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was well known and much esteemed, in a very of the same kind, it might have lain in the respectable circle of private friends and ac- warehouse of his bookseller, and he himself quaintance: he was zealously attached to the remained for ever in obscurity, had it not been genuine principles of freedom, and warmly and
for the intervention or a gercleman of the judiciously defended them in numerous Let. same county, with whom he luckily became ters and Essays, in the periodical journals and acquainted. Sir Edward Turner of Ambrosein pamphlets under various signatures. The den in Oxfordshire, being of an ancient falast of his productions, was a series of letters mily, and possessing a large fortune, was deaddressed to the Duke of York, in the Sunday sirous to represent his native county in parReview, under the signature of "Ignotus,' liament. Having attained considerable influwritten under great debility of body; the last ence by means of a large estate, and a hoswas finished on his death berl, and was a post- pitable and noble mansion, since pulled down bumous publication. He possesed a strong by his successor, he accordingly stood candimemory, had read much, and was particularly date as knight of the shire He was, however, conversant with universal history; was a clas- strenuously bui unsuccessfully opposed; for in sic scholar, and acquainted with several of the addition to his own, he possessed the court inliving languages; and as he was very commu
The struggle, nevertheless was long nicative, and full of an cdote, it made him a and violent, and it still forms a memorable pieasantand useful companion, and his company epoch in the history of contested elections ; courted by some of the first people of Edin- put for nothing is it more remarkable, than burgh. He had travelled a good deal through hy being the fortunate uccurrence in Mr. JenScotland, and was acquainted with the history kinson's life, which produced all his subseof more families in that country, than perhaps quent greatness. 'The contending parties any other man; for what he once sead, or heard having, as usual, called in the aid of wallads, related, his memory retained.
lampoons, verses, and satires, this gentleman' The Right Honourable Charles Jenkinson distinguished himself by a song in favour of Earl of Liverpool, and Baron of Hawkesbury, Sir Edward and his friends, which so captivated (whose death was mentioned at p. 592 of our
ei' her the taste or the gratitude of the baronet, last volume) was descended from a family wisich that he introduced him to the Earl of Bute, had been settled more than a century, at Wal.
then flourishing in all the plenitude of
power, cot, near Charlbury, in Oxfordshire. His It is known but to few, perhaps, that his lord. grandfather, Sir Robert Jenkinson, married a ship, who placed Mr. J. at first in an inferior wealthy heiress at Bromley, in Kent; and his office, was not at all captivated with him; for father, who was a colonel in the army, resided it was entirely owing to the repeated solicitaat South Lawn Lodge, in whichwood Forest. tions of the member for Oxfordshire, that he Charles Jenkinson was born in 1727, and re- extended his further protection. After a ceived the first rudiments of his education at longer trial, he became the Premier's private the grammar-school of Burford. He was af- secretary,and in some respect a member of his terwards placed on the foundation in the Char- family, participating in his friendship and fater-house, from which seminary he was re- your, and living with him in an unrestrained move i to Oxford, and was entered a member and confidential intercourse. Such a connexof University college. There he took two de- ion as this could not fail to prove advantageous; grees, that of B.A. and A.M. and seems to and, accordingly, in March, 1761, we find him have made himself first known to the public appointed one of the Under-secretaries of State, by some verses on the death of the Prince of a station which presupposes an intimate acWales, father of his present Majesty. In quaintance with the situation of foreign af1753, he removed from Oxford, and possessing fairs, and a pretty a curate knowledge in rebut a snall patrimonial fortune, he commenced spect to the arcana imperii in general. He now his career as a man of letters, and is said to became a declared adherent of what was then have supplied materials for the Monthly Re- called “the