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Saturday 19 Oct 1839   (p. 3, col. 6)



At Saint Mary's Church, on Saturday last, Mr. John M'CALLISTER, warper, to Miss Mary ETCHELL.

At the Graham Street Chapel, Longtown, on the 5th inst., by the Reverend Walter NICOL, A.M., Mr. Benjamin JOHNSTON, blacksmith, of Dodgson's Land, to Miss Elizabeth Stephenson, of the same place.

At Barton, near Penrith, on the 17th instant, by the Rev. Mr. GIBSON, Mr. James GRAHAM, grocer, to Miss DAWSON, dressmaker, both of Penrith.

At Crosscanonby, on the 10th inst., Mr. John HAY, grocer, Maryport, to Mary, only daughter of Mr. Charles RICHARDS, innkeeper, Buttermere.

At Crosthwaite Church, on Tuesday last, Mr. Robert FAULDER, of Threlkeld, to Mrs. Julia LANCASTER, innkeeper, Keswick.

At Saint James's Chapel, Whitehaven, on Saturday last, by the Reverend John JENKINS, Mr. John M'DOWELL, shipwright, to Miss Hannah THOMPSON.

At Egremont, on Tuesday week, by tthe Rev. W. LEECH, rector, Mr. Richard WILLIAMS, butcher, to Miss MITCHELL, only daughter of the late Mr. MITCHELL, innkeeper, Horse and Groom, Egremont.

At Peter's Church, Liverpool, on the 28th ult., Mr. Benjamin COOKE, to Miss Barbara ALLINSON, youngest daughter of the late Mr. John ALLINSON, butcher, Whitehaven.

At Liverpool, lately, Mr. John BIRKETT, printer, formerly of Whitehaven, to Mrs. MORRIS, widow.

At Beethom Church, by the Reverend Joseph THEXTON, Mr. Wm. MATTHEWS, of Cartmel Fell, to Isabella, daughter of Mr. Wm. FLETCHER, of Bowness, Windermere.

MARRIAGE AT SEA.—During a late passage of the North Star steamer, from Inverness to London, a young man and woman, from the county of Sutherland, who had not previously met, but were both proceeding as emigrants to New Zealand, became acquainted. A clergyman was on board, and to make matters secure the couple were united on board the vessel, the ceremony being crowned with the strains of the bagpipe, and an extra allowance of drink and victuals being distributed on the occasion.



In Abbey Street, on the 11th instant, Miss Ruth THOMPSON, schoolmistress, aged 74 years. For the long period of fifty-five years she has been well known in this city as an able and successful teacher. She continued to discharge the duties of her laborious, but honourable profession, till within a week of her death; and now that she has descended to the grave, the recollection of her mental attainments, and of her many estimable traits of character cannot fail to be affectionately cherished, not only by her surviving relatives and pupils, but by all who have had the happiness to become acquainted with her worth.

In Bridge Street, on the 14th instant, aged 18 years, Thos., son of Mr. Thomas WEIR, being the third death in this family in five months.

In Caldewgate, on Thursday, the 10th instant, Mr. Thomas DOCKRAY, aged 82 years.

In Finkle Street, on the 11th inst., Mr. William FARISH, aged 39 years.

In Borough Street, on Monday last, Robert, son of Mr. Thomas WINTERBOTTOM, hatter, aged four years.

At Brackenlands, near Wigton, on the 13th instant, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Joseph RICHARDSON, yeoman, aged 68 years.

At Wigton, on the 13th instant, Nancy, widow of Mr. Allan BELL, calico-printer, aged 76 years; on Monday last, the 14th instant, Christopher, son of the late Mr. William TAYLOR, innkeeper, aged 51 years.

At Brampton, on Sunday, the 13th instant, Miss Margaret CROZIER, aged 20 years.

At Bolton, on Monday last, highly respected by a numerous circle of friends and acquaintances, Mr. John SLACK, originally of the Slacks, of Low House, near Armthwaite, in the 65th year of his age.

At Penrith, on the 11th instant, Ann, wife of Mr. John WILSON, Townhead, aged 58 years.

At Barclose, Scaleby, on Thursday last, after a few days' illness, Mr. Richard DALTON, yeoman, aged 63 years.

At Workington, lately, Jane Creighton, daughter of Thomas SMITH, aged three years.

At Bridekirk, on the 28th August, Mr. William ROUTLEDGE, aged 67 years—much respected.

On the 28th of August last, Mr. Thomas PEAL, manager on Content Estate, Jamaica—many years butler to Henry HOWARD, Esq., of Corby Castle, and fifth son of Mr. Robert PEAL, of Armathwaite, in the 32nd year of his age, much and deservedly respected.

At Milbourne, on Saturday, the 12th instant, Miss ROBINSON, aged 71 years.

At Loveladyshield, near Alston, on the 10th instant, Mary, eldest daughter of Joseph DICKINSON, Esq., aged 26 years.

At Demerara, on the 5th May, John, third son of the late Mr. SCAMBLER, surgeon, Ambleside, Westmorland.

At Maryport, on the 11th instant, Captain Henry ELLIOT, of the ship Robert, of that port, aged 30 years.

At Workington, since our last, Mrs. Mary DONALD, in the 82nd year of her age.

At her house, in Workington, on Wednesday week, Mrs. Isabella FALCON, relict of the late Mr. Thomas FALCON, in the 81st year of her age.

In Borrowdale, on the 6th instant, Mary, wife of Mr. John RAWES, aged 42 years.

At Cockermouth, on Friday evening week, suddenly, in the 61st year of his age, Mr. William CLARKE, for the last ten years an honest and faithful servant at the old brewery of that place.

In Scotch Street, Whitehaven, on Wednesday last, Mrs. Hannah MAWSON, aged 52 years; same place, Mary GIBSON, aged 42 years; and Mrs. Hannah HODGSON, widow, Wellington Street, aged 75 years.

At Kendal, on the 6th instant, aged 70 years, Mr. John KITCHING.