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amiable, attentive, exemplary children; their country, able, active, and enterprifing officers. The heart of a parent cannot but feel and fympathife with the furvivors of this family; nor the eyes of a foldier refufe to fhed a tear on the bier of his brave but unfortunate comrades.
The lock of the drawer of a cloaths-prefs, where 35,000l. of fcrip lay, was forced open; and as that was, probably, where he kept money or notes, it is likely whatever of fuch were there was carried away. In fearching, after the inqueft was over, a canvas bag was found among his fhirts in a fmall trunk, containing 58 guineas in gold, which his murderer, it is imagined, did not fufpect to be there; the deceased had an extraordinary habit of putting his money in odd places. The coroner's inquest brought in a verdict of "Wilful Murder, by a blunderbufs or other firearms, by a person unknown; and that Catharine Delany and Francis Revell were acceffar es." Through the vigilance of the watch, Francis Revell was apprehended the fame night (13th), in Fisher's-lane. There were found upon him 15 five-guinea notes, the outfide of one of which had a little blood on it, and a cross-barred filk handkerchief, fuppofed to belong to Mr. B. When brought to the watch-houfe, and queftioned concerning the notes, he faid he could not tell how they came into his pocket. He fent for a tailor, of the name of Vaughan, while he was in the watch houfe, whom he wanted to fay had given the notes to him; but this man would have no concern with the offender, and told the conftables the request Revell had made to him. The next day (14th) he was brought before the fuperintendant magiftrate, and under went a long and very ftrict examination, but, not having recovered from the intoxication of the preceding day (a ftate in which he had conftantly kept himself fince he committed the murder), he was hardened, and denied having any knowledge of the fhocking transaction. He was committed to New gate, where, being properly confined in a cell by himfelf, where no one could have any communication with him, bis guilty confcience gained an afcendancy over him when he got into a flate of complete fobriety, and on the 15th he confeffed the fact to Major Swan, who went to fee him, but, it is believed, had not told the true circumstances of the murder. If he had not made any confeffion, the great attention and activity of Mr. Hepenital brought to light fuch circumstances as would inevitably convict him. Mr. H. difcovered that the bank-notes found upon Revell were received at the National Bank by Mr. Barry, on the 24th of April laft, for a draft given him by Mr. Sinnet, of Dublin, in difcharge of an English bill. This attention to bring fuch a defperado to juftice is highly praifeworthy in Mr. H. who ufed indefatigable exertions to develope the murder, as well as devoted a great length of time at the inqueft, as coroner, for the fame laudable purpose. Catharine Delany, the fuppofed accomplice, was tried
Nov. 10. Murdered, Thomas Barry, efq, of North Frederick-ftreet, Dublin. On the 13th, George Hepenftal, efq. coroner and magistrate of the county of Dublin, held an inquest on his body; when it appeared that Mr. B. was murdered immediately after dinner; and it is fuppofed that the fervant who removed the cloth gave the opportunity, in opening the parlourdoor, to the barbarian who took away his life. The deceafed was fitting at the table in his parlour, with a decanter of wine, none of which he had drank, and another of water before him, a pair of candles, and a news-paper which he was reading with fpectacles on, when the villam ftole in upon him, and, with a large pistol, or, more likely, a blunderbufs, loaded with flugs, thot away part of his skull, and dashed away more of it with the muzzle. It was so very heavily loaded, that the thot which killed him, befides tearing away *part of the back of a chair Mr. B. fat on, made a great indention in the wall; his brains were scattered about, and fome of them were blown up to the cieling of the room. It is fuppofed there were more than one man concerned in the horrid deed. The deceased was laid upon his back, on the floor, after being murdered, and a loaded pistol of his own placed by his fide, with a view, it is fuppofed, to have it understood that he had thot himfelf; but it being charged defeated that intention. The alarm of the murder was first given by the deceafed's female ferVant, Catharine Delany; he had had no other fervant for fome time, having difcharged Francis Reveil, who was accufed of being an accomplice in the foul crime, fome time before; but it appeared to feveral people who came to the house in confequence, that the deceafed must have been killed above two hours before, from the body being in a cold itate; and fome recollected to have heard a fhot fired about fuch time. Mr. B. was fometimes a little deranged in mind, and he put away Francis Revell, his fervant, at whom he fired a piftol in his yard, for having, as he faid, ftrove to poifon him in bread; but that man was feen frequently afterwards going into the boute in a clandeftine manner. It is fuppofed that, from the time he was murdered until the alarm, the house was being plundered; but, as Mr. B. led a reclufe life, it is not known what property may have been loft. His watch was found in his pocket; but his purfe was empty, and none of his plate was taken away.
