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ECCL PREFERMENTS. HE Rev. Dr. Bathurst, is pro- to the valuable rectory of Carleton

moted to the Bishoprick of Nor- in Cambridgeshire, wich, void by the translation of Dr. The Rev. Claudius Buchanan C, M. Sutton, to the see of Canter Vice-provost, of the College of bury.

Fort William in Bengal, and forDr, John George Beresford, Dean merly a member of Queen's Col. of Clogher, is promoted to the Bi- lege Cambridge, has had the deshoprick of Cork and Ross; and gree of L, L.Ď. conferred on him the Rev. Richard Bagwell, is pro- by Trinity College Dublin, and inoted to the deanry of Clogher, that of D. D. by the Universities

The Rev. Dr. Waddington, pre- of St. Andrews, Glasgow, and Edinbendary of Ely, is presented by the burgh. Hon, and Right Reverend the Lord The Rev. Brownlow Yorke, M.A. Bishop of Ely, to the rectory of of Christ Church, Oxford, is collaNorthwold, in Norfolk, vacated ted by the Hon. and right Rev. the by the death of the Rev. Dr.Hinton. Lord Bishop of Ely, to the Rectory

The Rev, William Bolderó, of Downham in the Isle of Ely, M. A, late of Trinity Hall, Cam- vacated by the cession of the Rev. bridge, chaplain to the Prince of Dr. Waddington Wales, and to Earl Macartney, The Rev. Thomas Jack, B.D. and rector of Woodford in Essex, Fellow of St. John's College Cam. has been instituted by the Hon. and bridge, is instituted to the rectory right Rev, the Lord Bishop of Ely, of Forncet, St. Mary, and St. Peter


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in the county of Norfolk, on the The Rev. Edward Hodgson, late presentation of his grace the Duke of Benet College, Cambridge, and of Norfolk.

domestic chaplain to the Lord BiThe Rey. Walter Brown, M. A. shop of London, has been present: Chaplain to the Duke of Marlbo: ed by his Lordship to the viçarage rough, and rector of Woodstock, is of Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. installed to a Prebend in Canter- The Rev. Thomas Mills, A. M. bury Cathedral, to which he has alternate morning preacher of been presented by the King, on the Portiñan chapel, and lecturer of demise of Dr. Vyner,

St. Olave, Hart-street, CrutchedThe Rev. Thomas Cripps, M. A. friars, is instituted by the Lord Bihas been elected by the Grocer's shop of Lincoln to the rectory of Company, to the Mastership of the Dembleby in that county, on the

Free Grammar School of Witney, presentation of the Mrs. Buck; in Oxfordshire, vacant by the resig- worths of St. Maştin's, Stamford nation of the Rev. George Scale. Baron.

The Rev. John Stewart, M. A. of The Rev. John Watts of North Trinity College Cambridge, is elect- ampton, is appointed Chaplain to ed second Master of the Charter the County Gaol at that place, void Ilouse School.

þy the death of the Rev. E. Miller.


T his house in Park-street, to all individuals of respectability seven, Charles Townley, Esq. of lection of ancient medals was ex

Townley-hall, co, Lancaster, F.R.S. tremely valuable; and among his F.S. A. and one of the trustees of MSS. one-of Homer was coliated the British Museum. He was the in a late edition. His Etruscay eldest son of William Townley, antiquities have been illustrated, Esq. and Cecilia his wife, daugh- in two vols. 4to. by a Frenchman ter and sole heiress of Ralph State of the name of D'Ancarville, who dish, of Standish, Esq. by Lady affixed to the mythological reprePhilippa Howard, daughter of sentations a number of metaphyHenry Duke of Norfolk. He has sical and hieroglyphic meanings. left by his will 4000l. to build at Rev. Thomas Towerson Church, Standish a museum to receive his vicar of Telpham, Sussex, and late valuable collection of antique sta- curate of St. Pancras. He was of tues, marbles, coins, and MSS.; Sidney College, Cambridge; B. A. which, if his bequest is not com- 1773; M. A. 1776. .plied with, are to go to the British of a bilious complaint, heightMuseum, which must be deened ened to a fever by the alarmning the most proper depositary for illness of his eldest son, in his 44th them. His house in Park-street, year at Solihull, in the county of Westnıinster, was almost entirely Warwick, of which place he had filled with rude and bulky frag- been curate about 20 years, and ments of Egyptian architecture, his father, the Rev. Richard Sutintermixed with some of the most ton Yateş, D.D. (who died in Jaþeautiful specimens of Greek and nuary, 1789, and whose only son Roman models. The servants had he was) rector for nearly the same directions to exhibit the collection period (when the living came to the



