Saturday 20 Feb 1841   (p. 3, col. 7)



At St. Nicholas Church, Newcastle, on Monday, the 15th instant, Mr. George GRAHAM, of the Post Office, in this city, to Miss Elizabeth HOLMES.

At St. Mary's Church, in this city, on Monday, the 15th instant, Mr. William WELSH, son of Mr. John WELSH, tailor, English Street, to Margaret, daughter of Mr. John BARCLAY, Paternoster Row.

At St. Mary's Church, on Tuesday, the 16th instant, Mr. John REID, to Miss Elizabeth TEASDALE.

At Wigton, on Saturday, the 13th instant, Mr. Josesh WEIR, of Waverton, to Miss Rebecca HENDERSON, of the same place.

At Crosscanonby, near Maryport, on Tuesday, the 16th instant, Mr. HUDDART, to Miss Betsy REAY, both of Maryport.

At Plumblands, on Saturday, the 13th instant, George ROOK, Esq., late of Newcastle, to Sarah, second daughter of John DRUMMOND, Esq., of Plumbland.

At London, on the 9th instant, James Garth MARSHALL, Esq., of Coniston, in the county of Lancaster, son of John MARSHALL, Esq., of Halsteads, in this county, to the Hon. Mary Alice Pery SPRING RICE, eldest daughter of Lord Monteagle.

At Irton, on the 10th instant, John, son of Mr. William PORTER, of the Lodge, Irton Hall, to Miss WALTON, of London Head, in the same parish.

At Whitehaven, Mr. William HODGSON, gardener, to Miss Ruth FROGGATT.

At Liverpool, on the 11th instant, Mr. John ASBRIDGE, jun., of Cockermouth, to Mary Wilson, third daughter of Joseph WHARTON, Esq., of Brunswick Terrace, Bootle Road, Liverpool.

Last week banns were published, in the Cathedral of Nevers, of marriage of a woman who had already had five husbands, and was about to take to herself a sixth. The woman is 54 years of age, and her future husband, who is 71, is probably not destined to be the last.—Paris paper.

At Penpont, Scotland, on the 2nd instant, Mr. James HASTINGS, to Mrs. Chusan STEEL. The sprightly brigegroom is nearly fourscore years of age, and the blooming bride not above a score behind.


In Shaddongate, on Tuesday, the 16th instant, Thomas, son of Mr. Thomas BARNES, aged five years.

In Bread Street, Caldewgate, Mrs. Elizabeth CHESHIRE, aged 57 years.

In London Road, Botchergate, on Friday, the 12th instant, William, son of the late Mr. William HARRISON, builder, aged nine years.

In Ramshay's Lane, Botchergate, on Monday, the 15th instant, Susannah, daughter of Mr. Alexander M'WILLIAMS, tailor, aged 17 years.

At Bristol, lately, Mrs. Keturah Moore JACKSON, wife of Mr. Henry JACKSON, grocer, late of this city, and daughter of the late Mr. Robert TOOGOOD, of Marnhull, Dorsetshire.

At Trinley House, Kirklinton, on Friday, the 12th instant, Mr. William ARMSTRONG, aged 81 years; much respected. He was coachman with the late Mrs. LODGE, Carlisle, upwards of thirty years.

At Moorhouses, in the parish of Burgh-by Sands, on Friday, the 12th instant, Mr. John RIGG, joiner, aged 62 years. The deceased was highly respected by a numerous circle of friends and acquaintances, and has left a wife and large family to deplore the loss of an affectionate husband and a tender parent.

At Longtown, on the 10th instant, Mr. Robert REED, shoemaker, aged 85 years.

At Burgh, on Wednesday, the 10th instant, Mrs. BLAYLOCK, widow of the late Mr. Josiah BLAYLOCK, of Longburgh, aged 53 years.

At Brampton, on Sunday, the 14th instant, Mr. James SCOTT, aged 74 years.

At Low House, near Haltwhistle, on Friday, the 5th instant, Mr. Thomas WINTER, farmer, aged 81 years.

At Low Longthwaite, in the parish of Wigton, on Friday, the 12th instant, Mrs. Mary RICHARDSON, aged 86 years.

At Wigton, on Tuesday, the 16th instant, Ann, wife of Mr. William REED, aged 55 years; on the same day, Mary, daughter of Mr. William BEWLEY, tailor, aged five years; and on Wednesday, the 17th instant, George, son of Mr. Joseph ROUTLEDGE, tailor, aged three years.

At Freelands, in the parish of Irthington, on Saturday, the 6th instant, Mr. Robert FAWKES, aged 78 years.

