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Resignations and Retirements.

Magius, h. p. K. G. L. 23 Mar. 1819 Lieut. Toinlinson, 17 Dr.

25 Sept. 1818 Lieut.-Col. Bouverie, 60 F.

M.Derinott, do.

6 Sept. 1818 Capt. Angelo, Roy, West India Rang.

Lidwell, 73 F.
Lieut. Heselridge, 73 F.

George, R. West Ind. Rang.
Hunt, late ? R. Vet. Bn.

6 May 1819 Appointments Cancelled.

Fair, h. p. 81 F.

31 Mar.

Blackburn, Dumfries Militia 31 Oct, 1818 Cornet Clyde, 24 Dr.

Corncts, 2d Licuts, and Ensigns. 20 Lieut. Rich. Basset, 1 Ceylon Regt.

Broderick, 2 Dr. G.

4 Apr. 1819 Arrow, 67 F.

21 Nov. 1818 Deaths. Aitken (drowned) 72 F.

17 Jan. 1819 Drayton, R. W. I. Ra.

2 March 1819 Colonel, the Duke of Buccleugh, Dumfries Militia M'Konachie, do.

18 March 1819 20 Apr. 1819 T. B. Cooper, R. Art.

21 Feb. 1819 Lieut.-Col. D. J. Cameron, late 1 R. Vet. Bn. Town, h. p. 24 F.

20 Aug. 1818 Apr. 1819 Bevan, Dumfries Mil.

29 Mar. 1819 Lawson, R. Art

23 Apr. 1819

Adj.-Lieut. Warde, 65 F. Major Campbell, R. Art.

7 May 1819

Quarter-master Steel, 3 F. G.
Capt. Given, 15 F.

16 Apr. 1819 Assist.-Surg. Pulsford, 18 Dr.
Campbell, 67 F.
Gethin (killed in action with the Caffres)

Miscellaneous. 72 F.

3 Feb. 1819 Sams, Assist. Commis. Gen. at Tobago Enraght, R. York Ran. 10 Feb. 1819

21 Feb. 1819

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.

BIRTHS.

15. At 3, Brown Square, Edinburgh, Mrs WilApril 7, 1819. At Rome, the lady of John Mac- liam Smith, a daughter. pherson, Esq. a daughter.

16. At 17, Nelson-street, Mrs Matheson, a son. 18. Al weerlon Barracks, the lady of Captain 17. At Stonehouse, the lady of Sir John Gordon Campbell, 71st light infantry, a son.

Sinclair, Bart., a daughter. 20. At Bath, the lady of Sir Alexander Hood,

18. At Skedsbush, Mrs Crichton, a daughter. Bart., a son.

24. At Hill Place, Edinburgh, Mrs Francis 23. At Pudliot House, Oxon. Lady Edward Bridges, a son. Somerset, a daughter.

Latey, At Edinburgh, Countess Flahault, a 21. The lady of Dr James Hare, of Handywood, daughter. a daughter.

Lately, At Lanark, the wife of John Steele, - În Nottingham Place, London, Viscountess weaver, of three fine boys, who, with their mother, Newport, a son and heir.

are likely to do well. • 25. At 32, Thistle-street, Edinburgh, Mrs Smart,

A few days since, a farmer's wife at Ballydine was a daughter.

delivered of five female children, three of whom 26. At Langley, Derbyshire, the lady of Godfrey are living. Meynell, Esq. a son.

- In Wimpole-street, the lady of Sir Edward Knatchbull, Bart. a daughter.

MARRIAGES. At Bonnington Bank, Edinburgh, Mrs Wyld, a daughter.

Oct. 24. At Trinchinopoly, Captain Edward - Åt Dumbuck, Dumbartonshire, the lady of James Foote, 7th Madras native infantry, and Lieutenant-Colonel Geils, a son.

quarter.master of brigade, lo Ann, eldest daughter 27. At Blanficld, Mrs William Macdowall, a son of the late Peter Begbie, Esq. of the Stamp-office, 28. At Heriot-row, Mrs Wishart, a son.

London. - At Leith, Mrs Grimes, a daughter.

At Calcutta, in November last, James Dewar, 29. At Aberdour House, Mrs Gordon, a son. Esq. of the civil Service, eldest son of James - At Dundee, the lady of John Maxwell, East Dewar, Esq. of Vogrie, to Miss Emily Dyer, Tay-street, a daughter.

youngest daughter of the late General Dyer. 50. At Mansfield, Lesmahagow, Mrs Wilson, a March 26. At the English Ambassador's, at

Paris, Colonel Arthur Onslow, nephew to the Earl - At Mount Pleasant, Thurso, the lady of Cap- of Onslow, to Miss Wetherell, daughter of tain Calder, royal engineers, a son.

