Some very eccentric expressions were used in the prayers of clergymen of the last century.
An Edinburgh minister was inclined to grumble when he prayed, "Give us not evil to think Thee neglectful of Thine own, for we are Thine ...
DEATH OF THE
REV J. CLIFTON WARD, F. G. S.
We deeply regret to record the death, from fever, of the Rev. J. Clifton
WARD, F. G. S., Vicar of Rydal.
For some years he was the head of the local Geological Survey, in which
capacity he completed the i
To be sold, pursuant to an Order of the High Court of Chancery, made in a
cause SMITH vs. SPROULE, with the approbation of the Honourable Sir George ROSE,
one of the Masters of the said Court,
(From our own Correspondent)
Judge: Mr. HEDLEY Slipper: T. WILKINSON
The meet for the final day’s work of this meeting took place yesterday at
Gretna Station, when a start was made on the farm of Guard Mill, in a large
RE-DEDICATION OF KIRKBY STEPHEN CHURCH.
The noble old Church of Kirkby Stephen - Cathedral-like in its proportions, design, and arrangments - was on Tuesday last (the Feast of the Epiphany) solemnly rededicated to the service of God.
Few parish churc
On Friday, at Durham Assizes, Jane BARRON, aged 27, was arraigned before Mr.
Justice STEPHEN, for the willful murder of Robert SNOWBALL, farmer, Belmont,
near Haltwhistle, on New Year’s Day. Mr. EDGE was for the prosecution, and
Mr. E. RIDLEY, M.
Sir, - I enclose an advertisement which appeared in the last number of the
(London) Guardian: -
“VICARAGE VACANT. - Misterton, in the County of Nottingham and diocese of
Lincoln, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of York. Population 1700. Value
that during the past year the total number of persons killed on the railways was
1038, and 8573 were injured, 500 of those killed and 1800 of those injured
being railway se...
PENRITH - TUESDAY LAST.
GRAIN. - There was an average supply of wheat at our market this morning,
which realised fully last week's prices: and there was also little change
either in the quantity or price of oats. Barley, however, was a large
Mr. LAMPORT, the eminent ship-builder of Workington, is now about
engaging to build two splendid vessels at his yard in that town, one of 1,200
tons, and the other 1,000 tons burden. Messers PEILE, SCOTT & Co., of t...