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and 839 females, whilst they have pro- THEATRICAL REGISTER. vided for 175, females, who were on the

New Pieces. brink of ruin, by restoring them to their

Covent GARDEN THEATRE. friends, or finding them suitable situations, Nov. 17. Helpless Animals, an Interwhose previous circumstances did not re- lude in one act. This was a hasty producquire admission into a house of reform, tion (we believe of Mr. Parry's, the auand for 74 males; and the Committee thor of High Notions), intended to exhibit have considered the cases of 1804 females, Mrs. Davison's talents as a rustic male and of 580 mnales. In a season that calls servant, and occasioned a great deal of loudly for the best exertions of a well-di laughter ; but met also with some opposirected charity, to stem the torrent of suf- tion. It ran three nights. fering and of crime, it is to be hoped that Nov. 19. A Short Reign and a Merry all, according to their several abilities, One, a Petite Comedy in two acts. This will contribute to forward the benevolent was obviously of French origin, and met objects of the “ Refuge for the Destitute." with complete success.

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House of LORDS, Nov. 23.

Loyal subjects has compelled Me to make This day the Prince Regent came in the

some addition to our Military Force; but accustomed form, and being seated on the

I have no doubt you will be of opinion throne, the Usher of the Black Rod was

that the arrangements for this purpose bave sent to command the attendance of the

been effected in the manner likely to House of Commons. The Speaker and a

be the least burthensome to the Country. great number of Members shortly after

“ Although the Revenue has undergoue wards came to the Bar, when bis Royal

some fuctuation since the close of the last Highdess delivered the following most gra

Session of Parliament, I have the satiscious Speech :

faction of being able to inform you that it

appears to be again in a course of pro“ My Lords, and Gentlemen,

gressive improvement. “ It is with great concern that I am again

“Some depression still continues to exist obliged to announce to you the continu

in certain branches of our Manufactures, ance of his Majesty's lamented Indispo

and I deeply lament the distress which is sition.

in consequence felt by those who more I regret to have been under the neces. sity of calling you together at this period depression is in a great measure to be as

immediately depend upon them; but this of the year; but the Seditious Practices so

cribed to the embarrassed situation of other long prevalent in some of the Manufac

Countries, and I earnestly hope that it will turing Districts of the Country have been

be found to be of a temporary nature. continued with increased activity since you were last assembled in Parliament.

My Lords, and Gentlemen, “ They have led to proceedings incom.

" I continue to receive from Foreign patible with the public tranquillity, and

Powers the strongest assurances of their with the peaceful habits of the industrious friendly disposition towards this Country. classes of the Community; and a spirit is

“ It is My most anxious wish that ad. now fully manifested, utterly hostile to

vantage should be taken of this season of the Constitution of this Kingdom, and aim.

Peace to secure and advance our loterval ing not only at the change of those Politi- Prosperity; but the successful prosecution cal Institutions which have hitherto con

of this object must essentially depend on stituted the pride and security of this

the Preservation of Domestic Tranquillity. Country, but at the Subversion of the “ Upon the Loyalty of the great body Rights of Property and of all Order in of the People I have the most coufident Society.

reliance; but it will require your utmost “I have given directions that the neces- vigilance and exertion, collectively and sary information on this subject shall be individually, to check the dissemination laid before you ; and I feel it to be My of the Doctrines of Treason and Impiety, indispensable Duty to press on your in

and to impress upon the minds of all Clasmediate Attention the Consideration of ses of His Majesty's Subjects, that it is such Measures as may be requisite for the

from the cultivation of the Principles of Counteraction and Suppression of a Sys. Religion, and from a just subordination tem which, if not effectually checked, must to lawful authority, that we can alone bring Confusion and Ruin on the Nation. expect the Continuance of that Divine

Favour and Protection which have hitherto Gentlemen of the House of Commons, “ The estimates for the ensuing Year

been so signally experienced by this Kingwill be laid before you.

dom." The necessity of affording Protection The Prince Regent then retired ; and to the Lives and Property of his Majesty's the House was adjourned pro tempore.




