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464 Occurrences in London and its Vicinity. [May, he thought, without impropriety; for it circumstances. The Court could not in appears, under the Patent, that the pa. the face of evidence, where the prepontentee has secured to himself a right to derance was considered to be in favour of offer brass, tin, or any other metals or the durability of iron, come to any other composition of metals. This Court can- decision. The ooly point upon which be not limit human art, nor is it possible to hesitated was the condition in the Table say, looking at the discoveries of our own of Fees, that the depth of the graves in days, whether other metals may not be which metallic Coffins were to be depobrought within aftainable compass. It is sited, should be 15 feet; and he must worthy of observation also, that Coffins confess that he could see neither the juswere, from their construction, out of the tice nor prudence of this proposition; if reach of internal examination, and there the parish demand and receive a larger was no means to prevent their being var- fee for Iron Coffins, they were entitled to nished, painted, or tinned, without fear of the same ground as those of wood, the ad. discovery; while parishes would still be ditional fee being a compensation for their under the necessity of receiving them, on longer duration; he still more objected to the bona fide of the maker; for he was not it on the ground of the increased expense excluded, under the Patent, from intro. to which parties would be subjected for a ducing more durable metals. It appeared grave of that depth; besides, if such a too niuch to say that the Coffins would be measure were adopted, parishes would always of the exact quality of those spe. have no means of observing the decay of cified in the articles ; parishes, therefore, these Cuffias by occasional observation, so have a right to guard themselves against as hereafter to come to a practical concluother disguises. The parish of St. An- sion on the subject. The learned Judge drew, Holborn, the subject of the present concluded by expressing a wish that this dispute, was in the most crowded part of point should be re-considered, and when the town, with a dense population, both of they had so done, and the Table of Fees living and dead : boib populations were were agaio laid before him, amended in rapidly increasing, and in the four ce- that respect, he should be prepared to meteries belonging to it, the bodies were as confirm it accordingly. closely packed as decency would admit of. The Parish having since complied with And he would ask, was a parish tbus cir. the recommendation, by making no recumstanced fit for an experiment like this, striction as to depth, the Table of Fees for such it must be deemed by its most has been confirmed in the usual manner. favourable advocates ?. When he weigh. Doctors' Commons.

J.S. ed the serious inconvenience to the parish, against the individual profit of the

Sunday, April 29. patentee, he could not hesitate on such an

At the Parish Church of St. Paul, Coalternative. The patentee must be con., a converted Jew was ordain. tented to await the issue of further experi, ed by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of ment and observation, before he could

St. David's, in the presence of a very large reap that abundant harvest which would

congregation. hereafter accrue to him, if it should turn

We observe, from an account lately laid out that his premises were well founded; before the House of Commons, “shewing let experience show that the apprehen. the sums received and paid monthly by sions of tbe Court were groundless, and it

the Commissioners for the reduction of was to be hoped that parishes would be

the National Debt, on account of the then read to do their duty ; but the

Banks for Savings, in England, from the Court must know much more than it at

6th of August, 1817, to the 5th of April, present did, before it could overthrow its

1821," that the deposits in these banks present opinion. The sum proposed to

have amounted to no less than 3,726,7931.; be charged in the Table of Fees for Iron

while only 219,0721. have been paid back. Coffins, was 101. extra ; and what made it of more weight was, that the parish of St.

Tuesday, May 8. George, Hanover Square, a parisb pecu

Issué or SOVEREIGNS. This morning liarly well governed, had adopted the the Bank commenced exchanging So

Had it fallen to the Court to fix vereigns for Bank notes ; but few appli. the quantum, it would probably have fixed cations were made. A little form is nea lower fee, and in other parishes he ob- cessary to receive them. The parties have served that to be the case ; St. Saviour, to write their names and place of abode Southwark, had proposed 51.; and St. on the upper note, then present them to George in the East, 61. 9s. 6d. ; doubtless the Cashier for signature, at the same the matter had been well considered by time saying they are to be exchanged for them, and that there were good grounds Sovereigns: afterwards they are to be for the fees proposed ; and it was not for taken to the Dividend Warrant Office, in the Court to disturb what had been done, the Bank-yard, which place is approprifounded, as he concluded it to be, on local ated expressly for the purpose. The Tel.




