« AnteriorContinuar »
MARRIAGES. At St. James's, Dover, the Rev. Allen, esq., of Inchmartine, Perthshire, Robert Twigg, A. M., Vicar of Tilman late of the 8th Hussars, to Barbara Elringstone, Kent, fourth son of the late Rev. ton, third daughter of Lieutenant-General Thomas Twigg, Vicar of St. Stephen's, Sir Neil Douglas K. C. B., K. C. H., Coleman-street, to Ann Frances, youngest Commander of her Majesty's Forces in daughter of the late Charles Green, esq. North Britain.
9. At Henny Church, near Sudbury,
Suffolk, the Rev. John Wingfield HardDECEMBER.
ing, of Tong, Shropshire, to Elizabeth
Anne, daughter of the late Charles Ray1. At Broughton, Oxfordshire, the mond Barker, esq. Rev. Thomas Dend, M. A., Rector of At Burgany, John Dalrymple, esq., Blechington, in the same county, to M.P., younger, of Fordel, to Louisa Jane Elizabeth Susan Ann, only daughter of Henrietta Emily, eldest daughter of the the Rev. C. F. Wyatt, M. A., Rector of Duc and Duchesse de Coigny. Broughton.
At Melksham, the Rev. Charles At Bathford Church, Bath, Fitz Wadham Diggle, M. A., eldest son of james Stuart Macgregor, esq., son of Colonel Diggle, K. H., to Georgiana Lieutenant General J. A. Paul Mac
Augusta, eldest daughter of the Rev. T. gregor, Bathford House, to Louisa Jane,
Heathcote, of Shaw Hill, Wilts. daughter of John Wiltshire, esq., of 10. At Adare Church, Sir John Nugent Shockerwick.
Humble, Bart., of Cloneoskeran, County 2. At Currie House, Borthwick Ebe. Waterford, to Eliza Philippa, only daughnezer Wallace, esq., writer to the Signet, ter of George Fosbery, esq., of Currato Isabella, youngest surviving daughter bridge, County Limerick. of the late Ralph Hardie, esq:
1.2. At St. Dunstan's West, William 3. At Walcot Church, Bath, Peregrine Johnstoun Neale, esq., Barrister-at-law, Henry Fellowes, esq., R.M., son of Capt. second son of the late Adam Neale, M. D., Sir Thomas Fellowes, R. N., C. B., to Physician to the Forces, to Fanny HerCaroline Elizabeth, only daughter of bert, daughter of the late Captain Josiah Major-General Forbes, Royal Artillery. Nisbet, R. N.
At St. George's, Hanover-square, 14. At Edinburgh, William Speid, esq., John Cater, esq., son of Major Cater, to Johanna, youngest daughter of the late Royal Artillery, to Margaret Corsane, William Wallace, LL. D., Professor of daughter of the late John Reid, esq., Mathematics in the University of EdinAdvocate, Edinburgh, and sister of Sir burgh. James John Reid.
16. At Abbot's Ripton Church, Hunt5. At Broughton Church, Oxon, Henryingdonshire, William H. Moubray, esq., Wenman Newman, esq., of Thornbury R. N., son of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Park, Gloucestershire, and Clifton, Bris Robert Moubray, K. C. H., of Cockairne, tol, to Frances Margaret, eldest daughter Fifeshire, to Selina Mary Anna, fourth of the Rev. John Joseph Goodenough, daughter of John Bonfoy Rooper, esq., D. D., Rector of Broughton Pogis, Ox of Abbot's Ripton. fordshire,
17. At Thorpe Arnold, the Rev. J. 8. At All Souls' Church, Langham- Denny Gilbert, Rector of Cantley and of place, Rear-Admiral Earl Waldegrave, Rillington, Norfolk, to Florence MargaC. B., to Sarah, widow of the late Edward retta, eldest daughter of the Rev. PlumpMilward, esq., of Hastings.
ton Wilson, Rector of Newmarket. At St. Luke's, Heywood, John Cun At Llangattock Church, Breconliffe Kay, esq., of Ferefield Hall, York- shire, James Stuart Menteath, the eldest shire, eldest son of Ellis Lister Cunliffe, son of Sir Charles Granville Stuart MenKay, esq., of Manningham Hall, in the teath, Bart., of Closeburn, Dumfries-shire, same county, to Ann, only daughter of to Jane, daughter of Joseph Bailey, esq., James Fenton, esq., of Bamford Hall, M.P., Glanusk Park, Breconshire. Lancashire.
