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sent into the provinces to put down the to root out the piratical tribes on the insurrection. The insurgents, however, north-west coast of Borneo. It was comsoon routed them, and then retired within posed of her Majesty's ship Dido, Capt. the hill-forts in the neighbourhood. The Keppell, and the East India Company's British troops, bound by treaty to assist steamer Phlegethon. This expedition prothe Rajah in coercing his refractory sub- ceeded up the river Sukarran. The boats jects, marcbed against one of these forts, were at first repulsed, but baving been Samungbur, which they took by storm after reinforced, the seamen and marines landed, a sbarp conflict, putting many of the gar- destroyed the fortifications, and took 60 rison, who continued their resistance, to guns. Mr. Wade, first lieutenant of the the sword. The enemy endeavoured in Dido, Mr. Steward, and several men, the first instance to escape, but were were killed in the affair. The capital of effectually intercepted by the British ca. the King of Kole, by whom the Hon, valry. Between five and six bundred of F. Murray was murdered, has been the enemy were killed, and as many more destroyed. wounded, or taken prisoners. After the capture of the place, five hundred infan. The conquest of Algeria by the French try, under Colonel Outram, the present arms, according to a desparch of Marpolitical agent for the Southern Mahratta shal Bugeaud, is now terminated. Peace country, were despatched to Kholapore, reigns everywhere from the frontiers of whither the main body of the army, under Tunis to those of Morocco, the entire General Delamotte, would proceed. population having made its submission,
save only a few Kabyles, in the pro
vinces of Bugia and Giegelli. The reThe French ambassador arrived at venues of the colony, which in 1840 proMacao on the 15th of August. The duced only 4,000,000f., now amount to American ambassador has negociated a 20,000,000f., which will lessen by so treaty similar to the one entered into by much the burthens of the mother country. the British authorities, but with addi. The European population has risen in tional explanatory clauses. A British the same interval from 25,000 to 75,000 expedition has been sent from Singapore, souls,
DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES. Nov. 12. Her Majesty, accompanied the Rev. Edward Griffith, and the Rev by Prince Albert, went by the Birming Thomas Phillpotts. The evidence, with ham Railway to visit the Marquess of Ex. observations, having been reported to the eter at Burghley near Stamford. She Bishop, the Right Rev. Prelate drew up left the railroad at the Weedon station, a most elaborate judgment. His final and on passing through Northampton re award amounts to this,-that both parties ceived an address from the Corporation. bave been wrong, and that the course for The following day the infant daughter of a clergyman to pursue is to follow the tbe Marquess was christened by the Bishop directions of the Rubrics, which consti. of Peterborough, and received the name tute the laws of the church, and which of Victoria. Prince Albert was the god- both bishops and clergy are bound to farber; Lady Sophia Cecil and Lady obey. The principal points established Middleton the godmothers. On Thursday by the Bisbop areher Majesty visited Stamford, and on her 1. The lawfulness of preaching in the return planted an oak near the great lime surplice; the sermon being a part of the which was planted by Queen Elizabeth on communion service, and the surplice the her visit to Burgbley. Prince Albert proper garb for the service, the use of also planted a lime. Her Majesty re. which tbe Bishop enjoins in bis diocese. turned to London on Friday Nov. 15. 2. The undesirableness of preaching
extempore. An inquiry has recently been insti. 3. That if any prayer be introduced tuted by the Bishop of Exeter, into cer. previous to the sermon, which is not entain allegations made against the Rev. joined by authority, the bidding prayer is Walter Blunt, licensed curate of Helston, alone the proper one. Cornwall, by Mr. Hill, one of the 4. That circumstances may admit of cburcbwardens. The case was heard on an instructive lecture being delivered the 4tb o: October before the Commis. after the second lesson at evening service, sioners appointed by bis Lordship, namely, the u-ual sermon being subsequently the Rev. Edward Bridge, Dean Rural, omitted; but that tbis should not be done GENT Mag. VOL. XXIII.
when the wishes of the congregation are chase, or 152,8141. and said that the against it.
noble owner would take 50,0001. in part 5. That persons should be encouraged, payment, and the remainder from the but that they cannot be compelled, to re estate at the rate of 34 per cent. The main in church, on sacrament Sundays, woods would not be taken at a higher during the actual celebration of the holy valuation than 36,0001. The first bid. communion.
