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ALPHABETICAL List of ENGLISH BANKRUPTCIES, announced in March 1818. Allen, M. Aisgarth, York, dealer

Marshall, J. Great Grimsby, Lincoin, corn-inerAlmond, R, Dartmouth, Devon, grocer

chant Aguilar, J. London, broker

Mercer, J. Graystonely, lime-burner Bates, E. Halifax, York, manufacturer

Moore, G. Llverpool, merchant
Brain, W. Snodland, Kent, miller

Moore, J. Armitage, Stafford, victualler
Boycott, R. junior, Newport, Salop, butcher Miles, J. Uxbridge, truss-maker
Brown, H. Řuddington, Nottingham, buteher Nutt, T. Manchester, cotton-manufacturer
Bishop, T. London, merchant

Norton, W. Marsden, Manchester, corn-dealer Bull, J. Bristol, victualler

Patterson, E. London, woollen-factor
Bowdige, J. Axminster, Devon, baker

Parker, H. Sheffield, merchant
Colex, c. Southampton and London, stationer Pollitt, C. Manchester, grocer
Curine, G. and T., Brighton, linen-drapers Pitcher, J. St George, Middlesex, bricklayer
Cowell, B. Shoreditch, Middlesex, oilman

Proctor, G. and W., Sheffield, opticians
Cracklow, C. T. Middlesex, marble merchant Plimmer, T. Brailsford, Derby, innkeeper
Constantine, J., and A. Tyson, Crook Mill, Kon Pugh, J. Merioneth, woollen-manufacturer

dal, and M. Robinson, Fewstone, York, cotton Porter, J. Wrighton, Somerset, nurseryman spinners

Pratt, J. Kennington, Surrey, surgeon Cohen, J. Manchester, hat manufacturer

Peacock, J. H. Burwell, Cambridge, merchant Cook, J. Liverpool, merchant

Proctor, J., and J. Besser, London, cloth-factors Childers, R. Oxford Street, Middlesex, victualler Padgett, W. Vauxhall, Surrey, grocer Davies, T. junior, Charlton, farmer

Ridler, J. Worcester, dealer Daneey, N. Bristol, linen-draper

Rycroft, J. Idle, Calverley, York, cloth-manufacDavis, J. Llauronway, Denbigh, spirit-dealer

turer Eeles, T. Southwark, Surrey, fell-monger Ready, S. Southampton, dealer Earle, J. Winchester, druggist

Kouse, W. Woolwich, victualler Elwell, W. Biriningham, chemist

Sunderland, S., and S. Barnoldswick, York, cornGates, S. Steyning, Sussex, wine-merchant

dealer Gilkes, w. junior, London, cooper

Sanders, D. Stafford, law-stationer Gifford, J. Frome Selwood, Somersct, coal-mer Stubbs, J. Long Acre, London, coach-plater chant

Soutter, E. London, dealer Gwyllym, A. L. Clerkenwell, London, grocer Smith, W., and P. F. Papillon, Merton Bridge, Gibbs, G. Droxford, Southampton, potter

Surrey, dyers, &c. Garside, R. Stockport, Chester, cotton-spinner Smith, R. (íorton, Lancaster, warehouseman Harvey, R. London, grocer

Scott, R. Liverpool, merchant Hawkins, J. Huddersfield, York, butcher

Tapscott, W. Plymouth, victualler Hughes, II. Liverpool, joiner

Vose, J. Hardshaw, Lancaster, ironmonger Hughes, S. J. and w. London, merchants

Warsen, M. A. Fareham, Southampton, mercer Holmes, J. Birmingham, dealer in carthen ware Wood, J. Manchester, broker Hind, J. Liverpool, money-scrivener

Wright, W. Bristol, medicine vender Hall, A. Drayton, Stafford, dealer

Walker, T., and H. P. Parry, Bristol, iron-mon Harvey, W. London, coppersmith

gers Jenkins, J. Dudley, Worcester, mercer

Wilson, J. and J. Shrewsbury, drapers Ioseph, J. London, slopseller

Ware, W. H. London, musie-seller Johnson, A. Manchester, silk-mercer

Wilks, J. London, merchant King, J. Swatham, Norfolk, farmer

Willion, G. Manchester, merchant Lord, J. Manchester, tobacconist

West, J. C. Bristol, broker.