21. In Guernsey, Philip W. S. Miles, At Jarviston House, Lanarkshire, esq., M. P., to Pamela Arlelaide, fifth Captain J. 0. Moller, of her Majesty's daughter of Major-General William F. 28th Regiment, to Mary Pen, third P. Napier. daughter of the late Major Drysdale, of 22. At Pilton Church, Deron, R. J. Jarviston.
Hayne, esq., B. A., of Exeter College, - At Edinburgh, James Vaughan Oxford, eldest son of the Rev. Dr. Hayne,
DEATHS.—1845. Incumbent of Pilton, and Rural Dean, to l'Aurore, a French privateer of ten guns. Georgiana, youngest daughter of William He attained post rank in 1795. When Austin White, esq., of Gorwell House, commanding l'Unité 36, he displayed near Barnstaple.
great firmness during the general mutiny 23. At Edinburgh, George Hair New- in 1797. He subsequently captured the all, esq., of Dundee, to Eliza Syme, French 18-gun corvette Découverte, the youngest daughter of Dr. Richard Huie, brig-privateer Brunette, of ten guns and Edinburgh.
eighty men, and several other armed ves29. At Mansfield, Woodhouse, Notts, sels, on the Channel station. Captain Robert Gill, esq., to Fanny Susannah, Rowley left l'Unité, in consequence of second daughter of the late Colonel Need, bursting a blood-vessel; but after the of Sherwood Hall, in the same county. lapse of a few inonths he was appointed
31. At St. Pancras Church, Charles to the Prince George 98, the flag-ship of Reynolds Williams, esq., of Lincoln's Inn his brother-in-law the late Admiral Sir Fields, second son of the late Lieutenant Charles Cotton, Bart. In the spring of Colonel Monier Williams, Surveyor. 1801 he was removed into the Boadicea General of the Presidency of Bombay, to frigate, and entrusted with the command Margaret Marshall, only daughter of John of a light squadron employed in Quiberon Romer, esq., of Cambridge-terrace, Re- Bay, where he greatly molested the enegent's park, formerly Member of Council my. In 1804 Capt. Rowley commanded of the same Presidency.
the Ruby 64, successively employed in the North Sea and off Cadiz. Subse.
quently to his return from thence, he was DEATHS.
stationed off the Scheldt, and, in Nov.
1805, was appointed to the Eagle 74, des. 1845.
tined to the Mediterranean, which ship he
joined at Spithead. She formed part of JUNE.
the squadron under Sir W. Sidney Smith,
employed in disarming the coasts of Na12. At Hartburn, Northumberland, aged ples and Calabria in the summer of 1806. 66, the Rev. John Hodgson, Vicar of that On the 11th May that year Capt. Rowley parish, Vice-President of the Society of conducted the attack at the capture of the Antiquaries of Newcastle; a gentleman island of Capri ; and he was afterwards of great antiquarian erudition, and an in, severely injured by a shell, while employdefatigable collector of all documents and
ed on shore in the defence of Gaieta, reliques connected with the northern coun The Eagle was attached to the grand ties. He was the author of many archæo armament sent against Antwerp in 1809; logical treatises, and published part of a and part of her officers and crew were very minute and elaborate history of the employed in the defence of Fort Matacounty of Northumberland.