Wetherell, Esq. and grand-daughter of Mrs SerMay l. At Cairnhill, the Honourable Mrs Ha- jeant Runnington. milion, a son.

30. At London, Alexander Maclean, Esq. of 2. At Urr manse, Mrs M'Whir, a daughter. Orange Hill, Jamaica, to Miss Baigrie, eldest - At Edinburgh, Mrs Campbell, of Dalserf, a son. daughter of Mackenzie Baigrie, Esq. of the county

4. At Eastley End House, Surrey, the lady of of Edinburgh. G. W. Lawrence, Esq. of St Jaines's, Jamaica, a April 21. At Belton Church, in Holderness, daughter.

Yorkshire, John Lang, M.D. surgeon, Dumfries, - In George-street, Edinburgh, the lady of John to Miss Christiana Elizabeth Gibb. Mansfield, Esq. a daughter.

- At Balteagh, county of Derry, Thomas Wal8. At Portobello, Mrs William Watt, a son. ker, Esq. of the Scots Greys, to Constantia Frances 9. At Northumberland-street, Edinburgh, Mrs Anu, eldest daughter of J. C. Beresford, Esq. Hopkirk, a son.

22. Sandford Graham, Esq. M.P. (only son of In Queen-street, Edinburgh, Mrs Hume, a son. Sir James Graham, Bart. M. P. for Carlisle) to Ca. 10. Ai London, Lady James Stuart, a daughter. rolina, third daughter of the late John Langton, - Mrs Baillie of Jerriswood, a daughter.

Esq. of Sarsden House, in the county of Oxford. 12. At Stockton, on Tees, Lady Charlotte Mac- - At Lugwardine, near Hereford, Charles Dagregor Murray, a son.

vid Gordon, Esq. of Dulwich Hill, Surrey, to 15. At 27, "Dundas street, Edinburgh, Mrs Lee, Marian, eldest daughter of Robert Phillipps, Esq. St Andrews, a son.

of Longworth, Herefordshire. 14. At Ruchill, the Lady of H. Maclean, jun. of 23. At Westham, Essex, Henry Cheape, Esq. Coll, a daughter.

eldest son of Johu Cheape, Esq. of Rossie, in the

son.

county of Fife, to Margaret, second daughter of 9. At Jubbulpore, East Indics, Captain AlexanJohn Carstairs, Esq. of Stratford Green, Essex. der Black, of the Bengal army, son of Dr Black,

26. At Kirklee, Mr R. Stewart, merchant, Glas- Kirkaldy. gow, to Janet, eldest daughter of Mr John Walker 17. Ai Calpee, near Cawnpore, Lieutenant Hutof Kirklee.

ton Watkins, 1st regiment Bengal native infantry; - At Edinburgh, William Johnston, Esq. of and on the 29th April, at Mountsfield Cottage, Lathrisk and Bavelaw, to Miss Jean Douglas, near Shrewsbury, Mrs Elizabeth Watkins, wife of youngest daughter of Mr Sholto Douglas.

Mr Higgins of that place. - At London, Captain J. Ogilvie, of the Honour- 22. At Calcutta, Mrs Archibald Trotter, in the able East India Company's service, to Helen, se- 27th year of her age. cond daughter of Mr William Allan, merchant in 25. At Calcutta, Mrs Jennet Hunter, relict of Edinburgh.

the late James Scott, Esq. 27. At Carron, Surgeon David Wyse, royal navy, Feb. 23. At sea, on his voyage to the island of to Susan, eldest daughter of Mr Alexander Burgess. Trinidad, Duncan, seventh surviving son of James - At St George the Martyr, Queen Square,

Lamont of Knockdow, Esq. Bloomsbury, London, Alexander Grant, Esq. of March 21. At Montrose, Mr Jonathan Forbes, Clapham, Surrey, and Adam Street, Adelphi, to merchant there. Helen, youngest daughter of the late Rev. William 28. Lieutenant-Colonel John Wardell, half-pay Thorold of Wielsby House, Lincolnshire.

66th foot, aged 65. - At Whitekirk, Mr David Syme, Newmains, April 2. At Lisbon, Major Angus Macdonald, in to Beatrice, eldest daughter of Mr Thomas Ker, the Portuguese and British service. Whitekirk.

