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DEATHS- April.

this court were soon afterwards added the functions which belong to a Commissioner of the Great Seal, to which he was appointed, jointly with others, in the month of April, 1835, the Whigs not being then prepared with a Chancellor in whom they could confide, or whose character and position would add weight to their Government. The admirable manner in which Sir Charles Pepys presided in the Court of Chancery, however, soon led the Minister to place unbounded reliance on his learning, abilities, and discretion. On the 16th of January, 1836, he became Lord Chancellor, with his peerage, which office he held with great advantage to his party and to the country from that date till Sept., 1841, when, the Conservatives coming into power, he made way for Lord Lyndhurst. When the Whig Ministry returned to power, in August, 1846, Lord Cottenham again became Chancellor; but his health had in the interval evidently declined, and his frequent absence from court rendered it obvious that the office of Chancellor must be intrusted to stronger hands. In June, 1850, he was raised to the rank of an Earl, and the Great Seal was put in commission. His Lordship then went abroad, in the vain hope of repairing the constitution broken down by severe intellectual labour, the toils of office, and the anxieties of public life. Lord Cottenham affords another illustration of the rule that it is not always the most brilliant advocate that makes the soundest judge. Although he was never remarkable for his eloquence, nor achieved extraordinary success as B practitioner, no man ever gained greater laurels on the bench; and his decisions will long be regarded as precedents of the highest authority—as models for the imitation of his successors. In 1845 the baronetcy conferred on his father in 1801 devolved on Lord Cottenham, by the death of his elder brother Sir William Weller Pepys, unmarried; and in 1847 he also inherited the same dignity which had been conferred in 1784 on his uncle Sir Lucas Pepys, M.D., Physician-General to the Army, and Physician in Ordinary to King George the Third. He married, June 30, 1821, Caroline, daughter of William Wingfield, esq., Master in Chancery, and niece to the present Earl Digby; and by that lady he had sixteen children.

30. At his residence in Upper Montagu-street, Montagu-square, in his 78th year, the Right Hon. Henry Bromley, Lord Montfort, Baron of Horseheath, co. Cambridge. The late Lord Montfort was the grandson of Henry Bromley, sq., of Horseheath, who, having represented the county of Cambridge in Parliament, was created Baron Montfort in the year 1741, and was lineally descended from Sir Thomas Bromley, Lord Chancellor in the reign of Elizabeth. He succeeded his father in the peerage, Oct. 24, 1799; but the family estate having been squandered away by his predecessor, his Lordship received a small pension from Her Majesty. The title is now extinct.

— At Malta, Capt. Thomas Owen Knox, R.N., commanding the Firebrand steam frigate.

— At Ridgmont, Lancashire, Agnes Margaret, relict of Lieut.-Col. Wetenhall.

— In Bcgent-street, Catherine Elizabeth Caroline, wife of Comm. John Heron Gennys, of H.M.S. Fantome, and only daughter of Rear-Adm. Arthur, C.B.

Lately. In a lunatic asylum, near Paris, aged 44, Napoleon Junot, Due d'Abrantes, the elder of the two sons who survived the Marshal. Notwithstanding the great irregularities of his life, which could only be explained by partial insanity, the son of Junot possessed talents of no mean order. He composed and published several pieces of poetry which had considerable merit, notwithstanding, or perhaps because of, their eccentricity. He was also the author of several dramatic pieces, and published a considerable number of romances separately, or in literary periodicals. He was also an excellent musician; he spoke and wrote with much correctness the English, Spanish, and Italian languages, and was an excellent classical scholar.

Lately. At Stockholm, aged 71, M. Goeren-Wahlenberg, Professor of Botany and Geology at the University of Upsal, and Director of the Botanic Garden. M. Wahlenberg was distinguished for his great acquirements, and had spent 30 years of his life in scientific journeys throughout Europe. He has left his rich collection and valuable library to the university.

DEATHS--. Mar.


1. At his residence, Preston Montford Hall, Salop, aged 80, the Rev. Charles Wingfield, Vicar of Llanllwchaiam, co. Montgomery (1800).

— At Bournemouth, aged 76, Lady Harriet, wife of Sir Joseph Wallis Hoare, hart., and sister to the Marquis of Thomond.

— Mary Catherine, only daughter of the Rev. Thomas Calthorpe Blofeld, of Hoveton House, Norfolk, and granddaughter of Capt. Francis Grose, F.S.A., the celebrated antiquary.

