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his son, the Rev. Mr. M. rector of Weet- early part of his life, he proposed marriage
ing. The deceased was likewise rector of to Miss Pelham, the daughter of Mr. Pel-
Geldeston, Norfolk, in the presentation of ham, then secretary of state, and the niece
John Kerrich, esq.

of the Duke of Newcastle, then first lord
Dec. 7. At Cuckfield, Anthony Hen- of the treasury ; but, whether his fortune
derson, 'esq. M. P. for Braekley. He had was not at that tiine thought sufficient, or
been to Brighton for the recovery of his his general babits disapproved, His suit
health ; but experiencing no benefit from was rejected. The circuinstances of this
his short residence there, was returning to

proposal and rejection were, at the time,
London with his wife and daughter, when à very general and interesting topic of
his iMness increased so suddenly, that he consideration among the higher circles.
Jied in a few hours after his arrival at The lady preceded her lover but a few
Cuckfield.

years, and unmarried, to the grave.
In his 81st year, Mr. Benjamin Sutton, This Nobleman has been more generally
one of the Alderinen ot' Leicester.

known, and for a much longer period,
At Bury, Suffolk, in his 89th year, Geo. than any of his contemporaries : and
Pretyman, esq. father of the Bishop of though he has not displayed those talents
Lincoln. This venerable gentleman was which naturally attract the altention of
one of the capital Burgesses of the Cor. mankind, he has never ceased,
poration of Bury, adu twice served the first appearance in the world io

Oom his
office of Alderman or Chief Magistrate,

ment when he left it for ever, to be an viz. in the years 1773 and 1782. His real object of comparative notoriety. There mains were interred on the 14th in the fa- has been no interreguum in the public mily vault at Bacton, Suffolk.

course of his existence. His firsi distincDec. 8. In Park-street, Southwark, Einta tion was that of the Turf: his knowledge ward-Moseley, youngest son of Frederick

of which, both in theory and practice, Perkins, esq.

was considered as equai, if not superior,
: Aged 87, Mr. John Barsby, upwards of to the most acknowledged adepts of Newa
40 years parish clerk of Lyndon, Rutland. market. He rode himself in all his prin

Dec. 9. Aged 69, John Edwarils, esq. cipal matches, and was the rival, in
of Dartmouth-place, Blackheath.

that branch of equitatio

of the most At Mr. Drew's, in Bermondsey-street; professional jockies. His famous match Southwark, aged 85 years and six months, with the Duke of Hamilton, the father of Mary Burgis, a single woman, When the last Nobleman of that titre, and that about 12 years old, she went as an assistant of the Machine:whicli bore his own liame, servant into the family of an inliabitant of were long distinguished artic es in the anthe same parish, with whom, and whose pals of Newmarket, and are not yet fordescendants, she continued till her death, gotten. He blended, however, his pur. an attentive, careful, and faithful servant,

suits of the turf with the more elegant a period of 73 years in one family. attainments of high life, and was long

Dec. 10. In his 27th year, Wm. Boyd, considered as the first tig ure in the brila jun. esq. of Mark lane.

liant circles of fashion. He was the model At his house in the Circus, Greenwich, in dress, equipage, and manuers, for all, Wm. Wheatley, esq. late apothecary and those who aspired to a superiority in dispenser of the Royal Hospital.

exterior appearances.

After he had
At Cowbridge, Glainorganshire, Hugh qurted the turf, and had succeeded to
Wallace, esq. formerly Lieut.-coli of the the Queensberry titles and estates, his life
16th reg. of foot.

