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p. 675, and Nov., 1860, p. 559). He was educated at St. Paul's School, and subsequently at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was Craven Scholar, and graduated B.A. in 1829. During the following year he gained the Senior Chancellor's Medal, and was first in the classical tripos. He proceeded M.A. in 1832, and was subsequently elected Fellow of his college. Having been ordained deacon in 1832, and admitted to full orders in 1833, he was appointed in the same year to the vicarage of Greenwich, a benefice which he held up to the time of his decease. The late Rev. W. Soames was appointed honorary prebendary of St. Paul's Cathe dral in 1847, and he was also chaplain of the parochial cemetery, and rural dean of Greenwich.

At Jersey, aged 72, Lieut.-Gen. Henry John Savage, R.E. He was the eldest son of the late Major-Gen. Sir John Boscawen Savage, K.C.B., and was one of the few remaining officers who served in the Peninsula.

Feb. 10. At Dalesford, Cheshire, aged 75, Capt. John White, a celebrated Meltonian, and one of the most popular sportsmen of the old school.

Feb. 11. At Grosvenor House, Highbury New Park, aged 64, William Henry Spiller, esq., formerly of Upper Holloway, deeply lamented by a large circle of friends. He was the author of a paper on the Rotation of the Moon, and a book on Algebra, but will be best remembered by his wellknown translation of the paper of Sturm, embodying the celebrated "Theorem" of that author.

At Nice, after a long and painful illness, aged 59, Major-Gen. George Bruce Michell. He was formerly Capt. in the E. I. C. S., and married, in 1863, Lady Frances Legge, dau. of the late and sister of the present Earl of Dartmouth, by whom he leaves issue one son. deceased was very highly esteemed by a large circle of friends.

The

Feb. 13. At Dublin, aged 76, Sir John Howley, knt., Q.C. He was the eldest son of the late John Howley, esq., of Rich-hill, co. Limerick, by Amy, dau. of J. Burke, esq., and was born in the year 1789. He was educated at Oscott College, and at Trinity College, Dublin, and was called to the Irish Bar in 1815. He held the appointment of Queen's First Serjeantat-Law in Ireland, and was a Bencher of King's Inn, Dublin. He was for upwards of thirty years chairman of Quarter Sessions for co. Tipperary, a post in which he gave the greatest satisfaction; and in recognition of his services in that capacity the honour of knighthood was conferred

upon him by the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, in August last. He was one of the first Roman Catholic gentlemen who was raised to a high legal position in Ireland.

At the convent of Marmontier, Tours, the Lady Cecil Elizabeth Kerr. She was the eldest dau., of John, seventh Marquis of Lothian, by Lady Cecil Talbot, daughter of Charles Earl Talbot. ladyship was born Jan. 23, 1835, and had long devoted herself to a religious life.

Her

Feb. 14. At the Villa Cessole, near Nice, aged 57, the Hon. J. C. Dundas, M.P. for Richmond. The deceased gentleman was the youngest son of Lawrence, 1st Earl of Zetland, by Harriet, 3rd dau. of Gen. John Hale, and was born in 1808. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and called to the bar at the Middle Temple in 1834. He was a Deputy Lieutenant of Yorkshire, and was appointed Lord-Lieutenant of Orkney and Shetland in 1839. He represented Richmond for many years, but had for some time retired from public life. At the last general election, however, he was again returned for that borough on Liberal principles, of which he had always been an advocate. He married, in 1843, Margaret Matilda, eldest daughter of James Talbot, esq., of Mary Ville, co. Wexford, and leaves a large family, the eldest of whom is heir presumptive to the earldom of Zetland.

At St. Leonards-on-Sea, aged 27, the Hon. Maurice R. Wingfield. The lamented gentleman was the brother and heir presumptive of Viscount Powerscourt, and second son of the Marchioness of Londonderry by her first marriage. He was once in the navy, which service he abandoned, and joined the 1st Life Guards as cornet in 1861.

Feb. 16. Aged 35, Mary Elizabeth, wife of Matthew Sykes Scholefield, esq., of Battley, and dau. of John Whitaker, esq., of Howley Hall.

