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tions of the watermen they were extin. has destroyed. The saints which stood in juished. Property to the amount of several the niches are to re-appear thousand pounds has been consumed, but o Proposals are in circulation for raising by lives were lost

subscription a fand for the erection of another On the night of the 23d of November, a bridge in the metropolis, from the bottom of fire broke out in the house of Miss Larpent, Queen-street, Cheapside, to Bankside, SouthSloane-street, and entirely consumed it. Miss wark, about half way between Loadon and Larpent has been for several years past col- Blackfriars Bridges, with a new and handsome lecting a variety of curious and valuable arti- street running from the bridge to St. George's ctes, consisting of gold, silver, jewellery, &c. Church. which sie kept in a chest in the house. On A question of fashionable consequence hat the cay above-mentioned she went with her occurred in respect to the property boxes of sister to celebrate the birth day of a friend at the Opera, of the annual value of from 354 Hoxton, and when they returned at night the to 400 guineas each. In the leases and te house was burnt to the ground. The fire nure of these, there is a positive covenant broke out about ten o'clock in the second chat none of themi shall be disposed of floor. The alarm was given, and the doors by public sale, or let, otherwise than broken open, and some of the furniture was by private contract; directly contrary to saved. The chest was deposited in the se- which have been all the dealings at the Bond cond floor ; and the loss sustained by Miss street shops and orber places, pow of several Larpent is very considerable.

years standing, by which it is contended, that At chrce o'clock in the morning of Decem- leases so implicated have become void; and a ber 5th, a dreadful fire broke out at the pre- a very considerable property is involved in the mises of Mr. Weede, tallow.chandler, in question, it is likely to be carried through all Nightingale-lane, East Smithfield, which the stages of litigation, and ultimately to the entirely consumed the same, and damaged the House of Lords itself. In the interim, the iwo houses adjoining. Property to a very property boxes of such a description most consideratle : moi pt was lost.

probably niust be locked up from all use of December 8th, about two in the morning, benefit to the contending parties, unless the the Mexican Hotel, in Lisle street, Leicester Court of Chancery can interefere, and direct felds, kept by Mr. Simeon, was discovered the letting of such boxes, bringing the rents to be on fire. So rapid was the progress of of them into court to await the issue of the the fiumes, that the interior of the house, causes, which may probably be determined with the whole of the valuable furniture, when all the parties now interested are ng stock, &c. was consumed before any assis. more. tance could be procured. Mr. and Mrs. Si.

. MARRIED. meon perished in the flames. Three female Francis Eccles Barker, esqı eldest son of servants saved their lives by jumping out at a Francis B. esg. of Hans Place, to Louisa, only two pair of stairs window. Part of the body daughter of the Rev. John Stewart, of the of Mr. Simeon has since been discovered Charter-house. among the ruins, but no vestiges of his wife At St. Mary's, Newington, Mr. Young, of have yet been found.

Fenchurch street, to Miss Jane Grandon. . December 14th, about five o'clock in the At Ealing, Benjamin Sandtford, eso. of evening, a house in White Hart Yard, Drury Manchester, 1o Catherine, eldest daughter of Lane, fell down with a tremendous crash, John Harrison, esq. of Chorley. burying several persons in the ruins. Among At Hackney, Mr. T. Kirby, of Bicester, others, the bod es of Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Oxfordshire, to Miss Gibbs, of the Grove were precipitated from the garret into the Mr. Walter Bity, of Lombard-street, to Miss cellar, and were taken out dead. A cephew Hamilton, of Sodbury, near Harrow. Abri of the unfortunate sufferere, a youth about ham Wilkinson, M.D. of White Webb Park, 20, was also taken cut, but had sustained no Enfield, to Elizabeth, daughter of the lat: material injury. The son of Mr. Anderson Jabez Smith, esq. of Stoke Newington. made his escape by dropping cut of the two At St. Paul's, Covent Garden, John Pon. pair of stairs window, by which he was dread- ton, esq son of Thomas P. esq. of NiceHs, fully hurt. Two other young men were near Tunbridge, to Cathering, eldest daughie taken out of the ruins, with broken thighs, ter of John Dunn, esq. of Bedford-street. and otlerwise hurt.

