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the community as bound together in common duties and affections. At the same time he endeavoured, whilst administering no stimulus to those violent opinions which are the most opposed to real political improvement, to mark his scorn of every manifestation of injustice and tyranny, from whatever quarter it proceeded; and to urge forward the great social reforms which England has yet to make if she would hold her claim "to teach other natious how to live." In addressing large masses of the people, his taste and knowledge, and, above all, his own experience of what the people required, always prevented him falling into the delusion that it was necessary to write down to popular understanding. In speaking to a million of readers he never hesitated to draw from the copious fountains of his extensive reading, and to feel that the humblest artisan must be approached with the same respect for an intellectual being as the writer would shew to his own most cultivated associates. He went thoroughly along with the present elevated tone of English journalism, and in his hands it has lost nothing of its true dignity and usefulness, in mingling fun with reproof, and sarcasm with argument.

The conversational powers of Douglas Jerrold cannot be enlarged upon in this place. The general public will never properly appreciate them. The sayings that have circulated from mouth to mouth in the London world of letters will be long repeated, and some will find their way into print. But no repetition can convey any impression of the wonderful instinct with which his unstudied wit flashed forth in the most unexpected sallies, upon the most seemingly im. possible opportunities. Some of the brilliant sayings which he scattered about amongst his choicest friends have been reported as if they were the outpourings of a severe nature; but no mere repetition can exhibit that true estimate of them always produced by his own genial laugh, which shewed there was no malice in the jest, and made the object of it almost proud that he had given occasion for such a contribution to social enjoyment. Jerrold was truly a man of a large heart, as well as of a great original genius. He never lost an opportunity of labouring in any act of benevolence that his sense of duty set before him; and his last words were those of affection towards all with whom he had been associated in friendship, -to him a sacred relation.

The deceased was buried at Norwood Cemetery on the 15th ult. The pall-bearers were Mr. Charles Dickens, Mr. Hepworth Dixon, Mr. Thackeray, Mr. Horace Mayhew, Mr. Charles Knight, Mr. Bradbury, Mr. Monkton Milnes, M.P., and Sir Joseph Paxton, M.P.

The gentlemen who occupied the mourning coaches were the late Mr. Jerrold's eldest and youngest sons, Mr. William Blanchard and Thomas Jerrold, Mr. Henry Mayhew, his son-in-law, Mr. Copeland, his brother-inlaw, and the three medical men, Dr. Wright, Dr. Quain, and Mr. Cleveland, who attended the deceased in his last illness.

Among those who followed in procession were Sir Charles Eastlake, Mr. Mark Lemon, Mr.John Forster, Mr. Albert Smith, Mr. Sterling Coyne, Mr. F. J. Serle, Mr. Bayle Bernard, Mr. Westland Marston, Mr. Tom Taylor, Mr. Heraud, Mr. Shirley Brooks, Mr. Robert Bell, Mr. Peter Cunningham, Mr. George Hodder, Mr. Moxon, Mr. Murray, Mr. Hazlitt, Mr. Wm. Bennett, Mr. Barlow, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Jas. Hannay, Mr. Evans, Dr. Fras mus Wilson, Messrs. Henry and Augustus Mayhew, Mr. E. S. Pigott, Mr. Hansteed, Mr. Mitchell, F.R.S., Mr. S. Lucas, Sir Charles Eastlake, Messrs. Thomas and George Landseer, Mr. Creswick, Mr. E. M. Ward, Mr. Augustus Egg, Mr. Frank Stone, Mr. Frith, Mr. George Cruikshank, Mr. John Leach, Mr. Landells, Mr. Tenniel, Mr. Kenuy Meadows, Mr. E. H. Bailey, Mr. Webster, Mr. Buckstone, Mr. Wilkinson, who played the principal character in Mr. Jerrold's first dramatic production in 1821, and Mr. Nelson Lee.

