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- but never to be removed from their affections-a young nobleman of the most amiable private qualities, and who, since he came into public life, with the animating promise of patriotic service which distinguished his first appearance, has given repeated pledges of zeal, promptitude, and ability to maintain the honour of his house, by maintaining the honour of his country, after the example of his illustrious ancestors, in the advancement of its best interests. As a public character, he had become the firm advocate of civil and religious liberty, and a popular speaker not only in the arena of politics, but his eloquence was also employed in behalf of charitable and religious institutions. Indeed, his Lordship's pious and eloquent remarks at the Doncaster Bible Society's anniversary, only a few short weeks ago, were the theme of universal praise. But, alas ! his tongue is silenced by the cold hand of death, and his beloved voice will be heard no more. In the morning of youth, with an unspotted name, living in a state of matrimonial happiness-in short, with everything that could gratify a virtuous ambition-he might reasonably have looked forward to many years of life, health, and enjoyment. Throughout this neighbourhood, and in other parts of the United Kingdom where the name of Fitzwilliam is known, beloved, and revered for those characteristic virtues which shed a grace upon the splendour of hereditary dignities, thousands will sincerely sympathize with the sorrows of the bereaved and noble parent, and the inconsolable and heart-rending grief of the youthful widow, soon, alas ! destined to become the mother of a child, whose beloved father will be slumbering in the darkness of the tomb. Lord Milton was married to Selina, second daughter of the Right Hon. the Earl of Liverpool. His Lordship was returned for the borough of Malton at the general election of 1832, which he vacated on his father succeeding to the title of Earl Fitzwilliam. He was afterwards returned for North Northamptonshire.-Sheffield Iris.
ADMIRAL THEOPHILUS JONES,
This officer was made a post-captain in September, 1782, and commanded the Hero, 74, bearing the broad pendant of Commodore Sir Richard King, Bart. (father of the late Vice-Admiral of that name), in the action between Vice-Admiral Hughes and M. de Suffrein, off Cuddalore, in the East Indies, in 1783, on which occasion the Hero sustained a loss of five men killed, and twenty-one wounded. Five partial actions took place between Vice-Admiral Hughes and M. de Suffrein-the one now alluded to, was the last, for, a few days afterwards, a general peace was announced. In 1793, on the re-commencement of the French war, Capt. Jones was appointed to the Andromache, and served in her on the Newfoundland station, and in 1796 had the Defiance, 74, attached to the Channel fleet. During the mutiny in 1797, the Catholics on board the Defiance bound themselves by a solemn oath to murder every Protestant in the ship, and carry her into an enemy's port; but this abominable conspiracy was fortunately detected, and the ringleaders brought to a court-martial, the result of which was the hanging of eleven of these men, and the transportation for life of ten others. In February, 1799, Captain Jones had the Atlas, of 98 guns, and was employed on the Brest station until another peace took place with France, and he afterwards had the Queen, of 98 guns. Admiral Jones was promoted to the rank of RearAdmiral, in 1804; Vice-Admiral, in 1809; and Admiral of the White, in August, 1819; but was never employed as a flag-officer.
SIR H. DUNCAN.
At his residence, in Eaton-place, London, Captain the Hon. Sir Henry Duncan, Knt., C.B. This gallant officer was the second son of Viscount Duncan, who defeated Admiral de Winter, commanding the Dutch fleet off Camperdown, and brother to the present Earl of Camperdown. This melancholy and sudden event has called forth the unfeigned regret of all who had the happiness of this gallant officer's acquaintance. As an officer, Sir Henry stood in the very highest rank in his profession, and at an early age was distinguished for his zeal, coolness, and decision of character. The very able manner in which he conducted the duties of the office he filled in the Ordnance was highly beneficial to the service, which has lost in him one of its brightest ornaments. In private life the kind feelings which flowed from a generous heart endeared him to a large circle of friends, who fully appreciated his value, and deeply lament his loss ; indeed, it may be said that few men have lived more beloved, or died more sincerely regretted, both publicly and privately, than the gallant officer whose fate we have the melancholy duty to record. He died of apoplexy, and has left a widow and family.
MARRIAGES AND DEATHS. Married.]-Lieut.-Col. Charles Wyndham, to Milton, eldest son of the Right Hon. Earl Fitzthe Hon. Elizabeth Anne Scott, second daugh- william, in his 24th year. ter of Lord Polwartin.
At Hayle Cottage, near Maidstone, Theophi. At Oakley, John Booth, Esq., of Glendon
lus Jones, Esq., Admiral of the White, in his Hall, Northamptonshire, to Augusta de Capell, fourth daughter of the late Sir R. Brooke de In Hanover-street, St. George's, Lieut. the Capell Brooke, Bart., of Oakley House, in the
Hon. John Forbes, of the 79th Regt., son of same county.
