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Saturday 21 Dec 1839   (p. 3, col. 6-7)

 

Births.

On Monday last, the 16th inst., at Ham, Surrey, the Lady of William JAMES, Esq., M.P., of a son.

At Paris, the Lady of Richard Brinsley SHERIDAN, Esq., of a daughter.

 

Marriages.

At St. Mary's, Mr. John COWAN, of Newtown, to Miss Martha BENSON.

At the Old Presbyterian Chapel, Fisher Street, on the 16th instant, Mr. John BURGESS, to Mrs. DURHAM, both of Finkle Street.

At Kirkstyle, in the parish of Ewes, on the 6th instant, by the Rev. Mr. SHAW, Mr. William JACKSON, of Canobie, to Miss Elizabeth HUTTON, of Kirkstyle.

At Liverpool, on the 19th instant, Mr. Joseph PATTINSON, of the firm LINDSAY and PATTINSON, Old Change, London, to Miss Jane REDMOND, of the former place, late of Spittall, near Wigton.

At Penrith, on the 19th instant, Mr. Robert MOUNSEY, of Plumpton, to Miss Ann SMELLIE, Penrith.

At the Register Office, Cockermouth, on Tuesday the 17th instant, Mr. Hugh BRANNON, to Miss Catherine SMITH, both of Maryport.

At Harrington, on Sunday week, by the Rev. John CURWEN, rector, Mr. Hugh SPROTT, mariner, to Miss Mary CURREY, both of Harrington.

At Workington, on the 15th inst., Mr. John MURPHY, shoemaker, to Miss Elizabeth HODGSON.

At Crosscanonby, on the 11th inst., Mr. Eli M'KENIZE [sic – MACKENZIE according to FreeBMD], to Miss Catherine CONNOR, both of Maryport.

At Cockermouth, on the 9th instant, Mr. Thomas OUSBY, weaver, to Miss Jane THOMPSON.

At Crosthwaite Church, Keswick, on Thursday week, Mr. James FISHER, of the firm of Daniel FISHER and Co., woollen manufacturers, to Agnes, daughter of Mr. William DIXON, of the Hare and Hounds inn, both of Keswick.

At Newcastle, on the 7th instant, at St. Andrew's, John Warren EDGER, M.D., of Barnardcastle, to Elizabeth, second daughter of the late Robert LEE, Esq., of London; on the 12th instant, at All Saints' Mr. Alexander Maule WILSON, house painter, to Miss Margaret Bradley KELL, of Shield Field, daughter of the late Mr. Matthew KELL, spirit merchant, Hawick.

MARRIAGE IN HIGH LIFE.—Married, on Monday, at Saint George's, Hanover-square, the Viscount Palmerston, to the Dowager Countess COWPER, widow of the late Earl COWPER, and only sister of Viscount Melbourne. Immediately after the ceremony, they set off for Broadlands, his Lordship's seat, in Hampshire. Earl COWPER arrived in Great Stanhope-street, on Saturday last, in order to be present at the marriage of his mother, the Dowager Countess COWPER.

 

Deaths.

On the 10th instant, at his son's house, in Gibbons' Court, Scotch Street, Mr. John TAYLOR, calico printer, aged 84 years.

In Abbey-Street, on the 13th instant, John Stead, youngest son of Captain CHRISTIAN, aged eight months.

In English Street, since our last, Mrs. Hannah BELL, aged 86 years.

In Barwise's Court, since our last, Mrs. Ann WATSON, aged 34 years.

In East Tower Street, since our last, Mrs. Eleanor MURRAY, aged 84 years.

In Caldewgate, since our last, Mr. Andrew DODGSON, aged 53.

At Warwick Bridge, on Monday, the 9th instant, after a short illness, Ellanor, the wife of Mr. James COWEN, aged 23 years, much and deservedly respected.

At Dykesfield, in the parish of Burgh-by Sands, on the 14th instant, James, son of Mr. Robert POLLACK, aged 35 years.

At Brocklebank, on the 6th inst., of Typhus, Sarah, the third surviving daughter of the late Mr. Joseph COULTHARD, aged 24 years.

