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08. 1. At Berlin, his Serene Highnefs the. Hereditary Prince of Orange, to the Princefs Frederica-Sophia-Wilhelmina, fecond daughter of his Pruffian Majesty,
3. Mr. Edw. Wakefield, jun. of the OldJewry, to Mifs Crush, of Felfted, Effex.
4. Hon. Henry Cecil (nephew to the Earl of Exeter), to Mifs Higgins.
5. At Sherborne, Mr. Jof. Staines, of Wareham, furgeon, to Mifs Fanny Foote.
6. Mr. David Ellis, of Long-Acre, to Mifs Anderfon, of Bedfordbury.
8. At York, John Bourke Ryan, efq. of London, to Mrs. Goffip, relict of Wilmer G. elq. of Thorp-Arch.
Aug.... In St. Elizabeth's, aged 110, an old Negro-woman, named Cooba. She belonged to the Hon. Thomas Chambers, efq. cuftos of that parish. From her mafter, and a numerous family of defcendants, down to the fourth generation, the had every comfort and convenience of life; befides which, having been entirely at liberty to do as the pleafed for 20 or 30 years paft, the ufed regularly to vifit a circle of acquaintance for many miles round, and not only was well received both by whites and blacks, but made herfelf nfeful to them, as the poffeffed her recollection to the laft, and had her fenfes fo perfectGENT. MAG. October, 1791.
ly, that, to inftance only her fight, which generally fails firft, fhe could fee to thread a needle, and was still fo active, that, a few months before her death, fhe was feen to dance with as much apparent ease as a girl of 15 years of age.
1. In Charles-town, South Carolina, Geo. Abbot Hall, efq. collector of customs there.
6. At North Elmham, near Folkstone, co. Kent, aged 81, Mr. John Andrews, a repu table, fubftantial farmer, whofe lofs is felt not only by a numerous family, but by a refpectable lift of country gentlemen in that neighbourhood, with whom he had been' from his youth accustomed to affociate. Good-nature and a chearful difpofition made all ranks, as well as ages, defirous of his company. The common foibles of old age did not keep pace with his increasing years.* When he had the misfortune to have any of his old friends taken from him, he was fur of a fucceffor in their reprefentatives, for youth as well as age enjoyed his fociety. Few have travelled through life, to the age of 81, fo much beloved. He was well known alfo in that part of the country as a fox-hunter, to the three last generations; he loved the fport dearly, and rode boldly after it at the age of 80. A ftoppage of urine carried him off,' after a fhort illness, which he bore with much fortitude and refignation, during which he frequently expreffed a wish to enjoy one more hunting feafon. He has left behind him numerous relations, moft of whom he
world, owing to his kind attention to their welfare.
18. At Saltfleet, a watering-place on the Lincolnshire coaft, Mrs. Stovin, relict of Rich. S. efq. formerly of Withern, and late of Louth, co. Lincoln, and youngest daughter of the Rev. Sir Richard Temple, bart. deceased,' late rector of Langton, near Spilsby.
Sept. 3. At Saddleworth, near Manchef ter, where she went for the recovery of her health, Mifs Mary Buckley, of London, whơ bore a lingering illnefs with patience and fortitude.
8. At Peterborough (after he had faithfully and honestly served his mafter, the Rev. Dr.' Brown, upwards of 45 years) Hen. Bracken.
13. At Dunfany cattle, in Ireland, the Lady of Lord Dunfany.
At Bourn, aged 90, Mrs. Mawby, widow. 15. At his feat at Rockfield, co. Dublin, in his 75th year, John Sheppy, efq. maay years deputy-customer and collector of the port of Dublin.
At Paris, Charles Orby Hunter, efq. lord of the manor of Crowland, co. Lincoln, which, it is believed, he inherited from las uncle, Tho. 9. H.efq. who died Och 20, 1789.
19. At Donnington, co. Lmol," Mrs. Emmerion, miftrefs of the free-fchool there. All the children attended her corpfe from the fchool-house to the grave,
At Walthamstow, Jas. Bennett, efq. many years an eminent grocer. His fon died not long before him.
