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the name of Wilkinson. lle pos- ship of more than a quarter of a sessed property to the amount of century,) to William Mason, of Gar150,0001.
thorpe, gent. who died, without In Holborn, where he had resi. issue, April 14, 1779. ded upwards of 40 years, aged 65, 11th. Mr. Houghton, shoemaker, Mr. Cornelius Paas, a native of in the butter-market at Bury St. Germany, and engraver to his ma- Edmund's. He was in apparent jesty.
good health, chopping a faggot, the During the funeral procession of same afternoon, when he accidente lord Nelson's remains on the river, ally cut one of his fingers, and, on a lady of the name of Bayne, related his wife's expressing a wish to dress to the late capt. William Bayne, it, he said, “ Never mind, my dear; who lost his life in the West Indies what is this wound compared to lord · under lord Rodney, was so affected Neison's ?” and immediately fell at the scene, that she fell into hys. down in an apoplectic fit, from wbich tericks, and died in a few minutes. he never recovered to utter another
At Gate-house, Edinburgh, aged sentence. 73, James Davitts, esq. one of the 12th. At Cockermouth, agod 61 oldest inhabitants thereof. He or. years, 51 of which he had been in dered a cheese, which he had kept the occupation of a huntsman, Mr. for 40 years, to be broken on the George Topping.' day of his funeral.
At Cracomb-house, in his 66th 9th. Carried out of St. Paul's, in year, George Perrott, esq. in the consequence of having had an apo. commission of the peace for the plectic fit, capt. Richard Whitford, county of Worcester, formerly in who had been many years in the the civil service of the East India Jamaica trade; and, though medic company at Bombay, and nephew cal assistance was immediately ob- of the late hon. George Perrott, tained, both in the cathedral and one of the barons of the exchequer. after he had been couveyed home to At Hackney, where he had been his apartments in Grcat Queen- long confined in a state of derangestreet, he died about 12 o'clock at ment, aged 75, sir Wolstan Dixie, night.
bart. of Bosworth, co. Leicester, 10th. man named Tattersal, fifth baronet of that family, who well known by the appellation of were thus rewarded for the loyalty the doctor) to the visitors of Bright- of sir Wolstan in the civil wars, helmstone, where he had long been when he gave his majesty, among the one of the principal male-bathers, gentry of the county, 1835l. for fell over the Groyne, and was which he had a warrant for a baro. drowned, while endeavouring to fill net's patent, not taken out till after a bucket with salt water.
the restoration. He dicd in 1682, At Ipswich, aged 73, universally aged so, and was succeeded by his respected, Mrs. Anne Mason. She eldest son, sir Beaumont; he by his was the only daughter of Mr. Nas eldest son, sir Wolstan; and he by thaniel Morris, of Melton Mowbray, liis eldest son of the same name, wbo co. Leicester, where she was born died in 1766, leaving his only son in January, 1733; married, at and namesake, the subject of this Hampstead, in 1777 (after a court. article, born 1737.
15th. In Bond-street, Miss Eli. their efforts were unavailing, till her zabeth Butler, a young woman of cloaths were nearly consumed. She respectability, who resided at Somers- bore her sofferings with fortitude town. She had been at the house and resignation till this morning, of a friend in Hamilton-street, Pic- when she was happily released from cadilly, where she dined and drank them by death. tea, and, on her return home, was 20th. Mr. Davis of the bank of observed by a gentleman from Ilar- Messrs. Miles, Vaughan, and co. of row leaning against a post, apparent. Bristol. ly very ill, at the corner of Bur- 21st. In Chatham-place, in his lington Garden. Mr. Tibbs, a che- 77th year, Peter Perchard, esq. an mist in Bond-street, was applied to ancient member of the company of for assistance, but, on examination, goldsmiths. He was a native of she appeared quite dead, having burst Guernsey; and coming early in life a blood vessel.
to London, under the patronagcof 16th. At Lisbon, where he went a wealthy uncle, he engaged in the for the recovery of bis health, sir respectable profession of moneyJohn Hales, bart. of Coventry, who agent for the inhabitants of that succeeded his father, sir Christopher, island. He was many years in the in 1777 ; by whose death the title is common council for the ward of extinct.
Candlewick; and, in 1798, was 17th. Aged 80, Elizabeth Searle, unanimously elected their alderman, of Peterborough, widow. In a fit after having served the office of of insanity she got out of her cham. sheriff in 1793. He filled the office ber-window and fell into the street, of lord mayor last year, with great whereby she received so much in. credit to himself and satisfaction to jory as to cause her death in a few his fellow-citizens. hours.
