Saturday 04 May 1844   (p. 3, col. 6-7)



On Saturday last, the wife of Mr. Jacob MILBURN, of the Lion and Lamb inn, of a daughter.

On the 27th ult., at Lambeth, London, the wife of Mr. Thos. WOLTON, officer of excise, of a son.


At the Collegiate Church, Manchester, by the Rev. C. RICHSON, Mr. Robert MOSS, draper, of this city, to Miss ELLIOT, daughter of Mr. Arthur ELLIOTT, of Manchester.

The marriage of J. Talbot CLIFTON, Esq., eldest son of J. CLIFTON, Esq., of Lytham Hall, Lancashire, and Miss LOWTHER, daughter of the Hon. Colonel and Lady Lacy Eleanor LOWTHER, was solemnized at St. George's Church, Hanover Square, London, on Tuesday week. Lord Lonsdale gave a slendid [sic] dejeuner on the occasion.

At Annan, on the 29th ult., by the Rev. William LANGTON, Free Church, Greenock, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr. John IRVING, flesher, to Mr. James BYERS, draper, Coventry.

At Walton, near Liverpool, on the 1st instant, Mr. Andrew WILSON, to Miss Jannet ELLIOT, both of Cannobie.

At Crosthwaite Church, Keswick, on Thursday week, Mr. William SIMPSON, to Miss Hannah BIRKETT, late of Borrowdale, near Keswick.

At Cockermouth, on Sunday last, Mr. Joseph HEWSON, tanner, to Miss Sarah FELL.

At Workington, on the 28th ult., Mr. Christopher HOLIDAY, mariner, to Miss Elizabeth BIRKETT.

At Warcop, Westmoreland, by the Rev. Joseph BLAND, B.A., since our last, Mr. John SAWER, jun., innkeeper, to Miss STEEL, Sandford.

At the Parish Church, Blackburn, on Tuesday week, Mr. Richard LEAK, surgeon, Lancaster, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Jas. BAILEY, Esq., surgeon, of the former place.

In Liverpool, on the 17th ult., Captain Lumley KENNEDY, of the Calder, of Whitehaven, second son of Mr. KENNEDY, ship-builder, of Whitehaven, to Mary, eldest daughter of Captain MARSHALL, Warwick-street, Toxteth-park, and for many years commander of the Earl of Lonsdale, steamer.

At Ravenstonedale, Westmoreland, Mr. D. S. WHITELOCK, of Brigham, son of the late Rev. J. WHITELOCK, vicar of Dearham, Cumberland, to Miss RENNISON, of Ravenstonedale.

At Southamton [sic], on the 17th ult., Robert William, eldest surviving son of William WITHAM, Esq., of Eaton Square, London, to Dorothy Mary MAXWELL, of Kirkconnell, near Newabbey, Kirkcudbrightshire.



At Salford, Manchester, in consumption, Mr. Walter HUNTER, cabinet-maker, only son of Mr. James HUNTER, of this city, in the 27th year of his age.

In Russell Street, in this city, on Sunday last, Eleanor, third daughter of Mr. George BROWN, cabinet-maker, aged 15 years—much respected.

At the Irish Damside, on the 30th ult., Mr. Thos. DOLLAWAY, advanced in years.

In East Tower Street, on the 3rd instant, Mr. Luke SNOWDEN, aged 79 years.

In Castle Street, on Monday, the 29th inst., Mary Ann, only daughter of Mr. Thomas CARRUTHERS, hair-dresser, aged three months.

At Well Flat, near Carlisle, on Sunday last, Mr. William FOSTER, stone cutter, aged 24—much and deservedly respected by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.

At Thrustonfield, on the 22nd ult., Miss Margaret SKELTON, aged 70 years—much respected.

At Aikton, on the 22nd ult., after a long and painful illness, Mrs. Mary LANCASTER, aged 66 years.

At Kirkbride, on Sunday last, very suddenly, Mr. Joseph HODGSON, aged 74 years. For his sterling integrity and uprightness in all his dealings, few persons have ended their earthly pilgrimage more sincerely lamented.

In Castlegate, Penrith, on the 29th ult., Mr. William TURNBULL, yeoman, aged 69 years.

At the Union Workhouse, Penrith, on the 30th ult., Mrs. Ann ATKINSON, aged 75 years.

At Moffat, on Tuesday, the 23rd ult., the Rev. John MENTEATH, minister of the United Secession Church, there, in the 60th year of his age, and 35th of his ministry.

At the Lodge Cottage, Annan, on the 24th ult., Jean GASS, relict of Dr. CLAPPERTON—after a severe and protracted illness, which she bore with much Christian fortitude and resignation.

At Annan, on the 21st ult., the wife of Mr. Wm. WELSH, burgh officer, advanced in years.

At Watergreens, near Alston, on the 28th ult., aged 35, Mr. Teasdale DIXON.

At Liverpool, on Sunday morning last, very suddenly, Sarah, the wife of David MORRIS, and youngest daughter of Mr. John SELBY, of Standingstone, near Wigton, aged 31—greatly respected by all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance.

At Stokre Lodge, near Newcastle-under-Lyne, on the 22nd ult., aged 63, after a long and painful illness, borne with exemplary resignation, Miss Elizabeth FENTON, sister of the Rev. John FENTON, rector of Ousby, in this county, and of Thos. FENTON, Esq., of Stokre Lodge.

