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On Tuesday evening a meeting of traders was held at the Golden  Lion Hotel,
Maryport, in connexion with the New Steam Shipping Company, by whom  it is
proposed to establish steamship communications between Liverpool and  Maryport and
other ports on the ...


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...

 LIGHTFOOT - MOTTON - At Patterdale, on the 1st inst., by the REV. J. FALCON,   MR. E. LIGHTFOOT, grocer, to JANE, only daughter of MR. GEORGE MOTTON, Patterdale.
 
TIMPANY - MUNKMAN - On the 26th ult., at Grove Street Independent Chapel, Boston, by th

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Liverpool Corn Market



       Tuesday July 27th.- The weather up to Sunday evening was highly
favourable  to the growing crops of grain, but on that evening it set in to rain
heavily, and continued with little intermission for upwards of four-and...
To the Editor of the Maryport Advertiser.

Sir, - Now that the donning of the Blue Ribbon is recognized all over  the
country as a great power in promoting sobriety and crushing out the curse of  
drunkenness, it behoves all who profess its principles to...

SUMMARY OF PASSING EVENTS.
 
The statement recently made by a labourer named HERBERT, at a meeting held in Newport, Isle of Wight, that he had been discharged from the Queen's estate at Osborne, because he had asked for higher wages, could not be accep

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A "PETTICOAT SOLDIER"  --  On Monday, at the Glasgow Central Police-court, ELLEN BROWN, a strapping young woman, residing in New Vennel, was charged with dressing herself in a soldier's uniform on Sunday, and parading the New Vennel, causing thereby ...

KABER.
 
On Saturday last, the Primitive Methodist anniversary was held at Kaber, when about one hundred and fifty sat down to an excellent tea.
 
THE REV. W. SHIPLEY, of Kirkby Stephen, afterwards addressed the meeting in an interesting manner.
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OPINION PIECE

For the CUMBERLAND PACQUET.

Many speculative men (amongst whom I doubt not may be some of your Readers) having lately been engaged in a controversy concerning BERKLEY's opinion of a material world, I shall, with your leave, take the liber...
 
A KEEPER SHOT BY POACHERS NEAR ORMSKIRK.
 
Between twelve and one o'clock on Monday morning a gamekeeper named JAMES LEYLAND, in the service of LORD SKELMERSDALE, was shot by a gang of poachers.
 
At the time named, LEYLAND was passing over Hoscar Moss,...