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ous publications. His professional

works were “ Medical Histories 4. Mrs. Abington, aged 34. •and Reflections," 3 vols. “On She was, during a long period, the Medical Properties of the Dione of the must_distinguished gitalis Purpurea, or Foxglove." actresses on the English stage, In general literature he pubfrequently performing parts in lished several papers in the concert with Garrick, and with “ Manchester Memoirs," and not inferior nature and anima- particularly distinguished himtion. In her latter years of re- self as the detector of the source tirement she lived in the best so- whence Sterne borrowed many of ciety, by which she was highly his ideas. His papers on this subrespected.

ject were collected by him into a 5. At Nice, Sir Stephen Richard volume entitled “ Illustrations of Glynne, bart. in his 35th year. Sterne:""- He also wrote a poeti

13. Lady Wolff, relict of Sir cal Epistle to Mr. Heber, enJacob Wolff, bart.

titled “ Biblioniania." His last 17. John Hey, D.D. in his 81st literary production was “ An year. He was admitted of Catha- Essay towards a Theory of Appa. rine-hall, Cambridge, in 1751, ritions," 8vo. 1913, in which he and was long a tutor in Sidney adopted the idea of real illusion College, where he gave lectures from physical causes. in morality, which were much attended. In 1780 he was elect

April. ed the first Norrisian professor of divinity, in which office he 1. Sir John Stuart, K. B. a continued till 1795. His learn- Lieut.-gen. and Lieut-gov. of ed lectures were printed at Grenada. The title of Count of the university Press, in 4 vols. Maida was conferred on him by 8vo. 1796-98; and he also pub, the King of the Two Sicilies, lished seven Sermons on different on account of his gallantry in the

occasions, Discourses on the ma, battle of that name. i levolent Sentiments, 1 vol. and a 9. Lady Mary Fizgerald, in her

Poem on the Redemption, which 90th year, in consequence of her obtained the Seatonian prize. He clothes taking fire. She was sisresigned in 1914 the two livings ter of the late Earl of Bristol, he possessed in Northampton- and related to several of the first shire, and removed to London, nobility, where he died, retaining the 10 Geo. Ellis, esq.F.R.S.F.S.A. powers

of his mind to the aged 70. This gentlçınan was dislast.

tinguished for his talents in ele20. Mrs. Porteus, relict of the gant literature, and his intimate late Bishop of London.

acquaintance with the early Eng22. Sir Willoughby Astor, bart. lish writers, Among his first ataged 67

tempts at composition were conLately, John Ferriar, M. D. tributions to those celebrated poaged 51, an eminent physician of litical satires in their day, “The Manchester, and known by vari- Rolliad,' and “Probationary


Odes." His muse was at that In letters as in life approv'd, time certainly not deficient in se

Example honour'd and belov'd,

Dear Ellis ! to the bard impart verity; and he was the author A lesson of thy magic art, of that keen invective against Mr. Pitt in the Rolliad, be- 13. Edw. Morris, esq. a Masginning

ter in Chancery, and many years

M. P. for Newport, Cornwall. He Pert without fire, without experience sage.

was the author of several dra. He afterwards changed his party matic works. in politics ; and on his return James Ware, Esq. an emifrom having accompanied Lord nent oculist in London, and Malmesbury on his mission to author of some esteemed writLille in 1797, he was introduced ings in that branch of medicine. to Mr. Pitt, who, with great good 17. Thomas Noel, Viscount humour, relieved him from the Wentworth, in his 70th year. embarrassment occasioned by the 18. Right Hon. Lady Frances recollection of this attack. It was Flood, relict of Sir Henry Flood. perhaps by way of atonement that 29. General Stewart, Colonel of he joined the confederacy of wits the 72d regiment. who amused the public, and serve 30. Lady Clerke, wife of the ed the ministerial cause, by the rev. Sir W. Hen. C. rector of “ Antijacobin." In 1790 Mr. Bury. Ellis acquired reputation as an Lately, W. Roxburgh, M. D. antiquary, by publishing “Speci- chief botanist to the East India mens of early English Poetry, of Company, and many years suwhich an enlarged edition was perintendant of the Company's given in 1801. This collection, garden at Calcutta. He was the with that of “ Specimens of our author of a large work, entitled early Romances,” in which vi. Coromandel Plants," and of vacity was joined with anti- many tracts on botanical subjects. quarian research, rendered agreeable a kind of reading which is

May. too commonly devoted to mere dullness. His “ Essays on the 6. Sir George Thomas, bart. formation and progress of the

