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DEATIIS-AUG. 25. Aged 32, the Rev. Nicholas Tin who by that somewhat precarious but dal, Vicar of Sandhurst, Gloucester noble pursuit obtain their daily bread. shire; the eldest son of the Lord Chief Mr. Longman was a man of few words, Justice of the Coinmon Pleas.

but his judgment in every thing relat26. At Membury, Devon, after a very ing to his profession was well known short illness, llenry Wakley, esq., in to have been most judicious. His attenhis 92nd year. He was the father of tion to business was unremitted. In pri. the Member for Finsbury.

vate life Mr. Longman was highly 27. At Margate, the Rev. Robert esteemed and respected. Ile was Morgan Vane, Rector of Lowick and! liberal patron of the association for the Islip, Northamptonshire, and Chaplain relief of decayed booksellers, at the to the Duke of Dorset, in his 57th anniversary of which he bad presided year.

a short time before his death. The At his residence, Erlwood, near personal property of Mr. Longman was Bagshot, in his 64th year, Col, Sir Ed sworn under 200,0007. He bequeathed mund Currey, K.C.H. He was the 1007. to the Literary Fund. fifth son of the Rev. John Currey, Rec At Pittenweem, Charles Moyes, tor of Dartford Kent, by the only daugh esq., of Lumbenny, co. of Fife, in his ter of Gcorge Elliott, esq., of Stobbs, 100th year. N.B, and Wombwell Hall, Kent. He 29. At Lima, George, T. Scaly, esq. was made a Lieutenant in the Royal Her Britannic Majesty's Vice Consul Artillery in 1794 ; served in the cam at that place in his 51st year. paigns in Holland and Egypt; was ap. At Coleby, Norfolk, aged 76, the pointed Aide-de-Camp to the Duke of Rev. George Coleby, Rector of that Gloucester in 1803, and Secretary and parish, and Vicar of Thorpe Market. Comptroller of his Royal Bighness's At Wandsworth, Capt. James E. Household in 1805. He retired from White, formerly of the 14th Light Drathe Artillery in 1808, but received the goons, and cousin to the late Earl of rank of Lieut.-Col. from King William Macartney. IV. on his accession, and the honour of Aged 31, Mrs. Soyer, wise of Mr. the Guelphic Order on the death of the Soyer, of the Metropolitan Reform Club. Duke of Gloucester 1834. Sir E. Cur. Some of her pictures were highly prized rey was a son-in-law of Lord Chief Baron by the King and Queen of the Belgians, Abinger.

and the other members of the Saxe Aged 66, the Rev. Henry Ellis Coburg family, when in this country. St. Jobo, of West Court, Rector of She has left upwards of 500 paintings. Barkham and Finchampstead, Berks.

Aged 77, Mr. William Beverley, 28. At his residence Green Hill Manager of the Scarborough Theatre, House, Hampstead, in his 72nd year, formerly Manager of Covent Garden Thomas Norton Longman, esq. The Theatre. death of this eminent bibliopolist arose 31. Aged 39, the Rev. Samuel Robinfrom his horso having fallen with him son Carver, Perpetual Curate of Stanon the previous Wednesday, near the nington, in the parish of Ecclesfield, Small Pox Hospital, St. Pancras, when Yorkshire; and September 2, aged 42, he was thrown over the horse's head, Elizabeth Ann, his wife, from injuries and struck the ground with such vio received in being thrown from their carlence as to fracture bis skull, and in riage at Malin Bridge on the 29tb. jure the spine. Since the death of bis They were married only in December father Mr. Thomas Longman, February last. 5, 1797, the late Mr. Longman had At Paulerspury, Northamptonbeen at the head of the eminent pub- shire, the Rev. Walter John Kerrich, lishing firm of Longman, Hurst, Rces, Rector of that parisl), and a Prebendary Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, of Salisbury, (for all these had been at various times his partners)—a house which has for

SEPTEMBER. more than a century been distinguished as the Leviathan of publishing and 1. At the Deanery, Westminster, in bookselling, and has been equally con his 81st year, the Very Rev. John Ire. spicuous in the promotion of literature land, D.))., Dean of Westminster, Dean generally, and in their kind and foster of the Order of the Bath. Dr. Ireland ing encouragement bestowed on those was born at Ashburton in Devonshire,

