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METEOROLOGICAL DIARY, BY W. CARY, STRAND.

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MINOR CORRESPONDENCE.

Some strange revolutions are now trans- succeeded him in 1680, and that his brother piring among the Reviews and Magazines. William had the estate of Newnham in HertThe British Critic has ceased as a Monthly, fordshire. He had two wives, the 1st Mary, and is proposed to be continued as a Quar- dau. of — Howard, Esq. with whom he had terly Review. Knight's Quarterly Maga- a considerable fortune, &c. And 2dly, Anne, zine appears this month as the first number

youngest dau. of Sir Thos. Hooke of Tauof a New Series. The European Magazine, gier Park House, Hants. Bart. and had issue. which, since the death of Mr. Asperne, -Sir Henry Chauncy, in his Hertfordshire, has been sadly thrown from pillar to post, also

says,

that the Manor of Newnham was (no publisher apparently succeeding is given by Sir Wm. Dyer to his 2nd son, who realizing any profit from it,) last month, married Mary Howard, and after her

decease, às a sequel to its recent boastings, ap- Anne, sister of Sir Hele Hooke, Bart. son peared not in the land of the living. It of Sir Thomas." now comes forth also as the first of a New

In reply to “ An Old Subscriber," the Series, promising, as an excuse for its

same Correspondent observes, “ Sir Thos. late remissness, to favour the public with Hooke was of a very ancient family, fora double number (a thing never before heard merly seated at Bramshot, co. Hants. and of) on some future calends. This trifling the son of a Gentleman of the same Chriswith customers never succeeds ;-the So

tian name, who married Mary, a dau. of merset House Gazette, in which the Mu

Nicholas Hele, of Easton in Gordon, alias seum and Literary Register had merged, St. George, co. of Somerset, Esq. He (Sir stopped at the leaf-falling period of last Thos.) married Elizabeth, only dau. of Sir year, promising to shoot forth with fresh Wm. Thomson, Knt. and Alderman of the vigour in the Spring—we need scarcely add City of London, and by her had the Barothat it never did. It amuses us in our old

net who succeeded him, and three daus. age to watch the gambols of our remotest Elizabeth, Mary, and Anne. Elizabeth mardescendants !

ried Thos. Grove of Fern, co. Wilts, Esq.; J. D. remarks, “in the Appendix to the Mary married Wm. Hammond of Whitton, 2d vol. of Banks's Dormant and Extinct

co. Suffolk, and Anne, as aboré, all leaving Baronage, attached to the Stemmata An- issue. Sir Hele, the second and last Baroglicana, recently published by the same au- net, married Hester, dau. of — Underhill, thor, I perceive mention made (at p. 15) Citizen and Grocer of London, by whom that the ancient Barony of Lisle is at pre- he had issue two sons, Hele and Thomas, sent under claim ; on which he remarks (at who both died young, and one dau. Elizap. 18) that the Claimant has not noticed beth. He also dying at an early period of Robert, the son of the celebrated Dudley life, his widow married a Mr. Richard Lilly Earl of Leicester, by his wife the Lady of Kensington. Her death is recorded in Douglas Howard, which Robert was cre- the Gentleman's Mag. for 1733. There is ated a Duke in Italy, and married Alice the

a very curious Latin epitaph inscribed on daughter of Sir Thomas Leigh, and had the tomb of Sir Thomas Hooke, Bart. in issue several daughters, who upon their mo- Woolton Church, Hants. in which Parish ther being created Duchess Dudley, had Tangier Park House is situated. precedence granted them, of the children

S. R. M. feels much obliged to D. A. Y. of a Duke. The legitimacy of this Robert, and E.D. H. (see part i. pp. 608, 482) for which was so strongly contended against by their communications relative to the family interested parties, was afterwards allowed

of Bloundevill. The issue of Rowland Meyby King James the First, to be manifest, ricke and Elizabeth Bloundeville were Blounas well as the injustice done to him.-In deville Meyricke, Gelly Meyricke, and MarNichols's Leicestershire there is mention of garet Meyrick. The second left issue an a 3d sister to the last Sydney Earl of Lei- only daughter married to one of the Norris cester married to a Foreigner. Provided family related to the Earl of Abingdon. Can she had issue, would not her representatives either of these Correspondents state the debe co-heirs to the Barony with Sir John

scendants of Bloundevill Meyricke, and wheShelley Sydney?"

