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unqualified satisfaction to the judges and ingham, a distance of 24 miles from admirets of music. The same evening the Oxford. Town-hall was again fitted up for a subscrip: Died.] At Oxford, aged 58, The Rev. Charlas tion ball, and at an early hour the room was Davis, M.A. vicar of Sutton Bingen, near honoured with an overflow of beauty, rank, Chippenham, Wilts. -Mr. Samuel Carson, and fashion. Immediately after the pre- wine-merchant, 72. sentation of the gentlemen to degrees Chis At Wolvercott, Mrs. Elizabeth Lock, 67. morning, and just as the assembly had At Great Haseley, Mrs. Horner, many turned to the rostrum, where the first public years housekeeper to the late John Black speaker of the day had advanced to deliver all, esq. . his composition, Mr. Sheridan was discerned At Islip, Mr. Jacob Peake, farmer, 62. in the area. The shouis of applause, the Ac Bletchington, Mrs. Busby: to a nahuzzas, the cries of “ Sberidan! Sheridan! turally mild and amiable disposition she ada seal! a scar! degree ! degree !" &c. that ded all those virtues which adorn a true ensues, it is impossible to describe. The Chriscian. rumult of high acclaim lasted for upwards
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. of ten minutes, during which period this In the gardens of W. Penn, esq. of Stoke esteemed favourite of the people enjoyed the Green, in this county, is a most beautiful still greater satisfaction of hearing the loudest aloe, now in full bloon), which is remarkable testimony of approbation from an enlight from this shrub being in flower only once in ened assembly. Academic honours, how the space of a century. ever, are not the result of general feeling or Married.) At Leighton, Mr. Charles Fre. acclamation : they rest on the cold basis of derick York, of Oundle, to Miss Ann Newform. and the wishes of this unanimous thea som, of the former place. are were, in this instance, disappointed. Ac Hansloy, Mr. Codwin, surgeon, to The vice-chancelior waved his cap, and Miss Rogers. silence was obtained. Mr. Smith (the first Died.] At lowersey, Mr. Frances Ludlow, gentleman in the rostrum) then com- 84. menced; but, alas! for order, his poem
HERTFORDSHIRE. " began with these words, “Genius or Muse,” Married.] George Birch, eng. af Blaken. and it was impossible to prevent the renewal hall, to Miss Cockayne, of Ickieford House. of the ebullition they again occasioned. The
Died. At his brother's house, at Hadham, name of Sheridan, so nearly and so clearly
my Richard Stanley, esq. recorder of Hertford, and
Rich allied to “ genius and the muse," now flowed
a bencher of the Inner Temple; a gentleman
the even from congues that had been before u
: universally beloved and respected by all who silent; and the effect, like the electric spark,
knew him. communicated itself to every surrounding body. The shouts, the hails, the most
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. gratifying tributes of applause, were repeated Married.) At Tiffield, Mr. Cornelius Gudwith cen-fold arcour; and it was not till this geon, farmer, to Miss Alice Love, great orator and singularly-gifted man was At Towcester, Mr. White, inaster of the conducted to a seat in the elevated semicircle grammar-school, to Miss Collins. amongst the doctors, that the formal business At Northampton, Mr. Samuel Dickens, of of the convocation could proceed. Saturday Old Lodge, to Miss Margaret Gordon, of the morning the chancellor paid his respects tó former place. tie heads of houses and members of convoca. At Twywell, Mr. Thomas Knight, farmer, tion at their respective colleges and Halls, to Miss Johnson, of Decping St. James's. and in the evening left Oxford on his return At Peterborough, Mr. Charles Fox, to to Dropmore. Thas ended the first appear. Miss Ross. ance of Lord Grenville as Chancellor of Died.) At Carlton, much regretted by all Oxford. Throughout the period no man who knew her, Barbara Catherine, unly could have supported the elevated station daughter of Sir John Palmer, bart, of that with more dignity and grace. To every place. youthful speaker he paid the most fixed At Northampton, Mrs. Stevenson, widow of attention; and, if appearances may be judged the Rev. Joseph S.--Mr. F. Osborn, son of from, Oxford in him has the fairest chance Mii Alderman O. of the Peacock lon.-Mr. of finding a munificent patron, an anxious William Main, formerly of Spralcon. Cuardian, and a stedfast friend. At half.past At Daventry, Andrew Mieres, csa. two on Saturday afternoon, Mr. Sadler
At Maidwell, Mr. Edmund Bland, 83. ascended in his balloon from Merton Me.
