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was also a member of the Dilettanti Society, and on the 31st of March, 1822, he delivered an address to them, on the decease of their secretary, Sir Henry Englefield, which was reprinted, by permission, in Gent. Mag. vol. XCII. i. p. 418.

REV. LATHAM WAINWRIGHT, F.S.A. Dec. 21. In Berners-street, the Rev. Latham Wainwright, M. A. F. S. A. Rector of Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire.

Mr. Wainwright was one of the sons of Robert Wainwright, esq. formerly principal clerk to Mr. Ford, one of the Six Clerks in Chancery; who married a lady of fortune, and left 10,000l. a-piece in Bank stock to a numerous family of sons. Abel and Benjamin, both clergymen, died single (the latter in Feb. 1829); William was a merchant in Liverpool; Reader and Robertson in the law; and Arnold Wainwright was the biographer of Gilbert Wakefield. The family were, we believe, originally dissenters; and cousins to Dr. Griffiths, who conducted the Monthly Review.

The Rev. Latham Wainwright was of Emanuel College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. 1802, as eighth Senior Optime; M.A. 1806; he was instituted to the rectory of Great Brickhill in 1803, and resided there some years; but, his health having become much impaired by the rheumatic gout, which rendered him a cripple, and ultimately destroyed him, he obtained leave of absence, and afterwards resided in lodgings in London, for the last eight or nine years in Berners

street.

He published in 1810 a Sermon preached at Stony Stratford at the Visitation of the Archdeacon of Bucks; and in 1814 a Sermon preached at Great Brickhill, Jan. 13.

In 1815 he published an Essay, entitled "The Literary and Scientific Pursuits encouraged and inforced in the University of Cambridge described and vindicated."

In 1818, "Observations on the doctrine, discipline, and manners of the Wesleyan Methodists; and also the Evangelical Party, as far as the latter adhere to the same system; including strictures on the notion entertained by both respecting a Divine Providence, and the unlawfulness of amusements among Christians."

He also published, "A Vindication of Paley's Theory of Morals ;" and he was the author of the letter on Paley and Mr. Lytton Bulwer, signed F.S. A. in the Gentleman's Magazine for Novemb. last.

From the titles of these works, it will

have been perceived that Mr. Wainwright was fond of moral and metaphysical writings. He was a fair classical scholar, a studious, inoffensive, and friendly man. When his health was not so deeply impaired as of late, he used to take summer tours, with his friend the Rev. Craven Ord, either in England or occasionally on the Continent. He visited Italy about twelve years since. His means were ample and easy: and he received his friends as frequently and as hospitably as the state of his health would allow.

RUDOLPH ACKERMANN, ESQ.

March 30. At Finchley, aged 70, Rudolph Ackermann, Esq., late of the Strand, book and printseller.

Born at Stollberg, near Schneeberg, in the Kingdom of Saxony, in 1764, and bred to the trade of a coach-builder, he came early in life to England, shortly before the French Revolution, and for some time pursued in London the occupation of a carriage draftsman, which led to an acquaintance with artists, and to his settlement in business as a printseller in the Strand. Here, by indefatigable industry, intelligence, and enterprize, combined with inviolable honour and integrity in all his transactions, he created that flourishing establishment which has made his name perhaps more extensively known, both at home and abroad, than that of any other tradesman in the British metropolis.

In the early part of his career, when the French Revolution had driven many clever and ingenious persons to this country, and when even some of the old noblesse were obliged to exercise their talents for a subsistence, Mr. Ackermann, by the extensive encouragement which he gave to the manufacture of elegant fancy articles by them, raised that branch of business to an importance which it had never before attained.

His speculative and enterprising disposition showed itself in various ways unconnected with his trade. We believe that we are correct in stating, that his was the first private establishment in which, before the formation of gas companies, an apparatus was erected for making gas for the purpose of domestic illumination. To him the country is certainly indebted for the original introduction of the lithographic art, to which he directed the public attention not only by a translation of the work of Senefelder, its inventor, but also by the specimens which he produced from his own presses. As a publisher, his illustrated topographical works, especially the Histories of Westminster Åbbey, the Universities of Oxford and Cam

bridge, and the Public Schools, are monuments of his spirit and taste. It is well known that his successful attempt to furnish in the Forget Me Not' a worthy offering to an object of kindness and affection, has generated in this country a new class of elegant works, the Annuals, which in the last ten years have caused the circulation of a very large sum among those whose talents are required for their production. The ardour in which he embarked in the preparation of books, chiefly elementary, for the instruction and enlightenment of the people of the Spanish American States, and in the formation of establishments in some of their principal cities, is also deserving of mention.

