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6. J. P. flankey, esq. alderman of London, and one of the candidates for the representation of the city in parliament. He died on the first day of election, supposed from the effect of extreme fatigue in a canvass of eight or ten days.
At Edinburgh, Hamilton Bell, c>q. writer to the signet.
7. At Tetsworth, William Bellis, esq. of Wadham college, Oxford, aged 20, in consequence of a fall from his horse.
8. At Falmouth, William Clarges, esq. son of the late sir Thomas Clargcs, bart.
9. At Brighton, capt. Artes, of the 10th dragoon guards.
In Homers-street, Langford Mi!!ing(on, esq.
10 At Hampstead, in his 7Sd year, Mr. HenryWhitc, builder.
11. In Aldermanbury, aged 26, , Mr. George Cooper.
John Herbert, esq. of Dolcvorgati, Montgomeryshire.
12. The rev.'Mr. Woodward, rector of West Grinstcuri, Sussex, »gcd 73.
13. Mr. Fellowes, printer of the Morning Advertiser.
14. At IvcrLodge, Bucks, Bruce Boswell, esq.
At Kentish.town, John Francis, «rq.
Mrs. Blanchard, wife of Mr. Blancliard, of the theatre royal. Covenf-gorderi.
At Bath, in her 8!st year, lady Gibbons, mother of sir William Gibbons, bart.
15. At Eton, drowned in the Thames, master Lewis James Shaw, fourth son of sir J. Shaw, bart.
At Hampstcad, in the 36th year of her age, lady Charlotte Wing. field, wife of Win. Wingfield, esq. *»<[ sinter of the earl of Digby.
Mrs. Lyon, wife of vVilliui Lyon, esq. late of Bedford-row.
16. The right hon. lady Jaae Knollys, second daughter of tlw earl of Banbury.
Francis Stanhope, esq. one of her majesty's equerries.
John Peter Allix, esq. of Swaffham, in Cambridgeshire.
17. At Fryer's Place, near Acton, in his 64th year, Mr. John VVecdon.
In her 80th year, Mrs. Hardingt, relict of the late Nicholas Uardinge. esq. an-1 sister to the late earl of Camden.
At Salt Hill, the duke of Moat. pensinr, brother to the duke of Or. leans, first prince of the blood royal of France, in the 27th year of nil age. ■ The right hon. lady Walpole.
18. At Windsor Castle, the right, rev. Dr. Douglas, lord bishop of Salisbury, and chancellor of the at: der of the garter, in his 85th year. This venerable prelate was one of" the first literary characters of the age, and the last surviving member,' except Mr. Cumberland, of the Beef Steak club, celebrated by Dr. Goldsmith, in his poem of Retalh. tion— |
"And Douglas is padding;, subftactol aud plaui."
He was at that time canoo of Windsor. The literary talents al bishop Douglas were first evince! in detecting the attempt of Laudea to depreciate the merits of Miltoa. He vindicated the originality of our illustrious bard, and covered ha opponent with confusion. Hk next performance possessed sack merit, as highly to recommend hi*; character, both as a literary man and an advocate, a judicious advo.
for revealed religion. It was ter of the third duke of Devonshirr, tled The Criterion; in aoswer by whom he has left two children; Vr. Home's Essay on Miracles. the countess of Bandon, and vis.
succeeded Dr. Law in the count Boyle, now earl of Shannon opric of Carlisle, in 1783, and, Before the union, no man possessed o the translation of Dr. Bar. greater parliamentary interest than ton to the see of Durham, was the earl of Shannon; insomuch, binted his successor. The lords that no vicc.regent felt easy on his he Admiralty requested bishop throne, until he had secured his glas to superintend the splendid lordship’s friendship, who was con. on of Cook's Voyages, which sidered a souod politician, but no ordship executed with uncom. orator.
judgment. The death of this At Islington, Richard Corrie, mark of our church of a pre, esq. in bis 82d year. $0 firmly attached to our ece At Lydd, in Kent, in his 63d iastical constitution, is a sub. year, Robert Cobb, esq. .
deeply to be lamented. The 21. Suddenly, William Taylor, Ich has lost one of its firmest esq. of Tillington, Dear Hereford. frs--the republic of letters, one He served the office of mayor of is brightest ornaments-society, that city in 1786. of its best friends, literary men At Edlington, in Lincolnshire, H. istress, a generous patron--the Short, esq. formerly lieutenant.co. ir of all descriptions, a father. lonel of the royal dragoons. sum up, in a very imperfect man. 22. At her father's seat, at En.
his lordship's character-he field, at the age of 20, Miss A. E. fone who, like the illustrious Langford, after a long indisposition, us Vespasian, thought he had which was borne with the most ex. , la day, when he had not per. emplary fortitude. med a good action. (See p. 785.) At Aberdeen, Mr. John DavidAl Knightsbridge, John Duval, son, goldsmith. .
