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le more truly affecting than the MARRIAGES AND DEATHS IN AND ubject.
NEAR LONDON. The anxiety of the public to wit
Married.) Sir T, Trcubridge, Bart. jess the performance of the sad rites to Miss Cochrane, daughter of the lue to departed virtue, caused a Hon. Sir A. Cochrane, K.B. Governor onsiderable number of persons to of Guadaloupe. ssemble at the door of the chapel etween four and five in the after- Died.) In Soho-square, aged 02, loon. The door was thrown open to Jonas Dryander, Esq. librarian to hose who had oblained tickets at Sir Joseph Banks, and to the Royal bout six, and the north aisle was Society, and a vice-president of ihe mmediately filled. The whole was Linnean Society. His eminent matver by eleven o'clock, when the tainments in that branch of science rocession returned as it went.
which be cbiely cultivated, had long placed him in the first prank among
ile naturalists of Europe; and his Died.) At Hartwell, in Buck- Catalogue of the Banksian Library, nghamshire, on the 13th of Novem- which is before the public, will be a er, the Countess de Lille, the late lasting monument of erudition, perlueen of France.
severance, and sound judgment, rarely
equalled and seldom surpassed. The interment of the Countess took
At Kentish Town, aged 93, . Ir. lace at Westminster Abbey,
C. Grignion, a celebrated engraver. londay, November 26, about three
At the same place, aged 75, the in the afternoon; the procession set Rev Dr. Champneys, Sub-dean of St. ut from the French Chapel, King. Paul's Cathedral. treet, Portman-square, about two ; it onsisted of eighteen horsemen with Locke, Esq. the most zealous pro
At Norbury Park, Surrey, William taves, two coaches and six, the bearse..tector of the arts, and (out of the rawn by six horses, ten mourning profession) perhaps, their most enoaches and four, her Majesty's car- lightened and perfect judge. Mr. iage and six, the Prince of Wales's Locke distinguished himself in early arriage and six, the carriages of the life, by his choice collection of pic1x Royal Dukes, with six horses each, nd thirteen carriages and pairs.- ture; and stil 1.058 by his liberality
tures, models, and fine works in sculp'here were no escutcheons.
and taste. He, of all the lovers of art, The plate on the coffin expressed was considered by its professors as French, that the most high, most their abier, their advocate, and nighty, and most excellent Princess common friend. The compassionate Jarie Josephine Louise de Savoie, benefactor of the humblesi--the reLuet 11 of France and Navarre, died vered associate or patron of the most
Hartwell, in Buckinghamshire, on celebrated artists of his time of Sir he 13th of November, 1810, aged Joshua Reynolds, Mr. Barry, Mr. fty-seven years, two months, and Hoppner, and Cipriani; of Wilson, leven days. The coffin was taken Barrett, and Sandby; of many now ut of the hearse and supported by living; Mr. West, ihe President of en ancient noblemen of the Guard the Acadeiny; Mr. Fuseli, who beu Corps to Louis XVI. The fu- nefits it by the instruction of its youth; eral service was performed by the and other of its members, wlin will Trehb shop D'Angouleme; and an hear of Mr. Locke's death with un. xcellent sermon
was preached by feigned sorrow, and an admiration he Abbe de Bouvan. The corpse inseparably connected with his reras interred in a vault at the east membrance; for so much acuteness orner of Henry theVII.'s chapel, near and sensibility, such various knowhe remains of the Duke de Mont- ledge, such solid, yet unpresuming
It was received by the Dean, judgment, with taste so pure, elevated, he King's Scholars, and a full and enlarged; a man, in short, so Choir ;-ihe rain prevented a number gified and accomplished, so just, and f attepdapte.
admirably good, they can seldom hope to know. He will be more generally
regretted by the highest circles in so
FOREIGN EVENTS. ciety, for that extensive information,
HOLLAND and those simple manners wbich made
Waly, on the Meuse, Sept. 28.-On him so fine an example of an Englislı the 19th of this month, between the gentleman; and for attainments of the hours of five and six o'clock in the scholar, which procured him, in early evening, a luminous meteor appeared life, a public testimony from Johnson; to the south, and about the distince but especially, and most deeply will of a quarter of a league from the small he be lamented, for those many charities and virtues, that have given to attentively exanged it, assert, that it
commune of B: ezeau. Persons who Norbury (the spot where he resided), was nearly a quarter of an hour in col. a peculiar sentident of blessing and lecting, floating over the place where respect! – He died at the age of it was first seen, and that when all its seventy-seven, and is survived by Mrs.
