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in this way from the days of Sir Robert John Nepomucene, was performed by torch Walpole, beyond the time of William light, and the ceremony was grand and Piti the second, bearing on his back the impressive. The whole of the corps diploInighty results of their labours, poor old matique, and many of the priocipal noJohn, who was as important in bis own bility and officers, attended. His Excelconceit as any Statesman in his time, may lency the Duke of Cadaval, and his brolay in his claim also for his share of re. ther, together with the representatives of nown.
the repective Courts of Spain, England, The wife of Mr. King, of Cranhill, near France, and Denmark, supported the Wantage; and on tlie following night, pall. Their Excellencies, the Delegate Mr. King, her husband.
from the Holy See, and Marshal-general At York, aged 88, the Dowager Lady Beresford, also assisted. The whole was Vavasour. She was a lineal descendant conducted with magnificence and solemof the ancient family of Vavasour, of nily, under the superintendence of Count Spaldington, Yorkshire, a younger branch Heury de Boiabellés, chief secretary to the of the house of Hasselwood.
Austrian Legation. Jan. 10. At W. Sturch's, esq. of South Jan. 11. In Princes-street, J. Shaw, ampton-row, Bloomsbury, Helen, eldest esq. son of the late Dr. Shaw, of Russell.sq. daughter of Rev. G. V. Sampson, rector of In Devonshire-place, the wife of Gen. Errigal, in the diocese of Derry.
Morse. in Old Palace-yard, Westminster, aged In Belgrave-place, in his 65th year, 83, Mrs. Anne Lloyd, only surviving dau. Ensign W. Silk, who had been in the army of the late Rev. Dr. Pierson Lloyd. upwards of 50 years.
George Helder, esq. of Euston-square. In her 80th year, Sarah, wife of James lo his 85th year, Peter Cherry, esg. of Delagal, esg. of Hackpey. Gloucester-place, New-road, and of Pils At Walworth, aged 74, Mrs. Judith tie, Essex.
Thompson, only surviving sister of the late In bis 720 year, Mr. Matthew Brown, Rev. Seth Thompson, of Kensington. late of St. John's-square, Clerkenwell, In her 720 year, Martha, wife of Worprinter. He was the only son of Mr. thington Brice, esq. of Bristol. Robert Browu, many years a printer in At Bradford, co. York, whilst on a visit, Windmill-court, West Smithfield. Both Mr. Bacon, of ihe firm of Mander, Bacou, the father and the son were respectable in and Co. Wolverhampton. their profession; and from their presses At Dublin, Rev. Dr. James Vince Mil. have been issued many good and correct ler, of Prospect, near Black Rock. editions of the Greek and Roman Clas Jan. 12. In her 80th year, Anne, wife sicks. Mr. Robert Brown was Master of of Richard Thornton, esq. of St. John's, the Company of Stationers in 1777 ; and Southwark, died in 1781. Matthew had been a Li At her son's, in Brunswick-square, in veryman of the same Company more than ber 86th year, Mrs. Gooch. 50 years; and was much esteemed by those In his 65th year, whilst at tea, Mr. who intimately knew hiin. He was modest John Skirven, of Ratcliff Highway, printer. and upassuming; and occasiovally exhi. Althe Parsonage, Dudley, Alfred, youngbited a veio of pleasantry and wit. Sorry est son of the Rev. Dr. Booker, vicar of are we to add, that his efforts in business that parish. So sudden was the death of were not so successful as could have been this engaging child, that, when stricken, wished. Yet his latter days were cheered he was asleep; and, just before, had been by the kind regard of some of his oldest playfully smiling at those around him. friends ; by the endearing solace of five Tuo pure for earth, his spirit fled dutiful and affectionate children ; and he To those bright realms above; had the satisfaction of having been select Where sorrow's tears are never shed, ed as a proper person to enjoy an annuity But all is joy and love. of 301. bequeathed by Mr. Bowyer to be Jan. 13. At her son-in-law's, S. Wadegiven to a learned printer, under the sanc son, esq. of King's-road, Bedford-row, in tion of the Company of Stationers.
her 891h year, Mrs. Spiller, relict of B. Of ibe gout in his stomach, Lieut.-yen. Spiller, esq. Floyd, colonel of the 8th dragoons, and Anna, youngest daughter of Thomas governor of Gravesend and Tilbury. Allingham, esq. of Chelsea.