was distinguished by little else but his
Dec, 23. At his house in Piccadilly, Enjoyments, in which he continued to in
in his 86th year, the Right Hon. Wil dulge himself while the faculties of rea
liam Douglas, Duke of Queensberry. His ceiving gratiớication from them remained.
Grace had been for some days a Micted'. His constant residence, aud the scene of
with a severe flux, which all the powers of his pleasure, was London or its vicinity,
medicine conld not check. He was ap- Scotland he seldom, if ever, visited. His
pointed Lord of the Bedchainber to his house at Amesbuiry in Wiltshire, the work
Majesty on his coming to the throne; but, of Inigo Jones, and the classical mansion
in consequence of the part he took in the of a former period, he has let, if it be not
question of the Regency in 1789, his nanie sold; and his country pleasures were
is not to be seen in the Royat household af. found in his villa at Richmond, which he
ter that period. He was invested with the had fitted up in a style of superior ele.
Green Ribbon in 1764; and at the time of gance. There he occasionally lived in
his death was the senior knight of the or- : -*splendour, till the folly of the inhabitants,
der, of the Thistle, He succeeded to the by making a vexatious claim at law to a

few
was created an English peer by the title of of any invasion of parochial rights, he
Baron Douglas of Amesbury, August 8, had taken into his inclosure, determined
1796. He was never married. Ta the him to quit a place where he considered

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himself as having been grossly insulted, Dec. 26, Rey, Ricbard Stubbs, D. D. and to which, in various ways, he had rector of Fryerning, and vicar of Eastbeen an ample benefactor. Latterly, he wood in Essex. He was formerly Fellow. lived altogether in Piccadilly, where his of Wadham-college, Oxford ; and took figure was daily visible in his balcony, the degree of M. A. 1770, and that of and had become familiar to every one D. D. 1783. who was in the habit of passing through *** Character of the late Mrs. Hill, whose that great metropolitan thoroughfare. death is briefly noticed in page 290. The Duke of Queensberry has obviously Mrs. Hill, the wife of Mr. John Hill, been for many years a subject of conti- and daughter of the late Dr. Maddox, of nual remark Anecdotes without end Rotherhithe. The cause of the disor. have been disseminated about him, many der, to whose subtle and too sure, progress of which are false, and most of them ex- of decay she felt a victim, was a cold aggerated; but no man ever contrived to caught at church, by sitting opposite to make so much of life as he appears to have an open window in a current of air. She done. When his eye - for he had but bore a lingering illness of 15 months with one — was grown dim, and his hearing al- the most exemplary patience, and conmost gone, he did not lose his spirits, or templated the gradual approaches of death fail in making efforts to enjoy what little with an entire resignation of spirit and unwas left him. He had long lived secundùm deviating fortitude of soul, supported by artem; and the prolongation of his life may an bumble, yet firm confidence in her be attributed to this precautionary practice. God, that a life spent in the uniform exThe predominant feature of the Duke of ercise of piety and virtue would be acQueensberry's character was, to use a com- cepted in his mercy, for the sake of the mon phrase, to do what he liked, without car, merits of her Redeemer. If a heart bleeding who was pleased or displeased at it. Hising with regret for her loss may be allowed wealth was enormous and accumulating; to add its testimony to her unassuming but littlę is known of any private disposi, excellence, it would speak its sorrows, not tion of it. His charities at Richmond in the measured language of studied pawere, indeed, considerable, and bis occa- negyric (for this would ill accord with the sional contributions for national purposes meek simplicity of her life or the tranquil were noble ones ; and that is all we have submissiveness of her death) bụt in those "heard of his private or public bepevolence. Words of truth and sympathy, which, while We can, therefore, conclude this article they are sanctioned by the afflictive feelwith no other observation, than that he ings of an aged mother, a disconsolate reached an age beyond the common allot. husband, and eleven children, left to lament of man; and was one of the most ment their sad privation, are also justified wealthy subjects of the British Empire.-- by the mournful recollections of her His Grace dying without issue, the titles of friends, and of all who had the happiness Duke of Queensberry and Earl of March of her acquaintance; for to all who knew are extinct; but his other titles de- her, ber amiable disposition and engaging scend, and his immense estates are di- manners had justly endeared her. vided. He is supposed to have died in all the relations of life her conduct exworth more than a million i12 ready mo- emplified the purest consciousness of duty ney. The Earldom of Queensberry de- that could give interest to the Christian scends to Sir Charles Douglas of Kilhead, and social character impressed with a bart. (who married in 1803, Lady Caroline due sense of the importance of religion as. Scot, daughter of the Duke of Buccleugh); connecting the duties of this life with the with estates amounting to about 12,0001. a hopes of the next, she preserved to herself year. The Duke of Buccleugh succeeds the best excitement to the practice of the to the estates of Drumlanrig, and to the one by a pious and rational dependence title of Earl of Drumlanrig. Lord Douglas upon the other. Hence she lived the most succeeds to estates of less consideration, filial of daughters, the most affectionate amounting however to between 6 and 70001. of wives, and the most tender of mothers; a year. Lord Yarmouth succeeds to the and she died the good and faithful servant greatest part of his disposable property, of her God, whom she thus best glorified A legacy of 50,0007, is left to the on earth, by sanctifying her virtues to Duke of Somerset, and the same to the the higher purpose of attaining the bles, Duchess.

