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Tdom of Great Britain to the Right Hon.

'HE dignity of a Marquis of the king

Granville Levefon, Earl Gower, Knight of the Moft Noble Order of the Garter, and the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten, by the name, ftile and title of Marquis of the county of Stafford.

The Right Hon. Wm. Lord Craven to be his Majefty's Lieutenant and Cuftos Rotulorum of the county of Berks.

The Rev. John Fisher, M. A. one of his Majefty's Chaplains in Ordinary, to be a Canon or Prebendary of his Majesty's Free Chapel of St. George in the Cattle of Windfor, vice Rev. Dr. John Boftock, deceafed *. Francis Knight, Efq; to be one of the Surgeons Extraordinary to his Majefty's Houfehold.

Daniel Gib, Efq; late Surgeon in Extraordinary, to be Surgeon in Ordinary to his Majefty's Household, in the room of Charles Hawkins, Efq; promoted.

James Earle, Efq; of Hanover-fquare, to be Surgeon Extraordinary to his Majesty's


The Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, to be one of the Knights of the Moft Ancient and Moft Noble Order of the Thiftle.

Johnfon Newman, Elq; to be Conful for the Empress of Ruffia at the town of Hull.


MARCH 1786.

Mr. John Pringle, to be Commiffary Clerk of the Commiffariot of Edinburgh.

Mrs. Georgiana Herbert, to be one of her Majefty's Bedchamber-women, vice Mrs. Boughton, dec.

Charles Dillon, Efq; now called Charles Dillon Lee, to be of the Moft Honourable Privy Council of the kingdom of Ireland.

The Earl of Wycombe, eldest son of the Marquis of Lanfdown, to be Member for High Wycombe, Bucks, in the room of Loid Mahon.

Commodore Keith Stuart to be Collector of the Land Tax in Scotland.

Mr. Bofcawen to be a Commiffioner of the Cuftoms, vice Montague Burgoyne, Elq; religned.

John Charles Crowle, Efq; to be Mafter of the Revels in Ordinary to his Majesty, vice Solomon Dayrolle, Esq; dec.

John Elliot, Efq; to be Governor and Commander in Chief of the Ifland of Newfoundland, and of the Islands of Madelaine in the Gulph of St, Lawrence.

The Hon. Ariana Margaret Egerton to be one of her Majefty's Bedchamber-women, vice Mrs. Bloodworth, dec.

The Rev. Thomas King, to a Prebendal ftall, at Canterbury, vice Dr. Thomas Tanner, dec.


HE Great Duchefs of Ruffia of a Princess, on the 15th of February, at Petersburgh.

Her Sicilian Majefty, of a Princess, on the 18th of February.

The Countefs of Balcarras, of two fons.


The Countess of Westmoreland, of a daughter.

Lady Cadogan, of a daughter.
The Countess of Salisbury, of a daughter.
The Countess of Abingdon, of a daughter.


HE Hon. Frederick Lumley, to Mifs Boddington, of Bedford-fquare. Benjamin Parry, Efq. Treasurer of Lincoln's-Inn, and Member for Caernarvon,

to Mrs. Simpfon, niece to Lady Robinfon John Sanders, Efq. of Mortlake, in Surry, to Miss Martha Kebbel, of Lullingstone.

* Dr. Bottock obtained the Canonry of Wind for without a patron, and without the leaft profpect, in the carly part of his life, of attaining to it.When a Minor Canon of Windfor, at the crifis of a contefted election for that borough, between Mr. Rowley and the late Mr. Fox, afterwards Lord Holland, it happened that Dr. Balthazar Regis, a Canon, died. Dr. Boftock, then Vicar of New Windfor, went to Mr. Fox, flattered him with the great affiflance he could lend him, but, knowing the nicety on which the election hung, told him fuch affiftance depended on his procuring him the vacant ftall: Mr. Fox having drawn on the Treafury to the extreme, and knowing that a fingle vote was of the utmolt confequence, fent exprefs to the Minifter, to inform him, that unlefs Mr. Boftock was appointed Canon he fhould lofe his feat for Windfor. The messenger brought back the tidings of the reverend gentleman's preferment. Mr. Fox did get his election, but, fave his own fingle vote, little advantage further was made of Mr. Boltock's promife. He enjoyed it near thirty years, and may be faid through life to have been the most lucky man that ever entered into it. He fucceeded the late Mr. Burchett in the rectory of Clewer, and on the death of Bishop Ewer, was, by the Dean and Chapter appointed to the living of IlЛley.

