Sivut kuvina

50 years on the Newcastle Courant, having

served his apprenticeship on it 61, Mrs.

Bell.—76, Mr. Lionel Robson.—50, Mr. Blackiston Huide.—91, Mr. W. Steel, one of the earliest followers of Mr. John Wesley.—72, Mr. Thomas Easton.

At North Shields, 34, Mr. W. Harle— 57. Mrs. Ann Madison.—74, Mrs. A. Thomson.

At South Shields, 65, Mr. Joseph Bell— 97, Christiana Shalton.—34, Mr. N. Branston, ship-owner.

At Tatlington, highly respected, Mrs. Pearson.

At Peebles, the Rev. Thomas Leckie. At Ormingham, 41, Mrs. Watson. At Whitfield, 64, the Rev. E. Clarke, universally respected and regretted.

At Durham, Mrs. Chipcase.—Mrs. Spearnan.—In a fit of apoplexy, Charles Gar. tliome, esq.

At Sunderland, Mr. Harrison—28, Mr. J. Talfer, late of Glasgow.—44, Mr. E. Paliver.—80, Mr. J. Mordey.

At Bishop Auckland. 61, Matthew Gibson, esq.—56, Mr. W. Tarn, much respected—Mrs. Fluitoff, relict of the late J. F. esq.

At Barnard Castle, 85, Mrs. M. Stewart. —56, Miss E. Maitland 84, Mrs. Stephenson.

At Egglestone, 100, Mr.C. Harrison. At Bishop .Wearmouth, 69, Mrs. Mary Graham.—64, Mr. W. Bell, draper and ship-owner. CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORELAND. New arrangements are in progress respecting the mail between London and Carlisle, and between Carlisle and Newcastle. Considerable alterations are to take place, generally, as to the earlier arrival of the mails at Port Patrick, Dumfries, Edinburgh, &c.

Married.} At Preston Patrick, near Kendal, Mr. E. Cropper, of Liverpool, to Isabella, 4th daughter of J. Wakefield, esq. of Kendal.—At Keswick, Mr. J. Hartley, late wine merchant of London, to Miss Jackson—At Stanwix, Mr. W. Dewar, of Edinburgh, to Miss Davis, eldest daughter of the late O. D. esq. of the Navy Office, Somerset House.—At Landheads, near Annan, Mr. J. Roe, architect, of Liverpool, to Miss A. Irving,

Vied.] In Carlisle, 48,Mrs. J. Burtholm. Mr. Nixon, 66—M.J. Halliday, 50.—Mrs. A. Thompson, 50.—Mrs. C. Lundy, 76.

At Kendal, 75, Mr. R. Carruthers—Mr. W. Salisbury, 54—Mr. W. Postlethwayte, of Underbarrow, 94.

AtMaryport, 34, Capt. R.Thompson. At Penrith, 77, Mrs. Hutchinson, relict of the late J. H. esq.—Mrs. M. Stedman, 80. At Workington, 44, Mrs. E. Appleby—

Mrs. A. Curwen, 41 Mr. M Burns, 26.—

M. R. Shipley, 66.
Lately, At Beaumont, near Carlisle,

Mrs. T. Irwin, aged 100 years. She retained her faculties to the last.

At Wigton, 42, Mrs. J. Macalpls.—Mrs.

A. Winter, widow Mr. T. Smith, weaver,

62.—Mrs. M. Watson, late of Dundraw, 31. —Mrs. E. Pearson, 59.

At Annan, 64, Mr. R. Ruddock. At Dumfries, in his 23d year, Mr. J. Turner, surgeon.

AtDornock, 82, Mr. T. Geddes, sen. late officer of the customs.

At Bombay, in April last, shortly after his return from the Persian Gulph, in the expedition against the Arabs, T. Milner Crompton, esq.lieut. in the native infantry. He was formerly of Carlisle, and nephew to the late Dean Milner.

At Newtown, near Carlisle, 76, Mr. J. Irving.

