Saturday 10 Jul 1841   (p. 3, col. 7)



On the 24th ult., Ann, the wife of Henry HODGSON, of Bothel, was delivered of the seventh son; also, Jane DENNISON, the wife of Joseph DENNISON, blacksmith, Great Bolton Le Moors, Lancashire (sister of the above Ann), was about a fortnight previous delivered of the seventh daughter; and what is still more remarkable, the mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother of the above Ann and Jane had each of them seven sons, whose sirname was HODGSON.


At St. Mary's, on the 7th instant, Mr. James LITTLE, to Miss Ann BIRD.

On Thursday morning, at the Presbyterian Chapel, in communion with the Church of Scotland, by the Rev. J. PARK, Mr. William ROBINSON, to Miss Janet WEEMS [Jessey WEEMS according to FreeBMD].

At St. Bride's Church, Liverpool, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. Dr. STEWART, Mr. John PEARSON (a native of Ambleside), of the firm of HARRISON, PEARSON, and Co., merchants, to Mary, daughter of the late William HOLGATE, Esq., of Stainton Cotes, Yorkshire, and niece of the late Christopher BEVERLEY, Esq., Gray's Inn, London.

At Gretna Hall, on the 29th ult., by the Rev. Nicholas SLOANE, Mr. John IRVING, veterinary surgeon, Castle Douglas, to Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. John LINTON.

At Wigton, on Saturday last, Mr. Thomas WALLACE, blacksmith, of Oughterside, in the parish of Aspatria, to Miss Elizabeth DIXON, of Longmoor, near Wigton; on Sunday, Mr. James WILSON, gardener, to Miss Isabella M'NICHOL, grocer, both of Wigton.

At Cockermouth, on Saturday last, Mr. John YOUNGHUSBAND, black lead pencil maker, of Keswick, to Miss Mary MAKERNSON [sic – MAKEMSON according to FreeBMD], of the former place; also, on Sunday last, Wm. BARNES, thread maker, to Miss Jane WALKER.

At Cockermouth, on Monday last, Mr. John PROCTOR, hatter, to Miss Jane WILKINSON, dress maker.

At Egremont, on Sunday last, Mr. John LANCASTER, to Miss Mary SHARPLESS.


At Caldew Terrace, Ann, wife of Mr. John IRVING, Steam Packet Office, aged 58 years.

In Botchergate, since our last, Joshua HODGSON, aged 65 years.

At Rickerby, on the 1st instant, James BOWMAN, aged 32 years, nephew of Mr. Robert FORSTER, of the same place.

At Wigton, on the 1st instant, Mrs. Barbara SCOTT, aged 53 years; on the 6th, William RAFFERTY, aged 70 years.

At Cockermouth, on Tuesday week, suddenly, Mr. W. T. A. ARMSTRONG, of Fairfield, near Distington, in his 23rd year; on the 2nd instant, Mr. George William ROBINSON, surgeon, aged 48 years; on the 7th instant, William STAVELEY, advanced in years.

At Stainburn Hall, near Workington, on Thursday week, Mr. John DALZELL, yeoman, aged 70 years.

At Egremont, on Monday last, Mrs. Mary SHERWEN, relict of the late Mr. William SHERWEN, formerly of Thornflat, Drigg, aged 80 years.

At Ellerslie, on the 25th ult., Margaret, wife of Joseph YOUNGHUSBAND, Esq., aged 34 years.

On Friday, the 28th May, at Bermuda, Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas HARVEY, K.C.B., aged 66 years. He entered the navy at twelve years of age, and was in Lord HOWE's action, and afterwards distinguished himself at Lord Bridport's famous victory. At the passage of the Dardenelles in 1807 he commanded the Thunderer.