At Hackney, the Rev. Johnfon Towers, to Mifs Jones, of Clapton.

The Rev. Mr. Timothy Kendrick, to Mifs Mary Weymouth.

Lewis Buckle, Efq. Captain of the Blues, to Mifs Bachelor.

John Burford, Efq. tɔ Mifs Lucy Elfden, of Lynn.

The Rev. W. Evans, of Towycaftle, to Mrs Rees, widow of the late John Rees, Efq. of Pantyrewig.

At Edinburgh, Daniel M'Gregor, Efq. Capt. in the Hon. Eaft-India Company's fervice, to Mifs Ann Auftin, eldest daughter of the late Dr. Adam Auftin, physician.

John Harbin, Efq. of Dorsetshire, to Mifs Bagley, f Mortlake, Surry.

Thomas Hartley, Efq. of London, to Mifs Parkes, daughter of the late Reuben Parkes, Efq. of Melton Mowbray, in Leicestershire. Jofeph Birch, Efq. to Mifs E. M. Heywood, third daughter of Benj. Heywood, Efq. of Liverpool.

Walter Bagnall, Efq. of Southampton, to Mrs. Chambers, widow of the late John Chambers, Efq. of Belle-Vue.

Edward Stephenfon, Efq. fon of Rowland Stephenfon, Efq; of Queen-fquare, London, to Mifs Strickland, daughter of the late Cha. Strickland, Efq. of Sizergh, in Weftmoreland.

Wm. Dowfon, Efq. one of his Majesty's Juftices for Surry, to Mrs. Merry, of Haveringwell, in Effex

Capt. Griffiths Cannon, to Mifs Mary Dobfon, of Greenwich.

Lewis Montolieu, Efq. of Hanover-fquare, to Mifs Maria H. Heywood, daughter of J. M. Heywood. Efq. of Mariftow, Devon.


David Brandon, Efq. of London, to Mifs Ximenes, daughter of David Ximenes, Efq. of Bere-place in Berks.

Mr. Jofeph Taylor, banker, of Lynn, to Mifs Walker, of Bafinghall-ftreet.

At Manchester, Dr. Wm. Aulten, phyfician of Oxford, to Mifs Margaret Allenfon, niece of the Rev. Dr. Barker, late Princi pal of Brazen-Nofe-College.

Joshua Crompton, Efq. of York, to Mifs Rookes, of Efholt.

Richard Wilsford, Efq. of Pontefract, to Mifs Myddleton, of Acworth.

The Rev. Mr. Crofsland, of Colton Baffet, to Mifs Sarah Howe, of Langar, Nottinghamshire.

The Rev. Henry Kitchingham, of Alne in Yorkshire, to Mifs S. Knowler, youngest daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Knowler, of Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire.

At Preftwich, Chefhire, the celebrated dwarf Matthew Wefton, only thirty-one inches high, to Ann Thompfon, of that place. They are each in their 24th year.

At Edinburgh, the Earl of Hadington, to Mifs Gafcoigne.

At Paris, Sir William Dick, Bart. of Preftonfield, to Mifs Joanna Douglas.

At Beccles in Suffolk, Robert Rich, Efq. of Trinity-College, Cambridge, to Mils Furnish, of York.

Sir Bourchier Wrey, Bart. of Tavistock in Devonshire, to Mifs Paik, daughter of Sir Robert Palk, of Halden-house, Devon.

Comte de Graffe, who has been twice a widower, to Mademoiselle Sibon, who is about thirty years of age, and daughter to the Malthefe Charge des Affaires at the Court of France.