sedness of Heaven.

BILL OF MORTALITY, from Nov. 20, to Dec. 25, 1810.
Christened.
Baried.

2 and 5 297 | 50 and 60 192 Males - 1146 Males 1289

5 and 10 123 60 and 70 221 2239

2502 Females · 1219

10 and 20 89 70 and 80 154 Whereof have died under 2 years old 715

20 and 30 147 i 80 and 90 84 Peck Loaf 4s. Ild.; 5s.; 45. 11d.; 4s.. 11d.s 45. 11d. 30 and 40*2007 90 and 100 10 Salt El. per bushel ; 41d. per pound;

40 and 50 263

Females 1093}

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Between

AVERAGE PRICES of NAVIGABLE CANAL PROPERTY, Dock Stock, Firs-OFFICESMARES, &c. in December 1810 (to the 24th), at the Office of Mr. Scott, 28, New Bridge-street, London : Staffordshire and Worcestershire, 7601. Dividing 401. nett per Annum. Coventry, 855). dividing at the rate of 321. per Share.--Swansea, 1671. the last Dividend 81. per Share.---Monmouthshire, 1291. with 21.10s. Half-Yearly Dividend.-Grand Junction, 2671. 2561: 2601. without the Half-Yearly Dividend of 31.-Kennett and Avon, 421.--Wilts and Berks, 451. 10s.-Rochdale, 521. 10s.-Ellesmere, 731. to 751.-Union, 961. --Lancaster, 261._-Ashby-de-la-Zouch, 241.-Basingstoke, 451, 35.--Worcester and Birmingham Old Shares, 381.--New ditto, par.-Grand Surrey, 1721.-Croydon, 351, 341.-West India Dock Stock, 1651.--Loridon Dock, 1231. 10s. 1221. 10s.-Commercial Dock, 721.--Albion Assurance, 601---London Institutiou, 6812 5$.-Surrey Institution, 231. 2s.-Covent Garden New Theatre Shares, 5007, 5101.*

AVERAGE PRICES of CORN, from the Returns ending December 22, 1810.
INLAND COUNTIES.

MARITIME COUNTIES.
WheatRye Barly Oats Beans

Wheat Rye Barly Oats Bears
S. d. s., d. s. d.ls. *d. S. d.

s. d. s. dos. d. s. d. s. d. Middlesex 91 640 341 -*132 9|52 11||Essex 84 039 040 232 2 49 10 Surrey 96. 046 640 - 4/32 4151 - 6||Kent 91 056 040 9|32 0 49 0 Hertford 83 0510141 231 051 0||Sussex 96 000 040 0/29 400 0 Bedford 82 11 46 439 10127 10 46 6|Suffolk 83 8137 637 731 1 428 Huntingd. 79 200_038 6124 641. 9||Cambridg. 87.-3100. 635 619 4407 Northam. 82 8 47 633 221 10 46 0 Norfolk 82 638 6 35 827 . 340 11 Rutland 85 900 041 1025 649 0 Lincoln 85 343, 838 822 649 3 Leicester 87 10 47 1141 1125 1 44 81 York 82 4151 437 9124 155 1 Nottingham 90842 043 6 26 454 2|| Durham 84 8100 0 46 11 26 800 Derby

