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1817, Aug. 18. At Calcutta, John-Petty Ward, esq. Civil Service, son of Hon. Edward Ward, and nephew of Visc. Bangor, to Eleanor, daughter of Mr. John Erskine of York.

1818, Feb. 24. At Barbadoes, Lieut.col. S. H. Berkley, 16th reg. Dep.-adj.gen. to the Forces in the Windward and Leeward Islands, to Elizabeth P. second dau. of William Murray, esq. of Barbadoes.

March 30. At Bruges, Baron de Keverberg, Governor of East Flanders, to Miss Lodge, grand-daughter of the late Stephen Croft, esq. of Stillington, co. York.

April 4. Rev. Arthur Charles Verelst, M. A. third son of H. Verelst, esq. of Aston, co. York, to Charlotte Anne, eldest dau. of William Charlton, esq. of Apley Castle, Salop.

9. At St. Omer's, the Chevalier de Sandelin, nephew of the late Count de Chaumont, Viscomte de Fruges, to Mary, eldest dau. of the late Michael Jones, esq. of Caton, co. Lancaster.

12. Thomas Snowdall, esq. of Gray's Inn, F.S. A. eldest son and heir of S. Snowdall, esq. of North Shields, to Miss Elizabeth Hyett, of Camden Town.

14. William Shedder, esq. of Wimpolestreet, to Wilhelmina, dau. of Capt. Miller, R. N.

21. At Florence, at the Ambassador's Chapel, William J. H. Browne Folkes, esq. only son of Sir M. B. Folkes, bart. of Hillington Hall, Norfolk, to Charlotte P.youngest dau. of Dominick Browne, esq. of Castle Macgarret, Ireland.

28. Sir Gregory - Osborne-Page Turner, bart. to Helen-Eliza, only dau. of John Wolsey Bayfield, esq.

George Watson, esq. formerly of the 2d Drag. Guards, to Anna, only dau. of the late Col. W. Conolly.

William Brampton Burne, esq. 15th King's Hussars, to Emma, youngest dau. of the late James Pointer, esq. of Hampstead, Middlesex.

29. C. H. Fleet, esq. of Dartford, to Agnes, eldest dau. of the late Col. James Berkeley.

30. William, son of Rev. W. Jeffs, B.D. &c. late of the Temple House, to Harriet, youngest dau. of the late John Stokes, esq. of Sloane-street.

James Cowan, esq. to Caroline, third dau. of the late Richard Yaldwyn, esq. of Blackdown House, Sussex.

W. S. Smith, esq. 10th Hussars, to Sarah Bradney, third dau. of John Bockett, esq. of Southcote Lodge, Berks.

At Deal, the Rev. J. B. Bunce, vicar of St. Dunstan's, Canterbury, to Anne, dau. of the late J. Pratt, esq. of Hurworth, co. Durham, and niece of the Rev. J. B. Backhouse, rector of Deal,

Lately.-H. Stokes, esq. Agent Victualler at Chatham, to Miss Jane Picton, sister to the late Lt.-gen. Sir Thos. Picton.

At Frating, Essex, J. G. Archer, esq. of Senior Lodge, uear Hadleigh, to Elizabeth, eldest dau. of the late Mr. J. Wayman, of Colchester.

May 1. Charles Cave, esq. second son of Stephen Cave esq. of Cleve Hill-house, co. Gloucester, to Sarah, only dau. of Edward Cumberbatch, esq. of Barbadoes.

2. Gerard de Visme, esq. of Bryanstonstreet, Portman-square, to Eliza Ella, eldest dau. of Maj. Torriano, Kensington-sq.

4. Maj. Crowder, late of the 7th, or Royal Fusileers, to Eliza Pulleyn, eldest dau. of the late Thos. Pulleyn Mosley, esq.

George-Robert, eldest son of G. Smith, esq. M. P. of Upper Harley-street, to Jane, eldest dau. of J. Maberly, esq. of Grosvenor-square.

5. Hon. G. L. Proby, Capt. R. N. M.P. second son of the Earl of Carysfort, to Isabella, second dau. of Hon. Col. Howard, of Busby Park, co. Wicklow, and niece to the Earl of Wicklow.

