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Frances-Catharine, wife of F. G. Prideaux, esq. of Bristol.

Aged 40, Philip, son of John Anthony Wiss, esq. of Bath.

Sept. 26. At Bath, Mrs. Catharine Pococke, third dau. of Samuel Pococke, esq. formerly of Adbury-house, Hants. Sept. 28. At Bath, the widow of the

Rev. Robert Hoblyn.

Lately. At Taunton, aged 83, the wife of John Dummett, esq.

At Bath, Mary, relict of J. W. Hicks, esq. of Jamaica.

Oct. 6. At Cleeve, Mary Cox Maynard, grand-daughter of the late William Cox, esq. Brockley.

Oct. 8. At Bath, aged 51, Mary, wife of Thomas Harmer Sheppard, esq. of Clifton.

At Bedminster, aged 61, Simeon Warner Millard, esq. a gentleman of high attainment in various branches of natural philosophy, particularly entomology, conchology, and mineralogy: his cabinet of insects is considered equal to any private collection in England. Mr. Millard lent much assistance in the present admirable arrangement of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford.

Oct. 9. At Bath, Dorothy, relict of the Rev. William Bayley.

Oct. 15. At Woodborough, in his 90th year, John Purnell, esq. one of the oldest magistrates for the county.

G. M. George, esq. of Hapsford House, near Frome.

Oct. 23. Aged 44, Theophila, wife of William Wright, esq. R.N. youngest dau. of the Rev. John Hall, Vicar of Chew Magna, and grand-daughter of the late Francis Blackburne, Archdeacon of Cleveland.

STAFFORD. Lately. At Sparkbrook, aged 67, Mary, widow of William Guest, esq. of Compton Park, and formerly of the Cotteridge, King's Norton.

At Tutbury, aged 30, Boniface Langley, esq. surgeon, son of the late Rev. Samuel Langley, M.A. Rector of Checkley.

SUFFOLK.-Sept. 14. Aged 15, Edw.Gaell, youngest son of the Rev. Edward Jermyn, Rector of Carlton Colville.

Sept. 15. Aged 42, John Davey Hoy, eldest son of John Hoy, esq. of Stoke by Nayland.

Oct. 7. At Ipswich, aged 32, George Read Dixon, esq.

SURREY.-Sept. 28. At Thames Ditton, aged 59, Henry Salkeld, esq.

Lately. At Fitcham, aged 64, Anna, relict of J. T. H. Hopper, esq. Wilton Castle, Durham.

At Croydon, at an advanced age,

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Isaac Craig, esq. father of Mrs. Robert Mackrell, of Collingbourne Ducis, Wilts, brother-in-law to the late Adm. Smith, of Merton, and first cousin to the celebrated circumnavigator, Captain Cook. His remains were removed to the family burial-ground, Ovingdean, Sussex.

Oct. 9. At Egham, aged 78, Anne, relict of the Rev. Charles Smith, Rector of South Repps.

Oct. 14. Aged 77, Thomas Hill, esq. of Surbiton, formerly of the firm of Hall and Rickards, of Piccadilly.

SUSSEX.-Aug. 22. At Kemp Town, aged 23, James-Otto, youngest son of the late Lt. Col. Sir Aug. Heise, K. C.B. and G.C.H.

Oct. 3. At his house at Worthing, aged 73, Mr. Harry Phillips, of New Bond-street, and of Brandenburgh cottage, Hammersmith, the well-known auctioneer. In early life he was instructed in his business by the elder Mr. Christie. His knowledge of the Fine Arts, and judgment in articles of virtù, were equal to any of his contemporaries. One son succeeds him in his business, and others are, or have been, in India, in eligible situations. Up to a recent period, he was in possession of excellent health and spirits.

Oct. 5. At Brighton, aged 68, Robert-George Clarke, esq. of Parliamentst. Westminster, printer of the Royal Gazette, and formerly editor of the Sun newspaper (up to the year 1811); a man of great intelligence, sound judgment, and firm integrity.

Oct. 6. At Seaford, aged 78, James Brooker, esq. the oldest jurat of the corporation.

Oct. 11. At Hastings, aged 26, Eleanor, wife of Henry Gilbert Smith, esq. dau. of the late Rev. Webster Whistler, Rector of that place.

Oct. 12. At Tilgate, aged 37, Margaret-Ellen, widow of Gilbert-East Jolliffe, esq. and only surviving dau. of the late Sir Edward Banks, Knight.

Oct. 15. At Brighton, Sarah- Anne, wife of Wright Edwards, esq. and only sister to the Hon. Mrs. Heneage Legge, leaving a family of eight children.