23. Mrs. Arnold Finchett, of 19. At Bath, John Meredith Shacklewell, aged 66. klyn, esq. of Segroyt, Denbigh. Dr. Thomson, late acting-surgeon
of the colony of New South Wales. 20. At Bath, the hon Miss Hartopp. Mr. James Barker, jun. son of At his seat, Castle Martyr, coun. Mr. Barker, bookseller, in Great of Cork, Richard Boyle, earl of Russel-street, Covent-garden. konon, viscourt Boyle, baron of 24. At Whitstable, while sitting stle Martyr, in Ireland, and in his chair, Mr. Stephen Salisbury, POD of Carleton, in England ; aged 56.
, a knight of St. Patrick. Dis 25. At Twickenham, Thomas Faship was born Jan. 30, 1727, Rea Cole, esq. major in the army.
at the age of forty-four, mar- Nicholas Vilant, esq. professor of the very young and beautiful mathematics in the college of St. Es Catherine Ponsonby, daughter Aodrews. Ibe late right hon. Jobo Ponsonby, 26. At Simpson, Bucks, the rev, lady Elizabeth Carendish, daugh. Graham Hanmer, A. M. rector of
Simpson, and St. Bartholomew in London, and vicar of Hanmcr, Flintshire.
Mr. John Blakelcy, of Bishopsgate-street, aged 74.
Mrs. Card, wife of John Card, esq. Devonshire-street, Portlandplace.
Mr. G. Lilley, of Canterbury, hoyman, f-ged 26". He was in the act of assisting a female passenger out of the hoy into a wherry, to land at Greenwich, when he unfortunately fell into the Thames and was drowned.
Mr. Thomas English, of the Temple, son of Walter English, esq. of Kingston.
27. Mr. John Saycr, of Margate, bather. While dhcerfully conversing with his wife, he dropped, and instantly expired.
28. Mrs. Catherine Scrafton, of . Trinity.street, Bristol, relict of the
late Ilichard Scrafton.
Aged 87, Mrs. Elizabeth Pratt, first cousin to lord Camden.
29. Miss D. St. Barbe, daughter of John St. Barbe, esq. of Blackheath.
At Gravcsend, Richard Spiller, esq. commissioner of excise.
The right hon. lord Calthorpe, in the" 2$d year of his age.
30. In Dublin, Mr. alderman James, while in the act of taking a glass of wine after dinner.
St. At Clifton, the right hon. lady Anna Maria Pclham Cotton, daughter to the late, and sister to the . present dnkc of Newcastle. Her ladyship was in the 73d year of her age, and was married in 1802 to colonel (now major-general) Cot. ton, eldest son of sir Robert Salisbnry Cotton, bart. of Cumbermene Abbey, in the county of Chester.
At ¥ork, in his H8th year, Mr.
Benjamin Hlanchard, eldest Sob of Mr. William Blanchard, printer.
Lately, at Summer-hill, Dublin, John Lock, esq. of Athgoe, aged . 76.
At Church Strctton, Shropshire, the rev. John Main waring, B. D. rector of that parish, and of Aber. daron, Caernarvonshire, and also lady Margaret's professor of dirinity in the university of Cambridge.
At Northampton, the rev. Ed. niund '1 rant, rector of Tutt can Caldccot and Hardwicke, in Can. bridgeshire.
At Barton.house, Hants, aged 81, sir Thomas Moore, bart. formerly ol Bury St. Edmunds.
At an advanced age, the rev. Kingsman Baskett, many years master of the grammar-school at Pocklington, Yorkshire.
At the advanced age of 82, Mr. Bullock, basket-maker of Stafford His general habits of life were as rare as they were exemplary. Br honest industry he supported a huge family, and for the last thirty years had been in the constant habit of appropriating the profits of four hours labour every day to the «e of the poor. Whenever this singular character felt disposed to yield to the ebullitions of anger, or tit murmurings of discontent, it vai his constant practice to retire into a private apartment, where he kept for the purpose a coffin, in which he used to remain till he had sub. ducd the irregularity of his passion! by the efforts of his reason.
William Gibbons, esq. iron-master and merchant, and one of the aldermen of Bristol, aged 75.
At Beerhaven, aged 111, Mr. O'Sullivan, who is said to be muck lamented by 915 nephews and nieces!
fn Old Broad-street, Dr. Hamilton, one of the physicians to the London Hospital.
In toe Grove, Bath, aged 24, Mr. Thomas .Mann, grandson of the late Mr. Vernor, an eminent bookseller in London.
Id cuild-hed, Mrs. Ebers, wife of Mr. John Ebers, librarian and sta. doner, Old Bond-street^aged 34
Capt J. Bulwer, brother of gen. Bulwer, of Heydon, Suffolk.
At Osborne's Hotel, sir James Durno, lately his majesty's consul at Memel, &c.
John Eton, esq. of Narbeth, Montgomeryshire.
At Uebden Hall, Essex, Mrs. Chiswell, widow of the late llichard Msilman French Chiswell, esq.
The rev. Charles Favell, rector of Brighton cum Bythorn, Hants.
