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to Frances, dau. of the late Rev. Geo. Worsley, May 7. At Ipplepen, Capt. Geo. Wm. Bul. Rector of Stonegrave. At the Earl of Lis. ler, to Charlotte, second dau. of Geo. Drake, towell's, Kingston House, Hedworth Lambton, esq.-9. At Knightwick,
Worcestershire, the esq. M.P. youngest brother of the Earl of Rev. Wm. Jones Skinner, Rector of Whitfield, Durham, to Anna, eldest dau. of the late Ger. Northamptonshire, to Eleanor, only dau. of vase Parker Bushe, esq. of Kilkenny, and the late Mr. W. Jones, of Little Tarrington, niece to the Countess of Listowell. At Herefordshire.10. At Whitchurch, the Rev. Bathwick, the Rev. E. F. B. B. Fellowes, to Dr. W. Birkett Allen, Rector of Winterbourne, Frances Mary, eldest dau. of J. Brookes, esq. Gloucestershire, to Anne Martha, dau. of the of Cumberland Cottage, Sidmouth.- -20. At late J. Hill, esq. of Kingsclere.-11. At Berry Pomeroy, the Rev. J. Bentall, of Dean's Hayes, Kent, the Rev. W. Drummond, of Yard, Westminster, to Harriet, dau. of the Down, to Lydia, eldest dau. of S. W. Ward, late J. Everett, esq. of Salisbury. -At Edinesq. of Baston, Kent. --At Rome, in the burgh, G. W. Denys, esq. 68th Light Inf. eldest apartments of Cardinal Weld, Don Marc An- son of Sir Geo. Denys, Bart. to Catherinetonio Borghese, Prince of Sulmona, eldest son Eliza, eldest dau. of the late M. H. Perceval, and heir to the Prince and Princes Borghese, to esg. At West Rainham, Norfolk, the Rev. Lady Gwendaline Talbot, second dau. of the J. Kinchant, to Maria, eldest dau. of the late Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury.-- -12. At R. Phayre, of Shrewsbury, esq.-21. At Penshurst, the Rev. T. Maude, to Eliz. Stewart Highgate, the Rev. R. J. B. Henshaw, Vicar Hay, niece of the late James Laing, esq. of of Hungarton, Leicestershire, to Harriet, third Streatham-hill, Surrey. At Spilsby, Linc. dau. of the late Wm. Findley, esq. of Monthe Rev.John Alington, Rectorof Candlesby, to trose, N.B.-At Swaff ham Prior, W. TreveCharlotte Sophia, youngest dau. of the late Sir lyan, esq. eldest son of Sir J. Trevelyan, Bart. Allen
Bellingham, Bart.At Wimbledon, the to Paulina, eldest dau. of the Rev. Dr. Jermyn. Rev. H. St. Andrew St. John, Vicar of Adding- At St. Pancras, the Rev. H. E. Fryer, of ham, Cumb. to Emily Murray, second dau. of Cattistock, Dorsetshire, to Mary Ellen, dau. of A. Belcher, esq. -At Mortlake, Char. Eyre, H. G. Stephens, esq.- -At Bromham, Capt. esq. of Hallingbury-place, Essex, to Mary Agar, late 16th Lancers, to Mary Hoad, third Ann, dau. of Lieut.-Gen. L. Popham, of Lit- dau. of the late Adm. P. Puget, C.B.At tlecott, Wilts.-At St. George's, Hanover-sq. Pluckley, Kent, the Rev. W. Yorke Draper, the Rev. H. B. W. Hillcoat, D.D. to Cathe- Rector of Broke, to Mary Anne, fourth dau. of rine, dau. of the late F. Pym, esq. of the Has- Barrington Price, esq.- At St. Mary's, Marysells, Bedfordshire. -At St.George's, Blooms- le-bonne, the Rev. H. Reade Quartley, of Wolbury, A. Peyton Phelps, esq. to Rachel Su- verton, Bucks, to Isabella Turnor, dau. of the sanna, widow of the late_Alex. Deans, esq. late_Major Forbes.- -At Tooting, the Rev. Master in 'Chancery in Jamaica. -13. At W. P. Purvis, Rector of Kirklington, Cumb. Wotton-under-Edge, the Rev. Kenelm Henry to Jane, eldest dau. of E. East, esq. of LeighDigby, second son of Vice-Adm.
