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Bacon, Esq., of Redlands, Berkshire, and became, on the 4th of August, 1842, the third wife of the present Earl Cornwallis, by whom she leaves an only child, the Lady Julia Mann Cornwal
lis, an infant of three years old. Courthope, the Rev. William, Rector of Westmeston, &c., 29th Oct.,
red 79. Coverdale, Mrs. John, of Bedford Row,
16th Nov. Crawley, John Richard, only son of Am
brose Crawley, Esq., E.I.C.S., Madras, at Rochlitz, Saxony, 26th Sept., aged
30. Crompton, Claude Alexander, son of
Joshua S. Crompton, Esq., of Sion Hill,
co. York, 18th Nov., aged 9. Cruden, Robert Peirce, Esq., at Milton,
next Gravesend, 30th Oct., aged 72. Deason, Margaret, relict of the late Rev.
Thomas Deason, Rector of Whitworth,
co. Durham, 5th Nov. Deffell, John Henry, Esq., of Upper Har
ley-street, 28th Oct., aged 70. Dennet, Captain C., E.I.C.S., 16th Nov.,
aged 45. Dibdin, the Rev. Thomas Frognall, D.D.,
Rector of St. Mary's, &c., Bryanstonesquare, 18th Nov., aged 72. Dick, Frederick Lacy, Esq., Magistrate
of the Court of Negombo, Ceylon, second surviving son of Samuel Dick, Esq., of Upper Mount Bonchurch, Isle of Wight, 27th Aug., aged 32. He was shot by an unseen hand, while in
pursuit of a notorious burglar. Dickenson, the Rev. Robert, M.A., Rec
tor of Headley, Hants., 1st Nov., aged Dillon, the Rev. R. C. Dillon, D.D., 8th
Nov., aged 52. Dizi, F., Esq., of Albert-street, Regent's
Park, at Paris, 23rd Oct., aged 67. Dobull, Richard John, Esq., at Plymouth,
13th Nov, aged 60. Dorme, Edward John, only son of E.
Dorme, Esq., of Woodlands, Sussex, and Upper Harley-street, 15th Nov.,
aged 28. Dorville, Lieut.-Colonel Philip, C.B.,
10th Nov., aged 74. Drinkwater, Mary Anne, late of War
rington, dau. of the late Peter Drinkwater, Esq., of Latchford, 2nd Nov.,
aged 75. Dunn, Robert, Esq., at Howden, 29th Oct. Dyer, John C. W., Esq., Surgeon, eldest son of Captain G. L. Dyer, formerly of the 65th Regiment, and of Alnwick,
15th Nov., aged 38. Edwards, Edward, Esq., 14th June. Egelstone, Elizabeth, eldest dau. of the late James Egelstone, Esq., of Windsor, 17th Nov.
Elliott, Captain H., E.L.C.S., at Worm
ley, Herts., 9th Nov., aged 73. Elsgood, Mrs. Martha, of Brook-street,
15th Nov., aged 63. Enony, Mr. John William Joseph, jun.,
Student of Medicine, University, Lon
don, 25th Oct. Escombe, William, Esq., Bombay Civil
Service, at Marseilles, 23d Oct. Fagan, Maria, widow of Major-General
Christopher Fagan, E. I. C.S., and second dau. of the Rev. Charles Gibbon, of Lonmay, N.B., 5th Nov. Flood, Valentine, Esq., M.D., formerly of
Dublin, 19th Oct. Fortescue, Hester, Dowager Countess of,
13th Nov., aged 87. The Right Hon. Hester Countess Fortescue, was third daughter of the famous politician, George Grenville, and sister of George, first Marquis of Buckingham. Her Ladyship was born the 30th Nov. 1760; she married the 10th May, 1782, Hugb, third Baron and first Earl Fortescue, by whom she had three sons and six daughters. The present Earl is her eldest son, and among her daughters are Lady King, Lady Newton Fellowes, Lady Ann Wilbraham, Lady Williams, and Lady Courtenay. The Countess Dowager Fortescue died, after a prolonged illness, at Meare Gifford, the family seat, in Devonshire, at the ad
vanced age of nearly 87. Fourdrinier, Mr. Sealy, one of the paten
tees of the paper machine, and the chief introducer into this country of the present manufacture of paper, 27th Oct., aged 76. Freeman, Mrs. Margt,. eldest dau. of the
late Arthur Freeman, Esq., of the
Island of Antigua, 8th Nov. Gardner, Isabella, relict of the late Rich
ard Gardner, Esq., of Mecklenburghsquare, and of Stokeshall, Essex, 20th
Oct. Gibb, Lieut. H. W., Bombay Artillery,
second son of H. S. Gibb, Esq., of Rugby, 3rd Sept., at Kuralec, Scinde. Gillmore, Capt. John, Bengal Engineers,
24th August, at Mhow, India. Glenie, the Venerable Archdeacon, 23rd
August, at Ceylon, aged 64.
