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At Edinburgh, in his 32d year, Mr. George Wardlaw, surgeon R. N. by whose death the service has lost one of its best medical officers, and society one of its best friends.

March 27. At Guildford, co. Surrey, T. Philpot, esq. late of the East India company's civil service in Bengal.

At Sunbury, Mrs. Dowdeswell, relict of the Rt. Hon. William Dowdeswell, of Pullcourt, co. Worcester, chancellor of his Majesty's Exchequer in the Rockingham Administration, and sister of the late Sir William Codrington, bart. Mrs. Dowdeswell has left three sons, the eldest of whom was late Governor of the Bahamas, and the youngest is now Member of Parliament for Tewkesbury.

March 28. At Hollydale, near Bromley, Kent, aged 88, Col. James Kirkpatrick, formerly in the East India Company's service.

At Edinburgh, Euphemia, wife of J. Young, jun. esq. of Bellwood, and daughter of the late Neil Macvicar, esq.

March 29. In Upper Baker-street, in his 73d year, Thomas Kentish, esq. many years resident in Antigua.

Aged 30. John Sowerby, esq. of Northampton square.

At Stockwell Common, in his 31st year, John Toms, esq. of the Borough.

After a protracted illness, in the prime of life, Mr. John Binns, a most respectable bookseller of Bath. He has left a widow and four children, to whom his loss is irreparable. The numerous charities of Bath, to several of which he was the faithful steward, will record the benignity of his heart, and his unwearied service in the great cause of Christian benevolence.

March 30. In her 40th year, Mitchell, wife of H. H. Holtzmeyer, esq. of Mile End Road.

At Medbourn, co. Leicester, Amelia, youngest daughter of Robt. Stanley, esq.

At Horncastle, co. Lincoln, aged 63, the Rev. Charles L'Oste, rector of Greetham, and for nearly 40 years head-master of the Free Grammar school in the former place.

March 31. At Spalding, suddenly, whilst engaged in prayer with the family with whom he had lived for several years, Mr. Hezekiah Barrett, a dissenting minister,

April 1. In Wimpole-street, Lady Anne, wife of H. Hudson, esq. and daughter of the Marquis of Townshend.

At Exmouth, aged 65, Rev. R. Winton, sen. dissenting minister there.

At the seat of Isaac Hawkins Browne, esq. of Badger, co. Salop, in his 85th year, Thomas Booth, gardener to that gentleman 38 years, and formerly in that capacity to the late Right Hon. George Lord Pigot of Patshull: the sudden death of that illustrious nobleman he most ardently deplored. For fidelity, honesty, sobriety,

and punctuality, he was surpassed by none, and will be seriously lamented by his last worthy employer and benefactor. How often have the surrounding gentry, with many of the priesthood, particularly those of the hierarchy, partook of the fruit of his laborious hands? To many of them he was personally known, and who will long bear ample testimony to his deserts. His humility and venerable appearance endeared to him their anxious and friendly enquiries after his welfare with that degree of respect rarely to be met with amongst almost strangers.

At Chester-le-street, Durham, at a very advanced age, Mrs. Catherine Oswald, sister of the late Mr. James Oswald, the celebrated composer of Scotch musick.

April 2. Near Warwick, aged 85, William Hawkes, esq. brother to Thomas Hawkes, esq. Whitefriars New Wharf.

At Brickhill Manor, Lady Alicia Pauncefort Duncombe, wife of P. Pauncefort Duncombe, esq. and youngest daughter of the Earl of Cavan.

April 3. In Charterhouse-square, Jane, wife of Mr. William Tait, of St. Paul's Church-yard, and daughter of Dr. John Hunter, Professor of Humanity in St. Andrew's University.

At Paddington, aged 67, Jas. Fryer, esq.

At Bath, aged 92, Mrs. Lucy Rice. She was sister to the late Right Hon. George Rice, and aunt to the present Lord Dynevor.

April 4. In Audley-square, aged 80, Hou. Gen. Henry St. John, brother to the late Visc. Bolingbroke, and Colonel of the 36th regt. The General had been sixtythree years in his Majesty's service.

At Camberwell, from apoplexy, in his 69th year, 'Thomas Plummer, esq.

At Holloway, aged 72, Mrs. Catherine Dennison, sister of the late Robert Dennison, esq. of Madras,

In her 15th year, Jane Higham, eldest daughter of R. Young, esq. of Stratford, Essex, and grand-daughter of the late Capt. John Young, R. N.

At Worcester, in his 77th year, William Adams, esq.

At Wrottesley, Staffordshire, George, fourth son of Sir John Wrottesley, bart.