on the 15th of December, and acquitted; Revell was found guilty, and executed on the 17th. On the morning of his execution, having particularly requested the attendance of Mr. Gamble, the Sacrament was administered to him by that gentleman, affiited by Mr. Stubbs, chaplain of the county prifon; they were joined by Mr. Archer, the infpector; and with thete perfons he remained in converfation until the theriff's arrival was announced. One expreffion of his indeed was peculiarly forcible: "Had my mafter," faid he, "been a religious man, I fhould not have felt a tenth part of my prefent forrow; but, wretched murderer that I am, I have fent him into the prefence of God without a moment's preparation." When called on to prepare for the final fcene, he attended with a degree of compofure equally diftant from confidence and defpondency, afcended to the place of execution, and, after 3 fhort exhortation from one of the clergymen, and a few minutes paffed in prayer, he asked permiffion to addrefs the people, and, advancing to the front of the fcaffold, fpoke audibly and firmly to the following effect: "The only reparation I can make to the unfortunate woman who has fuffered fo much by my crimes is, to declare that she is entirely innocent of Mr. Barry's murder; thefe hands fpilled his blood; the guilt is entirely my own. I fhall make one farther obfervation, and I befeech you, for God's fake, to attend to it: let old and young refrain from drinking to excefs, particularly in the forenoon, or elfe the terrible curfe of Almighty God will undoubtedly be the confequence; it is to this practice I owe my deftruction." He then turned with a placid countenance; obferved, that he felt his heart unufually light; prayed fervently to God to shower bleffings on thofe perfons whofe inftructions had contributed to bring him to a fenfe of his fituation; and, after uttering the publican's ejaculation, fubmitted to the fentence of the law, evincing the influence of Chriftianity in fo confpicuous a point of view as would have put Infidelity out of countenance. The unfortunate and lamented Mr. Barry was of a respectable family in the county of Meath, and had been brought up, it is faid, a wine-cooper in Dublin; his property, which is fuppofed to amount to upwards of 80,oool, was the acquirement of his own induftry. Previous to the late war, he was one of the firm of an eminent houfe at Bourdeaux, viz. Barton, Barry, and Johnfon. Being a zealous loyalift, he quitted the partnerthip at the breaking out of the war, from fome difference he had with his partner Mr. Johnfon, placed his property in the English funds, and came to Dublin; fome very refpectable citizens of which city mention that Mr. Barry, when in Bourdeaux, was
distinguished for hofpitality to his countrymen, and was much regarded; but, on his return to Ireland, changed his ufual difpofition, chuling a rectufe life, neither with ing to vifit or be visited. He expreffed an intention, a Mort time before his death, of returning to France. A will was found in his houfe by Major Swan, who, at the inftance of his relatives, made a frict search for that purpofe. The following are fome of its contents: He bequeaths to Anne Africana, born at Tunis, in Africa, 1778 (fuppofed to he now in Leghorn), daugh. of his late brother, David Barry, 30,000l. ftock, with an injunction to take care of her mother and fifter Caroline for life, who are now at Hythe, near Southampton, or to pay them an annuity of 200l. a year for their lives. To his nephew, Thomas Barry, 2000l. with a paternal estate. To his nieces, Catharine and Martha Barry, 2000l. each. After ftating feveral other legacies, he devifes the refidue of his for tune to be divided between Simpson's hofpital and the house of industry, Dublin; and it is remarkable that he had also bequeathed rol. each to the two fervants then living with him, one of whom has fince been his murderer.