Al Lisbon, in his 94th year, his Excel After the rupture of a blood-vessel, in lency the Baron de Lebzeltern, Envoy her 18th year, Emily Elizabeth, eldest Extraordinary and Minister Plenipoten- daughter of Richard Bignell, esq. of Midtiary from the Court of Vienna to that of dleton Stoney, co. Oxford. Portugal, and which character he had At Clynderven, Pembrokeshire, in her sustained with honour in that country, 620 year, Mrs. Harding, wife of J. Harduring the long period of fifty-two years. ding, esq. The interment, which took place on the At an advanced age, Randall M.Donnell, Sunday following, in the church of St.
esq. of Dublin.
Jan. 14. Aged 61, Phoebe, wife of J. At Balliorobe, Maj. Chapman, 3d drag. Jackson, esq. of Silver-street, Clerkenwell. guards, eldest son of Mr. T. Chapman, At Beckenham, Kent, in his 85th gear,
of Pitney. Joseph Cator, esq.
Jan. 17. Mr. J. Swan, jun. late prinAt Bath, exactly one month after the ter of the Statesman. decease of Anue his wife, in his 43d yeary At Higham Hill, Walthamstow, in his Richard, Henry Slovin, esq. of Witherne, 60th year, John Eranton, esq. late of Alco. Lincoln
dersgate-street. Jan. 15. In South Audley-street, aged Aged 68, Robert Hudson, esq. of Tad69, Alexander Brodie, esq. (father of the worth-court, co. Surrey. Marchioness of Huntley) late of Arnhall, Jan. 18. Aged 36, the wife of Mr. A. co. Kincardine. He has died possessed Hall, solicitor, Coleman-street, and daughof a handsome fortune, honourably ac ter of R. Liddell, esq. of Leith, North quired in India, from whence he returned Britain. many years ago. It will of course go to At Mrs. Dyneley's, Bloomsbury-square, the Marchioness of Huntley. His beauti: Lieuto-col. Baynes, assistant deputy adj.ful house and estate in the county of Kin gen. R. A. cardine, called the Burn, was lately pura At Langford, near Bristol, Philippa, chased by Mr. Shand, of Jamaica, at the wife of Charles Wathen, esq. of Camberprice of 70,0001. It was formerly the well, Surrey, and daughter of the late Rev. property of Lord Adam Gordon, the uncle Charles Lee, of Bristol. of the Duke of Gordon ; and, in point of Jan. 19. The wife of Symons Trickey, picturesque scenery, is one of the most esq. of. Upper Charlotte-street, Fitzroydiversified and romantic places in Scotland. square.
Charlotte, wife of A. P. Cumberbatch, Jan. 21. At Hillingdon, in her 56th esq.
year, Elizabeth, wife of Caleb Alkinson, At Richmond, Surrey, in his 45th year, esq. Edward J. Collins, esq.
In Harley.street, Cavendish-square, the At Bath, Mrs. Leman. She was the
wife of J. Teasdale, esq. daughter of Wm. Nind, esq. barrister-at Jan. 22. Aged 69, the wife of John ļaw, of Beaufort-buildings, London. In
Wyatt, esq. of Hattou Garden. 1796 she married Rev. T. Leman, then At Bristol, Mrs. Wright, relict of the Chancellor of Cloyne.
late Mr. Matthew Wright, bauker. Griffith Jones, esq. of Cardigan, late of Jan. 23. Aged 64, Mr. Edward Terry, Calcutta.
of Clapham Common. Aged 32, Mary Deborah, wife of Grey Jan. 24. At Isliugton, in his 69th year, Jermain, Cooper, esq. of Staple-hall, near Mr. J. Powell, who had officiated as clerk Fenny Stratford, Bucks.
of the parish upwards of forty-six years. Jan. 16. In Soho Square, in his 88th At Feltham vicarage, Middlesex, in his year, E. Bowman, esq. one of his Ma. 79th year, Rev. A. Kilgour, D. D. many jesty's justices of peace for Westminster. years vicar of that place.
