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REMARKABLE INCIDENTS IN THE MONT

BIRTHS ABROAD.
Mrs. James Finnie, at Lisbon, of a son Mrs. Joseph Phelps, at Madeira, of

MARRIAGES ABROAD.
Hilton, Captain,45th regt. foot, at Colombo, to Summerfield, Miss H. daughter of Major S.

DEATHS ABROAD. James, Robert, esq. at Demarara

Smith, Jno.P.esq. King's Advocate, at de Campbell, Major-Gen. Charles, Algoa Bay Thornhill, H.B.esq.of Montague-pl. 42-a Vansandan, F. esq. of Morden, Surry, at Vera Bonham, Ensign $. 9th regt. foot, Grenat Cruz

Mathison, Lieut. C. 1st bat. 3rd N.I., Bom

METROPOLITAN OCCURRENCES.

His Majesty arrived at Greenwich the royal squadron until it arrived at from Scotland in excellent health and Greenwich. A few minutes afterwards spirits. By order of the home secre. the spectators were gratified with a full tary of state, Sir R. Birnie, chief ma- view of the Royal Sovereign moving gistrate at Bow-street, attended with a majestically round the point of land large body of dismounted and other below Greenwich, preceded by the patrole, Detachments of foot guards stately city barge, with her profusion and royal marines occupied stations of gaudy Aags and streamers flying, and within the Hospital grounds. The ve- surrounded and followed by hundreds teran inhabitants of the Hospital were of vessels of every description. The drawn up in their best apparel, within royal yacht was fast moored iwmedithe railings. The Lord Mayor, on board ately off the Hospital stairs, and the the city barge, proceeded down the King appeared upon the quarter deck, river below Blackwall, and attended in in the uniform of an admiral. A loud the capacity of conservator of the and almost unanimous burst of applause Thames, to conduct his Majesty back from the spectators was acknowledged to Greenwich. The river opposite the hy the King in his usual affable manner. Hospital presented a pleasing spectacle. Soon after his Majesty descended the Boats in considerable numbers moored accommodation ladder to the Admiralty as closely as they were allowed to do barge, accompanied by Lord Melville, on each side the stairs, at which his Mr. Croker, &c. &c. and was immediMajesty was to land. They were chiefly ately rowed ashore. The royal carfilled with ladies. Immediately off the riage immediately drove off amid loud stairs, the Admiralty barge, the yacht cheering. of Sir Richard Goodwyn Keats, K. B. Parliament'is prorogued from Tuesgovernor of the Hospital, the Navy day the 8th day of October next, to Office barge, and the Thames Police Tuesday the 20th day of November yacht, were moored in readiness for next. the arrival of the royal squadron, in- His Majesty has been pleased to apformation having been conveyed by the point the Right Honourable George Comet steam packet to Sir Richard Canning one of his Majesty's principal Keats that bis Majesty was expected to secretaries of state. arrive every minute. A short time The King has been pleased to apafter this communication had been point Major-General the Right Hon. made, the Royal Sovereign, with her Sir Benjamin Bloomfield, to be his Mayards nicely squared, the national stan- jesty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minisdard flying at the main, and the com- ter Plenipotentiary at the Court of modore's broad pennant at the fore top, Stockholm. hove in sight, towed by the James Watt The Earl of Clanwilliam has resigned steam packet. Almost at the same mo- the Private Secretaryship at the Foment discharges of artillery were heard reign Office. saluting his Majesty as he passed Wool- The Duke of Wellington, accomwich. Just before the Royal Sovereign panied by Earl Clanwilliam, has left reached Blackwall, the Lord Mayor, in town tor Vienna. the city barge, towed by the Eagle, Sir W. Knighton has succeeded Sir drew gently off into the centre of the B. Bloomfield as Private Secretary and river, and taking the lead, preceded Keeper of the Privy Purse.

rland Gate, the great northern side of Cockspur-street, nearly opposite
to Hyde Park, is about to Spring-gardens. It will have a grand

very great improvement-it' front with pillars.
the sole expense of Mr. Hope, The College of Physicians is to be
ssical taste and princely mu-, on the south side of Pall-mall East, at
are so well known in the the back of the Union Club. Each of the
le world,

above bujldings will have a front that ustees of the British Museum will face the east, so as to form one

to build two wings in the side of a street to run from Cockspurjehind, 315 feet long by 33 street to Pall-mall East.

