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EcclesiAsticAL PREFERMENTs. Rev. Dr. Knox, to be Bp. of Limerick. Rev. J. Gregory, to be Dean of Dublin Cath. Rev. J. Gordon, to a Preb. in Wells Cathedral. Rev. G. T. Noel, to a Preb. in Winchester Cath. Rev. W. Fisher, to be Canon Res. in Salisbury Cath. Rev. J. D. Paker. Avenbury R. co. Hereford. Rev. G. L. Benson, Homington P.C. Wilts. Rev. C. J. C. Bulteel, Woodbury V. co. Devon. Rev. G. Cartmel, Pulchrohon R. co. Pembroke. Rev. J. Corfe, Stratford P.C. Wilts. Rev. E. Dix, St. Mary's R. Truro, Cornwall. Rev. J. G. Dowling, St. Mary de Crypt R. Glou. Rev. S. J. Etty, Lawrence Wooton V. Hants. Rev. B. S. Ffinch, St. Paul R. Deptford, Kent. Rev. E. Foreman, Felton R. with Winterton P. C. co. Hereford. Rev. W. Goddard, Charlton King's P.C. co. Glou. Rev. J. R. Harvey, Sudeley R. co. Gloucester. Rev. W. Hassell, Dewchurch and Birch V. co. thereford. Rev. E. Jackson, Duston R. co. Westmoreland. Rev. R. Barnard, Witney V. co. Oxon. Rev. J. Jones, Llansadwin V. Wales. Rev. T. Langley, Landago P.C. co. Monmouth. Rev. L. Latham, Quennington R. co. Gloucester. Rev. W. H. Leech, Moresby R. Cumber land. Rev. H. S. Livius, Yaxham with Welborne R. Norfolk. Rev. S. Long Woodmansterne R. Surrey. Rev. J. Lubbock, Belaugh with Scottow R. Norf. Rev. J. Lyon, All Saints R. Liverpool. Rev. G. Mason, Scruton R. co. York. Rev. J. May, Holmpton R. co. York, Rev. J. Molesworth, Redruth R. Cornwall. Rev. Mr. Monteith, Thorpe Arch V. co. York. Rev. E. N. Nares, Newchurch R. Kent. Rev. F. W. Pye, Blisland R. Cornwall. Rev. J. N. Shipton, Nailsea R. with Othery V. Somerset. Rev. T. o. Short, St. George's R. Bloomsbury. Rev. H. B. Snooke, Titchfield P.C. Hants. Rev. J. Swinburn, Dearham V. co. Cumberland. Rev. T. Trocke, Chapel Royal P.C. Brighton. Rev. J. Vaughan, Upton Lovell R. Wilts. Rev. T. S. L. Vogan, Potter Heigham V. Norfolk. Rev. J. Wordsworth, Workington R. co. Cumberland. Rev. w. T. Wyld, Blunsden St. Andrew's R. Wilts. ChaplaiNs. Rev. T. W. Barlow, to the Northampton Infirinst tw. Rev. o Brackenbury, to the Magdalen, London. Rev. C. Buck, to the Bristol New Hospital. Rev. F. Crossman, to the Duke of Beaufort. Rev. E. Daniel, to Lord Godolphin. Rev. G. Gleig, to Chelsea Hospital. Rev. N. Green, to Trinity House, Newcastle. Rev. M. W. Mayow, to the Earl of Orford. Rev. H. J. Rose, to the Archbishop of Canterbury. Rev. J. H. A. Rudd, to the Presidency of Bengal. Rev. J. B. Schonberg, and Rev. M. J. Wynyard, Chaplains in Ordinary to His Majesty.

BIRTHS. Feb. 10. At Rome, the Hon. Mrs. Hamilton, a dau. 17. At Weymouth, the wife of Lieut.Col. Melville Browne, a dau. — 2. At Folk

stone, the wife of the Rev. C. E. Plater, a son. 24. At Awliscombe Vicarage, Lady Prideaux." a dau.-27. At Keyhaven, near Lymington, the lady of the Rev. R. Lawrance, a son. 28. At Clifton, the wife of the Hou. W. H. Yelverton, a dau.