At her residence in Tilney-street, Parklane, Elizabeth, Countess Dowager of Cawdor. The deceased lady was the eldest dau. of Thomas, second Marquis of Bath, K. G., sister of the Rev. Lord John Thynne, D.D., canon and sub-dean of Westminster, the Duchess of Buccleuch, and Lord Edward Thynne, and aunt of the present Marquis of Bath and Lord Henry Thynne. Her ladyship was born Feb. 27, 1795, and married Sept. 5, 1816, John Frederick Campbell, Earl of Cawdor, but was left a widow in November, 1860.

Feb. 17. At Somerville, Navan, co. Meath, aged 61, Herbert George Jones, esq., Serjeant-at-Law, father-in-law of Lord Athlumney.

Feb. 18. At Swift's House, Bicester, aged 61, Sir Henry Peyton, bart. See OBITUARY.

At Great Yarmouth, Miss Casborne. She was the eldest daughter of the late Rev. John Spring Casborne, formerly of New House, Pakenham, and Vicar of Old Newton, Suffolk.

At Low Wood, Rostrevor, Ireland, George A. Pollard, esq., a local magistrate, aged 44.

At Great Yarmouth, aged 92, Isaac Preston, esq., solicitor. The deceased, who was admitted a solicitor in 1821, served the office of Mayor of Yarmouth in 1816, and was a magistrate and DeputyLieutenant for the co. Norfolk. In 1807 he warmly supported the Hon. Edward Harbord (afterwards Lord Suffield), and Dr. Stephen Lushington, the present Judge of the High Court of Admiralty, who were returned as Members for the borough of Yarmouth. The deceased gentleman retained his faculties to the last, and up to the last three months he went almost daily to his office in South Town.

Feb. 20. At Crosby Cote, Northallerton, after a long illness, Charles Robert Dent, esq., late Capt. (retired list), Bombay Artillery.

At Dover House, Whitehall, aged 41, Viscount Clifden. See OBITUARY.

At Trinity College, Oxford, aged 18, James Leatham, son of Thomas Hornby Birley, esq., of Hart Hill, near Manchester.

George Alfred Paley, esq., Barrister-atLaw, eldest son of the Rev. G. B. Paley, rector of Freckenham, Suffolk.

At the Lodge, Chingford, Essex, aged 47, Joseph Robinson, esq. He was employed for 22 years with the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, and he has died deeply regretted by all who knew him.

At Central Hill, Upper Norwood, suddenly, of disease of the heart, George Stevenson Ellis, esq., Principal of the Bullion Office, Bank of England.

Feb. 21. At Belhus, near Romford, Essex, the seat of his son-in-law, the Rev. Sir John Page Wood, bart. See OBI

TUARY.

At 1, Paragon, Ramsgate, Catherine, the relict of the late Rev. Henry Townley, in her 81st year.

Lately. In the neighbourhood of Paris, aged 73, M. Gisquet, formerly Prefect of Police, and a Member of the Chamber of Deputies.

In India, Major-Gen. St. George Daniel Showers, of the Bengal army. The gallant officer had just vacated his divisional command, and was on the eve of returning to Europe, having actually engaged his passage. He commanded the ist Infantry Brigade through the mutiny, and during the operations before Delhi was twice severely wounded whilst commanding a column in a successful attack made on the enemy's position, on August 12, 1857. He also commanded the moveable column in the Delhi district after the capture of that city.

At Toronto, Admiral Baldwin, R.N.

At Stande (Upper Silesia), aged 120, a veteran of the seven years' war, named Halacz. He served 38 years in the Prussian army, and took part in several campaigns at the beginning of the present century.

At Tarbes, from the effects of a gun accident, Count de Logarné de Merliac.

From hydrophobia, M. Blondel, one of the judges of the Tribunal of Arbois, France. The unfortunate gentleman had been bitten two years since by one of his dogs while out shooting.

At Neusess, aged 77, Herr Rückert, the German poet. In 1826 he was named professor of Oriental languages at Erlangen, and in 1840 was transferred to a similar post at Berlin. This last post he resigned six years later.

At Magdeburg, aged 109, Dr. Julius von dem Fischweiler, the celebrated German physician.

Feb. 22. At 52, South Audley-street, W., aged 42, the Earl of Donoughmore. See OBITUARY.

