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466 OBITUARY.—Gen. SirW.P.Gallwey.--Brig.-Gen.Walker. [May,
tion consists of India and Government Island of St. Cbristopher, esq. He mar-
stock; but the land is also considerable, ried Nov. 19, 1804, Lady Harriet Quin,
and is principally in the immediate vi- only daugbter of Valentine-Richard first
cinity of Plymouth. Lady Lopes bas Earl of Dunraven; and by her Ladyship,
£3000 a year, Ruborough House, aud who survives bim, had one son, now Sir
the town residence on St. Andrew's Ter- William Payne Gallwey, Bart. ; and
race, with tbe furniture, &c. of both es- three daugbters, Panny, Louisa, and
tablishments, for life. The mansion and Caroline.
estate of Maristow bave devolved on Sir
Ralph Lopes. Large legacies are also left

BRIG.-GENERAL WALKER.
to all the other children of Sir M.'s sister;
among whom are Mrs. Radcliffe, wife of Lately. In Scotland, Brigadier-Gene-
the Rev. Walter Radcliffe, of Warleigb; ral Alexander Walker, of the East India
Mrs. Barton, of St. Andrew's Terrace; Company's Bombay establishment, late
and Mrs. Basden, wise of Capt. Basden, Governor of Saint Helena,
R. N. Sir Ralph Lopes, the Rev. Waller This officer was appointed a cadet on
Radcliffe, and Mr. Tritton, of the firm of the Bombay establishment in 1780, an
Barclay, Trilion, and Cu. bankers, are Ensign in 1782, and posted to the Bom.
the executors in trust for the disposal of bay European regiment. At the close
this princely fortune. The remains of Sir of that year be embarked with the force
Manasseh were interred at Bickleigh. under Gen. Matheus, lo act against the

possessions of Hyder Ally on the coasts Gen. SIR W. PAYNE Gallwey, Bt.

of Canara and Malabar. During that

campaign, Ensign Walker was present at Lately. Sir William Payne Gallwey, several assaults and engagements, and Bart. a General in the army, and Colonel was removed to the 8th battalion of Se. of the 3d dragoon guards; balf-brother poys, a distinguished corps, which, for to the late Lord Lavington, and brother- its valour and fidelity, was afterwards in-law to the Earl of Dunraven.

appointed the grenadier battalion. Ac He was the youngest son of Ralph the attack of the Rain Tower, an outPayne, esq. (whose eldest son, Sir Ralph work of Mangolore, Ensign Walker was Payne, K.B., was created Lord Laving- severely wounded, and again in the ton in 1795, and died without issue in course of that remarkable siege; and at 1812) by his second wise, Miss Margaret its elose be was one of the two hostages Gallney. He was appointed Lieutenant delivered on the part of the British in ibe Ist dragoons in 1777, and Captain troops, as a security for the conditions in 1782. He served in Flanders, and of the truce. Under these circumstances was at the principal actions in which the be remained in Tippoo's camp nearly British were engaged. In 1794 he ob- four months ; and for bis“ spirited and tained a majority and lieutenancy in zealous conduct ibe government of his regiment, from which he was re- Bombay bestowed upon him the pay and Inoved to ibe 3d dragoon guards in 1796. allowances of a Captain for the period He acquired tbe rank of Colunel in tbat he was in the bands of the enemy, 1798 ; was employed for three years on and a present of 2000 rupees from the the staff of Ireland as Brigadier-General, treasury. and for one year as Major-General; the In December 1785, Ensign Walker latter appointment was dated Jan. 1, sailed with an expedition to the north1805, in Sept. of which year be ex- west coast of America, the object of changed to the 10th light dragoons. In which was to collect furs, and establish 1807 he was appointed Culonel of the a military post at Nootka Sound, which 232 light dragouns; be served in the it was intended Ensign Walker should Peninsula, was present at several affairs command. The expedition explored the in the campaign of 1809, and wore a coast as far as lat. 62 nortb, but the medal on account of the battle of Tala- scbeme of establishing a post was aban

He received ibe rank of Lieut.. doned, and Ensigu Walker rejoined the General in 1871; was in 1814 removed grenadier battalion, in garrison at Bomto the Colonelcy of the 19th dragoons; bay. Iu 1788 be was appointed Lieuin 1815 to the 12th lancers; and in 1825 tenant. to tbe 3d dragoon guards. In the last On the renewal of hostilities with named year be also attained the full Tippoo in 1790, Lieut. Walker's battalion rank of General.

served in the detachment intended for Sir William Payne was created a Ba- the relief of the Rajah of Travancore; ronet Dec. 8, 1812 ; and took the name and he was appointed its Adjutant of the of Gallwey, in addition to his own, by Line. He also served the campaigns of royal sign manual in 1814, pursuant to 1791 and 1792 ; and soon after the peace ibe will of 'Tobias Wall Gallwey, of the of Seringapalam was appointed Military

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1831.] OBITUARY.—Brigadier-General Walker.

