughter of John Ward, esq. of MarlAt Kingston, Mrs. Parker.---Mrs. Mary borough. Bye, 79.
Hallifield O'Donnoghue, A. B. of St. Ed. At Dulwich, Mrs. Rix.
mund's-hall, Oxford, to Lydia, third daughter
of the Rev. Edward Spencer, rector of Married.) Mr. C. Verrall, surgeon, of Winkfield. Seaford. to Miss King, daughter of the Rev. At Salisbury, Mr. Joseph Scobell, of Stone. J: W King, rector of Tarrant Rushton, house, Devon, attorney, to Miss Ann Jane Dorsetshire.
Cooper Died.) At Southover, Mr. James Beadle, Died.] At Burbage, Caroline, youngest 80.-Mr. Nicholas Tourle, 73.
daughter of the lale Rev. H. Jenner, and Ac Brighton, Mrs. Mary Howell, one of niece of Dr. J. the oldest female bathers of that town, 76. At Westwood, Mrs. Soucherton, wife of - Mrs. Ann Pitches, daughter of the late Mr. S. solicitor. Thomas P, esq. accountant general of the At Warminster, Mr. Walter Brett, 68.
Ac Salisbury, Mr. Trotman, jun. His death was occasioned by slecping in damp At a most respectable meeting lately beld sheets, when on a journey at an inn in Somer- at the Guildhall in Bristol, it was resolved, setshire,
that a society should be formed, under the
denomination of the Bristol Auxiliary Bible On the 31st of January, the annual gene- Society, the object of which is to co-operate ral meeting of the Reading Literary Institu- with the British and Foreign Bible Society. tion Society was holden at the town-ball, Nearly 1000/. was immediately given as due and was very fully attended. J. E. Lieben. nations, and 2001. as annual subscriptions. rood, esq. president, in the chair. Mr. Martin Married.] At Bath, the Rev. Richard Annesley, the treasurer, produced a detail Grimes, of Bristol, lo Miss Hazard. of the receipts and expenditure of the preced- At Ilminster, W. Drowding, esg. of Marte ing year ; the result of which is as follows, ley, Worcestershire, Miss ilanning, viz.
£ s. d. daughter of the late J. Hanning, esq. of Balance of account in hand, Jan.
171 1 3 At Ash-Priors, Langley St. Albyn, esq. The receipts of the year, consist
of Alfoxton, to Miss Luxton, orly daughter ing of instalments of new pro.
of the Rev. L. H. Luxton, minister of that prietor's shares, annual subscrip
parish, and Taunton St. James. tions, dividends on stock, &c. 253 6 6 At Weston, W. Tyndall, esq. of Reading,
to Mary, youngest daughter of the late Za
424 7 9 clary Bayly, esq. of Belle-vue. Expended in purchase of books,
Died.) At Bath, George Simon Crook, librarian's salary, house-rent,
A very respectable member of purchase of stock, &c. &c. S79 18 4 that corporation, and sheriff of the city for
the present year. Though for several months Leaving a balace in band of 44 9 5 before he had been seriously indisposed, yet The president expressed the high satisfac. his dissolution at last was extremely sudden. tion he enjoyed, in witnessing the advantages He had only just partaken of a temporate which this institution affords, and the plea. meal, and was cheerful and pleasant, as usual, sure which has been generally manifested by when the awful event happened. It is no both the proprietors and subscribers; and con- more than a proper tribute of respect to his cluded by congratulating the meeting on the memory to add, that his death is most sin. present state of their finances, and the pros- cerely deplored by all that knew him. Few pects which open to them of not only the per- men possessed more evenness of temper, urbamanancy but completion of their original nity of manners, or goodness of disposition, plan. It was unanimously resolved that a sum than marked the character of this amiable not exceeding one hundred pounds be laid out in In his capacity as member of the body the purchase and repair of books, during the corporate, he was highly independent, liberal, preser:t year.