At Lichfield, in an advanced age, At Fern-house, Wilts, the seat of Andrew Newton, esq. brother of Thomas Grove, esq. Miss Mary- the late learned and pious Dr. Anne Grove, his fourth daughter, a Thomas Newton, bishop of Bristol. fine young lady, aged 13. On the The property of this gentleman, 15th, by some accident, her muslin which was considerable, was ema dress caught fire, when there was no ploged, to a liberal extent, in private one in the apartment with her ex- acts of charity and beneficence, cept a younger sister, who was in. known only to the immediate oba capable of assisting her. Terrified jects of his kindness. In a more by her alarming situation, Miss G. public and more lasting point of ran out of the house; but, unfortu. view, the noble institution which he bately, no one was at that instant founded some years ago at Lichfield, on the spot; and wherske again en- for the widows of clergymen, and tered, and flew to an appartment in for their unmarried danghters above which Mr. Bankes of Salisbury was the age of 50, will sufliciently dison business, she was entirely enve- tinguish his name and perpetuate his loped in flames ; and though Mr. memory. He gave, for the purpose B. used every exertion, with the as. above-mentioned, the sum of 20,0001. sistance of two servants, to extin- during his life! guish them, and were much burnt, 23d. At his house at Putney,
Surrey, in his 47th year, the right 26th. At Paris, in her 70th year, hon. William Pitt, first lord of the Maria - Theresa Reboul, wife of Vieu, treasury, chancellor of the exche. the senator and painter. She was quer, a lord of trade and planta. received a member of the former tions, a commissioner for the af- academy of painting in 1757. Most fairs of India, constable of Dover of her works, which are highly castle, warden, keeper, and admiral esteemed, are in the cabinet of the of the cinque ports, master of the emperor of Russia. Trinity-house, governor of the Char. At Autun, aged 63, M. de Fon. ter house, high steward of, and tanges, archbishop of Autun, and M. P. for, the university of Cam- formerly archbishop of Toulon. bridge, and F.R.S. He was of a The infant son of Mr. Bubb, of delicate constitution, and had long Martley court co. Gloucester, a rebeen complaining. The illness markably fine child, about three which he had in the summer of years old. He fell a victim to the 1802 shook him very much ; and negligence of the servant- maid, he does not appear to have after who had put him in the window of wards effectually recovered from it; an upper room, through the case. and that illness which was the im- ment of which he fell into the court mediate cause of his death originated below, and '50 dreadfully in an extreme debility, brought on bruised that he almost instantly exby excessive anxiety and unweared pired. attention to business. By this de. 29th. In the parish of Cottachy, bility his whole nervous system was in Scotland, James Gordon, a native so deranged that, for weeks toge- of the north of Scotland, who had ther, he was unable to sleep ; and lived by begging for a number of this privation of rest augmented the ycars. On searching his house, cause, so as to lead to a general there were found 181. sterling in breaking-up of his constitution. An silver, and ll. sterling in copper hereditary goutcompleted the whole, coin, wrapped up in old stockings, producing, according to its ordi. and hid in holes in the wall. nary effect on a debilitated system, 30th. At his house in Aldersgate. water in the chest, and such a weak- street, aged 69, Thomas Skinner, ness of stomach that he couldsnci- esq. alderman of Queenhithe ward, ther admit nor retain sustenance. to which office he was clected in The unfortunate issue of the war on 1785, on the decease of alderman the continent, no doubt, contri- Bates, who held the office for a short buted largely to hasten his death ; period after the death of alderman and the failure of a plan for the de. Bull. This very respectable citizen liverance of Europe, which hisgenius was born at Brentford, Jan. 14, had formed and matured, must have 1737 ; received his education at been to him a source of great anxiety Ealing, and served an apprenticeand mortification. By a solemn ship to Mr. Williams, an upholder vote of the house of commons (on in Newgate-street. lle used to seen the 27th instant,) he had a public happy when relating from what a funeral and monument in Westmin. small beginning he raised himself
, ster Abbey, at the national ex- by an honourable course of indus. pence.