— At Pau, in the Pyrenees, aged 52, Lieut.-Col. the Hon. Edward Cadogan, brother to the Earl of Cadogan. He served in the Peninsular campaign of 1808-9, as Lient. in the 20th Regt., and received the war medal with two clasps for his services at Vimiera and C'orunna.

2. At Glengariff Lodge, co. Cork, in his 84th year, the Right Hon. Richard White, Earl of Bantry, Viscount Berehaven, Viscount and Baron Bantry, of Bantry, co. Cork. When the French threatened Ireland with invasion in the year 1796, Lord Bantry, then Mr. White, distinguished himself in preparing to oppose them, and particularly by his active exertions in repelling their attempt to land in Bantry Bay, on the 27th of January, 1797. In acknowledgment of his services on this occasion the corporation of Cork presented him with a gold medal, and King George the Third advanced him to the peerage by the title of Baron Bantry, by patent dated the 81st of March in the same year. Previously to the Union he was advanced to the dignity of a Viscount by the same title, by patent dated Dec. 20,1800 ; and on the 22nd of January, 1S16, he was further advanced to the titles of Earl of Bantry and Viscount Berehaven. His Lordship married, Nov. 3, 1799, Margaret Anne Hare, eldest daughter of William first Earl of Listowel, and by that lady (who died in 1835) he had four sons and one daughter.

— At York, in his 70th year, Sir William Stephenson Clark, knt., one of the magistrates of that city. This gentleman was one of the most rejected and influential citizens of York, of which city he had filled the highest offices. He was Lord Mayor of York at the time of the Queen's marriage, and

received the honour of knighthood on presenting a congratulatory address of the Corporation on that occasion.

2. At the residence of her father Dr. Hutcheson, Henrietta Elizabeth, wife of Major Sidney Powell, 57th Regt.

3. At Dover, Lieut.-Col. John Campbell, on the retired full pay of the 97to Regt. He entered the service in 1808, and served with the 57th in the battles of Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, and Nive, for which he received the war medal with four clasps.

— At Tunbridge Wells, aged 83, Caroline Woolmer, wife of the Rev. Daniel Winham.

— At her residence in Brighton, in her 89th year, Lady John Townshend, widow of the Lord John TownRhend, second son of the first Marquis Townshend.

4. At Tunbridge Wells, Margaret Day, wife of Thomas Gurney, eel, and eldest daughter of Joseph Hanson, esq., of Brixton Hill.

— At Staindrop, Miss Lee, only child of the late John Lee, sq., AttorneyGeneral under Lord Rockingham's Administration in 1783 and 1784.

— At King's College, Old Aberdeen, after a short but severe illness, John Tulloch, esq., LL.D., for many years Professor of Mathematics in that university.

5. In Cornwall-terrace, Regent's Park, Harriet Louisa, widow of Viee-Adm. the Hon. Sir Henry Blackwood, bart., K.C.B.

— On his passage from Calcutta, retired Comm. James Henry Johnston, R.N. (1830), late Comptroller of Steamers of the East India Company's service. He was present in the battle of Trafalgar in the, 74. He had been on half-pay of the royal navy since July, 1815.

6. At Duke-street, St. James's, Major Henry Taylor, late of the 2nd Madras Cavalry.

— In Grosvenor - crescent, Eatonsquare, aged 36, the Right Hon. Francis Jack Viscount Ncwry and Mome, M.P. for Newry, and a Deputy Lieutenant for the county Down: son and heir apparent of the Earl of Kilmorey. His Lordship sat in Parliament for Newry in 1841, and in 1847. He married, July 30, 1839, Anne Amelia, eldest daughter of the late General the Hon. Sir Charles Colville, G.C.B.; and by that lady has left issue.


6. Near Kilkenny, Mr. Desmond, who has left 1000/. to the Kontan Catholic Bishop of Ossory, for fuel and clothing to deserving poor persons; 1000/. to his mother for her life, to revert to the same purpose; 1000/. to the Roman Catholic Bishop of Cork for various medical and other charities there; 1000/. towards the building of the new Boman Catholic cathedral of Kilkenny, on condition of being buried and having a monument erected to him within the building; 1000/. between his aunt and her ton; 230/. between the Charitable and Benevolent Societies; 200/. to the Society of Vincent de Paul; 200/. to the Kilkenny Dispensary; 150/. to the proposed Roman Catholic University, payable when the first lecture shall have been delivered within iUt walls; 200/. to the Sisters of Charity, or Sinters of Mercy, whichever first nuke a settlement in Kilkenny; 20/. for an office and masses.