present rector, Mr. Curtis), the of which are now in existence in Rev. Richard William Yates, M.A. the United States. Some of the of Queen's College, Oxford. The objects of these societies are to worthy son of a venerable sire, he obtain and preserve the curiosities was an affectionate husband, a of Nature, to forward the Arts tender father, a kind brother, a and Sciences, and to practise Olymgood master, and a steady friend. pic Games, &c. It was in the act In attention to his pupils, unwea- of attempting to throw an, iron ried; in communicating religious spear, weighing 60 pounds, at a instruction to the younger pool, mark 20 feet off (and which he efpatient and persevering; in pro- fected) that he came by his death, moting the spiritual and temporal having produced a violent hæmorrwelfare of those of riper years, hage. frequent and earnest; in discharg- At Kirlingbury, aged 90, Mrs. ing the various duties of his sacred Anna Maria Griffiths, widow of office, regular, zealous, and even the Rev. Walter Griffiths, late recexemplary. The writer of this tor of Gayton. The poor of the sincere but imperfect tribute to de- town and the vicinity of her resiparted worth has the satisfaction dence, some of whom were daily of knowing that, in the melancholy objects of her munificence, have indulgence of his own feelings lost in her an active friend and bewhich

gave rise to it, he is only nefactress. She has bequeathed expressing the general sentiment 1001. to the charity, for the relief of the neighbourhood in which he of widows, &c. of clergymen lives, Of this, indeed, a within the diocese of Peterborugh; unequivocal proof was given on and 501. to the general infirmary of the Friday following, when nearly Northampton. all the principal parishioners, dressa The Rev. Daniel Parslow, cued in black, attended their much rate of St. Giles in the Fields, and regretted Pastor to the grave, not- late of Hampstead, while preach. withstanding his express desire that ing a charity-sermon, in Welbeck his funeral should be as private Chapel, was struck with an apoas possible. With difficulty the plectic fit, which, within a few rector performed the funeral ser- hours, terininated in his death, vice; and a pathetic expressive tri- Mr. P. was a clergyman of exembute was paid to his memory on plary character, constant and zeathe Sunday following by the Rev. lous in the discharge of his miniMr. Eyre, master of the free- sterial duties, and much respected school." Mr. Y. after a long and both hy his parishiouers, and by early attachment, married the only all who knew him; and, what is child of the late Dr. Barnardiston, most melancholy to add, has left inaster of Bene't College, Cam- behind him, to mourn his irrepabridge, by whom he has left two rable loss, and destitute of all sons and two daughters,

means of subsistence, a widow, In Canada, ayed 102,. Vtyenti pregnant, and ten young children. Fohis, a native of China, and His friends, deeply affected by the brought to America in early youth. truly pitiable situation of this He is said to have descended from helpless family, have very forcibly the race of the ancient Chinese recommended this distressed case Emperors; and, being of strong to the publick in general, by inpowers of mind and body, insti- forming the benevolently disposed, tuted in Canada a society by the that donations, both for the iininename of “ Rousticouche" in imi- diate supply, and for the future tation of those of his native coun- provision of Mrs. Parslow and her gry, and in Europe; several branches children, would be thankfully ac

cepted cepted, and applied under the care liam, of Trinity college, Cambridge, of proper trustees, to be nomi- B. A. 1783, is now rector of Blore, nated by the Lord Bishop of Chi- in Staffordshire. 011 Sunday the chester, the worthy rector of the 16th of January, he was chearfully parish, to their permanent advan- preparing to give assistance to a tage. Mr. Page; the undertaker, clergyman at the church, when he not only took upon himself: thé hastily called in his daughter, and whole expence of the funeral, said « Nanny, I am struck with which was attended by a very res- death!" uttering nothing intelligipectable suite of carriages, but ble afterwards but “the charch!” contributed his proportion to the and remaining in a state of irsens subscription, which amounts to sibility till the Thursday following, 60001.

when he expired, deservedly re. At Beccles, aged 72, the Rev. gretted by his numerous friends. Mr. Safford, rector of Metting- At llereford, the Rev. Edmund ham, Suffolk. He was of Trinity Barry, rector of Sutton, viear of College, Cambridge, B. A. 1755. Weston Begard, and one of the

At Baldock, of an apoplexy, minor canons of Hereford catheaged 60, the Rev. Caleb Hill, chap-dral, formerly of St. John's-college, lain to the Marquis of Salisbury, Cambridge, where he proceeded and upwards of thirty-one years 1. L. B. in 1783. His death was rector of that parish, where he was occasioned by a fall from his horse. highly respected by his congrega- Aged 28, the Rev. Francis Wila. rion as pastor, and no less för liis liains, curate of the parish of St. philanthropy, leaving many that Paul, in the city of Exeter; which partook of his wunificence to re- he had served for near four years gret their loss. He was of Cathe- preceding his death, to the satisfacrive-hall, Cambridge; B. A. 1770, tion, and, it is to be hoped, for the M. A. 1773; and married a widow benefit of the inhahitants. His lady, with a jointure of 1000l. per amiable manncrs, united with strict