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1821.] Domestic Occurrences. Theatrical Register. 465 lers in the Hall of the Bank are the per- lo spite of this obstacle, for it is one as sons appointed to pay 5l. notes and up- far as the bringing together a numerous wards. The Bankers, instead of the usual body is an object, this Institution is rasupply of small notes, received sovereigns pidly gaining ground; and we have much only; and their introduction, therefore, pleasure in announcing, that the attendinto general circulation, was almost in- ance at the Anniversary this day was not stantaneous. No notes of the denomina. only respectable in the highest degree, but tion of 12. are now to be procured at the so numerous as to afford a proof that the different bankers in the City; and the Society had made a large addition to its same difficulty exists at the Bank itself, friends. The Earl of Chichester was in the the Directors intending; as we are assured, Chair, supported by Lord Pomfret, Lord not to issue any more of that description Blessington, Sir J. Č. Hippisley, J. Fuller, at preseot; reserving the power which esq. Sir T. Lawrence, &c. &c. Mr. Fitzthey possess under the Act, of doing so, Gerald recited an Anniversary Address *. for any emergency that may arise, affect. It was delivered with spirit and feeling, ing either their own supply of specie, or and was warmly applauded. the demands of the country circulation, THE CORONATION. Within the last few Inspectors have been sent to the principal days the works in Westminster Hall have towns to detect the forged notes that will been resumed, positive and distinct orders probably on this occasion be presented. to that effect having been forwarded to the

The following is the official statement Board of Works. Various alterations are of the pumber of Bank Notes and Bank making in the costume of persons attend. Post Bills in circulation, mñade up to Fri. ant on his Majesty. The dress of the day, April 6:

pages is to be altered : it is to be blue and £.1 and £2.............6,481,233 gold, richly ornamented, so as to accord 5

2,865,641 with what is termed the King's (formerly 10

3,249,670 the Prince Regent's) uniform. Proclama15

138,407 tions respecting the Coronation and the 20

1,417,353 re-assembling of the Court of Claims, it is 25

176,382 expected, will be published in a few days. 30

370,854 It is usual, we understand, to give at least

302,290 six weeks' notice in the Gazette of a Co

1,257,179 ronation, for the information of foreign 100

1,172,271 Ministers and Courts; and the time can200

485,191 not be positively fixed till the probable 300

442,596 period for the prorogation of Parliament 500

429,291 may be ascertained. 1000

2,561,048 Bank Post Bills


Average of the whole......£.22,976,475.

New Pieces.
Wednesday, May 9.

DRURY LANE THEATRE. A Court of Common Council was held; April 24. Mother and Son, a Drama in when the refusal of Mr. Brown, keeper of three Acts; we believe, by Mr. Moncrief. Newgate, to admit the Grand Jury of Favourably received; but laid aside for London, as a matter of right, into the gaol, the present, after two performances, on being taken into consideration, the Court account of Lord Byron's Tragedy, which resolved to recommend to the Board of was first produced on the following night. Aldermen to issue their order to the (See p. 370.) keeper to admit the Grand Jury in future. May 8. The Kind Impostor, called an Thursday, May 10.

Operatic Drama, founded upon Cibber's The Incorporated Society for the Ma. Comedy of She Wou'd and She Wou'd Not. dagement of the Literary Fund held their It has been several times performed; but Anniversary at the Freemason's Taverd. we cannot say that we approve of the preIt is an Institution of such a character, sent rage for turning sterling comedies that while none can have a stronger into sing-song. Will the next experiment claim upou the support of every friend be made on The Provoked Husband, The to Learning and to Humanity, it has this Jealous Wife, The Clandestine Marriage, peculiarity, that it cannot impress the or The School for Scandal ? public with a deep sense of its merits by a display of the objects to whom it bas re

Covent GARDEN THEATRE. stored life and hope. The stream of its April 23. Undine ; or, The Spirit of beneficence must be silent, or cease to the Water, a Romantic Drama (we believe, flow. The man of education and talent, of German origin). The plot is interestalthough of all men the most afflicted by ing, and the scenery exquisite. It has the pressure of want, is yet too sensitive had a great run. and too high-spirited to stand forth to the world as the dependant on charitable aid. * This Poem shall be given in our GENT. MAG. May, 1821..