At Hammersmith, A. B. Turnbull, esq. Jan. 26. At Bridgnorth, co. Salop, in the prime of life, after a long and pain. Thomas Head, esq. who had been for ful illness. For about eight meaths pre many years in the Custom-house in the vious to his illness he edited the Public Port of London, where, through his own Ledger. He was conversant with most of assiduity and strict attention to the duties the ancient and modern languages, and of his office, together with a comprehenpossessed an excellent understanding, with sive mind on the subject of that branch a generosity of disposition far above his of the public reveaue, he became land
A perfidious friend had led him surveyor, This situation he beld but a into pecuniary embarrassments, which he short time; his health declining through was for many years unable to remove, and the constant fatigue and bustle of the which, with an increasing family, preyed office, obliged him to seek an asylum upon his mind, and probably contributed of retirement and quietude in his vative to injure his health. Such is the fate of air, where he has resided several years, ill-placed confidence; the man in question but in an apparently languid state. He having received essential favours from him. was at length seized with a pulmonary We regret to say that Mr. Turnbull has complaint, against which the effects of left'an amiable widow and four small chil medicine proved of no avail, and he sunk dren in such circumstances as forcibly to with resignation to the will of Heaven at appeal to the feelings of all who knew him. the age of 58.
At Windsor, Cordall Powall, esq. first clerk of bis Majesty's spicery.
At Netherton, co. Worcester, William *** A Tribute to the Memory of the Watts, esq.
Rev. Dr. CHARLES BURNEY in our next.
ADDITIONS 'TO OBITUARY.
Vol. LXXXI. Part II. p. 590. A tomb we shall hereafter speak of a Drolling, as stone has lately been erected in the we do now of a Gerard Dow, Church-yard of Prestonkirk, East Lo
Vol. LXXXVII. Part II. bian, upon which the following lines are P, 184. b. The Rev. John Fawcett, inscribed :
D. was the author of several theological “ Beneath the stone are deposited works, ainong which were learned and practhe mortal remains
tical annotations on the Bible, a work only of the late ANDREW MeIKLE, finished towards the close of his useful and Civil Engineer at Houston Mill, laborious life. who died in the year 1811,
P. 189. a. The books of all the chariaged 92 years.
table institutions of Bath record the public Descended from a race of ingenious bounties of Winthorp Baldwin, esq.; but Mechanicks, to whom the Country for ages his private donations far exceed them in had been greatly indebted, he steadily fol. amount: his life appeared prolonged on lowed the example of his ancestors; and, purpose to do good; and the full posses. by inventing and bringing to perfection sion of his faculties to his last hour enaA MACHINE
bled him to perform it with as much disfor separating Corn from the Straw (con- cretion as liberality. structed upon principles of Velocity, and P. 376. a. Eyles Irwin, esq. was formerly furnished with fixed Beaters or Skutchers), of the East India Company's civil establishrendered to the Agriculturists of Britain, ment at Madras, “and for many years one and of other Nations, a more beneficial of its ornarnents : he was approved in service than any hitherto recorded in the every station, and in the fulfilment of annals of antient or modern science." every duty confided to him. The late Vol. LXXXVII. Part I.
Earl Macartney, at a crisis of peculiar P. 476. b. Martin Drolling was born at exigency, appointed Mr. Irwin a member Bergheim, near Colmar, 19th Sept. 1752; of the committee instituted by his lordship and was early distinguished for his great for the management of the territory and taste for drawing; and, in order to in revenues of the Carnatic; and afterwards prove himself in this art, be went to Paris, entrusted to him the care and adminis. with a view of working under the ablest tration of the important provinces of Tin. masters, and studying the best models nivelly and Madurah, and the arduous He first became a portrait-painter, in which task of negociating with and conciliating 'class he succeeded well, many portraits the Poligar chiefs. This refractory tribe bearing his name, and obtaining great were nurtured in arms, and, by the oppressuccess. — The penchant of Mr. Drolling sive exactions of the Nabob's managers, attracted him towards the imitation of na were habituated to the use of them; they ture; this sentiment of truth, the first had been accustomed to yield only to germ of talent, was seconded by the sight military coercion, until Mr. Irwin, by a of some little Dutch pictures. Struck just and lenient system of conduct, which with the natural manner in which fami. sought its object only in the plain and liar subjects were represented in these simple path of integrity and candour, compaintings, he attempted to imitate them. pletely won their confidence.