April 5. The wife of William Summers, esq. of West End House, Wickwar, co. Gloucester.

At Clifton, Elizabeth Magdalene, wife of J. Gerrard, esq. and only sister of Lieut. gen. Sir Hilgrove Turner.

At Carrhead, co. York, in his 78th year, William Wainman, esq.

At Paris, in her 15th year, Louisa Maria, second daughter of Joseph Bullock, esq. late Commissary-general in the West Indies.

April 6. At Melbourne-house, aged 66, Viscountess Melbourne. Her Ladyship, who was the daughter of Sir Ralph Milbanke, was married to Viscount Melbourne

in 1769. By the marriages of her children she was connected with the noble families of Devonshire, Spencer, Besborough, and Cowper. The remains of Viscountess Melbourne were interred in the family vault in Hatfield Church, Herts.

The wife of John Augustus Tulk, esq. of Ham Common.

Aged 56, John Hancock, esq. of Marlborough, Wilts.

April 8. At Penzance, in her 66th year, Emily Countess of Bellamont, daughter of James, Duke of Leinster, and sister to the late Duke, and Lady Charlotte Strutt.

April 10. In his 82d year, Thomas Weston, esq. of Camberwell,

In his 79th year, Henry Bengough, esq. one of the Aldermen of Bristol, in whose death the magistracy of Bristol, as well as society at large, must sustain a loss which nothing less than extraordinary talents, combined with the strictest integrity, can fully compensate. -"He has long been honoured as a bright ornament of our corporation and city, and most highly respected for his usefulness, both public and private. He was of the profession of the law, and practised for a long series of years in this city with unrivalled talents and worth of character; was a profound and discriminating lawyer, of sound judgment, and the most inflexible and unsullied integrity; and many have reason to be grateful for his advice on professional business. Several years ago he retired from the active duties of the profession, and was invested with the office of Magistracy, and thus continued his usefulness; and his brother Aldermen were happy to resort to him upon all occasions of doubt or difficulty. Mr. Bengough was a judicial steward (with others) of the corporate purse, and paid unwearied attention to the care of such of the public charities of this city as are under the ma. nagement or direction of the body corporate, and he liberally provided an asylum for the relief of the aged and destitute, which will long testify his zeal and regard for charitable institutions. In a word, he was one of the best order of men amongst us; and having died truly lamented, his memory will very long continue to be respected and cherished by every friend of honour, integrity, and virtue.-Fellow citizens, let all of us, in our several stations, imitate his example."-Farley's Bristol Journal.

Poor, by the Prevention of Epidemic Fevers," 8vo. April 12 At Newport, Isle of Wight, suddenly, aged 67, John Delgarno, esq. Mayor of Newport, magistrate for the county of Hants, Captain of Yarmouth castle, Captain of the Isle of Wight militia, and father of the lady of Sir T. W. Holmes, bart. M. P.

April 20. At Oxford, aged 33, Mr. Thomas Hosier, attorney-at-law; a young man of much promise for professional talent and integrity, and highly esteemed for his amiable qualities.

April 22. At Lympston, near Exeter, after a short illness, aged nearly 72, Mrs. Hannah Lee, relict of Matthew Lee, esq. late of Elford, whom she survived almost twenty-nine years.

April 25. At Drayton, near Shifnall, co. Salop, Richard Phillips, of Astley Abbotts, in the same county, gent. after a severe and protracted illness of upwards of 12 months, leaving three orphan children to lament the loss of an affectionate parent. April 30. In Charles-street, Berkeleysquare, S. R. Gaussen, esq. of Brookman's Park, Hatfield.

In her 13th year, of a typhus fever, after an indisposition of about six weeks, Eleanor Anne, eldest daughter of William Hardwick, of Bridgnorth, co. Salop, Attorney-at-law. She possessed a happy evenness of temper, most aimable disposition, and an incessant assiduity in her mental acquirements rarely to be met with; to which she added the most exemplary acquiescence and attention to the will of her parents, whose grief is appeased by a happy consolation.

At Lariggan, near Penzance, in his 74th year, Thomas Pascoe, esq. a Deputy Lieutenant, and one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the county of Cornwall; for several years a very active and useful magistrate in the West Division of the Hundred of Penwith, of highly honourable character, and of most independent principles and spirit. In private life, he was an affectionate husband, an indulgent master, a warm and zealous friend, kind and courteous to his inferiors, charitable to the poor, and benevolent to all, and by all he died sincerely regretted and lamented.-J. P.

