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280 Viscount Chetwynd.--Elector of Hesse Cassel, &c. (March, William Bury, in whose person the Earl-for examination, after it had been depodom of Charleville has been revived ; sited in the family vault at Newbold; and secondly, Jan. 6, 1766, Henry Prittie, in pursuance of the verdict of a Coroner's Lord Dunalley, by whom she had issue Inquest, Mr. Donellan (who had married Henry, the present Baron, and the Hon. Theodosia the sister of Sir TheodoFrancis Aldborough Prittie, M. P. sius) was committed to prison at War.
wick; where he was, on the 29th of VISCOUNT CHETWYND.
March following, indicted for the sup. Feb. 27. In Bolton-row, the Right posed murder, before Mr. Justice Buller; Hon. Richard Chetwynd, Viscount Chet was found guilty, after a trial which wynd, of Beerhaven, co. Cork, and Ba- lasted 12 hours, and executed at War, ron of Rathdowne, co. Dublin. The fa- wick, April 2, 1781. (See vol. L. 445; mily is of great antiquity in the county LI. 156. 190. 209.) of Salop, taking their surname from The late Baronet took the name and Chetwynd in that county; and was en. arms of Rouse in 1768, on succeeding to nobled in 1717.-The late Viscount was an estate in Worcestersbire. After spend. born Sept. 29, 1757 ; succeeded his fa- ing much of his early life in India, he ther William, fourth Viscount Nov. 12, was elected Member for Evesham in 1791 ; married, July 30, 1791, Char- 1780, and again in 1784, in which year lotte, youngest daughter of the late Tho. he was appointed Secretary to the Board Cartwright, of Ayno, co. Northampton, of Controul for India Affairs. In 1791 esq. by whom he had a numerous family. he was created a Baronet, by the title of He is succeeded by his son Richard-Wal- Sir Charles William Boughton Rouse, ter, now sixth Viscount.
of Rouse-Lench, in Worcestershire, and of Downton Hall, in Salop; but on suc
ceeding to the family baronetage, he reELECTOR OF HESSE CASSEL.
sumed his original surname. In 1796 Feb. 27. In consequence of an apo
he was elected for Bramber, but vacated plectic fit, in his 78th year, his Serene
his seat in 1799, on being appointed one and Royal Highness William, Elector of
of the Commissioners for auditing the Hesse Cassel, born June 3, 1743; mar
public accounts. He married, in 1782, ried Sept. 1, 1764, Wilhelmina Carolina, daughter of Frederick V. King of Den
Catharine, only daughter and heiress of mark; by whom he had issue, 1. Maria in Salop, esg.; by whom he bad issue
William Pearce Hall, of Downton Hall, Duchess of Anhalt, Sept. 14, 1768; 2: Catharine-Maria, who died in ber inCaroline, Duchess of Saxe Gotha, July
fancy ; Louisa, Caroline, and William11, 1771; 3. William, now Elector of
GEORGE FREDERICK GRAND, Esq.
At the Cape of Good Hope, in the mensely rich. In his private treasury Grand, Esq. This gentleman was a na
course of the last year, George Frederick was found a sum of 12,000,000 francs tive of Switzerland ; bis father resided in specie. Of this sum 10 millions were
at Lausanne; and at an early age condestined to be sent to M. Rothschild, at Franckfort, to be employed for the se
signed bim to a cheese-factor, who re
sided at that time in Nicholas-lane, cond loan negotiated by that banker on
Lombard-street, with whom his father account of Austria.