90 10100 0 44 10/29 4152 10 Northum, 78 3160 0137 5 26 500 0 Stafford 98 11,000 44 11130 11 55" 8 Cumberl. 84952 443 4 26 2000 Salop 103 764 0|#5 - 8131 900 0 Westinor. 92 8156 044 9/28 200 0 Hereford 114 - 764 0 46 11|32 - 3 49 3|| Lancaster 89 000 0 46 627 -5 57 8 Worcester 108 1100 044 10 35 654 3|Chester 90 6100 049 0 33 8100 0 Warwick 104 400 0 45 6133 3157 6|Flint 95 1.100 0156 629 000 0 Wilts 102-10100 039 8 30 061 8||Denbigh 97 800 055 10/27 600 0 Berks 98 700 037 1031 250 1.Anglesea 00 Oloo. 040 0123 000 0 Oxford 98 2100

0 35 10/27 10 49 21 Carnarv. 92 4100 049 824 4100 Bucks 90 0/24 037 6/29 050 6Merionet. 98 8164 0150 10 27. 056 0 Brecon 121' 683 253 1025 8100 0l|Cardigan 100 Oloo. 044 0 15. 10000 Montgom. 112 200 0 +3 ; 9128 900 of Pembroke 83 600 043 917 81000 Radnor 117 4100 Ol+8° 5131 · 200 o Carmarth. 99 400 042 218 4000 Average of England and Wales, per quarter. Glamorg. 111 100 049 522 8000

95 11151 6143 5727 3150 8Gloucest. 114 9100 042 9126, 953 5 Average of Scotland, per quarter: Somerset 113 6100 09 2100 0158 0 67. 4143' 237 0125- 6148 4| Monmo. 117 11 00 053 1000 000

Devon

6100
0 +8

219 2000 Aggregate Average Prices of the Twelve Ma-|| Cornwall 95 100 0644 624 2000 ritime Districts of England and Wales, by Dorset 106 1100 01 3 29 000 0 which Exportation and Bounty are to bejitants 101 11100 0 42 731 1100 0 "regulated in Great Britain...

93 1/+9 7442 10/25 - 10,50 4 PRICES OF FLOUR, December 24: Fine per Sack 80s. to 85s. Seconds 75s. to 80s. Bran per Q. 14s. to 16s. Pollard 26s. to 30s.

RETURN of WHEAT, in Mark-Lane, including only from Dec. 10 to Dec. 15:
Total 10,092 Quarters. Average 885. 10d1.-2s. 9 d. lower than last Return.

OATMEAL, per Boll of 140lbs. Avoirdupois, December 22, 51s. 64.
AVERAGE PRICE of SUGAR, December 26, 44s. 23d. per Cwt.

PRICE OF HOPS, IN THE BOROUGH MARKET, December 24:
Kent Bags................ 31. 10s. to 5l. 12s. Kent Pockets....... .....41. Os. to 6l. 10s.
Sussex Ditto......... .31. Os. to 51.04. Sussex Ditto...............31. 10s, to 51. 126.
Essex Ditto.. ..31. Os. to 5l. Os, Farnham Ditto ...........91. Os. to 146. Osa

AVERAGE PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW, December 24 : St. James's, Hay 71. 156. Straw 3l. 48, 6d.--Whitechapel, Hay 71. 19s. Clover 91. Straw 21, 16s.--Smithfield, Clover 91. 10 Old Hay 101. Os. 6d. Straw B1, 135. Gd.

SMITHFIELD, December 24. To sink the Offal-per Stone of 8lbs. Beef......

.4s. 8d. to 6s. Od. Head of Cattle at Market this Day: Mutton...

.5s. Od. to 6s." Od. Beasts about 1400. Calves 80. Veal.......... @s. Od. to 8s." Od. Sheep and Lambs 10,650.

Piğs 200. Pork............ -..65.Od. to 7s. - 4d.