Mar. 3. At Harrow Weald, Middlesex, the wife of the Rev. H. S. Foyster, a son.—6. The lady of Sir Sandford Graham, Bart. a son. 7. At Hook, near Odiham, Hants, the wife of the Rev. E. R. Larken, a son. 12. Mrs. willement. of Green-st. Grosvenor-sq. a son. In Upper Harley-street, the wife of J. Morrison, esq., M.P., a son.——In Montague st. Portman-sq. the wife of Lieut. Col. Todd, a dau. At Rougham, Suffolk, the wife of the Rev. H. A. Oakes, a dau. In Curzon-street, the wife of Dr. Wilson. a son. 14. At Latenbury-hill, near Huntingdon, the wife of the Rev. Harvey J. Sperling, a son. 15. At Lynn, the wife of the Rev. Ambrose Goode, a dau. 16. At Clifton, the wife of Capt. Brace, R.N. a dau. 17. At St. Briavels, the wife of C. R. Court, esq. a dau. Lady-Susan Lygon, a son. 18. At Dawlish, Devon, the wife of the Rev. T. Walsh, a dau. 19. At the Priory, Iffley, Oxon, the wife of Edward Gilbert, esq.a dau.

Lately.—The Hon. Mrs. Grey, a son. At Fawley Rectory, Hants, the wife of the Rev. Cha. Fanshawe, a dau.


Feb. 18. At St. George's, Hanover-sq. John Lee Lee, esq., M.P. for Dillington, Somerset, to Jessy, only dau. of the late J. E. Vaughan, esq. of Rheolo, Glamorganshire, M.P. for Welis. 20. At Swanington, Norfolk, G. Palmer Lockwook, to Sarah Harriet, only dau. of the Rev. 1. vickers. Rector of Swanington. 21. At Yaxham, Norfolk, the Rev. R. G. Rogers, Rector of Yarlington, Somerset, to Mary Theodora, dau. of late john Johnson, L.L.D., Rector of Yaxham, 22. At St. George's, Haugver-sq. Dr. J. C. Ferrier, to Caroline dau. of Capt. R. Macdonell, late of Glenturret, N.B. 24. At Cheshunt. Herts, Alfred Pett, M.D. of Tottenham, to Louisa, dau. of J. D. Aubert, esq. 25. At Dorchester, the Rev. Wm. England, L.L.B., Rector of Winterbourne Came, to Eliz. dau. of the late Rev. Thos. Morton Colson, of the former place. At Chard, Cornish Henley, esq. to Sarah Frances, 2d dau. of James Benj. Coles, esq. of Parrock's Lodge, Somerset. At Coventry, A. F. Gregory, esq. of Stivichall, Warwick, to Caroline. dau. of Lieut.Col. Hood, eldest son of Visc. Hood, of Whitley Abbey. At Scole, Norfolk, Thos. Utton, esq. of Brome, Suffolk, to Jane, fifth dau. of the iate Geo. Lee, esq. of Dickleburgh, Norfolk. At Dublin, the Rev. T. Lawrence, to Sidney Jane. eldest dau. of Sir A. Clarke, M.D. At Spennithorne, the Rev. R. W. Bosanquet, to Frances. dau. of the late H. P. Pulleine, esq. of Crake hali Yorkshire. At Burnham, the Rev. R. J. Gouid M.A. to Emma, third dau. of the Rev. T. Carter. Vicar of Burnham.——26. At Newton St. Cyres. Devon, Geo. Wood Webber, esq. to Eliz. dau. of the Rev. G. T. Carwithen. 27. At Fulham, S. Whitluck, esq. of Hanham Hall, co. Glouc. to Mary, only dou. of J. Benifold, esq. At Carnberwell, 'i hos. Jarvis, esq. solicitor, to Jane Isabella, only dau. of Capt. W. Hamiton, E.I.C. 28. At Cardross, Dumbartonshire. Capt. W. E. Alured Elliott, 29th Madras infantry. to Isabella, eldest daughter of the late T. Ritchie. esq. of Greenock.

Mar. 3. At Wallingford, Berks, the Rev. Thos. Cottle, to Louisa Georgiana, only cnild of vy. Bowell Sheen, esq. of Wallingford.—4. At Edmonton, the Rev. G. Butland, of Ringmore, Devon, to Sarah Jane, only dau. of J. Braut, esq. 5. Ben. Collett, esq. to Charlotte Harriet, second dau. of the Rev. Geo. Sampson, Rector of Leven, co. York.

