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On the 2nd inst., in Grosvenor-place, London, the Lady of Sir James GRAHAM, Bart., of a daughter.
Sept. 20, at Holme, the lady of the Hon. Philip STOURTON, of a daughter.
Sept. 23rd, at Goldington, Bedford, the Lady of George MUSGRAVE, Esq. of a daughter.
At Haddenham, Mrs. HOWLETT, wife of Mr. John HOWLETT, of twins. Their father, now for the first time the parent of a living child, is about 77.
At St. Cuthbert's church, on the 6th instant, Mr. Alexander BALINTINE, to Miss Elizabeth BROWN.
At Arthuret, on Wednesday the 1st inst., Mr. Wm. CARRUTHERS, of Stagmire, to Miss Margaret BEATY, of Hallburn.
At Wigton, on Thursday last, Mr. John RICHARDSON, of Low Longthwaite, to Miss Mary ISMAY, of Akehead.
At Dearham, on the 1st inst., Mr. Thomas ATKIN, jun. of Eden Place, near this city, to Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. Geo. CARRUTHERS, of Dearham.
On the 23rd ult., at St. Oswald's, Mr. Henry HOGARTH, of Kendal, to Jane, only daughter of Mr. Thomas CALDCLEUGH, jun. of Durham, currier.
At Bridekirk, on Monday week, Mr. John GRAHAM, of Goat, near Cockermouth, to Miss Jane LAMONBY.
At Workington, on the 29th ult., Mr. Wm. CARR, to Miss Ann BELL.
On Monday the 22d ult., at St. Michael's Church, Toxteth-park, Liverpool, Mr. Edward C. COOKE, to Sarah, youngest daughter of the late Capt. John MATHEWSON, of Workington.
At Harrington, on the 4th inst., Mr. Jeremiah PAISLEY, to Miss Sarah LITTLE.
At Liverpool, on the 2nd inst., Capt. John BRIGGS, second son of C. BRIGGS, Esq., of Ulverston, to Mary Ann, eldest daughter of Captain S. SHAW, Maryport.
At Preston, on Monday, 29th inst., Mr. Jos. SERGESON, of Liverpool, formerly of Carlisle, to Alice, youngest daughter of Mr. Wm. SMITH, Albion and Commercial Hotel, Preston.
At Hexham, on 28th ult., Mr. Nicholson WELSH, blacksmith, to Miss Ann JESMOND, both of Hexhamshire.
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At Bath, on the 30th ult., Sir J. D. A. GILPIN, late of this city, aged 89. Sir J. D. A. GILPIN, M. D., Inspector of Army Hospitals, was born in Abbey-street, Carlisle, in the year 1745. He was descended of an ancient and good family, who resided for several generations at Scaleby Castle, in this county; and which was purchased by the Rev. Dr. GILPIN, on the family having lost, during CROMWELL's usurpation, Kentmere Castle, in Westmorland, where it had been settled from the time of King John. Two of the family, William and Richard GILPIN, were Recorders of Carlisle. Sir Joseph served an apprenticeship to a surgeon at Longtown, and afterwards studied at Edinburgh. Having finished his medical studies, he settled as a private practitioner at Carlisle, where he remained only a short time. He then entered the army, and witnessed more scenes of active and dangerous service than almost any other person. He lived 26 years in the West Indies. In the island of Grenada alone he resided 18 years, and was there in 1793, when the yellow fever was very prevalent and fatal. In 1794 he was at Martinique, where they suffered dreadfully from a similar fever, and of which nearly all the medical officers died. In 1813 14 he was Inspector of Army Hospitals at Gibraltar, where a disease in every respect similar prevailed to a great extent, and proved very destructive. Dr. GILPIN was the only medical man that escaped the contagion, and, what was more extraordinary, not a member of his family, six in number, caught it. The same could not be said of any other family. He took, and also gave to his family, four or five doses of bark every day, by way of keeping up the tone of the stomach. The same plan was also adopted at Martinico, where they also escaped infection. That he fearlessly and faithfully discharged his most arduous duties on these very trying occasions, the following extract of a letter from his Excellency Lieut.-General CAMPBELL, to the Right Hon. Earl BATHURST, dated Gibralter, 25th Dec., 1813, is strong and convincing evidence:—"In having the honour to make this communication I feel it incumbent on me to notice particularly to your Lordship the great professional abilities, zeal, and attention, manifested by Dr. GILPIN, Deputy-Inspector of Hospitals, as the head of the Medical Department. The able manner in which he has conducted the arduous duties of his situation, during one of the most trying periods that could have occurred, claims my warmest approbation, and for which I trust, together with his claims for long service in the West Indies, your Lordship will have the goodness to submit the Doctor's pretensions to promotion to the favourable consideration of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent." This testimony must have been as flattering to his feelings as it was honourable to his character. It was for these services, we believe, that he afterwards received the honour of Knighthood. Sir Joseph was a very agreeable man, and possessed a great fund of anecdote. He had a fine taste for poetry, and was the author of several poems and fugitive pieces of considerable merit. The "Wall Flower," and "Scaleby Castle" deserve particular notice. He was of a mild and amiable disposition, and was much beloved and respected by all who knew him. Sir Joseph resided for many years in this city, was a senior Alderman, and several times filled the office of Chief Magistrate. To his native city he was much attached, and spent in it many of the latter years of his life.