parts had united, it appeaied all at Locke, and a family whom he lived
once as a very considerable globe of to see in that happiness and respec- fire, taking a northerly direction. It tability of connection, which their spread terror among the inhabitants characters and station claimed. His of the villages, whó believed their son, Mr. William Locke, succeeds houses would be burned, and they him in his estate, the known inheritor theniselves perish. This globe was of his worth, and bimself of distin- accompanied by a frightful noise, guished powers.
which was heard at the distance of C. Moore, Esq. one of the Auditors more than a league and a half, and of Public Accounts, and brother of sometimes resenibled ibe rolling of a the late Sir John Moore. At May-Place, Kent, the Right Hon. raio violently driven by the wind. I
rapid chariot, at others the noise of Lady Fermanagh.
was followed by a very thick fog, and Ai her lodyings, Weymouth-street, carried up froni the ground everything at an advanced age, Jane; widow of that it met in its passage. In crossing the late Mr. Morris Robinson, of Ca. å river it absorbed the water, which rey-street, Lincoln's inn-fields, attor. soon afterwards feil in rain. It wilney at law, and one of the six clerks dered for some time near the village, in "Chancery. She was; in an advanced One thung certain is, that the roof of age, mother of Lord Rokeby, of a house was thrown down, which is the Princes-street, Hanover-square, author only trace it has left. li was accom: of Mortimer, and many other poetic panied and follower by an abundant compositions, and of Matthew Robin. rain, much lighining, and loud clajs son Montague, Esq. his brother, the of thunder. Continuing in the same meinber for St. Germains,“ himself direction, it suddenly turned iio a a muse," and the fortunate successor column of fire, which, with the fos, of the learned Mrs. Montague, his rose towards the heavens. This made aunt, in the Sandwich çstates. The many persons believe the fog was deceased was distinguished through smoke.' It remained about a quarter life hy the name of the British Painela, of an hour in this state, a quarter of a or Virtue rewarded. It is remarkable league to the north of the village, and of this family, that all of them have at å short distance from the forest of for an age been authors.
Beaulieu. This column pow sunk a J. L. Douglass, Esq. Admiral of the little, and at last suddenly disappear Blue. Aged 75, Joseph Roffey, upwards snell. This phenomenon lasted three
ed, leaving a thick fog which had no of fifty years grave-digger of St. Margaret's parish, Westminster, in which quarters of an hour, and travelled over
the space of half a league. situation he succeeded his father, and remained in the exercise of it till
NEW SOUTH WALES. within a few days of his death. He From the Sydney Gazettes, lately was buried in the ground of the Broad- received in town, the following partiway Chapel. Having been an adept culars of the inundation at Hawkes: in ringing, the bells of St. Margaret's bury, are extracted. It is supposed rung a puffled peal on the occasion, that the rise of the river could bot
have been much less than 86 fost
ubove the general level. The country fortunate inhabitants, who had prefor a considerable distance was de viously retired to the elevated ground, uged; several of the inhabitants lost beheld the sight with a degree of horbeir lives, and many houses and a ror and amazement which enchained great quantity of stock were swept all their faculties; their whole proway and destroyed. Amongst the perty swept away in a few minutes, ufferers in property, one individual, and in the place where their once Mr. Benn, lost upwards of 300 head of beautiful gardens and flourishing orwine, 100 sheep, about 1000 bushels chards stood, nought now appeared of wheat threshed, or in stack, and a but a vast expanse of water ! tack of barley, besides a valuable
DENMARK property contained in his dwelling- Koningsberg, Norember 9.-The fate house and barn. The names of the of the renowned English Baltic conpersons who perished had not been voy is at length decided. It consisted iscertained. The banks of George's of more than 600 vessels, laden with river were unfortunately inundated at British manufactures and colonial he same time; and a quantity of produce. tock and other property lost. In Admiral Saumarez, whose squadron Major Johnson's stock-yard, 490 sheep' was appointed convoy, having learned vere drowned; Mr. M'Callam lost that the English vessels were confis. 100, and several houses were left in cated at Hamburgh, Lubec, Rostock, 'uins.
