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1923.] Bill of Mortality.-Markets, &e.-Canal Shares. 575

Aged 56, Charlotte, wife of H. J.J. De- the Wesleyan connexion. He left, by his lamain, esq. late of Hull.

will, his body to Mr. Le Gay Brewerton, of Aged 46, Richard Rennards, esq. . of Bawtry, (surgeon) for dissection. Singular Hull, merchant, and Sardinian Consul. as the bequest may appear, we are assured it

April 9. At Howden, aged 58, John emanated from philanthropic and benevolent Peirson, esq. of the firm of Messrs. Spof- principles, and it is necessary to add, that forth, jun. Peirsons, and Dyson, solicitors. the respectable surgeon to whom the bequest

April 14. At Doncaster, aged 25, Mr. was made, waved all claims on the execuEbenezer Hall, grocer. He was exemplary trix; and his remains were conveyed to for his piety, and an occasional preacher in Gainsborough for interment.--Hull Adver.

BILL OF MORTALITY, from May 21, to June 24, 1923.


2 and 5 152 50 and 60 124 Males 971 Males 754

5 and 10


60 and 70 145 1908

1522 Females 937 Females

10 and 20 65 70 and 80 106 Whereof have died under two years old 443

20 and 30 111 80 and 90 33

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GENERAL AVERAGE of BRITISH CORN which governs Importation,

from the Returns ending June 14.
Wheat. Barley. Oats. Rye.

Beans. Peas.

33 9 26 10 36 6 35

PRICE OF FLOUR, per Sack, June 23, 555. to 60s.
AVERAGE PRICE of SUGAR, June 18, 30s. 8 d. per cwt.


21. 15s. to 41. 15s. | Kent Pockets ............. 31. 3s, to 51. 155. Sussex Ditto 21. 10s. to 21. 18s. Sussex Ditto ..............

31. Os. to 41. 43, Yearling ..........

11. 15s. to 21. 168. Essex Ditto ............... 21. 16s. to 41. 15s.

Farnham, fine, 6l. 6s. to 8l. 8s.

PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW, June 23. St. James's, Hay 41.6s. Straw 21. 175.0d. Clover 4l. 10s. Od.-Whitechapel, Hay 41. 10s. Od. Straw 21. 10s. od. Clover 5l. 0s.-Smithfield, Hay 4l. 15s. Straw 21. 10s. Od. Clover 51. Os. Od

SMITHFIELD, June 23. To sink the Offal-per stone of 8lbs. Beef ... 8d. to 45. 6d. | Lamb ........


8d. to 5s. 8d. Mutton.

4d. to 4s. 2d. Head of Cattle at Market June 23 : Veal.. Od. to 5s. Od. Beasts

. 2,520 Calves 320. Pork

4s. Od. to 5s. Od. Sheep and Lambs. 24,490 Pigs 270. COALS, June 20: Newcastle, 33s. Od. to 43s. Od.-Sunderland, 385. Od. to 43s. 6d.

TALLOW, per Cwt. Town Tallow 38s. 6d. Yellow Russia 36s. Od. SOAP, Yellow 70s. Mottled 78s. Curd 825.-CANDLES, 8s. 6d. per Doz. Moulds 10s. Od. THE PRICES of NAVIGABLE CANAL SHARES, Dock STOCKS, WATER

