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In his 95th year, W. Cox Rhodes, esq. of Bruton street, Berkeley-square.
At Saltah Grange, co. York, in her 78th year, Mrs. Ombler, relict of E. Ombler, esq. of that place.
At Chelsea, aged 63, C. Lindegren, esq. formerly Captain in the East India Company's sea service.
Of a typhus fever, aged 42, Mr. John Firmin, of Hatfield Broad Oak, Herts; and on the following day, aged 27, Miss Grange, who was to have been married to Mr. Firmin Feb. 17.
At Lincoln, in her 94th year, Mrs. Drake, relict of the late Rev. William Drake, A. M. vicar of Isleworth, Middlesex, and son of the celebrated author of the History and Antiquities of York.
Feb. 25. In Portland-street, Cavendishsquare, in his 64th year, Mr. Jós. Kirton. At Hampstead, Mrs. Key, widow of the late Jonathan Key, esq.
At Pentonville, in her 33d year, Jane, wife of Mr. Samuel Jones, of Barnard's Inn, attorney, and second daughter of Anthony Parkin, esq. of Great Ormondstreet, Solicitor to the Post-office.
In the Greenwich Road, Mrs. Adamson, mother of Capt. William Adamson, of the East India Company's service.
At Chester, aged 77, Catherine Maria, widow of the late Rev. Dr. Cotton, Dean of Chester, and aunt to Lord Combermere.
At Berriew, co. Montgomery, aged 107, Richard Booth. He retained the use of his faculties to the last, and could read the smallest print without the aid of glasses.
At Dusseldorff, Mrs. Jacobi, of Liverpool, only sister, of John Nonnen, esq. of James-street, Buckingham Gate.
Feb. 26. At Dr. Nevinson's, Mrs. Roberts, of Montague-square, widow of J. W. Roberts, esq. formerly chief of the East India Company's China Establishment.
In his 75th year, William Holmes, esq. of Clapham Common.
At Aberdeen, aged 71, Sir W. Seton, bart. of Pitmedden.
Feb. 27. In Baker - street, Portmansquare, Lady Impey, relict of Sir Elijah Impey, knt. late Lord Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Judicature at Calcutta, Province of Bengal.
At Highgate, in his 88th year, Robert Webster, esq.
At Richmond, Surrey, in her 79th year, Diana Caroline, wife of William Meymott, esq. to whom she had been married 57 years, leaving behind her a numerous family to deplore the loss of so eminent an example of conjugal affection and maternal tenderness.
At Laleham, Henrietta, wife of George Hartwell, esq. Feb. 28. In Upper Seymour-street, at an advanced age, Gen. Edmund Fanning. The world did not contain a better man in
all the various relations of life as a husband, a parent, and a friend, he was al-most unequalled-as a landlord and master he was kind and indulgent. He was much distinguished in the American war, and raised a regiment there, by which he lost a very large property. He was afterwards appointed Lieut.-governor of Nova Scotia, whence he was removed to Prince Edward's Island, of which he was Lieut.governor 19 years; when on account of ill health, and to attend to his private affairs, he resigned, to the great grief of every good and loyal man in that Island. His conduct during his Government was beneficial to the Colony, serviceable to the King, and honourable to himself. He sent his only son at the age of 14, into the army. The climate of the Isle of France and Ceylon was too severe for him; he exchanged into the 22d regiment, in order to return to Europe, which he reached alive, but shortly after died. Neither the venerable General, nor any of his family, ever recovered that blow. He bas left an amiable widow, and three highly accomplished daughters.
Elizabeth, second daughter of R. Thorley, esq. of Petersham.
At Hampstead, Harriet, wife of Tobias Browne, esq. and sister of Sir T. S. Raffles. At Lewes, in his 80th year, William Campion, esq.
