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190 Obiluary.-Canal Shares.- Meteorological Table. [Feb. his 730 year, Jacob Whitbread, esq. - he was seized with a fit, and having reachHe served the office of High Sheriff for ed his house, was put to bed, and died beSuffolk in 1795.

fore 11 o'clock, leaving a widow and 10 Feb. 7. At Preesall, Lancashire, aged children. 41, Thomas Bourne, esq.

Feb. 13. lo Curzon-street, in her 80th Feb. 9. At Mildenhall, Suffolk, aged year, Penelope, relict of the late Sir Rich. 74, Mrs. Biggs, the relict of Nicholas Rycrost, bart, of Penshurst, Kent. She Biggs, gent.

was the youngest daughter of Richard Feb. 10. At Dr. Langworthy's Asylum, Stonehewer, LL.D. ; was married in Kingsdown House, Box, in Somersetsbire, 1759; and had issue fire sons and six John Randall, aged 104 years, upwards daughters. of 69 of which he had been a patient in Feb. 15. At Manchester, Mr. Thomas that Institution, enjoying good bodily Felton, well known on the turf. Not a health, and working regularly in the gar- horse of the least celebrity has started for den until a few weeks prior to his death, the last 30 years for a plate, but he knew He was an early riser, and was confined his merits and imperfections, and could, to his bed but a few days, in possession of with the most astonishing precision, from his retentive powers to the last,

memory, trace his pedigree and his sire's In his 60th year, Mr. Wm. Kiog, of and dam's performances. A few years Moulton, in Suffolk. At four in the af- ago he was considered the best rider of a ternoon he rode to his Heath Farm, where trotting match in the kingdom.

THE AVERAGE PRICES of NAVIGABLE CANAL SHares and other PROPERTY, in Feb. 1821 (to the 941h), at the Office of Mr. SCOTT, 28, New Bridge street, LondonTrent and Mersey, or Grand Trunk Capal, 1800/. ex Half-year's Div. 751. per App,Coventry, 9701. Div. 441. per Ann.-- Birmingham, 5501. Div. 211. - Neath, 4201. Dir, 251. per Aon. 51. Bonus, – Barnsley, 1561. ex Div. 41. Half-year.-Swanses, 1951. ex Div. 121. — Monmouth, 152. Div. 91. — Grand Junction, 2121. 2161. ex Div. 41. 10s. Half year,- Dudley, 581. ex Div. 11. 10. Hall.year. — Ellesmere, 631, 641. ex Div. 31. - Rochdale, 411. Div. 21. per Ann.-Grand I'nion, 241. 10s. — Regent's, 251. -- Wor. cester and Birmingham, 201, to 211. ex Div. 11.---Kennel and Aron, 191. ex Div. 18s. - Huddersfield, 13. — Stratford, 101. — Ashby-de-la Zouch, 111. 10s, - West Judia Dock, 1621. ex Div. 51. Half-year. - London Dock, 971. 10s. Half-year's Div. 21. Globe Assurance, 1171. 10s. 1181. ex Div. 31. Half-year. — Imperial, 781. to 801. Div. 21. 5s. Half-year. - Albion, 401. 21. 10s.-Rock Assurance, ll. 18s. to 21. — Hope Ditto, Sl. 2s.6d.- Eagle, 21. 12s.6d. — Westminster Gas Light Company, 611. 10s. 632. ex Half-year's Div. 4. — New Ditto, 101. Premium. - City of London Ditto Ori. ginal, 231. Premium ex Div. - Carnatic Stock, 777. per Cent. ex Div. 21. Half year.

Meteorological Table for Feb. 1821. By W. CARY, Strand. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer. 1 Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer.

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BILL OF MORTALITY, frons Jan. 26, to Feb. 20, 1821. Christened. I Buried.