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LoRD Viscount GALway. Feb. 2. At his seat, Serlby Hall, Nottinghamshire, in his 52d year, the Right Hon. William-George MoncktonArundell, fifth Viscount Galway and Baron of Killard, co. Clare (1727). This amiable nobleman was born March 28, 1782, the eldest son of Robert the fourth Viscount, by his first Lady, Elizabeth, daughter of Daniel Matthew, esq. of Felix hall, Essex. He succeeded to the title on the death of his father, July 23, 1810. His Lordship was fond of literature; he had collected a valuable library; and was one of the best patrons of topographical and antiquarian works. He was a Vice President of the Church Missionary Society, and a supporter of many charitable and religious institutions. His love and reverence for religion, evinced during his life, afford the most solid ground to hope that he found acceptance at the throne of Mercy, through Christ, at the hour of his death, though the summons was awfully sudden, from a rapid effusion of water on the chest. His remains were interred in the family vault at Felkirk, near Wakefield, on the 8th of February. Lord Galway married, June 4, 1804, Catherine-Elizabeth, only surviving child of the late Captain George Handfield, of the 40th regt. by Elizabeth, daughter of the Rev. Sir William Smijth, Bart. of Hill hall, in Essex. By her ladyship, who survives him, Lord Galway had six sons and two daughters: 1. the Right Hon. George-Edward-Arundell now Viscount Galway, born in 1805, and at present unmarried; 2. the Hon. Charles Augustus Monckton, Capt. in the 88th foot, who was killed by a riotous soldier at Corfu, Aug. 9, 1831 (see Gent. Mag. vol. C.I. ii. 381); 3. the Hon. Augustus-William, Commander R.N. who was lost in the Calypso, on his passage from Nova Scotia, in Feb. 1833, (see a brief memoir in Gent. Mag. vol. CIII. i. 563); 4 the Hon. Edmund Gambier Monckton, now an Ensign in the 50th foot; 5. the Hon. FrederickSmijth; 6. the Hon. Flizabeth-Celia; 7. the Hon. Horace-Manners; and 8. the Hon. Caroline-Isabella.

Lond Viscoust ExMouth.

IDec. 3. At Feuillade's hotel, London,

ed 46, the Right Hon. Pownoll-Bastard ‘.... second Viscount Exmouth (1816) and Baron Exmouth of Canonteign, co. Devon (1814), and a Baronet (1796); a

Captain in the Royal Navy, and Naval Aide-de-Camp to the King.

He was the eldest son of the late distinguished Admiral, of whom a memoir was given in the Gentleman's Magazine for March 1833. Of his own naval services we are not informed, but he obtained post rank, Jan. 22, 1806. During several Parliaments he was Member for the borough of Launceston. He succeeded his father in the peerage Jan. 23, 1833.

His Lordship was twice married, first, Oct. 1, 1808, to Eliza-Harriet, eldest daughter of Sir George Hilaro Barlow, Bart, and G.C.B., which marriage was dissolved by Act of Parliament in 1820; secondly, April 15, 1822, to Georgiana. Janet, eldest daughter of Mungo Dick, esq. who is left his widow. He had issue by his first wife, two sons and one daughter; 1. the Right Hon. Edward now Lord Viscount Exmouth, born in 1811, and now on the Civil service of the Bengal establishment; 2. the Hon. PercyTaylor Pellew ; 3. the Hon. JulianaSarah; by his second marriage he had: 4. the Hon. Pownoll-Fleetwood; 5. Caroline-Emma, who died in 1832, aged seven; 6, a daughter, born in 1827; 7: a son born in 1830; and 8. a son born in 1833.

His Lordship's remains were conveyed to the family vault at Christowe for interment.

HoN. Großge LAMR.

Jan. 2. In Whitehall Yard, in his 10th year, the Hon. George Lamb, Under Secretary of State for the Home Department and M. P. for Dungarvon; brother to Lord Viscount Melbourne, the Rt. Hon Sir F. J. Lamb, and Countess Cowper.

Mr. Lamb was born July 11, 1784, the fourth and youngest son of Peniston first Viscount Melbourne, by Elizabeth daughter of Sir Ralph Milbanke, Bart. He was educated at Eton, where, together with his brothers, he was under the immediate care of the late Rev. Dr. Langford; and at Trinity college, Cambridge, where he was created M. A. in 1805, and passed through the usual course of university studies with greater success than, from his retired habits and unpretending character, was generally known. He was early entered of Lincoln's Inn, and called to the Bar, after which he for a short time went the Northern Circuit; but he soon ceased to practise, partly on account of ill health, and devoted his attention prin