13. At Malta, Capt. Pearce, principal commiffary for the foreign army late under the Prince of Condé. On his paffage from Egypt to Malta he was attacked by a fever, which, in a few days after he landed, proved fatal. His lofs is regretted by the whole garrifon, to whom his unfullied manners and virtuous mind had justly endeared him.
24. At New York, in a duel between him and Mr. G. J. Eaker, in which he was hot through the body at the first fire, and languished till next day, P. Hamilton, efq. eldeft fon of Gen. Alex. H. The dif pute originated in a converfation at the playhouse refpecting an oration delivered by Mr. E. in July lait.
Dec.... Capt. N. Spens, late commander of the East India fhip Neptune, recently arrived from China.
At Geneva, Andrew Vezian, efq.
3. At his feat of Cattle-Hyde, co. Cork, in a very advanced age, Arthur Hyde, efq. Dying inteftate, he is fucceeded in the family-eftates of more than 12,000l. a year by his nephew, John Hyde, efq only fon of his deceafed brother, formerly knight of the thire for Cork; to whom alfo and his fifters (the youngest of whom is married to Henry Lord Boyle, knight of the thire for Cork, and only fon of the Earl of Shannon) devolves the immenfe perfonal property. It is ftated that the woods on the Caitle-Hyde demefne would fell for 100,000l. Arthur Hyde, efq. of CastleHyde, was the reprefentative, in the male line, of the antient Hydes of Cheshire, from whom proceeded the Earls of Clarendon,
rendon, and which intermarried with the royal family of Great Britain, in the per fon of Anne Hyde, Duchess of York, mo ther of Queen Anne. From this house, in the female hne, is alfo defcended the Earl of Darnley, through the Lady Theodofia Hyde, Baronefs Clifton in her own right, to whom Queen Anne gave (on her mar riage with the first carl) a dowry of 10,000l. in acknowledgement of their near affinity. The Hydes of Cattle-H de in IreJand, of the fame original, have flourished for fome centuries in that kingdom; and, on Q. Anne's afcending the throne (being maternally defcended from the Hydes), the then heir of the family being prefented at court, as her relation, is faid to have experienced fignal marks of her regard..
8. At Tygheary, in the gift year of his age, and gift of his ministry, the Rev. Alan M'Oncen, minifter of North Uift.
10. Abbé Luz, a prelate of the Empire, and abbé of Kreuzlingen.
13. At Exmouth, in her 238 year, Mifs Caroline A. Gordon, daughter of the late Hon. Lieut.-col. G. Her life of humble virtue was concluded by a death of Chriftian fortitude. She excelled in all the accomplishments of modern education, but had learnt to confider them as the orna ments, not the employment, of life; and poffcfled extenfive information on more important fubjects. She was one of the happy few that blend politenefs with_fimplicity, chearfulness with reflection, fuperority with humility, knowledge with mnocence, compliance with refolution, and unoftentatious benevolence with unaffe&ted piety. Long conscious of her approaching end, the endured great fufferings with moft admirable compofure and refignation. Though the was bleffed by the affection, and conftituted the delight, of her family, enjoyed the esteem and admiration of her friends, and was at the age when life is most alluring, the quitted it, if not without regret, without repining; fupremely happy in being early removed from a world of temptation and disappointment, her heart unwrung by mifery, and her mind unblemished by vice.
21. At Wells, Somerfet, Lady Catharine Seymour, relét of Lord Francis S. late dean of Wells, and uncle to the Duke of Some fet. She was daughter of the Rev. Mr. Payne, of Holme Lacy, co. Hereford, and fifter to the Countefs-dowager of Northampton. By her he had two fons and three daughters (LXIX. 173).
22. At Wintecleydale, near Rochdale, in his 98th year, John Fielding, leaving a brother in his 96th year,and a sister in her 930 year. Four years fince another fifter died, aged 96; and their father, N. Fielding, died in his 101 year. The father and fons had been employed as shepherds.