467 Secretary to Lieut.-Col. Don, the officer In June 1802, Major Walker was apcommanding in Malabar. In 1795 he pointed Political Resident at the Court was appointed Quartermaster of Bri- of the Guicawar Rajab. In the same gade; but be relinquished that situa- year Baroda was besieged, and the Arabs tion, and joined bis regiment, to be pre- expelled ; and the collection of the revesent at the siege of Cochin. He was nues ceded from the Peishwa and the also at the taking of Colombo in 1796, Guicawar were placed under the admiwhen he was appointed Military Secre- nistration of Major Walker. In 1807 be tary to Col. Petrie, who commanded the was entrusted with the command of an Rombay division of the army.

expedition into the districts of KuttyOn ihe expiration of this service, war; in acknowledgment of which it Lieut. Walker was appointed an assis- was declared by the Governor-general tant to the Commissioners for adminis- that “the singular judgment and distering the affairs of Malabar. In 1796 cretion wbich regulated the whole of he was appointed Military Secretary to that able officer's proceedings, the perGen, James Stuart, and beld that conti- severance and activity which have anidential situation during the whole pe- mated his endeavours to promote the riod that officer was Commander-in- objects of the expedition, and have enachief at Bombay. In 1796 Lieur. Walker bled him to surmount the great embarwas promoted to the rank of Captain, rassments and difficulties wbich opposed and in 1797 he was appointed Deputy their accomplishment, entitle Major Quartermaster-gen. to the Bombay ar- Walker to the highest approbation and my, wbich was some time after followed applause." by the official rank of Major. In 1798 In 1808 this distinguished officer was he was appointed Deputy Auditor.gene- promoted to the rank of Lieut.-Colonel; ral; and in 1799 Quartermaster-gen. to and im Jan. 1809, he obtained a furthe Bombay army in the field. He was lough to Europe, accompanied by the at the baitle of Seedasere, and the siege big best testimonia's in general orders of Seringapatam, which terminated the (which, with a long memoir from which career of Tippov. For this service be the present is abridged, are printed in received a gold medal.

the first volume of the East India MiliIn 1800, Gen. Stuart returned to Eu- tary Calendar). He had proceeded on rope, and Major Walker received the bis voyage, as far as Puint de Galle, instructions of Government to proceed wber, in consequence of a requisition to Cocbin, when he investigated some from the Governor-general, he was recomplicated and important affairs with called to Bombay. He again entered Kutthe Rajab. At this period the Gover- tywar at the head of a British force, and nor-general, the Marquis Wellesley, was joined by the Guicawar army. The expressed his approbation of Major fort of Kandader was taken on the 17th of Walker's services and character, by of- June, and that of Mallia, after an obsti. fering to appoint him one of his extra nate resistance, on the 71b of July. Afaid-de-camps. In the same year be was (er the lapse of a twelvemontb, Lieute appointed a member of the commission Col. Walker again received permission for tbe administration of Malabar, in to return to his native country, with which character he attended the opera- the assurance that "the progress of bis tions of the army sent to reduce the dis- negociations, and the success of his tricts of Wynaad and Cotiore, for which measures, have been marked by tbat he received the thanks of the govern- judgment, ability, and address, of which ment at Madras.

be bas afforded so many decided proofs ; His next employment was in the com- at the same time that the reputation of mand of the troops destined for Guzerat. the British arms bas been inaintained Having joined a body of native troops and extended under his approved milibefore Kurree, who were professed alo tary talents and skill, in a degree that Jies, he was treacherously attacked by a has already attracted the distinguished force calculated at 25,000 men, who approbation of the right hon. the Goverwere with difficulty repulsed; bui, bav- nor-general. The Governor in council, ing been reinforced by Sir Wm. Clarke, therefore, in announcing Lieut.-Colonel ibe fort of Kurree was breacbed, and Walker's ultimate return to his native carried by assault. On this occasion the country, embraces the opportunity of Governor-general in council desired his renewing the expression of the obliga“tbauks to be signified to Major Walker tions of ihe Government for the imporfor the judgment and address which he tant services which have already received manifesied in the conduct of the nego- its cordial and unqualified testimony, ciations, and for bis distinguished exes- and wbich bave been enhanced by the tion of inilitary talents in the conflict in eminent and substantial benefits tbat wbich he was unavoidably engaged with this Presidency has derived from his prothe rebels."

tracted residence in India."