and disinterested. Every pian suggested for Mr. Hole, of Greenham, in digging his the improvement of the city of Bath, or for garden, has found, about one and a half feet the benefit of the public at large, invariably below the surface of the ground, a curious received his hearty concurrence, and had his wrought earthen pot, containing a large most zealous support. As a medical man his quantity of ancient coins, some of which are abilities were confessedly excellent, and well of as early date as Henry II. and many which cultivated ; and the extensive practice, which, he has not been yet able to ascertain the date in connection with his respected brother, he of, are supposed to be much older. They are for many years enjoyed, is an ample proof of deposited in Dr. Lamb's museum at Reading, the very general and deserved estimation in and may be seen by application to him. which his abilities were heid. Mr. Crook
Married.) At Reading, S. Walker, esq. of was an enthusiastic admirer of the drama; Garlick Hill, London, to Miss Clarke. and, without any prejudice to the duties of
Died.] At Aldermaston, Mr. Harris, 76. his profession, a frequent attendant on theaAt Willow House, Hurst, Mrs. Round, trical representations. He was an ardent wife of Mr. R. and daughter of the late patron and friend of all the professors of this Rev. Mr. Skelton, rector of Warfield. interesting art; and was extremely well read
At Sulhamstead, Mr. Richard Soper. He in most of the works of modern dramatic was found drowned in a stream of water near writers; his remarks on which evinced no inhis house. Verdict-Insanity.
considerable portion of accurate discrimination At Faringdon, Mr. W. Cooper.
and good taste. Various unacknowledged Ac Gey's- house, Maidenhead, aged 95, specimens of his critical acumen and skill in Lady Antonia Leslie, mother of Lord Lindores. these subjects, have met the public eye, and
At Reading, on his return from London would confirm the truth of the preceding to Bristol, colonel John Callow, of the king's statement. In his family connections, Mr. own regiment of dragoons.
Crook was sincerely beloved; he was a duti. At Newbury, E. Withers, esq. senior al. ful sop, an affectionate brother, and a warm derman of that borough, 86.
and faithful friend. On all occasions, both MONTHLY MAG, No. 197,
Dorsel-Devon-Cornwall-Tales. [April 1, of a public and private nature, his heart was John Stnckey, esq. 95. He has left the bulk ever open to the appeals of humanity; and of his fortune, above 60001. per annon, to his a very honourable pront of his generosity was relative, B. Bartlett, esq. of the General given, at the period of the late jubilee, when Post-office, nephew to Mr. Palt.er, of Bath: Mr. Crook, and his worthy colleague in office, Mr. Siuckey has likewise le. i 30.0!. per an. Mr. sheriff Lye, liberated, from their private num to Vincent Stuckey, esg of the Tres. purses, all the prisoners confined for debt, in surg. the jail of the city of Bach; an act of muni. At Sidmouth, John Latouch, esq. one of ficence and mercy, which, together with its the firm of Messrs. Latouche's bunk, in authors, ought never to be forgotten.
Dublin. He had, for many years, declined Sir Charles Turner, of Kirkleatham, any active part in business, and principally Yorkshire, bart.' He was the second baro- resided at his seat, Harristown, in the counnet of his family, born on the 28th day of ty of Kildare, occasionally visiting DevonJan. 1773, elected representative in Parlia- sbire. He married Miss Fitzgerald, by whom ment for the borongh of Kingston-upon-Hull he has left four children: the countess of 1796, and on the 2d of September in the Llandaff, Mrs. Peter Dundas, and Messrs. sane year, was married to Miss Newcomen, Robert and John Latouche, members of the the daughter of the late sir William Imperial parliament. - Mr. Latouch and Mr. Gleadowe Newcomen, of Carrickglass, in Stuckey, of Weston house, near Sidmouth, Ireland, bart. : sir Charles has died without who died on the same day, are said to have issue : his lady survives him.-- Richard Cope possessed property to the amount of nearly a Hopton, esq. of Canon Fiome, Herefordshire. million sterling Richard Johnson, esq. late of Swastham, At Barnstaple, Henry, second son of the Norfolko - James Dougias Richardson, esq. late Sephen Bencroft, e q. of Southamptonlate of Bombay --Lieut. Bernard White, of row, Bloomsbury, Lonion, 14. the 2014 regiment, in the service of the East At Exmouth, in the 84ch year of her age, India Company, 23.-_Thomas Haloilton, esq. Mrs. Mary Willis, late of Bath, a widow 21.-Anoa, relict of John Pigott, esq. of lady, of exemplary benevolence, liberality, Brockley Court, 92 - Miss Williams, and piety. She survived but a few weeks daughter of Captain W.-Henry Walter, esq. the luss of her only daughter, Mrs. Mary youngest son of the late Hanry W. esq. for Cure, aise r' widow lady, late of Bach, after some years chamberlain to the corporation of having lived together fifty-four years. In Bath.