At Sandsfield, Margaret, daughter of Mr. J. Davidson.

At Liverpool, in the prime of life, Capt. J. Martindale, of Workington.

At Norton, near Stockton upon Tees, Mrs. J. Jameson, 27, late of Penrith. YORKSHIRE. At the late meeting in Leeds for establishing a Penitentiary, the Rev, G. Walker, Master of the Free Grammar School, stated that about three years ago, the town appeared to him a place of unusual morality and decency, but so great a change had taken place, that npw he never permitted any of his family to be out after sun-set. The Leeds Mercury attributes this demoralization to the barrack system, as containing within itself, the germ of every thing immoral.

It is observed in the Rockingham, that much of the ancient trade has declined, and that Hull is becoming a mere fishing haven. Though the port is finely situated and its aptitude for foreign commerce is not diminished, the town is little benefited by it comparatively to what it has been. Oct. 3. The Floating Chapel for Seamen, was opened at Hull by the Rev. Dr. Raffles, of Liverpool. All the ministers will attend gratuitously.

Married] At Almondbnry,Mf. C. Brook, of Healey House, to the eldest daughter of W. Brook, esq. of Northgate House, near Huddersfield,—At Knaresborough, Lieut. Col. Dawkins, of the Coldstream Guards, to the eldest daughter of T. Duncombe, esq. of Copgrove.—R. Menzies, esq. of Harewood, to Harriet, 2d daughter of the late W.Champney,esq.—Lieut. H. Walker, R.N. of Wakefield, to Miss M. A. Hirst, of Moor Allerton,near Leeds.—At Wakefield, the Rev. A Manby, M.A. to Harriet, 2d daughter of E. Tooke, esq.—At Hull, Mr. T. Pristwick, merchant, to the eldest daughter of Mr. Lathangue—At Mirfield, Mr. J. Garforth, cotton manufacturer, of Ovenden, near Halifax, to the only daughter of Mr. R. Peaker—Mr. Wilson, tanner, ner, of Pocklington, to Miss Lawson, eldest daughter of Mr. L. surgeon, late of Gt. Driffield.—Mr. J. Jackson, merchant, of York, to Miss Elizabeth Hawkins, both of York.

Died.'] At York, at his mother's house, 23, Mr. G. i. Broadley, R.N. eldest son of the late Isaac B. esq. of Brantingham.

At Hull, Mrs. Southern, wife of Mr. 8.

tidewaiter Mrs. Higson, 73.—Mr. J.

Bowman, 29.—Mr. J. Herbert, fishmonger, 73.—Mr. Fowler, 72.—Mr. T. Dunting, 89.— Mr.W.Colley, lighterman, 47—Mr. M. Haslewood, shipowner and one of the

assistants of the Trinity House Aged 18,

Mr. E. Hollingworth, son of the late A. H. esq. merchant. He was intended for the church, and his character and acquirements justified the choice of the profession.

— Mr. F. Linward, common brewer, 48

Mrs. Jane Ellis, 27, wife of Mr. T E. agent to the Caledonia, &c. steam packets.

At Leeds, 18, of a decline, Joseph, 2d surviving son of the late Mr. D. Wood, engineer.—Mr. T. Robinson, 38. His acquaintance with various languages, his skill in drawing and mechanic arts, evinced strong powers of mind, exercised with application and perseverance. Strict justice marked his dealings with others.

At Halifax, in her 21st year, Miss M. Brown, 2d daughter of C. B. esq.—Mr. T. Farrer, painter.

At Wakefield, Mr. J. Wright, hair dresser.—Mrs. Hutchinson, widow, 77.

At Doncaster, in his 87th year, H. Heaton, esq. senior magistrate of the corporation.

At Great Driffield, 42, Mr.T. Hodgson.

At Roehampton, at the house of his brother, Viscount Clifden, the Hon. E. A. Agar.

At Barnsley, Miss Savage, governess of a school for yonng ladies.—Very suddenly, Mr. G. Milner, mason and chief manager in the erection of two churches building there.