Hussars, eldest son of the late William
Kent, 31st Oct., aged 34.
of the East India House, 28th Oct.,
aged 70. Grover, Capt. John, F.R.S., &c., 6th
Nov., at Brussels. Haggard, Elizabeth, relict of William
Haggard, Esq., of Bradenham Hall,
Norfolk, and dau, of the late James Johnston, Maria, relict of Sir William Meybhon, of St. Petersburgh, 1st. Nov. Johnston, Bart., of Hiltown, co. AberHaines, Parton, Esq., of Devonport, 26th deen, 27th Oct. Oct., aged 71.
Kay, Thomas, eldest son of the late ThoHall, Walter, Esq., of James-street, and mas Kay, Esq., Merchant, Antwerp,
Ruffside, co. Durham, 14th Nov., aged aged 29, at Alexandria. 81.
Keene, Charles, Esq., of Sussex-place, Hall, Benjamin, Esq., of Buxted Lodge, Regent's Park, 26th Oct.
near Uckfield, Sussex, 10th Nov., aged Kelaart, Fanny Sophia, wife of Dr. Edw. 66.
Frederick Kelaart, Medical Staff, dau. Hall, Robert Willis, Esq., of Ravens- of the late Phineas Hussey, Esq., of
bourne Park, Lewisham, 9th Nov., Wrysley Grove, co. Statford, aged 31, aged 64.
Oct. 31. Her infant son died two days Hamilton, J. J. E., Esq., only son of Ad- previously.
miral Sir Edward Hamilton, Bart., Kenderley, George, Esq., at Whitechurch, K.C.B., 2nd Nov., aged 39.
Oxon., 30th Oct., aged 81.
Tarrant Harrison, Esq., of the Middle ton, Norfolk, 8th Nov., aged 72.
Lake, Clara Montagu, dau. of Capt. A. Hlay, Mrs. Anne, of Upper Seymour- Lake, Madras Engineers, 2nd Nov.,
street, Portman-square, 11th Nov., aged aged 10 months. 54.
Laughton, Ann Agnes, wife of Richard Hexter, William, Esq., late of Eton Col- Laughton, Esq., East India Company's
lege, J. P. and D. L. for Bucks, 8th Service, 5th Nov., aged 60. Nov., at Cheltenham, aged 76.
Lewes, Alfred Thomas Sayer, son of the Hibbert, Lieut.-Col. George, C.B., com: late Samuel Lewes, Esq., of Deptford,
manding 40th Regt., 12th Nov., aged 57. 26th Oct., at Penzance, aged 30. Hick, Mary, relict of William Franklin Lewis, Mrs., of Peckham Rye, 6th Nov.
Hick, Esq., of Lewes, 10th Nov., aged Ley, Mary, dau. of John Henry Lee, 81.
Esq., of Richmond Terrace, Whitehall, Hinrich, Sir Henry Bromley, of Court 4th Nov.