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Lately at Ofweftry, in Shropshire, Mr. Thomas Vernon, an eminent land-furveyor, and agent to feveral families in that neighbourhood. In his perfon and manners he refembled the prefent Chancellor; which occafioned a friend, on his fending him the Chanceller's picture, to write the following lines at the bottom of it, Mr. Vernon being at that time Major of Ofwetty.

Of manners mild, of afpeft fweet,
Behold Lord Thurlow comes to greet

Ofweftria's far-fam'd Mayor;
For in him too the graces thine,
At once that polith and refine,
And make the man a bear.

Thefe lines were taken by him as they were


intended, and in such perfc&t good-humour,

picture by one of the beft penmen in the neighbourhood.

FEB. 19, at Glafgow, Capt. Henry Moore, of the 27th regiment of foot.

20. Mr. Samuel Mence, one of the Gentlemen of his Majefty's Chapel Royal, St. James's, and one of the Lay Vicars of the Cathedral Church of Litchfield.

24. At Brodie Houfe, in Scotland, Lady Margaret Brodie.

25. At Beverley, in Yorkshire, aged 97, Richard Sompes, Elq.

The Lady of S. P. Wolverftan, Efq. of Stadfold-hall in Staffordshire.

In India, Mr. John Maxwell Stone, Chief of Ganjam. This gentleman formed a part of Lord Pigot's Council at Madras, and took an active part in favour of that unfortunate nobleman.

26. At Fulford, Thomas Barftow, Efq. who ferved the office of Lord Mayor of York in 1778.

At Prefton, in Lancashire, in the gift year of * & c

of his age, Mrs. Lockhart, late fpoufe of Gen. Lockhart, of Carnwath, in Scotland. Lately at Benwick, in the Isle of Ely, David Burgefs, Efq.

Lately at Medhurst, Mifs Robfon, only daughter of the late Rev. Robert Robfon, Rector of Steadham, with Heyshot and Merton, in Suffex.

Lately Dr. Philip de la Cour, an old, but unfortunate Licentiate of the College of Phyficians, of the Jewish religion, fome time an eminent phyfician at London and Bath. Mrs. Wright, the celebrated modeller in


She was one of the most extraordinary characters of the age, as an artist, and as a profound politician in an early period of life the gave ftrong indications of a fingular talent for taking likencffes in wax, and did not fail to take heads of fome of the leading Americans, at the commencement of the American conteft, in which her family became much injured. At rather an advanced age the found herself greatly dif treffed by the ravages of the civil broils occafioned by the councils and inftruments which the Minister of England employed, and the old lady, both diftreffed and enraged, quitted her native country with a determination of ferving it in Britain. She added to the most famous Americans the heads of the English moft diftinguished at that time for oppofition to Lord North's meafures; and as her reputation drew a very great variety of people of all ranks to fee the marvellous productions of her ingenuity, the foon found out the avenues to get information of almost every design which was agitated or intended to be executed in America, and was the object of the most entire confidence of Dr. Franklin and others, with whom the correfponded, and gave information during the whole war. As foon as a General was appointed to go cut to mount the tragi-comic ftage in America, from the Commander in Chief to the Brigadier, fhe inftantly found fome accefs to a part of the family, and difcovered the number of troops to be employed, and the ends of their expatr otic deftination. The late Lord Chatham paid her feveral vifits, and was pleafed with the fimplicity of her manners, and very deep understanding. She took his likenefs, which appears in the Abbey of Weftminfter; and though she had been in France, and much careffed by the political geniuffes of that kingdom, yet at the end of the war fhe was fo fingularly attached to England, that he was conftantly employed to enforce forgiveness among her country people.whom The advised for the future to look to England in preference to France for trade and alliance.

28. Mr. Stephen Boone, furgeon, at Sunbury.

At Saling Grove, in Effex, the lady John Yeldham, Efq.


Mr. Broach, mafter of the St. Alban's Tavern.

