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190 OBITUARY.—Bill of Mortality.-Markets, &c.

[Feb. · Feb. 6. At Whitby, aged 61, Mr. John his gun, which, having hung fire, suddenly

Bird, artist. He was one of those self- went off, carrying away his hands aód part taught scholars who are more indebted to of one of his arms. He was upwards of native genius than to carly instructions. 80 years of age, and has been 50 years a Without the advantages of a liheral educa- pensioner at the least, during which time tion, he rose to eminence by the force of a he has received from the country upwards of strong original intellect, and habits of close 1,8001 Mutilated as he was, he has had application and persevering industry.

four wives in his time, to perpetuate whose Feb. 7. In his 41st year, C. Ř. Alder memory he erected a stone in the Grey son, M.D. Physician to the Hull General Friars' burying-ground, bearing the inscripInfirmary, and Public Dispensary.

tion,~". Érected by James Craigie, to the Feb. 13. Aged 68, Rich. Smithson, esq. memory of his wives." of Malton, solicitor.

Lately. Col. Lindsay, of the Mount, Feb. 15. Aged 50, H. Blaydes, esq. of near Cupar Fife. His large estates are inHigh Paull, near Hedon. He was an acting herited by a relation, said to be a nephew, magistrate for Nottinghamshire, for which recently in poor circumstances, in a inanucounty he served the office of High Sheriff facturing town in the North of England. during the alarming disturbances of the ABROAD.-Oct. 22. At Malta, Margaret Luddites in the year 1812, and was formerly Lucy, wife of Lieut. H. N. Daniel, R. A. Major in the Third West York Militia. and only dau. of Sir Ludford Harvey.

Wales,-Jan. 27 At Bangor, Mary, Oct. 24. At St. Helena, Dr. Harman wife of the Rev. James Cotton, and eldest Cochrane, R. N. dau. of Dr. S. Fisher, of Bath.

Nov. II. At Rosseau, Dominica, aged SCOTLAND.-Lately. At Port-Glasgow, 69, Dr. John Greenway, one of the oldest Lieut. Joha Carmichael, late Colonial Se- inhabitants of that colony, in which he had cretary at Prince Edward's Island.

been a resident for upwards of 40 years. Jan. 27. At Merksworth, Renfrewshire, Nov. 22. At Port St. Mary's, Cadiz, aged 82, Jane, lady of Sir Paul Baghott, where he had gone for the recovery of his Knt. and only dau. of W. Maxwell, Esq. of health, John Nalder Hall, Esq. of BowBredaland and Merksworth.

churchyard. Near Dundee, James Craigie, a Chelsea Nou. 13. Aged 46, Mr. Anth. Strachan, pensioner. He was familiarly styled “Handy of Manchioneal, Jamaica. Craigie," from the circumstance of having Nov. 25. Ac Rio de Janeiro, aged 22, lost both his bands in an engagement during the Hon. Geo. Joseph Stanhope, second the Americay war. He was an artilleryman, son of Earl Stanhope, and grandson of Lord and came by the accident while sponging Carrington.

BILL OF MORTALITY, from Jan. 20, to Feb, 17, 1829.
Christened.

Luried.

2 and 5 204 | 50 and 60 191 Males - 1104 La Males - u3i).

2291

(5 and 10 8960 and 70 230

10 and 20 76 | 70 and 80 218 Whereof have died under two years old

20 and 30 147 | 80 and 90 91

| 80 and 40 188 90 and 100 7 Salt 5s. per bushel; 1fd. per pound.

40 and 50 1951

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Females - 1094 $2128 Sales - 1181).

1090

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CORN EXCHANGE, Feb. 23.
Wheat. | Barley. | Oats. Rye. Beans. | Peas.
$. de S. d s . de S. d s. d. s. d.
75 0 34 0 82 0 32 0 34 0 41 0

PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW, Feb. 21.
Smithfield, Hay 31. 10s. to 41. Os. Straw 11. 85. to 1l. 16s. Clover 41. 10s. to 51. Os.
St. James's, Hay 3l. 10s. to 41. Os. Straw 11. 145. to 11. 185. Clover 81. 8s. to 51. Os.
Whitechapel, Hay 21. 55. to 46 Os. Straw il. 10s. to 1l. 16s. Clover 31. Os. to 56 Os.

SMITHFIELD, Feb. 23. To sink the Offal—per stone of 8lbs. Beef ..................... 45. 40. to 4s. 6d. Lamb ...................... Os. Od. to Os. Od. Mutton ................ 45. 6d. to 55. 2d. Head of Cattle at Market Feb. 23: Veal ...................... 58. 8d. to 6s. 6d. Beasts ............ 2,595 Calves 120 Pork....

..... 58. 2d. to 6s. 2d. Sheep ......... 17,840 Pigs 140

COAL MARKET, Feb. 23, 30s. 4d. to 34s. 6d.

TALLOW, per cwt.-Town Tallow, 448. Yellow Russia, 415. 6d. SOAP.—Yellow, 76s. Mottled, 82s. Curd, 865. CANDLES, 78. per doz. Moulds, 8s.6d.

