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CaHle ftreet. Nolbor" . .
Boberia Z. and J- Wel(h, Suffolk land Cotton brokers.
[Wilde, Wa--*ickf.iuare .„, _ _ fc
Roberta T. Liverpool, woollen draper. [windie, John
ftreet, Bcdtbid row, and Griffith and Hinde, Liver
5aic|C. Norwich, Aawl man-.fafturer. tAh°ott» Chaneery lane, and ftygrave and Goodwin, Norwich B*li»bury J. Hiehgatt, virtuJller. [Price and Williams,
Lincoln's inn ,.„, ,
sViderfoo w. Liverpool, timber merchant. fwindle, John ftrte?, Bedford row, aod Griffith and Hlmlc, Ll* srerpool .
• •nkry C. Jame* ftreet. Covent Garden, cheefemonger
[wiiimand AnneO-ey, Finsbury fn;uere'
*e*d 7. rretron, Lancaitcr, corn merchant. [WindJe,
Jfctho ftyi^, Bedford r»w, and smith, Prefton
flrert»Souihwiik '_ ,. ,
■enlor R. Briftof, clothier. [Strickland, Bnftol, and
rrle'e ««d "Williams, Liacoln s mo . .. ,. , tills J., J., and J. W. frdftcnt*, Hambru* wharf, London,
muxbanti. [ Falcon, Temple JimpfSn P. Carcaftrr, nuircMut. [Btacklock »nd Ml
kinfw. Temple, and -Vkinfoti, Lancafter .
Simpfon N.Jun. Ely. Cafrtbruge, earner. [ Pickering,
Staple's Inn, and Archer, MUdcntuiI. Suffolk
chant*. rCMlworfh Hull, arid tale/, Slocker, and
gilders. [riall. Colem-in areet
[ Daniel and Sons Briftol. and Feariuns, Temple S»nehcwcf W. aod J. Bailey, Mancheiter, cottun manu
futurar*. [*ilii*, Ti\rmrg»* »'ld Clatka, Waro
ftvd eonrt, and Barrrtt and Wllfiw, Mancheder Btott J. Failtwunh, Mancheiter. cutton maimfacturef.
[ barlow, <Mbau;, an: Milni and ?"*7i Te»p,» ttois-H. Bochdale. Lancsatr. money-ftrtvaner. lT»r
ruh Clarke, and Richards, Chanceiy 1MB Burton I. Sandy, Beds, butcher, [broith, furnifal a
Swindells, S. Stockport, hatter. [Baddrley, STBCtsBBfC*
»nd Milne and Jfatry. Tempi* , ■ >.,,_.,
ttnoi.dtE. Po-fper, SuCkx, eealet hi cattle. (Palmer,
*fi«h*T?%ermal». Surry, dairyman. tWl««t
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T*jl r J. Wln£l»*Bf ro*, Mary-l« bo»e, cheeftmonier.
'[VilVe, Partftrare place. Strand u-ta^klta
ThomrunJ-Nar.'" H^j.i court, merchant. IKioblewhtte,
Rowland, a«« Babmfjn, Gra/'s inn »J*e* I«--«i
Thwnley I. Li»e,p.Kil. mervh.r.t. tBtrd, Liverpool,
ltd Windie luhn tlrrcl, B'dfordro* ,
Tnorntn* wi^'ncKley, currier. [Ward, Gray « Ton,
T^Siy';in.%uare; *T>d Barker and Une«, BirtBioc-
^JEPc^SSJSSlr. rna^f.a.rrr. lHalBrad and
mmt^T L»«« Briuin- U-e dsalrr. [ir*", Cray's
aairf ."SSSLtw- draper iTnc^WailUook
Mocker, a-td u.w«»n,Pur«ivalV»nn, and Middletou, %nd Verro/i rtane, Ptaffrtrd _„.*..- lu.ii
BfetTer j. Webb flreet, SouthWark, :n IRCTCKU* IKai.,
Allen *;,. Radipole, Dorfet, innholder, March i .
