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DEATHS.JAN. acknowledged and anonymous, but 10. At Papworth Hall, Cambridge, his principal work was the “ Life Charles Madryll Cheere, esq. M. P. of William Brownrigg, M. D.” 8vo. for the borough of Cambridge. 1800, in which he incorporated an At Worle, Mr. Joseph Bishop, historical essay on coal mines, par- of Banwell, Somersetshire, aged 103 ticularly those in his neighbour years. He was the father, grand, hood. In 1822 he published a tract, father, and great-grandfather of 180 entitled, “ The Church Catechism children, of whom 115 are living at Illustrated.”
this period. 8. Elizabeth, wife of Charles At Chelsea, aged 64, Thomas Raymond Barker, esq. of Bland- Smith, esq. ford-street, Portman-square.
11. Mr. William Stevenson, stew9. At his house in Leicester, ard of the earl of Darnley. Caleb Lowdham, esq.
12. At Clifton, Caroline Mary, At Stanmore, Middlesex, youngest daughter of the late Richard Oswal Mason, esq. in the Samuel Peat, esq. of Calcutta. 55th year of his age.
At his house in Bentinck10. Mrs. Sarah Robinson, wife of street, George Rankin, esq. John Robinson, esq. of Park-street,
14. John Stone, esq. many years Westminster.
of his majesty's Customs. Richard Harrison, esq. M. D. In Finsbury-square, John aged 40, at his house in Argyle. Henry Hecker, esq. in his 77th street.
year. At Newport, in the Isle of · At his house, in Upper GowerWight, at his mother's, dowager street, aged 84, George Dance, esq. larly Holmes, after a lingering R. A. F. A. S. and auditor of the illness, aged 38, sir Leonard royal academy. He was son of Thomas Worsley Holmes, bart. George Dance, esq. an eminent member and recorder for that architect and clerk of the works of borough, commandant of the Isle the city of London, who built the of Wight Yeomanry cavalry, and an present Mansion House in 1739, acting magistrate for the county of Shoreditch and St. Luke's churches, Hants. Such was the respect paid &c. and died in 1768 ; in which year to his memory, that as soon as his the late Mr. Dance succeeded, by death was announced, all the shops purchase, to his father's office, in and the greater part of the private which he was succeeded in 1816 by houses in Newport were closed. his favourite pupil, William MonHe was the eldest son of the rev. tague, esq. by appointment of the sir Henry Worsley Holmes, LL. D, court of common council. Mr. by Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Dance's youngest brother, was the Leonard lord Holmes; born July painter, Nathaniel Dance, who on 1787. On the death of his father, his marriage with the great Yorkthe 8th baronet, April 7, 1811, he shire heiress Mrs. Dummer, took succeeded to the title ; and June 5, the name of Holland, and was created 1813, married Anne daughter of a baronet in 1800. He died in 1811. John Delgarno, esq. and niece of In 1794, Mr. George Dance was Leonard Troughear, lord Holmes elected fellow of the Society of An(which title became extinct in tiquaries. From 1795 to 1797, he 1801); by whom he had issue three was one of the council of the royal daughters but no son: in conse- academy; and in 1798 we first find quence, this ancient baronetcy (one him auditor. Mr. Dance was for of the earliest creations of James I. some years professor of architecture in 1611) becomes extinct.
at the royal academy, but never - At Twickenham,aged 65, Mary, lectured. wife of Thomas Dickson, esq. of In 1811 appeared the first volume Fulwell Lodge, Twickenham. and in 1814 a second, of “A Col
esq. in the
DEATHS.-Jan. lection of Portraits sketched from payment. The whole of the unsetthe Life, since the year 1793. By tled estates are subject to the debts George Dance, esq. and engraved ir of the house. imitation of the Original Drawings, 16. At Burwood Park, Surrey, sir by William Daniell, A. R. A.” John Frederick, bart. lieut.-col. of large folio.
the 2nd Surrey militia. This family Mr. Dance was the last surviving is descended from sir John Frederick, member of the original forty royal lord mayor of London in 1662. academicians. His remains were The late baronet was the only interred in the vault of St. Paul's surviving son of sir John Frederick, cathedral, in what is called the 4th bart. by Susanna, daughter of artists' corner, near to those of sir sir Roger Hudson, of Sunbury, Christopher Wren, and his late county of Middlesex, knight, who friend Nr. Rennie; an appropriate died June 29, 1787; was born situation, as he was allied in genius March 18, 1749, and succeeded to to both of those illustrious orna- the title on the death of his father, ments of the country.
