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MARKETS.

PENRITH - TUESDAY LAST.

GRAIN. - There was an average supply of wheat at our market this morning,
which realised fully last week's prices:  and there was also little change
either in the quantity or price of oats.  Barley, however, was a large

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Under the auspices of the members of the Harrington Reading-room and  
Literary Association a concert was given in the Victoria Hall, on Monday  evening.
Fortunately the weather was favorable, and a large company gathered  together.
The Rev. A. F. CURWE...
NEARLY LOST.

A wedding party were making merry one evening this week, and  one of the
invited guests, whose eyes seem to have been dazzled by the extra  number of
lights in use to warn people of the danger of a too near acquaintance  with the
sewerage wo...

THE CUMBERLAND PACQUET and Ware's Whitehaven Advertiser,                                 Tuesday,April 22, 1777

No. 132    3d. Week    VOL. III    4th Quarter     Price Three-pence

Where Moderation dwells, the Soul admits Distinct Ideas, and Matur'd De...
 
ECCENTRIC PRAYERS.
 
Some very eccentric expressions were used in the prayers of clergymen of the last century.
 
An Edinburgh minister was inclined to grumble when he prayed,    "Give us not evil to think Thee neglectful of Thine own, for we are Thine ...


BIRTH

On the 15th instant, the lady of the Rev. F. W. WICKS, incumbent of St.
Nicholas' Church, of a daughter.
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MARRIED

On the 30th ult., at the Friend's Meeting House, in this town, Mr. Josiah
THOMPSON, of Moreland, near Penrith, to...

Stations in the Carlisle List of the Wesleyan Ministers as Appointed at the
Conference Now Sitting:



Carlisle:

Roger MOORE

John BAKER

Thomas BALLINGALL

Brampton:

Thomas H. HILL

Whitehaven:

John INNISSON

James CHALMNERS, M. A.

Workingto...

BLEAYMIRE - At Penrith, on the 4th instant, DOROTHY, widow of the late THOMAS DOBSON BLEAYMIRE, Esq., in her 86th year.
 
BELL - In Middlegate, Penrith, on the 2nd inst., MARY, wife of MR. LANCELOT BELL, plumber, aged 26 years.
 
BARNS - At Grey Mouth, N

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KENDAL FARMERS' CLUB........................part #1
 
The members of the above club met at their Club Room, Old Market Hall Chambers, to hear and discuss a paper on "Milk and its products" -  introduced by the president MR. WILLIAM HENRY WAKEFIELD, Sed...
On Tuesday morning last an accident occurred at the New Steel  Works,
Workington.

 A man named Charles DIAMOND was engaged as one of the wagon tippers.  Some
of the wagons laden with earth were proceeding down an incline, when he  
attempted to uncouple ...