Mifs Eyre, daughter of the Rev. Mr. Eyre, Refidentiary of York, and granddaughter of Dr. Prefcott, late Matter of Catherine Hall, Cambridge.

MARCH 1. In Martin's-lane, CannonAtreet, Mr. Frederick Standert, wine-merchant.

Mrs. Boughton, one of the Bed-chamber Women to her Majefty, and mother to Sir Edward Boughton, Bart. She was daughter of the Hon. Algernon Greville.

Lately in Ireland, the Rev. Dr. Stratford, author of the tragedy of Lord Ruffel, acted at Drury-lane in the fummer of 1784 He alfo wrote a poem called Fontenoy, and tranflated part of Milton into Greek.

Lately at Cambridge, the Rev. Mr. Brundifh, Fellow of Caius College, and author of the Elegy in our Magazine of January laft, p. 49.

The Rev. Mr. Woodroffe, Cranham in Effex.

Rector of

3. Owen Ridley, Efq. late a Colonel in the Eaft-India fervice.

At Theobald's, Hertfordshire, aged 75, Anthony Keck, Efq. Senior Serjeant at Law. At Durham, the lady of Francis Farquharfon, Efq. of Monaltrie.

Lately, at Durfley, in Gloucestershire, aged 87, Edward Webb, near fifty years Cryer of that town. Until within a fhort time of his death he frequently walked forty miles a-day.

4. Mrs. Mary Stonhouse, Sifter of Sir James Stonhouse, Bart. of Radley, in the county of Berks.

At Worcester, Mrs. Dunfter, widow of the Rev. Mr. Dunfter, and daughter of the Rev. Mr. Inett, formerly Prebend of Worcefter.

At Railfton, in Leicestershire, aged 82, Dr. Bentley, Rector of that parish, and Senior Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. He was a near relation of the celebrated cri tic Dr. Bentley, formerly Mafter of that fociety. In the year 1748, when his Grace the late Duke of Newcastle was inftalled Chancellor of that Univerfity, Mr. Bentley was Senior Proctor, and had the degree of Doctor of Divinity conferred on him; and being particularly noticed by his Grace, be became his patron, and through his interest obtained the valuable rectory of Nailstone, which he held for near forty years. By his will he has left to Trinity College a great many valuable MSS. among which are the copy of the New Teftament in Greek and Latin, as prepared by Dr. Bentley (the former Mafter) for a new edition, but never published, with all the original collations, in feven small volumes, and three folio volumes. Allo a copy of Homer, by H. Ste phens, which was corrected by the faid Dr. Bentley, throughout, for a new edition, together

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William Smith, Efq. of Bradwell, many years the most confiderable landholder in the county of Effex.

In Park-street, aged 79, Lady Penelope Cholmondeley.

The Rev. Thomas Marshall Jordan, Rector of Barming in Kent and of Ilden in Suffex, aged 73, after performing duty at church, and dining apparently in good health.

6. At Bath, James Phipps, Efq. Member for Peterborough.

Mrs. Elizabeth Brookfbank, relict of the late Rev. Jofeph Brookbank, only furviving fifter of John Soley, Efq. of Sandbarn, and grand-daughter of Bifhop Lloyd.

Mrs. Spinks, wife of Mr. John Spinks, Sub-treasurer of the Inner Temple.

Lieut. Gavin, of the 101st regiment.

7. At Chevening, near Sevenoaks, Kent, aged 72. the Right Hon. Philip Earl of Stanhope.

At Low Layton, Peregrine Bertie, Efq. At Dudwick, in Scotland, in the 77th year of his age, Robert Fullerton, Lieutenant-General in the Ruffian fervice, and Knight of the Order of St. Catherine.

At Richmond-Green, the Lady Viscountefs Fitzwilliam, widow of Lord Viscount Fitzwilliam.

8. Mrs. Elizabeth Wright, late of Mofeley, near Birmingham, wife of John Wright, Efq. of the Warwickshire Militia.

John Bradby, of Bramble, near Southampton, who had accumulated by farming near 30,000l. the bulk of which he has left to his nephews and nieces; and has particularly devifed to their children who should be living at the time of his death, 400l. each, and the intereft thereof till they come of age. One of his nieces was in labour when he lay dying; but, very fortunately, the child was born at half past three, and he did not breathe his last till about five the fame morning.