them were united the most pleasing cheerAt Clifton, Elinor, third daughter of T. M. fuiness and urbanity of manners, to the Tabot, esq. of Ponrive Castle, Glamorgan- strictest attention to all the duties of sincere shire.--Mrs. Herbert, sister to the late religion. James H. esq. of Kingsley, Berks.
At xeter, Mrs Mary Newbery, 81.At Bridge water, Mrs. Eliz. Sealey, daugh- John Gould, esq. of Derbyshire -Mr. James ter of the late Nicholas, S. esq. 77.
Prentice, only child of M. S. Prentice, esq. Ai Southstoke, Eliza Granada, only daugh- of Armah, 19. ter of Isaac Seak, esq.
At Torpoint, Mrs. M'Fariane, wife of At Charmouth, W. Rowe, esq. 62. James M'F. purser in his majesty's navy.
At the Lodge in Kingswood, Mr. Arthur Palm, 93, brother of Mrs. Walters, of Red- Married.) At Helston, Samuel John, esą. minster, who is now in her 100th year. of Penzance, to Miry Millett, eldest daugh
ter of Thomas Grills, esų. Married.) At Holt Chapel, near Wim- At Crowan, Captain Handwell, to Misa borne, Mr. W. Reeks, jun, to Miss Sarah. Fow!. Habbard.
Died.] The Rev. Digory Jose, viear of At Bincombe, Dear Dorchester, Mr. Poughill, 78, an eccentric character, but Cooper, to Mrs. Pacience.
a sinceroly devout man. At Wareham, Mrs. Filliter, solicitor, to At Truro, lieut. Henry Carthew, R. N. Miss Christian Brown.
At Falmouth, Mr. Peter M.Dowell.-Mra. Dird.) At Spotisbury, near Blandford, the Pearce, of the Exeter Inn. Rev. Edward Bindfield, curate of that parish. At Marazion, Miss Jane Cornish, eldest
At Charlborough Park, Mr. Joseph Lock- daughter of the late William C. esq. year, upwards of fifty years park-keeper to At Bodmin, Mr. Blake, of Probus.-Eliza. Mr. Drux Grosvenor, and family.
bet!, wiie of Mr J. Hamley, surgeon, 28. DEVONSHIRE.
At Helston, Miss Caroline Mousteren, Married.] At Modbury, lieut. D'Arcy, of daughter of the late Hender M. esq. 12. the 13th light dragools, to Miss Mary At St. Austell, Mary Rosoman, 95. Bartlett, daughter of N. Adatas B.
Sir W.W.Wynn, bart. has given a building M. T. Tucker, of Moreton Hampstead, to at Wrexham, sufficiently large to educate 300 Mrs. Britton, second daughter of Andrew, ponr children, on the Lancastrian pan, beKingsman, esq.
sides subscribing very handsomely towards Died.] Ac Weston kouse, near Sidmouth, the support of the institution.
Died.] At Pentre Parr, Carmarthenshire, prehensive, Mr. Ramsay joined the utmost Josbus Parr, M. D.
benevolence of mind, which his ample forAt Swansea, Samuel Hancorne, esq. col. tune happily afforded him many opportulector of the customs in that port nearly nilies of recording in numerous
acts of twenty-two years.
liberality, which, while they attest the At Castle Piggin, Carmarthen, Thomas munificence of bis dispozition, greatly add Blome, esq. formerly a captain in the militia to the sorrow so generally feit for his unof thac cuunty, and for several years in the timely fate. Mr Ramsay has been long commission of the peace.
known as the patron of every undertaking At Wrexha!!!, Charles Massie, esq. 01. connected with the progress of the coun. At Pick-hill, near Wrexham, Thomas try, and his great command
of capital Brereton.esq.
enabled him to execute his plans on 90 Ac Myrtle Hill, Pembrokeshire, Charles large a scale, that his loss will be felc Gibbon, esq. 79.
most severely by the numerous train of At Beaumaris; Mrs. Rathbone, relict of labourers and dependants, to whom he dis. the late Rev. Mr. R. late rector of Llan- pensed comfort and support. gelynin, Carnarvonshire.
