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the poor, and for the hospital at Mile End defective health, occasioned by a rapid Old Town, established by the community consumption, brought on, or at least of Spanish and Portuguese Jews. His much increased, by unwearied applica. liberality and candour allowed himself to tion and indefatigable industry, so as tu grant both bis pecuniary assistance and defy the skill of the faculty both in town his time in the management and support and country: He had only returned from of several other charities, and those pecu. London to Gawthorp on the Wednesday, liarly formed on the Christian principles the day bnt one preceding his death. In of the Established Church of England; a word, it may be truly said, that the among these he was an active member of energies of his mind were too great for his the Committees of the City of London body.” He will be long and sincerely laLying-in Ho pital, and the Workhouse of mented by his family, his friends, and his parish of St. Andrew, Holborn, in connexions. His wife is a daughter of Gray's Inn Lage; and of the Parish-school Sir John Marjoribanks, bart. M.P. by in Hation Garden. In the Committee of whom he had only one child, a davghter. thé Smail Pox Hospital at Pancras, he was Gawthorp Hall was erected by the cele. for many years a very assiduous member, brated Sir Richard Shuttleworth, Altorney and was never wanting in his assistance to General to Queen Elizabeth, a Serjeant many other institutions of charity; the at Law, and Chief Justice of Chester; Indigent Blind in St. George's Fields, the who married Miss Barton, a Maid of Delivery of poor married Women at their Honour to the Queen : whence Barton own Habitations, and others, where his Lodge, near Preston, has attached to ihe punctuality and correctness afforded the family ever since ; and the arms, the most importanı help towards their success. Boars' Heads, are to this day quartered His remarks were always tempered with with their own, the Shuttles. In the Olipeculiar hunnility and respect to the Clergy verian times, when rank and property were whom he might chance to meet on these oc- compelled to sail with the current, Richcasions; and where they differed from him, ard Shuttleworth, of Ga'wthorp, esq. and he was always more ready to conciliate John Starkie, of Huntroyde, esq. were two than to exhibit the least tenacity; and no eminent leading Magistrates for the Hun. man krew betier how to value or to accord dred of Blackburn; whose names, as Hyacts of civility. These things are men. meneal Priests, according to the prevalent tioved to shew the candour and liberality notions of those times, frequently occur of his mind, and to prove that he was in the Parish Registers of the neighbourtruly an Israelite without guile,” and ing Churches. These two seats, about which is further evinced by his having be two miles distant from one another, the queathed legacies to several of them. In former a beautiful specimen of Gothio his temper be was placid and serebe; in Architecture, and the latter a modern, his manners conciliatory, cheerful, and extensive, and elegant Chateau, are dehospitable ; very susceptible of any atten- lineated (by very different pencils, it must tions, but never to be swayed from what be confessed) in the very learned and pious he deemed to be strictly just and correct; Dr. Whitaker's
History of Whalley." io his character respectable; and in his age venerable; as a Jew, conscientiously
MA. WALDRON. strict ; and as a member of society, up March Died, in his 75ih year, right, benevolent, and honourable. Mr. Francis Godolphin Waldron, an old
and respectable member of the TheaROBERT STUTTLEWORTI, Esq. trical profession. He belonged to Drury March 6. Died, at his seat at Gawthorp. Lane Theatre in the time of Gar. hall, near Padibam, co. Lancaster, in his rick, by whom he was appointed to the 39d year, Robert Shuttleworth, esq. He eharge of the Theatrical Fund. Mr. was interred in Padiham Church on that Waldron was for soine time manager day week, nigh to the mouldering ashes of the theatres at Windsor and Rich. of his ancestors. Mr. S. (had it been the mond, and other Provincial companies; will of Divine Providence to spare him) and was also prompter at the Little appeared to be formed for a signal bless. Theatre in the Haymarket.
Few men ing to the neighbourhood of his residence, were so well acquainted with the Dra. and the County in general.
When a matic Literature of this Country, or Barrister, he published a very excellent possessed so many anecdotes respecting book upon the Justice. Law; and, as a Ma. the theatrical history of his own times. gistrate, the very great energies of his mind He possessed also poetical talents, which, and body were most highly conducive to if he had not been occupied in the nethe peace, order, and happiness of the cessary duties of life, might bave enabled country. He was Chairman of the Bench him to rise into distinction. He had taste at Preston Sessions, and should have been and judgment, which he displayed in seHigh Sheriff this year: but he begged veral original compositions, as well as in leave to decline the office, on account of judicious alterations of some old Plays.
