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[June 1, merely place things on their present foot- nitted, in the breaking of threshing ma ing, and tend to relieve the debtor from chines, and the destruction of barts, what would otherwise be an injustice. Stacks of corn and hay, by fire. There

May 21, tije catholic question was discontents have broken out into acts of brought forward in the House of Com- open riot at Brandon and Norwich, but mons by Mr. Grattan, who proposed a owing to the prompt measures adopted resolution tending to pledge the House by the magistrates of both counties, these to an early consideration of the penal disturbances are we trust, by this time, laws affecting his Majesty's catholic sub- totally suppressed. The alleged cause jects in Great Britain and Ireland, in the is the disproportion between the prices course of the next session. The resolu- of provisions and those of labour; and if, tion was copied rerbatin from that of as it has been asserted, the wages of the Mr. Canning, in 1810. After a discus- labourer in husbandry in these agriculsion of some length, the question was ne- tural districts are under one shilling per gatived upon a division by 172 votes today, their condition certainly requires 141.

consideration and redress. Considerable dissatisfaction has re- We shall endearour in our next to discently prevailed among the lower classes charge the arrears due to our readers on of the inhabitants of Suffolk and Nor- the score of the foreign political transacfolk. Various outrages have been coin- tions of the past months.


With Biogruphical Accounts of Distinguished Characters.

Builetin of the King's Health. other causes, to the inadequacy of medical

« Windsor Castle, May 5. assistance. One of the numerous adran“ His Majesty passed last month in good tages which he anticipated from the prebodily health, and in uniform tranquillity, posed institution, was its certain tendency to but his Majesty's disorder is not much die reduce the frequency of consumptive com. minished.”

plaints, by ultimately leading to a better In the Gazette of April 27th public notice treatment for scrophula. The plan was te: was given that the Bank of England will ceived with enthusiastic approbation, and a continue to receive Bank dollar tokens at the subscription opened for carrying it into eterate of 55. od. each until the first of Novem- cution. It is in contemplation, should the ber next, in sums of not less than eight funds of the institution admit of it, hereafter dollars,

to establish stations in different parts of the On the 27th of April, a most respectable metropolis, that the benefit of this Dispenmeeting, attended by the Dukes of Kent and sary may be the more rapidly and extensively Sussex, the former of whom took the chair, diffused. was held at the London Tavern, for the pur. In the night of May 9th, a most daring pose of taking into consideration the best robbery was committed, near Greenwich, on means of establishing, in a central part of the Coromandel hoy, proceeding down the the metropolis, a Universal Dispensary, for river with seven chests of dollars, each the exclusive relief of sick indigent children, weighing 4000 ounces. The vessel was with a view to their being promptly supplied boarded by a party of upwards of 20 men, with effectual medical aid and advice; the who forced those on board into the hold, want of which is at present attended with while they carried off the treasure. Several the most fatal consequences among the poor. persons have been apprehended on suspiciod, Dr. J. B. Davis, a gentleman well known and part of the dollars recovered. by his various able professional and other May 23d, a fire broke out in Exeter publications, with whom this benevolent court, Strand, between the new Engis plan originated, took a comprehensive view Opera House and Exeter Change, and was of the great moral effects which such an in- not subdued till it had consumed to stitution is likely to produce. He stated houses, and damaged two others.. it as a positive fact, deducible from the new theatre, upon which so much skin, clearest data, that of the infant offspring of bour, and expense have been bestowed, the lower classes, one-fourth die under the tunately escaped uninjured, but the au second, one-third under the fifth, and nearly ing houses, in which the decorations we one-half under the tentha proportion ex- deposited, have suffered considerably. ceeding that of any other large capital in Eu- The telegraphic frames at the copo rope. This mortality he ascribed, among Admiralty are to be removed, and me "*

Promotions -Appointments-Births.

461 proved semaphore, consisting of a hollow Rev. JAMES BEEBLE, to the living of mast, from which two arms project in differ. Presteign, Radnor. ene directions, will be erected in their stead. Rev.SAMUEL BENNETT, to the chaplaincy The utility of this invention is to be tried by of the London and Middlesex Penitentiary, way of experiment from London to Sheer- Milbank. ness. The number of stations, it is said, Rev. JAMES STANIER CLARKE, to the will not exceed nine ; several are erected. rectory of Tillington, Sussex.