brokf r, March a
hat ruanutait rcrt, Feb. <6
'chaptt, March 9
darkey, L<mhard ftreet, bankers, Jan. 6
Darling W. York Rreet. Southwark, viAualler, Feb. 17
Majt, bankers, march )
line, mercbanf--, March ib'
KbfdaU. 1. Bed?urdtticet,Be(rtl.rd row, boot and Owe maker,
Mckeofufl /. W. fen. apd W. D. Jun. Bread ftreet, merchant.,
March o Dunlop (. ^t. Mary Axe, merchant, Feb. 19 ancles F.Crifnin ftreet, .-pitalficlds, draper, Feb. 10 >!ft.,b H, Sunderiand, metcer, Feb. id Emdih A. G. Portfinouth, fhopkeeper, t\yrch 1 Evans t. Neath, CUtnortan, Oiopkeeper, NUrch I E*«i3T. Oxford ftreet, v.Clua'lrr, M«tcn > „<>B,h,rrf
Fimer F, Kiug'i Arm* yard, *Colem»fl ftreef* merthaat,
fpinn-r», Teb. 3T
factor, March .io
FooterVact, York, liquorice mcrchiMv
Otb'.irn F. <
Pateit D. Leicefter, eroeer, Marrh 1)
Parr k, WatlinRftreer. wh^ltftle hiberdafeer, March tf
Feb. 5 .''i-i »
Pfrrett-nl W. Oxford ftreet, linen draper. Feb. 19
rericiti M. w. and A. W. Bodecker, Lirle St. Helen'a.
March to ■
Ph:iijp6 D. BxiSol. mercer, Feb. 18
Brl,n Cbc^pfide raeichanta, March2
Sbeldc*. R, H. Neviile'j court, Fetter lane, Jeweller, March • v ■- Weftbury, Wilt-, clothier, March 14
imlrh F. ar,d w. HarrUbh', Addt ftreet, wareho jftmeo, March e ^
Jinilh J. ». Lii'crpro), (hoemaker, March S
?i( p::j- s. teadcnbail ftreet, book/cl^r Feb. 19
Wouicoinbc. w. ten. aod juu. Rothethiiht, ifup buiiderf.
INCIDENTS, MARRIAGES, And DEATHS, In And Near LONDON With Biographical Memoirs of distinguished Characters recently deceased*
A BOUT seven o'clock in the evening of February Bth, a destructive fire happened at the print!ug-oftice of Mr. Barnard, in Skinner-street. It was occasioned by an accU •Jent in the press-room, where a great number of sheets were hanging. ' Some of the paper having ulien fire, the men -it work immediately endeavoured to extinguish the flames, but their exeitions were unavailing; the blaze spruiil with astonishing rapidity, and it was with the greatest difficulty they escaped from the room. In a short space of time the upper part of the house Was enveloped in flames, and a conflagration more luminous has seldom occurred in the metropolis. The engines soon arrived, but the house be* iftg in a confined situation up a long narrow parage, it was some time before water could he thrown to produce any effect.' The whole extent of the printing-office continued burning until'all was destroyed.
The Royal Naval Asylum at Greenwich, uiitiw (be patronage of government, js now
nearly finished, and has a very elegant 3f»». pearancc when viewed from Greenwich Huspttal. It is at present calculated to contain 1000 children; but U is proposed to extend the establishment to 2000.