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Rev. J. S. Clarke, LL, D. (domestic April 21. 16th Dragoons-Lieut.-Col. Chaplain to the King), to a Prebend of Elphinstone, from the 3sd Foot, to be the Chapel of St. George, Windsor. Lieut. Colonel, vice Pelly, who exchanges. Rev. Robert Williams, to the Living of

STAFF.--Lieut. Col. Torrens, to be De. Llandyfrdog, Anglesey. puty Quarter - Master - General to the Rev. J. Smyth, Keyingham Perpetual King's troops in the East Indies.

Curacy, Yorkshire. April 28.

This Gazette notines his Rev. E. M. Willan, Oving R. Bucks, Majesty's permission to Capt. R. Sauma. Rev. T. Lawes, Halberton V. Devon. rez, R.N. to accept and wear the Cross of Rev. Wm. Proctor Thomas, LL. B. Hola Knight of the Austrian Order of Leopold. combe Prebend in Cathedral of Wells.

May 2. 6th Dragoon Guards-Gene- Rev. Mark Aitkids, to the Church of the ral the Hon. Rob. Taylor to be Colonel, anited parishes of Dyke and Moy, in the vice Lord Carhampton, deceased.

Presbytery of Forres and county of Moray. STAFF.Lieut. Col. John Bell to be De- Rev. Wm. Proudfoot, Minister of Shotts, puty Quarter-Master-General at the Cape to the Church and Parish of Avendale, of Good Hope.

Presbytery of Hamilton. Carleton House, May 4.-The following Rev. J. J. Drewe, Alstonefield V. Staf. is a copy of an order from his Majesty fordshire. to the Marquis of Winchester, Groom of Rev. J. Roberts, Quarpford Perpetual the Stole; which, in obedience to his Ma. Curacy, Staffordshire. jesty's commands, has been communi. Rev. John Jones, Llanvyrnach aud Pencated by his Lordship to the Lords of his rith RR, Pembrokeshire. Majesty's Bedchamber:

Rev. R. Chester, M.A. Elstead R, Sussex. « The honour of Koighthood having, in Rev. Wm. Wyvill, B, A. Spenithorne two recent instances*, been surreptitiously R. York. obtained at the Levee, bis Majesty, for Rev. Wm. Ewin Girdlestone, Kelling the purpose of effectually guarding against with Salthouse annexed R. Norfolk. all such disgraceful practices in future, Rev. Thos. Mills (Chaplain in Ordinary has been pleased to direct, that henceforth to the King), Little Henny R. Essex. Do person shall be presented to his Ma. Rev. Thos, Holmes, M.A. Holbrooke R. jesty at the Levee by the Lord in Wait- Suffolk. ing, to receive the honour of Knighihood, Rev. P. A. French, Thorp Falcon R. unless his Majesty's pleasure has been Somersetshire. previously sigoified, in writing, to the Rev, R. T. Whalley, M. A. (Prebendary Lord in Waiting, by one of his Majesty's of Wells), Ilchester and Yeovilton RR. Principal Secretaries of State.”

Somersetshire. May 12. This Gazette notifies, that on Rev. John Turner, Corston V. Somerthe 5th inst. Sir E. Paget took the oaths, setshire. as Governor and Commander in Chief of Rev. T. Beckwith, East Retford V. Not. Ceylon.

tinghamshire. 33d loot-Lieut. Col. Moffatt, from the Rev. R. H. Barham (Rector of Spar1st Ceylon Regiment, to be Lieut. Col. gate), to be a Minor Canon of St. Paul's

41st Ditto-Brevet Major Chambers, to Cathedral. Major.