25. Mr. William Lucas, formerly an eminent brewer; a man well known and
greatly refpected in that line, and an inftance that integrity and indefatigable attention are not fufficient to fhield against the shafts of adverfity. Confiderable losses, from various concurring circumstances, determined him to quit the brewery; and, fome time after, he opened a circulating bhraty at Knightsbridge, where he died. A feries of difaftrous events, it is fuppofed, preyed on his fpirits, and undermined his conftitution. In the meridian of life, when his profpects were flattering, he married a very young woman, who has chearfully accommodated herself to the viciffitudes of his fortune, and who is now, after a long and painful attendance on the bed of ficknefs, left a widow in great affliction.
26. At Edinburgh, aged 81, Andrew Lumifden, efq. of the family of Cushnie, of Aberdeenthire, author of a valuable work on the Antiquities of Rome and its environs,
At Col. Wheat's, Norman Court, Mrs, Frances Newton, relict of Francis Milner N eiq. of Barton-houfe, Somerfet.
This evening, about 9 o'clock, an elderly well-dretled man was difcovered, apparendly in a fit, in Great Marlborough-ftr. He was put into a hackney-coach, and conveyed to St. James's watch-house, and there expired, in great agore, about 12. As he appeared to be a foreigner, feveral perfons of different nations attended, when he was at laft recognized to be a French emigrant, of the name of Becoles Jofeph Glorieux, a teacher at Mr. George's aca demy at Greenwich, where he was much refp cted, and bore an excellent character.
27 Mrs. Norman, wife of Samuel N. efq. of Taunton; a lady of cultivated upderstanding, mild and elegant manners, and a truly benevolent difpofition.
A Brogg, co. Lincoln, in her 78th year, Ms. Howell, relict of the Rev. George H. late vicar of Great Limber.
Mrs. Henderson, mother of Col. H. of Fofwell Bank.
23. In Kennington-lane, aged 72, the wife of Mr. John Goodeve.
29. At Taunton, aged 60, the widow of R. Gibfon, efq. and mother of Capt. John G. of Delverton.
At Woolwich, Mr. Wm. Blyth, purferof his Majesty's fhip Matilda.
30. After only two days illness, Master William-Henry Whittonstal, aged 6 years 6 months, only child of Wm. W. etq. of Hodcefdon, Herts. His remains were depofited in the family-vault at Hitchin.
31. At the Rev. James Roc's, in Mufcovy-court, Tower-hill, aged 17, Mr. Edward Greaves, of Barbados.
1802 Jan 1. Found drowned in a pond near his houfe, Mr. Hutchinfon, of Deerswood, in the parish of held. He was pofl-ded of very conficerable property and his lofs will be fincerely felt by the poor, to whom he was a liberal benefactor.
At Wingham, co. Kent, Mr. Edward M'Cann, furgeon.
At Walfall, the wife of Mr. Griffin, proprietor of the lime-works there.
Aged 80, Walford Phillips,efq. of Stourbridge, in the commiffion of the peace and a deputy-lieutenant of the county of Worcefter near 20 years.
At Lyons, aged 45, M. Aranco, ex-minifter of finance of the Cifalpine republick, and deputy to the Confulta.
2. At Bedwell park, Herts, aged 26, the wife of Mr. Currie, an eminent diftiller.
Of a decline, at Kenegie, near Penzance, in Cornwall, where he refided for the henefit of his health, univerfally esteemed by his acquaintance, in his 48th year, George fecond Lord Rodney, eldest fon of the late Admiral Rodney, ennobled 1782. By his wife, Anne, fecond daughter and coheirapparent of Thomas Harley, alderman of London, he has left 2 daugh, and 10 fons. His remains were interred in the familyvault in Hampshire.
The wife of R. Mitchell, efq. of Hallgreen, near Birmingham.
At Elmham, co. Norfolk, aged 78, Mr. William Smith.
Mr. Thomas May, many years carpenter to his Majefty at Newmarket.
At his Lordship's houfe at Shrub-bill, near Dorking, Surrey, the Hon. Mits Charlotte-Julia Leflie, youngest dau. of Lord L.
At his house in Margaret-ftreet, Cavendifh-fquare, W. Raddish, efq.