Sir H. Digby, house, Surrey. -22. At Camberwell, George to Caroline, fifth daughter of Edward Shep- Jones, esq. surgeon, late of Alcester, in this pard, esq. of the Ridge, co. Gloucester.
-14, county, to Anne, relict of Tho. Snepp, esq. and The Rev. E. H. Dawkins, Vicar of Markham dau. of the late Sir Henry Wakeman, Bart. of Clinton, Nottinghamshire, to Eliz. dau. of the Perdiswell, Worcestersh.-23. At St. George's, late Sir W. H. Cooper, Bart. and widow of G: Hanover-sq. the Rev. T. Garnier, Vicar of A. Dawkins, esq:- At Oxford, the Rev. Lewknor, to Lady C. Keppel, dau. of the Earl D. Williams, Rector of Alton Barnes, Wilts, of Albemarle.-26. At Chelsworth, Capt. Job to Miss Eliz. Powell, of Brecon.- At Totten- Hanmer, R.N. of Holbrook Hall, Suffolk, to ham, the Rev. F. M. M'Carthy, Vicar of Lo- Charlotte-Sophia Blagrave, dau. of the late J. ders, Dorsetshire, to Frances Mary, eldest dau. Blagrave, esq. of Calcot-park, Berks.-At of William Robinson, esq. LL.D. -At St. Shimpling Thorne, Suffolk, J. M. Cookesley, of Martin's-in-the-Fields, H. Penney, esq. to Har- Boulogne-sur-mer, to Henrietta Sarah, dau. of riet, only dau. of Sir J. Nicoll M'Adam, Thos. Fiske, Rector of Shimpling and Kettleof Whitehall.–At Kingston, near Taunton, baston.-27. At Trinity Church, Marylebone, Andrew, son of the late Rev. Edw. Foster, Henry Coe Coape, esq. to Sidney-Jane, thirá Preb. of Wells, to Eliz, only dau. of the Rev. dau. of Major-Gen. the Hon. Sir H. King, A. Foster. -At Clifton, the Rev. H. Gray, of K.C.B. -28. At Chester-le-Street, R. Pierce Almondsbury, fourth son of the late Bishop of Butler, esq. eldest son of Sir T. Butler Bt. of Bristol, to the Hon. Emilie Caroline Pery, Bullin Temple, Carlow, to Matilda, dau. of T. third dau. of the late Viscount Glentworth. Cookson, esq. of Hermitage, Durham.
