Abbildungen der Seite

Richard Hart, esq. of Falmer, to Miss Cibbs, of Itchenor.

At Lcwcs, Mr. Joseph Langrijge> to Miss Merricks.

Died.] At Reauport, at the house of her brother Sir James Bland Burgess, Mrs Head, wife of .T.

At West Dean, Mrs. Mitchell.

At Brighton, Mrs ftlicliell, relict of the Rev. Henry M. rector of that parish, 82.— Mrs. Henry Sourne, of Henrietta Street, Cavendish Square.—William Wade, esq. lately, and for upwards of forty preceding years, master of the ceremonies at that place. Mr. Wade succeeded Mr. Derrick, as master of the ceremonies both there and at Bath, about the year 1767; he resigned the latter more than twenty years since; but continued to preside at the rooms at Brighton, with great credit to himself, and pleasure to the distinguished visitors, till the summer of last year, when, |in consequence of his age, being up. wards of 80, he resigned in favour of Captain Forth, the present master of the ceremonies.

At the Signal House, near Brighton, Lieut. Pettit, R. N.

At Chichester, Mr. Fleet.


During a late storm at Portsmouth, the violence of the wind was such as to blow oft' the middle storehouse, in his Majesty's dock-yard, S tons, 1 cwt. of lead, in in three pieces. One piece weighing about 30 cwt. was carried by the violence of the gale across the road-way, to the distance of 111 fert; one piece, weighing about 40 cwt. was driven to the distance of IVi feet; and rhe other piece, weighing .*il cwt. dropped in the road-way, at the distance of ?.i feet.

Married.'] At Heckfield Church, Sir Arthur Paget, K. B. to Lidy Augusta Fane, a few hours after her divorce troni Lord Borringdon was signed by his Majesty.

At Portsmouth, John Maitin, esq. of the Navy Pay Office of that pjrt, to Miss Hiikley.—Captain Malbonc, of the royal navy, to Miss Lumsdaine.

T. Rogers, esq. of North Flayling, to Miss Rogers, of South Haylii.g.

At New Alresford, ■ Murray, r^q.

of the royal marine, to Miss Steele, daughter efR. S. esq.

Dird.] At Anclove', Dr. John Hemming

At Fawley, Mr. Nicholas Noycir.

At Southampton, Mrs. Dcran, :>°.—Mr;. Morris, wife of Cha'les M. t»q —Sir julin Street, son of Mrs. S. bookseller, 81,

At Plairford, Mrs. Ro-e, cH.

AtOwslrbuiy, Mr. Smith.

At Newport, Isle of Wight, Mig. Dcnieic, wife of James D. esq.

At Portsmouth, of a fever ccusioned by fatigue in the retreat of the British army to Coiunna, Surgeon M'C;11 of the third battalion of royals, 30 —Of a fever caught in attending the tick, J. Lind, esq. surgeon of the forty-third iconicut.—Assistant surgeon

Taylor of the rifle corps.—Mr. Howe, formerly of the Quebec Tavern.—Captain Hawker, of the royal navy.—Suddenly, Mr. Hodges, who landed here from Jaimaica a few months since. This unfortunate man was educated at King's College, Cimbridge; his mind was stored with scholastic knowledge, and, in the early part of his life, he possessed very considerable property, it is believed upwards of 50,000). But, during his residence in this town he was an object of commiseration and pity, and died of a broken heart, occasioned by misery and want.

At Havant, Mr. Gorton, of the White Hart Inn.

At Answell, Mrs. Whitcar.

At Fareham, Mr. White, of the Bugle Ion.


Married.] At Hcytcsbury, the Hon. W. Elliot, to Miss A'Court, eldest daughter of Sir W. P. H. A'Court, ban.

At Wilton, A. S. Bradby, of Stratfordtoney, to Miss E. Whitmarsh.

At Devizes, Mr. Be jrmin Anstice, to Miss Biggs, daughter of the Rev. Mr. H.

Died.] At Salisbury, in her 87th year, Mrs. Foster, widow of the Rev. Mr. F. late rector of Patney, and vicar of Brittbrd, both in this county. She was a woman of great strength of mind, of singular piety and benevolence; beloved and esteemed by all ranks of society; and by the poor of this city and the neighbouring parish of Britford, whose wants she was in the constant habit of relieving, her loss will be long felt and lamented.—Mrs. Newman.

At Britford, Miss Dixon, 37.

At Creat Wishford, Mr. Thomas Hinwood, 43.

At Devizes, Mrs. Williams.

At Pyt-house, Miss Emily Ellen Bennett, youngest daughter of John B. esq.

At Whaddon, Mr. William England, lutimti.