Edwara Charles, esq. of Lawn Place, Shepe Westminster Abbey is about to be restored herd's Bush, to Miss James, eldest daughter to all its former grandeur. Mr. Wyatt, the of the late Edmund J. esq. of Ham Coincon. architect, has undertaken to put the walls and Ac St. Matthew's, Friday-street, Majer. ornaments in a complete state of durabiiity, Blundell, esq. of Great Coram-street, a without doing the least injury to the faunu- Ruth, second daughter of Stephen Wilson, ments. A drawing of the original structure esq. Goldsmith street 1. has been found in a vase taken from the At St. James's, Clerkenwell, Alfred Johor Court of Records in a high state of preserva- Russell, esg of Gray's Inn, to Susanna, only tion. From this the artist will be enabled to daughter of the late Mr. P. Joslen, af Harte produce all thic minute ornaments which time street.

At Edmonton, William Timson, esq. of James Wedderburn Webster, esq. of Clap. Thames-street, to Miss Louisa Ponpard. ham, to Lady Frances Caroline Apnesley,

At Wanstead, H. Combe, esq. son of Boyce second daughter of the Earl of Mountnorris. C. esų. of John-street, Bedford-row, to Eli. At Chelsea, Mr. John Croit, jun. of Southzabeth, eldest daughter of Quarles Harris, well Notrs. to Sophia, third daughter of the esq. of Blake Hall, Wanstead.

late James Thompson, esq. of Hackney-road. Frederic Charles Street, esq. of Gower At Kensington, G. V. Neunburgli, esq. of street, to Olive, second daughter of Joseph Stamford Baron, Northamptonshire, to Mrs. Nailer, esg. of Queen-square, Bloomsbury. Schneider.

At Clapham, Wm. Nibbs, esq. of Upper Walter Smith, esq. brother of Mrs. FitzThames-street, to Miss Bankes, eldest daugh-herbert, to Mrs. Strickland. ter of the late John B. esq of Clapham Com- At Woolwich, Captain Jones, R. N. to mon.

Miss Smith; and the same day, Captain Crof At St. Andrew's, Holborn, Thomas Chase ton, of the marines, to Miss Ann Smith, Patrick, esq. of Winchmore-hill, to Anne, daughters of Stephen S. esq. of Woolwicb eldest daughter of Boyce Combe, esq. of Dock-yard. John-street, Bedford-row. And at the same At St. George's, Queen's-square, Charles time, John James, etc. of Dowgate.hill, to Court, esq. captain in the East India Com. Hester, second daughter of Boyce Combe, pany's Bombay marine, to Mary Anne, eldest esq.

daughter of G. S. Holroyd, esq. barrister-at: At Deptford, Captain Andrew Hutton, of law, of Gray's-ion, the Elizabeth Indiaman, to Elizabeth Mary, At Clapham, Charles Webb, esq. of Char. only daughter of Mr. John Cormack, of New lotte-street, Bedford-square, to Miss Wilc. Cross, Surry.

shire, daughter of George of ClaphamAC Mary-le-bone, J. Egerton, esg. of common. Gray's Inn, to Mrs. Forbes, of Welbeck At Chiswick, che Rev. C H. White, rector street, widow of Arthur F. esq. of Culloden, of Shelden, Hants, to Elizabeth, second

N.B. and daughter of the late Sir John Cum- daughter of the late Edward Wise, esq. of ming.-The Hon. Philip Sidney Pierrepoint, Workingham, Berks. youngest son of Earl Manvers, to Georgiana, At Tottenham, Lieutenant-general David only daughter of the late Herbert Gwynne Wemyss, governor of Tynemouth, and colonel Browne, of Imley Park, Northamptonshire, of the 93d regiment, to Miss Tuckett. and widow of the late Pryce Edwards, esq. of At St. George's, Bloomsbury, Charles Talgarth, Merionethshire.

