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At Bath, suddenly, Mrs. Dowdeswell. Oct. 4. In her 93d year, Mrs. Cradock, aunt of Sir Joseph Scott, bart. of Great Barr.

Oct. 5. Miss Judith Timbrell, of Cheltenham, and of Landewill-park, co. Gloucester, one of the coheiresses of the late Mrs. Tracy, whose amiable qualities and private acts of charity and worth have rendered her loss irreparable to her friends.

Aged 23, Harriet, youngest daughter of the late Mr. Thos. Winter, Bristol. She was taken ill in a place of public worship on the 20th ult.

Oct. 6. The wife of Mr. James Comerford, of Bartlett's-buildings, Holborn.

In Grosvenor-square, in her 85th year, Mrs. Eliz. Baldwyn, heretofore relict of B. Palmer, esq. of Oulton, co. Warwick, and afterwards of C. Baldwyn, esq. late of Salop.

Aged 76, Mr. A. Brundrett, of Altrincham, Cheshire.

At Aranjuez, T. Gray, M. D. of the Royal College of Physicians, London and Edinburgh, and deputy inspector of hospitals.

Oct. 7. In Bury street, St. James's, in his 56th year, Lieut.-gen. Donald Macdonald, colonel of the 55th reg.

At Turnford, of an inflammation in his bowels, Robert, eldest son of the late Robert Wilson, esq.

At Kettering, while on a visit to his friends, after a few days illness, in his 59th year, Capt. Edward Tomlin. had served His Majesty 42 years.


Oct. 8. Aged 62, Mrs. Sarah Hedger, of West-square, Southwark.

At Edmonton, Middlesex, aged 77, Mrs. Susanna Abell.

Oct. 9. At his house, Southgate, aged 70, Mr. David Ogilvy, late bookseller in Holborn.

Of the hooping-cough, Harriet Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Richard Calton, esq. of Chesterfield, solicitor.

In France, the Duchess of Otranto. Oct. 10. At Chelsea, in his 83d year, Jonathan Fearnside, esq.



of Mr. Charles Frederick Hennings, of Dulwich-common.

At Bristol, the wife of James King, esq. of Walbrook, and Wykham-park, Oxon. Aged 71, Mr. James Eden, of Morton, co. York.

At Bonington, near Edinburgh, R. Lawson, esq. only son of the late Dr. R. L. surgeon, of Edinburgh.

Oct.11. In Upper Charlotte-str. Fitzroysqu. in his 50th year, Robert Hernon, esq. At Highgate, aged 78, Mrs. Mendham. At Weymouth, David John Ackerley, esq. commoner of Trinity-college, Oxford, second son of John Hawksey A, esq. Barrister-at-law, Bath,

At Lisbon (where he had arrived from Spain, in the hope of recovering his health), Capt. F. Livingstone, 90th reg. son of the late Sir A. L. bart. of West Quarter and Bedlormie.

Oct. 19. W. J. Cooke, esq. of Charlotte-street, Bloomsbury.

At the house of her brother, Z. Foxall, esq. Ashford, Middlesex, aged 83, Mrs. Eliz. Howe.

In the Isle of Wight, aged 24, W. Fazakerley, esq.

Oct. 13. Found dead by his wife, on awaking in the morning, after having retired to bed the preceding night in appa 'rent good health, Mr. A. Mandey, master of Sabloniere's hotel, Leicester-square.

Aged 45, Mr. Joseph Fisher, of Leicester-square.

At Halybury, near Hertford, much regretted by a large circle of European friends, after a lingering illness, Moolvy Meer Abdool Ali, a native of Lucknow, East Indies, and, a professor of Oriental literature in the East-India College, Halybury.

At Worthing, Wm. Cook, esq. of Hackney.

At Chesterfield, suddenly, aged 80, Wm. Robinson, gent.