was connected in business ; here be re
mained for some time in the capacity SIR C. W. Rouse BOUGHTON, BART. of clerk; but not liking this avocation, Feb. 28. In Devonshire Place, Sir be obtained the appointment of a cadet, Cbarles William Rouse Boughton, bart. and proceeded to India, where he arHe was the sixth child of Shuckburgh rived soon after the memorable battle Boughton, esq. eldest surviving son of of Plassey. He served in the Army for Sir Wm. Boughton, fourth Baronet, by seven years, and at length obtained the his second marriage with Catharine, rank of Lieutenant; but in consequence daughter of Sir Charles Shuckburgh, of bodily infirmity (a rupture), was obbart. He succeeded his brother Sir liged to relinquish a military life, and Edward, the eighth Baronet, in Jan. turn his attention to the civil service. 1794; as Sir Edward did his second He succeeded in obtaining the situation cousin Sir Theodosius Edward Annesley of a writer, from which station he rose Boughton, in 1780. The sudden death progressively to the post of Judge, Ma. of Sir Theodosius, at Lawford Hall, gistrate, and Collector, of a district (Tiron the 29th of Aug. 1780, then in his hoot); with which lucrative situations twenty-first year, created such strong he combined that of indigo planter. At suspicions, that the body was taken up this period of bis fortune, the affair be
281 tween his wife * and the late Sir Philip 1821, Jan. 18. At Steeton-håll, in the Francis took place, for which he brought West Riding of Yorkshire, in his 25th an action in the Court of Justice at Cai- year, Thomas-Charles Garforib, esq. son cutta, and obtained a verdict, awarding
of the late Thomas Garforth, esq. and him a considerable sum for damages.--- nephew of Sir James Graham, of NeIn a Memoir of bis Life, which be pub- therby, co. Cumberland, bart. lished at the Cape, a few years since, he
Jan. 31. At Rome, in his 720 year, gives a most circumstantial and minute Cardinal Anthony-Maria-Doria Pamphili. account of the above affair, and the train Feb. 8. In Fitzgibbon-street, Mount. of events that arose from it. Various joy-square, Dublin, aged 87, A. Wor. investigations having taken place into thington, esq. late Secretary to the Board the conduct of the East India Com
of Excise. pany's servants, Mr. Grand was included
Feb. 10. At Caerwent, near Chepstow, amongst a number of persons who were Monmouthshire, at the great age of 107, displaced from office. After this adverse Charles King, a labourer. He was a re. turn, he returned to Switzerland, where
markably healthy man, and until the last he resided for some time; but not be
two years, worked on the road as a stone
breaker. ing able to reconcile himself to his situation, he made overtures to his wife for
Major Jas. T. Cowper, Royal Artillery.
Feb. 12. a reconciliation; and, through her in
At York, aged 68, Francis terest, obtained from Buonaparte the
Constable, esq. of Burton Constable aud situation of Counsellor of State to the
Wycliffe-hall. Though possessed of an alBatavian Republic at the Cape of Good
most princely income, the chief (we may Hope, and political adviser to the Dutch
add, the only) enjoyment he found in riches,
was to benefit and relieve the wants of others. General Jansen, in which situation he was found at the capture of the Cape by
He has often been heard to bless and praise General Sir David Baird. Here his pub
Divine Providence for giving him not only
the means, but also the will of serving his lic career being stopped, he was obliged
fellow-creatures. He found more diffi. ever after to depend on his relatives for
culty in refusing, than many had in besupport.
stowing a favour. Every tale of woe,
from whatever distant quarter it came, DEATHS.
spoke irresistibly to his heart; aod many Aug. 15, AT Madras, Richard Jebb, esq. who knew nothing of him but from his ex
1820. LL. D. late of Tapton-grove, tensive charities, will have to bewail the co. Derby.
loss of their common Benefactor. He Dec. 4. At his seat, Milbank, co. looked upon himself in the light of a Kildare, Ireland, in his 84th year, Steward under Divine Providence, and Charles Annesly, of Ballysax, esq. (whose acted through life as such. Sir Thomas death was slightly noticed in our last Clifford, of Tixal, co, Stafford, bart. sucvolume, p. 572). With him became ex
ceeds to the property of Burton Constable tinct the eldest branch of the family of and Wycliffe-ball, Annesly, which had formerly enjoyed the At Invercoe, in Glencoe, Donald Mac rank and titles of Earl of Anglesea in England, and of Viscount Valentia in Ireland. Feb. 13. At Combermere Abbey, in his He possessed that highest nobility which 20th year, the Hon. R. H. S. Cotton, son is conferred by a protracted life of un- of Lord Combermere, by the Lady A. M. deviating rectitude, and the practice of Cotton, sister to the Duke of Newcastle. all Christian virtues—these qualities, sup- Aged 64, Mrs. Birch, relict of Mr. Birch, plied an wuceasing cheerfulness of mind, farmer, of Framsden, Suffolk, surviving diffusing happiness to all around, and him only nine weeks and four days; what ensuring to himself the most sincere per- adds to the loss of their survivors is, their sonal attachment.
having since Jan. 1817, followed to the Dec... At the Cape of Good Hope, W. grare, a sister, brother, brother-in-law, E. Rees, esq. Bengal Civil Establishment, and a niece, all in the prime of life. Second Judge in the Courts of Sudder At Bury St. Edmund, aged 79, John Dewannee and Nizamut Adawhut.