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OBITUARY.-Rear-Admiral Sayer.

[May, Lieut.-Col. Walker arrived in England length advanced to post rank, Feb. 14, in July 1810, and on the 2416 June 1801. 1812, he retired from the service. In Capt. Sayer was not again called into 1822 he was appointed by the Court of service until the latter end of 1804, Directors, Governor of St. Helena, with wben he was appointed to the Proselyre the rank of Brigadier-General, which 28, in wbich be sailed in the following command be afterwards resigned. year to the West Indies, with 150 mer.

chant vessels and three regiments of in

fantry under his protection. In 1805 be REAR-ADMIRAL SAYER, C.B.

was removed to ibe Galatea 32, in which April 29. In Craven-street, Strand, he assisted in the capture of the Danish aged 57, George Sayer, esq. Rear-Admiral islands in Dec. 1807. During the year of the Blue, and C.B.

1808 be was entrusted with the comAdn. Sayer was

a native of Deal, mand of a detached naval force em. #bere his father resided as Collector of ployed at the Virgin Isles and off the the Customs for upwards of thirty years. Spanish Main. He returned to England He entered the navy as a Midsbipman in the spring of 1809, when the Galatea, in the Phænix frigate, commanded by being found very defective, was put out Capt. Geo. Anson Byron, with whom he of commission, and taken to pieces at proceeded to the East Indies. In 1790 Woolwich. and 1791 Mr. Sayer served on shore In November following, Capt. Sayer with a body of seamen and marines, at was appointed to the Leda, a new frithe reduction of Tippoo Saib's posts and gate of 42 guns; and at the commenceother possessions on the Malabar coast. ment of the ensuing year was ordered He was also employed on various boat to convoy a number of transports to services, in co-operation with the army ; Cadiz, whence be returned with the flag and bore a part in the action between of Vice. Adm. Purvis. He subsequently the Phænix and La Resolu, in Nov. escorted a fleet of Indiamen to Bengal, 1791.

and joining Vice-Adm. Drury at Madras, The Plænix returned to England in in Jan. 1811, was directed by that officer July 1793, and Mr. Sayer was soon after to assume the command of a squadron, made a Lieutenant into the Carysfort having on board 500 men, part of the 98, commanded by the present Sir Fran- expedition against Java. For bis exercis Laforey, in which he assisted at the tions on this important service, Captain capture of the Castor frigate, after a Sayer received the thanks of the Suclose action of an hour and a quarter, preme Government of India, and all the off Brest, May 29, 1794. From that pe- other authorities; and, on the 10th Jan. riod he served as Capt. L.'s First Lieu- 1812, the tbanks of bocb houses of Partenant in the Carysfort, Beaufort frigate, liament were voted to bim, in common and Ganges 74, until March 1796 ; when with the other naval and military offihe was promoted by that officer's father cers employed in the capture of Balato the rank of Commander, and ap- via and its dependencies, “ for their skil. pointed to the Lacedæmonian sloop of ful, gallant, and meritorious exercions." war, on the Leeward Islands station, in Captain Sayer also received a gold mewhich he was present at the capture of dal, and in 1815 was nominated a C. B. St. Lucia.

He remained as senior officer of a squaCapt. Sayer subsequently commanded dron for several months after the subjufor a short time the Albicure sloop on gation of the island. the Jamaica station; and in 1797 was In January 1813, Capt. Sayer was deattached to the flotilla equipped for the tained in command of an expedition to purpose of acting against the mutinous the island of Borneo, where, in conjuncships in the Nore. During the two en- tion with Col. James Watson, be sucsuing years, and part of 1800, he com- ceeded in taking the town, and subdumanded the Xenophon sloop of war, ing the whole province of Sambas. stationed in the North Sea. In 1799 he On tbe death of Vice-Adm. Sir Samuel brought the notorious Irish rebel, Nap- Hood, at Madras, Dec. 24, 1814, the per Tandy, and his principal associates, command devolved on Captain Sayer. as state prisoners from Hamburgh to He accordingly hoisted a broad pendant Lenton. His next appointment was to on the Leda ; and made so judicious a the Inspector of 16 guns, in which he disposition of the force under bis orders, conveyed the Prince of Orange and suite tbat Rear Adm. Sir George Burlton, ou

from England to the continent. In con- his arrival from England in June 1815, of Gence of a representation by the mer- to assume the chief command, sent bim Poyal sigmmunity of Capt, Sayer's zeal from Madras to the straits of Sunda and the will of