At his country-feat at Dulwich, James Bulcock, efq. in the commiffion of the peace, and deputy-lieutenant of the county of Surrey, and treasurer of the Surrey Dispensary.
22. At Edinburgh, in his 105th year, John Strachan, fleshcadie. He retained his fenfes till within a short time of his death, and feldom had any complaint. He recollected the time when no flesher would venture to kill any beaft till all the different parts were befpoke, butcher's meat being then a much more unfaleable article than now.
Rev. Francis Broade, D. D. of Southwick, co. Northampton, rector of Benifield, in that county, worth 300l. per annum, and in the gift of Lady Pocock.
24. At Gibraltar, Mr. Charles Green, clerk in the Victualling-office there.
At Ellesmere, Dr. Hatchet. He was accidentally fhot by Mr. Edwards, his brother-inlaw, by his fowling-piece going off while he was examining the flint. Dr. H. expired foon after, in the greatest agony, having received the whole contents of the gun in his groin.
Mrs. Barker, wife of Rich. B. efq. of Golden-fqu. fürgeon to the ad reg. of life-guards. At Thorganby, in the Eaft riding of the county of York, the Rev. John Knowles. He was drawing a bucket of water out of a well adjoining his habitation, when the weight of the fweep falling off, and the poll ftriking his head, he fell down into the well. He was inftantly difcovered, and taken out; yet there did not remain any figns of life. Mr. K. was much respected in his parish, where he had been curate 22 years, and, greatly to his credit, was never known to have neglect ed the duties of his church.
25. At his feat of Groll-caftle, in Glamorganfhire, Sir Herbert Mackworth, bart. F.R.S. one of the vice-prefidents of the Marine Society, colonel of the Glamorganfhire militia, and M. P. in the laft parliament for Cardiff, as was his father (who died Aug. 20, 1765) in 1739. He was created a baronet Aug. 24, 1776. His death was occafioned
by a thorn breaking in his finger, which brought on a violent inflammation and fwelling in the hand and arm. No medical affiftance being called in till a month after the accident happened, an abforption of matter took place, and he died under violent fymptoms of putrefaction. He married... daughter and fifter of Robert Trefufis, efq. by whom he had iffue Robert, his fucceffor, born in 1766, another son and a daughter, born in 1769, of elegant accomplishments; who, as the estate is not entailed, are expected to be confiderable fharers in the large property their father died poffeffed of. Lady M. who was at Richmond when the received the melancholy news of Sir Herbert's death, was fo much affected, that he was carried fenfelefs to her bed, and her recovery was long very doubtful.
At his house at Mile-end, Mr. Archibald Stewart, many years abroad-clerk at the late Sir Benj. Trueman's brewhoufe.
At his feat at Barr, near Birmingham, aged 73, Tho. Hoo, efq.
Mr. Edw. Hall, of Manchester, 38 years one of the furgeons of the infirmary there.
At Glasgow, Jn. Dunn, efq.of Tannochfide. At Chatham, Mrs. Locker, wife of Mr. Jn. L. cabinet-maker.
At Croydon, Surrey, after a lingering illnefs, Mrs. Braithwaito, relict of Rev. T. B.
26. At Exton, Rutland, Mr. Wm. Wells. He had been valet-de-chambre to the Earl of Gainsborough near 30 years.
At Boxford, in Suffolk, in an advanced age, greatly lamented, Rev. Mr. Wade, master of the free grammar-school there, and rector of Kirtling and Ashley cum Silverley, co. Cambridge, which preferment is in the gift of the Earl of Guildford. Mr. W. performed his duty at church the preceding day as usual.
