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Saturday 23 Oct 1802 - BMD
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 Saturday 23 Oct 1802   (p. 3, col. 3)

On Saturday last, at Wigton (by the Rev. Mr. CLARKE), Captain THOMPSON, of the Jamaica West Indiaman (lying in the River Thames}, to Miss SKELTON, the eldest daughter of Mr. Jeremiah SKELTON, of that place. Immediately after the union, the happy couple set off for the metropolis.
Lately, at Kirkoswald, in this county, Thomas NIXON, Esq. of Haydon Bridge, late a lieutenant in the 3d Lancashire militia, to Miss PEACOCK, of the former place.
On Saturday last, at Whitehaven, Mr. Isaac LONG, cooper, to Miss Eleanor HALES, both of that town.
On Sunday se'nnight, at Newcastle, Mr. Thomas DAVISON, mariner, to Miss Ann JACKSON, both of that town.
On Monday se'nnight, at Garstang, Mr. Thomas YATES, of Warrington, comedian, to Miss Mary CROSHAW, of Nuneaton, in Warwickshire, and of the Theatre Royal, Liverpool.

On Sunday last, in this city, much respected, Mr. Thomas DIXON, formerly keeper of his Majesty's gaol here, aged 65. He took his supper on Saturday night, and retired to rest, apparently in good health, but in the morning was found dead in bed.
On Thursday last, in Botchergate, Mr. Thomas LEWTHWAITE, aged 47.
A few days ago, in this city, Mrs. ROWLAND, widow, mother of Mr. Edward ROWLAND, woodmonger.
On Sunday last, at Raughton, in the parish of Dalston, Mr. John BEWLEY, aged 73.
Lately, at Heads, in Westward, in the 50th year of her age, Mrs. Ann CARTNER, wife of Mr. George CARTNER a respectable farmer under Sir John BRISCO, Bart. of Crofton Place.
On Wednesday, at Bridekirk, near Cockermouth, Mr. William MAWSON, aged 67.
Last Sunday morning, at Whitehaven, after a few days illness, Mr. James NICHOL, in the 64th year of his age.
On Saturday last, at Harrington, Mrs. Mary CREAR, widow, at the advanced age of 102.
On Thursday se'nnight, at Sunderland, Mr. Robert WALKER, many years a common brewer in that place.
At Ballast-Hills, near Newcastle, aged 19, Miss Jane LAMBTON.
On the 30th ult. at his seat at Dalgreen, in the county of Galway, Ireland, at a very advanced age, the Right Hon. John BIRMINGHAM, Lord Baron Athenry, Premier Baron of Ireland. His Lordship succeeded to the title on the death of the late Earl of Louth, but was prevented by his age and infirmities from going through the usual forms upon his assuming it. He is succeeded by his nephew John BIRMINGHAM, Esq. now in Gibraltar.
Lately, at Dartford, in Kent, John HEATHCOTE, Esq. brother of Sir Gilbert HEATHCOTE. On returning in his curricle from Margate, the iron which supported the pole gave way, and the carriage was precipitated on the horses' heels: they then went off full speed, kicking every thing to pieces, and, it is supposed, in this manner Mr. HEATHCOTE received the wounds in his head of which he died. He was quite insensible after the accident, and died of strong convulsions. Mr. HEATHCOTE, who was possessed of property worth 100,000l. died without a will. He had just recovered from the effects of a dreadful accident which he met with at Newmarket races last spring, when his horse fell, and rolled over him, and was also rode over by a crowd of horsemen.
On the morning of Friday se'nnight, at his house in Yealand, Thomas RAWLINSON, Esq. of Lancaster, son of the late Abraham RAWLINSON, Esq.—His death was occasioned by being thrown from a gig, on his horse taking fright, near Burton-in-Kendal, on Tuesday se'nnight.
At Riga, on the 7th ult. the only son of Prince Alexander of Wurtemberg (brother of the Reigning Duke), an infant of two years of age.
On Tuesday se'nnight, Thomas EDWARDS, Esq. Commissioner of Artillery, lately arrived from Lisbon.
Lately, at Oustwick, in Holderness, aged 46, Mrs. Rebecca FORD, a maiden lady, of strong natural powers of mind, and well known to the Muses by the name of Parthenia.
In the 68th year of his age and 35th of his ministry, the Rev. Thomas BELL, one of the Relief ministers of Glasgow.
Last week, at Framlington, in Sussex, the son of a tailor. He was eight years old, only twenty-eight inches high, and weighed no more than twenty-eight pounds and a half. His mother, previous to his birth, was frightened by a dwarf.
Reproduced with kind permission of British Newspaper Archives