The estimated expense is The Union Vuiversity Club, at the D. which the Government will corner of Suffolk-street, is proceeding by instalments of £20,000. very rapidly. luring 10 years. The present Alterations are making at Coventnot to be pulled down, but garden Theatre, as well as at Druryand beautified, so as to cor- lane, but not upon so large a scale as as nearly as possible with the the latter. Among the alterations at k.

the former Theatre is the removal of The foundation is laid out for the what is styled the “ basket,” the boxes pew Union Club House, on the north behind the dress boxes in front.

BIRTHS.

SONS.
Mrs. Henry Metealfe, Hill-st. Berkley-square Mrs. W. H. Tatham
Mrs, W. Ferrers, Wimbledon

Mrs. J. Kendriek, Upper Mary-le-bone-street Mrs. H. Larpent, Putney

Mrs. E. A. Wilde, College-hill Mrs. C. Wilson, Timstale Vicarage

Mrs. M. Ware, New Bridge-street Mrs. J. Drake, North Church

The lady of William Heygate, Esq. M.P. -Mrs. E. Repton, Drayton-green, Ealing

Mrs. W. T. Brande, Clarges-street Mrs. C. Lawrence, Cirencester

The lady of Capt. Barrett, 14th Light Dragoons Mrs. John Oswald, Deptford

Mrs. E. Wilson, Villa-house Mrs. B. Travers, New Broad-street

The lady of Sir L. V. Palk, Haldon-house Mrs. J. S. Manley, Thickbroom-cottage, Staf- Mrs. James Inglis, Norwood, Surrey fordshire

The lady of the Hon. Capt. Rodney, R.N. Ryde, Mrs. T. S. Price, Duchess-street

Isle of Wtght Mrs. Moody, South Weald, Essex

Mrs. Drinkwater, Liverpool Mrs. (Captain) Dallas, Hampstead

Mrs. Elliott Graham, Tubney-lodge, Berks Mrs. G.W. Baker, Shooter's-hill, Kent

Mrs. A. Fraser, Thavies-inn Mrs. William Metcalfe, Carshalton

The lady of the Hon. J. Brodrick, Morley-lodge, Mrs. John Ireland, Leonard-square

Exmouth
Mrs. Greenway, Judd-street, Brunswick-square Mrs. N. Harden, Highgate.
Mrs. B. Goode, Howland-street

Mrs. Alexander Monroe, Bushey, Herts.
Mrs. A. Gillespie, Lanark

DAUGHTERS.
Lady Caroline Ann M.Donald, Boyle Farm Mrs. W. Kew, New Palace-yard
The Countess Manvers, Portman-square

The lady of Maj. Ord, K.H. Ř.A, Granstead-hall Mrs. Edgar Cocknell, Hackney-road

The lady of Sir C, H. Colville, Duffield, DerbyMrs. C. Leigh, Adlestrop-house, Gloucestershire shire Mrs. W. H. Majendie, Windlesham, Bagshot Mrs. William Heygate, jun. Mrs. H. Carew, Huish-cottage, Devonshire Mrs. J. Christie, Queen-street, May-fair Mrs. J. Sergeaunt, Coleshill, Herts

Mrs. Watson, Springfield-lodge. Camberwell Mrs. S. Donaldson, Hart-street, Bloomsbury The lady of the Rev. Dr. Butler. Harrow Mrs. William Jones, King's Bench

Mrs. H, Wild, Southampton-place, New-road Mrs. J. Cameron, Hampstead

Mrs. Jaques, Tottenham Mrs. Jardine, Stamford-hill

Mrs. C. L. Curtoys, Tottenham-mills. Mrs. B. Barnwell, jun. Weymouth-street

MARRIAGES.