At Laufanne, in his 53d year, Right Hon. William Lord Craven, Baron of Hamftead Marshall, lord lieutenant and cuftos rotulorum of the county of Berks, solonel of the Berkshire militia, recorder of Newbury, &c. His Lordship was born Sept. 22, 1737, and fucceeded his uncle, the late Lord, in 1769. He married, 1767, Elizabeth, daughter of the late, and fifter of the prefent, Earl of Berke. ley; of his separation from whom, and her fubfequent "Travels" with the Margrave of Anfpach, see our vol. LX. p. 237.—He was a moft indulgent parent, a kind relation, a fteady friend, and a good man. His urbanity of manners, chearful good humour, and conviviality of difpofition, will long be remem bored with regret by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance; while his inflexible integrity, and uniformly independent conduc in the Houfe of Peers, will be recorded to the lateft pofterity, and may serve as a bright example to all who follow him. During the conteft relative to the Middlefex election, and at that period of the unfortunate American war when party ran highest, he refifted the most flattering offers of honours and emolument
Jument from those in power; and when the Late Regency was in agitation he offered his fervices to the Prince of Wales, telling his Royal Highness that he would accept any of fice in his household, provided there was no falary annexed to it. He is fucceeded in his title and vaft eftates by his eldest son, William, born Sept. 1, 1770, and recently come of age. The prefent Lord has two brothers, now at school: Henry-Auguftus, born 1776; and -, born 1779; and three fifters, who were with their father at the time of his decease: Elizabeth, born 1768; Maria-Margaretta, born 1769; Georgiana, born 177..
27. At his houfe in Earl-ftreet, Blackfriars, John Hart, efq. He was elected alderman of Bridge Ward Within in 1774; and ferved the office of sheriff in 1775; but his election as alderman of Bridge Ward having been declared void by demurrer in the King's Bench, 1776, he was elected alderman of Dowgate Ward in 1777; and principal land coal-meter in 1784. This place, worth near 1oool. per annum, was nominally given to Alderman Hart (to whom Alderman Pugh was tacitly joined) in 1784, on condition of refigning their gowns (it being agreed that the furvivor fhould have the whole). Mr. P. lived but a fhort time; and Mr. H. enjoyed the office till his death.
At his brother's house at Yelling, co. Huntingdon, in his 73d year, Mr. Rich. Venn.
At Bourn, co. Lincoln, aged 61, Rev. Wm. Young. He had been 30 years minister of the General Baptist Congregation there.
28. At Barkby, co. Lincoln, in his 72d year, Mr. Ralph Woodcock.
At his mother's houfe in Bucks, James Fisher, efq. of Lincoln's-inn.
Suddenly, Mrs. Barber, wife of George B. efq. of Clock-house, near Bradford. She was at the affembly, at the Talbot inn, at that place, and, after dancing but one dance, fat down, and expired in lefs than five minutes.
29. At Newbury, Mr. John Sealy, formerly an eminent grocer in Threadneedle-ft.
At Hoddesdon, Herts, in her 55th year, Mrs. Martha Moore, wife of Wm. M efq.
In his 70th year, Wm. Mafon, efq. in the commiffion of the peace for co. Surrey.
Sam. Hoare, efq. many years jerker of the cuftom-house at Cork.
In Dublin, in an advanced age, the Hon. Mrs. Fofter, mother of the Right Hon. John F. fpeaker of the Irish House of Commons.
At Cork, aged 81, Mrs. Anne Winthrop, widow of J. W. efq.
At the fame place, Eneas Bury, efq. alder. man of that city.
In Perthshire, in a very advanced age, Mrs. Menzies, widow of Capt. James M. and daughter of Lord Menzie.
At Chatham, aged 66, Mr. Daniel Brames, late of the dock-yard there.
At Brompton, near Chatham, Mr. William Elvey, many years a mafter shoemaker there. At the fame place, Mr. Broughton, gent. At the fame place, aged 83, Mr. Jn. Lane, one of the people called Quakers.
At Melton, co. Lincoln, Mrs. Stokes, wife of Mr. S. attorney.
At Exton, co. Rutland, Mr. Jas. Brearly. The banns for his marriage had been publifhed just two days before his death.
Of the hooping-cough, the Hon. Thomas Henry Coventry, youngest fon of Lord Vifcount Deerhurst, born June 30, 1789.
Mrs. Morland, wife of Rey. Tho. M. of Darlington, co. York.
