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ter's decease; and legacies to the tion of his attachment to the duke poor of Tipton, Wolverhampton, of Gloucester. and Tettenhall, at the discretion At Brithelmstone, in her 5th of the minister of each parish, and year, the eldest daughter of the which is intended to be laid out in duke of Rutland. ller remains were the purchase of linsey petticoats interred in the family vault at Bot. for poor widows. On the decease tesford, co. Leicester. of Mrs. Mee, the distinguished fa 3rd. At Bath, the lady of sir nily of Hales will be extinct. Francis Baring, bart.
Dec. Ist. At his seat at Berring 6th. At his apartments in De. ton, near Leominster, co. Hereford, vonshire-street, Michael Marcusin his 75th year, the right hon. Lynch, csq. of Mallow, co. Cork, Thomas Harley, father of the city in Ireland, late of the royal north of London, president of St. Bartho- Lincoln regiment of militia, and lomew's hospital, lord lieutenant brother-in-law to the right hon. J. of the county of Radnor, one of his H. Addington. majesty's most honourable privy At his seat, at Kedleston, co. council, and uncle to the earl of Derby, in his 78th year, Nathaniel Oxford. He was alderman of Port- Curzon, Lord Scarsdale, a baronet, soken ward, 1761, sheriff 1763, LL.D. and a vice-president of the lord mayor 1767.
Middlesex hospital. He was the At his house, the park at ller- eldest son of the late Sir Nathaniel tingfordbury, Samuel Baker, esq. Curzon, bart. whose family came lato M. P. for the county of Hert- to this country with William the ford, and third son of the late sir conqueror. We find them seated W. B. alderman of London.
at kedleston ever since the reign of 2nd. At Mount Clere, Roe. Edward the first. This family first hampton, Surry, in his 85th year, represented the county of Derby in sir John Dick, bart. and knight of parliament, in the second year of the Russian order of St. Alexander the reign of Richard II. and con. Newski, which he received from tinued to do so, with some intervals, the late empress of Russia, for his - until the twelfth of William III.; services to her fleet while he was from which period they uninterrupt. English consul at Leghorn. Hc edly continued to represent it till was likewise, for several years, one the year 1761, when his present of the commissioners for auditing majesty was pleased to call the late public accounts. He is said to have lord up to the honse of peers. His died worth mpwards of 70,0001. private worth will be long in rethe whole of which he has left in membrance : and the poor of the equal divisions to Mr. Carr, Mr. Surrounding villages will recollect Simons of Carlisle-street, Soho, his with gratitude his continued bene. apothecary, the rev. Mr. Cleaver, volence. His exquisite taste for the and Dr. Vaughan, his physician, fine arts is universally known and after a reservation of annuities of acknowledged by those of the pre1601. per annum each to his house- sent age, and his noble mansion at keeper and the servant who attend. Kedleston will remain a monument ed his person, and one of 2001. per of it to posterity. He is succeeded annum to col. Pley dell, in approba- by his eldest son, the hon. Nathaniel
Curzon, who represented the county exertions is able to accomplishi. It of Derby in two successive parliae appears almost impossible, that an ments.
individual, who began the world in 8th. At Edinburgh, Miss Char. humble circumstances, could have lotte Augusta Colquhoun, daughter effected so much for the improveof the late Sir George C. bart. of ment of the arts, and of the nation. Tillyquhoun.
al taste. When more than 20, he At her house in Upper Sloane was put apprentice to a Mr. Tomms, street, Lady Caroline Leigh, daugh
an engraver, at a time when there ter of Henry Duke of Chandos, by were no éminent engravers in Eng. his first wife Lady Mary Bruce, Jand. He saw the necessity of forc. daughter of Charles Earl of Ayles. ing the art of engraving, by stimu. bury; and married to John Leigh, lating men of genius with suitable esq. of Addlesthorpe, co. Glouces. rewards. He himself mentioned, ter, in 1755.
that the first means which enabled 10th. At Stonehouse, near Ply. him to encourage other engravers, mouth, Miss Elizabeth Langton, were the profits he derived from the daughter of the late Bennet L. esq. sale of a book of 152 prints, en of Langton, co. Lincoln, and the graved by himself; and he very mo. dowager countess of Rothes.
destly allowed, that he himself had 11th. Sir Edward Nightingale, not at that time arrived at any emi. bart. of Kneesworth, co. Cambridge. nence in the art of engraving, and Jle was only son of Gamaliel N. that those prints are now principal. captain in the royal navy, by Maria, ly valuable from the comparison of daughter of Peter Clossen, merchant them with the improved state of the at Hamburgh, who died 'in 1789. art within the last 50 years. With Sir Edward proved his claim to the the profits of this book, however, title, 1797, as heir male of sir Tho. he was enabled to pay very liberally the first baronet. He married Elea. the best engravers then in the coun. nor, daughter and heiress of Robert try, and presented the public with N. of Kneesworth, his uncle, by English engravings of the works of whom he had six sons and four the best masters. The encourage. daughters.