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cipally to literature. His brother the on. Peniston Lamb, who died in 1805, had also been bred to the law, and left him an extensive library. Mr. Lamb was one of the most active members of the Committee of Management of Drury-lane theatre, when the Earl of Essex, Lord Byron, and the Hon. Douglas Kinnaird, were his associates. He was himself the author of “Whistle for it,” an operatic piece, 1807; and “Mr. H." a Farce. He also published some minor poems; but his most elaborate and remarkable work, was a translation of Catullus. In the year 1819 he was put forward by the Whigs to contest the representation of Westminster against the Radicals, on the death of Sir Samuel Romilly. The contest lasted fifteen days, and terminated as follows: Hon. George Lamb .. 4465 Mr. Hobhouse . . . . .3861 Major Cartwright. . . .38 During this contest he had to encounter many brutal attacks from the mob; which must have added materially to the annoyances of a conflict which at the best was quite dissonant to his nature, and in which no victory could compensate for the interruption of the “noiseless tenour of his way." Accordingly, at the general election in the following year he gave place to his more popular opponent. In 1826 he entered Parliament, through the interest of the Duke of Devonshire, as Member for Dungarvon, and he had represented that borough in four Parliaments at the time of his death. On the accession of the present Ministry, he became Under Secretary of State to his brother Lord Melbourne, in the Home Department. His official duties were executed in an efficient manner, and his speeches in Parliament were delivered in a sensible and intrepid style. His early habits and warm affections had led him to form that strong party attachment which is now somewhat old-fashioned, but which, when regulated, as in the case of Mr. Lamb, by a sense of justice to his opponents, and directed to great and honourable purposes, is perhaps the surest, and has undeniably hitherto proved the most effectual expedient for enlisting either talent or zeal in the service of a mixed and popular government, and for enabling atatesmen of genius and ability to defend and promote the cause of civil and religious liberty. In private society Mr. Lamb was unreserved, communicative, and agreeable; his accomplishments were admitted by all who knew him; his kindmess of heart, and mildness of temper were proverbial.

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He married May 17, 1809, Mademoiselle Caroline-Rosalie Adelaide St. Jules, a relation of the Duke of Devonshire, and with that estimable lady, of a character entirely assorting with his own, he enjoyed the truest domestic felicity. Both heightened it in “doing good by stealth,” and would have “blushed to find it fame.” She survives, but never had any children. A complaint to which Mr. Lamb was subjected from his childhood, had become so troublesome in his latter years, as frequently to confine him to bed; but the tranquillity of his domestic life was such as to preclude any alarm on its account. In the last year an accident, having no relation . far as unprofessional persons could judge) to that complaint, induced great suffering; which, about Christmas, suddenly increased to a degree that threatened dissolution. It was only then that a surgical operation was adopted, but alas! as would appear from the skill that surrounded him, including Mr. Brodie and Sir H. Halford, it was adopted too late. A post mortem examination took place for the satisfaction of relations absent on the continent, as well as for the benefit of science. His remains were removed from Whitehall Place on Thursday, Jan. 9, for interment in the family vault at Hatfield in Hertfordshire. They were accompanied out of London by the carriages of Viscount Melbourne, the Duke of Devonshire, Earl of Burlington, Hon. Col. Cavendish, and Sir R. Peel; and met on approaching Hatfield by Viscount Melbourne and the Earl of Burlington.

SIR. W. J. TwysdrN, BART.

Feb. 3. At Roydon hall, Kent, aged 74, Sir William Jervis Twysden, the seventh Baronet of that place (1611).

Sir William was born May 13, 1760, the eldest son of Sir William the sixth Baronet, by Mary, daughter of George Jervis, esq.; and succeeded to the title on his father's death, when only seven years of age. Sir William married May 7, 1786, Frances, daughter of Alexander Wynch, esq. formerly Governor of Madras, by whom he had issue three sons and four daughters: 1. Sir William Twysden, born in 1788, who has succeeded to the title; 2. Frances; 3. Flora; 4. Mary, married in 1819 to her cousin-german Henry Duncan Twysden, R.N. ; 5. Eliza, married in 1827 to Charles Henry Seale, esq. Capt. R.N.; 6. Isabella-Camilla, married in 1824 to the Rev. Robert Orgill Lemon; 7. Francis-James; and 8 John,

born in 1808, married in 1829 to Cecilia, daughter of Louis Bazelguette, of Eastwick park, Surrey, esq.


Jan. 8. At Boynton, Yorkshire, aged 80, Sir William Strickland, the sixth Baronet of that place (1641).