Adolphus, J. L. esq. Barrister-at-Law, to

Richardson, Miss Clara, Streatham Acraman, D. W. esq. Bristol, to

Stewart, Miss R. RoyalYork-crescent, Clifton
Bosanquet, Wm. esq. jun. Upper Harley-st. to

Cumming, Miss Éliza, Enfield
Brown, Mr. Betts-street, Ratcliffe-highway, to

D'Arcy, Miss Wilkes, Tolleshunt, Essex
Bedford, I. Y. esq. Birmingham, to

Jenner, Miss C. Berkley, Gloucestershire
Bradley, Francis, esq. Gore-court, Kent, to

Harris, M.J. daughter of Rt. Hon. Lord Harris
Brown, Mr. C. J. Islington, to
Williamson, Miss Mary Ann

Eur. Mag. Vol. 83.

Barron, George, esq, to

Barron, Miss Eliza, Strand
Bingham, J. esq. Derby, to

Rogers, Miss Lucy, Wassell-grove
Beale, J. E. esq. Plaistow, Essex, 10

Loxley, Miss Eliza, Stratford-green
Buck, Charles, esq. Preston, to

Birley, Miss, Low-mill, Whitehaven
Bough, William, esq. London, to

Pritehard, Miss A. Darlington-street
Burton, Henry, esq. Inner-Temple, to

Clarkson, Miss, Arundel-street, Strand
Brough, Mr. John, to

Oddy, Miss Jane, St. Botolph, Aldgate

2 M

Coleman, James, esq. Laytonstone, to

Lord, Miss Mary, Manchester Carenove; P. esq. Horsney, to

Knapp, Miss E. Winchester Chetwynd, Lord Viscount, to

Moss, Miss M. Hanover-square Çook, Mr. G. Loughborough, to

Mason, Miss A. Fleet-street, Peckham Drake, Rev. Wm. B. A. Northampton, to

Bat, Miss Elizabeth, Great Houghton Dawkins, James, esq. M.P. Oxfordshire, to

Forbes, Miss Maria, daughter of Gen. Forbes
Dorey, Mr. Thos. Broad-street-buildings, to

Triguet, Miss Eliza, of the Grove
Deacon, Mr. Samuel, Skinner-st. Snow-hill, to

Seripps, Miss Grace, Southmolton-street
Davidson, Mr. Thomas P. Islington, to

Harvey, Miss Mary, Holloway
Eaton, S. esq. Ketton-hall, Rutlandshire, to

Waldie, Miss C.A. Hendersyde
Echalar, J. J. esq. Clapton, to

Lowndes, Miss K. of that place Elam, Mr. T. W. Freshford, Wilts, to

Vallance, Miss Ann, Brighton
Edkins, Mr. S. S. Salisbury-square, to

Relfe, Miss Sarah, Camberwell
Flood, F.S. esy. York-place, Portman-sq. to

Williamson, Miss M.Valley-house, Cambridgs.
Fearnley, Mr.T. E. Ratcliffe-cross, Solicitor, to

Rich, Miss E. of the same place
Gibson, Mr. D. Grosvenor-pl. Camberwell, to

Lesher, Miss M. S. Whitechapel
Greenlaw, Rev. R. B. Isleworth, to

Baker, Miss H. Berner's-street Gregory, G.esq. Gower-st, Bedford-sq. to

Toller, Miss C. Heath, Hampstead

Haldane, Alexander, esq. Inner Temple, to

Hardcastle, Miss E. Hatcham-house, Surrey
Hampson, Sir G.F. bart. to

Brown, M. F. daughter of Admiral B.
Keysell, Mr. H. Southampton-pl. to

Meabry, Miss Sarah, Bloomsbury
Mathias, Wm, esq. Bernard-st. Russell-sq. to

Nicholas, Miss E. A. c. Blackheath
Milcaster, Colonel, Barham, Kent, to
: Harris, Miss E. Suddenham-ct, Kent
Newton, W. esq. Argyle-street, to