7. A t Dalham Hall, near Newmarket, aged 86, the Rev. Sir Robert Affleck, the fourth baronet (1782), a Prebendary of York.

— At Paris, aged 56, David Turnbull, esq, of Her Majesty's Mixed Commission, Jamaica.

— Aged 45, Lady Frances Theophila Anne, wife of Comm. Henry Parker, and sister to the Karl of Huntingdon.

— At Cheltenham, aged 66, the Rev. Edward Winnington Ingram, Canon of Worcester. He was the second son of Sir Edward Winnington, the second hart., of Stanford Court, county of Worcester, and took the additional name of Ingram in compliance with the injunction of his cousin Mr. Ingram of Uibbcsford.

— At Croydon, aged 84, John Nursey Dancer, esq, for 30 years one of the Examiners of the Court of Chancer)".

9. At ltochampton, aged 87, Charles Lync Stephens, esq, of Portman-square, and Chicksands Priory, Bedfordshire.

— In Great Russell street, Bloomsbur}-, aged 60, James Kennedy, esq, M.I)., of the Grove, Woodhousc. near Loughborough, Physician to the Loughborough Dispensary.

10. At Tottenham, aged 86, Mary, relict of Jeremiah Harman, esq.

— Aged 66, (.leorge Hush, esq, of Elsenham Hall, Essex, and Farthinghoe Lodge, Northamptonshire, a magistrate and Deputy Lieutenant of Essex.

— At Chetton, Salop, the Ven. Wil

liam Viekers, Archdeacon of Salop, and Sector of Chetton.

10. Colonel Alexander Findlay, K.H, LieuL-CoL B.. African corps, and Fort Major at Fort George, Inverness. He entered the service in the ranks, and was present at the battle of Maida in 1806, for which he received the war medal. He was a Serjeant of the 78th at the battle of Menem, and for his gallant conduct in that action received his first commission in the 2nd West India Regt. in 1814. He continued to serve with that corps until 1824, when he was transferred to a company in the Royal African corps, and in which he became Major in 1826. He was for some years Governor of Sierra Leone, and received the local rank of Colonel on the west coast of Africa in 1830. In Feb, 1847, he received the staff appointment which he held at his death.

11. At his residence, Elm Bank House, Barnes, Surrey, in his 66th year, Joseph Rogerson, esq, proprietor of the Murk Lane Exftrat and of the Farmer's Magazine.

— Aged 35, John Power, esq, of Gurteen, co. Waterford, a justice of the peace for that county. He was the son and heir of Edmund Power, esq, of Gurteen, by Anastasia, daughter of John Lalor, esq, of Cranagh, co. Tipperary. His mother became, in 1830, the second wife of the Right Hon. Richard Lalor Sheil. Mr. Power was elected to Parliament for Dungarron, on a vacancy which occurred in Feb, 1837, defeating Mr. John Matthew Galway by 283 to 164. At the general election in the same year he was returned without opposition as one of the memberB for the county of Waterford. He resigned his Beat in August. 1840. Mr. Power destroyed himself underexcitcmentarising from pecuniary embarrassment.

— At Camberwell. in his 75th vear, Richard Phillips, F.R.S, Curator of the Museum of Practical Geology. Mr. Phillips first attracted the attention of the scientific world by the publication of analyses of our mineral waters, which were published in the "Annals of Philosophy.'' In 1817 he was appointed I-ecturer on Chemistry at the London Hospital; and he was engaged to deliver several courses of lectures at the London Institution. About this period he was also appointed, by Government, Professor of Chemistry at the Military College, Sandhurst; and became Lecturer on Chemisdisastrous one of New Orient*. The American war had just terminated when that with Prance wai renewed by Die escape of Bonaparte from Elba, in March, 1815, and the 27th was one of the old Peninsular regiments which were fortunate enough to rejoin their chief in time to fight once more under hia command in the ever-memorable battle of Waterloo. Here they displayed ia no email degree the unflinching fortitude and indomitable pcraeverancc which on that eventful day no nobly distinguished the Britiah regiments of the line. (Hit of little more than 7w) men who took up their ground in the morning, 400 had fallen killed or wounded before the repulse of the enemy and the final advance of the Britiah line in the evening. Amongat the wounded waa Lieut, Cradock, who received a aevere wound from a mnaket shot in the fare, the ball entering one check, carrying away part of the roof of the mouth, and i*ssiug through the other cheek. In 1842 Capl Cradock was appointed one of the Military Knighu of Windsor, having been selected from amooir-t a great number of competitor!, solely in regard to "hia aervieca and hia conduct in the field." aa waa signified to him in the moat handsome and gratifying manner by Sir Jamcx (Jraham, with whom the appointment tlien rented. In 1845 he waa promoted u> the rank of Major by brevet.