Leicester-house party,” by whose view He next commenced political writer; influence he was returned to parliament at the and, in 1756, published A Dissertation on the general election (in 1761) for the boraugli or Establishment of a national and constitutional Cockermouth, on the recommendation of the Force in England, independant of a standing late Earl of Lonsdale, his patron's son in law. Aray. This tract abounds with many manly He, however, did not remain long in this staand patriotic sentiments, and has been quoted tion; for he soon received the lucrative apagainst himself in the House of Peers, on pointment of Treasurer of the Ordnance. This which occasion his lordship did not deny that he relinquished in 1763, for the more confihe was the author, but contented himself with dential office of joint Secretary of the Treaapologising for his errors, on account of his ex- sury; a situation for which he was admirably treme youth. Soon after this he wrote "A qualified, by his knowledge of the state of parDiscourse on the Conduct of the Government ties, and the management of a House of Comof Great Britain, with respect to neutral Na- mons, of which he himself had been some tions, during the present War.” To this pro- time a member. To the Rockingham adini. duction, his rise in life has been falsely attri- nistration, which succeeded in 1705, he was buted; it was indeed allowed by every one to both personally and politically ocious, and he be anable periormance; but, like many others accordingly lest all bis appointments; but in
the course of the same year, he had one con. grant. Nothing can more clearly demonstrate ferred on him by the king's mother, the late his great infiuence than that occurence; for Princess Dowager of Wales, which no minister this was one of the sinecures which the precould bereave him of; this was the auditorship mier bad all along declared his intention to of her Royal Highness's accounts. That cire abolish. To these favours, in 1796, was ad. cumstance, added to hiß close intimacy with ded that of Earl of Liverpool, on which crethe discarded minister, awakened the jealously , ation he was authorized by his Majesty to of the patriots; and if we are to credit their sus- quarter the arms of that commercial city with picions, he became, in the technical language those of his own family. As an orator, his of that day, the “go-between” to the fa. lordship spoke but seldom, either in the House voutite, the princess-mother, and the throne. of Communs or Peers, and of late years he had When Lord Bute retired into the country in attended but little to public business, in consedisgust, promising to relinquish public affairs, quence of his advanced age and informities. a great personage is said to have construed Besides the works which have already been this into an abandonment, and to have looked mentioned, his lordship was the author of the out for advice elsewhere;from that moment Mr. following :- i-"A Collection of all Treaties of Jenkinson was ranked as one of the leaders of Peace, Alliance and Commerce between the party called “the king's friends," and his Great Britain and other Powers, from the Majesty ever after distinguished him by a Treaty of Munster in 1648, to the Treaties marked partiality. Honours and employments signed at Paris in 1783,” 3 vols. 8vo. (1785): now fell thick upon him. In 1766, he was and, "A Treatise on the Coins of England, in nominated a Lord of the Admiralty, and in a Letter to tlie King," 4to. (1805.) What1767, a Lord of the Treasury, in which place, ever odium may be attached by his political he continued during the Grenville and Grafton enemies to the general line of conduct adopted administrations. But under that of Lord North, by this nobleman, they will not deny that he we find him aspiring to some of the higher offi- deserved great praise for the attention which ces of goversment; for in 1772, he was ap- he always bestowed on the trade of this counpointed one of the Vice-treasurers of Ireland, try. Among other things, he drew up the on which occasion he was introduced into the treaty of commercialintercourse with America, privy-courcil. In 1775, he purchased of Mr. and is also said, not only to have pointed out, Box, the patent place of clerk of the Pells in but to have created the whale fishery in the Ireland, which had constituted part of that South Seas. His lordship was married, for the gentleman's patrimony, and next year was ap- first time, in 1769, /to Miss