-At Brislington, the Rev. W. L. Towns- June 1. At Edinburgh, Sir James Stuart, end, Rector of Bishop's Cleeve, to Anne, only Bart. of Allanbank, to Katherine, second dau. dau. of H. Ricketts, esq. -At Bampton, of Alex. Monro, esq. M.D. Professor of AnaOxfordshire, the Rev. C. Rose, B.D. Rector of tomy in the University of Edinburgh._2. Cublington, Bucks, to Eliz. Frances, third dau. The Rev. J. Daubeny, Rector of Publow, Som. of the late W. Manley, esq. Serjeant-at-Law. ersetsh. to Eleanor, only dau. of Lieut.-Gen. At Bradford, Geo. Churchill, esq. of Buck- Browne Clayton; of Adlington Hall, Lanc.land Ripers, to Frances, third dau. of the Rev. 3. At Frome, Lieut.-Col.J. W. Aitchison, E.I.C. Middleton Onslow, Rector of Bradford Peve- to Eliza Vincent, eldest dau. of the late Capt. rel.At Hartlebury, the Rev. F. J. B. R. J. L. O'Connor, R.N.-4. At Plymouth Hooper, to Caroline Smith, dau. of the Rev. the Rev. R. L. Burton, vicar of the Abbey, J. Harward. -At Epsom, the Rev. G. Tre- Shrewsbury, to Mary Anne Eliz. eldest dau. Of velyan, Rector of Malden, Surrey, to Anne, . the Rev. C. Dyne Coffin, of East Downe, Devon only dau. of H. Gosse, esq. -16. At Chel- -At St. George's, Hanover-sq. J. David tenham, C. Saunders, esq. third son of the Watts Russell, esq. eldest son of Jesse Watts late Col. A. Saunders, to Eliza, second dau. of Russell, esq. to Mary Neville, dau. of J. the late J. Wilson, esq. of Smeaton Castle, co. Smith Wright, esq. of Rempstone Hall, NotYork.Joseph M. Gerothwohi, esq. to Char- tinghamsh. 6. At Marylebone church, the lotte Claudine Clementine, dau. of the Marq. de Rev. F. W. Hope, to Miss Ellen, dau. of the late Croy Channel de Hongrie.- -18. At Leaming- G. Meredith, esq. of Nottingham-place. At ton, the Rev. W. Warburton, to Emma-Mar- Croydon, the Rev. J. H. Worgan, to Phi. garet, dau. of the late Lieut.-Gen. Stovin. lippa, eldest dau. of the late Edward Berney, 19. At Hovingham, Yorkshire, the Rev. G. H. esa.
The EARL OF DEVON.
the late Rt. Rev. Henry Reginald Cour. May 26. At his residence in the Place tenay, D.D. Lord Bishop of Exeter, and Vendome, Paris, in his 67th year, the grandson of Henry Reginald Courtenay, Right Hon. William Courtenay, Earl of esq. younger brother to the first Viscount. Devon (1553,) third Viscount Courtenay, The Viscounty has become extinct. of Powderham castle, co. Devon (1762) The present Earl was born in 1777, and and a Baronet (1644);
married in 1804, Lady Henrietta Leslie, His lordship was born July 30, 1768, daughter of the late Sir Lucas Papys, the only son (with thirteen sisters) of Bart. by Jane-Elizabeth Countess of William the second Viscount Courtenay, Rothes, by whom he has issue the Hon. (de jure Earl of Devon) by Frances, William-Reginald Courtenay, who mardaughter of Mr. Thomas Clark, of Wal. ried in 1830 Lady Elizabeth Fortescue, lingford in Berkshire. He succeeded bis seventh daughter of Earl Fortescue, and father in the title of Viscount, shortly has issue, and two other sons. before he became of age, on the 14th of The remains of the late Earl of Devon Dec. 1788.
lay in state at Powderham Castle on the His claim to the Earldom of Devon Ilth of June. A large number of persons was founded upon the limitation in the from Exeter and the surrounding neighpatent of the 3d Sept. 1 Mary, 1553, by bourhood visited the mournful pageant. which that dignity (originally derived by The funeral, which it was intended should the Courtenays by inheritance from the be as private as circumstances would perhouse of Redvers in the earliest feudal mit, took place the following day, the times) was granted to Sir Edward Cour- body being interred in the family vault in tenay, to hold to him “et heredibus suis Powderham Church. The procession masculis imperpetuum,” with the prece- from the Castle consisted of the relatives dence in Parliaments, and in all other of the deceased Nobleman, and some of places, which any of his ancestors, Earls the immediate friends of the family, toof Devon, bad ever held or enjoyed. The gether with several hundreds of the said Earl was the son and heir of Henry tenantry of Powderham and the adjoining Marquess of Exeter, whose honours were parishes. forfeited by attainder; and grandson of William Earl of Devon by the Princess ADM. Hon. Sir A.K. LEGGE, K.C.B. Elizabeth his wife, daughter of King May 12. At his residence on BlackEdward the Fourth. Edward Earl of heath, in his 69th year, the Hon. Sir Ar. Devon