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I. Vice-admiral Calc.vell, with the French corporation and inhabitants of which were of ... Autional colours,

course welt acquainted with his merits. On Vice admiral Sir T. Pasley, bare. the 13th of June, 1796, he was nominated, Rear:ad. Buzeley, Vi&o-ad. Gardner, Bart. in conjunction with Mr. For, one of the Rearoad. H.Şeymour, Rear-sd Sir R. Curtis, members for Wesininster. It may be doubt. Capt. w. Domett, Rcar-ad. Gambier, · el, however, whether a naval officer, liable Capt. J. Elphinstone, - Cupt. J. W Paynę. at all limes tu be sent aboard on public serII. Vice-ad. Goodall, with the flags takenfron vice, is well calculated to represent a cicy the French in the Mediterranean Mar 15,1795, which is the residence of the government, Rçar-ad. W. Young, and Capt. J. Holloway, may be considered as the second in the cmIII. Rear,ad. Hamilton, bearing the days taken pire, and ought to send two independent le from the Frenchott L'Oriept, June 23, 1793. gislato's to St. Stephen's chapel. Many, se

Captain Larcom, Caplain Grindall,' 'Vere contests have accordingly taken place,

Capt. Monekton, Captain Browné. and in that with Mr. Touke, his lordship IV. Vice-ad. Sir Charles Thompson, bearing had to conteud with a man of the first-rate the flags taken from the Spaniards off' Cape Calencs. He was, indecil, well supported, and St. Vincent, Feh. 14, 1797,

attended by a numerous and respectable body Rear-ad. Sir H.Neison, Vice-sd, Waldegrave, of freehokiers; but he who had never flinched Capt. Whit:hed, Sir Charles Knowles, from a contest with the public edeny, must Capt. Sutton, Capt. Dacres,

be allowed to have becu overmatched by the Capt. I vin, Capt. Towry.

wit, satire, and eloqucnce, of so formidable an V. Capt. Douglas, bcaring ihe flagseaken from antagonist. On this occasion it was well the Dutch oft' the Cape of Good I'lope, known to all his friends that the gallant ve. - August 16, 1795.

teran would have rather encountered a shower VI. Ad. Lord Duncan, bearing she Aags taken of cannon-balls, than been exposed to the from the Durch of Caperdown, on the coast. continual hisses of the mob, and pélted by the of Holland, October 11, 1797,

arguments of a popular adversary. At the Capt. Sir li, Troligpe, Vicroad. Onslow, general election, in 1802, when he was again Capt. 0. B. Drury, Sir G. W. Fairfax, returned for Westminster, Mr. Fox paid Capt. J. Wells, Capt. W. Elphinston, very bigh compliment to his virtues and inceCapt. W. Mitchell, Cape. E. O'Brien, gricy. "A'noble admiral (said he has been Capr. W. Bligh, Capt. Geo. Gregory, proposed to you. I certainly cinnot boast of Capt. Waller, Capt. W. Hucham. agreeing with him in political bpinions; but Early in 1798. Sr Alag a sin served in the whom could tke elcctor's pirch upon more Channel fleet, having his Aag hoisted on

worihy of their choice than the nehla lord, in

worthy of their board.che Royal George, under Lord Bridport;

his private character universally respected, as also in the beginning of 1799 in the Royal

and a min who has served his country with a Sovereign ; but he soon after returned into

zcal, a gallantry, a spirit, and a splendour port with a squadron from a cruize off the

that will reflect upon him immurtal honours cuase of France. Having sailed again, it was

The family of Lord Gardner is still more au discovered that the French fleet, after esca

merous than that of his father, consisting of ping from Brest during a fog, had steered

i no less thin fourteen children, all of whom, towards the Mediterranean; on which lic was

three ority cicepted, are still alive. Two of sent by the commander in chief with a de. the soils are

do the sous are officers in the army, and two in tachment of sixteen sail of the line to rein. the navy ;, and it is not a little remarkforce the squadron oft Casis, and in the Me able, that his wife was actually deliverditerranean under earl St. Vincent. Pere ed of one of her children (Samuel Mar ceiving, however, that there was but little tin) on board the Europa at sea. He danger in either of those quarters, he returned is succeeded in his titles by his oldest son . in July with the convoy from Lisbon, accoma

the honourable A. H Gardner, born in 1772.panied by nine sail of the line. Early in the

