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olous situation, in commemoration of his Achievements. The warehouse of Mr. Griffiths, grocer, in Welchpool, was lately discovered to be on fire, and before assistance conid be procured, five barrels of gunpowder, which were in the warehouse, blew up with a dreadful explosion, blasting in every direction, to an incredible distance, the roof, floors, and contents of the warehouse. The landlady of the Britannia-inn has since died of the fright. Married.] Richard Bamsey, of Easton, esq. to Miss Ingram, daughter of the late Rev. Mr. Ingram; of Biłrford. W. Skelding, esq. of Bridgnorth, to Mrs. Frances Griffiths. At Clun, E. Jones, esq. of Kencoed, near Newtown, to Miss Bryan, eldest #ter of the late R. B. esq. of Little all. Mr. S. Heighway, jun. of Broseley Wood, to Mrs. Combes, daughter of the Rev. J. Cope, of Bridgnorth. Mr. Thomas Ridding, of Wellington, to Mrs. Norton, of the Mount. Mr. Blake, of Hallwood, to Miss Jones. Died.] At Shrewsbury, Evan Thomas, a native of Wales, formerly a clergyman, alterwards a printer, latterly a judicial astrologer, and finally, for he appears to have been a man of genius, an inmate of the House of Industry.-Mr. George Jones, late wharfinger.—Mr. John Barnes, rope. maker. At Newport, Mrs. Lane,—At Withington, 84, Mr. Jones. At Pondesford, 49, Mr. Thos. Bowyer, greatly lamented.
At Great Chatwell, 72, Mrs. Lythall,
a lady of the most benevolent character. At Booley, Mr. Betton-At Wem, Miss Elizabeth Heighway—At Stockton, 82, Mr. Chapman. At Bewdley, the Rev. Edward Baugh, rector of Neen Solters and Milsom, in this county, and Minister of Bewdley Chapel, universally esteemed and regretted. Deservedly lamented, 83, Mrs. Rocke, of Quarry-place, widow of the late John R. esq. of Trefnanny. . At Hinnington, 61, Joseph Fletcher. At Mount Fields, Mr. John Webster, late of Watling-street. At Broseley, 70, Mr. Thomas Baker. worcestERSHIRE. In addition to the sum of 300l. which Mr. Webb left with the Rev. Mr. Byron, of Worcester, for the apprenticeship of nine orphan boys, he has made a further F. for ten more boys and one emale, allowing from 301, to 40l. cach as a premium; and independently of this additional mark of his beneficence, many tistressed persons at that place have partaken of his unbounded liberality. . The number of pockets of hops weighed *Worcester inárket, from December 25,
1842, to December 25, 1813, was as fellows.-New . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12,659 Old 2,006 14,665 In the preceding year only 433 pockets of new hops, and 3396 pockets of oid, were weighed; so precarious in its produce is this valuable plant. A labourer employed in agriculture, at a place called Cleve, near Worcester, while digging lately, struck ilis pick-axe into an earthen pot, (which afterwards proved to be a Roman arm) and there fell out a vast quantity of pieces of silver coiu, about the size of a silver threepence; and, searching farther, he discovered another pot. The coins were all Roman, and of great antiquity, the greater portion being coined in the third century. He realised 900. by the sale, in which the owner of the soil nobly refused to participate. Married.] At St. Mary-de-Lode, the Rev. Octavius Piers, youngest son of the late Sir William P. P. bart. of 'Fristerna Abbey, Westmeath, Ireland, to Jane, only daughter of the late Rey, Thomas Tris. tram, of Brookfield House. At Malvern, George Day, esq. of Lincoln's Inn, to Jane, youngest daughter of the late Curteis Hale, esq. of Hopton Court, Salop. Died.] At Worcester, 88, Mrs. Tomkins, relict of Thomas T, esq. late of Buckenhill,—82, Mr. Jonathan Oates, sen, cutler. At Powick, 90, Mr. Jas. Jones.—At Dildley, Mrs. Lukin. H At Hampton Lovett, the Rev. E. Waldron, M. A.— At Lower Ariey, Mr. W. Dicken, jun. At Blackmore Park, Thomas Hornyhold, esq.-Mrs. Knapp, of the White-house, . At Kempsey, Mrs. Timbrell. At Great Malvern, 73, Mr. Richard Benbow ; and, during the burial of her husband, in her 74th year, Mrs. Benbow. Aged 101, John Haurice, of Pedmore Quay, near Stourbridge. HEREFORD AN ID Monogov TH. Upwards of sixty persons of fashion were entertained for a fortnight by Sir Charles Morgan, bart. at his mansion in Monmouthshire, with true Christmas hospitality. A masquerade on Twelēth Night was attended by more than 150 guests. Harried.]