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whom they beat severely, and rescued the prisoners. This occurred in frontof Bankside-mill, owned by a Mr. Thompson; who was disliked by the Unionists on account of his employment of knobsticks, or men not belonging to the Union. These knobsticks had, it appeared, been provided with arms for their defence, but as it turned out, used them for offence; for, appearing at the windows of the building, they made a foolish display of their weapons, and fired blank cartridge at the passing mob. One shot, however, actually took effect, and killed a man named James Bentley. This so incensed those around, that the windows of the manufactory were immediately demolished, the dwelling-house of the proprietor entered, and a total destruction of its contents effected. The liquors were drunk in the cellars, the cabinets rifled and broken, the victuals eaten, and about 50l. in money stolen. One of the lower rooms was filled with printing cloths, which the mob set fire to. In the course of the tumult the two prisoners were res
cued. The arrival of a party of lancers eventually caused the dispersion of the mob. he two Union men who were
rescued afterwards surrendered, and were liberated on bail; meanwhile, the town was in a state of great confusion. A meeting of upwards of 10,000 operatives was held the next day on Oldham Edge, or Moor, at which resolutions to support their fellows were entered into. t a Coroner's inquest subsequently held on the body of the individual who was shot, a verdict of Manslaughter was returned. Several of the rioters have since been arrested, and committed for trial.
LoNDON AND ITS WICINITY. April 13. The sixtieth Anniversary Festival of the Royal Humane Society was celebrated at the City of London Tavern, the Vice Chancellor in the Chair. The procession of a few of the ersons whose lives have been saved uring the last year, through the instrumentality of this valuable Institution, must have awakened many of the individuals present to a sense of the importance and utility'of the Institution. One youth in particular attracted the attention of every one present; he was attended in the procession by his father, a bighly respectable merchant in the city. After i. rocession, the Chairman presented the honorary medallions; and the Treasurer reported an excellent subscription, particularly for the new Receiving House in Hyde Park. April 21. This being the day apK. by the “Trades' Unions" of the etropolis, for presenting a petition to the King, through the medium of Lord
Melbourne, in favour of a remission of sentence on the six Dorsetshire labourers, lately transported for administering illegal oaths, about 30,000 workmen, arranged according to their respective trades, assembled in Copenhagen Fields. By seven o'clock the large field in front of Copenhagen House was crowded, and every minute the numbers increased by thousands. Each man had a piece of red ribbon in the button-hole of his coat. Not a noise, or the least inclination to break the peace occurred. The petition was brought on the field in a car or couch made for the occasion, borne on the shoulders of twelve men. It was or great bulk, and signed by 260,000 persons,
100,000 of whom were Unionists in the metropolis. At half past nine o'clock a rocket was fired, as the signal for the procession to move, which had been regularly marshalled. It proceeded down Maidenlane, Guildford-street, Regent-street, and Charing-cross, to Whitehall, where the
first . arrived at twelve o'clock. They
marched five and in some instances six abreast, in perfect silence, and at an ordi
nary foot pace, and were upwards of two hours in passing any given point. On the arrival of the procession at Whitehall, Mr. Owen, of Lanark, Dr. Wade (the nonresident Vicar of St. Nicholas, Warwick)
in his canonicals, and three or four other leaders of the Unionists, entered the . Home Office with the petition, whilst the
procession passed on along Parliamentstreet, and over Westminster-bridge to
Kennington-common. Mr. Phillips said
Lord Melbourne was in the office, but
that he had his directions to say that his
Lordship could not receive a petition pre
sented under such circumstances; if the
petition however should be presented
on another day, and in a becoming man
ner, his Lordship would receive it and
lay it before the King. After some
conversation, the deputation retired,
taking the petition with them. Upon
the arrival of the procession at Kenning
ton-common, they formed in good order
to await the arrival of the deputation with
Lord Melbourne's answer, after receiving
which, the different divisions immediately drew off, and in a short time the streets
resumed their ordinary appearance. Very ample arrangements had been made by
Government and the Civil authorities,
for the immediate suppression of any disturbance; but such was the peaceable
bearing of the Unionists, and the crowd accompanying their procession, that not a single soldier , or police-constable was
visible throughout their whole march.