CIVIL PROMOTIONS. Oct. 18. General Sir John Francis Cra.

Cambridge, Nov. 4. William Frere, esq. dock, G.C.B. and heirs male, a Baron of M.A. Serjeant at Law, and Master of Ireland, by the title of Baron Howden.

Downing College, Vice Chancellor of this Oct. 20. Lieut.-Gen. the Earl of Dal, University, for the year ensuing. housie, G.C.B. to be Captain-General and Rev. John Collier Jones, D.D. elected Governor in Chief of the provinces of Rector of Exeter College, Oxford, vice Lower and Upper Canada, Nova Scotia, Cole, deceased. New Brunswick, and the islands of Prince

Rev. Z. S. Warren, B.A. of Sidney SusEdward and Cape Breton; also Sir James

sex College, Cambridge, elected Usher of Kempt, G.C.B. to be Lieut.-Governor of Oakham School. Nova Scotia

and its dependencies. 3d Light Dragoons-Brevet.Major Stisted to be Major.

ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS. 57th Foot-Brevet-Major M’Laine to Very Rev. Dr. Saurin, Dean of Derry, be Major.

to be Bishop of Dromore. Oct. 30. Major-Gen. Sir G. Cooke, Rev. Frederic Iremonger, Prebendary of Lieut. Governor of Portsmouth, v. Kempt. Winchester, Wherwell V. near Andover.

Nov. 6. The Earl of Egremont to be Rev. Mr. Dillon, Chaplain to the Abp. Lord Lieutenant of Sussex; Lord Las- of Canterbury, Rochdale V. celles, Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding Rev. W. L. Buckle, Easington Rectory, of Yorkshire; John Cartwright, Esq. Con. Oxon. sul General in Turkey; and James Yeames, Rev. Samuel Cole, M. A. of Exeter Col. Esq. Consul General in the Russian Ports lege, Oxford, Chaplain of Greenwich Hos. in the Black Sea.

pital, Swathney V. Nov. 9. John Dwyer, M.D. from half- Rev. C. F. Parker, M.A. Ringshall R. pay, to be Physician to the Forces, vice Suffolk. Robson, who retires upon half-pay.

Rev. H. J. Maddock, M.A. to the PerMajor-General Sir James Kempt, G.C.B. petual Curacy of Trinity Church, Hudto be Lieutenant-General in North Ame- dersfield. rica only.

Rev. C. Chew, B.A. late Minister of Captain Donald M'Gregor, of the 58th Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, Lockington V. Foot, to be Major in the Army.

Leicestershire. Nov. 12. Brevet Lieut.-Col. John Ba. Rev. E. Player, Curate of St. James's, con Harrison, to be Lieut.. Col. v. Hill, Bath, appointed Chaplain to the Bath deceased. - Brevet Lieut.-Col. Thomas Hospital. Wemys, Major, v. Harrison.

Rev. W. Prosser, Chacley Perpetual Nov. 13. Earl of Craven to be Lord Curacy, Worcestershire. Lieutenant of Berks, vice Earl of Radnor, Rev. W. T. Hanbury, B. A. of New resigned.

College, Oxford, to the Chaplainship of Dr. W. Somerville, Physician to Chel. the Marshalsea and the Court of the King's sea Hospital, vice Moseley.

Palace of Westminster. This Gazette also contains orders for Rev. W. F. Mansel, Sapdhurst V. Glouthe Court's going into mourning for cestershire, Charles IV. late King of Sardinia, and Rev. Richard Midgley, Bletchley R. the late Duchess Dowager of Brunswick. Bucks.

Rev. G. Beresford, M. A. St. Andrew's MEMBER RETURNED TO PARLIAMENT. R. Holborn.

Sir G. R. Fetherston, for the county of Rev, J. Strange Dandridge, of Worces. Longford, in the room of Sir Thomas Fe- ter College, Oxford, appointed Chaplain therston, bart. deceased.

of British Embassy at Berlin.

