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DEATHS.- JAN. whose title and property he inherited. of 20 guns, and was confirmed in that The late Sir Edmund Filmer was born in rank the 8th of July, 1800. In 1805, 1809; and in 1831 married Miss Helen being Lieutenant of the Phaeton, 38, in Munroe, daughter of D. Munroe, esq., of company with the Harrier sloop, he was Quebec, Canada. He succeeded his uncle engaged for two hours with the French 36in the baronetcy in 1834, and in March, gun frigate Sémillante and several bat1838, on the resignation in his favour of teries at the entrance of the Straits of St. his half-brother, Sir W. Geary, bart., - Bernardin's, Philippine Islands. He served who had been elected in conjunction with at the reduction of Martinique ; and as Mr. T. Law Hodges at the general election Commander and Captain was frequently in 1837,-he was returned M.P. for West engaged with the enemy; and had an Kent, which he continued to represent active share in the expedition against New till the time of his death.

Orleans. 9. At Upper Brook-st., aged 61, the 15. At Bombay, Dr. Straker, C.B., Lady Elizabeth Steele.

Physician-General to the Bombay army, in - At Bath, Georgiana Katherine Ne, which service he had been upwards of 33 vile, widow of the late George Nevile, years. esq., Shelbrook Park, Yorkshire.

16. At Hackthorn, aged 70, Augusta ii. At Wolford Vicarage, Warwick Amcotts, of Amcotts and Kettlethorp, in shire, aged 85, Margaret, relict of the the county of Lincoln, wife of Col. Robert Rev. George Wheeler, and sister of Sir Amcotts, of Hackthorn, in the same Compton Domville, bart.

county. - At Westbourne-terr., Hyde Park, -- At Bryan House, Blackheath, aged aged 69, John Fownes Luttrell, esq., of 87, Mary, widow of Mr. Serjeant WilDunstercastle, Somersetshire.

liams, K.S., and mother of the Hon. Mr. - At Wolvey, Major Baldwyn, one of Justice Vaughan Williams. the heroes of the Peninsular war.

17. At his residence, Westbourne-terr., - At Hampton Court Palace, the Hon, aged 66, Sir George William Anderson, Mrs. Bradshaw,

K.C.B. 12. Dr. Eli Smith, the oldest member The deceased was the son of Mr. Robert of the American Mission at Beirout. At Anderson, a merchant of London, where he the time of his death he was engaged on was born in 1791. Having passed through the translation of the Scriptures into Haileybury College, he entered the civil Arabic.

service of the Honourable East India Com13. At St. Leonards-on-Sea, Maj.-Gen. pany in the Bombay Presidency in 1806, William Cox, K.H. He was a very dis- and in 1809 became Assistant to the Actinguished officer, having served in the countant-General ; he served afterwards old 95th at Copenhagen, and throughout for several years as Registrar to the Court the whole of the Peninsular war, from of Adawlut. Having passed through 1808 to 1814, receiving three severe several subordinate offices with success wounds during the war. In the Caffre and approbation, he was appointed Senior war of 1835 he had the command of a Judge of the Sudder Dewanee, 1833 ; and division under Sir Benjamin D'Urban, India Law Commissioner at Calcutta in and was subsequently employed in Ca- 1835. This legal position, however, was nada, during the insurrection.

not well suited to his practical and admi14. At Tullogher, co. Kilkenny, Rear- nistrative capacity, and in 1838 he was Admiral Clement Milward, 1846. He en- appointed a member of Council and Chief tered the navy in 1793; and was severely Judge of the Sudder Adawlut; he took wounded in an attack at Point a Pitre, his seat March 8, 1838. He succeeded to Guadaloupe. In 1797, he witnessed the the Governorship of Bombay upon a surrender of Trinidad. In October of that vacancy which occurred in 1841, and held year he was Acting Lieutenant of the that post ad interim until June, 1842; Farourite sloop, Capt. Lord Camelford, his tenure of office being purposely proand during that service he handed the longed "under particular circumstances," pistol to Lord Camelford on the occasion in order to give the Presidency a longer when Lord Camelford shot Lieut. Peterson, enjoyment of his practical business habits of H.M.S. Woolrich, for mutinous con- and administrative talents. These services duct at English Harbour, Antigua. In were not unnoticed by Her Majesty's Go1799, he assisted at the capture of Suri- vernment, and in February, 1849, he was nam, and was appointed Acting Lieu- appointed to the Governorship of the Mau. tenant of the Surinam, a prize corvette ritius, which he held till the autumn of DEATHS.--Jax. the following year, when he was trans- in a state of extreme exhaustion. Dr. ferred to the more important post of Go- Medhurst was first appointed to China in vernor of Ceylon. He resigned his com- 1816, and consequently spent 40 years in mand and retired from public life in the that important portion of the missionary spring of 1865, when he finally returned to field, in which he became the worthy suc. England. Sir George William Anderson cessor of Dr. Morrison, received the honour of knighthood for his 24. At Whitehill, Chester-le - Street, services in 1849, and was made a K.C.B. aged 83, John Cookson, esq., Deputy(civil) in 1850. He was twice married, Lieut. and J.P. for the county of Dur. and has left behind him a large family. ham. He was the head of one of the