· Ac Thrapston, Mr. Lewis Robert Tookey, dows, amidst the acclamations of an in- surgeon ; he died universally respected. 'mense concourse of spectators, assembled Al Qundle. Mrs. En
AL Uundle, Mrs. Elizabeth Saunt, bakero from all paris of the surrounding country. It was visible for a considerable ume; and,
HUNTINGDONSHARE. after a voyage of about an hour and a lialf, Married. At St. Neot's, I. G. How. descended in safety within a mile and a halt ard, of Bunwill, Norfolk, to Miss Gorham, of of Siowe, the seat of the Marquis of Buck, the foriner place.
Died.] At Godmanchester, Mr. Dexter. in a few words, as a naturalist and man of
and communicative; as a moralist, he was The Rev. Dr. William Bell, Prebendary of exemplary and correct; and as a Christian, Westminster, has transferred the sum of he perhaps cannot be hetter designated than 15,3001, three per cert, consols to Magdalen in the words of our inimitable poet, for College, Cambridge, for the purpose of “ He look'd thro’ Nature up to Nature's founding eight new scholarships.
God." Married. At Cambridge, Mr. J. Gillam,
ESSEX. chemist, to Miss Nichols, of Worcester. --Mr. On Friday, July 6, a fire broke out in S. Weldon, butcher, to Miss Elizabeth Ind, the premises of Mr. Harroby, a farmer, at of Baldock.-Mr. John Smith, University East Upton, which destroyed the house, and printer, to Miss Susan Ind, of this city.
an extensive range of Joue-houses, catile. Died.] At Cambridge, Mrs. Long, wife of rjck-yard, &c. &c. The Aames were first Mr. L. farmer.--Mrs. Luccock, wife of Mr. discovered issuing from a bake house, oser L. woolscapler.--Mrs. Hardman, wife of Mr. which some labourers slept; but how it hapH. collar-maker.
pened has not been ascertained. Such was NORFOLK.
The rapidity of the flames, that in less than Married.] At Norwich, Mr. Edward Blyth, half an hour the out.houses, at fifty yards cotton manufacturer, to Miss Purdy.
distance from each other, were all on fire. At Guist, Mr. Henry Stebbings, to Miss About twelve head of cattle were destroved, Judith Russell.
chiefly valuable horses. The flames were Dicd.] At Norwich, Miss Chapman, eldest Dot subdued in the rick-yard for two days. daughter of Mr. C. attorney.---Mr. William Married.) At Barking, Lieut, Orkney, Lawrence, 16, son of Mr. L.
R.N. to Miss R, A. Mearns, of Seething SUFFOLK.
Lane. Married.) Mr. B. Strutt, of Ipswich, to At Chelmsford, Mr. Gabriel Slater, of Miss E. D. Garrod, of Harkstead."
Chipping Ongar, to Miss Ann Cawkwell, Mr. Cooper, oi Haverhill, to Miss Hep. second daughter of Mr. C. zibah Reeve, sixth daughter of Mr.R. late of Died.] At Lambourne, Mrs. Dunnage, wife Bocking
of James D. esq. Died.] At Debenham, Mr. John Revett, Aged 67, Mrs. Beldam, wife of Mr. V:. surgeon, 40.
lentine Beldam, of Bishop Stortfors. She At Playford House, Thelnetham, Mr. was a lady, the warmth of whose friendship Jonathan Mallows, 71.
endeared her to an extensive circle of acAt Ipswich, Mr. Robert Brown, 76.-Mrs. quaintance, and her tender and active sym. Martha King, a maiden lady, 83.-Miss E. pathy oftenrendered her a benefactress to the Simpson Rudli.
poor, and a solace to the afflicted. Her social At Buiy, Mr. Daniel Harley, 72.-Aged disposition and great cheerfulness of mind, 4, Mr. Koger Boldero, of the Star Inn, united with perfect propriety of manners, after having that day suffered amputation made her a fit companion equally for the old of his leg, tor a violent lingering mor- and the young tification.