3. At Alyth, James Sandy, the celebrated Alyth 29. At Kinclaven, the Rev. John Craig, Kin- mechanic. The originality of genius and eccenkell, to Catherine, only daughter of the Rev. James tricity of character which distinguished this rePringle, Kinclaven.

markable person, were, perhaps, never surpassed. °At Edinburgh, Mr William Begg, surgeon, Deprived at an early age of the use of his legs, he Nicolson-street, to Catherine, eldest daughter of Mr contrived, by dint of ingenuity, not only to pass Alexander Baillie.

his time agreeably, but to render himself a useful 30. Mr Robert Honeyman, Grangemouth, to member of society. He soon displayed a taste for Christian, youngest daughter of Mr David Find- mechanical pursuits, and contrived as a work-shop lay, Prince's Street.

for his operations a sort of circular bed, the sides of 30. At Tranent, the Rev. George Brown, Rams- which being raised about 18 inches above the clothes, botham, Lancashire, to Miss Elizabeth Spence. were employed as a platform for turning lathes,

- At Edinburgh, William Scott, Esq. farmer at table vices, and cases for tools of all kinds. His Mislington, to Jessy, daughter of Mr John Arres, genius for practical mechanics was universal. He Fairnington.

was skilled in all sorts of turning; and constructed May 3. At Hythe, Lieutenant Longmore, of the several very curious lathes, as well as clocks and royal staff corps, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of musical instruments of every description, no less the Rev. William Wright, Wilcocks.

admired for the sweetness of their tone than the 10. At Hampton Court, Middlesex, John Kirk. elegance of their execution. He excelled, too, in land, Esq. of Glasgow, to Augusta Elizabeth, eld- the construction of optical instruments; and made est daughter of the late Major-General John A. some reflecting telescopes, the specula of which Vesey.

were not inferior to those finished by the most emi. 13. At London, the Earl Temple, to Lady Camp nent London artists. He suggested some imporbell, eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of tant improvements in the machinery for spinning Breadalbane.

flax; and we believe he was the first who made - At London, the Honourable Richard Neville, the wooden-jointed snuff-boxes, generally called son of Lord Braybrooke, to Lady Jane Cornwallis, Laurencekirk boxes, some of which, fabricated by daughter of the Marquis Cornwallis.

this self-taught artist, were purchased, and sent 17. At Stonehaven, Mr James Tindal, writer, to as presents to the yal Family. For upwards of Miss Jessie Park, youngest daughter of the late 50 years he quitted his bed only three times, and William Park, Esq.

on these occasions his house was either inundated 20. At Clerkseat, William Stratton, Esq. to with water, or threatened with danger from fire. Mary, eldest daughter of Thomas Black, Esq. of Naturally possessed of a good constitution, and an Warridgemuir.

active, cheerful turn of mind, his house was the Lately, Hugh Denoon, Esq. Pictou, to Cathe general coffee-room of the village, where the afrine, eldest daughter of the Rev. Alexander Fraser, fairs both of church and state were discussed with one of the ministers of Inverness.

the utmost freedom. In consequence of long conAt London, Henry St John Georges, Esq. of the finement, his countenance had rather a sickly cast, 19th lancers, to Mary Ann, eldest daughter of the but it was remarkably expressive, and would have late David Mitchell, Esq.

afforded a fine subject for the pencil of Wilkie, At Cork, Captain Thomas Hobbs, 92d Highland- partiailarly when he was surrounded by his couners, to Margaret, third daughter of Simpson iry friends. This singular man had acquired, by Hucket, Esq. Rivers Town, Tipperary:

his ingenuity and industry, an honourable indeAt Dusseldorf, Lieutenant-General Baron Hom. pendence, and died possessed of considerable propesch, of the British service, to the Countess Isa- perty. In short, his history holds out this very bella, of Nesselrode, Freehoven.

instructive lesson--that no difficulties are too great At London, Woodbine Parish, jun. Esq. son of to be overcome by industry and perseverance; and the Chairman of the Board of Excise in Scotland, that genius, though it should sometimes miss the to Amelia, only daughter of Leonard Becher distinction it deserves, will seldom fail, unless by Morse, Esg. of Norwood.

its own fault, to secure competency and respectaAt Edinburgh, Mr Jonathan Lyons, merchant, bility. He

was married only about three weeks beMarket-street, to Mary, youngest daughter of Mr fore his death. George Skede, Sciennes.

5. At Spa, Lieutenant-Colonel D. I. Cameron,

late of the first royal veteran battalion. DEATHS.

8. At Leith, in the 86th year of his age, Mr WilAt sea, in June last, on his passage from Bengal liam Coke, bookseller, who carried on business, to the Cape of Good Hope, Captain Donald Mac- within the same premises, for the long period of leod, of the Bengal artillery service, eldest son of 55 years, and was the father of the bookselling the late Roderick Macleod, D.D. Principal of profession in Scotland. King's College, Aberdeen.