died in September 1556, without thur Kaye Legge, K.C.B. Admiral of the issue; and the title remained unclaimed Blue; uncle to the Earl of Dartmouth, until the year 1830, wben Viscount Cour. elder brother to the late Bishop of Oxtenay urged his right to the honour as ford, and to Lady Feversham. collateral heir male of the last Earl, he He was born Oct. 25, 1766, the sixth being heir male of the body of Sir Philip son of William secand Earl of DartCourtenay of Powderham, a younger mouth, by Frances-Catharine, only daugh. brother of Sir Edward Courtenay, which ter and heiress of Sir Charles Gunter Sir Edward was the eldest son of Hugh Nicholls, K.B. He entered the Navy at second Earl of Devon, (but died in vita an early age, and had the honour of being patris) and ancestor of the subsequent a shipmate with his present Majesty on Earls. Upon establishing his pedigree, board the Prince George, bearing the flag and proving that all the elder male of Rear-Adm. Digby, on the American branches of the Courtenay family were station. In 1791 he commanded the extinct, the House of Lords, on the 14th Shark sloop, stationed in the Channel; March 1831, admitted Lord Courtenay's and in 1793 was made post in the Niger right to the Earldom of Devon under the 32, which was one of the repeaters in the patent of 1553, by the following resolution: glorious victory of the 1st June 1794. « Resolved and adjudged that William In the spring of 1795, the Latona fri. Viscount Courtenay hath made out his gate, to which he had been removed from claim to the title, honour, and dignity of the Niger, formed one of the squadron Earl of Devon."
which escorted the Princess Caroline of His Lordship, however, never took bis Brunswick to this country. About May seat as Peer, having remained out of the 1797 he was appointed to the Cambrian country from that period until his death. 40, in which he captured several privateers He was unmarried; and is succeeded in the off the French coast, and was in ocoa. Earldom by William Courtenay, esq. assis. sional attendance on their Majesties at tant Clerk of the Parliament, elder son of Weymouth, until the close of the war. Gent. Mag. VOL. IV.
90 Major-Gen. Sir J. Campbell.- Capt. Sir C. M. Schomberg. [July,
Soon after the renewal of the hostilities which he joined at Madras ; and in two in 1803, he obtained the command of the years after was appointed Lieut.-Colonel. Repulse, a new 74, attached to the West- He served in the field during the Mahern squadron. Early in 1805 he captured ratta war from Jan. 1803 to March 1806, a valuable Spanish merchantman, off Fer- and for a time commanded a brigade. In rol; and in the same year was present in Oct. 1807 his regiment, which had then the action betweeni Sir Robert Calder been longest abroad, was drafted and sent and the combined fleets of France and home, where it arrived in April 1808, Spain. He was afterwards ordered to the consisting of only 130 men. After being Mediterranean; and in 1807 accompanied recruited, it embarked for Jersey in Sept. Sir T. Duckworth to the Dardanelles, 1809, and for Portugal in Jan. following; where the Repulse had 10 killed and 14 from whence they proceeded to Cadiz, wounded. He afterwards went on the where this officer commanded a brigade Walcheren expedition, and being attacked and the garrison, and returned to Lisbon with fever at Flushing, was obliged to re- in Sept. 1810. Upon joining the army, sign the command of his ship, and return he commanded a brigade of the third to England.
division until June 1812, and led it to Capt. Legge was promoted to the rank victory at Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajos, and of Rear-Admiral July 31, 1810. In the Salamanca, as he did his own corps at spring of 1811 he was appointed to the Fuentes d'Onor and Vittoria. At the command at Cadiz, having the Revenge first of these he beaded his own regiment, 74 for his flag-ship; and remained there which stormed and carried the great until Sept. 1812. He was afterwards breach. He was twice severely wounded, appointed to the command in the river at Salamanca and Vittoria. He became Thames, and hoisted his flag on the Thisbe a brevet Colonel 1813, C.B. in 1815, refrigate off Greenwich, where it continued ceived permission to accept the insignia during the remainder of the war. He be- of the Tower and Sword, March 11,
a Vice. Admiral 1814, K.C. B. 1816; Major-General 1819; K.C.B. 1815, and Admiral 1830.