ding was 100,0001. ; the second 100,5001. ; 6. That a minister is authorised in re the third 102,0001. The subsequent bidfusing to administer the sacrament of the dings were 1,0001. each up to 131,0001., Lord's Supper to a schismatic.
at which sum tbe hammer fell, the estate 7. That the burial offices of the Church being bought in. Lot 2 was, the next of England may be denied to adults, who presentation and perpetual advowson to have been born, who have continued, and the vicarage of Luton, the tithes of which who have died in schism.
had been apportioned at 1,3501. The 8. Tbat a minister cannot refuse to net value, after deductions for poor-rates, marry unbaptized persons after the publi- &c., was 1,1681. This was bought for cation by him of banns for their marriage. 9,6561. the purchaser being the Rev. Mr.
9. That at the churching of women, it Sykes, curate of Luton. The mansion is right that the latter kneel at the rails of and estate of near 4,000 acres of land has the communion-table.
since been purchased, by private contract, 10. That the formation of voluntary by Mr. Warde, of Clopton House, Warcboirs, in place of paid singers, should be wickshire, for 160,0001. encouraged.
Baron Rothschild has become the purSubsequently to the promulgation of chaser of the whole of the red deer bethis judgment, the Bishop has relaxed his longing to the late Hon. Charles Stuart injunction directing the use of the sur Wortley. The herd was last week re. plice in the pulpit.
moved to the noble baron's seat in Bed. fordshire.
Nov. 29. A sale by public auction was
G. Grote, esq. formerly M.P. for the proceeded with by Messrs. Hoggart and city of London, bas become the purNorton, at the Auction Mart, Bartholo.
cbaser of the East Burnham Park estate mew-lane, of Luton Hoo, with the man. from R. Gordon, esq. late M. P. for sion (a portion of which was destroyed by
Windsor, and of the lease of the same fire about a year since), and other pro
from the executors of the late Mr. W. perty in the immediate neighbourhood, Dancer. belonging to the Marquess of Bute. The
CAMBRIDGESHIRE, estate adjoins the town of Luton, about At a Congregation, held Nov. 15, a thirty miles distant from the metropolis, grace passed the University Senate, to comprising about 3,600 acres of land allow the chapel of St. Mary, Sturbridge, including the mansion, park, and grounds, to be placed at the disposal of the comthe manor of Luton, co-extensive with it, mittee for providing religious instruction several other manors, several farms, the for the railway labourers for the celebravillage of New Mill-end, and the perpe
tion of Divine worship. tual advowson and next presentation to
CUMBERLAND. the vicarage of Luton und chapelry of The ancient church of Keswick, in the New Mill-end. The mansion of Luton churchyard of which lie the remains of (as preserved from the recent fire) is the late Dr. Southey, poet laureate, is built principally of Bath stone, and is about to undergo a general alteration and situate in the centre of the park. In its repair, at the estimuted cost of upwards present state it contains a suite of apart of 3,0001., which will be laid out for that ments, viz. drawing-room, music-room, purpose by a private gentleman. The saloon 143 ft. long, an unfinished dining liberal donor is J. Strange, esq. of the room, 43 ft. by 21 ft., a library and billiard Dovecote, Keswick. The same gentleroom, &c. The mansion, park, and park man some time ago built a new school for farm extend over 1,300 acres. The great the benefit of the town, wbich cost uptithes of a chief part of the estate are the
wards of 1,0001. property of the Marquess of Bute, and
DERBYSHIRE. last year realized the net sum of 4,1271. The Duke of Devonshire's princely 178. 8d. The auctioneer having, at seat at Chatsworth is at the present mo. great length, stated the situation and the ment undergoing extensive alterations and receipts for the different portions of the embellishments. Thetwo new fountains property, said that, upon the improved which have been set in action are truly value of the rental, he was of opinion magnificent--the one called “ The Em. that the estate was worth 32 years' pur- peror” from a single jet throws a column
of water nearly 300 feet high. The other by other acts of similar liberality. One from several jets sends forth copious gentleman has already offered to give up a streams wbich rise and fall alternately. valuable piece of ground adjoining the Huge masses of rock are collecting and land so purchased, and leading to and forming into a rock-work, and wben com from Saville place to Richmond terrace, pleted will present the appearance of a
in order to make an easier access to the wild mountain torrent of above 300 feet road leading to Clifton Down, Hotwells, long. Some rare plants have been sent Brandon-Hill, &c. thus combining conto his grace from one of the most arid venience with delightful drives and parts of Western Africa.
