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Obituary.Sir Samuel Toller, Knt.--Caleb Hillier Parry, M.D. F.R.S. 305 Glasgow, ncar Greenock. By George The Christian Servant: preached on Harris. 8vo. 38.

the Death of Thomas Solder, a faithful Lectures on the Reciprocal Obligations Servant to Mrs. Newell, of Colchester, of Life, or, a Practical Exposition of at St. Peter's Church, January 24, 1822. Domestic, Ecclesiastical, Patriotic and By W. Burgess. 2nd edition.' 6d. Mercantile Duties. By John Morison, The Office of Deacons; preached at an Minister of Trevor Chapel, Brompton. Association of Ministers and Churches, 12mo. 78.

at Haberdashers' Hall, March 7, 1822. Lectures on the Offices of the Church By Robert Winter, D.D. 28. of England, from the Commentary of The Conversion of the Jews to the Peter Waldo, Esq. By E. Berens, A. M. Faith of Christ, the True Medium of the 12mo. 48.

Conrersion of the Gentile World : preachOn the Public Means of Grace, the ed before the London Society for ConFasts and Festivals of the Church, &c. verting Jews, April 18, 1822, at St. Paul's, By the late Right Rev. Theodore Dehon, Covent Garden. By G. S. Faber, B. D., D.D., Rector of St. Michael's, Charleston, Rector of Long Newton. ls. and Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Remarks on Universal Education and Church, in the Diocese of South Carolina. the Principles of Mr. Brougham's Bill, 2 Vols. 8vo. Il. 18.

as affecting the Established Church ; Single.

preached at St. Lawrence's, Reading, The Truth of the Resurrection of Jesus January 8, 1822. By E. A. Howman, Christ, prored upon the Principle of Hu- Prebendary of Salisbury. Is. 6d. man Testimony, considered as a Branch Preached at the Spital, on Easter Tuesof Moral Evidence. By Benjamin Mar- day, 1822, before the Right Hon. the don, M. A., Minister of Union Chapel, Lord Mayor, the Sheriffs, &c. By Charles Glasgow. 12mo.

Goddard, D. D., Rector of St. James's, The Wrath of Cain : a Boyle Lecture, Garlick Hythe, &c. 8vo. 18. 6d. delivered in the Church of St. Martin in Unitarianism a Perversion of the Gosthe Fields, February 7, 1822. By Wil- pel of Christ. By the Rev. A. Bishop. liam Harness, A. M. 8vo. 38. 6d. 9d.

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1821. Nov. 19, on his journey to Ban- what he had done, not to what his physigalore, whither he was proceeding for cal disease disabled him from the power the benefit of his health, Sir SAMUEL of perfecting. TOLLER, Knight, Advocate-General of Dr. Parry's first professional public Madras.

effort was in a communication addressed

to the Medical Society of London, on 1822. Mar. 9, in Sion Place, Bath, aged the nature and pathological history of 66, CALEB HillieR PARRY, M.D. F.R.S., certain, commonly called, nervous affec&c. He received his classical and gene. tions of the head, for which he recomral education at the celebrated academy mended compression of the carotid arteof Warrington, and his medical and phi- ries, on a principle which subsequent losophical instructions in the schools of observations on these diseases have conEdinburgh and London. At an early age firmed and extended. Subsequently to he married Miss Rigby, of Norwich, this, in the year 1797, he published a whose brother, Dr. Rigby, has lately ter- treatise on a disease called Angina Pecminated an honourable and distinguished toris, the leading and essentially importprofessional life. Dr. C. H. Parry, about ant part of which was first communi. 40 years ago, commenced his medical cated to him by his old and distinguished life at Bath, from which period, during friend Dr. Jenner, though it received adthe first dawning effulgence of his extra- ditional demonstration from his own ob. ordinary powers, and the shining meri- servations. Dr. Parry's next public work dian of his matured knowledge, he gra- was one that evinced his general knowdually advanced his character as a great ledge as a natural historian and physiopractical physician and medical philoso- logist, termed “A Treatise on Wool." pher, till the fiat of the Almighty destroy. Afterwards, Dr. Parry, surrounded by ed his useful and active powers, by a incessaut occupations, published “ Obsersudden attack of palsy in the year 1816. vations on the Pulse," and on a fact not The effects of this attack were so com- before known, viz., the formation of new plete and universal, as to annihilate his arterial branches in quadrupeds, when faculties and his usefulness. After this the parent and principal trunks had been era of Dr. Parry's life, we must look to obliterated by ligature, contrary to what

