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649 under the superintendence of the Rev. lections, likewise, relative to the History Mr. French, a minister of the Unitarian of the County of Suffolk, were considerpersuasion. He married Miss Mary able; and in the department of PictoNotcutt, the 5th daughter of Mr. George RIAL ILLUSTRATIONS, were ample, yet Notcutt, of Ipswich, by whom he has select.' This, indeed, was his favourite left two sons and a daughter.
pursuit ; and in the prosecution of it he The character of the deceased exhi- spared no pains to bring it to complete bited many amiable traits; and without perfection. any violation of truth it may be said, He published a work of great utility that as a father, a husband, and a to the provincial Jetton Collector, under friend, he was indulgent, kind, and af- the title of “ An Arrangement of Profectionate, and throughout life adorned vincial Coins, Tokens, and Medalets, these situations by the uniform practice issued in Great Britain, Ireland, and the of every virtue.' of integrity unim- Colonies, within the last twenty years ; peached, and of a life and conversation from the Parthing to the Penny size, ihat became the gospel of Christ, be 1799, 8vo, and two vols. sm. 4to.; a studied to approve himself to God, and work on which considerable attention to evince his love to his Redeemer, by a was bestowed to render it acceptable, rigid attention to every relative duty, and which the author's own extensive and by a calm but persevering course of collection could alone have enabled him unaffected piety. His benevolence, found- to complete. ed on principle, and corroborated by His knowledge of the Dissenting Hishabit, was not active at intervals, and tory and Interests of the county of Sufat other times torpid and inert; but his folk was likewise deep and extensive, efforts to do good to every one around and enriched with a variety of anecdotes bim were constant and uninterrupted. well calculated both for amusement and To many charitable institutions, of instruction. He had meditated, for which he was a most active and efficient some time past, on the suggestion of member, he gave an unremitted atten- the writer of this brief memoir, an tion, and watched over their interests “History of the Dissenting Establishwith a parental solicitude. The idea of the ments in the County, including Biograestablishment of a society, in the town phical notices of their respective Minisof Ipswich, which is designated by the ters," on the plan of that useful, entername of “the Friendly Society," from taining, and well-written work of Mr. the benevolent nature of its object, was Wilson's, entitled, “ the History and Do suoner suggested to him, than it im- Antiquities of Dissenting Churches and mediately engaged his active services; Meeting Houses in London, Westminster, and to him, beyond any individual mem- and Southwark." On the utility of ber, it is indebted for that support and such a work it is unnecessary to enlarge. patronage which it has so deservedly To the Protestant Dissenter it has long obtained,
been a desideratum, and would prove His death was sudden and awful, and most highly valuable. It is, indeed, a accompanied with severe bodily suffering; matter of surprise, that while the Parobut, under the providence of God, he chial Churches in the County, and the was prepared for its approach. The lives of their respective incumbents, manly fortitude and christian resigna- have received ample illustration from tion with which he met this agonizing the pen of the Antiquary and historievent, was indeed highly commendable : cal Churchman, the Sanctuaries of the the hope of the Gospel supported him Dissenters have been bitherto left enunder the trial, and by the firm reliance tirely unexplored, and the biography of on the merits and mediation of a Saviour, their respective pastors unrecorded by his end was peace and joy.
the intelligent Non conformist. His remains were deposited in the Mr. Conder was a frequent contributor cemetery of the Meeting House, in Tacket- to many periodical publications; and street, Ipswick, amidst a mournful and his name is honourably recorded for asattentive crowd of spectators ; where a sistance received in the preface to Wiljust and well-drawsi eulogiuin on the son's “ History and Antiquities of Disvirtue and character of the deceased was senting Churches," and Brook's “Lives pronounced by the Rev. Chas. Atkinson. of the Puritans."
Mr. Conder was much attached to the History too seldom records the quiet study of Antiquities, and eager in their excellencies of private individuals. The investigation and pursuit. He was in memory of those, indeed, who " along possession of an extensive numismatic collection, and his series of provincial * To this remark “ Nichols's Leicestukens was probably unique. His cola tershire" forms an exception. Gent. Mag. Suppl. XCIII. Part I.