Died.] At Fornighty, Nairnshire, Duncan A: Haveriordwest, Eliza Bateman, young. Campbell, esq. It would be needless to est daughter of the late William James, esq. enlarge upon the virtues which distinguished of Sorston-house, Pembrokeshire.
this wortiiy guntleman: suffice it to say, Mrs. Lloyd, relict of Thomas David L. that, actuated with the purest patriotism, he esq. of Llwydiarth, Anglesea.
was ardently solicitous for bettering the con.
dition of the poor; and that with the warmest Married.) At Edinburgh, Alexander Bro- affections of the mind, he was the tender lus. die, esq. to Frances, youngest daughter of the band, the affectionate facher, the steady friend, late Richard Somner, esq. of Haddington. and the honest man. Living thus highiy
At Oatlands, near Glasgow, George Palmes, esteemed for the generous exercise of those esq. of Naburn, in the county of York, to amiable qualities which encear man to 80Margaret Isabella, daughter of William Lind- ciety, he cied most sincerely lamented by say, esq.
those who had the gratification of his ac. Ac Lerwick, in Shetland, James Greig, quaintance. esq. writer and collector of taxes there,
IRELAND. to Miss Cecilia Heddell, eldest daughter Lately at Edgeworth's lown, in the centre of Francis H. esq. of Wresland, cump- of Ireland, died, without a struggle, the wi. troller of customs for Shetland.
dow Burnet, aged 116 and apraids. She had At Dumfries, the Rev. William Dun- been wile to an honest laborious mason, and bar, minister of Applegarth, to Ande, she was a woman of uncommon shrewdness fourth daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Burn. and activity. The winter before last she was side, of Dumfries.
seen mounted on a ladder mending the thatch Died.) At Angelraw, Berwickshire, John of her cottage. Though she was thus careful. Hay, of Angelraw, esq.
of her worldly goods, she was unconmonly At Pore Glasgow, James Crawford, esą. good-secured and charitable. Her mind was At Glasgow, Richard Cross, esq.
never fretted by malevolent passions. She At St. Boswell's, the Rev. Ms. Scade, was always ready to give or lend what litele minister of that parish.
muney she possesseil, and she wis carefui to At Turriff, Ann Allardice, 100.
do these services to her distressed neighbours At Stirling, William Teliord, esq. cas- when uo witness was present; so that accident hier to the Stirling Banking Company, 52. alone discovered some of her good deeos and
At Edinburgh, Mrs. Harrison, widow bad debis. In her habits of diet she was very of Juseph H. esq. of Whitehaven.-Miss temperate; she lived chiefly on potatoes and Helen Duft, daughter of R. W. D. esq. milk, and stırabout ; never drank spirits, or of Petteresso.
beer, but sumetimes drank a glass of sweet In the parish of Inverhallan, district of wine, of which she was tond. She was (like Cowal, Mary Leitch, aged 102 years and four. Tot other long-lived people) an early riser, months. She had constant good health, and and took regular but not violent exercise. the exercise of her faculties, will within six For the last twenty years of her life she selo, weeks of her death. She married at 16 dom ailed to waik fro:n the coitage where years of age, and had a nuilletouis family. she lived to Edgeworth's towo, a dis:ance of She was a householder for 82 years: four about an Luglish mnie over a rough scuny years ago she went to live with her daugh- ruad. Sbe preserved all ner organs of sense
tu the last; could hear what was said in a low At Baraton-house, George Ramsay, of voice, could distinguish the changes of coun. Barnton, esg. There tew individuals tenance of those to whom slve spoke, as she in any station, who have had the good for- plainly proved by changing her topics of cuatune to be distinguished by so large a share versation when she found they did not please, of general esteem as this gentleman. To her auditors ; her sense of smell had not aa uuderstanding naturally acute and com- failed; the sumner before her death she