Faulder. Miss Ann, Gower-street
Preston, Rev. G. Norfolk, to
Heythuyson, Miss E.John-st, Bedford-row
Plestow, C. B. esq. Norfolk, to

Musgrave, Miss G. Devonsh--st. Portland-pl.
Patmore, G. P. esq. London, to

Robertson, Miss Eliza, Perth:
Reynolds, J. H. esq. of Great Marlborough-st to

Drew, Miss E. P. of Exeter
Ranche, J. P. esq. London, to

Spencer, Miss C. Ledbury
Saltweil, W. esq. Charleton Chambers, to

Caley, Miss F.B. Queen-square
Smith, Abel, esq. M.P. Woodhall Park, Herts, to

Melville, Lady Marianne Leslie
Thellusson, T. R. esq. Northamptonshire, to

Macnaghten, Miss Maria
Talfourd, T. N.esg, Inner Temple, to

Rutt, Miss R. Clapton, Middlesex
West, Sir Edward, Recorder of Bombay, to

Folkes, Miss L. G. Hillington Hall, Norfolk
Witherby, Mr.

R. St. John's College, Cam. to
Hale, Miss E. Petworth, Sussex
West, T. T. esq. Pavement, Finsbury, to

Bryane, Miss S. P. Brixton Common, Surrey

DEATHS.

Austice, Mrs. the wife of Lieut. D. H.F. 53d Illingworth, Miss E. Prospect-place, Edg. regt. Portsmouth, 28--Stewart Abernethy, esq. ware-road. late assistant commissary general, West-Indies Leathley, Mrs. Clapton, 67-R. Legh, ésg. -Rev. T: W. Astley, Queningten, Gloucester- Adlington-hall, Chester, 69-Mrs. T. G. Lloyd, shire,

Clapham-road. Broad, Mrs. at Arundel, 96-Mrs. J. Bally, Mallory, Mrs. Ann, Woodcote, Warwick,64 Kensington, Surrey-T. Brown, esq. Lower Mr. J. Mackinder, surgeon, Middlesex-pt. NewCheam, Surrey, 53-Richard Birt, esq. John-st. road-Mrs. Jane Mann, Clapton-Sir T.J. MetAdelphi-Mrs. John Brandon, Soho-sq.-Mrs. calfe, bart. Fernhill, Berksħ. 39-Mr. C. Miles, N. Bennet, jun. Camden-row, Peckham-Ed- Egham--Mrs. Mary Milles, North Elmham, ward Bochm, esq. St. James's-sq. 81-William Norfolk, 93—Mrs. Wm. Mooney, Walthamstow Broadbent, esq. Ewell, Surrey-Widow of Cap- Oakes, Lieut. General Sir Hildebrand, 68 tain J. A. Blanchard, Brighton-Mrs. E. Brom- Mrs. C. Offley, Parken-hili, Stroud, Gloucesterley, Deptford-Mr. J. Burgess, Upper Thames- shire. st. Mrs. Bowring, Tower-street.

Pollen, Mrs. R. Millbrook, Hants, 70-Mrs. E. Coveney, Mrs. John, Keau's Head, Russell.. Powell, Exeter-Mrs. Price, Bagniton, Warct. Drury-la.--Mrs. W Cantherley, Ludgate- wickshire Mrs. Ann Phelph, Osborn-place, hill-R. Cunliffe, esq. Blackburn, Lancashire- Whitechapel-Miss M. M. Phillips, Pall MallR, Crawford, esq. Nelson's-pl. Kent-rd. 81- Lady Perth, Park-la. Grosverpor-sq.

T. F. Mrs. Sarah Gollet, Peckham-Mrs. Carruthers, " Phillips, esq. Moss-side, Manchester, 78-Wm. Shacklewell, 73-Mrs. Carrington, wife of the Perden, esq. Berner-st.