, ntry, he was at recting the movements of the ships be

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1831.] OBITUARY.Rev Dr. Gabell.- Francis Hayward, M.D. 469 had already dispatched thither. On his He resigned the Mastership of Win. voyage be heard, at Java, of the ratifica- chester at the close of 1823; when the tion of peace with the United States, sebolars presented him with a magniand baving proceeded to the China sea, fivent present of plate; consisting of a was returning thence, when he expe- candelabrum weighing 200 ounces, the rienced a ty.foong, in which the Leda Latin inscription on which is printed in was nearly lost. Thus retarded in his our vol. xcii. ii. 543; and two massy progress, Capt. Sayer did not enter the tureeus. Straits of Malacca until Nov. 19, 1815, The only two occasions on which Dr. when he received intelligence of the Gabell appeared as an author, are those Rear-Admiral's death at Madras, on the already named. In the “ Works of 21st Sept., by which event be again Dr. Parr, vol. vii. pp. 469-500, is printfuund himself authorised to hoise the ed some correspondence between tbat broad pendant, and assume the denomi- great scholar and Dr. Gabell, to which pation of Commodore. On the arrival the editor, Dr. John Johnstone, has preof Rear-Adm. Sir Richard King, at the fixed the following remarks :

:-“In close of 1816, he resigned the command bringing the correspondence of Dr. Parr to that officer, and returned to England and Dr. Gabell before the reader, I have after an absence of nearly seven years. to rejoice that the whole is committed

to me by the kindness and liberality of

Dr. Gabell. To this distinguished divine Rev. H. D. GALELL, D. D.

and preceptor's acuteness, erudition, April 18. At Binfielıl, Berksbire, aged judgment, and taste, Dr. Parr's testimony 67, the Rev. Henry Dison Gabell, D. D. is unbounded; and indeed the critical Rector of that parish, of Ashow, War- discussions contained in their letters, wickshire, and of St. Laurence, Win- could only take place between real schochester; and formerly Head Master of lars. There are no less than ten elaboWinchester College.

rate letters on one of Ben:ley's Canons, We believe the father of this gentle- and orber metrical and pbilological subman to have been the Rev. Henry Ga. jects, from the pen of Dr. Parr; and bell, who, baving been a Fellow of Mag- these are answered and discussed by Dr. dalen college, Oxford, was Rector of Gabell. What, then, must be reader's Staplake, Oxfordshire, and a magistrate regret be, that there is no room to insert of that county. He died Jan, 4, 1802 them all! I fully sympathise with it, (see our vol. IXXII. p. 182); and his not without a gleam of hope springing widow Oct. 7, 1810. Another of the fa

up in my mind that all will yet appear." mily, the Rev. T. Gabell, was Rector of Dr. Gabell married Jan. 11, 1790, Miss St. Peter's and St. John's in Winchester, Gage, daughter of the Rev. Mr. Gage, of he died in 1803.

Holcon in Oxfordshire. Maria, bis third He was educated at Winchester daughter, was married July 18, 1818, school, and thence elected a Fellow of to the Rev. William Scott, second son of New College, Oxford, where he proceed. Sir Joseph Scoit, of Great Barr Hall in ed only to the degree of B. A. before

Staffordshire, Bart. he was elected master of Warminster schwul. In 1788 te was presented to

Francis HAYWARD, M.D. the rectory of St. Laurence in Wisches. ter, by Lord Chancellor Thurlow; and in April 18. At Batb, aged 92, Francis 1793 he came to make his permanent Hayward, M.D. residence in that city on being appointed He was born at Warrington in Lancasecond master of the school.

sbire, one of at least sixteen children of In 1796 he published a pamphlet“ On the Rev. Thomas Hayward, M.A. who the expediency of altering and amending was also a native of Warrington, the son the Regulations recommended by Par- of Thomas Hayward * of that town, by liament for reducing the high price of Corn;" and in 1802 a Fast Sermon, * In the pedigree of the Marklands, preached at St. Laurence, Winchester. inserted in Mr. Nichols's Literary AnecHe proceeded to the degree of M.A. as Jotes of the Eighteenth Century, vol. iv. a member of St. John's college, Cam. p. 657, to illustrate the biography of Jebridge, in 1807 ; and succeeded to the remiah Markland, the eminent scholar Head Mastership of the School on the and critic, the busband of Dorothy Markresignation of Dr. Goddard in 1810. In land is incorrectly described as “the 1812 he was presented by Chandos Leigh, Rev. William Hayward, M. A." His esq. to the rectory of Ashow in War- name was certainly Thomas ; he was wickshire; and in 1820 by Lord Chan- never “ M.A." nor was be in the Church. cellor Eldon, to that of Binfield in Berk- Ic not certainly known in ubat proshire.