scenery. This gentleman a short time DEVONSHIRE.
back gave the sum of 1,0001. towards the The Ecclesiastical Commissioners of new church lately erected. England have separated a large portion of
HAMPSHIRE. the parish of Charles (Plymoutb), into a distinct district, wbich, for all ecclesias
Nov. 28. The Lord Bishop of Wintical purposes, will henceforth be called borough, on the South-Western Railway,
chester consecrated a new church at Farn. Sutton-on-Plym. It includes Catdown, in the presence of the Dean of Chichester Brunswick-terrace, Britonside, Coxside, one side of Bilbury-street, Buckwell and a large number of the clergy. The street, Looe-street, and all the interme.
church is within sight of the Farnborough diate streets to the water-side. The Rev.
station, and is built of Heath stone. George Carrighan, M.A. of St. Jobn’s
In 1837, a meeting was held at WinCollege, Cambridge, has been appointed chester, at wbich the Duke of Wellingby Sir Robert Peel to be Minister of this
ton presided. A society was formed for new district.
the purpose of taking measures for the
extension of Church accommodation GLOUCESTERSHIRE,
throughout the diocese. Since its formOct. 22. The Lord Bishop of Glou. ation it bas contributed towards the ereceester and Bristol consecrated the newly tion of 42 new churches and chapels, and erected church of St. John, at Cinderford, the repairs and enlargement of 34. The in the Forest of Dean, built after a design aggregate amount of the population asby Edward Blore, esq. upon land given sisted is about 250,000. The church acby the Crown, by public subscriptions, but commodation previously existing in these chiefly by the munificent donations of places was 68,907 sittings, or rather more Charles Bathurst, esq., of Lydney Park, than one in four of this number; not more and the Rev. Dr. Warneford. It is si than one in sixteen were free. The ad. tuated in the midst of a large and poor
ditional accommodation now obtained is population, hitherto at a distance from 26,893 sittings, making the proportion of any church, and is capable of bolding 650 sittings to be somewhere between one in persons. Oct. 23, his Lordship conse
three and one in two. Of these addicrated a piece of land as an addition to tional sittings no less than 17,503 are the burial ground to the church of Holy free; thus making the proportion of free Trinity, in the Forest of Dean, upon land sittings to be one in seven and a half, also given by the Crown.-And Oct. 25, being rather more than double the number the Bishop consecrated a beautiful church, that previously existed. The estimated built at the sole expense of the Earl cost of these buildings and enlargements, Bathurst, upon a site voluntarily given by as reported to the committee, amount in Peter Playne, of the Box, esq., at Framp- the aggregate to 105,8771. The society's ton Mansel, a tything in the parish of grants have amounted to 25,0521. In Sapperton, as a chapel of ease for the in addition to this sum it has remitted to the habitants of that tything, being nearly incorporated society in London the sum two miles distant from the motber church, of 30921. making its total outlay to amount
The Society of Merchants have lately to 28,1441. purcbased a large piece of ground in the
HEREFORDSHIRE. centre and principal part of Clifton, in Joseph Bailey, esq. M.P. for Worcesorder to preserve it for the benefit of the public. The purchase was made at a
ter, has purchased the ancient and pichigher price than the land was worth, but orders to bave it put in complete repair.