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DEATHS-Sepr. on the 8th of September 1761. In 1780 Scholarships bearing his name-four in he matriculated at Oxford, as Bible number, of 301. per annum each, foundClerk of Oriel college, which he left af ed in 1825; to be elected on this foundter taking the degree of B.A. and afte ation is one of the highest honours in wards proceeded M.A. as a Grand Com. the University. To Westminster School pounder June 13, 1819, and B. and he gave 5007. stock to be vested in D.D., on the 24th October following. trustees, to be applied to the purchase He was ordained and appointed to a of books as prizes in the school. He small curacy in the neighbourhood of evinced a lively interest in the welfare Ashburton. He afterwards travelled on of his native town, where he gave the the Continent in the capacity of tutor liberal sum of 2,0001. for the purchase to the son of Sir James Wright. On of a house for the residence of the mas. the 15th July 1793, he was collated by ter of the grammar school, at which he Archbishop Moore to the vicarage of received his education. By his will Dr. Croydon in Surrey, which he held un Ireland left 2,0001. to Oriel College, and til 1816. On the 14th of August 1802, 10,0001. to the University of Oxford for he was promoted to a prebendal stall in the Professor of “ The Exegesis of the the collegiate church of Westminster : Holy Scripture,”-part of a system of and on the decease of Dr. Vincent he education established, or being estabwas advanced to the deanery, in which lished, in that university. He gave the he was installed on the 9th February reversion of 10001. to the Western Dis1816. He also succeeded Dean Vincent pensary, Charles-street, Westminster, in the Rectory of Islip, which is in the after the life interest of a person menpatronage of the Dean and Chapter of tioned as “an excellent Sunday-school Westminster. He resigned this living child in my parish of Islip, in the co. some years before bis death. Dr. Ire. of Oxford, and now deserving my assistland, in conjunction with his friend Mr.

He gave bis pianoforte, with Canning, was one of the principal wri Handel's case, and his manuscript muters who assisted Mr. Gifford in the sic, to Mr. John Leman Brownsmith, early volumes of the “Quarterly Re organist of St. John's Waterloo-road, view.” Had Mr. Canning lived as Prime and a lay vicar in the Abbey. He gave Minister, there can be little doubt but 2,0001. in reversion, after the decease that Dr. Ireland would have been pro of a relation, to the Devon and Exeter moted to the episcopal bench. He was Hospital in Exeter; 2,0001. to Westthe author of “ Five Discourses, con minster Hospital, after a life-interest taining certain arguments for and against therein in Westminster; 1,0001. to trustthe reception of Christianity by the an. ees for poor persons in Ashburton ; cient Jews and Greeks, 1796." “ Vin 5,0001. for a chapel in Westminster; diciæ Regiæ, or a Desence of the Kingly 2,0001. for King's College, for promoOffice, in two Letters to the Earl of tion of religious education, with divers Stanhope, 1797.“ The Claims of the other benefactions to religious and chaEstablished Church considered, in a ritable objects, His name will thus be Sermon.” 1807. "Paganism and Christ perpetuated as a munificent patron of tianity compared, in a course of Lec. learning, and liberal encourager of retures to the King's Scholars at Westmin. ligious and benevolent undertakings. ster.” 1809. “A letter to H. Brougham, On board the Amherst, on his reesq., M.P." 1819. “Nuptiæ Sacræ; or turn from Arracan to Calcutta, aged 42, an Enquiry into the Scriptural Doctrine James Shaw, esq. He was in the Civil of Marriage and Divorce, addressed to Service and Acting Judge of the Sudder the two Houses of Parliament.” 1821. Dewany Adawlut. It is to be lamented that Dr. Ireland In Grafton-street, Bond-strect, in (as his friend Gifford had done) desired his 66th year, Lord Robert Edward all his manuscripts to be destroyed. Henry Somerset, G.C.B., K.M.T., T. The benevolent character of his good and S., and St. w., a General in the deeds, in every place wherewith he was Army, and Colonel of the 4th Light in any way connected, as Ashburton, Dragoons, a Commissioner of the Royal Oxford, Islip, and Westminster, will re Military College and the Royal Military main lasting memorials of him. He Asylum ; uncle to the Duke of Beauwas always distinguished by his warm fort, and brother to Lord Fitzroy Somer. patronage of learning. The University set, the Military Secretary to the Com. of Oxford is indebted to him for the mander-in-chief, Lord Edward Somer.