BIRTHS. Oct. 17. Grand Duchess of Mecklen- Lately. In Harley-street, the Countess burgh Strelitz, á son.--At Boath (Nairn), of Lieven, a son. the Lady of Capt. Sir Jas. Dunbar, K.N. a Νου. 4. At Hillsborough, the Marson and heir. -21. At Lincoln, the wife of chioness of Downsbire, a son.-7. The Rev. G. T. Pretyman, a son.--The wife of Hon. Mrs. Peter De Blaquiere, a son.a labouring man, of the name of Easton, 9. At Clapton, Mrs, Domville, a son.residing at Chatham, of four children, 13. At Surrey-place, Mrs. John Bentley, three fine boys, and one girl : they were a son.--At Chelsea, the wife of the Rev. all born alive, but died a few hours after. Weeden Butler, a girl, their sixth child 27. Lady of Sir C. Wolseley, bart. a son. living. GENT. MAG. November, 1819.


Oct. 9. At Ratisbon, Count Charles Rev. Thomas, eldest son of the Right Westerholt, eldest son of Count Wester. Hon. W. C. Plunkett, to Louisa-Jane, seholt, to bis cousin, Miss Harriet Spencer, cond dau. of the late Jobo Wm. Foster, esq. youngest daugbier of the Hon. W. R. 27. Fred. White, esq. of Parham, to Spencer, and grand-daughter of the Right Frances-Anne, third daughter of the late Hon. Lord Charles Spencer.

Wm. Woodley, esq. Governor of Berbice. 12. At Seaton, Devonshire, Joseph Read, Col. Sherlock, 4th drag. to Emma, dau. esq. to Sarab, second daughter of the late of Rev. Dr. Wylde, Prebend. of Southwell. H. Clibboro, esq. of Clara, Ireland.

Mr. Joha de Horne, of Grosvenor-place, 16. The Very Rev. the Dean of Lime. Camberwell, and the Corn Exchange, to rick, to Isabella, third daughter of the late Sarah, second danghter of Thomas ManRev. John Shepherd, of Pattiswick, Essex. ning, esq. of Camberwell.

19. Lieut. col. Verner, of Church Hill 28. The Archdeacon of Kildare, eldest (Armagb), to Harriet, only dau. of the Hon. son of the Lord Bisbop of Kildare, to Anne, Edw. Wingfield, of Cork Abbey (Wicklow). eldest daughter of Owsley Rowley, esq. of

21. Geo. Pearse, esq. of Bedford-street, the Priory, St. Neots, Hunts. Bedford-square, to Elizabeth, only child Sir Jas. Dalrymple Hay, bart. of Parkof the late J. Wingate Jennings, esq. of place, to Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Lieut.Hartington, Bedfordshire.

gen. Sir John Heron Maxwell, bart. D. R. Ross, esq. of Rosstrevor, to Miss S. T. 'Partridge, esq. of Barbadoes, to Harriet Knox, second daughter of the Hon. Martha, eldest daughter of Capt. R. Cro. and very Rer, the Dean of Down.

martie, of Rotherbitbe. Thos. Stannus, esq. of Portarlington, to Rev. Jas. Tindale, M.A. Rector of KnapCatherine, eldest daughter of T. Hamilton, loft and Shearsby, Leicestershire, to Miss esq. of Clonsilla (Dublin).

Waite, daughter of the late R. Waite, esq. C. Podmore, esq. of Chigwell, to Eliza, of Rippon. fourth dau. of E. Hodges, esq. of Clapham. Rev, Rich. Lucas, of Stamford, Lin

Isaac Spencer, esq. of York and Popple- colnshire, to Mary Dorothy, second daughton, to Mrs. Jackson, of Kentish Town. ter of the Rev. Jacob Constabadie, Rector

A. Constable, esq. of Lewisham, to Jane, of Wensley. eldest dau. of Mr, E. Brown, of Greenwich. 29. Rev. John Clementson, of Ma.