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The following is from a correspondent:Jerrold's dramas have doubtless worked much good; that combination of wit and pleasantry with virtuous and moral teaching in which they abound, is peculiarly adapted to lead and guide the taste of the people. His first piece, "More Frightened than Hurt," a very popular farce, was produced at Sadlers Wells in 1821. From that period to 1830, he wrote many successful dramas for the Surrey and Coburg Theatres, "Black Eyed Susan" being the favourite. In January, 1832, "The Rent Day" was produced at Drury Lane; after which appeared at Drury Lane, Covent Garden, the Strand Theatres and the Haymarket, the following brilliant series-the Bride of Ludgate," "The Golden Calf," 1832'; "Nell Gwynne," 1833; "The Housekeeper," 1833; "The Wedding Gown," 1834; "Beau Nash,' 1834; "The Hayard of the Die," 1835; “The School-fellows," 1835; "Doves in a Cage," 1835; "The Painter of Ghent," in which he himself peformed the principal part, 1836; "The Perils of Pippins," 1826; "The White Milliner," 1841; "The Prisoner of War," 1842; "Bubbles of the Day," 1842; "Gertrude's Cherries," 1842; "Time Works Wonders," 1845; "The Cat's Paw," 1850; "Retired from Business," 1851; "St. Cupid," 1853; (first acted before her Majesty at Windsor Castle, and afterwards produced at the Princess's.)

WILLIAM WINGFIELD YATES, ESQ.

William Wingfield Yates, of Holne-Cot, Devon, formerly of Parkfields, Staffordshire, Esq., was the eldest of the two sons (the Rev. Samuel Wildman Yates, of Reading, being the other,) of John Yates, of Barlaston-hall, Staffordshire, Esq., by his wife Harriott, daughter and co-heiress of Wingfield Widman, Esq., the grandson of John Wingfield, of Norton and Hazlebarrow, in Derbyshire, Esq. John Yates was the eldest son of William Yates, of Springside, Bury, in Lancashire, Esq., whose other

issue were,-2nd, Ellen, who married the first Sir Robert Peel, Bart., by whom she had the late lamented Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel, and other issue; 3rd, Edmund, of rairlawn, Kent, and Ince, in Cheshire; 4th, William, Rector of Eccleston, in Lancashire; th, Thomas, of Irwell-house, in Lancashire; 6th, Eliza, wife of Robert Peel, of Wallington, in Norfolk, Esq.; 7th, Jane, wife of Robert Peel, of Taliaris, Esq.; and 8th, Jonathan, a General in the army;all deceased.

Mr. William Wingfield Yates, the subject of this memoir, was educated at the Royal Military College at Marlow, and at the age of sixteen obtained his commission, as ensign in the 47th Foot,-the head-quarters of which he joined at Gibraltar, in 1808, and served with it through the greater part of the Peninsular War. He was a most active officer; he brought up Sir Lowry Cole's Division (the 4th) to join Lord Hill on the retreat to Madrid, riding 200 miles over the most difficult country to effect that object. He was present at the siege of Tarifa, siege of Cadiz, battle of Barossa, the surrender of Tarragona to Marshall Suchet, and many small affairs. In a foraging party on the banks of the Doure he was severely wounded, and at Vittoria he was so dangerously wounded in both legs as to be incapacitated for further service. For his meritorious services he received a medal, with clasps for Barossa and Vittoria.

Mr. Wingfield Yates married, in 1817, Cecilia, daughter of John Peel, of the Pastureshouse, Derbyshire, Esq., by whom (she died in 1844, while at Carlsruhe,) he had issue 8 sons and 5 daughters, who all, except one son, survive him, and who are here enumerated: 1st, Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Robert William Wingfield Yates, unattached, for many years Military Secretary in Jamaica, in Mauritius, and in the East Indies, to General Sir William Gomm, G.C.B.; 2nd, John Wildman, for some years an officer in the 82nd Foot, and now retired from the service; 3rd, Frederick, Captain in Count Walmoden's Austrian Cuirassiers ; 4th, Augustus, formerly Captain in Count Walmoden's Cuirassiers, and afterwards Major in the 1st Royal German Legion; 5th, Henry Peel, Major in the Royal Horse Artillery, who served with distinction in the Crimea; 6th, Ferdinand, Lieutenant in 1st Devon Militia; 7th, Pargeter de Wingfield, still under age. Of the daughters,-1st, Juliana Vittoria, married Colonel William Nesbitt Orange; 2nd, Georgiana Cecilia, married the Rev. William Blake Doveton; 3rd, Marianne Louisa, married John Tyrrell, Esq.; 4th, Charlotte Adelaide, married William George Cunningham, Esq.; 5th, Frances Maria Wilhelmina. The deceased son, George, entered the Royal Navy, and served in the Syrian campaign of 1840-41, for which he obtained a medal. He died in 1849.