MARRIED. At Mary-le-bpne, J. Rusiell, esq, of Hioa IJall, StaJTurtUhire, to M»ry, only daughter of David Pike Watts, esq. of Portland Piace.—. John Mackenzie, escj. son of the Hon. George M. of Jamaica, to Miss Kdibbs, of Berttinckstreet, Manchester-square.—Richard Jen* nings, esq. of Portland Place, to Louisa, youngest daughter of Richard Paul Jodrell, esq—Thomas Nelson, M.D. of Berncrsstreet, to Catherine, youngest daughter of the late Robert Hamilton, esq. of Grenada.—. James Whatman, esq. pf Vinters, Kent, t» Eliza, eldest daughter of S. R. GauSsen, esq. of Brookman's Park, Herts.—R. Wroughton, esq. to Eliza, daughter* of the Rev. Dr.' Thomas. At it. George**. Utnover-square, Franoii,
only son of Francis Skurry, esq. of Guildford, to Frances Jemima, only daughter or" John aMarcyr, esq. of the same place.—The Kev, Robert Walpole, son of the late Hon. Robert Vf. his Majesty's Envoy at the court of Lisbon, to Caroline, youngest daughter of the late John Hyde, esq. one of the Judges of the supreme court at Calcutta.—Jasnes O'Reilly, esq. eldest aon of Sir Hugh O'R. ban. to Miss D'Arabet, only daughter of the late Baron D'A.—Edward Bullock; Doughs, esq. of Devonshire Place, to Miss Harriet Bullock, youngest daughter of the Kev. Dr. E. rector ©f St. Paul's, Covenc Garden.
At St. James's, Wm. Brereton, esq. of Brer.ton, Norfolk, to Mist Hale, of Tavistocksquare.
Lieut. Foreman, 36th regiment, to Miss Poihill, only daughter or" the late Col. P. of the East India Company's service.
Abraham Van Bricnen, esq. of Archangel, to Mrs. Mansetl, of Crawford-street.
Thomas Henry Buckle, esq. of Mark-lane, to Miss Middleton, daughter of the late l'cter M. esq. of Hull.
At Hampstead, Thomas Hughan, esq MP. of Devonshire Place, to Miss Millegan, eldest daughter of Robert M. esq.
At West Ham, John Goodwin, esq. of Hull, to Miss Morgan.
At Islington, Mr. N. H. Clifton, to Martha, daughter of the late Rev. A. Crow.
At St. Pancras, Edward Banks Reail, esq. •f Ipswich, to Mist S. M'Dowell, of Cleveland-street.
At Hackney, Capt. Ambrose Lane, t Jth regiment, to Mis- E. Lc Mesurier, daughter of the late Peter Le M. esq. governor of Aldcrncy.
At Lambeth, Darnel Golden, esq. 78 j and Mrs. Dorothy G. his wife, 88.'
In Bloomsbury-square, Edward Ommaney, «*». 76.
At Korrhall, Mrs. Sarah Pott, relict of Percival P. esq. senior surgeon of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, 87.
In Harley-street, Lady Bl'nsjibttb Lee, relict cf Sir Win. L. bart. and daughter of Simon Earl Harcourt.
At StockWell, Mr. Wm. Ricb.—Frederic Moiling, esq.
In Southampton Buildings, Nathaniel Ha. ton, esq. barrister at law, and a commissioner Of" bankrupts.
In Upper Berkeley-street, Thomas "Jameson, •if. father of Dr. J. physician to the Baltic licet.
In the New Road, Fitzroy-square, Paul Burbot, esq. 78.
At Hackney, Mrs. Mary MalHr., widow of Thomas M. esq.
At Dulwich Cemmon, Mrs. Hall, wife of Mr. H. surgeon.
In Fowis Place, Elhut, wife of the Rev. John Cracroft, and eldest daughter of Jamei Lt7.it, esq.
In Lower Grosvenor-street, Mrs. Bjcoit, relict of Col. Philip B. of Ipswich.
In KHiter-square, Mrs. Druce, wife of Mr. Charles D. »
At Greenwich, Charles St0:0, esq.
In Alfred Place, Bedford-square, Mrs. AU ford, wife of Henry A. esq. of the Middle Temple, third daughter of T. B. Paget, esq, of Tamworth, Staffordshire.
At Vauxhall, rlfiis Pfbitmort, eldest daughter of Capt. W. 23.
In Brutonvstreet, Mrs. Fletcher, relict of Mr. Thomas F. of Gainsborough.—The Right Hon. John Smyth, one of his Majesty'a most honorable privy council, late master of the mint, and many years representative its parliament for the borough of Pontefracr. He married a daughter of the Duke of Crafton.
At Hsmmersmith, the Rev. Dr. Keith.— Mrs. Girdler. wife of J. S. G. esq. one of the magistrates for Middlesex—Mrs. Left. vre, 65.
