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Saturday 05 Aug 1843   (p. 3, col. 6-7)



In this city, on Tuesday last, Mrs. WREN, of the Royal Hotel, of a daughter.

At Whelpo House, on the 1st instant, the Lady of the Rev. Christopher PARKER, of a son.

LISBON, MONDAY, JULY 24.—On Friday last Her Faithful Majesty was safely delivered of an infant Princess. The accounts of the health of both mother and child are most satisfactory.



At St. Mary's, on the 21st ult., Mr. Edward HOPE, to Miss Rachael TINNION; on the 1st instant, Mr. James LUSK, to Miss Mary RICHARDSON.

At Croglin, on the 22nd ult., by the Rev. J. JACKSON, Mr. Thos. THOMPSON, Saughtreegate, to Miss Mary SCOTT, Newbiggin Town-head.

At Wigton, on the 1st instant, by the Rev. Jonathan IRVING, the Rev. John MOSSOP, of Tothfield, Kent, to Margaret, eldest daughter of the late Mr. William PEARSON, of Market Hill, Wigton.

At Irthington, on the 1st instant, by the Rev. J. TOPPING, Mr. Thomas LITTLE, Watch Cross, yeoman, to Margaret, youngest daughter of Mr. John LAW, of Cross Hill.

At Aikton, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. W. HODGSON, D.D., Master of St. Peter's College, Cambridge, Mr. Wm. YOUNG, to Miss Betsy FORSTER, both of Wigganby.

At Nicholforest, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. John HALLIFAX, B.A., Mr. Thomas MOUNSEY, of Slack, in the parish of Cannonbie, to Jane, third daughter of Mr. Andrew FORSTER, yeoman, Stonegarthside.

At the Parish Church, Workington, on Thursday week, Mr. James ALEXANDER, ship builder, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of James ARMSTRONG, Esq., both of Workington.

At Egremont, on Saturday last, Mr. John THOMPSON, miner, of Bigrigg Moor, near Egremont, to Miss Margaret GLAISTER, of the same place.

At Whitehaven, on Sunday last, Mr.Thomas BRANTHWAITE, carpenter, to Miss Jane FRAZER.

At St. John's Church, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, on the 25th ult., Charles Murray ADAMSON, Esq., to Elizabeth Ann, eldest daughter of the late Henry BENSON, Esq., of Whitehaven.

At Moresby Church, on the 25th ult., by the Rev. Fletcher WOODHOUSE, A.M., rector, Mr. J. P. LARRODER, of Sanford Place, Stoke Newington, to Elizabeth Ushworth WHEELWRIGHT, fourth daughter of the late Joseph WHEELWRIGHT, Esq., of Stamford Hill.

At Brighton, on Saturday, the 29th ult., by special license from the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Right Hon. Lord ERSKINE, to Miss Ann Bond TRAVIS, daughter of the late John TRAVIS, of Lancashire, and first cousin of the late Lady ERSKINE. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Dr. HOLLAND, his Lordship's brother-in-law.



At St. Mary's Workhouse, on the 1st instant, John DIXON, aged 80 years.

At Bromley, in Kent, on the 29th ult., Mary Ann, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Thos. BLAYLOCK, grocer, of this city, aged 38 years.

At Crosby, on the 30th ult., Miss Sarah RAVELL, aged 25.

At Great Orton, on the 29th ult., Mr. John MOORE, yeoman, aged 66 years.

At Penrith, on the 27th ult., Frances, wife of Mr. John MAWSON, builder, aged 64 years; on the 30th ult., Mary SIMPSON, widow, aged 55 years; and on the 3rd instant, the infant daughter of Mr. John LANCASTER, grocer.

At Langrigg, on the 29th ult., after a short illness, Mrs. TODD, bank agent and spirit merchant, Wigton, aged 61 years.

At the Union Workhouse, Wigton, on Friday week, Margaret PARKER, aged 71; same day, John PEARSON, aged 87.