gorda, near Cadiz, in April, 1810. In OCTOBER
Nov. 1811 she captured the French frigate
Corceyre, pierced for 40 guns, and mount13. At Brighton, aged 75, Sir Charles ing 28. At this period Captain Rowley Rowley, Bart. Admiral of the White, was senior officer in the Adriatic. His G.C.B., G.C.H., K.M.T. This officer conduct at the capture of Fiume, July 3, was the fourth son of Vice-Admiral Sir 1813, was much distinguished; and he Joshua Rowley, Bart., by Sarah, daugh. afterwards bore a conspicuous part in the ter of Bartholomew Burton, esq., of operations against Trieste. He continued Petersham, Deputy-Governor of the Bank to serve in the Adriatic until the allies of England; and a grandson of Sir were masters of that sea. In April 1814 William Rowley, K.B. Admiral of the he attended Louis XVIII. from England Fleet, Vice-Admiral of England, and a to France. He was advanced to the rank Lord of the Admiralty. He, Mr. Rowley, of Rear-Admiral on the 4th June, 1814; was made a Lieutenant in 1789, and was and was nominated a Knight Commander appointed acting Captain of the Hussar of the Bath, Jan. 2, 1815; and in the frigate in the summer of 1794. He sub same year received the order of Maria sequently commanded the Lynx sloop, Theresa from the Emperor of Austria. and captured numerous French merchant Towards the close of the latter year he vessels, on the North American station. was appointed to the chief command in In March, 1796, being then acting Captain the river Medway. Sir Charles Rowley's of the Cleopatra frigate, he captured next appointment was, in the autumn of
DEATHS. -JAN. 1820, to be Commander-in-chief on the “ Though the Count had retired from the Jamaica station, then much infested with pursuit of astronomy long before the formpirates. Immediately on those despera- ation of the Astronomical Society, and does attempting to insult the flag of Great was not, therefore, one of our associates, Britain, this active officer took such effec it is, nevertheless, impossible to pass over tual steps that many vessels were captured in silence the extinction of this ancient and destroyed by the cruisers under his hereditary race of astronomers. Though orders. Of the survivors of their lawless such an hereditary dynasty was not found crews, about thirty were sentenced to very favourable to the interests of astro. death, and executed at Port Royal. He nomy, as tending to perpetuate the ideas returned home with his fag on board the and methods of its founder in lieu of introSybille 44, in May 1823; and was pro ducing acknowledged improvements from moted to the rank of Vice-Admiral in May time to time, family groups of distin1825. Sir Charles Rowley was nomina. guished philosophers must always be obted a Groom of the Bed Chamber to jects of peculiar interest to the historical King William IV. Nov. 23, 1832; and inquirer. Community of name and blood appointed one of the Lords Commission- magnifies even the aggregate amounts of ers of the Admiralty, in Dec. 1834, which
the successes of the Cassinis, the Berhe continued to be until the following nouillis, the Lemonniers, the Maraldis, April. He was created a Baronet in the Lalandes, and the Herschels.” 1836; and a good-service pension of 3001. was conferred upon him by the
DECEMBER. Admiralty, Sept. 1, 1837. He attained 31. Of wounds received at Ferozeshah, the full rank of Admiral, Nov. 23, 1841. Colonel James Maclaren, of the 16th On the 26th Dec. 1842, he was appointed Grenadier Bengal N. Inf. He was nomto the chief command at Portsmouth; inated Aide-de-camp to the Queen, with but was compelled to resign from debility. the rank of Colonel in the Gazette (since Sir Charles married in 1797 Elizabeth, his death) of the 3d April. youngest daughter of Adm. Sir Richard King, Bart., and by that lady, who died Jan. 11, 1838, had issue.
1846. 18. Aged 97, Jacques Dominic Cassini,
JANUARY Count Cassini, a distinguished astronomer. From 1671 to 1793, that is, from the 2. At Cowley House, Exeter, aged 80, foundation of the Paris Observatory till Mary-Anne, relict of Joseph Wells, D.D. the period of the Revolution, it was occu 3. At Mattishall, aged 98, Anne, relict pied by the four Cassinis in succession. of the Rev. Thomas Bodham, M. A. The last of these, the Count Cassini, the She was daughter of the Rev. Roger subject of this memoir, was for some years Donne, of Catfield, and first cousin of director of the Observatory, member of the William Cowper, the poet. Academy of Sciences, and subsequently 5. At Monkrigg, near Haddington, of the Institute. In 1789 he made a pre aged 46, the Hon. William Keith, Captain sent to the National Assembly of the great R.N., uncle of the Earl of Kintore. map of France, in order to facilitate the 6. At Lamberton Park, Maryborough, operation of dividing it into departments, aged 82, the Right Hon. Arthur Moore, in doing which he assisted. He was, how late a Justice of the Court of Common ever, driven out of office by the National Pleas in Ireland. He was appointed Convention, at the time when he was Third Serjeant 1801, First Serjeant 1805, pressing upon them the re-construction of a Judge of the Common Pleas July 1816, the Observatory and the introduction of and