George Webber, esq. of Oporto, tu Louisa, At St. George's, Hanover-square, John youngest daughter of the late William Bao Guise, esq. of Lower Grosvenor Place, to bington, esq-The Rev. James Cazalet, Maria, second daughter of the late Richard eldest son of Peter C esq. of Bedford square, Westmacott, esq. of Mount-street.- John to Miss Arnold, eldest daughier of Mrs. A. English, esq. of Bath, to Frances, daughter of Argyle-street. of the late Thomas Huddleston, esq. of Mil. Ac St. George's, Hanover-square, Francis ton, Cambridgeshire.--George Proctor, esq. Garner, esq. of Coombswood, Surry, to Miss to Miss Hale, daughter of Wm, H. esq. of Sarah Anne Waghorn.- John Smyth, esq. of King's Walden, Hercs.-Sir Denzie Cope, Cheveton Lodge, to Mrs. Strickland, widow bart. of Bramsbill Park, Hants, tu Miss Fran. of Captain William S. of the 8%d regiment. cis, of Park Place, St. James's.

Francis Lovell, erg. to Elizabeth, eldest At St. James's, Mr. John William Newby, daughter of the late Mr. Otley, of New Bondof Poland-street, to Miss Barry, eldest daugh- strect. Thomas Bradshaw, esq. to Elizabeth ter of John B. esq. of Bath.

Catherine, third daughter of the late James At Greenwich, Lieut. Yorke, of the Royal Cocks, esq.-William Tuckfield, eaq. R. N. Engineers, to Mary Anne, eldest daughter to Miss Stephens, eldest daughter of James of Colonel Rimington, of the Royal Invalid S. esq. of Parson's-green. --The Hon. Gerard Artillery.

Vanneck, second son of Lord Huntingfield, to At Lee, William Moore, esq. of Brook. Miss Lovelace, daughter of Robert L. esq. of street, Grosvenor-square, to Elizabeth, eldest Quidenham Hall, Norfolk daughter of the late Capt. Walter, R.N. At Mary-le-bone, J. T. Simpson, esg. of

At Camberwell, Mr. Dendy, of Monu. the Coldstream Guards, to Eliza, eldest daughmeat-yard, to Miss Peacock, daughter of ter of James Gilder, esq. of Henrietta-street, Wm. of Nun Groen, Peckham. Cavendish-square. -Brook Kay, esq. of Glou

At St. Pancras, Stephen Willians, esq. of cester-place, Portman-square, to Mrs. Hob. Trowbridge, Wilts, to Ann, only daughter son, relict of J. P. H. esq. late of Prince of of ce late J. Rotton, esq. of Templebogree, Wales's Island. county of Dublin.

At S. Pancras, Thomas Peacock, esq. of At Stoke Newington, Richard Smith, jun. the Inner Temple, to Mrs. Cameron, widow esq. to Barbara Celia, eldest daughter of of Captain C. of the royal navy. Christopher Sunding, esp. of Devonshire. Ac St. James's, Richard Wood Fairfield, square,

esq. caprain in the 59th regiment, to Eliza“ By special license, in Stratford Place, bech, eldest daughter of Archibald Campbell, MONTHLY MAC, No. 207.

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esq. esq.-Roger Partridge, esg. of Clementos-inn, nate nobleman had for some years been afto Miss Ann Wallace, daughter of the late flicted with an incurable malady, which has, John W. esq. of Golden-square.

since his death, been ascertained to have proAt Newington, Mr. J. W. Dixon, of Walo ceeded from water in the head. His lordship worth-terrace, to Charlotte, youngest daugh. Warried in 1800, Maria, daughter of Sir Joha ter of the late J. Chamberlain, esq. of the Eden, bart. Tow:r.

At Kingsland, near Stoke Newington, aged DIED.

18, Mr. Thomas Unwin, of a rapid mortificaIn Doctors' Commons, Henry Stevens, esg.. tion occasioned by a slight cut oa the force senior proctor and registrus of the Arches finger of the right hand, to which, at first, no Court of Canterbury.

attention was paid, but which, notwithstand. In Montague-square, 7. L. Douglas, esq. ing the medical and surgical skill of Mr. admiral of the blue.