«. At Sl Thomas's. Southwark, aged 44. Kliia. wife of the Kev. William Deey, and jonager daughter of Charles Francis, esq., of VauxhalL

— Aged Hi. the liev. William Mor gaa Kinsey, B.U. Kcvtor of Kotaerfield Grey's, Oxfordshire.

— At Thornton Lod^e, near Northallerton, aged 47, Man. relict of Col. Bedingfeld.

7. At I'planda Hall aged 73. Lieut.. Oca Sir Thomas Whitehead. K.C.bV. of the Bengal Amy.

— At Norwich. Elizabeth, wife of Mr. William Squire, and only daughter of the late Sir W. J. Playters, hart.

— At Clifton, ia hia <Jrd year. Tboanaa Browne, esq.. Vice- Admiral of the Blue. This veteran omoer entered the service nearly 70 years ago, nasi aaw much active net-rice oa various ataiioaa. la rVtirunrj. 1794. ia command of the busts of the Imtrtfnd, 64. he tut out. frotu a cove on the north of

SL Domingo, Ija /Vrronxf. of 24 grass and nearly 20o men, all of whom last at hia approach. He waa apaoiatesl flag-captain to Rear-Admiral Eliot Harvey, in the Tonnant, t>0. in 180O; sad as) afterwards served in the same capacity in the Hannibal, Caristiua VII anal A ouusS'r. the flag ships of Rear-Admirata P. C. Durham and T. B. Martin, ia ust last of which he eummaaded at the -leare of Riga. From Mar, 1811, to Dcccaber. Isl5, he commanded the f'/sssea, (I. ia which he conducted Sir Thomas lira ham's army to the Scheldt; afterwards. as commodore on the coast of Africa, destroyed the two last remaiaast Fssr liali slave-factories; and at the tiaav of Bonaparte's escape from Elba, couvrveal home from St. Helena a fled of Indav men valued at ln.OuO.oM*. and waa aa consequence presented by the Horn. E. L Company with a larger mm for the purchase of plate than had ever before been voted to any captain.

8. At Boulogne, Commander Georr* Hall Dacrr. RJf. In the PLnu. M. be assisted at the capture, ia 1MH. af the French frigates CarrH^, fitter^: aaai Bmrourr. In 18o3 be was takea pnsoner in the JfiiiTre. 4s, when aW grounded near Cherbourg, and did ass regain hia liberty until 1 s09.

— In Great Russell-street, bury, aged 75. Mr. John Parry (I Alaw>. Mr. I "am was bora at Denbigh, Feb. 18. 177*. and at aa early age evinced talent for music, sad was aa admirable performer on most wind us «tmmenu, particularly oa the i His compoxition* and i various instruments are inns Ha was the editor of the -Welsh Harper," and the "Welsh Melodies. * lie adapted the music of '" Ivaahoc." at Cuveat Garden; wrote the music far Dil-dia ■ "Hariequia Huax." at law Lyceum: and "Oberoa's tana." at Drury 1-ane The farce of 'Hhaa Notions" was by him: as also, "T»s Wives: or. a'Hiat to Ha "Helptees FriesjdV and "Fair < ing." For several jears he una|—d the suoga for Vauxhall Gardens, tnar of his Bo-i popakar campositisaa was the favoarile roag of "Jcaay Jsasav* Mr. Parrv was the conductor of assart of ths Eiateddfoda ia Wales; aad to 1821. at a 4Joraeod.or ssBrssbasr* of lavda, the title of Herod A law waa cwafcrrcd oa him. He was for many j the hoaorary treasure* af saw