An account laid before the House of Com. Rev. E. Foster, to be one of the domes., mons estimates the sum necessary for re. tic chaplains to the Duke of Cambridge. insta

ne the buildings damaged or destroyed Rev. W. W. GRETTON, to the vicarage of by the late fire at the Mint, at 13,000l. Withington, Hereford.

Rev. CHARLES JErvis, to the vicarage of Promotions and Appointments.] Tho

Cheltenham. NAS Bell, esq. sheriff of London ;

Rev. R. KEDINGTON, to the rectory of GEORGE Cooper, esq. ;

Bradfield Combust, Suffolk. ANTONY BULLER, esq.;

Rev. CHARLES KEKEWICH, to the perpc. Captain Sir WM. Rich. OWEN, R.N.;

tual cure of Linton and Countisbury, Devon. CHARLES ABBOTT, esq. one of the Judges"

Rev. JOHN LOWNdes, to the rectory of of the court of King's Bench;

Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset.. GEORGE SOWLEY HOLROYD, esq. one of

Rev. F. Mills, to be one of his Majesty's the Judges of the court of King's Bench;

chaplains in ordinary. JAMES BURROUGH, esq. one of the

Rev. Mr. Nort, to the rectory of Wecl, Judges of the court of Common Pleas; .

Hants. JAMES ALLAN Park, esq. one of the

Rev. HERBERT OAKELEY, to a prebend in Judges of the court of Common Pleas;

Litchfield cathedral.

Rev.Jons ORMAN, to the head master

ship of the grammar school, Beverley, York, have received the honour of knighthood.

Rev. JAMES PHILPOT, to the mastership Prince LEOPOLD of SAXE-COBURG-SAAL

of St. John's, Bath. FELD, to be a general in the army.

Rev. CHARLES PROWETT, to the rectory John Hall, esq. to be consul for the

of Topcroft, Norfolk. kingdom of Hanover in London.

Rev. BENJAMIN RICHINGS, to the living Rear Admiral Sir Graham Moore, to be a lord of the admiralty, vice Lord Henry

of Manceter, with the chapelry of AtherPaulet,

stone, Warwick.

stor The Gazette of May 14, declares that

Rev. Eric Rudd, to the perpetual curacy

of Thorne, York. Prince LEOPOLD shall take precedence before the archbishop of Canterbury, the lord ,

Rev.SAMUEL SETTLE, to the vicarage of

Winterborne Stoke, Wilts. chancellor, and other great officers, and be fore all dukes (excepting those of the blood

Rev. WILLIAM STABBACK, to the rectory

of St. Stephen's, Exeter. Toyal) and peers of the realm.

Rev. RODERT STANSER, D.D. to be hiLord FitzROY SOMERSET to be secretary of embassy at the court of France.

shop of Nova Scotia, in America, in the

room of the Right Rev. Charles Inglis, D.D. . Rear Admiral Sir PHILIP CHARLES DUR

deceased. HAM, to be a knight commander of the Bath.

Rev. SAMUEL TURNER, to the vicarage of Vice Admiral FRANCIS PICKMORE, to be

Tealby, Lincoln.

Rev. William Tyson, to the perpetual governor and commander in chief of New

curacies of Rumburgh and South Elmham, foundlaud. JAMES CRAUTURD MACLEOD, esq. to be

he Norfolk.

Rev. EDWARD VINCENT, to the vicarage conservator of the privileges of the royal boroughs in Scotland,

of Rowde, Wilts.

George COOKE, esq. to be judge of
Prince of Wales's Island, vice Sir Edmund

ad rectory of Wolferton, Norfolk. Stanley, on which occasion he received the

Rev. Carus Wilson, to the living of honour of knighthood.

Tunstall, Westmoreland.

Births.] In Montaguc-square, the Right Members returned to Parliament.] Ro Hon. Lady Fitzroy Somerset, of a son. DERT LATOUCHE, esq. for the county of In Grosvenor-place, the Lady of Patrick Carlow, vice David Latouche, esq. deceased. Maitland, esq. of a son.