At Barrock-side, near this city, on Saturday last, the 14th instant, Mr. Joseph THOMLINSON, aged 32. Mr. THOMLINSON, was for some time steward for General GOLDIE, in the Isle of Man, and afterwards filled a similar situation under J. H. LANGSTON, Esq., of Sarsden House, Oxfordshire, (to both of which situations he was introduced by W. BLAMIRE, Esq., who early saw and admired his great talents,) and was highly esteemed and respected, not less for his great knowledge of agriculture, than for his modesty, unasuming [sic] manners, and private worth. He introduced into the management of Mr. LANGSTON's extensive estates, the system of agriculture pursued in this, his native county, with the greatest success; and was much noticed by Lord Althorpe, Lord CHURCHHILL, and other eminent agriculturists. His death will be long and severely felt.

At Sleetbeck, in the parish of Bewcastle, in this county, on Sunday the 8th instant, Deborah, widow of the late Mr. William SEWELL, aged 74.

At Penrith, on the 13th instant, Mr. James BELL, aged 65 years; same place, on the 17th inst., Mrs. Rachael WHITELOCK, aged 67.

At Whitehaven, on Friday, the 13th instant, Ann, daughter of the late Reverend Thomas SPEDDING, aged 74 years; on Tuesday week, in Senhouse Street, Jane, widow of Mr. George BARBER, mason, aged 61; same day, at Prospect Hill, Mount Pleasant, William SMITH, aged 17 years; on Friday week, in Fox-lane, Eleanor, daughter of Mr. George LAWRENCE, boat-builder, aged 7 years; and same day, in the New Town, Mr. Samuel DAWSON, shoe-maker, aged 65.

At Lowca, near Harrington, on Saturday last, Mr. Thomas HODGSON, miner, aged 35.

On Friday week, at Egremont, Mary, the wife of Mr. William FORD, formerly of Blackling, aged 81.

At Workington, on the 9th instant, Mr. Robert POTTS, aged 85 years; on the 11th instant, Mr. John DAYKIN, aged 61 years; on the 12th instant, Mrs. Elizabeth PARSON, widow, aged 76 years; and on the same day, Mr. John WHITEMAN, aged 69 years.

Lately, at Parsonby, near Aspatria, Mrs. Judith CRONE, formerely of the public house on Moota Common, near Bothel, at the great age of 85. The deceased was an eccentric old dame, and no similar establishment in the north was so well known as "Old Judy CRONE's."

At Keswick, on Friday week, Mr. Benjamin SATTERTHWAITE, of that place, at the great age of 82.

On Tuesday, at Hastings, after a lingering illness, Lady Monteagle. Her Ladyship suffered from a lingering illness for nearly two years. The deceased lady was the eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Limerick, and sister of Viscount Glentworh, Lady Frances CALDER, Lady Caroline RUSSELL, Lady POLE, &c., and was married to Lord Monteagle, then Mr. T. S. RICE, the 11th July, 1811, by whom her Ladyship has left a family of five children, two sons and three daughters. Lord Monteagle and the other members of the family were at Hastings at the time of her Ladyship's desease [sic].

At Sydney, New South Wales, in the 48th year of his age, Allan CUNNINGHAM, Esq., who will long be regretted by a large circle of admiring friends. Mr. CUNNINGHAM's botanical and geographical researches in New Holland are well known to the scientific world, and to him we owe many of the beautiful shrubs that now adorn our green-houses and conservatories. The colonists of New South Wales are also much indebted to Mr. CUNNINGHAM's exertions for discovering and pointing out new grazing land to those enterprising agriculturists who are spreading their flocks and herds over all parts of that great southern land.

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LONGEVITY.—There is at present living in a small cottage within a few doors of the Bladud Spa, Larkhall, Bath, an old woman, named Mary POTTER, aged 106. She has never drank beer or spirits in her life, and has eaten very little animal food. Her principal diet has been bread and milk, tea and vegetables. Her hearing is defective, but her sight and memory are good. She has had a fit within the last fortnight, and is at present unable to walk about, but is cheerful and happy. She is under the care of a daughter nearly 70 years of age, who pays her every attention filial affection can suggest. This necessary care of the daughter precludes her exercise of duties necessary to procure the comforts her aged mother requires, who would be distressed but for the kind attentions of a few friends.—Amongst the pensioners examined at the Leeds Court House, on Wednesday, the 27th of November, was Edward SIMMONS, of that town, aged 104. He served 22 years in the 25th Regiment of Foot, commanded by Lord George LENNOX. He was examined and admitted June 11th, 1792, before the Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital. He entered the army in 1770, and was at the seige of Gibraltar in 1782, and now resides at St. Ann's lane, Leeds.