At Blawith, near Ulverstone, Mr. W. Gibfon. This extraordinary person, whose skill in the mathematicks aftonished all who knew him, was a fervant at a little farm-house at the age of 23, and ignorant of the rules of common arithmetick; but, after learning these from the children that were taught on an evening, he foon made himself master of Euclid's elements, algebra, and fluxions, and could multiply together any number of figures, under 9, by mere ftrength of memory.
At an alms-house in Monmouth, aged 103, Sarah Price. When about 50, fhe could not fee without the help of glaffes; but as she further advanced in years, the recovered her fight to fuch a degree as to fee to thread the fmalleft needle, till within a few days of her decease.
At her houseat Clapton, Mrs. Urfula Smith. Aged 80, Jn. Richardfon, efq. of Mile-end. At his lodgings in Suffolk-ftreet, Mr. Elliot Molloy, who formerly kept the Hercules in Threadneedle-street.
In Friday-street, Mr. Tapp, many years a wholefale linen-draper there.
08. 1. At her father's houfe in Piccadilly, Mrs. Frances Forster, wife of Francis F.efq. of Trinity-hall, Cambridge.
At Nottingham, aged 24, after a long and fevere illness, which the bore with uncommon fortitude and refignation, Mifs Juliana Brown, youngest daughter of John Suffield B. efq. of Leefthorpe, co. Leicester. She was a pattern of dutiful affection, meekness, and gratitude.
2. At Nottingham, aged 61, Mrs. Afhover, relict of Mr. Thomas A.
At Tormantine-house, in Scotland, Lord Haddo. The unfortunate accident which occafioned his death is very fingular. After
handing Lady H. and her fifter into her postchaife, to go to attend the Aberdeen races, which commenced next day, his Lordship had just mounted his horse, and in leaning forward, the animal ftruck him a violent blow with his head on the cheft, which stunned him so much that he fell. His groom immediately ran to his affistance, and in a .few minutes he was fo far recovered as to be able again to mount his horfe with apparent eafe; but before he had proceeded a few yards, the fervant perceived him to be feized with a fudden giddinefs, and he fell to the ground motionlefs. The bursting of a blood-veffel is fuppofed to have been the immediate caufe of his death. He was much refpected by his friends, and has left a widow and large family feverely to lament the irreparable lofs they have fuftained. He was the only fon and heir of the Earl of Aberdeen, to whom Lord Haddo's eldest son, a child of five years old, is now the heir-appa rent. His mother is the daughter of Mr. Hanfou, of Wakefield; and feveral of his fifters are married into the families of Yorkfhire gentlemen.
At Fulham, Mifs Beata Willyams. This truly amiable young lady had, for a confiderable time before her death, borne a most severe and painful illness with pious refignation to the will of God; her principal care feemed for those dear relations who furrounded her; the thoughts of parting from them would fometimes bring tears into her eyes, which her own fufferings hardly ever did. Her remains were depofited in a vault built for the purpofe in the church-yard at Fulham, next to the tomb of the late excellent Bishop Lowth, which spot fhe herself had fixed on. Her elegant and engaging man.ners, joined to musical talents, and a voice of a fuperior degree of excellence, particularly in facred mufick, rendered her, while living, the delight of a large circle of friends, and, at her death, an irreparable lofs to her afflicted family. She was the youngest daughter
At Warwick, after a long illness, Rev. Mr. Roberts, vicar of Stoneley, near Coventry. Robert Barlow, efq. of Bofton, co. Lin-of the late John W. efq. of Plaistow houfe, coln; a gentleman who poffeffed a comprehenfive view of the utility of public improve ments, and by his known activity and firmnefs promoted thofe which have manifeftly advanced the agriculture of the country in general, and the commerce of the town in which be refided.
Effex, and a commander in the royal navy; and, on her mother's fide, the was defcended from the antient families of Goudere and Dinely, of Charlton, co. Worcester.
Mrs. Sapfard, wife of Mr. S. carpenter, of Enfield.