ther he or they resided in Norfolk, and unA GENEALOGIST says, "your Correspond- til how late a period ? S. R. M. would be ent, Mr. Yates of Birmingham, is incorrect

much obliged for such information, and for in his statement, part i. p. 482, that Wm.

where the proofs of what is already commuDyer, who married Anne, the youngest dau. nicated are to be found. of Sir Thomas Hooke, Bart. was not a brother of Sir John Swinnerton Dyer, Bart. but Errata.-P. ii. p. 94, 1. 17, for some, his Great Uncle.'-Collins, in his Baronet

read none; 3 from bostom, Handsworth is age, states that Sir John Swinnerton Dyer, in Staffordshire. eldest son of the 1st Baronet (Sir William)

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Mr. URBAN,

Rosegill, Westmore- ļrade, and population, must be consi

land, Aug. 12. dered the first town in importance on HA (AVING just returned from a the Island. The greatest part of the

Tour on the Isle of Man, I town is in the parish of kirk Bradherewith send you a brief account of don, and contains two Chapels of Ease this interesting Island, !o make such under it; viz. St. Matthew's, conseuse of as you may think it worthy. crated by Bp. Wilson in 1708, and

The Isle of Man is about 30 miles St. George's, which is spacious and long, and 12 broad at the widest part; elegant, consecrated by Bp. Mason in but diminishes almost to a point at 1776. The remaining part of the both extremities. It is supposed to town, which is a little on the East contain about 130,000 square acres, side, is in the parish of Kirk Onchan. and about two-thirds of which are All colonial and foreign goods for the under cultivation. It contains 17 pa- Island, must, by law, be Tanded here. rishes, three of which are rectories, All Letters and Newspapers between and five chapels of ease. The Bishop England and the Island must pass is nominated by the Duke of Athol, through the post offices of Liverpool and approved of by the Crown, and, and Douglas. The Mail, by the Steamunder the jurisdiction of the Archbi- packet from Liverpool, arrives in Doug; shop of York. The Duke of Athol is las every Monday, Wednesday, and the patron of all the livings, with the Friday evenings, and departs for Liexception of about three, that are in "verpool on the mornings following. the appointment of the Bishop. Douglas lies 72 miles N. E. from Li

The Island in 1821, when the last verpool, 40 S. W. from Whitehaven, census was taken, was found to con- 75 N. E. by E. from Dublin, and 144 tain 40,081 inhabitants. Castletown, nearly due s. from Greenock. The Douglas, Peel, and Ramsay, are the Steam-packets make the passage befour principal towns on the Island. tween Douglas and Liverpool in bela 1821 Castletown contained 308 tween 6 and 10 hours ; and between houses, and 2036 inhabitants ; Doug- Douglas and Greenock in betweeu 12 las 736 houses, and 6054 inhabitants; and 17 hours. A Company is now Peel 300 houses, and 1909 inhabi- forming for a Steam-boat to ply betants; and Ramsay 262 houses, and tween Whitehaven and Liverpool, 1523 inhabitants.

and to touch on its passage at Douglas. Castletown, formerly called Rushen, When this is carried into execution, being the residence of the Lieutenant which will be a voyage of about four Governor, and the place where the hours between Douglas and WhiteCourts of Law are usually held, is con- haven, it must greatly increase the sidered the Metropolis of the Island. number of visitors to the Island, and It has an indifferent Harbour, Pier, be of immense advantage to Douglas and Lighthouse. In the centre of as a place of fashionable resort. Inthe town stands Castle Rushen, the deed, for the lounger to enjoy at once prison of the Island; and the resi- the pleasures of society, and the luxdence of the Lieutenant Governor. uries of life cheaply, or for the invaThe Deemster's Courts are held here lid, to whom sea-air and bathing may weekly, and those of Chancery the be thought beneficial, few places can first Thursday in every month. equal Douglas. Douglas, from its excellent harbour, The town of Douglas is in the form