Mr. William Wingfield Yates died at Holne-Cot, on the 28th of January last, and was buried in the churchyard at Holne.

L. H. J. TONNA, ESQ., F.S.A. April 2. Aged 46, Lewis Hyppolitus Joseph Tonna, Esq., F.S.A., F.R G.S., Secretary of the United Service Ins.itution.

He was born in Liverpool on the 3rd of September, 1812. His father was ViceConsul of the kingdoms of Spain, and Consul of the two Sicilies. His mother was daughter of H. S. Blanckley, Esq., major in the army, Consul-general in the Balearic Islands, and at Algiers, a descendant of Guillaume de Blanc-Lis, a Norman Knight in the service of William the Conqueror, who was present at the battle of Hastings. Mr. Tonna evinced at an early age talents of a very superior order: his love for science, and the facility with which he acquired knowledge and languages, was extraordinary. At 16 years of age, in consequence of his father's death, he left Corfu, where he had been studying (at the university founded by Lord Guil ford) under Bambas and Grasetti, and accepted the appointment of Naval Instructor on board H. M. frigate "Rainbow," and accompanied Sir John Franklin in 1830 to the Mediterranean, by whom he was greatly valued. When stationed in the Gulf of Corinth, his thorough knowledge of the French, Italian, and Greek languages was specially brought into play during the time Tyabellas held Patras, prior to the arrival of King Otho. In 1834, upon Sir John Franklin leaving the Mediterranean station, Sir Pultney Malcolm, then Admiral in com mand, expressed a desire that Mr. Tonna should be appointed to his, the flagship. After remaining a year in the "Britannia," Mr. Tonna returned with Sir P. M. to England, and was soon elected Assistant Director of the United Service Institution, in the room of Captain (afterwards Colonel) Stodart, who was killed in Persia. Mr. Tonna then became Secretary, and devoted his untiring energies to the improvement of that institution for a period of twenty-one years. After a season of over-exertion and anxiety during the year 1852, when he made great sacrifice of time, strength, and money for the Institution, his health began to decline, and although he continued his labours until a few weeks before his death, he sank from exhaustion on the 2nd of April, 1857. The Council passed a resolution expressive of "their deep regret at the loss the Institution had sustained by being deprived of Mr. Tonna's zealous and effective services, which had been rendered by him for so many years."

Mr. Tonna was the author of several books and tracts, amongst which are "Nuns and Nunneries," "Erchomena," "Elieshib," "Privileged Persons," "The Lord is at hand," &c. He edited "Bible Characteristics," "Memoir of Jack Britt," &c., and "The Christian Annotator, or Notes and Queries on Scriptural Subjects," which interesting and useful work originated with, and was carried on entirely by, himself.

Mr. Tonna was married twice,-first to Charlotte Elizabeth, in 1841: she died in 1846. Secondly, in 1848, to Mary Anne,

daughter of Charles Dibdin, Esq., who now lives to deplore the loss of one so universally beloved, respected, and regretted.

WILLIAM WALTON, ESQ.

May 5. At his residence, Long-Wall, Oxford, in his 74th year, William Walton, Esq., formerly British Agent at Santo Domingo, and a voluminous writer on the Spanish Colonies, the Carlist War in Spain, &c.

