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side of the Clarborough Tunnel, he was struck by the Great Northern passenger train and instantly killed.

Nov. 5. -The Right Hon. Lord Charles Vere Ferrars Townshend, of Raynham Hall, Norfolk, and of Tamworth Castle, Warwickshire, aged 67.

Dec. 17. At Glasgow, Rev. Ralph Wardlaw, D.D., aged 73. Dr. Wardlaw was an eminent minister of the Congregational Dissenters. He wrote on several theological subjects, and at the time of his death had entered upon the fifty-first year of his ministry.

Dec. 17. - The Marchioness of Wellesley, an American lady, widow of the late Marquis Wellesley, elder brother of the late Duke of Wellington.


Aug. 10. Died in Munich, Frederic Augustus, the King of Saxony, aged 57. On entering Munich the carriage in which he rode was overturned, and the king was killed by a kick from one of the horses. He was born on the 18th of May, 1797. A serious insurrection having broken out at Dresden, in September, 1830, against the authority of his uncle Anthony, the reigning monarch, Prince Frederic Augustus was named co-regent on the 13th of that month, and succeeded to the throne on the 6th of June, 1836, his father, Duke Maximilian, having waived his right thereto. The king leaves no issue, and the crown descends to his brother, John Nepomuc Marie Joseph, born on the 12th of December, 1801. May 15.-In Brighton, the Hon. and Right Rev. Richard Bagot, Bishop of Bath and Wells, aged 71.

June 7. In Paris, Admiral Baudin.

March 27. In Welbech, William Henry Cavendish Scott Bentinck, the Duke of Portland, aged 84. As Marquis of Titchfield, in 1807, he was a Junior Lord of the Treasury; under Mr. Canning, in 1827, he held the Privy Seal from April to August;- and he was Lord President of the Council in the Goderich Ministry.

Jan. 8.-At Bedgebury Park, William Carr Beresford, Marshal in the Portuguese service, General in the British army, and a Peer of Great Britain, aged 85. He was the illegitimate son of the first Marquis of Waterbury, and was born in October, 1768. Educated in the Military Academy at Strasbourg, he entered the army in 1786, and served in Nova Scotia, the West Indies, Toulon (when Napoleon assisted at the siege and capture), Corsica, Egypt, under Sir David Baird, at the Cape of Good Hope, and Buenos Ayres. Returning to England in 1807, he joined the army in Portugal a few days after the battle of Vimiera, and was intrusted with the execution of the Convention of Cintra. He made the campaign with Sir John Moore, and covered the retreat at the battle of Corunna. In 1809, he was appointed to the command of the Portuguese army, which he organized, and led through the Peninsular campaign. At Albuera he commanded in person, and defeated Soult, but suffered great loss himself. In the subsequent battles and sieges he bore his part, and was desperately wounded at Salamanca, but recovered so as to take part in the conflict at Vittoria. In 1814 he was raised to the Peerage as Baron, with a pension of £2,000 a year. In 1823 he was made a Viscount. Under the Duke of Wellington, Lord Beresford was Master-General of the Ordnance. In 1830 he married the widow of Mr. Hope of Deepdene. For many years he had lived in retirement at Bedgebury.

June 8. In the City of Mexico, Alexander Henry Hastings Berkeley, First Attaché to the British Legation, aged 28.

April 3.- In Perth, Sir John Bisset, K. C. B., Commissary of the Forces during the whole of the Peninsular war.

June 15. In Mark Lane, London, James Kendle Browne, Esq., the father of the Corn Exchange, aged 82.

June 22.-In Silistria, Turkey, Captain James Armar Butler, of the Ceylon Rifle Regiment, aged 26. Captain Butler died from the effect of wounds received in defending the fortress of Silistria.

May. In Edenwood, Fifeshire, Sir George Campbell, brother of the Lord Chief Justice, aged 74.

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March 27. Died in Turin, Charles III., Duke of Parma, aged 31. He was born January 24, 1823, and acceded to the throne in 1849, since which time the duchy has been in a state of siege, the schools and colleges all closed, the public money used at will, and the government in the hands of a Yorkshire groom,

whom he had elevated to the title of Baron Ward. The Duke was stabbed in the streets of Turin on the 26th, causing his death on the 27th.