Works, FIRE INSURANCE, and Gas Light Shares, (to the 24th of June, 1823), at the Office of Mr. M. RAINE, (successor to the late Mr. Scott), 28, New Bridge-street, Blackfriars, London.-Grand Trunk Canal, 20001. Div. 751. per annum.-Coventry Canal, 10501. Div. 441. per annum.—Birmingham Canal, (divided Shares), 3101. Div. 121. per annum.Warwick and Birmingham, 2301. Div. for the half-year 5l. 105.-Warwick and Napton, 2151. Div. for the half-year 51.—Neath, 395l. Div. 221. 10s. per annum.-Swansea, 1857. Div. 101.-Monmouth, 1751.1761. with half-year's Div. 41. 10s.-Grand Junction, 2451. --250. with the half-year's Div. 51.-Manchester, Bolton, and Bury Canal, 1001. with approaching. Div.-Old Union Canal, 741. with the half-year's Div. 21.-Rochdale, 731. Div. 31. per annum.—Ellesmere, 64..--Regent's 411.-Thames and Medway Canal, 221.-Portsmouth and Arundel; 301.-Severn and Wye railway and Canal, 351. Div. 16s. for the last half-year.-Lancaster, 271. Div. 17. per annum.-Worcester and Birmingham, 321. Div. ll. per annum.-Wilts and Berks, 61.-Kennet and Avon, 201.-West India Dock Stock, 1801.-- London Dock Stock, 1171.—Globe Assurance, 1551. with the half-year's Div. 31. iOs.--Atlas Ditto, 51. 58.-Rock Life Assurance, 31.- East London Water Works, 1177. with the half-year’s Div. 21.--Westminster Gas Light and Coke Company, 711.-London Institution, original Shares, 281.-Russell Ditto, gl. 9s.


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Embellished with Views of the Gateway of LULLINGSTONE Castle, Kent; and the

Free School at STAMFORD :
Also with the Representation of an ANCIENT PAInting in Enfield CHURCH.


Bromley, Kent, Peche or Pechyt. This gateway is

March 1, 1820. flanked by two polygonal towers; an ATTEMPTED in my last com

entablature in the centre exhibits the munication to afford some account lion double queued, and the motto of of the Antiquities at Otford *; the sub- the Peches, “ Prest à faire." To the ject of the present leads me along the left of this entrance, on the lawn, and banks of the Darent about four miles forming a right angle with the manto the northward of the village above- sion, stands the antient little church. mentioned, to the antient demesne of

The beautiful site of Lullingstone Lullingstone.

was not, it appears, overlooked in RoThis consists of a park, nearly four

man times. Near the North-eastern miles in circumference, lying on the boundary of the park a tesselated pareleft bank of the Darent, and rising to

ment was discovered in the course of a bold eminence towards the Souththe last century, and several coins and west, crowned with finely-clustered other relics of Roman occupation were woods, and interspersed with venerable ploughed up: It may be observed that insulated trees of beech, oak, or ash.

a lane leads from Lullingstone through Five hundred head of deer by their Chelsfield, and points directly on the placid browsings, or sudden and cau- fortifications commonly called Cæsar's tious Night, enliven the upland scene Camp at Keston, the antiquities of of Lullingstone park.

which I have elsewhere endeavoured Close to the seat of the present pos

to describe I. sessor, Sir Thomas Dyke, now styled into two distinct parishes and estates.

Lullingstone was formerly divided Lullingstone Castle, the river is received into a capacious basin, and, Their population having greatly deforming in its course a pretty fall of a clined, in the year 1412 the church of few feet, glides on, at the back of the Lullingstane on the northern side was mansion, towards its mouth. From the abandoned, the parishes united S, and lulling murmur of this stream, rippling the service of the Deity performed in over the pebbles, the place is said to

that of Lullingstone. Thorpe describes have derived its appellation. This much Roman brick as visible in the “ stille sound" has not escaped the ruins of the church of Lullingstane ; notice of Spenser in his beautiful de- it had been worked into the walls when scription of the house of Morpheus:

the remains of Roman buildings were

plentiful in the neighbourhod. It apto lulle him in his slumber soft a

pears from Domesday. that the two trickling streame

estates at Lullingstone were held of The front of the existing house at Odo Bishop of Bayeux, by the families Lullingstone appears to have been of Ross and Peyforer. erected as late as the reign of Queen Anne.' It is, however, approached .

f It is evident, from the quantity of the on the eastern side by the noble lines in the epitaph on Sir Percival Hart, portal of brick (represented in the that the final é in Peche was pronounced. Plate), and erected by Sir John

I In the tract entitled, “ Investigation of the Antiquities of Holwood Hill,” appended

to Dunkin's Bromley. See vol. xc. i. p. 489.

§ Registrum Roffense, p. 477. Gent. Mag. Suppl. XCIII. PART I.

« Goisfrid A


Account of Lullingstone Church, Kent.