17. At his residence, Albany-st., Re oldest and most respectable families congent's Park, London, aged 74, George nected with the commerce of Newcastle. Butler, eng., late Secretary to Her Ma. 25. At the Abbey House, Glastonbury, jesty's Board of Ordnance, Pall Mall. the Dowager Lady Lethbridge.

18. At Brighton, aged 80, Maria, widow - At Aston Abbott's House, near of John, last Earl of Carhampton. Aylesbury, aged 40, Ann, wife of Rear

- At her residence, Sea Grove House, Adm. Sir James Clark Ross Dawlish, aged 75, Mary, the wife of Gen. 26. At Grosvenor-sq., the Hon. Clara Trisott, H.E.I.C.S.

Louisa Vanneck, second dau. of the Right 19. At his residenoe, Odiham, Hants, Hon. Lord Huntingfield. aged 68, Charles William Short, esq., -- At Torquay, aged 34, the Right formerly Lieut. -Col. in the Coldstream Hon. Wm. Henry Dawnay, seventh Vis. (TuardaHe entered the army in 1814, count Downe in the peerage of Ireland, and was present with the regiment at the and a baronet of England. battle of Quatre-Bras, on the 16th of He was the eldest son of the Rev. June, 1815, and at the battle of Waterloo William Henry, the sixth Viscount, by on the 1sth. It is well known how the his wife Lydia, only daughter of the late Brimde of Guards distinguished itself in John Heatheote, esq., of Connington the defenre of Hougoumont. He con- Castle, Huntingdonshire. He married in tinuerl in France with the army of oreu. 1843, Mary Isabel, fourth daughter of the juation, and went through the campaign; late Hon. and Right Rev. Dr. Bagot, but with that campaign his active service Bishop of Bath and Welle, by whom he ceased. During the remainder of his leaves issue. Lord Downe was educated military life, however, he threw himself at Christ Church, Oxford. Ile was elected with characteristic activity and energy M.P. for Rutlandshire in 1841, and coninto the cause of progress and improve. tinued to retain his seat in the Commons ment in the sphere in which his lot was up to January, 1846 ; and succeeded to Ct, and published meral treatiser on the family honours on the demise of military subjerte,

his father in the May of that year. 20. At Knolton Hall, Overton, Flint. From the time of his succeeding to the whire, and 5*, Lieut. Col. Elenerrr Jones, title and a portion of the estates held by J.P. for Flint, and Deputy-Lieutenant for his father, his course has been one of Denligh

unvarying and unwenried beneficence ; At the Grove, near Sevenoak, aged founding new churches, rebuilding those 5Frano, widow of Sir Alexander that were fallen or derayed, benefiting Crichton, knt., M.D., F.R.S., &c. pour livings by building personages and

21. In Hanowi por., London, aged 59, adding to their endowments, erecting Sir Robert Barlow, hart, one of the whole in different villages, and improv. Jul of the Native Supreme Court (f ing the comfort of labourers on his estates Judiatur at (alrutta, fourth son of the ly healthful and commodious cottages. Late Hur G. Hillary Barlow, lart., G.C.B. Of these good works the parish churches

23. At Rain ate, age 77, (rare (al. at Sevay and at Danby, in the North lan lr, relict of Adm. Sir Murray Mar Riding, and at more than one village in well, K (.A

the nrighbourhood of Cowick, his ancestral At Wyfold (aart, (on, Gente estate in the West Riding, will be abiding David Donkin, to the only of the monuments, late Gen. Sar Kufane hawe Donkin, -- At Paris, the Prince Lieven. Her K.C.B.