Mr. Walton's father was Spanish Consul at Liverpool, and sent him at an early age to Spain and Portugal, in order to acquire a knowledge of the languages of these countries and of commercial life. Mr. Walton was the first, we believe, who introduced the Peruvian alpaca to the notice of the British public, and was not less instrumental in regard to the importation of guano as a fertilizing manure. Mr. Walton said that the merchants of Liverpool at first treated his proposal respecting this manure with disdain, and asked him if he thought they would turn their ships into dung-carts. Mr. Walton has been heard to say that he was deputed, by the Mexican government in 1815, to offer the crown of Mexico to his late Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, and negociations to that effect were in full train between the British government and Mexico, when Napoleon Bonaparte made his escape from Elba, setting all Europe in a flame, and directing the attention of England to matters of nearer and deeper interest. Mr. Walton at one period gave the benefit of his extensive experience and great knowledge to the columns of the Morning Chronicle, in which he was a frequent writer, and we believe he also wrote in several of the Reviews and Magazines of the day, being a gentleman of great mental activity and unwearied habits of research. He had drawn up, shortly before his death, an account of the Duke of Wellington's estate in Spain, derived from personal inspection and knowledge, and a detailed comparative view of the Alps and the Pyrenees. During his long and chequered life, Mr. Walton had been on terms of personal friendship and intimacy with many of the most distinguished English and Foreign diplomatists and statesmen, and his conversation was full of interesting particulars, derived from extensive observation both at home and abroad, during a long and active life.

BIRTHS.

May 1. At Howe Hatch, the Hon. Mrs. Frederick Petre, a son.

May 6. At Grosvenor-sq., Viscountess Milton,

a son.

May 14. At Hatton-castle, Aberdeenshire, the wife of Major Duff, a dau.

May 15. At Harbledown-lodge, near Canterbury, the wife of Lieut.-Col. T. Jackson, late of the 10th Regt. Bombay N.I., a son.

May 16. At Sket y-park, Glamorganshire, the wife of G. B. Morris, esq., a dau.

May 17. At Sherborne, Dorset, the wife of John Gould Avery, esq., a son.

May 18. At Carisbrooke-lodge, Durham-park, Gloucestershire, the wife of Alfred Chillcot, esq., a son and heir.

May 19. At Speke-hall, Lancashire, the wife of Richard Watt, esq., a daughter.

My 21. At Bellefield-house, Parson's-green, Middlesex, the wife of Henry Brinsley Sheridan, esq., M.P., a son.

May 22. At Clifton, the Lady Isabella C. Grant,

a son.

At Eton, the wife of the Rev. John W. Hawtrey, a dau.

May 23. At Leamington, the wife of Charles Wriottesley Digby, esq., a dau.

May 24. At Roehampton, the Hon. Mrs. Biber, a son and heir.

May 26. At St. Leonard's-on-Sea, the Marchioness of Queensbury, permaturely, of twin daughters, still-born.

May 28. At Stanley-place, Chester, the wife of E. G. Salisbury, esq., M. P., a daughter.

May 30. At 36, Chester-sq., the wife of Col. Steele, C.B., Coldstream Gua ds, a dau.

May 31. At 73, Westbourne-terrace, Hydepark, the wife of Maurice James O'Conn 11, esq., of Lakeview, Killarney, Kerry, a son and heir.

June 1. At Bagneres de Bigorre, Hautes Pyrenees, the lady of Col. William Crompton, a dau. At Hundill-hall, near Pontefract, the wife of J. R. W. Atkinson, esq., a dau.

At Dallington Vicarage, Sussex, the wife of the Rev. Ralph Raisbeck Tatham, a son.

June 2. At Abbotsford, Mrs. Hope Scott, a son, the only great-grandchild of Sir Walter Scott. At the Parsonage, New Bolingbroke, the wife of the Rev. Justice Chapman, a son.

At Newton-house, near Chester, the wife of Edward Henry Roscoe, esq., a son.

June 3. At Park-st, Grosvenor-sq, London, the wife of Col. Herbert Wat in Wynn, M.P., Cefn, near St. Asaph, a son and heir.

At Chesham-pl., the wife of Charles W. Grenfell, esq., M.P., a son.

At Richmond-hill, the wife of G. H. Lang, esq., of Overtoun, Dunbartonshire, N.B., a

son.

June 4. At Bulmershe-court, Reading, Lady Catherine Wheble, a son.

At Weston-hall, Yorkshire, Mrs. C. H. Dawson, a son and heir.

At Southwick-crescent, Hyde-park, the wife of C. Darby Griffith, esq., M.P., a dau., stillborn.

At Farmington rectory, near Northleach, the wife of the Rev. W. H. Stanton, a son.

At Faulkbourne rectory, Essex, the wife of the Rev. F. Spurrell, rector, a dau.