At Keighly,in parturition, (child-bod of twins)Mrs. Bradley, wife of Mr. J. B. artist.

At Hatfield, near Doncaster, 72, J. Atkinson, esq.

At Hornsea, Mrs. Ballantyne, wife of Mr. B. surgeon.

At Otteringham, 36, Mrs. J. Welburn.

Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. J. Akeroyd, of Armley.—Mrs. M. Bronte, wife of the Rev. P. B. minister of Hay worth, near Keighley, 38.—Mr. R. Smallpage, of Sheepscarr,cloth-dresser,72.'Hehadbeen]upwards of 40 years in the house of Messrs. Wormaid and Co.—Mrs. Depledge, of Caidling Park, near Ferrybridge, late of Bretton, near Wakefield.—At Bombay, March 11, J. Sandwith, esq. attorney, youngest son of J. S. esq. surgeon, of Helmsley, in this county.—At Surat, (East Indies,) Jan. 11, Lieut. F.Strangeways,of the 65th regt.

King's service, son of R. S. esq. of Well, in this county.—At Rio de Janeiro, July 31, aged 27, C.Naylor, esq. son of S.N. esq. of Belle Vue, near Wakefield.

In his 20th year, Thomas, 2d son of Mr. Greenwood, of Bankfield, near Halifax.— Mr. G. Waring, of Woolley, near Barnsley. He was found dead in a stone-quarry into which he is supposed to have fallen in a dark night.—Mr. T. Wilson, dealer in cattle, of Melhlcy, near l.eeds. Falling off his horse in a drain, into which by accident, he had been precipitated, he was drowned, though his horse escaped.—In London, Mr. G. Turner, late merchant of Leeds—At Thorp Arch, 68, Mr. S. Taite. —In bis 63d year, W. Elmhirst, esq. of Ouslethwayte, near Barnsley. His eldest son succeeds to an estate possessed by the family, from the time of Edward VI.


At Lancaster assizes, Sept. 8, ten prisoners for highway robbery, burglary, horse stealing, &c. were capitally convicted. All were reprieved except two, and four were sentenced to 14 years transportation.

At Lancaster, Sept. 20, Ridgway was tried and convicted of a libel, on a prosecution by the Bridge-street Society. The defendant is a poor fustian-cutter in Manchester, and sold an address to the Reformers, by Richard Carlile, dated " Dorchester Jail, Jan. 1, second year of the Spanish Revolution from Despotism to Liberty." The first passage charged in the indictment, is in these terms: "To talk about the British Constitution is in my opinion, a sure proof of dishonesty. Britain has no Constitution. If we speak of the Spanish Constitution, we have something tangible, &c." The society's attorney had been very busy assorting the names' of the jury, and was suspected of practising manoeuvres wherein his interest and honour could not be reconciled. On this occasion, Mr. Brougham observed: "It appears to me, that this is getting a packed jury."

At the same assizes, Mr. Justice Bayley stated, that the Court of King's Bench, upon full consideration, have decided that the publication of the proceedings before a Coroner's Inquest, previous to trial, has a tendency to prejudice the individual charged, and that it is an offence punishable by criminal information, or by indictment.

Married.] At Bolton le Moors, Mr. J. Haigh. jun. eldest son of J. H. esq. of Halifax, to Miss M. Makinson, 2d daughter of the late D. M. esq—R. Formby, M.D. of Liverpool, to Mrs. C. Gibson, daughter of L. Peel, esq. of Ardwick.—In London, Mr. J. Gregory, druggist, of Manchester, to Miss H. Morris, of Coleman-street.—At Ashton-under-line, Mr. J. Morris,jun. druggist, of Bolton le Moors, to the eldest

daughter daughter of the late Mr. J. Howard.—Mr. J. Riding, cotton mannfactarer, to MissS. Brumfitt, both of Manchester.—Mr. VV. H. Fishwick, land surveyor, of Burnley, to Miss M. Jepson, of Manchester.—Mr. J. Pigot, engraver, of Manchester, to Miss E. Bamford, of Oldham.—At Liverpool, Mr. T. Mawdsley, solicitor, to the youngest daughter of the late Mr. C. Clements.— Mr. T. Lightfoot, to Eliza, daughter of J. Athcrton, esq. of Everton.—At Everton, Mr. J. Blount, iron merchant, to Esther, daughter of G. Rice, esq. of Birkitt Bank House, near Wigau.