Watling, gent, formerly of Bacton.
In Dean-street, Soho, Colonel Hamlet * She was the daughter of Monsieur Wade, C.B. late of the 2d Battalion of Perée, Harbour Master of Port Louis his Majesty's Rifle Brigade. He had in the Isle of France; and after her di- served in the Army 21 years. vorce from Mr. Grand, went to France, Feb. 14. At North Cockerington, near was introduced to the Court of Buona. Lowth, aged 100, Mr. Jesse Foster. He parte, and became the confidential friend retained his mental faculties entire till the and companion of the late Empress Jo. day of his death, and was confined by sephine.
Hlness only one day. GENT. Mag. March, 1821.
282 Obituary; with Anecdotes of remarkable Persons. [March,
Feb. 15. At Eltham, aged 8f, the Rev. At Bath, Thos. Macdonald, esq. forDr. Wilgress, Rector of Rawreth, Essex, merly of Hinde-street, London, late First aod late Reader at the Temple Church. Commissioner of the Board for deciding on He was formerly Fellow of Pembroke-hall, the claims of British subjects upon the Camb. B.A. 1762, M. A. 1765, D.D. 1777. American Goverument,
In his 67th year, Mr. Wm. Duncan, In York-street, Lieut. Gen. Wm. Popjeweller, one of the oldest iohabitants of ham, many years in the East India ComSt. James's, Piccadilly : he possessed a five pany's service. taste as a connoisseur and a collector of Ai the Lodge in Ware Park, aged 80, coins and curiosities of every description. James Webb; having completed sixty
Feb. 16. At his house, near the Chapel, years in the service of the family of that in the City-road, aged 73, the Rev. Jo- place, as coachman, he carried to his seph Denson, formerly of St. Edmund-hall, grave the regret of the family, his fellow Oxford, and a distinguisbed Preacher and servants, and all who knew him. Writer, for more than half a century, Feb. 22. The Rev. John Grubb, of among the Wesleyad Methodists. His Presteigne, Radnorshire. body was interred in the burial-ground Feb. 23. Alicia Sarah, daughter of belonging to the City-road Chapel. About Thomas Higgins, esq. of Bryanston-square. 190 mourners followed the corpse, con- At Rome, aged 25, Mr. John Keats, sisting of travelling or local Preachers, the Poet. Stewards of the Wesleyan Societies, &c. At Rockingham, in Ireland, in bis 88th Their large Chapel was filled by an au- year, Hon. Colonel King, brother of Eddience deeply attentive. The funeral ser- ward Earl of Kingston, and uncle to the vice was read by the Rev. Jabez Bunting, present Earl. - Colonel King was Governor President of the Methodist Conference, of the county of Sligo. His charitable doand an Address delivered by the Rev. pations in the town of Balina alone, are Dr. Adam Clarke, who bore testimony to said to have amounted regularly to at the great talents, learning, and usefulness
least 20001. a year. of the deceased.
