The Genealogist - UK census, BMDs and more online


Saturday 25 May 1844   (p. 3, col. 6-7)



At Cockermouth, on Monday, the wife of Mr. Wm. SMETHURST, foreman in the hat-finishing department of Mr. WILSON's business, formerly of Manchester, of two sons and a daughter.



At St. James's Church, Whitehaven, on Wednesday, the 15th instant, by the Rev. J. JENKINS, Mr. Christopher Woodall HENDERSON, of Carlisle, to Miss Elizabeth KITCHEN, of Hilton Terrace, Whitehaven.

At Dalston, on Wednesday, the 15th inst., by the Rev. Walter FLETCHER, John LIDDLE, Esq., of Brow Nelston House, to Sarah, the fourth daughter of the late John WATSON, Esq., Gill, near Dalston.

At the Friends' Meeting House, at Benfieldside, near Shotley Bridge, on the 21st instant, Mr. Edward WHITFIELD, of Elswick Villas, near Newcastle, shipowner and colliery agent, to Mary SUTTON, daughter of Elihu SUTTON, Esq., of Scotby, near Carlisle.

At Wigton, on the 19th instant, Mr. George MILLER, tailor, to Margaret, only daughter of Mr. Thomas ROUTLEDGE, grocer; on the same day, Mr. John HEWITSON, mason, to Ann, daughter of Mr. Henry FIELDING, clogger; on the 20th, Mr. William STORY, currier, to Miss DREWRY, milliner.

At St. Silas's Church, Liverpool, on the 19th inst., by the Rev. Mr. DAVIES, Mr. A. BOUCH, mate of the brig Isabella, of North Shields, (now discharging in Princes' Dock, Liverpool), to Miss Mary MANDALL, of Penrith.

At Crosscanonby, on the 13th, by the Rev. J. DONALD, Mr. R. O. SANDERSON, late Roman Catholic priest at Maryport, to Ann, widow of the late Mr. DUGGAN, draper, of the same place.

At New York, on the 30th March last, Mr. HERD, late of Egremont, Cumberland, to Miss Mary DIXON, dressmaker, formerly of Whitehaven.

At Askham, on the 16th inst., by the Rev. J. T. WARD, vicar, Mr. Thomas WHARTON, of Bampton, merchant, to Agnes, youngest daughter of the late Mr. John KIRKBRIDE, of Helton Head, in the parish of Askham.

At Kendal, on the 13th instant, Mr. Robert PARKER, to Miss Dorothy STEPHENSON, both of Kendal; on the 16th, Mr. Benjamin DICKINSON, head waiter at the Commercial inn, Kendal, to Miss Margaret WILKINSON, of the same place.

On the 20th instant, at St. George's, Hanover-square, by the Rev. Gilbert ELLIOT, Viscount Melgund, eldest son of the Earl of Minto, to Emma Eleanor Elizabeth, only daughter of the late General Sir Thomas HISLOP, Bart., G.C.B.




In Rickergate, on the 21st instant, Mr. Joseph Hetherington FENWICK, aged 34 years.

In Scotch Street, on the 22nd instant, Mr. John CORBETT, aged 62 years.

In Union Street, on the 21st instant, Mr. Robert WISE, aged 68—after a lingering illness, which he bore with Christian patience and resignation.

At the English Damside, on the 20th instant, Mr. Harker GILL, aged 36 years.

At Liverpool, on the 20th instant, Mrs. Jane RICHARDSON, wife of Mr. Thomas RICHARDSON, late of Carlisle, aged 37 years—under severe suffering, died with great resignation, and will be long lamented by her family and friends.

At Kingstown, on the 18th instant, Mrs. Mary MARTIN, aged 61 years.

At Corby, on the 2nd inst., Jane HIND, relict of Mr. Thomas HIND, aged 83—much respected through life.

At the How, near Hayton, on Sunday last, very suddenly, Mr. Joseph MILBURN, aged 78 years.

At Brampton, on the 20th instant, Mr. Joshua PARKER, dyer, aged 56 years.

At Wigton, on the 22nd instant, Hannah, wife of Mr. Andrew BURNEY, aged 55 years.

At Gamblesby, in the parish of Aikton, on the 12th inst., Mr. Joseph STODDART, aged 64—much esteemed and regretted by his friends and neighbours.

At Penrith, on the 19th instant, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. James HUTCHINSON, miner, aged 26; at his grandmother's, (Mrs. HOPPER), Thomas, son of Mr. Thomas HOPPER, merchant, Glasgow, aged seven years.

At Stockport, on Wednesday last, in the prime of life, Mr. Beeby HODGSON, tea-dealer, third son of Mr. Joseph HODGSON, post master, Allonby.

At Clargill Head, near Alston, on the 17th inst., aged 60, Mr. Nicholas SMITH.

At Nenthead, on the 19th instant, aged 64, Mrs. Sarah TATTARS [TATTERS according to FreeBMD].

At Keswick, on Friday last, suddenly, from the rupture of a blood vessel, Mrs. Betty JACKSON, aged 71 years.

At Cockermouth, on Wednesday, the 22nd inst., Mr. William ARMSTRONG, husbandman, aged 37 years; same day, Thomas OLIPHANT, woollen weaver, aged 27 years.

At Cockermouth, on Tuesday week, Margaret, the daughter of Mr. Jonah MILLER, aged nine years.

At Workington, on the 13th instant, Jane, relict of the late Mr. D. MIDDLETON, aged 48 years; on the 16th, Barbara BELL, aged 29 years; on the 17th, William, son of the late Mr. Wm. EDKIN, aged seven weeks; same day, John, son of Mr. Thomas MURRAY, aged nine months; on the 20th, Jane, daughter of Mr. Thomas FRAZER, aged 19 years; and same day, Frances Ann, daughter of the late Mr. William EDKIN, aged five years.

At Lamplugh, on the 18th inst., Mr. John DICKINSON, of the Golden Fleece inn, advanced in years.

At Harrington, on the 19th inst., awfully sudden, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Barnard M'GOWAN, aged 61 years.

At the Union Workhouse, Whitehaven, Mrs. Ann GAINFORD, widow, aged 80 years.

At Whitehaven, since our last, Frances Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. James ROBSON, in the 6th year of her age.

At Benin, Africa, on board the brig Oscar, Mr. John STEELE, mariner, of Whitehaven, in the 22nd year of his age. The Oscar arrived at Liverpool on Thursday week, and out of the crew of 13 persons, who left this country with her, she has returned with only two of her original hands; the master, mate, and nine others having fallen sacrifice to that pestilential climate. There was another young man belonging to Whitehaven on board the ill-fated vessel, named DOWCIE, who is also one of the sufferers.

At his residence in Castle Grove, Lancaster, on the 16th inst., Thomas CROFT, Esq., in the 68th year of his age.

In London, on the 6th instant, awfully sudden, aged 49 years, Charlotte, wife of Mr. William BROWN, formerly of Yanwath Hall, near Lowther, much and deservedly respected.

DEATH OF THE LADY ELIZABETH LOWTHER.—We regret to announce the death of Lady Elizabeth LOWTHER, relict of the late Sir John LOWTHER, of Swillington, Bart. Her ladyship was in the 74th year of her age. She was the third daughter of John, the ninth Earl of Westmoreland, and sister of the late Countess of Lonsdale, who was the eldest daughter of the same Earl of Westmoreland by his first wife. The deceased Lady Elizabeth was married to Sir John LOWTHER in 1790.