Charlotte Jemima, Rev. Mr. C.-Mrs. J. B. Cramer, Brighton- daughter of Admiral Sir Charles Pole, AldenMrs. E. Crisp, Lower-st. Islington, 88.

ham Abbey, Herts, 17. Dulany, Mrs. R. T. Bath, 98–J. Dennis, esq. Robson. Mrs. late of York, 83—Mr. G. Rose, Alverton, Penzance-Mr. J. Dickson, Covent- surgeon, St. Mary Axe-Miss Charlotte Raffles, garden, F.L.S, 84–The Right Hon. Elizabeth Bencoolen-Mrs. Rolls, King's-road, Chelsea. Lady Dormer, wife of John Evelyn_Pierpoint, Şimons, Lieutenant D H.-Mr. G. Stienbach, tenth Baron Dormer, of Winggrove Park, War- Upper Castle-street, Leicester-sq. 72-John R. wiek, 57-C.J. L. De Thiballier, R. N. 28. Snow, esq. Hatton-hill, Surrey, 77- Robert Sal

Edwards,James, Pall Mall, 14-John Elmslie, mon, esq. late of New Bond-st. 73_Mrs. B. C. esq. Berner's-st.

Smith, Stoke Newington, 37-Mrs. G. Silk, Field, Miss M. A. Stanstead, Herts-Mrs. R. Northampton.pl. Clerkenwell, 65-Isaac Steele, Furnivall, Trafalgar-st. Walworth, 30-B. I. Brighton, 51-Groome Spence, esq. Paddington, Friedman, esq. Woodford.

65—-Mrs. G. Skelton,Hatton-garden-T. SingleGardiner, J.G. C. esq. Thurgurton Priory, ton, esq. East-end, Finchley. 68–Mrs. L. Smith, Nottinghamshire~Mrs. Grinnell –G. de Linge Paternoster-row, 34 - Mrs. Schatz, Tower-st. Gregory, esq. Hungurton-house, Lincoln, 83- Taylor, Mrs. Ann, Kensington, 78 Lieut. Isaac Gulliver, esq. Wimborne Minster, Dorset- Peter Truppo, R.N. 38Miss H. D. Taunton, shire, 77--Rev. S. Grover, A.M. Hemel Hamp- Totnes, Devon, 14-Miss C. Trower, Claptonstead, 27-Mrs. Gortz, Upper John-st. Golden. Mr. T. H. Tatham, Dorset-square.

Vause, Mrs. Ann, Liverpool, 43 Hayton, Amos, esq. Mark-lane, 78_Miss M. Walford, Mr. J. Castle-st. Holborn-The lady E. Hoblyn, Sloane-st. 18-Mr. Wm. Hodgetts, of Capt. Sir W.S. Wiseman, bart, of his MajesPowick, Woreestershire--Lieut. General John ty's frigate Tamar-Hugh Wishard, esq. LinHaynes, Hon. East-India Company's service, at coln's-inn, 56-John Welsford, esq, late of CreCheltenham-The lady of Major Holland, North- diton, Devon, 81--Miss Webb, Plymouth-0. st. Lambeth, 50-Mr. T Hills, Upper Rathbone- Whittingstall, esy. Watford, Herts, 67. pl. 61-Lieut. J. F. Holdon, Knightsbridge.

sq.37.

PROVINCIAL OCCURRENCES.

BEDFORDSHIRE.

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE.

payment of all expenses, amount to The Rev. Henry Tatham, rector of £100. 128. 6d. which sum has been lạid St. Cuthbert's, Bedford, has been ap- out amongst the different trades-people pointed chaplain to the English church in the town of Derby, by the direction at the Hague.

of the Ladies' patronesses, in the pur

chase of materials for clothing the disThe Rev. H. W. Wbinfield, M.A. has tressed Irish. been promoted to the rectory of Ty

DEVONSHIRE. ringham cum Filgrave, with the rec- The Rey. John Cummins has been tory of Battlesdep cum Patsgrave, Bed- promoted to the rectory of Rackenford. fordshire.