resigned in Feb. 1839. modern instruments. In 1804 the im. 7. At his residence at the Pieta, Malta, perial government gave him the cross of in his 77th year, the Right Hon. Johu the legion of honour; and when the In Hookham Frere, M. A., Formerly Amstitute was converted into the Royal bassador in Spain. Mr. Frere was born Academy, he was named a member, in May 21, 1769, the eldest son of John 1816. Count Cassini was the author of Frere, esq., of Roydon Hall, Norfolk, some scientific treatises, as had been bis M.P. for Norwich, F.R.S. and F.S.A. ancestral predecessors. In the recent (who died in 1807) by Jane, only child annual report of the Astronomical Society of John Hookham, esg. of Old Broad of London the following notice is taken Street, London, and Beddington, Surrey. of the death of this hereditary philosopher, Mr. Frere- was educated at Eton,
DEATHS.-Jan. having for his schoolfellows Canning and King Arthur and his Round Table.” many other noble youths after highly This whimsical and charming fragment distinguished in literature and statesman is a literary curiosity, being the model, as ship. These youthful writers published a to style, upon which Lord Byron wrote magazine called the “ Microcosm," which his capital tale of “ Beppo," and upon contains many papers giving promise of the success of which he proceeded with eminence which was afterwards well real. his - Don Juan.” Mr. Frere also transized; amongst them the essays and trans- lated with great spirit “ The Birds,” “ The lations of young Frere are not the least Knight,” and “ The Acharnians” of Arisremarkable. Mr. Frere became a member tophanes, the poems of Theognis and other of Caius College, Cambridge, and having works; he also gave a spirited translation taken his degree was returned to Parlia- of “ The Cid” from the Spanish, which ment in 1796, for West Looe. In 1799 is published in Southey's “ History of the he succeeded Mr. Canning as under Cid,” and which turned the attention of secretary for Foreign Affairs. In 1800 English writers to the stores of romance he was appointed envoy extraordinary to and history embodied in the ancient poetry the Portuguese Court, and transferred to of Spain. Mr. Frere married in 1816 Madrid in 1802. Having continued at Elizabeth Jemima, dowager Countess of Madrid two years, he returned home, and Errol, and daughter of Joseph Blake, esq. was made a Privy Councillor as an ac Mr. Frere died suddenly of apoplexy, to knowledgment of his services. In 1807 the great regret of a numerous circle of he was sent ambassador to Prussia; and friends, to whomh is talents and noble in 1808 was again sent to Madrid. At qualities had justly endeared him, and to this time the national insurrection of the the great loss of the poor, to whom his Spaniards against the French had broken beneficence was unbounded. out; Mr. Frere, an enthusiast in the ancient 8. In Bruton - Street, aged 72, the deeds of the Spaniards and thoroughly Right Hon. Granville Leveson-Gower, detesting the invaders, entered into the Earl Granville, Viscount Granville of Spanish cause with an enthusiasm which Stone Park, Staffordshire, and Baron blinded him to all their errors and weak Leveson, of Stone; a Privy Councillor, nesses, and had nearly led to fatal conse and G. C. B. Third and youngest son of quences. It was by his representations Granville, first Marquess of Stafford, and that the British Government were induced the only son by his third marriage, to enter into the war of the Peninsula, with Lady Susannah Stewart, second and by his earnest entreaties it was that daughter of Alexander sixth Earl of GalSir John Moore and his gallant army loway. He was born Oct. 12, 1773. He were so nearly ensnared and destroyed. was first returned to Parliament for LichMr. Frere's conduct, which was unques field, in 1795. He resigned his seat for tionably upright and sincere, has given this borough in 1799, in order to stand for rise to much comment; and, upon the the county of Stafford, and continued to appointment of Sir Arthur Wellesley to sit for that county until created a peer in the command of the English forces, Mr. 1815. Mr. Pitt, the great friend of his Frere was recalled, and succeeded by the father, deeming highly of his abilities, beMarquess of Wellesley, and does not ap came his political patron, and in 1800 pear to have subsequently occupied any appointed him a Lord of the Treasury ; distinguished post. Mr. Frere is now and he retained his seat at the board until better known as a man of high literary Mr. Pitt gave way to Mr. Addington, as acquirements and brilliant conversation, Chancellor of the Exchequer, in July than as a statesman; and his writings re 1802. In 1804, Lord Granville Levesontain a great charm of wit and novelty, Gower was appointed Ambassador Extraalthough for the most part fugitive and ordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Court scattered. He was one of the chief con of Russia, at that troubled period when tributors to the witty poetry of the Anti- Napoleon was exerting all his skill to reJacobin Review, and of many quizzing concile the Emperor Alexander to the and satirical essays which were highly territorial conquests the French army had valued. His chief work, however, was his achieved in Prussia and Austria. On specimen of “ An Intended National this occasion, he was sworn a member of Work, by William and Robert Whistle the Privy Council. He returned from craft, of Stow Market, in Suffolk, Hemp Russia in the following year, having conand Collar Makers, intended to comprise cluded the treaty which he was commisthe most interesting particulars relating to sioned to effect." His Lordship was sub