22. At Dublin, the Rev. Henry Cotting- per, to Charlotte, dau. of Samuel Wainham, of Summerville (Cavan), to Mary. Wright, esq. of Thornton-in-Craven, Catherine, eldest daughter of the late Jason 30. Wm. Whitchurch, esq. of Salis. Hassard, esq. of Garden Hill(Permanagh). bury, to Anne, only dau. of John West,

23. Edward Alderson, esq. of Lincoln's esq. banker, of Lymington. Tón, to Rebecca, daughter of Wm. Stai- Rev. Thos. Madge, of Norwich, to Har. brough, esq. of Isleworth.

riet, fifth dau, of late Benj. Travers, esq. Fred. Fisher, esq. of Leicester square, At Paris, W. H. Harley, esq. late Judge to Mrs. George Wyndham, of Cromer. at the Cape of Good Hope, to Mary, sole

Rev. John Hardy, of Carlston, Wilts, to heiress of late W. Harris, esq. of Rose Anna-Maria, youngest daughter of the late Warren House, Cornwall. Edward Wilmot, esq. of Clifton.

E. Beck, esq. to Sarah Elizabeth, only 24. C. B. Uther, esq. of Leicester. child of the late N. Welton, esq. of Poplarsquare, to Miss Mary-Aune Coleman, of house, Debenham. Marl Hill (Cork.)

Lately. John Wickham, esq. of Bat26. At Vienna, the Prince Royal of combe, to Catherine Elizabeth, dau. of late Saxony, to the Archduchess Caroline of Mat. Brickdale, esq. 3d Dragoon Guards. Austria.

Rev. Erasmus, son of Sir Geo. Griffith Rev, Rob. Roberts, A. M. Rector of Lit. Williams, bart. Bath, to Mrs. Grubb. tle Thurlow, and Vicar of Haverhill, Suf- Jas. Stuart Wemys, esq. of Surrey, to folk, to Emily, eldest dau. of Josias Not. Louisa, only daughter of Col. G. Blair. tidge, esq. of Rose Hill, Wixoe, Suffolk. John Lewis, esq. merchant, of Bristol,

Thomas Gibbes, esq. of Woburn-place, to Sarah, only daughter of Nat. Hartland, Russell-square, to Mary, youngest dau. esq. banker, Tewkesbury. of Joshua Cooke, esq. of Oxford.

Nov. 1. Rev. Edw. Meredith, Master of Capt. E. P. Waters, of the Bengal Mic Newport Grammar School, to Miss Crisp, litary Establishment, to Eliz. Stephens, of Westbury, both co. Salop. dau. of T. S. Aldersey, esq.of Lisson Grove. 4. James Gordon Murdoch, esq. of

Jas. Trenow, esq. of the Office of Ord. Oakfield, Berks, to Caroline Penelope, nance, Tower, to Mary-Anne, youngest fifth daughter of the late Sam. Gambier, daughter of the late Capt. H. Whitehead. esq. Commissioner of his Majesty's Navy,

Anthony Rosenhagen, esq. of Wimpole- and niece to Adm. Lord Gambier. street, to Louisa Craven, dau. of Rev. Rob. 5. Rev. T. W. Richards, to Marian, Barnard, of Witherfield, Suffolk.

eldest daughter of the late E. Pope, esq.


