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Saturday 22 Sep 1838   (p. 3, col. 6)




On the 8th inst., Mrs. Ellen GIBSON, who is only thirteen years of age, wife of Mr. Ralph GIBSON, of Normanby, near Whitby, was delivered of a female child. The mother and child are both doing well. The respective ages of the father, mother, and daughter, collectively, do not amount to thirty years.— Leeds Intelligencer.




At St. Cuthbert's, on Tuesday last, by the Rev. Mr. YARKER, Mr. Jonathan BOWMAN, hatter, &c., to Mary Ann, eldest daughter of Mr. Wm. FOX, both of this city; same place, on the 17th inst., Mr. William Richardson BELL, to Miss Isabella ABBOT; on the 18th, Mr. Alexander BRYSON, to Miss Hannah IRVING.


At St. Mary's, on the 17th inst., Mr. George NELSON, of Newcastle-under-Lyne, to Miss Ann LITTLE.


At Stanwix Church, on Thursday last, by the Rev. Joseph HUDSON, Mr. George ELLIOT, spirit merchant, Brampton, to Margaret, only daughter of the late Mr. John LAWSON, of Wetheral.


At Bedworth, Warwickshire, by the Rev. Henry BELLAIRS, rector, Reginald S. GRAHAM, eldest son of Reginald GRAHAM, Esq., of Etterby, near this city, to Dora Ennis, eldest daughter of the said Rev. H. BELLAIRS.


At Wetheral, on the 16th inst., Mr. John BARNFATHER, of Farlam, to Miss Jane LITTLE, of Scotby.


At Hesket, on Sunday last, Mr. William OUSBY, of Know Brow, to Miss Jane KIRKPATRICK, many years housemaid at Petteril Green.


At Penrith, on the 19th inst., Mr. GRAHAM, of Carlisle, to Miss Elizabeth LONGMIRE.


At the Superintendent Registrar's Office, Penrith, on the 18th instant, Mr. Richard LOCKE, hosier, of Kendal, to Miss Margaret SWAINSON, of Penrith.


At Aspatria, lately, Mr. John Penny FEARON, of White Lees, to Miss PATTINSON, of Aspatria.


On the 8th inst., at Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, Horatio HARNETT, Esq., of Great St. Helens, London, to Janet, youngest daughter of Joseph MUNDELL, Esq., of the former place, and late of Whitehaven.


At Whitehaven, on the 17th inst., by the Rev. John JENKINS, Mr. John CAIN, mason, to Miss Elizabeth HALLIDAY; lately, by the Rev. T. DALTON, Mr. John SPEDDING, to Miss Mary ANDERSON.


At Workington, on the 12th inst., Mr. Thomas LANCASTER, husbandman, to Miss Mary JAMES; on the 15th, Mr. ROGERSON, stone-mason, to Miss Hannah RICHARDSON.


At Gosforth, on the 11th instant, by the Rev. J. MESSENGER, B.A., curate of Ponsonby, Mr. Matthew MYRES, of Sea Scale, in the parish of Gosforth, to Miss Mary Ann BECK, of Drigg.


At Bowness, Windermere, on Saturday last, Mr. Robert MOUNSEY, Patterdale, to Mrs. Margaret FELL, of Applethwaite.


At Kirkby Stephen, Mr. Anthony DIXON, of Ridden House, yeoman, to Miss ROBINSON, of Rake Head.


On the 10th instant, at Dalmahoy, Viscount Milton, eldest son of Earl FITZWILLIAM, to Lady Frances DOUGLAS, eldest daughter of the Earl of Morton.

 Saturday 22 Sep 1838   (p. 3, col. 6)




In English Street, on the 18th inst., Thomas James, son of Mr. ROBSON, saddler, aged 20 months.


In Botchergate, on Sunday last, Margaret, wife of Mr. Wm. KELLY, blacksmith, aged 72 years.


In Caldewgate, on the 18th inst., Mary CARSON, aged 56 years.


In John Street, Caldewgate, on the 18th instant, Jane BLYTH, aged 26 years.