At Paglesham, Mr. James Emberson, 80. At Stowmarket, Mr. Freeman, sen. sur At Rayleigh, Mrs. Noone, witc of Mr. geon, 68. He had practised there exten- Joba N. 51. sively and with great reputation 45 years.
KENT. Ai Beccles, in the 87th year of his age, A fine marble monument has been Mr. Joseph Sparshall, of that place, one of recently crected in Canterbury cathedral. the Society of Friends; who, during the at the expence of the officers of the 9th whole of so long a life, devoted almost every foot, in memory of their late lamented commoment he could spare from the avocations : manding officer, Lieutenant-colonel Stewart. of business and the affairs of his family, to who gloriously fell at the head of that regithe acquirement of useful knowledge, and ment in Portugal. The subject represents was an instance of what may be effected by Britannia (the badge of the corps) support. the powers and natural bent of the mind, ing the wounded ufficer, who is surrounded unassisted by the advantages of a liberal by trophies of war. The whole is admirable education of natural history, in its executed by Turnerelli. various branches, he was passionately fond; Married.) At Ham Church, the Res. T. bat botany, chemistry, and electricity, A, Methuen, rector of Alicannings, Wiles. were his most favourite studies. He wrote and second son of Paul Cobb M. esg. of some Fssays on philosophical subjects, one , Corsham House, to Eliza Maria, eldest of which, ziving an account of a remarkable daughter of the Rev. Henry Plumorre Aurora Borcalis, appeared in a volume of the rector of Claypule, near Newark, Norts. Philosophical Transactions, and procured him Died.] A1 Tunbridge Wells, Lieue the offer of becoming a Member of the Royal mas Henry Lloyd, R.N. third son of the Society, an honour which he had the mo. late Francis L. esq. of Domgay, Montrou desty to decline. To sum up his character meryshire.
At his seat at East Sutton Place, near Southward, formerly of Boxgrove, near ChiMaidstone, aged 83, the Rev. Sir Edmund Chester. This singular character was a Filmer, bare. more than 54 years rector of miller, which occupation he followed with Crundale, in this diocese, which he resigned industry and attention till about the year, in 1805.
1766, when, by a strange species of insanity, At Widmore, near Promley, Mrs. Anne he fancied himself Earl of Derby, King in Symondson, widow of William S. esq. of Man, assumed those titles, neglected his Lambeth, 71.
business, and became very troublesome to At Canterbury, Mrs. Mabel Bullock, 64. inany of his neighbours. In February 1767, Mrs. Goodere, elder surviving sister of the he was arrested for a si all debt, at the suit late Sir John Dineley bari. 84.
of the late Duke of Richmond, and was At Ramsgate, Major Mercoie Bowater, conveyed to the old gaol at Horsham, from 67.
which he was removed (the first prisoner At Lenham, Mr. John Shephard, 74. . after its completion) to the present gaol,
At Eltham, Mr. Edward Foreman, 40 and from which he was released after a cap. years parish clerk of that place, 78.
tivity of forty three years, four months, and At Charing, Mr. Wn. Chyman, 74. eight days, by the band of d. ath! Simon Ar Ripton, Mr. J. W. Quihampion, 73. Southward was in stature about six feet, SURRY.
was exceedingly well made, and has a com Married. At Mitchain, Dr. Annan, of manding countenance; his mann: 1$ were Brighton, io Charlotte, second daughter of generally affable, and his deporement polite : Charles Everingham, esq.
he was, however, when offended, exceedingly At Kingston, Cipt. H. L. Ball, R.N. to wrathful, and with difficulty pacified, particuAnne Georgiana Harriette, eldest daughter larly when his ire had been occasioned by of M-jor General Johnson, lace of the East doubts about his assumed dignity. He supl.dia Corpany's service.
posed himself a state prisoner, and would Died. Ac Richmond, Mr. Thomas Wat- accept of no money or clothes which were kens, 87.
not presented to him as coming from the At Carshalton, Captain Samuel Goddard, king, his cousin. His dress was generally of the 16th Lighe Dragoons, 68.
