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HUN FINGDONSIIRE. On Monday, the 230 of April, the rev. T. Wilsrecton, rector of Colne, refused io read the burial service over the deceased body of John Astwood, because le had not been baptized according to the ceremonies of the church of England, his parents being . Dissenters. We doubt not but that his diocesan,, on the representation of the Protestant Society for the Protection of Religious Liberty, will soon teach this reverend bigot, that his knowledge of the ecclesiastical law of the land is on a par with his Christian charity.

KENT.

Deaths.- Feb. At Stonehouse, in the 108th year of her

age,

M. Clarke, a wative of Dundee. Tea was her constant beverage, and she never drank either beer or spirits.— 15. At Eltham, rev. Dr. Wilgress, R. of Rawreth, Essex, and late reader at the Temple Church.—March. At Bromley, in his 64th year, rev. W. Girdlestone, R. of Killing cum Salthouse.—At Hinnington, rev. M. Preston, D.D., vicar:--April 5. At Greenwich Hospital, admiral sir John Colpoys, governor of that asylum.-- Moy 15. At Woolwich, John Bonnycastle, esgo, long eminent as the author of very able treatises on Arithmetic, Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra, Astronomy, and other valuable elementary works in Mathematics, and for many years professor of Mathematics in the Royal Military College.

Miscellaneous Intelligence.-An aperture, nearly two miles and a half in length, is now effected for a tunnel under the hills between Gravesend and Rochester, to complete the canal uniting the Thames and Medway.

LANCASUIRE. Death.- May 4. At Manchester, where he was to preach on the succeeding Sabbath, the rev. Noah Blackburn, for many years the laborious and exemplary pastor of the ladependent congregation at Delph. So sudden and so tranquil was his death, that when his wife rose from bis side in the morning, she supposed that he was asleep-but it was a sleep which know's no waking, until the resurrection of the just, in which the unitorm evidence of his faith and works leaves no room to doubt that he will have a part. The two last texts he preached from, on the Sunday preceding bis death, were reniarkable:“ My times are in thy hands,” and “ I teard a voice from heaven saying, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.” To bim may we well apply the remainder of the latter passage, “ He rests from his labours, and his works do follow him."

Ecelesius/ical Preferments.-Rev. Lowther Grisdale, Walınsley, P.C.Rev. Dr. Williams, of Stroud, to the church of St. Matthew, Liverpool; on the nomination of rev. Dr. Holliday, V. of Stanton, Salop.

• LEICESTERSHIRE.

Deuth.- Jarch. At Billesden, Hugh Philips, 103.

LINCOLNSHIRE. Deaths.— Feb. 14. At North Cockerington, Mrs. J. Foster, 100.-At Deeping St. James, Mrs. E. Cook, 100.- March 2. At Telford, near Horncastle, rev. J. Dymoke, rector of Brinkhill.-May. Rev. J. Myers, R. of Wyberton, &c. many years chaplain at Grimsthorpe Castle.-6. Whilst attending divine service, at Horbling Church, the rev. Bernard Cracroft, rector of East Keel, and vicar of South Elkington; he expired whilst surrounded by his family in his pew, from' an attack of angina pectoris.

Ecclesiastical Preferments. Rev. Matthew Barnett, of Market Rasen, North Willingham, V.; patron, Ayscoghe Boucherett, esq., of Willingham Jlouse.-Rev. James Giffard, M.A., V. of Wooton, Cabourne, V.- Rev. T. Furness, B.A., Oxcomb, R-Ion, and rev. J. Fortescue, M. A., Anderby

cum Cumberworth, R.-Rev. R. Sessons, head master, and rev. Richard Thomas, under master, of Lincoln Gramınar School.

New Chapel.March 22. A new chapel was opened at Horncastle; preachers, rev. Messrs. Byron, of Lincoln; Pain, of Hoxton Academy; and Haynes, of Boston.

MIDDLESEX. Deaths.March. Mrs. Evans, at the Post Office, Hampstead; an old and respectable inhabitant, and a native of Dorchester.-Mrs. Jane Watkins, of the same place, after a long illness, which she sustained with uumurmuring resignation.—15. At her house, on Holly Bush Hill, Hampstead, Mrs. Priscilla Lepper, aged 71; she was universally respected and beloved by all who knew her. These three individuals belonged to the congregation and church of the rev. J. Snelgar, and died within the period of three weeks.

Ordination.Oct. 26. Rev. Josiah Durham, late of Stepney Academy, over the Baptist church at Bromley.

MONMOUTHSHIRE. Deaths. Feb. 10. At Caerwent, near Chepstow, Charles King, a labourer, 107.—May. At Tregeroy, rev. J. Williams, 29.

