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Saturday 17 Feb 1838   (p. 3, col. 6-7)




At Ashton-under-Lyne, on Saturday, the 27th ult., the wife of Joseph POTTER, in the employ of Messrs. BROMLEY and NEWTON, coach-proprietors, of three daughters.




At St. Cuthbert's, on the 10th instant, by the Rev. W. REES, Mr. Joseph IRVING, teacher at the Central School, to Miss Charlotte MILBURN, teacher at the same establishment; same place, on the 15th, Mr. Thomas LONGMIRE, of the parish of Skelton, to Miss Hannah ANGUS, of Botcherby.


At the Superintendent Registrar Office, on the 10th instant, Mr. Robert CORRIE, of Orton Park, to Mrs. Elizabeth RAISBECK, of the same place.


At Gretna, on the 15th instant, Mr. Thomas BELL, land surveyor, of Haltwhistle, to Miss Ann PARKINS, of Carmbridge, in this county. [but see retraction in next week’s paper, p.4]


At Arthuret, on Thursday week, Mr. Thomas ROBISON, gardener to Sir J. GRAHAM, Netherby, to Miss Sarah ROBSON of Hardwood Head, Northumberland.


At Greystoke, on Monday week, Mr. John ROBINSON, miller, to Miss Dinah PORTER, of Penruddock.


At Penrith, on the 13th instant, Mr. John MILLER, stonemason, to Miss Elizabeth M'GARR.


At Whitehaven, since our last, Mr. George GRUNDY, miner, to Miss Mary TAYLOR, both of Harrington; same place, Mr. Joseph GAITSKELL, mariner, to Miss Mary Ann LINTON.


At Hickling, Nottinghamshire, by the Rev. Edward ANDERSON, B.A., the Rev. John WATSON, of Workington, Wesleyan Minister, to Anne, third daughter of Mr. P. HARDY, of the former place.


At Ulverston Parish Church, on the 10th instant, Mr. Wm. HOLME, hooper, to Miss Margaret CROWDSON, both of that town.


At Hexham, on the 3rd instant, Mr. Edward CORBETT, to Miss WALKER, straw hat maker.


At Sunderland, on the 4th instant, Mr. Adam Johnson BOWHILL, to Miss Mary Ann BEATY, both of that place.

 Saturday 17 Feb 1838   (p. 3, col. 6-7)




In East Tower Street, on the 9th instant, Grey MELVILLE, aged 59 years.


In Caldcoats, on the 8th instant, Elizabeth ARMSTRONG, aged 33 years.


In John Street, on the 11th instant, Edward M'GARR, aged 9 years.


In Willow Holm, on the 11th instant, Elizabeth, FIDDLER, aged 78 years.


In the English Damside, on Friday last, Mr. Hugh HARKNESS, cotton spinner, aged 37 years.


On Saturday last, very suddenly, at the house of her grandmother, in Henderson's Lane, Castle Street, Frances, youngest daughter of Mr. William ANDERSON, tailor, aged 10 years.

She died—but 'twas as Christians die—

In love, and hope, and peace;

For Jesus called her to the sky,

And bade her anguish cease.


At Moorill Hill, on the 9th instant, Ellen MURRAY, aged 90 years.


At Low Cummersdale, on the 14th ult., Mr. James BROOKS, cotton spinner, aged 32 years.


At Dalston, on Monday last, aged 85 years, Mrs. Margaret SCOTT, widow of the late Mr. Robert SCOTT, auctioneer,—much and deservedly respected by a large number of friends and acquaintances.


At Oughterby, on the 7th instant, Ann, daughter of the late John ROBINSON, aged 52 years,—much respected.


At Wigton, on the 9th instant, Mr. James STRACHAN, tea-dealer, aged 32 years; on the 10th, Elizabeth, widow of the late Mr. GRAINGER, of Ireby, aged 46 years; on Sunday, Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Robert COOPER, aged 14 years.


At Alston, on the 2nd instant, Mr. Robert WALTON, innkeeper and furniture broker, aged 44 years,—much respected.


At Keswick, on Saturday last, alter a lingering illness, Hannah, wife of Mr. Charles GRAY, nursery and seedsman.


At St. Helens, near Cockermouth, on the 8th instant, Adelaide Frances, second daughter of Major STEEL, aged 8 years.


At Cockermouth, since our last, Mrs. Elizabeth LOCKETT, aged 69 years; Mr. Thomas LOWTHER, formerly chaise driver, aged 67 years.


At Workington, since our last, Mr. Isaac TINNION, aged 54 years; Mr. Ebenezer MARTIN, aged 92 years; and Mrs. Elizabeth COOPER, widow, aged 58 years.


At London, in Portman Place, Ellen, wife of Captain Goldie TAUBMAN, of the Scots Fusileer Guards, and daughter of Humphrey SENHOUSE, Esq., of Nether Hall, near Maryport.


On Wednesday, the 14th instant, after a painful illness, which he bore with great resignation, Mr. Alexander M'KINLAY, of Whitehaven, aged 35 years,—much respected by his friends and acquaintances.


At Green Bank, near Whitehaven, on Tuesday week, Mr. Thomas SMITH, Chelsea Outpensioner, aged 53 years.


At Preston Hows, near Whitehaven, on Wednesday week, Mrs. Margaret DIXON, aged 55 years.


At Rowrah, in the parish of Lamplugh, on the 6th instant, at the advanced age of 86 years, Mr. John YATES.


At Bowbridge, in the parish of Gosforth, on Friday week, after a short illness, Mrs. Hannah HIGGINS, wife of Mr. Francis HIGGINS, blacksmith, and daughter of Mr. John HOWE, of Seascale, aged 30 years; same day, at Blewath, in the parish of Gosforth, Mrs. Eleaner JACKSON, wife of Mr. William JACKSON, aged 59 years; same day, Peter, second son of Mr. Thomas MOSSOP, of Denton Hill, in the parish of Gosforth, aged 18 years.


At Tiverton, on tbe 5th instant, of apoplexy, in the 54th year of his age, Captain Richard WOODALL, late of the ship Indemnity, of London, a native of Whitehaven.


At Hexham, on the 5th instant, aged 61, Mr. George CARR, formerly tallow chandler and spirit merchant, and late of Hawkwell brewery; 6th instant, Mr. Francis NICHOL, butcher; same day, aged 14, Sarah, daughter of Mr. George FITTIS, millwright; 8th instant, Mr. Robert Henry FRENCH, of Hunter Oak, West Allen.


At Durham, on the 6th instant, in Elvet workhouse, aged 58 years, Jane BAINES.


On the morning of Sunday week, Sir D. K. SANDFORD, Professor of Greek in the University of Glasgow, aged 40 years. The disease which destroyed this distinguished scholar was typhus fever, which ran its course with fearful rapidity. Sir Daniel was the second son of the late Rt. Rev. Bishop SANDFORD, Edinburgh.