COALS, December 23: Newcastle 50s. to 61s. 6d. Sunderland 50s. to 51s. SOAP, Yellow 80s. Mottled 90s, Curd 94s. CANDLES, 11s. 6d. per Doz. Moulds 12s. 6d.

TALLOW, per Stone, Sib, St. James's 4s.2d. Clare Market 4s, 4d. Whitechapel 4s. 4d.

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EACH DAY'S PRICE OF STOCKS IN DECEMBER, 1810.

India India Exchequ. South Sea Old New
3 perct | S per Ct.4 perct5 perCt|5perCt Long

Om-
Bank

Irish Imp. Eng. Lott. English
Ann. Stock. Bonds.
B. Red. Consols. Cons. Nayy. 1797.

Bills. Stock. Ann." Aun niuin.
Stock

Prizes.
SperCt. SperCt. Tickets.

5 din.
301

21 8 ofiper ct. dis. shut

shut 21 a 22pr. 4 a 6 pr. 824 | 1003

Ditto. 1 2438 661 663 82 1004

Ditto. 174 shut 21 a 19pr4 a 9 pr. 2 Sunday

shut 20 a 21 pr. 7 a 9 pr

65*

5 dis, 31 2434

Ditto.

Ditto.
665
41 2441

67 824
664

1002 17

5 dis.

Ditto.
1834 19 a 20pr. 4 a 5 pr.

643 Ditto.
51 244

654
663

824 100 173

Ditta. shut

Ditto. 18 a 19pr.5 a 10 pr.

5 dis. 612431 66 1004 shut

Ditte.
1713
19 a 20pr. 4 a 9 pr.

Ditto.
2445
664
82

Ditto, Dittis
shut 120 a 21 pr. 5 a 9 pr.
1001

54 dis.
8
shui

shut
shut 21 a 20pr. 6 a 9 pr.

Ditto.
661
821

shut

Ditto.
Sunday
10
664 671 82; shut
shut 122 a 21 pr. 7 a 9. pr.

Ditto. Ditto.
shut

shut 5 dis. 11

shut

Ditto. 244 667 825 | 1004

shut

Ditto.
177 shiut 20 a 21pr 4 a 8 pr.
674
12)

shut
674
821

1834

na 3 663

shut pr shut

Ditto.

Ditto. 54 dis.

645 13

824 100$

177 67 shui 19 a 20pr. 7 a 2 pr. shut

shut 54 dis.

Ditto. Ditto.

641

shut 14

8211004 1834 19 a 20pr. 2 a 6 pr.

645

Ditto. Ditto.
244

67
15
944 66 674 823 shut

Ditto.
shut
173
20 a 19pr, 3 a 7 pr.

Ditto,

shut
. 16 Sunday
17

823
243£ 663

shut 173

shut shat 21 a 20pr. 4 a 7 pr.

Ditto. Full Money. shut

shut 18 shut

Ditto. 243, shut |21 a 22pr. 4 a 7 pr.

64

Ditto. 65

82 19

674 813 shut 66 175 shut 121 a 22pr. 4 a 7 pr. shut

Ditto. shut 654

6.4

Ditto.

5 dis. 20

82 243

171

shut

shut 66 100% shut 121 a 19pr. 7 a 3 pr.

Ditto, Ditte.

54 dis. 91

Ditto.
66

Ditto.
674

shut 19 a 20pr. 2 a 6 pr. shut
817

shut 671 shut (15 a 16pr. 2 a 5 pr. 724

Ditto. 813 1005

shut

Ditto.
28) Sunday
24
65% 674
shut

Ditto.
811
100

Ditto.
shut

shut
25 Xmas Da.
26 holiday
27 holiday
28

1003

174 652

shut 16 a 17pr. 5 a 3 pr. shut

shut

Ditto. Ditto.
99
675

shut
65%

1a 5 pr.. shut shut

Ditto. Ditto. 301 Sunday Printed by Nichols and Sox, Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street, London.]

ERANSCOMB and CO. Stock-Brokers, 11, Holborn, 37, Cornhill, and 38, Haynarket.

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