8. Maj.-gen. Sir Manley Power, K. C. B. to Anne, third dau. of the late Col. Kingsmill Evans, 1st Foot Guards, and of Lydeat House, co. Monmouth.

9. Robert-William Dallas, esq. Capt. in the 9th foot, ouly son of Hon. Mr. Justice Dallas, to Lucy, eldest dau. of H. Davidson, esq. of Bedford-square.

Mr. J. D. Powles, of Devonshire-square, to Emma, eldest surviving dau. of Col. Ogle, of the East India Company's Service.

12. T. Weatherall, esq. to Caroline, dau. of Martin Pearkes, esq. of Upper Harley-street, Cavendish-square.

G. Hogge, esq. of Lynn, and of Thornham Hall, Norfolk, to Margaret, youngest dau. of Dr. Ainslie, of Dover-street.

15. Horace, third son of the late Lord Hugh Seymour, to Elizabeth Mallet, eldest dau. of the late Sir Lawrence Palk, bart. M. P.

18. Henry-Harvey Monro, esq. son of the late George Monro, esq. to CatherineMary, widow of Richard Mason, esq. and dau. of the late S. B. Mason, esq. of Pitreavie, co. Edinburgh.

21. Sir William Cuningham Fairlie, bart. of Robertland and Fairlie, to Anne, only dau. of the late Robert Cooper, esq. of Woodbridge, Suffolk.

John Mytton, esq. of Halston, co. Salop, to Harriet-Emma, eldest dau. of the late Sir T. Jones, of Stanley-hall, co. Salop.

Maj. Loftus Gray, Rifle Brigade, to Susannah Maria, eldest dau. of James Lewis, esq. of Powis place.

Mr. James Buckland, of Shaftesbury, surgeon, to Maria, eldest dau. of Mr. Lush, of Charles's-square.


FRANCIS DUGDALE ASTLEY, Esq. April 26. Died at Everley House, in the county of Wilts, to the inexpressible grief of his sorrowing family and friends, Francis Dugdale Astley, Esq.; venerable in point of, years, but infinitely more SO in virtuous actions. Gentleness and amiableness of manners, joined with unaffected piety, and unrivalled goodness of heart, had long secured him the esteem of all who knew him. Blessed with an ample fortune, it was the chief pleasure of his life to impart the comforts he himself enjoyed to those who were less affluent. He passed his time almost entirely upon his property, paying strict attention to the care of his estates, which he vastly improved to the comfort and ease of his dependants, whose narrow joys it was the delight of his heart to enhance and adding at all times, by the cheerfulness of his temper, and the mildness of his deportment, to the happiness of all around him. It would be impossible to do justice to the numberless virtues of this truly excellent man, but in no light was his character more distinguished than in the observance of religious aud moral duties-in piety towards his Creator, and benevolence towards every human creature. His ear was ever open to the cry of the needy and the prayer of the unfortunate, and his hand never withheld relief. To mention all his acts of generosity, even were it possible, would be only offering an unacceptable tribute to his memory, as they were often secret, and always unostentatious. Through life it was his aim to do good in private next to the commission of a kind and liberal deed, it was his greatest satisfaction to conceal the hand of the donor. Many there are now living who can bear ample testimony to the truth of every word here written; and such inflexible integrity of heart, and unbounded benevolence of mind, can never be forgotten. He was a Magistrate, a Deputy - lieutenant, and for many years Lieut.-colonel of the Yeomanry Cavalry of Wiltshire.


served the office of Sheriff in 1776, and was first married in that year to Mary, the youngest daughter (and co- heiress with Dame Lady Lethbridge, of Sandhill Park, in the county of Somerset) of William Buckler, Esq. of Boreham House, in Wiltshire, and niece of Doctor Benjamin Buckler, Fellow of All Souls College, aud Custos Archivorum in the University of Oxford. She died, after a painful and long protracted illness, borne with truly Christian fortitude and resignation, on the 23d of September 1804, at Everley. By this GENT. MAC. May, 1818.