At Tewkesbury, as Lieutenant Richard Brydges, of the Royal Navy, with his brother Thomas, a midshipman, and his youngest brother Charles (all sons of Mr. Brydges, of that Borough) accompanied by Lieut. Butcher, R.N. were sailing in a pleasureboat upon the River Severn, about midway between the Upper and Lower Lode, a sudden gust of wind upset the boat, and the whole of them were drowned, with the exception of Mr. Thomas Brydges, who, with very great difficulty (owing to the strength of the current occasioned by the flood) got to the shore in a most exhausted state. Mr. Brydges had sailed down the river from Tewkesbury with the party, but got on shore at the Upper Lode, to await their return, and get refreshments provided for them; and thus probably he escaped the dreadful fate which, in a few minutes, overtook his children and their friend! Lieut. Brydges was in his 26th year, was a most enterprising and excellent officer, and gave fair promise of proving an ornament to that service in which he had been actively and constantly employed for 15 years. He and his brother had just returned from long voyages, and neither of them had arrived from Plymouth many days. Lieut. Butcher (who thus unhappily perished in the 32d year of his age) was an officer of experience; had often fought the battles of his country, and suffered many of the difficulties and dangers attending
attending a nautical life. He had suffered shipwreck twice; and one vessel, on which he was aboard, was destroyed by fire when He had been a prisoner of war in France and Holland, and on one occasion narrowly escaped being massacred by the Malays. After a long and arduous service he retired among his friends at the conclusion of the war; and if a deportment unassuming, and manners the most inoffensive, have any claim to the respect of mankind, a large portion of it is due to the gallant but unfortunate Lieut. Butcher. March 1. At Richmond, Surrey, Henry Tillard, eldest son of Major Purvis, of the 1st dragoons.
At Rochester, Mary, wife of Rev. Francis Barrow.
Mrs. Anne Lee, relict of the late John Lee, esq. of Westbury-upon-Trym.
At Castle Blunden, Sir John Blunden, bart.
At Avaranches, in a duel with Lieutenant Maxwell, Lieutenant Cartwright, of the Royal Navy. Mr. Cartwright received his adversary's first fire; the ball entered his forehead, and he expired in a few moments. A few weeks since he was married, in St. Helier's, to Miss Mann, niece to the late Bishop of Cork and Ross, March 2. Martha, wife of Mr. James Smith, Wynyatt street, Northamptonsquare.
At Cleobury North, co. Salop, most deeply and deservedly lamented, Thomas Mytton, jun. esq. eldest son of Thomas Mytton, esq. barrister at law. The mortal remains of this excellent young man were deposited, with due funereal solemnity, in the family-vault at Shipton, on the 11th, when a large concourse of persons assembled to witness the last tribute of re
spect to the memory of one, who was, indeed, " eyes to the blind, and feet to the lame, and who caused the widow's heart to sing for joy."
At Thames Place, near Walton, Mrs. Payne, relict of the late George Payne, esq. of Brooklands, Surrey.
At Bromley, in his 47th year, John Cowell, esq. of Bygrave, Herts.
At Sawbridgeworth, aged 91, Miss Anna Allen.
At Dublin, suddenly, of gout in the stomach, Sir Charles Ormsby.
March 3. Near Melton Mowbray, co. Leicester, aged 26, Richard Meyler, esq. of Grosvenor-square, M. P. for the city of Winchester. He had been indisposed for some days, and was seized with a fit while hunting, which ended in apoplexy, and terminated his life the following day. He was the last descendant of an eminent mercantile family in Bristol and Jamaica, from whom he inherited a fortune of 35,000 per annum. Educated at Eton and at Christ Church College, Oxford, he
had attached to himself an extensive circle of early friends, among whom his premature decease has excited feelings of universal regret. His manners were peculialy calculated to conciliate affection, to command esteem, and to enforce respect. Mr. Meyler died intestate, and there is much doubt as to the distribution of his
large property. He bad begun a will, but had left off without naming a single legatee. Mr. Meyler, the respectable bookseller of Bath, is supposed to have been related to him, and it is said that there is another distant kinsman at Bristol.
At Villa Franca, near Nice, aged 19, Robert A. B. St. John Sparrow, esq. only son of the late Brig.-gen. Sparrow, and grandson of Robert Sparrow, esq. of Worlingham Hall, Suffolk.
March 4. The Dowager Viscountess Arbuthnot.
At Norbiton, near Kingston, Surrey, aged 81, John Beale, esq.
At Windsor, in her 87th year, Mrs. Henley, widow of Rev. Phocion Henley.