23. At Islington, in his 20th year, WilAt Haresfield, near Gloucester, the son, younger son of Mr. Thomas Evans, wife of the Rev. Archdeacon Rudge, late of Middle Soughton, co. Flint ; and Chancellor of the Diocese of Hereford. on the 25th, in London, in his 64th year,
Feb. 19. in the 41st year of his age, Mr. John Evans, uncle to the above. Mr. I. B. Lynch, a surgeon of consider- Feb. 24. At Woolwich, in bis 83d year, able eminenee, and of extensive practice, Lieut. Gen. George Rochfort, Chief Fire at Great Dunmow, Essex, leaving an ami. Master to the Royal Laboratory. able widow and ten children to bemoan At the house of her daughter, Mrs. Colthe absence of a most tender and affec- lins, in Lower Brook-street, Ipswich, Mrs. Ljonate husband and parent. The re- Jopling, aged 78. spectable inhabitants of Great Duomow, At Bourdeaux, Rob. Harding Evans, and of those places in its environs where esq. editor of the Parliamentary Reports Mr. Lynch practised, have opened a sub- for 1818 and 1819, &c. scription to provide for his orphanchildren. Feb. 25. At Mile-end, in her 68th
The widow of George Osbaideston, esy. year, Mrs. Anne Knight. of Hutton Bushell Hall, Yorkshire. She At Worcester, in his 74th year, Admiwas daughter of the late Sir Thos. Head, ral West, a great invalid for the last 25 of Langley Hall, Berkshire, and sister of years. Sir Walter James, bart.
Feb. 26. Mr. John Wightman, many Feb. 20. At Featherstone Cottage, years sexton of the parish of St. Bride; Turnham Green, the lady of Sir John Carr, formerly proprietor of the Pro Bono Pubof New Norfolk-street.
lico Punch House, Ludgate-hill. At Leeds, aged 67, G. Goodman, esq. At Wimbledon, the Rev. Henry Edmond
At his residence at Rigacre, near Hales Hill, of Guildford, Rector of Fenny CompOwen, in his 80th year, Walter Woodcock, ton, Warwickshire. esq. one of his Majesty's Justices of the In his 66th year, the Rev. Thomas Peace for the county of Salop.
Northcote Toller, 45 years Pastor of the At Tùnbridge Wells, Theodosia Lady Congregation of Independent Dissenters, Dowager Monson, widow of John, the se- of Kettering, Northamptonshire. He was cond Lord Monson, in the 96th year of her found a lifeless corpse within three minutes age. She was the daughter of Joho Mad- after he had left his sitting-room as well as dison, of Harpswell in Lincoloshire, esq. ; usual, was married June 23, 1752; and had issue At Combs, near Stowmarket, Suffolk, John third Lord Monson, and pine other much respected, in his 39th year, Edmund children. She lived twelve years after her Freeman, esq. son of the late Rev. John great-grandson, the present Lord, suc- Freeman, Rector of Creeting All Saints ceeded to the title !
and St. Peter. He had formerly been in
1821.] Obituary; with Anecdotes of remarkable Persons. 283 the East ludia Compmay's service, and Lyss, in Hampshire. He possessed conduring the late war was a Captain in the siderable attainments in classical and maWestern Battalion of the Suffolk Militia. thematical knowledge;, but, being out of
At Eaton, aged 14, of a rheumatic fever, employ during the last three years, he Edmund, eldest son of Edmuud Turpor, of sunk into the inost abject distress. His Stoke Rochford, in the county of Lincoln, death was occasioned by a wound in the esq. The following testimony to his vir- foot, which had been too long neglected tues, his afflicted parents have had the sa- before he threw himself on the parish. tisfaction to receive from the pen of his Cambridgeshire. - At Thorney, in the excellent tutor: “From the commence- Isle of Ely, in his 77th year, the Rev. inent of his Eton life, be had so conducted John Girdlestone, M.A. incumbent Curate himself as to merit and gain the regard of of the donative of Thorney Abbey, and every one in any way connected with bim. formerly of Catherine Hall, Cambridge. His exertions in school duties were upi- He had been for more than fifty years the form avd successful; and they were recom- resident and officiating Minister of his mended by a sweetness of manner that was parish. doubly agreeable, because it proceeded Devonshire.--At Exeter, aged 82, the not from want of spirit, but was accompa: Right Hon. Lady Mary Hamilton, great nied by all that vivacity and liveliness so aunt to the Earl of Leven and Melville, suited to his age.