650 OBITUARY.- Mrs. Anne Hoblyn-Clergymen deceased. [xciu. the cool sequestered, vale of life have Slade, M. A. formerly student of Christ kept the noiseless tenor of their way," Church, Oxford, where he took his degree is too frequently doomed, after their of M. A. Nov. 12, 1789; Vicar of Thornshort existence is terminated, to survive bury, with the Chapels of Oldbury on Seonly in the recollection of their more vern and Fatfield annexed, Rural Dean of immediate acquaintance. But the writer Dursley Deanery, and one of his Majesty's of this short biographical notice, who Justices of the Peace for the county of admired the virtues of the deceased, and Gloucester. He was presented to the Vicarwas gratified by his friendship, is anxious age of Thornbury with the above Chapelries that the quiet excellencies of a character, annexed in 1798, by the Dean and Chapter wbo bad deservedly conciliated the es- of Christ Church, Oxford. teem of his neighbours and acquaintance, May 9. At the Vicarage, Bolton-in-the and who, amid the cares of life, and the Sands, co. Westmorland, aged 73, the Rev. toils of business, bad been ever mindful James Taylor, who had been 50 years of eternity, should not pass away unno
Curate of that parish. ticed, but be recorded for the imitation May 16. At Oxford, aged 72, the Rev. of others : and has, therefore, paid this George
Thomson, D.D. Principal of Edmund humble but well-merited tribute to the Hall, Oxford, and Vicar of Bramley and the memory of a much-respected friend, a united parishes of Milford and Hordle, sincere Christian, and a truly virtuous Hants. "He was of Queen's College, Oxand honest man.
ford, where he took his degrees of M. A. Ipswich, March 29.
1776; B. D. 1797; D.D. 1800. He was presented to the Vicarage of Bramley in
1800 by Queen's College, Oxon; and in MRS. ANNE HOBLYN.
the same year nominated Principal of EdJan. 1. Aged 78, Anne Hoblyn, of mund's Hall; which nomination is likewise Dawlish, widow of the late Rev. John
in the Provosts and Fellows of Queen's Hoblyn, Vicar of Newton St. Cyres, in College ; which body, in 1808, presented Devonshire, universally beloved, and him to the united livings of Milford and Jamented by her family and friends. Hordle. Gifted with strong intellectual powers, May 22. At the Rectory of Blymhill, she sustained a character eminent for co. Stafford, aged 90, the Rev. Samuel the performance of social and religious Dickenson, Rector of that place, and a duties ; she was generous and hospi- learned and ingenious naturalist. He was table to her friends, benevolent and presented to the above Rectory in 1777, by charitable to the poor, most tender and J. Heaton, and J. Fowler, Esqrs. To the affectionate to ber family and relations ; Rev. Stebbing Shaw's valuable History of she was pious, without ostentation ; de- Staffordshire he was of great assistance, by vout and regular in the discharge of her kindly exerting his classical abilities, and religious duties, without enthusiasm ; throwing much light upon the various vesand warmly attached to the doctrines tiges of the Romans in that county; and and discipline of the Church of England, by communicating & catalogue of plants without bigotry. In her whole demeanor found in the county, rendered essential serReligion appeared with a graceful and vice in the botanical and agricultural decheerful aspect, and her life was an ex- partments. His son, who is a great Zooloemplification of her principles. During gist, communicated to the same work the a very protracted illness, her humility article on Zoology. of mind and resignation to the Divine May 24. Aged 84, the Rev. James Will were most conspicuous, and her Birch, B.D. He was of Magdalen College, departure was that of a true Christian, Oxford, where he proceeded M. A. 1764; in serenity and peace.
At the Vicarage-house, St. CLERGY RECENTLY DECEASED.
Stephen's, Coleman-street, aged 70, the
Rev. Thomas Francis Twigg, many years March 14. At Prince Edward's Island, Curate, and 33 years Vicar and evening the Rev. T'heophilus Des Brisay, upwards lecturer of that parish, being elected in of 50 years Clergyman of the Established
1790, by the parishioners. He was of St. Church in that Colony.