April 9, 1783. In the parliaments 15. At Clapham, Joseph Stevens, of 1796, 1802, and 1806, he was re
7th year of his age. turned one of the knights of the - At his seat, Killester, county, shire for Surrey. At the general Dublin, in his 49th year, the right election in 1807, he declined offerhon. Thomas Gleadowe Newcomen, ing himself; when Mr. H. Sumner viscount Newcomen baron New- was returned. The elegant house comen of Moss-town, county Long- at Burwood was built by this worthy ford, a baronet, a governor of the baronet, in a park, which, with counties of Longford and Mayo, additional purchases made by him, and M. R. I. A. His lordship was contained 300 acres without any road born Sept. 18, 1776 ; succeeded his or foot-path over it, before å late father, the right hon. sir William inclosure, by which 150 more were Gleadowe Newcomen, in the title added to it. of baronet, Aug. 21, 1807 ; and on Sir John married, in 1783, Mary, the decease of his mother, Char- youngest daughter and co-heiress of lotte, in her own right viscountess Richard Garth of Morden, esq. and Newcomen, May 16, 1817, to the by her (who died December 1794) honours of viscount and baron New- had issue the present baronet, five comen. The late viscount having left other sons, and five daughters. no issue, the titles of viscount and At Banff, Bathia, wife of baron Newcomen become extinct, George Robinson, esq. late provost being the twenty-seventh peerage of of Banff. Ireland which has failed since the 17. Aged 29, the rev. Peter Walunion in January, 1801. The thall, M. A. rector of Wistaston, baronetage is extinct also.
Cheshire, eldest son of Peter WalLord Newcomen's estates devolve thall, esq. of Darley Dale. to his sisters ; viz. 1. Jane, married At Tort Pitt, Chatham, captain to Charles Gordon Ashley, esq.; John Pollock, 5th reg. aged 28. 2. Teresa, married first to sir 18. At his house, in Bream'sCharles Turner, bart. of Kirk- buildings, Chancery-lane, in his leatham, in Yorkshire, and secondly, 54th year, Mr. John Cox, principal to Henry Vansittart, esq. nephew of in the firm of Cox, Barnett, and Co. lord Bexley ; 3. Charlotte ; 4. Ca- copper-plate printers. To the caretharine, married to Charles New- ful superintendance and taste of this comen, esq.
gentleman, is owing much of the His lordship was the chief part- graphical beauty of many of the ner in Newcomen and Co.'s bank, didly decorated works' which Castle-street, Dublin, which, in have appeared during the last thirty consequence of his death, stopped years. In his office were printed
of his age.
DEATHS.-Jan. the plates of the large works pub- Palmer, second son of sir William lished by the society of antiquaries, Henry Palmer, bart. the dillettanti, and other societies; 21. James Yeo, esq. of Hamptonthe topographical and architectural court Palace. He was father of works published by Taylor, and a the late gallant and distinguished large portion of the valuable public officer, commodore sir James Lucas cations of Messrs. Britton, Cooke, Yeo, K. C. B. Neale, and others. To his correct 22. In his 49th year, the very rev. taste and accurate judgment is also William Magenis, D. D. owing the superior style of execu- In Regent-street, John Woodtion in which the portraits by Lodge meston, esq. of the royal marines, have been lately produced. The in the 52nd year examination of each impression of 23. At his house, in Park-row, this noble series of portraits was Bristol, Benjamin Charlery, esq; the last active occupation in which Harriett, wife of J. J. Wilkinhe was engaged.