June 5. At Torquay, the wife of Henry J. Baker Baker, esq., of Elemore-hall, Durham, a

son.

June8. At Southborough, Kingston-on-Thames, the wife of Sir Fred. Currie, Bart., a son.

June 10. At Southwick-crescent, Hyde-park, the wife of Major Jervois, R.E., a dau. At Eccleston-sq., the Hon. Mrs. Frederic Hobart, a son.

June 11. At Woodchester-house, Gloucestershire, Mrs. Edward Wise, a dau.

At Woodland's-ter., Blackheath, at the house of her father, Gen. Sir Edward Nicolls, K.C.B., the wife of J. Hill Williams, esq., of Waterloopl., Pall-Mall, a dau.

June 13. At Talacre, Flintshire, the Hon. Lady Mostyn, a son.

The wife of Sir Godfrey J. Thomas, Bart., a

son.

At Boddington Manor-house, Cheltenham, the wife of Capt. Herbert Gall, H.M.'s 14th Dragoons, a son.

At Belgrave-sq., the Hon. Mrs. Horatio Fitz Roy, a dau.

June 14. In the Cathedral-close, Winchester, the Hon. Mrs. William Warburton, a son.

At Eaton-sq., the wife of Frank Crossley, esq., M.P. for Halifax, a son and heir.

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April 3. At St. Paul's Cathedral, Calcutta, Sir James W. Colvile, of Ochiltree, to Frances Elinor, eldest dau. of J. P. Grant, esq., of the Bengal Civil Service.

April 14. At St. George's, Hanover-sq., London, W. Ayshford, eldest son of E. Ayshford Sanford, esq, of Nynehead-court, to Sarah Ellen, dau. of the late H. Seymour, esq., of Knoyle-house, Wilts.

At St. George's, Hanover-sq., Arthur Lionel, eldest son of the late Hon. Arthur Cæsar Tollemache, to Emily, eldest surviving dau. of the late Major-General Sir Jeremiah Bryant, C.B., of the Bengal Army.

April 18. At the British Embassy, at Paris, Richard William Bulkeley, esq., of the Royal Horse Guards, eldest son of Sir R. W. Bulkeley, M.P., to Mary Emily, eldest dau. of Henry Baring, esq., M.P.

April 19. At Dublin, John, second son of Robert Hedley, esq., of Hartford, Northumberland, to Henrietta, youngest dau. of Sir Thomas Butler, Bart., of Balling-temple, Carlow.

April 20. At Emmanuel Church, Camberwell, Wm. Clay, esq., late Capt. in H.M's 37th Regt., and eldest surviving son of the late Gen. Clay, K.C., to Caroline Julia, eldest sister of Sir Claude C. de Crespigny, Bart.

May 6. At Netherseal, near Ashby-de-laZouch, George Charles Burne, esq., Commander in the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company's service, Bombay, second son of the Rev. H. T. Burne, of the Vineyards, Bath, to Mary Ann, youngest dau. of Col. Sir G. H. Hewitt, Bart., of the former place, and grand-dau. of the late Right Hon. Sir G. Hewitt, Bart., G.C.B., formerly Commander-in-Chief in India, and of the late Right Rev. Henry William Majendie, Lord Bishop of Bangor.

May 23. At St. Paul's Knightsbridge, Frederick Morton Eden, Fellow of All Souls', Oxford, eldest son of the Right Rev. the Bishop of Moray and Ross, to Lousia Anne, eldest dau. of the late Vice-Admiral Hyde Parker, C. B.

May 25. At St. George's, Hanover-sq., Archibald Peel, esq., a son of General Jonathan Peel, M.P., to Miss Palmer, only dau. of Sir Wm. Roger Palmer, Bart.

May 26. At St. Peter's, Eaton-sq., the Earl of Stradbroke, to Augusta, widow of Col. Bonham, of the 10th Hussars, and second dau. of the late Sir Christopher Musgrave, Bart.

At St. Paul's, Knightsbridge, Augustus Arthur Vansittart, esq., youngest son of the late General Vansit art, esq., of Bisham Abbey, Berks, to the Hon. Rachel Irby, eldest dau. of the Right Hon. Lord and Lady Boston.