March 31.-In Dublin, Ireland, the Rev. James Carlile, D.D., aged 69. Dr. Carlile was for more than forty years minister of St. Mary's Abbey Scotch Church, Dublin; and for some years Government Commissioner, and member of the National Board of Education for Ireland.

April 26. In Edinburgh, Henry T., Lord Cockburn. He was one of the Scotch judges, and is known to the literary world as the biographer of Lord Jeffrey. He was a Whig in politics, and an associate of the brilliant circle of reviewers and spirited Whig partisans of Edinburgh. Although fond of literary pursuits and of the society of literary men, his only appearance as an author was as the biographer of his friend, Lord Jeffrey. He was an able lawyer, an effective orator, and possessed of such social characteristics as made him the favorite companion of the best men of Edinburgh.

Aug. 26.In Hawkhurst, Kent, Lieutenant-General Thomas Dalmer, C. B., a Peninsular and Waterloo officer. General Dalmer was severely wounded at Salamanca, and had a horse killed under him at Waterloo.

May 11.--In the crater of Vesuvius, into which he had fallen, J. Delius, of Bremen, Assistant Professor of English Literature at Berlin.

March 6.- In the Palace, Salisbury, Rev. Edward Denison, D.D., the Bishop of Salisbury, aged 52. Dr. Denison was appointed to the see in 1837.

July 14.In Gallipoli, the Duc d'Elchingen, second son of Marshal Ney. The Duke commanded a brigade of cavalry in the French army of the East. Jan. 14. In the College Gardens, the Rev. Thomas Evans, D.D., for many years Head Master of the King's School, Gloucester, Vicar of Landhurst, near Gloucester, and Chaplain of the Gloucester Lunatic Asylum, aged 51.

March. In Paris, France, M. Frasey, Curé of St. Nicholas des Champs, aged 90. M. Frasey witnessed most of the scenes of the first Revolution, and lived for more than forty years in one of the most turbulent quarters of Paris. He was universally beloved and respected.

June 1. In Odessa, Captain Henry Wells Giffard, R. N., son of Admiral John Giffard, R. N., aged 42. Captain Giffard died from the effect of wounds received while gallantly defending his ship, the Tiger, against the Russians.

March 9.-In St. Mary's College, St. Andrews, Rev. Robert Haldane, D.D., F. R. S. E., Principal of St. Mary's College, and Primarius Professor of Divinity in the University, and first minister of the parish of St. Andrews.

February 10. In Mexico, General Herrera, Ex-President of the Republic. He was one of the veterans of the war of independence, and as a statesman had given proofs of the loftiest patriotism and disinterestedness.


April 13.-At Hadspen House, Somerset, the Right Hon. Henry Hobhouse, aged 77. He was Under-Secretary of the Home Department from 1817 to 1827. July 31. In Quebec, Canada, Colonel Hogarth, commanding the 26th regiment of British infantry. He commanded the regiment during the Gavazzi riots. May 19.In Brompton, from the effects of exposure and privation experienced during four years' Arctic service in search of Sir John Franklin, Lieutenant William Hulme Hooper, R. N., author of "Ten Mouths amongst the Tents of the Tuski," and "Incidents of a Boat Expedition to the Mackenzie River," aged 26. Lieutenant Hooper commanded the second cutter of the Plover, in an expedition of the boats of that ship from Icy Cape to the Mackenzie; for three days he was lost in a snow-storm, and for two winters he and his boat's crew were isolated near the northern shores of America. The hardships be endured caused the pulmonary disease of which he died.

March 6. At Oxford, Rev. Richard Jenkyns, D. D., Dean of Wells, and Master of Balliol College. Dr. Jenkyns was Master of Balliol for thirty-five years. It is said of him that he found Balliol a close college, among the least distinguished of the collegiate bodies at Oxford, - he left it almost entirely open, and confessedly the foremost of all. In 1834 he set aside the system of nomination, and established merit as the sole standard. He held the Deanery of Wells, given to him by Sir Robert Peel, in 1845.

April 19.-In Royal Circus, Edinburgh, Robert Jameson, Esq., Regius Professor of Natural History in the University of Edinburgh.

August 12. At the residence of Lord Palmerston, in Carlton Gardens, Lord Jocelyn, aged 38. He was born in 1816, was military secretary of the Chinese expedition, and the author of a book called "Six Months in China."