Drowned at the mouth of Portsmouth harbour, in a wherry, which was pooped by a sea during the tremendous gale, Hon. Mr. Thellusson (brother of Lord Rendlesham), Mr. Hassall, son of J. Hassall, esq. of Hartshorn, co. Derby, and Mr. Leeson, son of Hon. Mrs. Leeson, all midshipmen of his Majesty's ship Tiber. The waterman, Brown, and a boy also perished. These young gentlemen, who were most highly esteemed by their brother officers, were tempted to leave the ship by their anxious desire to see the performance of Mr. Kean, that evening.
March 5. In Salisbury-square, in her 82d year, Mrs. Elizabeth Bardin, relict of Mr. William Bardin, formerly of the same place.
At Tunbridge Wells, aged 28, John Visc. Kelburne, eldest son of the Earl of Glasgow.
At Bath, Algernon Otway Buckle, fourth son of Capt. Buckle, R. N.
March 6. Aged 33, Emma Georgiana Elizabeth, second daughter of the late Erasmus Darwin, M. D. of the Priory, near Derby.
At Ainderby Steeple, co. York, Eleanor, wife of W. B. Wastell, esq. of Aydon house, Northumberland.
At Lisbon, in his 26th year, Mr. James M'Andrew, of St. Helen's Place, London.
March 7. In Upper Brooke-street, Lady Caroline Wrottesley, wife of Sir John Wrottesley, bart. of Wrottesley, co. Stafford, and eldest daughter of the Earl of Tankerville.
In Weymouth-street, Portland Place, Mrs. Margaret Quarington.
In ber 45th year, Margaret, wife of E. A. Butcher, esq. of Upper Montagu-street, Montagu-square.
At Kentish Town, aged 76, William Wilmot, esq. many years clerk to the Commissioners of Sewers for Westminster and part of Middlesex.
At Camberwell, Dr. Andrew High, late deputy-inspector of Hospitals at Ceylon.
At Bath, aged 32, the wife of William Stace, esq. chief commissary of Ordnance, Woolwich.
At Tetcott, Devon, in his 81st year, Rev. John Rouse, 27 years rector of that parish, and afterwards of St. Breock, Cornwall. He performed his sacred function with a diligent and unremitted attention, and was a man of the strictest honour and integrity.
March 8. Mr. Henderson, surgeon, of Margaret-street, Cavendish-square.
At Copthorn, near Shrewsbury, in his 87th year, John Probert, esq. He was his own tutor, and the founder of his own fortune, having risen entirely by mental exertion. After emerging from servitude, he commenced land-surveyor, which he practised for many years. He, bad for upwards of 50 years, the important charge of the estates of the great families of Powys, Clive, Mytton, &c. confided to his care; and the distinguished talent and active zeal which he displayed for their several interests, redounds as much to his own praise, as to their advantage. He was distinguished by a comprehensive and vigorous mind, actuated by a warm and generous heart; and through a long and arduous life, was governed by the most liberal views, and the most inviolable sense of honour.
Mrs. Gilkes, relict of the late Richard Gilkes, esq. of Charlton, near Banbury. Mrs. Lockhart now becomes possessed of the estates.
In her 65th year, Joanna, wife of Mr. Joseph Wood, of Chipping Sodbury; and on the following morning, in his 75th year, the said Mr. Joseph Wood. They were the parents of Mr. George Wood, one of the proprietors of the Bath and Cheltenham Gazette.
At Roscommon, on the Circuit, James Whitestone, esq. one of his Majesty's
counsel at law.
March 9. At Bedminster, aged 47, James Phillips, Lord Nelson's boatswain on board the Victory at the battle of Trafalgar; having proved his close attachment to his brave Admiral by his numerous wounds, viz. four large sabre wounds on the head, many gun-shot on his body, and three balls on his right thigh and leg. Thus shattered, he obtained an honourable discharge and a liberal pension.
At an advanced age, Capt. Edmond O'Reilly. This gentleman, who was a native of Dublin, embarked at an early period as a soldier of fortune, and distinguished himself in the Prussian service. He served under Frederick the Great.