NORFOLK. Deaths.May. At Stalham, rev. J. Berney.—Rev. R. E. Brown, of Elsinghall, 83.–13. At Norwich, W. Stevenson, esq., upwards of 35 years proprietor of “ The Norfolk Chronicle," and author of "A Supplement to Mr. Bentham's llistory and Antiquities of the Cathedral of Ely." It was through his patronage that Mrs. Elizabeth Bentley, a self-educated poetess of Norwich, was first known to the public; and shortly before his death, a second selection from her compositions was printed under his superintend

Ecclesiastical Preferment.-Rev. W. Ewin Girdlestone, Kelling, with Salthouse annexed, R.

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. Death.-March. Rev. W. Stalman, son of rev. W. Stalman, of Stoke Bruerne, fellow of Brazen Nose College, Oxford.

Ecclesiastical Preferment.—Rev. R. R. Bloxain, A.M., to be master of the school at Gainsborough.

NORTHUMBERLAND. Deaths. March. At North Shore, near Newcastle, Mrs. Elizabeth Dryden, 107.–At Cullercoats, Mrs. Armstrong, 103.

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE. Deaths.-May. Rev. J. T. Jordan, B.D., R. of Hickling.--At East Retford, rev. R. Morton, 77. Ecclesiastical Preferment.-Rev. T. Beckwith, East Retford, V.

OXFORDSHIRE. Deaths.- May. Rev. James Griffiths, D.D., master of University College, and prebendary of Gloucester.-Rev. W. T. Beer, of Worcester College.

Ecclesiastical Preferment.-Rev. J. Cleobury, Piddington, V.

ance,

RUTLANDSHIRE.

Death.--May. At Oakham, of an abscess in his head, rev. M. Macfarlane, curate, 33.

SHROPSHIRE. Death.- April 14. In the act of retiring to rest, at Oldbury, near Bridgenorth, rev. T. Moses Lyster, R. of Nunton, Billingsley, aud Oldbury, 68.

Ecclesiastical Preferments -Rev. T. H. Lowe, A.M., second portion of Holgate, R.-Rev. J. H. Bromby, V. of Hull, Cheswardine, V.

SOMERSETSHIRE.

Deaths.-March. Rev. L. H. Luxton, B.A., prebendary of Wells, minister of Taunton St. James, and Ash Priors, and vicar of Holcombe Burell, Devon.—At Crewkerne, rev. Mr. Blake.-W. Meyler, esq., 45; joint proprietor and editor of the Bath Herald, whose poetical productions early obtained the prize at Batheaston villa.-9. At Bath, S. Ram, esq., of Ramsfort, co. of Wexford, a bencher of the Middle Temple, 77.-16. In his 27th year, at the Lodge, Weston-in-Gordano, rev. Edward Newcome, A.B., of Jesus College, Cambridge, son of the late archbishop Newcome. - May 2. At Clifton, in her 82d year, Mrs. Hester Lynch Piozzi, formerly Mrs. Thrale, the friend and chit-chat biographer of Johnson, and one of the DellaCruscan poets deservedly lashed by Gifford, in his Baviad and Mæviad. She was also a leading member of the Bas Bleu sisterhood.-15. In a house for the insane, near Bristol, Dr. Calcott, the celebrated composer of glees.13. At Bristol, rev. Dr. Ford, V. of Melton Mowbray, 79.

Ecclesiastical Preferments.-Rev. W. Proctor Thomas, LL.B., Holcombe, prebendary in Wells Cathedral.-Rev. P. A. French, Thorp Falcon, R.—Rev. R. T. Whalley, M.A., prebendary of Wells, Ilchester, and Yeovilton, R R.—Rev. J. Turner Corston, V.-Rev. W. Harvey, LL. B., Crowcombe, R.-Rev. J. Townsend, Taunton St. Mary, P. C.-Rev. Richard Porter, master of the Chapter Grammar School, Bristol.

Ordination.-Dec. 20. Rev. W. H. Guy, from Hackney Academy, over the Independent church assembling at Hope Chapel, Bristol Hotwells.

STAFFORDSHIRE. Ecclesiastical Preferments. — Rev. J.J. Drewe, Alstonefield, V.—Rev. J. Roberts, curate of St. Michael's, Derby, Quarnford, P. C.-Rev. J.T. Law, A.M., son of the bishop of Chester, mastership of St. John's Hospital, Licho field.