13. Sir John Ingilby, bart. in English Language were cessful attempts in a more solid

Lady Anne Boynton, reliet of branch of literature. The private Sir Griffith B. bart. character of Mr. Ellis endeared 15. Dr. Wm. Cleaver, Bishop him to his friends, one of whom, of St. Asaph. This prelate was Mr. Walter Scott, in his introduc- the son of the rev. W. Cleaver, tion to the fifth canto of Mar

master of Buckingham school, mion, addresses and describes two of whose sons were bishops him in the following lines :

at the same time. Dr. Cleaver Thou who canst give to lightest lay was entered of Magdalen ColAn unpedantic moral gay Nor less the dullesi theme bid ait

lege, Oxford, and afterwards beOn wings of unexpected wit;

came a fellow of Brazen-nose



his 58th year.

College. In 1785 he was elect- col. the Hon. Sir Aler. Gordon, ed principal of that college, which aide-de-camp to the Duke of Welpost he held till 1809, making Ox- lington; Lieut.-col. Sir Francis ford his principal residence.

He D'Oyley. was nominated to the see of Ches- 23. John Eardley Wilmot, Esq. ter in 1787, through the inte- in his 67th year. This gentlerest of the Marquis of Buck- man, who was second son of Lordingham, to whom, and to the chief-justice Wilmot, was a master other branches of the Grenville in chancery, a representative in family, he had been private tutor. different parliaments, and one of In 1799 he was translated to the commissioners for the claims Bangor; and in 1806 to St. Asaph. of the American loyalists. After Dr. Cleaver was an able Greek his final retirement from business scholar, and an orthodox divine. to Bruce Castle, Tottenham, he In the first capacity he published occupied himself in literary pur“ De Rhyihmo Græcorum, 1977. suits, and in exertions of beneHis writings in divinity were volence; and few men of his time “ Directions to thc Clergy of the bore a more respected character Diocese of Chester on the choice in society. He published a Life of Books ;” and various sermons, of his Father, and the Life and with a charge.

Letters of Bishop Hough, both 18. Brigadier-general William esteemed valuable pieces of bioDickson.

graphy'; and also some occasional 21. Mr. William Nicholson, a writings. writer in many scientific and lite. Lately, the Rev. Rowland Belarary works, and for several years syse, Viscount Falconberg. conductor of the Philosophical Sir Geo. Thomas, aged 66. Journal.

General Eveleigh. 22. Sir David Rae, bart. 26. Charlotte Amelia, wife of

July. the Right Hon. T. Steele. 30. Sir John Boyd, bart.

1. Lieut.-gen. Stephens. Viscount Molesworth, lost in the 4. Count de Meerteldt, ambaswreck of the Arniston transport sador from the Emperor of Auson Lagullas reef. (See Chronicle.) tria to this court. As a mark of

respect for his memory, and for June.

the Austrian court, it was desired

by the English ministry that his 5. Sir Alexander Don, bart. remains should be deposited in 7. Lord Torpichen, aged 56. Westminster Abbey, but an ar

19. At the battle of Waterloo, rangement had already been made Lieut.-gen. Sir Thomas Picton, aged for their conveyance to Germany. 57 ; Major-gen. Sir William Ponsonby, aged 43 ; Col. Sir William

August. Delancey, Deputy Quarter-mastergeneral; Colonel Hamilton, of the 2. Francis Webb, Esq. aged 80. Scotch Greys; Col. Sir H. W. This gentleman, born at Taunton, Ellis, of the 22d regiment; Lieut.. in 1735, was educated as a dis

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senting minister under Dr. Dod-
dridge and other tutors, and set-