Capt. N. Dobree, R, N. lately in command of the Zenobia, nephew of Sir James Saumarez. This excellent officer and amiable man lost his life (with eight men) in the humane attempt to rescue from a rock, the crew of a vessel, which had been wrecked in the night near Guernsey, and who were in great danger of perishing from fatigue and hunger. Capt. Dobree approached the rock with difficulty, and let go an auchor, throwing a small grapnel, by which three of the men reached the boat, when a heavy sea nearly filled her, and another soon after took her under the bow, and overset her: two of the boatmen only were saved. Captain Dobree's father beheld the sad catastrophe from the beach.
March 10. In Percy-street, aged 82, Mrs. Susanna Jackson, a lady whose less will be severely deplored by the numbers who enjoyed her annual and weekly benevolence, and whose memory will be long gratefully cherished by the friends of the many public charities she had generously assisted during her life, and to which she' has bequeathed liberal memorials of her approval.
March 11. In Charlotte street, Fitzroysquare, aged 24, Robert, second son of Alexander Balmanno, esq.
At Ormond Villa, aged 75, George Shew, esq. formerly an eminent surgeon dentist in Bath; he was a most ingenious man, possessing a benevolent heart.
At Babington House, Somerset, in her 54th year, Fiances, wife of Charles Knatchbull, esq.
At New Strelitz, in her 89th year, her Serene Highness the Princess Maria Louisa Albertine, widow of the Landgrave George of Hesse Darmstadt. Her Serene Highness was a Countess of Leiningen, Dachsberg, and Broich.
At Croydon, William Sa
Louisa Catherine, wife of F. R. Holdsworth, esq. of Clapham Rise.
At Ripon, aged 82, Rev. J. Boutflower, B. D. vicar of Seamer, near Scarborough,
At Lambridge, co. Somerset, Caroline, wife of Rev. J. Williams, M. A. rector of Wivetou, co. Norfolk, and curate of Poulshot, Wilts.
March 13. At Bristol, Mr. Edward Daniel, nearly 50 years an eminent solicitor in that city.
Elizabeth, wife of James De Visme, esq. of New Court, Newent, co. Gloucester, and eldest daughter of the late Edward Bearcroft, esq. Chief Justice of Chester.
At the Hague, at the house of the Dowager Countess of Athlone, in his 43d year, Hon. John Gerard Rynhart De Reede Ginkell, third son of the late and brother to the present Earl of Athlone.
March 14. At her apartments in St. James's Palace, Miss Henrietta Finch, daughter
daughter of the late Lady C. Finch, and sister to the Earl of Winchelsea.
At Exeter, whither he had gone for the benefit of his health, aged 43, Rev. Edward Hare, of Leeds, having been 20 years an itinerant preacher in the Methodist connexion.
March 15. Miss Dodd, daughter of the late Rev. Richard Dodd, of Camberwell.
At Fulham, John Druce, esq. of Norfolk-street, Strand, Navy Agent. The death of this gentleman will be much felt and lamented, not only among his Majesty's Naval Officers, to whose interests no person was ever more devoted, but also among his brother agents, by whom he was looked up to as possessing a mind truly independent and honourable. man was more attentive to his religious duties, and as a magistrate he was ever foremost in shielding the poor and helpless from oppression.
At Leith, Mr. Alexander Neilson Lamb, solicitor and procurator fiscal.
At Auteuil, near Paris, in her 4th year, Lady Caroline A. Parker, only daughter of the Earl and Countess of Morley. In person and mind this amiable child bore a strong resemblance to her lamented brother Lord Borringdon, whose untimely death from an extraordinary cause we lately recorded.
March 16. Dr. Pollock, of his Majesty's Hospital ship Dromedary, lying off Greenwich.
At Greenwich, in her 88th year, Anne, widow of the late Lieut.-general Forbes M'Bean, royal artillery.
At Hampton Lodge, near Farnham, Mary, wife of Beeston Long, esq.