The same amiableness and aunt to the present Earl of Northesk. of disposition bad endeared him to all bis Dorsetshire. -Aged 101, a woman named companions, of whose deep regret for bis Stanley, widow of the late Peter Stanley, untimely fate I have been witness this day. well known in the counties of Wilts, Hants, For myself, I can assure you, that had he and Dorset, by the designation of King of borne the nearest relationship to me, I the Gypsies. She was interred at Piddlecould not have more acutely sympathized town. The concourse of people assemwith the sorrow of his friends. To suggest bled from the adjacent villages to witness human motives of resignation under such the closing scene of this venerable Queen a loss, would be unavailing; but it is for Dowager of the wandering tribe, was imthose who have learut.. not to be sorry as mense. men without hope for them that sleep in Kent.--At Stonehouse, M. Clarke, in God,' to view the removal of one so inpo. the 108th year of her age. She was boro cent and so amiable from the temptations at Dundee, in Scotland, and married there of more advanced life as a blessing, aod about eighty years since. She was at the not as a chastisement."
battle of Fontenoy with her husband, who Feb. 27. In Upper Cadogan-place, the was afterwards a Serjeant of Invalids. She wife of John Charles Herries, esq. and dau. had 15 children, one of whom is drum. of John Dorrivgton, esq. Clerk of the Fees major of the East Devon Militia: She of the House of Commons. This amiable lost two sons at sea, at the time of the lady has left an afflicted husband and six great earthquake, and five in the action very young children to lawent her loss. fought against the French by the fleet unShe had only been confined a few days
der the command of Admiral Keppel. with her youngest child.
Tea was her constant beverage ; and she At Stratford, in his 66th year, asserted that she had never drapk either Wm. Manby, esq. a Magistrate aod De. beer or spirits. puty Lieutenaut for the county of Essex. Lincolnshire.—At Thetford, near Horn
At Worcester, aged 74, Elizabeth, wie castle, in his 65th year, the Rev. Johp dow of the late Randolph Marriott, esq. Dymoke, Réctor of Brinkhill, Lincoloshire, of Lenses, Yorkshire; and March 9, at second son of the late John Dymoke, ésq. Paris, in bis 51st year, Major-gen. Rac- of the above place, who was the heir at dolph Marriott, eldest son of the above, law of the Hon. Lewis Dymoke, of Scri
At Ipswich, in her 81st year, Elizabeth, velsby, who performed the office of Cham. reliet of Rev. John Edge, B. A. Rector of pion to King George III. Naughton, and Vicar of Rushmere.
Somersetshire.--In Seymour-street, Bath, Feb. 28. Io Portugal-street, in his 87th Wm. Anderson, esq. year, Wm. Mainwaring, esq. many years Suffolk.-Aged 64, Mr. John Rackham, Member of Parliament, and Chairman of nearly 43 years bookseller and priuter, of the Quarter Sessions for the County of Bury, and one of the Burgesses of the Middlesex.
Corporation. He had retired to bed in In St. Thomas's-square, in bis 50th health as good as usual ; and in a few miyear, Mr. Abraham White, late of the nutes afterwards, without utiering a groan, firm of Boak, Stockdale, and White, in was found to be a corpse. Leadephall-street.
SCOTLAND.-At Maxwelltown, Mrs. MarLately. In the workhouse of St. Giles garet Wood, relict of Mr. R. Richardson, in the fields, the Rev. Mr. Platel, for. lale farmer of the Moss-side of Dumfries, merly of Trinity College, Cambridge, Ba- aged 81. An incident in the life of this chelor of Civil Law, and late Curale of worthy old dame deserves especial 18
284 Obituary; with Anecdotes of remarkable Persons. (March, membrance : while in her cradle, a brisk written at an early period of life, and bridegroom came to her father's house to which excited much notice at the time of invite bim to his wedding ; « Rock the its publication. His pext Work was, cradle,” said her mother, “till I gang Tour through Ireland;" in which he comhen, and get ye a glass: she'll, maybe, mented so freely on the manners of the be your second wife yet." The then pro- ladies, that he excited their resentment, posed marriage never took place; and which they displayed in a manner equally after some seventeen years, she became whimsical, humorous, and original. He the first wife of the same brisk bridegroom; successively published “ Anecdotes of and, notwithstanding the disparity of their Chess," “A Trip to Paris," during the ages, she, to her infinite credit, lived with Revolution, and several other works. He him in a state of great connubial happiness. unfortunately entered into a speculation
ABROAD. In the West Indies, Col. of making paper from straw, by which he Clarke of the 5th reg. of Foot-he was the ruined an ample hereditary fortune. Test man in the regiment.
lo Rivers-street, Bath, Elizabeth, widow March 1. At his house, io Castle-street, of Rev. Wm. Cope Hopton, of Canon Shrewsbury, in his 70th year, Jobo Evans, Frome, Herefordshire, and goly daughter M.D. late of Ketley in the same county, of the late Corbyn Morris, esq. Commiswhere he had very extensive practice for sioner of the Customs. many years.