EXCU. “Goisfrid de Ros ten' (de ep'o) Lolingen his figure in armour, and the followstone : p. uno sol, se def'd, &c.

ing legend : “ Osb’nus Pastforeire ten' in Lolinge

“ Enea Willi' Peche hec est mortis imago, stone dimid' sol. de ep'o. &c."

Marmore suppos'ti cui sua facta manent. Hence the estates were probably Olim milés erat, non prosunt militis arma; distinguished by the titles of Lolinge- Mors jubet, et morti cuncta creata favent. stone Rosse and Lolingstone Peyforer. Quilegis hoc scriptum memor esto qd morieris Anketellus Rosse held lands at Lul- Pro illo funde preces basque sequaces lingstone in the 20th of William the

habes. Conqueror; his grandson William de Qo dio mensis Aprilis anno dm'1487." Rosse held two knight's fees in Lul- The monument of Sir John, son of lingstone in the 1st of King John. Sir William Peche, is very sumptunus. Alexander de Rosse his son was one It consists of his effigy in armour, of the Recognitores Magnæ Assis beautifully sculptured in free stone; at the end of that King's reign. Lora on his surcoat is the lion double queued, de Rosse, sole daughter of William and the border is enriched with the de Rosse, afterwards marrying Wil- motto Prest à faire, and a running deliain de Peyforer, the estates were pro vice of peaches, in allusion to his bably united, and the whole called name. This monument, when I viby the name of Lullingstone Peyforer. sited the church in company

with Me William de Peyforer sold his demesne Charles Stothard, was faithfully copied of Lullingstone to Gregory de Rokesly, by him for his series of “ The Monu “ Maior of London, Master of the mental Effigies of Great Britain,". King's Mintes, and therefore a gold- work in which History and ancient smith, I think,” says Stow in his Costume are illustrated by an elegant « Summarie."

and accurate pencil, and which emuWith John the son of this Gregory lates in its decorations the lustre of the de Rokesley, the succession of the old illuminated MSS. monuments of the Lords of Lulling- John Peche was Sheriff of Kent in stone now remaining in the church be- the 10th of Henry VII. He deterred gins, and few places can present a Perkin Warbeck from landing at Deal, chain so little interrupted," I shall and afterwards was greatly instrumental therefore leave to professed topogra- in preventing the Cornish insurgents, phers the description of the carved under James Touchet Lord Audley, screen, that separates the chancel from froin penetrating into the county. He the nave, executed in the 15th century; was created a Knight Banneret, and with that of the painted glass, of which in the subsequent reign appointed Lord two fragments representing bishops, in Deputy of Calais. The monument of the little chapel North of the chancel, Sir John Peche was erected in his lifeare of the 13th century; and shall con- time,-a very custoinary thing in those fine myself to a chronological detail of days: it bears the inscription “ Peche the sepulchral monuments and their in- me fieri fecit,” and is evidently by the scriptions, which I faithfully copied in

saine hand as the sculptured eutablathe summer of 1819*. On a brass :

ture over the gateway. The Peches “ Hic jacet dn's John's de Rokesle qnda' bore for their arms, Azure, a lion do' de Lullyngston q' obiit primo die mensis

rampant Ermine à la queue fourchée, septembra. d’i m. tricentesimo Ivt cuj'. crowned Or. He founded the almsa'i'e p’piciet' de' am'.”

houses at Lullingstone, and gave 500l. A shield displays the arms of Rokesley, a cross with a rook in the dexter by the Grocer's Company, of which

to other pious uses, to be performed canton.-John de Rokesle was Rector

he was free. of Chelsfield. This quondam Lord of Lullingston, his sister Elizabeth became his heir,

Sir John Peche dying without issue, as he is styled in the inscription, had in the 33d year of Edward III. sold and Lullingstone passed by her marhis estate to Sir John Peche, whose

riage with John Hart, Esq. into the grandson William died and was buried

possession of the family of that name.

The next monument is that of Sir Per. at Lullingston: his brass is the next cival Hart and his lady, representing in my note book. It is



them in a bad style of sculpture, and * The orthography and abbreviations are bearing the following inscription, the exactly followed.

quaint diction of which is in the true + Thorpe says 1361.

spirit of the epitaph poetry of the time:

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PART 1] Account of Lullingstone Church, Kent.