Married."] At Wasing, Michael Beach Hicks Beach, esq. eldset son of M. Hrcks B. esq. M. P. to Caroline Jane, eldest daughter of William Mount, esq. of Wasing House.

At Hurley, George Raylock Rusden, of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, to Anne, only daughter of the Rev. Thomas Townsend, rector of A istrop, Lincolnshire.

Or./. J At Newbury, Caroline, eldest daug liter of Samuel Slocock, esq. to Miss Davis.

At Abingdun, aged 20, Hannah, the second daughter of William Tomkiru, esq. Ami what adds to the affliction occasioned by this mournful event, on the 15th instant, died also, afur a lew days illness, Elisabeth, her elder sisrer, aged £7. <« They were lovely in their lives, and in their death they were no: divided" Their delight was to do good, their character was generosity and tenderness, anil few have be:n followed to the grave vtita ■Sere sincere ami general sorrow. Th« younger was beloved lor htr wum affection.



and considerable literary attainments. He . was born in the year 1749 at Faltnouth, at which place he afterwards kept a bookseller's shop. But the greater p.'rt of his property beittg consumed by fire, he was induced to fol. low the bent of his itiifinat'Or for the art of landscape and portrait painting. The bettrr to qualify himself for his profession, and to divert his mind from the painful recollection of his misfortune, he accompanied his brother, who was the master of a merchant vessel, in a voyage to the Balric. Impelled by that enthusiasm which is the characteristic of a superior mind, he made a tour, alone and on foot, through Sweden, Norway, and part of Russia, Caking views of Che wild and sublime scenery which Che Norwegian mountoins, Che Kol of Sweden and the lakes and forests to the notthof the Neva, offer to the eye of the enthusiast of Nature:

Pine cover'd rocks, And mountain lorests of ccernal shade, And glens and vales, on whose gieen quiet less The lingering eye reposes, and fair lakes That image the light foliage of the herch.

Many of Mr. Fox's acquaintance will remember the pleasure they once felt in beholding these beautiful productions of his pemii, and in hearing him read the manuscript account of his travels. He possessed great facility in theafquirementof language^ andpursuvd wicliuiuch success the study of oriental literature. His collection of oriental manuscripts, was a considerable one, and his porms of Hatiz, Sa-ii, Jaroi, Aovari, Fcrfusi, and others-, " Thirazian gardens, prodigal of blooms," would fill several volumes. About six years ago, he had prepared two volumes of poems form the Persian for the press But increasing debiliCy constitution, disqualified him for the labour of publication, and he continuea to add to the number of his former translations, until within a short period of his death. In a recent letter to the writer of this, he says, "that the many Aiiagrtcabltt of publication are so very opposite to every inducement of writing, that Chey cast a damp upon each generous mind, snd destroy poetic sentiment. For the hapless author has not only to sustain Che shock of caustic illiberalicy on the one hand, but of talents prostituted to the in riots of certain booksellers, who require every thing to be depreciated in which they have no copyright, on the other" It is to this opinion oi the dangers of authorship, thac we may attri bute the circumstance of Mr. Fox having written so much, yet published so little, la 17'.17, he published a volime of poems, "con tainiflg the Plaints, s, and De

lights of Achrrred' '' a Persian Exile,"

which was well f his work evinces

elegance of sentiment. Thcr.u> ■sfbrd much on oriental subjects, it) 1792, rnarried Miss Fenier„, the dau^. i Dutch meichai.t, who survives him. To


[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

young peridni of* a literary taste, he was particularly friendly; his fire-side and nstructirc conversation ever welcomed them. He encouraged them in their oursui's, directed their studies, and relieved thvir necescitie6. For several years prior to his dccta,-, he had retired from business, and passed his retircment in the cultivation of that talent for poetry, which.he ever valued is the oorrp.uiori of his solitude, the ornament and solace of active life. His heart was warm and benevolent, his condu.t virtu us and unoffenaing, and his fortitude and resignation under longcontinued boiily indisposition, were manly and ex mplary.

William Hanis Jeffreys, esq. formerly of trie 3d regiment ofdiajoon guards, 69.— Mrs. Hill, relict of Rowley H. esq. of Mount Will, Arm igh, Ireland, 60.—Harriet, wife of the Rev. W Bradley, vicar of \ldebursth, and daughter or the late Rev. W. Jeffreson, or Tunscall, Suffolk.—Mrs. s'«yton, wife of Rear-admiral P —In his 70th year, William Hur s JelTr- ys, c^. He hehis career in the 3d rtgiment of dragoon guards, anfl was es .erne < an active and meritorious ofheer j for the I <st thirty years aie has chiefly resided in thiscity, w >rre his toed humour, convivial disposition, ana Benevolent mind, rendered liim umversallv beloved and highly resp^ctta. HuA, the secna son of Mr. Mevler, bookseller, a you.ig .iiinor very promising;, ami most amiab'e disposition, 18.—John Sro"ehou*e. t>q o: Lancashire, 58— Mrs. Bradley, wife ol the Hev. Mr. B.—The Rev Dan. Currie.