He had prepared for the Stage an alte
DEATHS. ration of Massinger's Fatal Dowry, wbich 1817. AT Salisbury-ball, in Shenley, had received the approbation of the Feb. 18. Herts, aged 37, Capt. Prancis learned Editor of that Author, Mr. Gif Jackson Suell, of the Royal Navy (1806) ford, and which was to have been brought youngest son of the late William Snell, forward. - Rowe took his Fair Penitent esy. of that place, who died 27th Dec. from this Play ; but it is much below the last, aged 86. original. In private life, Mr. Waldron Feb. 24. In Chester-place, Vauxhallwas one of the kindest men that ever ex road, Lambeth, aged 67, Mrs. Mary Hol. isted. Nothing could gratify him more brooke, relict of the late Bernard Holthan an opportunity to render services brooke, esq. and only daughter of Tho. of any description, but particularly of a mas Jemmitt, esq. of Lambeth.
Her reliterary nature, and he was indefatigable mains were deposited in the family vault in his researches for that purpose. In the at Chelsea, co. Middlesex. humble range of characters assigned to Feb. 24. Early in the morning, at the him on the Stage, he always manifested parsonage of St. Mary Stoke, Ipswich, a full knowledge of his author, and sus Jane, wife of the Rev. Baily Wallis, D. D. tained the part with judgment, truth, and rector of the said parish. She was the nature; and, on the whole, was a very youngest of three daughters of the Rev. worthy and intelligent man. Mr. Wal Venn Eyre, A. M. Lecturer of Lynn Regis, dron carried on the business of a book in Norfolk, Chancellor of St Asaph, Archseller with reputation for some years in deacon of Carlisle, Rector of Stamborne London. He obtained the materials which and Great Stambridge in Essex, and one Mr. Whalley had collected for an edi. of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for tion of Ben Jonson's Works; and com that county. His Excellency Sir Benjamunicated an interesting memoir of min Keene, K. B. F.R.S. Ambassador Thomas Davies, the bookseller and actor, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the to Mr. Nichols, who inserted it in his Court of Madrid from his late Majesty, “ Literary Anecdotes," and who added and the Right Rev. Edmund Keene, D.D. s his feeble testimony to the modest une late Lord Bishop of Ely, were her maassuming worth of his intelligent friend." ternal uncles. She was a lady of unaf
Mr. Waldron published the following fected piety, of a most affable and sweet works: “The Maid of Kent, Com.” 1778, temper and disposition, and is unfeignedly 800.-" The Sad Shepherd of Ben Jon lamented by all who knew her, especially son completed," 1783, 8vo.-" The King her disconsolate husband, and her poor in the Country, a Drama,” 1784, 8vo. neighbours, to whom, without respect of " Literary Museum, or Antient and Mo. persons, she was a constant and liberal dern Repository,” 1792, 8vo.-The Bio benefactress. graphical Mirror, published by Harding," Feb. 25. Died at his house in Castle. 1793, 4to.-"Heigho for a Husband, com. lane, Westminster, in the 88th year of his 1794, 8vo.-" The Prodigal, a dramatic age, Mr. Thomas Hatchard, who had repiece," 1794, 8vo.--"Free Reflections on sided in and near the said house between the supposed Manuscripts of Shakespeare sixty and seventy years, and was one of in the possession of Samuel Ireland," the oldest inbabitants of Westminster, by 1796, 8vo.-" The Loves of Troilus and trade a builder, and several years steward Cressida, written by Chaucer, with a com to the late Edward Burnaby Greene, esq. mentary by Sir Francis Kynaston, never and by his recommendation, superintendbefore published,” 1796, 8vo.-"The Vir ant and agent to several other estates. gin Queen, a drama," 1797,8vo.-"Shaks Froin' his fidelity, he acquired (and that perian Miscellany,” 1802, 4to.