SUFFOLK. Ecclesiastical Preferments.-Rev. T. Holmes, A.M., Holbroke, R.—Rev. H. W. Rous Birch, Yoxford, V., and Bedfield, R.; patron, lord Rous-Rev. Sterling Moseley Westhorp Sibton, V., with Peasenhall chap.

SURREY.

Deaths.- March 9. At his seat, Ham House, near Richmond, Wilbraham Tollemache, earl of Dysart. His sister, lady Louisa Manners, becomes the representative of the ancient and noble family of the Tollemaches, succeeding also to her brother's titles.-May. At Kennington, rev. M. Breton, D.D., 74.

Ecclesiastical Preferment.-Rev. Henry St. John, Putney, P. C.; on the Domination of the dean and chapter of Worcester.

SUSSEX. Deaths.— March. At Chichester, rev. J, B. Carpenter, R. of Elsted. April 1. At Brighton, sir Charles Edmonstone, of Dunheath, bart., M.P, for the county of Stirling.—7. At Milan, rev. W. H. Campion, R. of Westmeston and Street.

Ecclesiastical Preferments.-Rev. R. Chester, A.M., Elstead, R.; patron lord Selsey.-Rev. G. Proctor, A.M., head master of Lewes School.

Ordination-Feb. 28. Rev. James Puntis, late student at Stepney Aca, demy, over the Baptist church at Battle.

New Chapel.- Feb. 27. A new Baptist place of worship, called Zion Chapel, was opened at Battle; preachers, rev. Messrs. Shirley, of Seven Oaks; Ivimey, and Hoby, of London,

Miscellaneous Intelligence.-An additional service is to be performed at the parish church of Brighton every Sunday, to commence at seven o'clock in the evening. This important regulation has been adopted at the suggestion of bis majesty, who maintains the extra curate, necessary for the fulfilment of the duty, from his privy purse.

WARWICKSHIRE. Deaths.March 8. Rev. J.C. Townsend, R. of Allerton.-At Bircbfield house, near Birmingham, sir Mark Sanders, bart., 70.

Ecclesiastical Preferment.-Rev. Laurence Panting Gardiner, D.D., St. Philip's, Birmingham, R.; patron, the bishop of Lichfield and Coventry.

New Chapel.- Nov. 15. A new Baptist meeting-house was opened at Napton, near Southam; preachers, rev. Messrs. Frauklin, of Coventry; Griffiths, of Long Buckby; and Bottomley, of Middleton.

· Miscellaneous Intelligence.--Nearly £ 2000 has already been subscribed towards establishing a society for the encouragement of the fine arts at Birmingham. Sir R. Lawley, bart., the first projector, besides a handsoine subscription, presented to it a valuable collection of casts from the antique.

WILTSHIRE.

Deaths.- March. At Shirstón, Jacob Taylor, aged 103. He was a native of Caloe, and in early life was a drorer to 'Smithfield market. He had laboured under no bodily infirmity, except a defect in his eyesight, until the day preceding his death, having, during the last year of his lite, frequently journeyed 10 miles to procure lime, which he afterwards disposed of in the neighbourhood.-May. At Broad Ilinton, rev. W. Andrews, M.A., chaplain to lord Blaney, sometime assistant lecturer at High Wycombe.3. At Calne, the rev. T. Greenwood, 80.

Ecclesiastical Preferment.--Rev. W. Jennings, V. of East Carston, Berks, living of Baydon ; patron, sir F. Burdett, bart.

WORCESTERSHIRE.
Death.--Feb. 25. At Worcester, in his 74th year, Admiral West.

YORKSHIRE, Deaths.- March. Rev. Mr. Muss; rev. J. Thompson. At Brompton, J. Howard, carpenter, 101.-2. Rev. C. Hunter, pastor of the Baptist church, at Richinond.-At Thornton Hall, near Bedale, in the 83d year of his age, Frederick Dodsworth, D.D. senior canon of Windsor, R. of Speniltborne, and P. C. of Cleasby, in the county of York.-9. At an advanced age, rev.. John Myers, of Shipley-ball

, near Bradford, and R. of Wyburton, Lincolnshire.--21. At Dore, near Sheffield, Mr. George Wainwright, 107.--At Whitby, in the 43d year of his age, Thomas Bateman, M.D. late of Blooms. bury Square, London, physician to the Public Dispensary and to the Fever Hospital. He was very assiduous and skilful in bis profession, and contributed to its literature the following valuable works :-“Delineations of the Cutaneous Diseases." A Practical Synopsis of Cutaneous Diseases, according to the Arrangement of Dr. Willán." " A succinct Account of the Typhus or Contagious Fever of this country, with the appropriate Method of Treatment as practised in the House of Recovery, &c."