Ashley Cooper, and another medical gentle. In the Temple, C. Runnington, esq. only son man, has terminated thus fatally. Of the of Mr. Serjeant R.

character or life of this young man little can In Lower Brook-street, Sopbia, wife of necessarily be generally known, but what Mr. Jeffry Wyatt, 65.

was known was of the best ; perhaps the In Montague-street, Robert Jenner, esq. friend who writes this might view him with

In Upper York-street, New-road, Mrs. an eye of partiality, for he had seen his virtues Madden.'

gradually budding and unfolding themselves, At Knightsbridge, Mrs. Miller, 82. ripening with his growth, and strengthening

In Tottenham.street, Fitzroy-square, Mr. with his strength; but, alas! gentlegess, Augustus Leukfield, well known as one of the humanity, generosity, all the virtues, are of most éminent piano-forte manufacturers of no avail against the ruthless stroke of death ; the present day.

they must be rewarded in another world, In Southwark, Williem Henry Coffin, 59. where neither rust or moch consumeth; yet,

At Hanmersmith, Mr. Francisco Bianchi, to a mother and two sisters it is distressing, the celebrated musician.

duably distressing, to be bereft of this their Al Hampstead, Mrs. Wortbar, wife of only remaining son and brother, in so quick James W. esq. of that place, and of Castle and sudden a manner; scarcely four years street, Holborn.

since the death of his brother, who was In Southampton-street, Bloomsbury, Tbo. drowned bathing. The friend who writes mas Aylmer, esg. 74.

this feeble tribute to the memory of one of In Upper Wimpole street, Bernard Sbirley, his intimates, doubly grieves, krowing ke esq. 57.

could, were he not fully convinced to the In Portland-street, M. Franks, esq. many contrary, almost repine at Providence; but years chief justice of the Bahamas.

he consoles himself with the relection, that In Upper Wimpole-street, in child-bed, whatever God crdaineth must be for the best, Mrs. Morgan, wife of Jonathan M. esq. and though the Lord taketb away, yet the

In Great Queen-street, Lincoln's inn-fields, Lord giveth. Jobn Barnard, esg. 83.

At Whitchurch, Edgeware, the Rro. Henry In Upper Charlotte-street, Fitzroy-square, Poole, M.A. chaplain to his Royal Highness General Peter Craig, late colonel of the 67th the Prince of Wales, and formerly tutor to segiment of foot, 62.

the present Lord Southampton and the Fits. In Whitehall, Mr. David Watson. roy family, 66. By the death of this gentle • At Chelsea, G. S. Poole, sen, esq.

man, two livings are become vacant; that of At Hampton-court Palace, Peter Calvert, Whitchurch, ably occupied by the deceased

during thirty-four years, seventeen of which At Knightsbridge, Charles Carpue, esg. 73. he received no tythe; and another at Hearne

In West-square, Mrs. Tanner, wife of Mr. hill, in Kent, presented to him by the late Nathaniel T.

Archbishop of Canterbury, at the instance of In William-street, Chatham-place, Louisa, Lord Şouthampton. To give any adequate fourth daughter of Charles Price, csa. outline of the character of this truly good and

In Mark-lane, William Bwyd, jan. esq. 26. amiable man, would far exceed our limit, an

In Queen's-square, Sarab Nibbs, third daugh- even then it would be but an imperfect sho ter of the late Thomas Jarvis, esq. of An. dow of the original. Private life has it is tigua, 14.

cidents which engage the heart without * la Paradise-row, Chelsea, Mrs. Mary fecting the imagination, much more perma Jenner, relict of Colonel J.

nently than the achievements of the hero, or In Charlotte-etrect,, Mrs. the labours of the statesman; and those who Loveday.

have enjoyed Mr. Poole's society, felt the In Southampton-place, New-road, Mrs. warmth and purity of his friendship, witness Lockert, widow of George L. esq.