try, to the splendid fortune of which
Le died possessed. In 1757 he vices to the city, and at all times tegan business for himself in Alwith the most disinterested spirit; dersgate-street, and married an ami- for, though repeatedly urged to take agle woman, Miss White, daughter the representation of the city, or to ví a gentleman in extensive business. participate in some of their lucrative Jr, S, served the office of sheriff in posts, he always rejected places as 1784, the commencement of Mr. well as titles. He gave the corpo. Pitt's career. On that occasion, ration all the benefit of his able ad. taoagh the whig principles of Mr. vice and assistance in the improveSkinder were perfectly well known, ment of their estates, and particu. and that his intimate friend Mr. larly of those set apart for charitable Byng, candidate for the county, and purposes ; and to him, more than Mr. Sawbridge for the city, were any other member, are they indebt
:ost violently opposed, Mr. Skin- ed for the im prosements that have aer conducted himself as sheriff with taken place. His company (the such clear integrity as to draw from haberdashers) particularly benefited the enemies of his known opinions by his sagacity, and their estates the most unequivocal approbation. have accordingly been greatly ad. He was elected lord mayor at Mi- vanced. In his own profession he chaelmas 1794, and went through the has shewn what wonderful things nayoralty with much honour and may be done by ability and perse. reputation. Though warmly at- verance. When he began the business tached to the party at that time in of an auctioneer, he was scarcely opposition, he never suffered his po- known. It was thought discredit. litical sentiments to interfere in the able to bring estates or goods to smallest degree with his duty as a sale in the country ; but to such inagistrate, and purposely refrained a height has it arisen under his from all attendance on public meet. auspicies, that the auction-duty paid ings connected with party during to government last year amounted to his mayoralty. This also was a me- the sum of 300.000. Mr. Dyke, morable year, on account of the who came to be with him in 1763, state trials, when the ministry, from bas for a long time discharged all the their apprehension of riots, were active parts of the business, which most carnest with the lord mayor to allowed him to spend much of his perrit a body of regular troops into time at 'Collier's wood, a beautiful the city to assist the police. Mr. seat, which he purchased, near Mer. Skinner positively refused, and ton, in Surrey, but which he has whewed them that a vigilant and con- never truly enjoyed since the death stitutional first magistrate of the of his wife, about five years ago. city could, in the most dillicolt Alderman Skinner was a man of times, preserve its peace by the civil strong natural sense and consider. power alone; and declared, that, able knowledge of the world. Ile while he sat in the chair, no military conducted a large concern in busiforee should be employed. He tul
He lul- ness with much skill and credit; and filled his promise of keeping the has left two sons, one in the firm of peace effectually. As a magistrate, Goodwyn, Skinner, and Thornton he has been indefatigable in his ser. (formerly Parsons's brewhouse,) and
the other in the army; and five of the common council of Bread, daughters, of which one only was street ward. unmarried.
At Hailsham barracks, major 30th. At Tarporley, in Cheshire, Hansard, of the royal Glamorgan, in a very advanced age, Mrs. Frances militia. Fitzherbert, a lady of exemplary Aged 113, John Tucker, fishers virtue and piety. She was unmar- man, at Itching ferry, Southampton; ried, and the only surviving sister of who followed his usual occupation the late Richard i'. esq. of Somer- till within a few weeks of bis death. sal-Herbert, in Derbyshire ; who Lately, at St Petersburg, count was the last representative, in the Alexander Woronzoff. This emimale line, of the eldest protestant nent statesman was in the possession branch of that ancient family; which of shining talents, and distinguishing has been settled in Derbyshire since pecularities, not generally underthe beginning of the 19th century, stood. During the reign of the and was allied to the Baronial fa- great Catherine, he was president of mily of the Fitzherberts of Deane: the college of commerce ; and in this two of whom made a conspicuous important department evinced a sufigure in king John's wars; and are perior knowledge, not only in the amongst the subscribers to Magna trading interest of Russia, but of Charta. The Fitzherberts of Tis- Europe in general. Assiduous and sington, in Derbyshire, now repre. indefatigable in business, he was easy sented by sir Henry Fitzherbert, of access; but could not divest himbart, were a younger branch of this self of a certain stiffness of deportfamily of Somersal-Herbert; from ment, which in the eyes of strangers which they separated in the reign of gave him the appearance of haughti. king Henry VI.
ness. Though ardent in friendship, In his 76th year, at Hatley St. his enmity was remote from implaGeorge, co. Cambridge, Thomas cability; and amongst his greatest Quintin, esq. in the commission of enjoyments he estimated an acci. the peace for that county, for which dental meeting with an old acquainthe served the office of high sheriffa ance, to whom he could familiarly few years ago. He was originally discourse of past occurrences. His of Newcastle, and one of the agents negociations with lord St. Helen's in the glass-works belonging to the and lord Whitworth, upon the sub. late John Williams, esq. whence heject of a commercial treaty, infused went to London, where, by industry a suspicion that he was rather inimi. and attention, he acquired a fortune cal to the interests of this country, of nearly 200,0001. which he has be- a prejudice which was reported to queathed to his only son by his first have originated from some personal wife, the daughter of the late capt. offence he had formerly experienced Whitby, of Newcastle.
during a residence here. This bias, At his house in St. Andrew's however, by no means operated square, Edinburgh, the hon. David unfavourably; for when count Smith, of Methven, one of the Woronzoff became chancellor of the senators of the college of justicc. empire, and prime minister, under
31st. John Sikes, esq. of Little Alexander, his mind rose to its na. Distaff-laac, sugar-refiner, and one tural elevation ; hc discarded all per