Amelia Watts, pointed master of the Mint in the Room of daughter of the Governor of Fort William, in Lord Cadogan. In 1778, he was elevated to Bengal, by whom he had a son, the present the more importafft pose of Secretary at War, Earl; and secondly, in 1782, to Catharine, in which situation we find him in 1780, and daughter of the late Sir Cecil Bishopp, Bart. 1781, defending the estimates of the army, in and widow of Sir Charles Cope, by whom he the House of Commons. The contest between has left a son and daughter, the Hon. Charles the friends of Mr. Jenkinson and opposition, Cecil Cope Jenkinson, 'MP. for Sandwich, now became critical; the majorities which had and Lady Charlotte, married to the present implicitly voted with che ministry, were re
Viscount Grimstone. Lord Liverpool partly duced in every division, and at last abandoned inherited, and partly, accumulated a large fora a premjer, who tottered on the Treasury tune during the course of a long and brilliant Bench. Dír. Jenkinson thought he had now career. He has left to his eldest son, the preample leisure to conipile his collection of sent Earl, 15,000l. per annum, of which only Treaties; but he was soon by another change in about 3,5001. per annum is in land. To his politics, called back from his literary labours, widow, the Countess of Liverpool, only 7001. into active life, and took a decided part in bea per annum for life, in addition to her former half of Mr. Pitt. In consequence of his exer- jointure, as Lady Cope, of 10001. per annum. tions on this occasion, in 1786, he was nonii- But the present Farl has added 5001. more per nated to the lucrative post of Chancellor of annum to his father's bequest; and it is underthe Ducby of Lancaster, created baron of stood that the Duchess of Dorset, her daughHawkesbury, in the county of Gloucester, and ter, adds 3001. per annum more. To the Hon. appointed President of the committee of Coun- Cecil Jenkinson, bis second son, he has left cil for the attairs of Trade and Plantations. 10001. per annum. in addition to an estate of For the last situation, his lordship’s regular near 30001. per annum, of which Mr. Cecil and progressive rise, added to the various of Jenkinson is already in possession, by the death ces in which he had acted, admirably qualified of a relation. To Lady Charlotte Grimstone, him. Further emoluments were, however, now Lady Forrester, he has left only the 7001. sesei ved for him, for in 1780, on the decease per annum bequeathed to the Countess of Liof his relation, the late Sir Banks Jenkinson, verpool, after her decease. The landed prowho held the lucrative patent place of col perty is entailed to all the family of the Jenlector of the customs Inwards, he procured the hinsons, in tuil male, to a great exent,
WITH ALL THE MARRIAGES AND DEATHS. Arranged geographically, or in the Order of the Counties, from North to South.
Communications for this Department of the Monthly Magazine, properly exe thenticated, and sent free of Posląge, are always thankfully received. Those are more particularly acceptable which describe the Progress of Local Improvements of any kind, or which contain Biographical Anecdotes or Facts relative to emin nent or remarkable Characters recenlly deceased.
At Gainsław House, near Berwick, Thos. NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURAAM.
Gregson, esq. Marrieil.] At Newcastle, Richard Rac- Ai Alnwick, Mrs. Stamp, wife of Mr. kall, esq. a captain in the Sussex militia, to. Edward S. jun.' merchant. Miss Brumwell, only daughter of Wm. B. At Bishopwearmouth, Mrs. Allan, widow esq. - Mr. Robert Shout, inspector of the of W..esq.-Mr. Temperley. Sunderland pier-works, to Mrs. Johnson, of At Morpeth, Mr. George Willis, 27. the Custom-honse coffee-house.
Mr. James Danson, 70.-Mr. Robert Hewa At Bishopwearmouth, lieutenant Wes- er, son of Mr. Thomas H. surgeon. terby, of the East-York militia, to Miss Ac Whalton, Anna, - second daughter of Smith.
John Hunter, esq. 16. At Lamberton Toll- Bar, Mr. C. Richard- CUMBERLAND AND WÉSTMORELAND. son, attorney, to Miss Smith, both of Alo. The number of christenings, marriages, wick.
and deaths in the two parishes in Carlisle, At Lanchester, Mr. James Thurlow, of during the last year, is as follows:--Christa the Horns inn, Durham, to Miss M. Richard. enings, 346-Marriages, 135.-Deaths,
315. The christenings are exclusive of those At Durham, Mr. Francis Stone to Miss at the dissenting places of public worship. Jackson.