July 24. At his residence in Sussex Terrace, Hyde Park Gardens, Gene ra

Sir Henry King, aged 77. Sir Henry had been a soldier for sixty years, serving in the West Indies, in Egypt, Walcheren, and the Peninsula. In Egypt, he lost a leg, but this did not prevent him from subsequently taking part in the war.

July 22.-In Cavan, Ireland, Rev. John Leslie, D.D., Bishop of Kilmore, aged 81. He was consecrated Bishop of Dromore in 1812, translated to Elphin in 1819, and, under the Church Temporalities Act, took possession of Kilmore in 1841.

March 18. In London, the Earl of Lichfield, aged 57. It was at his house that the famous "Lichfield House Compact was made." It was while Lord Lichfield was Postmaster-General that Mr. Rowland Hill's Penny-Post System was introduced.

March 12. At King's College, Aberdeen, Dr. Hugh Macpherson, Sub-Principal, and for sixty-one years Professor of Greek in that University, aged 86.

May 30.In Eaton Place, West, General Sir Peregrine Maitland, G. C. B., aged 76. General Maitland was born in 1777, and entered the Guards in 1793. He served at Walcheren, in the Peninsula, at Corunna, and at Waterloo. For his services on the Nive, as commander of the first brigade of Guards, he received a medal. He had been Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada and of Nova Scotia, and Commander-in-chief of the Madras Army.

June. In Paris, M. Mauguin. He took a leading part in the Revolution of 1830, and was a member of the Chamber of Deputies, of the Constituent Assembly, and of the Legislative Assembly.

February 11. Rev. William Mills, D. D., Rector of St. Pauls, Exeter, late head-master of the Exeter Free Grammar School, and for twenty years one of the under-masters of Harrow, aged 65.

July 3. In Paris, the Princess de la Moskowa, widow of Ney.

April 30. At the Mount, Sheffield, James Montgomery, the poet and journalist of Sheffield, aged 82. Mr. Montgomery was a native of Irvine, in Ayrshire, and the son of a Moravian missionary. Early in life he went to London with poems to sell; a bookseller refused the poems, but made the boy his shopman. He was next employed at Sheffield, in 1792, upon the Sheffield Register, and he subsequently edited the Sheffield Iris. In this capacity he was prosecuted and imprisoned in 1795 and in 1796. In 1797 he published "Prison Amusements"; in 1805, "The Ocean"; in 1806, "The Wanderer in Switzerland"; in 1809, "The West Indies"; in 1812, "The World before the Flood"; in 1819, "Greenland," in four cantos; in 1828, "The Pelican Island, and other Poems" and in 1853, "Original Hymns for Public, Private, and Social Devotion." Mr. Montgomery in his latter days enjoyed a pension of £150 a year.

February 18.-In Futtyghur, Colonel Mountain, C. B., Aide-de-camp to the Queen, and Adjutant to her Majesty's forces in India. He was Lord Gough's Adjutant-General in China, and commanded a brigade at Chillianwallah and Goojerat, earning great distinction, and, at the conclusion of the war, resumed his appointment of Adjutant-General.

August 1.-In Oxford Terrace, Hyde Park, Kenneth Murchison, Esq., formerly Governor of Penang and Singapore, aged 60.

March. - Benedetto Negri, the once celebrated professor of singing. At the early age of twenty-two he was appointed Professor of the Conservatoire at Mi. lan, on its foundation by Napoleon.

April 30.-In Easingwold, Yorkshire, Rev. Robert Newton, for fifty-five years a minister of the Wesleyan denomination

April 28. In England, William Henry Paget, first Marquis of Anglesey, aged 86. Lord Paget, the eldest son of the third Earl of Uxbridge, was born in May, 1768. He commenced his military career as commander of a regiment of volunteers. He afterwards served under the Duke of York in Flanders. In 1808 he attained the rank of Major-General, and distinguished himself in the retreat of Sir John Moore, ending in the battle of Corunna. In 1812, he succeeded to the title of Earl of Uxbridge. During the Peninsular war, he commanded the heavy brigade, under Lord Wellington, and was distinguished by his great personal courage. He was also in command of the British cavalry at Waterloo, where he lost a leg. In consideration of his military services, he was made Marquis of Anglesey, and received the special thanks of Parliament, with many decorations and other marks of distinction from the allied sovereigns. In 1827, he was appointed Master of the Ordnance, and in 1828 Viceroy of Ireland. The latter office he retained only one year, but was reinstated in 1840, and held the office for three years. In 1846 he was again appointed Master of the Ordnance, and in 1847 was raised to the rank of Field-Marshal. He also held several sinecures.