Garden, Marlow, 19th Oct., aged 56. Lindsell, Henrietta Sarah, youngest dau. Sir Henry was son of Charles Robert of W. B. Lindsell, Esq., of Dane John Hinrich, Esq., by his wife, Anne Char- Grove, Canterbury, 26th Oct. lotte Thwaits. The honour of knight- Lloyd, Henry, Esq., of Hastings, formerly hood he received 13th Sept., 1831, at of the East India House, 12th Nov., the coronation of William IV., being aged 43. then Lieutenant of the Band of Gen- Long, John, youngest son of the late tlemen-at-Arms. He married in 1828, James Long, Esq., of the Royal ExMiss Eliza Susanna Dent, and had is- change, 16th Nov., aged 46. sue two sons and five daughters. The Lowrey, Camilla, relict of the late Robert worthy Knight resided, chiefly, at Lowrey, Esq., at Farnham, Surrey, Bisham Cottage, near Marlow, Bucks. 22nd Oct. Holt, Jane, relict of the late F. L. Holt, Luke, John, eldest son of the late John
Esq., Q.C., Vice-Chancellor of the co. Luke, Esq., of Camberwell, 7th Nov., Palatine of Lancaster, 25th Oct.
aged 26. Hough, the Rev. James, M.A., Minister M‘Cullagh, James, L.L.D. The melan
of Ham, Surrey, 2nd Nov., at Hast- choly death of this learned and distinings.
guished professor, who perished by his Houghton, George Murray, only son of own hand, at his rooms, in Dublin
George Houghton, Esq., of Leicester, College, on the 23rd Oct., has cast a 15th Nov., aged 27.
deep gloom over the literary and scienHubbock, Helen, dau. of the late Tho- tific circles in which he moved. Dr.
mas Hubbock, Esq., of Wellclose-square, M*Cullagh, who was only forty years 11th Nov.
of age at the period of his decease, was Hunt, Miss Mary Caroline. of Wadenhoc, formerly Mathematical Professor in the co. Northampton, 30th Oot.
University of Dublin, and succeeded, Hunter, Mrs. Sarah, relict of Thomas in 1843, on the elevation of Dr. Lloyd
Hunter, Esq., of Jersey, 5th Nov., to the Senior Fellowship, to the Chair aged 76.
of Natural Philosophy. It would apJackson, Thomas, Esq., of Upper Park- pear from the evidence at the inquest street, Islington, 9th Nov.
that his reason had been unsettled by Jackson, Mr. Postle, Proprietor of the intense application to some intricate
Ipswich Journal, 15th Nov., aged 69. problem, unaccompanied by that due
regard to the regulating of his health, rendered imperative by his sedentary
habits and mental labours. Mackenzie, Mrs. Alexander, of Woolwich,
28th Oct., aged 42. Macleod, Margaret Gambier, wife of Ro
derick Macleod, Esq., M.D., and dau. of the late Rev. Roderick Macleod, D.D., Rector of St. Anne's, Soho, 10th
Nov. Mahon, Major Denis, of Strokestown, co.