March 7. Aged 66, James Goddard, In Gloucester-place, John Yeon, esq. esq. of Rathbone-place. He was taken F.A.S. nearly 40 years Treasurer and a ill whep out walking on Tuesday, and reTrustee of the Royal Academy.
turned home in a coach ; from which he In her 63d year, the wife of Mr. Philip was just able to walk into his own house, Dykes, of Beccles, Suffolk.
but was speechless. Mr. Goddard was a March 2. la her 76th year, Joanna, celebrated swordsman. Many of our widow of the late Johu Forbes, esq. of readers may remember that he beat the Baker street, Portman-square.
Chevalier St. George, in a public assault, At St. Cloud, near Paris, the widow of at the Pantheon, about the year 1784 or 5. the late John Chalie, esq.
March 8. In his 77th year, John Swale, March 3. Anna Maria, eldest daugh- esq. of Milden-hall, Suffolk. ter of Charles Rawdon, esq. of Cumber- At Birchfield-house, near Birmingham, land-street, Portman square.
in his 71st year, Mark Sanders, esq:--In At Hackney, Richard Dunn, esq. of bis loss, his family and friends have much Broad-street.
to lament; por will the public sympathy At Torquay, Devonshire, Major G. C. be withheld from a character of such well. Hicks, late of the 37th regiment, son of merited reputation. His benevolence urged J. Hicks, esq. of Plomer Hill, Bucking- hin on to benefactions of every kind in hamshire.
the respectable sphere of life in which he March 4. In Great Surrey-street, Black- moved : it was not limited by any narrow friars Road, in his 82d year, James Hayes, calculations, nor was it marked by osteuesg. who has left his valuable estates in tatious display. The strong feelings of Suffolk to the Rev. Dr. Tomline, Lord his sensibility, however, he in vain atBishop of Winchester; and also the fol. tempted to disguise; they were invariably lowing sums in Charitable Donations :- and immediately excited by cases of dis30001. Stock to Bethlehem Hospital; tress and misery; and when public uti10,0001. to Christ's Hospital for annuities lity called for his contributions, they were of 101. each to the blind, and 10,0001. for amply in proportion to the exigencies of the general use of the Charity; 50001. to the case, and to the fortune he enjoyed. tbe London Hospital; 50001. to St. Luke's; His judgment was uniformly candid, and 50001. to the Deaf and Dumb Charity ; his urbanity conspicuous and inviting, ever 50001. to the School for Indigent Blind; rendering him easy of access to the hum50001. to the National Society ; 40001. to ble supplicants or to the well-introduced the Parish of Barking; 10001. to Little stranger. Ilford, Essex; 10001, to St. Gabriel's, Mary Sophia, wife of Thomas WilkinFenchurch-street; and 20001. to Christ- son, esq. of Mansion House-street, church, Surrey, for the benefit of the Wm. Soppitt, esq. of Upper Thames-st. poor; 50001. for the sick and maimed In Upper Gower-street, aged 61, Mrs. seamen in the merchants service; 2001. Ince, widow of the Hon. John Ince, Presi. to the Company of Glass Sellers for its dent of the Island of Barbadoes. poor; and 1001. to the poor of Allhallows At Bath, aged 62, Wm. Powlett Pow. Staining, Mark-lane.
lett, esq. of Lanstown-house, in the county March 5, In Somers Town, at an ad- of Southampton. vanced age, Richard Twiss, esq.--This In Rivers-street, Bath, Stephen Ranı, gentleman has long been known in the esq. of Ramsford (Wexford), and Portsliterary circles. His first work was, wood-lodge, Hants, and one of the Benchers “ Travels through Portugal and Spain," of the Middle Temple.