. D. R. Danogy, esq. of Easton, to Miss F. E. Ingram, of Burfold. The Rev. Hugh Morgan, of Hereford, to Mrs. Hullet, of Swindon. At Abergavenny, Col. Gallopin, to Miss Sowełł. - At Ross, Mr. C. Strachau, of Gray's inn, road, London, to Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr. i.). Roberts, bookseller, Died.] At Ross, much regretted, Wm. Matthews Brookes, esq., surgeon of the 1st Royal Surry Militia." Mr. R. Brown. N 2 At
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At Hereford, 54, Francis Edwards, esq. of Lcominster, attorney-at-law, Captain of the 2d Troop of Yeomanry Cavalry, and many years distributor of stamps. A gentleman whose benevolent disposition obtained for him the respect of an extensive circle of friends.-Mr. Wm. Morgan, hair-dresser; in a fit of mental derangement he swallowed a small bottle of oil of vitriol. At Abergavenny, Mrs. Ann George.— At Letton, Mrs. Freeman. At Fownhope, 69, Mrs. Purchas, wife of N. P. esq., generally beloved. At Ledbury, 81, Mr. Thos. Baylis. At Monmonth, 79, Mr. P. Powell.— Mr. W. Hedges.—Mrs. Vaughan, At Sutton, 83, Mr. John Gibbons.—At Kivernoll, 72, Mr. Thomas Richbell. At Leominster, 80, Mrs. James, widow, formerly of Luston.—22, Miss Gealy, daughter of Dr. G. - G Lø is C F STER SHIRE. The antiquarian treasures and remarkable features of the far-famed Redcliffe Church, of Bristol, have just becm ably brought under the public eye by that indefatigable antiquary M. R. R.R TTox. We have seen the volume, and its elegance and erudition are worthy of the subject. The late great fogs are mentioned in the Bristol Mercury as productive of accidents in that city. The grand jury of Bristol having presented the gaol of that city, (long a disgrace to its benevolence,) a new gaol is forthwith to be Luist; but a difficulty has arisen in regard te the class of persons on whom the expeiices should sai!. Bristoi, long famed for its intelligence and puistic spirit, has set an example in the establishment of a charitable society, which merits the notice of the whole kingdom. It is called the Prudent of an’s Friend Society; it meets in Small-street, and the treasurer is W. Fit IPP, esq. a gentleman much distinguished for his active benevolence. At the first annual meeting, D. R. F. RAN pol.pii in the chair, it appeared that tile sums collected had amounted to 785i. of which, 3801. had been paid to the loan fund; 531. to mendicants; and 511. for the conviction of vagrants. Its objects are ably described in a public advertisement to be titreefold:– The first is an attempt to remove the perficious examples of idleness and vice, exhibited by street-beggars and other inpostors; and to give temposary relief to those persvils who, on enquiry, are found to be given to ask aims from real distress. For this purpose, rick ETs are issued by the Society; and if the charitably-disposed would steadily persevere in giving them in the streets, instead of Madney, the deserving would be more
[Feb. 1, certainly relieved, and the impostor would quit a neighbourhood in which he finds his deceptions no longer profitable. The second is to enable the deserving poor to better their condition by the timely assistance of small loans; and, by the same means, to prevent that accumulation of distress which, when it has once taken place, ten times the surn would often, not remove. Two hundred and thirty-nine loans, amounting to 3861. 105. have been granted without interest. Of this sum 551]. 15s. 6d. have been repaid with the most landabie punctuality. And the committee have reason to think, from the expressions of gratitude which have been used on accomplishing the repayment of the loans, that in a great majority of these cases, permanent good effects have been produced in the circumstances of the borrowers. Logn Fund Account, from February 16, to Decem:ber 14, 1813. 