Thin His remains were deposited in the Abbey. year 1800 we once more find Sir Alan. who church, Batht. The ruheral was conducted was soon alier created a peer of Ireland, by with appropriate grandeur and solemnity; the the ticle of Lord Ciardner, serving at one pe

hearse, six mourning coaches, and a long retia riod under his old admiral Lord Bridport in nue of gentlemen

nuc of gentlemen's carriages, formed the the Channel Ecer. and ac amuther command procession, , Pous sons of his lordship pad in a squadron of observation off Brése: but their lus vitering of Hlial effection, as chief

on the 22d of Auguse he left she Run So. fourners; the pull bearers were Admirals Sit • verrign, and succeedid Admiral KingemHI in : Knowless, Muonnell, Sir Saumarez, the naval command.in Ireland, which he

Wolseley, Stirling, aird lickmore. There held for everal years. for 1007, be succeed

has been setifom seen on any similar occasion et the Earl of St. Vincerit in the commodo in that city ko gregt & concourse of spectators the Channel feet, which ill-health obliked as attended-thie luneral; all appeaing des him sumie time since to relinquish. Lord Vourly Furious to pay the last tribute of re Gardner 8:19 in three suocessive parliament.. spect. to one of the firmest supporters of war 1a Japuary 179U, he was clected one of the Dayd now'. .to pretentatives fo: shr loy w Plymouth, the

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i defence of the pure doctrines of christianity, his health however, at this period, rendered Upon the resignation of this gentleman, who 'relaxation and the air of the country neceshas since devoted his superior talents to the sary. On this account he deciined some very assi luous study,' and to the practice of the promising offers that were inade to him, and law, the whole pastoral care of the congre- retired for some time to the neighbourhood gation, by their request, devolved upon Mr. of the sea ; officiating during one summer, Edwards. This circumstance alone was il suf- to a small but respectable congregation in the fcient tes imony of the high estimation in Isle of Wighi. Soon after he was invited to which he was held, for till that period, two become the minister of a congregation of ministers had always been thought necessary protestant dissenters at Crediton, in Devonto fill that station. During his connection hire. He complied with their request, and with this society, the attendance upon his divided his services during the first year, ministry was often very numerous, and al. between that society, and another of the ways respectable.' In discharging the duties same description at Moreton Hampstead. of his office, his zeal for truth, his uncor. At these places, he usually preached three rupted integrity, his firmness and consistency, times on the Lord's day, besides which he but above all his generosity of spirit, and his had a weekly lecture. Ať Crediton, he earnest concern for the practical and religious also established Sunday schools, which in that improvement of his hearers, were very con- neighbourhood are not common, chiefly spicuous, and on some occasions were dis. upon the plan of the very large and well played in a manner that does not often cccur. conducted institution of this kind at BirmingHis exertions to be useful were by no means ham. Severe afflictions, however, that had confined to the pulpit. Considering the befallen some of his nearest relatives, as well smallness of his income, his liberality was as others of a personal nature, lad induced almost unexumpled. Little more tban 'one-tbird him to form the resolution of leaving Deof bat be received as the reward of his labours, vonshire, and suspend for a season his minis avas sufficient to supply bis own necessities; the terial labours. From the first it does not ap. rest was entirely devoted to be relief of those pear to have been his design to continue long wbo stood most in need of assistance; and to in that situation, for he had engaged to offi. pecuniary aid, were commonly added by him, ciate as minister at Crediton, only from year the still more valuable benefits of Christian to year. It was the will of Providence, advice and consolation. Nor can there be however, that his valuable life should now the least doubt, had his income from the be suddenly cut short, when many years of ministry been double, or treble what ic was, activity and increasing usefulness might have he would have employed the whole the same been expected, and to that will, mysterious way. In 1802, his connections with Bir- as it often is, it hecomes creatures whose famingham was dissolved, but not without the culties are limited as ours are, to bear in deepest regret amongst his numerous and af- every instance with perfect acquiescence. fectionate friends. Every exertion was made That his death was accidental and wholly une by the young people of the society especially designed, there is every evidence which the to induce him to remain with them. Their nature of the ense will admit. His clothes address to him on his departure, and the sub- were all found laid in the usual manner by s'antial proofs they afterwards afforded him of the water side ; letters were in his pocket, their attachment, are testimonies to his in which he expressed his in:ention of return-1 worth, which cannot be effaced. The esti- ing for a short time to his late abode. A few mation in which his memory is still held by days before, on his way through Execer, he them; the fidelity and screagth of their at. had purchased some books, and a few days tachment; the affection with which they previous to that he had writren a letter to a cherish the recollection of the known good- young person of his former congregation ness of his heart; and his faithful exertions Birmingham, abounding with proofs of good for their benefit, are as honourable to them- sense, and the best advice, which the city relves, as to him. Upon this separation, cumstances of that young person require! Mr. Edwurds reivoved to the neighbourhood. These sorely are evidences that can leave po of London. He had been there but a few. dubt in the mind of any impartial persona mouche, when he was afflicted with a severe His publications consist of Letters to de illness, which so much affected his nervons Rev. Ms. Madeley, and a Vindication of System; as to render him incapable of great then. Letters to the British Nation, (on the eretçion, during his residence in this vicinity. Riou at Birnjingham,) and Five single seAfrer no long confinement, however, he was mons. For an able ind Just'estinate of this enabled to renew his ministerial services, character, and talents (which the sermons lic which were carried on partly at Edmonton, delivered, as well as those he published. Drone and partly in the metropolis, where he con- to be far above mediocrity), the reader is ducted during the winter season, evening lee requested to refer to an excellent discourie, Lures. Of the spirit and ability with which occasioned by his death, delivered and pub