From the rupture of a blood-vessel, aged 26, Sir Alfred Joseph DoughtyTichborne, bart., of Tichborne, Hants. See OBITUARY.

Feb. 24. Of bronchitis, at St. James's Palace, aged 64, Colonel the Honourable Sir Charles B. Phipps, K. C. B. OBITUARY.

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REGISTRAR-GENERAL'S RETURNS.

BIRTHS and DEATHS Registered, and METEOROLOGY in the following large ToWNS.

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Gentleman's Magazine

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HISTORICAL REVIEW.

APRIL, 1866.

NEW SERIES. Aliusque et idem. —Hor.

CONTENTS.

A Medieval Man of Letters; Giraldus Cambrensis, by Thos. Purnell.......
Caerleon, the City of Legions, by G. Phillips Bevan, with Illustrations
The Oldest Relic in the World .....

A Chapter on the Stannaries

Musical Notes

ANTIQUARIAN INTELLIGENCE AND PROCEEDINGS OF LEARNED SOCIETIES.—
Notes of the Month, by C. Roach Smith, F.S.A.; The Royal Society; Society of
Antiquaries; Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries; British Archaeological Asso-
ciation; Royal Asiatic Society; Royal Astronomical Society; Royal Geographical
Society; Royal Horticultural Society; Royal Institution; Royal Society of Lite-
rature; Royal Literary Fund; Aeronautical Society of Great Britain; Anthropo-
logical Society; Arundel Society; Chemical Society; Ethnological Society; Genea-
logical and Historical Society; Geological Society; Institute of British Architects;
Institution of Civil Engineers; Linnean Society; Numismatic Society; Statistical
Society; Syro-Egyptian Society; Zoological Society

MISCELLANEA.-The Barony of Cardross, by "Sylvanus Urban"; Tomb of James II. at
Cambuskenneth; Tomb of Charlemagne, &c.

CORRESPONDENCE OF SYLVANUS URBAN.-James La Cloche, Son of Charles II. ;
What made King Charles II. a Romanist?; Simnel Sunday; Portrait of Richard II.
in the Jerusalem Chamber; The Whole Duty of Man; George III. and Mrs. Ryves:
Earldoms of Ewe and Essex; Lyon King of Arms; Latimer's Chair; Davies and
Talbot Families; Viscountcy of Halifax; Family of Parkyns or Perkins; Birth-place
of Cardinal Pole; An Ancient Bone Implement, &c. (with an Illustra ion); The Late
John Gibson, R.A.; The Pepperell Family; The Sandringham Estate; Pope, Chis-
wick, and Mawson; Freestun Family; Worcester Notes and Queries; Earidom of
Marchmont; Medd and Smithson Families, Co. York; Old English Words; The Cattle
Plague: St. Paul in Britain; Suffolk Pedigrees: The Prometheus Solutus; Works on
Staffordshire; Ancther Anecdote of the Duke of Wellington

OCCASIONAL PAPERS.-John Flamsteed and the Greenwich Observatory (concluded), with Illustrations; St. Simon and his Memoirs, Chap. I., by G. Masson; Sir C. Eastlake and his Work, by Henry O'Neil, A. R. A.; Exhibition of the Society of British Artists; M. Hildebrandt's Drawings; Nuga Latina, No. 2, by the Hon. George C. Brodrick, M.A.

MONTHLY GAZETTE, &c.-Summary of Events; Appointments, Preferments, and Pro-
motions; Births and Marriages

OBITUARY MEMOIRS.-The Earl of Kinnoull; The Earl of Donoughmore; The Earl of
Harrington; Viscount Clifden; Sir H. Peyton, Bart.; Rev. Sr J. P. Wood, Bart. ;
Sir A. Doughty-Tichborne, Bart.; Sir G. J. Palmer, Bart.; the Hon. Sir C. B. Phipps,
K.C.B.; Sir W. G. Ouseley, K. C. B.; Jean F. C. Montagne; Rev. Dr. Maitland; Rev.
J. Maule; John Lee, Esq., Q.C., LL.D.; Rev. Dr. Whewell..

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Registrar-General's Returns of Mortality, &c.; Meteorological Diary; Daily Price of Stocks. 615

BY SYLVANUS URBAN, GENT.

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