But it is not for his spirit, activity, intelligence, and honour, as a tradesman, that his surviving friends will venerate the character of Mr. Ackermann, so much as for that genuine kindness of heart, that cordial hospitality, that warm beneficence, and that active philanthropy, in which it abounded. Never, perhaps, was the latter quality more strikingly displayed, and never were the exertions of an individual in behalf of suffering humanity crowned with such signal success, as when, after the decisive battle of Leipzig, Mr. Akerman stood forward as the advocate of the starving population of many districts of Germany, reduced to the utmost destitution by the calamities of war. By his indefatigable efforts, committees were or.. ganized, and a public subscription set on foot, the amount of which was increased by a parliamentary grant of 100,000l. to more than double that sum. On Mr. Ackermann, as secretary to the Western Committee, devolved almost the whole of the arduous duties connected with this subscription-the perusal of claims transmitted from abroad, the direction of the extensive correspondence to which they led, and the apportionment of relief to the suffering districts.

It is not surprising that, when he soon afterwards visited his native country, he was hailed as a public benefactor, who, under Providence, had been the means of saving thousands of his fellow-creatures from perishing. The scenes which he every where encountered during this journey were deeply affecting, as well as gratifying to his feelings: and often have the tears started from his eyes on reverting to them in conversation with his most intimate friends. The city of Leipzig expressed its gratitude to him by a valuable present of vases and figures in Meissen porcelain; the king of Prussia sent him a costly ring and the king of Saxony, who GENT. MAG. VOL. I.

invited him to a personal interview, con ferred on him the Order of Civil Merit, which he had just instituted.

In the spring of 1830, when at his delightful retreat at Fulham, he experienced a sudden attack of paralysis; and though his life was preserved through the prompt assistance, skill, and decisive measures adopted by his medical attendants, yet he never recovered sufficiently to return to business. A drier air than that of Fulham being deemed beneficial for his complaint, he removed to Finchley; and soon afterwards transferred to his three younger sons and to Mr. Walton, his principal assistant, the establishment which he had founded, and which, by the unremitting labour of forty years, he had brought to its present prosperous condition, the eldest son being already established in Regent Street. A fresh attack of his complaint, in November last, produced a gradual decline of strength, and at length terminated his useful and honourable life. His remains were deposited, on the 7th of April, in the family grave in the burial ground of St. Clement's.

N. G. DUFIEF, ESQ.

April 12. At Pentonville, N. G. Dufief, Esq.

Mr. Dufief was a native of Nantes. His mother was remarkable for her attachment to the French royalist cause, and her heroism in the Vendean War; for which she was honoured at the restoration by the ribbon of the order of St. Louis, the only female on whom it was ever conferred.

Driven to America by the events in France, he, though but a youth, entered into the society of literary men, among whom was the celebrated Dr. Priestley. For a period of about twenty-five years he was an able teacher of the French language in America and in this country; his system being distinguished for its simplicity, perfection, and application to large classes.

He was the author of "Nature Displayed in her mode of teaching language to Man," the "French-English Dictionary," and other useful and philosophical works applicable to the purposes of instruction.

His character was remarkable for simplicity and integrity, benevolence to all, and great zeal in the cause of education. He just survived his last great work, the Pronouncing Dictionary, and closed a useful life, passed in promoting communication between man and man, and nation and nation.

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MR. JOHN CONEY.

1833. Aug. 15. In Leicester Place, Camberwell New Road, of an enlargement of the heart, in his 47th year, Mr. John Coney, engraver, who from the fidelity and firmness, the spirit and rapidity of his execution, may be considered as the Piranesi of England.

He was born at Ratcliffe Highway, and was apprenticed to the late Mr. Byfield the architect, but never followed architecture as a profession. At the age of 15, he made his first drawing for sale. It was a view of Westminster Abbey, and it found a purchaser in Mr. Orme the printseller.

In 1815, he published his first work, a series of eight views of the exterior and interior of Warwick Castle, drawn and etched by himself.

About the year 1816 he was engaged by Mr. Joseph Harding to draw and engrave the fine series of exterior and interior views of the Cathedrals and Abbey Churches of England, to illustrate the new edition of Dugdale's Monasticon, edited by Sir Henry Ellis. These plates occupied the attention of Mr. Coney for fourteen years, and are executed with consummate skill.