2 and 5 149 | 50 and 60 160 Males . 967 Gen Males 758 2509

5 and 10 64 | 60 and 70 126 Females - 849 1010 Females 751"

10 aud 20 42 70 and 80 102 Whereof have died under 2 years old 371

20 and 30 101 | 80 and 90 61

30 and 40 154 | 90 and 100 12 Salt €1. per bushel ; 44d. per pound. 40 and 50 167 | 100 0

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AVERAGE PRICES of CORN, from the Returns ending February 17, 1821.
INLAND COUNTIES. 11 | MARITIME COUNTIES.

Wheat Rye Bariy, Oats Beans
s. ds. ds. ds. d. s. d.

Whea) Rye Barly Oats. Middlesex 57 833 225 4122 231 11

s. ds. d. s. ds. d. Surrey 57 630 023 621 629 3 1 Londoo 56 733 225 019 8 Hertford 55 000 0124 620 4 30 11 2 Suffolk

53 727 822 3160 Bedford 57 638 0123 420 0 30 0 Cambridge Huntingdon 53 000 0123 4117 - 528 il 3 Norfolk 55 3 29 821 10 17 0 Northampt. 56 000 022 817

4 Lincoln ? 52 928 023 815 6 Rutland 59 600 025 019

0 York Leicester 55 1000 025 020 4/48 0 5 Durham 55 741 027 0,21 4 Nottingham 57 634 026 219 836 10 Northum.

60 100 0 29 1021 244 6 Cumberl. 256 5.43 925 11 19 2 Stafford 54 000 027 320 041 Westmor.

49 939 625 321 146 7 Lancaster 2 52 8 34 126 1120 3 Hereford 44 0 40 023 4 20 2134 Chester Worcester 50 4.00 027 423 938 8 Flint Warwick 50 4.00 025 4/20 234 Denbigh 50 100 022 1119 10/36

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Berks 58 600 023 020 1 33 Carnarvon
Oxford 53 600 022 4120 130 0 Merioneth
Bucks 61 1000 023 722 633 4 9 Cardigan
Brecon 47 400 024 017 400 01 Pembroke

> 47 3 34 120 913 4 Montgomery 50 4.00 020 425 100 01 Carmarth. 45 700 0 26 920 000 01

Glamorgan Essex 53 126 0 21 518 824 10 10 Gloucester Kent 51 730 0123 420 5|28 2 Somerset 51 234 124 818 11 Sussex 52 100 0/23 10119 6100 01 Monm.

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53 934 1 23 3'16 6 Aggregate Average which governs Importa- Cornwalls tion 53 5133 11,24 1,17 10:52 4 || 12 Dorset

1 Pants 53 11 34 122 3 20 3 PRICE OF FLOUR, per Sack, February 23, 50s. to 555. OATMEAL, per Boll of 140lbs. Avoirdupois, February 17, 20s. 9d.

AVERAGE PRICE of SUGAR, February 21, 36s. 2d. per cwt.

PRICE OF HOPS, IN THE BOROUGH MARKET, February 23. Kent Bags.............. 21. 10s. to 41. 10s. | Kent Pockets .......... 21. 16s. to 41. 15s. Sassex Ditto ........... 21. Os. to 21. 145. Sussex Ditto .......... 21, 5s, to 31. 5s. Essex Ditto.............. 21. 10s. to 31. 10s. Essex Ditto ............ 21. 10s, to 41. 4s.

PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW, February 23: St. James's, Hay 41. 10s. Straw 11. 11s. 6d. Clover 4!. 15s. -Whitechapel, Hay 41. 65. 01. Svar 11, 14s.Od. Clover 51.5s.--. Smithfield, Hay 41.5s. Od. Straw 11. 125. Od. Clover 51, 5s.

SMITHFIELD, February 23. To siok the Ofial-per stone of Sibs. Beef........................4s. Od. to 5s. 4d. | Lamb... ................0s. Oil. to (s. 02.

...................45. Od. to 5s. 8d. Head of Cattle at Market February 23 : Veal.

.... .........45. Od, to 6s. 4d. Beasts .............. 530 Calves 120. Pork......................3s. 80. to 5s. 4d. Sheep and Lambs 3,900 Pigs 120. COALS, February 23: Newcastle 31s. Od. to 39s. 9d.--Sunderland, 495. 3d. to 00s. Od.