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had been observed to take place in man long since embraced those views of the under similar circumstances ; this entirely Divine Being and those religious princi. original fact, though not yet confirmed, ples which are generally denominated has not been controverted by succeeding Unitarian, he continued, to the end of experimentalists. Dr. Parry also gave to life, a zealous advocate for the same. the world a Treatise on Hydrophobia and About two years ago, a paralytic stroke Tetanus, in which the histories of these deprived hini of the use of one side ; he, generally fatal diseases are most ably however, bore this severe affliction with traced from observation.

out complaiuing, and with that submisBut the greatest and most characteristic sion which becomes a Christian when work of this eminent philosopher and he bows to his Father's will. physician, is “The Elements of Patho

B, R. D. logy," published in 1816. This exhibits a great system of original and unexampled depth of observation, accuracy of

April 12, in Portland Place, in his conclusion and abundance of fact and 77th year, after a gradual decay, and a illustration; it may truly be considered short 'illness occasioned by an accidental as an almost unparalleled example of fall, Sir NATHANIEL Conant, Kot. He great originality and capacity.

was born at Hastingleigh, in Kept, of The accounts already inserted of Dr. which place his father, the Rev. John Parry's general genius, demonstrated on Conant, (of Pembroke Hall, Oxford, a subject not strictly within the pale of M. A., 1730) was Rector from 1734, professional attention, is enough to prove his death, April 9, 1779. He was great.

icar of Elmstead from 1736, till the extent and versatility of his talents. To those who enjoyed his society this grandson of the celebrated Dr. John evidence would be superfluous. At the Conant, Regius Professor of Divinity, meetings of that useful and enlightened and head of Exeter College, Oxford, in body, the Bath and West-of-Eugland wich, and Vicar of All Saints, Northamp

1649; afterwards Archdeacon of NorAgricultural Society, his reasonings, re. marks aud communications were in the top, bear which place he possessed conhighest degree instructive, enlightening siderable property, part of which is still and entertaining. To his efforts, the in the family. He was an emineut divine, high estimation which this Society pos- and a distinguished author of Sermons, sesses is not in a small degree referable, of which several volumes were published, and especially to the joint energy and and many others, with a Life of him by exertions of his most able and excellent his son, the Rev. John

Conant, of Merbrother-in-law, Sir Benjamin Hobhouse,

ton College, Oxford, B. and D. C. L., Bart., lately president of this Institution. 1683, remain in the possession of his

of the various and general talent and descendants. Some interesting anecdotes knowledge of Dr. Parry, some proofs have of him may be seen in Chalmers's “ Bioalready been afforded in these remarks. graphical Dictionary;” and an elegant They are, however, too few to allow of testimonial to the remarkably early learnamply espatiating on his general traits, ing of the famous Linguist, Dr. Wiliam and the limits of this article would not

Wotton, in the “ Literary Anecdotes," well admit of much more ; still we may

Vol. IV. p. 255. He died in 1693, aged add, that his astonishing grasp of concep

86. tion ou every subject which he consider.

Sir Nathaniel was brought up at Caned, amply fulfilled the phrase, Nihil terbury School, and intended 'for busitetigit quod non ornavit." He was alike

ness, which, however, he early relinsuperior in the graver and lighter exer- quished, and, in 1781, was placed in the cises of the mind; his ratiocinations Commission of the Peace for Middlesex. though luxuriant and abundant, seemed He was the first who suggested the idea never to be the result of effort or labour; of the new establishment of the Police and bis moral, conjugal and parental in 1792, and was very instrumental in feelings were exemplary. In a continued forwarding the design. He was there series of bodily suffering, his Christian upon appointed one of the Magistrates resignation was perfect.

at Marlborough-Street Office, where he Dr. Parry has left two sons: the first, continued till 1813, whev he became Dr. C. H Parry, of Bath; the other, the Chief Magistrate of Bow Street, and redistinguished commander of the late ceived the honour of knighthood, and Northern expeditiov.-Gent. Mag.