The Rev. Dr. CYRIL JACKSON. the Crown, imbibed that elevation of senThe late Dr. Cyril Jackson (see p. 273) liment, that pride of soul, and that genewas the eldest son of Dr. Jackson, an emi- rosity of spirit, which teaches them, as nent physician at Stamford in Lincolnshire. it were, innately, to look down with disAt the age of twelve or thirteen, he was dain upon every thing that bears the sem. sent to Westininster School ; and soon af. blance of mean, low, or sordid feeling. lo terwards, in the year 1760, became a this bigh-minded disdain, indeed, consists King's Scholar on the foundation at that the true fountain of honour, the real esseminary. Iu 1764 he was elected to a sence of nobility; and he surely, to whom Scholarship at Trinity College, Cambridge; is intrusted the education of Princes, ought but having a prospect of a Studentship at to make the instilling of this principle, Christ Church, Oxford, he did not enter after the more sacred offices of Religion, at Cambridge, but went to Christ Church his first concern and primary duty. Mr. in the first instance as a Commoner, aud Jackson continued in this station for se. at the ensuing Christmas was admitted a veral years; and, after taking orders, was Student of that house by the Dean, Dr. shortly afterwards, in 1778, appointed Gregory. In this situation he soon dis. preacher at Lincoln's Inn. About the tinguished himself as a young man of su. same time, he was rewarded with a Canou's perior talents, indefatigable application, stall at Christ Church ; and in 1785, was and great acquirements. The extent of promoted to the highest object of his amhis classical learning was marked by an bition, the Deanery of that great Founda. early proficiency in Greek, and a correct tion. At this time Dr. Cyril Jackson was and well-grounded knowledge of that rich in the prime of life, and he brought to the and dignified language ; and his taste discharge of the difficult functions of that proved and illustrated by the severe and eminent station all the advantages which unerring test of elegant composition both a capacious mind, an enlarged knowledge in Latio prose and verse. He soon at- of the world, a spirit of command, and au tracted the notice and acquired the pa- unconquerable perseverance, could confer. tronage of Dr. Markham, who succeeded He instantly applied himself to restore the Dr. Gregory as Dean; and at the same discipline of the college, which under the time that that learned person, who had lax and somewhat too indulgent administhen been advanced to the see of Chester, tration of his predecessor Bishop Bagot, was nominated, in 1771, to the honour- had been considerably impaired, and to able post of Preceptor of the Prince of put altogether on a new fooling the course Wales and Bishop of Osnaburgh, Dow of public instruction, and the detail also Duke of York; Mr. Jackson obtained the of private tuition pursued in that society. less distinguished, but more efficient ap- For this purpose he caused to be observed pointmeot of Sub-Preceptor. In this cha- with a rigid exactness, all the antient rules racter he laid the foundation of that al- and customs; he enforced a punctual atmost filial love and affection with which tendance at Hall and Chapel, he allowed through life he was honoured by his Royal no uoder-graduate to lodge out of the Pupils; and discharged, at the same time, walls of College, he permitted no one to the duties of his high and important func- go to bathe or other public diversions, or tion with an attention, a zeal, and a judg- on any pretence to sleep out of his own ment, which their momentous interest re

Absences and late knockings in quired. It was through the unceasing at night were repressed by immediate pu. superintendance and able tuition of their nishment; and with a view to a certain Sub. Preceptor, that these Princes were detection of offences, and a fear of such so well imbued with the spirit of the detection, he iostituted, through the inlearned languages, that even in the gayer termediate gradations of tutors, porters, diversions of youth, or the more serious and other servants, such a system of popursuits of manhood, amid the dissipa- lice, that it was impossible any irregutions of pleasure, or the distractions of larity could take place, without the know. business, the relish of their juvenile stu- ledge of the Dean. Where a long course dies has never forsaken them, and that of offending was manifested in the conduct they even now refresh occasionally their of a young man, and the common punishmoments of leisure with the pages of Ho- ments failed to produce their intended mer or Sophocles. But a still higher effect, the delinquent was not disgraced praise than this should be the mead of by a public expulsion, but he was priMr. Jackson. It was from his lessons, vately desired to leave the society. Dr. beyond all doubt, that these personages Cyril Jackson did not pretend to cure inof the highest rank which can exist, the corrigibility. But a bad example might Heir Apparent and Heir Presumptive of be contagious, and therefore a youth of