ment he experienced from the pubAt his house in Cheapside, aged lic was equal to the spirit and pa. 86, John Boydell, esg alderman triotism of the undertaking, and of Cheap ward ; to which he was soon laid the foundation of an ample elected in 1782; sheriff 1785; lord fortune. The alderipan had the mayor 1790. Ile attended his duty satisfaction to see in his life-time as alderman at the Old Bailey sce the effect of his labours : thongh he sions on the 8th, when it is sup never himself made great progress posed he caught cold. On the 10th
an engrarer, yet he was the he found himself much indisposed ; greatest encourager of the art that on the 11th he was pronounced by this country ever saw. The English the physician to be in danger, and engravings, which were before con. the next morning expired without a sidered much inferior to those of groan. The history of this worthy foreign nations, began from that alderman affords an extraordinary time to be highly prized; and the instance of what a life of spirited exportation of them !«ax a va Vol. XLVI.
luable article of commerce. Having Two pages with wands, done so much for the art of en
Beadle of school. graving, he resolved to direct his A painting of St. Anne. efforts to encourage the art of paint,
Two boys. ing in this country. To this effect
Two masters. he undertook that superb edition of Twenty-five girls. Shakspeare, the originals of which
Mistress. were exhibited in the Shakspeare Two house-stewards. gallery. The expense of these
Two porters. paintings was prodigious, and more
Ward Beadle. perhaps than any individual had Twelve gentlemen of the commor ever before embarked for sich an council, two and two, with 8 pages. object. It was rather singular that
Two marshalmen. he should live jast long enough to
Two ditto. see the Shakspeare lottery disposed
Two ditto. of; for, on the day he paid the
Two marshals. debt of nature, not a single ticket Mace and sword bearer. remained unsold.* Of his unbound.
Two porters. ed liberality let the council-cham. Lord mayor's chaplain (rev. Manly ber of the city of London, the
Wood). court-room of the stationers' com. Rev.J.B.Sanders, Rev.Dr. Hamilton. pany, and the dining-room at the
The lid of feathers. sessions-house loudly speak. To The Recorder, Sir Cha. Price. every benevolent institution he was Sir John Eamer, Sir Wm. Staines. a generous benefactor and attentive
BODY. guardian. Witness, particularly, Sir John Anderson, Mr. Alderman The royal Humane Society," and
Le Mesurier. the “ Literary fund for the relief Mr. Ald. Newnham, Lord Mayor. of distressed authors;" to both of Mr. Ald. Boydell elect. which he was for many years a Mr. Leigh Thomas, Mr.Jos.Boydell. most worthy vice-president, and a Mr. Jones, Mr. Nicol. frequent attender at their meetings. Mr. Harrison, Mr. W. Nicol. of his private charities, were they Sir W. Leighton, Mr. Ald. Shaw. to be brought before the public, Mr. Ald. Flower, Mr. Ald. Ansley: the list would be abundant. His Mr. Ald. Smith, Mr. Ald. Hunter. remains were interred in great fu. Mr. Ald. Lea, Mr. Ald. J.J. Smith. neral state, in the afternoon of the Mr. Duxbary, Sir M. Bloxham. nineteenth, in the church of Saint Mr. Sloane, Mr. Moreland. Olave Jewry, where an excellent Mr. Lavie, Mr. Clarke. funeral sermon was preached by Mr. Parker, Mr. Braithwaite. the rev. Robert Hamilton, LL.D. Mr. Salt, Mr. Miller. vicar of that church, and rector of Mr. Bļumer, Mr. Cread. St. Martin, Ironmonger-lane. The
Artists. Artists. following is a correct statement of Mr. Young, Mr. Smith, the procession :
Mr. Ryder, Mr. Rouse. Twelve city constables. (The above gentlemen were sup: Mace-bearer's attendant, ported by 32 pages, and were Warden.
followed by) Vide Chronicle, page 366, for his admirable letter to Sir J, W. Anderson on this subject.
Mr. Reading, Mr. Williams, list of proscription with that of the
Mr. Bull, Mr. Smith, hero of loyalty Georges. The Cor. and ten servants, two and two. sican assassin, who pierced the
15th. Interred' in St. Andrew's hearts of an Enghien, Pichegru, and church-yard, Dublin, the remains of Georges, has long pointed his dage lady Catharine Stopford, sister to ger at the bosom of this prelate, James earl of Courtown. The fune. who preferred poverty and exile in ral was attended by a great number of England to the Roman purple and noblemen's and gentlemen's carriages. the Parisian arch-episcopacy; both
At Croydon, Surry, aged 49, offered him in 1801, by the first Mr. Thomas Lerins, many years consul of France and the pontiff of clerk of the parish church there.-- Rome Unalterable in his attach. Some few years back, having a nu. ment to the house of Bourbon, his merous tamily, he filled the follow, royal highness Monsieur, brother ing offices in Croydon and its neigh- to the king of France and Navarre, bourhood to maintain them : he made him one of his principal coun. was parish-clerk, barber, and pub. sellors and confidential advisers ; lican; having many years kept the unprofitable offices indeed, for those white horse, on Dubben-hill, near who, confounding fortune with justhe church; provided music for tice, regard mon 'y more than ho. dinners, balls, &c. taught the vio. nour; but advantageous to him who lin, fute, bassoon, French-horn, has a conscience, follows its dicand psalmody, at home and abroad; tates, and feels the honourable dif. was headborough, and bumbailiff to ference between the disinterested the court of conscience, and many counsellor of a lawful prince, and years one of the wardens of the the despicable accomplice of a barroyal Mecklenburgh free-mason's barous usurper. The bishop of lodge, at Croydon.