Rev. J. H. Bromby (Vicar of Hall), 1st Ceylon Regt.Lieut. Col. Sullivan, Cheswardine V. Salop. to be Lieut. Colonel.

Rev. R. M. Mant, Mountsea V. and

Killodiernan R. in the diocese of Killaloe, MEMBERS RETURNED TO PARLIAMENT.

Ireland. May 8. Ludgershall — The Earl of Rev. W. L. Rickard, Rufforth PerpeBrecknock, v. Earl of Carhampton, dec. tual Curacy, near York.

May 15. County of Down—M. Porde, Rev. Lowther Grisdale, Walmsley Peresq. v. Marquis of Londonderry, now a petual Curacy, Lancashire. Peer of the United Kingdom.

Rev. R. Hoblyn (Rector of All Saints, Orford-Marquis of Londonderry, vice Colchester), St. Lawrence Newland R., in Douglas, Chiltern Hundreds.

Andover - Thos. Asheton Smith, esq. v. Rev. Edw. Addison, B.D. Landbeach R. his father, Chiltern Hundreds.



Rev. Wm. Erans, M. A. Wigmore V.

Rev. G. Proctor, M.A. of Worcester Col-
lege, to be Head Master of Lewes School,

Rev. R. Garvey, to be Head Master of
Lincoln Grammar School,


* Allusive, we believe, to Sir Columbine Daniell, and Sir Charles Aldis.


467 BIRTHS. April 25. At Vienna, Lady Vane Stewart May 5. At Berkswell Hall, Warwick(the lady of the British Ambassador) a shire, the wife of John E. Eardley Wilmot, 8011, who is heir to the large estates in the esq.a dau.-13. At Devonshire-street, Lady county of Durham.

Frederica Stanhope, a son and heir..-14. Lately. At Tamworth, Staffordshire, the At Bourne Grove, Southgate, the wife of wise of Thomas Harper, esq. of Pontar- Quarles Harris, esq. a daughter. dawe, Glamorgansbire, a son.

MARRIAGES. Noo.1.1820. At Arcot, in the East Indies, Sir Chas. Gray, one of the Judges of the Lieut. H. White, to Elizabeth, dau. of the Supreme Court at Madras, to Elizabeth, late Rev. Herbert Jeffreys, of Ilford. daughter of Sir Samuel Clark Jervoise,

Feb. 26. 1821. At Florence, Viscount bart. of Tasworth Park, Hampshire. Tullamore, only son of the Earl of Charle. Lately. David A. Dewar, esq. of Doles, ville, to Miss Beaujolois Campbell, dau. of Hampshire, to Anne, dau. of Richard Mathe late Col. Campbell, of Shawfield, and genis, esq. of Grosvenor-place. niece to the Duke of Argyll.

May 1. Lieut. col. Cooper (Groom of March 3, At Lund, in Westmoreland, the Bedcbamber to the Duke of Clarence) Jamaica, Lyndon Howard Evelyn, esq. to Miss Baker, daughter of the late Sir Collector of Customs at Savanna-le-Mer, George Baker, bart. to 'Alice, dau. of Benj. Samuda, esq. for. The Rev. Owen Marden, of Earnley, to merly of that island.

Anne, daughter of Mr. Thomas Lucas, of April 19. Newman Hatley, esq. of Pulborough, Sussex. Langley Lodge, Herts, to Elizabeth, relict 3. The Rev. Jobo Gale Dobree, A. B. of late Mr. J. G.Jones, of Kingsland-road. of East Bargholt, to Emily Elizabeth, dau.