a drab coat of a very ancient cut, and a SUSSEX
cocked hat with a black cockade. Simon The following is a striking instance of the was addressed, as well by the governors of the increased value of cimber: In the year gaol, as by his fellow prisoners and visitors, 1565, the inhabitants of Lewes resolved on “ My lord!" and to no other denomination pulling down their Town House ur Sessions would he ever reply. He had been supported House, and rebuilding it; and for that pur. for a number of years past by a weekly sti. pose they purchased seventy-five tons of pend from the parish of Bosgrove, which timber, at iwo shillings and cight-pence per was paid to him by Mr. Smart, and which his con. The timber from the Hall, now pulo lordship expended on necessar es' with the ling down, is valued at from three to four strictest economy; but could scarcely ever shillings per foot.
be prevailed upon to receive a nical or other The new market at Worthing, which favour, except under the description above has been completed in the short space of three slated. His remains were removed for intermonths, at an expence of 40001. was opened ment at Boxgrove. on Monday 2d July.
• At East Hoathly, Mr. John Burgess, many Little Hampton improves every year. In years master of the King's Head Inn, 75. addition to the accommodation for the visi. He formerly kept a school at Hellingly tors, a new and extensive Library and Read. Church, and many of his pupils are living ing-room have been opened on the beach; testimonies of his skill and assiduity in that several new houses are built, and twenty profession. more are building; in fact, the place is be. At Northiam, Mr. T. Pix, 71. come interestig from the safe bathing and i
HAMPSHIRL. good accommodation which are found there. The Navy Board have given notice of a
Married.] At Lewes, M. Parker, esq. of plan of education having been adopted at the the Royal Artillery, to Miss Simons, cldest Royal Naval College at Portsmouth, for a su. daughter of the Rev. John S. rector of Paul's perior class of apprcotices to shipwrights. The Cray, Kent.
number of students is not at first to be above Áć Malling, Mr. Moon, of Horsham, to (welve, but is to be gradually increased to Miss Marchant, daughter of Mr. M. of Mal. :wenty five. The term of apprenticeship is ling Deanery.
to be seven years; but for any apprentice on At Little Hampton, Captain Harrington, the old establishment. who has serve two son of Lieutenant general A. of the Royal years, it will be six, and for those who have Artillery, to Miss Curric,, of Little Hamp- served thice years, five. The object of this ton.
regulation is to form abl. a.d useful shipDied.) At Hastings, Miss Emma Stock- builders : with this view the apprentices will well, of Crutched Friars, London.
be instructed in geometry, algebra, plane In Horsham gaol, aged 82 years, Simon trigonometry, mechanics, hydrostatics, Aux.
ions, theory of naval architecture, drawing,
WILTSHIRE, and the French language. For this plan of Married.] At Wroughton, the Rev. J. T. education, except on the theory of naval Laws, of Marlborough, to Sarah, eldest architecture, the college at present possesses daughter of the late Wm. Bolton, esg. of the most able instructors. But an appoint Basinghall-street, London.. mnent for that particular object will imme. At Swindun, the Rev. George Garlick, of diately take place. The last year of the Painswick, Glocestershire, to Miss Smith. apprentices' time is to be served at sea, The Rev. Wm. Macdonald, prebendary of where they are to be treated in every respect Salisbury and rector of Broad Hinton, to Miss as gentlemen. Upon their return from 'sea, Goodman, of Wick, near Devizes. they are to be appointed officers, if there are Thomas Webb Dyke, esq. son of William any vacancies ; if not, they are to act as Desc. of Syrencot, to Elizabeth, daughted assistants in the different departments of his of the Rev. Dr. Skinner, of Salisbury. majesty's dock yards, and will receive a Al Calme, Mr. A. Henley, to Miss Styles, salary of 1501. per annum, and after three daughter of H. S. esc. of Whitley. years service (if no officer's vacancy occurs) Died.] Ac Foxley, Mrs. Plumptre, wife 1801. per annun. During their apprentices of the Rev. Mr. P. assistant at Eton, and son ship, they are to receive an allomance of of the Dean of Glocesser. 601. the first year, to be increased 101. At Chippenham, while on a visit to her annually, until the last year of their servis son, Mrs. Heath, 78. tude, when it will be augmented to 201. Al Outmarsh, near Melksham, Mr. Miles,
The opening of the aluminous Chalybeate sen 74. Spring, discovered near Nicon, on the south At Salisbury, Miss Moore, an elderly lady, ern coast of the Isle of Wight, was celes a member of the Society of Friends. She brated on Monday July 23. The powerful was returning home from their meetingvirtues and uniform efficacy of these waters, house, when she was taken ill within a few the salubrious situation of the spring, and yards of her own residence; but the attack the beauty of the surrounding scerery, afford was so severe that she was carried into the jest grounds for the expectation, that, in the nearest house, where she expired in a few coarse of a few years, this spot will be num. minutes.--Mrs. Hannah Burrough. bered aniongst the most favoured places of AC Wilton, Mrs. Thring. fashionable resort.