Roscommon. The barbarous murder of this unfortunate gentleman stands forth in dark relief, even among the atrocities which have of late years thrown so black a shadow over the domestic annals of Ireland. A good landlord, an upright magistrate, and a most active benefactor to the poor, Major Mahon has fallen a victim to the treacherous aim of the concealed assassin. Just two years since he succeeded, at the decease of his first cousin, Maurice, Lord Hartland, to an estate of the value of £12,000 per annum, and fixed his residence at the family mansion of Stroksetown, devoting his time and energies to the benefit of his tenantry, and the improvement of his land. Early in life he had served in the British army, from which he retired with the rank of Major. He was born 12th March, 1787, the second son of the Rev. Thomas Mahon, younger brother of Maurice, first Lord Hartland; he married, 17th September, 1822, Henrietta, daughter of Dr. Bathurst, late Bishop of Norwich, by whom he leaves a son, Thomas, born 30th October, 1831, and a daughter, Grace Catherine. The family of Mahon was established in Ireland, by Nicholas Mahon, Esq., a distinguished personage in the Civil Wars, and, from the period of its settlement, it has ever held a high position among the landed proprietors of the Sister Island, intermarrying with the most eminent houses, and frequently giving members to the Irish Parlia
ment. Marr, Mr. Charles, many years in the East
India Company's Service, 25th Oct., at
Lower Edmonton, aged 79. Markham, Osborne, Esq., late Captain
32nd Regt., 13th Nov., aged 34. Marriage, Mary, relict of William Mar
riage, of Bromfield, a Member of the Society of Friends, 12th Novem., at
Chelmsford. Maule, Elizabeth, sister of George Maule,
Esq., of Wilton Crescent, 9th Nov. May, Mrs., relict of William May, Esq.,
Consul General of the Netherlands, 4th Nov., aged 87.
Metzler, Miss, at Capt. M. Seymour's,
R.N., Honduras, 26th Oct. Mendelssohn. This celebrated composer
has shared the fate of Mozart and Bellini; he has died before the prime of life, in the fulness of his glory. This greatest of recent composers, whose death has caused & gcneral lamentation, was born at Hamburgh, on the 3d Feb. 1809. His grandfather was an eminent Hebrew philosopher; his father was a wealthy merchant of Berlin. From his earliest youth, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy was a musician. Educated pursuant to the anxious care and hope of a mother, by the first professors and masters of Germany, he at eight years of age, played with marvellous execution and facility; in his ninth year, he performed publicly at Berlin. His first published compositions appeared in 1824; and soon after that period he rose up to the eminence which he subsequently enjoyed. Need we enumerate his productions, familiar as they are to the delighted ear of Europe? Need we do more to register his fame than to mention that he was the author of the music of the “ Midsummer Night's Dream,” “Fingal,” "Melusina," "St. Paul,” and “Elijah ?” In this country Mendelssohn was a cherished favorite, and the affection was mutual : he loved England as heartily as his home. He had been frequently amongst us from the time of his gifted boyhood. His triumphant reception in London, last spring, now brings a melancholy feeling in its recollection. On the 5th of last October, Mendelssohn was struck with apoplexy; and, although, as younger patients usually do, he struggled against the malady; it gradually overcame him, by frequent repetition, and he expired on the 4th instant, in his 39th year; thus bringing to an untimely termination a life graced by every private virtue, and illustrated by talents that class him among the greatest of his era. Mensdorff, Count Hugh Ferdinand. The
Court has just been placed in mourning by the death, at Gödfenberg, of Count Hugh Mensdorff, the Queen's cousin. He was a Bohemian Noble, the eldest son of Emanuel Count Von Mensdorff, G.C.B., by the Princess Sophia Frederica Caroline Louisa of Saxe-Coburgh, eldest sister of H.R.H. the Duchess of Kent. Count Hugh had only just completed his 41st year. He held military rank under the Emperor of Austria; and, at the period of bis decease, was Colonel-Commandant
of a regiment of Cuirassiers. He leaves three brothers, Alphonso Frederick, Major in the Austrian service, Alexander Constantine Albert, and Arthur Augustus, both Captains of Hussars in
the same army. Middleton, Mrs. Alfred, of Finsbury
place, 27th Oct. Miles, Lewis Charles, Esq., of Lewisham,
Kent, 11th Nov., aged 52. Miller, Joseph, Esq., of Bootle, 30th Oct.,
at Madeira, aged 55. Milles, Elizabeth, wife of Major Milles, at
Chudleigh, 21st Nov. Naylor, Sarah Jane, youngest dau. of
Elisha Naylor, Esq., of Mornington
place, 16th Nov. Neale, Bridget, wife of the Rev. Thoinas
Neale, Rector of Sibson, 8th Nov., aged
69. Neale, John Preston, Esq., author of
“ Westminster Abbey," Gentlemen's Seats," &c., 14th Nov., aged 68. Nelme, Samuel, Esq., of Grove place,
Hackney, 27th Oct., aged 74. Nelson, William, Esq., at Clive House,
Alnwick, 8th Nov.
