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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 the Hon. Elizabeth Anne Scott, second daughter of Lord Polwartin.
At Oakley, John Booth. Esq., of Glendon Hall, Northamptonshire, to Augusta de Capell, fourth daughter of the late Sir R. Brooke de Capell Brooke, Bart., of Oakley House, in the same county.
Captain John Mackey, of Lenne Derg, county of Down, Ireland, to Julia Henrietta, only daughter of Major Cameron, of Reading.
Herbert Jenner, Esq., eldest son of the Rt. Hon. Sir H. Jenner, and Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, to Maria Eleanora, third daughter of the late George Norman, Esq., of Bromley Common.
Capt. W. J. Hughes, of the 4th Light Dragoons, to Georgina Frances, only daughter of Major-General Sir Loftus Otway.
Robert Moorsom, Esq., of the Scots Fusileer Guards, to Henrietta Frances, daughter of Lieut.-General Sir Henry Campbell, K.C.B. and G.C.H., of Richmond Park.
The Rev. Wm. Robert Freemantle, Rector of Pitchcot, third son of the late Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Francis Freemantle, G.C.B., to Emily Caroline, second daughter of the late General Sir Harry Calvert, Bart., G.C.B.
Edmund, son of the late Colonel L'Estrange, of Moystown, King's county, to Henrietta, daughter of T. Lumley Savile, Esq., of Tickhill Castle.
At the British Embassy, Brussels, Col. Wm. Lyster, to Lady Sophia Jane Lateward Croft, widow of the late Sir Thomas Emsley Croft, Bart.
At Dungarvon, Ireland, Thos. Carew Hunt, Esq., his Majesty's Consul at Archangel, to Dorothea, daughter of the late Sir John Nugent Humble, of Cloncoskoran House, in the county of Waterford, and sister of the present Baronet.
Died.]-At Wentworth House, Lord Viscount
Milton, eldest son of the Right Hon. Earl Fitzwilliam, in his 24th year.
At Hayle Cottage, near Maidstone, Theophilus Jones, Esq., Admiral of the White, in his 78th year.
In Hanover-street, St. George's, Lieut. the Hon. John Forbes, of the 79th Regt., son of Gen. Lord Forbes.
At his house, in Welbeck-street, Sir David Barry, in his 56th year.
At Edinburgh, George Robertson Scott, Esq., of Benholm.
At his seat, Brockhurst Lodge, near Alverstone, Jamaica, the Hon. Thos. Legal Yates. At Paris, Florine O'Bryen, wife of George Huntly Gordon, Esq., in her 21st year, three weeks after her marriage.
In his 79th year, J. Dyson, Esq., late Clerk of the House of Commons.
At Great Yarmouth, in his 84th year, the Rev. Richard Turner, B.D.
At Brompton, after a short illness, Lady Gibbons, the wife of Sir John Gibbons, Bart., of Stanwell Park, Middlesex.
The widow of Admiral Sir John Knight, K.C.B.
Aged 80, Capt. Henry Barwell, R.N. In Cheshire, the Lord Grey, of Groby. At Holmwood, county Oxford, the Countess of Antrim, wife of Lord Mark Kerr.
At Dover, aged 80, the Earl of Charleville, one of the Irish Representative Peers.
At Eaton-place, Captain the Hon. Sir Henry Duncan.
At Badminton, aged 69, the Duke of Beaufort, K.G.
On Sunday, Nov. 15, Emma Mary, the wife of Mr. Mackinnon, M.P., at the age of 44. This lady was the only daughter and sole heiress of the late Jos. B. Palmer, Esq., of Rush House, Dublin. She was born in 1792, 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 handsomest women, in England.
IN THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND, AND IN WALES, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND.
Consumption of Food in the Metropolis. Of the quantity of cattle sold in Smithfield market we have the most accurate returns, and find that, during the last twelve months, the numbers were150,000 beasts, 21,000 calves, 1,500,000 sheep, and 20,000 pigs. This does not, however, by any means form the total consumed in London, as large quantities of meat in carcases, particularly pork, are daily brought from the counties round the metropolis. The total value of the cattle sold in Smithfield annually is calculated at 8,500,000l. It is supposed that a million a year is expended in fruits and vegetables.-The consump tion of wheat amounts to a million of quarters annually: of this four-fifths are supposed to be made into bread; being a consumption of 64,000,000 of quartern-loaves every year in the metropolis alone. The annual consumption of butter in London amounts to about 11,000, and that of cheese to 13,000, tons. The money paid annually for milk is supposed to amount to 1,250,000/. -The quantity of poultry annually consumed in London is supposed to cost between 70,000. and 80,0007.;-that of game depends upon the plentifulness of the season. There is nothing, however, more surprising, than the sale of rabbits. One salesman in Leadenhall-market, during a considerable portion of the year, is said to have sold 14,000 rabbits weekly.
Amongst the many projects which at present lay claim to public attention is the proposal to construct a suspension foot-bridge across the Thames, from either Buckingham-street or Hungerford-market, in the Strand, to the Belvidere road, Pedlar's-acre, Lambeth.
Post-Office.-By an alteration carried into operation by the Duke of Richmond, late Postmaster-General, it is generally known that the halfpence collected for newspapers put into the post-office after 6 P.M., and the amount of which was a perquisite to two of the inspectors, are now applied to the post-office revenues. To the curious it may be a little interesting to learn the probable amount so collected. The return gives--for Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1796 papers; amount received, 37. 14s. 10d.` Saturday, Oct. 31,
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.
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 100%. is to be divided amongst
the unsuccessful candidates who invent something worthy of attention.—Mining Journal.
From the returns made by the Commissioners 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 30007., the rest being for half-price for requisites and for salaries, varying from 31. to 60%. (most being from 87. to 107.), except the male and female model schools, and the mendicity school, Dublin, where the grants for salary were 1987., 130, and 1007. 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 Munster, out of 184, only sixteen were clergymen 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 Commissioners for Educating the Poor in Ireland, or are used in the Irish National Schools. The number of schools connected with, or under the superintendence of, any nunnery, monastery, or religious institution, is twenty-five; amount of grants, 1800. Grants to about 1000/. 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.
THIRD PART OF 1835.
Abernethy, Dr., anecdote of, 360
Agitators, the Two, 353
Agricultural Report, 112, 252, 390, 529
Allies, Jabez, work by, noticed, 510
Angler's Souvenir, noticed, 516
Annuals for 1836, noticed, 243, 378, 512
Arts, Fine, 106, 243, 380, 518
Useful. See Useful Arts.
Auldjo, John, Esq., his Visit to Constanti-
Australia, Western, present state of, 264
Balfe, Mr., his "Siege of Rochelle," 483
Biographical Particulars of Celebrated Per-
Book of the Denominations, 372
Brighton and London Railway, 271
Dec, VOL. XLV, NO. CLXXX, -
Byron, Lord, his Conversations with an Ame-
Campbell Thomas, Esq., his "Letters from
Canada, accounts from, 127, 264, 538
Carpe Diem, 12
Chateaubriand's Travels to Jerusalem, &c.,
Chatham, The Earl of, particulars respect-
Cherokee's Threat, The, 438*
China, imports from, 539
Chronicles of Waltham, noticed, 508
Clark Dr., his Treatise on Pulmonary Con-
Clergy, Irish, Persecutions of, 501
Coleridge, S. T., his "Letters from Germany,"
College of Physicians, proceedings of, 108
Composers, English, remarks on, 478
Cooke, G. F., anecdotes of, 33, 363, 488
Corn Laws, on the question of abolishing, 390