Oct. 20. At Midhurst, in her 80th year, Mrs. Mary Alcock, daughter of the late Rev. John Alcock, Rector of Bucknel, Oxf. sister of the late Rev. Archdeacon Alcock, of Trotton, Sussex, and aunt to the Rev. Charles Alcock, M.A. late Fellow of New College, and Vicar of Adderbury.

Oct. 22. At Brighton, aged 73, Richard Nicholl, of Greenhill Grove, Herts, esq.

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WARWICK.-Sept. 24. Aged 73, MaryAnn, relict of Michael Corbett, esq. of Admington House, Warwick.

Sept. 30. At Leamington, in her 36th year, the Hon. Charlotte, wife of Gibbs Crawfurd Antrobus, esq. of Eaton Hall, Cheshire, sister to Lord Crofton. She was the second dau. of the Hon. Sir Edw. Crofton, Bart. by Lady Charlotte Stewart, 6th dau. of John seventh Earl of Galloway; was married in 1832, and raised to the rank of a Baron's daughter, with her brothers and sisters, in July 1837.

At the house of her nephew, C. Lamb, esq. of Warwick, aged 88, Mrs. Hepple.

Oct. 5. At Temple Balsall, in bis 30th year, Henry Couchman, esq. M.A. of Trinity College, Cambridge, eldest son of the late Henry Couchman, of the same place.

Oct. 10. At Holbrook Grange, near Rugby, aged 87, John Caldecott, esq.

Oct. 15. Aged 64, Catharine, wife of Thomas Heydon, esq. of Warwick.

WESTMORLAND.-Sept. 30. At Bowness, Windermere, Juliana, relict of the late Marmaduke Robinson, esq. of Bedford-place, Russell-square.

WILTS.—Aug. 23.‍ Aged 86, Robert Sadler, esq. of Chippenham.

Sept. 19. At Chippenham, in his 83d year, John Figgins, esq.

Sept. 20. At Corsham, aged 81, William Sainsbury, M.D. His body was buried at West Lavington.

Sept. 30. At Wexcombe, Sarah, wife of Edward Tanner, esq. and sister of the late Rev. Francis Gibbs, Rector of Orcheston St. George.

Oct. 2. At Bishop Ward's College, Salisbury, aged 62, Anne, relict of the Rev. E. P. Stock.

Oct. 10. At Great Chiverell, aged 78, Thos. Watts, a celebrated one-handed oboe player, leaving a widow.

Oct. 12. Aged 71, Richard Hayward, esq. of Hilcot.

WORCESTER.-Oct. 3. At Pensax Court, in her 87th year, Elizabeth, daughter of the late John Wood, esq. of Bath, and widow of Thomas Clutton, esq. of Pensax Court, Lieut.- Colonel of the Worcestershire militia.

YORK.-Sept. 21. At Harrogate, aged 61, Thomas Ridgway, esq. of Wallsuche, Lancashire.

Sept. 24. At Hull, aged 57, Henry Denton, esq.

Sept. 27. At Beverley, aged 28, Caroline, wife of Captain George Hotham, Royal Eng.

Oct. 4. At Rise, Mary, the wife of Richard Bethell, esq. M. P. for the Eastriding, she was the second dau. of Wil.

liam Welbach, esq. of London, and of Ravensworth, co. York.

Oct. 8. At Howden, aged 25, John Arthur Worsop, esq. eldest son of the late R. A. Worsop, esq. of HowdenHall.

WALES.-Lately. At Morlaglas, Carmarthenshire, aged 90, Anne, wife of D. Evans, esq. of the above place, who is now in his 92nd year. This aged couple had lived together upwards of 73 years.

Oct. 7. At Rhiw rectory, near Pwlhely, Carnarvonshire, aged 27, Martha, the wife of F. W. Grant Calder, esq. 2d Life Guards.

Oct. 20. Arabella, wife of J. Gwynne, esq. Gwernvale House, Brecon.

SCOTLAND.-July 2. At Glasgow, Lt. Buchanan, late 5th Roy. Vet. Batt. July 15. At Paisley, Capt. Jamieson, Adj. of the Renfrew militia.

Sept. 13. At Nunton, in the Hebrides, Alexander Gordon, esq. of Great Myless, Essex, second son of the late Charles Gordon, esq. of Cluny, Aberdeenshire.

Lately. At Ramsay, Anna, wife of the Rev. John Brown, of Aberdeen, daughter of the late Sir John Macartney, Bart.

At Glenarkled, Buchanan, Peter M'Nab, at the age of 107. A few years ago his neighbour, Donald M'Gowan, died, aged 91. They were both stout men of their age, and took great delight in talking of Prince Charles, of whom they used to tell many old stories.