In 1829, Mr. Coney commenced a series of "" Engravings of Antient Cathedrals, Hotels de Ville, and other public buildings of celebrity in France, Holland, Germany and Italy, drawn on the spot, and engraved by himself: with illustrative descriptions by Charles Heathcote Tatham, Esq." Of this work we have frequently spoken in terms of high commendation. It was originally intended to be in Twelve Parts, but only eight were published. In 1831, Mr. Coney commenced another similar undertaking, half the size of the first work, intituled, "Architectural Beauties of Continental Europe, in a Series of Views of remarkable edifices civil and ecclesiastical, in France, the Low Countries, Germany, and Italy, engraved by J. Coney from his own drawings, taken on the spot, with descriptions and historical illustrations by H. E. Lloyd." This handsome work consists of 28 large Plates, and 56 vignettes.

A view of the interior of the Cathedral of Milan, the same size as the larger work, has been published since Mr. Coney's death for the benefit of his widow, who, we regret to hear, is left in indifferent circumstances.

Mr. Coney was employed by Mr. Cockerell the celebrated architect, to engrave a very large general view of Rome, and another plate as a companion to it, which has not yet been published.

Mr. Coney engraved numerous plates for the Account of the Law Courts at Westminster, lately erected by Sir John Soane. Several of Mr. Coney's drawings have been lately sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby.

Mr. Coney was twice married; but never had any children.

CLERGY DECEASED.

At Bury, the Rev. George John Skeeles, Rector of Kirby Underwood, and Vicar of Cruxwell, Lincolnshire. He was of Christ's coll. Camb. B.A. 1813; and had been instituted to both his livings by the Bishop of Lincoln within the last two years.

In his 70th year, the Rev. Lancelot Pepys Stephens, Vicar of Clavering cum Langley, Essex, and Rector of North Cray, Kent. He was of Pembroke college, Camb. B.A. 1788, M.A. 1791. He was appointed Under Grammar Master of Christ's Hospital in 1796, and retired in 1817. "His name," remarks Mr. Trollope, in his History of Christ's Hospital recently published, "will long be remembered with affection by those who, in passing through the schools, had been particularly under his charge. In communicating his instructions, the sternness of the preceptor was forgotten in the indulgence of the parent; and while his mildness of manners and gentleness of disposition shall not be forgotten by the objects of his care, his openness of disposi tion, benevolence of spirit, and warmth of friendship, have endeared him to the hearts of all who knew him." He was presented to the vicarage of Clavering by the Governor's of Christ's Hospital in 1816, and to North Cray in 1823 by T. Coventry,

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Aged 72, the Very Rev. Thomas Trench, Dean of Kildare, and Chaplain to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, brother to Lord Ashtown. He was the third son of Fred. Trench, of Moate and Woodlawn, esq. by Mary, eldest dau. and coheir (with her sister Catherine Lady Dunalley) of Francis Sadlier, esq. He was appointed

Dean of Kildare in 18.... He married May 25th, 1786, Mary, eldest dau. of Walter Weldon, esq., and had issue seven sons and five daughters: 1. the Rev. Frederick Stuart Trench, who married in 1816, the Hon. Helena Perceval, 2d dau. of Lord Arden, and has issue four daughters; 2. Samuel, deceased; 3. Thomas Trench, esq. marr. in 1826 Catherine, 4th dau. of Richard Crosdaile, esq.; 4. MaryAnne, marr. 1827 Rev. Joseph Chapman; 5. Elizabeth, deceased; 6. Frances, marr. 1825, the Hon. G. F. Colley, brother to

Lord Harberton; 7. Walter, deceased; 8. Jane, marr. in 1823 to Charles Grimstone, esq.; 9. Helen, marr. in 1827 to Richard Townshend, esq.; 10. Henry; 11. William, deceased; and 12. William Stuart Trench, esq. marr. 1832, ElizabethSusanna, only dau. of John Sealy Townshend, esq., Master in Chancery.

At Windsor, aged 33, the Rev. James Parker Voules. He was of Peterhouse, Camb. B. A. 1823.

The Rev. W. M. Walker, Minister of the New Cemetery, Rusholme-road, Manchester.

The Rev. John Walters, Perpetual Curate of Tandridge, Surrey. He was of Jesus college, Oxford, M. A. 1784; and was presented to Tandridge in 1809 by the late Sir W. Clayton, Bart.

At Hartlepool, the Rev. William Wilson, Perpetual Curate of that parish, and one of the Aldermen of the Corporation. He was appointed in 1812, by the Rev. Edward Moises, Vicar of Hart.

Aged 68, the Rev. James Wyld, of Blumsden St. Andrew, Wilts. He was of Trin. coll. Camb. B.A. 1788; and was instituted to his living in 1814.