DEATHS-SEPT. set was born on the 19th December Lord Edward was frequently employed 1776, the fourth son of Henry fifth Duke upon the staff. The last appointment of Beaufort, K.G. by Elizabeth daugh which he held was that of Inspecting ter of Adm. the Hon. Edward Bos General of Cavalry, which the rules of cawen. He was appointed Lieut.-Col. the service compelled him to relinquish in the 5th regt. of Foot, from whence upon his promotion to the rank of he effected an exchange in the follow Lieut.-Gen. He was made Lieut.-Gen. ing year into the 4th Dragoons. In May 27th, 1825 ; Gen. November 23rd, April 1809, he embarked for Portugal 1841 : and was raised te the grade of in command of that regiment, and con a Grand Cross of the Bath, in 1834. tinued to serve under the Duke of Wel. His Lordship married October 17th, lington in the Peninsula, until the con 1805, the Hon. Louisa Augusta Courclusion of the war; he was present at tenay, twelfth daughter of William sethe battles of Talavera, Busaco, Sala cond Viscount Courtenay; and by that manca, Vittoria, the Pyrenees, Orthes, lady, who died February 9th, 1823, he Toulouse, and other actions of less im had issue five daughters, of whom the portance. At Salamanca, the 4th Dra. second was married in 1840 to Theo. goons, under his command, in conjunc. philus Clive, esq. and three sons, of tion with tbe 5th Drag. guards, and the whom two are surviving. 3rd Dragoons, forming the heavy bri 3. At Kirby Knowle, the Rev. James gade under the late Major-Gen. Le Serjeantson, M.A., forty-six years Rece Marchant, made a brilliant and suc tor of Kirby Knowle-cum-Bagby. cessful attack on a strong body of the 4. Rev. R. B. Podmore, of Pailton enemy's infantry, which was completely House, Warwickshire, in his 81st year. defeated with great loss. On this occa. 8. At Peterborough, aged 86, the sion, two pieces of artillery, and nearly Ven. William Strong, D.Ď., Archdea2,000 prisoners, were captured by the con of Northampton, Canon of Peterbobrigade. In July 1810 Lord Edward rough, Rector of Bolingbroke, and Vicar was appointed Aide-de-camp to the of Billinghay, Lincoloshire, and ChapKing ; and in June, 1813, being pro lain in Ordinary to Her Majesty. moted to the rank of Major-Gen., re 9. Aged 17, J. Lloyd, second son of ceived the command of the Hussar bri. the Rev. J. Lloyd Rector of Aughrim gade, consisting of the 7th, 10th and union, co. Roscommon; and aged 24, 15th Hussars, with which he was ac Robert M. Day, second son of Mr. tively employed in the advance of the Day, barrister. They were drowned army into France in the campaign of by the upsetting of a small boat while 1814. At the battle of Orthes, the on a pleasure excursion in the harbour Hussar brigade made a successful at. of Cove. tack, and captured many prisoners from 12. Of tetanus, brought on by a fall the enemy in his retreat. For his from a pony, at Chapelthorpe Hall, near conduct on these occasions, his Lord. Wakefield, William Charles Chapple, ship received the thanks of Parliament youngest son of the Hon. Geo. Chapple on his return to England in 1814, was Norton, of Kettlethorpe Hall, Wakedecorated with a cross and one clasp, field, in his 10th year. and appointed a Knight Commander of 14. At his seat in co. Carlow, Walter the Bath, on the enlargement of that Blakeney, esq., a Dep.-Lieut. and forOrder in January 1815. He also re merly M.P. for that co. Mr. Blakeney ceived permission to accept the foreign represented Carlow on the liberal indecorations of the third class of Maria terest, in two Parliaments, from 1832 to cuirassiers. After the conclusion of 1835, when he retired to make way for peace in 1815, Lord Edward Somerset Mr. M. O'Connell. Mr. Blakeney who continued to command the Ist brigade was much admired in private life, bas of cavalry in the army of occupation in left a widow and large family to deplore France; and on the 15th of January his loss. He died after an illness of 1818, was appointed Col. of the 21st less than five minutes, and an inquest regiment of Light Dragoons. In March, was held upon his body, when a verdict 1836, he was removed from the Colonelcy was brought in that he died by the visiof the Royal Dragoons to his old regi tation of God. ment, the 4th Light Dragoons, which 15. Robert Neville, esq. High Shehe had commanded in the earlier part rill of the co. Kilkenny. of his career in Spain and Portugal. 16. At Hook Hall, Yorkshire, aged