At the Union Workhouse, Cockermouth, on the 30th ult., Miss Elizabeth JENNISON, aged 97 years; and on the 1st inst., Mr. Thomas MACKRETH, waller, aged 63 years.

At Castlerigg, near Keswick, on Friday week, Martha, daughter of the late Mr. Joseph DIXON, aged 14 years.

At Workington. lately, aged 73 years, Mr. John JACKSON,—much respected.

At Bookwell, Egremont, on Saturday last, Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Thomas STAINTON, aged 16 years.

At Whitehaven, on Friday week, Mr. David GLASS, dealer in China, earthenware, &c., aged 36 years; on Tuesday week, Mr. Joseph MURRAY, sen., tailor, aged 66 years; Mr. James COURT, aged 72 years; Alice, daughter of Mr. James M'DONALD, aged eight years.

At Penwortham, near Preston, on the 22nd ult., Mr. Benjamin CADDY, aged 25, the much respected aud highly valued steward of Colonel RAWSTORNE. He was the youngest son of the late Mr. Henry CADDY, of Dyke, near Bootle, where his remains arrived on Tuesday week, and were interred in Muncaster Church, on Wednesday week.

At Hartley Ground, near Broughton-in-Furness, on the 27th ult., Mrs. Ann CARTER, sister to Mr. PERRY, of Buckman Hall, Cumberland, aged 85 years; also, on the 29th ult., Mr. John BROCKBANK, aged 82 years; and on the 25th, at Low Gillhouse, Kirkby Ireleth, the wife of Mr. Thomas DENNY, of consumption, aged 27 years.

At Annan, on the 27th ult., John CUTHBERTSON, some time farmer at Preston-hall, near Annan, aged 61 years.

At St. John's, Antigua, on the 18th June, on board the brig Campbell, of Whitehaven, of lock-jaw, occasioned by a splinter entering the foot, John GRACIE, aged 19 years, son of William GRACIE, grain dealer, Castle Douglas.

At Thornhill, on the 21st ult., Mr. Robert KERR, late tanner in Dumfries, universally respected, and deeply regretted.

In Highgate, Kendal, on Tuesday week, Joshua ATKIN, shoemaker and bell-ringer, aged 62. He was one of the ringers at Lancaster who rang the last century out and the present century in; and he has been treble bell-ringer to the Society of Change-Ringers in Kendal, for upwards of 26 years.

At Hillend, near Annan, on the 27th ult., Mr. James PARLANE, farmer there. Mr. P., while attending Annan market, was struck with paralysis in a respectable flesher's shop, early in the afternoon, and, in defiance of the best medical skill, by ten o'clock same evening the vital spark had fled. He was much and deservedly esteemed all who knew him, and his awfully sudden death is thus greatly lamented.

At Bagnall Street, Newcastle, Staffordshire, on the 21st instant, after a short but severe illness, Mr. George NELSON, draper, a native of Dumfries-shire, aged 34 years. Lived the friend of all, and died the enemy of none.

DEATH OF THE DUKE OF DORSET, K.G.—We have to announce the death of the above distinguished nobleman, on Saturday last, at his residence in Harley-street, in his 76th year. His Grace had been for some months in feeble health, and his death was, therefore, not unexpected. His Grace was a personal favourite of King George IV. and King William IV., to both of which monarchs he was Master of the Horse, and from the former he received the decoration of the Garter. The late duke has left an only sister, married to Mr. H. A. HERBERT; and a niece, daughter of his late brother, the Hon. George SACKVILLE GERMAIN, married to Mr. William Bruce STOPFORD, of the Foreign-office.

DEATH OF PRINCE AUGUSTUS OF PRUSSIA FROM CRAMP IN THE LUNGS.—News was received at Berlin on the 19th inst. of the death of his Royal Highness Prince Augustus of Prussia, while on a tour to inspect the artillery, of which he was commander-in-chief. His Royal Highness was born in 1779, and was the youngest son of Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia, brother of Frederic II.

General ALAVA, former Ambassador of the Queen of Spain in Paris and London, died a few days ago at the waters of Bareges.