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1831.] OBITUARY.-Sir H. Hawley.--Sir M. M. Lopes. 465

1. James-Hamilton-Bernard, who The ancestors of this gentleman were died an infant; 2. Edward-Michael Spanish Jews; he was born in Jamaica Ward, esq. now Minister Plenipotentiary Jan. 27, 1755; the only son of Mordecai at Dresden ; be married in 1815 Lady Rodrigues Lopes, of Clapham in Surrey, Matilda Charlotte Stewart, sister to the esq. by Rebecca, daughter of Manasseh Marquis of Londonderry, and has chil- Perera, of Jamaica. He was first redren; 3. Lieut.-Col. John-Ricbard Ward, turned to Parliament at the general Assistant Quartermaster-gen. in Ireland; election in 1802, as member for New 4. Robert-Arthur, wbo died in India in Romney; and, during that Parliament, 1816; and 5. Sophia-Anne, married in was created a Baronet by patent dated 1824 to John-Whitcomb Bayley, esq.

Nov. 1, 1805, with remainder to his F.R.S. and S.A., Chief Clerk of the Re- nephew, Ralph Franco, esq. only son of cord Office in the Tower of London. bis late sister Esther, wife of Abraham Having lost bis first lady in Sept. 1793, Franco. In the same year be obtained Mr. Ward married, secondly, in May the royal sign manual to take the name 1797, Louisa-Jane, second daughter and

of Masseh before his own. cobeiress of the Rev. Dr. Abraham At the general election of 1812, Sir Symes, of Hillbrook, co. Wicklow; and Manasseh was returned to Parliament by that lady had four sons and two for Barnstaple, and he was re-elected in daughters : 6. the Rev. Bernard-Jobn 1818; but it was on the latter occasion Ward ; who married in 1824, Isabella- that the transactions took place which Frances, daughter of the late Robert led to the disfranchisement of the boPhillipps, of Longworth in Herefordshire, rough of Grampound. On the 18th of esq., and has a family; 7. Thomas-Law- March 1819, he was found guilty at the rence Ward, esq. a Clerk in the Foreign Exeter Assizes of baving corrupted and Office; 8. Anne-Catharine, married in bribed the electors of that borough, in 1821 to John Goddard Richards, of Roe- order to get himself returned, having buck, co. Dublin, esq. ; 9. James. Hamils given the voters £35 each. On the 2d ton, a Lieut. R.N.; 10. Louisa-Alice ; of April, on the motion of Mr. Wynn, and 11. William-Robert,

the House of Cominons ordered that the

Attorney-general should prosecute Sir Sir Henry Hawley, Bart.

M. M. Lopes for bribery. On the 13th

of November he received sentence in March 29. lo Gloucester-place, Purt

the Court of King's Bencb, " That fur man-square, aged 54, Sir Henry Haw

Sir Manasseh Masseb Lopes's first ofley, second Baronet, of Leybourne- fence, of which he had been convicted in Grange, Kent. He was born Oct. 20, 1776, the eldest fine of £8000, and be imprisoned in Exe

Cornwall, he should pay to the King a son of Sir Henry Lawley, who was cre

ter gaul for 21 months ; and for his seated a Baronet in 1795, and bis only son

cond offence in Devonshire, that he by his first wife, Dorothy, only daugbter

should pay to the King a fine of £2000, and heiress of John Ashwood, of Made

and be further imprisoned in the same ley in Shropshire, esq. He succeeded

gaol for tbree months." his father in the Baronetcy, Jan. 20, In 1823 Sir Manasseh again came into 1826.

Parliament for his own borough of WestSir Henry married Nov. 28, 1806, Ca

bury; and was re-elected in 1826; but -therine-Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Sir

retired in 1829 to make room for the John Gregory Shaw, uf Eltham Lodge, Right Hon. Robert Peel, who was then Bart., and had eight daughters and ejected from the Protestant University tbree sons: 1. Catberine-Anne; 2. Tbeo

of Oxford, after be had altered bis sendosia ; 3. Marianne-Dorothy; 4. Augus- timents on the claims of the Roman ta-Harriett; 5. Sir Joseph-Henry Law- Catholics. ley, who bas succeeded to the title; be

Sir M. M. Lopes married Charlotte, was born in 1813; 6. Henry-James ; 7. daughter of John Yeates, of MonmouthFrances-Charlotte ; 8. Emma-Grace, who shire, esq. His daughter Esther died died an infant in 1819; 9. Caroline July 1, 1819, aged 24. He is succeeded Elizabeth ; 10. Henry-Charles; and 11.

in his title, according to the patent, by Ellen-Calberine.

his nephew, now Sir Ralph Lopes, hav

ing taken that name since his uncle's Sir M. M. Lopes, Bart.