DEATHS-SEPT. 58, the Rey. James Simpson, Vicar of At Six-mile-bottom, near NewSwinesfleet.

market, aged 96, Mr. Charles Wedge. At the House of his nephew, Mr. He was long engaged in various public Maziere, in Delgany, co. Wicklow, Wm. works, and commissioner for the incloCurry, esq. one of the Masters in Chan

sure of many parishes in Cambridge. cery in Ireland, and formerly M.P. for shire and adjoining counties, and the Armagh. He was born Aug. 16, 1784, extensive drainage of the fens in the the only son of William Curry, esq. He neighbourhood of Boston, in the county was elected to Parliament for Armagh of Lincoln; and he was the first, by his on the liberal interest in 1837, after a example, to lead to the improvement of contest, but vacated his seat in May the barren heaths of Cambridgeshire. 1840, on accepting the office of a Master 24. At the residence of the British in Chancery. Mr. Curry was much Consul at Adalia, in Syria, of brain esteemed by the bar and the public fever, in the prime of life, the Rev. generally, for his excellent character, Edward Thomas Daniell, M.A., of Bal. both private and professional. To the liol College, Oxford, late Reader at St. solicitors, as a body, be gave the most Mark's Chapel, Grosvenor-square. perfect satisfaction, by his industry and At Colleton Estate, Barbadoes, talent in his office, from the period of aged 26, the Rev. Samuel William Hinkhis appointment to the last moment of son, late Curate of Farthinghoe, Northhis attendance.

amptonshire. 17. At Strathpeffer, near Dingwall, At his house, Bonair, St. Martin's, Ross-shire, of scarlet-fever, Catherine, Guernsey, in his 80th year, Daniel De wife of Charles Edwards, esq., of Dar Lisle Brock, esq., Bailiff of that island. cey, third daughter of John Waterliouse, 25. At Portobello, near Edinburgh, esq., of Well Head, in her 28th year; Sir James Spittal. and on the 19th, her husband, Charles The Rev. Jonathan Skelton Gil Edwards, eldest surviving son of Henry son, Curate of Billingham, Durham, Lees Edwards, esq., of Pye Nest, Hali. formerly of Trinity College, Camfax, Yorkshire, in his 33rd year.

bridge, B.D. He committed suicide 18. At Cambridge, aged 79, the Rev. by hanging himself from an appleCharles William Burrell, senior Fellow tree; an act attributed to insanity and President of St. Catharine's Hall. bronight on by severe study. He had

19. At Bristol, aged 73, the Rev.John preached twice the same day. He was Emra, Vicar of St. George's Bristol. an accomplished classical scholar, and

In Duke-street, St. James's, Capt. an excellent linguist, and has left a Edward Reynolds Sibly, R.N.

valuable library. 20. At Duntsbourn Abbat's Glouces. At Kingston House, Knightstershire, aged 77, the Rev. Charles bridge, aged 82, the Most Hon. RichMesman, Rector of that parish. ard Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley of

22. At Kingsdown, near Bristol, aged Norragh (1799), second Earl of Morn62, the Rev. John Ward, Rector of ington, Viscount Wellesley of Dengan Compton Greenfield, Gloucestershire. Castle (1760), and Baron Mornington

23. Aged 40, Charles Hampden Tur of Mornington, co. Meath (1746); Baron ner, jun. esq., of Lee-place, Godstone, Wellesley of Wellesley, co. Somerset son of Chas. H. Turner, esq., of Rook's (1797), K.G., Knight of the Crescent, Nest. He was found near his residence, and of the Lion and Sun, a Privy Counquite dead from the effects of a gun- cillor, Custos Rotulorum of the County shot wound in the head, which he was of Meath, and D.C.L. The Marquess supposed to have accidentally received Wellesley was born in Grafton-street, while resting on his gun.

