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Saturday 28 Apr 1838   (p. 3, col. 6-7)




Yesterday morning, in Abbey Street, the wife of George DIXON, Esq., of twin sons.


On Saturday, the 21st instant, at Winkfield, near Windsor, Berks, the Lady of Lieutenant Francis SEWELL, R.N., of a son.


At Leeds, on Monday week, the wife of John BROWN, of three children, who are all doing well.




At St. Cuthbert's, on the 23rd instant, Mr. Robert CROOK, to Mrs. Jane M'DONALD.


At Brampton, on the 25th instant, by the Rev. J. TOPPING, jun., Mr. Thomas BATY, of the firm of BATY and GIBSON, Liverpool, wine and spirit merchants, to Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. John RANDLESON, brewer, Brampton.


At Whitehaven, on Sunday last, by the Rev. E. WHITE, Capt. William SHERIDAN, of the Hope, of Whitehaven, to Jane, 2nd daughter of Mrs. JACKSON, of the Crown and Mitre public-house; on Sunday last, by the Rev. John JENKINS, Mr. John RIDLEY, mariner, to Miss Mary FISHER.


At Haile, on Saturday last, by the Rev. W. BELLAS, M.A., Mr. Wm. ASHBURNER, of Haggatend, Egremont, to Miss Elizabeth BRAITHWAITE, of Tortola-Kate, Haile.


At Egremont, on the 18th instant, by the Rev W. H. LEECH, rector, William OXLEY, Esq., South Bedford-street, Liverpool, to Miss Anna Margaret, daughter of Captain PONSONBY, R.N., Spring Field.


At Beetham Church, Westmorland, on the 19th instant, Charles James HARE, Esq., of Wormley, Herts, son of the late Major-General HARE, to Maria Laura, daughter of Geo. WILSON, Esq., of Dallam Tower.


At Bowness, Windermere, on Monday week, Mr. William TOWNSON, Fangill, Grasmere, to Miss Ann WALLS, of the former place.


At Dalton in Furners, on the 14th instant, Mr. Richard CHAROCK, to Mrs. Ann HARRISON, widow; and on the 16th, Mr. John BARCLAY, to Mrs. Mary RILEY.


At Kendal, on Thursday week, Mr. John DENT, manufacturer, to Miss Mary LOCK, daughter of Mr. Richard LOCK, hosier.


At Newcastle, on the 16th instant, at St. John's, Mr. Wm. MAIN, to Miss Dorothy LARMOUTH.—17th instant, at the same place, Mr. William KENNEDY, of Elswick, to Miss Mary CAMPBELL.—Lately, Mr. William MARTIN, tanner, to Miss Mary Ann HEWISON.


At his Lordship's house, Belgrave Square, London, on the 19th inst., the Earl of Essex to Miss STEPHENS, the vocalist.

 Saturday 28 Apr 1838   (p. 3, col. 6-7)




In London, on the 19th instant, in the 9th year of his age, Edmund Vernon, second son of the very Reverend the Dean of Wells. [The surname of the family was GOODENOUGH.]


In this City, on Saturday last, in the 64th year of his age, Mr. Thomas BUSHBY, late Collector of Excise at Northampton,—highly and deservedly respected.


In Castle Street, on the 22nd instant, Mr. John BOWMAN, aged 50 years.


In Scotch Street, on the 25th instant, Mr. Henry FLEMING, joiner, aged 28 years.


In Ferguson's Lane, English-street, on Thursday last, Thos. the infant son of Mr. James WILLOUGHBY.


In East Street, Botchergate, on Sunday last, Mr. Thomas HOWGILL, late of the 7th Huzzars, aged 46 years.


In Water Street, since our last, Mrs. Elizabeth MIDDLETON, aged 66 years.


In Backhouse's Walk, on the 24th instant, Mr. Geo. SCOTT, aged 61 years.


In Caldewgate, on the 21st instant, Mr. Alexander BICKETT, aged 73 years.


At Messrs. Dixon's Cottages, on the 24th instant, Mr. John M'COLE, aged 81 years.


At Dalston, on Thursday last, Mr. Richard MARTIN, of the King's Arms Inn, aged 48 years; same place, Friday morning, Mr. Edward YOUNG, of the Blue Bell Inn, aged 44 years.


At Stoneknow, Scaleby, on the 22nd inst., Thomas PALMER, boot and shoe maker, aged 22 years.


At Dunthwaite, on Saturday, the 21st instant, Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr. D. HARRISON, of that place,—deservedly regretted.


At Longtown, on the 18th instant, Mr.William LITTLE, joiner, a young man of superior talents, and highly respected; same place, on the 24th, in the 6th year of her age, Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr. Samuel IRVING.


At Castlecarrock, on the 19th instant, Mr. John LANGSTAFF, aged 85 years.


At Wigton, on Tuesday last, Mr. John DIXON, shoemaker, aged 77 years.


At Dockwray, in Matterdale, on the 22nd instant, Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Mr. John Edmund SUTTON, of Matterdale, aged 18 years,—much respected.