Dec. 3, 1822; he was appointed to the In 1801 he was nominated a Groom of Coloneley of the 94th foot in 183.; and His Majesty's Bedcbamber, in which to that of the 74th on the 12th of Decem. character he walked at the funeral of ber last. In 1818, on the temperary disGeorge the Third.
bandment of the 94th regiment, he was Sir Arthur was never married. He presented by the officers of that corps with has died possessed of a very large fortune, a sword as a memorial of their respect and which he has distributed among his esteem. nephews and nieces. He has bequeathed He married March 18, 1817, Lady to his butler, named Smith, who has been Dorothea-Louisa Cuffe, younger daughmany years in his service, the sum of ter of Otway first Earl of Desart, and 3,0001. together with the whole of his aunt to the present Earl. valuable wardrobe. He has also left to Green, his coachman, 1,0001; to Burford, CAPT. Sir C. M. SCHOMBERG, K.C.H. bis footman, 1,0001; to Kitson, the Jan. 2. On-board the President flaggroom, 1,0001; and to his housekeeper, ship, in Carlisle Bay, Dominica, his Ex1,0001. To his housemaid, who had only cellency Sir Charles Marsh Schomberg, been three months in his service, he has C.B., K.C.H., K.T.S., Capt. R. N. and bequeathed the sum of 501. In addition Lieut.-Governor of that island. to these legacies, he has ordered the Sir Charles was the son of Capt. Sir sum of 1001. to be paid to each of his ser- Alexander Schomberg, R. N. by Maryvants in lieu of half a year's wages. His Susannah-Arabella, daughter of the Rev. remains were interred in the family Mr. Chalmers. He was born at Dublin; vault in Lewisham churchyard.
and entered the naval service on board the
Dorset yacht, the command of which was MAJOR-GEN. Sir J. CAMPBELL, K.C.B. held for many years by his father, in at
May 6. At Paris, Major-General Sir tendance on several Viceroys of Ireland. James Campbell, K.C.B., K.C.H., On the breaking out of the French revo, K.T.S. Colonel of the 74thr regiment. lutionary war, he passed into active service
This officer was appointed Ensign in under the celebrated Adm. Macbride, the first foot in 1791, and Lieutenant until the year 1795, when he was proin 1794; and in September of the moted to be Lieutenant of the Minotaur, latter year obtained a company in the 42d. in which capacity he was serving at the He served at Gibraltar; and was at the time of the mutiny in 1797. He was subcapture of Minorca in 1798. He was sequently engaged in several severe boat appointed Major of the Argyle-fencibles, actions with the Spanish flotilla and land Jan. 3, 1799, and joined them in Ireland. batteries at Cadiz, for his conduct in In 1802 he exchanged into the 94th foot, which he received the approbation of Earl St. Vincent. The Minotaur afterwards military commanders present, acting as joined Nelson off Toulon, and bore a dis- chief mourners. tinguished part in the battle of the Niles and during his subsequent services in the CAPT. W. KEMPTHORNE, R.N. Mediterranean, Lieut. Schomberg on all Lately. At Exeter, William Kempoccasions displayed zeal and activity, par- thorne, esq. a Post Captain R.N. ticularly in a gallant and successful attack This officer was a native of Penrhyn ; upon two Spanish corvettes, off Barcelona. his fatber and maternal grandfather were
He next accompanied Lord Keith to both commanders in the Falmouth packetEgypt, as Flag Lieutenant of the Four- service; and the name of the latter was droyant, and was sent by the Admiral to Goodridge. He entered the navy in 1795, Grand Cairo, to keep up a communication and served the whole of his time as Midwith the Turkish army, and continued in shipman under the active and chivalrous that arduous service until the termination command of Sir Edward Pellew, the late of hostilities, notwithstanding he bad Viscount Exmouth. At the age of sixbeen promoted to the Termagant sloop of teen, he was carried prisoner into Rowar; after which he joined the Charon chelle, whence, however, after six weeks' 44, and assisted in conveying the French captivity, he had the good fortune to troops from Alexandria to Malta.