Died.] At Liverpool, Mr. ("oilier, merchant, formerly of Jamaica.—Mr. J. Richardson, pilot, 27.—Mr. J. Knowles, 3d sou of Mr. T. K. brewer, 18.—Mrs. Gregson, relict of the late W. G. jun. esq.—Mr. R. VVelburn, blockmaker.—Mrs. M. Eorster, waistcoat maker, 60.— Mr. J. Cecil, merchant, but retired, 72.—Mrs. Diggles, wife of R. D. esq.—Mrs. M. Briggs, 71.— Mr. C. Shuttleworth, surgeon.

At Manchester, 45, Mr. J. Potter, jun.— Mr. O. Owens, cupper.—In her 73d year, Mrs. Gregory.—Iu his 24 year, Mr. J. Addison, solicitor.—Suddenly of the cholera morbus, 31, Serjt. J. Davis, of the East India Company's service.—Mr. W. Stonehewer, 58.—At the house of his daughter, Mrs. Sidebotham, 73, Mr. E. Clegg.

In Salford, in his 38th year, Mr. P. Sandford.—Mrs. Mallolieu, 52.

At Preston, 62, Mr. F. VVallis, of the White Horse Inn.

At Bolton, Mary, wife of Mr. H. Nicholson. She was no ordinary woman, and though of an inferior station in society, her virtues and mental powers would have adorned its higher Corinthian order.

CHESHIRE, [n consequence of a requisition signed by 760 freemen of Chester, for a meeting to deliberate on the means of throwing open to the citizens at large, the election of the corporation, conformably to the charter of Henry VII.; the mayor issued his orders to call a common hall, &c , and the election of the mayor and corporation was made by shew of hands; and a most respectable body of magistrates, who enjoy the confidence of their fellow citizens, were elected.

Married.] K.J. Grantham, esq. of Altringhani, to Jane, only daughter of the late VV. Dennison, esq. of Liverpool.—Mr. VV. Arrowsmith, of Congleton, to the youngest daughter of the late Mr. T.Morris, of VVeston-hall.—Mr. .1. C. Williams, of Macclesfield, to Eliza, eldest daughter of T. Birch, esq. of Eecles, near Manchester.

Hied.] At Chester, aged 34, Mr. J. Corbin, late of Hawarden.—Miss White, formerly of Armagh, Ireland.—Jane, voting., est daughter of Mr. !?. Taylor, nutsic-*?;i>'i . Monthly \I*(.. No.360.

—Mr. J. Jones, liquor merchant, 29.—In her 20th year, the 3d daughter of Capt. Cochrane.—Mrs. Johnson, 43.—Mr. Badding, pawnbroker.

Al Stockport, Mrs. Sims, wife of Mr. O. S. druggist.

At Ruthiu, Mrs. J. Davis, widow, formerly of Wrexham, 81.

In the island of Jamaica, July 15, aged 21, Mr. E.Orme,son of Mr. R. O. woollen, draper, of Chester.

DERBYSHIRE. A new church was lately opened at Ripley, iu this county; stun-collected on the occasion, 811. and upwards.

Married.] At Derby, Capt. Batty, of the 1st Grenadier guards, to the eldest daughter of J. Barrow, esq. secretary to the Admiralty—At Sutton, in Scarsdale, Mr. J, Brackoof, farmer and grazier, of Hault Hucknall, to Mrs. Shaw.—Mr. J. Barnes, of New Mills, near Disley, to Mrs. Barber, of Chin ley.—Mr. J. Cade, son of J. C. esq. of Spondon, in this county, to the 2d daughter of Capt. Cooper, of Leicester —Mr. J.Warner, of Derby, to Miss Walker, of Nottingham.