On the 24th the petition was presented
to Lord Melbourne by a deputation from
the Trades' Unions, and laid before the
King in the usual way.
March 31. An Easter piece, under the title of . Inster Fair, or Michael Scott the Wizard, dramatised by Mr. Pocock, was brought forward. The plot is wholly devoid of interest, but a good deal of merriment was excited by the practical jokes with which it was interspersed. There were also some good scenery and cleverly managed transformations.
April 10. Lord Byron's tragedy of Sardanapalus was represented for the first time. It was listened to with strict at
tention throughout, but as an acting play it may be considered as rather dull and uninteresting; notwithstanding it was announced for repetition amidst partial applause. Covent GARDEN.
March 31. The Easter piece was an adaptation, by Mr. Planche, from the French of “Le Pré aux Clercs,” called The Challenge. The music and singing were the chief recommendations, in which Mr. Wilson and Miss Inverarity displayed their vocal powers.
—6– PROMOTIONS, PREFER MENTS, &c.
Mar. 10. Mary Eccleston, of Lytham, co. Lancaster, spinster, second dau. of Thos. Eccleston, formerly of Scarisbrick, esq. to take the surname and arms of Dicconson. Mar. 26. J. E. Alexander, esq. Captain of 42d Foot, to wear the insignia of the third class of the Royal Persian Order of the Lion and Sun. Knighted, James Nicoll M*Adam, esq. of Whitehall. Mar. 27. Knighted, Capt. John Woolmore, K.C. H. Deputy Master of the Trinity-house. Mar. 28. 3d Foot, brevet Lieut.-Col. J. Dennis, to be Lieut. Col.-49th Foot, Capt. Thos. Stephens, to be Major. April 8, 15th Foot, Lieut.-Col. G. W. Hor. tou, to be Lieut.-Col.-96th Foot, brevet Lieut. Col. H. White, to be Lieut.-Col.-Brevet Major W. Hulme, to be Major. April 9. Rear Adm. Sir Thos. Masterman Hardy, Bart. G.C.B. to be Governor of Greenwich Hospital. * April 1 1. 1st Foot Guards, Lieut.-Col. Benj. Des Voeux, to be Capt. and Lieut. April 14. Adm. Sir Geo. Martin, G.C.B. to be Vice-Adm. of the United Kingdom.—Adm. the Hon. Sir Robert Stopford, G.C.B. to be RearAdmiral of the United Kingdom. April 15. Col. Sir Dudley St. Leger Hill, to be Lieut. Governor of St. Lucia. April 16. Knighted, John Williams, esq. Baron of the Exchequer. The Earls of Leitrim and Donoughmore to be Knights of St. Patrick. The Earl of Erroll to be a Knight of the Thistle. Lord Sussex Lennox to be Postmaster of Jamaica. G. C. Antrobus, Esq. to be High Sheriff of Cheshire (Mr. Astley excused.) Naval Promotions. – Rear-Adm. Wm. Parker, C.B. to be a Lord of the Admiralty.— Rear-Adm. W. Hall Gage, appointed to com. mand in the Tagus.
Members returned to serve in Parliament.
Ecclesi ASTICAL PREFERMENTs.
Rev. W. M. Allen, Wormegay P. C. Norfolk.
Rev. C. J. Furlong, Warfield V. Berks.