decease. He married in 1817 Susannah March 26. At bis seat, Maristow

Gaisford Gibbs, elder daughter of AbraHouse, in Devonsbire, aged 76, Sir Ma

ham Ludow, of Westbury, esq., and has

two sons. The value of the landed and nasseh Masseh Lopes, Bart, a magistrate for that county and for Wiltshire, and personal effects of the late Baronet is esRecorder of Westbury.

timated to exceed £800,000. A great porGENT. MAG. May, 1831,

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

Brig.-GENERAL WALKER. to all the other children of Sir M.'s sister; among wbom are Mrs. Radcliffe, wife of Lately. In Scotland, Brigadier-Genethe Rev. Walter Radcliffe, of Warleigh ; ral Alexander Walker, of the East India Mrs. Barton, of St. Andrew's Terrace; Company's Bombay establishment, late and Mrs. Basden, wife of Capt. Basden, Governor of Saint Helena. R. N. Sir Ralph Lopes, the Rev. Walter This officer was appointed a cadet on Radcliffe, and Mr. Tritton, of the firm of the Bombay establishment in 1780, an Barclay, Trition, and Co. bankers, are Ensign in 1782, and posted to the Bomthe executors in trust for the disposal of bay European regiment. At the close this princely fortune. The remains of Sir of that year he embarked with the force Manasseb were interred at Bickleigb. under Gen. Mathews, to act against the

possessions of Hyder Ally on the coasts

of Canara and Malabar. During tbat Gen. Sir W. Payne GALLWEY, BT.

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 ; half-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. At 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 close be was one of the two hostages Gallwey. He was appointed Lieutenant delivered on the part of the British in the 1st dragoons in 1777, and Captain troops, as a security for the conditions in 1782. He served in Flanders, and of the truce. Under tbese circumstances was at the principal actions in whieb the be remained in Tippoo's camp nearly British were engaged. In 1794 he ob- four months; and for his " spirited and tained a majority and lieutenancy in zealous conduct the government of his regiment, from which he was re- Bombay bestowed upon him tbe pay and moved to the 3d dragoon guards in 1796. allowances of a Captain for the period He acquired the rank of Colonel in that he was in the hands 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 lo December 1785, Ensign Walker latter appointment was dated Jan. 1, sailed with an expedition to the north1805, in Sept. of which year he 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 Colonel of the a military post at Nootka Sound, which 23d light dragoons; he 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 north, but the medal on account of the battle of Tala- scheme of establishing a post was aban

He received the rank of Lieut.- doned, and Ensign Walker rejoined the General in 1811; was in 1814 removed grenadier battalion, in garrison at Bomto the Colonelcy of the 19th dragoons; bay. In 1788 he was appointed Lieuin 1815 to the 12th lancers; and in 1825 tenant. to the 3d dragoon guards. In the last On the renewal of hostilities with named year he also attained the full Tippoo in 1790, Lieut. Walker's battalion Bank 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 the will of Tobias Wall Gallwey, of the of Seringapatam was appointed Military

vera.

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 Rajah. In the same gade; but be relinquished that situa- year Baroda was besieged, and the Arabs tion, and joined his 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 he tary to Col. Petrie, who commanded the was entrusted with the command of an Bumbay division of the army,

expedition into the districts of KuttyOn the 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 which regulated the whole of he was appointed Military Secretary to that able officer's proceedings, the perGen. James Stuart, and held that confi- severance and activity which have anidential situation during the whole pe

mated bis endeavours to promote the riod that officer was Commander-in- objects of the expedition, and have enachief at Bombay. In 1796 Lieut. Walker bled him to surmount the great embarwas promoted to the rank of Captain, rassments and difficulties which 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, which 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 in Jan. 1809, he obtained a furthe Bombay army in the field. He was lough to Europe, accompanied by the at the battle of Seedasere, and the siege bighest testimonials in general orders of Seringapatam, which terminated the (wbich, with a long memoir from which career of Tiprov. For this service he 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 his voyage, as far as Point de Galle, instructions of Government to proceed when, in consequence of a requisition to Cochin, when he investigated some from the Governor-general, he was recomplicated and important affairs with called to Bombay. He again entered Kutthe Rajah. 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 obstifering to appoint him one of his extra nate resistance, on the 7th of July. Afaid-de-camps. In the same year he was ter the lapse of a twelvemontb, Lieut.appointed a member of the commission Col. Walker again received permission for the administration of Malabar, in to return to his native country, with which character he attended the opera- the assurance that “the progress of biş tions of the army sent to reduce the dis- negociations, and the success of his tricts of Wynaad and Cotiote, for which measures, have been marked by that he received the thanks of the govern- judgment, ability, and address, of which ment at Madras.

be has 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 has been maintained Having joined a body of native troops and extended under his approved milibefore Kurree, who were professed al- tary talents and skill, in a degree that lies, 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; but, hav- nor-general. The Governor in council, ing been reinforced by Sir Wm. Clarke, tberefore, in announcing Lieut.-Colonel the fort of Kurree was breached, and

Walker's ultimate return to his native carried by assault. On tbis occasion the country, embraces the opportunity of Governor-general in council desired his renewing the expression of the obliga“thanks to be signified to Major Walker tions of the Government for the imporfor the judgment and address which he tant services which have already received manifested in the conduct of the nego- its cordial and unqualified testimony, ciations, and for his distinguished exer- and which have been enhanced by the tion of military talents in the conflict in eminent and substantial benefits that which be was unavoidably engaged with this Presidency has derived from bis prothe rebels."

tracted residence in India.”