In his 43d year, in confequence of a paralytic feizure, Samuel Turner, efq. F.R.S. and formerly in the fervice of the E. India Company. In 1785 Capt. T. was fent, by Governor Haftings, on an embaffy to the Grand Lama; and fince his return to this country, about two years ago, published a very curious and interesting account of his miffion, together with a narrative of his travels through Bootan and part of Thibet (reviewed in our vol. LXX. p. 965)The circumstances attending this gentle man's death are fomewhat fingular: "On Monday, Dec. 21, about 12 o'clock at night, as a gentleman was paffing through Churchyard-alley, in Fetter-lane, he was obferved, by a woman on the spot, to make a fudden stop, and, after staggering a fhort way, to fail to the ground. On going to his affittance, it was thought, from the diftortion of his features, that he was in a fit of apoplexy; but, on waiting fome time, and finding that he ftill remained in a state of infenfibilety, further help was procured, and it was deemed neceffary to take him in a coach to St Andrew's watch-houfe, where he renamed till about 7 o'clock in the morning of the 22d, and thence conveyed to the workhoufe in Shoe-lane, Holborn, where his pockets were fearched, in hope that fome papers might be found about him to lead
to a difcovery of his name and place of abode, but not the leaft circumftance appeared to trace him. It was then thought neceflary to fend for the overfeers of the parith, in order that proper affittance might be rendered him, ho procured him every necellary attention that Humanity coul! fuggeft, or the fituation of the houfe would afford, there not being the leaft doubt of his being a perfon of reipectability, having a gold watch in his pocket, a pair of gold fleeve-huttons, &c. and his appearance in every other relpect indicating the gentleman. On his boots being drawn off, that he might be put to bed, it was obferved that the name of Capt. Turner was written in the infide of one of them. This circumitance coming to the knowledge of a perfon in the employ of Mr. Whittingham, pru ter, in Dean-street, Fetter-lane, he faid he recollected a gentleman of that name and defcription, who had written a book about two years ago, intituled "Turner's Embatly to Thibet," and that he then lived in St. James's place. Application was directly made there, when this information proved correct, as his manfervant had been long in fofpence, waiting the return of his master, who was a gentleman of great property and connexions. His country-feat is in Gloucefterthire, where he had a valuable eftate, and likewife confiderable property in the East Indies. One of his fitters is married to an alderman of Glovcefter, and another' to Profeffor White, of Oxford. Capt. T. had been in the fervice of the Eaft India Company in the late war in India, where he diftinguithed himself at the ficge of Seringapatam; and had hikewife the honour to be appointed on the embaffy to Tippoo Sab, where he not only acquired fame and profit, but established himself, in the opinion of the Company, as a perfon of fuperior talents, who appointed him to the head of their embaffy to Thiber, which furnished him with the materials for compiling the work above alluded to, and, as a mark of their approbation and esteem, voted him 500 guineas. During his tay in India he amafled a large property. One of the first steps taken by his friends in town, on his being difcovered as above, was, to write to his friends in Oxford and Gloucefter, who immediately repaired to town to via their unfortunate relative. They added to the medical aid and advice of Dr. Marshall that of Dr. Reynolds. The calamity proved to be a ftroke of the pally, which entirely deprived him of the ufe of en fide. It was not until the morning of the 30th that he recovered his fpeech, when he uttered a few words to his fervant, who constantly attended him at the workhoufe. His friends were very defirous to have him removed thence; but the phyficians thought it would be attend
ed with dangerous confequences, and there he expired on the morning of Jan. 2" He was buried in St. James's church.
At Dolgare, in his 28th year, Mr. Evan Thomas, eldest fon of Edward T. efq. of Llwynmadock, co. Brecon.
At Keltonhead, in Scotland, the wife of Wm. Johnfton, efq. of Demerara.
At Edinburgh, Mr. James Dallas, writer to the Signet.
3. In his 67th year, John Vaux, efq. of Duke-ftreet, Spital-fields.
Aged 37, Mr. Matthew Cartwright, a respectable farmer at Odeby, co. Leicester. Suddenly, Mr. Worthington, late mayor of Nottingham.