Here, on Wednesday last, Mr. Francis HARRISON, formerly landlord of the Wool-pack Inn, aged 64; much and deservedly respected.
Here since our last, Mr. Joseph HENDERSON, Rigg Street, aged 74; Mrs. Mary ELLIOTT, Irish Damside, aged 41; Mrs. Sarah ROUTLEDGE, Irish Damside, aged 40; Mrs Tamer HARRY, Shaddongate, aged 31; James MURRAY, Ritson's Lane, aged 60; Mrs. Hannah DAVIDSON, Irish Damside, aged 49.
Here, on Saturday last, the 4th inst., Miss Mary ISMAY, second daughter of Mr. Jonathan ISMAY, Wigton, Cumberland.
At Moorhouse, on Thursday last, after a lingering illness, borne with christian patience, Dinah, second daughter of Mr. Joseph WISE, blacksmith of the above place, aged 18 years.
At Kirkbampton, on Wednesday, Oct. 8th, Mr. John WILSON, aged 70, much respected through life.
At Wigton, on Tuesday week, Mrs. Nancy MILLAR, aged 70; on Saturday, Mrs. Margaret HALL, aged 73;
At Hazel Head, near Wigton, on Monday last, Mr. Robert MATTINSON, aged 90.
On Monday last, at Cumwhitton, at the House of of his Son-in-law, the Rev. Wm. FORD, Mr. Thomas ALLISON, of Stainton, in the 75th year of his age, much and deservedly respected through life.
At Penrith, on the 8th inst., Mary, daughter of Mr. GASKIN, shoemaker, aged 28.
At Manasty, Borrowdale, on the 21st ult., Mr. William GILL, aged 81 years.
At Glasson, near Maryport, on the 4th inst., Agnes, wife of Mr. Henry GREGG, aged 73; on the 5th, Hannah SELKIRK, aged 72.
At Cockermouth, in childbed, on the 4th inst., Mary, wife of Mr. Wm. GASH, spinner, aged 33; on the 6th inst., Mr. Robert JACKSON, late of the Huntsman Inn, aged 47, much respected.
At Setmabanning, near Keswick, on Tuesday week, after a severe illness, Mr. Daniel BIRKETT, aged 75.
At Workington, since our last, Mrs. Jane FOSTER, widow, aged 65; Mrs. Ann ELLWOOD, aged 67; Mrs. Julia KING, widow, aged 64.
At Whitehaven, since our last, Mrs. Mary REID, widow, aged 59 years; Ruth CARRUTHERS, aged 47; Martha, wife of Mr. Edward CRANEY, aged 58.
On the 4th inst., at Bridge End, near Egremont, Miss Mary BENSON, aged 86.
On the 24th ult., in Upper Windson-street, Liverpool, Catherine, wife of Mr. Thomas DENTON, custom-house officer, and daughter of the late Mr. Rich. MATTERSON, of Petersburgh, in the parish of St. Bridget's, Beckermet, aged 51.
At his house, in Ridley Place, Newcastle, on the 3rd inst., Thomas THOMPSON, Esq., organist of St. Nicholas' church, aged 57.
At the Queen's Head Inn, Newcastle, on the 29th ult. on her return from Cheltenham to Coldstream, aged 62, Lady MARJORIBANKS, relict of Sir John MARJORIBANKS, bart. of Coldstream, and brother of Sir W. MARJORIBANKS, bart., who died at Cheltenham only a week before, aged 42. Lady MARJORIBANKS having been a long time unwell, was not made acquainted with Sir William's decease. The present is the fifth death which has occurred in the family within 19 months.
At Glasgow, on the 1st inst., in childbed, Ann, wife of Mr. John TURNBULL, and daughter of the late Mr. Wm. BATY, of Hornick Hall, near Longtown, in this county, aged 30 years, much respected.