that situation he resigned in 1820, on account of the declining state of his

health. March 16, aged 75, Mr. JOSEPH WITJ- He married Sarah, eldest daughter of INGTON, of Chovbent, Lancashire, for- Johu Whiston, of Fleet Street, bookseller, merly an extensive nail manufacturer, and grand-daughter of William Whiston, but latterly retired from business. Having the celebrated scholar and mathematician. By her (who died Dec. 3, 1811) he had early planted itself here ; and Mr. Mort four children, now living; and he was had the pleasure of seeing nearly the buried with her, ou Friday, April 19, in whole of the congregation (at that time Finchley Church, Middlesex.-Genl. Mag. upwards of a thousand persons) with

which he was connected, arowed Unita

rians, some time before his death, which April 14, in the 95th year of his age, happened in the 86th year of his age. It Mr. JOHN VALENTINE, of Chowbent, Lan- was principally owing to this connexion cashire. He was the youngest son of and intimacy, that Mr. V. attributed the the Rev. Peter Valentine, who formerly change in his religious sentiments ; preached at Wharton, in the neighbour- change which lengthened years approved hood of Chowbent, but resided at the aud sanctieued. And, in the faith and latter place, and taught a school there. hope inspired by these sentiments, he Uuder his father's tuition he acqnired a went rejoicing to his rest. considerable portion of classical literature. Choubent.

B. R. D. He was, also, well acquainted with history, particularly ecclesiastical history, and with most of the controversial wri

(From the Gent. Mag.) ters of the last age, on moral and reli- April 17, at Claydon, in the county of gious subjects. Although he was edu- Suffolk, the Rev. CHARLES Mein Haynes, cated in the principles of religion taught LL. B. This worthy divine was born at io the Assembly's Catechism, yet, on Elmset, in the same county, in 1739, and arriving at years of maturity, he began to was the fourth son of the Rev. Hopton inquire into the truth of them; and the Haynes, A.M., the rector of that parish, result was the adoption of Unitarian who was a son of Hopton Haynes, Esq. views and sentiments. These he pro- Assay Master of the Mint, and principal fessed for upwards of sixty years of his Tally Writer of the Exchequera strenulife ; and in them he found that consola- oas advocate for Socinianism, and the tion which supported and comforted him author of a tract relating to the prerogaunder many severe domestic afflictions, tives of his office, and of several publicaand in the prospect of his own dissolution. tions on religious subjects; and an elder During his last illness, which was neither brother of Dr. Samuel Haynes, * canon very long nor uncommonly severe, and of Windsor, the learned editor of “A which did not appear to affect his mental Collection of State Papers,” transcribed faculties, for they continued almost un- from the Cecil MSS., at Hatfield House, impaired to the last moment of his life, 1740, fol. he frequently spoke of death, according Mr. Haynes received the rudiments of to the scriptural representation of it, as his education at the grammar-school of a sleep, and as a rest from the cares of Dedham, in Essex, and from thence rethis life ; that death is as welcome to moved to Clare Hall, Cambridge, where the Christian at the end of his warfare, he proceeded to the degree of LL. B. in as rest is to the labourer after his day 1765. In the year following, he was preof toil. Mr. V. was a member of the sented by Thomas Pelham Holles, Duke Unitarian congregation of Dissenters at of Newcastle, to the Vicarage of DamerChowbent, about 60 years, and, during ham, in the county of Wilts, as an acthis long period of time, was rarely absent commodation to the celebrated preacher, from his place of worship, constantly at

Dr. Samuel Ogden, and in exchange for tending twice a day, and in the evening the Rectory of Stansfeld, in the county of conducting a devotional service in his Suffolk, which had been promised Mr. own family. This practice he adhered to Haynes by the Lord Chancellor, and until about the last year of his life, when which was then vacant by the decease of increasing bodily feebleness prevented his his father. This living he held at his attending more than once in the day, and death; and it is a circumstance worthy unfavourable weather confined him alto- of remark, that, during the fifty-six years gether at home. It was much to his of his incumbency, the Crown presented advantage and happiness, (for he always four several times to the Rectory of spoke of it as such,) whilst a young man, Stansfield, while two Dukes of Newcastle to enjoy the friendship of the late Mr. passed away without presenting to DaJohn Mort, whose memory is still che- merham. rished here by many, although he has

As a minister of the Established Church, now been dead upwards of thirty years. Mr. Haynes was firmly attached to her Mr. Mort, very early in life, became an

doctrine and discipline; and for many Arian, and shortly after this a Unitarian. years officiated as a curate in his native And it was chiefly owing to the encouragement he gave to free inquiry, in his own # For brief Meinoirs of both these example, and by the distribution and persons, see Nichols's Literary Anecdotes, circulation of books, that Unitarianism ii. 140, 141.