9. At Heligoland, Major Cumming, of his MaOct. 11. Al Sumbulpoor, in Bengal, Lieutenant jesty's 31st regiment of foot. Douglas, only son of Admiral James Douglas.

At Fort William, aged 82, Captain Angus 29. In India, at Malligauin, near the camp in Macdonald of Tulloch, the oldest branch of Kandeish, Lieutenant James Anderson, of the Ma- Sliochd-Tigh lan-Duibh, of the Keppoch family. dras European regiment, eldest son of the late 15. At Aberdeen, Mrs Aberdein, of Glassell, reRey, John Anderson, minister of Stronsay, most lict of William Aberdein, Esq. sincerely regretted by his brother officers, and all - At Gladtield, Ross-shire, Hugh Ross, Esq. of who knew him.

Aldie and Gladfield. Nov. 5. At Mussulipatam, in the house of James 17. In Baker-street, London, Sarah Maynarier 0. Todd, Esq. judge and chief magistrate there, in Rush, cldest daughter of Richard Rush, envoy the 27th year of his age, Lieutenant Alexander D, extraordinary, and minister plenipotentiary from Coull, of the Madras artillery, son of James Coull, the United States. Esq. of Ashgrove, in the county of Moray.

- It Aberdeen, William Innes, Esq. of Thurso. 18. At Edinburgh, William, eldest son of Mr 2. At Dublin, John Gifford, Esq. at an advanced William Simpson, Esq. solicitor at law.

age. - At Dundee, Mrs Crow, relict of Colonel John - At his house at Brighton, after a lingering illCrow.

ness, the Lady of Admiral Jaines Douglas. 19. At Mount Pleasant, Thurso, Benjamin Cal- 4. At Edinburgh, Bridget Bonnar, youngest der, Esq. aged 73.

daughter of the late Rev. David Black, one of the - At Belmont, Thomas Mouat, Esq. of Garth, ministers of this city. Shetland.

- At Edinburgh, Mrs Marion Craufuird, wife of - At Dingwall, Miss Margaret Mackenzie, Lieutenant-Colonel Lauriston, of the Honourable daughter of the late William Mackenzie, Esq. of East India Company's service. Strathgarve.

5. At Edinburgh, Gordon Duff Cockburn, young20. Åt the manse of Lochcarron, in the 66th est son of Robert Cockburn, Esq. year of his age, and 37th of his ministry, the Rev. - At the Manse of Newburgh, Fife, the Rev. Lachlan Mackenzie, minister of Lochcarron.

He

Thomas Stewart, D.D. was a man of undissembled piety, great integrity,

- At Ayr, at the house of her son, the Rev. Dr and remarkable for his zeal, sacred eloquence, and Auld, Mrs Auld, sen. aged 93. usefulness.

- In Hall-Moon-street, Piccadilly, Major Scott - At Aberdeen, Mrs Burnet, relict of Alexander Waring. Burnet, Esq. late a deputy-cominissary of ord- 6. At Glasgow, Dame Elizabeth Campbell, winance, in the service of the honourable East India dow of the late Sir Humphrey Trafford Campbell Company.

of Asknish, sheriff-depute of Argyllshire. 21. in old Aberdeen, Miss Teresa Lumsden, - At Elgin, Dr Thomas Stephen, physician, daughter of the Rev. John Lumsden, some time aged 75. professor in the University of King's College, Old At Edinburgh, aged 23, Mr James Scott, late Aberdeen.

of James' Court. - In Great Portland-street, London, in the 39th - In Sloane-street, Chelsea, Mrs Christian Maxyear of his age, Robert Martin Herne, Esq. of the well, wife of Anthony Todd Thomson, Esq. Commissariat Department, Treasury.

7. At Edinburgh, Mr John Currie, depute-clerk - At Pittenweem, Mrs Margaret Robertson, re- of the justice of peace court. lict of George Gourlay, Esq. of Kincraig.

8. At the Manse of Culter, Eliz Howison - At Kinross, at the advanced age of 94 years, Strachan, daughter of Alexander Strachan, Esq. Mr John Millar, weaver. He had 8 children, 34 Assistant Commissary-general. grand-children, and 28 great grand-children of - At Burnshott, Mr Robert Todd, farmer there. whom are in life, 4 children, 24 grand-children, - At Livingston's Yards, Mrs Comb, reliet of and 22 great grand-children.

