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DEATHS. Indies and back, and was present at the of Lieut.-Gen. Sir W. S. Whish, K.C.B., decisive victory of Trafalgar. Mr. West, of the Bengal Artillery. who was then master's mate, had charge June 3. At Grasmere, Mary Euphemia, of the signal department, and was se- wife of Sir Thomas Woollaston White, verely wounded. In 1807 he had the bart., of Wallingwells, Notts. bad luck to be taken prisoner by a Spa- Sept. 17. Suddenly, Sir Wm. White, nish corvette, while in charge of a prize, of Čarah-lodge, Killarney, and Glouand remained a prisoner until the Spanish cester-place, Portman-square, London. nation rose against their French oppressors. June 21. At Simonosaki, Japan, aged He was then sent home with despatches 27, while in command of H.M.'s gunto the British Government, and was em- vessel Leven, one of the squadron employed in communications with the patriots ployed in surveying the Japanese coast, along the coast. In 1808 he received his James Hawkins Whitshed, Lieut. R.N., commission as lieutenant, and served in eldest son of Sir St. Vincent and the the Lavinia in the Walcheren expedition. Hon. Lady Whitshed. He was first-lieutenant of the Jaseur, on Jan, 12. At Rode Hall, aged 88, the coast of North America, and was en- Randle Wilbrabain, esq., the younger gaged in many spirited actions with the son of Richard Wilbraham, esq., of Americans, and received the thanks of Rode Hall, M.P. for Chester, to whose his admiral. After the peace, Mr. West office of high steward of Congleton he was unemployed, except for a few months. succeeded in 1798. Mr. Wilbrahain was His retirement he devoted to horticultural the representative of a younger branch of pursuits, in which he excelled, and to the one of the ancient families of Cheshire performance of the duties of a country " that seed plot of gentry"-being the gentleman. For many years he was an 15th in direct male descent from Sir active magistrate of Newcastle, in which Richard de Wilburgham, high-sheriff for district he was very highly esteemed. Cheshire in the 43rd Henry III., who, Capt. West was twice married, and has by his two marriages with heiresses of the left one son and one daughter.
Houses of Vernon, of Shipbrook, and May 28. In Camden-street North, Venables of Kinderton, acquired large Camden-town, aged 71, Ann, widow of estates in the county, a portion of which William Westall, esq., A.R.A.
is still in the possession of the elder Oct. 27. Aged 68, the Rev. John branch of the family. Master Whalley, of Clerkhill, Lancashire, During his long life Mr. Wilbrabam and Rector of Slaidburn, Yorkshire, third was widely known for his liberality as a son of the late Sir James Whalley landlord, bis unbounded charity, and for Smythe-Gardiner, bart.
the stores of sound learning and the Dec. 6. At his residence, in Glouces- knowledge with which his cultivated ter-terrace, Hyde-park, aged 69, John mind was amply filled, which secured to Wheelton, esq., one of the Sheriffs of him, during the protracted period be London and Middlesex in 1840. Mr. “ dwelt among his own people," the everWheelton and Mr. Evans were Sheriffs of increasing respect with which he was re London and Middlesex during the memo- garded by thein. rable collision between the House of Com- Sept. 21. Aged 69, Mrs. Elizabeth mons and the Common Law Courts, Wildman, eldest daughter of the late arising out of the case of Stockdale v. James Wildman, esq., of Chilham Castle. Hansard. Having levied an execution, Sept. 28. At St. Germain-en-Laye, under a writ from the Queen's Bench, on Lady Harriet Catherine, relict of Sir the goods of the Serjeant-at-Arms, these John Williams, knt., one of the justices of gentlemen were ordered to the bar of the Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench. House of Commons for breach of privi- Oct. 10. At Clovelly Court, Bideford, lege, and committed to the custody of the Devon, aged 70, Sir James Hamlyn Serjeant-at-Arms, by whom they were Williams, bart. confined (though not very strictly) in one April 24, At Whitburn Hall, near of the strong rooms of the old Palace of Sunderland, aged 63, Sir Hedworth WilWestminster. It was, however, admitted, liamson, bart., a magistrate and deputy. on further consideration, that the Queen's lieut. of Durham, and M.P. for SunderBench was right, and the Sheriffs were land in the Parliament of 1835-7. Sir discharged.
Hedworth married, in 1826, the Hon. Aug. 9. At the house of Major Pearce, Anne Elizabeth Liddell, daughter of Lord 'ortishead, aged 71, Lady Whish, relict Ravensworth, and has left issue.