At Swathburn, near Asby, Westmoreland, on Wednesday last, Mr. George SAUL, advanced in years—highly and deservedly respected.

At Keswick, on Friday last, Sarah, the daughter of Mrs. Mary STANLEY, aged 15 years.

At Scale Beck, Under Skiddaw, near Keswick, on Monday week, Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Isaac BANKS, in the 19th year of her age.

At Seascale, on Saturday last, in the parish of Gosforth, after a protracted illness, Mr. Matthew MOSSOP, bacon curer, aged 40 years.

At Bridekirk, on the 15th ult., Jenny, the wife of Mr. Isaac CLARK, aged 74 years; also, in the same house, on the following day, Mr. Peter WILSON, aged 38 years, son-in-law of the above-named parties.

At Crosby, near Maryport, on the 24th, Mr. [sic] Eleanor WALLACE, widow, aged 78 years.

At Workington, on the 24th ult., Mr. William WESTRAY, aged 34 years; on tbe 25th, Mr. Matthew JACKSON, aged 54 years; on the 26th, Mary Ann, daughter of Mr. John KENDALL, aged 16 months; on the 27th, Mr. John SARGENT, aged 27 years; and on the 28th, William, son of Mrs. Jane TINDALL, aged 19 months; on the 26th ult., aged five years, Alice, youngest daughter of Mr. W. HODGSON, collector of customs at that port.

At sea, on the 25th of January last, whilst on his passage from Calcutta to England, in the Hindoo, William MURRAY, aged 17 years, son of the late Mr. John MURRAY, of Workington.

At Bow Bridge, in the parish of Gosforth, on Friday last, after a lingering illness, Miss Sarah STEELE, daughter of Mr. John STEELE, innkeeper and carrier, aged 25 years.

At Irton, on Thursday week, awfully sudden, Mr. John JACKSON, aged 69 years.

At Drigg, on Sunday morning, the 21st ult., Mr. John SINGLETON, advanced in years.

At Overend, near Whitehaven, on Friday last, Isabella KNOWLES, aged seven years.

On his passage from Whitehaven to Dublin, on Sunday evening week, Captain BANKS, of the Unerigg, of Whitehaven, aged about 50 years. The death of Capt. B. was awfully sudden: he was walking on deck at four o'clock in the afternoon, in his usual health, and at six was a corpse. The deceased had been in the service of Mr. SHERWEN, as commander of the Unerigg for 18 years, and was regarded by his employer as a worthy, industrious, and honest man.

At Whitehaven, on Saturday evening last, Mary, only daughter of the late Mr. George GIBSON; on Thursday week, in College-street, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Daniel PRESTON, ostler at the Black Lion, aged 53 years; in West Strand, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Christopher TAYLOR, aged 62 years; and on Friday, in Quay Street, Mr. Thomas SALONY, weaver, aged 77; last week, Dorothy, daughter of Mr. KING, cabinet maker, Lowther Street, aged two years; on Monday morning, in George Street, Margaret, daughter of Mr. Matthew BANKS, master of the steam tug, at Whitehaven, aged 16 years—a very amiable young woman; since our last, at the Infirmary, Mr. John THOMPSON, aged 28; Jane, wife of Mr. John COOK, aged 34, Market Place; Barbara, daughter of Mr. Matthew IRVIN, Market Place, aged four years; Catherine, daughter of Mr. Robert DENHAM, aged 13, Quay Street; at the Infirmary, William, son of Mr. Joseph M'CADE, aged 28; also, at the Infirmary, Mrs. Sarah NOBLE, widow, aged 41; Mrs. Jane TEASDALE, widow, aged 53, Mark Lane; and William, TAYLOR, Chapel Street, aged eight years; at the Union Workhouse, Preston Quarter, on the 23rd, Isaac MOORE, aged 18, late of Harrington; same place, on the 28th, Lawrence Mc.AVOY, at the patriarchal age of 92; lately, in Michael Street, Mr. Wm. FERGUSON, mariner, aged 49 years.

At Muncaster Mill, near Ravenglass, on the 23rd ult., Mrs. Ann DODGSON, aged 81 years.

On Tuesday week, aged 35, Sarah, the wife of Mr. James ROBINSON, of the Ship Inn, Kendal.

On Thursday week, at Lancaster, of consumption, Mary Ann, youngest daughter of the late Mr. Jas. WHITESIDE, of Lancaster, in her 22nd year.

At his house, in Berkeley-square, London, on the morning of the 23rd ult., aged 79, the Hon. Hugh LINDSAY, brother to the late and uncle to the present Earl of Balcarres. He served his country in early life in the Royal Navy, and was present in several actions under Lord RODNEY and Lord St. Vincent, and among others that of the of 1st of June.

At Tenderden [sic – should be Tenterden], aged 91, the Rev. Lawrence HOLDEN, probably the oldest Dissenting minister in the kingdom, having discharged the pastoral office to the same congregation 70 years.

Mr. Commissioner MERIVALE, who has filled the office of one of the Commissioners in Bankruptcy for so many years past, expired very suddenly, at eight o'clock on Thursday evening week, at his residence, No. 18, Bedford Square. After eating a hearty dinner, he fell into an apparent slumber, from which he never again awoke; and he remained for some time in his chair before his daughter discovered the awful change. Mr. Commissioner MERIVALE was in his 67th year, and has left ten children to mourn their sad bereavement.