JOHN MABERLEY, esq. for Rye, vice Tho. In Cadogan-place, the wife of R, B. Pol. mas Philips Lamb, esq. who has aocepted laru, A.B. of St. John's college, Cambridge, the office of steward of East Hendred.

of a daughter. Lieut.Gen. JOHN MICHEL for Belfast, vicc: In Saville-row, the lady of George WatSir Stephen May, bart. appointed collector son Taylor, esg of a son. of the customs at that port.

Ai Fulham, the lady of Major General Ecclesiastical Preferments,] Rev. Dr. 'Sir H. Torrens, of a son. DARTON, to the deanery of Bocking, Essex. "The Hon. Mrs. Lushington, of a daugh


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Lady Catherine Halket, of a son.

Rev. Thos. P. Symonds, to Elizabeth, Countess Talbot, of a son.

youngest daughter of the late A. H. Taylor, Married.] Thos. Gill, esq. of King-street, esq. of Edward-street, Cavendish-square. Finsbury, to Miss Charles, of Calvert-street. Sam, H, Russell, esq. to Cecil Charlotte,

Henry Lecky, esq. 20th light dragoons, to eldest daughter of Dr. Pemberton, of George Gertrude, youngest daughter of the late street, Hanover-square. Alex. Wallace, esq.

Bevis Thelwall, esq. to Mary Elizabeth, Godfrey Meynell, esq. of Meynell-Lang- second daughter of L. B. Buckle, esq. of Upley, Derby, to Miss Balfour, only daughter of per Seymour-street. the late Day. B. esq. of Edinburgh.

Mr. Wm. Yockney, of Bedford Street, John Eicke, esq. of Doughty-street, to Covent Garden, to Elizabeth, daughter of Anne, third daughter of John Bannister, esq. Geo. Roberts, esq. of Newington. of Gower-street, Bedford-square,

At Greenwich, Rob. Pecknell, esq. of the William, youngest son of the late H. R. New Legacy Office, Somerset-place, to Mrs, James, esq. of Bruton street, to Maria, C. Mathews, of Blackheath Road. daughter of the late John Heathcote, esq. of At Chelsea, Lieut. T. H. Edwards to Tottenham.

Georgiana Meadows. Mr. Benj. Chandler, of St. Paul's Church At Lambeth, Rich. E. Hyde, esq. of the Yard, to Mary, daughter of Sam. Whitty, Crescent, near Manchester, to Anne lsaesq. Sherborne, Dorset.

bella, eldest daughter of Thos. Ashby, esq. Rich. Cooper, esq. of Dulwich, to Caro- At Fulham, Thos. Betts, esq. to Sarah, line, eldest daughter of W. A. Hay, esq. of widow of the late J. Jones, Historiographer Princes-street, Hanover-square.

to the King. Wm. Clark Johnston, esq. to Eliza, eldest Fras. B. Head, esq. of the Royal Engineers, daughter of James Daniell, esq.

to Julia Valenza, youngest sister of Lord SoRev. Thus, Robinson, of Trinity College, merville. Cambridge, to Miss Dornford, only daughter Richard Riley, esq. of the Admiralty, to of the late Josiah D. esq. of London.

Harriett, third daughter of Sir Wm. Becchey, Sir Jas. Montgomery, of Stanhope, bart. At Twickenham, J. T. Brooks, esq. of M.P. to Miss Helen Graham, second daugh: Fliewick, Beds, to Mary, eldest daughter of ter of Thos. G. esq. of Kinross, N. B. A. Hatfield, esq.

Rev. J. C. Clements, of Cheam, to Mary, At Islington, the Rev. Henry Howard, of second daughter of George Jubb, esq. of Sawbridgeworth, Herts, to Julia, second Winchester-street.

daughter of Sir Thomas Beevor, bart. F. H, Pedder, csq. of Gould square, to D ied.] In New Ormond-street, Berj. Aline, eldest daughter of J. L. Storder, esq. Bewicke, esq. of Austin Friars.