TALLOW, per Stone, 81b. Town Tallow 58s. Od. Yellow Russia 53s. SOAP, Yellow 86s. Mottled 93s. Curd 1025,-CANDLES, 10s, 6d. per Doz. Moulds 12s. Od.

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Miscellaneous correspondence. I Review of new Publications.
MINOR CORRESPONDENCE.--Questions, &c.194 Surtees's History and Antiquities of Durham 283||
On Poor Rates and Provision for the Poor..195 | Hodgson's History of Northumberland...... 286||
Red River Settlement, in North America...197 Stratford's Letter to Sir John Newport.......ib.
Cumper Place and Wayland Smith, Berks...198 Pruen, on the Liturgy of the Church........237
Ancient Anecdotes, from Valerius Maximus.199 Polwhele's Sermons. Retrospective Review 239
Bigland's Collections for Gloucestershire.....ib. Col. Macdonald on the Civilization of India240|
Village and Church of Cuddesdon, Oxon....201 Sermon by the Rev. C. E. Coetlogon........241||
On Vaccination.-Soups for the Poor.......202 Stuart's History of Armagh......................ib.
Employment of the Poor recommended.....203 | Dyer's Biographical Sketches of eminentMen244)
Passage in the Book of Kings explained....206 Letter to Sir H. Davy.-Tax on Foreign Wool245
Principles of Latin and Greek Versification.207 Frost, on equalizing the Poor Rates at Hull246
COMPENDIUM OF COUNTY HISTORY--Salop....209 Kenilworth, by the Author of Waverley......ib.
Worcester and Gloucester Cathedrals........214 LITERATURE, Arts, SCIENCES, &c........... 254
Different Accounts of Clare Family explained 215 ANTIQUARIAN RESEARCHES ......................257
Col. Macdonald on the Public Funded Debt..it. PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRIES .....................258
Bravery of Capt. Crosby and his Crew.......218 Select POETRY.......... ..................260
THE CENSOR, No. VI.-Anecdotal Literature..ib.

Historical Chronicle.
Critical Remarks on Passages in Homer.....222 Proceedings in present Session of Parliament 263
Real Origin of Pointed Architecture..........223

ences 271
Progress of Literature in different Ages.....224 Promotions, &c.—Births and Marriages.... 273
On Money as opposed to Commodity.........227 OBITUARY ; — Memoirs of the Rt. Hon.
Observations on Money, Price, &c...........228 Wilbraham, Earl of Dysart, with Biogra-
Remarks on Dr. Parr and Bishop Hurd......229 phical Notices of the antient Family of
Welsh Music.Church Missionary Society.230 Tollemache, co. Suffolk; &c. &c. &c.....275
New Works on British Topography..........231 Meteorological Diary-Canal Shares ........286||
Ancient Market Cross at Wantage...........232 Bill of Mortality-Markets, 287.-Stocks..288||
Embellished with Views of CUDDESDON CHURCH, Oxon; HILTON CASTLE, co. Durham; and
KENILWORTH CASTLE, co. Warwick; also Representations of the HILTON ARMS;

and a Figure of ROMAN SCULPTURE, lately found at Manchester.

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MINOR CORRESPONDENCE.

We assure our kind Correspondent T.W. this present month, I was obliged, at p. 112, that the Editor of the “ Illustrations" hears to doff my hat to an old acquaintance. After for the first time (March 5) of the favour the first transports of our meeting were over, intended him, by the transmission of the I hailed him as a person well known to you, valuable Letters for his FOURTH VOLUME; Mr. Urban, under the name of Anecdotal which will be thankfully received, and rea- Literature. But dily inserted.--The Letter sent for the Ma

*Hei mibi, qualis erat! quantùm mutatus ab illo gazine, which appears this Month, was in

Hectore!' stantly given to the Compositor, and the

-' Quæ cansa indigna serenos omission was entirely accidental,--such Let Fædavit vultus? aut cur hæc vulnera cerno." ters having with us a decided preference.