county. A scrupulous obedience to the of his life was retired : he mingled but Divine commands, and the keeping a con- little in promiscuous company, excepting science void of offence towards God and at particular periods, when he was the mau, were the rules that regulated his life and soul of the party in which he life. His religion was without bigotry, joined. and his piety without enthusiasm. As The powers of his memory were great, his sentiments were distinguished by can. and in the highest degree retentive; and dour, freedom and liberality, he was a whatever had pleased or interested him, firm and decided advocate for the exer- either in the perusal of books or the cise of private judgment in matters of remarks and observations of others, he religion, and on points of doubtful dis. made his own entirely, and could bring putation.* Of a humane and benevolent forth his stores, as occasion offered, with disposition, he performed, without osten- the greatest effect. In history and geotation, many generous and charitable graphy, his knowledge was extensive, actions (particularly to the family with aud his recollection of names, dates and which he resided) that would have digni- places, truly surprising. The writer of fied a more ample fortune.

this brief Memoir, who revered his chaIn his intercourse with others, his racter, and who has been often gratified manners were mild and humble, friendly in his society, heard him, when at the and uvassuming ; yet his humility was

advanced age of seventy-six, repeat, without meanness, and his friendship without hesitation, the regular succession without dissimulation : these qualities, of our English Monarchs, with the pretherefore, ensured him the respect and cise year and ironth of their accession to esteem of his acquaintance. Naturally the throne, as well as the day and year of a shy and timid disposition, the tenor of their decease ; and, what is more sur

prising, this stretch of memory was fol.

lowed by a similar recital of the Roman • In corroboration of these remarks Emperors. on his character, I have extracted from He possessed a strong vein of plea“ The Monthly Repository of Theology," santry, and a considerable share of hu&c. II, 336, the following conversation mour; and to a pun was by no means an which passed between Mr. Haynes and enemy. In all parties, where the comthe Rev. Samuel Say Toms, of Fram- pany accorded with his taste and inclinalingham, as detailed by the latter gen- tion, his conversation was animated and tleman." Some years since," says Mr. amusing ; teeming with repartee, and Toms, “ visiting at a friend's house near pointed with wit ; enriched by anecdote, to Witnesham, Mr. Haynes's present resi- and enlivened by story. His recitations dence, I met the old gentleman, and of passages from various authors, wheentering into conversation, I mentioned ther serious or humorous, were given on that I had often heard my mother speak such occasions with great taste and spirit; of a clergyman of his name at Elmset: and will be long remembered by those he replied, “ He was my father ;' and of who have ever had the pleasure of hearMr. Hopton Haynes ; * Yes, he was my ing him. Many pleasing anecdotes regrandfather;' and said, his writings were specting him are in the recollection of very differently thoughi of now from what his friends, to whom his attractive qualithey were at their first publication, and ties had long endeared him, and whom some years after. They are now in high he had entertained with as many good repute with many, as giving a just and puns as had ever emanated from the rational interpretation of the Scripture most celebrated wits of the day. doctrine concerning Jesus Christ. There Mr. Haynes departed this life April were warm contenders on both sides of the 17th, in the 83rd year of his age, in the question. It became every one to the full enjoyment of his faculties, and of examine and think for himself, and speak a tolerable share of health, even to the and act from conviction; but some were last. of opinion, that religion was a plain, At his particular request, his remains simple thing, and that it was of more were conveyed to Elmset, his native vilimportance to insist on it practically, lage, and interred in the churchyard of than to enter upon the minutiæ of con- that parish, under a tree which he had troversy. He hath shewn thee, O man, specified ; having always strongly decried what is good, and what,' &c. ''Thou the indecency of interment in churches, shalt love the Lord thy God,' &c. "The wisely observing, that “ the Church was grace of God, which bringeth salvation, intended for the living, and its yard for had appeared unto all men, teaching, the dead.&c. On these things hang all the law Mr. Haynes was a bachelor; and his and the prophets, and those persons think piece, Charlotte Catherine Anne, the sole they best preach Christ, who lay the daughter and heiress of his elder brother, main stress on them.”

Samuel Haynes, Esq., was married, Ja.