ALPHABETICAL List of Scotch BANKRUPTCIES, announced in March 1818.

Lamont, P. Steilag, Argyllshire, grazier and cat SEQUESTRATIOXS.

tle dealer; by J. Lamont, Greenock, 18th April

Laird, J. and Co. Murthill, near Forfar, mill-spinBrodie, J. Dysart, shipowner

ners; by D. Jobson, banker in Forfar, 8th ACublick, W. Greenock, merchant

pril Forbes, W. Peterhead, merchant, shipbuilder, and Marr, R. Leith, merchant; by A. Anderson, mershipowner

chant in Edinburgh, 24th April Macrae, A. Cromarty, merchant

Milne, J. Edinburgh, merchant; by J. Smith, Maceachnie, J. Oban, merchant

merchant there, 91st April Stephen, A. Glasgow, haberdasher

Purdon, R. Cowcaddens, Glasgow, hinge-maker ;

by P. Peterson, writer in Glasgow, 6th April DIVIDENDS.

Scott and M‘Bean, Inverness, inerchants; by J..

Jamieson, banker there, 14th April Duguid, W. Aberdeen, manufacturer ; by A. Skirving, the late W. Dalkeith, merchant; by J. Webster, advocate there, 20th April

Aitken, writer there, 15th April Fleming, H. Glasgow, soap and candle manufac Stewart, J. Dalnaspeedle, cattle-dealer ; by A.

turer; by J. Kerr, accountant there, 25th April Menzies, Chesthill, Glenlyon, 30th March Hutehison, J. GMsgow, merchant; by J. M'Ga Toc, D. Dundee, merchant; by J. G. Russell, vin, accountant there, 18th May

merchant there, 15th April.

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.

BIRTHS.

27. At Backford Hall, Cheshire, the Jan. 6. At Quebec, the lady of the lady of William Egerton, Esq. a daughter. Rev. J. L. Mills, a daughter.

At Woolwich, the lady of Major 24. At Quebec, Mrs Montgomerie, a John Sutherland Sinclair, royal artillery, a

daughter. Feb. 12. The lady of Major Leith Hay, 28. At Rossie, Perthshire, Mrs Oliyounger of Rannes, a son.

phant of Rossie, a daughter.

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Feb. 28. At Marseilles, Mrs Cunning- eldest daughter of Mr Neil Ballingal, facham Graham of Gartmore, a son.

tor to General Balfour of Balbirnie. March 1. In Hereford Street, London, 5. At London, Viscount Newport, the Countess of Clonmel, a son.

eldest son of the Earl of Bradford, to 2. At Eaglehurst, Hants, the Right Georgina Elizabeth, only daughter of Sir Hon. the Countess of Cavan, a son. Thomas Moncrieff, Bart. of Moncrieff, in

Mrs John Tod, Charlotte Square, the county of Perth. Edinburgh, a daughter.

10. At Edinburgh, John Munsie, Esq. 3. In Hertford Street, May Fair, Lon- surgeon, Thornhill, to Miss Anna Torrie, don, Lady Emily Drummond, a son. daughter of the Captain Patrick Tortie,

4. At Éildon Hall, the lady of L. Legge, royal navy. Esq. a daughter.

At Redcastle, Lieutenant Donald 5. At Meggernie Castle, Mrs Menzies M‘Lean of the 16th regiment of foot, to of Culdares, a daughter.

Catharine, daughter of Major Wilson, late 7. At Tunbridge Wells, the lady of of Polmaily. Major Macdougall, a daughter.

At Arbroath, Peter Brown, Esq. Mrs Gillanders of Highfield a son. late of Bombay, to Mary, third daughter

At West Viewfield, near Newhaven, of the Rev. George Gleig, minister of the Mrs Colonel Maxwell, a daughter.

gospel there. 8. At Kenmure, the lady of Archibald 13. At Glasgow, William, youngest Stirling, Esq. a son.

son of the late William Stirling, Esq. of 15. At Ghent, the lady of Major Henry Keir, Captain in the King's dragoon guards, Balneavis, a son.

to Mary, second daughter of the late John 16. At Uxbridge House, the Marchioness Anderson, Esq. banker in London. of Anglesea, a son.