In Frith-street, Soho, Mr. John Rogers, furgeon, fon of Mr. R. furgeon at Nottingham. At Thorp-Lee-houfe, in Surrey, fincerely regretted by all who had the happiness of his acquaintance, Jeremiah Waring, efq. one of the people called Quakers.—In those virtues which alone can confer true nobility, none were fuperior; in mental endowments, few were his equals: yet, though fo eminently gifted, modesty and diffidence were diftinguished traits in his character; and it may be juftly faid, he "was cloathed with humility" as a garment. The tenor of his life, from early youth to the clofing hour, afforded a thining example of the "beauty of holiness;" dedicating the talents he had received to the honour and fervice of HIM who gave them. His piety was fervent, devoid of all fuperftition, and evidently that of an enlarged and liberal mind. A tenderly affectiouste parent; a kind and generous mafter; a warm and faithful friend; to the poor a charitable benefactor; delighting in acts of mercy; alleviating the forrows of the widow; wiping away the tears of the fatherlefs; and ever zealous in the promotion of good works. He iftained the languors of ficknefs and pin with exemplary patience and refignation; and, in the 76th year of his age, calm, peaceful, and without a figh, uitted this tranfitory fcene, with a certain
affurance of a bleffed and glorious admiffion into that rest prepared for the righteous.
3. At his house in King-ftreet, St. James's, in his 82d year, Robert Herries, efq. of Halldyke, formerly partner in the banking-house of his nephew, Sir Rob. H. of London. He is fucceeded in his landed estate in Scotland by his only fon, of the same name.
At Crailing-house, in Scotland, Lady Caroline Hunter..
4. After a long illness, Mr. Lomas, fen. of Chatham.
After an illness of not more than an hour, Mr. Bate, who, for a long time past, has been in the employ of raising recruits for the Eaft India Company ;-and, on the following day, his wife died as fuddenly.
Far advanced in years, Mrs. Goodwin, of Stamford, co. Lincoln, at whofe house the card-affemblies were ufually held.
5. At Nottingham, aged 74, Mrs. Plowman, wife of Tho. P. gent.
Mr. Speediman, of Catherine-street, in the Strand. As he was walking in Long-Acre, about twelve o'clock, he fuddenly fell down in a fit, and inftantly expired. The body was taken into a houfe, and a phyfician immedi ately attended; but his endeavours to restore him proved ineffectual. His fervant, who was fortunately with him, fecured his watch and money; but fome unfeeling wretch, availing himself of the confufion, stole the ring from off his finger.
In Brompton-row, Mrs, Grymes, wife of Major G. and daughter of the late John Randolph, efq.
At Bath, where he went for the recovery of his health, in his 54th year, Jas. Suttell, efq. late an eminent wine-merch. in York.
At her lodgings in Bath, the Hon. Mifs
Sarah Torkington, daughter of James T. efq. of Great Stewkely, co. Huntingdon, and niece of the Earl of Harborough.
mortal honour by their gallantry and good conduct. The General (then a lieutenantcolonel) was feverely wounded there.
Mr. John Rawlinfon,, of Red-lion-street, Clerkenwell.
At Oxford, in his 71ft year, univerfally lamented, Sir Richard Tawney, knt. fenior alderman and father of that antient city; over which he prefided three times in the important office of mayor, with dignity to himfelf and benefit to the publick. His conduct as a magiftrate, in the impartial diftribution of justice to the poor as well as the rich, in unwearied attention to, and watchful concern for, every thing that tended either to the honour or profperity of the corporation, will ever endear his memory to all good citizens; and his conduct will be long looked up to by all the members of that respectable body as a perfect example for their imitation. His office of mayor and his life closed within a few days of each other; and it has been much regretted by his friends, that a confcientious perfeverance in the difcharge of the important truft committed to him prevented him from going to the fea-fide, which, under the bletfing of Providence, might have helped to fuftain a declining conftitution, and enabled him to have fpun out, for fome time longer, a life fo truly valuable to fociety. He was a zealous and steady friend to our prefent happy establishment in church and ftate; and the author of this little sketch of his life has often heard him exclaim, with great ardour, how thankful he and every Englishman ought to be, that Providence had placed them under fo wife and happy a government. In private life he was a chearful companion; and his friends, who were both refpectable and numerous, ever found at his house a generous and cordial welcome. In a word, his manners, habits, fentiments, and ftyle of living, ferved to convey a juft idea of a plain, honeft, hofpitable Englishman; a character which, however estimable, is, we fear, in the prefent day, almoft become extinct. From great attention and industry in a refpectable and extenfive line of business, as a public brewer, he acquired a very ample fortune, which he has bequeathed (a few legacies excepted) to his only furviving brother, Edward Tawney, efq. fenior alderman, and now father of the city..