At Langwathby, near Penrith, on Sunday, the 7th instant, Mr. William BIRD, yeoman, aged 89 years.

At Evesham, on the 5th instant, aged 52 years, Mr. Jonah THOMPSON, a member of the Society of Friends, upwards of twenty years cashier in the banking house of Messrs. HARTLAND and Co., in that town, and subsequently manager of the Gloucestershire Banking Company in the same place. Of him it is not too much to say, that the mildness of his manners and the tempered cheerfulness of his disposition, coupled with the kindness of his nature and the remarkable affability of his behaviour, endeared him to the inhabitants of every class, not merely in the town, but throughout the whole vale. His judgment and experience in all affairs of business, together with his unremitting readiness to assist in every way in his power (regardless of his own convenience) the many who sought his assistance and advice, constituted him so important a member of the community in which he moved, that the universal sentiment now within it is that his place can never be adequately supplied. In unison with this high opinion of his merit, the entire day of his interment was observed as a period of general gloom, evinced by the closing of almost every shop, and even private residences throughout the town. Mr. THOMPSON was a native of Penrith, in this county.

At Keswick, on the 10th instant, Elizabeth, daughter of the late Mr. Timothy STANLEY, of the Pack Horse Inn, in that town, aged 15 years.

At Maryport, lately, Hannah, daughter of Mr. Moses MAWSON, aged 12 years; Mary, wife of Mr. George CORKINDALE, aged 63 years; Ann, wife of Mr. Robert LAWSON, aged 70 years; and Mrs. Nancy M'LEOD, widow, aged 76 years.

At Flimby, near Maryport, on the 9th instant, Mrs. Martha AIKIN, aged 75 years.

At Workington, lately, Mary, wife of Mr. Christopher HOLLIDAY, aged 22 years; Mr. Joseph MARTIN, aged 64 years; Mr. Robert HODGSON, aged 70 years; and Mr. Thomas BURNS, aged 68 years.

At Cockermouth Poorhouse, on Tuesday, the 16th instant, Mr. Jonathan RICHARDSON, labourer, aged 82 years.

At Egremont, on Wednesday, the 10th instant, after a long and painful illness, Mary, daughter of Mr. Jeremiah NICHOLSON, butcher, aged 20 years.

At Bleach Green, Egremont, on Thursday, the 11th instant, Anthony, son of Mr. Abraham M'CLELLAN, aged 28 years.

At Gosforth Gate, on the 11th instant, Mrs. ASHLEY, widow of the late Mr. Charles ASHLEY, stone-mason, in the 51st year of her age.

At Low Netherscale, Embleton, on Monday, the 8th instant, Mr. Joseph IRVING, yeoman, aged 80 years.

At Whitehaven, lately, Mr. Jonathan USHER, many years sexton at St. James's Chapel, aged 72 years; Mr. John M'ARDELL, aged 28 years; and Mr. James MITCHELL, aged 66 years.

At Bransty Toll Bar, near Whitehaven, lately, Mr. George JOHNSON, late of the Fish Inn, in the Market Place, Whitehaven, and many years pay-master serjeant in the Royal Cumberland Militia.

At sea, on the 5th instant, Jacob, son of Mr. William MURPHY, of the Staff of the Royal Cumberland Militia. He was unfortunately washed overboard the Senhouse, on the above-named day, during a gale, whilst on her passage from Whitehaven to Dublin, and perished.

At Troy, in the United States of America, in the month of September last, Mr. James ARMSTRONG, late of Whitehaven, plane-maker. He has left a widow and five children to lament his decease.

At Hensingham, near Whitehaven, on Thursday, the 10th instant, Eleanor, youngest daughter of the late Mr. S. COOK, of Grange, near Egremont, aged 27 years.

At Scilly Banks, near Whitehaven, Mr. George DAVIDSON, coal-miner. The deceased died in consequence of the injuries he received by an explosion of foul air in Countess Pit, about three weeks ago.

At High House, near Whitehaven, on the 10th instant, after a painful and tedious illness of upwards of three years, Mary, third daughter of Mr. William TELFER, aged 21 years.

At Wanstead, Essex, on the 13th ult., at an advanced age, Thomas HODGSON, Esq.

At Drogheda, Ireland, on the 6th instant, Mrs. Margaret HILL, aged 106 years.

A nun of the Convent of San Francisco de Recoleto, at Alhacete, died the other day at the age of 109¾ years, having been born in the year 1731, during the reign of Philip V., and she entered the convent while only fourteen years old.