Aged 62, the wife of Thomas Smyth, esq. of East Dereham,
Aged 74, Walter Ruding, esq. of Westcotes, near Leicester. Mr. Ruding had retired to rest at his accustomed hour, and in his usual good state of health, after attending divine service twice in the course of the day; but about four o'clock the following morning he was suddenly seized with an apoplectic fit, and expired before his physician Dr. Arnold arrived. About 20 years since he stood forward with Mr. Greathead, as candidate to represent the borough of Leicester in Parliament; but did not meet with success. It has been remarked, to his honour, that he uniformly maintained his political consistency during the last five and twenty years. His papers signed "Cato," "Anglo-Saxon," "Millions," &c. which appeared in the Leicester Chronicle, manifested a praise-worthy regard for the constitutional rights of Englishmen. In private life, Mr. Ruding was surpassed by none. He was punctual in his engagemcute-affable in his demeanour-liberal
to those who differed with him in opinion; and had his hands open to the wants of the necessitous. In short, his neighbours' may justly exclaim, that they will seldom see his like again.
At Bath, Rev. J. Burges, 'B. D. fellow of St. John's College, Oxford.
Aged 80, Rev. T. Eglin, vicar of Stillingfleet and Riccall, perpetual curate of Whitby, and in the commission of the peace for the East Riding of Yorkshire.
At Edinburgh, Sir John Stirling, bart. of Glorat.
March 17. At Harlow, aged 67, Stephen Barber, esq. formerly of Camberwell. At Sydenham, Kent, aged 82, Hugh French, M. D. one of his Majesty's justices of the peace, and a deputy lieutenant for that connty nearly 40 years.
Near Bromley, Mrs. M. Shafto, daughter of the late John Shafto, esq. M. P. and sister of the late Countess of Lisburne.
Sarah, wife of Robert Thorpe, LL. D. late judge of Sierra Leone.
Aged 81, William Allies, sen. esq. of the Upper House, Alfrick, co. Worcester.
At Exmouth, the wife of John Sweetland, esq. late principal commissary at Gibraltar.
At Bath, Rev. Edward Lambert, rector of East Horsley, Surrey, and of Freshford, Somerset.
At Keith, co. Bamff, suddenly, by the bursting of a blood vessel, in his 49th year, Major Peter Graut, late of the 92d regt. or Gordon Highlanders.' His zeal for the service induced him to join the army in Flanders in 1793 as a volunteer. His services having been noticed by the Marquis of Huntley, his Lordship appointed him to his regiment upon its establishment in 1794. Major Grant was constantly present with, and shared in the many gallant exploits of this distinguished corps in Holland, Egypt, and in the Peninsula, &c. In the course of those severe conflicts he was repeatedly wounded, and was finally under the necessity of retiring from the service, in consequence of losing a leg by a cannon-ball, in Spain. Major Grant was of the family of Tullochgorm, in Strathspey.
March 18. In his 78th year, T. War. burton, esq. formerly Major in the 7th or Queen's own regiment of dragoons.
At Mapperton House, Bridport, Miss Grant, daughter of J. F. Grant, esq. late of the Island of St. Vincent.
March 19. Aged 31, Mary, wife of John Delafield, esq. of Woburn Place, Russell-square.
At Pentonville, in his 23d year, Francis Henry, son of J. L. Muller, esq. of St. Croix. At Wonersh, Surrey, the seat of Lord Grantley, in his 72d year, Gen. the Hon. Chapple Norton, colonel of the 56th regt.
and governor of Charlemont.
with great credit in America, and since his return from thence has been constantly honoured by the regard and gracious favour of the Duke of York, Commander-in-chief, who perhaps could not have distinguished by them a braver soldier or a better man. General Norton was third son of Sir Fletcher Norton, many years Speaker of the House of Commons, and first Lord Grantley, by Grace, eldest daughter of Sir W. Chapple, one of the Judges of the Court of King's Bench; was brother to Lord Grantley and the Hon. Baron Norton; and uncle to Lieut. Norton, of the grenadier guards. He several times represented the borough and town of Guildford in Parliament.
March 20. At Wanstead, Essex, in his 65th year, Robert Wilks, esq.
At Tunbridge Wells, aged 73, Dame Deborah Dering, relict of Sir Edward Dering, of Surrenden Dering, co. Kent, bart. great-grandfather of the present Baronet.
At Cheltenham, in his 84th year, Alexander Jaffray, esq. formerly of Dublin.
