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JAN. 21, 1860 p62

On the 15th inst. Patrick Campbell, Esq., of Melbourne-place, West Brixton, and to within a few years of his death of the
firm of Campbell, Harrison, and Lloyd, of Friday-street, in his 81st year, deeply regretted by a large circle of friends.


JAN. 28, 1860 p86

On the 22nd inst. Mr. Frank Eames, for many years leader of the orchestra of Cov. Garden, the Olympic, Lyceum, and Princess' theatres.

On the 19th inst. at Dunston Hill, county of Durham, aged 23 years, Walker, eldest son of Samuel Parker, Esq.


FEB. 4, 1860 p99

The death of Mr. Henry Farren, the manager of the St. Louis Theatre, and the eldest son of William Farren,
the celebrated English comedian, is announced.

Mr. James Murphy, who died recently in Dublin, has, it is said, bequeathed 50 000 to the various charities in that city.
He was the last surviving son of the late William Murphy, the salesman of Smithfield, who, from small beginnings, died in the possession of enormous wealth - something like 400 000, besides landed property.

On Sunday, the 22nd of January, at Fiume, in Austria, Walter Crafton Smith, Esq., aged 60.

On the 23rd ult. Lady Charlotte Proby.

On the 27th of January, suddenly at Bournemouth, Hants, while on a visit to her daughter Mrs. George Holgate Foster,
of the Holme Regent's-park, Maria, widow of the late Peter Campbell Esq. London.


FEB. 11, 1860 p134

On the 4th inst. at Halkin-street West Belgrave-square, Mary Countess Dowager of Orford.

On Sunday, the 5th inst. at Portman-square, the Dowager Lady Leigh.

On the 3rd inst. at his seat in Scotland, Sir Henry Fairfax, Bart., of Holmes, county of Roxburgh.

On the 6th ult., at No. 5, Great Coram-street, Russell-square, London, Alfred Edwin Rykert Leift. of the 100th Regiment, son of Geo. Rykert, Esq., late of Saint Catherine's, Canada West, North America.

On the 4th inst. at Parragon Cottage, Hackney, Nancy Harriet, the wife of Mr. Charles J. Bishop, in the 29th year of her age.

M. Bouchard, one of the most eminent wine-merchants in Burgundy, died lately in his native town of Beaune, at the age, within a few weeks, of 101 years.

On the 5th inst. at Royal Hill, Bayswater, Mary, wife of Mr. Purdey, in her 70th year.


FEB. 18, 1860 p158

On the 10th inst. at Gormanston Castle, county Meath, the Viscount Gormanston, in the 84th year of his age.

At Scinde House, Clapham Park, Lieut-General Sir William Francis Patrick Napier, K.C.B., Colonel of the 22nd Regiment, aged 74.

On the 7th inst. at his residence, The Close, Lichfield, Colonel Swinburne, late of her Majesty's 83rd Regiment, in his 77th year.

On the 9th inst. at Penzance, Edward John, only child of the Rev. George Robert Tuck, Rector of Wallington, Herts., aged 20 years.

On the 21st of October, 1859, at Wood's Hotel, Furnival's-inn, Robert Wilson Ffance, Esq ., of Rawcliffe Hall, in the county of Lancaster. He has a mother and two sisters living.

On the 14th inst. suddenly, at Whiteparish. Wilts, Mary, relict of the late Thomas Figgins Medhurst, Esq., civil engineer, in her 62nd year.

On the 10th inst. at Logie, Forfarshire, N.B., Agnes, the beloved wife of John Kinlock, Esq.

On the 22nd of December, 1859, at Azimghur, N.W.P., Bengal, Amy Ada Blanche Cavendish, the dearly beloved wife of Randolph Marriott, Esq., Bengal Civil Servant, and daughter of General G. Murray, aged 25 years, 6 months and 2 days.


FEB. 25, 1860 p179

On the 16th inst., in Chester-square, the Right Rev. George Murray, D.D., Bishop of Rochester, aged 76.

On the 3rd inst., at Edinburgh, Colonel Sir Henry Fairfax, Bart., aged 70.

On the 13th inst., at Rotterdam, Sir James Henry Turing, Bart., aged 69.

On the 27th ult., at Moxhull Park, Warwickshire, the Hon. Mrs. Noel.

On the 20th inst., at Kentish Town, of diptheria, aged 2 years 11 months, the dearly beloved George Ellis [?] Newton Clarke, son of John Clarke, and grandson to George Measom.

On the 13th inst., William Bates, Esq., of Liverpool, at his residence, No. 1, Cambridge-square, Hyde Park, in his 65th year.



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