21. Geo. Rose, esg. of Lincoln's Ion, to of the Rev. Jos. I'weed, A. M., rector of Anne, dau. of the late Capt. Robert Pouncy, Capel St. Mary, Suffolk. of ibe Hon. East India Company's service. 5. Capt. John Drummond, Coldstream

Capt. Baghott, of the 80th regiment, to Guards, to Miss Georgiana Augusta Finch. Charlotte, daughter of the late Col. Sloper, Louis-Henry Desanges, esq. of Finsof Tetbury, formerly of Horse Guards Blue. bury-square, to Elizabeth, daughter of the

23. Right Hon. Heveage, Earl of Ayles. Rev. Dr.Dakins, Chaplain to the Comman. ford, to Lady Augusta Sophia Greville, der-in-Chief, of Dean's-yard, Westminster. sister to the Earl of Warwick.

7. The Rev. Dr. Geldart, rector of Kirk 24. The Rev. James Hitchings, of Sun. Deighton, to Eliza, dau. of the late, and ning Hill, to Harriet, daugbter of T. V. sister of the present, Win. Cutfield, esq. Cooke, esq. of Bracknall House, East of Bayly's Court, Sussex. Hampstead.

16. At Brailes, co. Warwick, by the 25. The Rev. H. B. Lennard, son of Sir Rev. Cornwall Smalley, vicar, Geo, SmalT. B. Lennard, bart. of Bell House, Essex, ley, esq. A. B. of I'rinity-college, Oxford, to Hebe-Dorothy, daughter of E. Prideaux, to the eldest danghter of Captaiv Hay. esq. late of Haseworthy, Cornwall.

19. At Kent House, Knightsbridge, by Rev. Charles Bridges, to Harriet, dau. special licence, Capt. Frederick Fitzcla. of the late J. Torlesse, esq. of the Hon. rence, of his Majesty's 11th-reg. to Lady East India Company's service.

Augusta, Boyle. The bridegroom is the 26. At Upton-upon-Severn, Wm. Hall gallant young Officer who distinguished Buckle, esq. of Chaceley, Worcestershire, bimself in the seizure and dispersion of the to Maria, dau. of the late Rev. Geo. Martin. Cato.street Conspirators. The bride is

C. J. Monkhouse, esq. of Craven-street, the daughter of the Earl and Countess of Solicitor, son of the Rev. J. Mookhouse, Glasgow. The service was performed by rector of Market Deeping, Lincoloshire, to the Rev. Dr. Moore, son of the late ArchAmelia-Maria, daughter of the late Rev. bishop of Canterbury, and attended by R. M. Delafosse, of Richmond, Surrey. their Royal Highnesses the Dukes of York

Joshua Hart, esq. of Islington, to the and Clarence, his Grace the Duke of Mon. widow of Jos. Meymott, esq. and dau. of trose, Lord Melville, &c. &c. the late J. F. Rigaud, esq. R. A.

At Prattlewell, Essex, William Heygate, Sir Wm. Dick, bart. to Caroline, relict esq. M. P. and Alderman, to Isabella, of Lieut..col. Frazer, late of 76th reg. fourth daughter; and on the same day,

The Rev. Thos, Millingchamp Davies, Thomas Pares, esg. M.P. to Octavia, fifth A. B. to Mary, only child of the late Al. daughter of the late Edward Longdon derman Bedward, esq. of Chester.

Mackmurdo, esq. of Clapton, Middlesex. 20. At Dublin, the Hon. G. W. Massey 24. Robert Downes, esq. son of the late (brother to Lord Massey), to Narcissa, se- Rev. Andrew Downes, of Witham, Essex, cond daughter of the late James. Hugh- to Charlotte. Dorothy, eldest dau. of John Smith Barry, esq. of Marbury Hall, Che. Suard, esq. late of Wickham-place, in the shire, and Foly (Cork).