Oct. 14. At her residence, the White Friars, Canterbury, aged 59, much esteemed and lamented, Mrs. Knight, daughter of the late Dr. Wadham Knatchbull, Prebendary of Durham, brother to the late Sir Edward Knatchbull, bart. and relict of Thomas Knight, esq. of Godmershampark, Kent. Her benevolence to the sick, the poor, and the friendless, was universally experienced: their sufferings she was ever prompt to relieve, with a disposition so sympathising in her amiable attentions, that her kindnesses could never be encumbered with the yoke of obligation. Her Christian piety supported her with tranquillity and fortitude through a very long and painful illness, till the close of life; when her death, unarmed of its sting, relieved her from her sufferings, and removed her from this transitory life, in the full hope of a better to come.

Oct. 15. At her father's (T. Allingham, esq. Islington), in her 34th year, Frances, wife of Thomas Willson, esq. jun. of Knightsland, near Barnet.

Oct. 16. Mr. Harris, timber-merchant, Lambeth.

At Carlsrhue, the Hereditary Prince of Baden, born on the 9th of Sept.


At Budock Vean, Constantine, R. Pender, esq. many years agent for H. M. packets at Falmouth.

Oct. 17. In Grosvenor-place, in her 63d year, Miss Whitworth, sister to the Lord Whitworth,

Mr. Robert Jaineson, merchant, Queenstreet, Cheapside.

In Guildford-place, Geo. Whiteside, esq. At Chelsea-college, after a few hours illness, J. Wilson, esq. deputy treasurer. Mary, wife of Rev. R. Webb, minor canon of St. Paul's, Westminster-abbey, &c. At Heston-house, Middlesex, in his 70th year. James Fraser, esq.

At Blackmore, Essex, Mrs. Franklyn, of Upper Norton-street.

In his 75th year, Mr. Francis Hodson, many years proprietor and printer of "The Cambridge Chronicle," who had brought up a family of nearly 20 children. In his private life he was a bright example of conjugal love and parental affection; and by the most assiduous attention to a fatiguing and harassing business for more than half a century, he was enabled to provide for a very large family, ten of whom survive to lament the loss of a kind and indulgent father. Blessed with a firm and strong mind, he bore the afflictions of Providence with composure; and conscious that he was entering into the presence of his Redeemer, he surrendered his life with pious resignation.

At Fareham, Hants, aged 53, J. English, esq.

Oct. 18. In Weymouth-street, Mrs. Shiffner, relict of the late J. S. esq.

At Battersea-rise, in her 77th year, Sasannah Jane Delavaud, relict of the late James D. esq.

At West Ham, Mrs. Essex Southall, spinster.

Oct. 19. Mr. Nicholas Mercer, of West Drayton, Middlesex. Zealous in the prosecution of his concerns, he was inspecting his premises, when a sudden gust of wind forcing open a door, he fell against a railing, which giving way, precipitated him a height of 12 feet. He lingered three hours, and then expired.

Oct. 20. Mr. Massingham, pastry cook, Newgate-street.

At Stockwell, James Arthur, esq.

Oct. 21. At his father's, Rev. Geo. Jerment, Kentish-town, aged 24, Mr. Richard Jerment, a young man of genuine piety, superior talents, and most amiable disposition.

At Hinckley, aged 74, Thomas Perkins, formerly a Baker. He married Mary, daughter of Mr. William Appelbee of that place. [From the Pedigree of Bacon in Mr. Nichols's History of Leicestershire, vol. IV. p. 711.]

Oct. 22. At Auberries, near Sudbury, (the seat of his brother in-law, C. Greenwood, esq.) in his 65th year, Thomas Hammersley, esq. banker, of London.-Of obtaining wealth and consequence in socie. ty the means are various. How often are they attended with disgrace, and pregnant with remorse! This was not the case in the instance of the late lamented Mr. Hammersley; for, if a life, devoted