14. In London, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir 18. At his house in Prince's Street, Jeremiah Dickson, K.C. B. Assistant QuarEdinburgh, the lady of A. Munro, Esq. a ter-Master-General, to Jemima, youngest daughter.

daughter of the late Thomas Langford 19. At Darnhall, the Hon. Mrs Oli- Brooke, Esq. of Mere-Hall, in the county phant Murray, a son.

of Chester. 20. At Wharton Place, Edinburgh, 17. At Glenfeachan, Captain John Mrs Dunbar, a daughter.

Campbell, 91st regiment, to Elizabeth, 22. The lady of Peter Horrocks, of daughter of the deceased John Stevenson, Penwortham Lodge, Esq. a son and heir. Esq. of Glenfeachen.

Mrs Crawford of Ardmillan, a 19. At Paris, the Right Hon. the Earl daughter.

of Athlone, to Miss Hope, daughter of the 24. At Houston, the lady of Norman late John Williams Hope, Esq. of Caven. Shairp, Esq. younger of Houston, a dish Square, and Amsterdam. daughter.

23. At Hawick, the Rev. Robert Shaw, At Milton, Lady Hunter Blair, a minister of Eves, to Mary, daughter of the

Rev. Wm. H. Moncrieff, minister of Anann 25. In St John Street, Edinburgh, Mrs 24. In Scaleby church, Andrew Hamil. James Ballantyne, a daughter.

ton, Esq. merchant, Leith, to Agnes, se27. At Ballinaby, Mrs Campbell, a cond daughter of Rowland Fawcett, of daughter.

Scaleby Castle, Esq. Cumberland. 28. Mrs James M‘Call, Fitzwilliam At Edinburgh, the Rev. Patrick Street, Dublin, a son.

Macvicar, one of the ministers of Dundee, In Charles Street, Berkeley Square, to Mrs Dymocke, relict of the late Rer. London, the Countess of Warwick, a son James Dymocke. and heir.

26. At Aberdour-house, Patrick Duff, Lately. At Richmond House, the Coun- Esq. of Carnousie, to Penelope, second tess of March, a son and heir.

daughter of William Gordon, Esq. of Aber

dour. MARRIAGES.

27. At Edinburgh, Robert Henderson, Sept. 22. 1817. At Trichinopoly, Major Esq. of Chapelhope, to Miss Isabella Scott, Gillespie, of the 4th regiment of native daughter of the late Mr William Scott, cavalry, to Miss Annsell, niece to Mr farmer in Singlie. Andrews, Judge at Trichinopoly.

29. At Heighington-house, in the county Feb. 28. 1818. At London, G. V. Aughton, of Durham, Duncan George Forbes, Esq. Esq. to Magdalen, eldest daughter of the late of Culloden, to Sarah, daughter of the Alexander Dunbar, Esq. of Nairn. late Rev. Joseph Walker of Lanchester.

March 3. At Aberdeen, Mr Alexander 30. At Clyde Bank, the Rev. John Dick, Ingram, eldest son of William Ingram, minister of Rutherglen, to Miss Janet Esq. late of Ardonald, to Miss Jessie, only Crawford, daughter of the late Mr Charles daughter of the deceased Captain Cormack Crawford, Edinburgh. tof Stonehaven.

April 1. At Edinburgh, Licutenant4. At Sweet Bank, Mr Robert Russel, jun. Colonel Robert Walker, Licutenant-Gonant, Newton of Markinch, to Isabella, vernor of Shoerness, to Ann, eldest daugh

son.

DEATHS.

ter of John Ewart, Esq. Salisbury Road, 16. At Kirkwall, James Riddoch, Esq. Newington.

of Cairston. 2. At Edinburgh, J. S. Impey, Esq. to

At Middlegill, William Ewart, Esq. Barbara, eldest daughter of the Rev. Ro. of Allershaw. bert Fenwick.

17. At Springwoodpark, Mary, daughLatelyAt Peasebanks, James Bruce, ter of the late Admiral Sir J. Douglas, Bart. Esq. of Broomhill, to Margaret, eldest At St Andrew's, Lieutenant-Colonel daughter of Dr Robert Whitehead, physi- John Macgill, late of his Majesty's 19th cian, Hainilton.

regiment of foot.