Gen. Lord Forbes. Captain John Mackey, of Lenne Derg, At his house, in Welbeck-street, Sir David county of Down, Ireland, to Julia Henrietta, Barry, in his 56th year. only daughter of Major Cameron, of Reading. At Edinburgh, George Robertson Scott, Esq., Herbert Jenner, Esq., eldest son of the Rt.
of Benholm. Hon. Sir H. Jenner, and Fellow of Trinity At his seat, Brockhurst Lodge, near AlverHall, Cambridge, to Maria Eleanora, third stone, Jamaica, the Hon. Thos. Legal Yates. daughter of the late George Norman, Esq., of At Paris, Florine O'Bryen, wife of George Bromley Common.
Huntly Gordon, Esq., in her 21st year, three Capt. W.J. Hughes, of the 4th Light Dra- weeks after her marriage. goons, to Georgina Frances, only daughter of In his 79th year, J. Dyson, Esq., late Clerk Major-General Sir Loftus Otway.
of the House of Commons. Robert Moorsom, Esq., of the Scots Fusi. At Great Yarmouth, in his 84th year, the leer Guards, to Henrietta Frances, daughter of
Rev. Richard Turner, B.D. Lieut.-General Sir Henry Campbell, K.C.B.
At Brompton, after a short illness, Lady and G.C.H., of Richmond Park.
Gibbons, the wife of Sir John Gibbons, Bart., The Rev. Wm. Robert Freemantle, Rector
of Stapwell Park, Middlesex. of Pitchcot, third son of the late Vice-Admiral
The widow of Admiral Sir John Knight, Sir Thomas Francis Freemantle, G.C.B., to
K.C.B. Emily Caroline, second daugbter of the late
Aged 80, Capt. Henry Barwell, R.N. General Sir Harry Calvert, Bart., G.C.B.
In Cheshire, the Lord Grey, of Groby. Edmund, son of the late Colonel L'Estrange,
At Holmwood, county Oxford, the Countess of Moystown, King's county, to Henrietta,
of Antrim, wife of Lord Mark Kerr. daughter of T. Lumley Savile, Esq., of Tick
At Dover, aged 80, the Earl of Charleville, hill Castle.
one of the Irish Representative Peers. At the British Embassy, Brussels, Col. Wm.
At Eaton-place, Captain the Hon. Sir Henry
Duncan. Lyster, to Lady Sophia Jane Lateward Croft, widow of the late Sir Thomas Emsley Croft, At Badminton, aged 69, the Duke of Beau: Bart.
fort, K.G. At Dungarvon, Ireland, Thos. Carew Hunt,
On Sunday, Nov. 15, Emma Mary, the wife Esq., his Majesty's Consul at Archangel, to
of Mr. Mackinnon, M.P., at the age of 44. Dorothea, daughter of the late Sir John Nu. This lady was the only daughter and sole gent Humble, of Cloncoskoran House, in the
heiress of the late Jos. B. Palmer, Esq., of county of Waterford, and sister of the present
Rush House, Dublin. She was born in 1792, Baronet.
and has left several children. At the time of her marriage, Mrs. M. was considered not only
one of the greatest heiresses, but one of the Died.)- At Wentworth House, Lord Viscount handsomest women, in England.
1184 papers ; amount received, 21. 98. 4d. Consumption of Food in the Metro.
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1837 papers ; amount
received, 31. 168. 6żd. The inspectors, polis.--Of the quantity of cattle sold in Smithfield market we have the most ac
who formerly received the fees for newscurate returns, and find that, during the
papers after time, now receive compenlast twelve months, the numbers were-
sation from the Treasury. 150,000 beasts, 21,000 calves, 1,500,000 sheep, and 20,000 pigs. This does not, however, by any means form the total
LANCASHIRE. consumed in London, as large quantities Port of Liverpool.—The following is of meat in carcases, particularly pork,
an account of the number of vessels, are daily brought from the counties
with the amount of tonnage, reported round the metropolis. The total value
inward at the Custom house, from the of the cattle sold in Smithfield annually 25th of August to the 24th of Septemis calculated at 8,500,0001. It is sup.
ber, 1835, namely-914 British vessels, posed that a million a year is expended
146,873 tons; 92 foreign vessels, 37,611 in fruits and vegetables. — The consump- tons ; total vessels, 1006, tons, 174,484. tion of wheat amounts to a million of
An account of vessels and tonnage quarters annually: of this four-fifths
entered at the port of Liverpool for the are supposed to be made into bread;
months ending 24th September, 1834 being a consumption of 64,000,000 of and 1835 :quartern-loaves every year in the metro.
Vessels. Tons. polis alone.—The annual consumption 1835.--Liverpool 1006 174,484 of butter in London amounts to about
216 12,681 11,000, and that of cheese to 13,000,
1222 187,165 tons. — The money paid annually for milk is supposed to amount to 1,250,0001. 1834.-Liverpool 1003 137,452 —The quantity of poultry annually con
Runcorn 147 8.329 sumed in London is supposed to cost be
1150 145,781 tween 70,0001. and 80,0001.;—that of game depends upon the plentifulness of
Increase 72 41,384 the season. There is nothing, however, - Liverpool Mercury. more surprising, than the sale of rabbits. One salesman in Leadenhall-market,
Liverpool and Manchester Railway during a considerable portion of the
The number of passengers on this line year, is said to have sold 14,000 rabbits
of road from January to July, inclusive, weekly.
was 255,853. In January there were
26,572 ; February, 24,171 ; March, Amongst the many projects which at
26,880 ; April, 31,300 ; May, 35,118; present lay claim to public attention is
June, 56,820; and July, 54,642; this the proposal to construct a suspension does not include those who went only foot-bridge across the Thames, from
part or on the branch railways. One either Buckingham-street or Hunger- week last month there were 14,588 ford-market, in the Strand, to the Bel
passengers. videre road, Pedlar'sacre, Lambeth.