Oct. 20. At the manse of Erskine, aged 65, the Hon. Margaret Stewart, widow of the Rev. Andrew Stewart, Minister of Erskine, aunt to Lord Blantyre. She was the daughter of Alexander, 10th Lord.

IRELAND.-July 6. At Ballyquina.house, Londonderry, Major Tedlie, late of 69th regt. in which he had served for 24 years, principally in India.

July 16. At Athlone, Lieut. James Edward Ferguson Murray, R.N. eldest son of the late Major-Gen. J. P. Murray, C.B. and cousin to Lord Elibank. He married in 1830 Katherine-Jane, daughter John Slaughter, esq.

Sept. 10. Anne, wife of the Rev. James Saurin, Archdeacon of Dromore.

Lately. At Donegal, J. H. Diver, M.D. Surgeon 91st regt. in which he was appointed Assistant Surgeon 1812, Surgeon 1830.

At Newton Forbes, co. Longford, T. Bell, M.D. of Cheltenham.

Oct. 7. At Rathmines, near Dublin Capt. Festus Kelly, formerly of 96th Regiment.

ISLE OF MAN.-Aug. 16. At his house near Castletown, in his 70th year, Lieut.Gen. James Cuming. He was appointed

Ensign in the 47th foot 1784, Lieut. and Capt. 1795, Major 1798, Lieut.-Colonel in the army 1803, in his regiment 1811, Colonel in the army 1812, Major General 1814, and Lieut.-General 1830.

Oct. 15. Mrs. Stowell, relict of the Rev. Joseph Stowell, Vicar of German, and Master of the Grammar School in Peel.

JERSEY.-Oct. 17. Of apoplexy, while on a tour, Henry Stone-street Strickland, esq. of Grove-house, Blackheath.

Sept. 25. At Jersey, aged 74, Fryer Todd, esq. late of Bury-street, St. James's, London.

INDIA.-Jan. 8. At sea, Lieut. George James Wheatstone, 63d foot; in which he became Ensign 1828.

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Jan. 11. At Hazanebaugh, Bengal, Ensign George Pearson, 9th foot (1838). Jan. 21. In Bengal, Lieut. Morris F. Ximenes, 16th foot; Ensign 1834, Lieut. 1837.

Feb. 23. At Bombay, Paymaster James Somerville Darby, 2d foot (1806). March 8. At Bangalore, Madras, Capt. R. Honywood Monypenny, 4th foot; in which he was appointed Ensign 1831, Lieut. 1834, Capt. 1837.

March 22. At Bellary, Madras, Lieut. Edward Bligh, 39th foot; Ensign 1833, Lieut. 1835.

May 27. At Madras, aged 28, Lieut. Francis Yates Cooper, late of 4th Madras Light Cavalry, eldest son of the late Mr. Joseph Yates Cooper, of Clapton.

BILL OF MORTALITY, from Oct. 1 to Oct. 22, 1839.

Christened.

Buried.

Females 614}1218

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AVERAGE PRICE OF CORN, by which the Duty is regulated, Oct. 25.

Wheat. | Barley.

Oats. Rye. Beans. Peas.

s. d. S. d. S. d. S. d. S. d. S. d.

68 11 40 5 26 9

38 5 44 10 43 8

PRICE OF HOPS, Oct. 25.

Sussex Pockets, 21. Os. to 31. Os.-Kent Pockets, 21. Os. to 51. 12s.

PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW AT SMITHFIELD, Oct. 25. Hay, 31. 10s. to 47. 10s.—Straw, 17. 16s. to 21. Os.—Clover, 37. 15s. to 5l. 15s. Od. SMITHFIELD, Oct. 27. To sink the Offal-per stone of 8lbs. ..3s. 4d. to 4s. 4d. Head of Cattle at Market, Oct. 27. .4s. Od. to 5s. Od. Beasts.......

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COAL MARKET,

Oct. 25.

Walls Ends, from 19s. Od. to 24s. 6d. per ton. Other sorts from 19s. Od. to 26s. 6d.

TALLOW, per cwt.-Town Tallow, 53s.

6d.

Yellow Russia, 50s. Od.

CANDLES, 8s. Od. per doz. Moulds, 9s. 6d.

PRICES OF SHARES.

At the Office of WOLFE, BROTHERS, Stock and Share Brokers,
23, Change Alley, Cornhill.