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( 191 ) PRICES OF SHARES, February 28, 1929, At the Office of WOLFE, BROTHERS, Stock & Share Brokers, 23, 'Change Alley, Cornhill

CANALS. | Price. Div.p.am. || RAILWAYS. | Price. Div.p.ann. Ashton and Oldham | 127 0£. 4 0 Forest of Dean . - 2 12 Barnsley . . . .

3300 120
330

Manchester & Liverp. £46 pm.

0 12 Birmingh.(1-8th sh.) 295 0 12 10 Stockton & Darlington 1700 50 Breckoock & Abergav. / 110 0 18 0 WATER-WORKS. Chelmér & Blackwater 102 0 5 o East London ...

115 0 Coventry . . . . 1080 0 44 & bs. Graud Junction ..

150 0

& TO Cromford .... 400 0 18 0 Kent . . . . . 31$ Croydon

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Manchester & Salford 860 Derhy ... 170 0 6 0 South London

89 0 Dudley... 59 30 West Middlesek. 674 01

80 Ellesmere and Chester 111 0 3 15 INSURANCES. Forth and Clyde, : 600 0 25 0

Alliance

4 p.ct. Glamorganshire .. 250 0 13 12 8d. Atlas .. ..

0 10 Grand Junction i. 295 0 13 0 British Commercial

5 p.ct Grand Surrey ... 50 0 2 10 County Fire . .

2 10 Grand Union...

25 0
Eagle . . .

05 Grand Western ..

03
Globe

. | 151} 1 7 0 Grantham.... 2150

Guardian.id 234
Huddersfield .. .

17 0
Hope Life ...

O 6 Kennet and Avou ..

Imperial Fire .. 105 0 5 5 Lancaster . . . .

Ditto Lifei. 8 0 0 8 Leeds and Liverpool . 460 0 18 0

|| Protector Fire .
l Protector Fire.

. . 13 6 0 14 Leicester . . . .

| Provident Life . 190

1 0 Leic, and North’n . 88 0

Rock Life... 30 03 Loughborough. . 37000 200 RI. Exchange (Stock) 2600 8 p.ct. Mersey and Irwell . 850 0 35 0

MINES. Monmouthshire ..235 0

Anglo Mexican .. 78 dis N.Walsham & Dilham 35 0 0 10

Bolanos . . . . 45 pm
Neath . . . . .

- 20 0 Brazilian (iss. at 5 pm) 34 pm.
Oxford ..... 700 0 32 & Ls. British Iron : :
Peak Forest . . . 97 0 2 0 Colomb. (iss. at 5 pm) 20 dis.
Regent's . .. 25 01 -

General . ..
Rochdale ...

6 pm 103 01 40 || Real Del Monte . . | 1000 Severn and Wye.. 254 01

Tlalpuxahua . . . | 25 0 Shrewsbury . . . 270 0

United Mexican .. 27 dis. Staff, and Wor... 810 0 40 Welch Iron and Coal | 223 Stourbridge . . . 235 0 12

GAS LIGHTS. Stratford-on-Avon 425 11

Westminster Chartd. 511 Stroudwater .. . 4900

Ditto, New . . . pm. Swansea . . . 2700

City ·

185 0 10 0 Thames and Medway. 4 0

Ditto, New . . 105 0. 6 0 Thames & Severn, Red 33 0

Imperial . . . 360 Ditto, Black .. . 24 0

Phenix . . . .

par Trent & Mersey (sh.) 792 0

6 p.ct. 37 British .

.

17 dis. Warw, and Birming. 255 0 12

Bath . . . . Warwick and Napton

194 0 16

Birmingham . . 85 0 Wilts and Berks..

4 0 51 04 Birmingham&Stafford

22 pm.

20 Worc. and Birming.

Brighton . ..

12 dis. DOCKS.

Bristol .. .

28 0

78 p.ct. St. Katharine's . 83 0 - Isle of Thanet..

3{ dis.

5 p.ct. London (Stock) 884 0 4 10 pct. Lewes..

8 0

4 p.ct. West India (Stock) | 195 0 10 o do. Liverpool ... 292 0

8 0 East India (Stock 77 0 4 0 do. Maidstone ..

2 10 Commercial (Stock) 76 04 o do. Ratcliff

4 p.et. Bristol ..... 994 0 5 3 2 do. Rochdale

15 BRIDGES.

Sheffield ,

1 126 Hammersmith . . 25 0 1 1 10 MISCELLANEOUS Southwark .... 18ol

Australian (Agricult!) 7 pm. Do. New 7 per cent. 300 1 10 Auction Mart ... 220 Vauxhall . . 22 0 1 0

2001

8 p.ct. Waterloo

3 01 - Ann. of 8l...

4 p.ct. 2451 90

40 - Ann, of 71... 913 JO19 3F

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METEOROLOGICAL DIARY, BY W. CARY, STRAND,

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105 205 232 55 pm.' 53 58 pm. 23 884 8873 497 97} 21053 20 233 56 pm. 59 63 pm. 24 Hol. South Sea Stock, Feb. 3, 961.-Feb. 4, 968.-Feb. 9, 97.-Feb, 10, 96$. - Feb. 14, 96$. Old Şouth Sea Annuities, Feb. 3, 881:- Feb. 4, 884.-Feb. 6, 88.-Feb. 10, 87*. J.J. ARNULL, Stock Broker, Bank-buildings, Cornhill,

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MINOR CORRESPONDENCE.