most deservedly) the character of a truly also author of the following Dramatic
honest man. His situation exposed him pieces which have not been printed : to koow the wants of many deserving
The Contrast, a farce," 1776.-" The poor, to whose welfare he was feelingly Richmond Heiress, a comedy altered from alive ; and where he could not aid them D'Urfey,” 1777.-"Imitation, a comedy,” himself, he was not backward in appli1783.-" Love and Madness, a dramatic cations to benevolent persons that reapiece," 1795.-"'Tis a Wise Child kriows dily attended to his recommendations. its own Father, a comedy," 1795.- Man He was a good husband, and an affectionate with Two Wives, drarnatic farce,” 1798. father to fourteen children, six of whom -" MiHer's Maid, comic opera,” 1804. survive him, and to whom his example His Library, we are informed, will be says, “Do thou like se." speedily sold by auction, and we know His remains were interred in St. Marthat it abounds in curious articles relative garet's Church-yard on the 4th of March, to the Drama and History of the Stage. and the funeral service was performed by The Works of our most eminent Dramatic one of his grandsons. Writers are enriched by him with ample As a testimony to his character, Capt. MS notes and illustrations.
P. B. Greene, R. N. son to the late Mr.
Greene adverted to, states, in answer to of great promise, and of a most amiable a letter relative to his departure, dated disposition. Wickham, Hants :
March 13. The excellent wife of Mr. “My dear Sir,- With the infirmities of George Thompson, of Well's-row, Islingtop. nature, under which your worthy father Aged 40, Peter Mathias, surgeon and has existed for several years past-to la- apothecary, Mableton - place, Burton ment his release, either on his own ac Crescent. In the prime of life, in the count, or that of his children, would be highest reputation for professional skill, superfluous. Nevertheless I cannot help in the receipts of a business exceedingly feeling for the death of one for whom I productive, an attack of disease, as riolent have always entertained a very consider as it was sudden, in three days put an able esteem and regard, and whose faith. end to this man's most valuable life. ful services in my family will never be About twelve years ago he settled himself forgotten. Were I upon the spot, I should in this neighbourhood as a practitioner, have a sincere satisfaction in paying the
with little other introduction than his own last tribute of friendship to his memory." address and ability. In this very short
Feb. 26. At Southampton, aged 70, period of time he had established a conMrs. Deane, widow of the late John Deane, nexion, which in extent, in profit, and in of Reading, esq. for many years an active respectability, was not perhaps surpassed magistrate for Berkshire. Mild, benevo. by any of the same nature, either in town lent, devout, and charitable in her cha or country. Had his life been spared, racter and disposition, she is deeply re had it been protracted to the reasonable gretted by her numerous friends. She limits of human energy and existence; has left four children to mourn her loss : and had his exertions been undiminished, John, now acting as Commissioner with to what fame and fortune he might have Sir E. Colebrooke, to settle the affairs of the attained, it is not easy to calculate. But, conquered and ceded provinces in Upper cut off as he is in the very start of busiIndia-Anne, widow of the late Capt. Deane ness, his race of success not more than of the 24th dragoons, by whom she has two begun, he has even thus early in life sons and one daughter - Jane, unmarried been able to provide for a numerous fa- and Elizabeth, wife of Dr. Lempriere, mily. Had he been less solicitous upon of Exeter, by whom she has one daughter. their account, had be been less anxious Her second son, Robert, died at Totness, for the cure and well-being of his many . 1806, Captain in the Artillery, leaving patients, who were not only his patients, one daughier.
but his friends; had he been more careFeb, 28. At Norwood, Mr. George ful of bimself, and less regardful of others, Pearce. This gentleman in early life was his health would have suffered less pera chorister of St. Paul's cathedral, and haps from a constitution naturally suswas among the number of pupils educated ceptible of nervous irritation, and his under Mr. Savage.
days might have been prolonged. But March 3. At Haslar, near Gosport, in had he lived everlastingly, he could not his 22d year, Joseph Augustus Bell, se have lived more intensely beloved by all cond son of the late Rev. Robert Barker who knew him. In society he was an Bell, formerly Fellow of New College, useful member ; in every relation of life and Louisa Mynshull Colston, his wife, he was amiable and honourable; in his This excellent young man had served his
own domestic circle he was the pattern of Majesty faithfully and zealously in the conjugal affection and fidelity, of paterEdinburgh, Union, Iphigenia, and Mel nal love and solicitude. In society his ville ships of war, and bid fair to realize place may and will be supplied by others the fondest wishes of his family, and to as useful, as amiable, and as honourable, prove an ornament to his profession and as himself. To his friends and his family his country. He returned from the East his loss is both irreparable and inestima. Indies in January, and passed his exa
ble, His remajos were deposited, in the mination on the 3d of February, on the presence of many of his respectable neighevening of which day he was seized with bours, who from voluntary feelings of rea fever, which terminated fatally on the gard had repaired to the place to witness 3d of March.
this last solemn act, in the Chancel of the Stat sua cuique dies, breve et irreparabile Church of St. Mary Whitechapel, of which tempus
parish bis brother is rector. Omnibus est vitæ ; sed famam extendere will one day, most probably, contain all factis, that is mortal of the two brothers.
