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ler, eldest son of the Rev. John Templer, late Nicar of Cullompton, to Frances-Anne, eldest dau. of the Rev. John Badcock, of Seaton. At York, Lewis G. Jones, esq. of Wood Hill, co. Sligo, to Catharine-Townley, eldest dau. of Major Henry Dixon, late 81st Regt.—At Plymouth, the Rev. Thomas Morton, M.A. late Curate of St. Andrew’s, to Miss Knight.—At Paddington, Jeremiah Giles Pilcher, esq. of Camberwell, second son of Jeremiah Pilcher, esq. of Russell-sq. to Anna-Clarissa, eldest (lau. of C. P. Bartley, esq. of Westbourne-terr. Hyde Park.--—At Christchurch, Hants, Major Martin, late of the King’s Dragoon Guards, to Dorothea, dau. of the late S. M. Clagstoun, esq. and granddau. of the late Edmund, Walcott Sympson, esq. of Winkton, Ringwood. 6. "At Charlton, next Dover, Robert Sillery, esq. M.D. Surgeon of the Forces, and late 35th Regt. to Eleanor, only dau. of the late Rev. Thomas Smith, of Swaledale, near Richmond, Yorksh. and Rector of Bowinger, Essex.-At Peckham, James Row, esq. eldest son of the late Rev. William Row, Rector of St. John’s, Cornwall, to Anne, second dau. of Mrs. Holderness. At St. James’s, Clerkenwell, Lieut. Frederick Huse Chitty, of the 40th Madras N. Inf, to Eleanor-Jane, !", dau. of the late Rev. Isaac John Brazier, Rector of Market Drayton, Salop. —At Bermuda, John-Scott #o esq. third son of the late Joseph Tucker, esq. Surveyor of the Navy, to UnityIsabella, 2d dau. of Lt. Henry Hire, R.N. 8. At Eye, Northamptonsh; Jonathan Hill, esq. of §.i. Cheshire, to LydiaHolmes, dau. of the late Thomas Bell, M.D. of Dublin. At Worcester, T. J. Deverell, esq. Capt. 67th Regt. to Eleanor-Frances, second dau. of the late Richard Thomas Dixie, esq. and first cousin of Sir Wolstan Dixie, Bart. 10. At Edinburgh, William Gates, esq. to Mary-Cameron, dau. of the Hon. Lord Robertson, one of the Judges of the Court of Session. li. At Hove, Horace Alfred Ford, esq. of Tymaen, Glamorgansh. third son of G. S. Ford, esq. of Brighton, to Constantia-Campbell, third dau. of John King, esq. At Paddington, Henry, son of John Masterman, esq. M.P. to Ellen, second dau. of N. S. Chauncy, esq.At Streatham. Frederick Thomas Patterson, esq. 87th Royal Irish Fusileers, to Mary, second dau. of Henry Wooler, esq. (late of Bombay), of Upper Tulse Hill, Brixton, Surrey.—At Bath, George, second son of the late 'i homas Stokes, esq. Hean Castle, Pembrokeshire, to Harriet-Wilford, only dau. of the late Captain Henry-Pelham iyavis, 11th Regt. B.N. I.--— At St. Clement Danes, Robert Aitchison, esq. of Tollington Park, }}. younges: son of the at William Aitchison, esq. of Edinburgh, to Elizabeth, second lau. of George Tru whitt, .# Solicitor, of Cook’s-court, Lincoln’s-inn, and Long Lodge, Finchley.—At St Giles'sin-the-Fields, James Adamson, of Balloch, Forfarsh. and of Lincoln’s-inn, Barrister-atLaw, to Florence, fourth dau. of Charles Gustavus Whittaker, esq. of Barming-pl. Kent — At Yeovilton, the Rev. William Bucker, Vicar of Ilchester, to Mary-Ann, relict of Robt. England, esq. of Hainbury House, near Ilchester. 12. At Torquay, George-Nugent, eldest son of John Tyrrell, esq. of Sidmouth, to AnnaMaria-Louisa, fourth dau. of the late Rev. Craven Ord, M.A. of Greenstead Hall, Essex. —At Sculcoates, Richard Jameson Sissons, esq. to Rebecca-Lydia, third dau. of the late Richard Bailey, esq. of Oxford.--At Brighton, Capt. Rawson join Crozier, 20th Bombay Nat. tnf. to Emily:Jane, eldest dau. of John Brightman, esq. of Brighton. 13. At Dublin, William, son of Richard Smyth, esq. Harcourt-st, to Sarah-Eleanor,