LATELY. -Aged 74, Mr. Thomas Cook, an engraver of considerable merit in the Aged 66, Rev. Sir William Henry Clerke, Line manner. He spent many years of bart. rector of Bury, co. Lancaster. He his life in copying the Works of the inimisucceeded to the title on the death of his table Hogarth; first, on the same size as brother, Sir Francis, who was killed at the originals, forming a large folio, under Saratoga in 1777, and married in 1792, the title of "Hogarth Restored;" and Byzantia, the eldest daughter of Thomas afterwards in a uniform reduced manner, Cartwright, esq. of Aynho, Northampton- on 160 plates, to accompany Messrs. shire, by whom he had several children. Nichols and Steevens's edition of Hogarth's He published in 1790, "Thoughts on the Works, in 2 vols. 4to. Means of preserving the Health of the

Of the typhus fever, aged 20, C. Kirkpatrick,

patrick, esq. of Mount Pleasant, Isle of Wight.

In Southampton-row, Bloomsburysquare, aged 85, Catherine, widow of Stevens Totton, esq.

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Cambridgeshire-At Triplow, Charlotte, daughter of the Rev. B. Berry.

At the Vicarage-house, Chatteris, of the croup, Felicia and Caroline Elizabeth, daughters of Rev. Dr. Chatfield.

Cheshire At Chester, aged 85, John Dyson, esq. senior alderman.

Cornwall-At Truro, aged 69, Thomas Nankivell, esq. one of the oldest burgesses, and a partner in the Cornwall Bank.

Cumberland-At Douglas, Isle of Man, Miss Allen, daughter of the late Richard Allen, esq. of Lezayre. She has bequeathed 1007. to the poor, and the like sum to the Daily and Sunday-school at Douglas.

Devonshire-At Exeter, Arthur Tuckey, esq. a magistrate for Coruwall, and alderman of Liskeard.

At Teignmouth, George Smyth, esq. late Recorder of Limerick city, and youngest son of the late Baron Smyth, of the Exchequer, Ireland.

Dorset At Charmouth, Dorset, Rev. Brian Combe.

Gloucestershire-At Cirencester, aged 70, Robert Croome, esq.

At Cheltenham, aged 62, Rev. Mr. Elliot.

Hants At Winchester, Rev. William Evans, rector of Ropley, near Alresford. Herts At Hitchin, Rev. J. Bailey, classical tutor at Wymondley academy.

Kent-At East Langdon, aged 22, Mary Anne, fifth daughter of Rev. Thomas De Lannoy, minister of that parish.

Lancashire At Liverpool, aged 103, Mrs. Parr. She was a widow 55 years, and retained her faculties to the last.

At Legh, Miss Countess, sister to the late Admiral Countess.

At Manchester, aged 105, Mr. John Mair. His mental energies and bodily strength continued unimpaired till shortly before his death.

Leicestershire-Sarah, eldest daughter of Rev. Paul Belcher, rector of Heather. Norfolk At Moulton-hall, Mary, wife of William Hall, esq.

Northamptonshire-At Weltou, in consequence of her clothes taking fire, aged 7, Catherine Jane, only daughter of Rev. John Wilson, curate of that parish.

Notts- -At Kneesal, Rev. R. Cox, curate of that place.

Oxon. At Oxford, aged 90, Mary, relict of Dr. Daniel Slater, late Fellow of AllSouls' College.

Salop At Shrewsbury, aged 81, Elizabeth, last surviving sister of Rev. James Atcherley, late head-master of the free grammar school in that town.

At Linley-hall, in consequence of an apoplectic stroke, Robert More, esq.

Somerset -At Bristol, aged 84, John Cockburn, esq. formerly governor of Tantumquary, on the coast of Africa.

In his 80th year, Mr. John Grant, formerly a musician in Bath.

Suffolk-At Bury, the wife of Rev. Edward Mills.

Surrey At Kennington, in his 64th year, Rev. George Carter.

At Croydon, aged 23, Mr. W. Turner, veterinary student: his death was occasioned by dissecting a diseased animal at the Veterinary College.

Warwickshire-At Oxhill, near Birmingham, Mary Anne, wife of Wm. Betts, esq. Westmoreland -At Kendal, aged 87, Mrs. Mary Brathwaite, a descendant of the celebrated botanist Dr. Lawson, Worcestershire At Britannia-house, Worcester, aged 77, Mrs. Bowyer.

At the Hyde, near Upton, aged 78, William Russell, esq. of Hanley-castle, and formerly of Worcester.