18. At Edinburgh, in his 64th year, Mr

Thomas Dewar, late merchant there. June 12, 1817.-At Calcutta, Major At London, of typhus fever, after an James Gordon, of the 15th regiment of na illness of a few days, Dr Dacosta, Member tive infantry, Deputy Adjutant-General of the Geological and Wernerian Societies. at that presidency. This gentleman was He was Assistant Physician at Guy's second son of the late John Gordon of Mil- and the Fever Hospital, and was recently a ton of Laggan, in Glenrinnes, Banffshire, student in Edinburgh, and President of a descendant of George Gordon of Beidor- the Royal Medical Society. ney, grandson of Alexander, first Earl of 18. At the manse of Ettrick, the ReHuntly.

verend Charles Paton, minister there, in Sept. 3. In the camp at Dermeer, the 64th year of his age. Lieutenant Alexander Gleig, in the service 19. At Kilwhanidy, John Martin, Esq. of the Honourable East India Company, of Kilwhanidy. eldest son of the Right Reverend Bishop At his father's house, in the 21st Gleig, Stirling.

year of his age, William, eldest son of 15. At Coolbaraik, near Dinapore, Mathew Poole, Esq. M. D. Waterford, James Robertson, Esq. surgeon in the Ireland. Honourable East India Company's service 20. At Powder Hall, Mrs Christian on the Bengal establishment, son of the Simpson, wife of Captain Rattray. late John Robertson, Esq. Commissary of 22. At Naples, Mrs Ann Macgill, wife Peebles.

of Mr John Mackenzie, eldest daughter of Dec. 23. At St Helena, where he had Mr Thomas Macgill of Malta. gone for the recovery of his health, Francis At Glasgow, James Gairdner, Esq. Stewart, Esq. of the Honourable East In- merchant, aged 83. dia Company's civil service at Bencoolen, 23. At Edinburgh, Captain Edwin eldest son of the deceased Charles Stewart, Horsburgh, one of the Minden heroes, Esq. late commander of the Airly Castle aged 82. East Indiaman.

Miss Margaret Northesk Lindsay, Jan. 16. 1818. At St Vincent's, Ro- youngest daughter of the late James Lind. bert Manners, Esq. one of the oldest in say Carnegie, Esq. of Boysack. habitants in that island.

24. At Glasgow, Charles Hutchison, Feb. 8. At Quebec, Isabella M. Alex. Esq. merchant. ander, wife of George Montgomerie, Esq. 25. At Geneva, Robert White Melville, M. D. Medical Staff.

Esq. of Strathkinness. 13. At Melville House, Jane, Countess Lieutenant-Colonel George Robertof Leven and Melville.

son, late of the Canadian Fencibles. - At Torbreck, in the 76th year of her 26. At Aberdeen, Sir William Seton of age, Mrs Anne Russell, the lady of Alex. Pitmedden, Bart, aged 71. ander Fraser, Esq. of Torbreck.

At London, Admiral the Honourable At his house in Bedford Square, Lon- Sir George Berkeley, G. C. B. don, Sir William Fraser of Leadclune, Bart. 28. At Edinburgh, Miss Isabella Hut.

Elizabeth, wife of Richard Adams, ton of Slighs Houses, aged 95 years, Esq. of Low Layton and Bread Street, March 4. At Inzievar, Mrs Catharine London.

Sands, wife of James Hartowar, Esq. of InAt Milton, Urr, Mr John Copeland. zievar.

At Blackethouse, Mrs Mary Bell, 5. At Edinburgh, Mr Sylvester Doig, relict of Mr Christopher Smyth of East- bookseller. field, at the advanced age of 91 years.

Mrs Fulton of Park, in the 73d year 15. John Rutherford, Esq. writer, Pro- of her age. curator Fiscal for the county of Perth.

At Mains of Eastwood, Mr John - At Glasgow, Mr James Laird, mer. Givan, aged 83. chant there.

6. At Bromley, in Kent, aged 60, John 16. At her house in York Place, Edin- Gifford, Esq. many years one of the Police burgh, Dowager Lady Sinclair of Murkle. Magistrates of London.

- At Edinburgh, Miss Margaret Mon At Tunbridge Wells, of a rapid decrieff, daughter of the late Colonel George cline, John Viscount Kelburne, eldest son Moncrieff of Reidie.

of the Earl of Glasgow.