dau. of Charles Butler, esq., M.D., Abbey View, Kill of the Grange, Dublin.—At Edmonstone, Sir James Gardiner Baird, of Saughton Hall, Bart., to Henrietta-Mary, eldest dau. of the late John Wauchope, esq. of Edmonstone.—At Paris, Thomas-Rolls Hoare, esq. of Lambeth, to Emma-Elizabeth, youngest dau. of the late Thomas Bird, esq. of Muswell Hill.—At Hitchin, Herts, the Rev. W. W. Wait, younger son of the late John Wait, esq. of Newhouse Awre, Glouc., to Sarah-Lucy, fourth dau. of the late J. M. Peirson, esq. 17. At Edinburgh, Samuel John Thomas, esq. second son of Samuel Thomas, esq. of Cambridge-terr. Hyde Park, London, to Mrs. Norton, of Sloane-street. 18. At St. Margaret's, Westminster, N. J. Dampier, esq. surgeon, third son of the late Rev. John Dampier, of Colinshays, Som., to Annie, only dau. of John Pratt, esq. 20. At Sunning Hill, Berks, Alfred, fourth son of Peter Arkwright, esq. of Willersley, Derb. to Elizabeth, eldest dau. of G. H. Crutchley, esq. Sunning Hill Park. At Bermondsey, itichard Cobb, esq. to Eliza, dau. of the late William Barker, esq. 22. At St. Peter’s, Eaton-sq. the Hon. Cornwallis Maude, of the 2d Life Guards, to Clementina-Elphinstone, dau. of the late Adm. the Hon. Charles Fleeming.—At St. James’s, Westminster, Frederick, third son of James Gray Mahew, esq. of Cambridge-terr. Hyde Park, to Sarah, only dau. of William Ager, esq. of Great Marlborough-street.—At St. Marylebone, Frank Fowke, esq. Royal Eng. to Louisa-Charlotte, eldest dau. of the Rev. R. Rede Rede, of Ashmans, Suffolk. 24. At Essex.st. Chapel, Thomas Solly, esq. barrister-at-law, of the Middle Temple, to Charlotte-Augusta, only dau. of Hollis Solly, esq. 25. At Preston, near Cirencester, Henry William Cripps, esq. barrister-at-law, and Fellow of New college, Oxford, eldest son of the Rev. H. Cripps, to Julia, dau. of Charles Lawrence, esq. of the Querns, Cirencester. At Shotesham, Norfolk. Stephen Charles Denison, esq. of the Inner Temple, barrister at-law, to Susan-Anne-Frances, only dau. of the late Rev. John Fellowes. Rector of Shotes. ham.—At Hampton, Capt. Herners, of the Royal Art. to Elizabeth-Jane, eldest dau. of the late Vice-Adm. the Hon. Sir Charles Paget.—At Beddington, Joseph Laurence, esq. of Beddington, Surrey, to Louisa-Anne, second dau. of Sir Charles Ricli, Bart.—At Westerham, Kent, Francis Henry Woodforde, esq. M.D. of Assford and Taunton, Somerset, to Mary-Anne, eldest dau. of Samuel Cotton, esq. of Lothbury, and Lower Clapton.—At Oxford, J. Eustace Grubb, esq. of the Inner Temple and Lincoln’s-inn, second son of John Grubb, esq. late of Horsendon House, Bucks, to Julia-Catharine, second dau. of the late Rev. G. W. Hall, D.D. Master of Pembroke coll. Oxford, and Canon of Gloucester. —At Abbotsham, near Bideford, the Rev. James Jones Reynoids, B. A., Curate of that place, eldest son of James Jones Reynolds, esq. of Winsford, to Eliza-Sophia, eldest dau. of Lieut.