26 s. d. Lent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 886 10 O Repaid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 551 15 6 Good. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285 1 0 Doubtful . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3 O In Hand . . . . . . . . . . 45 10 6 Two hundred and thirty-nine families have been assisted by loans in ten months. The third has been to form a fund of savings; which has likewise been successful—5.36]. 1 1s. 6d. have been deposited in it. The money has been invested in government sectorities, in the names of the trustees. And as little or home of this was or could have been, previously to the institution of this society, so placed as to be improved at interest, the interest is evidently a clear gain to the meritorious individuals of whose property the fund is composed. In the course of our periodical labours. we never recollect to have recorded the scheme of a society, the objects of which were more legitimate and praiseworthy; and we hope to have speedy occasion to record the creation of similar societies in every city and market town in the empire. Married.] At Tethnry, Mr. S. Cox, to Miss Pickett, only daughter of the late J. P. esq. The Rev. G. Gunning, rector of Doynton, to Louisa Mary, daighter of John Quicke, esq. of Newton House. Wm. Lane, esq. of is redom, to Jemima, fourth daughter of Jos. Dobbins, esq. of Hailes. Mr. Wm. Bubb, of Whitley Court, to Miss E. Fletcher, of Gloucester. - Died.] At Gloucester, Mrs. Meadows, of Lower Northgate-street. — Royman Jones, jun. esq. of Hay Hill, deservedly regretted.—85, the Hon. Mrs. Talbot; eldest daughter of Jacob Lord Folkestone. –59, suddenly, Abraham Norden, esq. of Northgate-street-Mirs. Garu. A - - - -' s o
A few weeks ago, the Count Orloffe called upon. Mr. Grosvenor, surgeon, of Oxford, to consult him respecting his lady; and, observing how exceedingly deaf Mr. G. was, recommended the use of tobacco smoke, which had effectually cured a Russian nobleman in three weeks, who had been deaf for twenty years. Mr. G. was induced to make the experiment, and tile right ear cracks regularly, and each time his hearing improves. His left experienced the same report, and he now hears well with it; although it was scarcely possible to make him hear with a trumpet. He can now hear the ticking of a clock, and before he could not hear it strike. The Pi ince Regent has appointed the Rev. Fúward Nares, to be Regius Professor of Modern History. Married.] Rev. Francis Joseph Faithfull, B.C.L. and Fellow of St. John's College, in this University, to Mary, eidest daughter of the Rev. W. Grautham, D. D. vicar of Scawby. Lieutenant-Colonel Hamilton, of the 83d, to Miss Charlotte Fane, second daughter of J. F. esq. M.P. and niece to the Earl of Macclesfield. Sir John Chandos Reade, Bart. of Shipton Court, to Louisa, youngest daughtcr of the late David Murray, esq., brother to Lord Elibank. Died.] At Aston Parsonage, near Witney, 65, Mrs. Ann Bicheno, wife of the IRev. J. B., late of Newbury. At IBath, 84, the Rev. Dr. Greenhill, of Cottisford, Oxon, rector of Fringford, in that county, and of Marsh-Gibbon, Bocks. At Newington House, G. White, esq. clerk of cloction committees, House of Commons. At Elsfield, Mr. Joseph White. At Stokenchurch, Mir. Miead, of the King's Arms Inn. At Wolve cott, 87, Mrs. Sarah Hicks; also the same evening, at the advanced age of 106, Mrs. Elizabeth Hicks. At Souldern, 68, Mir. William Smith. At Grove Cottage, 64, itichard Davis, esq. sincerely regretted. At Ditchley, at an advanced age, Mrs. Mary Price, aunt to the Countess of Ormoode and Ossory. At Great Haseley, 75, Mr. John Terry. Greatly regietted, 72, the Rev. Thomas Kerrich, rector of Great and Little Horningsheath. At 1)ucklington, Mr. John Thomas.--At Hailey, at an advanced age, Mr. John Nutt. At Ewelme, deservedly lamented, Mrs. Heath. At Oxford, 71, Mrs. Pigott, relict of Francis P. esq. of the Inner Temple, Barrister at Law.—In St. Giles's, 85, Mr. Richard Lipscomb.-Mr. Wells, of Oriel College.—25, John Haycroft, of Queen-street. –28, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Bliss, of St. Giles's.-Mrs. Hannah Brown, of Magdalen parish.