As in Hoc virtutis opus.
their lives they were “pleasant” to each March 9. At Wisbech, in Cambridge- other, so “in their deaths” they wish to sbire, of the scarlet fever, aged 11, deeply be no longer “divided” than the will of regretted by her relations and friends, the Almighty shall think fit! Helen Jenkins. Elsdale, eldest daughter March 14. At Cheltenham, the Rev. of the Rev. Samuel Elsdale, master of the Joseph Wells, D.D. F.A.S. of Cowleyfree grammar school at Moulton, near place, near Exeter, and formerly of Hal. Spalding, Lincolnshire. She was a child ton-house, Bucks, for which county he
was in the commission of the peace. Dr. March 21. In Chapel-street, Grosvenor. Wells was rector of Croughion, in Nor. place, aged 30, the Hon. Annabella Hawke, thamptonshire, and of Ellesborough, in sister to the present Peer, and grandBuckinghamshire : of the latter rectory daughter of Sir Edward, afterwards Lord he was the patron ; and on the 22d inst. Hawke, to whose naval achievements this his remains were deposited there, among country is so greatly indebted. It is imhis ancestors, and near his first lady, who possible for those who knew this amiable was daughter of Joseph Burnham, esq. lady to restrain their wishes from recordmany years Surrogate and Registrar of jng her character. If filial piety--if an the Archdeacoury of Buckingham. adherence to integrity in every action of
At Plymouth, aged 19, Mr. George a life of anxiety_if resigóation to the DiGrover, soo of H. Grover, esợ. of Hemel vine Will during the protracted period of Hempsted, one of the midshipmen of his a fatal complaint if a thorough convić. majesty's ship Impregnable.
He was tion of the revealed truths of Christianity, much beloved and respected. His fune and obedience to its precepts, are, as we ral was attended by all the officers of the firmly believe they are, qualifications for ship; and Admiral Lord Exmouth, under a heavenly reward, her loss is not to be whom he had served at Algiers, paid the deplored. It was her consolation to die same honour to his memory.
in the arms of her affectionate friend, March 17. At Oxford, aged 84, after Miss Stacpoole, her constant companion a lingering indisposition, Mr. Richard from their early youth.-Miss Hawke was Rawlins, surgeon, accoucheur, and apo. author of the poem of “ Babylon," apd thecary, who practised the various branches other works, published in 1811.
Her tiof his profession in that city and its neigh lents, improved by an excellent educa. bourhood to a great extent with uncommon tion, and graced with a knowledge of the ability, humanity, and success, through a modern languages, were dedicated to the period of nearly threescore years : his un cause of Religion, as her life was devoted deviating rectitude of conduct and friendly to its duties. deportment gained him the friendship and March 25. At Newport, in the Isle of affection of all ranks. In 1793 he pub Wight, much respected, aged 67, Mri. Jished "A Dissertation on the structure Hall, who has been in her station a bless. of the Obstetric Forceps, pointing out its ing to the world : her house was an asydefects; and the good effects of several lum for the aged, and a nursery for childnew forms of the Single Curved Blade; A dutiful and affectionale daughter with plates." Handsome inention and soothed her long and languishing bed of extracts from this work, translated into sickness with every attention of filial piety. latin, were made by Dr. J. Mulder, of Circles are praised not that abound Leyden, in 1794, in his Treatise upon the In largeness, but th' exactly round; Various improvements made upon this Such praise they merit, who excel Iristrument since its first discovery. Not in wide spheres, but acting well.“
METEOROLOGICAL TABLE for March, 1818. By W. Cary, Strand. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer.
BILL OF MORTALITY, from February 24, to March 24, 1818.
2 and 5 177 | 50 and 60 1516 Males 845 Males 867
5 and 10 64 | 60 and 70 142 1729
1721 Females • 884
10 and 20 64 70 and 80 119 Whereof have died under 2 years old 480
20 and 30 133 30 and 90 61
30 and 40 140 90 and 100 13 Salt €1. per bushel; 4fd. per pound.