Suddenly, in her 37th year, Jane, wife of C. Jones, esq. of Cononley Hall, co. York, and only daughter of the late Johnson Atkinson Busfeild, esq. one of his Majesty's justices of the peace, and registrar for the West Riding.
In his 70th year, William Fisher, esq. comptroller of his Majesty's Customs at Lancaster.
March 21. In Devonshire-street, in her 20th year, Caroline, daughter of the late J. R. Carnac, esq. member of council at Bombay.
At Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire, in her 64th year, Mrs. Phillips.
At Idstone, Berks, aged 89, Lieut.-g ..gen. Charles Tarrant, late of the royal engineers in Ireland.
On Easter Sunday, March 22, in the lively hope of a blessed resurrection through Him who gloriously, as on that day, himself arose, Elizabeth Emma Eardley Wilmot, the wife of John Eardley Eardley Wilmot, esq. of Berkswell Hall, co. Warwick. She sunk in child-bed, at the age of 28, in the fulness of innocence, and the ripeness of every virtue. The pattern she was, as well as the delight, of all who had the happiness to know her: to her family the loss is irreparable, and to her afflicted husband, as the conjugal felicity was perfect, a calamity most deep and overwhelming.
Hon. Vere Peregrine Bertie, youngest child of the Earl of Abingdon.
At Blackheath, Mrs. Larkins, widow of Thomas Larkins, esq.
At Chichester, in her 76th year, Mrs. Tufnell, relict of the late G. F. Tufnell, esq. colonel of the East Middlesex Militia.
GENT. MAG. May, 1818.
At Stoke, near Plymouth, Mr. Alexander Usborne, late purser of the Hannibal. At Eastbourne, Lieut. J. Beckett, R. N. John Haydon, esq. of Banbury, banker. At Clifton, in his 26th year, James Jones, esq. youngest son of the late James Jones, esq.
At Ackworth Villa, near Pontefract, Mrs. Lilley, relict of the late Thomas Lilley, esq. of London. She has bequeathed a considerable share of her large fortune to her brother-in-law, John Seaton, esq. of Pontefract, and his family.
At Manchester, aged 47, William Boyd, esq. merchant.
At Anstruther, after thirteen years illness, in his 81st year, Mr. Daniel Conolly, late treasurer of Crail, and formerly a serjeant in the 28th foot. He was born at Oldcastle, in Ireland, entered the army at an early age, and was at the taking of Louisburg in 1758, at the siege of Quebec in 1759, and on the field when the gallant Wolfe fell. He was also at the taking of Martinique and the Havannah in 1762.
At Kilmarnock, in his 87th year, Thos. Gilmour, esq. merchant.
March 23. In her 18th year, Anne. Price, daughter of Rev. Sir James Hanham, bart. of Dean's Court, co. Dorset.
In her 68th year, the wife of Mr. Van Hemert, and daughter of the late Roger Walshman, esq. of Lancaster.
At York, aged 28, Jane, eldest daughter of the late James Backhouse, esq. of Darlington, banker.
March 24. At Chelsea, in his 78th year, J. C. Jacoby, esq.
At Marwell Hall, Hants, Wm. Long, esq. At Hawthorn Cottage, near Lymington, Mrs. Rochfort, relict of the late Captain John P. J. Rochfort, of the Royal Navy.
At Donaghadee, in her 77th year, Elizabeth, relict of Rev. E. Leslie, D. D. and Archdeacon of Down, and last surviving sister of the late G. M. Portis, esq. many years collector of Belfast.
March 25. At Chelsea, aged 71, James Fraser, esq. of Cleveland-row, St. James's, Westminster.
Of apoplexy, Rev. John Kennett Parker, of Barking, Essex.
At Tottenham, in his 66th year, Charles Pratt, esq.
At Exeter, Mrs. Browne, relict of Col, Browne, of Glennagary, co. Dublin, and daughter of Edward Corry, esq. M. P. of the Irish House of Commons.
March 26. In Nassau-street, Cavendish-square, in her 88th year, Christiana, widow of R. H. Losack, esq. late Lieut.gen, of the Leeward Islands.
At Topsham, co. Devon, in her 21st year, Charlotte, only child of Lach. M'Lean, esq. paymaster of pensions from the Chest at Greenwich.