In the year 1750, there were only eleven Died.] At Newcastle, Miss Margaret sail of vessels belonging to Maryport; the Verty, second daughter of Mr. John V. Jargest of which did not exceed ninety-six whose death we last month announced, 21. tons.--At this time there are one hundred -Mr. Richard Rutherford, 77-Captain and six sail ; some of which are nearly John Ramshaw, 38.-Mrs. Jane Stewart, three hundred tons burthen. 58. Mr. Abraham Hunter, engraver. 0,!' In the course of last year, there were, at Mrs. Margaret Batey, a maiden lady, 52.--. Workington, 204 baptisms, 178 burials, Mrs. Atkinson, relict of Mr. Edward A. and 55 marriages. ---At Harrington, within 87.
the same time, 55 baptisms, 35 burials, and At Hexham, Mr. Robert Younger. ---Mr. 16 marriages. John Aydon,34.-Mrs. Barbara Atkinson.- Arrangements have been making, and Mr. John Bell.
will shortly be completed, for instituting a At the Leazes, Durham, William Scafé, Marine School in Whitehaven, under the esq.
patronage of the earl of Lonsdale. There At Hummerbeck, near West Auckland, can be no doubt that an establishment, so Mr. William Bowbank, 87.
-suited to the risiog consequence of that At Sunderland, Mr. G. Todd, 65.- port, will meet with ample encourageAt Easiogton, Mrs. Morley, wife of Mr. ment. Richard M. jun. of Bishopwearmouth. Married.] At Carlisle, Richard Cust,
At Appleton upon Wiske, Mr Thomas .esq. to Miss Nancy Irving. Kngston, 55.
At Addingham, Miles Walker, esq. of At Warlahy, Mr. Robert King, 76. Rushland Hall, to Miss · Jane Atkinson,
At Durham, Mrs. Ansty, sister to the second daughter of the late Robert A. esq.
At Darlington, Mrs. Watson, relict of Mr. of Ravenstoncdale, Westmoreland.
At Egremont, Mr. John Blackstock, of
At Whitehaven, captain Joseph Scott, MOYTHLY MAG, No. 181. di
of the David Shaw, West Indiaman of that ing year of 45, in the second of 172, and port to Miss Isabella Kirkbride.
an incrcase in the latter of 60. At Carlisle, Mr. Wm. Tetheringlon, to Married.] At Bedale, the Rey. Richard Miss Margaret Hetherington.
Inman, vicar of Christ Church, York, to Died.] At Murthwaite Green in Whic- Miss Inman, daughter of Mr. Whaley ham, John Atkinson, esq. 77.
Charles I. At Iotack, near Brampton, Joha Metber. At Hull, John Ponsonby, M. D. of Car. ington, esq. 51.
lisle, to Miss Brown. -Capt. Joseph BlenAt Keswick, Mrs. Crosthwaite, relict of kinsop, 'to Miss Esther White. Mr. Peter C. of the museum at that place, At Leeds, Edward Cooper, gent. to Mrs. 68.
Jane More. At Workington, Mrs. Eleanor · Brough, At Bailden, John Lambert, esq. of Leeds. 84.
to Anne, eldest daughter of Wm. Holden, At Cockermouth, Mrs. Lowthian, relict esq. of the Rev. Mr. L. dissenting minister. At Wath, near Kipon, Charles Jones, Miss Eleanor Bell, 18.Mrs. Margaret esq. of the Inner Temple, London, to Miss Dalzel. --Mr. Robert Dickinson, 64. Mr. Janson, daughter of Mr. J. of Melmerby, Thomas, Mackreth, parish clerk, 53.
Joseph Smith, esq. of Burton Grange, At Howend, near Longtown, Mr. Thomas near Boroughbridge, to Miss Morley, eldest Nicho), 61.
daughter of the late W.M.esq. of Disbforth. At Penrith, Mr. Hamphry Nelson, for- Mr. Wm. Carrett, Coroner for the honor merly master of the George Inn, 38. of l'ontefract, to Miss Ann Clarkson, both At Egremont, Mr. Jacob Nicholson, of Rothwell. 64.