220.- -Ellesmere and Chester, 80.- Grand Junction,
Avon, 274.- -Leeds and Liverpool, 750.- Regent's, 12.
-London Dock Stock, 64.- -St. Katharine's, 107.--East
Liverpool and Manchester Railway, 185.- -Grand Junc-
67.- -West Middlesex, 991.- -Globe Insurance, 131.-
Hope, 54. Chartered Gas, 58. Imperial Gas, 53.
-Independent Gas, 50.-General United Gas, 37.- -Canada
Reversionary Interest, 135.

Birmingham Canal, 183. -Kennet and -Rochdale, 112.and West India, 106.tion Water Works, Guardian, 354. Phoenix Gas, 294.Land Company, 294.

METEOROLOGICAL DIARY, BY W. CARY, STRAND.
From September 26 to October 25, 1839, both inclusive.

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J. J. ARNULL, Stock Broker, 1, Bank Buildings, Cornhill,
late RICHARDSON, GOODLUCK, and ARNULL.

J. B. NICHOLS AND SON, 25, PARLIAMENT-STREET.

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.

DECEMBER, 1839.

BY SYLVANUS URBAN, GENT.

CONTENTS.

MINOR CORRESPONDENCE.-History of the Sikes Family in Burke's Common-
ers.-Epitaph by Chief Justice the Earl of Mansfield.-Ancient Ring, &c.
D'AUBIGNE'S HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION....
Tickenham Court and Church, Somersetshire (with a Plate)
Repairs of Ashbourn Church, Derbyshire

PAGE

554

555

573

575

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Assassination and the Police in Peru.-Matrimonial Precedence.-Tontines.
MOYLE CORRESPONDENCE. No. VI.-The Fatum Jacentis of Pomp. Mela....
Charity or Poor's Boxes.-Peculiar Provinces of the Saints..

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576

577

581

582

592

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On the Testamentary Jurisdiction of the Ecclesiastical Courts...
The New General Biographical Dictionary-Radulph Agas...
Notices of Laugharne, Caermarthenshire, 594.-Whitland Abbey, 595.-Crom-
lech at Llanboidy, 598.-The Green Bridge of Wales; Old Customs, the
Fishery, &c. at Laugharne

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Literary Memorials of the Family of Tooke.....

ADVERSARIA.-Moliere's Tartuffe.-Marshal Rantzau, &c. &c.....
POETRY.-Verses to the Blind; by Lord Francis Egerton..

REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.

Sydenham's History of Poole, 609; Warkworth's Chronicle, 614; Graaf's Expedition to Greenland, 618; Trench's Sabbation, 621; The Stranger's Guide to Treves, ib.; Mrs. Bowen's Ys-tradffin, 622; Hannibal in Bithynia, ib.-THE ANNUALS :-Friendship's Offering, 623; Forget Me Not, ib.; Oriental Annual, 625; Schloss's Bijou Almanac, ib.-Taylor's Manual of Ancient History, ib.-Dowling's Ecclesiastical Historians, 628.-Miscellaneous Reviews...

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LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE.-New Publications,
630.-Cambridge University, 631.-The Otho University of Athens, ib.
London Institution, 632.-Hull Literary and Philosophical Society, ib.
Architectural Society, ib.-Oxford Society for promoting the Study of
Gothic Architecture...
ANTIQUARIAN RESEARCHES.-Roman Inscriptions at the Newcastle
Antiquarian Museum, 633.-Font in Malvern Church, 636.-Roman
Pavement at Dyers' Hall, ib.-Numismatic Society
HISTORICAL CHRONICLE.-Foreign News, 638.-Domestic Occurrences 639
Promotions and Preferments, 642.-Births, Marriages.

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OBITUARY; with Memoirs of the Duke of Bedford, 646; Lord Trimlestown, 648; Rt. Hon. Mr. Justice Vaughan, ib.; Sir T. E. Winnington, Bart. 649; Sir T. J. Tyrwhitt Jones, Bart. ib.; Vice-Adm. Sir T. M. Hardy, Bart. 650; Sir William Russell, Bart. 652; Gen. Douglas Wemyss, ib.; Gen. Terrot, 653; Major-Gen. Sir N. Trant, ib.; Col. Hervé de Montmorency (Morres), ib.; James Rimington, Eeq. 654; Alderman Scholey, 655; Rev. William Betham, ib.; Mrs. Baldwin, 656; John Corrie, Esq. 658; Mr. Yeates.....

CLERGY DECEASED..

636

643

658

660

DEATHS, arranged in counties

661

668

Additions to Obituary

Bill of Mortality-Markets-Prices of Shares, 671.-Meteorological Diary

Stocks......

672

Embellished with a View of TICKENHAM CHURCH and COURT, Somersetshire; and Representations of three Roman Inscriptions in the Newcastle Museum.

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