Wismar, Stettin, and all the ports of ST. MICHAEL'S, (AZORES). Prussia, dispatched advice-boats to all
St. Michael's, August 24.-One of quarters to prevent the English vessels hose drradful phenomena, never wit. from entering these ports, and to cola nessed in your country, has plunged lect them with the Heet for the pur. nany here in unspeakable wretched. pose of returning to England with the dess and affliction, and continues to first favourable wind. While this was »ccasion great terror to all the inha- passing, in consequence of some hints pitants of this island. On the 11th of from France to allow the vessels to August, at ten P. M. slight shocks of enter and confiscate them, which in earthquake were felt at intervals of would have been of great advantage
few minutes for four hours. During to the Continent, the French Consuls his tinie the inhabitants, under the employed every means to beguile Adnfluence of alarm for their personal miral Saumarez; but this old sailor afety, as well as property, were run. would not take the bait. He sent 14 ning to and fro in the greatest distress. vessels to Pillau and the other ports, --Between two and three a dread. for the purpose of shaping his future ul rocking was experienced through- conduct by what might happen to put the whole island; several houses, them. They entered the poits where inable to resist its violence, were the stratagem was suspected, and they hrown down, and many others were were not confiscated. Adm. Saumarez greatly deteriorated; and such per- then ordered the convoy to proceed inns as sought safety in the open air to their different destinations. But, were dashed to the ground.
between the Sth and 20th of October, Hitherto the calamity had been con- the wind became very strong, and the ined in its effects, and though great convoy suffered a good deal. On the njury had been sustained, we had to morning of the 21st, a storm, such as congratulate ourselves on the loss of was never before felt in the Baltic, few lives : but we were yet to witness came on,and the convoy was dispersed: | most dreadful spectacle. On the 150 vessels are supposed to have gone 12th, at mid-day, a hollow rumbling down. A great number, which were lound was heard, the clouds gathered, thrown on the Danish coast, were and the wind was hushed into silence, confiscated ; several others had their the rocking returned, and in a few cargoes damaged; the remainder went minutes after the village of Cozas, into Pillau, where they will be consituated on a plain, comprising 22 fiscated. From the accounts received houses, was swallowed up, and in the from the sailors, the value of the conspot where it stood a lake of boiling voy may be estimated at six millions water gushed forth. Many of the bus sterling.-Moniteur,
country from the top of Boston steeple HE storm of the 9th and 10th was melancholy in the extreme. At
severe along the coasts of Dorset and ing, the water ran over the road, and Devon. At Exeter, the river Exe rose the country looked like a sea. Several in consequence to an unprecedented persons are known to have perished. height, overflowing the country for an A number of vessels were lost off the extent of many miles, and carrying off port, and out of ten fishing-smacks, in its rapid and tremendous course belonging to Boston, only one wea. ricks of hay, parts of houses, bridges, thered ihe storm. — At Wisbeach, &c.; the greatest exertions were used several craft, loaded with grain, broke to drive the cattle from the marshes from their moorings and were sunk; and low grounds, but, so sudden and the banks in several places were overimpetuous was the swell, that a num- flowed, and the lands near the town ber of sheep and bullocks have perish- inundated. Several coasting vessels ed. An immense quantity of apples were wrecked, and others driven upon have also been washed away; from the the marshes.-At Lynn, two vessels parish of Ide alone, it is supposed the were stranded, several lighters sunk, quantity lost would have inade 100 and the houses near the water side hogsheads of cyder.
filled with water. Two post-chaises ESSEX.
were blown over between Stanford Upon a stone in the burial ground and Bourn; and in various other parts of the Protestant Disse nters at Harlow, houses and walls have been blown appears the following inscription :
down, hav-stacks and bridges carried “ ELIZA Flower,
away, and trees torn up by the roots
almost beyond computatiou. In the Wife of Benjamin Flower, of Harlow, Marquis of Exeter's beautiful domain,
departed this life April 11, 1810, in vear Stamford, more than a hundred
the 40th year of ber age. A sincere Christian, -"Oh let me die Jo Walcot Park, the estate of Nevile
large trees have been blown down.her death: then, live her life!" On the bosom of his mother rests her and about the same number in the
Noel, Esq. 400 trees are destroyed, infant son, who, after living a few park of Colonel Noel, at Exton; and hours, returned its spark of immor- of the Earl of Winchelsea, at Burles, tality to the God who gave it." including in the latter an entire avenue
For an account of the death of Mrs. of chesnuts.
