At St. Mary's, in this city, on Tuesday last, after a courtship of seven days and a half, Mr. Hugh WILSON of Priesthill, aged about 77, to Miss Mary FOSTER, of Newtown, a buxom young damsel aged 21; on Sunday last, Mr. John MAGEE, to Miss Hannah CRAGG; on Tuesday, Mr. William PATTERSON, to Miss Ellen STORY; Mr. Wm. HAYTON, to Miss Jane ROBSON.
At St. Cuthbert's, on Monday last, Mr. David KENNEDY, to Miss Jane BERRELL.
At Stanwix, on Saturday last, Mr. John LENNOX, nailor, to Miss Ann SMITH.
At Springfield, on Thursday last, Mr. John FOSTER, formerly inspector of the House of Recovery, to Mrs. Margaret KELLY, both of this city.
At Brampton, on Thursday last, Mr. Isaac BELL, of Walton, to Miss Elizabeth ROWNTREE, of Boothby.
At Crosthwaite Church, Keswick,on Thursday week Mr. Thomas SWINDALE, miner, to Miss Mary BRAITHWAITE; Mr. Jacob SWINDALE, miner, to Miss Ann FORREST, all of Keswick. Amongst the miners a custom prevails, after the marriage ceremony is performed, of giving a blue and a white ribbon to run for, by their yet not so fortunate friends, who should be next married, which was kept up by the above parties—the blue being won by Mr. J. H. FEATHERSTONE, and, after a bitter contest, the white was won by Miss Ann BRAITHWAITE; on Monday last, Mr. Isaac FEARON, butcher, to Miss Ann KIRKBRIDE, both of Braithwaite.
At Crosscannonby, on Sunday last, Mr. John ROBINSON, mariner, to Miss Jane Mc.DONALD, of the post-office, Maryport.
At Workington, on Monday week, Mr. Thomas HAGAN, to Miss Jane CRONE; on Saturday last, Mr. Andrew SMITH, to Miss Mary EDGER; on Sunday Mr. Thomas RICHARDSON, to Miss Mary HARRISON.
At St. Bees, on Monday week, Mr. Patrick MARGAW, to Miss Sarah WOODBURN, both of Mount Pleasant, Whitehaven; Mr. Edward MULLHOLAM, cooper, to Miss Rebecca WALKER, of St. Bees Abbey.
Here, on Saturday last, at her residence in Abbey Street, Mrs. Mary CARLYLE, aged 80.
On Thursday morning, in St. Cuthbert's Lane, Mr. Barnard IRWIN, grocer, aged 40.
Yesterday week, Mrs. Elizabeth Mc.MASTER, of Broad Guards, aged 77; on Sunday last, Mr. Wm. STUART, of Bridge Street, aged 20; on Monday, Mrs. Mary BLAYLOCK, Bridge Street, aged 87.
On the 15th inst., at his house in Cumberland-street, Portman-square, London, Sir John SEWELL, Knight, D.C.L. F.R.S., &c., and some time Judge of the Vice Admiralty Court at Malta. Sir John SEWELL was an Alderman of this city, and in 1820 proposed the late Sir P. MUSGRAVE as one of the candidates for the representation of Carlisle. Lord (then Mr.) BROUGHAM at the same time proposed our present member, Mr. JAMES.
In London, on Saturday last, Miss HOPKINS, daughter of the late Rev. Richard HOPKINS, of Warwick Warwickshire, and sister to the late Mrs. CONNELL, of this city.
At Glenwyllan, in the parish of Kirkmichael, Isle of Man, Mrs. CANNELL, widow of the late Mr. Thos. CANNELL, many years Captain of that parish.
At Beck Side, Rockliffe, on Monday week, awfully sudden, Mrs. FURBY, wife of Mr. Wm. FURBY, in the prime of life.
At Low Crosby, on Tuesday last, Miss Jane TOPPING, eldest daughter of Mr. Thomas TOPPING, of that place, aged 19.
At Longtown, after a long illness, Mr. George M'CARTY, aged 23.
At Brampton, on Monday last, Mary, relict of Mr. Edward ATKINSON, whitesmith; Mr. John BURNS, plasterer; both advanced in years.