In Devonshire-street, Portland Place, Philip Stimpson, esq.
In Hoi born, George, youngest ton of Wm. Kinnard, esq. 21.
In Arlington-street, Thomas Nicholson, esq. of Rishopwearmouth, Durham.
In Bryanstone-street, Mrs. Tinge, relict eif Dr. Philip Y- bishop of Norwich, 81.
In Spitalficlds, in his 77th year, the Rev. Robert Hood, M.A. curate of Guyhim chapel, in the parish of Wisbech St. Mary, and master of the grammar-school at Holbeach, Lincolnshire, to which latter he was appointed oh the death of the Rev. Richard Gibson, in 1793. Tha right of nomination-re Quyhirn chape*! is in the Rev. Dr. Jobson, vicar of Wisbech 1 and the school of Holbeach it in the gift of feoffees.
Mr. rVm. Kirby Trimmer, son of the late Mrs. T.
At Guildhall, Mrs. ffoodtborpe, wife of Henry W. esq. town-clerk of London.'
At Putney, Miss Pctt'nvard, daughter of the late Roger P. D.D.
In Hertford-street, May Fair, yatie, youngest daoghteroftheRev. Dr. Coombe, 15.
In Clargesstreet, Mrs. Sidney, wife of Joseph S. esq. of Penshurst Castle, Kent. *
At Homcrton, Edward, grandson of Edward Knapp, efq. of Winchester, 18.
In Beaumont-street, yean John Allen, esq,, of Spring Mount, Antrim, Ireland, 26.
In Bedford-square, Mrs. Mary Tatnatl, of Theobald's, Herts.
IsjaKeppel street, the youngest son of Mr. Alderman Atkins.
In Oxendoii-street, Mrs. Elitabetb Strachan, wife of MY. Wro S. 63.
In Argylestrcet, Christopher Coetts Porter, esq. major of the West London militia.
In Finsburysquare, Mrs. N. Solomons, sister to the late Abraham Goldsmid, esq.
At Richmond, Mrs. Brawn, wife of Wm. B. esq.
At At Canonspry, Btnttri Bedtv'U, tsj. 86. In South-street, Finsbury-squarc, Mrt. Child, 77. ,
At Morden College, Blackheath, Caft. flcnry Coupar, many years an active commander in the New York tract, 78.
In Panton-square, Lieut. Robert Tryon, of E.M S. the I'hipus, of a wound which he received In boarding an enemy's vessel.
In the Temple, Stiivart Kyd, csg. barrister, author of several valuable publications on the laws of England.
In Great Orxnaad-street, in his Toth year, ■jitkixfon Bust, esj. a gentleman ,of great iniluence in the county of Middlesex, and well known so far back as the days of" Wilkes «nd Liberty," when he was at) active and eloquent supporter of that arch-patriot.
At Lady baltoun's, New Cavendish-street, after only a few hours illness, in his 24th year, the Hon. Sitr.cn Frasu, son of the late, and only brother of the present, Lord Saltous, tod a banker in Lombard-street, at the head of the house of Fraser, Perring, jnd Co. Mr. prater was at tbe opera only the preceding evening.
Mr. Jtsepb Smart, sin. formerly an eminent printer and bookseller at Wolwhamptosj, •Staffordshire.
Mrs. Cott, wife of t.he Rev. Dr. C. general superintendant of the Irish, Welch, West India, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland, missions in the Methodist tonnortion
At Greenwich, in his HOth year, the Rev. JtivilMinittfiu, p.D. F.R S. rector of North Runcton, Norfolk, and Astronomer Royal, of whose life a Memoir will be given in our next.