In White Lion-court, Cornhill, Wn. John Cattley, esq. of Queenhithe, to Wilson, esq. 85. Frances, fifth daughter of the late John Gar- In York place, Frances Martha, youngest ratt, esq. of Newington Green.

daughter of Lieut. Col. Graham, of Chailey, Martin Ware, esq. of New Bridge-street, Sussex, 11. eldest son of the late James W. esq. to Aune, In Old Brompton road, Lieut. Gen. Sonyoungest daughter of the Rev. Thomas Tay- tag, 69. lor, of the King's-road.

In Lincoln's Inn, Hardinge Stracey, esq. Chas. Thos. Haden, e q. of Sloane-street, In Manchester-street, Mrs. Mary Anne to Emma, youngest daughter of the latc Synge, fourth daughter of the late Sir Rob. Sam. Harrison, esg. of Percy-street,

S. bart. Captain Edw. Lowther, R. N. to Mary, In Welbeck-street, Dr.John O'Donnel, 56. eldest daughter of William Leader, esq. M.P. In Upper Grosvenor-street, Mrs. Fre

Mr. Peter Poland, of the Strand, eldest mantle, widow of the late J. son of Peter Raymond P. esq. of Highgate, In Piccadilly, Cortis Telfair, esq.65. to Sarah Selina, third daughter of Mr. T. In Duke-street, West Smithfield, Mr. SaJackson, of Fleet-street.

muel Major, 69. The Hon, and Rev. Gen. Neville, Master In Golden-square, Osmond Venn, ninib of Magdalen College, Cambridge, and surviving son of John Pearson, esq. g. youngest son of Lord Brarbrooke, to Lady In New Burlington-street, Pole, third son Charlotte Legge, second daughter of George, of the Ro. Hon. Charles B. Bathurst. Earl of Dartmouth.

In Park-street, Richard Warren, esq. The Earl of Normanton to Lady Diana In James-street, Covent Garden, Mrs. SaHerbert, daughter to the Earl of Pembroke. rah Embry, sister to the Rev. Mr. E. rector

The Hon. H. Grey Bennet, second son of of that parish, 74. the Earl of Tankerville, to Miss Russell, Ai Charing Cross, Edward, eldest son of daughter of Lord Wm. R. and niece to the E. Briscoe, esq. of Waterford, Ireland, 20. Duke of Bedford.

In Newgate-street, White Newman, esq. John Cuming, esq. to Anna Frances Bi- 80. shop, of Gray's Wood, Chiddingfold, Surrey, In Doughty-street, Rob. Storks, esq. 74. youngest daughter of the late Henry B. esq. lu Bernard-street, Russell-square, Janel,


1816.] Account of the Earl of Warwick & Mr. T. Johnes. 463 relict of the late W. Barclay, esq. of the lish, THOMAS JOHNEs, esq. M.P. for CarNavy Pay Office.

diganshire, and lord lieutenant and custos Ai Tedlington, Mary Amelia, wife of Jas. rotulorum of that county, 67. This gentleWm. Lukin, esq. of Fludyer strect,

man was bred at Eton, and first sat in ParAt Pentonville, Sarah, wife of Thos. Teb. liament for the county of Radnor. His first but, esq. 55.

wife was Miss Bird, of Monmouth ; and for At Lambeth, Rich. Wordsworth, esq. of his second, he took his first cousin, Miss Staple Inn and Stockbridge,

Johnes, of Dowla Colty, Carmarthenshire, At Kentish Town, Louisa Elisabeth, wise The benefits conferred by this gentleman on of Mr. Mich. Nugent.- Robert Wedd, esq, all the country around his princely domain

Ac Highgate, John Fred. Poland, esq. of of Hafou, will entitle him to the respect of Bush-lane.

distant posterity. Previously to 1783, when At Pimlico, Mr. Patrick M‘Manus, of Mr. Johnes began to erect his first residence, Bow-street-office.--Mrs. Ann Hedgley, 74. the roads were impassable ; there was not a

At Camden Town, Miss Ann Jackson, post-chaise in the county : the miserable daughter of John J. esq. of the same place. huts of the peasantry he transformed into

At Hampstead, Mrs. Theobald, widow of comfortable habitations, and supplied meJas. T. esg. of Great James-street, Bedford- dical attendants; he employed the popuTow.- Isaac Johnstone, esq. barrister-at-law. lation in planting millions of forest trees At Chelsea, Mr. James Peltram.