habits desperately bad, could not be al- and encouraging the studies of such young lowed to contioue a member of Christ meó, in whom he discerned superior ta Church; regard at the same time being lent or greater application. He gave up had to his future prospects in life, by the his own time and bestowed his own pains ignominy of a formal sentence of dismis- in personal instruction. Greek, mathesion being spared, whilst the cause of his matics, logic, and composition, were the going away was usually so well known subjects on which he condescended in this within the walls of the College, as to ope- way, at once purveying to the information rate as a terror to those of his own stand- of his young hearers, and refreshing his ing. In this dispensation of justice, as own recollections, and administering to well as in the infliction of minor correc- his own taste. Innumerable were the tions, nothing could exceed the impar- hours which he expended in these useful tiality of Dr. Cyril Jackson. He knew no labours ; for it is never to be forgotten, in difference of rank or situation. The no- forming an estimate of the merits of Dr. blemen, the gentlemen commoners, stu- Cyril Jackson, as Dean of Christ Church, dents, and commoners, were all equally that whilst, on the one hand, he was an within the sphere of his observation, and exact and rigid disciplinarian, so on the alikę visited with the penalties of misbe- other, there never existed any one more haviour. If any distinction was made, it sagacious than himself, in discerning, or was rather in favour of the students and more strenuous in rewarding merit. His commoners who were consigned to the was a system of rewards as well as of immediate care of the censors, while the punishments; and in this course he was two higher classes were under the more most materially assisted by an extraorvigilant and severe superintendance of the dinary degree of perspicacity in detecting Dean himself. Nor were the exertions of and appreciating the lateot character and this indefatigable map less unremitting or disposition of those around him. To this successful with respect to the studies of end he spared no pains, and omitted no the young mer. He took care to surround opportunity. He was in the habit of ev, himself with able tutors, into whom he tertaining at dinner, almost every day, six instilled his own spirit, and inculcated his or eight of the members of his College. own method. Uoder Dean Jackson the On these occasioos he set on foot and engovernment of Christ Church was an ab. couraged conversation, he started topics, solute one. The officers of the College provoked inquiries, and thus elicited the were his ministers, dependent on his fa- prevailing bent and genius of each of bis vour and protection, in the habit of re- guests. It was the habit of the Dean, porting to him daily all matters within during each long vacation, to travel their several departments, and receiving through different parts of England, Wales, from him instructions upon all subjects. Scotland, or Ireland, taking some young In the first place Dr. Jackson revived friend with him, whose expenses he bore, what were termed “ Collections." These as a companion. la these journeys know. were meetings at the end of each term, in ledge was his end ;-he explored every the College Hall, of the Dean, Sub Dean, nook and promontory on the coast, by the two Censors, and the Greek, mathe- walking and by sailing ; be ascended every matical, logic, and rhetoric Readers, to mountain; he visited every manufactory, which the Under Graduates took up all and he avoided no place but a friend's that they had read during the preceding house, which, if he but once entered, he term, and submitted themselves to public foresaw that his whole leisure would be examination. He restored also to its an. expended in a series of visiting. He tient solemnity the weekly reading of sought for information, and obtained it, themes and Latin verses in the College from every one that came in his way, Hall; he inspired with new vigour the from sailors, fishermen, workmen, and competition for the four prizes for Latin artisans. In this mode be accumulated prose, to Bachelors; and for Latin hexa. on every subject connected with the inmeters to Under Graduates ; he re-iustated ternal economy of the country, a store of in their functions the public Lecturers in knowledge probably not in its general mathematics and logic; and he invested variety equalled by that of any other inwith additional dignity and weight, the dividual. Topics of this nature formed annual Speeches of the Censors, in which, the subjects of discourse with the young composed in Latin prose, honourable men of his College, while enjoying bis mention was made of all those young men hospitality. If any one had travelled who in the course of the year had distin- during a vacation, it was always a matter guished themselves either by superior di. of inquiry what he had seen ; if any one ligence in the mathematics or the classics was about to undertake a tour with the at Collections, or by having gained any acquisition of knowledge in view, the of the University or College prizes. Be- Dean not only commended his purpose, sides these public occasions, the Dean, but assisted his researches by pointing was ever in private employed in promoting out to him objects of curiosity, and ex


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