At Penrith, at the house of her sister, Elizabeth RITTSON, yesterday week, Hannah WALKER, in her 83rd year. She was a consistent and useful member of the Society of Friends. She sought out those in distress and poverty to console and relieve them, by whom her decease will be felt and lamented, and by a large circle of friends, who looked up to her for the sympathy and counsel she was always ready to afford.
At Hayton, on Monday week, rather suddenly, Mr. John HESLOP, advanced in years.
At Prior's Lee, Shropshire, on the 12th inst., Mrs. FAULDER, wife of Mr. Robert FAULDER, formerly of this county, aged 58.
At Cockermouth, on Saturday week, Mr. James FEARON, grocer, aged 55; Isaac, son of Mrs. Sarah NICHOLSON, aged 16; on Thursday week, Mrs. Catherine PEARSON, relict of the late Mr. John PEARSON, aged 76; on Saturday last, Mrs. Ann BEATTY, aged 75; on Sunday, Mrs. Jane LINTON, aged 77.
At Maryport, on Monday week, Sarah, the wife of Mr. Andrew BENN, aged 77; on Wednesday week, Mrs. Mary WEDGEWOOD, aged 76; Mary Ann, the daughter of Jane DICKINSON, aged 20, one of the Society of Friends; on Wednesday last, awfully sudden, Mr. John MITCHINSON, aged 72.
At Broughton, on Sunday last, Mary OSTLE, one of the Society of Friends; much respected.
At Workington, on Thursday week, Robert, son of Mr. David THOMPSON, aged 21; Mrs. Margt. POOLEY, aged 45; yesterday week, Mary, wife of Mr. John THOMPSON, aged 54; Mr. Walker MIDDLEMAST, 61.
At Decca, in the East Indies, on the 9th of September last, after a very short illness, Mr. Edward NICHOLSON, grandson of Mrs. NICHOLSON, of Whitehaven, 24.
At Whitehaven, since our last, Mr. John M'GRAW, aged 54; Mrs. Jane SALLONEY, widow, aged 73.
At Friarage, Battlebarrow, Appleby, on the 10th inst., Ann, wife of John HAMMOND, Esq., aged 63.
At Crackanthorpe Hall, near Appleby, on Monday last, Margaret, relict of the late Mr. Thomas HARRISON, aged 79.
In Edinburgh, last week, Mr. James BALLANTYNE the eminent printer. He was the intimate friend of Sir Walter Scott, and for many years the only depository of the secret of the authorship of the Waverley Novels.
DEATH OF MR. CHARLES DIBDIN, THE DRAMATIC WRITER.— At his lodgings, on Tuesday, in Garden-row, London-road (within the rules of the King's Bench Prison), where he had resided for some time. The deceased was in his sixty-fifth year, and a medical gentleman gave it as his opinion that he had died from decay of nature. One of the jurors inquired whether the deceased had been in want of the common necessaries of life, which was answered in the negative. The jury proceeded to the residence, and after taking a view of the body, returned a verdict in accordance with the opinion expressed by the surgeon. The deceased was much respected; he was the author of "the Cabinet," "the Quaker," and other successful pieces, and was at one time the proprietor of Sadler's Wells Theatre. His circumstances became reduced lately, and he took up his abode within the limits of the King's Bench Prison. The Morning Herald says that his fervent and unaffected piety shone forth in the latter years of his life with increased and peculiar lustre.
Mr. JOSHUA BROOKES, THE ANATOMIST.—We announce with feelings of deep regret the death, during the past week, of this once distinguished lecturer.— Having instructed thousands of medical students in the science of anatomy, he was well known, up to the hour of his death, by many hundreds of medical practitioners. Always kind in his manner, ever attentive to his duties, he was beloved most devotedly by his pupils, and respected by all who knew him. By the labour of his own hands, he raised up a museum which from the number and rarity of the specimens of natural and diseased structure that it contained, was second only to that of John HUNTER. The College of Surgeons, by its monopolising regulations relative to winter courses of lectures, destroyed Mr. BROOKES's school,—wrested from him, in fact, tbe means of honourable subsistence. The deadly blow levelled against the man fell, in part, upon the splendid monument of his scientific exertions. The museum was shattered to atoms, and the dismembered fragments were sold at a frightful sacrifice, under the hammer of an auctioneer. — Lancet.