son, esq. of Seymour-place, EustonHis information upon the archi- square, and of the Temple. tecture of his own country, and 24. At Lower Edmonton, Middleupon antiquarian subjects in gene- sex, captain Ebenezer Clark, aged ral, was very extensive, and his 51. taste highly cultivated. His library - At Chalons, in his 56th year, was exceedingly curious in many the right hon. Sackville Tufton, earl points in relation to these subjects, of Thanet, baron Tufton of Tufton, but it was particularly rich in old and a bart. hereditary high sheriff of divinity and biography. Mr. Cox Westmoreland, and lord of Skipton, also possessed a correct and refined in Craven. He was the eldest son taste in music: and he had been in of Sackville, 8th earl of Thanet, by the habit, for above fifteen years, of Mary, daughter of lord John Sackmeeting a few select friends at each ville, 2nd son of Lionel, lst duke of other's houses every fortnight dur- Dorset, and sister to the 2nd duke, ing the winter season for the pur- who died in Sept. 1778; was born pose of practising the works of June 30, 1769; and succeeded to the Handel.
family honours and estates on the 18. In Park-crescent, Portland- death of his father, April 10, 1786. place, in his 71st year, William During his minority, his uncle, Fairlie, esq. formerly of Calcutta, the late duke of Dorset, was his whose memory will be ever greatly guardian. After a preliminary edurespected, and his loss most sin- cation at home, his lordship visited cerely lamented, by all who knew several parts of the continent, and him in India and Britain.
stayed a considerable time at 19. In the 77th year of his age, Vienna, where he became acquaintNathan Salamons, esq. of Great ed with a most elegant and accomRussel-street, Bloomsbury-square. plished lady, of high rank and
qua20. At Lavenham, Suffolk, in his lity, who accompanied him to Eng78th year, the rev. James Buck, land. This lady, Ann Charlotte de M. A.
Bojanovitz, descended from a noble In Upper Norton street, lord family in Hungary, he married Feb. Herbert-Windsor Stuart, son of the 28, 1811. She died Feb. 15, 1819, late, and uncle of the present mar- leaving no issue. quess of Bute. He was the third As a great landholder, lord Thachild of John, first marquess of Bute, net was, especially in Kent, amongst by his first wife, Charlotte-Jane, the foremost in making agricultural eldest daughter and co-heiress of experiments and improvements Herbert viscount Windsor, and was which tended materially to the adborn May 6, 1770.
vantage of the community. As a 21. At Bruges, Thomas Roger landlord, he deserved and obtained DEATHS.JAN. the respect and esteem of his tenan- JohnTilloch, who followed the trade try, and was much beloved by the of a tobacconist, filled the office of poorer classes. His lordship was magistrate for many years. Alexin the habit of residing great part ander, being designed for business, of his time at his seat at Hothfield, received in the place of his nativity, in Kent, where he was distinguished an education which in Scotland is for his hospitality and benevolence. so much more accessible than in He used frequently to visit the mar- England. His habits were sedate kets, particularly the stock-market and thoughtful, apparently arising at Ashford, at which he was accus- from a conviction that he knew but tomed to converse familiarly with little, and had much to learn. On several of the butchers attending leaving school he was taken to his there. After the death of his coun- intended occupation; but his inteltess, lord Thanet ceased to be a re- lectual powers began to expand gular resident in that county, only themselves, and his views were coming occasionally to his family elevated above any thing which a seat, and passing much of his
time tobacco-warehouse could supply. upon the continent, chiefly at Paris. Ardent in the pursuit of know
The trial and conviction of lord ledge, the occult sciences, in early Thanet, several years ago, in the life, at one time attracted much of court of King's-bench, for an as. his attention. When animal magsault committed in the court at netism was introduced into this Maidstone, at the period of the country, it was not without influence trial of O'Connor, Quigley, and on his mind; and he was never disothers, and his subsequent imprison- posed to treat judicial astrology with ment in the tower of London, are sovereign contempt. But he soon circumstances well known; but it saw the folly of pursuing phantoms, was afterwards understood that his and applied his talents to more uselordship was not the individual who ful pursuits. really committed the assault. It is He conceived that the mode of said there was a mistake in the wit- printing, then in use, was nesses as to identity, and that his ceptible of considerable improvelordship knew who the person was ment. He accordingly hit upon that actually struck the blow, but the expedient, when the page was refused to betray him.
set up in type, of taking off an 24. At Gravesend, John Brown, impression in some soft substance, esq. of the hon. East India Com- in its comparatively fluid state, that pany's service.