August 13. At his estate of Jouy-aux-Arches, near Metz, General Paixhans, aged 72. General Paixhans was well known in connection with the artillery, and especially with the celebrated gun that bears his name.


July 14. Died in Benha, a small town on the Nile, Abbas Pasha, grandson of Mehemet Ali, and Viceroy of Egypt. He had reigned over Egypt since 1848. He was very unpopular, and under his rule the population decreased, and those that remained lived in great wretchedness. The only remarkable work of his reign was the commencement of the railway from Cairo to Alexandria.

February 1.-In Moncaglieri, near Turin, Silvio Pellico, the celebrated author of "Mie Prigioni." The story of Silvio Pellico is well known. He was a tutor in the family of Count Porro, when, in 1820, he was seized as a Carbonaro by the Austrians, at Milan, and confined in the fortress of Spielberg for ten years. Released by the amnesty of 1830, he found shelter at Turin, and was em: ployed as librarian in the house of the Marchesa Barolo, until he died. Gioberti dedicated one of his books to him as "the first of Italian patriots," and Charles Albert bestowed on him the decoration of St. Maurice.

January 5. At his residence, near Dublin, William Conyngham Plunket, Baron Plunket, aged 88. Lord Plunket played a varied and distinguished part in the first half of the nineteenth century. Born at Fermanagh, in 1765, he graduated at Trinity College, adopted the profession of the law, and was called to the bar in 1788. At an early age he won distinction in the Irish Parliament. In 1803, Mr. Plunket appeared as one of the crown counsel at the trial of Robert Emmett, and in the autumn of the same year he was made Solicitor-General. Joining Lord Grenville, in 1805, he was made Irish Attorney-General in the ministry of "All the Talents," and quitted office with them in 1807. In 1818, he defeated Mr. Crocker in a contest for the representation of Dublin University, and appeared in the imperial Parliament as the extenuator of the policy of the Liverpool cabinet. When the Marquis of Wellesley became Viceroy, on the death of the Marquis of Londonderry, in 1822, Mr. Plunket was again made Attorney-General. During the ministry of Mr. Canning, he was elevated to the peerage, as Baron Plunket, and made Chief Justice of the Dublin Court of Common Pleas, a post he filled from 1827 to 1830. He had taken a conspicuous part in the movement for Catholic Emancipation, and when the Duke of Wellington brought forward that measure, he invited Lord Plunket to sit by his side in the House of Lords, and take charge of the bill. Here the career of Lord Plunket in Parliament may be said to have closed. On the accession of the Whigs to power, he was made Lord Chancellor for Ireland, which office he held until 1841, when he reluctantly made way for Lord Campbell. After this period he lived in retirement.

January 12.— At Verona, the Countess Radetsky, wife of the veteran Field


July 31. In Turin, Count Adrien de Revel, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of his Majesty, the King of Sardinia, at the Court of Vienna, and formerly at the British Court.

February 27. - In Bonchurch, Isle of Wight, Rev. J. L. Richards, D. D., Rector of Exeter College, Oxford, and chaplain to H. R. H. Prince Albert, aged 56. July. In Paris, Madame Ledru-Rollin, the mother of the well-known Red Republican of that name.


April 26. In Upper Albany Street, Regent's Park, Gabriele Rossetti, late Professor of Italian in King's College, London, aged 71. He was born in 1783, in Vasto, in the kingdom of Naples, and in early life devoted himself to painting and poetry. In 1821, having been engaged as a reformer, he was obliged to become an exile to save his life. He went to London, and there, in connection with his other duties, extensively cultivated literature, and wrote many critical essays, the most noted of which was the "Analytic Comment" on Dante.

March 2. In Romano, in Bergamo, Rubini, once the most renowned tenor of the Old World, aged 60.

August 20. In Switzerland, Frederic William Joseph von Schelling, one of the most prominent among the philosophers of modern Germany, aged 79. Professor Schelling was born at Lemberg, in Wurtemberg, in 1775, with the title of Privy-Councillor, was honored and respected for many good qualities, and admired for his talents.

June 18. In the city of Mexico, Madame Henriette Sontag, wife of Count Rossi, and one of the first lyric artists of the present age, aged about 50.