At Clifton, Miss smith, gr nd d:iu;l.ter of the late Francis Bc<u';ley, esq of Opurto. At Bishop's LycearJ, Miss S. ^-a, only surviving sister of ihc Ute Sir William Y.

At Wqiton under Eugci, Mr*. Dauucey, relict or" J. D. esq. 7;>

At Wiveliscombe, Martha Webber, 109. nt Taunton, agci 70, the Hon. Sir |an,b Wolff, Bart, of Cuumleigla, Devon, He was a baron of the Holy Roman b.mpire, ana the elder and only brother of Baron WoifF. Sir Jacob was descended ironi an antient and il lustrious nolue familr, who jjosaeased a fief of the empire in the Dutch\ of Si.rtia, and were by the religious' troubles etpatriated to Livonia in tne time oi '■ ba.le.s 11th and lifth of Sweden, wh-re ihey were admitted .mo the ancient corps of nobles of Livonia, air Jacob, and his brother the baron, ale the only branches who were sent very young to this country, and naturalized.* Mr Jacob married rJV only daughter of the Rt. Hvn. Edward Wiston, of •Soniciby-hali, Lincolnshire, and grand-daughter of the Rt. Rev. Stephen Weston, D.U. late liiahop of Exeter. He was a true christian, a sincere Incud, most benevolent to the poor, and anxious to aff'iid them every aid in his power, brails cp.'iituvl and temporal. He ii succeeded in his title by ins only son, now bn James Weston Wolff, and tin: rest of hi* family, ax

well M by all who had the happiness of knowing him.

At Marlborough House, Weston, near Bath, Mrs. Browne, relict of the Rev. Francis B late dean of F.lphin.


Diet/.'] At Kingston, near Wimborne, Mrs Dean.

At Dorchester, Mis. Foy—Miss Christian R. Hayes, of Salrash, Cornwall. 19.— Mrs Ardcn, wife of Mr A. surgeon.

At Shaftesbury, Mr. James Atchison.— Mr. William Buffet.

At Wevmoath, John Andrews, esq. 57.

At Bridport, N ctioias Huols, esq. one of the aldermen of tnat borough, 72.


The report of the managers of the Devon Arylum lor femile penitents established at Plymouth, on the nist anniversary, states, that ','4 p rsons have been received into this house nt' refuge, many from distant counties; that scm: have been placed at service in pious and respectabl' families, and others restored to their atrlicred friends with mutual joy a:id think uli.ess.

Afjmtii.] At Woodbury, Cnptain A. R. Hughes* t+e vladras establishment, io Miss Jane 11 Lee, tli'' 1'uahter of Thomas HuckeUL. esq. o! f ford Baiton, near Eatetcr.

At Wcmoury, H. A. Mtrewether. esq. of Lnndan, Lockyer, daughter of the late 1 nomas L. esq. i.f Wenihury House. - At LiJford, William Divey, esq. dispenser of the prison at war, Dartmoor, to Miss EUz.i Smith.

At Witheridge, Samuel Wilcock, esq. to Miss Jane Liosmore, of Koseash.

Duil.j At Barnstaple, Henry Cribble, esq. mrciiant—The Rev. William Marshall, upwards of +0 years vicar of that |>riah.

At Mount 1 iimar, Mrs. White, wife of Captain <V of the royal navy, ami fourth daughter of Commissioner Fanshawe, of Plymouth '>ockYard

At South i\iol;on, Mrs. Anne Meddon, relict of William M. esq. and mother of Henry Foote, esq. 65

At Beciferris, Samuel Stephens, esq. At Eieter, Mr. Jonas Johnson—Elizabeth, youngest laugnter of Philip Fur«e, esq.—

Mr. William fisher, 84 The Rev. Walter

Kitson, prrl,cndary of St. Peter's Cathedral, and .17 ye irs n-ctor of the parish of St. Major in thiscity, t)8.

At rotnes, ArthurFarwell, esq. At Plymouth, Walter CUtworiliy . esq.— Major Cimphell, of the .J>8il teititneal.—En«ign Hall, of the •lBtli.—The Rev. William Coolry, chaplain to the horse brigade, under the command of Lord Paget.—Lieutenant Parkins, of the 1st. West York militia, i'+— Mrs. Colliru, relict of Captain C. late of the luyal iravy.

At Tothill, Mr*. Culmc, relict of Join C. esq. 6b.

coar.wAli. got into the main current, or that he had sank through a hole that has been discovered in the bridge since the water subsided. The roost diligent search was made for his bodjr without success; but eighteen days after it was found by accident in the river, about a mile below the town. Major Lloyd was recently married to Miss Emma Hale, daughter of the late General Hale.of the Plantation, near Guisbro' Yorkshire.