fession he was, but there is reason to

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OBITUARY.-Francis Hayward, M.D. [May, Dorothy his wife, a daughter of Ralph ably bis studies had been directed, and Markland, esq.of the Meadows, to whom the eminent powers of his own mind. he was married Nov. 25, 1682. He was He settled at Hackney about the year born Feb. 5, 1695-6, entered Brase- 1760, and there be continued till 1805, nose College, Oxford, March 3, 1712-13, when he abandoned a very extensive took the degree of B.A. Oct. 10, 1716, practice, and left a numerous circle of and of M.A. July 9, 1719. On March 4, friends, many of whom were eminent 1729, he was instituted to the Vicarage for their literary and scientific attainof Garstang, in bis native county. This ments, for the enjoyment of that bopreferment he resigned in 1731, and nourable repose which was looked for about that time removed to Warrington, rather through a natural inclination, where he was Master of the Grammar- tban from any sense and feeling of failure school, and Curate of the Chapel of in the corporeal or intellectual powers. Sankey, till bis death in 1757. His It was at this period of his life that burial is registered at Warrington, Sept. bis friend Dr. Tate obtained for him the 2, in that year. The biographer of one diploma of M.D. from one of the Scotch of his pupils who attained to a distin- Universities. With the world before guisbed eminence, Dr. Percival of Man. bim, he first elected Taunton as the chester, bas described bim as an able place of bis residence; but he soon disbut severe master. He was an admirable covered, what so many others bave found, scholar, and a very useful man.

that England presents no place which is The Rev. Thomas Hayward married equally eligible with Bath, as a retireat the Church of St. Sepulcbre, North- ment in the period between the burry ampton, Nov. 28, 1717, Elizabeth, the and the end of life. He removed thither only child of Jarrett Lestock, esq. of in 1806, and at Bath the whole evening Ashton near Northampton, the son of of his long day of life has been past, in Richard Lestock, who was a Captain in the enjoyment of many intellectual pleathe Navy in King William's wars, and sures, for which bis well-stored and wellbrother of Ricbard Lestock, Vice Admi- exercised mind bad prepared bim, with ral of the Blue, wbose suspension in fewer infirmities, excepi that great olie 1745 by Admiral Matthews, and subse- of the loss of sight, than usually falls to quent acquittal by a Court Martial, the share of persons of such very advanced created at the time a very extraordinary years, and in the frequent serious but sensation.

unostentations meditation on his end. The late Dr. Hayward was one of the Dr. Hayward married a sister of the younger children of this marriage. He late Nathaniel Green, esq. who was was born Jan. 25, 1738-9, and baptized many years the British Consul at Nice ; at Warrington, Feb. 21 following, when by whom he had nine children, four the name of Francis was given to him by sons and five daughters :-). Thomas, his godfather, Dr. Francis Annesley, the who was trained under Mr. Wales, an Rector of Winwick. To the instruction eminent nautical mathematician, and of his accomplished father, was to be at- was sent early in life to sea. He was a tributed the purity of taste in elegant midshipman on board the Bounty, in literature by which he was distinguished, Captain Bligh's unfortunate voyage to as well as those attainments, which were Otabeite, and wben on the return the considerable, in science and classical li- mutineers seized the ship, he was ibe terature. The prosession of Medicine first person put down by ibem into the was his own choice, and be seems to launch. He bore all the bardships of have bad froin his sixteenth or seven- the long exposure in the open boat, and teenth year, the direction of himself to returned with Captain Bligb. When the acquirement of the means by which the Pandora was sent out to bring home it was to be prosecuted with success. tbe mutineers, under the command of But be fell in London into very able Captain Edwards, he went as third Lieuhands, and the admirable skill, tbe sound tenant, with the charge of the marbesense, and the eminent success and high matical instruments, and the making reputation which he enjoyed, while in astronomical observations and a chart the practice of it, showed at once how of the voyage. On its return the vessel

struck on a reef of rocks on the north think that be was an Attorney. The of New Holland, and was wrecked. tradition is, that he was born at Dares- Most of the crew were saved; and after bury in Cheshire. The time of bis death nineteen days of suffering, which he was is also unknown, but be survived his wife, accustomed to describe as severer than who died in 1.707, as appears by acquil- those which he sustained in the launch tances given to the Marklands for bis of the Bounty, they reached Timor in wile's fortune.

the ship's boais. At the beginning of

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