579 “ Percivall Hart, goode knight, lieth here, that heir to Peche was,

Who did his daies in service of four worthy princes pass,
Of which the first him knighthode gave, but all him favourde muche,
And though the change of reignes and sway of state sometimes were suche,
As serch'd all sorts, his name in question never came nor went.
His youth in wars abrode, his age in peace at home he spent,
Chief Steward and Knight-harbinger in Court his places were,
And those two rowmes * in those four raignes with credit great he bare.
In Lord Braies blood he matched, where through twelve children he ohtain'd,
Which as their states and ages cravde he orderlie uptrain'd.
Himself, his house, and house-hold train, his diet, and his port,
With what to worship else might tend, he usde in such good sort,
As to his praise just proofe procured whereas he had to deal,
A friend to all, & foe to none, fast to his commonweal,
Here four score years and four with men he lived on earth to die,
And dead, with saints in heaven now lives, and shall eternallie.

Obiit vicesiino primo die Maii, anno 1581." Sir Percivall must indeed have pos- The next monument is formed by a sessed some remarkably respectable or modern Gothic screen, ornamented pliant' qualities which enabled him to with various escutcheons of the al. retain his office with perfect approba- liances of the Harts. The beautifying tion in the succeeding reigns of Henry of which the inscription boasts, bas VIII. Edward VI. Mary, and Eliza- been the greatest injury to the church, beth.

and has destroyed, by the anomalies On an altar toinb in the North of Grecian and undefinable architecchapel are the effigies of a knight and ture, the purity of its Gothic character. his lady, sculptured in a much superior style to the monument of Sir Per

“In memory of Percyvall Hart, Esq. the

munificent repairer and beautifier of this cival. The inscription is as follows: church, himself a true lover of the Church

“ Here lieth Sir George Hart, Knight, of England, and Representative of this second sone of Sir Percivall Hart, Knight, county in the two last Parliaments of her who spent his youth in travel into forayne most pious Majesty Queen Ann. During partes, for his better inabling to dve his which time the church and clergy received prince and country service, which he ac

greater tokens of royal bounty than from cordingly performed in his elder yeares to- the Reformation to her time, or since to wards them both to his great reputation. this day. Mr. Hart's steady attachment to Queen Elizabeth of famous memorie (that the old English Constitution disqualified ever carried a sparing hand in bestowing of him from sitting any more in Parliament, honor), gave him the order of knighthode.

abhorring all venality, and scorning as much He married Elizabeth Bowes, the daughter to buy the people's voices as to sell his of John Bowes, of Elford, in Staffordshire, own, conscious of having always preferred Esquier, descended of that auncient family of the interest of Great Britain to that of any the Bowses of Yorkshire, by whom he had foreign state. He passed the remainder of his five children, namely Percivall, Robert, and life in hospitable retirement, with as much George, sonnes, and Frances and Elizabeth,

tranquillity as possible under the declension daughters.' He lived vertuously the term both of his own health and that of his native of 55 years, and died religiously the 16th country, which when he could not serve, he day of July, 1587."

could not but deplore. He married Sarah, On a blue slab:

youngest daughter of Edward Dixon, Esq. « Here lies the body of William Hart, of Tonbridge, by whom he had one danghEsq. eldest sonn of Sir Percivall Hart, who ter, Ann, married to Sir Thomas Dyke, died on the one and thirty of March, 1671,

Baronet, of Horeham, in Sussex; he died in the 77th year of his age.”

on the 27 day of October in the year 1738, Comparing the dates given on the aged 70. Mrs. Hart died on the 6th day of inscriptions, this could not be a son of November, 1720, aged 57. The curious Sir Percivall Hart first commemorated,

inspector of these monuments will see a and who died in 1581. He might be

short account of an auncient family for more

than four couturies, contented with a modea grandson.

rate estate, not wasted by luxury nor in1 Bearings of the Harts: Azure and

creased by avarice. May their posterity, Gules per chevron, three harts trippant emulating their virtues, long enjoy their Or. Of the. Bowes : Ermine, three

possessions. Percyvall Hart, Esq. was bapbows proper.

tized 7 May, 1666;, buried Nov. 6, 1738.

suosit“Rowme” is frequently used by the writers of the 16th century for office.


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