7. William Gray, Esq. of Heathrey. ral Forbes Macbean, of the Royal Artil. hall.

lery. At Stirling Castle, D. J. French, 17. At Keith, Banffshire, from the Esq. Ordnance Storekeeper.

bursting of a blood-vessel, Major Peter 8. At London, the Honourable J. A. Grant, late of the 92d regiment, or GorStuart Wortley Mackenzie.

don Highlanders. His zeal for the service At Leith, Mr Alexander Christie, induced him to join the army in Flanders ironmonger.

in 1793, as a volunteer. His services 10. John Drysdale, late Surgeon in the having been noticed by the Marquis of Honourable East India Company s service, Huntly, his Lordship appointed him to Bombay Establishment.

his regiment upon its establishment in At Peterhead, the Rev. Dr George 1794. Major Grant was constantly preMoir, 55 years minister of that parish.

sent with, and shared in the many gallant 11. At New Strelitz, her Serene High- exploits of this distinguished corps, in Holness the Princess Maria Louisa Albertine, land, Egypt, and in the Peninsula, &c. widow of the Landgrave George, of Hesse

In the course of these severe conflicts, he Darmstadt. She was born 10th March was repeatedly wounded, and was finally 1729, and had therefore nearly completed under the necessity of retiring from the serher 89th year.

vice, in consequence of losing a leg by a 13. At Campfield, John Strachan, Esq. cannon ball in Spain. of Campfield, aged 94 years.

18. At Edinburgh, Henry D. Goodsir, At London, Lieutenant Charles Esq. late surgeon of the 89th foot. Maclaren, late of the 42d regiment, or 20. At Glasgow, after a short illness, Royal Highlanders, of a protracted illness Mr James Denholm, of the Glasgow Aca. from the wounds which he received at the demy, aged 45. Mr Denholm was author battle of Toulouse.

of the History of Glasgow, and several At Peebles, Miss Elizabeth Dick, other works. As an artist, the productions aged 94, daughter of the late Rev. Me of his pencil have been much valued as a James Dick, one of the ministers of Glas teacher of drawing, geography, &c. he wasgow.

eminently useful. At Cunninghamhead, Mrs Snodgrass,

At the Cairn of Lochryan, Lieute. spouse of Neil Snodgrass, Esq. of Cunning- nant James Adair, R. N. son of Thomas hamhead.

Adair of Genoch, Esq. Clerk to the Signet. 14. At London, Miss Henrietta Finch, LatelyAt London, the Right Hon. daughter of the late Lady Charlotte Finch, Lady Mary Ker, in the 720 year of her and sister to the Earl of Winchelsea. age, third sister of his Grace the late John

At Brechin, in the 97th year of her Duke of Roxburgh. age, Mrs Margaret Fergusson, reliet of At Crinan, Janet Malley, aged 10% the Rev. Mr Patrick Turnbull, late mini. Last harvest she attended the field, and is ster of the gospel at Strickathro.

one day cut down six stooks of corn. 15. At Edinburgh, Hector Macneill, At Cannock, in Staffordshire, in the 69th Esq. the well known author of " Will and year of his age, Mr John Sheet, one of the Jean," and other works. He was, it is be very few remaining soldiers of those employe lieved, son of Captain Macneill, of the ed under General Wolfe at the siege of 42d regiment; was born at Rosebank, Quebec. He had occupied a farm at Cannear Roslin ; and received his education nock for about fifty years. in Edinburgh. In the early part of his On his passage to Ceylon, Lieutenantlife, he had visited both the East and Colonel Erskine, youngest son of Lord ErWest Indies; in the latter of which, he skine. resided some years, and, by the death of a

William Elrick, who was born in the friend there, acquired the greater part of eventful year of 1715. He was formerly the small fortune of which he died posses at Aquorthies, and lately came to reside sed. He had for many years laboured un on the barony of Petternear, in the parish der a bilious disorder; and about a month of Chapel of Garioch, both belonging to previous to his death, he was seized with Mr Leslie of Balquhain, where he died, jaundice, which put a period to his life, having been able to continue his occupain the 720 year of his age.

tion of a day labourer until within these 16. At Edinburgh, Sir John Stirling of five years. His faculties of seeing, hearGlorat, Bart.

ing, and speech, were quite entire at the 16. At Greenwich, in the 88th year of time of his death. On Candlemas day her age, Ann, widow of Lieutenant-Gene. he would have completed 103 years of age.

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