On the 16th inst., at Woodhouse Mains, parish of Kilpatrick Fleming, Mary, second daughter of Mr. G. WAUGH, of this city.


On the 15th instant, at his house in York Terrace, Regent's Park, London, William KAY, Esq., of the Mains, Cumberland, and Tring Park, Hertfordshire, in his 62nd year. Mr. KAY's death was occasioned by an injury of the head, received by being accidentally knocked down by a horse and cart, on the New Road, within a few yards of his residence.


On the 13th inst., Sarah, wife of Mr. Joseph STALKER, of Steadle Dikes, Caldbeck, aged 60 years.


On the 14th instant, Mr. John WILLIAMSON, of Hudscales, in the parish of Caldbeck, aged 67 years.


At Whitehaven, on Sunday last, after a short illness, Mr. Robert LOWTHER, aged 21 years; 15th, Martha, wife of Mr. Samuel ANSON, aged 46 years; Mr. James M'CRACKEN, aged 57 years.


At Workington, on the 12th inst., Mrs. Jane THOMPSON, widow, aged 50 years.


On Saturday morning last, after a short illness, at Row, in the Parish of Gosforth, Mr. William WILSON, youngest son of Mr. John WILSON, of Calder, in Ponsonby, aged 34 years.


On Sunday week, at Harewood, near Leeds, Miss Sarah HARRISON, of small pox, aged 33 years. The deceased left Workington, in this county, where she had been residing with her brother in law, only a short time ago, in perfect health; she was a very amiable and intelligent young woman, and her unexpected dissolution is a subject of grief to her friends, and of regret to all who knew her.


On Tuesday week, at the house of Mr. Stephen BENSON, of Middleton Place, near Bootle, after a short indisposition, Mr. James QUAYLE, mariner, aged 34 years, brother of the late Mr. William QUAYLE, of Whitehaven.


At Netherstainton, near Bootle, on the 10th instant, Faith, relict of the late Rev. Thomas NICHOLSON, rector of Waberthwaite and incumbent of Muncaster, in the 77th year of her age. The deceased was a truly amiable lady, and universally esteemed.


At Great Broughton, on the 18th ult., James, son of Mr. John PARKER, innkeeper, aged 29 years; same place, of smallpox, aged 37, Mr. Edward PROUD; and at Stock Moor, near Broughton, last week, Mrs. Ann ROBINSON, widow, aged 69 years.


At Kirkby Thore, on Monday last, Mr. John SHIELD, aged 88 years.


At Oldham, aged 75, Mr. John KNIGHT, the well known advocate of radical reform, who was a prominent supporter of HUNT and his party in 1819. He was twice imprisoned for his share in the political transactions of that period. In his latter days he became an extensive dealer in political publications, and about six months ago he was appointed treasurer of the poor rates of Oldham.


On the 8th inst., at Inverness, after a short but severe illness, in the 28th year of his age, "The CHISHOLM," of Chisholm, late member for Inverness-shire. [Full name: Alexander William CHISHOLM]


On the 3rd instant, after an illness of some months, Mr. R. KEENE, formerly editor of the Bath Journal.


Very suddenly, General ADYE, C.B., Royal Artillery. This distinguished officer had spent the best part of his life in the "tented field," and he was at the principal battles and seiges during the late war. He was wounded severely at that ill-conducted and ill-fated expedition to Walcheren. Subsequently, on tbe plains of Waterloo, he added another wreath to his well earned honours, and received the cross of the Bath. Wednesday the General accepted an invitation from his friend and companion in arms (who shares equal honours) General DRUMMOND, R.A., to meet a few brother soldiers at dinner, and he returned, about eleven, to his house on Woolwich common, near the Royal Military Academy, in perfect health; but about two o'clock in the morning of Thursday Mrs. ADYE discovered he was a corpse!


On the 17th ult., at New York, old DAPONTE, the Italian poet. It is said that MOZART died in his arms. He lays claim to the poetry of Don Giovanni, Marriage of Figaro, and a whole host of operas.