Died.] At Derby, 30, Mr. T. Tomlinson, grocer.

At liwlsover, at an advanced age, Mr. T. 'Hay bin, formerly of the Cross Keys inn At Chesterfield, Mrs. Fidler. At Wirksworth, 32, Mr. R. Taylor, draper.

At Leadhill, near Chesterfield, Mr. T. Gregory, formerly of Sheffield.—In his 19lh year, at the house o( his uncle, Mr. J. Liugard, of Blarkwall, Mr. Johnson, of Manchester. —Mr. Why man, 83, of Ambaston.—Mr. VV. Merry, of Brailsford, 69. At Plymouth, G. H.Strutt, esq. of Mil• ford, Derbyshire, eldest son of G. B. S. esq. of Helper, iu the same county. The death of this amiable man in the very prime of life, and amidst every promise of extensive usefulness, may be regarded as a loss to society at large, as well as to the family circle of which he was the delight and the ornament. Gentle and modest in his deportment, affable and courteous in his ruanuers,kind and benevolent in his disposition, he won the regard of all who enjoyed his acquaintance. Possessing a mind alive to the beauties of nature, and to the attractions of the fine arts, his conversation w, s easy, iuterestingaiid improving. His scientific acquirements, particularly on subjects connected with mechanical philosophy, were highly respectable; and his improves nients iu the arrangement of the extensive works atMilford andBelper, bear testimony to his skill and genius. In agricultural employmcnfs he took a lively interest, and conducted an establishment of this nature on a plan which rendered his farm a just object of admiration, and a model for his ii'ighho'.irhood. His acquaintance with suhj 'ets of political economv was correct ••! I! and

and practical ; and the benevolence of his character led hirn so to apply his information as to promote the interests of the numerous work people under his influence. His plans for their welfare were not of a visionary and impracticable nature, but tended at once to inculcate a spirit of industry, order, cleanliness, sobriety, and thus to secure the real independence of the poor. Institutions for the diffusiou of knowledge among them, had his zealous support and active services, and indeed nothing which concerned this important portion of his fellow creatures, was regarded with indiiferciice by him. Judicious as were the arrangements already carried into practice under his superintendauce, he entertained yet more enlarged views for the amelioration of their condition. But his early death has broken oil' these virtuous purposes of his mind, and bequeathed to his survivor the duty of givingfull effect to his benevolent intentions. He bore an anxious and protracted illness, with manly and christian fortitude. For months before his decease, he wished for life only as it might be the means of lengthened usefulness; aud even when he deemed his recovery hopeless, aud was perfectly resigned to the dispensations of Providence, he still thought it an act of duty to his family, to neglect no means of restoration which the tenderness of friendship suggested might be effectual. Under the full assurance that he could not survive the ensuing winter in England, he prepared to avail himself of the milder climate of the south of Europe, and had reached Plymouth, on his way to Falmouth, with the view of embarking from that port. Soon after his arrival there the symptoms of his disorder increased, and he resigned his spirit to Him who gave it.

At Constantinople, on the 20th of Aug. J. Douglas Strult, esq. aged 27, only son of Joseph S. esq. of this town. This amiable young man left his native country 14 months ago, on his travels for the gratification of his taste, and in pursuit of intellectual improvement. He traversed France, Switzerland ami Italy, visited Sicily and Malta, aud from thence, such of the Greek Islands, as the lately troubled state of the times, and the prevalence of the plague rendered accessible. In the course of his interesting tour, he collected many excellent specimens of natural productions, and was successful in obtaining some valuable relics of classical antiquity. Several packages, containing beautiful works in sculpture and painting, had been already sent by him to England, aud he is understood to have had in hi* possession at the time of his lamented decease, other proofs of the delighted attention which lie was paying to the study of tlie line ails. He was at Naples immediately before, and at the time of, the Austrian* enuring that