from a very early period to industrious exertion, blended with generosity, which ever kept pace with increasing ability; if, with enlarged opportunities of acquiring wealth, proportionably expanded the honest ambition of deserving fame, and the noble ardour of diffusing happiness among those around and below us; if independence among the great, and uncorrupted virtue among the dissipated; if cultivation of the elegant arts in himself, and liberal patronage of scientific excellence in others: if these distinguished traits of exalted worth and of an upright heart can confer happiness and celebrity in life, or consolation in death; to this happiness, this fame, this consolation, no body was ever better entitled than the deserving subject of these strictures. They come from no base and mercenary pen, but are the result of grateful zeal and affection, springing up in a mind, that, amidst accumulated misfortune, in early life, was gladdened with the stream of his munificence, and shared the sympathy of that compassion, which is ever most feelingly awake to unmerited distress! -It was the peculiar honour of this gentle. man to "have done good by stealth," espe cially where the most rigid inquiry into the sufferer's character (a most essential requisite in the exertion of true benevolence) has stamped his title to its exertions. Many living testimonies to the truth of this assertion can be adduced, if necessary; many others cannot be adduced, because the efforts of the obliged, to pierce through the designed obscurity of concealed beneficence, have not availed to discover the unknown hand that, in almost innumerable instances, has raised the head of drooping worth, and smoothed the brow of despond. ing sorrow; that has restored the bankrupt tradesman to his former occupation and afflicted family; that has renovated the hopes of toiling science; and rekindled the fire of genius, struggling with oppression and groaning under penury. To those who roll in affluence, and who, without the incumbrance of a large family, do extensive good in society, and make the compassionated human race at large the heir of their wealth, much deserved praise is due; but to accomplish all this under that pleasing incumbrance demands a strain of no common panegyric, and affects the mind in proportion to the admiration which such a character naturally excites.-If ever the flame of genuine unaffected piety inspired the breast of man, it glowed in


*Gratefully refunded afterwards, the writer is proud to add, to the last shilling. this, it is to be feared, did not always happen in cases where Mr. H. advanced very considerable sums, for the purposes of promoting literary and other beneficial projects,


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that of Mr. Hammersley. He was not almost, but altogether, a Christian. Early and happily united with the object of his tenderest regards, he was, through life, the most affectionate of husbands, and, during all its vicissitudes, as well as in the lingering and painful illness that marked its close, experienced from his afflicted

consort all the tender assiduities which the most exalted affection, heightened by veneration for transcendant virtue, could bestow. The inexpressible anguish, for his loss, of a numerous and devoted progeny, will best proclaim his merit as a parent. In the characters of a son and a brother he was also most exemplary; and, as a friend, it was his distinguished praise, that, as his attachments were founded in virtue, they were indissoluble, except by death. It may truly be said of Mr. Hammersley, that he went about doing good; some pious or beneficent plan was ever forming in his indefatigable mind, or maturing under his friendly auspices. Among others, of the highest moment to society, that of the establishment of the society of Schoolmasters, was promoted by him with an ardour that marked his sense of the importance of the Institution. The rising generation have, indeed, the most abundant reason to bless the exertions and to revere the memory of Thomas Haminersley!-Too long restrained by that delicacy which feared to give offence, the period has at length arrived, when confidential friendship and affectionate gratitude may burst those bonds of silence to which they have long reluctantly submitted, and when the laurel of virtuous fame may be justly placed on the brow, which has been so fong and so deservedly entitled to its honourable shade. That brow is, alas! cold, and the heart, thus benevolent, has ceased to vibrate; but the authentic detail of virtues, like these, cannot fail. to diffuse á flame, that shall impart a ray of virtuous animation to the most frozen heart, and kindle emulation in the latest posterity.

T. M. British Museum, Oct. Aged 70, John Bunce, esq. of Frilford, Abingdon.

Oct. 23. The wife of Mr. Deane, solicitor, Westminster-road,

Oct. 24. In consequence of breaking a blood-vessel, in a fit of coughing whilst in the street, Mr. Taylor, butcher, of Aldersgate-street. He was conveyed to the General Dispensary, where every attention was promptly paid, but died within two hours.