At Bath, Miss Frances Mitford, sister of the right hou. lord Redesdale.
June 1- Suddenly, William Kitchener, esq. of Bun hill-row, Finsbury-square. He was seized with an apoplectic affection, and expired in the course of a few hours, leaving his relatives and numerous friends to lament a loss not easily repaired. He was a man whose ex. cellent qualities fully entitled him to that respect which was constantly paid to his character. In him were centered all those virtues which embellish social life and adorn the human heart. Humanity, generosity, benevolence, were engrafted on the most amiable disposition; and aaiong hi* numerous acts of bene. licence, those were not the least in value which were least known. Nor must this be deemed the language of extravagant panegyric— those who were acquainted with
him will readily bear testimony to its truth.
Madame de la Pagerie, mother to Madame Buonaparte. She died at Martinique, but her heart is to be conveyed to France in a gold vase.
2. At Leominster, Mr. K. Powell, by incautiously putting a naked knife loose into his pocket; when sitting upon it, the knife entered the thick part ol his thigh, and he died soon after.
At Hitchin, Herts, James Whittingstall, esq.
Nicholas Bond, esq. of the Public-office, Bow-street, aged 64. Hit character is thus drawn by one who appears to have known him well: —" He was an active, vigilant, and able magistrate. Initiated in the school of the celebrated sir John Fielding, he possessed, in an uncommon degree, the best qualities of his master. Endowed with a good natural understanding, his legal knowledge and sound judg. ment were eminently conspicuous. He was a warm and zealous friend; had the affections of the mind with the glow of sincerity; and with those whom he respected and loved, could unbend to the free participation of the social virtues. Always befriending the honest poor in op. position to the tyrannic rich, the former viewed him with admiration and gratitude. In his professional pursuits, his memory was surprizingly tenacious, never forgetting a circumstance that was worthy of remembrance. His conversation was therefore fertile in anecdotes; and his life filled a great space in the eye of the public. A stranger to the refinements of the world, he was"" simple and unaffected in his man. nets; and although the spirit and
even CTC.n austerity of his conduct, might to some men appear censurable, yet they were by no means unbecoming the character or deportment of an upright magistrate. In cases of a common or trivial nature, he at times seemed to eyince a laxity of attention; but although he might be supposed to slumber over what was unworthy of the exercise of his great powers, yet justice was never asleep. With an excellent fund of manly eloquence, with a mind for. cible and vehement, when roused into an extraordinary display of his penetrating vigour, he shone roost 'when combating the subtleties orge. nins of a counsel for a prisoner. Thus, in the words of a distin. guished actor, like a great performer on the stage, he reserved himself, as it were for the last act, and after he had played his part with dignity, resolved to finish it with honour."
3. Lieutenant-colonel John.Harris Crnser. ,'
4. At Cheltenham, suddenly, captain Lawrence Bruce, of Islington.
Aged 46", Mr. Robert Butler, editor and proprietor of the Black, burn Mail
5. Sir Boyle Roche, created an Irish baronet November 30th. 1782. He was the descendant of a re. spectable family, said to be a ju. nior branch of the ancient baronial family of Roche, viscount Fcrmoy. He entered early into the military service, and distinguished himself in America, particularly at the taking of tho Moro Fort, at the Ha. vannah. On leaving tho army he obtained a scat in parliament, •where he was constantly in his place; and we. have heard it .-fated, that, such was his humour and drollery, he could at any time change the
temper of the house. Through his pleasant interference, the most an. gry debates have frequently concluded with peals of laughter. Sir Boyle Roche was master of the ceremonies at Dublin castle, where he was beloved and admired for his politeness and urbanity. He married Mary, the eldest daughter of admi. ral sir Thor,.as Frankland, bart. but had no issue. He died at his house in Ecclcs-street, Dublin.
At York, aged 69, Mr. John Blanchard, brother to Mr. W. Btanchard, proprietor of the York Chronicle, and father to Mr. Blanchard, of the theatre royal, Covent-garden: making tbe third death in that family withia a month.
At Baynton Hall, Wilts, in his 73d year, William Long, esq.
At York, Amos Green, esq.
The rev. T. Aquila Dale, rector of AH Saints, Lewes, and of St. John Baptist in the Cliff.
6. In Spring-gardens, John Wa«, dale, M. D. a native of Cumberland.
William Kemeys, esq. of Main, dec, Monmouthshire, one of his majesty's justices of the peace for that county.'
7. Mrs. Martyr, of the theatre royal, Covent.garden.
Aged 76, Joseph Musgrave, esq. New Norfolk-street, Grosvenor. square.
At Hertford, nffer a few hoars illness, the rev. John Carr, LL D.
In Lincoln's.inn, Mrs. Lane, aged 69.
8. At Cardiagton, the (eat of George • Curtis, esq. captain John Barfoot, late commander of the honourable Ea>t-India Company's ship the Nottingham. Having spent a very considerable portion of his life at sea, captain Barfoot was, as