At Aberdeen, the wife of Major Mercer. At Edinburgh, in his 78th year, Dr. William Spence, late of Farniehirft, a gentleman of eminence in his profeffion, and the first that difcovered the ufe of the bark in malignant fevers and putrid diseases. -In Ireland, Capt. P. Chapman, of the royal navy. He was one of the othcers who went with Lord Macartney on the embaffy to China, and was first lieutenant of the Triumph in Lord Duncan's action off Camperdown, when he was wounded. For his good conduct on that day he was made a captain, and has ever fince remained unemployed.
4 At Highgate, Mrs Chandlefs.
At Pine, the feat of Sir Stafford Northcote, bart. the dowager Lady Northcote.
At Armathwaite, near Kefwick, in her 73d year, Lady Fletcher, relict of Sir Lionel Wrighte Vane F. bart. of Hutton, in Cumberland, and mother of Sir Fred. Vane. At Stamford, co. Lincoln, aged 80, the widow Bishop.
At Tamworth, John Willington, efq. a gentleman greatly refpected for his integrity, and univerfally beloved for his fincerity and benevolence of heart.
In her 628 year, the wife of Samuel Tolver, efq. of Norwich.
In St. Faith's-lane, Norwich, aged 79, Mrs. Burton.
At Kennington, the wife of Mr. John Sherer, jun. wine merchant, Mark-lane.
The eldeft fon of Mr. Bowers, fecretary to the Pelican infurance-office, Lombard-ft. At Edinburgh, Mr. Hugh Mair, late merchant in Liverpool.
5. At Cheshunt, the Rev. Herbert Mayo, D. D. rector of the parish of St. George, Middlefex, and vicar of the parish of Tollefbury, Effex. He was born in the month of October, 1720; admitted of Brazenofe college, Oxford, where he proceeded M. A. 1745, B.D. 1762, and D.D. 1763; and was prefented to the rectory of St. George in 1764, by that Society, of which he was then fellow, and to the vicarage of Tollefbary in 1799, by Mr. Rufh, the patron. The long and valuable life of this moft worthy member of fociety has
afforded abundant matter of inftruction to the confiderate part of mankind. Under the defcriptions of a citizen, a Christian, and a clergyman, in all the domestic and focial relations, his character was strictly irreproachable and highly meritorious. His rectitude, fteadiness, and liberality of principle, his perfect command of temper and felf government, the firmnefs of his at-' tachments, and placability of his refentments, the fincerity and openness of his manners, and, above all, the extenfiveness, impartiality, and economy of his benevolence, are qualities which, it is hoped, have not vainly fhed their luftre, though amidft a licentious and a fattidious age. But, not to diverge too far into general panegyrick, it is meant to enlarge upon this exemplary character, with regard to its most appropriate excellence, as it exhibits a fingular fpecimen of the good effects refulting to fociety from a plain and vigorous' understanding, actuated by right principles, and applied to practicable and benencial objects. Unambitious of celebrity, and incapable of affectation, he made it his chef aim to be useful; and in that aim he mot perfectly fucceeded. Though poffeffed of a very competent fhare both of profeffional and general knowledge, be thought it no degradation to his mental powers to direct them principally to thofe less thining but most importent offices of the clerical function which are too frequently configned to the care of deputies, or elfe performed in a fpiritlefs, perfunctory manner. The curacies of two very extenfive and populous parithes, St. Mary, Whitechapel, and Christ church, Spitalfields, in which he was fucceffively engaged for nearly 20 years, afforded him full fcope for thefe exertions during the prime and vigour of life, and excellently qualified tum for that preferment, which he accepted from his college, in preference to the rectory of MiddletonCheney, in Northamptonshire, which, in many respects, appeared more eligible. With what propriety and ability he difcharged his miniftry in these three feveral parishes the furviving inhabitants can bear the most convincing teftimony; among whom the decorous gravity of his appearance and deportment, the willingness and punctuality of his attendance upon every call of duty, the plain, but earnett and impreffive manner in which he performed the facred offices, are even yet the topicks of respect and admiration. One peculiar commendation thould not be here omitted, as applying to him in each relation of rector and curate: that, as no fubftitate ever more faithfully confulted the intereft of his employer, fo never was beneficiary more kindly attentive to the cafe, the comfort, and credit, of his afliftants, on whom indeed he devolved no farther employment than what was neceHary to render himself