Mar. 6. At Walsal, Mrs. R. W. Fletcher, a son. 27. At Ingestre, Staffordshire, Lady Sarah Ingestre, a son. At Woolley hall, Berkshire, the wife of the Rev. A. P. Clayton, a son. At Berechurch hall, Essex, the wife of Thos. White, esq. a son and heir. 30. At Clifton, the wife of Capt. Prescott, C. B. R.N. a dau. At Whitbourne, Herefordshire, the wife of the Rev. R. Briscoe, a dau. 31. In Dorset-place, Dorsetsquare, the wife of Major Hitchings, Deputy Adj. Gen. Madras, a son.
April 1. The Hon. Mrs. Vernon, a son. 4. At Bank Hall, Lancashire, the wife of John Wilson Patten, esq. M.P. a dau. At Kingston Russell, Dorset, Mrs. Robert Williams, a dau. 5. At Mersham Hatch, the wife of Sir Edw. Knatchbull, Bart. a dau. 7. At Blackbrook House, the wife of Lieut.-Col. Francis Le Blanc, a daughter. At her father's, the Hon. and Rev. Dr. Marsham, Kirby overblow, the wise of Lieut.-Col. Mac Lean, sist Reg. a dau. 9. The wife of Sir James Lake. Bart, a son.—11. In Old Palace Yard, the wise
of John Jervis, esq. M.P. a son. 13 At Bury, the wife of E. G. I so nby, esq. M. P. a dau. The wife of the Ilon. Tho. R. Keppel, a dau. At Weston Rectory, near Campden, the wife of the Rev. R. Allan Scott, a son.—14. At the Rectory, Amersham, the wife of the Rev. John Tyrwhitt Drake, a son. 15. At Rodney House, Clifton, the wife of Mark Pringle, esq. a dau. 17. The wife of the Rev. C. Pasley Vivian, a dau.
Mar. 5. At St. Mary's, Lambeth, Denis, Amedée Vaillant, esq. of Paris, to Caroline, dau. of Dr. Geo. Rees, of Clapham-rise.—6. The Rev. J. E. Tyler, B.D. Rector of St. Giles's-in-thefields, London, to Jane, only dau. of Divie Robertson, esq. of Bedford-sq. At Chelsea, Ashbut ham Henry, son of Ashburnham Butley, esq. to Frances Helen, only child and heiress of the late Neptune Blood, esq. of Sloane street. At Dover, H. Shore Milner Bouchette, son of the Surveyor-general of Canada, to Marianne, and G. S. Smith, esq. Dragoon Guards, to Geor. giana, dau. of the Hon. Herbert Gardner. 7. At Cley next the sea, the Rev. W. Whitear, to Harriet Sarah, fifth dau. of S. W. Thomlinson, esq. 9. At Brighton, the Rev. R. Farquharson, to Louisa, only dau. of the late Gen. R. Crauford. —11. At Blaytheruyche, Gerard Noel, esq. nephew of Lord Barham, to Sophia Lilias, dau. of Stafford O'Brien, esq. of Blatheruyche, Park, Northamptonshire. 17. At Devonport, the Rev. T. Hare, to Lavinia, dau. of W. Styles, esq. of Home Park.--13. At Marylebone Church, S. Marindin, esq. 2d Life Guards, to Isabella, eldest dau. of A. Colville, esq. of Berkely-street, and niece of Lord Auckland. 15. At Michaelstone, y, Vedw, Monmouthshire, Sir John Lewis Duntze, Bart. of Tiverton, to Frances Eliz. dau. of the Rev. J. Coles. At Brighton, Philip Stewart, esq. Bombay Civil Service, to Matilda Frances, dau. of the late W. Dawson, esq. of St. Leonard's hill, Berks. – 16. At St. Pancras New Church, Sidney Smith, esq. of Burton Crescent, to Sarah, second dau. of the late Thos. Palmer, esq. of Russell-place. 