Obituary.--Archbp. of Armagh. Archbp. of Cashel. Countess Fitcwilliam. 309

ter.

nuary the 14th, 1783, to John William “ Codex Theodori Bezæ Cantabrigiensis, . Egerton, the present Earl of Bridgewa. Evangelia et Apostolorum Acta complec

tens, Quadratis Literis Græco. Latinis," Ipswich

F. 1793, 2 vols. folio; “ The Articles of

the Church of England proved not to be May 6, in his house, Hill Street, Calvinistic,” 1802, 8vo." This pamphlet Berkeley Square, in the 68th year of his having been remarked on by a writer age, the Honourable and Most Reverend under the signature of Academicus, drew WILLIAM STUART, archbishop of Armagh, forth a defence by a friend to Dr. Kipand Lord Primate of all [reland. His ling, supposed to be the Dr. himself, Grace was the fifth and youngest and last

“ Certain Accusations brought lately by surviving son of John Earl of Bute. He the Irish Papists, against British and was translated from the See of St. Da- Irish Protestants, examined,” 1809, 8vo. vid's to the Primacy of Ireland, in De. Dr. Kipling preached the Boyle's Leccember, 1800.

tures in 1792, but never printed the

course. - 6, in Rutland Square, Dublin, at a

The Gentleman's Magazine, from which quarter past eight o'clock, his Grace the we extract this article, has the following Right Hon. and Hon. Charles Brod- paragraph relating to a part of Dr. KipRICR, D.D., Lord Archbishop of Cashel, ling's life which has not been thought Primate of Munster and Lord Bishop of equally unblameable by all: “ This Emly. His Grace was translated to the learned divine, in 1793, rendered himself Archprelacy in 1801. He was conse- obnoxious to a refractory party in the crated Bishop of Clonfert in 1795, and University, by accepting the office of proBishop of Kilmore in the succeeding year. moter or prosecutor in the case of Mr. His Grace was brother to Lord Viscount Frend, Fellow of Jesus College, against Middleton, was a commissioner of the whom it was deemed necessary to proBoard of Education, a treasurer to the ceed judicially for his attack upon the Board of First-Fruits, and a vice-presi- Established Church. The expulsion of dent of the Society for discountenancing that gentleman for his offence and conVice.

tumacy, brought upon the deputy profes

sor a shower of abuse from the zealots 12, ISABELLA, the wife of the Rev. for innovation, at the head of whom was B. MARDON, of Glasgow, aged 25, about Dr. Edwards, who took occasion, when two days after the birth of a daughter. the Codex of Beza came out, to assail

both the preface and the editor with a 13, at Northwood Rectory, the Rev. virulence which amounted to personal THOMAS Dalton, D. D., Rector of Caris: hostility. Dr. Kipling was charged with brook and Northwood, in the Isle of it cannot be denied that the edition is in

ignorance and want of fidelity, but though Wight, and Harting in Sussex, aged 88. He was one of the petitioning clergy, and ferior to the magnitude of the undertakone of the earliest members of the Unita. ing, still no candid person will justify the rian Society. [We hope to be able to scurrility of the Socinian critic. As a give further particulars hereafter.]

reward for his labours and some consolation for the mortifications which he had

experienced in the discharge of his pub- 13, al Milton House, near Peter- lic duty, Dr. Kipling was made Dean of borough, after a protracted illness, in her Peterborough." 75th year, the Countess FitzwiLLIAM. Her Ladyship was Charlotte Ponsonby, youngest daughter of William, second Additions and Corrections. Earl of Besborough, by Caroline Caven- The Rev. EDMUND BUTCHER. dish, eldest daughter of William, third

(See p. 247.) Duke of Devonshire.

The Rev. EDMUND BUTCHER was born

28th of April, 1757, at Colchester, in Lately, at his Parsonage, after a lin- Essex. The family was originally of gering illness, the Very Rev. THOMAS Feering in that county, of which, about KIPLING, D.D., Dean of Peterborough, the year 1667, John Butcher was rector, Rector of Holme, and Vicar of Holme, in and whose mother suffered extremely Spalding Moor, Yorkshire. He was of during the siege of Colchester by the ParSt. John's College, Cambridge; B. A. liamentary army. The father of the sub1768, M. A. 1771, B. D. 1779, D.D. ject of this short memoir, was a house1784, and was elected Deputy Regius carpenter and builder. Unsuccessful in Professor of Divinity.

some of his speculations, he was unable His works are :

to afford his son Edmund those advan“The elementary Parts of Dr. Smith's tages in early life which he wished to Complete System of Optics," 1778, 4to.; have given him. He was a man of ta.

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