At Knightsbridge, Miss Jane Lidderdale, eldest daughter of T. Hutton, esq. Oct. 25. At the parsonage, Bromeberrow, of which parish, and that of Fretherne, co. Gloucester, he had been rector many years, aged 55, Henry Gorges Dobyons Yate, LL.D. prebendary of Hertford, and GENT. Mag. November, 1812.

in the commission of the peace for the counties of Gloucester, Worcester, and Hereford. He was uncle to Mr. Honywood Yate, well known by his political writings; and the descendant of a very antient and respectable family.

At his brother's, London, Samuel Harper, esq.

Oct. 26. At Esher, aged 88, Edward Hore, esq.

Oct. 27. Sarah, wife of Mr. Moss, of the Navy-office, and second daughter of Mr. Leave, surveyor, Featherstone-buildings.

In York-street, Portman-square, Jessy, eldest daughter of the late Sir G. Dunbar, bart. of Mochrum.

Oct. 28. In West Smithfield, after a long and painful illness, aged 67, Mr. John Camp, leaving a widow and six children to lament the loss of an affectionate and indulgent husband and parent. Mr. C. had for many years supported, with integrity, the character of a tradesman; and his cheerful and social disposition, when in health, had gained him the esteem of many individuals.

At the Grange, Southwark, J.Warne, esq.

It her house in the Precincts at Canterbury, Mrs. Susanna Duncombe, the widow of the late Rev. John D. rector of the united parishes of St. Mary Bredman and St. Andrew in that City, and vicar of Herne in Kent, and a six preacher of the Cathedral. She was the only daughter of Joseph Highmore, esq. of Lincoln's-inn-fields, portraitpainter, from whom she inherited much of his taste for the Fine Arts, and of his genius for letters, softened by a refined judgment and feminine delicacy. Her union with Mr. Duncombe (the translator jointly with his father of the works of Horace, and author of several other works which the publick have justly appreciated, and who may well be said to have been "in bonis literis præclarissimus") tended to expand her natural talents, and to exemplify her education: which enabled her to justly venerate the eminent circle in which she was born to shine, Young, Harris, Hawkesworth, Richardson, 1. H. Browne, Chapone, Carter, and others equally dear to Literature. Mr. D.'s preferment at and near Canterbury, which he received from three succeeding Archbishops, led them to fix their residence there, where her father soon after joined them, and continued with them until his death. After the decease of Mr. D. about 26 years since (see volume LVI. pages 187, 451), she adopted a more retired life, accompanied by her only and surviving daughter; and although her advancing years cast their autumual tints over her once brilliant mind, yet they sufficiently marked the beauty of the days


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that had passed, and rendered perhaps more eminent the "light that now shines more and more in the perfect day." She has not left any literary work to perpetuate her fame; but her story of Fidelia and Honoria in the Adventurer, and some small contributions in the PoeticalCalendar, and Nichols's Poems, and a few transient effusions of genius that never met the public eye, have assisted to chear her friends with the remembrance of her with respect and delight. She was interred in the same vault with her husband, in the. church of St. Mary Bredman, Canterbury. One who subscribes to the above just tribute to the respected memory of the venerable Mrs. Duncombe, and who loved her with filial affection, though she was not ber daughter, who admired her talents, and revered her virtues, passes over the painful period of aged imbecility and suffering, and dwells with grateful pleasure on the maternal tenderness, partial love, and sincere friendship, which she enjoyed for many years, and esteemed them among the choicest blessings of her life, looking up to her as a mouitor and guide; sure of meeting the kindest sympathy, and best and most faithful advice, for she was truth itself! and feels consolation in adding this humble testimony to her domestic excellence; who, as a wife was exemplary, as a mother most indulgent, as a mistress generous and kind, as a relative and friend affectionate and valuable! truly benevolent in thought, word, and deed, she fulfilled all the Christian charities, regulating her temper and conduct by the divine precepts of the Gospel! These amiable and respectable qualities endeared her to her family and friends, and gained the deserved esteem and love of all who knew her. "Let us not therefore sorrow as those without hope;" but trust, and believe, that such a character will receive its reward, at the Resurrection of the Just, through the mediation of our blessed Redeemer!

At Clifton, universally regretted, Thomas Eagles, e-q. collector of the Customs, Bristol; of whom we shall give some memoirs in our next.