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(Aug. of a triangle; the houses are crowded sand, and admits only vessels of about together without regard to conveni: 100 tons burden. A number of herence or uniformity, and the streets are ring boats belong to this town, narrow and irregular. The principal In Kirk Michael Church-yard, at promenadle of the place is on the Pier, the East end, near the chancel, is an whicli, on the arrival of the Steam- oblong tombstone, painted white, and boats on a fine summer evening, pre- surrounded with iron rails, covering sents an interesting view of characters the mortal remains of the pious Bito the mind. The Pier was built in shop Wilson. On the stone is the 1801 by the British Government, and following inscription : cost 25,000l. It is 520 feet long, and

« Sleeping in Jesus, here lieth the body 40 broad. At the extremity rises the of Thomas Wilson, D.D. Lord Bishop of Lighthouse. Three different News- this Isle, who died March 7, 1755, aged papers are published in a week in 93, and in the 68th year of his consecraDouglas, About a inile North from tion. This monument was erected by his Douglas, on the margin of the Bay, son Thomas Wilson, a native of this pastands Castle Mona, the residence of rish, who, in obedience to the express comthe Duke of Athol, built in 1803. It mands of his father, declines giving him is a square heavy-looking building, island speak the rest.

the character he justly deserved. Let this in a pleasant situation. The young wools on the brow behind it, will, Mark Hiddesley, D.D. was consewhen grown up, add much to the crated Bp. of Sodor and Man, April beauty of the place.

25, 1755. He died Dec. 7, 1772, aged Peel is situated about the middle of 74, in the 17th year of his consecrathe West coast of the Island. It is tion. His remains are covered with a 12 miles from Douglas, and the road plain tombstone, near to that of Bp. vides the Island into the northern and Rev. Dr. Richmond was consecrated southern districts. It is a fishing. Bp. of Sodor and Man in 1773, died town, irregularly built, with a good and was buried in England in 1775. Pier and Lighthouse. The fish caught George Mason, D.D. was consechere are principally herrings. At crated Bp. of Sodor and Man in 1775; about 100 yards West of the town, and died in 1785, and was buried in Kirk about 20 from the pier, on a small Michael Church-yard; but no monurocky island, containing an area of ment or tombstone records his meabout two acres, stand the remains of mory, or points out where he lies. an old castle, and also the ruins of two Claudius Crigan, D.D. was consc: churches, the one dedicated to St. Pas crated Bp. of Sodor and Man in 1785, trick, and the other 10 St. Germain died April 5, 1813, aged 71, in the (formerly a cathedral). A few years 29th year of his consecration. Ile ago a rampart, or broad strong wall, was buried in this Church-yard, near was built across from the mainland to 10 the other Bishops, and a plain tnis Island, in order to prevent the lomilstone, with a modest inscription, lide from washing round into the har- covers his remains. bour. This wall is a yard broad at the George Murray, D.D. the present top, and renders it a safe and easy foot Bishop, was consecrated Bp. of Sodor passage to the Isle. This small Isle, and Man in 1814. The Sec having with the ruins thereon, is interesting been held vacant a year, till he was of from its remarkable situation, the le- age by the canons of the Church 10 gendary stories connected with it, and fill the situation. from its being noticed by Sir Walter A mile North from Kirk Michael, Scott in his “ Lay of thé Last Min- and about a quarter of a mile from strel,” and in the Romance of “Pe. the West sea shore, is the Bishop's veril of the Peak."

Palace, a respectable looking build, Ramsey is an irregular built town, ing, with the appearance of alterations on the eastern coast, and derives a and additions having been made. The slight degree of importance from its aged trees that surround it were plantbeing the seat of justice for the north- ed by Bp. Wilson. The gardens, ern district. There is a Pier, which shrubberies, and walks, are extensive, runs out a few hundred feet to sea, and of more modern date, are tasteand is terminated by a Lighthouse. fully laid out, and in a high state of The Harbour is choaked up with culiivation. The Bishop's domain is

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