lady he had six children, four sons and two daughters; of the former three only remain, it having pleased the Almighty to terminate the earthly career of Benjamin, the youngest, at Bombay, in the East Indies, in October 1814, whither he had proceeded to join his Majesty's 17th regi ment of dragoons, by whom he was as much beloved in life, as he was deplored at his death by his afflicted family. The daughters neither of them survived their ever-honoured parents: the eldest died at Bath in Jan. 1798, young indeed in point of years, but rich in virtues; and the youngest survived its birth only a few days. He married secondly Anne, the daughter of Geast, Esq. and niece of Richard Dugdale, Esq. of Blythe Hall, in Warwickshire, the descendant of Sir William Dugdale. By her he had no issue, and she died in 1813. Mr. Astley was descended from the Patshull branch of the very antient and highly respectable family of Astley, formerly of Astley Castle, in the county of Warwick; and succeeded to the Everley and some other estates of his cousin Sir John Astley, Bart. who died at Everley in January 1772. The mortal remains of this good man were deposited in the New Church at Everley, which his own munificence had erected, on Monday May the 4th. F. B. A.

DR. HENRY CLARKE. April 50. Died at Islington, in his 76th year, Henry Clarke, LL. D. late Professor of Philosophy at the Royal Military College. He was the son of Mr. Thos. Clarke, of Salford, near Manchester, and was born in that town in 1743. At the age of 13 he evinced extraordinary talent and a propensity for mathematical and scientific knowledge: even when in his ninth year, from slight reading, he constructed a 9 inch terrestrial globe; and in his 10th year, while under education in the Grammar school at Manchester, it appears by a MS. of his compilation now in possession of his family, that he made an attempt on an History of the English Church, from the earliest account of Christianity to the Norman Conquest, extending to two books. Towards his future support in life he commenced his station in the world as an assistant at the Academy of Mr. Aaron Grimshaw (of the Society of Friends) at Leeds, in Yorkshire, where he cultivated and extended most favourably his scientific and literary acquirements, and obtained the acquaintance and friendship of several eminent literary characters, among whom was the late Dr. Priestley.


He shortly after entered into partnership in the establishment of a Seminary with Mr. Robert Pulman, of Sedbergh, who united the mathematician with the elegant penman, and also Mr. Frederick Williams, (from Berlin) a celebrated classical scholar; and during this connexion, he commenced his "Tabula Linguarum,” “Rationale of Circulating Numbers;" and "Practical Perspective;" which a few years after he published: but a short time elapsed before he separated from his partnership, for the advantage of travelling about in his own country, and part of the Continent. He afterwards practised (for his temporary support) land-surveying, but from the personal labour of the employment, he returned to what was more congenial to his mind, an academical establishment, and was appointed Prælector in Mathematicks and Experimental Philosophy at the New College of Arts and Sciences at Manchester, in which institution Dr. Barnes, in Biblical and Oriental Literature; Dr. Thomas Bew, in the Belles Lettres; and Dr. Thomas Henry, in Chemistry, were his colleagues; Lord Derby, President, and Dr. Percival, Vice-President; but these combined duties being too much for his constitution, which was not of the strongest nature, he resigned the Manchester prælectorship. At this time he was extending his purchases towards a complete collection of philosophical instruments. He afterwards changed the station of his academical establishment in philosophical lecturing, from Manchester to Bristol, where he met with the greatest success, by uniting the arrangement of a philosophical museum, and lectures, with that of public and private tuition. He there continued till the year 1802, when a proposal from Government was made to him, to be appointed a professor and lecturer of history, geography, and experimental philosophy, at the New Royal Military college, first instituted at Marlow, in Buckinghamshire, and afterwards removed, and now established at Sandhurst, near Bagshot. At this period he had honourably presented to him, by the University of Edinburgh, the degree of Doctor of Laws; and having completed his engagements for the term of fifteen years, (in the above station) terminating on the 5th of July last, he was pensioned, but very inadequately, with a small annuity.-On the day preceding his death, while at a friend's house in London, he was seized with a fit of apoplexy, and continued both in a speechless and senseless state till the following evening, when he gently breathed his last, He was a man of uncommon exertion and unremitting assiduity, with the quickest preceptive faculties. He was acquainted with the Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Oriental, and other languages;