15. At Great Maplestead, Fred. Luard Wollaston, esq. Barrister, to Diana Hariet, second dau. of J. Sperling, esq. of Dynes Hall, Essex. 18. The Rev. W. G. Moore, Rector of West Barkwith, Lincoln, to Emily Ann, only dau. of T. Andrews, esq. of Upper Homerton. At St. George's, Bloomsbury, the Rev. M. Watkins, Vicar of Southwell, Notts, to Eliza, dau. of the late Alex. Hunter, esq. at Kirkton, Perthshire. At Kensington, the Rev. J. Phillips Gurney, Vicar of Great Canfield, Essex, to Anne, dau. of the late J. Langton, esq. of Farnham, Bucks. At the residence of Visc. Duncannon, Cavendish-square, the Earl of Kerry to the Hon. Augusta Ponsonby. At Naples, Edw. B. Hartopp, esq. of Dalby Hall Leicestershire, to Honor, dau. of the late MajorGen. Gent. 19. At Marylebone Church, C. F. Schrader, esq. to Harriet, third dau. of Gen. Northey Hopkins, of Oven Park, Bucks. 20. At Fulham, James Wright, esq. of Montagueplace, Hammersmith, to Alicia, widow of the late W. Bell, esq. of Portland place.—20. At St. George's, Hanover-sq. the Earl of Glengall, to Margaret Lauretta, youngest dau. of the late W. Mellish, esq. of Woodford, Essex. 31. The Rev. W. Rees, Vicar of Horsey, in Norfolk, to Eleanor, third dau. of late Rev. M. Ward, Rector of Horsington in Lincolnshire. At Alton Towers, the seat of the Earl of Shrewsbury, Major Bishopp, to Eliz. relict of the late R. Dormer, esq. In Green-st. Grosvenor sq. Lady East, sister to Hylton Jolliffe, esq. M. P. for Petersfield, to the IIon. J. C. Westenra, third son of Lord Rossmore, Licut.-Col. in the Scotch Fusileers.--The Rev. H. Jenkyns, Professor of
Greek in the University of Durham, to Harriet, eldest dau. of the Right Hon. H. Hobhouse, of Hadspen, Somerset. At Hunton, Kent, the Rev. John Duncombe Shafto, Rector of Buckworth, Hants, to Catherine Harriet, dau. of the Rev. R. Moore. April 2. At Wellington, Somerset, the Rev. Benj. Crosthwaite, of Wellington, to Charlotte Rebecca, dau. of the Rev. R. Jarratt. At Bath, G. Lowther, esq. of Astley, to Julia, second dau. of late Rev. W. Trevelyan, and grand-dau. of the late Sir J. Trevelyan, Bart. of Nettlecombe Park. At Woburn, Lord Chas. James Fox Russell, sixth son of the Duke of Bedford, to Isabella Clarissa, dau. of the late W. Davies, esq. of Pen-y-lan, co. Carmarthen, and grand. dau. to the late Lord Robert Seymour. The Rev. J. D. Broughton, Rector of Bletchley, to Frances, third dau. of Lewis Corkran, esq. of Long Ditton, Surrey. At Brixton, the Rev. G. F. F. Anderson, to Sarah, dau. of the Rev. C. F. Mileham, of Stoke Newington. 