city: and there, aud subsequently at Messina, he narrow ly escaped with life from the violence of an ungoverned soldiery. In his course from Malta to Corfu, the vessel iu which he sailed was iu imminent hazard of shipwreck from the violence of a storm. His ultimate project was to reach even Egypt, that land of early science and remote antiquity. But on bis voyage from Smyrna to Constantinople he was seized with a malignant fever, incidental to the climate. He was considered dangerously ill on his landing at Constantinople, and was conveyed to the apartments which had been previously prepared for him at rem, in the environs of that celebrated metropolis. But notwithstanding the judicious and unceasing attentions of PiMac Guffog, the physician to the British Embassy and Factory, and the skill of two other eminent physicians, aided by the truly anxious care of his personal friends and those of his family, he died, to the unspeakable grief of all around him, on the day stated above, and was interred on the following day, with those demonstration! of respect, esteem aud regret, which his amiable dispositions and manners, and his untimely fate so justly excited. "By foreign hands his dying eyes were

closed, "By foreign hands his decent limbs composed, "By foreign hands his peaceful grave

adorn'd, "By strangers honour'd and by strangers mourn'd."


An unusual mortality has prevailed lately in Nottingham, and the neighbourhood, arising from bowel complaints. A great number of children have fallen victims to that disorder, aud to the measles. Iu one week, upwards of 100 individuals were buried in the different places of interment.

Circumference of a mushroom gathered lately in a field near .Mansfield, 3 feet 4 inches. It was justly compared to a parasol.

Married.] Mr. G. White, grocer of Nottingham, to the only daughter of—lllingworth, gent, of Manchester.—Mr. G. Wand,currier,of Newark,to Miss Screelou, of Southwell.—Sir. F. Eking, lace-manufacturer, of New Basford, to Miss Hardy,

of Caythorpc At Newark, Mr. J. E.

I.augsdale, aged 22, to Miss S. Clark, aged 49.—Also Mr. E. Hurst, to Miss E. Powel.—Mr. B.Wright, surgeon, of East Bridgford, to Miss Aylurd, of Newmarket.

Died.) At Nottingham, Mrs. M. Whitehead, of the Society of Friends.—Mrs. Horabiu, 79.—Mr. M. Hopewell, taylor, 3!).—Mr. W. Halaus, 59. —Mr. J. Tustin, butcher, 72.—Mr. T. Parr, merchant

tnylor, 77 Mrs. Berry.—Mr. J. Dance,

62>—Mrs. E. Beardsley, 64, many years matron to the general hospital.


At Mansfield, 82, Mrs. Ashmorc, widow. —In her 10th year, Sarah, 2d daughter of Mr. J. Binch.

At Newark, the Rev. J. Brownell, VVesleyan itinerant minister. He had been a missionary 11 years in the West India Islands, and was very successful in promoting Christianity among the Negroes.

At Clumber, of an apoplectic fit, Miss Heath, governess in the family of the Duke of Newcastle.

At East Retford, Mr. R. Bullevant, ironmonger.

At Basford, in her 78th year, Mrs. Saunders, wife of J. S. esq.

At Chilwell, 70, Mrs. Pearson.

At Burlington Quay,Mrs. Reiishaw, wife of Mr. J. R. of Xottingham—At Snenton, Mrs. E. Bigsby, 21.

At Codling, Sir. Jessop, farmer.

The freedom of the City of Lincoln has been reduced, by a vote of the common council from £'100 to £50.

Married.] The Rev. R. Miles, minister of the Independent chapel at Brigg, to Miss

Morley, of Barton-upon-Huitiber. At

Ulceby, near Barton,,Mr. Wells of Sculcoates, Hull, to Mrs. Chapman, late of Somers Town, London.—At Lincoln, Mr. J. Davison, of Sandyaere, Derbyshire, to Miss S.Jackson.

Died.] At Stamford, 55, R. Hurst, esq.

At Grimsby, 34, Mrs. M. Chapman, widow, formerly of Rothwell.