-Col. Hatherly, of Kenwith Lodge, Devon. James Allen, esq. of York, to Margaret, second dau. of the late Dr. Greenhow, M.D. of North Shields. 26. At St. George’s, Bloomsbury, Sills John Gibbons, esq. of St. Andrew's Hill, Doctors' Commons, to Anne, third dau. of William Crookes, esq. of Montagu-pl.—At Devonport, Capt. George Woodfall, to Eliza-Sherwood, eldest dau. of the late William Symous, esq. of Hatt, Cornwall,
The Eans, or EGREMONT. April 2. At his seat, Silverton Park, Devonshire, in his 60th year, the Right Hon. George Francis Wyndham, fourth Earl of Egremont and Baron of Cockermouth, co. Cumberland (1749), the seventh Baronet, of Orchard Wyndham, co. Somerset (1661), a Captain in the Royal Navy, and F.S.A. he branch of the widely spread family of Wyndham, which becomes extinct in the legitimate male line by the death of this nobleman, attained the dignity of the eerage, in consequence of the marriage of Sir William Wyndham, the celebrated statesman, with Lady Catharine Seymour, second daughter of Charles Duke of Somerset, in 1708. In October, 1749, Algernon, the seventh Duke of Somerset, was created Baron of Cockermouth and Earl of Egremont, with remainder to his nephews, Sir Charles Wyndham, Bart, and Percy O'Brien Wyndham, sons of his sister Catharine, wife of Sir William Wyndham. Pursuant to the patent, on the death of the Duke, without issue, on the 7th Feb., 1750, these titles devolved on the first-named nephew, Charles, the second Earl. George Francis, the Earl now deceased, was born Oct. 1726, the eldest child and only surviving son of the Hon. William Frederick Wyndham, Minister at Florence, (fourth son of Charles second Earl of Egremont,) by Frances Harford, natural daughter of Frederick Calvert, the last Lord Baltimore. He entered the Royal Navy in 1799, became a Lieutenant in 1806, Commander in 1810, and Captain in 1812. He was midshipman in his Majesty's ship Canopus, in Sir John Duckworth's action off St. Domingo, February, 1809; commanded his Majesty's sloop Hawk from 1810 to 1812; and commanded the Bristol troop-ship from 1812 to the end of 1814, in the Mediterranean, and at the *f; of Tarragona. e succeeded his uncle, George O'Brien, the third Earl, Nov. 11, 1837, but only to the old entailed estates of the family in the west of England; the old Percy estates at Petworth, &c. and large funded property, being left to the former Earl's natural children, Colonel Wyndham and his brothers (see our vol. IX. . 22. The last Earl of Egremont was in politics a staunch Conservative. He was
a generous patron of the fine arts, and the splendid mansion at Silverton Park built by him, the erection of which occupied five years, is a magnificent monument of the elegance of his taste, being throughout a chaste development of pure Grecian architecture. His Lordship married Nov. 14, 1820, Jane, third daughter of the Rev. William Roberts, Vice-Provost of Eton College, and Rector of Warplesdon, Surrey, and sister to Capt. John Walter Roberts, R.N. but by that lady, who survives him, he had no issue. His remains were interred in the family vault at Orchard Wyndham.