ed the soundness of his jodgment, a bene At Cruom's Hill, Greenwich, the Right fired by his instructions, are best able to judge Hon. Frederic William Ginckell, Earl of Alhe of this truth, and to estimate the loss of one Jone, Viscount Aghrim, and Baron of Bally. of the best of men. As a scholar, few of the more, 45. This truly amiable and unfortu. present day, perhaps, could surpass him; and as a lover of truth, and of every virtue which perhaps, in some instances, have merited that characterizes the exalted Christian, he was observation which is made by Fielding, reeminently conspicuous. In the pulpit he specting Allworthy, “that the best of heads inspired reverential awe, and the plain, easy, was misled by the best of hearts !" The yet nervous style of his discourses, never fail. phleimatic and cold may consider this as ed to make a due impression on the mind of censure ; such censure is discinguished praise. his hearers, and often awakened the teclings Mr. Theodore Galton was never known to of those who had hitherto lived in a state of have lost the affections of a friend. The thoughtless indifference respecting their fu. regard he had once excited, was a feeling turs existence :

deeply established in the heart; and the big

who had been attached to him, however early With aspect mild, and elevated eye, Behold binn seated on a mount serene

the period, became so imperceptiblv more and Above the fogs of sense, and passion's storm :

more, as life advanced. Nor was be rememAll the black cares and tumults of this life,

bered with indifference even by those who Like harmless thunders, breaking at his feet,

had not seen or heard of him during long

periods of time he was chought of with re. Excite his picy, not impair his peace.

gret, for scarcely was his equal to be expected At Malta, in the 27th year of his age, Mr. in future lic! He niver had a personaleneTbeodore Galton, second son of Samuel G. esq. my; though upon one or two occasions of his of Dudson, near Birmingham. He was re- life he had been ill used, from morives of turning from a long voyage, undertaken from inierest, by designing and sordid minds. He a classical taste, and in search of knowledge, was, however, not capable of a malignant to the coasts of the Mediterranean, and parti. feeling; he was never known to have harcalarly to Asia Minor and Greece. He had boured a resentment; he was often known to been daily and impatiently expected by his have entirely forgotten that he had been inanxious friends, and was actually supposed to jured: he was capable of being made angry, be on board the vessel that brought che ac- but his anger was not the retaliation of low count of his decease. This young man is passions. It was the indignation of a noble deeply and deservedly regretted. Few per- mind that spurned at a meanness, or at any sons have been so strikingly distinguished for injurious suspicion that cast a shade over the those attractive qualities and graces of the open day-light of his own conduct. His commind that excite regard ; and for those disin. manding figure, and the Grecian contour of terested and generous perfections that retain his features, might have been considered by it. A school may be considered as the epic the sculptor as models for his art. The dark tome of the world, where the future charac- shade of his hair and eyes, and the manly ter is first unfolded and made known. A red and white of his complexion, give a brila Darivé dignity, that scorned a meanness, or a liant effect, and added a rich lusire to his misrepresentation, or any plausible duplicity, face. These personal advantages were low. soon distinguished him. A high sense of ho ever forgotten, and, as it it were, lost in the nor, and all the inagnanimous virtues that captivating infuence of his manners and stamp the mind with true nobility, excitcoin countenance. No human features were ever his equals at school a kind of idolatry co- lighted-up with more beaming splendors, wards him. Even his preceptors felt the with more intelligence, or with finer sensibiforce of his character; his superiors learnt to lities; always awakened to the occasion. His respect and honor him ; communicating to his mind was seen in its emanations; it shone parents exultingly, from time to time, extra forth externalty, and its brightness seemed ordinary instances of his great and feeling like a light to surround him. In every so. mind, and of that sacred observance of truth ciety he was a distinguished object; and his in its unperverted simplicity, which raised superiors in age, in class, and even in attain. him in after life above little, designing men. ments, felt themselves flattered by bis notice. Such was the basis of his future character; a This influence was never weakened by babit ; character which never abandoned him, but it was felt by those who lived wich him which might be said to have grown with his equally as by others. Almost every person manly growth, and to have strengthened with who had accidentally met him as a stranger, his advancing years. The same influence of left him with the feelings of a friend. This a superior nature that was felt by bis early was exemplified in the following fact. A connexions and associates, was felt ever after gentleman, who had never before seen Mr. in future life by all who approached him. Theodore Galton, spent one morning with Those who obtain dominion over the youthful him, by chance, no long before he let Eng. ibind through fear, could never succeed in land. When the same gentleman after. debasing bis; but many undue advantages wards saw in the public papers the account of were obtained through the medium of his his death, he burst into tears! Those who affections. It was a pre-eminent excellence, possessed a congenial nobility of mind, fels and it distinguisbed him from the cradle to the influence of his character peculiarly. the grave, that to a Roman spirit he united Mr. Simmons, a merchant from Smyroa, and the most affectionate sensibilities. He might, i stranger to Mr. Theodore Galton, embark