luresque Castle of Hay, and has given it was paid rather than let the ground be sold for building purposes. It is intended to lay the ground out in a park-like man Sept. 26. A new bridge across the ner, to make it conducive to the public Irwell, connecting the boroughs of Man. recreation, and to preserve the view of a chester and Salford, was publicly opened, pobie terrace lately erected. It is pro- and received the name of Albert Bridge. bable that the example will be followed It is of one arch, and measures 18 yards
across witbin the battlements. It has Everton-brow, two relics of military warbeen built at tbe expense of the county. fare were found in the earth, about a foot It was mentioned by W. Garnett, esq. from the surface. One of them, the rechairman of the Bridge Committee, that mains of a large sword, or sabre, was taken within bis recollection there was but one up in a garden belonging to Mr. Halli. bridge for carriages across the Irwell at day, at the back of a small house known Manchester: now there are five, and as Prince Rupert's Cottage; the other, some of them ornaments to tbe town. which is a portion of a firelock, was dis
Nov. 29. The new church of St. Bar- covered near the church ; both are very nabas, at Manchester, just finished, was much corroded by the action of the weaconsecrated by the Lord Bishop of ther, and a part of the sword appears to Chester. The district bus, by an order in have been broken off. The most procouncil, been created a new parish, and buble conjecture is, that they have been is named - The District of St. Barnabas, embedded in the soil since the period Manchester." The cburch is one of ten when Liverpool was besieged by Prince erected in this town by “The Ten Rupert, in 1614. They are now in the Churches Association," and is, perhaps, possession of Mr. William Halliday, of one of the finest yet built by that useful the Everton coffee-house. body. The next day bis Lordship con
MIDDLESEX. secrated another new church in the town. The Tower of London is about to undership of Blockley.
go great alterations and improvements. Dec. 1. The Bishop of Chester con For months past surveyors have been ensecrated a new church at Bolton, under gaged, at the direction of the Board of peculiar circumstances. The building Ordnance, in surveying different parts ; was erected in 1822 for the use of the and an elaborate working model has been Methodist new connexion, and was always formed, under the superintendence of well attended, on account of the learning Major Hall, of the Royal Engineers. A and eloquence of the preacher. About new entrance will be made facing Upper four years ago the minister and congrega Thames-street, and will be approached by tion beld several meetings, the result of a drawbridge. To effect this alteration, wbich was that they determined on con. the Spur Gate is to be demolished; that forming to the Established Churcb. Since part of the old ditcb between the Warders' that period the building bas been occu Hall and the Spur Gate filled up, and a pied as a chapel of ease to the parish new one in a line with that by ihe river church. A district has been assigned to side is to be made, so as to run outside it under the provisions of the 6th and 7th the grand entrance, in accomplishing Victoria, c. 39; and on its being conse which a large space of ground will be crated it became a parish church, under added to the fortress, although no enthe name of Christ Church. The build. croachment on the public right of way on ing is a plain brick structure, accommo Tower-hill. The Spur Gate barracks, dating 800 persons, and is situated in the
the menagerie buildings, the new ticketpoorest and most spiritually destitute part oflice, the Spur-guardroom, and the ramof tbe town. To fit it for the service of parts adjacent, are to be razed to the the church a chancel bas been erected, ground, and on their site will be built suband to give the exterior something of an stantial erections for public offices. The ecclesiastical character, the west front bas Warders' hall, now fronting the Stone. been improved, and the addition of a kitchen, is to be destroyed, and a new one doorway of elaborate design, consisting of erected, which, together with the ticketfive receding arches, executed chiefly in oflice and guardroom, will form the buildterra.cotta from the Ladystone works ings at the grand entrance.
The two near Bolton. The windows, which bad archways almost at the extreme eastern semicircular heads and sash-lights, have end of the fortress, leading to what is been replaced by windows in the same termed the Irish barracks at the southeast style as the doorway (Norman), and a augle, are to be removed, and the Irish bell gable, surmounted by an appropriate barracks, now used for the accommodacross, has been placed on the top. The tion of the troops, are to be converted in. alterations have been made under the to storerooms. The entire row of build. superintendence of Mr. Gregan, of Man- ings on the opposite side of the way is cbester. The petition was presented to also to be demolished, and the whole space the Bishop by the Rev. James Slade, of the rampart wall will be cleared away, vicar of the parish, and a sermon was affording a commodious thoroughfare. At preached by the Rev. Henry Raikes, M.A. the end of the Irish barracks are a numChancellor of the diocese of Chester. ber of smiths' shops and lofts; all these