LERKSHIRE: Married ] At Swanwick, near Titchfield, Married. At Easthamstead, Lieut.-Genea. Captain Short, of the Royal Marines, to ral Brownrigg, quarter-master-general of the Miss King.
Forces, to Miss Sophia Bissett, youngesc At Portsmou:h, Mr. Palford, jun. to daughter of the late Rev. Dr. B. of Knighton, Miss Miall, youngest daughter of the Rev. Isle of Wight. Mr. M.
Died.] At his house in Windsor Castle, At Winchester, the Rev. John Haygarth, aged 88, J. Beckett, esq. He was one of the sou of Dr. H. of Bach, to Sophia, daughter poor knights of Windsor, being appointed in of the Rev. Edward Poulter, Prebendary of the year 177%, and was formerly a private Winchester.
in the life guards. His majesty was , so Died.) At Southampton, Mrs. Kemmis, pleased with his appearance and figure as a wife of Colone: K. of the 40ih regiment, now soldier, that he graciously ordered him to in Portugal.-Mr. John Kellon, sen.--Mrx. sit for his portrait in full length, which his Mary S. John, a maiden lady.
majesty had suspended in the palace, and At Bishopstoke, James Serle, esq. receiver afterwards recommended him to the thea general of the county, and steward to the vacant situation as poor knight. Bishop of Winchester.
At Formosa Place, Sir George Young, Ac Norton Place, Isle of Wight, Mis"Admiral of the White, one of the oldest and Michell, daughter of the late Rev. Henry M. bravest officers in the service. He was of Vicar of Brighton.
Boscawen's school, and during an honourably At Cowes, Mr. May, of the Three spent life, performed some brilliant things in: Crowns.
general as well as in single actions, both at Ai Portsmouth, Mr. John Hill, 45. home and abroad, which his intimate friends, Lieut. Cummins, of H. M. S. Royal Wil the minorta! Nelson and Captain Edward liam...Major Patton, of the Royal Marines. Thompson, who were an honour to our nature
At Bishop's Waltham, the Rev. Jagies as well as our navy, have often witnessed. Baynes.
But having been either confined by gout, oë At South Sea Place, V. Comyns, first bedridden for many years past, his king and lieutenint of bis Majesty's ship Royal country have consequently been deprived of William, 45.,
his services. His only survivine, son, Mr. At Andover, Mrs. Coming, relict of the Samuel Young, inherits his estates in Rerka Res. Dr. C.
shire and Surry, with his funded property, Ac Alverstoke, Mr. Nicholas Padwick, &c. Lady Young is to have his town-house many years proprietor of the London and in Grost Russell-street, Bloomisoury, ir Gosport Waggons.
addition to her ladyship's dowry; and their MONTHLY MAG. No. 203.
amiobic amiable daughter, an ample fortune. John Amyart, M.D. 78.-Mrs. Hart, wife Amongst different legacies to other relatives of Colonel H. and friends, he has willed a handsome one to At Bristol, John James Wason, esg. mer. Adm ral Sir B. Thompson.
chant. The Rev. James New, vicar of St. At West Hanney, near Wantage, Mrs. Philip and Jacob in this city, and rector Hanslow.
oi Compton Greenfield, Glocestershire. At Newbury, Mrs. Sainsbury, wife of Whilst dressing for givine service, Miss H. Henry S. esq.
Viudany, eldest daughter of Mr. V. of As. At Idstone, I. K. Tarrant, esq.
lingham, Glocestershire, 24. SOMERSETSHIRE.