he completely understood mathematical branches of the highest nature; he was both an excellent penman and draughtsman, with an extraordinary knowledge of perspective, an expert mechanic, an author, compiler of, and contributor to various respectable, scientific, and literary works. As a father, he was kind, intuitive, and indulgent; as a friend sociable, faithful, and affectionate; and as a Christian sincere, uniform, and unassuming. He bas left a widow, to whom he was married 52 years, and a family of two sons and four daughters. His elegant and extensive apparatus, and select library, will be offered by sale to the publick. Besides other works of minor importance, he was the Author of the following: "The Summation of Series, translated from the Latin, with Reply and Remarks to Mr. Landen on the same subject," 4to; "Treatise on Perspective," 8vo; "Treatise on Circulating Numbers,” 8vo; "Treatise on Short hand," 12mo; "An Essay on the Usefulness of Mathematical Learning," 8vo; "Tabula Linguarum, or concise Grammars of the Latin, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, and Norman ;" "The Seaman's Desiderata, or new and concise Rules for finding the Longitude at Sea ;" A new and concise Operation for clearing the Lunar Distances from a Star or the Sun;"" Virgil re-vindicated, in reply to Dr. Horsley's Virgil's two Seasons of Houey ;" and "An Introduction to Geography."


Died on the 19th March, Captain William Ince, 3d son of James Piggott Ince, esq. of Ramsgate. To deplore the loss of a relative or friend, is a task which few have escaped, but the regret which such an infliction entails, receives a severe aggravation when the blow falls unexpectedly, and the tenderest ties, to which every circumstance had promised permanence, are in a moment destroyed. Capt. Ince belonged to the 38th regi. a corps, whose services it would be superfluous to name, were it not to tell how far he had participated in its career; and the friend who now details that participation, ventures to do so from a conviction that the progress of merit, however humble its rank, is seldom passed over with impatience, or perused with indifference. In 1808, Capt. Ince accompanied the regiment to Portugal, and was immediately engaged in the battle of Roleia, an action always illustrious from the gallantry with which it was fought, but doubly memorable inasmuch as it was the fundation of that series of victories, which our History records with pride, and the latest posterity must admire.

After serving through the campaign under Sir John Moore, which terminated with the battle of Corunna, he returned to Eng


land, and very shortly afterwards accompanied his regiment on the ill-fated expedition to Walcheren, where his constitution was impaired by the lamentable pestilence of the country in a manner from which he never entirely recovered. Having been subsequently sent to Cork, the 38th, in 1812, was again ordered to embark for the Peninsula, and advancing by rapid marches immediately on its landing, joined the Duke of Wellington's army on the night before the memorable battle of Salamanca, in which Captain Ince was wounded; at Villa Moreal, on the retreat from Burgos, at the pass of Osmar, and in the battle of Vittoria, he was also engaged with his detachment. The conduct of the 38th regt. in the two sanguinary assaults which terminated the siege of St. Sebastian, it is well known, was of the most gallant description; Capt. Ince, participating in it throughout, was one of the officers who entered the breach when the fortress was captured, and was immediately afterwards promoted to a Company. Having subsequently joined the column under Sir John Hope (afterwards Lord Niddry, and now Lord Hopetown), Capt. Ince was engaged at the crossing of the Bidassoa, the three actions of the 9th, 10th, and 11th of Dec. 1813, and finally at the siege of Bayonne, on the raising of which at the peace, he returned with his regiment to England; and in 1816 married the only daughter of William Whittington, Esq. of Broadwater, near Stevenage, Herts. His death, which was awfully sudden, was occasioned by an effusion of blood on the brain, while at the residence of his fatherin-law. His widow survives with one child, and the expectation of shortly giving birth to a second.. In Capt. Ince were united many of the best qualities of a soldier, a gentleman, a friend, and a companion; the esteem which such qualities create among the ordinary connections of society, he enjoyed, and by them deservedly is his memory respected. In the closer relations of life, his death has inficted a shock which will long be remembered, and a loss, which, in many respects, can never be repaired.