A more dreadful storm has not visited On Saturday, Nov. 10, the tide rose this coast for a length of time, than hjgher at Bostou than had ever before the gale which continued blowing been remembered; and, at seven fiom early on Friday morning, (Nor. o'clock in the evening, melancholy to oth), and the following day; por relate! the torrent became so impe- one that has exhibited more melaotuous, as to break down the whole of choly proofs of its devastation on lives the sea fences, thereby inundating the and property. Early on the morning town of Boston, and carrying every of the former day, a small vessel was thing before it for the space of thirty discovered to be on shore near Trimmiles. All the fine pastures, the pride mingham; Lieut. Infield, commandofthat neighbourhood, were laid under ing the signal station, instantly diswater; and some thousands of sheep paiched a messenger to Cromer, for and other cattle drowned. The ruin Captain Manby's apparatus, which is came so rapidly and unexpectedly, placed there; by the very prompt deal that the farmers bad no time to save of Mr. Sandford (one of the managers their cattle; the inhabitants of farm of the Cronier life-boat) the mortar houses had difficulty even in saving and all the necessary stores were seul, their own lives; and some are said to by which the crew, four in number, have lost nearly all the stock upon were saved, just before the vessel went their lands. The appearance of the into a thousand atoms; one of their
had suffered so much from his perish- several fishing boats came ashore, ing situation, and falling with the bottom upwards, consequently many inainmast, that the means recom- persons have perished.At Lowestoffe mended by the Royal Humane Society and Corton several vessels were lost, were obliged to be recoursed to, to but the crews saved.-A melancholy restore suspended animation: but it accident happened at Bawdsey. Mr. affords happiness to say, the man lives Thurston Whimper, of Alderton Hall, to bless Lieut. Jnfield's humanity. At wlio had gone there to render assistthe same time a large brig was dis- ance to the crew of a wrecked vessel, covered on shore at Mundslev, having unfortunately remained on the beach ten persons on board : Mr. Wheatley till the tide became so high as to cause of that place, with the same alacrity his horse to stumble, by which he was that has on so many occasions distin- thrown offand unfortunately drowned. guished him, and who knowing well At Harwich, a number of vessels sunk how to feel for the distresses of otbers, in the harbour, which presented such having been three times shipwrecked a scene of distress as was never withimself, sent off for the apparatus nessed before by the oldest man living. lodged at Happisburgh, as every other -The damage done inland by this means of saving the crew appeared to storm fully equals that on the coast. be impracticable, or could communi- Two boats have lately been exhi. cation be effected, and from the sea bited at Yarmouth before Admiral running so bigh, it was impossible to Gardner, for the relief of shipget a boat to her without such aid: wrecked mariners, with a prompt mebut, distressing to relate, on its arrival thod of getting them from a beach the vessel had gone to pieces, and in a gale of wind, previous to their every soul perished. In the course of being sent to the island of Anholt, the day a vessel was driven on the with a complete set of apparatus for beach at Horsey, keel uppermost; and saving shipwrecked mariners. The at Yarmouth and Gorlstone pier four first boat was a small one, of 15 ft. other vessels came on shore, from keel, 7! ft. beam, and weighed 14 cwt. which all the hands were saved. It had two extended billage boards, Near the Haven's mouth, on the folo of equal depth with the keel, to keep lowing morning, the Elliott, bound to it in an upright position, for the adShields, was stranded. Capt. Manby, vantages of launching, beaching, and who was there with the mortar, all to resist upsetting, with a broad fender ready, no sooner was it declared that of cork surrounding the upper work, it was impossible to save the men to prevent the possibility of being without his invention, fired a three- stove ; it was filled with water, but inch rope over the vessel, that brought the buoyant properties of the air (sethem all, seven in number, in safety cured in boxes), kept it. so much to land in a few minutes. The shot above the water's edge, that the men that was used was of a new construc- rowed it about with the most apparent tion, and carried this heavy rope to a ease, and declared it vias in that state distance that excited the astonishment able to perform any service that could of all present, and so firınly did it be required. The next 'was a man hold on the rigging that it was im- of war's jolly boat, fitted up with possible to be disengaged until per- empty oil casks lashed within it to sons went on board, on the storm sub- give it buoyancy, the billage boards siding, and they with much difficulty, as before described to keep it in an Twelve vessels were notwithstanding upright position, with a stout prowrecked near Yarmouth, and many of jecting rope going round its gontheir crews perished. The Trafalgar wale, served as a fender to prevent its fishing vessel, of Cromer, with her being stove; the whole expense of crew, 15 in nomber, was also totally ihus fitting up did not exceed sl. lost; and from other parts of the coast and it could be put together in a few the accounts are equally distressing. minutes. The advantages of this meOn land, some houses were blown thod of giving the properties of predown, others unroofed, and trees torn servation to any boat, may be consi. up by the roots. At Yarmouth also dered of great importance to a inari. the sea washed over the Jetty, and time and commercial country, as
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