John's College, Cambridge, where he proAt his Rectory, South Ormsby, ceeded B. A. 1777; M. A. 1780; B. D. aged 66, the Rev. William Burrell Massing- 1788. verd, M. A. Rector of that parish, with Lately. Rev.Wm. Barton, Rector of WinKettlesby annexed, co. Lincoln. He was dermere, Westmorland, to which rectory he of Magdalen College, Oxford, where he took
was presented in 1780, by Sir M. Le Flemhis degree of M. A. June 21, 1781 ; and ing, Bart. was presented to the above livings in 1806 At the Vicarage-house, Histon, Camby Sir W. Amcots, Bart.
bridgeshire, aged 32, the Rev. Robert May 5. After a short illness, at Thorn- Brough, M. A. of Corpus Christi College, bury, Gloucestershire, the Rev. Richard Cambridge.
June 19. Aged 17, William Frederick,
youngest son of Francis Gregg, esq. of LONDON AND ITS ENVIRONS.
Skinners' Hall. Lately. At Kentish Town, aged 75, G. June 25. At the Dowager Viscountess Jackson, esq.
Sidney's, in Chapel-street, South AudleyMarch 21. M. Du Mitand, a native of street, Mrs. Sophia Wilhelmina Williams, France, teacher of the French language. Sub-Treasurer of the Adult Orphan InstituHe published a “Treatise on Languages,” tion. “ Prospectus and Explanation of a Plan BUCKINGHAMSHIRÉ. June 16. At Penn, to simplify the Grammatical System of aged 94, Mr. Edmund Groove. the ten principal European Languages, and DEVONSHIRE.-At Templar's Lodge, on also the Greek and Latin,” 1805, 8vo; the Haven banks, near Exéter, after a most « Letter to the National Institute of France, severe and painful illness of three years, explanatory of the Prospectus," 1805, 8vo. Thomas Henry Harbin, esq. formerly of May 7. At Hammersmith, aged 33, W. Corsica Hall, co. Sussex, and twenty years
Magistrate for that county. May 9. Mr. Wm. Norbury, of Brent- Essex.–At Walthamstow,-Mrs. Millett, ford. He lost his wife about two months relict of the late G. Millett, esq. since, after a short and severe illness of two GLOUCESTERSHIRE.-June 21. Sarah, the hours, and never recovered the shock. wife of Richard Critchett, esq. of Charlton
May 17. In her 26th year, Mary, wife Kings, Gloucestershire. of Cornelius Hanbury, and only child of Wm. HAMPSHIRE.-June 20. At Alton, ReAllen, of Plough-court, Lombard-street. becca, widow of W. Parker Terry, esq. and
May 19. At Norwood-green, 74, John daughter of the late Benjamin White, esq. Jones, esq.
formerly of Fleet-street and of Selborne. May 20. In Norton-street, aged 84, the HUNTS.-June 29. At her eldest son's widow of the late Daniel Foulston, esq. house, Huntingdon, Mrs. Wilson, of Russell
May 21. At Kennington, aged 60, Ri- square, London, relict of Thomas Wilson, chard Cheslyn, esq.
esq. of Brampton, Huntingdonshire. May 22.
In Charlotte-street, aged 72, Kent.—Lately. James Hallet, esq. of the relict of late R. Mounsey, esq.
Higham, near Canterbury, and of Dunmow, May 25. In Grosvenor-place, aged 66, Essex; grandson of Sir James Hallet, a cithe widow of late Major-general John tizen of London. Bayard.
LEICESTERSHIRE.- June 20. The wife At Lambeth, aged 70, C. Destrade, esq. of Thomas Gisborne, esq. of Quorndon.
May 26. In Beaufort-buildings, Lieut. June 22. At Hallaton, aged 56, Wm. Geo. Macrae, R.N.
Mr. Joseph Fowler, of Clement’s Inn, LINCOLNSHIRE. - June 15. At Baston solicitor.
Cottage, G. Norton, esq. aged 56. May 27. At Hampstead, 90, John Ed- NORFOLK.---June 16. Aged 17, William
John, the eldest son of the Rev. John SurMay 29. In Kensington-square, aged tees, of Barham Rectory. 73, Mr. Wm. Marriott, many years of
June 22. At Lynn, Mrs. Baker, relict Southampton-street, Covent-garden. of Samuel Baker, esq. late of that place.
June 2. In Great James-street, Bed- SUSSEX.-June 21. At Arundel, aged ford-row, aged 61, Mr. Thomas Edwards, 76, Joseph Coote, esq. many years a respectable law stationer, near At. Brighton, aged 68, G. Field, esq. of the Temple Church, as his father had been Croydon, Surrey. before him.