Mr. Vincent Sinith, merchant, of Thurl. At.Weeton, near Kirkham, Mr. Edward' ston, Lo Miss Greaves, dayghter of the late Jolley, 73. He was father, grandfather, John G. esq. of Ranah, near Penistone. and great-grandfather to 98 children. The Rev. S. Redhead of Horton, to Miss
At Irthington, Mr. John Nicholson, 77. Rand, eldest daughter of Mr. R. of Brad
At Kendal, Mrs. Elisabeth Hudson, mo. ford. ther of Mrs. Walker of the Golden Lion At Almondbury, Mr. Richard Wilson, of Inn, 66.-Mr. Wm. Dobson.--Mr. John Camp-Hall, near Leeds, to Sarah, daughter Dimond, 62.
of George Armitage,esq.of Highroyd-House, At Brigham, Miss Yeoman.
near Huddersfield. At Eaglesfield, Mr. Joseph Wilson, for. Died.) At Beverley, lieutenant-colonel merly master of a vessel belonging to Mary. Hutchinsun, of Wold Newton, in the East port..
Riding, and major of the 36th regiment of At Whitehaven, Mr. James Sanderson, foot. He was an officer of great industry and several years clerk to the collector of the abilities, which he had shewn in the districts customs at that port. Mrs. Jane Bradford, where he had been employed on the Staff; 73:
nor was he less esteemed in the domestic cisAt Carlisle, Mrs. Holmes, reliet of Robticles of private life by every friend who knew H. esq. formerly an eminent solicitor,85,- hin. Some years ago he married the eldest Mr. Robert Graham, 41. Mr. John White daughter of H. Osbaldeston), esq. of Hunlow, 61.-Mrs. Catharine Graliam, 77. manby, by whom he has left one daughter.
He lived to finish a very neat house and YORKSHIRE.
grounds in the village of Wold Newton, and About four o'clock in the afternoon, of died as he had completed it, verifying the the 5th January, a fire broke out at Hutton, words of the Satirist Bushel Hall, the seat of Mrs. Oşbaldeston, We plan the edifice and raise the pile, and entirely destroyed the ancient part of Unmindful of the tomb which waits the the mansiou.' Engines and a company of while. soldiers were as speedily as possible procur- At Knaresborough, aged 82, after a lined from Scarborough, by whose exertions, gering illness, Mrs. Brodbelt, wife of Mr. B. and the eager assistance of servants and printer, of that place. She has bequeathed peighbours, the fire was subdued early the the sum of ten pounds a year, for ever, to following morning, and the modern part of the Charity School, in Knaresborough, and the mansion preserved.
- fifteen pounds a year, for ever, to the ChaThe number of baptisms, marriages and rity School in Hartwith, near Ripley. burials at Doncaster, during the last year, At Hull, aged 57, Robert Leigh, esq. were:---Baptisms, 227.-Marriages 54. collector of the Excise of that place. In Burials 139,
bis public situation, he was distinguished for From the bills of mortality, at Leeds it a profound acquaintance with the laws reappears, that during the year 1808, the Jating to his office, and for a scrupulous baptisms there amounted to 1435, the mar- strietpess in their administration; so guida riages to 524, and the burials to 695,-be- ed by liberal and enlightened sentiments, as ing a decrease in the first from the preced- to obtain him the approbation aad estçem of
all. In the tender relations of husband At Tingley-House, Michael, the youngest and father, he was most exemplary; and son of the Rev. W. Wood. kis memory will long be cherished for the At Leeds, Henry Preston, esq.-Mrs. piety which graced him as a christian, for Stocks, 78.--Mrs. Kitcherman, 62.--Mr. the benevolence which distinguished him as Thos. Haigh, 29.-- Mr. Francis Sharp, mera a philanthropist, and for the constancy, and chant. Mrs. Nothouse. zeal, and invariable kindness, which made At Dowthorpe, Charles E. Broadley, esq. bim constantly valued as a friend. Mr.Rich- At Bridlington Quay, Matthew William. ard Stephenson, 57.--Mrs. Newbald, wife of son, esq. 74. Mr. Charles N.merchant.Alice, wife of capt, At Sheffield, Mr. Wm. Drake.--Mr. T. Wm. Jackson, of the ship Ann, of this port, Davenport.--Mrs. Fowles.--Mr. W. Heart68.-Miss Stovin, daughter of the late ley, 31.-Mr. Adam Ashton, upwards of 50 James S. esq. of Boreas Hill, in Holderness, years overlooker of the water-works there, 81.-Mr. Thos. Parkin, 44.-Mr. John 81.-Mr. Allen, formerly governor of the Askwith, 52.