3. At Oxford, the Rev. J. Carter, Rector of Banton, Yorkshire, to Eliz. Anne, third dau. of the late Rev. R. Barker Bell, of Windlesham, Surrey. At St. Paul's, Covent garden, H. Byron, esq. to Eliz. Josephine, only dau. of J. Byron Bradley, M.D. At St. George's, Hanover-sq. the Rev. R. Fiennes Wykeham Martin, to Mary, second dau. of Neill Malcomb, esq. of Poltallach, Argyleshire. At Elm, near Wisbech, Edmund Blackbourne, esq. of Wood-house, to Elizabeth, second dau. of W. Dow, esq. of Needham Hall. W. H. Walton, esq. ...) the Inner Temple, to Louisa Hoskins, eldest dau. of Chas. Legh Hoskins Master, esq. of Barrow-green House, Surrey. 8. At Dartford, Kent, the Rev. II. W. R. L. Johnson, of Petworth, Sussex, to Sarah Eliz. second dau. of T. B. Fooks, esq. At St. Pancras New Church, Lieut.-Col. Kelly, E.I.C. to Mrs. Charlotte Gray. 9. At Eton College, the Rev. J. Young Cooke, of Chellesworth, cidest son of the Rev. Chas. Cooke, of Semer, Suffolk, to F. Judith, second dau. of the Rev. J. Briggs, Fellow of Eton College. The Rev. J. Jackson, to Eliza, daughter of Col. Houlton, of Farley Castle. 10. At Wrington, Somerset, the Rev. R. C. Codrington, LL.D. to Sarah, the third dau. of the late Talbot Savage, esq. At St. Mary's, Bryanston-sq. W. Geo. Tyssen Daniel Tyssen, of Foulden Hall, Norfolk, esq. to Mary, eldest dau. of Andrew Fountaine, of Narford Hall, Norfolk, esq. At Elmswell, Suffolk, the Rev. G. H. Vachell, to Cecilia Catherine, eldest dau. of the Rev. J. T. Lawton. At St. George's, Hanoversquare, R. S. Orlebar, esq. to Charlotte Eliz. eldest dau. of the Rev. V. Eilis, rector of walton, Bucks.---At Paris, Baron Louis Robert Jaen de Noe, 5th Hussars, to Louisa Helena, eldest dau. of the late J. Burke, esq. of York-place, Portmansquare. At Plaxtol, Kent, the Rev. W. Waldegrave Park, youngest son of the Hon. Mr. Justice Park, to Eliz. Jane, youngest dau. of Ed. mund Yates, esq. of Fairlawn, Kent. At Leamington Priors, Arch. M'Blane, esq. to Mary Magdalene, eldest dau. of Thos. Delves Broughton, esq. and niece to Gen. Sir John Delves Broughton, Bart. of Doddington Hall, Cheshire. At Saint Mary's, Bryanstone-sq. London, Silas Saul, esq. of Carlisle, to Lucy Maria, dau. of the late Col. Rich. Clarke, C.B. of the Bengal Cavalry. At Stogumber, Somerset, the Rev. Thomas Prowse Lethbridge, youngest son of Sir Thos. Buckler Lethbridge, Bart. of Sandhill Park, to Isabella. youngest dau. of the Rev. Thomas S. Escott, of Hartrow. 15. At Mortlake, Surrey, the Rev. Samuel Hartopp Knapp, Rector of Letchworth, Herts, to Marianne Jane, widow of Dr. Jarnes, late Bishop of Calcutta. At St. George's, Hanover-za. Christ. Alex. Haser man, esq. Solicitor Gen of Upper Canada, to Eliz. Emily, dau. of Walter Merry, esq. Lansdownepl. Cheltenham, late Deputy Secretary at War.