The EARL or Roys NEY. March 29. At the Mote, near Maidstone, aged 67, the Right Hon. Charles Marsham, second Earl of Romney and Viscount Marsham of the Mote (i901), fourth Baron of Romney (1716), and the eighth Baronet (1663), M.A., President of the Marine Society, and of the Society for the relief of persons imprisoned for Small Debts, a Vice-President of the Society of Arts, &c. His Lordship was born Nov. 22, 1777, the eldest child and only son of Charles the first Earl, by Lady Frances Wyndham, second daughter of Charles second Earl of Egremont. He was educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, where the degree of M.A. was conferred upon him April 15, 1801. His Lordship first entered Parliament in Nov. 1798, on a vacancy for the borough of Hythe. In 1802 his re-election was disputed, and he lost it by two votes, polling 90, while Mr. Godfrey had 92. In 1803 he was returned for Downton, and he sat for that borough until 1206. At the general election in the latter year he was proposed for the county of Kent; but, finding the show of hands against him, he declined. He presented himself again for Hythe, and was returned, after a contest, which terminated as foll lows: Lord Marsham . . . . 149 Thomas Godfrey, esq. . . 90 Matthew White, esq. . . 62 Of the Parliament of 1807 we believe Lord Marsham was not a member, until he succeeded to a seat in the House of Peers, on the death of his father, March 1, 1211. In polities the Earl of Romney was a moderate constitutional Whig. He voted for the impeachment of Lord Melville in 1805; and in 1832 in favour of the Reform Bill. Of late years he rarely interfered with political matters. In his earlier days he displayed considerable talents and habits of business, and he was, at one period, Chairman of the West Kent Quarter Sessions His last public act was a journey to Oxford to add his placet to that of the majority who, to preserve our Protestant Church and institutions, voted for the degradation of Mr. Ward. Of the trading interests of Maidstone he was a steady and liberal patron. The labouring poor also lose in his lordship a warm friend—one who did good in the most unexceptionable way, of giving abundant employment. The Earl was fond of building and making other improvements upon his estates, and hence, for years past, he has given constant work to a considerable number of artisans and labourers. His death was the consequenee of a paralytic stroke, with which he was suddenly seized two days before. The Earl of Romney was twice married. His first wife, to whom he was united on the 9th Sept. 1806, was Sophia, daughter of the late William Morton Pitt, esq. of Kingston, co. Dorset, cousin to the first Lord Rivers. Her Ladyship died Sept. 9, 1812, having had issue one son and four daughters: 1. Lady Sophia, married, in 1837, to Peter Richard Hoare, esq. eldest son of Peter Richard Hoare, esq. of Kelsey Park, Kent; 2. The Right Hon. Charles, now Earl of Romney; 3. Lady Frances, married in 1838 to Major Edward Charles Fletcher,younger, of Corsock, co. Galloway, who had married for his former wife the Hon. Ellen Mary Shore, sister to the present Lord, Teignimouth; 4. Lady Mary, married in 1836 to Henry Hoare, esq. of Staplehurst, Kent; 5. Lady Charlotte Marsham, unmarried. The Earl married secondly, Feb. 9, 1832, the Hon. Mary-Elizabeth, widow of George James Cholmondeley, esq. and second daughter of John-Thomas second Viscount Sydney, and by that lady, who survives him, besides a daughter still born, in 1833, he has left issue, 6, the Hon. Robert Marsham, born in 1234. The obsequies of this lamented nobleman took place at All Saints' Church, Maidstone, on Saturday, April 5. His body was buried in the family vault near the communion table ; the funeral was studiously unostentatious; the procession consisting of the hearse, three mourning coaches, and some seven or eight carriages belonging to persons immediately connected with the family, Most of the
shops in the town were closed during the ceremony, in deserved respect to a nobleman who had always been a sterling friend to the tradesmen of Maidstone.
The present Earl was born in 1808, and was M.P. for West Kent in the present Parliament. He married in 1832 Lady Margaret Harriet Montague Scott, sister to the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, and has issue three daughters and tWO Sons.