DEATHS.-Jan. sequently accredited Envoy and Minister rectories of Lambeth, Surrey, and SunPlenipotentiary at the Hague, and then dridge, Kent. Dr. D'Oyly's sphere of sent as Ambassador to France. By patent, public usefulness has been a very extended dated July 15, 1815, Lord Granville was one. He was connected with all the more advanced to the dignity of a Viscount of important religious societies; and the founthe United Kingdom. In 1825, he was dation of King's College, London, an esnominated a Knight Grand Cross of the tablishment where religious and secular Bath; and he was invested with the in. studies are professedly blended, is genesignia of the Order by the King of France, rally understood to have been the result at the Tuileries, on the 9th of June. On of suggestions emanating from him. His Earl Grey's advent to power as Primc literary labours have not been unimporMinister, Lord Granville was again se
He was a frequent contributor on lected to take the post of Ambassador at theological subjects to the Quarterly Re. Paris, and continued to fill that important view, when under the editorship of Mr. station at the Court of France until the Gifford. In 1813 he undertook, in conresignation of Lord Melbourne's Govern- junction with the Rev. Richard Mant, the ment. By patent dated May 2, 1833, his present Bishop of Down, Connor, and Lordship received the further titles of Dr the preparation an annotated Earl Granville, and Baron Leveson of Bible to be published under the sanction Stone, Staffordshire. Lord Granville of the Society for promoting Christian married, Dec. 24, 1809, Lady Harriet Knowledge. Its publication was first Elizabeth Cavendish, second daughter of commenced in weekly numbers on the William fifth Duke of Devonshire, K.G.; Ist Jan, 1814, and under the well-known and by that lady, who survives him, he had title of “ D'Oyly and Mant's Bible" it issue two daughters and three sons, and is has since passed through many impres, succeeded in the Earldom by his eldest sions, and has been generally recognised son, the Right Hon. Granville George. as a standard of episcopal examination.
8. At Sundridge, Kent, aged 67, the Dr. D'Oyly published several works of Rev. George D'Oyly, D.D., Rector of reputation. He married Aug. 9, 1831, Lambeth and of Sundridge, and F.R. S. Maria-Frances, daughter of William This learned and eminent divine was born Bruere, esq., of Chetwynd, Salop; by Oct. 31, 1778, and was the fourth son of whom he had issue. the Ven. Matthias D'Oyly, Archdeacon 9. At Stoke, in his 60th year, Captain of Lewes, and Rector of Buxted, Sussex. Thomas Smith, R.N. This gallant offiHis grandfather, the Ven.. Thomas cer entered the Navy as a volunteer of D'Oyly, D.C.L., was also Archdeacon the first class in 1798, and served under of Lewes, and also Chancellor of Chi. the late Admiral Sir George Campbell, chester and a Prebendary of Ely. The K.C. B., and others, in her Majesty's elder brothers of the Rector of Lambeth ships Dragon, Cameleon, Adamant, and were the present Mr. Serjeant D'Oyly, Resolution, and saw some service as acting Sir John D'Oyly, Resident in Ceylon, Lieutenant in her Majesty's ships Agincreated a Baronet in 182), and Sir Francis court and Hound. He was confirmed to D'Oyly, K.C.B., killed at Waterloo ; the rank of Lieutenant on the 29ih Nov. and his younger brother is Major-General 1808, and served in that rank during the Henry D'Oyly, who survives him.. Dr. war on board her Majesty's ships Nym. D'Oyly was a fellow of Bene't College, phen, Blake, Briseis, Venerable, and Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. Bulwark. He was employed, in October, 1800, as second Wrangler and second 1804, in the night attack on the Boulogne Smith's prizeman, M.A. 1803, B.D. flotilla, commonly called the catamaran 1811, D.D. 1821. He was appointed expedition, in the division of boats under in 1810 a Chaplain in Ordinary to George Captain V. Collard. During the remainIII., in 1811 Christian Advocate on the der of the war he was constantly engaged foundation of Mr. Hulse, and in 1813, in active service in various parts of the one of the examining chaplains to the late world. In 1824 he was appointed senior Archbishop of Canterbury. In 1815 he Lieutenant of her Majesty's ship Genoa, was collated by the Archbishop to the vi and took part in that vessel in the battle carage of Herne Hill, in Kent, which he
of Navarino, being the senior Lieutenant resigned in the same year for the rectory of the whole squadron. After the battle of Busted, Sussex, vacated by the death of Navarino he was promoted to the rank of his father; and in 18:20 he exchanged of Commander, and received post rank on that living with Dr. Wordsworth for ihe the 230 Nov. 1841.