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Saturday 29 Apr 1843   (p. 3, col. 7)



At Petteril Bank, on the 24th inst., the lady of John FAWCETT, Esq., of a daughter. 



At St. Mary's, in this city, on Thursday, the 27th ult., by the Rev. W. REES, Mr. Thomas CARRUTHERS, to Mary Jobson, eldest daughter of Mr. STORY, Abbey Street. 

At the Presbyterian Chapel, Lowther Street, in communion with the Established Church of Scotland, on Monday last, by the Rev. John PARK, Mr. Edward M'VACE to Mrs. Ellen HOGARTH, both of Duke-street. 

At the Superintendent Registrar's Office, on the 25th inst., Mr. George PARK, of Rockliff, to Miss Margaret CARTNER, of the same place. 

At Bowness, on the 27th inst., by the Rev. John BROWN, Mr. John KNIGHT, yeoman, of Ive Gill, to Esther, youngest daughter of the late Mr. Christopher WATSON, of Easton. 

At Abbey Church, Holme Cultram, on the 22nd instant, Mr. William CARSON, of Round Hill, to Martha, only daughter of Mr. William TORDIFF, of Aldoth. 

At Cockermouth, on Thursday week, Mr. John GIBSON, draper, son of the late Mr. Thomas GIBSON, of Blennerhasset, to Mary, daughter of Mr. James POSTLETHWAITE, joiner, Keswick. 

At Gretna Green, on Sunday week, Mr. James PENNIMENT, letter-press printer, of Whitehaven, to Miss Mary HODGSON, of the same place. 

At Chester-le-Street Church, on the 20th instant, William Henry, eldest son of Sir John FIFE, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to Lucy, eldest daughter of John COOKSON, Esq., of Whitehill. 



In English Street, on the 27th inst., Mrs. Elizabeth DAVIDSON, aged 61 years,-much respected. 

In Brown's Row, on the 26th inst., Ann CAMPBELL, aged 14. 

In English Damside, on the 27th instant, Mr. John LUSK, weaver, aged 38 years. 

At the Infirmary, on the 23rd inst., Marion RIPPIE, aged 28. [But see retraction in next week's paper.]

In Scotch Street, on the 23rd inst., Mr. Abel EARL, aged 52. 

At Cummersdale, on the 26th instant, Mr. Henry EWART, aged 29 years. 

In London, on the 21st inst., Mr. Thomas LANCASTER, tailor, a native of this city, aged 38 years. 

At Woodbank, near this city, on the 24th instant, Mr. John ALLAN, aged 73 years; same day, Mrs. Elizabeth FLETCHER, widow, aged 77 years. 

At Grinsdale, near Carlisle, on the 15th instant, Mr. John NIXON, at the age of more than 88 years. Few persons have passed through life with a more irreproachable character than he did, and still fewer have died more generally and truly respected for every quality adorning a man and a christian. 

At Rickerby, on the 24th instant, after a very short illness, Elizabeth, relict of the late Mr. William RICHARDSOP [sic - RICHARDSON according to FreeBMD], of that place. She was a dutiful and affectionate parent, a good neighbour, and died much respected by all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance,-at the advanced age of 81 years. 

At her residence, in Dockray, Penrith, on the 25th instant, Jane, relict of the late Thomas WHELPDALE, Esq., of Skirsgill, in this county, in the 90th year of her age. 

At Penrith, on the 21st inst., Thomas BAINBRIDGE, aged 90; on the 23rd, very suddenly, Elizabeth WATTS, spinster, aged 27; on the 24th, in the Workhouse, Adam DIXON, labourer; and on the 26th, Robert NEWTON, husbandman, aged 25 years. 