father (General Benkendorf) was one of the 24. At l'imliers, aged 60, Dr. Med (frrman roterie in which the Czar Alex. hunt, the eminent missionary, having ander I. delighted; her brother was the landed from China only three days before, Imperial Aide-de-Camp, and soon after

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DEATHS.-Jan. whose title and property he inherited. of 20 guns, and was confirmed in that The late Sir Edmund Filmer was born in rank the 8th of July, 1800. In 1805, 1809; and in 1831 married Miss Helen being Lieutenant of the Phaeton, 38, in Munroe, daughter of D. Munroe, esq., of company with the Harrier sloop, he was Quebec, Canada. He succeeded his uncle engaged for two hours with the French 36in the baronetcy in 1834, and in March, gun frigate Sémillante and several bat1838, on the resignation in his favour of teries at the entrance of the Straits of St. his half-brother, Sir W. Geary, bart., - Bernardin's, Philippine Islands. He served who had been elected in conjunction with at the reduction of Martinique ; and as Mr. T. Law Hodges at the general election Commander and Captain was frequently in 1837,-he was returned M.P. for West engaged with the enemy; and had an Kent, which he continued to represent active share in the expedition against New till the time of his death.

Orleans. 9. At Upper Brook-st., aged 61, the 15. At Bombay, Dr. Straker, C.B., Lady Elizabeth Steele.

Physician-General to the Bombay army, in - At Bath, Georgiana Katherine Ne. which service he had been upwards of 33 vile, widow of the late George Nevile, years. esq., Shelbrook Park, Yorkshire.

16. At Hackthorn, aged 70, Augusta 11. At Wolford Vicarage, Warwick Amcotts, of Amcotts and Kettlethorp, in shire, aged 85, Margaret, relict of the the county of Lincoln, wife of Col. Robert Rev. George Wheeler, and sister of Sir Amcotts, of Hackthorn, in the same Compton Domville, bart.

county. -- At Westbourne-terr., Hyde Park, - At Bryan House, Blackheath, aged aged 69, John Fownes Luttrell, esq., of 87, Mary, widow of Mr. Serjeant WilDunstercastle, Somersetshire.

liams, K.S., and mother of the Hon. Mr. - At Wolvey, Major Baldwyn, one of Justice Vaughan Williams. the heroes of the Peninsular war.

17. At his residence, Westbourne-terr., - At Hampton Court Palace, the Hon. aged 66, Sir George William Anderson, Mrs. Bradshaw.

12. Dr. Eli Smith, the oldest member The deceased was the son of Mr. Robert of the American Mission at Beirout. At Anderson, a merchant of London, where he the time of his death he was engaged on was born in 1791. Having passed through the translation of the Scriptures into Haileybury College, he entered the civil Arabic.

service of the Honourable East India Com13. At St. Leonards-on-Sea, Maj.-Gen. pany in the Bombay Presidency in 1806, William Cox, K.H. He was a very dis- and in 1809 became Assistant to the Actinguished officer, having served in the countant-General ; he served afterwards old 95th at Copenhagen, and throughout for several years as Registrar to the Court the whole of the Peninsular war, from of Adawlut. Having passed through 1808 to 1814, receiving three severe several subordinate offices with success wounds during the war. In the Caffre and approbation, he was appointed Senior war of 1835 he had the command of a Judge of the Sudder Dewanee, 1833 ; and division under Sir Benjamin D'Urban, India Law Commissioner at Calcutta in and was subsequently employed in Ca- 1835. This legal position, however, was nada, during the insurrection.

not well suited to his practical and admi. 14. At Tullogher, co. Kilkenny, Rear- nistrative capacity, and in 1838 he was Admiral Clement Milward, 1846. He en- appointed a member of Council and Chief tered the navy in 1793; and was severely Judge of the Sudder Adawlut; he took wounded in an attack at Point a Pitre, his seat March 8, 1838. He succeeded to Guadaloupe. In 1797, he witnessed the the Governorship of Bombay upon a surrender of Trinidad. In October of that vacancy which occurred in 1841, and held year he was Acting Lieutenant of the that post ad interim until June, 1842; Favourite sloop, Capt. Lord Camelford, his tenure of office being purposely proand during that service he handed the longed “under particular circumstances,” pistol to Lord Camelford on the occasion in order to give the Presidency a longer when Lord Camelford shot Lieut. Peterson, enjoyment of his practical business habits of H.M.S. Woolwich, for mutinous con- and administrative talents. These services duct at English Harbour, Antigua. In were not unnoticed by Her Majesty's Go1799, he assisted at the capture of Suri- vernment, and in February, 1849, he was nam, and was appointed Acting Lieu- appointed to the Governorship of the Mautenant of the Surinam, a prize corvette ritius, which he held till the autumn of