The living is in the gift integrity, endeared him to his acof the crown, and worth only 70. quaintance, while his belief in the per annum, yet Mr. Hill did all the Christian religion, and his sense of duty without a curate.

the responsibility of his office, was Aged 84, the Rev. George Bay- evident from his impressive manner liffe, forty-four years assistant-mi- of executing his professional dunister of Sheffield, and niore than ties: but it was more particularly thirty-four years perpetual curate evinced by his endeavours to impress of Ecclesal). He was born at his

young friends with the truth of Kirkby-Lonsdale, in Westmorland, Christianity, by his conversation, October 25, 1721; had his gram- and his advice on their choice of mar education at Sedbergh, in York- reading, to obtain a more solid shire; took orders in 1744; became faith than could arise from a mere curate of Ecclesfield in 1745, belief, without examination; and where he continued, upon a small his purity of life gave additional income, during fifteen years, de- force to his recommendation. To servedly loved and esteemed by all the poor his conduct was truly behis parishoners. His wife died nevolent; and while he tried to Jan. 26, 1801, aged 82, by whom lessen the pains of death, by conhe had nine children, four of whom solation, he relieved the evils of survive hiin, two sons and two disease by pecuniary assistance.daughters. His eldest son, Thomas, Through his exertions, a school was of St. John's college, Cambridge, established by subscription, for the B. A. 1778, is now vicar of Rother- education of the poor children of ham; and his youngest son, Wil his cure, a characteristic of pure



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benevolence; which marked his very unlike, in his bodily frame, to conviction, that nothing could en- Dr. Goldsmith, who was short and sure their happiness so much as an not slender, so strongly resembled education founded on religious and him in the face, that, when he stood moral principles.

near the profile of the doctor, his In Magherabeg, near Dromore, portrait seemed to have been drawn the self-taught poet William Cun- for him. mingham; vyho, while he was a poor The Rev.James Wilkinson, vicar weaver-boy, having received the of Sheffield, and prebendary of first rudiments of education at one Rippon, whose death we mentioned of the Bishop of Dromore's sunday in last month's obituary, page 158, schools, had, by reading such books was the son of Andrew Wilkinsou, as he could borrow, made so con- Esg. of Boroughbridge: he had siderahle a progress, that, in the liis grammar education at Beverley autumn of 1800, he presented his School, and was admitted of Clare lordship with a copy of verses, re- Hall, Cambridge,,, where he took questing the loan of books. The the degree of B. A. in 1752; N.A. Bishop, struck with the marks of in 1755; and in October 1754, he genius displayed in this poein, ress, was presented to the vicarage of cued him from the loom, and plac She held. ed him at the diocesan school of On the medical staff at Sudbury, Dromore, where his application was after a short illness, in the prime so diligent that, in about two years of life, Robert Allen, M.D. of and a half, he had read the principal University College, Oxford. He Lat. and Greek classicks. Being thus was greatly respected, both as a qualitied to superintend the educa: gentieman and a scholar, tion of youth, which had been the At his faiher's house in Sudbury, object of hiş wishes, he was receiv- aged 22, John Gibbon Newman, B. ed, early in 1804, as an assistant A. of Caius College, Cambridge. teacher in the academy of the Rev. At Winchester, in the prime of Dr. Bruce, of Belfast, where he life, Sir Thomas River's Gay, was distinguished for his diligence bart. late of Pembroke Hall, Came and skill in preparing the boys bridge, whose excellent endow under his care to be examined ber ments, and amiable manners, made fore the last summer vacation. But himn loved and respected by all who by this time, such strong symptoms had the pleasure of his acquaint. of a consumption had appeared in ance. He received from vature a his tall, thin, and slender frame, superior understanding, which was that he could not any more return studiously and successfully cultito his charge, and his declining vated during his residence at the health confined him to the house of University, and matured by judibis

poor mother, near the turnpike cious observations on men and gate, between Hilsborough and manners in various parts of EuDromore, where he continued to rope. experience the kindness of his for- At

his parsonage near Stevenage, mer patron, and was most gene- the Rev. Mr. Ward, formerly of squsly attended by Sir George At Queen's College, Cambridge, B.A. kinson, an eminent physician in 1791; M. A. 1794, Hilsborough; but his case was be- At Laceby in Lincolnshire, the yond the reach of medical aid, and Rov. John Beatniffe, formerly of terminated fatally. He was ju- Sidney College, Cambridge, where terred in Dromore church-yard, on he proceeded L. L. B. in 1787. the 29th, having nearly completed At St. Olave, Southwark, much his 24th year, being born March regretted, and truly respected, 19, 1781. Cunningham, though Mrs. Blenkarne, wife of the Rev.


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