the 3d Dragoon Guards, 9th Nov.,
53 years. Normann, Harriett Jane, wife of H. Bur
ford Normann, Esq., of Duchess street,
son of the late Right Hon. Sir Lucius
O'Brian, Bart., aged 67, 22d Oct. O'Brian, Miss, only dau, of the late Ad
miral Edward O'Brian, R.N., 9th Nov. Ogier, Peter, Esq., of Lincoln's Inn,
Barrister-at-law, 18th Nov., aged 97. O'Malley, St. Clair, Esq., second son of
the late Charles O'Malley, Esq., of
Lodge, co. Mayo, 11th Nov.
place, 15th Nov. aged 80.
co. Salop, aged 78, Nov. 12th. This gentleman was fourth son of John Parr, Esq., of Elm House, co. Lancaster, who descended from the ancient Lancashire family of Parr, of Parr (see vol. iii., p. 106). Mr. Parr was, early in life, a merchant of great eminence in Liverpool, and resided in Colquitt street, in the house, of his own erection, now occupied as the Royal Institution in that town. In 1804 he retired from business; and having purchased the mansion and cot. of Lythwood, he resided there during the last forty-three years of his life. He married, in 1803, Katherine, dau. and co-heir of Capt. Robert Walter, R.N., by whom he has left four sons and one daughter. The eldest son is the Rev. Thomas Parr,
Rector of Westbury, Salop, J.P.
Charles John Paterson, Vicar of West
Sussex, 13th Nov.
Law, eldest son of the late Robert
Gloucester, 14th Nov., aged 28.
Nov. This Baronet was eldest son and heir of the late Sir Joseph Peacocke, of Barntree, co. Clare, on whom the title was conferred in 1802. At the period of his decease, he had just completed his 78th year. By Henrietta, his wife, eldest dau. of Sir John Morris, Bart., of Claremont, whom he married 20th June, 1803, he leaves a son, the present Sir Joseph Francis Peacocke, Bart., and one dau. Elizabeth. Through his mother, the deceased Baronet descended from the ancient family of Cuffe, of Grange, co. Kilkenny; and through his great grandmother, from
the Ponsonbys, of Crotto. Peane, Charles Thomas, Esq., Chairman
of the Committee of the Stock Ex.
change, 6th Nov. Pickering, William, third son of the late
William Pickering, Esq., of Deanham, co. Northumberland, 24th Oct.
Pollen, the Rev. G. P., Rector of Little Skottowe, Mrs. E. C., relict of George
Bookham, Surrey, 7th Nov., aged 49. Augustus Skottowe, Esq., R.N., and Radley, Mrs. John, 31st Oct., at Herne
el 9th Nov., at Notting-hill.
daughter of the late Admiral Robinson, Hill, aged 54. Redwood, Mary Anne, daughter of the Sloane, William, Esq., late of Torhoot,
late Thomas Redwood, Esq., of Llan- East Indies, 9th Nov. dough, co. Glamorgan, 17th Nov. Smith, Mrs., of Jordan-hill, co. Renfrew, Richardson, Robert, Esq., M.D., of Gor- 26th Oct. don-street., 5th Nov., aged 68.
