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At Blairbury, Portwilliam, on Thursday, the 11th ultimo, Mrs. BLAIR, of three children, two girls and a boy, the latter of whom survived a short time only, but the girls, with the mother, are doing well.


At Garden Cottage, Foxhill-bank, near Blackburn, on the 17th ult., the wife of Mr. S. WHITEHEAD, sawyer, of three fine boys, who with the mother are doing well.




At St. Mary's Church, on Saturday last, Mr. John EDGAR, to Miss Mary TINNING; Mr. Robert SCOTT, to Miss Jane SPENCE; on Sunday last, Mr. Robert M'GLASSON, to Miss Jane MACBRIDE; Mr. James SOWERBY, to Miss Margaret BELL.


At Saint George's, Hanover-Square, London, lately, Mr. John BEATTIE, to Miss Eliz. KINGHORN, both late of this city.


At Bromfield, on Sunday, the 25th instant, by the Reverend Thomas MARTIN, Mr. GIBSON, of Whitehaven, to Miss Jane, youngest daughter of Mrs. BELL, Maryport.


At Clifton, near Penrith, on Saturday, the 24th, Mr. George COLLIN, yeoman, Clifton Hall, to Miss Esther TINKLER, of Clifton.


At Aspatria, lately, Mr. Thomas RICKERBY, to Miss Eleanor OSMOTHERBY [sic – OSMOTHERLY according to GRO indexes for March Quarter 1839; same marriage with correct surname reported on 09 Feb 1839 as having happened on 11 Jan 1839], of Blennerhassitt; at the same place, Mr. J. HOLLIDAY, of Hayton, to Miss Mary WILKINSON, of Aspatria.


At Friar's Carse, on the 23rd ult., by the Reverend Robert BRYDON, Dunscore, Mr. Robert ROSS, jun., gardener, Mount Annan, to Miss FULLARTON, only daughter of the late Mr. FULLARTON, Edinburgh.


At Crosthwaite Church, Keswick, on Thursday week, Mr. Henry DAWSON, to Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. DIXON, steward of the black-lead mine, both of Borrowdaile; at the same place, on Saturday, Mr. William CANNON, to Miss Mary DIXON, both of Borrowdaile, near Keswick.


At St. Mary's, Birkenhead, on Saturday, the 17th ultimo, by the Rev. J. T. BROWN, A.B., Mr. Richard GREGG, surgeon, Maryport, to Helena Ann, third daughter of Robert RUSSELL, Esq., Pool Cottage, Cheshire.


At the Parish Church, Workington, Mr. Thomas WYLIE, shipwright, Harrington, to Miss Mary CROSTHWAITE.


At St. James's Chapel, Whitehaven, on Saturday last, by the Reverend John HODGSON, Mr. Oswell WISE, rope maker, to Miss Elizabeth QUIRE.


At Dalbeattie, on Sabbath, the 18th ult., by the Rev. G. M. BURNSIDE, Urr, Mr. Alex. MILLIGAN, to Miss Jannet GILCHRIST, both of that place.


At St. Nicholas's Chapel, on Tuesday week, by the Reverend Dr. HUDDLESTON, Mr. John Bateman POSTLETHWAITE, solicitor, to Hannah, only surviving daughter of Mr. BENN, of Monkwray; same time and place, Mr. John BENN, son of the above-named Mr. BENN, to Jane, only daughter of Mrs. POSTLETHWAITE, of Duke-street, and sister to Mr. POSTLETHWAITE, the bridegroom above mentioned.


At Dresden, on the 25th ult., Albert Bernhard Baron DE FRITSCH, First Lieutenant in the Horse Guards of his Majesty the King of Saxony, son of his Excellency Baron DE FRITSCH, Minister of State at the Court of Saxe Weimar, to Lucy, third daughter of Henry BARTON, Esq., of Carlton Terrace, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and relict of the late T. LEICESTER, Esquire, of Moor Hall, Lancashire.


On the 13th ultimo, Mr. John VEALE, bachelor, aged 79, of Stanton Drew, to Miss Edith HUGHES, spinster, aged 83, of the parish of Pensford. The youthful couple retired to the "Good Queen Bess," and regaled themselves with good old English fare, after which the happy pair left for the continent.

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In Scotch Street, on Monday last, Mr. John JOHNSTON, aged 57 years.


In Rickergate, on Wednesday last, Mr. John BELL, aged 68 years.