to Fuchs and Berks- Beds and Herts—Northampton, &c. [Feb. 1,
BEDS ANI) HERTS, A dramatic piece was lately performed by a select party of auxateurs, at Sonth-hill, the seat of Samuel Whitbread, esq, said to be the production of that gentleman's pen, and possessed of considerable poetic merit. Bjarried.] Mr. W. Thorogood, of Bishops Stortford, to Miss M. Wicks, of Đownham. Pied.] At Walden, the Rev. C. Smith, 40 years resident vicar of that place. At Hyde Hall, Herts, A. Annesley, esq. A4 Patton, 81, Mrs. Althorpe. At Hertford, 84, Mr. Stephen Hagger. At Caldecot, 88, W. Inskip, esq. NORTH: A M PTO N SHIRE, The execution of Kendal, for the robbery of the Leeds mail, on circumstantial evidence, and his denial of his guit, in
which he was supported by Huffey White, has excited considerable sensation and anxiety io this county, and has led to a sharp and prolonged controversy in the Northampton Mercury. We have also feceived some communications on the subject; bet as disetission is unavailing under such circumstances, we forbear to revive the animosity which appears to have been excited, conceiving that no parties in such a question can have any other object than to ascer aim the to oth. It is our insel ence in ali such cases, that juries ought always to be very cautious of convicting on circumstantial evideuce ; but that whenever such convictions have taken place, the pu-o r; it is beyond the power of man to recall and retrieve. Morried.] The Rev. W. P. Davies, of Wellingborough, to Miss Green, of Coventry. Mr. E. Manning, of Thornbury, to Miss Walton, of Harleston, Di, d.] At Wakerley, the Rev. S. Hunt, rector of that parish, and of St. George's in Stamford. Suddenly, Joseph Cook Lovell, gent. of Stołby Abbey. At Sir George Robinson's, Bart, at Cranford, Mrs. Frances Yoning, sister of Alien Edward Y, esq. of Orlångbury. At Meal's-Ashby, 77, the Rev. T. Walker, Al...A. vicar of that parish, domestic chaplain to the Earl of Sandwich, and formerly of St. John's, Oxford. CAM to Ri I) (; Es H (RF, AN to II UNTS. The sm of 1000l. aived by the subscri
bers to Mr. Pitt's statue, for the purpose.
intent should not be of a nature which .