DEATHS. Jan. mon Pleas as an additional Puisne Judge, Nive on the 9th and 13th of December, in and on that occasion received the honour the latter of which he was wounded. of knighthood. He was transferred from General Thorn was also in the action of that Court, however, in 1834, to a puisne Garris, battle of Orthes, action of Aire, judgeship in the Court of Exchequer, and battle of Toulouse. He embarked where for many years he was second to with the troops from Bordeaux to Canada the late Mr. Baron Park. They were the in July, 1814, as an Assistant Quartertwo great legal luminaries of that Court, master-General, and was present at the and they delivered judgment in many im. affair of Plattsburg. He had a horse portant cance with great learning ; for killed under him at Albuera, another in instance, he took a very prominent part the action at the pass of Maya, and a third in leading the discussion and sifting the in the action of the 13th of December, evidence in the Gorham case, when it 1813, near Bayonne. He received the came before the three superior Courts, war medal with ten clasps. He obtained and in the question as to the liability of the colonelcy of the Buffs in July, 1854. Mr. Alderman David Salomons to legal 28. At Earl's Gift, county of Tyrone, penalties for attempting to vote in the aged 65, the Hon. and Rev. Charles House of Commons, without having taken Douglas, brother to the Earl of Morton, the usual oaths "upon the true faith of a and of the Hon. Col. Pennant, M.P.; and Christian."

on Tuesday, Feb. 3, the Lady Elizabeth Baron Alderson bore in his profession Ash, sister to Col. Pennant and the the character of a careful, learned, and deceased. conscientious Judge, though his mind was - At Holne Cot, William Wingfield naturally inclined to take a rather hard Yates, of Holne Cot, Devon, formerly of and dry view of the question at issue, Parkfields, Staffordshire, esq.; eldest and to strip it, almost to a fault, of ex son of John Yates, of Barlaston Hall, traneous matter. His intercourse with the Staffordshire, esq., by his wife Harriott, members of the Bar was uniformly cour daughter and co-heiress of Wingfield Wild teous and friendly, and his good-humour man, esq. and perhaps over-frequent jocoseness made Mr. Yates was educated at the Royal him generally popular. In 1823 he mar. Military College at Marlow, and at the ried a daughter of the Rev. Edward age of 16 obtained his commission as Drewe, by whom he had a large family. Ensign in the 47th Foot, and served with

27. At Hoole House, Cheshire, aged 86, that regiment through the greater part of Kliza, widow of Gen. Sir John Delves the Peninsular war. He was a most Broughton, seventh Baronet, of Broughton active officer ;-he brought up Sir Lowry Hall, Staffordshire, and Doddington Park, Cole's Division (the 4th) to join Lord Cheshire, and ellest dau. of the late Hill on the retreat to Madrid, riding 200 Philip Egerton, enq., of Egerton and miles over the most difficult country to Oulton Park, Cheshire.

effect that object. He was present at the - At Elgin, N.B., Mr. Coull, relict siege of Tarifa, siege of Cádiz, battle of of James Coull, M.D., of Ashgrove, and Barossa, the surrender of Tarragona to dau, of the late Sir Alexander Dunbar, Marshal Suchet, and many small affnirs. hart., and the Hon. Lady Dunbar, of in a forging party on the banks of the Northfield and Duffus.

Douro he was severely wounded, and at 28. At t'poot House, Dear Taunton, Vittoria he was so dangerously wounded Lieut. Gen. Sir Nathaniel Thorn, K.C.B., in both legs as to be incapacitated for K.H., Colonel of the 3rd Foot, the last of further service. For his meritorious were the Duke of Wellington's staff officer. vices he received a medal, with clasps for

Sir Nathaniel Thorn accompanied the Barossa and Vittoria Buffs to the Peninsula in 1508, where he M r. Wingfield Yates married, in 1817, commanded the light company of his regi. Cecilia, daughter of John Peel, of the ment at the battle of Talaven. From Pastures House, Derbyshire, ese, by March, 1810, until the termination of whom he had a numerous family. that war in 1814, he acted as Assistant 30. At Exeter, aged 72, Capt. Giehard. Quarter Master General of the 2nd Divi This veteran officer, who was a native of sion of Infantry, and was present at the Cornwall, died after severe and protracted battle of Busro, first siege of Badajoz, suffering, from wounds received in the battle of Albuena, actions at Arroyo de service of his country. He served with Molino and Almarez, battles of Vittorin, the 4th King's Own at the capture of the Pyreners, and Nivelle, battles of the Copenhagen in 1807, on the expedition to