Society of Musicians, and honorary secretary of the Melodist Club. He has left a widow and one son- the wellknown popular vocalist, John Parry. 8. At Southampton, Miss Holmq sister of the late Bev. W. A. Holmes, D.D., Chancellor of Cashel, &c. 9. At Clifton, :Aged 86, Frances, :diet of Adm. Sir Edward Thornborough, G.C.B., Vice.-Adm. of the United Kingdom. - At Stonehouse, aged 70, Thomas Phillips, esq., late Ordnance storekeeper at Bermuda. - At Torquay, in the house of her mother, Mrs Walter Murray, Elin, wife of Lieut.~Col. Lawrence, of the Ride Brigade. - At Hartford, at an advanced age, Maria, widow of Sir John Trevelyan, hart. - In London, Colonel William M. Sloane, late of the Brit. Aux. Legion in Spain, and formerly of the 23rd Fusileers, and 67th Regt., with which he served in india. 10. At St. Leonard`s4>n-Sea, the Right Han. Eliabcth Georgiana Conntem Spencer, daughter of the late William Stephen Poyntz, esq., of Cow(llT1_\' House, Sumex. - At Halifax, Ni, the Hon. Elizabeth lrady Harvey, wife of his Excellency Sir John Harvey, K.C.B. and K.C.H., Lieut.-Governor of Nova Scotia She wus the third daughter of Gerard E188 Viscount Lake. ll. At Plymouth, aged 63, Lieut.Col. David Hepburn, of the H.Rl.C. Service. - ln Princes-street, Hanover-square, aged 32, Capt. Richard Henry Glyn, lute of the renadier Guards. 13. At Glasgow, in his 69th year, Capt. Charles Gray, ILM. This gentle man wus well known in Edinburgh and throughout many partsof Scotland for his extended knowledge of Scottish SOUR. his enthusiasm for everything connected with it, and his tasteful, genial. spirited contributions to it. - At l»`aul»-hiels. Sclkirkshirc, aged 76. Mr. John Park, brother of Mungo Park, the .llrivau traveller. -- In Motcornbe-street, Belgravesquare, in his 39111 year, the Hon. Dudley Anderson Worsley Pelham, l`:\|~\. HN. and H.P. for Boston, only lmnhor of the Earl of Yarborough. He served as midshipmun on board the D¢1rtmuu!}|,42, at the battle of Sava

rino, Oct 20, 1827. Capt. Pelham was retumed for Boston in August, 1849. 14. Dora, infant daughter of Charles Dickens, esq. - At the Vines, Rochester, aged 73, Lieut.-Col. Robert Turberville Bingham, late of the Coldstream Guards. - At. Lyme, aged 56, Capt. George Fred. Symeg late of the Madras Artillery. 15. At Rostrevor, Downahire, aged 43, Commander Charles Postle, RN. 16. ln Camden N ew Town, aged 63, Major John Hamilton, late of the 77th Regt., and formerly of the 42nd. - In the Wandsworth-road, Anne, widow of Owen Flintoh; esq., Chief Justice of Sierra Leone. ~ Aged 60, Major Edward Jacob Bridges, Royal Artillery. - hir. J. C. Tarver, for a quarter of Il century French Master at Eton College, and author of some standard elementary works. 17. Aged 74, Major-General Charles Palmer, late M.P. for Bath. He was the second son of John Palmer, esq., formerly one of the members for the same city, who originated the maileoach system. General Palmer entered the army in 1796 as a comet in the 10th or Prince of Walcs's Own Humars. He served with that regiment during the whole of the Peninsular war, and attained the mul; of Lieut.-Colonel in 1810. On the Sth of February, 1811, he was appointed Aidede-Camp to the Prince Regent. General Palmer was first elected member for Bath, in the Liberal interest, on the rmignation of his father in January, 1808. He continued to represent the city without u contest until the 9th of June, 1826, when he was opposed by Lord Brecknoek, sou of the Marquis Camden, Recorder of the city, and lost his election. He mis again defeated by his noble opponent in 1828 and 1829 ; but in 1830 and 1831 (the last elections under the old system) he regained his scat. At the first election under the operation of the Befonn Act, in 1832, General Palmer wu< retumed by a. large majority, und again in 1885. At the election of 1837, General Palmer and Ir. Roebuck were defeated by the Conservative mndidatm, the law Lord Viscount Powerscourt and W. H. L. Bruges. sq. - At Cambcrwell, aged 71, John Simpson Jmop, esq., barrister-at-law,

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