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As a new and splendid edition of Walton's celebrated, when he left this world of sin Angler is in the press, which will contain and misery to enter the eternal abodes of an original memoir of Izaak Walton, our bliss, after accomplishing the salvation of readers are particularly solicited to favour mankind, ought to be observed with the Editor with the loan of any letters or equal respect as those to which I have other MSS. relating to that person, or with adverted," a notice of any fact hitherto unpublished, J. S. B. remarks, “ I see, by Graves's concerning him, his family, or friends, Cleveland, that in the first page of the Rewhich they may possess, directed to the gister of the Parish of Yarm, is the following care of Mr. Pickering, bookseller, Chancery- extract from · Ritual Rom. p. 409 : Si lane: such communications will be deemed infans non fuerit ex legitimo matrimonio a great favour, and will be properly acknow. natus, scribatur nomen, &c. (omnis tainen ledged. Walton makes the hunter, in the infamiae vitetur occasio.)' This is no doubt second chapter, propose that they shall sing a part of the directions of the Church for the Old Rose," which is presumed to refer to Baptism of Infants, and is to be found in the ballad, “ Sing, old Rose, and burn the some of the Rituals; if any of your readers bellows," of which every one has heard, but can refer me to the particular cdition I shall much trouble has been taken in vain to find be obliged." a copy of it. Can any one of our readers A SUBSCRIBEr remarks, “In Walpole's

Correspondence, he frequently alludes to We should be obliged to be informed · Bootikins.' What were they? I should whether the last report (between two and have conjectured they were easy boots for three months ago) of the death of that sin- gouty feet, but that Walpole speaks of the gular man, the Rev. C. C. Colton, was bootikins being applied to the breast as well really correct. On receiving a confirmation as the feet.” of it, we shall publish in our Obituary such A CORRESPONDENT says, “lo a bamlet particulars as we can collect respecting him. bearing the common name of Ridgway, and

Our Correspondent W. H. will find his in the line of an ancient British trackway, query (see Mag. for Feb. 124, 125) satis- which was afterwards adopted as a road by the factorily resolved in Dugdale's Warwickshire, Romans, there is a ford over a brook, which pp. 615, 742, &c. ed. 1656, from authen- has uniformly borne the appellation of Pistic records.

Bridge; and in the same neighbourhood is A “RECLUSE" is informed, that the three a road called Hoo-Lane. Can any of your Hundreds of Desborough, Stoke, and Burn- readers tell the derivation and meaning of ham, in Bucks, are called the Chiltern these terms?”. Hundreds, and take their name from the J. T. reinarks, that the celebrated Locke Chalk Hills which run through Bucks and is called the countryman of Professor Stewthe neighbouring counties. The property art, in pages 115 and 116. The fact is, of these Hundrels remaining in the Crown, Locke was born at Wrington, near Bristol,

a Steward is appointed at a salary of 20s. in 1632, and died at the seat of Sir Francis ' and all fees, which nominal office is accepted Masham, at Oates, in Essex, 28th October, by any Member of Parliament who wishes to 1704, and his remains are interred in the vacate his seat. See our General Index, church-yard of that village. vol. 111. p. 83.-Castor oil is the product of J. S. says, " in the official accounts the plant Ricious Americanus, or Palma of ceremonials observed at the Coronation Christi; but Oil of Castor is from the Cas- of George the Fourth, and of others of toreum or bag of the Beaver.-Copper is our English Kings, the Prebendaries of considered a better conductor for preserving Westminster Abbey are described as wearing buildings from lightning than iron, and is rich copes. Now, I must plead ignorance not so liable to rust.

respecting these rich copes,' and shall be J. S. of Hull, observes, “ The manner obliged by a description of their make, in which Ascension-day, commonly called colour, &c. and if they in any way resemble Holy Thursday, is celebrated in this coun- those at present worn by the Roman Catholic try, has often been a subject of my consi Clergy?' deration. Scarcely any outward respect is M. F. would feel obliged by any informapaid to it: true, our Cathedrals have appro- tion relative to the family of Miss Whitfield, priate services and sermons on this day; but who married Archibald Earl of Islay (ufterhow do the great mass of the people cele- wards 3d Duke of Argyle), and died at brate it? The answer is obvious, -pot at Kensington, Sept. 1, 1723. She is said to all. On Good Friday, and Christmas-day, have been the daughter of a Major W. the shops are closed, and business suspended; forinerly Paymaster of Marines. Her sister indeed, those days can scarcely be distin- is supposed to have been mistress to John guished from Sundays, only the Society of the great Duke of Argyle, and to have had Friends will not comply with the general by him a daughter named Campbell, who 1 'stom. Now, in my opinion, the day on married - Butler, esq. Secretary to the

ich the Ascension of our Redeemer is Earl of Burlington.

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