At Paddington, his Excellency the Zhh ef'Alhuqueravt, ambassador extraordinary Iron) Spain to this country. His disorder, a derangement, brought on by grief and disappointment, was of so violent a nature as to prove mortal in a few days. From the moment he was seized to that of his death, he Scarcely ceased to exclaim, Moriar Kafolun! The late Mary ferniy^ Barents* Fermanagh, (whose death we have already noticed iu page 93 of our last Number,) was born October 23, 1757, the posthumous and only .child of the Honourable John Verney, eldest
Jon of Ralph Viscount Fermanagh, Baron of lelturbct, and first Earl of Verney, to which latter honour he was promoted after his son's decease. Her ladyship's great-grandfather was Ralph Viscount Fermanagh, in which title he was succeeded by his sou Ralph, created Earl of Verney, as before-mentioned, whodiedOctober 4,1752, anil was succeeded 'by his second, but eldest surviving son, Ralph, second Earl,whowas one olbis Majesty's most 'honourable Privy Council, a fellow of the Jloy.al Society, and successively MP. for Wendovcr and Carmarthen- This lord married Sept. 11, 1740, Mary, daughter and hei'ress of Henry Herring, of Egham, Surry, a director of the Bank of England j but dying
without issue, March ?5, 1791, the titles Of* Baron of Relturbet, Viscount Fermanagh, and Earl of Verney, became extinct; but the estates devolved to his niece, Mary Yeru.ey» only daughter of his elder brother, the Hon. John Verney, who, as before stated, died in bis father's life-time, without issue male. Mary Verney was crested Baroness Ferma» na6h in 17'.''J, about a year after tbe extinction of the antient titles of her ancestors; but, deceasing unmarried, the title of Fermanagh. becomes again extinct, making tbe twelfth Irish Peerage which has failed since tbe Union in January 1S01, for default of male heirs.
[Further particular/ cf Mr. Lewis, vtbast death is recorded at page 78 if tur last Number.'] This gentleman,'as a comic actor, was certainly at the head of his profession for the whole of the period of which he was on the London stage. He had acquired considerable fame as a comedian, before he ventured upon the boards of the great metropolis pi the British empire. He made his first ap» pearance in London at Covent Garden Theatre, about the year 1774, in the part of the West Indian, which he represented with so much ease, sprightliness, and humour, that he ri\ed his reputation on his first appearance, and made such a progress in public savour, that he was, during the whole of his career, the popular comedian of his day. From the characters which he generally assumed, and from his well-bred, manners in private life, he soon acquired the designation of Gentleman Lewis, to distinguish him from Lee Lewes, who generally represented parts of a !c>5 elegant description. Mr, Lewis came upon the London boards just as poor Woodward was closing his career, and he was tbe rightful inheritor of that excellent actor's range of characters; and was indeed capable of assuming parts which Woodward would have been incapable of representing; such, for instance, as Faulkland in the Rivals, a part which Mr. Levis rendered very prominent in that admirable comedy, and which he supported with all requisite ease and sensibility. There was an origins) spirit, gaiety, and whim, in Mr. Lewis's manner, which not only enabled him to display the general round of stock characters, as they; are called, of the legitimate drama, with great skill, but which induced O'Krene, and other dramatic writ en of the present day, to design parts entirely for the purpose of drawing forth his peculiar ulcus, and. affording scope lor the exuberance of his humour. Indeed it may be truly said, that many productions of , the present day were indebted for the favour with which they were received wholly to the whim, gsiery, and original humour, with which he supported the principal characters. But the powers of Mr. Lewis were not confined to comedy. He was a very respectable actor in the tragic province; and we are assured that the excellence which he displayed ia (lis. Hunaji JdoiC's tragedy of Percy,
procured him the- warm, approbation of .Gartick him>clf. Bui though Mr. Lewis distinguished himself so much in what may be called the dashing characters of comedy, his private life was. marked by every domestic virtue. He was an affectionate husband and father, and he was rewarded by the possession of an estimable wife, and amiable and accomplished offspring. The immediate cause of his death was a fever on his chest; and he hid only been confined to his bed a week, before his family and numerous train of friends, had the misfortune to be deprived of him. As » member of society he was distinguished for probity, and a strict performance of all his engagement s. It is so seldom that the world is deprived of a man of his eminence in the rank of society to which he belonged, and to- whom the public were so much indebted for so many years of harmless pleasure, tliat we have deemed it an act of duty and gratitude to a man of worth and talents, to give this' testimony to his professional excellence and personal merits. He was in possession of his faculties till the last moments; and hit latest'words testified affection for his family, and resignation to his fact. . It was generally supposed that Mr. Lewis was a native of Ireland, but he wat born in the principality of Wales.