WORCESTERSHIRE.-At her house in ColJune 3. At Lower Edmonton, Jane lege-green, much lamented by her relatives Mary, wife of the Rev. Lancelot Sharpe, and friends, Mrs. Isaac, relict of Elias Isaac, Rector of Allhallows Staining, leaving a
esq. banker, of Worcester. family of ten children.
YORKSHIRE.—Lately. Aged 96, Josephı Aged 55, William Hannam, esq. of Co- Mason, esq. of Gargrave, formerly one of vent-garden, solicitor.
the most eminent graziers in Craven. It is June 5. At Kensington, aged 71, Fran- not remembered that ever he had a day's cis Magniac, esq:
sickness previous to that which caused his June 17. In Earl-street, Blackfriars, 30, dissolution, and he retained his faculties to Mary, wife of Mr. P. C. J. Brent.
the last moment of his existence. June 18. At Wimbleton, Samuel Char- SCOTLAND. ---April 24. At Braham Castens Somerville, esq. W. S. Edinburgh, and tle, the Hon. Caroline Mackenzie, 'third of Low Wood, Roxburgh-street, second son dau. of the late Lord Seaforth. of the Rev. Dr. Somerville, of Jedburgh. Wales.—May 15. Henry Jackson, esq.
At his house in Devonshire-street, Port of Lower Sketty, Swansea. Jand-place, William Gordon, esq. of Cam- IRELAND.—March 14. In Harcourt-street, belton, in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright. Dublin, aged 65, Fownes Disney, esq.
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the death of a most meritorious officer and
of the law should yield to that other prin-
ciple which became the Throned Monarch
better than his Crown,' and that those
who hrad forfeited their claims to remain
test. In the course of his observations
the Lord Chancellor seemed much agitated.
When he spoke of the late Recorder his
P. 472. The Will of the late Countess
Fitzwilliam was proved in the Prerogative
Court in Doctors' Commons, 26th June, by
came administrator, with the Will annexed,
was enabled to execute such an instrument.
It contains but very few legacies, the chief
of which is 2,0001. to Lady Caroline Dun-
das. The personal estate is sworn by his
lordship to be under 20,0001, but there is
no disposition of residue. The Will is
Honourable Countess Dowager Grey has
been proved in the Prerogative Court in
Doctors' Commons, by the oath of the
sworn to be under 30,000l. value. The
leasehold house in Hertford-street, May-
bequeathed to her son, the Hon. Lieut.-
Gen. Henry George Grey, with the excep-
tion of the plate, china, and pictures. To
Commissioner of his Majesty's Dock-yard
at Portsmouth, 2,0001. To the widow of
“ It was impossible to advert to the last vision is made for servants. Date of the
*** All the leading Names of the OBITUARY are distinctly entered in the
“ Index to the Essays."
ACCENTUATION of proper names in Audits, Quarterly, intention of 497
Austria, censorship in 452
461. at Calcutta by floods 462. by Baiæ Bay, description of 448, 420
Bailey, Old, two Courts adopted at 642
intelligence from 462. extended inter- Balloon, ascension from Oxford 641
Bampfylde, Sir C. W. memoir of 469
Bank Stock, interest of reduced 270
Bath, Roman, found at Farley 113
Baronetages, ancient, notices of 290
Baronets, recent creations of 40, 204
Barry, H. death of 571
Bartlam, Rev. J.memoir of 281
Beer, Sale of, bill for 261
363, 559, 640. climate of 525. po- Belt Family, of Bossal, account of 489
Benbow, Col. notice of 194
Bernadotte, character of 55
“Bibliotheca Gloucestrensis," commended
Birds, curious, killed 173
gestions to prevent cruelty to 599 Blagdon, Sir C. memoir wanted ?
Blantyre, Lady, death of 83
Blow-pipe, newly invented 162
Book Plates, remarks on 198
Botany, advantages of 243
National Grandeur in 113, 226, 309, Bowyer, William, biographical notice of
count of 394
Bridge, London, new one to be erected
Bridge, Suspension, across the Tamar 559
Briefs, remarks on 194
Bristol, Philosopbical Institution at 68
Britons, Ancient, houses of 69