6. At her house in South Lambeth, in a very advanced age, Mrs. Ducarel, relict of the late Dr. D. of Doctors' Commons.
In Red-lion-fquare, in his 80th year, Jas. Butler, efq. formerly of Pall-mall.
In Bermondsey-street, aged 48, Jn. Walter, efq. woolftapler.
At Burton, co. Bedford, John Lawfon, efq. At his houfe in Great Queen-ftreet, Westminfter, in his 80th year, Lieut.-gen. John M'Kenzie, colonel-commandant and adjutant general of the marine forces. He commanded the marines at the capture of Belleifle, in 1761, where that corps gained im
7. Mr. Benj. Kirk, of Acomb, co. York. While ploughing in his field, he dropped down and expired immediately.
8. At his houfe in the Minories, Mr. Hen. Birch, dealer in china-ware, and of late infpector and appraiser of china-ware to the Eaft India Company.
Mr. Montague, one of the city-furveyors. Aged 72, Rev. Cha. Batley, rector of Wetherden, and perpetual curate of Hunfton, both co. Suffolk.
9. At his houfe in Brompton-row, Knightsbridge, aged 72, Bateman Robfon, eiq. of Hartford, co. Huntingdon, many years an eminent folicitor of Lincoln's-inn.
At Ramfgate, Henry Bootefeur, efq. of Billiter-fquare.
At her houfe in town, by an apoplectic fit, the Dowager-countefs of Glafgow. Her Ladyship was the daughter of George Lord Rofs, and was married to the late Earl in 1775. The whole of her own fortune, and fome part of Lord Glasgow's, were settled upon her as a jointure; fo that the prefent Earl will find his income confiderably increafed by her decease. She was poffeffed of her large fortune as heiress to a large estate. Her Ladyship was alfo poffeffed of every quality that can endear her memory; her friendship was as wide as the circle of her acquaintance, and her beneficence as unwearied as its objects were numerous. She was the last representative of the antient family of Rofs, of Halkhead, in Renfrewshire, who have enjoyed those lands ever fince the year 1100. One of her Ladyfhip's ancestors, Walter de Rofs, was killed at Bannockburn; and, at that time, there were many very confiderable men of that name. An heiress brought the estate of Melvil, in Mid Lothian, into the family about 1100, which they held until the late Lord's death. The firft Lord Rofs accompanied James IV. to the field of Flowden, where he loft his life. James 'Lord Rofs fat on the trial of the Earl of Bothwell for being concerned in the murder of Lord Darnley. Will am, the eleventh Lord, was High Commiffioner to the General Affembly in 1704, one of the Commiffioners of the Treasury, and one of the Commillioners for the Treaty of Union in 1706. The 12th and laft Lord was long a Commiffioner of his Majesty's Customs.
10. Aged 66, Mrs. Lateward, widow of Mr. Jeremiah L. of Caftle ftr. Southwark. At Sunnyfide, Rear-admiral Inglis.
At his house in Brown's-fquare, Edinburgh, Sir Rob. Dalvell, bart. of Binns.
In Brewer-street, Golden square, in his 75th year, Mr. John Royall, many years a glove-maker in Panton-str. Hay-market.
At Earl Shilton, co. Leicester, Lady Sharp, relict of Sir Wm. S. bart. and wife of Mr. Perrott, surgeon, of that place.