same county,



granted by King John to Sir Geoffry April 25. At his house in Bruton. Luttrell his ancestor, to Mr. Luke street, at two o'clock in the morning, Wbite. The first of the Luttrell family, in bis 78th year, Henry Lawes Luttrell, who resided on the Luttrellstown estate, Earl of Carbampton, Viscount Carhamp- was Robert Luttrell, younger son of ton of Castlehaven, Baron Irnham of Sir Hugb Luttrell of Dunster Castle, co. Luttrelstown, Governor of Dublin, Pa- Somerset, by Jane Beaumont; he died tent Customer at Bristol, a General in 15 Hen. vi, seised of the Castle and the army, and Colonel of the 6th regi- lands of Luttrellstown. ment of Dragoon Guards ; born August 7, 1743; married, June 25, 1776, Jane, daughter of George Boyd, of Dublin, MARCHIONESS OF WORCESTER. Esq. one of the most beautiful women May ll. At the Duke of Welling: of her day, as well as the most amiable, ton's, in Piccadilly, the Marchioness of Her Ladyship survives him. He was Worcester. Her Ladyship was Geor. brother to the beautiful Miss Luttrell, giana Frederica Fitzroy, eldest daughter the late Duchess of Cumberland. His of tbe late Hon. Henry Fitzroy, son of Lordship succeeded to his titles on the Charles, first Lord Southampton, brodeath of bis father, in 1787.-Creations ther of the Duke of Grafton, by Lady of the first Nobleman, the father of the

Anne Wellesley, sister of the Duke of deceased; Baron, 1768; Viscount, Wellington and Marquis Wellesley; and 1781 ; Earl, 1785.His Lordship is suc- was married to the Marquis of Worcester ceeded in his titles and estates by bis on the 25th of July 1814. Her Ladyonly brother, the Hon. Jobn Luttrell Ol

ship was one of the most intimate and mius, now Earl of Carbampton, &c, who favourite friends of the late Princess assumed the name of Olmius on succeed. Charlotte. She was present at the ing to the estates of Lord Waltham. His

King's Drawing-room, and also .at the Lordship's death also makes a vacancy Ball, on the night of the same day, in the representation of the borough of given by his Majesty, to celebrate his Ludgershall, for wbich he was returned birth-day, at wbich the Marchioness to the House of Commons. He stood

danced. On the following day (Friday) third on the list of Generals-those pre- sbe found herself unwell, and in conseceding him being the Marquis of Drogo quence went into a cold bath, which heda and Earl Harcourt. Lord Car- bad an effect contrary to what was exhampton, when Colonel Luttrell, op. pected. The Marchioness was on a visit posed the late John Wilkes, Esq. at the to her Noble Relatives the Duke and memorable election for Middlesex. Duchess of Wellington, at whose house Some years since he purcbased the beau

in Piccadilly she was confined. On Fritiful and well-known estate, Pains Hill, day morning her case became extremely at Cobham, Surrey, which had been

alarming, and at ten minutes before five rendered a delightful promenade by the o'clock she breathed her last. late Mr. Hamilton, and his successor, Benjamin Bond Hopkins, Esq. The park and grounds were continued in the Sir Richard Rodney BLIGH, G, C, B. same stile and neatness by his Lordship; April 30. At Belle Vue, near Southin doing which his philanthropy was, ampton, Sir Richard Rodney Bligh, among other traits of generosity, emi. G, C. B., Admiral of the Red Squanently conspicuous, by constantly em- dron of his Majesty's Fleet, &c. &c. ploying a number of old and impotent -Sir Richard was born in Cornwall, in labourers (who must now evidently be 1737, of an ancient and noble family of maintained by their respective parishes) that county, and was godson of the late in regularly keeping the walks and Lord Rodney. He entered the naval grounds peculiarly clean and neat. His service of his country at a very early charities were extensive, but without period of life; but it was not until 1777 Ostentation, and his loss will be deeply that he attained the rank of Post Capregretted in the neighbourhood of his tain; in which situation, in the comresidence.

mand of the Alexander, of 74 guns, in The family of Luttrell is of Nor. November 1794, he exhibited in a most man origin, and flourished from a very unequal combat with a French squadron, early period in Lincolnshire and Somer- consisting of five ships of 74 guns, three setshire. The late Earl sold the estate large 'frigates, and a brig, such courage, of Luttrellstown, co. Dublin, which was and abilities, as, to use the words of a


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