At London, on the 5th inst., after a short illness, Mr. James BROWN, son of Mr. James BROWN, of Plumpton, near Penrith. This amiable man and true christian was unexpectedly snatched, in the prime of life, from a numerous circle of relatives and friends, who keenly deplore his loss. In the several characters of son, husband, friend, and brother, he was truly excellent. The mildness and urbanity of his manners, his integrity, uprightness, and singlemindedness, endeared him to all knew him, and it will be long ere his friends look on his like again. Although he possessed a highly-cultivated mind, he was indefatigable in business, and, it is to be feared, that his unwearied application, and extreme anxiety in the discharge of his duties, brought on the fever that terminated his earthly career. 

At Glasson, where he had lately gone to live in private life, on the 23rd inst., Robert LAWSON, Esq., late of Drumburgh, aged 49 years,-much and deservedly respected by all who knew him. 

At Middle Farm, near Brampton, at her son's house, on the 21st inst., Sarah, widow of the late Mr. Joseph HETHERINGTON, aged 66 years. 

At Alston, on the 23rd inst., aged 42 years, Ann, wife of Mr. Christopher LITEL [sic - LITTLE according to FreeBMD], blacksmith; and on the 24th, Hannah, daughter of Mr. Joseph JACKSON, clogger, aged 11 years. 

At Beckstones, near Caldbeck, on Tuesday week, of consumption, Mr. Thomas FAWCETT, aged 25, a member of the Loyal St. Mungo Lodge of Oddfellows. His remains were accompanied to the grave by nearly seventy members of the lodge. The funeral service was performed in a very eloquent manner by the Rev. Mr. LYNN, after which an oration peculiar to the order was read in a very impressive style by Mr. Richard HARRISON, jun., G.M. of the Keswick District. 

At Keswick, on Sunday last, after a long and lingering illness, Mr. John GLOVER, for a long time steward, and latterly mate, of the Countess of Lonsdale steamer, aged 31 years; same day, Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. William JACKSON, cooper, aged 38 years. 

At Tallantire, on the 15th instant, after a few hours' illness, John ALLISON, Esq., aged 65, extensively known from his connexion with shipping, and highly esteemed. 

At Bonny Hill, near Cockermouth, awfully sudden, on Tuesday week, Ann, second daughter of Mr. F. JAMES, aged 22 years. 

At Cockermouth on Thursday week, Mrs. Hannah THURSBY, wife of Mr. R. THURSBY, weaver, aged 64; on the 19th instant, Mary Anne, only daughter of Mr. George PERSON [PEARSON according to FreeBMD], brazier. 

At Workington, lately, Daniel, son of Mr. William THOMPSON, aged 11 years; Hannah, daughter of Mrs. Ann DOBIE, aged seven months; and Mrs. Susannah DARLING, widow, aged 56. 

At Rose Hill, Harrington, on the 21st inst., Jane, daughter of Mr. Isaac SEWELL, aged two years; and at Harrington, on Sunday last, very suddenly, Miss Mary Ann CLEMENT, aged 16 years. 

At Cleator, on Thursday week, Mr. Abraham CLEMENTS, miller, aged 31 years. 

At Whitehaven, on Monday last, Mrs. HODGSON, relict of the late Capt. HODGSON, in the 70th year of her age; on Friday week, Mr. William DUGGAN, draper, aged 68 years; on Wednesday week, William Henry, son of Mr. HAYTON, of the Savings' Bank, aged nine months; on Thursday week, Mrs. Mary FINLAY, widow, aged 56 years; on Sunday last, at Newtown, Mrs. Mary WHITFIELD, in the 46th year of her age. 

At the Union Workhouse, Whitehaven, on the 24th instant, Hannah WILSON, aged 70 years, late of Lamplugh. 

At Ginns, on Friday week, Mr. James FLETCHER, formerly staff sergeant in the Royal Cumberland Militia. 

At his house, in Upper Brooke-street, London, on the 19th inst., Samuel BODDINGTON, Esq., in his 77th year. 

At his residence, No. 3, Leicester-street, London, on Monday last, suddenly, Mr. George MACFARREN, the well-known music composer, and editor of the Musical World, aged 54.