Jan. 5. At Workington, Cumberland, aged 54, the Rev. Edward Stanley, Rector of that parish and Plumbland in the same county, and of Alderley, Cheshire; only brother of Sir J. T. Stanley, of Alderley, Bart. He was the younger son of Sir John-Thomas the sixth Baronet, by Margaret, daughter and heiress of Hugh Owen, of Penrhos, co. Anglesea, esq. He was of St. John's coll. Camb. B. A. 1802, as 16th Wrangler, M. A. 1805; was presented to Plumbland in 1802 by J. C. Curwen, esq.; to Alderley in 1805 by his brother; and to Workington in 1831 by J. C. Curwen, esq. Mr. Stanley was the author of a Series of Questions on the Bible 1815, 12mo. and of several other professional tracts. He married Catherine, dau. of the Rev. Oswald Leycester, and has left a numerous family. mittee appointed for erecting a monument to his memory, have adopted a design by Mr. D. Dunbar, consisting of two emblematical statues in alto relievo.

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Jan. 19. The Rev. Joseph Baylis, M.A. Rector of St. Mary de Crypt, in Gloucester, Vicar of Mickleton, co. Gloucester, and Chaplain to the Duke of Beaufort. He was of St. John's coll. Camb. M. A. 1794; was presented to St. Mary de Crypt in 1788 by Lord Chancellor Thurlow; to Mickleton in 1823 by Lord Chancellor Eldon.

Jan. 28. At Rollestone, Staff. aged 67, the Rev. John Peploe Mosley, M.A. Rector of that parish; uncle to Sir Oswald Mosley, Bart. He was the second

son of Sir John Parker Mosley the first Bart. by Elizabeth, daughter of James Bailie, esq.; graduated at Queen's college, Cambridge, B. A. 1787, M. A. 1790; and was presented to Rollestone by his nephew in 1799. He married Sarah-Maria, dau. of William Paget, esq. and had issue three sons, the Rev. PeploePaget Mosley; John-Edward Mosley, esq. of Burton-upon-Trent, solicitor, who is married and has issue; and William; and two daughters; Mary, married to the Rev. Edward Law, cousin to Lord Ellenborough; and Anna-Maria, married to the Rev. Oswald Fielden.

DEATHS.

LONDON AND ITS VICINITY.

Feb.. Suddenly, at Hampstead, Julian Hibbert, esq. who rendered himself conspicuous by the open avowal of his atheistical opinions at the Old Bailey sessions a short time ago, upon the trial of his friend Henry Berthold, for stealing a boa. His will has been proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, and the personal effects sworn under 8,000l. by the executors, Wm. Devonshire Saul, of Aldersgate-st. wine merchant, J. Brooks, of Oxford-st. bookseller, and R. Ewen, of Blackfriars-road, coal merchant. Mr. Hibbert directs his body to be given to an anatomical school, and requests that no person may wear mourning for him, or any ostentatious notice be made of his memory. He bequeaths 4921. to Messrs. Cunningham and Salmon, printers, being the sum in which Carlile was indebted to them, and in place of a legacy he intended to leave the latter. There are other legacies to Hetherington, Watson, and several publishers. He had bequeathed the sum of 500l. to the Rev. Robert Taylor, but this he revoked by a codicil, in consequence, as he states, of Taylor having married a lady of large fortune. Hibbert never partook of animal food, but lived in a rigid and abstemious manHe had some landed property, and the residue of his estates becomes the property of his sister.

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March 19. In Cavendish-sq. aged 46, the Right Hon. Maria Viscountess Duncannon. She was born May 11, 1787, the second daughter of the Earl of Westmoreland by his first wife Miss Child; was married Nov. 16, 1805, and had a family of fourteen children, twelve of whom survive. She survived the marriage of her second daughter to the Earl of Kerry only 24 hours.

March 20. Louise, wife of W. M. Thiselton, esq. printer, of Gt. Russell-st. March 25. At Kensington Gore,

Sarah, wife of Henry Lockyer Sharp, esq. March 27. In Upper Wimpole-street, Godfrey Meynell, esq. of Bradley Hall, Derbyshire, and Shawfield Lodge, Bromley, Kent.

At Chelsea, Mary-Ann, wife of Peter Maxwell Hurst, esq. and granddaughter of George first Viscount Torrington.

March 31. At the house of his grandmother Mrs. Cruikshank, Glocester-st. Portman. sq. Charles-Collins, second son of Major Dansey, Royal Art.