DEATHS. July 22. After a few days' illness, aged Mr. Wix's leading idea was, that both 38, James Neynoe Vivian Willyams, esq., Churches contained many men of earnest a magistrate for the county of Cornwall. piety and profound devotion ; that if
Oct. 22. At Brighton, aged 31, Robert these men could only be brought together Edward Eardley, eldest son of Sir Henry in the spirit of Christian brotherhood, S. Wilmot, bart., of Chaddesden, Derby- the Spirit of Truth, in answer to their shire.
humble prayers, would unite the disMay 16. At Monkstown, aged 50, the severed Churches in one grand body, free Lady Janet, daughter of the 31st Earl of from error and the distortion of truth. Mar, and wife of Edward Wilmot Chet- That he had no sympathy for the temwode, esq., of Woodbrook, Portarlington. poral supremacy of the Papacy was proved July 13. At his house in St. John's by his Essay, in 1822, on
“Plain Wood, aged 72, Fletcher Wilson, esq., Reasons why Political Power should not Danish Consul-General, and Knight of the be granted to Papists,” which passed Royal Danish Order of the Dannebrog. through two editions. April 25. At Nostell Priory, Yorkshire,
The Rev. Mr. Wix was a man of sin(the seat of her brother, Charles Winn, gular humility and simplicity of character. esq.), aged 61, Miss Louisa Winn.
Cheerful, and conversant with all the Sept. 4. At the Vicarage, St. Bartholo- most interesting subjects of the day, mew-the-Less, London, aged 90, the Rev. possessor to the last of a vigorous intel. Samuel Wix, M.A., F.R.S., F.S. A., of lect, a memory stored with interesting Christ College, Cambridge, Hospitaller of and valuable knowledge, and sound comSt. Bartholomew's Hospital, Vicar of St. mon sense. Though he outlived all the Bartholomew - the - Less, and Rector of friends of his youth, he has left those of Inworth, Essex.
a second and third generation to revere This clergyman was a man of indefa- his memory, while they deplore his loss. tigable industry, and besides the con
The Governors of St. Bartholomew's, to scientious discharge of his important mark their sense of his valuable services clerical duties, he found time to make to their noble Institution, passed, at a some very valuable additions to general court held for the purpose, a theological literature. In 1808 he pub- resolution of the deepest respect to his lished a work on the Thirty-nine Articles, memory, and ordered a commemorative entitled “Scriptural Illustrations of the marble tablet to be erected in the Church XXXIX Articles of the Church of Eng- of St. Bartholomew-the-Less. land, with a Practical Comment on each June 10. At Norwich, aged 75, ElizaArticle, affectionately intended to Pro. beth, dau. of the late Rev. Philip Wodemote Religious Peace and Unity,” Mr. house, Rector of Hingham, and PrebenWix was among the last of the old High dary of Norwich Cathedral. Church School of Divines, a genuine Nov. 26. At her residence, Lowndesfollower of Robert Nelson and the foun- square, Margaret, widow of Richard ders of the Christian Knowledge Society. Wogan, Lord Talbot de Malahide and He cared more for devotional than pole-. Furnival, of Malahide Castle, county mical subjects ; yet his intense desire for Dublin. religious peace and unity led him into the Oct. 29. At Dunse, Alexander Wood, thorny paths of controversy. In 1819 esq., Advocate, Sheriff-Substitute of Berhe wrote a work which commanded a wickshire. great degree of public attention, styled, Jan. 12. At Paris, aged 80, Colonel ** Reflections concerning the Expediency William Woodgate, C.B., formerly of the of a Council of the Church of England 60th Foot. In early life he saw much and the Church of Rome being holden service in Canada, in the West Indies, with a view to accommodate Religious and in the Peninsula. Differences.” It produced an angry
June 3. At Malvern, of neuralgia, reply from Bishop Burgess; to which Mr. which suddenly attacked the beart, aged Wix wrote a most temperate answer. 30, Arthington, second son of Sir W. This work, however, attracted the at- Worsley, bart., of Hovingham, Yorktention of Jerome, Count de Salis, who shire. had an intense sympathy for its object. Oct. 26. At Bebek, Turkey, aged 38, He had it trauslated at his own expense H. T. Wroth, esq., Legal Vice-Consul into most of the modern languages of Chancelier of the Supreme Consular Europe, and maintained during his life a Court at Constantinople. most affectionate intimacy with its author. Feb. 24. At Clifton, aged 61, Lieut..