Sir William was born March 12, 1753, the eldest son of Sir George Strickland, the fifth Baronet, by Elizabeth-Letitia, third daughter of Sir Rowland Winn, the fourth Baronet of Nostell in Yorkshire, and sister to Anne Lady Headley.

He married, April 15, 1778, Henrietta, third daughter and coheiress of Nathaniel Cholmley, of Whitby, esq. and by that lady, who died March 26, 1827, had issue six sons and seven daughters: 1. Henrietta; 2. Walter, who died in 1798, aged eighteen; 3. Caroline, married in 1811 to William Francis Lowndes, of Brightwell in Oxfordshire, esq.; 4. Sir George Strickland, who has succeeded to the title; he was born in 1782, and married in 1818 Mary, only child of the Rev. Charles Constable, of Wassand in Yorkshire, by whom he has a numerous family; 5. Arthur; 6. Edmund, who died an infant; 7. Eustacius Strickland, esq.; 8. Emma; 9. Anne, married in 1814 to the Rev. Francis Simpson, of Foston in Yorkshire; 10. John; 11. Priscilla, married in 1819 to Francis Winn, esq. of Nostell Priory; 12. Isabella, who died in 1814, aged fifteen; and 13. NathanielConstantine, a Commoner of Lincoln college, Oxford.

SIR WILLIAM Clayton, BART. Jan. 26. At Boulogne, aged 71, Sir William Clayton, the fourth Baronet, of Morden, in Surrey (1732). Sir William was born April 16, 1762, the elder son of William Clayton, Esq. (youngest son of Sir William the first Baronet) by his second wife Maria, daughter of Rice Lloyd, of Atty Cadno, co. Carmarthen, esq. He succeeded to the baronetcy on the death of his cousingerman, Sir Robert Clayton M.P. for Surrey, May 10, 1799. Sir William was Vice President of the Literary Fund Society. He married July 16, 1785, Mary, daughter of Sir William East, the first Baronet, of Hall Place in Berkshire; and by that lady, who died on the 9th of August last, he had issue five sons and two daughters: 1. Sir William Robert Clayton, a Colonel in the army and M.P. for Marlow, who married in 1817 Alice-Hugh-Massey, daughter and sole heiress of Col. Hugh O'Donel, eldest son of Sir Neil

O'Donel, Bart. and by that lady, from whom he was divorced in 1830, has issue two sons and two daughters; 2. Catharine-Emilia, married in 1821 to John Shawe Manley, esq. son of ViceAdm. Manley, and has issue; 3. East George Clayton, Esq. LL.D. who married in 1815 Marianne-Frances, eldest daughter of Charles Bishop, esq. his Majesty's Procurator-general, and has several children; 4. John-Lloyd Clayton, esq. a Lieut. R.N.; 5. Rice-Richard, a student of Lincoln's Inn, who married in 182... a daughter of Mr Justice Littledale; 6. the Rev. Augustus-Philip Clayton, Rector of Garveston, Norfolk, who married in 1828, Georgiana-Elizabeth, daughter of the late Charles Talbot, D.D. Dean of Salisbury, and grand-daughter of Henry 5th Duke of Beaufort; 7. Mary-Caroline, who died Oct. 29, 1812, aged twelve. Sir William Clayton was possessed of considerable property in Carmarthenshire, which he inherited from his mother, who was nearly allied to the ancient family of the Temlocks, who formerly held a considerable property in the ancient borough of Carmarthen. In the church of St. Peter, in that town, are deposited the remains of the celebrated Sir Richard Steele, whose lady, alike famed for her wit and beauty, (and mentioned in the Tatler as Miss Molly,) was nearly connected with the same parties. It is said that the Welsh estates are inherited by Sir William's younger son, John Lloyd Clayton, esq. His mansion of Morden in Surrey has been for some time letto (Joseph Buonoparte) the Count de Survilliers.


Aug. 24. At Hyderabad, in the East Indies, aged 46, Sir William Rumbold, the third Baronet, of Ferrand, co. York (1779).

Sir William was grandson of Sir Thomas Rumbold, Bart. formerly Governor of Madras, and the elder son of Sir George Berriman Rumbold, the second Baronet, by Miss Hearne, who married secondly, in 1809, the present Adm. Sir W. Sidney Smith, K.C.B.

He succeeded his father in the Baronetcy, 1)ec. 15, 1807; and married Jul 13, 1809, the Hon. †. Parkyns, sister to the present Lord Rancliffe and to the Princess de Polignac. By that lady, who died Sept. 8, 1830, he had issue, Flora, who died Aug. 30, 1828, aged 18; William-Frederick-Francis, who died Nov. 16, 1825, aged 13; and other children.