Dublin, on the 20th June, 1760, the At Dublin, aged 53, the Right eldest child of Garrett, first Earl of Hon. Henry Roper Curzon, fifteenth Mornington, by the Hon. Anne Hill Lord Teynbam (1616). His Lordship Trevor, eldest daughter of Arthur, first was the eldest son of Henry Francis, Viscount Dungannon. Viscount Welfourteenth Lord Teynham, by his first lesley, as he was then called, was at an wife Bridget, eldest daughter and co early age placed at the most celebrated heiress of Thomas Ilawkins, of Nash of English schools, Eton College ; and Court, co. Kent, esq. Ile succeeded to in due time, transferred to the Univerthe peerage on the death of bis father, sity of Oxford. At both those great on the 8th of March last.

seats of learning, the embryo statesman

DEATHS--SEPT. was eminently distinguished. His stu talent which his Lordship found many dies at the University being concluded, occasions of displaying, the King ap. Viscount Wellesley returned to his na peared to take a warm interest in the tive country, but had the misfortune to rising fortunes of the young and amlose his father before he attained his bitious statesman, who would not be majority. His first act on becoming of content with less than the enjoyment of age was to assume the numerous pecu seats in two Houses of Parliament. At niary obligations of his father, and to the next general election he was returnplace his estates under the prudent ed for the King's borough of Windsor, and upright management of his mother; sworn in a Member of the Irish Privy it is, however, to be regretted, that Council, and elected one of the Knights though the first Earl's debts were paid, of St. Patrick, which latter distinction, his son was not able eventually to pre however, he resigned in 1810, on being serve the family estates. Like Pitt, elected a Knight of the Garter. Lord Fox, Burke, Canning, and other distin- Mornington, soon after his entrance into guished statesmen, and, like most men the House of Commons, was appointed of genius, he proved an unsuccessful a Lord of the Treasury; and in 1793 manager of pecuniary affairs. Imme. sworn in a Member of the British Privy diately on attaining his majority, the Council. His Lordship made such rapid young Earl of Mornington took his seat progress in the savour of the King and in the Irish House of Peers, of which ihe confidence of the Minister, that body he of course continued to be a even the post of Governor-General of Member for the nineteen years wbich India was not deemed a situation too preceded the Union. It was a theatre arduous for his powers, or too exof operations, however, which soon tended in the nature of its duties for proved too circumscribed for his abili. the grasp of bis comprehensive and lies ; and there is no reason to suppose vigorous intellect. In the year 1797 that he was a frequent speaker in that he succeeded Lord Cornwallis in the assembly. The most remarkable pro Government of India, having been at the ceeding in which he took any part as same time raised to the British Peerage an Irish peer was the Regency question by the title of Baron Wellesley, in right in 1789. It will be recollected that the of which he continued to sit in the House British Houses of Parliament, on the of Lords. The Marquisate which he illness of George III., proposed that the subsequently received was in the Irish Prince of Wales should assuine the Peerage; but as a British Peer he never Royal authority, subject to certain re. attained to a higher rank than that of strictions, while the Irish Legislature Baron. In the month of May, the noble proposed that his powers should be un Marquess, accompanied by his illus. restricted. The Earl of Mornington trious brother, Colonel Wellesley, afterwas a strenuous supporter of the views wards Duke of Wellington, arrived in taken in this country of the Regency

the mouth of the Ganges. The moment question, contending that the full powers was critical : symptoms of rising comof the Crown should not be assumed by motion had become apparent.

Bonaany one during what was loped would parte had accomplished the conquest prove but a temporary indisposition of of Egypt, and was supposed to meditate the Sovereign. On the recovery of an attack upon our Indian possessions. George III., His Majesty's attention was The spirit of Tippoo Saib, sovereign of naturally called to the stand made by the Mysore, rankled under his losses; minorities in the Irish Houses of Parlia and emissaries from the French government, against that which was held to be ment encouraged him in his secret plans as unconstitutionalin doctrine, as it was for the recovery of the district of Coim. likely to prove dangerous in practice batore and the hill fortresses, which he to the sort of connexion which at that had been compelled to surrender. The time subsisted betwcen the two coun first step taken by Lord Mornington, tries. The young Irish Earl frequently was to secure and fortify the island of visited London, having been returned Perim, which commands the entrance in 1784 to the British House of Com to the Straits of Babelmandel; the next mons, as Member for Beeralston, and, was to negociate with Tippoo for the owing to the part which he took in the purpose of inducing him to abstain from Regency debates, as well as on account intercourse with the Frenchi. The Sulof the general evidences of brilliant tan, however, entertained a strong con

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