upon the cheerless barrenness of the waste In Camberwell-terrace, Henry Blaxland, and mountains, as well as in other improveesq. 68.

ments; and instituted schools, which he and At Fulham, Captain J. Turner, R. N.- Mrs.Johnes personally attended. Having in Mrs. Cleaver, wife of the Archbishop of view the two-fold design-io patronise liteDublin.

rature and the arts, and to combine objects, At Stoke Newington, Mrs. Eliz. de Valan- which, together with the natural grandeur gin, widow of the late Dr. de V. 76.

of the scenery, might induce travelling to In the Edgeware-road, Capt. Chas. Ro- this remote part of the Principality, and beris, of the 4th royal veteran battalion. thereby amcliorate the condition of the na

At Frognal, Mrs. Abel, wife of James A. tives—he enriched his residence with paintesq.

ings and sculptures by the best mastersin Durham-place, Hackney-road, Wm. stored his library with the most valuable liHenry Staveley, esq.

terature, ancient and modern; and in his At Norwood Green, Wm. Spencer, esq. pleasure grounds be developed and enhanced one of his Majesty's justices of peace for the the sublime scenery of Nature. So intent county of Middlesex, 70.

was he on improving the agriculture of this At Pentonville, Thomas Collier, esq. 85. forlorn county, that he brought farmers from

At Brompton, Gilbert, only son of G. Scotland and other districts, and proposed, at Macleod, esq. of the E, I, C. Bengal Medi one time, to introduce 100 Grison families, cal Establishment, 9.

and to place them on the high uncultivated In Highbury-place, Martha Sadelbia, grounds; but various circumstances and Le

third daughter of John Nichols, esq. objections prevented the execution of this

In Curzon-street, May Fair, BARRINGTON latter plan. An Agricultural Society wa POPE BLACHFORD, esq. M. P. one of the commenced for the purpose of encouraging lords commissioners of the Admiralty. He cottagers, by giving premiums, and purchaswas married to a sister of the present Duke ing their productions; and he distributed an of Grafton.

excellent tract, entitled, “A Cardiganshire In Green - street, Grosvenor - square, Landlord's Advice to his Tenants." While GEORGE GREVILE, Earl of Warwick and Mr. Johnes was thus employing his talents Brooke, which titles were conferred on his and fortune for the benefit of his country, a father by King George II. His lordship destructive fire, in the year 1807, consumed was born in 1746, and succeeded his father his house, with much of its valuable contents; in 1773. He married, in 1771, Georgiana, the loss amounted, it is said, to upwards of only daughter of the first Lord Selsey. This 70,0001. Notwithstanding this disaster, Mr. lady died in 1772, leaving him a son, Johnes still “resolved to inhabit his Eden, who died at the age of 14 years. In 1776, although driven out by the flaming minister.” his lordship married Henrietta, daughter Haford was once more rebuilt and adorned of Richard Vernon, esq. by whom he had anew.-Amid these various occupations, and issuc: Henry Lord Brooke, born 1779, co• his business in Parliament, Mr. Johnes translonel of the Warwick militia, who succeeds lated the Travels of Brocquière, 1 vol. 4to.; to the family titles and estates; Robert; the Chronicles of Froissart, 4 vols. folio; Elizabeth, died in 1800 ; Henrietta, married Monstrelet, 4 vols; and Joinville, 2 vols. in 1805 to the Earl of Clonmel ; Caroline, 410.; the three latter were printed at his Augusta Louisa, and Charlotte. His lord own press at Hafod. During the last few ship never took any active part in public years, he continued indefatigable in his imaffairs.

provements at Hafod, and in making roaris At Langstone Cliffe Cottage, near Daw and erecting bridges for the accommodation