Lond TEIGNMouth. Feb. 14. In Portman-square, aged 82, the Right Hon. John Shore, Baron Teignmouth in the Peerage of Ireland, and a Baronet; a Privy Councillor, F.S.A. and President of the British and Foreign Bible Society. His Lordship was descended from a Derbyshire family, but, we believe, was born in Devonshire. His father, Thomas Shore, esq. was sometime of Melton in Suffolk; he died in 1759, leaving issue by Dorothy Shepherd, the late Lord Teignmouth, and the Rev. Thomas William Shore, Vicar of Sandal in Yorkshire, and of Otterton in Devonshire, who died in 1822. Mr. Shore went early in life to India in the civil service of the East India Company. He arrived in Bengal in May 1769, and was soon afterwards stationed at Moorshedabad as an Assistant under the Council of Revenue. From Moorshedabad he proceeded in 1772 to Rajeshahye as an Assistant under the Resident at that station. In the following ear his success in acquiring a knowi. of the Persian language obtained for him the office of Persian Translator and Secretary to the Provincial Council of Moorshedabad; and in 1774 a seat at the Calcutta Revenue Board, where he continued till the dissolution of that Board in 1781, and establishment of a General Committee of Revenue at the Presidency, of which he was appointed Second Member. n January, 1785, he came to England with Mr. Hastings, with whom he had contracted an intimacy, and in the April of the following year returned to Calcutta, having been appointed by the Court of Directors to a scat in the Supreme Council as an acknowledgment of his distinguished talents and integrity. “Pacific habits, and skill in revenue,” were the distinguishing qualifications, according to Mr. Mill, which recommended Mr. Shore, at that crisis, to the Company. Retrenchment was the order of the day, when the financier succeeded to the general. Sir John Malcolm, writing in the spirit of a military statesman, strongly condemns Sir John Shore's pacific policy; while Mr. Mill, taking the civilian's view of the question, defends it. Its wisdom would not, perhaps, have been questioned, had it been found practicable to adhere to it; but, unfortunately, it served only to prepare the wo, for Lord Mornington's
(Wellesley's) splendid military operations. Mr. Shore took an active and promiment part in the formation of the revenue and judicial systems of India; and to his influence in the Council, the judicial and fiscal reforms introduced by Lord Cornwallis are in a t ineasure attributable; more especially his Lordship's grand measure of making the zemindar the proprietor of the soil, respecting the policy of which so wide a difference of opinion has been maintained. Mr. Shore was also mainly instrumental in the fabrication of that code of laws which was published in Bengal in the year 1793, shortly after its author had succeeded the Marquis Cornwallis as Governor-general of India. The publication of the laws or regulations of the Bengal Government was at that time, and has since been, regarded as an important tera in the history of British Administration in India. On succeeding to the Governmentgeneral of India, Mr. Shore was created a Baronet; and previously to his retirement he was raised to a peerage of Ireland by patent dated Oct. 24, 1797. He was the bosom friend of Sir William Jones, and succeeded him in the presidency of the Asiatic Society, in which capacity he delivered a handsome eulogy on his predecessor, which was printed, together with some other well written essays of his composition, in the Transactions of that learned body. In 1804 he published in 4to, “Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Correspondence of Sir William Jones;” and in 1807 he edited, in thirteen volumes octavo, “The Works of Sir William Jones, with the Life of the author.” His Lordship was appointed a Commissioner for the affairs of India, April 4, 1807, and was sworn one of the Privy Council on the 8th of the same month. He retained his seat at the India Board until a recent period; but, we believe, he never sat in Parliament. On the formation of the British and Foreign Bible Society, in 1804, Lord Teignmouth was fixed upon as the most suitable person, to occupy the office of President; Bishops Porteus, Shute Barrington, Fisher, and Burgess, being VicePresidents, together with Sir Win. Pepperell, Adm. (afterwards Lord) Gambier, Charles Grant, and William Wilberforce. With such men, in such an enterprise, it was no small honour to be associated; and the zealous, persevering attention which the President gave to the interests of the Institution, not less than the catholic and amiable spirit in which he presided over it, amply justified the choice of the Provisional Committee. To his Lordship's sound judgment and conciliatory manners, the Bible Society has been not a little indebted for having weathered the storms which it has had to encounter. For some time past, the increasing infirmities of age precluded his taking the active part in the affairs of the Society which he formerly sustained; and the chair has been occupied at the public anniversaries by his friend, Lord Bexley, who, it is supposed, will be invited to succeed him. He published in 1810 “A letter to the Rev. Christopher Wordsworth, D.D. on the subject of the Bible Society;” and in 1811 “Considerations on communicating to the Inhabitants of India the knowledge of Christianity.” In 1786 he married Charlotte, only daughter of James Cornish, esq. a respectable medical practitioner at Teignmouth. By this lady who survives him, his Łop had issue three sons and six daughters: 1. the Hon. Charlotte; 2 and 3, Caroline-Isabella and Emily, who both died young; 4. the Right Hon. Charles John now Lord Teignmouth, born in 1796, and at present unmarried ; 5. the Hon. Anna Maria, married in 1821 to the late Col. Sir Thomas Noel Hill, and left his widow in 1832; 6. the Hon. Frederick-John Shore, Assistant to the Secretary to the Commissioners in the ceded provinces of Bengal; he married Jan. 25, 1830, his cousin Charlotte Mary, second daughter of the late George Cornish, esq. and has a son, born in 1832; 7, the Hon. HenryDundas, who died in 1826, when a Cornet in the 11th dragoons, aged twentysix; 8. the Hon. Caroline-Dorothea, married in 1829 to the Rev. Robert Anderson, the eminent preacher at Brighton; and 9 the Hon. Ellen-Mary, married in 1830 to Capt. Edward C. Fletcher, of the 1st life guards.