LoRD CHURCHILL. March 10. At Brighton, aged 65, the Right Hon. Francis Almeric Spencer, Baron Churchill, of Wychwood, co. Oxford, Hereditary Ranger of Wychwood Forest, Colonel of the Queen's Own regiment of Oxfordshire Yeomanry Cavalry, D.C.L. and F.R.S. His Lordship was born Dec. 26, 1779, the younger son of George fourth Duke of Koi..., K.G. by Lady Caroline Russell, only daughter of John fourth Duke of Bedford. In Feb. 1201, he succeeded his uncle Lord Charles Spencer, without opposition, as one of the knights in Parliament for Oxfordshire, and he was rechosen on four subsequent occasions, and continued to represent the county until his elevation to the peerage as Baron Churchill, by letters patent, August 11, 1815. It is almost unnecessary to add that his politics had been those of the Tory party, then in power. Ile was created D.C. L. by the university of Oxford, June 15, 1803. He received a Commission as Captain of the Oxfordshire Volunteer cavalry July 13, 1803; and he was Colonel of the Yeomanry until his death. His lordship had been ill at times for several years, most of which he spent in Brighton. At the period of his death, however, he was in about his usual state of health, and his immediate dissolution was unexpected. Lord Churchill married, 25th Nov. 1801, Lady Frances Fitzroy, fifth daughter of Augustus-Henry third Duke of Grafton, by whom he had issue eight sons and four daughters, who are all living : 1. the Right Hon. FrancisGeorge, now Lord Churchill; 2. the Hon. George Augustus Spencer, Captain in the 60th Rifles, who married in 1234, Charlotte, only daughter of MajorGen. Munro, of Teaminich, Ross-shire, and has issue; 3. the Right Hon. Caroline Elizabeth Lady Clonbrock, married in 1830 to lord Clonbrock, and has issue ; 4. the Hon. Augustus Almeric Spencer, Major in the 44th Foot, who married, in 1836, Helen-Maria, second daughter of the late Sir Archibald Campbell, Bart. G.C.B. and has issue; 5. the Hon. Frances-Elizabeth ; 6. the Hon. and Rev. William Henry Spencer, M.A. Vicar of Urchfont, Wilts, who married, in 1888, Elizabeth-Rose, second daughter of T. Thornhill, esq. of Woodleys, and has issue ; 7. the Hon. Henry-George; 8. the Hon. John-Welbore-Sunderland, Lieut. R. N. ; 9. the Hon. IłobertCharles-Henry, Lieut. Royal Horse Artillery; 10. the Hon. Louisa-Diana; ll. the Hon. Elizabeth-Charlotte ; and 12. the Hon. Charles-Frederick-Octavius. DR. ALLEN, Bishop of ELY. March 20. At Ely, aged 75, the Right Rev. Joseph Allen, D.D., Lord Bishop of Ely, official visitor of St. John's, Jesus, and Christ's colleges, Cambridge. Dr. Allen was formerly Fellow of Trinity college, Cambridge, where he graduated, B.A. 1792, as seventh Wrangler, M.A. 1795. He was tutor to the present Earl Spencer, whose father presented him in 1808 to the vicarage of Battersea in Surrey. In 1806 he was appointed to a prebendal stall in Westminster Abbey; and in 1829 he received from the Dean and Chapter of that church the living of St. Bride's in Fleetstreet, when he resigned Battersea. In 1834 Dr. Allen was consecrated Bishop of Bristol, and in Oct. 1236 (on which occasion the see of Bristol was united to that of Gloucester,) he was translated to Ely, to the care of which he devoted himself with unremitted zeal and vigilance, manifesting on all occasions his firm attachment to the great principles of the Church of England, as settled at the Reformation. His intercourse with his clergy was marked by that frankness and candour which were distinguishing features in his character. He was a zealous and munificent supporter of any well-devised measure for improving the religious and social condition of the community, particularly for extending to the humbler classes the benefits of a sound education on Church principles. Recently when two fellowships, one at St. John's, the other at Jesus college, became vacant, his lordship showed his desire of rewarding academical merit by throwing them open as prizes for general competition; and in the disposal of his Church patronage, he was manifestly influenced by the same disinterested and honourable motives. He was most affectionately beloved by his family; and the benevolence, integrity, and manly independence of his character will justly endear his memory to all who knew him. He was not a man
of showy talents, or remarkably ambitiou" of literary distinction, nor did he place himself in the front ranks of any party, either in Church or State, but he was never backward in the performance of the duties of his station, whenever the progress of legislation in matters ecclesiastical called for his active interference. His publications were confined to a few Sermons and Charges, of which we can enumerate the following: The Dangers to which the Church of England is exposed both from without and within. A Sermon. 1222. 4to. A Charge. 1835. 4to. A Sermon at the Anniversary of the Bristol District Societies. 1835. 4to. An Ordination Sermon. 1836. 4to. A Charge. 1837. 4to. The funeral of Bishop Allen took place on the 1st of April. His body was deposited in a vault in the choir of the cathedral, and in front of the altar.
HoN. WILLIAM CUST.