To use the His first efforts were successful: and he words of the Committee, “no force was continued to improve in this class till his required in the district to overawe the Po. death, insomuch that his last picture was ligar ;” and their confidence in the Comperhaps his master-piece. Correct in his pany's justice was such, that a single mesdesign, faithful in his colouring, his touch sage drew the most powerful of them from firm and animated, yet free; bis choice of their woods to pay their tribuie, or give persons, though taken from common life, any other proof of obedience that was denever contained any thing ignoble; such manded : they protected the property of was the general outline of his talent. The the Government and of the husbandman, productions of his pencil have always been paid the stipulated tribute, with the greatmuch esteemed by amateurs: the Cha est part of their fixed balances, and in less ritable Lady, the Confessional, the Milk than two years the Company had received maid, the Foreign Merchant, the Orange. nearly half the sum of the Nabob's colVender, and the School-Mistress, will ever lection in eighteen. Soon after the resto. occupy a distinguished place in the finestration of the country to the Nabob, Mr. collections. He died at Paris, in April, Irwjo returned to Europe ; and a narra1817, in the sixty-fifth year of his age; tive of his voyage up the Red Sea to Suez, but be has left a lasting memorial of his and of his journey over the Deserts, was genius and talents in his works, which will published by him in 1787, in a series of let. be esteemed as long as taste remains, and ters, containing a great deal of interest.
ing information respecting the countries the bustle and agitations of public life; through which be bad travelled, given in for, although fitted to adorn any station an elegant and perspicuous style. The in which success could be commanded by Court of Directors of the East India Com respectable and cultivated talents, unpany, in testimony of their sense of his wearied zeal, and infexible integrity, Mr. services, and of his uniformly upright Irwin possessed but little of what is called conduct, granted Mr. Irwin a considerable knowledge of the world. With warm afpecuniary donation, and in the year 1792 fections, and great sensibility, he united a they appointed him, and two other gen guileless, and almost infantine, simplicity tlemen of bigh reputation and approved and singleness of heart; and these preservices, as a Coinmittee for the regula dominant features of his character SO tion of the Company's affairs in China, much endeared him in private and domesfrom whence he returned in 1794. The tic life, that, if it could be said of any remainder of his days were passed in re man, it might be said of him to whose tirement, and devoted chiefly to literary memory this tribute of affection is paid, parsuits—which were far more suited to that he never lost a friend, nor made an bis taste and the temper of his mind than enemy.
ERRATA IN Vol. LXXXVII. Part I. p. 273. a. I. 10 from the bot P. 91, b. 1. 21, 22, read Pellegrin Treves. tom, for Norfolk, read Suffolk.
P. 135, a. 1. 30, read 1706. (Q. Anne P. 316. a. l. 17, for 39, read 28 houses. having begun to reign in 1702).
P. 317. a. 1. 25, for it was, read the P. 162, a. 1. 29, read affect. great tithes were.
P. 270, b. 1. 28 from the bottom, read P. 396. b. l. 2. from the bottom, for · Brentwood. instituted Nov. 15, 1723, read presented, P. 306, a. 1. 3 from the bottom, read in 1761, on the death of his father, who Tivetshall. had been Vicar of this Parish 38 years. P. 318, a. 1. 21, read no.
P. 397. a. l. 10, read Joseph Lane, P. 326, a. 1. 29, read Charles (Churchill P. 510. 1. 21, read Hopson.
the satirist). P. 511. 1. 19, read 9 Geo. I.
P. 358, a. 1. 6, read 1812 (Limerick P. 546. a. I. 26, read Barnewalls. Mail robbery).
PART II. p. 12, b. lines 17 and 19 from P. 376, a. 1. 20, after King's County the bottom, read Brompton Brian. insert Ireland.
P. 88. 1. 4 to 6 from the bottom, dele P. 452, a. 1. 36, read Lady J. Thynne. the whole paragraph, it being erroneous, P. 473, b. 1. 6 from the bottom, read and is rectified by the next following arti Fornham. cle, page 88-89 (both of Miss Mary Anne P. 478, a. J. 24, read p. 464. Moreton).
P.628, a. eight lines from bottom, for P. 89, a. 1. 44, read Belem.
O'Ceden, read Okeden.
METEOROLOGICAL TABLE for January, 1818. By W. CARY, Strand. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer.
27 32 2 35 36 3 28 36 4 39 45 5 45 45
35 42 7 42 46 8 39 44 9 40 47 10 47 52 11 49
38 29, 68 fair
, 42 fair
&9 47 47 47 47 40 37 29 34 40 35 36 35 34 40
BILL OF MORTALITY, fronu December 23, 1817, to January 27, 1818.
2 and 5 176 50 and 60 174 Males 1124 Males 929
5 and 10 87 60 and 70 144 2148
10 and 20 57
70 and 80 125 Whereof have died under 2 years old 488
20 and 30 140 80 and 90 74
30 and 40 174 90 and 100 22 Salt €1. per bushel; 4£d. per pound.