ese services were conduced, the very ex- liskied by his successor at Birmingham, the cellent te, mon go the death of Dri Pitestley. Rev. Jolin Kentisli, sold by Bellver, Birmin is an adminble specimen; but the state of ham; and Johnson, St. Paul's Church Tant.

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NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURNAM. Robert Rawes, proprietor of several slateTHE number of baptisms in Newcastle, and quarries at Shap, near Appleby, Westmore

Gateshead, for the year 1808, was 1935, land, 68.-Mrs. Creighton, wife of Mr. of which 656 were males, and 539 females. David C. 22.-Mrs. Mather, 40. Mrs. Burials, (including those at the Ballist Hills) Barry, 78.-Mr. William Mewburn, 69,1144, viz. 569 males, and 575 females. Mar. Mr. John Cram.

Tiages 464. The baptisms of the Dissenters, At Bishop Auckland, Mr. John Burnell. • which are considerable, are not included in At the Steel, near Bellingham, William the above number.

Dodd, esq. Married.] 'At Wittinghan, George Laing, At Billingham Grange, Mrs. Burrell, $8. caq. of Long Haughton, to Miss Law, daugh- At Lumney, Mr. Thomas Chapman, 78. ter of the Rev. Mr. L. vicar of the former At Elsdon, Mr. Anthony Hall, 75. place.

: . - At Berwick, Mrs. Charters. Mr. James At Ryton, P. B. Minster esq. to Miss Ann Patterson.. Elizabeth Stowe, of Ryton Grove, daughter At Sunderland, Mr. William Shepherd, 78. of the late Joho S. esq. of Newton, Lincoln- At Stannington, Mr. John Hart, 92. shire. NRY

AC Tantoby, Mrs. Richardson, 79. At Newcastle, Capt. John Ismay, of the .. At Wark, Mrs. Loraine, 84. . Royal Navy to Miss Punshon. 1. . At Bishopwearniouch, Mr. Anthony Ellis,

At Monkwearmouth, Mr. William Moody, So years parish-clerk of that place, 66. of Durham to Mies Jane Jeiterson, seventh At Barnardcastle, Mrs. C. Richardson. (daugbter of Mr. William J. of Pancake Hall, At Edmondsley, near Chester-le-street, near Durham,

Hannahe second daughter of George Wardle, At Houghton-le Spring, Mr. Stephen esq. 14. .. Owede, of Chester-le-street, to Miss, Bow. "CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORELAND. deu, daughter of Mr. B. of Dean House."