SiR G. Bisshopp, BT. DeAN of Lismoor. March 22. At Cheltenham, aged 42, the Very Rev. Sir George Bisshopp, the eighth Baronet (1620), Dean of Lismore, and Chaplain to the Castle of Dublin. Sir George was born July 5, 1791, the only son of Edward Bisshopp, Esq. the eminent army agent (see Gent. Mag. vol. XLII. p. 89) who was the third son of Sir Cecil the fifth Baronet, by the Hon. Anne Boscawen, second daughter of Hugh Wiscount Falmouth. GENT. MAG. Vol. I.
The mother of Sir George was Jane, only daughter of William Atkinson, Esq. of Pall-mall. She was married secondly to the Rev. Lucius Coghlan, D. D. and died in London, since the death of her son, on the 10th of April. His father having died during his infancy, the charge of his education devolved on his mother's second husband, Dr. Coghlan, who watched over the interests of his beloved ward with a tenderness and fidelity beyond all praise, and who was amply repaid for his anxiety by the dutiful and devoted attachment of his adopted son. Sir George was indebted for his original preferment to the friendship and interest of his cousin the late Duchess of Dorset; but his subsequent elevation was entirely the consequence of his eminent qualifications, and high and unblemished character. He was for some years Archdeacon of Aghadoe, and had recently succeeded Dr. Bayly in the Deanery of Lismore. On the death of his cousin Cecil, Lord De la Zouche, Nov. 11, 1828, without issue male, Sir George succeeded to the Baronetcy, Sir George Bisshopp was an elegant scholar and a highly accomplished man; and distinguished through life for every quality of head and heart that can adorn the character of the Christian gentleman. He married, May 17, 1820, CatherineElizabeth, daughter of Andrew Sproule, Esq: Capt. R.N. commanding the Royal Yacht at Dublin; and by that lady, who died in 1832, had issue three sons and three daughters: 1. Sir Cecil Augustus Bisshopp, who has succeeded to the Baronetcy, born in 1821; 2. HarrietArabella, his twin sister; 3. Jane-Annabella; 4. George-Curzon; 5. EdwardCecil; and 6. Catherine-Mary.
SIR. H. DALRYMPLE HAMILtoN, BART. Feb. 23. At Bargeny hall, co. Ayr, aged 60, Sir Hew Dalrymple Hamilton, fifth Baronet of North Berwick, co. Haddington (1697), LL.D. &c. &c. Sir Hew was born Jan 3, 1774, the eldest son of Sir Hew Dalrymple the fourth Baronet, M.P. for the county of Haddington, (descended paternally from the family of the Earls of Stair; through a female ancestor from the Hamiltons of Bargeny, formerly peers of Scotland,”)
* When the male line of this family expired, the patent of peerage (granted by Charles I.) could not be found, and the House of Lords declared in 1740 that, as the original limitation of the peerage could not be ascertained, they could not determine whether the peerage was extinct or not. 4. A