40 and 50 181 100
females - 1024}
AVERAGE PRICES of CORN, from the Returns ending January 17.
Wheat Rye Barly Oats Beans d. s. d. s. d.) s. d.
s. d., s. d. s. d. s. d. S. d. Middlesex 91 300 0 45 430 0 49 0 Essex 73 937
6 40 029 948 6 Surrey 85 43 042 229 8 47 0|Kent 85 6/00 041 028 643 6 Hertford 78 8 52 044 431 0 44 3|Sussex 89 6/00
0 44 025 651 6 Bedford 79 752 040 628 4 44 0||Suffolk 87 0/00
043 1127 742 Huntingdon 81 700 0 45 1022 1038 10||Camb. 78 600 0 38 323 0/42 Northamp. 78 800
024 3 46 6 Norfolk 82 4 44 11 42 0 29 11 41 Rutland 74 000 040 0.26 051 0 Lincoln 77 040 2138 023
370 0 Leicester 79 4,50 042 027 4152 0 York 74 2 50 440 9 24 661 Nottingham 83 4156 046 828 957 2 Durham 73 1100 038 0.26 600 Derby 89 41000 47 631 362 8 Northum, 68 552 0 36 2 50 000 Stafford 83 200 043
264 6|Cumberl. 86 2 62 0 45 2 29 700 0 Salop 87 0 55 648 631 567 6 Westmor. 98 756 0 48 0 30 100 0 Hereford 82 10 54 4/45 228 455 10|| Lancaster 91 11100 000
0 29 400 Worcester
600 049 530 650 4||Chester 84 200 055 10 29 500 Warwick 76 0.00 042 0 30 857 6||Flint 82 100
0 48 629 1000 Wilts 76 4 CO 044 426 10 73 0|Denbigh 81 10100 049 826 000 Berks 87 600 042 2 27 1151 1||Anglesea 81 400 050 0 26 000 0 Oxford 81 6100 045 3 26 10 56 0|Carnarvon 89 41000 49 4131 000 0 Bucks 80 1000 0/39 627 10 45 11Merioneth 95 000 055 631 800 0 Brecou 910 68 955 10/27 800 0 Cardigan 98 000 049 020 0100 0 Montgom. 34 3100 044 9132 9100 0||Pembroke107 1100 045 1021 4100 () Radnor 87 10100 0'44 330 $100 0||Carmart. 103 600 0 56 019 1000 (0
Glamorgan90 000 0154 842 800 0
Somerset 94 11 00 050 330 653 4 Average of England and Wales, per quarter. Monm. 94 7 00 0151 727 200 0 85 3151 7145 627 111521Devon 96 500 049 127 1100 0
Cornwall 92 11 00 045 521 100 0
Hants 89 10100 043 5 25 11145
AVERAGE PRICE of SUGAR, January 21, 49s. 5 d. per cwt.
PRICE OF HOPS, IN THE BOROUGH MARKET, January 26 : Kent Bags
261. Os. to 291. Os. | Sussex Pockets......... 261. Os. to 291. 10s. Sussex Ditto 251. 10s. to 281. Os.
..271. Os. to 301. Os, Kent Pockets 261. Os. to 311, Os. Farnham Ditto......... 281. Os. to 351, Os.
AVERAGE PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW, January 25 : St. James's, Hay 46. 12s. 6d. Straw 21.8s. Od. Clover 51.0 s.Od.--Whitechapel, Hay 5l. 1 s. Od. Straw 21. 5s. Od.-Clover 61. 10s. Od. ---Smithfield, Hay 51. 2s. 6d. Straw 21. 2s. Od. SMITHFIELD, January 26. To sink the Offal-per Stone of 8lbs. ..33. 8d. to 5s. Od. | Lamb.......
........Os. Od. to os. Od. Mutton
....5s. Od. to 6s. Od. Head of Cattle at Market Jan. 26: Veal 5s. Od. to 7s. Od. Beasts
Calves 120. Pork
.4s. 4d, to 5s. 4d. Sheep and Lambs 12,090. Pigs 280. COALS, Jan. 26: Newcastle 31s. 6d. to 44s. Od. Sunderland 30s. Od. to 38s. 9d. TALLOW, per Stone, 8lb. St. James's 45.8d. Clare Marketf0s. Od. Whitechapel 4s. 8ļil. SOAP, Yellow, 98s. Mottled 108s. Curd 1 12s. CANDLES, 123. per Doz. Moulds 14s. Od. •