WILLIAM DANEY, Esq. Dec. 4. At Swinton Park, Yorkshire, in his 82d year, William Danby, Esq. Mr. Danby was the representative of that branch of the ancient family of Danby, which acquired the lordship of Masham. and Mashamshire, in the reign of Henry VIII. by marriage with one of the heiresses of the Lords Scrope of Masham, He was the only son of the Rev. William Danby, D.D. of Swinton Park, by Mary, daughter of Gilbert Affleck, of Dalham in Sufiolk, esq. He served the office of High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1784. He almost entirely rebuilt his mansion of Swinton, from designs of James Wyatt, esq. and John Foss, esq. of Richmond. It includes a handsome library, and a richly furnished museum of minerals. A view of it will be found in Neale's Seats. Mr. Danby was an accomplished scholar, and the author of some works of interest in moral philosophy, &c. He was strictly pious, without ostentation, and his benevolence was unbounded. His virtues, in all the relations of social and domestic life, will be long cherished and remembered with esteem by his surviving relatives and a large circle of friends. His remains were deposited in the family vanlt in Masham church on the 13th Dec. attended by his numerous tenantry, dependants, and labourers. In the line of carriages were those of the Duke of Leeds, Mrs. Lawrence (Studley), Miss Peirse, Hon. T. Monson, Mrs. Pulleine, Sir John Beresford, Sir Edward Dodsworth, Col. Dalton, Mr. Milbanke, Col. Coore, Mr. T. Hutton, Mr. D'Arcy Hutton, Capt. Hinckes, Rev. G. F. Clarke, &c. &c. Mr. Danby was twice married; first in Sept. 1775, to Caroline, daughter of Henry Seymour, which lady died March 20, 1821; secondly, Jan. 5, 1822, to Anne-Holwell second daughter of William Gater, esq.; but he has left no issue; nor any immediate relatives, except one sister, the dowager Countess Harcourt. It is said that the ancient Barony of Scrope of Masham, which has, for three centuries, been in abeyance between the families of Wyvill and Danby, will, on the death of the Countess, devolve upon the Wyvill family; the representative of which, Marmaduke Wyvill, Esq., of Constable Burton, Yorkshire, is at present residing on the Continent.

RobekT SURTEEs, Esq., F.S.A. Feb. 11. At his family scat of Mainsforth, in the county of Durham, in his 50th year, Robert Surtees, Esq. M.A., F.S.A. the IHistorian of that County.

This distinguished antiq was born in the Bailey, Durham, April 1, 1779. He received the first part of his education at the grammar-school of Houghton-leSpring, and while a school-boy there, in his 15th year, he began his collections for the history of his native county; so early was his predilection manifested for historical and archaeological pursuits. On his removal from Houghton he was placed under the Rev. John Bristow at Hampstead, where Reginald Heber was his schoolfellow. The course of his education was completed at Christ Church, Oxford, where he was created M.A. in 1803. Mr. Surtees was not one of those men for whom a profession is necessary to keep them from idleness. He had his calling from nature, and he followed it. Providence had placed him in the happiest station of life for one who knew how to appreciate the blessings of fortune, and he enjoyed them thoroughly because he made the best use of them. In 1806 he married Anne daughter of Ralph Robinson of Herrington, esq. and he found in his wife an affectionate and amiable companion. The first volume of his History of Durham was published in 1816, the second in 1820, the third in 1823. Much of the fourth and concluding volume is printed, and the materials for the remainder are mostly collected. Mr. Surtees was no ordinary To pher. The merest pioneer in literature could not have been more patientin painstaking : but he possessed higher qualifications than the indispensable ones of industry and exactness: few writers of this class have equalled him in richness and variety of knowledge; fewer still have brought to the task a mind at once so playful and so feeling. #. in his station, happy in his marriage, happy in his pursuits, habits, and opinions, and in the constant exercise of secret beneficence, he has left a good name, which by those who now regret his loss will be held dear as long as they survive him; and a great work, which must o be consulted by those who study the ancient history of England, and the institutions and manners of their forefathers. A severe cold, caught on the outside of a coach, led to the melancholy event which it has become our painful duty to record, after an illness of not more than a week's duration, Mr. Surtees's funeral, which took place on the 15th of February, was, by his own desire, of the most private and unostentatious na

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