March 3. At his residence on Blackheath, aged 58, the Hon. William Cust, a barrister-at-law, one of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Customs; brother to Earl Brownlow. Mr. Cust was born Jan. 23, 1787, the fourth son of Brownlow first Lord Brownlow, by his second wife Frances, daughter and heir of Sir Henry Banks, Kut. He was called to the bar at the Inner Temple, May 13, 1814; and subsequently appointed a Commissioner of the Customs. He married, July 8, 1819, Sophia, second daughter of the late Thomas Newnham, esq. of Southborough, co. Kent, and had issue five sons and three daughters; 1. Sophia-Frances; 2. WilliamPurey, Lieut. in the E. I. Company's service, who married, in May last, EmmaMatilda, only child of the late H. Chaplin, esq. formerly Commissioner in the Deccan ; 3. Katharine - Isabella; 4. James-Tyrell; 5. George-Frederick; 6. Mary-Honoria; 7. Arthur-Perceval ; and 8. Philip-Huet, who died an infant in 1830. Probate of the will of the Hon. William Cust was granted on the 20th March, to the executors and trustees, the Hon. and Rev. Richard Cust, clerk, Rector of Belton, co. Lincoln, and the Hon. Sir Edward Cust, the brothers of the deceased. It is dated Dec. 15, 1831; gives 1000l. to his wife for her immediate use, and leaves her the furniture, plate, wines, carriage, implements of husbandry, and farming stock for her absolute use ; directs his trustees to convert his real and personal estate into money, and invest the same on good security; leaves a moiety of the dividends and interest to his wife for her life, and the other moiety to his children, together with the whole of the principal at the decease of their mother. The personal estate was sworn under 9000/.
SIR John GEERs Cottekes.I., BART. Jan. 26. At his seat, Garnons, Herefordshire, aged 87, Sir John Geers Cotterell, Bart. formerly M.P. for that county. He was born Sept. 21, 1757, the only son of Sir John Cotterell, who was knighted when Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1761, by Anne, only daughter and heir of John Geers, of Garnons, esq. Sir John Geers Cotterell first distinguished himself in public life by his exertions in fostering the patriotic spirit of the country when threatened with foreign invasion. He was Colonel of the Herefordshire militia from 1796 to 1803; was appointed a Colonel in the army in the former year, and he subsequently raised two battalions of volunteers, consisting of 1937 rank and file, of the first of which he was appointed Colonel 8th Sept. 1803, and of the second the 24th of the following month. At the general election of 1796 he was proposed as a candidate for the city of Hereford, but retired before the poll. In 1802 he was returned for the county, under circumstances which indicated his great popularity.—It was the custom in Herefordshire for the candidates who had been nominated for the county at the Shire Hall, to proceed, with the sheriff and their retinues, to a large plain called Widemarsh, in the north suburbs of the city, and for the procession to remain on this spot for one hour before the sheriff declared the election. A few minutes [...". to the expiration of the appointed our, Colonel Cotterell was proposed by an elector, who mounted for that purpose on the table on which the return of the two former members was already prepared, and awaiting the signatures of the sheriff and freeholders. Although no preparations had been made for the contest, Colonel Cotterell was the successful candidate ; the numbers on the poll being
annoyance to the Duke of Norfolk, by whose powerful influence their unsuccessful opponent was supported. Each candidate had by agreement among their committees, though in contravention of the Treating Act, given refreshment tickets to their respective supporters, and certain electors in the interest of Mr. Biddulph petitioned against the return of Colonel Cotterell for this offence. The result of the inquiry was to unseat the gallant Colonel; but the county considered the proceeding as so direct a violation of an honourable compact, that John Mathews, esq. M.D. the chairman of Colonel Cotterell's Committee, was elected to the vacancy without a shew of oppositlon. At the outbreak of the rebellion in Ireland in 1798, when it became necessary to accept the assistance of militia regi: ments in actual service in that distracted Kingdom, the Herefordshire, under Colonel Cotterell's command, was one of the first to volunteer such service, and performed it with distinguished credit. And among the many excellent traits in the character of its then Colonel, few were more amiable than the steadiness with which he retained to the last his early friendships with those surviving brother officers who had been his comrades in that service. The name of Sir John Cotterell had been so long familiar—his public services so eminent—his frank and hospitable disposition so universally known and acknowledged in the county of Hereford, that there were few who would not feel, in greater or less degree, that in his death one was lost, the very mention of whose name used to imply some sort of claim on their good-will or respect. " Sir John Cotterell was emphatically a “country gentleman.” Alike untainted with foreign fopperies and free from ruinous habits, he was a bond fide resident at the delightful seat which he had in effect created, and which his natural taste and persevering spirit of improvement had rendered so conspicuously attractive. There he was sure to be found in all in