At Marylebone Church, Lieut. Ralph Gore, Royal Horse Artillery, only son of the late George Adenbrooke Gore, esq., of Barrowmount, Gore's bridge, Kilkenny, to Arabella, dau. of the late Edward Godfrey, and of the Dowager Countess of Morton, late of Old-hall, East Bergholt.

May 27. At St. George's, Hanover-sq., Andrew Buchanan, esq., her Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at the Court of Denmark, to the Hon. Georgina Eliza Stuart, dau. of the late, and sister of the present, Lord Blantyre.

June 1. At Sidmouth, Devon, the Hon. Wm. Arthur Hobart, son of the Rt. Hon. and Rev. the Earl of Buckinghamshire, to Marianne, dau. of the late Richard Kennet Dawson, esq., of Frickley-hall, Yorkshire.

At Ottery St. Mary, the Rev. A. P. Turquand, GENT. MAG. VOL. CCIII.

second son of the late William James Turquand, esq., of the H.E.I.C. Bengal Civil Service, to Ellen Eyre, dau. of the Rev. Dr. Cornish, Vicar of Ottery St. Mary.

June 2. At Ashby-de-la-Zouch, the Rev. John Denton, M.A., Incumbent of the Holy Trinity Church, Ashby-de-la-Zouch to Mary Ann Eliza beth, third dau. of the Rev. Mr. Marmaduke Vavasour, Vicar of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and canon of Peterborough.

At Handsworth, Chas. H. Halcomb, esq., of Woodhouse, Cheadle, Staffordshire, to Susanna Mary Frances, eldest dau. of the Rev. John Hand, Rector of Handsworth.

At Clifton, Charles Mahon Tyndall, esq., barrister-at-law, to Louisa Miriam Sophia, eldest dau. of the late Ed. Tyndall, esq., Lieut. R.N.

At Chiswick, Donald William Mackenzie, esq., of Canton, China, son of the late Major Donald Mackenzie, Royal African Corps, to Ricarda Catherine, youngest dau. of the late Captain Richard Croker, R.N.

June 4. At Banwell, James Adeane Law, Captain Bengal Service, second son of the Rev. Chancellor and the Lady Charlotte Law, to Harriette Ellen Blachley, third dau. of the Rev. W. H. Turner, Vicar of Banwell, Somerset, and grand-daughter of the late Dean of Norwich.

At Charlton, Kent, John, only son of Wm. Kettlewell, esq., of Upminster, Essex, to Margaret Masson, eldest dau. of Charles Sutherland, es., of Lee, Kent.

At St. Nicholas, Brighton, W. H. Somerton, esq., of Cotham-lodge, Bristol, to Elizabeth, widow of C. A. Curtis, esq., of Abingdon, Berks.

At St. John's, Paddington, William W. Fawcett, esq., eldest son of Col. Fawcett, of Cravenhill, to Caroline Elizabeth, only dau. of Robert Stafford, esq., Hyde-park-sq., and Millbank, Westminster.

At St. Pancras, John Arthur Cahusac, esq., F.S.A., to Harriot, widow of the late Rev. T. Temple.

At Clapham, John Bruce, esq., writer to the "Signet," Edinburgh, to Jessie, third dau. of the late Robert Taylor, esq., of Broomland, in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

At the Chapel of the British Embassy, Paris, George Harris, esq., H.M.'s Consul-General at Venice, to Ellen Henrietta, dau. of Daniel Magniac, esq.

June 5. Prince Oscar of Sweden, born in 1829, second son of the reigning monarch, to the Duke of Nassau's sister, born in 1836.

June 6. At Barnstaple, Cadwallader Edwards Palmer, esq., son of the late Very Rev. Joseph Palmer, Dean of Cashel, to Elizabeth, second dau. of the late Rev. Wm. Spurway, Rector of Clare Portion, Tiverton, and Alwington.

At Ashwick, Somerset, George Strachey, esq., Attaché to H.M.'s Legation at Stuttgart, to Georgiana, dau. of the late Richard Strachey, esq., of Ashwick-grove, Somerset.

June 9. At All Souls', Langham-pl., the Rev. E. Spooner, son of the V. Archdeacon Spooner, to Octavia, dau. of Sir Oswald Mosley, Bart.