DEATHS. Colonel the Hon. Charles Alexander Wrottesley, late of the 29th Regt., second
CENTENARIANS, son of the first Lord Wrottesley. The deceased served with the 15th Lancers at April 25. At Guernsey, aged 102, the the siege of Bhurtpore, in 1825-6. Hon. Mrs. William Annesley. Her death
July 13. In Spring.gardens, London, was the result of accident, the vene. aged 34, George, eldest son of Lieut.- rable lady having fallen from her bed and General R. H. Wynyard, C.B.
dislocated her collar-bone a few days preJan. 7. At Brighton, after a long ill. viously. ness, aged 52, the Right Hon. Charles March 12. At Browne's Hospital, Anderson Worsley Anderson Pelham, Earl Stamford, aged 103, William Ball. The of Yarborough, Baron Yarborough, of Yar- deceased was a native of the village of borough, Lincolnshire, and Baron Worsley, Brigstock, and was brought up as a stoneof Appuldercombe, Isle of Wight. The mason at King's Cliffe, and resided there deceased Peer was educated at Eton, and until he became a bedesman at Stafford, entered Parliament for Newtown, Isle of 33 years ago. In early life he was a noWight (since disfranchised), as soon as torious poacher, deer-stealer, pugilist, he became of age. In 1832, he was wrestler, and the associate of abandoned elected for Lincolnshire (part of Lindsey), characters; but he suddenly quitted these which he continued to represent until courses, and lived to obtain a very differcalled to the Upper House, by the decease ent reputation. of his father, in 1846. In 1854, he was April 13. At Rochester, aged 104, John appointed Vice-Admiral ; and in 1857, Hill. He was always remarkable for Lord-Lieutenant of the county. Whilst in being a man of very abstemious habits, health he took an active part in politics and also an early riser, both of which, on the Liberal side ; but of late years he probably, conduced to his longevity. Un. had suffered from paralysis, and in con- til within the last few months Hill was sequence had retired from public life. in the habit of taking his daily walks
April 22. At Stock House, Dorset, about the city, and, notwithstanding his aged 75, the Rev. Henry Farr Ycatman, advanced age, had the appearance of LL.B., for many years chairman of the being a hale old man. Dorset quarter sessions. The deceased, Feb. 15. At Newborough-villas, St. who was, in 1819, appointed to the Paul's-road, Highbury-park, aged 102, living of Stock Gayland, near his own Mr. John Jones. residence, having previously married a April 22. At Ballachulish, aged 106, lady of considerable fortune, employed Christina Mackintosh, or Macgillivray. his leisure in intellectual pursuits, con- She belonged to the Island of Skye, and fining these, however, chiefly to was well known for upwards of half a direction, namely, that of law. The century as
“ Kirstan Sgiathanach," or statutes at large, the practice of the Skye Kirsty, a sort of female gaberlunzie. Courts, the clearing up of legal doubts, She was always a strong and healthy the reconciling of what to many appeared woman, and till within a month or two to be conflicting enactments, were his of her death had all her faculties, and study and delight. As chairman of went about carrying a wallet of no ordiquarter sessions, his charges to the nary dimensions. grand jury were so much valued that Sept. 12. Aged 102, Mr. John Cumseveral of them have been published; ming, farmer, Scalan, Braes of Glenlivet. and in all matters connected with the He had passed his whole life in the imwelfare of the county in which he offi- mediate neighbourhood of Glenlivet, havciated, he was most laborious and pains- ing been born within half a mile of the taking in the discharge of the duties and spot where he died. responsibilities of his position.
June 8. At Hoo, aged 100, Mr. Ezekiel Dec. 10. At Florence, aged 72, Dr. Smith, a native of Dallinghoo. Southwood Smith, the eminent physi- Feb. The Registrar-General records the cian. He was born at Martock, Somer- death, at Perth, at the age of 105, of "the setshire, Dec. 21, 1788, and was, there. oldest inhabitant," a woman whose name fore, at his decease within 11 days of is not mentioned, but who was the eldest completing his 73rd year. Dr. South- of 20 children born of the same parents ; wood Smith was well known for his and 20 years, to a day, after her birth earnest and consistent labours in the her youngest brother and sister (twins) cause of sanitary reform.
The following Gentlemen, returned to Parliament on the issue of new
Writs, were sworn at the table on the dates affixed to their respective
Writs issued during the Session 1860. Cumberland, W. D.--Hon. Percy Wynd. Lullow.—Hon. G. H. W. Clive, Feb. 8. ham, Feb. 5.
Writs issued in the Recess. Boston. - John Wingfield Malcolm, esq., Pembroke County.---Geo. Lort Phillips,
Feb. 6. Dartmouth.- John Hardy, esq., Feb. 5. Reading.--Gillery Pigott, esq., Feb 5. Honiton. - George Moffatt, esq., Feb. 5. Ripon.-Reginald Arthur Vyner, esq., Leicester Borough. - William Unwin Hey. Feb. 5. gate, esq., Feb. 8.