9. At Edinburgh, in the 87th year of his age, the Rev. Mr. Dupont, Muilter of the French church in that city, of which his father and he had been paftors 104 years.

The Rev. Mr. Williams, Rector of Shermanbury and Hoving, both in Suffex.

At Bath, Sir Chriftopher Whichcote, Bart. of Afwarby, in the county of Lincoln.

10. In Craven-ftreet, L. D. Nelme, late Secretary to the Society for the Relief of Infolvent Debtors. In 1772 he published "An Effay towards an Investigation of the Origin and Elements of Language and Letters, that is, Sounds and Symbols." 4to.

Lately, at Oxford, the Rev. Zachary Langton, M. A. formerly a member of St. Mary Hall, who had belonged to the University feventy years.

11. At Pomfret, in Yorkshire, William Derham, Efq.

At Hadleigh, in Suffolk, in the 69th year of his age, the Rev. Thomas Tanner, D. D. Rector of that parish, and Monks Elleigh, and Prebendary of Canterbury. Capt. Gladwin, of Ipfwich.


Edward Bacon, Efq. of Brutonftreet, aged 73. He reprefented the city of

Norwich in feveral Parliaments.

Mrs. Alice Yarborough, in the 98th year of her age. She was one of the annual penfioners on the Queen's lift, and was always remembered in the Royal Bounties. Her hufband was a German, and attended the late King at Dettingen.

Mrs. Wright, wife of G. Wright, Efq. of John-ftrect, Tottenhamcourt-road.

Wm. Style, Efq. Col. of the 3d regiment of Foot, and Lieutenant-General in his Majefty's fervice.

James Chauvell, Efq. Lieutenant-Colonel of the Middlef x militia.

13. John Reeves, Efq. formerly an officer in the Guards.

In Hart-fireet, Covent-garden, John Dick, M. A.

At Edinburgh, Lieut. Col. James Flint, of the 25th regiment.

14. Mrs. Peachy, of Great Ormondstreet, Queen-square, aged 90.

Mrs Bloodworth, one of the Queen's bedchamber women.

Mr. Hughes, Clerk of his Majefty's beer

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In Hanover-square, Solomon de la Rock, Efq. aged upwards of 70.

Lately, at Bardfley in Nottinghamshire, Mr. John Lilley, Gent. aged 98, who about forty years ago retired from bufinefs to Batterfea.

18. Lady Whitworth, widow of Sir Charles Whitworth.

At Kentish Town, Mr. Jacob Bonneau, teacher of drawing and perfpective.

19 The Hon. Mr. Walter, daughter and heiress of George Nevil Lord Abergavenny. At Bere Court, Berks, David Ximenes, Efq.

At Chesterton, Huntingdonshire, the Rev.

Mr. Tench.

20. Mrs. Seaman, widow of Dutton Seaman, Efq. late Comptroller of the Chamber of London.

John Heberden, Efq. Signer of the Writs to the Court of King's-Beuch, and brother to Dr. Heberden.

Lately, at Cheltenham, in the 100th year

of his age, George Fofter Duval, Efq. formerly a medical practitioner at Bath.

22. In Pailmall, the Lady of William Lowndes Selby, Efq, of Winflow, Bucks.

Lately, at Parkhall in Derbyfhire, aged 91, Jofeph Hague, Efq. formerly an eminent Turkey merchant in Lawrence-lane.

24. Mr. John Dagge, folicitor in Chancery, in King-street, Bloomsbury.

Robert Bromfield, M. D. F. R. S. 25. At York, Sir Thomas Davenport, Serjeant at Law.

26. At his apartments at St. James's, Revely, Efq.

On the 27th of January, on the coaft of Atrica, Edward Thompson, Efq. Comman der of the Grampus, and Commander-inChief of his Majesty's fquadron on the coast of Africa.