Oct. 29. At Windsor, Thos Peacock, esq. At an advanced age, Mrs. Anna Maria Moore, of Smithesby, near Ashby de la Zouch.

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At Exeter, aged 97, Elizabeth Pierce, who had for some time maintained herself by selling water-eresses; she also received a small pension from her present Majesty, to whom her mother was nurse.-Five half guineas, which she said were given her by the Queen, were in her possession at the time of her death.

At Wexford, the Hon. Mrs. Crosbie, widow of the Hon. Maurice Crosbie, Dean of Limerick. She was the sixth and youngest daughter of the Right hon.

Sir Henry Cavendish, bart. of Doveridge Hall, Derbyshire, teller of the Exchequer, and member for Lismore in the parlia ment of Ireland, by Anne, eldest daughter and coheiress of Henry Tyne (only son of Sir Richard Tyne, of Waterpark, co. Cork, and of Codham Hall, Essex, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland), by Anue sister of Sir Richard Edgcumbe, ancestor of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe. Mrs. Crosbie had issue by the Hon. Maurice Crosbie, to whom she was united August 13, 1768, one son and three daughters, viz. 1. William Crosbie, rector of Castle Island, co. Kerry, born Nov. 1, 1771, presumptive heir to the barony of Bran den, in default of issue male of the present Earl of Glandore. 2. Anne Crosbie, married Charles Woodcock, esq. 3. Tyne Crosbie, married, first, Jan. 9, 1798, Sir John Gordon, bart. which marriage was dissolved by Act of Parliament, and she married July 24, 1806, the Hon. Henry Brand, second son of Gertrude, in her own right Baroness Dacre. 4. Dorothea, married Edward Harvey, esq. of Temple Hill, co. Oxford.

Oct. 30. P. Telfer, esq. of Gower-street, Bedford-square, and formerly of Trelaw ney, Jamaica.

At Kennington, Mrs. Cookes, widow of John C. esq.

Much regretted by all who knew her, Mary, wife of Mr. Thomas Colledge, of the Harrow Inn, on the Watling-streetroad, Hinckley.

Aged 65, James Vann, esq. of Belgrave, co. Leicester. This gentleman, who was the youngest and last of four brothers,is supposed to have died worth more than 100,000l. principally acquired in the ho siery business at Leicester; and the bulk of it, with the exception of a few legacies, is bequeathed to a distant relation. William, the elder brother, was high-sheriff of the County in 1785, and died April 20, 1794, æt. 66. Mr. James Vann served that office in 1803. He married a daugh ter of the Rev. John Clayton, rector of Belgrave 1779-1796, who survives him, but has no issue. The three elder bro thers died unmarried. The residence of the Vann family is thus described by Mr. Thirosby,in his "Leicestershire Excursions, 1790," p. 15: "Belgrave is to Leicester, as many pleasing villas are to London. It stands upon the bank of the river Soar, is about a mile from Leicester, and has long been the abode of opulent families. Here resides William Vanu, esq. lately high-sheriff of this County, in a newlyerected dwelling. His house and pleasuregrounds have a corresponding neatness; but the style of each is in contrast; the gardens retain the old formally-trimmed yew-trees. Near to him resides this gen tleman's brothers, Mr. Richard and Mr.

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James Vann, in a neat little box, in the 'midst of Flora's pleasures. In the gardens belonging to this house are some statues brought from Italy by Colonel Hewit, who formerly resided at Strettonhall, in this County, where they were sold, 'for an inconsiderable sum, at Sir George Robinson's sale, who retired thence some years since.-. Among some others, I believe sixteen in all, large, as life, are, Pomona, Diana, Flora, Ceres, Hercules, Venus, a Satyr, a Turk and his Consort; 'two Emperors, and a Pope. Here are also two spirited casts in lead, of Fame and Mercury, bought at the late Alderman Dickinson's sale in Leicester.→ - In an apartment in this house is an excellent likeness of a brother of these gentlemen, the late Mr. Charles Vann."