REV. WILLIAM MOUNSEY. April 30. Died at Sproxton, Leicestershire, after a severe illness of a paralytic tendency, the Rev. William Mounsey, vicar of Saltby and Sproxton; of whom it may be truly said, that he was a most couscientious Parish Priest, and an Israelite without guile. Of his literary talents abundant specimens may be seen in the description of his two small Parishes in Mr. Nichols's History of Leicestershire; in which is also a valuable and scientific account, by Mr. Mounsey, of the petri

factions, strata of stone, and fossil bodies, found in the Vale of Belvoir.-Of his mechanical talents and patient perseverance, the complete reparation of the fine monuments of the Earls of Rutland in Bottesford Church will be a lasting memorial and it is hoped that they will at some time be engraved from the exquisite drawings of Mr. Blore. For that matchless industry Mr. Mounsey was presented, in 1792, to the two small Vicarages of Saltby and Sproxton, at which latter place he constantly resided; and in 1811 had the satisfaction of presenting to his Noble Patron, the Duke of Rutland, a small urn, found that year at Sproxton, containing exactly 100 silver coins. - Mr. Mounsey has left a widow, and one daughter.,



Feb. 13. At Hole, Kent, the seat of her son-in-law, Rev. John Hutton, in her 91st year, Mrs. Silvestra Monypenny, relict of the late James Monypenny, esq. of Maytham Hall, Kent.

In his 60th year, Mr. M. Apsey, formerly an ironmonger in Bury St. Edmunds, and one of the Burgesses of the Common Council, being the sixth vacancy by death since July last.

In consequence of a fall from his horse near Cheltenham, Ernest Parsons, esq. fourth son of Rev. J. W. Parsons, vicar of Wellington, co Hereford.

At Clifton, aged 74, Rev. W. Wilson, of Brasennose College, and 41 years rector of West Shefford, Berks.

At Melville house, Fife, Jane Countess of Leven and Melville. She was the only daughter of George Thornton, of Clapham, in Surrey, esq.; married Aug. 12, 1784.

In her 76th year, Mrs. Anne Russell, wife of Alexander Fraser, esq. of Torbreck, co. Inverness.

Feb. 14. At Brighton, Rev. John Wheler, brother of Sir Charles Wheler, bart. prebendary of Westminster Abbey, and rector of Marcham-le- Fen, co. Lincoln.

Feb. 15. In Clifford's lun, suddenly, aged 57, Thomas Railton, esq. solicitor.

In Russell Place, in her 63d year, Elizabeth, widow of the late W. Riggs, esq.

At Colsterworth, aged 75, Mr. William Taylor, formerly a farmer of that place, and only surviving relative of the great Sir Isaac Newton, who was born at the little hamlet at Woolsthorpe, attached to that parish.

At Paris, W. Waddington, esq. late of Brompton.

Feb. 16. At Canonbury, in her 80th year, Mrs. Bedwell, widow of the late B. Bedwell, esq.

At Paddington, aged 71, Gertrude, relict of the late George Woodd, esq. of Richmond, Surrey.


At Hildersham, co. Cambridge, AnnaMaria, wife of Rev. Charles James Blomfield, rector of Great Chesterford, Essex.

At Newbury, Berks, aged 15, Ellen, youngest daughter of the late Charles Fowle, esq. of Lincoln's Inn, barristerat-law.

At Bellair, near Exeter, Rev. Ambrose Rhodes, M.A. fellow of Worcester College, Oxford, on Dr. Clarke's foundation.

At Burley, near Leeds, Anue Margaret, youngest daughter of Josiah Oates, esq. of that place.

Feb. 17. In Carey-street, of typhus fever, aged 20, William, eldest son of Geo. Taylor, esq. of St. Helen's Auckland, co. Durham; and on Feb. 28, of the same complaint, caught by anxious and unremitting attention on his brother, aged 19, George, the second son.

At Pentonville, in his 72d year, James Hodgkin, esq.