Ac Cufton, Thomas John Wells, eso. At a meeting of respectable gentlemen, eldest son of Vice admirał w. 23.- Mary, held at Briscol, on Monday June 18th, it youngest daughter o: the late John Rice, was resolved to form an institution, to be esy. of Tooting, Surry. The Rev. A. called, "The Bristol Institution for the Cue Wratislaw, of Rugby, Warwickshire. of Diseases of the Eye, amongst the Poor;" At Hadspen House, Miss Hobhouse, sister and subscription books were opened at the of H. H. esq. different banks in aid of this benevolent plan.
DORSETSHIRL. Dr. Parry's auction of fine woolled sheep Married.} At Weymouth, William Drayat Summer-hill (Bach), was attended by a ton, ésq. to Miss Marder, daughter of Henry large and respectable company of agricultu- M esq.--Captain G. Andrews, of the Royal rists, and the prices given were generally Navy, brother to the Governor of Dorchester high. A ram, purchased by one of the first Castle, to Miss Oakley, of Weymouth. breeders in the kingdom for 75 guineas, was Died.) At Shaftesbury, Mr. John Hayter, afterwards valued by him at 200; and 100 cooper, well-known by the name o! the guineas were offered and refused for another. Old 'Squire. Although often prosecuted and When it is considered that these purchases persecured by gentlemen tenacious of their were wholly made by clothiers and farmers game, he kept a pack of harriers upwards of by profession, looking out fur immediate sixty years, and was earth-stopper to various profit, and altogether uninfluenced by the gentlemen who claimed the Duntley and fancy and fashion which direct the choice of Allin's fux hunt for nearly the same period. noblemen and gentlemen amateurs, a fair When quite a boy, he kept a few beagles, and conclusion may be drawn in favour of the would often entice a neighbouring gentle. superiority of this tiock, in the united excel. man's hounds from their kennel to assist hig lencies of wool and carcase; and it is pleasing little pack, for which he was as often chas. that so just a tribute should have been paid ised by his own father and Mr. Hardiman to the spirited breeder, for his patriotic exer- (the gentleman alluded to); but such was tions for the benefit or his country, in this bis propensity for the chase, that he would important branch of agriculture,
· sit up whole winter nights to get his work Married.) At Gretna Green, Wm. Abbot, forward, in order to hunt on foot the next esa. to Miss Eliza Emmeline Kennett, both morning. Latterly he was obliged to part of Bath.
with his hounds; but even to the latter end . At Bath, wm. Bowen, esg. of that city, of the last hunting season, he would meet to Miss Sophia Boycott, daughter of the late the fox hounds on foot; and almost to the 'T homas B. esq. of Rudge, Salop.
hour of his death was fond of rehearsing the Capt. Hamer, of the North Hants Niititia, sports of the field. In short, the anecdotes 20 Mis. Hill, daughter of the late R. Lloyd, of this old man would fill a large volume; .esq. of Castle-Lake, Tipperary, Ireland. but amongst all his eccentric adventures and
at Bradford, near Taunton, Henry James dealings with mankind, he never lost the Leigh, esg to Miss Ann Whitmarsh Walters, grand pursuit of what Pope vesy jugily styles yeungest daughter of the late Thomas \V.esq. "the noblest work of God," viz. " an hones! of Blandford, Dorset.
man.” He was well respected by his neighAt High Littleton, Mr. Jolin Stickler, of bours; and a large concourse of people · Hallatruw, aged 77, to Miss ). Maggs, atcended his grave to pay the last obsequies 22.
to his memory At Claverton church, Henry Richard At Scock wood, of which place he had beer Wood, esq. Sus of Colonel W. of Hollin rector upwards of 50 years, the Rev. Andrew hall, Yorkshire, to Anne Eliza, fifth bellamy, 75. daughter of John Eckersali, esg. of Clavere in his 68th year, Andrew Cosens, esq. of don House.
Yetminster. In the morning he attended At St. George's church, Kingswood, near the service in the Cathedral at Wells, where Bristol, Licur. Vaughan, of the Royal North he was on a visit to a pear relative, and · Glocester Militia, to Eliza Anne, second whilst at dinner, fell from his chair, and - daughter of the lace John Powel, esg. of the instantly expired. In 1807, he filled the , bland of Dominica."
oflice of Sheriff of the county, : Dirdi.) At Buchi, Jonathan Kendall, esq.m. Aş 'osk, Miss S. Dian,