tled in that character, first, at
Honiton, and then in London. 2. William O'Brien, Esq. for-
He quitted the profession for a merly an admired actor in genteel
civil employment, and resided at comedy, but who retired from
Gravesend till 1777, when he re- the stage in 1764, on his marriage
moved into Dorsetshire. Becoming with Lady Susan Strangeways,
acquainted with the Duke of Leeds, daughter of the Earl of Ilchester.
then Secretary of state, in 1790, He was long the Receiver-general
he was admitted into his con- of Dorsetshire.
fidence, and wrote in favour of 4. Viscountess Fitzharris, aged
administration. In 1781, he ac- thirty-two.
companied, as secretary, Mr. Jack- 5. R. B. Cheston, M.D. F.R.S.
son, when appointed to negociate a magistrate and deputy-lieut. for
the commercial treaty with France. the county of Gloucester, aged 77.
He finally retired to his native Dr. Cheston, when a surgeon to
county of Somerset, and his last the Gloucester infirmary, pub-
literary performance was a poem lished a valuable work, entitled
for its celebration. Mr. Webb “Pathological Inquiries."
first appeared as an author of ser- 6. Samuel Whitbread, Esq.M.P.
mons, of which four volumes were aged 55. This distinguished per-
published, distinguished for de- son, at the time of his death, was
vout and benevolent sentiment, generally regarded as the most
and a florid style of diction. He eminent among those meinbers
afterwards wrote a number of of parliament, who form the really
pieces, in prose and verse, on a independent party, neither swayed
variety of topics, in which he dis- by private views, nor enlisted un-
played a well informed and cul- der the banners of leaders either
tivated mind, and truly virtuous in the ministry, or the opposition.

Of a character full of energy and 7. Gen. Charles Leigh, Groom resolution, zealous in every cause of the Bedchamber to the Prince which he considered as that of Regent, and Lieut.-governor of justice and benevolence, the open the Isle of Wight.

foe of corruption and abuse of Hon. J. Talbot, brother of the every kind, he held on a steady Earl of Shrewsbury.

course of active exertion, some19. The Duke of St. Albans, times, perhaps, too hastily giving aged 50. He succeeded his father way to impulses, but always perin the title, in 1802, and has left fectly sincere and honourable in an infant heir.

his inotivce, and highly respectThe Countess Dowager D' Alton. able from his talents and infor

29. Philip, Earl of Chesterfield, mation. The great mass of buin his 60th year. He had pos- siness, national and private, in sessed the several offices of Master which he was immersed, and the of the Mint, joint Postmaster- consequent agitation of mind which general, and Master of the Horsc. he often experienced, at length

began to exert an unfavourable composition of a number of works, influence upon his temper and especially of the topographical understanding, and he was occa- kind, that conferred upon him a sionally plunged into melancholy, degree of celebrity, Of these and bewildered with false con- were,"A History of Birmingham," ceptions. To these sources of of which three editions have been mental disquietude may probably published; "The History of be added a local pressure on the Derby;" « The Battle of Bosbrain, discovered on dissection. worth Field;" “ The History of The baleful action of these com- the Roman Wall;' and various bined causes at length impelled short tours. He also wrote an him to raise his hand against his “ Account of Courts of Requests;" own life.

The coroner's jury, a “ Dissertation on Juries," and with perfect justice, denominated other useful tracts. He had the the act, that of insanity; and the misfortune of being one of the public, even including most of sufferers at the Birmingham riots, those who usually differed from his house and a great part of his him in political sentiments, joined property being destroyed. He in lamenting as a general loss, became master of an independent that of a man, whose ruling pas- fortune, and passed his old age in sion was the faithful discharge of philosophie tranquillity. the most important duties.

21. Lady Harriet Ackland, wi8. Catharine Henrietta Countess dow of Col. Ackland. of Bandon, in her 48th year. 22. Lady Callander, widow of

9. Clement Tudway, Esq. M.P. Sir John Callander, bart, for Wells, to which he was first 23. Rev. Dr. Joshua Toulonin, elected in 1761.

pastor of an Unitarian congrega10. Lady Metcalfe, widow of tion, at Birmingham, known by Sir T. Theoph. Metcalfe, bart. various esteemed theological and

}]. The Rev. John Torlington, historical writings. D. D. Master of Clare Hall, Cam- 25. Sir Mordaunt Martin, bart. bridge.

aged 75. At the Cape of Good Hope, 26. Sir Gervase Clifton, bart. Elizabeth, wife of the Governor, aged 71. Lord Charles Henry Somerset, and 30. Lady Clavering, widow of daughter of Viscount Courtenay, Lieut.-gen. Sir John Clavering. aged 49. 12. Lady Pennyman, widow of

October. Sir J. Pennyman, bart.

20. William Hutton, F.A.S.S. 2. The Rev. Colin Milne, L.L.D. aged 92, at St. Bennett's Hill, near eminent as a preacher and a boBirmingham. This person, ori- tanist. In the latter capacity he ginating from the humblest class became known as the author of in society, and brought up in se- a“ Botanical Dictionary," 1770; vere labour, by native talents and Institutes of Botany;" and industry, acquired a share of lite“ Indigenous Botany." Vol. i. rature, which he applied to the 1793, published in association with


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