Died 11 At Dorham, Mr. James Smurth. At Kendal Dispensary, 1087, patients were - waite, 76.Mrs. Hunter, 68.-Mr. John admitted during the last year. The expences

Taylor, 56 - Mr. Thomas Dixon, 75.- amounted to 1571. 55.-One hundred and two Mn. Eleanor-Wetherhead, 71-Miss Mary poor women received relief, during the last Fairca 93 Mr. Martin Smith, 88. year, from the Lying.in charity, in the same John Impett, e89 49.Mrs. Pearson, 74. town, at the expence of 631. 14s. Sd. - At the At Gateshead, Capt. A. Rutherford, of Schools of Industry, Kendal, at Midsummer

last, there were 138 boys and girls employed, Ar Concham Hall, Garth, Dear Darling. Viz 30 boys in card-setting, and 108 girls in tan, Mr Thomas Porthouse, inventor of the knitting, sewing, platting straw, &c. The of machines for heckling and spinning yearly expences (including for repairs 361. 15s. Stand beap, 47.

3d, and for rewards to 49 children 191. es L 'YA Wragate Grange, near Castle Edin, 6d.) amounted to 9981. and sixpence,

Me Thomas Walton; 106. He retained his Marriall at Appleby, the Rev. John ficaties dili his death

* Waller, rector of Southamstead, and master As Escarab, near Bishop Auckland, Mr. of Appleby School, to Miss Wade.. The Sound 80

Ac Sowerly Row, Mr. Denton, sorgcon and WalaubamMrs. Bates, wife of Mr. apothecary in Penrith, to Miss Ann Wells. B. sopron, anghter of the Rev. Mr. Hard- Ar whitehaven, Tbomas Parker, esg. of S retter of Suahuge and later of the Hull, to Miss Spedding, youngest daughter

b H of the di Fiorento frigate, of the late James S. esc A an the Re Mr. Flensing, curte Died. Ae Penrith Mrs. Hindson 86

s and unter at the Free Grammar Mr. John Stags. 22. Mrs, Salkela, hydon Bridge

wife of Joseph S. 4 Mrs. Margaret Sand-
e Min Ann Mounsey, daugh- wich, 91 Mrs. Jasie Ralph, 81.-Mrs..

Robert M Raven- Margaret Noble, 75
teland.-Mix Narx Allen, : At Wyersdale, Mre. Jackson, 90.

92 - Mr.T At Broughton in Ferness, Mrs. Elizabeth a unoj. SB -MrGarson, and a few day afterward at

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Fallen Cross, in Cleator, her brother, Mr. Bromby, mather of the Rev. Mr. B. vicar of William Atkinson, 78.

Holy Trinity. At Whitehaven, Mrs. Jackson, wife of Mr. Samuel Thornton, 31.--Mr. John Mr. John J.-Mrs. Montgomory.-Mr. Wil Walker, 32.--Mr. S. Mann, 60.--Mr. John lian Barnes.

Ruiley, 78. 1 At Rickerbey, Mr. Irvine, 75.

At Ackworth, Miss Heaton, sister of Jolin At Scotby, Mr. Thomas Coithard, 85. H. esq. .

At Corby, Miss Jane Gaddes, eldest daugh. At Selby, Jolo Audus, esq. who, during ter of Mr. Richard G. 22.

the last twenty years, has, by his energies, At Workington, Mr. William Adair, 24. abilities, and public spirit, made great imMrs. Hudson, 79.- Mr. John Bradle, assise provements in the new roads, buildings, &c. at tant to the master of the Grammar School, that town.

At Breckabank, Mr. Jolin Fleming, 83. At Ruweliffe, Patrick Perthwick, esq. . Ac Kirkland, Kendal, Miss Burrow.

At havingham, near Malton, Robert At Whitebank, Mrs. Ann Mandle, 89. Prowie, esq. 59. At Dissington, Mrs. Jane Waiker, 89. At Morley, Mr. Thomas Cash, many years

At Close, in Embleton, Mr. Wiltved Ro an approved minister among the Quakers, 09. binson, 82.

At North Cow on, near Richmond, Ms. At Vath, Mr. Jacob Tyson, 71.