escape, in company with Mr. Henry GilHe was employed in various negocia. bert, another Cornish youth, and in a few tions up to 1803, and in August of that days more was again on board the Indefatiyear was made Post into the Madras 54, gable. He attained the rank of Lieutenant lying at Malta ; where he remained until in 1800. that ship was dismantled in 1807, and then Having proceeded with Sir Edward returned to England.
Pellew in the Culloden 74 to the East His next appointment was to the Hibernia Indies, Mr. Kempthorne was there ap120, as flag Captain to Sir W. Sidney pointed First Lieutenant of the CornSmith, and be removed with the Admiral wallis frigate, in 1805; and in 1807 obinto his former ship, the Fourdroyant, for tained the command of the Diana brig, in the purpose of conveying the Royal Fa. which he captured the Topaze piratical mily of Portugal to Rio Janeiro. In schooner, in May of that year (on which 1810 he was appointed to the Astrea 36, occasion he was severely wounded), and a in which he proceeded to the East India Dutch national brig of six guns in August station, and in company with the Phoebe, 1808. Galatea, and Racehorse, captured, after a Towards the close of that year he was bard-fought and gallant action, on the 20th employed, with a brig and cruizer under May 1811, la Renommee frigate of 44 his orders, in blockading Canton; and in guns, one of a squadron that had com- Sept. 1809 he captured the Dutch nati. initted great depredations in the Indian onal brig Zephyr of 14 long-sixes. Whilst
He subsequently recovered the set- employed in the Eastern seas, he made tlement of Tamatan, in Madagascar, and several important hydrographical discocaptured another French frigate lying in veries; one of which, an extensive and
dangerous patch of coral to the south of In April 1813 he succeeded to the com- the Natuma islands, he named after mand of the Nisus 38, and proceeded from his little vessel the Diana; which was at the Cape station to South America, whence length worn out, and laid up at the island he conveyed a valuable fleet, and was paid of Rodrigues, in May 1810. off in March 1814. At the enlargement He was made Commander April 3, of the Order of the Bath, in Jan. 1815, 1811, appointed to the Harlequin sloop, he was nominated a C.B.; and on the Nov. 11 following; and to the Beelze. 30th Aug. following, received permission bub bomb, July 2, 1816, then under to accept the insignia of a Commander of orders for Algiers. During the bombardthe Tower and Sword. In 1820 he was ment of that town he commanded the appointed to the Rochford 80, destined division of bombs; and after its surrender for the flag of Sir Graham Moore. In 1824
was appointed to act as Captain of the he returned with that officer from the
Queen Charlotte 108, bearing the flag of Mediterranean, his time of service being his early patron. He was promoted to expired. In Feb. 1833 he was appointed Post rank on the 16th Sept. following ; Lieut.- Governor of Dominica, where and continued to command the Queen his wise and impartial administration ap- Charlotte until she was put out of commispears to have given complete satisfaction
sion. to the inhabitants. He was interred in
[A more particular memoir of Capt. St. Paul's Chapel, on the 2d of January, Kempthorne will be found in Marshall's with military honours, Sir G. Cockburn Royal Naval Biography, Supplement, part and Sir L. Smith, the senior naval and iv. pp. 114-116.].