Boys' Charity School, At York, William Burgh, esq, LL.D. in At High-field, near Sheffield, Miss Anne whom that city, and the literary world, have Pearson, daughter of the Rev. Mr. P. sustained a heavy loss, illis genius and ta- At Wakefield, capt. Parkhill, of the in. lents were of the tirst eminence, and they valids.-Mr. John Holdswoith, surgeon, were always employed in the cause of re- At Tinsley Toll Bar, near Rotherham, at figion and good government. His religious the age of 101 years, Ang Addy. She re principles, wbich were those of the Articles tained her mental facukies to the last, and of the Church of England, were strength, was able to read in the Bible (snall print,) ed by mature investigation and research without glasses, The mother of the deceasThe cause of religion lay, nearest to his
ed lived to the advanced age of 103 years, heart, nor could he view the progress of er,
LANCASHIRE. ror with indifference; and he will be ranks Application is intended to be made to ed amongst the number of those who con- Parliament the next Session, by two dis. tended ably and “ earnestly for the faith tinct Companies of Adventurers, for the which was once delivered to the saints." purpose of supplying the Towns of ManchesThe “ Scriptural confutation of Mr. Lind- ter and Salford with water. By Mr. Dudd's rey's Apology,"-with the sabsequent “In- Plan, the situation of, i he jotended reserquiry into the Belief of the Christians of the voirs will be as follow :-A sumimit reservoir first three centuries,” evince, at once, the in the land of Mrs. Halliaell, at Cheethamextent of his learning, his iudefatigable in- hill; another, adjoining the lands of Mrs. dustry, the soundness of his principles and his Halliwell, Mrs. Wrigley, and Mr. Smith. zeal for the truth. It was for the latter of these A lower reservoir near Sniedley-!ane, in the works that the University of Oxford, in a hand- lands of Mr. Wm. Fraỹ. The lowest reser some manuer, conferred on bim the degree voir to be in Strangeways Park, in the land of Doctor of Civil Law; and they contànue of Lord Ducie. In this plan many lines are to be held in high estimation by the Heads sketched out as situations for mains and of that University, having been dately, re- ;feeders, branching out to considerable discommended by a learned. Prelate to the tances, in the neighbourhood of Cheetnan study of all who are under preparation for hall, Smedly, Ardwick, the Ashton Road, the Church. Mr. -Burghi was the most inti- Newton-lane, &c. &c." By Mr. Reonie's mate and confidential, friend of Mr. Mason, Plan, it appears intended to take the Waand furaished the commentary and notes to ter out of the River Medloek, above the his celebrated poem of the " English Gar- Weir near Holt Town, to convey it some den." He possessed a very extensive ac- distance till, it crusses the road from Manquaintance with the first political and lite. chester to Holt Town, near Beswick Bridge, rary characters of his time ; but was more then in a north westerly direction uader the particularly in habits of intimacy and friends (Ashton Canat, and to be there raised by ship with Mr. Pitts Mr. Burke, Mr. Wilo ineans of a Fire. Engine into one or more berforce, Bishop Hurd, Sir Joshua Reģ- Reservoirs in the lands of Sir Oswald Mose nolds, &c. Mr. Burgha was nearly relat. ;ley and Mr. Mitchell. To prevent the Waed to Mr. Foster, the present Chancellor ter raised out of the Bradford Colliery Mines of the Exchequer fia Ireland, and to seve- from mix ng with the Water to be taken for ral families of the first distinction in that the use of the town, the Projectors state it country.
to be their intention to convey the Mine At York, Mr. Joseph Allen, 84.-Mr. Water by Pipes from the Bradford Engine, Wm. Kirby, 66. Mrs. Barber, 1756 and to put it into the River Medlock below
At Coverham-Abbey, near Middlebam, the Weir mentioned above, rád
The superb and elegant Room, called the At Sandal, near Wakefield, J. W. Neale, Exchange Coffee-Room, at Liverpool, Awas
opened on the second, of January. The