Oct. 31. At Stoke Newington, aged 21, Mr. A. M. Markow, a native of Berlin.

At Woodford, in his 17th year, Mr. W. Bullock, only son of W.B. esq. of Jamaica. Lately, In Leigh-street, Burton Cres sent, the wife of E. Wilson, esq.

In Harcourt-street, Carrett Tyrell, esq. of Ballinderry, Kildare, late a major in the Kildare militia, and one of the magistrates of that county.

In Keppel-street, Russell-square, aged 70, Mr. Samuel Straton.

After a short illness, Mr. Dean, jun, of Fore-street, Cripplegate, a person of mild, unassuming manners, and the greatest assiduity and integrity in business.

In St. George's-row, Mr. Spilsbury he survived his wife (the eldest daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Chapman) only seven months.

In London, in consequence of a hurt received on his last voyage from Surinam, Capt. Isaac Tucker, of the ship Severn, of Bristo!.

In London, Mrs. Mary Phelps, of Dursley, co. Gloucester.

Aged 11, the youngest daughter of Sir W. Clayton.

At Bermondsey, Mrs. Gopsill, relict of the late John G. esq.

Rev. David Morgan, minister of the Welsh chapels at Deptford and Woolwich, and formerly of Morriston, near Swansea.

At Harrow on the Hill, in his 70th year, Charles Brand, esq. of Staples Inn, Holborn, Barrister at Law,

At Stanwell-house, Middlesex, the eldest daughter of Adın. Sir H. Stanhope, bart. At Grove-cottage, Fulham road, aged about 40, M. H. Lynch, esq. late of the Guards, which he quitted in consequence of the well-known dispute between him and Capt. M. of the Navy.

At Chertsey, by a fall from a scaffold, Mr. J. Brown, builder.

On board the Amethyst in Stangate Creek, on his return from Malta, where he had been for the recovery of his health,


Samuel Edward Lloyd, esq. of Bristol, eldest son of Samuel Andrews Lloyd, esq. of Newbery, in the county of Berks. Few young men have been more distinguished for excellence of heart and amiability of manners; and his loss will be long and severely felt by his numerous relations and friends,

At Woking, Surrey, aged 38, Rev. H. J. Sydenham.

At the vicarage-house, North Molton, Devon, Rev. Charles Chilcott.

AtBourton-on-the-Water,co.Gloucester, after a day of cheerful enjoyment, whilst reading, suddenly expired, on the anniversary of his marriage, in his 55th year, Rev. Wm. Wilkins. Originally designed for the medical profession, he received a learned and liberal education, for the completion of which he was sent to Aberdeen University. But, from the study of medicine, his views were soon directed to that of theology; and he afterwards engaged in the office of Christian minister, among the Society of Baptists, first at Bourton, then at Cirencester, and finally at Stow-on-the-Wolds, and the neighbouring village of Naunton. As a pastor, his attention to the religious improvements of those committed to his charge was faithful, zealous, and unremitted. As a preacher, his discourses were serious, judicious, and chiefly directed to all the great objects of practical religion. As a member of society, he disinterestedly and ardently devoted the leisure, which a retired situation and an ample fortune afforded, to the service of his friends and of the publick. His medical science, his knowledge of the laws of his country, his intimate acquaintance with the common af fairs of life, the activity of his mind, the strength of his judgment, and the benevolence of his heart, were such as to qua lify him to appear with great and extensive usefulness, as the friendly physician, the safe and prudent counsellor in cases of legal or other difficulties, the composer of strife, the soother of sorrow, the director and encourager of rising merit, and the helper of sinking or indigent worth, to the whole neighbourhood m which he resided. In the discharge of the many important trusts, both of a civil and religious nature, committed to him, and in his more public duty as a commis sioner of taxes, he was diligently attentive and impartially just. In his pri vate capacity, as a husband, a father, and a master, fervor of conjugal and parental affection, and kind interest in the welfare of his servants, united to crown and com. plete a character of no common excellence in itself, and of no trivial or confined importance to society. His theological, medical, and general knowledge was very considerable; aud, to its whole extent,


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