[Further particular: of Atrs. Trimmer, whose 4utb it Mentioned at page 91 of our hit Hvmbtr.\ This excellent lady was summoned treat a world of trouble and sorrow, by one «f the most gentle calls that ever was sent free* Heaven to a human being: while sitting in her chair, perusing the letters of a deceased friend, she sank as it were into a tranquil slumber; and so peaceful was her end, tint the moment when the soul was separated from the body could not be exactly ascertained. It it an erroneous opinion among tnsBj persons, that Mrs. Trimmer desired and frayed that she might be removed from this world in the very manner in which she really was. This, however, was far from being the cite; it if true, that she always wished to be spared cue pain of a. lingering illness', and had great dread of her faculties being impaired by age: she was, however, so fully aware of the many imperfectiont and emirs to which human nature is liable, that it wat her earnest aesire to have some time allowed het to prepare for death. Though Fortune had lavished no extraordinary gifts Upon her, the foor ever found in Mrs. Trimmer, a Irirnd who was always ready to supply their wants. Without those supciior advantages "education which the females of the present •ay postess m to eminent a degree, she has, by ber own diligence and application, corltriootW in a most wonderful mauirer to the improvement of the rising generation, through the means of those works which are approved *i and admired by the most ltarned and dis. "Irajuiijied person) of the age. Possessed of
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a naturally good understanding, a clear perception, a sound judgment, a pious and benevolent heart, and a strong desire to be useful to others, she succeeded so well in the task which she had undertaken* that while the extreme humility of her mind prevented her from Wishing 01 seeking for fame, her character became known and applauded, not only in every part of her native country, but also in some of itt most distant colonies. Her' remains were deposited in the family-vault at Ealing, on Saturday, January 5; and a funeral scnuon wat preached at New Brentford, January 6, by Mr. Haverfield. A correct list of Mrt. Trimmer's publications is here subjoined: 1. A Little Spelling-book: for Young Children. 2. Easy Lessons; a sequel to the above. 3. Sixty-four Prints taken from the OLA Testament, with a Description, in a set of easy Lessons. 4. Sixty-four Prints from the New Testament, and Description. 5. Sixty-four Prints of Roman History, with Description. 6. Sixtyfour Printt of English History, with Description. 7. A Comment on Dr. Watts's Divine Songs for Children. 8. An easy Introduction to the Knowledge of Nature, and Reading the HolyScripcures. P. An Abridgment of Scripture History, consisting of Lessons from the Old Testament. 10. An Abridgment of the New Testament, consisting of Lessons composed chiefly from the Gospels. 11. A Scripture Catechism, containing an explanation of the above Lessons in the style of familiar conversation, in 2 vols. The four last articles were written, originally fur children in the lower classes of life; but they have been adopted into many schools and families, for the instruction of those of superior condition. IS. An Attempt to familiarise the Catechism of the Church of England. 13. An Explanation of the DiEce of Baptism, and of the Order of Confirmation in the Common Prayer-book. 14. The time, with Questions for the Use of Teachers. IS. A Companion to the Book, of Common Prayer, containing a practical taimment on the Liturgy, Epistles, and Cospels. This wort, though principally intended for youru; persons, has proved satisfactory' to persons of maturer years. 1C. The same in two vols, with Questions for the Use of Teachers. 17. Sacred History, selected from the Scriptures, with Annotations and Reflections. This work is executed upon a peculiar plan, and was composed with a view of exciting in young minds an early taste tor divine subjects, and of furnishing persons of nwturer years, Who have not leisure for the works of more voluminous commentators, with assistance in the study of the Scripture*. The historical events are collected from the various books of which the sacred volume is composed, and arranged in a regular series • many passages of the prophetic writings, and of cue I'saims, are in(;rwovtn with the respective