At Wigton, on Tuesday last, Mr. Joseph ABBOTT, musician, aged 72 years; on the 23rd ultimo, James, the son of Mr. W. GREENUP, of Matthew-Rudding, Caldbeck, aged 21 years.


At Stainton, near Penrith, on the 24th ultimo, Mr. John DAWSON, yeoman, aged 75.


At Penrith, on the 23rd ult., Miss Sarah Ann BOLTON, of the General Wolfe Inn, aged 19 years; on the 20th, Rueben HOLLARD [Reuben HOLLIER according to FreeBMD], aged 11; William HORNBY, an inmate of the Workhouse, aged 80 years. [the line with the age was detached and came after the next announcement]


At Penrith, on the 29th, Mrs. Elizabeth GASKIN, widow, aged 77 years.


At Maryport, on the 25th ultimo, Mr. William MOORE, for many years ostler at the Golden Lion Inn, aged 43 years.


At his residence, on Vicker's Island, Derwent Lake, Keswick, on Wednesday week, General PEACHEY, at the advanced age of 82 years. The General was in the truest acceptation of the words, "a fine old English Gentleman." No man ever lived more respected and esteemed by his neighbours; with an ample fortune at command, and a heart "open as day to melting charity," he was ever ready to assist the poor and to relieve the needy, who have lost in him a kind and valuable friend.


At Keswick, on Monday last, after a protracted illness, William, son of the late Mr. Daniel DUNGLINSON, boot and shoe maker, in the prime of life.


At Threlkeld, near Keswick, on Thursday week, Mr. Joseph GRENHOW, surgeon, of that place, in the 32nd year of his age. The death of Mr. GREENHOW was awfully sudden. He had been called in to attend a neighbour, whom he had only just delivered of a child, when he was taken ill and almost instantly expired. So true is the proverb, that in the midst of life we are in death. Mr. G. was a gentleman of considerable professional skill, and very highly esteemed in the neighbourhood.


At Aspatria, on the 16th instant, Margaret, the wife of Mr. John BROWN, veterinary surgeon, aged 37 years, after a short but severe illness.


At Aspatria,. on the 23rd inst., Bridget MAXWELL, in the 73rd year of her age, mother of the above Margaret BROWN.


At Workington, since our last, Miss Ann COWEN, aged 19; and Jane, Wife of Mr. Bernard M'KITTEN, aged 66 years.


At Harrington, on the 24th ultimo, Mrs. Mary ATKINSON, a maiden lady, aged 78; highly esteemed through life.


At Whitehaven, in Littledale-lane, yesterday week, Isabella, wife of Mr. David ORMSTON, aged 27 years; since our last, in Peter Street, the infant child of Mr. Thomas KIRKBRIDE.


At Silly Banks, near Whitehaven, on Monday last, Betty, wife of David LITTLE, aged 36 years.


At Dalbeattie, on the 14th ult., Mr. William MURRAY, merchant; at the same place, on the 20 ult., Samuel LOWDEN, draper.


In London, on Thursday week, Mrs. CURTIS, aged 62, late organist of St. Nicholas's Chapel, Whitehaven, much and deservedly respected.


At Hexham, aged 91, Mrs. Mary RICHARDSON.


At his house, in Cumberland Row, Newcastle, on Saturday morning last, aged 43, Mr. George Blyth BUTLER, who was for many years a distinguished performer in the theatres of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Birmingham, as well as on several other provincial stages, and who also gained high praise for his performance at the Adelphi theatre in the Metropolis, and at some other London theatres. Mr. B. was particularly eminent in comic characters, both serious and comic; perhaps comedy was most congenial with his disposition; but in Tyke and similar characters he never had an equal but the celebrated EMERY. In Luke the Labourer it was impossible to compete with him.


At Edinburgh, John Philip WOOD, Esq. Mr. WOOD was deaf and dumb from his infancy, and attained to no mean eminence as an author. His history of the parish of Cramond, his life of John LAW, of Lauriston, and his edition of Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, have placed his name high as an antiquary, genealogist, and biographer. Minute research and severe accuracy mark every page he wrote.


At Rome, on the 1st ultimo, Sir John HAY, Baronet, of Haystoun, late M.P. for the county of Peebles. The honourable Baronet was in the 50th year of his age, and retired from Parliament at the last election. Sir John HAY was collaterally related to the family of the Marquis of Tweeddale, being descended from the Hon. John HAY, second son of John, third lord.