At St. John's, Paddington, Grinham Keen, esq., of Serjeants'-Inn, second son of the late William Keen, esq., of Godalming, to Mary, youngest dau. of the late Francis John Gunning, esq., of Cambridge.

At Lacock, the Hon. Geo. Augustus Hobart, of the Bombay Civil S rvice, son of the Earl of Buckinghamsh., to Jane, eldest dau. of Sir John Wither Awdry, of Notton, Chippenham.

At Kingswinford, Wordsley, Staffordsh, Wm. Terrell, esq., of Clifton, Bristol, to Caroline Harriet, eldest surviving dau. of the late Samuel Girdlestone, esq., of the Middle Temple, Q.C.

At St. James's Piccadilly, Capt. H. Byng, R.N., of Quendon-hall, Essex, to Mary, eldest dau. of the late Lieut.-Col. Gubbins, C.B., of Belmont, Hants.

June 10. At St. Ippolyt's Church, the Rev. Lewis Hensley, Fellow of Trinity College, Cam

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bridge, and Vicar of Hitchin, Hertfordsh., to Margaret Isabella, only dau. of Andrew Amos, esq., of St. Ibb's.

At Cames Eskan, Dumbartonsh., Capt. Middleton, 7th Dragoon Guards, to Janet Hamilton, youngest au. of Colin Campbell, esq., of Colgrein.

At Bishop's Hatfield, Herts. Capt. Alexander Watson Mackenzie, late 91st Highlanders, only son of Thos. Mackenzie, esq., of Ord, Ross-shire, to Angel Babington, eldest dau. of the late Rev. Benjamin Peile, of Bishop's Hatfield.

Frederick, only son of Richard Webb, esq., of Donnington-hall, Herefordsh., to the Hon. Miss Fiennes, youngest dau. of Lord Saye and Sele.

At Liverpool, the Rev. Dr. Bateson, Master of St. John's College, Cambridge, to Anna, eldest dau. of Jas. Alkin, esq., of Liverpool.

At Willesden, Capt. Charles C. Mason, 45th Regt., M.N.I., fifth son of the late Vice-Admiral Sir Francis Mason and the Hon. Selina Lady Mason, to Lucy Eda, youngest dau. of the late William Holmes, esq., Kilrea, Ireland,

June 13. At St. Nicholas' Church, Glamorganshire, Capt. G. H. Browne, of the 88th Regt., only son of the Hon. Howe Browne, and nephew to Lord Kilmaine, to Louisa, youngest dau. of Adm. Sir George Tyler, of Cottrell, in the same county.

At Heavitree, W. Henry Robinson, barristerat-law, eldest son of the late Wm. Robinson, LL.D., of Tottenham, to Susannah, youngest dau. of the Rev. H. G. Salter, M.A., of Heavitree.

June 16. At St. George's, Hanover-sq., Capt. Thomson, King's Dragoon Guards, son of the late Robert Thomson, esq., of Camphill, Renfrewsh., to Fanny Julia, youngest dau. of Sir Henry Ferguson Davie, Bart., M.P., of Creedypark.

At Edinburgh, Capt. Wm. Abdy Fellowes, R.N., eldest son of the late Adm. Sir Thos. Fellowes, C.B., to Hannah, only child of the late Harry Gordon, esq., of Knockespock, Aberdeenshire.

June 17. At Paddington, Major Wm. Rickman, of the Depôt Battalion, Pembroke, and late of her Majesty's 77th Regt., to Mary Pulsford, dau. of the Right Hon. W. G. Hayter, M.P.

At Barnet, George, third son of Robert Hanbury, esq., of Poles, Herts, to Mary, eldest dau. of John Trotter, esq., Dyrham-park, Herts.

CLERGY DECEASED.