YORKSHIRE. Post-Office.—By an alteration carried into operation by the Duke of Richmond, Roman Remains.- In digging a grave late Postmaster-General, it is generally in the churchyard of St. Cuthbert, on known that the halfpence collected for Peasholme-green, in this city, several newspapers put into the post-office after tiles were discovered, some nearly whole, 6 P.m., and the amount of which was a and others in fragments. They appeared perquisite to two of the inspectors, are to have been about eighteen inches now applied to the post-office revenues. square ; and on two or three was the To the curious it may be a little inter- inscription LEG IX HISP, which deesting to learn the probable amount so termines their connexion with the ninth collected. The return gives--for Tues- legion, which, under Roman sway, it day, Oct. 27, 1796 papers ; amount re- appears was stationed in this city. The ceived, 31. 14s. 10d. Saturday, Oct. 31, inscriptions are surrounded, and other
parts of the tiles are ornamented with various figures. Similar remains, we understand, have on a former occasion been found in this ground.-York Herald.
Iron Trade. We have at length the pleasure, says the “ Cambrian,” of congratulating our readers upon the decided improvement in that most important branch of our mineral interests, the iron trade ; a general advance of 108. per ton upon bars, and a proportionate one upon pigs, has been effected, with a steady and good demand. The following are the prices :British Bars, Staffordshire 7 10 0 to 9 10 0 Welsh
6 10 1 to 8 10 0 Pigs, Staffordshire (!org weight)
4 10 0 to 5 50 Welsh (short weight) 3 15 0 to 4 10 0
Newly-discovered Copper Mines. There has lately been discovered, on the property of Lord Dinorben, in the parish of Llanwenllwofo, Anglesey, and in the immediate neighbourhood of the Parys and Mona mines, a very rich vein of copper. It is in many parts almost in a pure state, and much purer than even the copper coinage of 1799 ; consequently, a question will arise for the consideration of geologists and others who feel pleasure in investigating these matters, whether the secondary stratum in which it is found must not, at some remote period, have been acted upon by great and powerful heat, so as to dislodge the ore from the stone, and run it in a state of fusion into the form in which it is now found. This discovery is very seasonable, as the Parys and Mona mines, which have so long been a source of immense wealth to their proprietors, and of profitable employment to many hundreds of poor families, were become nearly exhausted, at least so far as they had been explored. -- Mining Journal,
the unsuccessful candidates who invent something worthy of attention.--Mining Journal.
IRELAND. From the returns made by the Com. missioners of National Education in Ireland to the orders of the House of Commons, on the motion of Mr. Andrew Johnston, it appears that, in the 789 schools to which the Board have granted aid, the number of scholars is 107,042; that the grants for building (exclusive of fittings-up) have amounted to somewhat less than 30001., the rest being for half-price for requisites and for salaries, varying from 31. to 607. (most being from 81. to 101.), except the male and female model schools, and the mendicity school, Dublin, where the grants for salary were 1981., 1301., and 100%. A return of the grantees in aid of schools, distinguishing their religious tenets, shows that, in the province of Ulster, where there were 373 grants, only thirty-five were to clergymen of the Established Church ; the rest were Presbyterians and Roman Catholics — the majority of the latter class. In Mun. ster, out of 184, only sixteen were cler. gymen of the Established Church, and one a Presbyterian clergyman ; the rest were Catholics. In Leinster, out of 305, the Established clergymen were nineteen ; the Presbyterians, four; the rest Catholics. In Connaught, number of
grants, 100: to clergymen of the Established Church, four; to Presbyterian, one; the remainder, Catholics. In some cases the grants were made to the same person for more than one school. The lesson-books distributed or used under the direction of the Board are such as have been recommended by the Com. missioners for Educating the Poor in Ireland, or are used in the Irish' Na. tional Schools. The number of schools connected with, or under the superintendence of, any nunnery, monastery, or religious institution, is twenty-five; amount of grants, 18001. Grants to about 10001. have also been made to twenty schools kept in Roman Catholic chapels. A correspondence is printed which took place between the Board of Education and the Synod of Ulster, which shows that a difference of opinion exists between them on the subject of the religious discipline in the schools.
SCOTLAND Steam-Engine Machinery.—The parliamentary trustees on the river Clyde have offered a premium of 100 guineas for the best practical mode of preventing accidents from the imperfect construction of steam-engine machinery. Another 1001. is to be divided amongst