Robert Raisbeck. He died on the day Ac Lowther, Mrs. Lumb, 39.

which completed his 781h year; and was At Ambleside, Lieut. Steward, of the celebrated in that, neighbourhood for his 88th Foot, son of the late Lieut. General S. skill in the management of cattle.

At Cariisle, Jane, wile of Mr. Jolin Bow At Knaresborough, Mr. William Dear. man, 62 -Mrs. Hannah Wrigtit, 71). love.- Mr. J. Green, 78. Mr. Thomas Wilkin, 56-Mrs. Ann Hall, At the West Fields, Bramley, Mr. John 05,– Jane, wife of Mr. Walter Armstrong, Beecroft, one of the partners of the iroa. 97. Mr. Joseph Robinson, of the Grey works, Kirkstall Forge, near Leeds, 59. Goat Inn, Mary, wile of Mr. George At York, aged 70, Richard Metcalfe, esg. Wood, 58,--Mr. Join Blacklock, 21-Eli- one of the Alderman of that Co poration. zabeth, wite of Mr. R. Jerrard, 80.

He served the office of Sheriff in the year Ac Kendal, Mr. James Creighton, 95.- 1787, and that of Lord Mayor in. 1795.Mrs. Nelson, relict of the Rev. Mr. N. of Mrs. Dinsdale, wife of George D. sq. of Garsdale, near Scdburgh. Moses, son of the Middlehamı, 3.Wr. George Champiay, late Mr. M. Wilkinson, 10.-Mr. Thonas 76.-Henry Rajer, esq. one of the Aldermen Huytun, son of Mr. H. of the White Lion of the Corporation, and father of the city, Inn, 91.-11. Juhn Atkinson, 79. Mrs. 82.-He served the otice of Lord Mayor in Dodgson.---Mrs. A. Patterson, 76. . the years 1765 and 1784, and discharged che

At Maryport, Mrs. Sirah Saul, 67.--Capt. important duties of a magistrate with honour William Thompson. senior.--Mrs. Thomp to himself, with credit and utility to the son, of the King': Arnis Inn,

city.-Joseph Coilius, esg. of Welcon, near YOXRSHIRE.

Hull, 66. Married.) Ar Hull, Lieut. Thomas Ro. At Langtoft, the Rev. Thomas Atkinson, binson, of the East York Militia, to Miss vicar of Reighton, and minister of the perSherwood.

petual curacies of Sledovere and Filey, in this At Halilix, William Voase, esq. of Hull, county. to Miss Rawden, daughter of Christopher R. AL Askham, Edward Willey, esq. late esc. of Underbank

Lieutenant Colonel of the fourth Dragoon sc Baildon, Edward Ferrand, esq. of St. Guards. Ives, to l'anny, youngest daughter of Wil At Leeds, Richard Ramsden Bramley, esg. liam Holden, esq.

one of the alderman of that borough. - Mr. Ac Kirk Hamipertoni, Mr. Edward Spink, John Cockson, one of the common council jun. of Wilscrop, to Miss Howell, eldest Mrs. Furbiok, seor, and Mrs. E. jun.-dir. daughter of the Rev. Williain H. of Knares. John Stochs - MrJohn Bradford, 36 years borough,

clerk o; Trinity Church, 07.-Mr. Philip At Malham, Samuel Broomhead Ward, Coultinan, formerly an attorney.-Mrs. esq. of Mourt Pleasant, near Sheiñeld, to Drake. Aliss Murrindle, of the former place.

Aged 69.-Rah Ferry, esq. of Thorpe. Ac Brad old, L urence Halstead, esg. of On his return trom Sunderland, through the Burnley, Luncashire, tu Ann, dus bier of darkness of the night he lost his rond, got the late folin Preston, esq oi Bradford. 2010ng a quantity of dritics anow, where we * Died.] A Dunca:er, Mr. Charics Spen. perslied, and was not found until the next cer, fortresiy at the scheld theatrs, 00.- mornis Mr. Puyn

Ai Lascelles Hall, Sa nue! Walker, 39. A: Dowthorpe, Chulcs E. Boudley, esg. 62. ? 4!, .

At Stackacuse, avar Sultle, Willian ClapTell, a les vies bouse, Mrs. ham, c..

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