-40 and 50 171 108
AVERAGE PRICES of CORN, from the Returns ending March 21.
Wheat Rye Barly Oats Beans
s. d., s. d. s. d. s. d., s. d. Middlesex 90 4 49 8 46 7130 948 9 Essex 76 739 040 0 28 346 9 Surrey 86 442 0 42 4/30 2 48 6||Kent 87 400 0 43 028 645 4 Hertford 78 452 0 45 630 10 44 4 Sussex 87 100 0 40 9127 0 500 Bedford 83 752 042 628 10,50 8||Suffolk 86 347 11 45 6/28 10 43 Huntingdon 82 11 00 043 4/25 847 11|Camb. 75 1100 040 4/23 2144 11 Northamp, 79 000. 0492/28 264 4 Norfolk 81 0 42 0 43 2 29 7 44 11 Rutland 80 000 0 42 0 28 0 49 6| Lincoln 74 945 042 8 24 10 45 11 Leicester 82 850 0 42 4/28 8/54 ol York 73 049 943 726 8160 9 Nottingham 8% 247 6 47 4/30 1056 8||Durham 75 6100 0 44 7 28 1000 Derby 80 6100 0/50 9 31 0J64 | Northum. 67 5 51 741 1/32 356 0 Stafford 88 000 052 630 564 8 Cumberl. 87 1 62 847 8/50 6100 0 Salop 88 2152 857 937 681 9/Westmor. 89 956 0 49 731 11100 Hereford 82 454 4 48 631 8160 2||Lancaster 91 1100 000 0 34 3100 Worcester 84 41000 48 6/31450 11|Chester 86 4100 0 60 933 800 Warwick 82 500 055 4 33 8163 1||Flint 82 8100
8130 8100 Wilts 81 000 043 8 32 2171 4||Denbigh 81 500 0 56 5 27 500 Berks 87 10100 0 41 930 054 8||Anglesea 80 000
0 00 Oxford 77 600 0 41 6 31 055 0||Carnarvon 90 4100 0 48 229 200 Bucks 81 400 038 6/29 6 50 10||Merioneth 95.000 0 58
600 Brecon 88 8 64 0 55 10/26 800 ol|Cardigan 104 000 050 022 10200 Montgom. 91 200 0.54 5134 8100 0 Pembroke102 2100 0 50 10 24 800 Radnor 86 300 0 48 529 71000|Carmart. 96 2700 059 6/26 1000
Glainorgan91 200 053 0 25 500 Average of England and Wales, per quarter. Gloucester 79 3/00 047 1032 658 5 84 8450 5747 5129 5154 5|| Somerset 91 0 49 ooo 0 57 8
Monm. 88 1100 0 50 8/30 4100
AVERAGE PRICE OF SUGAR, March 25, 52s. 3£d. per cwt.
PRICE OF HOPS, IN THE BOROUGH MARKET, March 16 : Keut Bags
221. Os. to. 141. 10s. | Sussex Pockets.........231. Os, ta 251, Os. Sussex Ditto 211. Os. to 9:41. Os. Essex Ditto.............241. Os. to 261. Os. Kent Pockets 231. 10s. to 9 61. Os. Parnham Ditto......... 241. Os. to 301. Os.
AVERAGE PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW, March 16 : St.James's, Hay 41.17s. 6d. Straw 21, 15s. 6d. Clover 51. Os. Od. --Whitechapel, Hay 5l. 2s. Od. Straw 21. 178. Clover 6l. 10s.-Smi thfield, Hay 5l. 5s. Od. Straw 21. 14s. Clover 6l. 10s.
SMITHFIELD, March 116. To sink the Offal-per Stone of 8lbs. Beef .......................... 45. 4d. to is. 4d. | Lamb.....
.Os. Od. to 0s. Od. Mutton ...................5s, 6d. to 6s, 6d.
Head of Cattle at Market March 16; Veal 58. Od. to 6; . 8d.
2,300. Calves 150. Pork
....5s. Od. to 6: Od. Sheep and Lambs 13,000. Pigs 280. COALS, March 16: Newcastle 344 :3d. to 445, 3d. Sunderland 335. Od. to 38s. Od. TALLOW, per Stone, 8bb. St. James's s 4s. 8d, Clare Market Os. Od. Whitechapel 4s. 644. SOAP, Yellow, 100s, Mottled 110s. Cum rd 1145, CANDLES, 125, 6d. per Doz. Moulds 145.