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G. Hardinge, Esq., & Rev. C. Dunster, of the public. He lately succeeded in esta- the constitutional existence of an is blishing a fund for the relief of the families ment against Mr. Hastings," sra. ; of seamen and others who may suffer by ca. “The Essence of Malone, or the sec sualties; and he conceived the idea of esta of that fascinating writer extracted frz. blishing a fishery on an extensive scale. In immortal work, entitied, 'Some Ace the winter of 1814, Mr. Johnes had an alarm- the Life and Writings of Jobo Dixon ing illness, from which, however, he ap. 8vo. 1900~"The Russian Chiefs, a. peared to have recovered; and purchased a 460.1804. iesidence in Devonshire for his winter resort, At Perworth, the Rev. CHARLES D or, as he expressed it, "a cradle for his STER, sector of that parish, and rura! age." Here it was that the hand of death of West Sussex. He was the son arrested him, after a short illness. His re. Rev. Chas. D. the translator of Horare, a mains were deposited in the church which received his education at Trinity C he built at Hafod, in the same vault with Oxford, where tie proceeded to his dega those of his beloved and only daughter, for M. A. in June, 1775. He possessed whom a marble monument of most in derable literary and critical abilities, e teresting design and exquisite workmanship he evinced in the following publicats. has long been executing in London.

“ The Frogs, a comedy from the Grecs At Presteigne, April 20, Geo. HARDINGE, Aristophanes," 410. 1765 – “Philips esq. first justice of the counties of Brecon, der, a poem, with notes," Glamorgan, and Radnor, and attorney-ge “ Milton's Pajadise Regained, with nas neral to the Queen, 71. He was the son of 4to. 1705 Considerations Nicholas H. esq. of Canbury House, Surrey, Early Reading, and the prima stamina di formerly clerk to the House of Commons- Paradise Lost, together with Extracts irco distinguished for his virtues and literary at Poet of the 16th century," Sro. 1800—4 tainments ; nephew to the late Earl, and Letter to the Bishop of London, sugger cousin to Marquis Camden. He was edu. a farther Consideration of a Passage ia cated at king's College, Cambridge ; after Matthew," svo. 1804-“A Letter to Ge which he entered at one of the inns of court, ville Sharp, respecting his Remarks on their and became eminent as a counsel. He pos: last Petitions in the Lord's Prayer," 1000 sessed a refined classical taste, brilliant wit, 1807.-To those which follow be did and the most powerful and varied eloquence, affix his name:--"Discursory Considerada which he uniformly displayed in the charges on St. Luke's Gospel,” sro. 1805–si Co delivered by him after his elevation to the siderations on the supposed Evidence of the bench. His benevolent temper and active carly Fathers that St. Matthew's Gospel sa philanthropy will long live in the recollec- the first written," 8vo. 1806-" Consideration of his friends, and of the many who tions on the hypothesis that St. Luke's Got have been henefited by his zealous exertions. pel was the first written," svo. 1808 He was the author of the following tracts :- “ Points at issue between the editor of Dt. " Speech delivered at the Bar of the House Townson's Works and the author of Discarof Lords against Mr. Fox's East India Bill, sory Considerations on St. Luke's Gospel," Dec, 16, 1783" — “ Letters to Edmund 8vo. 1811. Burke, in which are contained Inquiries into



Died.] At Bill Hill, near Wakingham, Died.) At Henwick House, Nathaniel Frances, second daughter of Lieut. Gen. Bogle, third son of N. B. French, esq. Leveson Gower, 15.

At Old Warden vicarage, the Rev, John At Windsor, Mr. Chas.Secker, 53. Mrs. Smyth, vicar of the united parishes of Southill Marshall, 33.-Mrs. Simmons, 62. and Old Warden, and perpetual curate of At Oakingham, Mrs. Grace Harrod, 76. Hampton, in the diocese of Worcester, so. At Newbury, John Haskin, esq. 72.

At Clifton, the wife of the Rev. D. S. Oli At Streatley, Mrs. Sheppard, 43. vier,

Married.] At Aylesbury, Mr. W. Robert, Married.)

At Wallingford, Mr. Thos. to Anne, eldest daughter of Mr.John Wheeler. Bond, of Mackney, to Ann, third daughter Diec.] At Lamport House, Edmond of Mr. R. Brooker.-Mr. E. Hobson, of Dayrell, esq. of Lincoln's Inn, barrister, 7% Northampton, to Miss Mary Greene, of


Married.] At Cambridge, Wm. Herbert, At Sunningwell, Mr, Jas. Collason, to esq. of Huntingdon, to Mary, second daugtMiss Sarah Dcane.

ter of Thos. V. Oakes, esq.



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