would harden when exposed to the 25. At her house in Park-street, action of fire, so as to become a in the 81st year of her age, Mrs. mould to receive the metal when in Harriot Bagot, last surviving daugh- a state of fusion, and form a plate ter of sir Walter Bagot, bart. of every way correspondent to the page Blothfield, Staffordshire.
whence the first impression was At Streatham, aged 85, James received. Thus with him was laid Palmer, esq. late treasurer of Christ's the foundation of the stereotype hospital, which office he resigned in printing. He began his experiments 1823. He held it 24 years, having in 1781, and, in 1782, having brought been elected in 1799.
his plates to a state of comparative 26. In Barnsbury-street, Isling- perfection, flattered himself with ton, Alexander Tilloch, LL. D., many advantages which would result M. R. I. A., M. R. A. S., Munich, from his successful efforts. M. G. S., M. A. S., S. S. A., Edin- As he was not bred a printer himburgh and Perth, M.S.E.I.N., of self, he had recourse to Mr. Foulis, France, &c. &c.
printer of the University of Glasgow, He was born 28th Feb. 1759, to whom he applied for types to at Glasgow, where his father, Mr. make an experiment in the new
DEATHS. JAN. process: the experiment succeeded, Wife," " Ringan Gilhaionie," and and Mr. Foulis, who was a very other popular novels. ingenious man, became so
In the year 1787, Dr. T. came vinced of its practicability and to the metropolis, where he spent excellence, that he entered into the remainder of his days. In 1789, partnership with him in order to in connection with others, he pur
out chased the “ Star," a daily evening patents in both England and Scot: paper, of which he immediately be land, and printed several small
came the editor, and continued so volumes from stereotype plates, the until within four years of his death ; impressions of which were sold to
when bodily infirmities, and various the booksellers without any intima
engagements, compelled him to tion of their being printed out of relinquish its management altogethe common way. A few years ther. In this respectable paper his afterwards Dr. Tilloch discovered, political opinions were mild and that, although he had invented
temperate. stereotype printing, yet he was but
Being forcibly struck, soon after a second inventor, and that the art his arrival in London, with the vast had been exercised by a Mr. Ged of number of executions for forgery, Edinburgh, jeweller, nearly fifty Dr. Tilloch began to devise means years before. Circumstances of a for the prevention of the crime ; and private nature induced him to lay in 1790 made a proposal to the aside the business for a time, and British ministry to that effect. His others supervened to prevent him scheme, however, meeting with an ever resuming it. It appears, never- unfavourable reception at home, he theless, from some circumstances offered his invention to the commiswhich transpired at the Society of sion d'Assignats at Paris, where its Arts at the Adelphi, some years after- merits were very differently apprewards, that earl Stanhope was indebt- ciated; but the political contentions ed to Dr. Tilloch for much of his of the time caused considerable delay knowledge in the process of making in the negociation. However, in stereotype plates.
1792, one L'Amour, from the French On returning to Glasgow, he authorities, waited on him, and they entered into the tobacco business, in consulted together on the subject. conjunction with his brother and On his return to Paris, some French brother-in-law; but not finding it artists were employed to make copies answer their expectation, it was
of Dr. Tilloch's plan ; but in this finally abandoned. From this he they were finally unsuccessful, turned his attention to printing, and, though their endeavours caused an either singly or in partnership, additional delay. The commencecarried on this trade for some time
ment of the war in the beginning of in his native city.
1793 caused a still greater interrupSomewhat prior to this period of tion; but so anxious were the French his life, he married ; but the joys of Commissioners d'Assignats to avail connubial felicity were not long his themselves of Dr. Tilloch's invenportion. In the year 1783 his tion, that L'Amour was directed to amiable partner was taken from him release some English smugglers, and by death, from which time his days to give them their vessel, on condiwere spent in widowhood. The fruit tion that, on returning to England, of this union was one daughter, who they would communicate to Dr. still survives, and is the wife of Mr. Tilloch a proposal for him to come Galt, a gentleman who has attained to the continent, and impart his deserved distinction among
secret, offering him a handsome rewriters of the day, as the author of muneration. By this time, however, “ The Annals of the Parish,” « The the treasonable correspondence bili Ayrshire Legatees,” “The Spae having passed into a law, he pru