Mr George Comb, brewer. 22. At Berwick, John Clunie, Esq. corn-mer- 9. At Morcbattle, the Rev. David Morrison. chant, one of the inagistrates of that burgh.

- At Edinburgh, at his house in Union-street, - At Kelso, Mrs Elizabeth Young, widow of the Edward Lindsay Watt, Esq. M.D. of the island of late Mr John Bruce, farmer at Maxton.

Jamaica. 23. At Ayr, Mrs Allason, wife of William Alla- - At Howard Place, near Edinburgh, Mrs Marson of Whitehill, Esq.

jory Robertson, relict of Captain Alexander Do- At his house in Hans Place, London, in the nald, late of the 11st regiment of invalids, aged 86 81st year of his age, Christopher Savile, Esq. M.P. - At Kircudbright, Dr John Walker, physician for Oakhampton.

there. - At Edinburgh, Miss Christian Scott, fourth 10. At Ravelrig, Alexander Hay, Esq. of Ra daughter of the deceased Dr John Scott of Conts. velrig.

24. Mr John Mitchell, printer of the Tyne Mer- - At Edinburgh, Mrs Macfarlan, widow of the cury, aged 47. On Tuesday, his remains were in- late Dr John Macfarlan, one of the ministers of the terred, according to his own desire, in the garden Canongate. of his residence, on the leases, near New le.

- Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr George Gor25. At Edinburgh, Mrs Isabella Forbes, relict of don, Canongate. the late James Gordon, Esq. at Tillynaught, - At Edinburgh, Mrs Mary Wemyss, wife of Mr Bantfshire.

Alexander Reid,

Castle-street. - At his Lordship's house in Clarges Street, 12. At Edinburgh, the Right Honourable Marga London, in her 69th year, Charlotte, Countess of ret, Countess of Buchan. Onslow.

16. At Aberdeen, George, youngest son of 26. At London, the right honourable Mary, George Gordon, Esq. of Auchleuchrics. Countess Dowager Poulett.

17. At Edinburgh, John Flint of Polbeth, Esq. - At Fraserburgh, Mrs Shand, relict of William writer in Edinburgh. Shand, Esq. of Craigellie.

- At Leith, Essex, youngest daughter of the late - At Edinburgh, Christina Margaret, youngest Mr Ellis Martin, merchant there. daughter of John Sinclair, Esq. of Coveni-Garden - At his father's house, in Piccadilly, London, Theatre.

at the age of 15 months, Frederick, the only son - At her father's house, Dundas.street, Isabella and heir of the Honourable Mr Drummond Burrell. Gardner, eldest daughter of Mr Cainpbell Gardner,

18. At Leith, Lieutenant Hill Christie, aycd 78. aged 23.

19. At No 4, Shandwick Place, Henry Glasford, 27. At Edinburgh, Mr Adam Elder, late baker Esq. of Dougalston. there.

- At Edinburgh, Thomas Kennedy of Dumure, - At his house, Maize Hill, William Collins, Esq. Esq. of Frolesworth.

Lately, at Tewkesbury, in distressed circum- At Elgin, the Rev. Walter Stuart, lately pre- stances, Mr Thomas Morgan, long known in the sented to the church and parish of Alves.

gaming circles at Brighton, and other fashionable --- At Leith, Thomas, the youngest son of Mr places. Previous to his death, he requested all his Grimes,

gambling apparatus to be brought to him, and 28. At Huntly, Mr Charles Macdonald, agent for burnt in his presence, observing, that as they had the Aberdeen Bank.

been the ruin of him, he would prevent them in29. At Edinburgh, James Chalmers, Esq. soli- juring any one hereafter. citor.

At Weymouth, aged 82, Robert Bayard, Esq. of - At Roxburgh Manse, the Rev. Andrew Bell, Bath. He is supposed to be the last surviving of in the 65th year of his age, and 38th of his mi- ficer who fought under the command of the brave nistry.

General Wolfe, at the battle of Quebec, in the year 30. At Edinburgh, Leveson Douglas Stewart, 1759, and was near him when he fell. Esq. R. N. third son of the Honourable Keith Stew- At Calcutta, Alexander Colvin, Esq. the senior art of Glasserton, deceased.

partner of the firm of Messrs Colvins, 'Barett, and May l. At 10, Hanover-street, Edinburgh, Mrs Co. the oldest and one of the most respectable Marion Gray, wife of Mr Gray, solicitor at law. meinbers of the mercantile body of Calcutta.

2. Robert, aged 8 years, fifth son of Mr Archi- At her house in Maitland Street, Mrs Newbigbald Ronaldson, Leith.

ging, relict of the late James New bigging, Esq.

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