Mrs.CoItman, wife of T. C. esq. of Hagnaby Priory.

At Aviguou, in Trance, Sept. 30, aged 21, H. R. eldest son of H. Best, esq. of Sutterton, in this county.

At Waddington, near Lincoln, 62, the Rev. J. R. Deacon, rector.


Ashby-de-la-Zouch is likely to become a fashionable watering place. The twelve baths now creeling bavebeen planned on an extensive and magnificent scale. In the front will be a grand colonnade, with assembly rooms, a promenade of great extent and beauty adjoining. Besides the excellence of its waters, and the salubrity of the air, the venerable ruins of Ashby Castle, where kings and courtiers in the "Olden Time," were wont to meet, will present objects of attraction to visitors in general.

Married.] At Loughborough, Mr. .1. Hyde, eldest son of .1. H. esq. of Quorn, to the youngest daughter of the late Mr. Vickevs, surgeon.—Also Mr. J. Wood, to Miss E. Walker.—Mr. Hewett, officer of excise, formerly of Dunchurch, to .Miss E. Pawson, of Stanford-upon-Soar.— In London, Mr. J. Parkinson, surgeon, of Hoxton-square, to Elizabeth, only daughter of the late Mr. W. Thompson, of Leicester.

lMed.] At Uppingham, Mr. Tyler, sen. glazier.

At Leicester, 85, Robert Breivin, Esq. a respectable manufacturer, and loug knowu as a leading member of the Presbyterian congregation in that town. He married a sister of Mr. Russell, of Birmingham, and was a personal friend of Dr. Priestley. He enjoyed celebrity as u florist, but was still more distinguished for his amiable qualities and his unceasing employment in deeds of charity and kindness. His temperate habits, and perfect self-government, rendered him a model of personal and domestic happiness, and notwithstanding his advanced age, he enjoyed his activity, health, and spirits till within a few days of his death. Hewas the last survivor of a society of contemporaries, distinguished for their personal respectability and exemplary Christian character, among whom we recollect, with unabated interest, the names of Reid, Atcheson, fhamberliu, Worthington, Arnold, Patret, Coltinan, Nutt, Coleman, Gardiner' and others.

At Oakham, Mr. Billam, sen. of the George Inn.

At Ashby-de la-Zoueo, 82, Mrs. M. Joyce, widow, and a truly benevolent friend to the poor of her neighbourhood.


At the Stafford assizes, Mr. Baron Garrow, in his address to the Jury, said he had observed six persons in the calendar remaining to take their trials at the ensuing sessions; he denounced the practice as irregular. The judges were to deliver the jails of every prisoner—and if the prosecutors did not shortly attend, the six prisoners would be liberated.

Married.] J. Stoncer, esq. of Hanley, to Mrs Taylor, of Liverpool. At Wolverhampton, Mr. J. Eagleton, draper, to .Miss E. Proud, both of Bilston.—AlsoMr.

W. Fiddler, to Miss M. A. Fielding Mr.

W. Naggiugton, to Miss H. Harrobin, both of Bilston.

Hied.] At Litchliold, in his 57th year J. Webster, esq. senior bailiff of the city! —In her 91st year, with a high character, for piety, benevolence and chrisiiau charity, Elizabeth, relict of the late Mr. T. Walton mercer.

At Wolverhampton, in his 80th year, Mr. G. Sparrow, town-beadle.

At Selly-hall, the scat of J. Bingham, esq. Elizabeth, 2d daughter of the late C. LcnsoD, esq. of Burton-upon-Treut.


The first stone of a new church to be called Christ Church, was lately laid, in Mr. Tiekel's cement, at West Bromwich, by the Earl ofDartinouth.

Married.] At Birmingham, J. Gatesby, gent, of the Excise Office, to Miss M.Moreeroft, of the Free Ways.—Mr. J. Ollarenshaw; to Miss Mewls'.—Mr. J..Aston,ironmonger, to Mrs. L. SSrjeantl—Mr. Thome,


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