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At St. Mary's, on the 25th ult., Mr. John HETHERINGTON, to Miss Martha GREIRSON.


At Lockerbie, on the 15th ultimo, by the Rev. Mr. DOUGLAS, Mr. John MORTON, shoemaker, Annan, to Miss Grace JARDINE, daughter of Mr. Alexander JARDINE, pump maker and turner; same place, on the 18th ult., Mr. John SMITH, weaver, to Miss GARDNER. The blooming bride being in her 43rd, and the buxom bridegroom only in his 74th year.




On Tuesday last, in the Old Grapes Lane, Mr. Patrick ROGAN, aged 32 years.


In Union Street, on Wednesday last, Ann, wife of Mr. John CORRIE, Jeweller, aged 31 years.


Same place, on Thursday last, Mary, wife of Mr. James HARDACRE, tailor, aged 43 years.


At Wigton, on the 22nd ult., Mrs. Elizabeth HARRISON, aged 72 years; on Saturday last, Mr. Joseph PEARSON, hatter, aged 28 years.


At Blitterlees, Holm Cultram, on the 15th ult., Nancy, widow of the late Mr. William SKELTON, of Skinburness, aged 84 years.


At Penrith, on the 23rd ult., Mr. John SEWELL, hair dresser and perfumer, age 32 years,—much respected.


At Newcastleton, on the 15th ult., in the 84th year of his age, Mr. James OLIVER, late merchant, and who for the last thirty-five years, faithfully discharged the duties of an Elder in tlhe Associate Congregation in that village. He was much esteemed, in both capacities, for his primitive plainness of manner, and rectitude in his dealings and intercourse with mankind in general throughout the whole course of his life.


At Romsey, in Hampshire, on the 24th ult., Mrs. Ann TATE, aged 76 years, daughter of the late John PEARS, Esq., Alderman of this city.


On the 24th of December, 1838, on Eden's Estate, near Montego Bay, Jamaica, Mr. John OSBORN, in the 27th year of his age, after one week's illness. He was the son of Mrs. STANWIX, of Cockermouth, by her former husband, Captain OSBORN, of Workington. He was a gentleman, just in all his dealings, and universally esteemed by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance.

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On the 14th ult., in the Presbyterian Chapel, in communion with the Church of Scotland, by the Rev. John PARK, Mr. William ROBINSON, gardener at Rose Hill, to Miss Isabella PROUD, of Rickergate, Carlisle.


At Lamplugh, on Saturday week, by the Rev. Joseph GILLBANKS, Mr. J. JAMES, eldest son of Mr. JAMES, of Asby, in the parish of Arlecdon, to Miss GRAHAM, of Kirkland.


At Whitehaven, lately, by the Rev. Thomas DALTON, Mr. John CHRISTIAN, mariner, to Miss H. NICHOLSON.


On the 15th ult., at the Cathedral Church of Portici, her Majesty Maria Isabella, Queen Dowager of the Two Sicilies, to the Chevalier Colonel DE BALZO, of the King of Naples' Regiment of Royal Lancers. The gallant officer, by this high alliance, becomes step-father to the reigning sovereign, and also to the Queen Regent Christina of Spain, his Royal Highness Charles Prince of Capua, the Infanta Donna Francisca of Spain, her Imperial Highness the Grand Dutchess Antoinette of Tuscany, the Princes Amelia, consort of the Infante Don Sabastian, Prince Leopold, Count of Syracuse. Her Majesty is tbe daughter of the late Charles IV. of Spain, and was born July 6, 1789; the royal bride is consequently in her 50th year. Her Majesty, by the late King Francis I., had a family of 12 children, all of whom survive. The marriage is understood to have taken place with the full consent of the King, who had made the bridegroom one of his chamberlains; and the Dowager Queen and her consort have been present at the brilliant festivities at court during the carnival.




At Brampton, on the 22nd instant, Matthew DAWSON, shoemaker, aged 64 years.


At Gill, in the parish of Bromfield, on the 19th ult., after a lingering illness, Margaret, second daughter of Mr. REAY, aged 29 years.


At Cockermouth, at the Crown and Mitre Inn, on Sunday last, Miss Mary MUSGRAVE, aged 65 years.


At Keswick, on Wednesday week, Sarah, wife of William THORNTON, tallow chandler and grocer, aged 48 years; at the workhouse, William EDWARDS, aged 88 years.


At Charlestown, South Carolina, the latter end of August last, of the yellow fever, when on his way from Angusta, State of Georgia, to his brother at Mobile, State of Alabama, Mr. Jacob NICHOLSON, youngest son of the late Mr. Henry NICHOLSON, joiner and cabinet maker, of Maryport, aged 25 years.


At Workington, lately, Mrs. Elizabeth DICKINSON, relict of the late Mr. John DICKINSON, tallow chandler, in the 85th year of her age.


At Egremont, on Wednesday week, very suddenly, Agnes, wife of Mr. James KENWORTHY, landlord of the King's Arms inn, aged 39 years.


On Friday week, at his residence in Lisson Grove, in the 77th year of his age, Charles ROSSE, the celebrated sculptor.


On the 19th ult., at his house in Grafton-street, in the 86th year of his age, the Right Hon. Lord St. Helens.


On the 15th ult., at the Rectory, Carleton, suddenly, Sir George EYRE, K.C.B., Vice Admiral of the Red.


On the 17th ult., at Edinburgh, in the 89th year of his age, the Right Hon. William ADAM, Lord Chief Commissioner of the Jury Court of Scotland. Mr. ADAM was for many years a personal friend of King George IV., and filled some high appointment in the Duchy of Cornwall, under his Majesty when Prince of Wales. His duel with Mr. FOX was an event that made much impression at the time. At length, on the retirement of Mr. ADAM from political life, he was appointed to the Jury Court in Scotland, upon its establishment, a circumstance that gave occasion to the bon mot of a celebrated wit:—"Why is the Jury Court like Paradise?"— "Because it is a place made for Adam."


On Tuesday week, at Aske Hall, Yorkshire, after an illness of only a few hours, the Earl of Zetlands. The Noble Earl appeared quite well on the previous day; but on arising the following morning his Lordship complained of a giddiness; he fell into a slumber at noon, and expired without a sigh, at three o'clock in the afternoon. The late Earl was born on the 10th of April, 1766, and was consequently in the 73d year of his age; and succeeded his father, the first Baron DUNDAS, the 14th June, 1829 [sic – actually 1820]. His Lordship married on the 21st of April, 1794, Miss Harriet HALE, the daughter of General HALE, and has left two sons and three daughters. He was created Earl of Zetland by the present Ministry, at the coronation of her Majesty.