To drop the metaphor, the article under For a further answer, we refer him to our « Minor Correspondence," in p. 2.

this title is taken from one in your MagaR. H. remarks, that there is a village in

zine, and from my pen; I should wish to

see this accounted for: facts are the comWiltshire called Knoyle Odierne, which probably derived its name from Hodierna, the

mon property of Authors and Editors, but

not narration and observation already given nurse, mentioned by Madox, in his History of the Exchequer, as having lands in

to the world. And I take this opportunity the neighbourhood of Mere, which were

of informing you, that, as I have not distillaged. Knoyle Odierne is the adjoining

carded any of my family, I shall proceed parish to that of Mere. Information re

against all kidnappers as the law (of letters)

directs.” specting this personage will much oblige the writer.

A. Z. observes, « The Dunne mentioned M.W.J. is informed, that it is the inten

by D'Avenant, p. 124, is evidently a Dun of tion of the Compiler of the Compendium of

a different description from Dun the hangthe Histories of the several Counties, to man; the latter's visits were never repeated; publish them intire, in a separate form, after

the former's were very frequent, particuthe whole has appeared in the Magazine.

larly at a Poet's door.” In the Population Census to be taken

G.O.P.T. states, that he saw the curious after next Easter, FAR-NIENTE (whose valu

fragment of London Wall, upon Tower able Letter on the Poor is printed in p. 195)

Hill, a few days ago, as founded by the Emsuggests, that it would be little additional peror Constantine ; and he really hopes that trouble to make the following addition :

the City may be induced to allow this ves“ Resident Poor, not included in the above

tige of the antient fortification to remain, account, maintained entirely or in part by particularly when it is considered that many Parish allowance ; wherever their settlement noble specimens of wall still remain to this may be.”

day in many of our English cities. We recommend Mr. John May to show T. R. says, “ From the information given his curious Manuscript to any intelligent to me by a lady who knew Farinelli at BoPhysician or Chemist.

logna, and who has sung with him in priWe learn, by a Friend, that the Publica- vate at that city, after he quitted Spain, I tion reviewed in our Magazine for January, am enabled to answer a part of the enquiries p. 53, on the " Amusements of Clergymen," of your Correspondent, p. 40. Two of the is a new edition of a work entitled “Three songs which were uniformly called for by Dialogues on the Amusements of Clergy- Philip V. were, · Pallido il sole,' and it men. London ; printed for B. and J. White, Rossignole.' Carlo Broschi, when he first Fleet-street, 1796.” This was written by a made his appearance in Italy as a singer, very respectable Clergyman in Hampshire was known by the appellation of II Ra(deceased), who affixed a fictitious account gazzo,' the boy. He was afterwards protectof its origin. It is truly to be lamented, ed by a Counsellor Farino, from which cirthat such a method was adopted, and parti- cumstance he took the name of Farinello, as cularly so by such a worthy character. it will be seen spelt in the Operas composed

BEDFORDIENSIS hopes, that the Historian by Hasse, Porpora, &c. His contemporary of WOBURN will avail himself of the hint in Senesino,' was so called from being a native our vol. XC. ii. p. 487, respecting Queen of Sienna, his family name being • BerElizabeth's Visit to Sir William Russell ; nardo.” and the rather, as Holinshed narrates an M. W. J. is referred for an account of a actual Visit of the Queen at WOBURN AB- curious Picture at Epping Place, to vol. BEY in 1572; and the records of both will LIX. 1063; LXXXII. i. 30. 437. probably be found in the archives of the SAWSTONIENsis will find a full account of antient and noble family of Russell. For Sawston in our vol. LXXXV. pp. 25. 120. Dunstable and Luton, and some other 225. We are obliged to him for the cuTownships of less note, ample materials are rious Letter of Sir Thomas Whorwood. to be found in the “ Bibliotheca Topogra- Our Correspondent from Cowbridge is phica Britannica."

informed, that the Plate of St. Donatt's J.T.M. in a letter, dated March 4, says, Church and Castle is in forwardness. The “ In reading the New Monthly Magazine for Beaupré Porch shall also be attended to.

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