March 25. At Sierra Leone, the Rt. Rev. John William Weeks, D.D., Lord Bishop of Sierra Leone, having only returned on the 17th from visiting the stations of the Yoruba Mission of the Church Missionary Society. The "African," a Sierra Leone paper, of the 26th of March, gives the following account of the last moments of the departed bishop :-"It is with a heavy heart that we have to annouce to our readers the death of the Right Rev. Dr. Weeks, which took place about a quarter to five yesterday morning. The hopes that were entertained that a return to his own home and the care of friends might contribute to restore his shattered frame have proved vain. He gradually sank from the morning of his landing on the 17th inst, and yielded up his spirit in sure hope of seeing Him in whom he had believed. A most touching incident occurred a few hours before his death. He was asked by a friend, Is the Lord precious to your soul?' A smile lit up the features that were already shewing the effects of approaching dissolution, when he deliberately spelt the word 'precious,' pronouncing each letter distinctly, and then added very. They were the last words which he was heard to speak, and soon after all that was before the eyes of weeping friends was but the cold and earthly tabernacle of the departed sp.rit. His career as a bishop, however short, was memorable. He had established a native

ministry. Seven native catechists were admitted by him to the deaconate in this colony, and four in Abbeokouta. Bishop Vidal was only fourteen mon hs in actual residence in his diocese. Bishop Weeks was some two months longer. The one was struck down while young and full of life and hope; the other had been a veteran in his Master's service, and is laid in the midst of those to whom his name had been as a household word." Mr. Weeks was for some years an active and zealous missionary stationed in that part of the globe previously to being appointed to the vacant see. The climate, however, at length impaired his health, and he found it necessary to return to England for its restoration. Having recovered his former state of strength and vigour, he became minis er of St. Thomas's Church, in the Waterloo-road, Lambeth, a poor, ignorant, and most depraved neighbourhood, where his Christian efforts proved most successful, and his amiable disposition and general benevolence won for him almost universal esteem. Here he continued to labour for some time with unwearied diligence, until the Government about three years since offered him the Bishopric at Sierra Leone, which he at once accepted, and shortly afterwards departed upon his voyage to the future scene of his ministry, in which happy and glorious work he has now finished his course, and gone to his reward.

April 21. At Rome, aged 33, the Rev. Edward Thomas Evans, B.A. 1845, M.A. 1848, Queens' College, Cambridge, P.C. of Llandudno (1850), Carnarvonshire.

April 24. The Rev. C. Moore, of Monasterevan. April 25. At Llanegrin, aged 87, the Rev. Thomas Jones, B.A. 1814, P.C., of Llanegrin (1814), Merionethshire.

April 29. At Tanfield Parsonage, aged 62, the Rev. William Simpson, P.C. of Tanfield (1824), Durham.

May 4. At Southam, aged 81, the Rev. Пltid Thomas, B.A. 1799, M.A. 1808, Oriel College, Oxford.

May 6. Aged 56, the Rev. Wilmot CaveBrowne-Care, P.C. of St. Barnabas, Homerton, Hackney (1856), fourth son of the late Sir William Cave-Browne-Cave, of Stretton-hall, Ashbyde-la-Zouch.

May 16. At Enmore, Somerset, aged 87, the Rev. John Poole, B.A., Brasenose, 1792, M.A. 1794, Oriel College, Oxford, R. of Enmore (1796), and of Swainswick (1811), Somerset.

Aged 48, the Rev. Robert Spofforth, of Market Weighton.

May 18. At the Vicarage, Scottow, aged 57, the Rev. John Lubbock, B.A. 1824, M.A. 1827, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, R. of Belaugh and V. of Scottow, Norfolk.

Aged 79, the Rev. Richard Frost, for 57 years the diligent, faithful, and beloved pastor of the Independent Church at Great Dunmow, Essex.

May 20. At Passenham Rectory, Northamp tonshire, aged 73, the Rev. Loraine LoraineSmith. The deceased gentleman was the only son of the late- Lorraine, esq., proprietor and lord of the manor of Enderby, in the county of Leicester, and descended from an ancient family in the north of England, well known to all readers of English and Border history. Educated at Eton, and proceeding to the University, he acquired both a knowledge of and a taste for classical literature; and, bestowing upon it his excellent abilities, he kept up his early acquirements, and maintained through them, in af er life, a congenial intercourse with many distinguished persons amongst the nobility and gentry, to whose society his fine commanding person, elegant manners, amiability of disposition, and finished style of dress and equipage, rather enhanced than otherwise by its originality and eccentricity, gave a welcome zest. As a county magistrate, he was active and serviceable in many respects, tempering justice with mercy, and ever keeping in mind the public good. As

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