Smythe Robert, Esq., of Methven Castle, Riddell, the Right Rev. William, D.D., co. Perth. Recent accounts from Scot
Catholic Bishop of the Northern Dis- land bring the intelligence of the death trict, 2d Nov. Dr. Riddell is one more of this respected gentleman, a great addition to the ever-glorious list of landed proprietor in the county of pious and devoted priests whose lives Perth, and one of its Magistrates and have been sacrificed in the performance Deputy-Lieutenants. He was son of of the sacred duty of attending and the late David Smythe, titulary Lord solacing the poor in the hour of suffer- Methven, by Elizabeth, his first wife, ing and sickness. His Lordship died only daughter of Sir Robert Murray, on the 2d inst., of typhus fever, which Bart., of Hill Head, and represented he had caught in his parochial visita- the ancient family of Smythe of Braco, tions among the poor of his commu- which was founded by Thomas Smith, nity. Dr. Riddell was third son of the a distinguished Physician of his day, late Ralph Riddell, Esq., of Felton and and Apothecary to King James III. of Horsley, in Northumberland, by Eliza- Scotland. Traditionally, the Smythes beth, his wife, eldest daughter of Joseph of Methven trace their origin to the Blount, Esq., and grandson of Thomas famous Clan Chattan, being descended, Riddell, Esq., of Swinburne Castle, who it is asserted, from Neil Cromb, third was engaged with his father in the son of Murdoch, of that Clan, who rising of 1745, and was carried up to flourished in the time of William the London ; where, being arraigned for Lion. Mr. Robert Smythe, whose death high treason, he pleaded guilty, and we record, was born 10th Feb., 1778, experienced the Royal mercy. The and married twice. His first wife was family of Riddell is one of high stand- Mary, daughter of James Townsend ing and large estate in Northumber- Oswald, Esq., of Dunnekier, co. Fife, land—is of Norman origin, and the and his second, Susan Renton, eldest name of its patriarch appears on the daughter of Sir Alexander Muir MacRoll of Battle Abbey,
kenzie, Bart., but by neither had he Roberts, Jemima, widow of Joseph Ro- any issue. His estates devolve, conse
berts, Esq., of Queen Square, 4th quently on his half-brother, William Nov.
Smythe, Esq., now of Methven Castle. Rutter, Mary, wife of Henry Rutter, Smithell, Mrs. Elizabeth, late of Hawley
eldest daughter of the late Charles square, Margate, 6th Nov. Sanders, Esq., of Stokeferry, Notts, 5th Solomon, Dr. Henry, eldest son of the Nov,
late Samuel Solomon, Esq., 18th Sept., Sandeman, Anne, youngest child of Major at St. Helena
R. J. Sandemnan, 33rd Regiment, Ben- Soulby, Eleanor, second daugher of the gal N.I., 18th Sept.
late Anthony Soulby, Esq., of CrouchSannoman, Anne, widow of Henry Chris
end, 8th Nov. tian Sannoman, Esq., 10th Hussars, 6th Spicer, Mrs. Rebecca, of Somerford Nov.
Grange, Hants, 8th Nov., aged 69. Savage, Mrs., late of Bath, 6th Nov., at St. Clair, Major-General Thomas StaunMontague Place.
ton, C.B. and K.H., 23rd Oct., aged 60. Scarlett, Laurence Peter Campbell, infant This distinguished officer was youngest
son of the Hon. Peter Campbell Scar- brother of Captain David Latimer St. lett, 16th Oct., aged 21 months.
Clair, R.N., of Staverton Court, county Shaw, Jane Anne, wife of Mr. T. C. Gloucester, being son of the late Colonel Shaw, New street-square, 3rd Nov.
William St. Clair, a descendant of the Sherwood, Mrs. John, daughter of R. ancient Scottish family of St. Clair.
Morton, Esq., of Bayswater, 15th Nov. Steele, Mrs. Henry Perin, daughter and Shultz, Anne Josephine, eldest daughter co-heir of the late John Bangor Russell,
of Captain Shultz, R.N., 12th Nov. Esq., of Beaminster, aged 53. Simpson, William Wooley, Esq., of Mon- Suckling, Catharine Webb, second daugh
tague-place, Russell-square, i9th Nov., ter of the Rev. Alfred Suckling, o aged 64.
Barsham Rectory, Suffolk, 7th Nov.