Southwark.-Austen Henry Layard, esq., Newcastle-upon-Tyme.—Somerset Archi. Feb. 5. bald Beaumont, esq., Feb. 5.
Sussex, W. D. -Walter Barttelot Bart. Nottingham, S. D. - Lord Stanhope, telot, esq., Feb. 5. Feb. 8.
Wick Burghs. - Viscount Bury, Feb. 5.
esq., Feb. 5.
Writs issued during the Session 1861. Aberdeenshire. - William Leslie, esq., Morpeth.---Right Hon. Sir George Grey. Feb. 27.
Re-elected, August 1. Andover.--Henry Beaumont Coles, esq., Oxford City.—Right Hon. E. Cardwell. August 1.
Re-elected, July 31. Banffshire.—Robert William Duff Aber- Pembroke Borough.--Sir Hugh Owen crombie, esq., May 3.
Owen, bart., March 11. Bollon. - Thomas Barnes, esq., Feb. 19. Richmond.-Roundell Palmer, esq., July Bradford. — William Edward Forster, 11. esq., Feb. 13.
Selkirkshire. -Lord Henry Scott, Aug. 5. County Cork.- Nicholas Philpott Leader, Southwark.
-John Locke, esq.
Reesq., March 5.
elected, April 24. Durham City.--Sir William Atherton. Sutherlandshire. --Right Hon. Sir David Re-elected, July 9.
Dundas, bart., April 9. Flint County.-Lord Richard Grosvenor, Tamworth.- Right Hon. Sir Robert Peel. June 3.
Re-elected, August 1. London City. - Western Wood, esq., Tiverton.-Right Hon. Viscount PalmerAugust 1.
ston. Re-elected, April 17. Longford.-Lieut.-Colonel Luke White, Tynemouth. — Richard Hodgson, esq., July 10.
April 29. Marylebone. - John Harvey Lewis, esq., Wilts, S. D.—Lieut.-Col. Frederick Har. April 19.
vey Bathurst, Feb. 18. Montgomery Borough. — Captain John Wolverhampton.—Thomas Matthias We
Samuel Willes Johnson, esq., May 6. guelin, esq., July 4.
H ON O U R S.
The following PEERAGES have been conferred during the Year:
June 28. The Right Hon. Sidney Her- lay, G.C.B., and the heirs male of his body bert, and the heirs male of his body law- lawfully begotten, to have the dignity of a fully begotten, to have the dignity of a Baron of the United Kingdom of Great Baron of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, by the name, style, Britain and Ireland, by the name, style, and title of Baron Fitzhardinge, of the and title of Baron Herbert, of Lea, in the city and county of the city of Bristol. county of Wilts.
October 18. The dignities of Baroness, June 28. The Right Hon. Sir Richard Viscountess, and Countess of the United Bethell, Knight, Chancellor of that part Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland of the United Kingdom called Great Bri- granted to Anne, Duchess of Sutherland, tain, and the heirs male of his body law. wife of George Granville William, Duke fully begotten, to have the dignity of a of Sutherland, by the names, styles, and Baron of the United Kingdom of Great titles of Baroness Macleod, of Castle Leod, Britain and Ireland, by the name, style, in the county of Croinartie, Baroness and title of Baron Westbury, of Westbury, Castlehaven, of Castlehaven, in the same in the county of Wilts.
county, Viscountess Tarbat, of Tarbat, in July 30. The Right Hon. John Russell the same county, and countess of Cromar. (cominonly called Lord John Russell), and tie; with grant, after her decease, of the the heirs male of his body lawfully be- titles of Baron Macleod, Baron Castlegotten, to have the dignity of an Earl of haven, Viscount Tarbat, and Earl of Crothe United Kingdom of Great Britain and martie, to Francis Sutherland Leveson Ireland, by the names, styles, and titles of Gower (commonly called Lord Francis Viscount Amberley, of Amberley, county Sutherland Leveson Gower), the second Gloucester, and of Ardsalla, county Meath, surviving son of the said Anne, Duchess and Earl Russell, of Kingston-Russell, of Sutherland, and the heirs male of his county Dorset.
body lawfully begotten, with remainders August 6. Vice-Admiral the Right Hon. Sir Maurice Frederick Fitzhardinge Berke
ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD.
The following Noblemen and Gentlemen have received the several
Degrees in the ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD during the Year :
ORDER OF THE THUSTLE.
ORDER OP TIE BATI.
Major-General Sir Patrick Grant, I.A.
Gen. Sir James A. Hope.
Lieut.-Gen. Sir Harry D. Jones.
Admiral Edward Harver.