At Shepreth, 42, Mrs. Ingle, wife of r. John I. At Huntingdom, 43, Mr. James Langhorn.—At Chatteris, 73, Mrs. Holden, relict of the late Rev. W. H. many years vicar. At Cambridge, 79, Mr. David Bradwell, of this town.—Mr. John Higheil, of St. John's College.—75, Thomas Halstead, esq. formerly one of the aidermen.—Air. Barnet Leach, of Bridge-street. At Yaxley, 79, Mr. Child, farmigr. At Newmarket, Mr. Richard Claydon. —Miss Barrett, sister to Mir, H. --Mir, Samuel Buckle, attorney, nephew to the late William Sandiver, esq. whose property he had inherited only six months. At Isleham, 21, Mr. Josiah and. At Ickleton, Mr. Chamisers. At Long Stow Hall, Charlotte, wife of the Rev. Dr. Thomson. At Ely, much lamented, Richard Pigott, gent.—At Campton, 18, deeply regretted, Rhoda, second daughter of Mr. James Humberstone. At Horningsea, a man named Stewart, at the advanced age of 106. He had been confined to his bed about seven years, but setained his faculties till nearly the last. NQR Fox I, K. The order for broad white camblets from the East India Company, is received by the manufacturers at Norwich, and is only for 12,000 pieces, in consequence of the advanced price; a reduction from the order of last year of 11,000 pieces. Married.] Mr. J. G. Hacon, of Downbam Market, to Miss Sharp. Captain George Wickens Willes, R. N. to Miss Amne Elizabeth Lacon, second daughter of Sir E. L. of Yarmouth. Mr. Edward iXaniel Alston, of Diss, to Eliza Freeborn, only daughter of John F. asq. of Great Maplested. Mr. Andrew Pigge, printer and bookseller, of Lynn, to Mrs. Davey, of Heaeham. Mr. William Tilerogood, printer, of Bishop Stortford, to Miss Maria Winks, of Downham. Mr. H. Kemball, bookseller, of Swaff. ham, to Miss Marriott, of Lynn. Died.] At Worstead, 58, Mrs. Tuck. At Brisley, the Rev. Mr. Walters, rector. Of the scarlet fever, Horatio, third son ef William Cockell, esq. of Attleborough.-And of the same disorder, Jane, second daughter of the same gentleman. At Lynn, 6'9, Mrs. Hannah Crawforth. At Norwich, 24, Mrs. Waiters, linen draper.—61, Mrs. Chesnutt, of St. Gregory's.-69, Mr. Rt. Towler, hotpresser. -S8, Mrs. Holl, of St. Peter's.-77, Mr. James Steward. At Catton, 68, Jeremiah Ives Harvey, esq. alderman of Comisford ward. He served the office of sheriff of Norwich in a 779, and of mayor in 1783. At East Dereham, 20, Miss Ann Martha - - 1.
SUF FC, H.K. At Beccles and Woodhridge sessions the several prisoners indicted were all acquitted. What a cominentary this on the instructions given to the grand jury in Somersetshire. Doubtless the rule should be to give notice to aii persons of any design to present them; but this being found often impossible in regard to criminals, is not practised in such cases. It holds good, however, in regard to public bodies who cannot escape, and it always gives the grand jury the power of inquiring diligently and presenting duly. It seems to be highly dangerous to indict unwarned persons in any case; and to place the honorable part of the community at the mercy of unprincipled persons who may swear whatever they please before a grand jury with impunity. Married.] John Smith, esq. to Harriett Elford, second daughter to the Rev. William Wyatt, rector of Framlingham. At St. Mary's Church, Robert Hicks, esq. of Laylam, to Mrs. Rouse, Hadleigh. At Sproughton, Brigade-Major Wynyard, of the Coldstreats, guards, to Eliza, third daughter of John Sowerby, esq. of i'utteridge, Büry. Wm. Wood Humphrey, esq. distributor of stamps at Sudbury, to Miss Gilson, of Baddow. z łev. 's homas Allsop, of Fressingfield, to the yonngest daughter of R. Bretring, esq. of Mendham. Died.] At Hadleigh, 25, Mr. James Quantrill. At Bury, Alexander Dešoutre, 20, a natural son of the Duc de Rochefaucan't.— Mrs. Spalding, 78, of Churchgate-street.— Mrs. Ranby, 73, wife of John K. csq.— Mirs,