Mrs. Cook selected Clapham as her May 13. At Clapham, in her 94th place of residence, many years since, on year, Elizabeth, widow of Capt. James account of its convenience for ber eldest Cook, R.N. the celebrated circumnavi. son when coming to town by the Ports. gator.
mouth coach. There her latter days This venerable lady, remarkable alike were spent in intercourse with her friends, from the eminence of her husband, and for and in tbe conscientious discharge of those the length of time she had survived him, duties which her benevolent and kindly as well as estimable for her private virtues, feelings dictated to her. Her amiable was married in the year 1762. She was conduct in all social relations, ber pious a Miss Batts, of Barking in Essex-; and acquiescence and resignation under extraCook was then a Master in the Navy, ordinary family trials and deprivations, thirty-four years of age. To the last she and her consistent sensible demeanour was generally accustomed to speak of him throughout a long life, secured her univer. as “Mr. Cook," which was the style by sal esteem and respect. which he had been chiefly known to her The body of Mrs. Cook was buried on during his residence at home, as he was the 22d May, in a vault in the church of not appointed to the rank of Commander St. Andrew the Great, in Cambridge, near until 1771, nor to that of Post Captain those of ber children, to whose memory till 1776. His death at Owbyhee took there is already a monument. Mrs. Cook place on the 14th of Feb. 1779, baving has munificently, left 10001. three per then been absent from England for more cents. to that parish, under the following than two years and a half, Mrs. Cook conditions:--The monument is to be mainhad, after his departure, received from the tained in perfect repair out of the interest, Royal Society, the Copley gold medal, the Minister for the time being to rewbich bad been voted to him for a paper ceive 21. per ann, for his trouble in at. explaining the means he had employed tending to the execution of this trust; for preserving his crew in his previous and the remainder is to be equally divided, voyages, and this, with many other inter
every year on St. Thomas's Day, between esting memorials, she treasured with faith- tive poor aged women belonging to and ful care.
residing in the parish of Great St. An. When the tidings of Captain Cook's drew's, who do not receive parocbial redeath were communicated to King George lief. The appointment is to be made the Third, his Majesty immediately di. each year by the Minister, Church. rected pensions to be settled on the widow wardens, and Overseers. She has also and three surviving sons. But Mrs. bequeathed 7501. to the poor of Clapham ; Cook had the grievous misfortune to lose and has left many handsome legacies to them all within a few years after. Na. her friends; to her three servants, besides thaniel, the second, who had embraced legacies, sbe bas bestowed all the furniture the naval profession from hereditary in their respective rooms. She has beemulation of his father's name, not with queathed the Copley gold medal, before out affectionate apprehensions on the part mentioned, and the medal struck in honour of his mother, was lost in 1780, at the age of her husband by order of George III. (of of sixteen, with Commodore Walsingham, which there never were but five), to the in the Thunderer, wbich foundered at sea. British Museum. The Schools for the
Hugh, who was considerably the young- Indigent Blind and the Royal Maternity est, died in 1793, at the age of seventeen, Charity, are benefited to the amount of whilst a student in Christ's College, Cam- nearly 1,000l. consols, besides various bridge. His mother bad purchased the other public and private charities. Her advowson of a living, with a view to his will has been proved in the Prerogative preferment; but he died, unacquainted Court of Canterbury by her relation, J. L. with a circumstance which might, if pre- Bennett, esq. of Merton, and J.D. Blake, maturely announced, have damped his esq. the executors, and her property sworn personal exertions. James, the eldest, at under 60,0001. the age of thirty-one, was drowned with his boat's crew, while Commander of the Spitfire sloop of war, off the Isle of
EDWARD ROBERTS, Esq. Wight, in 1794. A daughter had previ- May 14. At Ealing, Middlesex, in his ously died of dropsy, when about twelve 88th year, Edward Roberts, esq. late years of age. The memory of these Clerk of the Pells in his Majesty's Relamentable bereavements was never ef. ceipt of Exchequer. faced from her mind, and there were some Mr. Roberts was one of the most melancholy anniversaries which to the marked men of bis time, and had associ. end of her days she devoted to seclusion ated with nearly all the celebrated politi. and pious observance.
cal characters of the age, from the days of