Yorkshire Of the cramp in his stomach, aged 41, Rev. Thomas Pickersgill, of Bishopton-grove, near Ripon. Having, as was his invariable practice, performed worship in his family, he retired to rest, and in less than two hours afterwards he was a corpse.

At Colne, aged 66, Mr. John Buck, sen. surgeon, whose life was an ornament to his profession, and to religious and civil society.

May 1. In Cumberland-place, Hon. John Douglas. The deceased was grandfather to the present Marquis of Abercorn, he was father to the Countess of Aberdeen, and son-in-law to the Earl of Harewood, having married the noble Earl's daughter, Lady Frances Lascelles, who died last year.

In Montagu street, Russell square, in his 1st year, John Crawford, esq.

In Beaumont street, Aune, wife of Rev. R. H. Chapman, rector of Cuxton, Kent, and curate of St. Mary-le-bone.

In Tenterden - street, Hanover-square, suddenly, Mr. Bullock, proprietor of the Mona Marble works.

Henry-Allnutt, fourth son of John Wilson, esq. of Tyndale-place, Islington. May 2. In South Audley-street, John Conyers, esq. of Copt-hall, Essex.

At the Admiralty, in his 52d year, Sir George Hope, K.C. B. Rear Adm. of the Red, Maj.-gen. of the Marines, and M. P. for East Grinstead. Sir George's health had long been in a declining state, and he was lately superseded as one of the junior Lords by Adm. Cockburn. Just before he relinquished his seat at the Board of Admiralty, he was made Maj. general of Marines. His remains were deposited in Westminster-abbey on the 9th instant.

Rev. Charles-Edward Finch, B. D. fellow of Bene't-college, Cambridge.


At Beccles, Mrs. Keddington, daughter of the late Col. Wilson, of Deddington, Norfolk.

May 3. In his 72d year, Jacob Hagen, of Myrtle-house, Peckham, one of the Society of Friends.

Aged 46. Sarah, eldest daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Jackson, Canon Residentiary of St. Paul's.

At Bath, Alexander D'Arblay, esq. a general in the French service, one of the Legion of Honour to Louis XVIII. &c. He came to this country in the early part of the French revolution, in company with Talleyrand, Narbonne, Lally Tolendahl, and other distinguished emigrants, who, it may be remembered, made Juniper-hall, near Leatherhead, their residence. afterwards married the authoress of those well-known novels, Evelina, Cecilia, Camilla, and the Wanderer. He has left one son, Alexander D'Arblay, esq. lately elected a fellow of Caius-college, Cambridge.


At Lugwardine, near Hereford, Juliana, relict of the late Rev. Jelinger Symons, of Hackney, rector of Whitburn, Durham*, and daughter of Theophilus Lane, esq. formerly of Poston Court, Herefordshire.-Upon a more liberal, benevolent, and kind-hearted human-being, or one more devoid of all selfish and unchristian feeling, the grave perhaps never closed. To this simple, but amply descriptive tribute to the character of a friend and relative, endeared to the writer by remembrances of affection and love-as far as memory itself can retrace them, he feels assured that there is not the individual who ever knew her, that will not bear the sincerest testimony. To the recollection of many by whom this obituary will be read, it will doubtless recur that a popular little production of her late revered and excellent husband's, under the title of "Letters of Consolation and Advice" + was written some years ago with the especial view of consoling the bitter and almost overwhelming anguish this invaluable and fellow-mourning parent had sustained in the loss of an amiable and beloved daughter, cut off in the early bloom of more than ordinary promise. To those realms of peaceful repose where "the weary are at rest, and the wicked shall cease from troubling," so impressively delineated in these Letters as an anchor of the mourning Christian's hope, this surviving parent has now been called, together with the child whose loss excited her sorrows, and with the husband, whose affection con

*Of whom see Gent. Mag. for Feb. 1810.

+ See Preface to the last edition, explanatory of the object of these interesting Letters now publishing, and which, for the convenience of the purchasers of the former editions, may shortly be had separately.

soled them, to share the enjoyment, it is humbly trusted, of endless and inseparable happiness.

In his 64th year, John Macnamara, esq. of Langoed-castle, co. Brecon. He was in the Commission of the Peace for Middlesex, Breconshire, and Radnorshire, and formerly Colonel of the Middlesex Militia.

May 4. At Mr. B. Lawley's, Berkeleysquare, Rev. William Corne, senior censor of Christ Church, Oxford.

In Southampton - row, Edgeware - road, in his 74th year, John Cox, esq. late of Oxford, and for more than 30 years a member of that corporation.

At Peckham Rye, aged 53, John Maud Wright, esq.