April 1. Aged 24, Edward Henry, second son of the Rev. Charles Baker, Rector of Tellisford, Som.

April 3. At Lavender-hill, aged 70, Eleanor, widow of the late Alderman Rothwell, of Clapham Common.

April 4. Aged 76, John Martineau, esq. of Stamford bill. He was a partner in Whitbread's brewhouse, and bad been seen in the brewery in Chiswell-st. when some hours afterwards he was missed, and his body was found in a yeast trough, and appeared to have been dead some time. It is supposed that he was suddenly overtaken by a fit, as the trough, though about five or six feet deep, contained yeast to the depth of only about two feet and a half; he would, therefore, have been enabled to call for assistance if he had not been afflicted by apoplexy.

April 5. In Harley-place, aged 82, Wm. Parkinson, esq. April 6. In Upper Bedford-pl. Anne, widow of A. Goldsmid, esq. of Morden. In Hanover-sq.aged 51, Thomas Wyatt, esq. of Willenhall, Warw. and of Willenhall House, East Barnet, Herts.

At Peckham, Lieut.- Col. J. Stewart. April 7. At Highgate, Anne, wife of Robert Isherwood, esq. of Doctors' Com

mons.

April 8. At his residence in Great Russell-st. aged 48, Francis Scotney, esq. Accountant to the British Museum, and to the National Benevolent Institution.

April 11. Aged 37, Caroline, wife of the Rev. Dr. Greenwood, Christ's Hospital, and only child of the Rev. Charles Bowle, of Wimborne.

April 12. At Hertford House, Manchester-square, the Most Honourable Isabella-Anne-Ingram, Dowager Marchioness of Hertford. Her Ladyship was the eldest of the five daughters of Charles 9th and late Viscount Irvine, of Temple Newsham, York. Her sisters were, 2. Frances, married to Lord W. Gordon; 3. Elizabeth, married to Hugo Meynell, esq.; 4. Harriet, married to Col. Aston; and 5. Louisa Susan, married to Sir John Ramsden, Bart. She became the second wife of Francis 2d Marquis of Hertford, May 20, 1776, and was left his

widow June 17, 1822, having had issue one son, the present Marquis. Her remains were taken to Ragley for interment, and were attended out of town by the carriages of the King, Queen, the Royal Dukes, and more than thirty of the first nobility.

In St. Andrew's-place, Regent's-park, aged 70, George Thompson, esq. formerly of Argyll-st.

At Upper Clapton, aged 70, Sarah, relict of J. Blake, esq.

April 13. At Portman-place, aged 52, L. H. Carr, esq.

April 14. In Upper Gloucester-street, Elizabeth, wife of the Rev. S. Robins, Rector of Ensham, Dorset.

April 15. At the house of his father, Samuel Powell, esq. in Upper Harley-st. aged 22, Robert Legh Powell, Scholar of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

April 17. At Kensington, aged 68, Kitty, relict of the Rev. Thomas Stephen Attwood, M. A. Rector of Buckworth and Morborne, Hunts, and Perpetual Curate of Hammersmith, Middlesex; and mother of the Rev. F. T. Attwood, now Perpetual Curate of Hammersmith, and Vicar of Great Grimsby.

April 18. In Arlington-st. aged 65, the Rt. Hon. Harriot Lady Dundas. She was the 3d daughter of General John Hale; was married April 21, 1794, to Lawrence the present and second Lord Dundas; and has left two sons and three daughters.

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Lately, At Reading, Mr. Francis Peter Cowslade, for a considerable period editor and joint proprietor of the Reading Mercury. He was a grandson of the poet, Christopher Smart.

BERKS.-April 8th. At Newbury, aged 54, John Bunce, esq. of Brighton, and late of Sheepstead House, Berks.

At Newbury, Fred. Page, esq., chairman of the Kennet and Avon Canal Committee, Deputy Lieutenant, and magistrate for the county, and one of the Benchers of the Inner Temple.

BUCKS.-At Eton College, aged 74, Henrietta, wife of Wm. Hexter, esq., and last surviving child of the late James Carrington, esq., LLB., Chancellor of the diocese of Exeter.

CAMBRIDGE. March 31. Aged 84, Alice, relict of Capt. Hepburn, of Leverington.

CHESTER.. -March 20. At Kinderton, aged 91, Mary, widow of Daniel Vawdrey, esq. of Middlewich.

DEVON.-Feb. 16. At Torquay, Alex. Draper, esq. solicitor, of Crewkerne.

Feb. 22. Maribella Ayshford, eldest

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