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On the 28th ult., at Highbury Vale, London, the Lady of Richard PORTER, Esq., of a son and heir.




On the 2nd instant, at St. Cuthbert's Church, by the Rev. J. FAWCETT, Joseph THOMLINSON, Esq., of Laverock Bank, Liverpool, to Mary, only daughter of Sir James R. GRANT, K.H.


At St. Mary's Church, on Monday last, Mr. Henry SIMEON, compositor, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to Miss Mary ARMSTRONG, of Caldew Bridges; same place, on the 1st instant, Mr. John HOWE, to Miss Ann TELFORD.


At Bromfield, on Saturday last, by the Rev. Thomas MARTIN, Mr. Robinson BLACKBURN, of Abbey, Holme Cultram, to Miss Agnes THOMLINSON, eldest daughter of Mr. John THOMLINSON, of Crookdake Hall, in the former parish.


On the 2nd instant, in Ebenezer Chapel, Penrith, by the Rev. William BREWIS, Mr. Thomas MOSS, to Miss SIMPSON, both of Penrith. [This is the first marriage that has been solemized in the above place of Worship.]




In Rickergate, on Monday last, Nanney, wife of Mr. John SLEE, police officer, aged 47 years.


In Sowerby Street, Botchergate, on the morning of New Year's Day, Mr. John BLAIN, stone-mason, aged 60 years;—much respected.


In Bridge Lane, since our last, Mary FORSTER, aged 72 years.


Interred, at St. Mary's Church, on the 1st instant, John SAMPSON, of Rickergate, aged 63 years.


At Cumwhinton, on Thursday week, Mary IVISON, aged 82 years; same place, on Saturday last, William SANDERSON, aged 68 years.


At Barclose, Scaleby, on Thursday last, after a long and painful illness, borne with truly christian resignation, Sarah, wife of Mr. Richard DALTON, yeoman, aged 61 years; much and deservedly respected.


On Monday, the 24th ult., very suddenly, of inflammation of the lungs, Ellen, second daughter of Mr. Thomas GILLIBURN, of Heather Grove, Kirklinton, aged 11 years.


At Waverton, on Saturday last, Mr. Philip DALTON, aged 79 years.


At Welton, on the 27th ult., Mr. Robert WILSON, aged 32 years; much and deservedly respected.


At Clapham Lodge, near Bedale, on the 31st ultimo, Miss CLARKE, sister of Major CLARKE, of Thornton Watlas, Yorkshire, and of the late Mrs. HOGARTH, of Greystoke, in this county.


At Penrith, on the 28th ult., Mr. John MILLER, rope maker, aged 69 years.


At Wolstey, on Sunday last, Mrs. OSTLE, one of the Society of Friends.


At Keswick, on Saturday last, Mrs. FAWCETT, advanced in years.


At Sorlytrees [sic – should be Sorbietrees], near Newcastleton, on the 23rd ult., William ARMSTRONG, Esq., Borderigg, in the 66th year of his age.


At Allonby, on the 29th ult.; after a very protracted illness, Mary DICKINSON, one of the Society of Friends; much and deservedly esteemed.


At Cockermouth, on Monday last, William, the youngest son of Mr. William CAPE, aged 33 years.


At King's Meaburn, on Wednesday, John Mitchell, the son of Mr. Henry DENT, yeoman, aged 13 years.


At Appleby, on the 20th ult., Mr. Isaac WINTER, aged 36 years; much respected. On Sunday, the 23rd ult., the body was removed for interment to Kirkby Stephen, when a large number of Odd Fellows—of which Order he was a member—attended the remains to its last resting place. After the usual obsequies were performed by the clergyman, Mr. J. THOMPSON, P.G., pronounced the funeral oration peculiar to the Order.


DEATH OF "L.E.L."—On the 15th of October last, soon after her arrival at Cape Coast Castle, Mrs. MACLEAN, wife of Mr. George MACLEAN, Governor of that Colony. Mrs. MACLEAN is best known by her poetical cognomen of "L.E L."—(Letitia Eliza LANDON)—a lady who ranked amongst the first female writers of our age.

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At Kirkoswald, on the 13th ult., the Lady of the Rev. G. G. LAWSON, of a daughter.




At Torpenhow, on Saturday week, by the Rev. Joseph THEXTON, B.A., Mr. DAVIDSON, to Miss BELL, both of Bewaldeth.


At Arlecdon, on Saturday last, Mr. Thomas ROBINSON, of Dovenby, to Miss Ann WILSON, of Dub Hall, Arlecdon.


At Whitehaven, on Tuesday week, by the Rev. John JENKINS, Mr. William LOSH, cooper, to Miss Eleanor WHELAN; lately, Mr. George DIXON, to Miss Ann Thomas BARR.




At Keswick, on Wednesday week, after a lingering illness, Elizabeth, the wife of Mr. Joseph BLACKBURN, woollen weaver, aged 27 years; at the same place, on Saturday, Mrs. Nancy PAPE, formerly of Whitehaven, advanced in years.


At Cockermouth, on Wednesday week, Mrs. Mary MARSTON, aged 62 years.


At Maryport, on Saturday last, suddenly—having on the previous day arrived from a voyage—Capt. WILLIAMSON, of the Ann, in the prime of life.


At Distington, last week, Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr. William MEALS, innkeeper, of that place, aged 16 years.


On Tuesday evening, the 18th ult., the Rev. R. HODGSON, (a native of Hill, near Bootle) Incumbent of St. Stephen's Church, Kirkstall, aged 56, very much respected.


At Whitehaven, on Sunday, William, son of Mr. John MUNCASTER, grocer, aged 33 years; same place, since our last, Mrs. Ann ROBINSON widow, aged 74 years; Esther Jane, wife of Mr. James RICHARDSON, aged 41 years; Alice, wife of Mr. Wm. COWMAN, aged 57 years; Mrs. Elizabeth HUTCHINSON, widow, aged 74 years.


In the month of June last, aged 17 years, Daniel, eldest son of Mrs. FEARON, of King-street, Whitehaven. This amiable and promising youth sailed from Liverpool on the 24th of April, in the Jumna, Captain HUXTABLE, and in about eight weeks from that date, whilst on duty, fell overboard from the bowsprit and perished. The ship was immediately put round and the second officer and four of the crew instantly proceeded in the boat in search of the unfortunate youth, but their efforts were fruitless, and it would appear that he had sunk at first to rise no more.


DEATH OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF CASHEL.—The most Rev. Dr. LAURENCE, Archbishop of Cashel, died last night (Friday) at his town residence, Upper Marion-street, after a few days' illness. The Archbishopric of Cashel is now extinct. The new prelate will be Bishop of Cashel, Emly, Waterford, and Lismore. Dr. LAURENCE was a very distinguished scholar. His Grace had been the private tutor of Sir Robert PEEL, through whose influence he obtained the see of Cashel. Cashel is the first archbishopric that has become vacant since the passing of the Irish Church Temporalities Bill.—Dublin Post.