J. Chevely, Efq. one of the Curfitors for London and Middlefex.

27. Mr. John Obadiah Juftamond, F. R.S. and furgeon to the Westminster Hospital.


HOMAS COTTON, of Great Yar

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Griffiths, of St. George, H Rover-fquare, Stephen Richardson, late of All Saints, Oxcheefe-monger. Nicholas Weatherby, of ford, tea dealer. Thomas Cooper, of AyafGateshead, in the county of Durham, wool-worth, in Lancashire, and John Pyott, of len-draper. John Milbourn, of Sunderland, Charlton Row, Lancashire, carriers, and mercer. Thomas Craig, of Penrith, fpirit- co-partners. Jofeph Pegg, of Caverfwall, Ifaac Soloman, of Bristol, linen- in Staffordshire, carrier. Frederick Flower, draper. Marlowe Sidney Marlowe, of Little of the town of Kingston-upon-Hull, grocer. Eallchcap, tea-dealer. Jofeph Langmead, Francil Bazlington, of Red-lion-court, of Gofwell-street-road, whitefmith. Jofeph Charter-houfe-lane, Middlefex, moneyBirks, of Newcastle-under-Lyne, cartier. fcrivener. Edward Thomas, of the town Anthony Schell, of Meeting-house-al ey, of Cardiff, Glamorganfhire, fhop-keeper. merchant. Wm. Bridge, of Bury in Lanca- Richard Read, and Jofeph Brown, of fhire, butcher. Wm. B.nt, of Briflol, falef- Fenchurch-ítreet, London, cornfactors and Co-partners. Henry Cutter, of Nottingham, grocer. Henry Squire. of Swanfea, Glamorganfhite, fhip-wright. John Mackrell, of Elltead, Surrey, breeches-maker and taylor. Elizabeth Tyler, of King-street, Tower-hill, Middlesex, merchant. John Proffer, of the Parish of Llanftephan, in the County of Radnor, and Henry Proffer, of the Parish of Bringwyn, in the faid County, dealers and co-partners. John Trew, of Morden in Dorfet, hofier. Jofeph King, of Northampton, grocer, Richard Bancroft, of Liverpool, merchant. John Mayo, of Devizes, linen draper. Richard Adams and Samuel Lay, of Old Ford in Middlefex, callico printers. Richard Hutchinfon, of Northumberland-fireet, coal merchant. Samuel Haflam, of Tithington, in Derby faire, cotton-manufaЯurer. Tho. Bird, of Lower Mitton in Worcestefhire, butcher. Henry Page, of Great Queen-freet, ironmonger. John Marfhell, late of Gerard-street, Soho, moneyfcrivener. John Williams, of Swanica, in Glamorganfhire, fhop keeper.

Thomas Thredder, of Mary-le-bonefrect, coach-maker. Charles Fielding, of Grace-church ftreet, London, mercer. Her cules Hide, of Bridgnorth, Shropshire, grocer. Evan Evans, of Llang mmarch, Breconfhire, dealer. Jofeph Charles Clarke, of Barnet, Herts, in-keeper, wine and Jiquor me chant. Charles Thomas, of Berryna bor, Devonfaire, lime-burner. Jofeph Covett, of Wivelifcombe, Somerfetfhire, clothier. Abigail Martin and James Lafaburc, of Bloifom-freet, Norton Falgate, weavers. George Folter, of Nottingham, dealer. Jane Jones and Ann Williams, of Abergelley, in Denbighshire, drapers. Cha. Gwinnett, late of the City of Glocester, dealer. Thomas Bakewell, of Charltown' Row, in Lancashire, carrier. Michael Renwick, of Liverpool, furgeon, apothecaxy, and cealer in iron. William Meley and James Maffey, of Lymm, in Cheshire, cotton-manufacturers. Stephen Lawfon, of Rotherhithe. Surry, carrier. Reuben Clevely, of New Sarum, Wilts, linen-draFr. George Pierce, of New Sarum, Wilts, vidualier. Frederick Stack, of Leeds,

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