August 13. At St. Amans, Sophie, sister of the late Marshal Soult, aged 81.

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In Buckland, near Lymington, Mrs. Caroline Southey, the widow of the late poet laureate. Mrs. Southey was well known before her marriage, in 1839, as Caroline Bowles, the poetess.

July 26.- In Hornsey Road, George Brettingham Sowerby, F. L. S., author of several works on natural history, aged 64.

March 21. At Port Natal, Dr. Stanger, one of the survivers of the ill-fated Niger expedition. He was the Surveyor-General of Port Natal until 1851, when ill health compelled him to resign.

March 13.In Stafford, while charging the Grand Jury, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd, D. C. L., aged 57. The career of Mr. Justice Talfourd was singularly successful. He was born at Reading, in 1793. His father was a brewer, his mother, the daughter of the Rev. Thomas Noon, an Independent minister. Educated at the Reading Grammar School, under Dr. Valpy, Talfourd went to London in 1813, and commenced the study of law under Chitty, the celebrated pleader. He was called to the bar, by the Middle Temple, in 1821, and was married in the following year. Joining the Oxford Circuit, he made his way to the position of leader in a comparatively short period, and in 1833 assumed the Sheriff's coif. Elected in that year as a member for Reading, he sat for the borough, in successive Parliaments, till 1841, and he was again elected in 1847. In 1848, while in the court-house at Stafford, the telegraph brought him intelligence that he was made a Judge of Common Pleas. Talfourd successfully cultivated literature as a refreshing relief from the labors of his profession. At the early age of eighteen he wrote a small volume of poems. "Ion" was his greatest literary success, and his subsequent dramas, "The Athenian Captives," and "Glencoe," were but inferior copies of the same school. The "Vacation Rambles" and the "Memoirs of Charles Lamb" are his best-known prose works.

January 8. -At Haccombe, Devon, Major-General Thomas William Taylor, C. B., of Ogwell House, Devon, Lieutenant-Governor of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and Colonel of the Seventeenth Lancers, aged 70.

March. - In Paris, France, Count Thibaudeau, once a member of the National Convention, subsequently a Councillor of State under the first Napoleon, and Senator under the present Emperor, aged 88.

March 10.-At Bedwelty House, Monmouthshire, William Thompson, Esq., M. P., of Underley Hall, Westmoreland, and Penydarran House, Glamorganshire, President of Christ's Hospital, Senior Alderman of the City of London, and Colonel of the Royal London Militia, aged 61.

July 6.At the Rectory, Broad Somerford, Wills, the Rev. S. G. F. Triboudet Demainbray, B. D., formerly a Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford, and for more than fifty-five years Rector of Broad Somerford, aged 94. He was appointed a Whitehall Preacher in 1794, a chaplain in ordinary to her Majesty, and was the Astronomer at the late Royal Observatory at Kew, which latter post was previously held by his father, S. C. Triboudet Demainbray, Esq., LL. D.

March 6. At Holdernesse House, Charles William Vane, Marquis of Londonderry, aged 75.

June 8. In Paris, M. A. Vivien, Ex-minister of Justice, and Minister of Public Works in 1848.

April 3.- In Edinburgh, Professor John Wilson, aged 69. Professor Wilson, better known, perhaps, as the Christopher North of Blackwood's Magazine, was the son of a successful manufacturer in Paisley, Scotland, where he was born, on the 19th of May, 1785. At the age of thirteen he entered the University of Glasgow, and, five years later, removed to Magdalen College, Oxford, where, in 1806, he gained the Newdigate prize in English verse; the subject being in "Recommendation of the Study of Grecian and Roman Architecture." In 1812 he published "The Isle of Palms," a poem that placed him at once among the best living authors. In 1815 he was called to the Scottish bar, but never had practice as an advocate. In 1816 "The City of the Plague" appeared. In 1817 Blackwood's Magazine was started, and Mr. Wilson soon became one of the principal contributors, and continued to write for it until 1850. In 1820, on the death of Dr. Thomas Brown, he was appointed to the Professorship of Moral Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh, which he held till smitten with paralysis, in 1853. In 1842 he made a selection from his contributions to Blackwood, under the title of "Recreations of Christopher North," in three volumes. The other writings of Wilson are very widely known. His principal prose works are, Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life," "The Trials of Margaret Lindsay," and "The Forresters."

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