“ Reports on the Diseases of London, and the State of the Weather, from 1804 to 1816, including practical Remarks on the Causes and Treatment of the foriner."Muy. Rev. W. Northend, late dissenting minister of Brighouse, near Halifax.-17. In the 77th year of age, rev. W. Richardson, sub-chanter of the Cathedral, incumbent C. of St. Michael-le-Beltrey, and V. of St. Sampson's, York, where he bad exercised his ministry within a few days of 50 years.

Ecclesiastical Preferment. - Rev. J. Smyth, Keyingham, P. C. ; rev. W. Wyvill, B.A. Spenithorne, R.; rev. W. L. Rickard, Rufforth, P. C. ; rev. E. Jones, Donnington, R.; rev. C. Musgrove, A.M. Whitkirk, V.; rev. W. Bainbridge, of Tweedmouth, to be head master of Knaresborough Grainwar School.

Ordination. - Nov. 7. Rev. B. Nightingale over the two Independent churches at Newton and Whymond Houses.

New Churches, &c.—The plans for the erection of three new churches in Leeds, are finally agreed upon, and £10,000. is expended upon each church. Sep. 20. A new chapel in the Independent denomination was opened at Ecclesfield; preachers, rev. Mr. Bennett, of Rotherham; Bowder and Smith, of Sheffield.- March 15. A new Baptist chapel was opened at Steep Lane, Sowerby; preachers, Dr. Steadman, of Bradford ; rév. Messrs. Mann, of Shipley ; Cockin, of Halifax; and Dyer,. of Bacup.

Philanthropic Intelligence.-A new house of correction, upon an improved principle, is about to be erected on the Slumber Bank at Hull, at an estimated expense of £19,000. In it the prisoners are to be employed in such labours as they are competent to undertake.

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WALES.

Deaths.- Feb. 22. Rev. J. Grubb, of Presteign.—March. At Barmouth, Rev. T. Edwards.-At Maes y Groes, near Bangor, rev. J. Roberts, M.A., R. of Llanllechyd, Caernarvonshire, and of Kiddington, Oxfordshire.—May. At Swansea, at an advanced age, Rev. Dr. Jenkins.—Near Brigend, Glainorganshire, rev. C. Galley, A.M. R. of Crokorne, Devon.

Ecclesiastical Preferments. —Rev. Robert Williams to the living of Llandyfrog, Anglesea. - Rev. J. Jones, Llanvyrnach and Penrith, RR. Pembrokeshire.- Rev. J.H. Cotton, to the living of Llanfleched, Anglesea.

Ordinations. June 1, (1820).—Rev. Timothy Thomas, jun. over the Baptist church at Newcastle Emlyn, Caermarthenshire.--August' 1. Rev. Mr. Ashford over the newly formed Baptist church at Welshpool.-May 16. Rev. W. Hammerton, at Bethesila chapel, in Gower, Glamorganshire, to assist in the churches gathered together by several ministers under the patronage oflady Barham.

New Chapels.-Oct. 10. A new Baptist chapel was opened at Pen-alt, near Monmouth; preachers, rev. Messrs. Fry, of Coleforil; Phillips, of Caeileon; Lewis, of Chepstow; and James, of Pontrhydyrun. - 25. A new Baptist chapel was opened at Monmouth; preachers, rev. Messrs. Fry, of Coleford; Williams, of Ryeford; and Hawkins, of Eastcombe.— Nov. 21. A new Baptist chapel, called Glasgoed Chapel, was opened in the parish of Llanladock; preachers, rev. Messrs. Heley, of Llauwearnoth; Evans, of Peny-garn; Thomas, of Abergavenny; and Phillips, of Caerleon.- Dec. 1. A new Baptist chapel was opened at Ragland; preachers, rev. Messrs. Dyke, of Abergavenny; Phillips, of Caerleon; Jones, of Monmouth; and Davies, of flereford. - May 14. The foundation-stone of a new chapel, to be called Immanuel Chapel, the fifth erected in Glamorganshire at the expense of lady Barham, was laid by rev. W. Hammerton.

SCOTLAND. Deaths.- Feb. 2. Rev. James Innes, ininister of Yester, East Lothian, in the 88th year of his age, and 61st of his ministry.-7. At Stabo Manse, rev. Alexander Ker, jun.- March 12. At Banff, rev. A. Gordon, 62.-23 At Paisley, rev. John Findlay, D.D. minister of the High Church for upwards of 40 years.-Apr.2. At Edinburgh, Dr.James Gregory, professor of the practice of medicine in the university of Edinburghi, and first physician to his majesty for Scotland. The remains of this highly distinguished and amiable man

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