Dec. 13. During the operations going are to be levelled as far as the old Mill on in connexion with the new park at barracks, to the end immediately beneath
the Jewel-house. The houses fronting Exchange--Ist premium 3001., 2nd ditto the barracks in a line with the King's 2001., 3rd ditto 1001.—6001. ; excavating Arms public-house, about forty in num the Merchants' area, and constructing ber, are to share a similar fate, at least as vaults underneath, 30001.; contract for far as the School-room. Nearly opposite building the Exchange, completed by Mr. to those buildings are the officers' resi. Jackson, the builder, at Pimlico, 115,0901.; dences, wbich are intended to be appro. sculpture work in the tympani (by Westpriated for the accommodation of the war macott), 30001. ; carvings of the internal ders. A large building between the façades, &c., also externally, 27001. ; Beauchamp tower and the officers' pre- sculpture of Corinthian capitals, columns, sent quarters is to be converted into an and piazzas, 60001. ; the encaustic paintinfirmary for the troops, an institution ing of the roof of the colonnade, by M. long required in the garrison. The alter. Sang, 22481. ; cost of clock and works, ations intended immediately adjacent to &c., 7001. ; cost of bells, 9051. ; statue of the Grand Parade are equally extensive, the Queen, 10001.; statue of Queen Eli. Tbe bouses on the rigbt, after passing zabeth (Watson, artist), 5001, ; statue of under the Bloody Tower to the parade, Sir R. Whittington (Carew, artist), 4301.; now the residence of some of the warders, statue of Sir H. Myddelton (same artist), will be destroyed, together with the guard- 4601.; statue of Sir T. Gresham, 5501. ; room. All the buildings, in fact, conti. the Royal arms over the western entrance, guous to the White Tower are to be swept 3501. ; the tessellated pavement (a failure, away, so as to throw that interesting and and destroyed), 7001. ; commission to Mr. stately structure open to the view of the Tite, the architect (said to be about spectator, many of its beauties being hid 10,0001.) There are other expenses, the den by the unsigbtly buildings that are amount of which is not yet made up ; but attached to it. The carriage-way is to be the amount total of the cost of the edifice abolished and raised level with the parade, will not exceed 180,0001. The improvewhich will certainly be one of the finest ments, in the demolition of the Bank. exercising grounds any fortress can boast buildings, and other premises at the back of. It will be approached by a wide flight of the Exchange, cost about 190,0001. ; of steps close under the Bloody Tower. total 370,0001. The rental of the Royal On tbe ruins of the grand store house is Exchange is described in the Committee's to be erected a large building for the ac Report to be as follows :--Royal Excommodation of 800 soldiers, the style of change Assurance Company, 24001. ; which is to be in strict" keeping with the Lloyd's, 12601.; London Assurance ComWbite Tower. Extensive excavations pany, 15001. ; shops, &c., 50001. ; total, are now going on in order to secure a good 10,1601. The Exchange will not be foundation, for which purpose the whole opened for public business until some of the burial-ground attached to St. Peter's weeks after Christmas. ad Vincula has been devoted, the bodies Westminster Bridge.—By a recent Par. therein having been removed and deposit. liamentary Return, it appears that from ed in a spacious vault (unless taken to the year 1810 to April 1838, a sum of other cemeteries). Some of the buildings 83,0971. 6s. 9fd. was expended in the reto the west of the parade are to be pulled pairs and alterations of this bridge, togedown to make room for more substantial ther with charges for professional and other erections. The houses on the terrace, services. The cost since 1838, in the reknown as the Map Oflice, are to be used pairs and alterations, amounted to 82,6611. as officers' residences, the roofs of which and a further sum was required of 52,8791.; will be made to correspond with the and, if the footpaths were made the same White Tower and the intended new bar as London-bridge, an additional sum of racks. The Beauchamp Tower, wbich 40,0001. would be expended. The total stands on the west side of the parade, will income of the property belonging to the be thrown open to public view ; and when commissioners of the bridge is 7,4611. 11s. the records are removed to the new 8d. a year. It will be perceived that the Houses of Parliament, the White Tower sum expended since 1838, and the further will be open for public inspection. sum required, amount in six years to up
The Royal Exchange.- The following wards of 135,0001., whilst the income de. particulars respecting the amount of money rived from the property of the bridge in that bas been expended by the Mercers' the period only amounts to 44,7871. 108. Company in the erection of the New Dec. 12. At a General Court of the Royal Exchange, and the improvements Corporation of the School for the Indi. in the immediate vicinity, are derived gent Blind, it appeared that during the from autbentic sources. Contract for the last quarter tbe amount received was upfoundation, 96571. 18.; expenses for lay- wards of 50001., from wbich, deducting ing foundation stone, 11761. 198. Id.; the current expenditure, a balance of 650i, voted to three architects for plans of the remained in the baukers' bands. The re.