-Mr. Honeywell, a respectable farCAMBRIDGESHIRE,

mer, in the neighbourhood of KingsThe following gentlemen of the Unj. bridge, has now apples enough on seversity of Cambridge have been lately venty trees to make seventy hogsheads ordained:

of cider. By the Bishop of Exeter.

DURHAM. Deacons.W.H. Arundel, B.A. Caius A seam of coal, six feet three inches College; Charles Melhuish, B.A. and in thickness, was come at lately in the Thos. Ainger, B.A. St. John's College; new colliery at Hetton, at a depth of and T. B. Murray, B.A. Pembroke Col. 109 fathoms, or 654 feet, wbich it is lege.

hoped will amply reward the owners of Priests.-Wm. Grylls, M.A. Trinity the colliery for the spirited manner with College ; and E. D. Rhodes, M. A. Sid. which they have entered into and proney College.

secuted the undertaking. The will By the Bishop of Chester.

of an officer who was killed in a late Deacons. - R. Wood, B.A. Corpus engagement between Lord Cochrane Christi College; J. Winn, B.A. St. John's and a Spanish feet, was lately proved College; P. Legb, B.A. Trinity Col- in the Consistory Court of Durham. lege; and T. Hinde, .B.A. Jesus Col- This testamentary document, which the lege,

unfortunate officer carried in his breast Priests.-A.J. Lockwood, B.A.Jesus pocket, has been pierced in two differCollege; J. Bruce, St. Peter's College, ent places by the fatal' sword which and T. B. Pooley, B.A. Christ's College. terminated his existence, and it is also

The Rev. S. Redhead has been ap- slightly marked with his blood. pointed to the vicarage of Claverley: CHESHIRE.

A portrait of Petrarch's Laura, by A new cast-iron bridge is erecting Simon Memmi, has been lately sold for over the canal between Chester and eighty-five guineas, at Wanstead House. Liverpool, at Canghall, similar to the The catalogue, speaking of it, says, Mollington bridge.

6 By the inscription on the back, it ap

pears, that this beautiful picture was In the course of working the tin painted by Memmi, for his friend Pemines of Cornwall, buckets without trarch, who mentions it in his fiftyhoops, cut out of the solid timber, and eighth ode, and again in the eightypicks formed with great labour out of ninth. After the death of Petrarch, it the horns of the fallow deer, have been was taken to Arquer, and, in 1374, the found.

Florentine Republic sent it to Bocaccio,

who also notices it in his Epistles. A parcel of common land, forty-five After the death of Bocaccio, it passed acres, situate on Weddiker Rigg, bas into the hands of Chilimi, from whom this year produced 721 stocks of oats it was bought." The auctioneer, permore than last year.Potatoes have haps, does not know that the learned been sold at Whitehaven market, at 1 d. dispute whether there ever was such a per stone. The apples in this county person as Laura-she is supposed to are very fine and large, some measur. have existed only in the poet's brain. ing from twelve to fourteen inches in

GLOUCESTERSHIRE. circumference, and weighing 15 ounces. A pear-tree, of the jarganel species, Forty-nine pounds of fine mutton has growing in a garden near Gloucester, been sold at Whitehaven for eight shil. which bloomed in the spring, and since lings! scarcely 2d. per lb.

produced a fine crop of fruit, now preDERBYSHIRE.

sents a sivgular spectacle of a second We are happy to learn that the pro- blossom of a most beautiful appearance, fits of the Ladies' Repository, after The wife of Mr. C. Rowe, of Exe.

ESSEX.

* CORNWALL

CUMBERLAND.

