At Wigton, on Sunday se'nnight, Mrs. WILSON, wife of Mr. WILSON, aged 77 years, much respected and deeply lamented by her friends.
At Margate, on 21st October, Mr. John COLEMAN, a native of this city.
At Penrith, on Friday se'nnight, Mrs. Elizabeth WOMBLES, widow, aged 83.—Same place, on Monday last, Isabella, wife of Mr. Anthony METCALFE, smith, aged 57.
At Brougham Hospital, near Penrith, Mary, wife of Mr. John HODGSON, yeoman.
On Monday evening, Mr. John JEFFERSON, of Cockermouth, formerly a currier, much and deservedly respected, aged 65: he was in perfect health two hours previous to his death.
On Sunday night, in Howgill-street, Whitehaven, Mary, wife of Mr. James WHITE, master of the brig Atalanta.
Sunday, at the house of Mrs. KIRBY, Whitehaven, Miss Mary RIGG, milliner.
At Nook, near Muncaster Castle, Mr. Henry CADDY, of that place.
At Salto, near Allonby, Mr. T. OSMOTHERLY, aged 88.
At Eskmeals, aged 20, Margaret, younger daughter of Mrs. FALCON, a young lady of great personal and mental endowments.
At Whicham, Mrs. Eleanor BENSON, aged 97.
At Papcastle, Mr. Thomas THOMPSON, aged 70.
At Little Clifton, Mr. Richard NIXON, aged 84.
Oct. 21, at Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, the Rev. Henry PORTER, Rector of Springfield, Essex, and Vicar of Enfield, Middlesex, formerly of Trinity College, Cambridge.
Miss JACKSON, sister to Mr. JACKSON, Market-place, Kendal, aged 37. Mr. BELLINGHAM, of the Bishop, Highgate, Kendal, aged 35 years.
Elizabeth, the wife of Mr. John HALL, of Kirkby Lonsdale.
At Appleby, on the 23rd inst., Mrs. Margaret SCOTT, aged 73 years.
A few days ago, at Burrels, near Appleby, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. John ELLISON, aged 26.
Mr. Richard FOTHERGILL, slate and coal-merchant, Nottingham, formerly of Ravenstonedale, aged 59.
At Barrow, near Ulverston, Mr. John CRAGG, aged 84 years.
Mr. Robert RITCHIE, of Ulverston, painter—a youth whose dawning merit was of the highest stamp, and full of promise.
At Barngill, Mrs. S. HEWITT, aged 68, relict of Mr. Robert HEWITT, late of Harrington.
On the 23d Sept. at Baltimore, U. S. Miss Ann NICHOLSON, in the 45th year of her age, a native of the county of Westmorland.
On the 6th Aug. at Berbice, Mr. John POSTLETHWAITE, aged 30, son of Mr. Richard POSTLETHWAITE, Lancaster.
At March-hill, near Dumfries, Alex. RALSTON, shoemaker, in the 16th year of his age. He had retired to bed rather early, in perfect health, (having been working late the preceding evening), and was found a corpse in little more than a quarter of an hour afterwards.
At Kk. Michael, Isle of Man, of a fever, Mr. SYMES, aged 31 years.
Oct. 26, in the 66th year of his age, and after a lingering illness of nearly four months, James SOWERBY, Esq. F. L. S., M. G. S., &c. an artist of considerable talent, well known as the engraver of the plates, and the publisher of, the complete Flora of Great Britain, under the title of the "English Botany," and as a most intelligent and indefatigably laborious cultivator of the science of natural history.
In China, Mrs. MORRISON, wife of the Rev. Dr. MORRISON, a missionary. The Chinese having refused a place of burial where it was desired, and where an infant of Mrs. MORRISON's was before interred, and those Christians who inhabit Macao not allowing other Christians any place of interment but within the limits of the Fosse, outside the city wall, the Managing Committee of the English Factory in China, with a humane and liberal feeling, being assisted by some worthy Portuguese gentlemen, to overcome legal impediments, purchased a piece of ground, to be a cemetery for the English, and we doubt not for other Protestant Christians who in future choose to avail themselves of it.
Verona, Oct. 17.—Every lover of the Fine Arts in England, as well as in all quarters of the globe where his name was known, will hear with extreme regret that the celebrated CANOVA is no more. He expired at Venice on Sunday morning last, after a short illness. Where is the chisel that can execute a monument worthy of such a man? The dust of the marble is supposed to have been the primary cause of his death.
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