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DEATHS. JAN. his chosen Minister of Police. So connected part of Southern Europe. At Rome he and so patronized, the Lievens obtained was seized with a sudden illness, of which the Prussian Embassy at the close of 1807 he died on the 10th of January, 1839. or the beginning of 1808 ; and to this After the decease of her husband, they remained accredited from 1808 to Madame de Lieven could not remain 1812-for it was notorious that Madame idle. She established herself in Paris in de Lieven carried on an extensive busi- 1839 and 1840, in a large and handsome ness and official correspondence with her mansion, and congregated about her the mother-in-law, who enjoyed the full con- chief political and literary celebrities of fidence of the Romanoff family, with her France. In her boudoirs the principal brother, the favourite aide-de-camp of business of the Russian Embassy was the Czar, and even with the Czar himself. done. - She had her correspondents and When the French invasion of Russia put her affidés in every part of Europe, and an end to nearly all intercourse between the information obtained from them was the Courts of St. Petersburg and Berlin, forwarded either to her brother, the Monsieur and Madame de Lieven were Minister of the Russian Police, the Gene. sent to London to represent the Court of ral Aide-de-Camp Benkendorf, or directly the Czar, somewhere towards the close of to the Czar himself. After the fall of 1812. Madame Lieven soon made herself Louis Philippe, Madame de Lieven reagreeable in London society by her talents moved her diplomatic activity to Brussels ; and accomplishments, and not a little but returned as soon as possible to Paris, aided her husband, and Pozzo di Borgo the great focus of all intrigue. There and Gentz, who came on a special service can be no doubt that the Princess Lieven from Austria between 1812 and 1814. played a very important part in the secret With the peace, however, came the con- diplomacy of her time, and that the flict of interests and intrigues, and from sphere of her activity extended to Eng1815 to 1834 Madame de Lieven was much land. But that her meddling had any too remuante and intriguing to be regarded very important effect, particularly in this with favour by English statesmen and country, may very well be doubted. politicians of any party. During the 27. At 9, Park-crescent, aged 69, Sir struggles for Greek independence, she did Edward Hall Alderson, knt., one of the as much as in her lay to foster the enthu- Barons of Her Majesty's Exchequer. siasm of young and old in England for the He was the eldest son of the late Mr. Greek cause, with the view of making it Robert Alderson, barrister-at-law, and subservient to the weakening of Turkey Recorder of Norwich, by the daughter of and the aggrandizement of Russia. In Mr. Samuel Hurry, of Great Yarmouth, 1827, again, she was busy in the domestic where he was born in the year 1787. Hayintrigues of the time ; and after the death ing received his early education at Bury of Canning and the battle of Navarino, school and at the Charterhouse, he prothe sympathies of this intriguing woman, ceeded to Caius College, Cambridge, where and of the Court represented by her and he closed a brilliant career as an underher husband, lay with his bitterest oppo graduate by taking his degree in January, nents. In Ireland, however, the Russian 1809, as Senior Wrangler and Smith's Embassy played a distinct and separate prizeman, and Senior Chancellor's Medalgame. In that country there were not list; thus obtaining the all but singular wanting adroit Russian agents to announce reward of the very highest honours which to the Roman Catholic agitators that the that University has to bestow for classical Czar sympathised with their sufferings and mathematical attainments. and their wrongs. Madame de Lieven He was called to the bar by the Inner was also active in the discussions touching Temple in 1811, and for several years the Reform Bill, and the establishment of went the Northern Circuit. He became Belgium as a kingdom. Notwithstanding well known in his profession by his joint all Russian male and female efforts, both editorship with Mr. Barnewall of the measures were, however, conducted to a King's Bench Reports, between 1815 and happy issue. Soon after the labours of 1820. He never held a seat in Parliathe Conference of London, Monsieur and ment, but perhaps on that very account Madame Lieven were recalled to St. had leisure to earn even a higher reputaPetersburg. Monsieur de Lieven was ap- tion as a legal junior, and to secure a very pointed Governor and Tutor of the Czare extensive practice as a chamber counsel. witch (now Emperor), and with that while still wearing a stuff gown, he was Imperial Prince made the tour of a great promoted, in 1830, to the Court of Com.

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