ed in the same Puniscian vessel, for Malta, offended. His heart was wärmed towards When Mr. Theodore Galcon was given over every friend; it was a heart that exulted in by the physicians, and the fever declared their joys, and that met their sorrows. To highly infectious, Mr. Simmons (who was his parents he exhibited a very uncommon performing quarantine in the same apart. example of filial duty, and of filial love, ment) was offered another, for his own pre. But, he is no more !-May he still be conservation. But Mr. Simmons refused to templated in his character, like a fine model abandon him, and he continued to sleep where for imitation! Should chis inadequate sketch he was, and to attend him, as he had done meet the eyes of any one of his juvenile throughout, with assiduous care, until the friends, from whom time and events may last, being fixed to the spot by his anxieties; long have divided him, the heart of that although Mr. Theodore Galton's invaluable friend will acknowledge the likeness, and the friend, Dr. Sacheveral Darwin was there, and influence be revived of such feelings, as prowatched him unremittingly, night and day, bably no individual has since excited. He at the hazard of his life! This short account will dwell with a mournful satisfaction upon Aows from a heart, warried by the virtues of the past ; and recalling the image of his no common character; and also from a wish, bright associate, he will embalm his memory inspired by a sense of justice, that such a with tears. character should oot pass away unknown and The Rev. Dr. Clampneys, whose death is unnoticed, merely because coincident events mentioned at p. 465 of our last Numbel, was are wanting to bring it more publicly forth! born April 24, 1756, O.S. was entered of But the public can never fully know or ap- Trinity college, Cambridge; B.A. there preciate Mr. Theodore Galton, as he appear. 1760, M.A. 1767. He was elected a minore ed in private life; bringing joy and animation, canon of St. Paul's in 1760; and, after filling and diffusing brightness around in a circle of several offices in that cathedral, eventually friends at home, where he was an ornament became sub-dean thereof. For nearly 50 and a pride to his family. He rarely sought years he was minor-canon of Westminsterpleasures in public, or spent an evening from abbey; and for almost as long a period minorhome; but passed his leisure hours in the canon of Windsor. He was successively pose attainment of knowledge, and in the delights sessed of the benefices of Kensworth and Cadof elegant literature. He had been lcd to a dington, Hertfordshire ; Langdon Hills, Es love of study, after his school education was sex; and St. Pancras, Middlesex; all in the over, by some events of his life ; but princi- gitt of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's. pally by a mind that had acquired a discerning Dr. C. at one period also enjoyed a living taste, and that was capable of the richest from the Dean and Chapter of Windsor, who cultivation. It was necessary to have resided permitted him to resign it in favour of lis under the same roof, in order to have seen eldest son, the Rev. Weldon C. In the how deeply his deportment had interested early part of his life he was for a short time every class throughout a large family. For minister of the chapel at Market-street, his heart and behaviour were governed by Herts, which he resigaed 39 years ago. He sympathies that were in accordance with the also held, for many years, onder the patro feelings of those who wanted protection, or page of Sir Christopher Whichcot, bart., the who wanted support. Every friend and every vicarage of Deeping James, Lincolnshire. domestic, felt his gentle kindness, a kindness He was the oldest lecturer in London, having rarely combined with the strong energies of been chosen to the lectureship of St. Bride's such a character. But he possessed very op. in 1767; and was for many years chaplain to posite perfections, and such as are not often the worshipful companies of Goldsmiths, brought together in bright assemblage in one Cutlers, &c. In all his various preferments, mind. Those who habitually resided with Dr. Champneys was very indefatigable in his Mr. Theodore Galton were well aware how attention to the duties of his profession, and, great he was upon small, as well as upon the from his pleasant and convivial babits, and more important, occasions of life; they saw lively turn of conversation, was much efand felt the sublime in all bis actions, even in teemed by the members of the respectable his errors; for he never committed a fault, corporate bodies to which he had the honour but it was instantly repaired with such a no. of being chaplain, and by an extensive circle ble candour, as established him more firmly of prisate friends. in the affections of ibe person inadvertently


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