At Newtown, King's county, Sir Michael Smith, Bart late master of the Rolis in Ireland, and many years a Baron in the Court •f Exchequer, Sir Michael is succeeded in his honour by Sir William Smith, a Baron of the Exchequer. By Sir Michael's death, a- pension of 2,7001. which he enjoyed as a retired judge, ceases.


MarritJ.'] At Rothesay, Captain Robert Stewart, of the Telegraph Excise Yacht, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of W. Muir, of Park.

At Edinburgh, Lewis Henry Ferrier, esq, of Btlsydc, to Miss Monro, daughter of Dr. Alexander M. sen. of Craiglockhart.—David Meldruru, esq. of Dron, to Miss Margaret Erodie, daughter of Mr. Archibald B.

Died.'] At Edinburgh,liabella. Countess. dowager of'Errol. mother to the late and present Earl of E.—Miss Henrietta Hope, daughter of the late Hon. Charles Hope Weir, •fCraigle Hall.—James Fraier, esq. principal secretary to the Bank of Scotland.

At Perth, James Morison, an eminent stationer, bookseller, author, and publisher.—A further account ivilt be given in ow next.

The Rev. Duncan Mackay, late acting chaplain of his Majesty's troops on the establishment of Madras, in the East Ind;es. Having returned from India some years ago with a moderate fortune, he chose to express the respect which he always retained for chat ancient seut of learning where he had received his education j his attachment to that district of Scotland, where he was born, and his desire to help forward virtuous and indigent young men of genius, during the course of their academical studies; by founding a new Bursary in the United College of St. Andrew's,, and vesting the patronage thereof in his chief, Lord Reay. Having communicated his intention last summer, and corresponded with the College upon the subject, he lately lodged three hundred pounds sterling in che hands of Mr. Walter Cook, W. S. Agent for the College, but he died before tho necessary deeds were finished, and he lefc them to be executed by his trostees.

At Edinburgh, (9, Lieutenant John Berry. At an early age he entered the navy, and, solely by merit, rose from the station of a seaman to the rank of Lieutenant of his Majesty's ship the Revenge. He was

wounded at the landing of the British troops in Egypt, and in the ever-memorable battle of Trafalgar, he received another wound, of which last he never entirely recovered. On many other occasions he distinguished himself by the most undaunted bravery, skill, and resolution,


At Corunna, of a fever, occasioned by excessive fatigue, Captain F. J. Darby of the 10th light dragoons, and nephew to Sir John Lade.

In Spanish Town, Jamaica, Elizabeth Haywood, a free black woman, at the very advanced age of 130 years. She was a grown girl at the time of the earthquake which destroyed Port Royal, in 1693, and remembers having gone with her mother for a load of the wreck which drifted ashore on the beach near Port Henderson on that occasion. She was a native of the island, and in her youth belonged to Dr. Charuock, of the above town.

At the battle at Corunna, in the 22d year of his age, Lieutenant Noble, of the 95th rifle regiment, onW son of the late Mr. Noble, of Wakefield, Yorkshire. He was bravely animating his men in the heat of the battle, when he received a shot through the head and irtltantly expired.

On board the Mary transport, on his pissage home from Corunna, Lieutenant-Colonel Symes of his Majesty's 76th regiment, formerly Ambassador to the Kingdom of Avo, and author of an interesting and valuable account ofthat country.

On his passage to Gottenburgh, Arthur Branthwayt, esq. late a captain in the Jd dragoon guards, son of the late Rev. Arthur Branthwayt, of Stiffkey, in Norfolk, and the last of the male line of the ancient and respectable family of the Branthwayt*, of Norfolk. He was on board the Crescent frigate, lately Inst o.f the coast of Jutland, and one amongst the unfortunate sufferers who perished on that melancholy occasion.

At Jamaica, Charles Cecil, second son of Sir Cecil Bishopp, and late of the .Mures frigate. The ship was wrecked in an attempt to destroy some batteries in the neighbourhood of the Havannah, and this excellent young officer having exerted and exposed himself, in spite of the cautions of his friends, was attacked, on his arrival at Jamaica, by the yellow fever, which soon proved fatal.

In the harbour of Gijon, in Spain, the Hon. Captain Herbert, of the royal navy, second son of the Earl of Carnarvon. Ho was going on shore from the Swallow Uoop, with Mr. Creed, son of Thomas Creed, esq. navy agent; but just as they were on the Bar, a violent surf broke orer them, filled the boat, and plunged the whole into the sea; The greater part, by taking huld of the boat,


« ZurückWeiter »