Arras had from nature a constitu. 16th. In London, after twelve tion strong enough to resist the ramonths illness, aged 71, M. de vages of time to the farthest limits Conzies, bishop of Arras, in France, assigned to the life of man, had not born a nobleman and educated for Providence also bestowed upon him the prelacy. He did equal honour a mind virtuous and feeling to the to his rank and his station; faithful highest degree. The deplorable to his king as to his God, a long state of Christianity, the misfor. lise was never polluted by a single tunes of his king, and the degrad. action which did not prove the ation of his country; were the disstandard merit of a good man and a ease which deprived the world, sincere Christian. The loyal, as prematurely, of one of its best and well as the religious, in imitating brightest ornaments, From the his conduct, may be sure to possess scandalous journey of Pius VII. the esteem of their contemporaries, and the sacrilegious coronation of and the admiration of posterity. Napoleon the first, this prelate re. That such a character should parti- ceived his death-blow. He surviv. cularly attract the hatred of Bona. ed but for a few days the news of parte might justly be expected.- the Corsican assassin's and poisonThe name of the bishop of Arras er's anointment, and was one of the was upon the same line of the same first victims of this horrible act,
which has opened a tomb for true 1800, aged 85. Her remains were religion as well as for lawful mo interred in the family vault at Wel. narchy. As in health he had been mington, near, Dartford. an example of piety and constancy, At Ashe, in Hampshire, by a fall during his illness he was a model of from her hørse, which she survived devotion and resignation. He ex- only 12 hours in a state of insensihorted his countrymen and fellow. bility, aged 56, Mrs. Lefroy, wife sufferers, like himself, unfortunate of the rev. John Lefroy, rector of exiles, not to deviate from that that parish and of Compton, in Surglorious though painful path of ry, and eldest daughter and co-heir thorns they had dutifully and con. of the late Edward Bridges, esq. scientiously entered. He preached of Wootton, in Kent, by Jemima submission to the decrees of the Al. daughter and co-heir of William mighty, in shewing the justice of Egerton, LL. D. prebendary of that noble cause to which they had Canterbury, and grandson of John, sacrificed rank, property, country, second earl of Bridgewater. and every thing else except their 19th. At her seat, Hillingdon. honour. Ile told them never to house, near Uxbridge, Middlesex, forget the gratitude they owe to Mary, marchioness of Rockingham. England, should religion and royal. She was daughter and heir of 'Thos. ty once more prosper in France. Bright, esq. of Badsworth, ca. His constant prayers were, on his York, uncle to Henry Liddell, lord death-bed, that Christ may again Ravensworth ; and married Feb, save his church in France, restore 26th, 1752, to Charles second mar, there the rightful and faithful to quis of Rockingham, who died in power, and convert, but not punish, 1782. ller remains were conveyed the undutiful and unbelieving. It through York in funeral procession is often more glorious to deserve to the cathedral, and deposited in than to occupy a throne. His royal the vault belonging to that ancient highness Monsieur, with an huma. family. The corpse was met at the nity worthy of better times and bet. iron gate within the cathedral by ter fortune, refused himself even the rev. archdeacon Markham and the necessary rest to attend this the rev. James Richardson, hy trusty and affectionate servant, who whom the funeral service was read. had the consolation to breathe his The coffin was covered with crimson last in the arms of his good and velvet, ornamented with rich gilt generous prince.
Some few mo. tire. ments before he shut his eyes for At Holyrood-house, Edinburgh, ever, he pressed the hand of Mon. the hon. Mary Murray, only daughsieur to his bosom, and with a faint ter of the late Jord Edward Murray, voice faultesed these his last words : and sister to the hon. and rev. M. “ My kind prince, death is terrible Murray, dean of Killaloe, in Ireto the wicked only!"
land. 16th. At her house in Chester, 21st. At his house, at Lauries. field-street, May-fair, aged 83, ton, Edinburgh, in his 77th year, dame Hannah Hales, widow of sir colonel James Riddell, son of sir Edward H. bart. of Breamore-house, Walter Riddell, of Riddell, and Plants, who died December 1st, uncle to sir John Buchanan, knt.