At Sebergham, on Wednesday morning, suddenly, Mr. Isaac DENTON, surgeon, aged 56 years,—much respected.


At Aspatria, on the 23rd instant, aged 73, Mrs. Martha PATTINSON.


At Blennerhasset, on the 17th instant, in the 24th year of his age, John ARMSTRONG, a young man of considerable promise.


At Brayton, on the 20th instant, aged 62, Mr. John NORMAN, steward to Sir W. LAWSON, Bart. Mr. N. was a gentleman of most amiable character and conciliating manners; and had conducted himself with so much propriety and integrity, in the management of Brayton estates for a period of thirty-eight years, as to secure the esteem of both landlord and tenant.


On Sunday, the 22nd instant, at Abbey Cooper, in the parish of Holme Cultram, John YOUNGHUSBAND, Esq., after a wasting illness of 18months. He was a gentleman whose straightforwardness, incorruptible integrity, and justice, united to his candour and affability, endeared him to many friends and neighbours. The expensive erections Mr. Y. had built on his different farms will record his name to generations yet to come, as an improver and beautifier of his rural agricultural parish; whose inhabitants he was honoured to represent, in London, on a special case of their own of vast importance. He was in his 76th year; and was one of those "Statesmen" whom "BAINS' Guide to the Lakes" has designated as owning "lands which have descended for centuries in the same families, yet their owners have no genealogical pride."


On the 21st inst., at his residence, Broughton, near Cockermouth, George KERR, Esq , North Shields, Northumberland, aged 77 years,—highly and deservedly respected by a numerous acquaintance. He long enjoyed the comforts of religion in his afflictions, and happily closed a good old age in hope and peace through our Lord Jesus Christ.


At Cockermouth, on the 19th inst., in the 59th year of her age, Mrs. Elizabeth CARRUTHERS, late one of the senior teachers in the General Sunday School at that place.


At Ullock, near Cockermouth, on Friday week, very suddenly, Mr. John WHITE, aged 75 years.


At Workington, since our last, Mrs. Mary BOAN, widow, aged 81 years; Mr. Benjamin GILLEAD, aged 83 years; Mr. James DOCKWRAY, aged 20; and Mary, wife of Mr. Neal KAIG, aged 49 years.


At Harrington, on the 16th instant, Mr. Thomas BROOKS, mariner, aged 40 years.


At Mosser Gate, in the Parish of Brigham, on the 18th inst., Mr. Joseph ROBINSON, aged 85 years.


At Whitehaven, since our last, Mrs. Jane ADAMSON, aged 77 years.


At Kell's Pitt, near Whitehaven, on Wednesday week, Mary, wife of Mr. Joseph BATES, colliery steward, aged 61 years.


At Egremont, on Monday week, Mary, wife of Mr. DAVIS, traveller for Messrs. BARKER and HARRISON, paper manufacturers, in the 65th year of her age.


At Kendal, on Saturday last, Mr. John WILSON, many years a schoolmaster, aged 76 years; and on Tuesday, Mr. Thomas SHAW, timber merchant, aged 59 years.


At Wharmley, near Hexham, on the 15th instant, in her 101st year, Mrs. Mary STOKOE.


At Hexham, on the 17th instant, aged 69, Mr. Geo. MOODY, many years servant to the late James KIRKSOPP, Esq., of the Spital, near Hexham.


At Wallasey, Cheshire, on the 11th instant, aged 24, deeply regretted, Mr. William SCOTT, youngest son of the late Mr. Francis SCOTT, of Hexham.


At Newcastle, on the 18th instant, James, infant son of Mr. DODDS, Black Boy inn, Groat Market.—19th instant, in New Pandon Street, aged 50, Mr. Hans SLOAN, painter.—14th inst., in Blackett Street, Mr. T. B. MILBURN, druggist.—19th instant, on the New Road, Clarke, youngest son of Mr. HARFORD, tailor.—20th instant, aged 34 years, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Ralph WILSON, woollen draper.—18th instant, after a painful illness, aged 43, Mr. Adam MILLER, of the Black Bull, Todd's Nook.


At Edinburgh, on Wednesday week, aged 73, Robert AINSLIE, Esq., W.S., the intimate friend and correspondent of Robert BURNS, with whose biography his name will ever be honourably associated.


Lately, in Charlton-street, Fitzroy-square, an old woman at the age of 110 years. She was a native of Scotland, and widow of a soldier, whom she had accompanied in his services to various parts of the world; but she had no offspring, and, having outlived all her relatives, she had in her latter days been supported by charitable individuals. She is stated to have been of very regular habits, an early riser, and enjoyed a good health and the possession of her faculties till within a very short time of her dissolution. She was of the Roman Catholic religion, and long after she had attained her 100th year was in the daily habit of walking from Fitzroy-square to Clarendon-square, Somers-town, to attend the first mass at the Catholic chapel, at seven o'clock in the morning.