At Wisbeach, of a brain fever, in his 37th year, John Oldham, esq. of Martin, near Horncastle.

At Springwood Park, near Kelso, Mary, daughter of the late Admiral Sir James Douglas, bart. Miss Douglas, who had been for some time in a delicate state of health, was induced by the genial warmth of the weather, on the day of her decease, to walk within the grounds of Springwood Park, on the margin of the river Teviot; and two ladies, who were the only spectators of the scene, happened to be on the opposite side, under the ruins of Roxburgh Castle. They observed her stoop as if to pick something from the ground, when she lost her balance, and fell into the river. Her feeble frame rendered her unable to contend with the stream, which was a little swelled, and she had floated a short way down before the female relative who fol. lowed to join in her walk heard the alarm from the opposite side, and procured the help of workmen who were near. The body was taken out after having been five or six minutes immerged, and the best medical assistance was immediately applied, but without success.

Feb. 17. By the overturning of his carriage, W. Todd Jones, esq. of Rosstrevor, formerly M. P. for Lisburn, his native town.

At Paris, aged 23, Miss Caroline Hubert, of Bennett-street, St. James's.

Feb. 18. In Grosvenor - square, Anne Louisa, wife of Daniel Blake, esq. and daughter of the late Hon. Arthur Middleton.

In his 52d year, Robert Capon, esq. of Church-street, Westminster.

In Bryanstone-street, Portman-square, Alexander Farquharson, esq. late of Welham, Notts.

After a very short life, spent in the pursuit of an honourable profession, in which

his zeal, sagacity, integrity, and opening prospects seemed to promise him an ele vated station, H. M. Dueosta, esq. M. D. of Finsbury-square.

Marian, eldest daughter of Stanley Howard, esq. of Brixton, Surrey.

At Low Leyton, Elizabeth, wife of R. Adams, esq.

At Caversham, Berks, aged 74, Rev. William Kingsbury. He was nearly half a century Pastor of the Independent Congregation at Southampton.

At Stamford, of a consumption, aged 19, Mr. S. Clayton, of Trinity College,' Cambridge.

Feb. 19. At Tottenham, aged 65, John Burbidge, esq.

At Ledbury, aged 85, Penelope, widow of the late Michael Biddulph, esq.

Feb. 20. At Whyke, near Chichester, Edward Maxwell, esq.

At Edinburgh, Sarah Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Robt. Preston, esq. of Bath. Feb. 21. In Harley-street, in her 83d year, Mrs. P. Vanderheyden.

At Purse's Cross, Fulham, aged 76, Mrs. Ord, widow of the late John Ord, esq. Master in Chancery, and daughter of the late John Simpson, esq. of Bradley, co. Durham. The conduct of Mrs. Ord, in every relation of life, was peculiarly amiable and exemplary; and her character united, in a degree which those only who knew her could justly appreciate, the best qualities of the woman and the Christian.

At the Vicarage of Sheriff Hutton, co. York, in her 56th year, the wife of the Rev. T. Tate.

Feb. 22. The wife of G. Bicknell, esq. of Queen-street, Berkeley-square.

Merelina, wife of N. C. Tindal, esq. of Brunswick-square.

At Brompton, in his 67th year, Lieut.col. Herbert Lloyd, of the East India Company's service.

At Southampton, aged 86, Mrs. Sarah Pollen, sister of the late Sir John Pollen, bart

Feb. 23. At Upton, Essex, aged 73, Henry Hyde Pelly, esq.

At Chatham Barracks, aged 21, Mr. J. F. Nichol, of the medical department, only son of the late Rev. J. Nichol, minister of Warnford, Northumberland.

Aged 83, Mrs. Boyden, of Milton House, co. Bedford.

At Iron Acton, aged 68, Thomas Shute, M. D. for many years an eminent practitioner in Bristol.

At Darlington, co. York, aged 77, John Horsley, M. D. greatly esteemed during a long and extensive practice.

Feb. 24. In his 78th year, Mr. John Orlton, well known in the clerical and other societies, to which he had belonged upwards of 50 years,


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