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Birth.
 
At Wigton, on Thursday, the 11th ultimo, the lady of the Reverend Jonah REEVE, of a son.
 
Marriages.
 
At St. Mary's Church, on Monday last, Mr. Jonathan HUDDART, to Miss Mary ROBINSON; on Thursday, Mr. Stephen RAYSON, to Miss Mary JOHNSTON.
 
At the Superintendant Registrar's Office, in this city, on Saturday last, the 27th ultimo, Mr. Christopher HETHERINGTON, to Miss Mary STEPHEN.
 
At Cockermouth, on Monday, the 20th ult., Mr. W. ALLISON, to Miss Ann IRVING; same day, Mr. Thomas WALLACE, to Miss Sarah ALLISON.
 
At Whitehaven, since our last, by the Reverend Thomas DALTON, Mr. Bernard CONWAY, mariner, to Miss Mary Ann MOORE.
 
At Mansergh, on Thursday, the 25th ult., by the Reverend W. W. C. WILSON, M.A., Rector of Wittington, Edward WYNDHAM, Esq, son of the late Colonel WYNDHAM, of the Coldstream Guards, to Eleanor, daughter of Christopher WILSON, Esq., of Rigmaden Park, Westmorland.
 
At Whitfield Church, on the 21st ultimo, Mr. John GREAVES, of Olias Hill, Knaresdale (the Carlisle and Alston carrier), to Jane, daughter of Mr. Henry SUMMERS, of the Park, in Whitfield, Northumberland.
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Deaths.
 
At Carlisle Castle, on Monday, the 29th ult., after a long and painful illness, beloved and regretted by all who knew her, Emma, the wife of Lieutenant SHUCKBURGH, of the 33rd Regiment.
 
In Bridge Street, on Saturday, the 27th ult., aged 23 years, William, eldest son of Mr. Thomas WEIR—much regretted.
 
In Annetwell Street, on Sunday, the 28th ult., Mr. James ARMSTRONG, aged 70 years.
 
In Rickergate, on Monday, the 29th ult, Mrs. Jane WILSON, aged 64 years.
 
In Scotch Street, on Tuesday, the 30th ult., Miss Margaret BOWMAN, aged 18 years.
 
At Dalston, on the 25th ult., Miss Jane ROBSON, aged 47 years, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Matthew ROBSON, brewer, Dalston, much and deservedly lamented by a large circle of friends.
 
At Raughton Head, on the 2nd instant, William, youngest son of the late Mr. Wm. CLARKSON, aged two years and seven months.
 
At Moorhouse Hall, near Wigton, on the 16th ult., after a short but severe illness, aged 21, Hannah, eldest daughter of Mr. TOPPING; and on the 25th, Wilkin, his youngest son, aged 13 years.
 
At Wigton, on Tuesday, the 23d ult., Mr. Joseph BAXTER, grocer, aged 30 years.
 
At Moorrow, near Wigton, on the 19th ult., Mr. Thomas ROSS, aged 59 years.
 
At Wigton, on the 24th ult., Miss Rachael CALVERT, aged 48 years; on the 28th, Thomas KIRK, aged 21 years.
 
On his passage from Liverpool to America, in February last, aged 59, Mr. Ralph HUTCHINSON, formerly of Watermillock, in this county. The deceased was quitting his native land at the desire of his brother, the Reverend John HUTCHINSON, with the whole of his family.
 
At Cockermouth, on Monday, the 29th ult., Mr. James TYSON, whitesmith, aged 20 years.
 
At Moorhouse, near Maryport, in childbed, Mary, wife of Mr. Robert ENGLISH, aged 42.
 
At Templesowerby, on Sunday, the 21st ult., at the house of Mr. Jacob SLEE, Mr. John HALL, yeoman, aged 72 years, many years a true and faithful servant to W. CRACKANTHORPE, Esq., Newbiggen Hall.
 
At Egremont, on Saturday last, Mrs. LAWSON, wife of Mr. LAWSON, surgeon; on Monday, Sarah, daughter of Mr. Jonathan IRVING, of the High Toll Bar, dress-maker, aged 18 years.
 
At Whitehaven, since our last, in High Church Street, in the 30th year of his age, Mr. Daniel MOORE, grocer, King Street; in Scotch Street, Mrs. Mary WALLACE, aged 41 years.
 
At Arrowthwaite, near Whitehaven, on Thursday evening week, Mr. Mark COULTHARD, aged 61 years.
 
In Douglas, Isle of Man, on Saturday last, Mr. Edward MALEA, aged 74 years, many years master of a trading vessel between that port and Whitehaven.
 
In London, on the 23d instant, Bethel Earnshaw STAG, Esq., of Rampsbeck Lodge, in this county.
 
On the 27th ult., at sea, Mr. Horatio Nelson KIRBY, mate of the Heywood, JONES, and son of Mrs. KIRBY, late of Whitehaven. The deceased and five others of the crew were washed overboard, and perished in the late gale.
 
At Kendal, in the New Buildings, on Tuesday week, aged 54 years, Mr. John BAILEY, for many years employed as working engineer for Messrs. WHITWELL and Co., carpet-manufacturers. Originally a husbandman and weaver in the country, and notwithstanding many difficulties, by his ingenuity and perseverance he acquired so much mechanical knowledge as to render his workmanship of a superior order. When the Jacquard loom was first applied to the weaving of carpeting, he, jointly with Rowland COOKSON, adopted a kind of machinery which, when brought into competition with the original patent, before the Lord Chancellor, was declared to be decidedly superior, and judgment was given to dissolve an injunction, by which the use of the loom in Kendal had been prohibited.
 
At Hexham, on the 19th ultimo, aged 76, Mrs. Elizabeth SHIELD; and on the 23d, aged 64, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. James ANDISON, baker.
 
At his residence, in London, on Tuesday morning week, the Right Honourable George CAPEL CONINGSBY, Earl of Essex, and Baron Capel, of Hadham, in the county of Hertford, in the 82d year of his age. His Lordship's death was awfully sudden; he complained of a difficulty in breathing, when a medical gentleman was instantly sent for, but before his arrival the venerable Earl had breathed his last in the arms of his Countess, the late Miss STEVENS, the distinguished vocalist. This nobleman is succeeded in his titles and estates by his nephew, Mr. Algernon CAPEL, now Earl of Essex, in the 34th year of his age.
 
At Kirriemuir, on the 30th March last, Miss Jane SIMPSON, aged about 60. This lady, among other eccentric arrangements in connection with her demise, gave directions that, at her death, instead of the usual sombre shroud and winding-sheet, she should be decorated for the grave in the gayest apparel, a fancy muslin printed gown of white and red colours, silk stockings, prunella shoes, a fine silk shawl, head dress to conform; in short, dressed out more like for a bridal than a funeral. Having left abundant means, her request was literally complied with.