468
OBITUARY.- Rear-Admiral Sayer.

[May, Lieut.-Col. Walker arrived in England length advanced to post rank, Feb. 14, in July 1810, and on the 24th 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 Proselyte the rank of Brigadier-General, wbich 28, in which he sailed in the following command be afterwards resigned.

year to the West Indies, with 150 mer

chant vessels and three regiments of inREAR-ADMIRAL SAYER, C.B.

fantry under his protection. In 1805 he

was removed to the 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 comAdm. Sayer was a native of Deal, mand of a detached naval force emwbere bis 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 Midshipman in the spring of 1809, when the Galatea, in the Phenix 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 Pbænix and La Resolu, in Nov. escorted a fleet of Indiamen to Bengal, 1791.

and joining Vice-Adm.Drury at Madras, The Phænix 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 Caryssort having on board 500 men, part of the 28, commanded by the present Sir Fran- expedition against Java. For his 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 be served as Capi. L.'s First Lieu- 1812, the thanks of both houses of Partenant in the Carysfort, Beaufort frigate, liament were voted to him, 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 Batato the rank of Commander, and ap- via and its dependencies, “ for their skil. pointed to the Lacedæmonian sloop of ful, gallant, and meritorious exertions.” war, on the Leeward Islands station, in Captain Sayer also received a gold me. which 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 Albicore 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 the death of Vice-Adm. Sir Samuel brought the notorious Irish rebel, Nap- Hood, at Madras, Dec. 24, 1814, tbe per Tandy, and his principal associates, command devolved on Captain Sayer. as state prisoners from Hamburgh to He accordingly hoisted a broad pendant London. His next appointment was to on the Leda; and made so judicious a the Inspector of 16 guns, in which he

disposition of the furce under his orders, conveyed the Prince of Orange and suite tbat Rear. Adm. Sir George Burlton, on from England to the continent. In con- his arrival from England in June 1815, sequence of a representation by the mer- to assume the chief command, sent bim cantile conmunity, of Capt. Sayer's zeal from Madras to the straits of Sunda and and activity in affording protection to the China sea, for the purpose of dithe trade of his country, he was at recting the movements of the ships he

66 In

1831.] OBITUARY.-Rev. Dr. Gabell.- Francis Hayward, M.D. 469 had already dispatched thither. On his He resigned the Mastership of Winvoyage he heard, at Java, of i he ratifica- chester at the close of 1823; when the tion of peace with the United States, scholars presented him with a magniand having proceeded to the China sea, ficent 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. xciii. ii. 543; and two massy progress, Capt. Sayer did not enter the tureeps. Straits of Malacca until Nov. 19, 1815, The only two occasions on which Dr. when he received intelligeuce 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 he again Dr. Parr, vol. vii. pp. 469—500, is printfound himself authorised to hoist the ed some correspondence between that broad pendant, and assume the denomi- great scholar and Dr. Gabell, to wbich nation of Commodore. On the arrival The editor, Dr. John Johnstone, bas preof Rear-Adm. Sir Richard King, at the fixed the following remarks :close of 1816, be 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. GABELL, D. D.

and preceptor's acuteness, erudition, April 18. At Binfield, Berkshire, 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 Bentley's Canons, We believe the father of this gentle- and other metrical and philological subman to have been the Rev. Henry Ga. jects, from the pen of Dr. Parr; and bell, who, having been a Fellow of Mag- these are answered and discussed by Dr. dalen college, Oxford, was Rector of Gabell. What, then, must the reader's Stanlake, 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. LXXII. r. 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. Jobn's in Winchester, Gage, daughter of the Rev. Mr. Gage, of he died in 1803.

Holton 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 Scott, of Great Barr Hall in ed only to the degree of B. A. before Staffordshire, Bart. he was elected master of Warminster schvol. In 1788 he was presented to

FRANCIS HAYWARD, M.D. the rectory of St. Laurence in Winchester, by Lord Chancellor Thurlow; and in April 18. At Bath, 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.

shire, one of at least sixteen children of In 1796 be 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, Wincbester. inserted in Mr. Nichols's Literary AnecHe proceeded to the degree of M. A. as dotes of the Eighteenth Century, vol. iv. a member of St. Juhu'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 husband 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 he in tbe Church. cellor Eldun, to that of Bin field in Berk- Ic is not certainly known in what proshire.

fession he was, but there is reason to

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