At Strand on the Green, near Kew, in his 22d year, William M'Tavish, esq. of Dunardry, North Britain, eldest son of the late Simon M Tavish, esq. of Montreal, Canada.

At Bristol, Mrs. Brown, relict of the late Rev. Mr. Brown. May 5. At Brompton, aged 24, Francis Page Turner, esq. youngest brother of Sir Gregory Osborn Page Turner, bart.

At Mangham's Hill, Essex, aged 73, Philip Booth, esq. late of Russell-square.

At Stower Provost, co. Dorset, aged 82, Rev. Edward Oliver, D.D. rector of Swanscomb, Kent, and formerly fellow of Sidney College, Cambridge.

In her 65th year, Mrs. Gauntlett, wife of Rev. Dr. Gauntlett, warden of New College, Oxford. She was the widow of the Rev. Edward Cranmer, rector of Quendon, Essex, and vicar of St. Bride's, London.

At Hull, aged 82, Mr. Arthur Mitchell, a veteran soldier in his Majesty's 39th, or East Middlesex regiment of foot, then commanded by Gen. Boyd; who was at the siege of Gibraltar during the whole time of its blockade, viz. from June 21, 1779, to Feb. 2, 1783, and for upwards of 14 years church clerk at that impregnable fortress. Being sent to England some time after the siege with his regiment, he has been for many years upon the outpension list of Chelsea hospital. Mr. Mitchell was a native of Scotland: he survived his wife, who was with him at Gibraltar, about two years.

May 5. Of a rapid pulmonary cousumption, at St. John's, in Bridgnorth, aged 25, Bertha, wife of Mr. James Millman Coley, surgeon of the same place, and daughter of the late Rev. Edward Davenport, of Glazeley, in the county of Salop, whose death is recorded in our Magazine, vol. LXXXIII. p. 88. Three infant children, who yet know not their melancholy loss, and an inconsolable husband, whose only happiness was concentrated in her's, are thus untimely deprived of their best and dearest friend.


She possessed an, uniform sweetness of temper, that continued to the last, and a truly Christian piety and benevolence; which qualities, originating in the heart, were conspicuous as well in the most trifling as in the most serious affairs; and being united with a very superior understanding and refined taste, produced in her mind the noblest sentiments that could adorn the human frame. It would be superfluous, if it were possible, to detail the particular results of this happy combination of talent and virtue; but justice to her memory, and the expectations both of the rich and poor who enjoyed her society and kindness, and who will long and sincerely bewail her premature decease, bid her sorrowful survivor to record, that she was an affectionate and dutiful wife, a tender and anxious mother, an innocent and delightful companion, and a sincere friend. Her manners were elegant, engaging, and unaffected, and during the extraordinary trials to which she was exposed, both mental and physical, she manifested a degree of fortitude that excited universal admiration. Through the whole of her illness, which was very severe, and to her husband and friends most distressing, she displayed unremitting patience and resignation; and instead of complaining was thankful that Providence had not visited her with a more painful disease. In the delirium that prevailed at an early part of the complaint, and in the dreams which supervened as her sufferings increased, it was gratifying to all those, who were near her, to observe the purity of her mind and the innocence of her ideas: no horrors or agitations were discovered; but

on the contrary, as far as her disordered respiration would permit, it was her constant s udy to appear happy and composed, for the purpose of dispeling the grief which nature would sometimes force her husband, mother, and sister, (who were her constant attendants) unwillingly to express. In the very pangs of death, after her speech had left her, and she observed that those around her could no longer conceal their sorrow and distress, she, happy and contented, endeavoured to mitigate their troubles by smiling on them alternately, which she continued to do as long as sensation and life remained; and, while her eyes were thus fixed on her husband, she expired without a struggle. The wife of Thomas Le Mercier, esq, of Vauxhall. May 7. In Crutched Friars, in his 60th year, George Eade, esq.

May 9. In Dover-street, Piccadilly, Hon. Mrs. Walpole, widow of the late Hon. Richard Walpole, and sister of the late Lord Huntingfield.

May 13. At Knutsford, co. Chester, Rev. G. White, late of St. John's College, Oxford.

May 15. At Bridgnorth, advanced in life, Mrs. Bangham, widow of the late Mr. Francis Bangham, of that place, hopmerchant, after many years affliction and confinement to her house, in consequence of her incapacity to move without assistance. Her loss is regretted by her affectionate sons. May 16.

In Lower Grosvenor-street, in his 81st year, John Baker, esq.

Aged 54, Mr. Benjamin King, of Long Melford, Suffolk.

METEOROLOGICAL TABLE for May, 1818. By W. CARY, Strand.

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