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ter, linen-draper, has been lately deli- twenty years. Time has diminished vered of three fine boys, who, with the nothing of the splendour of this ancient mother, are likely to do well.- -Mr. festival, which is enhanced in value by Betty, the ci-devant, young Roscius, the rarity of its recurrence, and of has again assumed the sock and buskin; which the inclinations of the native inhe opened at the Cheltenham Theatre habitants, resident and non-resident, lately, in the character of the Earl of dispose them to say, esto perpetua. Essex, and was received with great

LINCOLNSHIRE. applause.

There is now an apple-tree belonging HAMPSHIRE.

to Mr. White, glazier, of Boston, in full In the garden of Mr. Harris, at Gos

blossom, which has this year borne port, is some Indian corn now in full

fruit :-also one which has only been ear.Earl Grosvenor is said to have purchased the magnificent mansion of of Mr. Weetes, of Skirbeck, which pro

planted about two years, in the garden Fonthill.

duced apples this season, and has now HEREFORDSHIRE.

blossomed again. The Earl of BrisThe hop-picking has generally com

tol has returned to his Lincolnshire menced in this county, and the produce tenants 20 per cent. at his late audit, of the plantations will rival the former

held at Sleaford. productions of the best year; the qua

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. Jity of the hops is also excellent.

The Rev. W. Thursby, M.A, of Oriel KENT. There is now growing in a garden College, Oxford, has been elected to belonging to a gentleman of the dock

the vicarage of All Saints, Northampyard, Sheerness, a species of the gourd ton, void by the death of the Rev.

C. H Tnffnell. The Rev. J. Wat. genus, the seed of which was brought from Van Dieman's land, in the Drome

son, D.D. curate of Acle, Norfolk, has

been instituted to the livings of Ring. dary store ship. It is called by the natives of that island, topárra, and bears

stead-cum-Den ford, void by the death a beautiful white flower. The gourd

of the Rev. Charles Proby, on the preis in the form of a bell, measuring ten

sentation of T. Burton, Esq. of Yar

mouth. inches in length, and nineteen in cir

NORFOLK. cumference. It is considered a great curiosity, and probably the only one

The Rev. S. H. Savory, A.M. has

been instituted to the vicarage of that ever arrived to perfection in this country.

Houghton Juxta Harpley, in this coun: LANCASHIRE.

ty, on the presentation of the Marquis There is an apple-tree growing in the

Cholmondeley. From the Norfolk garden of Mr. T. Bevington, at Omer

Agricultural Report we learn, that the Green, Thornton, near Crosby, of which

wall-fruit and grapes are almost every the stem is only eighteen inches high; good as in some seasons we find them

where abundant; the latter nearly as but the branches of which (supported

in hot-houses. Wheats are of a supeby a frame) extend over a circle of forty-five yards in circumference. This

rior quality. Barley perhaps not more tree has borne an extraordinary quan

than two-thirds of a crop, and the quatity of fruit.At Ulverston, apples

lity inferior to that of last year. Peas have been sold at the same price as po

and beans better than was at one time tatoes, viz. three-pence per hoop.

expected, but not an average crop Within the last six years, the money

Turnips falling off from the depredaexpended by the trustees of the Liver

tions of grubs and wire-worms. pool Docks, in the article of labour

NORTHUMBERLANDSHIRE. only, amounts to the extraordinary sum

An annual exhibition for the promoof 374,0001. Preston Guild. The tion of the fine arts, is about to be festivities consist of a grand musical opened in Newcastle. festival, races, plays, &c. &c. This

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE. singular festival, so perfectly unique, Two carrots were lately drawn from that there is no other of the kind in

the garden of Mr. Hind, of 'Mansfield, the kingdom, is of the standing of five which weighed four pounds, one of centuries. It appears from the record them measured in length sixteen inches, of the borough, that there have been and in circumference ten inches.twenty guilds in five hundred years; Newark, apples have been sold in the that in the two first centuries they were street at three-pence per peck. An held at irregular periods, but that since apple has been lately gathered in the that time, beginning with the reign of garden of Mr. C. Greasley, of Sneinton, Henry VIII. they have been celebrated measuring twelve inches and a ball, regularly without intermission, every and weighing elever ounces.

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